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April 24th, 2019

Monthly Archives: April 2019

Generation X – The Most Underappreciated Generation

Review: Four Stars By Max Abrams Apparently it has been decided by our culture that the folks who won World War II are the Greatest Generation. Well, at the risk of sounding presumptuous and ungrateful, I think my generation – Generation X (aged 39 to 54) – is second to none. If this were a contest of who suffered and sacrificed more, the WWII gene...

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Berlin Destined for Major Senior Housing Project

The Berlin Development Review Board approved zoning applications for 98 units of senior housing—the first project of its kind in Berlin, designed to include both independent and assisted living, as well as memory care, all under one roof. Through a unique relationship, Dousevicz, a developer of over 500 of senior housing throughout Vermont, and Hei...

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Brownsville Hunts for 1,500 Easter Eggs, and a Free Concert

On Saturday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m., the Brownsville Community Church Team is organizing an Easter egg hunt open to all children in the community.  Kids will be hunting for 1,500 eggs outside in Tribute Park adjacent to the church. There will be face painting and other surprises for all children who join the fun!  Registration for the Easter Egg Hu...

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Local Student Choirs Travel to Burlington to Perform

Two hundred and twenty-five Vermont students from eight choruses, including Barre City Middle School and Stowe Elementary sang in the fifth annual student choral concert last week at South Burlington High School with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ Senate office. The concert was part of a day-long event focusing on art and music education. The eight s...

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Student Art Show Celebrates Students’ Creative Feats 

Helen Day Art Center’s Student Art Show features the extraordinary artistic talents of students in the greater Stowe area. The show opens Wednesday, May 1st and runs through Saturday, June 1st. Stowe Elementary School, Middle School, High School and Mountain River School students exhibit their artwork along with students from this year’s guest scho...

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Stowe Middle School Takes State Chess Championship in Berlin

Stowe students came out on top at the John Balch Memorial State Chess Championship on April 6. Other schools and age groups from across the state competed Saturday at Berlin Elementary. It was quite a run for the kids, who didn’t compete in the 2018 team event, won by Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School. The annual tournament runs individual and t...

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Vermonters March to Capital to Demand Climate Justice

Over 270 climate justice activists marched for five days for more than 60 miles from Middlebury to the State House in Montpelier, where they called for rapid action on climate change. Organizers from 350Vermont are calling the event ‘Next Steps: A Climate Solutions Walk’. Walkers have highlighted the climate consequences of the buildout of the Verm...

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VT Sugar Makers Rethink Forestry

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Audubon Vermont are encouraging the state’s maple sugar producers to consider managing their sugarbushes in ways that are beneficial to birds and other wildlife. “Maple sugaring is an important part of Vermont’s rural, land-based economy and can help provide an economic incentive for maintaining health...

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Viper Out – Final Flight for Vermont F-16s

The last of Vermont Air National Guard’s F-16 Fleet departed the Burlington International Airport on April 6. The ceremony commemorated 33 years of flying the F-16 Fighting Falcon at the 158th Fighter Wing. The Vermont Air National Guard is celebrating the heritage of the F-16 which arrived in Vermont in spring of 1986, and has been called to suppo...

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Vermont Bicycle Shop Upgrades Barre Location

As of April 1, 2019 Vermont Bicycle Shop will have a new, yet familiar, address at 105 North Main Street, Suite 102, Barre Vermont. Moving just two doors North of the current location while staying in the same building means no downtime and a smooth transition for customers and the business alike. Vermont Bicycle Shop has served downtown Barre and...

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