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Population Growth Doesn’t Decrease Poverty

  Editor: 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s “unconditional war on poverty.” Economists and politicians often say that the best way to improve our economy is to grow the population because that creates more consumers and therefore more demand for goods and services including construction of new homes. It turns out, h...

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Management Plan Set for Waterbury Reservoir Remote Campsites

  Each year, more than 75,000 visitors enjoy the natural resources and recreational opportunities offered at Vermont’s 863-acre Waterbury Reservoir. Little River State Park, Waterbury Center State Park and the surrounding forest land offer visitors access to boating, swimming, paddling, fishing, camping and hiking. “Waterbury Reservoir is one...

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Reiss’s Pieces

  I have decided that the more I watch TV these days, the older I feel! I am not talking about watching the programs that I used to watch when I was younger, although they would also be a good example, I am mainly talking about the news! Every night, regardless of what else I may be doing, I sit down and watch the world news. And right from th...

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Miss Representation ***

Now Available on Netflix   Less than 20% of American governors, congressmen, and CEOs are female. We see women in major positions of power so infrequently that it would be easy to think that men are natural leaders and women just aren’t. But that isn’t true. Otherwise there wouldn’t be so many countries around the world (Finland, South Africa,...

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Middlesex Supports Statewide Cell and Broadband

  Many thanks to the 119 citizens of Middlesex for returning the Town Meeting Survey. This was the largest return ever! Middlesex gave strong support to cell and broadband, reducing prison population through alternatives for non-violent offenders, and also showed great concern about the use of opiates. The following are some of the comments fr...

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Tax return check has arrived, so buy the shoes

Your tax return check has arrived in the mail. Now you’ll finally pay off that credit card or add the extra cash to your savings for a rainy day. Or maybe you’ll blow your new fortune on a pair of designer shoes. Perhaps it’s time you instead considered a pair of synthetic and natural rubber boots in carbon black. You’ll nee...

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Modern technology rescues backyard pool-time fun

Technology  has made the world a very different place than it was just one, five or 10 years ago. Film cameras, handwritten letters and portable CD players, all have been replaced by newer, more efficient inventions. These advancements have improved so many facets of our lives, it really is no surprise that the latest technological breakthroug...

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Foundations of Dialogue Education

Foundations of Dialogue Education Event on 2014-09-16 08:30:00  Foundations of Dialogue Education from Principles to Practice (formerly Learning to Listen, Learning to teach) September 16-19, 2014 Stowe VT          Peter Perkins peterp@globallearningpartners.com 888-432-2763 ext. 106     Early Bird Discount Register before July 14th & get the...

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Diagnosed with kidney disease? Diet can help delay, prevent kidney failure

Chronic kidney disease affects one in 10 Americans age 20 or older, according to the CDC Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Managing the disease through diet and other lifestyle changes can help people delay or even prevent the most serious consequence of kidney disease: kidney failure. Yet because the disease is often without symptom...

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When disaster strikes, will your pets be safe? Preparedness tips for pet parents

Americans living in areas prone to severe storms, floods, earthquakes or other natural disasters may be well aware of the philosophy, “Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.” Families with a disaster plan in place will be better equipped to stay safe and recover from an emergency. Too often, however, even the best planners forget to...

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