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Residents rollick on inflatable park


A gaggle of summer campers bounced with excitement at Bayside Beach last Thursday, tightening lifejackets with care as they wiggled their toes in the sand. On the counselors’ go, the dozen-or-so kiddos raced into the reportedly “freezing cold” lake water toward an inflatable waterslide and climbing structure anchored 200 feet offshore. Open from 11 a.m. to…

CMS hosts development workshop for teachers


Roles were reversed this week at Colchester Middle School when dozens of educators took part in the four-day “Developmental Designs” course, a program that emphasizes an integrated approach to social and academic learning. In a handful of classrooms throughout the building, teachers from the local district and all around the country traded tactics for enforcing…

District preps for summer construction


Colchester students and teachers have bid their classrooms farewell for the year, but district business and operations manager George Trieb says he’s already prepping for their return. “Things get really busy in the summer because it’s the only time we can work on projects,” Trieb said. “From here on out, we’re getting ready for the…