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April 25th, 2018

Monthly Archives: April 2018

Come Together: Beatles Tribute Band Toasts to the Tunes While Raising Awareness

By Katie Moritz The Sell family, or what Wendy Sell describes as “the Triangle,” sit together in their living room of their Barre home. A fire keeps the room warm, and what appears to be a Beatles concert plays on a large TV in the background. John and Wendy Sell are excited to share their story, and their son, Christian, who sits facing the TV, sm...

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Guest Opinion: Fifteen Dollar Law is Bad Policy

By Scott Milne As law, it will be detrimental to workers and society. Henry Ford, speaking of the automobile, mass production, and all that was changing because of his life and work, allegedly quipped, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses”. The “fight for fifteen”—a precursor to Vermont’s fifteen dollar-law—po...

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Max’s Views: Chappaquiddick: ****

I am sick and tired of political scandals. In my ideal world, people would only read about scandals in National Enquirer. Scandals wouldn’t be seen on the news. They wouldn’t be viewed as news at all; they would be guilty pleasure bathroom reading material. In our world, scandals aren’t just on the news – they are the news. If you turn on CNN, ther...

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VOTE FOR VERMONT: What’s New in Transportation

Pat Brennan has been Chair of the House Transportation Committee for nine years. There are many bills that impact Transportation being considered in the Legislature this year. Ben Kinsley and Pat McDonald, Co-hosts of Vote for Vermont questions the Chair about them. Because of a spike in unbelted deaths in past years, the Chair and others changed t...

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Celebrate Earth Day

Dear Editor, April 22 marks the 50th observance of Earth Day. Each of us can celebrate by reducing our driving, use of electric energy, and consumption of animals. That’s right! Last Fall Oxford University’s prestigious Food Climate Research Network and Germany’s Heinrich Bolle Foundation concluded that solving the global warming catastrophe requir...

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City Council Seat for Ward 3

Dear Editor, I want to introduce myself to you. I am Margaret Ferguson. I would like to fill the City Council seat for Ward 3 that is now vacant because Lucas Herring is our new Mayor. I work at Capstone Community Action with the Community Economic Development Program with the Micro Business Development Program for the past 18 years. I have lived a...

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More than Mingling: New Nightclub Comes to Barre

By Katie Moritz   “The slogan,” Connor Mears says, “is Vermont’s premier night club.” He is sitting in what he calls the cocktail lounge or whiskey room of his new business, Mingle Nightclub. Framed pictures of famous musicians spanning several genres of music decorate the deep purple walls. The furniture, which is black and comfy, is arranged...

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Civil War Forum Hosted by William Scott Camp 302

Civil War Forum Hosted by William Scott Camp 302 Vermonters’ roles in the Civil War will be the focus of the Civil War Forum sponsored by the William Scott Camp #302 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War on Saturday, April 21 at the Barre American Legion Post 10 on 320 North Main Street, Barre, VT from 10 am to 3 pm. The forum that will feature a...

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WGDR Celebrates 45 Years on the Air

WGDR Celebrates 45 Years on the Air Dear Editor, In the summer of 1970, Goddard College hosted the landmark Alternative Media Conference, sending ripples of inspiration around the world for independent media creation. Three years later, Goddard acquired an FM license for its very own radio station, WGDR. This spring we begin to celebrate forty-five...

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Vermont State Housing Authority celebrates 50 years

Vermont State Housing Authority celebrates 50 years The Vermont State Housing Authority (VSHA) was created by the Vermont Legislature on March 23, 1968 and has the distinction of being the first statewide housing authority in the nation – and we are pleased to celebrate 50 years of providing affordable housing. Richard M. Williams, Executive...

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