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The Walpolean
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  • Zoning Board Meeting Minutes – 8/21/19
        Present: Chair Jan Galloway Leclerc, Clerk Judy Trow, Tom Murray, Pauline Barnes. Alternates: Ernie Vose and Don Sellarole. Absent: Vice-Chair Myra Mansouri and Alternate Bob Anderson.   Roll Call: Ms.  Leclerc called the meeting to order at 7 pm. She asked alternate Mr. Ernie Vose to fill in for …
  • Hooper Trustees Meeing Minutes – 8/15/19
      Hooper Trustees Present:    Steven Dalessio (Chair); Peggy Pschirrer; Cheryl Mayberry   CALL TO ORDER:  Mr. Dalessio called this Hooper Trustees meeting to order at 7:46 PM.  He advised this meeting is being recorded.   HOOPER TRUSTEES MINUTES: JOINT MEETING of HOOPER TRUSTEES with HOOPER INSTITUTE …
  • Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 8/15/19
      Selectboard Present:Steven Dalessio (Chair); Peggy Pschirrer; Cheryl Mayberry   CALL TO ORDER:  Mr. Dalessio called this meeting of the Selectboard to order at 6:30 PM in the Walpole Town Hall.  He advised this meeting is being recorded and asked anyone wishing to speak to identify themselves for th …
  • Selectboard Meeting Time Change – 8/29/19
      This meeting time change is because of the Extraordinary Women event being held to honor the special women of Cheshire County. Since Peggy Pschirrer is one of the women being honored, they want to be there! – Lil. Congratulations, again, Peggy! Selectboard Meeting of August 29, 2019 Starting time: 8 …
  • Bellows Falls Library Fundraiser – 8/31/19
      Concert and performance fundraiser for the Rockingham Free Public Library featuring David Rosane & The Zookeepers, Chard diNiord, Owen Nied, Verandah Porche, Patty Carpenter, and World Under Wonder Playhouse cast members on Saturday, August 31at Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls VT. T …


Vermont Journal / Shopper
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  • Op-Ed: End surprise billing, protect rural patients through dispute resolution
      Congress is finally taking steps to end surprise medical billing, a longstanding issue that for years has caused needless stress and financial woes for Vermont patients as well as patients across the country. No one should be subjected to the pain and hardship that comes with surprise billing. Yet, …
  • Rolling over funds from an employer retirement savings plan
      Why consider a rollover? When you roll over a distribution from a 401(k), 403(b), or governmental 457(b) plan, you generally don’t pay any taxes until you receive a distribution from the new plan or IRA. If you take a distribution but don’t roll it over, it will be subject to federal income taxes; a …
  • Vermont Golden Honey Festival
      Don’t miss the Vermont Golden Honey Festival with Golden Stage Inn and Goodman American Pie. Photo provided PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – On Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., come check out the Vermont Golden Honey Festival – you’ll find big-time fun at this small-town festival. Local beekeepers, c …
  • “Alchemy – Metal, Mystery & Magic – The Art of Transformation” at The Great Hall
      “Epilogue 6” by Pat Musick. Photo provided SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Great Hall is pleased to announce that its
newest exhibition, “Alchemy – Metal, Mystery and Magic – The Art of 
Transformation,” opens Friday, Sept. 6, at 5:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, 100 River
St., Springfield, Vt. The public opening …
  • “Zookeepers” band benefit concert for Rockingham Library
      BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Don’t miss out on the Zookeepers benefit concert for the Friends of the Rockingham Library at Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge St., Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. The Zookeepers spent this summer raising money for over a dozen other Vermont libraries through their donation-based concerts. Now it’s t …


Valley News
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  • Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade
      BIARRITZ, France — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations.China’s announcement Friday that it was …
  • At the Hospitals for Sunday, Au
      Event raises $120,000 for end-of-life care in Vt. RANDOLPH — Nearly 500 community members participated in the 14th annual Last Mile Ride last weekend, raising more than $120,000 for end-of-life care and special services for central Vermont patients and families at Gifford Medical Center and elsewher …
  • People in Business for Sunday, Aug. 25
      Gayle Schafer has joined the team of independent school and college guidance counselors at Matlack Educational Consulting as an admissions specialist.Schafer, an Eastman resident, previously worked in the admissions and financial aid office at Dartmouth College and was an assistant director of admis …
  • High demand drives White River Junction dental clinic to stop taking new patients
      Demand for affordable dental care in the Twin States is high.So high, in fact, that area providers have trouble keeping up with it. Red Logan Dental Clinic — a free clinic in White River Junction for uninsured and underinsured people who live within 30 miles of the clinic — has recently started turn …
  • Hanover property owners call for redo of town’s sky-high assessments
      HANOVER — A group of Hanover property owners are petitioning the New Hampshire Board of Tax and Land Appeals to force the town to redo its 2018 real estate assessment, saying a faulty methodology was used in the revaluation.The petition, signed by 66 Hanover property owners, alleges that the Hanover …


Brattleboro Reformer
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  • Planned Parenthood expands with new location
      BRATTLEBORO — After several months in operation, the health center on High Street run by Planned Parenthood of Northern New England is inviting the community inside to learn about the services
  • 'Awareness Walk' aims to reclaim sense of comfort
      BRATTLEBORO — In the wake of a resident’s report of her cell phone being smashed on the sidewalk, Brattleboro Housing Partnership is hosting an “awareness walk” from the Samuel Elliot
  • New owners of Dover Bar and Grill go 'full circle'
      WEST DOVER — Jason Hathaway served his first drinks at Dover Bar and Grill about 18 years ago after offering to cover a shift when all members of the infamous dive bar’s regular staff would be
  • Hermitage Club sale might be coming
      RUTLAND — Parties involved in the Hermitage Club bankruptcy case are looking at a potential sale. “The Chapter 7 trustee is exploring a possible Section 363 sale of the debtors’ assets,” says a
  • Photos: A Theatre-full of gifts
      KRISTOPHER RADDER — BRATTLEBORO REFORMERDanielle Powers, from Monadnock Broadcasting Group, packs paper bags with food items that were donated during the 10th annual “Load the Latchis” event on


Chester Telegraph
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  • Obituary: Amanda Page, 67, of Springfield
      Amanda L. Page 67, died on Thursday Aug. 15, 2019, at her home in Springfield surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on May 29, 1952 in Bellows Falls, the daughter of Wallace and Priscilla (Spooner) Batchelder.  She attended schools in both Connecticut and New Hampshire. On Sept. 4, 1971, sh …
  • Obituary: Charlene Kolenda, nurse, from Proctorsville
      After a lengthy illness, Charlene F. Koson Kolenda, of Proctorsville, died on Aug. 21, 2019 at the Jack Byrne Center at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Palliative and Hospice Care Facility in Lebanon, N.H., where she had been receiving the three C’s — Care, Comfort and Compassion. Ms. Kolenda was …
  • Wednesday tornado damages homes, property in Windham
      Trees get cleared away from Rudy Chieka’s Windham home. All photos by Shawn Cunningham. By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC A tornado, spawned during a Wednesday afternoon thunderstorm damaged homes, barns and other structures and devastated trees in the Timberside section of Windham …
  • Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for Aug. 29
      The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main St. in Chester. Below is its agenda. 1. Citizen’s Comments 2. Scoping Report presentation and discussion regarding bridge project involving Thompson Bridge, Je …
  • Weston board opens bids, prepping for winter
      By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC It may have been the middle of August, but winter was in the air at the Weston Select Board meeting last Tuesday, Aug. 13, as the board opened bids for winter sand and fuel oil and discussed heating contract expenses for the town annex among other …


E-Ticker News of Claremont
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Seven Days
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  • Artist Susan Abbott Applies Wabi-Sabi Concepts to Vermont Scenery
      Burlington City Arts curates exhibits in three areas of the airport: the Skyway, the area above the escalator and the walls facing security for Gates 1 through 8. Whether you’ve arrived early for a flight or are waiting to pick up passengers, do take the time to look around! → Version française Burl …
  • Burlington's Artsy South End Is a Feast for the Senses
      Last year, the National Center for Arts Research listed Burlington among the top 10 “arts-vibrant medium communities” in America — notable for making the arts “integral” to the city’s development, urban design and livability. It’s true that Burlington brims with innovative and artsy types, and the m …
  • BTV — Fall 2019
      → Version française Welcome to Burlington — and Vermont We’re delighted to have you! BTV: The Burlington International Airport Quarterly is a bilingual magazine — translated into French for our Québécois visitors — that highlights Vermont’s recreational, cultural and dining scenes according to the s …
  • Cyclists Savor Scenery and History on the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
      For nearly a century, a railroad line ran across Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, zigzagging the Lamoille River and passing through woods, farmlands and villages. Constructed in 1877 by the St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain Railroad Company, it carried passenger trains and freight cars hauling timber, lime …
  • Follow the Locals: Citizen Cider's Kris Nelson on Enjoying Autumn in Vermont
      There’s something about fall air that makes Vermonters think of cider. OK, Vermonters think of cider pretty much year-round — but as apple season sets in, they have the perfect excuse to reach for a glass of something sweet and tangy. → Version française There’s something about fall air that makes V …


Concord Monitor
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  • Fire erupts in Franklin home
      A fire destroyed a Franklin home just after midnight Friday, but officials say nobody was injured.Firefighters and police in the town responded to 26 Pleasant St. where they found flames licking out of the back of the two-story house. Three occupants escaped the fire, officials say, and fire crews.. …
  • Schools stick to early starts after ‘Save Our Summers’ push
      A year after Gov. Chris Sununu’s unsuccessful push to prolong school summer vacation until Labor Day, the vast majority of New Hampshire communities are sticking with their earlier start dates.Schools in 80% of districts will be starting before Labor Day this year, about the same percentage as last. …
  • Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out
      The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for a summit photo.French President Emmanuel Macron, the host, cornered Donald Trump at the American leader’s hotel with an impromptu lunch invitation. It was something of a power move by Macron, who pushed th …
  • Brazilian troops deploy to fight Amazon fires
      Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.President Jair Bolsonaro also tried to temper global concern, saying previously deforested areas.. …
  • Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull
      Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.Hundreds of black-clad protesters armed with bamboo poles and baseball bats fought with. …


WCAX
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VPR
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NHPR
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Vermont state government
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