News

Voters to consider charter changes

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After weighing the merits of two budgets and eight candidates, voters will be asked to consider several amendments to Colchester’s charter this Town Meeting Day. Broken into several items, the changes include removing the grand juror as an elected position,…

The bay by any other name

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A road sign in Colchester directs drivers to "Mallets Bay," dropping the second "T" in the traditional spelling of the region. The name confusion dates back to pre-Revolutionary times. (Photo by Michaela Halnon)

A morning commute through Chimney Corners is uneventful, most days. A few gas stations, stoplights and road markers generally draw little attention. A particularly congested day at intersection, however, allows for a second look at the green and white directional…

Sports

Lakers come up short to BFA

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The Colchester boys hockey team dropped a 4-2 contest to BFA-St. Albans last Saturday, though the game was closer than the score suggested. The Lakers were led by Cam LeClair and Andrew St. Pierre, who scored their two goals of the evening. Jake Rocheleau made a whopping 39 saves to keep the Lakers within striking…

Cobras qualify for NE’s

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A little snow couldn’t stop the Colchester Cobras this weekend as they took a slew of first-place finishes at the New England qualifiers, hosted by the Northeast Kingdom Pythons. Brody Coppins, Cahota Lafond, Graham Resmer and Cam Katon eached nabbed a first-place trophy, followed by second-place finishes from Nick Forguites and Jordan Lavoie. Ivy Resmer,…