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Warm Clothing Collection

COLCHESTER — The 3rd annual Drive Away the Cold warm clothing collection will run from Oct. 22 through Nov. 4. A kickoff event will take place outside Stop & Shop, 99 Linwood Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22.

Bacon Academy senior Ryan Lawrence and his sister Paige Lawrence, a freshman, will be kicking off the third annual drive. Last year's effort proved to be successful, with the community donating over 650 warm items for those in need in Colchester.

The Lawrences are working in collaboration with Colchester Social Services to distribute the needed items and are taking over the effort from Class of 2017 Bacon Academy...