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March 2018

All posts published in March 2018

99 posts

Sugarhouse tours statewide for Maple Open House Weekend

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Maple Open House Weekend brings an estimated 30,000 visitors to tour Vermont sugarhouses and meet the sugar makers responsible for leading the nation in maple syrup production (nearly 1.8 million gallons averaged over the past three seasons). The weekend celeb... More »

Holland community meal on March 12

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The Holland Community Church will hold its monthly community meal on Monday, March 12, at the church’s new fellowship hall. The meal will begin at noon. Menu for this month is boiled dinner with kielbasa, and chocolate pudding with whipped cream for dessert. E... More »

Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) March menu

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Thursday, March 1 — Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, mixed veggies, and strawberry shortcake. Tuesday, March 6 — Chipped beef with gravy over mashed potatoes, broccoli, bread, and carrot cake. Thursday, March 8 — Spaghetti with meatballs, tossed salad, g... More »

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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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Derby Barracks/Murder-2nd Degree, Manslaughter

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VERMONT STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE   KEVIN SMITH HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UPDATE; BROWNINGTON, VT The Orleans County State’s Attorney Office and Vermont State Police Major Crime Unit announce the arrest and indictment of Jennifer Simard, 46, of Brownington for M... 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 »