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  1. Deliberately fainting students risking it all with dangerous stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Gazette-news.co.uk

    Teachers at schools in Colchester have spoken to students about the dangers and have made parents aware of the global stunt. Teachers at Philip Morant School and Colchester High School said two teenagers came to them to raise the issue after seeing extreme videos of the latest craze online.

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  2. Colchester girl says 'thank you' to community with concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Friday was a night for giving thanks and great music in Colchester. Huge crowds turned out to celebrate a little girl and her violin teacher as both tackle tumors at the same time.

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  3. Police: School bus driver ticketed for texting while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Police say a high school student using a cellphone captured video of a Colchester school bus driver texting while driving kids to school. Police say the Colchester High School student showed the video to a parent who forwarded it to the Colchester Police Department on Wednesday.

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  4. Vt. teacher seeks strength from student as both tackle tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... take on new meaning now that Bever is sick. The "Thumbs Up 4 Sophie" concert is Feb. 20 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Colchester High School Auditorium. The concert is free and open to everyone. Related Stories: Colchester girl plans 'thank you' concert ...

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  5. Colchester girl puts on 'thank you' concert after life-saving surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    For months friends and strangers have rallied behind a little girl from Colchester who had to stop playing the violin when doctors discovered she had a brain tumor. Many feared her musical talents would not return Sophie Fellows loves to play the violin.

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  6. County's trades scholarships not to be based on academic standingsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Truro Daily News

    Trade-school scholarships to be offered by the County of Colchester this year will not be based on a student having the highest academic standing. Instead, the three $1,000 scholarships will be based more on each student's perceived ability to succeed in the field of trade they plan to enter.

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  7. Gregory Brigante SextonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Seven Days

    ... and talent for the game of soccer, and he immensely enjoyed his teams and the competition while playing for Colchester town and school teams, Far Post and Nordic Spirit soccer clubs. Greg loved playing basketball, and his talents developed for his ...

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  8. A Craven DiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    ... with Craven's rain. The epic journey has its foundations back in the 1980s, when Peter was in Young Farmers in Colchester. Two of his YFC friends married and had two children, Emma and Tom. Sadly, in October 2013, Tom died from cancer, aged just 19. ...

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  9. News from Colchester schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    ... The Bacon Academy Gymnasium entrance bears his name. Shea is also the Bacon baseball coach and he resides in Colchester with his wife, Dorothy. The Colchester Board of Education has named Rosemarie Payne interim assistant principal at the William J. ...

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  10. Volunteers make Santa event happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Hawk Eye

    ... d for jolly old St. Nick's attention Sunday at FunCity in B ... Michael Noble Jr./The Hawk Eye Drew Powell, 9, of Colchester, Ill., poses with Santa as their photo is taken by Nicole Nichols of West Burlington Sunday at FunCity in Burlington.

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  11. Winners call in on usRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Gazette-news.co.uk

    Overall winner Erin Smith and runners-up Bethany Hollis and William Cox took an hour out of school to sit in on a news conference and watch the paper being put together at our Colchester offices. The teenagers were chosen from dozens of entries in the competition, jointly organised by Tutor Doctor Colchester North and Write Wai PR and Copywriting Services.

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  12. Winners call in on usRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Essexcounty Standard

    Overall winner Erin Smith and runners-up Bethany Hollis and William Cox took an hour out of school to sit in on a news conference and watch the paper being put together at our Colchester offices. The teenagers were chosen from dozens of entries in the competition, jointly organised by Tutor Doctor Colchester North and Write Wai PR and Copywriting Services.

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  13. 4-H clubs hosting annual fundraiser on SaturdayRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Truro Daily News

    The eight 4-H clubs within Colchester County are hosting the eighth annual scholarship auction and awards night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Central Colchester Junior High School in Onslow. "Each club puts forward their best junior leader, junior, rookie, clover bud, senior and all-around member, and then they are all voted on," said Maja van den Hoek, about the event.

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  14. Neal NullRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Hawk Eye

    Neal Louis Null, 77, of rural Colchester, Ill., died at 1:47 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at his home.

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  15. Neal NullRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Hawk Eye

    Neal L. Null, 77, of rural Colchester, Ill., died at 1:47 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at his home.

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  16. 4-H awards, auction night pays tribute to talented youth, community supportRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Truro Daily News

    The event is hosted by the eight local 4-H club members, leaders and families and will include an awards portion that will pay special honour to top senior member, junior member, rookie, junior leader, all-around member and Friends of 4-H . In addition, a number of items have been donated by businesses and individuals from Colchester County for the night's auction.

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  17. Historic Colchester brickyard has a story to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Moses King Brick and Tile Works was opened in 1978 by Moses King who emigrated from England to the United States in 1871. The brickyard in Colchester, Illinois operated and provided jobs to the area until it closed due to labor costs in 1969.

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