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March 2018

All posts published in March 2018

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North Country FBLA holds successful blood drive

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North Country Union High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter hosted its first blood drive through the Red Cross on February 19. Over 50 people attended the closed drive. The group’s goal for the drive was to donate 30 pints of blood, and... More »

VCLF offering “building bright futures” grants

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The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) is now accepting applications for Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures (BBSFBF) 2018 grants. The fund was created in 2002 by the Vermont legislature to increase the quantity and quality of child care and early educat... More »

Lake Region student heads to Poetry Out Loud competition

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Lake Region Union High School student Benjamin Pellizzari is among four students from the Northeast Kingdom who will travel to the Barre Opera House on March 8 to compete in the 2018 Vermont Poetry Out Loud State Competition. These young people will be among s... More »

NorthWoods to host cheese-making workshop

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Barbara Levin of Hope Farm will lead a cheese-making workshop on Sunday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center in East Charleston. This hands-on introductory class, covers preparation of soft cheeses, proper kitchen sanitation, c... More »

Obituaries March 7, 2018

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Cecil Harry Dailey Cecil Harry Dailey, 77, of Orleans, died on February 27, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on August 4, 1940, in Hyde Park. He married Martha Weeks on August 8, 1964, and they had three children: Denise, Harry, and Sara... More »

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Scott: School tax plan is ‘murky’

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By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger.org Last week, the Ways and Means Committee abruptly reversed course on reforms to the education finance system. The new plan introduces an income tax surcharge and retains the income sensitivity program. Legislative leaders h... More »

Campbell University Choir to visit Newport

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All are invited to attend the Campbell University Choir and Campbell Voices concert on Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m., at the United Church of Newport. This is a free concert and part of the Campbell University Choir spring break music tour. Campbell University i... More »