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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Staying happy and healthy this season the active way

The holidays are a time to share joy and happiness with loved ones. Yet with long lines, holiday parties and traveling, this time of year can really be exhausting. Add in the cold weather and other everyday stresses and you will find staying happy and healthy during the holidays can be downright impossible. “People fall ill around this time o...

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VSAC to Offer Financial Aid Forms Workshops at Local High Schools

  Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops to help families fill out financial aid forms at local high schools in January.   These informal workshops offer guidance on filling out the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and Vermont grant forms. Students and parents can also ask questions and learn about t...

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Norwich Cadets Return to Fenway Park to Take on Babson

  The Norwich University men’s ice hockey team will be returning to Fenway Park for the second time in three years as the Cadets will take on Babson College outdoors on Thursday, January 9th at 7:30pm, as a part of Citi Frozen Fenway 2014.   Norwich and Babson met previously at Fenway Park on Jan. 13, 2012 with the Cadets scoring a 4-1 wi...

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Psychologist and Author Discusses Women’s Image in Society

  Author and psychotherapist Polly Young-Eisendrath will look at how women view themselves in today’s society in a talk at Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier on January 8 at 7pm. Her talk, “What Women Want,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.   Drawing on Budd...

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U.S. Forest Service Encourages Snowmobilers to Exercise Caution

  The U.S. Forest Service is looking forward to a successful snowmobile season and wants to encourage all riders to put safety first. Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) officials are recommending that snowmobilers exercise caution when operating on the National Forest, and all lands, in Vermont this winter. GMNF officials remind snowmobile...

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Local Artists Selected to Design Artwork for Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital in Berlin

  The Vermont Arts Council, along with the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services, recently announced the selection of a team of five local granite sculptors to develop designs for the creation and installation of permanent artwork for the new Psychiatric Care Hospital being built in Berlin. The artist team is led by Chris Miller...

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Disappointed by “Max’s Favorite Things”

  Editor:   Concerning the “Max’s Favorite Things” column of December 18th, 2013, we feel compelled to comment. We were very disappointed to read an unpaid advertisement for e-cigarettes within his column.   Regardless of Max’s lifestyle choices, it seems irresponsible to be using ‘The World’ to encourage buying tobacco products as p...

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McCormack-Beaulieu

  Kristin Ann McCormack and Todd Jacob Beaulieu were united in marriage on Saturday, November 2, 2013. The Honorable Richard Randall officiated the ceremony in Biddeford, Maine.   The bride is the daughter of Patrick and Diane McCormack of East Montpelier. She is a graduate of the University of Maine Farmington. She is employed at Little Red C...

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It’s a Girl!

Valentina Rosaria Morris was born on Friday, December 13, 2013 in the love and comfort of her own home. Weighing 5 lb., 11 oz., and measuring 18 3/4” long, proud parents Christina and Nate Morris couldn’t be happier! She is living up to the meaning of her name meaning strong and healthy....

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Saving Mr. Banks ***

  If I got to write the epitaph on Walt Disney’s tombstone, it would read:   “This Man Commoditized Childhood.”   I’ve got to hand it to him. Walt Disney had a magical, white-washed vision of America and he figured out how to sell it to us. And not just once. Again and again, decade after decade.   Every generation grew up with...

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