Welcome,  
|   
July 21st, 2017

Monthly Archives: July 2017

Joseph Choquette III Awarded Rotarian of the Year

Joseph L. Choquette III, external affairs manager at Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, has been named Rotarian of the Year 2016-2017 in recognition of his dedication and service to the Rotary Club of Montpelier, VT. Presented at the first club meeting of the new year on July 10 by outgoing President Susan Kruthers, Choquette was surprised and honored to h...

Read More

Vermont Public Radio Successfully Concludes $10M Capital Campaign

After three years and donations from more than 2,000 supporters, Vermont Public Radio surpassed the $10 million goal for its VPR Next Capital Campaign on June 29. The successful completion of the campaign positions VPR to embrace the opportunities of a dynamic and changing media landscape, while solidifying its strong foundation built on 40 years o...

Read More

Collaboration Strengthens Central Vermont Marketing Efforts

By William D. Moore, President & CEO The mid-summer break was last week, the best players from baseball’s major leagues met in the annual All-Star Game in Miami. It’s always fun to watch the professionals come out and, for one game, see opponents work together to win. The American League defeated the National on Robinson Cano’s home run in the...

Read More

Max’s View

Now on Netflix Boom Bust Boom **** By now, anybody who can sit through an economics lesson knows how the 2008 financial meltdown happened. Banks assumed that housing prices would continue to go up forever, so they lent money to new homeowners who couldn’t afford the loans. Then the banks sold the loans to other banks and to private investors. This...

Read More

This Old House

By G. E. Shuman My family and I live in a big old, (emphasis on old) Dutch Cape house. When we bought it, it was not supposed to be a ‘fixer-upper’. Regardless of that, I feel like I have been ‘fixing-er-up’ since the day we moved in, thirty-three wonderful years ago. The house is a sturdy old place, with its thick hardwood woodwork, hand carved st...

Read More

Let’s Address the Primary Health Care Crisis in Vermont and America by Expanding Community Health Centers

By Senator Bernard Sanders The Trump-Ryan-McConnell “health care” bill currently being pushed by Republicans in Washington is one of the worst pieces of legislation to ever pass the U.S. House of Representatives in the mod-ern history of our country. This legislation would throw 22 million Americans off of health insurance, cut Medicaid by almost $...

Read More

Max’s View

New on Netflix Betting on Zero **1/2 “By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return.” — Genesis 3:19 I am thankful for the wisdom of this bible verse. Without it, life would be a lot harder and more complicated. There have been hundreds of...

Read More

Gardening With Amanda: Daylilies — A Low-Maintenance Perennial

By Amanda Sessel Legare The first perennial I ever planted was a daylily. I was a small fruit and vegetable farmer and didn’t have a clue about perennials. Now I grow more than 80 cultivars of daylilies. Today they come in every color except true blue and in an extraordinary assortment of shapes, sizes and color combinations. They can go from minia...

Read More

Looking Back at the 2017 Session with Vote for Vermont

Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley are co-hosts of the show “Vote for Vermont.” On a recent show, Ben took a solo run at hosting with guest Robin Chestnut-Tangerman, the leader of the House Progres-sive Party. Robin was on the show in February and provided a list of Progressive priorities for the 2017-18 legislative session. The priorities were: interest...

Read More

This is a Big Week at Brookfield Old Town Hall

On Friday, July 14 at 6 p.m., Jennings and McComber return to Brookfield and bring their delightful and playful music. This event is a “Songs and Sundaes” event sponsored by Fat Toad Farm and featuring Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream topped with your favorite Fat Toad Farm caramel sauce. The fun continues on Sunday, July 16, with a Desert Reptiles pre...

Read More

12
left
Pause
Right
 
vt-world.com Webutation
 
The World Online
The World
403 US Route 302
Barre, VT 05641
Phone: (802) 479-2582
Copyright © 2017 The World Online