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COLEBROOK —  The seventh annual Bandura at Bobriwka event took place at Bobriwka Resort in Colebrook on Saturday, July 1. 

Participants and instructors from all over the country came together to perform songs they have learned during a weeklong workshop at the resort. Those who attended got to hear over 70 people play the bandura, a Ukrainian instrument with 55 strings.

“My group has members from all over the United States,” said Bobriwka instructor Olya Fryz, “including Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, all the way out to Wyoming.”

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Benefit breakfast for Lions Club

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COLEBROOK —  The Colebrook Lions Club held its annual Father’s Day pancake breakfast at Colebrook Consolidated School on Sunday, June 21.
The event was held to benefit the club and its activities, including scholarships for Colebrook students.
Volunteers cooked in the kitchen, while children from the Colebrook Coyotes baseball team served the meals to guests.

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Longtime teacher retires

COLEBROOK — Longtime teacher Marian Pastore is retiring at the end of the school year after serving nearly 35 years at Colebrook Consolidated School.
Pastore was honored at an art show and ice cream social held at the school on Tuesday, June 9. Many current students and their families were in attendance, along with former students who had come to wish her well. 
Several colleagues made brief remarks, and the president of the PTO donated two books to the library in her name.

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Barbecue chicken to support seniors

COLEBROOK —  The Colebrook Senior and Community Center held a barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 8. 
According to organizers, the goal of the event is to raise money to pay for Colebrook Senior Center activities and buy food for the kitchen there that provides meals two days a week. 
“In 1998, the Colebrook firehouse was converted to the Colebrook Community Center as you see it today,” volunteer Janet Fredsall said. 

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Town hosts Sharon Audubon at event

COLEBROOK — The town’s Community Center was packed on Friday, April 25, when the Colebrook Land Conservancy hosted Erin O’Connell, a wildlife rehabilitator from the Sharon Audubon Center.
During the program, children crowded in to see better as O’Connell revealed Bob, a live American kestrel. 
This small falcon found in open habitat can see the urine trail of a rodent in ultraviolet, she said, though its favorite food is grasshoppers.

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Gross wages for the Town of Colebrook

The following is a list of gross wages for employees of the town of Colebrook for 2014. 

This information was provided by First Selectman Thomas McKeon.

 

Name Position Wages

Bartlett, Laura Tax Collector $20,681.96

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Colebrook celebrates the luck of the Irish

COLEBROOK — The Colebrook Senior and Community Center held its annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner and fundraiser on Saturday, March 14. 
Traditional Irish food was cooked and served by members and supporters of the center.
It was the fourth annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner organized by the Senior and Community Center,  according the the event’s co-founders, John O’dell and Joe Alciati. 

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Senator Witkos and Rep. Case rip governor’s proposed budget

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COLEBROOK — State Sen. Kevin Witkos (R-8) and State Rep. Jay Case (R-63) held a “coffee hour” event at the Colebrook General Store on Thursday, Feb. 26.
The event brought out 30 residents with the discussion focusing mainly on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed state budget for fiscal 2015-2016.
Malloy presented his proposed budget, estimated to be at $40 billion, at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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Fine Italian food at annual meal

COLEBROOK — The Colebrook Congregational Church held its fourth annual Italian dinner at the Colebrook Senior and Community Center on Saturday, Jan. 17.
Sunday school students Alex Farnham, 12, Sophia D’Urso, 11, Ellie Oaks-Rogers, 12, and Madeline Campbell, 13, wore Italian-themed hats and greeted residents at the door.
Alex said he has helped with the event every year since it started.

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Colebrook store opens to warm reception

COLEBROOK — The historic Colebrook Store reopened to an eager crowd on Saturday, Dec. 13. 
The store, which opened its doors at 6 a.m., has been closed for the past nine months.

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Christmas comes early to Colebrook

COLEBROOK — The town was alive with holiday cheer on Saturday, Dec.13, for the annual holiday fair.
“The fair is a great community event, and all of the local community organizations are included,” Janet Fredsall, co-director of the Colebrook Senior and Community Center, said about the event.
The event began at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast with Santa in the Fellowship Hall of the Congregational Church. 

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