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Colchester native earns conference honors

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A Colchester native earned the Northeast-10 Conference’s Swimmer of the Week honors last week. Lindsay McNall, a senior at St. Michael’s College, won four times over six events last weekend while clocking a trio of top-three times in the conference this winter, including the fastest 100-yard backstroke. She leads the team this winter in total…

Town explores regionalized dispatch

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Colchester has joined eight other towns in a study examining the logistics of forming a regionalized dispatch center, and a final report is forthcoming at the end of the month. Milton, Essex, Shelburne, South Burlington, Williston, Burlington, Winooski and Richmond round out the nine participating municipalities, orchestrated by the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission. The…

Winter fest to showcase local talent

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Even before they took the stage last Thursday afternoon, Meghan Brosky and Addie Davidson were in sync. When the pair of fourth-graders arrived at the Colchester High School auditorium with their mothers a few minutes early for their audition, they couldn’t contain their energy or enthusiasm. Meghan, 10, and Addie, 9, quickly turned a narrow…

CPD swears in new officer

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Colchester police have added a new officer to its ranks. Chief Jennifer Morrison welcomed 24-year-old Jeff Baur to the department in a ceremony last week, assigning him badge number 195. Baur’s addition brings the total number of sworn personnel on the force to 28 and ups the full time staff positions to 37.6, according to…

Landry won’t run for re-election to selectboard

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Two selectboard and two school board seats are among the eight elected positions up for grabs this Town Meeting Day – and longtime selectman Marc Landry says he won’t run for re-election after nearly two decades on the board. Landry made the same proclamation just two years ago. He later changed course after it seemed…