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Local News for Sprague, Connecticut


Sprague statue will recognize female veterans

SPRAGUE — Thomas Coletti, the adjutant for the American Legion Post 85 in Baltic, said Sprague’s War Memorial Park’s newest statue “turned out wonderful.”The Female Combat Soldier statue was placed in the War Memorial Park on Friday. The life-sized statue, which depicts the soldier kneeling and mourning a fallen comrade, will be formally unveiled during READ MORE.

Sprague: Blanchard ousts Osten

Sprague voters defeated First Selectwoman Cathy Osten’s bid for a seventh two-year term as the town’s leader.Republican challenger Cheryl Allen Blanchard defeated Osten, 568 to 489.Osten also serves as a state senator, representing the 19th District. She was first elected to that post in 2012. ”I’m humbled,” Blanchard said. “The people said they wanted something different.”The major task facing READ MORE.

Sprague Halloween festivities postponed

Due to inclement weather, the Trunk or Treat festivities and Halloween parade have beenmoved to 4 p.m. Nov. 2.Trick or treaters will need to be at the Town Hall at 3:45 p.m. for the parade and those sponsoring a trunk for the trunk-or-treat need to be at the ice skating pond lot at 3:30 p.m. READ MORE.

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