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DCF Workers Deserve Our Support

Editor, Recent tragic events in Barre and Berlin, have prompted community wide discussion about the role of social workers who work for the Vermont Department for Children and Families, (DCF). These conversations and tragic events have prompted me to write this letter to my fellow community members. DCF social workers have a challenging, often hero...

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Rookie Donahue Overcomes Flat for Win in Tiger Sportsmen Twin 50s

Seventeen-year-old Stephen Donahue of Graniteville was not to be denied at Thunder Road on Thursday, August 13 as he took the overall win in the Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen Twin 50s on U.S. Army Recruiting Night. The rookie won the first 50-lap feature after Wolcott’s Brendan Moodie blew a right-front tire while racing with Donahue coming to the whit...

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Mountaineers Survive Rally, Win NECBL Championship in Extras

The Vermont Mountaineers defeated the Mystic Schooners, 3-2, in 10 innings to hoist the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) Championship trophy, the Fay Vincent Sr. Cup, for the third time in franchise history. With the win, Vermont captures the trophy for the first time since 2007. With the score tied at two after nine innings of play,...

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4 tips to tackle any DIY project

(This post is brought to you by the makers of Advil(R).) It’s that time of year again: project season. It’s time to open the windows, reimagine your space and get to work on the home improvement project you’ve been dreaming about all winter. This is an exciting time of year but before you jump in with booted feet and work-glo...

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The Causes of Dry Eye Go Beyond the Obvious

Burning or stinging feeling in your eyes? Do they feel dry and uncomfortable? You may not be alone. Studies suggest that, in the United States, up to 7.8% of women aged 50 or older and 4.34% of men over the age of 501, 2 experience symptoms of dry eye, a progressive3 eye disease. The symptoms of dry eye vary in severity, but are most commonly descr...

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Mother Nature knows best: How natural elements in the home make you healthier

When it comes to health and wellness, the design of your home may prove to be just as important as your diet, sleep habits or exercise routine. This is the premise behind biophilic design – the idea that incorporating natural elements into your home, such as wood or plants, can actually improve overall health. In reviewing existing research f...

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Fun ideas to make your summer entertaining a hit

The sweet days of summer signal a long awaited transition for outdoor living. Combine food, family and friends with fresh ideas, and the possibilities for summer entertaining are endless. “There is something so magical about taking a meal outside in the warm weather,” says designer Julie Robbins. “Sip tea from a porcelain cup in t...

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The demands of tomorrow are facing today’s accountants

Technology is rapidly changing all industries, including the accounting profession. An accountant from 30 years ago would barely recognize the field as it exists today, as mobile devices and cloud computing have begun to automate many of the day-to-day responsibilities of accountants. The integration of technology into all aspects of an accountant...

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Medicine safety as important for teens as toddlers

Protecting children from harm is a priority for every parent. They are encouraged to child-proof the entire house to keep curious toddlers safe. Eventually, as kids mature, parents tend to give them new freedoms and responsibilities. New data shows that parents need to be particularly watchful about medicine safety, not just for toddlers, but for t...

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Cómo preservar el medio ambiente reduciendo hoy mismo su consumo de agua

La temperatura no es lo único que alcanza altos niveles en el verano. Es muy probable que su uso del agua al aire libre también se incremente. Y, lamentablemente, lo mismo ocurre con el derroche del preciado líquido. Si eso le parece conocido, no es la única persona en pensarlo. Un estudio de la Agencia de Protecci...

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