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Snow Tires

  by G. E. Shuman   There are parts of the usual ritual of fall that I don’t really mind… and then there are snow tires. “Tucking in” for fall is just something I do every year; checking the house for leaks around the outside doors, removing window air conditioners, arranging for fuel deliveries, and so on. And then there are snow t...

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Reiss’s Pieces

  I suppose that many of you know that my favorite holiday is fast approaching and is now on the horizon. I just love Thanksgiving and it isn’t just all the wonderful food that is available and served. No, what I really like the most is the historical significance of this wonderful family day. Keep in mind that Halloween, which I think is the...

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Our Nixon ***

    When you think of Richard Nixon, one event comes to mind: Watergate.   If a school kid knows one thing about Nixon, it is that his presidency was destroyed by his participation in a small time burglary. And he wasn’t even involved in the crime. All he did was foolishly lie and obstruct justice in order to cover it up.   If N...

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Governor Philip Hoff

In 1962, Burlington attorney Philip Hoff, one of the so-called “Young Turks” in the 1960 General Assembly (the bipartisan group also included Republicans Richard Mallary, Sanborn Partridge, Ernest Gibson III and Franklin Billings), ran successfully against incumbent Republican Governor F. Ray Keyser Jr.   Hoff, who also won re-election in 1966...

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Why older adults must understand their flu vaccine options and get vaccinated

With the 2013-2014 flu season officially here, it’s important to consider the single best way to prevent influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) – the flu vaccine. What many older adults don’t know is that the immune system weakens with age, meaning older adults are at a higher risk for flu and related complications. M...

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Onion River Racing – 2013 Membership

Onion River Racing – 2013 Membership Event on 2013-01-01 00:00:00 at Montpelier, Vermont, United States Montpelier, United States...

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Five simple steps to being a great pet owner

Brushing your teeth and getting dressed in the morning are among the daily routines that are second nature to humans. But you may not always remember that your pets need regular care too – like avoiding potentially harmful table scraps, being protected from pesky fleas and ticks, keeping the sensitive pads of their paws safe from ever-changin...

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Experience the robust flavor of Vietnamese cinnamon

Cinnamon may be the world’s most popular baking spice, but all cinnamons are not created equal, and in the foodie world, Vietnamese cinnamon has emerged as the most prized of the bunch. The bunch, by the way, includes an array of cinnamons and cassias, all from evergreen trees of the Cinnamomum genus. Some are from Indonesia, others from Chin...

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Prepare your car for winter with these simple tips

Getting ready for winter is no small feat. It takes time and planning to make sure your family and your home are ready to brave the elements. But is your car as ready as you are? If you haven’t thought about preparations for your vehicle, these simple tips will help you prepare for the colder months ahead. * Check your tires. You depend on yo...

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Fun ways to add a splash of color this holiday season

The holidays are that special time of year when we reunite with our family and friends; in some cases we may not have seen these loved ones since the previous holiday. If you’re in charge of hosting this year’s event, you may think you don’t have the time and the money to give your home a new look. You do. Not all home improvement...

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