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Montpelier Art Walk This Friday

    Photo by Annie Tiberio Cameron, currently exhibiting at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 BarreSt.   Montpelier Art Walk will finish out another successful year with its last Art Walk of 2013 on Friday, December 6th from 4pm to 8pm.   This self-guided tour will feature live mannequins from Montpelier High School’s Ma...

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Talent Show to Benefit Royalton Community Radio

  On Friday, December 6 at 7pm, Royalton Community Radio (RCR) will host “Community Radio Talent from the Hills and Hollers,” a community talent show featuring 17 performers of all ages from across the upper White River Valley. The event, a fundraiser for the non-profit community radio station, will take place at the South Royalton High School...

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Central Vermont High School Hockey Preview

  By Jim Severance The puck drops later this week for the 2013-14 high school hockey season. Last year, two area teams, U32 Raider boys and Harwood Highlander girls, each took home a state title. Both those teams will face major challenges in getting back to the championships.  Between graduation losses and divisional alignment, the new season...

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Governor Tom Salmon

PHOTO: Thomas Salmon.jpg         The Democrats were able to recapture the governorship in 1972 under Thomas Salmon, a Rockingham attorney. He was no doubt helped by a blood-letting Republican primary fight between victor Fred Hackett and James Jeffords. Salmon continued the environmental work begun by Davis; one of his main themes wa...

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Support Early Educators in Effort to Unionize

  Editor:   I have been a registered day care provider for three years and have many more years of experience as an early educator.   I support the bill that allows early educators to unionize, because it brings me and my colleagues together so we can support each other and learn from one another, so we are able to provide the best c...

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Hunger Games: Catching Fire ****

  I like Joan Rivers. I enjoy her brash, offensive style of comedy.   However, in her old age, Joan Rivers has gotten a little out of touch about a few issues. I don’t like it when she makes fun of the Kardashian sisters for their habit of interracial dating (cringe). I don’t like it when she makes fun of actor Peter Dinklage for his heig...

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Reiss’s Pieces

  Can you believe that it is December already? Well, I can’t. And unless you are one of those who went out on “Black Friday” and shopped until you dropped, December means that Christmas is only an eye blink away and you have a million things to do! Now, I must admit that I have all of my holiday shopping done. Not much is wrapped yet, but the...

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It’s About Time

TOTALLY OPTIONAL PHOTO: Shuman clock guy.gif         The cheap, white plastic wall clock in our bathroom just died the other day. I think the reason is that it was just not designed to survive in a humid place like a bathroom. Go figure. I tried electro-shock, replacing the double-A Duracell in the clock, but it still only ran f...

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Simple ways to save that really add up

Figuring out the best ways to save a few extra dollars can be difficult. But, a few simple strategies can go a long way in helping you and your family pay down debt and be better prepared for financial emergencies, college expenses and retirement. Some take a few minutes, others may require discipline – but all are easy moves to stretch your...

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