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December 18th, 2014

Monthly Archives: September 2014

Vermont Tech Interim President Addresses Montpelier Rotarians

Pictured (l to r) are Rotarians Joseph Choquette III and Timothy Hayward, with Dan Smith, interim president of Vermont Technical College.   In recent remarks before the Montpelier Rotary Club, Dan Smith, the new interim president of Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, painted a picture of an institution critical to the success both o...

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Heat Your New Home with a Hair Dryer!

by Greg and Barbara Whitchurch, Passive House Alliance, Vermont Chapter Did you know you can build a cheaper, more comfortable, healthier and safer home that will save 90% of typical home energy costs? Passive House (PH) – not to be confused with passive solar – is a construction method that uses air sealing, super-insulation, sunward p...

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Vermont Fishing Opportunities Heat Up as Waters Cool

Shawn Good, a fisheries biologist with Vermont Fish & Wildlife, poses with a beautiful late-fall Northern Pike caught on Lake Champlain. VTF&W Photo.   Despite dropping temperatures and shorter days, the fall season brings out some of the year’s hottest fishing action on lakes, ponds, rivers and streams throughout Vermont and the state...

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Great Meals, Good Cause: Share the Harvest on October 2nd

  The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) announces collaboration with approximately 70 restaurants, food markets, and food cooperatives throughout Vermont for the 20th annual “Share the Harvest” fundraising event. On Thursday, October 2nd, participating restaurants and food stores will donate a percentage of their sales...

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Be Alert to Avoid Moose on the Highway

  Drivers need to be alert and cautious because moose are on the move, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning. The peak of their breeding season is late September and the first two weeks of October. “Motorists hit...

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Berlin Pond Does NOT Belong to All Vermonters

  Editor: It is my belief, I may be wrong, that Berlin Pond is located in Berlin and as such it belongs to the town and of course the state and the people who pay taxes for its maintenance. I was not aware that all 600,000 (maybe more or less) Vermonters paid taxes to Berlin for the care of the “pond” which is the source of life-giving water t...

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Support for Public Schools is Strong

  Editor: Thanks to Mayor John Hollar and School Board Chair Sue Aldrich for attending a recent community forum to discuss budget priorities for the next year. Mayor Hollar talked about making necessary investments in public infrastructure. Sue Aldrich talked about accolades that our public schools have received because of the strong support o...

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Vermont Needs a New Governor

  Editor:   I picked up the newspaper, and… see what I learned! Chet Greenwood of Derby has clearly outlined the character of the governor of Vermont. He has pegged him for exactly what he is. If you will please read the “forum” in the Newport Daily News, under the date of September 16 and captioned “The Golden Dome Casino,” you wil...

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Middlesex

  Middlesex was granted on June 8, 1763 to Jacob Rescaw and 64 others by Benning Wentworth, the royal governor of New Hampshire. As was true for most of the Wentworth grants, one right was reserved for the first settled minister, one for schools, one for the propagation of the gospel, and one right to Governor Wentworth. Some scholars feel tha...

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What is Vermont? Image & Identity in the Green Mountain State

What is Vermont? A day-long conference presented by the Vermont Historical Society on September 27 will explore “Image & Identity in the Green Mountain State” and take a broad sweep of history from the state’s founding to new research on today’s Vermonters. Afternoon sessions will focus on the results of the Vermont Roots Migration Project and...

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