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March 22nd, 2019

Monthly Archives: March 2019

AG Donovan Speaks to Montpelier Rotary Club

Special to THE WORLD: From the Vermont Rotary Club Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan, now in his second term, told the Montpelier Rotary Club at their weekly meeting Monday March 11 that his best qualification for the job was his experience growing up in Burlington’s South End was working at a local market, the likes of which no longer exists. “I...

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World Record Attempt for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Donations Will Go to Josh Pallotta Fund Friday, March 22 at 6 am – Saturday, March 23 at 6 am Sgt. Jason Mozel is a Marine veteran who is attempting a Guiness Book World Record. He will be attempting 5000 burpees in a 12 hour period at Snap Fitness in Berlin, VT. The current record is 4,556. Mozel’s personal record is 3000! He would like to s...

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The Leniency Shown to Paul Manafort Should Be the Norm for Everyone — Not Just Rich White Men

By Udi Ofer Last week, Americans got a front row seat to the two systems of justice we have in America, one reserved for rich white men and the other for communities of color. Unfortunately, though, many people may have drawn the wrong lessons from these examples. On Thursday, Paul Manafort, a white man, got a 47-month sentence for massive tax and...

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Leaving Neverland

*** “Many people are skeptical about the marriage of Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Pressley. They say that Lisa Marie is more of a sit at home type, while Michael Jackson is more a homosexual pedophile.”   -Norm MacDonald, on Saturday Night Live 1994   “The family that accused Michael Jackson of molesting their child are just in it for the money.”...

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National Child & Adult Food Program Week: March 17-23, 2019 

During National CACFP Week Capstone Community Action, a non-profit sponsor of the CACFP joins with Vermont family child care providers in acknowledging the many ways our community benefits from the CACFP. Children who are cared for by providers participating in the CACFP benefit by being fed nutritious USDA regulated meals that ensure their proper...

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54 Towns Resolve To Act On Climate

15 Vermont towns got 2019 started by passing a climate solutions resolution on Town Meeting Day this year, with more results to come. Last year, 39 Vermont towns passed the resolution, which brings the total 54. The results of 350Vermont’s two-year campaign indicate that many are calling for a halt to new fossil fuel infrastructure and a transition...

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Green Mountain United Way & Tatum’s Totes Celebrate 3 years Supporting Foster Families

Green Mountain United Way and Tatum’s Totes’ are celebrating their third year as partners serving the foster children of Central Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom. Through this partnership, organizations and individuals throughout the community have supported Vermont children entering into foster care by providing essential  items that go into Tatu...

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The Diamond Story

By G. E. Shuman              Sometimes we can be shown a truth and witness a lesson to be learned about some big thing we are going through, because of some smaller incident or observation that we experience. These things become object lessons from real life; they are parables that are more than stories, but real-life evidence that the bigger thing...

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Oscar Winner for Best Animated Film                              *** There was a media backlash against “Bohemian Rhapsody” for winning the Golden Globe for Best Drama and “Green Book” for winning the Oscar for Best Picture.           Backlash is an understatement. It was more like a coordinated firestorm of internet fury. If you google Bohemian Rh...

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