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January 24th, 2018

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Support GMUW, a Worthy Local Organization

  Editor:       My name is Kevin Lunn and I’ve been living in Montpelier for the past eight years. Over the past few years, I’ve been volunteering my time for Green Mountain United Way (GMUW), serving as a Board member, assisting with their special events and, most recently, I have been voted in as their newest Board President....

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Thank You Blood Drive Donors and Supporters

  Editor:       We would like to thank everyone who supported the Barre blood drive in September. We gathered 133 pints. This was well below our goal, so we hope for a good turnout in November. Special thanks go to the Tuffy Doyle family who co-sponsored the blood drive in thanks for the blood transfusions that Tuffy has receive...

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Montpelier FEAST Meals Program to Host Fundraising Dinner

  Editor:   We at the FEAST meals program – a partnership between Montpelier Senior Activity Center (MSAC), Just Basics, Inc. and Good Taste Catering – owe a large thank you to all of the volunteers, donors and diners who have helped our fledgling meals program get off the ground. We want to invite all of them, and the rest of...

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Some Important Facts About Literacy

  Editor:   September 23-29 is National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week and a good time for all of us to tune into a few facts about literacy. Did you know that……?   – More that 30 million adults in the U.S. – 14% of the country’s adult population – cannot read, write, or do basic math above a third grade l...

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ACS to Discontinue Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group

  Editor:   Two years ago, the American Cancer Society began carefully analyzing all its programs, services and fundraising initiatives in an effort to maximize the organization’s efficiency and effectiveness in fighting cancer. As part of this effort, the Society’s Board of Directors made the very difficult but strategic decision to phas...

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Thank You for Successful Blood Drive

Editor:   On August 29, Vermont’s Enhanced 9-1-1 Board sponsored an American Red Cross Blood Drive in Montpelier. The drive was a success thanks to the many donors and potential donors who were willing to take the time and give the gift of life. A blood drive is nothing without donors; your efforts were greatly and truly appreciated.   We...

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Please Support 2013 Alzheimer’s Walk

Please Support 2013 Alzheimer’s Walk   Editor:   Rowan Court Health & Rehab is currently trying to raise funds for the Vermont Alzheimer’s Association. We have a dedicated team of employees who have committed to participate in the 2013 Alzheimer’s Walk at the Shelburne Museum on Sunday, September 22. The team has set a goal of $3,000,...

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Remembering Irene, Preparing for Future Floods

By Deb Markowitz, Secretary, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Like many Vermonters this summer, by July I was sick of the constant rain. My garden beds flooded. The house smelled vaguely of mildew. I was worried about the swollen rivers and flooded lakes. And, I watched the damage mount – storm after storm – to homes, to roads, to farms, and to...

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Re: Parklets in Downtown Montpelier

Editor:   As President of Montpelier Alive, I was disappointed by criticism of parklets at the Liquor Control Board’s meeting, as recently reported in the press.   Parklets will provide outdoor seating for restaurants downtown. People downtown attract people downtown. The more people are seen in a downtown, the more successful that downto...

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Friends of Aldrich Public Library Offer Thanks

Friends of Aldrich Public Library Offer Thanks   Editor:   As President of The Friends of the Aldrich Public Library in Barre, I would like to express my thanks to all who helped make our big Book Sale on July 26 and 27 such a success. As usual we sold books on the lawn of the library during Barre’s Heritage/Homecoming Days. We appreciate...

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