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This Week in History
10 years ago: Local inn owner and Deerfield Valley Rescue volunteer Joseph Kruszewski purchased a former DVR ambulance and donated it to an organization in his native Poland. The ambulance was ship...
Aug 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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A thrilling new fantasy
“Strange the Dreamer” by Laini Taylor Little, Brown and Company, 2017 Lazlo Strange, found as an abandoned baby during Kingdom of Zosma’s “war about nothing,” has been raised by monks until, at 13,...
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Aging in place August discussions
WILMINGTON- The Aging in Place Initiative will continue to offer its Thursday afternoon informational series of lectures and round-table discussions. The discussion will be held at 3 pm in the comm...
Aug 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area student updates
Nichols College DUDLEY, MA- Nichols College graduated over 300 students on May 6, at the DCU Center in Worcester. Alexandra Morrow, of Townshend, VT, graduated with a BSBA. Morrow achieved dean’s h...
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Dry hydrant installation completed in Readsboro
READSBORO- The Readsboro Selectboard has announced the completion of a dry fire hydrant on West Hill Drive on July 18. Part of this project was funded from a $7,125 grant from the Vermont Associati...
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This week in history
10 years ago: Rite-Aid sought an Act 250 permit for a new building at the corner of Route 100 and Country Club Road in Wilmington. Eight years earlier, Rite Aid planners had proposed a similar buil...
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Ready to go green, have less impact even in death
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Aging in Place
This Week in History
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10 years ago: Halifax School Board members agreed to study a merger with Whitingham Elementary and Twin Valley Middle School. Several scenarios were proposed for discussion, including a plan that w...
Teen haunted by memory
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Jul 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“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 four years old, his father answered the doorbell, lea...
This Week in History
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10 years ago: At a special Town Meeting, Wilmington voters gave selectboard members the the OK to buy the former bank property at the corner of Route 9 and South Main Street. The town planned to de...
If you want to age in place, then you need to plan
by Aging in Place: Claudette Hollenbeck
Jul 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
There is something about decadal birthdays or big number ones that lights a fire under even the oldest bottom. I will be 80 years old in a few days and I can feel the pressure. When I hit 75 I felt...
Explore the frequent disconnect between perception and reality in modern life
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Jul 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
“My (Not So) Perfect Life” by Sophie Kinsella Dial Press, 2017 Katie Brenner has left her father’s Somerset farm and followed her lifelong dream to London, where she has become a research associate...