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Sign up Now for Youth Hunter Education Challenge

Sign up Now for Youth Hunter Education Challenge   There are still openings at the NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge. This annual event will be held from 8am to 6pm on Sunday, August 25, at the Edward Kehoe Conservation Camp in Castleton. The event is free, and offers young hunters the chance to practice their skills in firearms, archery, w...

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Vermont Turkey Brood Survey Online

Vermont Turkey Brood Survey Online   How many broods of wild turkeys are you seeing in Vermont, and how many young turkeys, or poults, are roaming with their mothers? The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking people who see turkeys during August to report their sightings in the state’s seventh annual online turkey brood survey. The...

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Friends of Aldrich Public Library Offer Thanks

Friends of Aldrich Public Library Offer Thanks   Editor:   As President of The Friends of the Aldrich Public Library in Barre, I would like to express my thanks to all who helped make our big Book Sale on July 26 and 27 such a success. As usual we sold books on the lawn of the library during Barre’s Heritage/Homecoming Days. We appreciate...

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Fruitvale Station ***

Coming Soon to the Savoy Theater   Fruitvale Station ***   In the aftermath of the Zimmerman verdict, President Obama was inspired to say a few words about race. In an unusually eloquent speech, Obama shared his memories about the troubling experience of being a young black man in America. He remembered how it felt to be followed around s...

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A Change is in the Air

A Change is in The Air   By G. E. Shuman     Have you noticed it yet? If not, you need to get outside and do so. I’m talking about the very recent change in the air here in the North. Have you felt it? The first thing this morning, as I was carrying my wife’s long little dog out to the end of our long front porch, for her morning ‘co...

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Reiss’s Pieces

Reiss’s Pieces   Nothing is more exciting to me than getting ready for my summer at the Cape. I plan for weeks ahead and although I don’t need to pack much, I do sort through my summer things and pick which ones to take with me. And the dogs and the cats? Of course we take everyone with us and they know from the get go that we are preparing to...

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Why Battle of Bennington Matters

Why Battle of Bennington Matters   By Sen. Bill Doyle   On August 16th, Vermont will celebrate the Battle of Bennington. Edward Conant in his History of Vermont said the battle was “the first of a series that led to the surrender of Burgoyne’s army. It was the turning point of the Revolutionary War, as it led to the recognition of the ind...

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Advanced breast cancer diagnoses lack sustainable support

More than half of American women living with advanced breast cancer feel support from friends and family is not as strong now as when they were first diagnosed, according to the global Count Us, Know Us, Join Us survey. American women with stage IV metastatic breast cancer and stage III locally advanced breast cancer – collectively known as a...

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Eight ways to help kids hone their homework habits

Helping children with their homework requires more than an understanding of the subject matter, whether it’s algebra or world literature. To help children succeed throughout the school year, it’s important for parents to nurture positive study habits and organizational skills, and provide kids with a home environment that fosters concen...

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35th Annual Northfield Savings Bank Flying Pig Footrace

35th Annual Northfield Savings Bank Flying Pig Footrace Event on 2013-08-31 00:00:00 (Includes Adult 5k and Kids 1-mile race, Prizes awarded in each age group. at 33 South Main Street, Northfield, VT 05663 33 South Main Street Northfield, United States...

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