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July 2018

All posts published in July 2018

64 posts

Wednesday at Westmore

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The hills are alive with the sound of music and laughter in this all-ages puppet production. “That’s What I Call Sweet Music” follows the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite loudmouth, Mr. Punch, as he sings his way through trouble, adventure, and tri... More »

Sterling College completes 60 for 60 fund-raising challenge

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In May of 2018, Sterling College challenged its alumni and friends to honor Sterling’s sixtieth year anniversary with a gift of $60, and set a goal to raise $120,000 by June 30. The college is pleased to announce that the challenge has been met with a total of... More »

Burt Porter sings at Bread and Puppet

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Poets Burt Porter and Lindsay Knowlton will present a poetry reading on Sunday, August 5 at 5:45 p.m. at Bread and Puppet in Glover, after the Grasshopper Rebellion Circus and Pageant, in the Paper Maché Cathedral behind the Bread and Puppet Museum. Mr. Porter... More »

Deadline approaching for working capital loans

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private nonprofit organizations that Tuesday, August 21, is the filing deadline for federal economic ... More »

Craftsbury Community Care Center cookout and fund-raiser

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The Craftsbury Community Care Center will hold its annual cookout and auction fund-raiser on Saturday, July 28, at the care center at 1784 East Craftsbury Road.  The auction will feature sports memorabilia with letters of authentication from the New England Pa... More »

Clan of the Hawk gathering August 4

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The twenty-ninth annual Clan of the Hawk gathering will be held on Saturday, August 4, on the clan’s special grounds. This year the gathering will be a one-day affair, Saturday only. The day will be filled with activities. First Light Drum Circle will be there... More »

Holland yard sale to benefit church

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On Saturday, July 28, the Holland Community Church will hold a gigantic yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is located at 3088 Valley Road in Holland. Donations are flexible for most items. A very few large items will have a suggested price –– but barga... More »

NEK Leadership Summits

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What should be done to encourage and support community leadership in the Northeast Kingdom? How can one reach out to inspire more and different kinds of people to become leaders? Northeast Kingdom Collaborative is seeking answers to these questions and other i... More »

Funding available for NEK organizations

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Funding is now available for organizations and projects in Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties through the Northeast Kingdom Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The fund awards mini-grants ($500 to $1,000) and development grants ($1,001 to $5,000) in ... More »

Obituaries July 25, 2018

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Stanley Herman Warner Stanley Herman Warner, 74, of Newport, died peacefully on July 20, 2018. He was born on October 13, 1943, in North Troy, to Gerald and Nora (Sargent) Johnston.  On July 10, 1965, he married Joanne Johnston, who predeceased him on November... More »

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How best to use mine settlement?

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 LOWELL — With $850,000 in hand from a settlement with a former owner of the defunct asbestos mine in Eden and Lowell, the state and federal governments are inviting comment on a draft plan for restoring natural resources in... More »

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Bill Stenger speaks out on EB5 scandal

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copyright the Chronicle May 30, 2018 JAY PEAK — Bill Stenger says it wasn’t until 2015 that he realized something bad was happening with the EB-5 projects he hoped would transform the Northeast Kingdom. That was when the last visa-funded project at Jay Peak be... More »