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This Week in History
10 years ago: Mount Snow’s new fan guns had been covering trails for more than a week when the valley was hit by a nor’easter. The snowy December, following the “snowless winter” of 2006-2007, and ...
Dec 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tax system not serving Vermont’s rural students
It’s the winter holiday season and for many, a time of year filled with traditions among families and communities. In Vermont we also have a unique tradition that kicks off the month of December. D...
Dec 07, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
10 years ago: Patricia Farrington’s application for an events center at Honora Winery in Halifax was “deemed approved” after the zoning board of adjustment failed to act on Farrington’s application...
Dec 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Princess is out to prove her status among Amazons
“Wonder Woman: Warbringer.” by Leigh Bardugo, Random House: DC Icons, 2017 Diana is Princess of Themyscira, an island unreachable by mortals and inhabited by immortal Amazons magically transported ...
Nov 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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10 years ago: Vermont Governor Jim Douglas, along with a crowd of state and local dignitaries, Smokey the Bear, Santa Claus, and Olympic gold medalist Hannah Teter, trekked into the National Forest...
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make a difference, one person at a time
“Even though [we] walk through the shadow of the valley of death [we] will fear no evil,” the psalmist David sings in Psalm 23. In recent months we’ve all been touched in one way or another by the ...
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Under the new ownership of Peak Resorts, Mount Snow was the first ski area in Vermont to open for the season. Before the start of the season, Peaks upgraded Mount Snow’s snowmaking sy...
Reality show brain tumor
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
“Life in a Fishbowl” by Len Vlahos; Bloomsbury, 2017 Fifteen-year-old Jackie Stone adores Jared Stone, her father and an Oregon state senator. She gets on well with her mother, but she has decidedl...
A sweet novel about sexual fluidity
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Nov 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
“Ramona Blue” by Julie Murphy; Balzer and Bray, 2017 Seventeen-year-old, 6- foot3 Ramona Leroux lives with her father and her older sister Hattie in the dilapidated trailer that has been their home...
Veterans groups pushed modern benefits, face new challenges
by James Dassatti
Nov 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
On November 11, 1918, cessation of hostilities took place between the European powers on the Western Front, which stretched from Belgium, through France, and on to the Swiss border. The Central Pow...
This Week in History
Oct 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Running on the campaign slogan to “Put a real Schmuck in the White House,” Wilmington’s own Dwight Schmuck announced his write-in bid for US president. Schmuck promised to withdraw tr...
This Week in History
Oct 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Vermont rolled out its “Catamount Health” plan for uninsured Vermonters. Windham County Catamount Outreach Educator Richard Davis said the plan was “like Medicaid, maybe a little bett...