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April 23rd, 2018

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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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The Green Mountains Are Alive with Spaulding’s “Sound of Music”

By Katie Moritz With her face almost glowing from the stage lighting, Director Alison Rose watches the Spaulding High School students rehearse scenes from their spring performance of “The Sound of Music” with cheerful yet focused attention. As the lights go out, two nuns appear on stage with arms full of props. “Not yet nuns! Girls’ have their ball...

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Is that Online Rx Deal for Real?

  As the price of prescription drugs continues to rise, you might find yourself searching online for more affordable medications. Beware of bogus companies that take your money and never send you the product, or worse, send you a product that could cause you harm. Also, be sure to read the fine print on prescription drug coupons you find onlin...

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Sharing Your Care

Spring is coming and with it the switch to Daylight Saving’s Time. Although we are always excited to have warmer weather and more daylight at the end of the day, these changes can have a greater impact on folks who have a dementia related illness. Here are a few pointers/suggestions for lessening any negative effects. – Avoid darkness in the...

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Empty Bowl Benefit Raises Nearly $8500

Dear Editor: The Fifth Annual Empty Bowl Benefit for the Vermont Foodbank, held February 18 at The Mud Studio in Middlesex, raised nearly $8500 to help our neighbors in need. A true community effort, the Empty Bowl brings together dozens of central Vermont potters who handcraft hundreds of soup bowls for the many area residents who select a bowl to...

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Spaulding Students Receive Youth Prevention Championship Awards at Prevention Day

Dawn Poitras (left) Student Assistance Professional (SAP) and youth group advisor for Barre Supervisory Union, presented the two Youth Prevention Championship awards on Prevention Day to Spaulding students, Madison Henderson (center) and Jada McDonald (right), at the Statehouse on February 6th for their ongoing efforts to speak out against the big...

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Vote For Vermont: Should Wind Tower Projects Be Part of Act 250?

“What could possibly be wrong with alternative energy? But I did my home work, and lo and behold, I found an inadequate review of impacts on ecosystems above 2500 feet, inadequate review of impacts on necessary wildlife habitat, a poor review of aesthetic issues, but more to the point, they were approving projects where the transmission facilities...

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Local Art Exhibit Shockwave Offers Reflection and Wisdom

By Katie Moritz Upstairs, in the third-floor gallery of Studio Place Arts in Barre, colors, shapes, and words erupt onto the walls with a force that is immediate and moving. The exhibit, titled “Shockwave,” features art by Washington County Mental Health Services (WCMHS)  consumers, participants in their Community Development Services. It is the fi...

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