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Mid-River Bulletin Board
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  • May 11, via Zoom link, Web – Caregiver Support Group
      Brattleboro Area Hospice offers a Caregiver Support Group that meets through Zoom video or phone conference on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 1pm – 2:30 PM. Whether you are a family, personal, or professional caregiver, caring for someone with a serious or terminal illness is a gift of …
  • June 8, via Zoom link, Web – Caregiver Support Group
      Brattleboro Area Hospice offers a Caregiver Support Group that meets through Zoom video or phone conference on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 1pm – 2:30 PM. Whether you are a family, personal, or professional caregiver, caring for someone with a serious or terminal illness is a gift of …
  • September 28, Online, Online – Connecticut River Speaker Series: A History of the Connecticut
      2021 Connecticut River Speaker Series explores the watershed in NH and VT. Remaining talks in The Riverwide speaker series include: SEPTEMBER 28 A History of the Connecticut NOVEMBER 23 Water Quality & Green Infrastructure All talks are on Tuesdays at 6pm. Register or find out more at www.crjc.org C …
  • September 2, Retreat Farm, Brattleboro, VT – Food Truck Roundup at Retreat Farm
      Retreat Farm’s Thursday evening Food Truck Roundup runs each Thursday evening from 5pm to 8pm from July 1st until September 2nd. Local food, craft brews, lawn games, and live music draw people of all ages and backgrounds. To reduce wait times and lines, Retreat Farm will encourage vendors to use mob …
  • August 19, Retreat Farm, Brattleboro, VT – Food Truck Roundup at Retreat Farm
      Retreat Farm’s Thursday evening Food Truck Roundup runs each Thursday evening from 5pm to 8pm from July 1st until September 2nd. Local food, craft brews, lawn games, and live music draw people of all ages and backgrounds. To reduce wait times and lines, Retreat Farm will encourage vendors to use mob …


The Walpolean
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  • Reminder of Rummage Sale
      

    Congregational Church Rummage/Yard Food Sale is next Saturday from 9 to 2. Drop off begins tomorrow from 9 to 12. You can also drop off on Tuesday from 9 to 12 and Wednesday from 3 to 6. Please don’t drop items off at other times.

  • Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 3/29/21
      Selectboard Present:      Cheryl Mayberry; Steven Dalessio; Peggy Pschirrer CALL TO ORDER:  Ms. Mayberry, Chair of the Walpole Selectboard, called this meeting via Zoom to order at 6:30 PM.  The Selectboard members are in three separate locations.  Also attending this meeting is Mrs. Jodi Daigle, Wa …
  • Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 4/22/21
      Selectboard Present:​Cheryl Mayberry (Chair); Steven Dalessio; Peggy Pschirrer CALL TO ORDER:  Ms. Mayberry, Chair of the Walpole Selectboard, called this meeting via Zoom to order at 6:30 PM.  The Selectboard members are in three separate locations.  Also attending this meeting is Mrs. Sarah Downin …
  • Kudos Kara and all!
      THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who came out Sunday to clean a two mile section of Route 12, from South Street to the pull offs at Fanny Mason Forest. The group filled 86 bags and collected 1,096 lbs of litter! We filled a trailer! That is amazing!!! Great job!!! Thank you to our litter picker extraor …
  • Selectboard Meeting Agenda – 5/6/21
      Starting at 6:30 PM via Zoom. Visit walpolenh.us -Town News for access info SELECTBOARD MEETING ACCOUNTS PAYABLE• Accounts Payable Check Register in the total amount of $129,803.76 for checks issued 5/7/21 PAYROLL• Payroll Register totaling $29,547.34 dated 5/7/21 and the 941 Payroll Tax Transfer of …


Vermont Journal / Shopper
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  • A letter of gratitude to J&H Hardware
      Dear Editor, It gives us immense pleasure to write a letter of appreciation to J&H Hardware in Bellows Falls, Vt., for their great service and product availability. In March we had a catastrophic generator failure that warranted an immediate replacement. We spent some time with Heather and Albert an …
  • AARP VT encourages participation in emergency broadband benefit
      BURLINGTON, Vt. – AARP Vermont encourages residents who are without access to high-speed internet, or struggling to afford it, to look into the recently launched Emergency Broadband Benefit program. The EBB is a $3.2 billion Federal Communications Commission program to help Americans access the affo …
  • Jane Williamson will speak on “Radical Abolition in Antebellum America”
      “Am I Not a Man and A Brother? Am I Not a Woman and A Sister?” Photo provided by Jane Williamson SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – In this time of national divisiveness, the Springfield Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse has been on a months-long journey of learning, listening, healing, and harmonizing. We’re wor …
  • Mysteries of the Rockingham Meeting House architecture revealed
      ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Architectural historian Jane Radocchia will present “By Straight Edge and Compass – Architectural Geometry of the Rockingham Meeting House” Saturday, May 22, from 3-4 p.m. This is the third in a series of talks sponsored by the Rockingham Historic Preservation Commission in partner …
  • Savings Bank of Walpole community calendar and website photo contest
      WALPOLE, N.H. – Savings Bank of Walpole is excited to announce a call for entries for its 2021 Community Calendar and Website Photo Contest. The contest runs through Monday, May 31, 2021 and is being held in conjunction with the other affiliates of New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp including Meredith Vil …


Valley News
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  • Twin State delegation hails earmarks’ Leahy-led return to Congress
      SHARON — Twin State lawmakers are touting the return of earmarks as a tool that will help Congress direct aid to local communities that may otherwise struggle to fund priorities.Earmarks, or home-state projects inserted into spending bills, were banned a decade ago when Republicans took control of.. …
  • Hypertherm signs pledges to foster inclusivity in its workforce
      HANOVER — Manufacturer Hypertherm, marking out diversity in the workplace and implicit biases among managers as top priorities at the company, has signed a pair of pledges committing to be more inclusive in both hiring and advancement of current employees.The move puts Hypertherm among the vanguard. …
  • Bottom Line: Whiskey meets glass as WhistlePig and Simon Pearce team up for restaurant, tasting room
      Two familiar Vermont names are getting a cozy place together in Quechee.Glassmaker and restaurant operator Simon Pearce and craft distiller WhistlePig are joining forces in the reopening of the Parker House tavern, which Simon Pearce purchased last year just before the pandemic struck and shuttered. …
  • Years after a building fire in Fairlee, volunteers are turning the site into park
      FAIRLEE — Fourteen years after the Colby Block burned down, the plot of land on Main Street is being turned into a park.On Saturday, volunteers gathered at the nearly half-acre gravel-and-grass lot across the street from Chapman’s Store to plant flowers, paint picnic tables and spread mulch, among.. …
  • Jim Kenyon: A tangled path leads to a new calling
      Ten years ago, Sophia Green came to this country in search of a better life. It’s meant scrubbing motel room toilets, emptying hospital bed pans and working as a machine operator at a laundry plant, sometimes walking home to her Lebanon apartment after midnight only to wake up at 5:30 a.m. to begin. …


Brattleboro Reformer
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Chester Telegraph
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  • Firearms reported stolen from Bartonsville home
      © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC A burglar made off with a small arsenal of guns in a burglary in Bartonsville on Friday, according to state police. In a press release Saturday, Vermont State Police said that Richard Shaw of Lower Bartonsville Road reported that 15 guns of various models and calibers …
  • Health Dept. opens walk-in vaxx clinics to out-of-staters working in Vermont
      Image by LuAnn Hunt from Pixabay/Illustration by The Chester Telegraph. © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont health officials announced that registration is now open, with walk-in opportunities available, to anyone who lives out of state but works in Vermont, regardless of their occupation. Human …
  • Londonderry Select Board agenda for May 10
      The Londonderry Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 10. The meeting will be held remotely on Zoom. To access online, click here. Via telephone: (929) 205-6099 (Meeting ID: 862 8517 3463). Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Organizatio …
  • Chester Development Review Board agenda for May 10
      The Development Review Board for the town of Chester will meet for two site visits beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 10, followed by its regular meeting. To join the meeting by Zoom, click here. Below is its agenda 5 p.m. Site Visit, 397 Peck Road 5:30 p.m. Site Visit, 230 Main St., rear of Brooksi …
  • Weston board mulls May 25 Town Meeting
      By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC While the Weston Select Board decided on Tuesday, May 25  for its annual meeting back in January and voted to warn the meeting for that date back on March 23, there seemed to be a fair amount of confusion around the event at last Tuesday’s regular …


E-Ticker News of Claremont
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  • DEA New England Announces 20th Take Back Day
      CONCORD, NH – This weekend the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will once again conduct one of its most popular community programs:  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. On Saturday, April 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the public can dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted prescrip …
  • Names of Troopers Released in Claremont Shooting Case
      Concord, NH – On Monday, Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young released the names of the New Hampshire State Police Troopers involved in the incident that took place on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in Claremont in which Jeffrey Ely (age 40) was shot and killed following an exchange of gunfire. Intervi …
  • Arrest Made Following Investigation of ‘Shots Fired’
      CLAREMONT, NH–On April 12, at approximately 7:13 a.m., the Claremont Police Department received multiple calls of a disturbance and shots fired in the area of Paddy Hollow Road and Madison Place in Claremont. According to Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase, “Investigation revealed that an altercation …
  • Claremont Vaccination Clinic Relocating to Newport (Update)
      Update: We contacted DHHS Wednesday to learn why the vaccination site is being moved to Newport. We received the following explanation: “Our goal has always been to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible. “Moving indoors is part of an on-going effort across the state to improve efficie …
  • Additional Information Regarding the Officer-Involved Shooting in Claremont
      Concord, NH – Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young has announced additional information Thursday morning regarding an officer-involved shooting incident that took place in Claremont, NH, on Wednesday, March 31. During the evening hours of Wednesday, March 31, members of the New Hampshire State Poli …


Seven Days
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  • Its Credibility Gone, Vermont Performing Arts League to Dissolve, Board Says
      The Vermont Performing Arts League, which manages the operations and assets of North End Studios, plans to dissolve as a nonprofit in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against cofounder Ben Bergstein. The move comes just days after landlords of the North End Studios’ two primary locations, i …
  • In Wake of Koffee Kup's Closure, Massachusetts Company Eyes Vermont Expansion
      Updated May 8, 2021. A Massachusetts baking company appears to be interested in filling the void left by Koffee Kup Bakery’s sudden closure late last month, receiving approval this week to participate in a state program that promises payments in exchange for job creation. East Baking Company, which …
  • Burlington-Area Bike Share Company Launches New Electric Fleet
      A multi-year effort to expand and electrify a bike-sharing system in the Burlington area is getting a boost. On Friday, Greenride Bikeshare announced that it had completed its long-awaited goal of replacing its 105 pedal bikes with 200 electric-assist ones in an effort to make the pay-as-you-go syst …
  • Vermont Colleges and Universities Announce Vaccine Requirements
      As Vermont colleges and universities weigh reopening procedures for next fall, some institutions have already issued guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations for students and employees. On Thursday, Champlain College in Burlington announced that it would require all students to be fully vaccinated before t …
  • Obituary: Tony Markellis, 1952-2021
      Trey Anastasio Band bassist was a mainstay on the Burlington music scene for more than 45 years Tony Markellis, one of our community’s most talented, respected and beloved musicians, passed away in his sleep on April 29, at the all-too-early age of 68. Tony’s talent on the bass was eclipsed only by …


Concord Monitor
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  • US Navy seizes weapons in Arabian Sea likely bound for Yemen
      The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment of thousands of assault weapons, machines guns and sniper rifles hidden aboard a ship in the Arabian Sea, apparently bound for Yemen to support the country’s Houthi rebels. An American defense official told The Associated Press that the Navy’ …
  • Death toll soars to 50 in school bombing in Afghan capital
      KABUL, Afghanistan — Grieving families buried their dead Sunday following a horrific bombing at a girls’ school in the Afghan capital that killed 50 people, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old.The number of wounded in Saturday’s attack climbed to more than 100, said Interior Ministry spo …
  • After court nixes eviction ban, race is on for federal help
      BOSTON — The recent court ruling striking down a national eviction moratorium has heightened concerns that tenants won’t receive tens of billions of dollars in promised federal aid in time to avoid getting kicked out of their homes. A federal judge on Wednesday found the Centers for Disease Control. …
  • Law in the Marketplace: Prenuptials – a special kind of business contract
      Bill Gates is among the most successful businesspersons in American history and certainly among the most socially committed and philanthropic. He founded Microsoft in 1975. According to Forbes, his personal fortune is now $130.5 billion. He has contributed $50 billion to global health causes and ear …
  • 50 Businesses; 50 Solutions: Get cozy and read
      Still North Books and Bar in Hanover was just opening when the pandemic shut down operations, but the community rallied around the store.When the Dartmouth Bookstore closed at the end of 2019, Allie Levy saw a business opportunity. Levy, who graduated from Dartmouth in 2011, had worked in retail and …


WCAX
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  • Work search requirement for Vermont unemployment claimants reinstated
      BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – With the work search requirement reinstated on Sunday, Vermonters on unemployment may need to start applying to jobs.The requirement was waived back in March of 2020, but as of May 9, claimants will now have to apply for three jobs a week to continue receiving benefits, and …
  • Vermont Cookie Love celebrates Mother’s Day with free cookies
      N. FERRISBURGH, Vt. (WCAX) – Vermont Cookie Love is celebrating moms on Mother’s Day by offering them free cookies.The North Ferrisburgh shop has been giving cookies to moms on Mother’s Day since 2011. There’s no purchase required to get one; all you have to do is show up.The beloved sweet spot serv …
  • Rokeby Museum opens for the season
      FERRISBURGH, Vt. (WCAX) – The Rokeby Museum has officially opened for the season.They celebrated the opening by giving free tours on Sunday afternoon.The national historic landmark in Ferrisburgh was a site used in the Underground Railroad.Rokeby spans across 90 acres with trails, historic farm buil …
  • Latest coronavirus numbers — WCAX continuing coverage
      •As of Sunday, Vermont health officials reported 31 new coronavirus cases for a total of 23,486. There have been a total of 249 deaths. The state’s percent positive seven-day average is 1.1%. A total of 385,115 people have been tested, and 21,384 have recovered.•As of Sunday, New Hampshire health of …
  • Looking ahead: Week of May 10
      BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Let’s take a look at stories on our radar for this week.The next round of National Guard members is set to deploy on Monday. This time, out of Bennington. Forty men and women will deploy starting at 6 p.m. Vermont isn’t the only state sending troops: New York and Massachuset …


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