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Lake Region senior meals menu for December

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The Lake Region Senior Center in Orleans announces its menu and schedule of activities for December. Friday, December 1 — Chop suey, tossed salad, garlic bread, and pudding and fruit. Wednesday, December 6 — Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, and apple sau... More »

CLiF accepting applications for literacy grants

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The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) invites eligible elementary schools in Vermont to apply for its “Year of the Book” grant, which provides $25,000 in literacy programming throughout the school year. Programming includes author and illustrator visits, w... More »

Moonlight Madness craft fair returns on December 2

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It’s that magical time again. Time for the nineteenth running of the Moonlight Madness craft fair. It will start at 10 a.m. and end at 4 p.m., on Saturday, December 2, at the Barton Academy and Graded School. Only items handmade or baked by the vendor will be ... More »

Snowmobile safety course offered at North Country Hospital

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A snowmobile safety course will be offered on Saturday, December 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the conference room at North Country Hospital in Newport. For anyone born after July 1, 1983, this course is required to ride on VAST trails. Vermont State Police cert... More »

Girl Scouts donate over 50 items to food shelf

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Orleans/Barton Girl Scout Troop donates over 50 Items to Orleans food shelf program On November 15, 14 local girls and their families came together to donate over 50 canned goods and non-perishable items to the Orleans Foodbank. The Orleans/Barton Girl Scout T... More »

Help with lead testing at schools

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The Vermont Department of Health, in partnership with the agencies of education and natural resources, is launching a pilot project designed to encourage schools to test drinking water for lead at each tap used for drinking or cooking, and take actions to lowe... More »

Chronic pain management presentation

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Better Bones of the Northeast Kingdom, an osteoporosis education and support group, welcomes pain management specialist Dr. Margaret A. Caudill, MD, PhD, MPH, of the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Institute as guest speaker for their next meeting ... More »

Teachout to speak on the lessons of history

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Historian and professor Woden Teachout will discuss the many benefits of studying history in a talk at the Goodrich Memorial Library in Newport on Wednesday, December 6, at 7 p.m.  Her talk, “What We Learn When We Learn about History,” is part of the Vermont H... More »

AARP Tax-Aide program seeks volunteers

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Each year from early February through mid-April, AARP Tax-Aide volunteers prepare federal and state tax returns for low to middle income taxpayers through the AARP Foundation. AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free volunteer run tax counseling and preparatio... More »

Dailey Christmas craft fair and luncheon on November 11

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The Dailey Memorial Library will hold its annual Christmas craft fair and Christmas café luncheon on Saturday, November 11, at North Country Union Junior High School in Derby. The fair will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., and lunch will be served between 11 a.m... More »

OCCA to host art exhibit at Newport Tasting Center

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Orleans County Citizen Advocacy (OCCA) will host the opening night of a gallery exhibit on Friday, November 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit of artwork created by partners and advocates will be on display at the Tasting Center in Newport through the winter. Th... More »

New law firm launches in Lyndonville

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Tiffany Young and Laura Wilson are pleased to announce the formation of their new law firm, Young & Wilson, PC, now located in the historic Lyndonville Savings Bank building (on Broad Street, behind the lions). The new firm launches after the retirement of the... More »