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Historic Munson Cemetery expanded

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The Munson Cemetery, located off Route 7 in Colchester, is now more than an acre larger thanks to a donation from local benefactors. Glen Cuttitta, director of the Colchester Parks and Recreation department, said Bobby and Holly Miller donated the…

Colchester considers E. Lakeshore housing

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Colchester developer Hank Gintof has filed the first land use application under Colchester’s new lakefront zoning regulations. Gintof’s Signature Properties is the co-applicant on a cluster of nine townhomes on East Lakeshore Drive, within short walking distance of Bayside Park.…

Contracts solidify fire protection

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Malletts Bay Fire Chief Steve Bourgeois worked with the town of Colchester this summer to finalize a three-year contract for fire protection and emergency first response. (Photo by Jason Starr)

Colchester has finalized a three-year contract with Colchester Fire District No. 2 for fire protection and emergency response services in the Malletts Bay area. The town’s contract with Fire District No. 3 is still under negotiation. Once signed, this will…

Sports

Lakers blank Yellowjackets, 3-0

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Madison Finelli used her speed to net a big goal 13 minutes into the second half and added another breakaway tally later in the half to help Colchester earn a 3-0 victory September 13 over Milton. The Lakers (3-0) jumped in front six minutes into the match when Ava Hayes finished off an assist from…

Colchester connection

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St. Michael's College senior Riley Kuger, a Colchester High School grad, prepares for a backhand during a match against St. Anselm on September 7. Kruger picked up the clinching win in the Purple Knights' 6-3 win, the first for head coach Mark Ellingson, who's also the girls head coach at nearby Colchester High School. (Photo by James Buck)

The St. Michael’s College women’s tennis team picked up its first conference win of the season in dramatic fashion, rallying from a 2-3 deficit to take the final four matches and down visiting St. Anselm College 6-3 on September 7. Along with starting conference play on a high note, the match carried added significance for…