Bon Appétit

Hello, world of The Colchester Sun! My name is Alanna Gilbert and I’m the new intern round these parts. I am originally a flat-lander from Connecticut, but I’ve been up here at the University of Vermont for the past four and a half years. I graduated in December with a double major in history and…

Signed on

Our sign for The Essex Reporter and The Colchester Sun went up today with the help of Doug and Michelle Bergstrom of Xtreme Graphics.    

Another year goes by

Not ready to say goodbye to 2013? Having some trouble thinking of a great New Year’s resolution? The staff of The Colchester Sun has compiled some of their favorite memories from 2013 — and some goals for the year ahead. . Elsie Lynn: Favorite moment: Moving to new digs! Our new Severance Corners office is…

The year of no cards

I regret to inform everyone that it is December 19 and I have only received one Christmas card. Last year this time, my mailbox was over flowing with cards from family and friends. What are people waiting for? Has this become a tradition of the past? Are people late? I’m secretly hoping there will be…

C is for Cookie!

The holidays are my favorite time of year. Each year I bake up dozens of cookies to give to family and friends as gifts. I’ve been baking up a storm for the last 4 years. And I am proud to say this year was the best yet.  I executed my plan flawlessly. Right before Thanksgiving,…

First time Fridays

On my first weekend back on St. Michael’s campus for the Fall 2013 semester, all seven of my suitemates shrieked in unison at the fact that I’d never been to Panera. Their surprise only grew when they learned I’d never been to a wedding, worn plaid or skipped a class. This is how my concept…