Welcome,  
|   
August 20th, 2019

Monthly Archives: August 2018

A Child of the ‘60s

By G. E. Shuman Okay, so, I am a child of the ‘60s. Well, in truth, it’s even worse than that. I was actually born in the 1950s but only came to understand that I was alive in the ‘60s, if you know what I mean. The fact is, I was really there, right dab in the middle of the 1960s. I was in high school until 1972 and saw all kinds of tremendously ne...

Read More

Guest Commentary: Why Civic Engagement Is a Necessity

By Debra Paul Why are you important to society? To your community? How do you tie into the bigger picture or into the grand scheme of things? While we often find ourselves worrying about navigating the ins and outs of our own day-to-day lives, the way that we as people, interact in our community is critical in what role we play in our town and how...

Read More

Now Playing at the Savoy Theater

Three Identical Strangers:*** Since the beginning of time, people have been asking themselves the same three questions: 1. How did this all begin? 2. What is the purpose to all of this? 3. Do we have free will or are we mere slaves to our destinies? [Spoiler Alerts ahead] In 1960, famed Freudian psychiatrist Peter Neubauer conceived of an epic stud...

Read More

Guest Opinion: Dear Governor Scott

By Mary Alice Bisbee As a 7th generation Vermonter who left Vermont as a young person in 1954 after graduating high school, so I could get a good start somewhere else, I realize that much has happened since that time, but much still has not happened. Then, I was given a full tuition, 3 year scholarship to Rutgers U. much better than the state schol...

Read More

Guest Opinion: Remember to Vote in the August 14th Primary Election!

By Secretary of State Jim Condos The August 14th Vermont Primary Election is under one week away. While there has been some indication of lower voter turn-out, I hope that as Vermonters, we can make sure that’s not the case in our state. Voting is the foundation of our democracy. When you go to the polls on Primary Day and Election Day, you’re help...

Read More

Guest Commentary: Why Civic Engagement Is a Necessity

By Debra Paul Why are you important to society? To your community? How do you tie into the bigger picture or into the grand scheme of things? While we often find ourselves worrying about navigating the ins and outs of our own day-to-day lives, the way that we as people, interact in our community is critical in what role we play in our town and how...

Read More

Guest Opinion: Rural Farmers Markets Harvest Demand for Healthy Food 

By Cody Smith, codys@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs Large, hand-painted signs lean against a tent, the buzz of friendly conversation cuts through the humid air, and the smell of fresh produce drifts in the breeze – you’ve found yourself at a farmers market. Farmers markets are common in urban and rural communities around the nation. In urban ar...

Read More

The Future of Our Country

Dear Editor, I want to thank Jim Higgins for the interesting, fact-filled and up-beat profiles of the graduates of Spaulding High School. In these confusing and often dark times it is easy to forget that these young people are there, expanding their knowledge while volunteering for causes they believe in. They are focused and ready to work hard for...

Read More

Sharing Your Care: UTIs Are More Common Than You Think

By Barbara Clark, Project Independence  A sudden personality change observed in a loved one can be caused by a variety of things; depression, pain, medications, and urinary tract infections (UTI) are a few of the most common causes. If your loved one has dementia, personality changes can also be one of the effects of the progression of the illness....

Read More

VOTE FOR VERMONT: Status of Mental Health in Vermont

Anne Donahue joined Ben Kinsley and Pat McDonald, co-hosts for Vote for Vermont to talk about the status of mental health in Vermont. Anne has been an advocate for people with mental illness for many years. Anne feels that Vermont is actually one of the better system in place throughout the national, although flawed in many ways. Anne has long foug...

Read More

left
Pause
Right
 
vt-world.com Webutation
 
The World Online
The World
403 US Route 302
Barre, VT 05641
Phone: (802) 479-2582
Copyright © 2019 The World Online