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Monthly Archives: February 2014

The ‘hearing bone’s’ connected to the what?

Once upon a time, before people knew any better, they thought that hearing loss was simply a part of growing older – something not worth doing much about. They were wrong. Turns out, hearing loss isn’t fussy about age. More than half of us with hearing loss are still in the workforce. And hearing loss is a much bigger deal than we ever...

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Expert tips for adding top home design trends to your holiday decor

From decking the halls to trimming the tree, everyone loves the tradition of decorating their home for the holiday season. It’s a time to pull out heirloom pieces and blend them with modern elements to make your home truly one of a kind. This year, refresh your holiday motif with a few top decor trends for a look guaranteed to impress. Design...

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Overactive bladder: a common condition many women struggle with privately

Imagine having a common medical condition that requires you to plan around it and causes embarrassment and daily disruptions. These repeated disruptions are common for women with overactive bladder, or OAB, with their symptoms causing frequent trips to the bathroom or worry over a leak from a sudden urge to urinate. Despite the toll OAB takes on th...

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Touring the Trails Event to Benefit GMUW

  On March 9th at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Green Mountain United Way will hold its first cross country ski and snowshoe event. Avid cross country skiers or snowshoers are invited to take part, however, no prior experience is necessary. Everyone is welcome. The Outdoor Center has several trails to choose from, some short, some long, some...

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Scott Barker Awarded Vermont Volunteer of the Year by USTA New England

USTA New England (United States Tennis Association) recently awarded Scott Barker of Warren with the 2013 Vermont Volunteer of the Year award at the annual Awards Luncheon on February 8th in Marlborough, Mass.   Barker has been involved with tennis in Vermont for decades. He has worked with the likes of Jimmy Conners, John McEnroe, Billie Jean...

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New Grant Funds Expanded Services for Military Veterans at CCV

  Community College of Vermont recently announce the receipt of an $81,000 grant to expand support services for veterans. The grant will extend CCV’s dedicated staffing for veterans services and provide state-of-the-art training programs to help CCV faculty and staff better support student veterans through the completion of their programs. The...

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Ice Shanties Must Be Removed Before Ice Weakens

Vermont state law requires that ice fishing shanties must be removed from the ice before the ice becomes unsafe or ice loses its ability to support the shanty out of the water, or before the last Sunday in March (the 30th this year), whichever comes first.   The same Vermont law requires the name and address of the owner to be on the ice shant...

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Ayusa Welcomes Danelle Parrish as Newest Community Representative in Central VT

        Pictured in back row (l to r): Stan Hook, Danelle Parrish, Ju Yeon Hwang (South Korea) and Hannah Hook. Front row: Casseopiea Manning, Kiana Manning, Nathan Hook, Caitlyn Manning     Ayusa, a non-profit promoting global learning and leadership through cultural exchange and leadership programs for high school student...

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Town Meeting Day Survey

  Look for the annual Town Meeting Day Survey when you attend your town’s meeting. Surveys can be returned to your town or city clerk or local legislator; by mail to Sen. Bill Doyle, State House, 115 State Street Montpelier, VT 05633-5301; or by fax to 828-2424.       Senator Bill Doyle serves on the Senate Education Committee and Senate...

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The Armstrong Lie **

New on DVD   I do not watch ESPN Sports Center anymore.   Years ago, Sports Center was wonderfully simple: it showed highlights of the previous day’s sporting events, nothing more.   Sports Center has slowly evolved into more of a regular news program – with investigative reporting and a focus on scandal rather than sports.   F...

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