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  1. Raftapalooza will go on, at least for this yearRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... but the chief of police says it's probably not enough to keep the party around next year, at least not in Colchester. Three years ago, Jeremy Dewyea's impromptu party on the water attracted 500 people. This year, he's expecting 3,000. "Whether or ...

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  2. Andrew WetzelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Hawk Eye

    Andrew Allen Wetzel, 90, of Carthage, Ill., died at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Heritage House in Carthage. Born April 5, 1926, in Tennessee, Ill., he was the son of Harry and Gertrude Carson Wetzel. In 1950, he married Ruby Webb at the Christian Church in Colchester, Ill.

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  3. Protesters disrupt PSB hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    COLCHESTER >> Opponents of a gas pipeline being built to Addison County took over a hearing the Public Service Board tried to convene Thursday evening in Colchester, singing songs and holding banners for more than half an hour before board members gave up and left. The hearing was to solicit public opinion on the disposition of a $21 million fund Vermont Gas Systems has collected since 2011 from its customers.

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  4. Community News For The Colchester EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    ... came out to support us," said Wyatt. Groups supported by the Community Night of Giving were Antique Veterans of Colchester, Bacon Academy board of trustees, Bacon Academy Environment Club, Bacon Academy First Robotics, Bethsaida Community, CASTLE, ...

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  5. Community News For The Colchester EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The Colchester Elementary School community led by teacher Don Levine, contributed a donation of $19,456.75 to Jump Rope for Heart sponsored by the American Heart Association and Shape America. Jak Cruthers from the American Heart Association kicked off the program in a presentation during each lunch wave.

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  6. Hollingsworth eyes future as a hockey trainerRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Truro Daily News

    ... and I'd do other jobs I was assigned. This was my second season with the Bearcats." A Grade 7 student at Central Colchester Junior High School in Onslow, it was about three years ago Hollingsworth shared an interest in becoming a hockey trainer with ...

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  7. Michael ScanlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    Michael L. Scanlan, 68, formerly of Colchester, Ill., died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, where he had been a resident. Born April 16, 1947, in La Harpe, Ill., he was the son of Lowell and Jean E. Elston Scanlan.

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  8. Community News For The Colchester EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Colchester Brownie Troop 63048 is collecting personal care items through Sunday, March 20 to stock the Colchester Food Bank. Hygiene items cannot be purchased with SNAP , so these necessities will greatly benefit our neighbors in need.

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  9. Community News For The Colchester EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    ... and awareness to the community. Visit our website at www.baconacademyprojectgrad.org for more information. COLCHESTER - Colchester Brownie Troop 63048 is collecting personal care items through Sunday, March 20 to stock the Colchester Food Bank. ...

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  10. Community News For The Colchester EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    ... for the session of your choice at www.colchesterct.gov/rec when Camp registrations begin, Monday, March 28. COLCHESTER - The Bacon Academy honor roll has been released. A non-weighted GPA is used to calculate the honor roll. High Honors With ...

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  11. O. Darlene McSperrittRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... Snodgrass, Steve Snodgrass of Fletcher, Okla., Ron Snodgrass and Tom Snodgrass, both of Ferris, Tim Snodgrass of Colchester, Ill., and Jim Snodgrass of Mackinaw, Ill.; three stepchildren, Danny Joe McSperritt, David McSperritt and Douglas ...

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  12. Colchester students take to the woods for new survival classRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Many students are in the middle of midterm exams. But for some students at Colchester High School the big test happened out in the woods.

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  13. Mother remembers son killed by drunk driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    "I have 35 rods that hold the pelvis together, I have a pin in the hip, my ribs were all broken, sternum, clavicle, humerus, and open-heart surgery," said Linda Crosby. Crosby was in a car with her 15-year-old son, Scott, on 127 in Colchester when 17-year-old Jennifer McHugh crossed the center line and hit them head-on.

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  14. End Of November Brings Several Deal Closing Filings At FCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | AllAccess.com

    ... Alternative WNLF (MODERN ROCK 95.9)/MACOMB, IL; Country WLMD (HOT COUNTRY 104.7)/BUSHNELL, IL; and Oldies WMQZ/COLCHESTER, IL to VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP. for $725,000. DREWRY COMMUNICATIONS' MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP has closed on ...

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  15. Soldiers will join veterans, community leaders and members of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | East Anglian Daily Times

    ... Armistice in 1918. Troops from 16 Air Assault Brigade will be on parade in towns and villages near their bases in Colchester, Wattisham and Woodbridge. 16 Air Assault Brigade senior chaplain Reverend Alan Steele MBE said: "On Remembrance Sunday, we ...

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  16. Meet Your NeighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Henderson County Quill

    Chance is 19 and was born on August 5, 1996 at Memorial Hospital in Carthage, the son of Cindy and Mike Smith, Jr. of Colchester. Chance attended elementary schools at Gorin R3 in Gorin, Missouri, and Scotland County R 1 in Memphis, Missouri, and La Harpe Elementary in La Harpe.

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  17. Former Witham teacher publishes first novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Braintree and Witham Times

    Peter Bennett, 58, of Birch Park in Colchester, was Head of Geography at Rickstones School for two years from 1989 until 1991 and has been teaching for 34 years. He now works part time at Colchester High School for Girls and had the story in his head for years, which meant it only took six months to write.

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  18. Former Witham teacher publishes first novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Peter Bennett, 58, of Birch Park in Colchester, was Head of Geography at Rickstones School for two years from 1989 until 1991 and has been teaching for 34 years. He now works part time at Colchester High School for Girls and had the story in his head for years, which meant it only took six months to write.

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  19. CRT free lunches available locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    The State Department of Education Program Community Renewal Team is serving meals at new summer food sites including Colchester Elementary School, 315 Halls Hill Road, with lunch Monday through Friday, from noon-1 p.m., until Friday, Aug. 21. Under this program, meals are provided for free to all children 18 years and under. No registration is required for summer meals.

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  20. Luetta VondellRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2015 | Minot Daily News

    She was born at home near Taylor, Mo., on April 10, 1937, to Everett and Stella McGlaughlin. She later moved to Wolf Point, Mont., where she met and married Joseph Vondell Sr. Survivors: daughters, Barbara Vondell, Brenda Vondell and Beverly Vondell, Williston; sons, Jim and Joseph Vondell Jr., Williston; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brothers, Gene, Macomb Ill., Kenny, Colchester, Ill., Gilbert, Quincy, Ill; sister, Evelyn Johnston, Maywood, Mo.

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