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When Facing Your Fears Takes Off

                  By Katie Moritz When David Brody, an internal medicine doctor in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, stepped toward the woman he was about to marry on the pink sands of Eleuthera, Bahamas, he was moving forward in more ways than one. Getting from St. Johnsbury to Eleuthera required two separate fli...

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Who Mentored You?

Dear Editor, Many successful people credit one or more mentors who made a big difference in helping them achieve success and greater resiliency during their younger lives. Even as a recently retired person in my 60’s, I can clearly recall neighbors, teachers, colleagues, elders and some not-so-elders who in one way or another served to provide impo...

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Max’s Views: The Truth About Alcohol

The Truth About Alcohol **1/2 They say alcohol is a poison. And I suppose that’s technically true. But it isn’t that dangerous a poison. I know this because I have been to the UK a few times. And I can tell you from firsthand experience that there are, in fact, elderly people there. If some British people made it to old age, then it is a proven fac...

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Your Students Will Be Taught By an Excellent Staff

Dear Editor, I had the distinct pleasure of attending “opening day” on Tuesday August 22, 2017 for the staff that serves our four schools in our area, Spaulding High School, the Central Vermont Career Center, Barre City Elementary and Middle School and Barre Town Elementary and Middle School. The day kicked off with a visit from Governor Phil Scott...

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“To Every Thing There is a Season”

You are probably already aware of this, but the title above is the first six words of the Bible verse, Ecclesiastes 3:1-“To every thing there is a season, and a time for every purpose under the heaven.” It is also the first seven words of the song Turn! Turn! Turn! by the group The Byrds, written somewhat later than The Bible was, and released in 1...

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A Lovely Stroll

Dear Editor, I am summer visitor in Montpelier and I walked along bike path behind Montpelier High School and came upon a lovely rest area with table, benches, old fashioned flower garden and beautiful peace mosiac made with stones and decorated with pieces of pottery, dishes, personal mementos surrounding a white dove. Met the lady, Esther Farnswo...

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A Republican Look Back on the 2017 Legislative Session

  Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley are co-hosts of the show “Vote for Vermont.” With this show, Ben and Pat finished up their series of talking to House leadership from the Democrat, Progressive and now the Republican Party. They interviewed Brian Savage, Assistant House Minority Leader (a/k/a WHIP). Back in January Brian was on the show and state...

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What Does Killing a “Nuisance” Animal Accomplish?

Editor, Most people care about wildlife and assume that the Vermont Fish & Wildlife (VFW) Department is working to protect all wildlife on behalf of all Vermonters. Some biologists are doing important work, but other folks at VFW are only working on behalf of hunters, trappers, and anglers. VFW should be working to protect wildlife for their ow...

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Before Summer Is Gone, Enjoy a Little More Music

Greetings Friends of Rick & The All-Star Ramblers Western Swing Band, It has been quite a while since I last posted. I can’t believe we are on the downside of Summer in Vermont already. Here are some terrific upcoming opportunities to hear and “experience” The Ramblers. We have been invited back to headline one of my favorite Vermont Summer fes...

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Max’s Views

Detroit *** The 1967 Detroit Riot was hideously destructive. More than 1000 people were injured. 43 died. More than two thousand buildings were destroyed. After five days of arson and looting, the combined forces of police, National Guard, and army troops were finally able to enforce the 9pm curfew and reestablish order. Thank goodness for those ar...

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