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Riding center, horses, offer help to people with variety of needs
WILMINGTON - At a lesson at the Southern Vermont Therapeutic Riding Center this week, executive director Amber Thibodeau coached one of the program participants, who was on horseback in the indoor ...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen haunted by memory of one moment in time that cannot be reclaimed
“Bang” by Barry Lyga, Little Brown & Co, 2017 Sebastian Cody lives in the shadow of a memory neither he nor his family can escape. When he was 4 years old, his father answered the doorbell, leaving...
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Working together to bring internet to rural areas

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This Week in History
10 years ago: The selectboards of Dover, Wilmington, and Whitingham agreed, at a joint meeting, to work together on the creation of a regional economic development plan. The proposal by the “Tritow...
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Healthy water is worth spending big money
We place a genuine personal value on clean water but that has not easily computed to a dollar value and that is unfortunate because in the wider world economic values drive decisions about our wate...
Sep 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
10 years ago: A local couple reported that they saw a catamount, or mountain lion, cross Route 9 in Woodford. Soon a number of people from all over southern Vermont stepped forward with sightings. ...
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Vermont’s farm-to-fork food scene
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Sep 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
“The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook: 125 Organic and Farm-to-Fork Recipes from the Green Mountain State” by Tracey Medeiros - Skyhorse Publishing, 2017 As its subtitle promises, this handsomely-produced ...
Connecticut River watershed home to five endangered species
by Rivercurrents: David Deen
Sep 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Recent research is warning that the rapid loss of wildlife in recent decades shows the sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history is under way. In the face of this warning of the sixth great extincti...
Aging in Place Initiative has been very fortunate
by Aging in Place: Claudette Hollenbeck
Sep 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Would you say you are happy? When in your life do you recall being the happiest, as a child, now? Have you ever heard or read about the U-curve of happiness? Researchers in human behavior and psych...
This Week in History
Sep 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
15 years ago: The Wilmington Selectboard sought a binding decision from the state regarding cost-shifting strategies they implemented to comply with a Town Meeting decision to defy Act 60 and use m...
Bravery in the face of hate, written with skill and subtlety
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Sep 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas, Balzer + Bray (Harper Collins), 2017 At 16, Starr Carter lives a double life. Home is Garden Heights; after school, she works in the neighborhood convenience stor...
Dover School graduate co-creates an entertaining, honest, and worthwhile TV show, titled “FLAWS”
by Lauren Harkawik
Sep 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BRATTLEBORO- In the dog days of summer, collaborators Miles Anton and Jonah Bingham were working. When the pair met me at The Works in Brattleboro earlier this month to discuss their TV show, “FLAW...