Sumo Lego Bots Jake LaBelle, 9 Caden Fischer, and Josh LaBelle, 8 right to left, all of Colchester, build EV3 Lego robots during R4-K2's "Sumo Lego Bots" activity at the Burnham Memorial Library in Colchester on Tuesday afternoon. | OLIVER PARINI

Sumo Lego Bots
Jake LaBelle, 9 Caden Fischer, and Josh LaBelle, 8 right to left, all of Colchester, build EV3 Lego robots during R4-K2′s “Sumo Lego Bots” activity at the Burnham Memorial Library in Colchester on Tuesday afternoon. | OLIVER PARINI

Charter changes headed for November ballot

Selectboard takes up Governance Committee recommendations

The Colchester Selectboard will hold off on the most contentious changes to its charter for now and move forward with a November ballot question on a set of changes upon which board members agree.

The changes were recommended by the town’s “Governance Committee,” which…READ MORE 

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Preparing for a challenge

The Colchester Parks and Recreation “Muck It Up Outdoor Challenge” is coming, Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m. This event is not for wimpy athletes— not with 7 miles of trail running, 6 miles of paddling…READ MORE

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State hires D.C. firm to help defend GMO law

Attorney General Bill Sorrell said Monday that the state has retained a Washington, D.C., legal firm to help defend a lawsuit filed against Vermont’s new GMO labeling law.

The law firm of Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber was awarded…READ MORE

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