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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Bow to wow: America’s top 10 shelter dog makeovers

First impressions are important, but for shelter dogs it can make the difference between life and death. While rescue organizations work tirelessly, less than half of the 3 million dogs entering shelters each year are getting the grooming they need to let their lovable, adoptable selves shine through. That’s why Wahl has teamed up with Greate...

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Inspirational tips for autumn outdoor entertaining

The days are shorter, the temperatures are cooler and kids are back in school. You’ve said goodbye to summer socials, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put away your apron and stow the patio furniture. Autumn is one of the best times of the year for outdoor entertaining, and with a few smart tips you’ll fall in love with ho...

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Medicare Advantage: 20 years, 20 million people and 4 factors

In 1997, the federal government created the Medicare + Choice program — later renamed Medicare Advantage — to enhance consumer choice and more efficiently deliver Medicare benefits to older Americans. You may have heard of Medicare Advantage, but maybe you don’t know exactly what it is, what it offers and how it can help you. Toda...

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4 steps to safely recycle your household batteries

Do you have a pile of used household batteries hidden in your junk drawer or in a coffee can in the garage? You know you should be environmentally responsible and recycle them, but you aren’t sure where to start. So the pile grows larger. But did you also know that extra precautions are required when storing and recycling them? Some batteries...

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New Scholarship to Support Local Students

By Katie Moritz   Cristina Burt, mother of Brittany Burt, wants her daughter to be remembered not for her tragic death, but for her compassionate life. To do this, Cristina has set up the Brittany Burt Memorial Scholarship at Spaulding High School in Barre, Vermont. She hopes that this scholarship, in honor of her daughter and her daughter’s l...

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Improving Responses to People in Mental Health Crisis

by Pat McDonald   Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley are co-hosts of the show “Vote for Vermont.” They have covered Vermont’s mental health crisis in several shows in the past few months. In a recent show, Mary Moulton, Executive Director of Washington County Mental Health Services, and members of her staff spoke highly about a new program called Te...

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What the Health

Max’s Views ***1/2   Everybody has an opinion about which foods are good for you and which are bad. Most people will claim that their diet is healthy and they’ll urge you to try eating like them.   I listen to what people say, but I don’t believe them. When it comes to food, people are passionate and biased. And no one really knows for su...

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Reiss’s Pieces

Yesterday I sat down and wrote a long and “terrific” column! And before I could send it, I must have hit a button that I never saw before and bing bang, it deleted itself. And when I say deleted that is just what I mean. No column and not a single word left!   Malcolm came home and I begged him to find it. I was sure that it was hidden somewhe...

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Washington County GOP Caucuses This September

Editor,   By law, every odd numbered year major parties in Vermont hold town caucuses to discuss issues and choose a town committee. After the caucus, the town committee elected at the caucus meets to elect town officers for the coming two years.   As “all politics are local” (to repeat an oft quoted expression), the local town caucuses a...

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A Salute to Veterans in Barre’s Elmwood Cemetery

Editor, On Monday, September 11, 2017, Patriot’s Day, at 11AM, the Barre Flags for Veterans Committee will dedicate two memorials to 10 veterans in Elmwood Cemetery in Barre. Through the years these veterans’ resting places have been lost due to erosion and possible vandalism. These memorials are two slant markers designed by Gino Tosi, and manufac...

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