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Monthly Archives: September 2017

5 ways to boost engagement and productivity in the office

Step into the office of the future on the first day of work, and the things that you expect in a traditional workplace are not going to happen here. There’s no landline, no file cabinet, no bulletin board. The employee is never taken to an assigned cubicle. In fact, it’s highly unlikely that employees will spend much of their day in the...

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Want to lose weight? Research proves a big breakfast is the first step

If you want to lose weight, you’re not alone. More than half of Americans desire to shed pounds, according to Gallup. This goal inspires people to take action in many ways, from increasing exercise to modifying meals. One thing many people do is skip breakfast in order to lower calorie intake. While this may seem like a good idea to lose weig...

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¿Está protegido su hijo de enfermedades evitables en la escuela?

El otoño es una estación que entusiasma los niños, pues verán a sus viejos amigos, conocerán a otros compañeros de clase, aprenderán nuevas destrezas y explorarán las aulas. Pero en medio de tanta diversión e interacción, es importante recordar una de las mejores maneras de logra...

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Vermonters Oppose the Wasteful Killing of Wildlife

Dear Editor, The University of Vermont’s Center for Rural Studies included the following question in their 2017 Vermonter Poll: “Vermont wildlife policies allow certain species, including coyotes, crows, porcupines, skunks and weasels to be killed without limit even when there is no intent to consume or use the remains. This is called “wanton waste...

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The Challenge of Serving Vermonters

Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley are co-hosts of the show “Vote for Vermont.” In a recent show they interviewed Al Gobeille, Secretary of the Agency of Natural Resources (AHS). He has quite the backstory, having graduated from Norwich University, served in the US Army, is a restauranteur, former Chair of the Green Mountain Care Board and now Secretary...

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Support Your Independent, Socially Just Radio

Dear Editor, WGDR/WGDH, Goddard College Community Radio is made up of its many listeners, producers, volunteers, underwriters, and partners. This station gives voice to an under represented set of societal values that have become increasingly threatened by the fragmenting effects of digital connection. This small, but mighty station is now one of t...

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Max’s Views

Offshore Incorporated: *** A few years back, Conservatives believed in the positive power of the free market. Their fundamental mission was to keep meddling government out of the way of business. Meanwhile, Liberals believed in the positive power of government. Their fundamental mission was to use the power of the State to keep naughty corporations...

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American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Foundation celebrates 10 years with renewed commitment to veterans

For many U.S. veterans, the drumbeat of daily life is hard to overcome. After tours in combat-heavy environments, some veterans struggle to find their way after they return home. Many do not know where to turn to or who will be a true advocate for care. Deb Becker is making sure that veterans under her care are being heard loud and clear. Becker is...

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7 steps to improve cybersecurity

There was a time you could run a small business with a bank account, a telephone, an internet connection and some sort of physical base. These days, cybersecurity has been added to this list as a necessity nearly every small business owner needs to consider. This is especially true for small businesses such as law offices or accounting firms that d...

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5 late-summer road trip tips

Last call for your summer road trip. Grab the family, call your friends: The Great American Road Trip still awaits. Don’t let summer fade into the sunset without a last hurrah. According to the Auto Club, you won’t be alone: 37.5 million Americans hit the road during the Independence Day holiday this year, up 2.9 percent from 2016. And...

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