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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Addressing a new era in security: how to protect your business from the inside out

During the first 43 days of 2014, the Identity Theft Resource Center said 91 data breaches were reported by companies across the country, and the full list doesn’t just show household names of big brand retailers – many of these companies were small businesses, family medical practices or local restaurants that never thought they’...

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Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen

There are currently more than 23 million licensed drivers aged 70 and older, and with baby boomers beginning to reach 70 years of age, the number of seniors on the road will rise steadily over the next two decades. A new survey released by Liberty Mutual Insurance finds that the majority of senior drivers are behind the wheel regularly, even with r...

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Interim Ministers Gathering-Randolph

Interim Ministers Gathering-Randolph Event on 2014-08-28 11:00:00 Location: Conference Office, 36 N. Main St., Randolph, VT at Vermont Conference United Church of Christ 36 North Main Street Randolph, United States...

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Better than a siren: How new technology is keeping people safe from tornados

A peculiar corkscrew sensation goes up one’s spine when a tornado siren goes off in the dead of night. It means a tornado is on the ground. You know it’s coming. You can hear it and you can feel it. You just can’t see it and don’t know where it is until it might be right on top of you, literally. Tornado season has arrived f...

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Life on the cutting edge: Groundbreaking stem cell research into Lou Gehrig’s disease

On July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig said goodbye to the crowd at Yankee Stadium: “Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” The bad break he referred to was his career-ending diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly know...

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Vet-approved tips for keeping your pet out of the ER

Picture this: It’s late in the evening when you realize that something is very wrong with your dog. Your normal veterinary clinic is closed, but you’re not sure if the problem can wait until tomorrow. You rush your pet to the closest ER and hope for the best. Visiting the veterinary emergency room is a pet parent’s worst nightmare...

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Smart, stylish solutions keep your entire home cool – without disrupting home decor

Don’t sweat it if your home doesn’t have central air-conditioning. Whether you live in an older house that can’t accommodate ductwork, or you don’t want to sacrifice your interior aesthetics with an unattractive air conditioning unit, you can still keep your home feeling – and looking – cool this summer with adva...

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S.H.S. Alumni Association Holds 118th Annual Meeting and Banquet

The 118th Annual Meeting and Banquet of the Spaulding High School Alumni Association was held in the school gymnasium on Thursday, June 12th. Approximately 300 alumni, members of the graduating class of 2014, and their family and friends were in attendance. Robert Booth (SHS ‘00) and his SHS jazz band entertained prior to the start of the program....

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Stand Up for Waterbury Reservoir!

The 3rd Annual Vermont Stand Up Paddleboard Festival will be held at the Waterbury Reservoir on June 29th, from 10am until 4pm. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Friends of Waterbury Reservoir (FWR), an organization committed to protecting, improving and enhancing the ecological, recreational, and community values of the Waterbury...

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Reiss’s Pieces

  After I had ranted and raved about our property taxes and how they were affected by our local schools, I decided to look into colleges. Well, if you thought I was upset and shocked with our property taxes, let me tell you about colleges and how much it will cost to send our babies to further their education. Now keep in mind, all of our youn...

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