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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Group Opposing Nuclear Weapons New York Times - 3 hours ago,   So, how should Vermonters react?  Who could NOT qualify for the Nobel Peace Prize? U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and U.S. Congressman Peter Welch all were in favor of bringing the F-35 strike fighter jets to Vermont, which are designed to be dual capable to carry nuclear weapons. read…
10.07 / 15:57
ibrattleboro.com
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu October 9 thru October 13 Oct. 9 CLOSED FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY   Oct. 10 - Chicken Marsala w/Egg Noodles Spinach Carrots Cantaloupe read…
10.07 / 13:56
ibrattleboro.com
Starting Tuesday, October 10th, Mitchell Sand and Gravel (a contractor for the Town) will be starting the Town of Brattleboro’s annual Capital Paving Project. We will begin milling small joints at intersections and Project limits. Weather dependent, we anticipate paving on Washington Street, Frost Street, Willow Street, Williams Street, Terrace Street, Tyler Street, Bradley Avenue, and Black Mountain Road from Wednesday, October 11th through Friday, October 13th. Please anticipate t…
10.07 / 04:21
ibrattleboro.com
The Brattleboro Arts Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 5:15pm in the Brooks Memorial Library Local History Room. NOTE: the new time and location. The Brattleboro Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center. The Brattleboro ADA Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:00am in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center. read…
10.07 / 04:21
ibrattleboro.com
I was listening to talk radio last night, Shawn Hannity Show, and they were going on and on about the alleged sins of Harvey Weinstein. I did my own research on him, here it is: Mr.Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of MIRAMAX, gave campagin donations to Democrats, including UNITED STATES SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY, and Miramax is funded by people who live in the foreign country of QATAR:  Reference: The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2015, page 176, Miramax,…
10.07 / 04:21
ibrattleboro.com
The Brattleboro VFW at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 - 1:30 PM. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burgers, fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries, chicken wings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs are available by calling 257-0438. Mon - country fried steak w/ mashed potato, gravy, & veg Tues - fried chicken breast w/ mashed potato, gravy, & veg Wed - beef stroganoff over noodles w/ veg Thur -…
10.07 / 04:21
ibrattleboro.com
If anyone needs a ride, I'm now approved by Uber for servicing the Brattleboro area. Will tailer hours to demand. I'm based in downtown Bratt, and will provide rides anywhere in the region. Request a pickup from the Uber app anytime you need to get to or from somewhere. More affordable, luxurious and convenient then a taxi. Riders provided with quick chargers for phones, and offered a choice of music from Pandora, SiriusXM, or even from their phone connected via Bluetooth. Clean, safe,…
10.07 / 04:21
ibrattleboro.com
From the Saint Albans Museum: In the 19th century the weathervane was a common part of the Vermont and St. Albans landscape. Many stood tall atop the cupolas of cattle and horse barns, and carriage houses all over the City and Town. Once there were running horse weather vanes on Congress and Fairfield Streets, a…
10.06 / 20:32
samessenger.com
SWANTON — Richard Charles Read passed away in St. Albans on Oct. 5, 2017, at the age of 91. Charlie was born in Jeffersonville, Vt. in 1926, the son of Ephraim and Frances Maynard Read. Charlie graduated from Brigham Academy in 1943 and studied at Norwich University and New York University. He served in the […
10.06 / 20:32
samessenger.com
MONTGOMERY — An incident at an August “Sounds of Summer” concert began a chain of events including the removal of the town health officer, an official request that a selectboard member step down, and, now, the possibility of legal action. The town health officer and selectboard member are one and the same: Colin Sorenson. Voters [R…
10.06 / 20:32
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FAIRFAX — On Tuesday voters here will give a thumbs up or down to a proposed $16 million renovation of Bellows Free Academy. Polls will be open at the school from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Early voting is currently available at the town clerk’s office. The intent is to create a space that is [&#…
10.06 / 20:32
samessenger.com
ST. ALBANS — Hiram Bellows was a humanitarian who wanted all students to have the opportunity for a high quality education. His contributions to the St. Albans and Fairfax communities have had immeasurable impacts. In recognition of his gifts to our towns, ninth grade students chose to give back in a variety of ways. Ninth […
10.06 / 19:43
samessenger.com
ST. ALBANS — During a time when adolescents are frequently struggling to navigate social situations, maintain a decent academic record and experience pressure to form post-diploma plans, Gabrielle Metz found herself. The 18-year-old from St. Albans graduated from BFA-St. Albans last June. She took with her an impressive resume of volunteer work, and recently became […
10.06 / 19:43
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FRANKLIN — The Franklin Watershed Committee (FWC) considered legal action against the State of Vermont at its regular meeting Thursday night. Rob Cormier, an FWC director, suggested the committee bring in legal counsel — not for immediate action, but to consider legal options moving forward. The state health department listed multiple portions of Lake Carmi [&#…
10.06 / 19:43
samessenger.com
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla./ST. ALBANS, Vt. — Clarence Wilson passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2017 after a period of declining health. He was born June 8, 1927, the son of the late Leonard and Mary Wilson. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Natalie Earle Wilson, four children: Patricia (Glenn) Dickey of Old Town, Maine; David (Jeannie) […
10.06 / 19:43
samessenger.com
Columbus Day weekend in Woodstock always offers a variety of activities for visitors and residents to take advantage of. Here is a list of events to check…
10.06 / 19:38
thevermontstandard.com
A truly unique honor is going to befall Woodstock Union High School next month, proving once again that it’s nice to have friends in high places. For the first time ever, the five justices of the Vermont Supreme Court will hold one of their actual court sessions in a public school, affording 400 WUHS students the opportunity to come into the auditorium throughout the day to watch oral arguments from the lawyers in five current cases that are before the court for c…
10.06 / 15:47
thevermontstandard.com
Jake “The Toe” Bortnick kicks an extra pointJ during CVU’s game vs Burlington High on Friday afternoon in Mya Rendall makes the jump serve during CVU’s match vs Vermont Commons School on 29Sep17 in Hinesburg. A group from The Northern VT Chapter of AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses) “Picked Apples for a Neighbor” on…
10.06 / 13:05
willistonobserver.com
The last day to file a property tax adjustment or renter rebate claim with the Vermont Department of Taxes is Oct. 16. The Vermont Property Tax Adjustment and Renter Rebate programs assist in making housing more affordable for thousands of Vermonters, providing over $180 million in assistance to Vermonters annually, according to the Department of…
10.06 / 13:05
willistonobserver.com
By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, I’m concerned that my 80-year-old mother is taking too many medications. She currently takes 10 different drugs prescribed by three different doctors, which I think is causing her some problems. She also struggles to keep up with all the drug costs. Any suggestions? — Concerned Daughter Dear Concerned, There’s [R…
10.06 / 13:05
willistonobserver.com