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This Week in History
10 years ago: Chittenden Bank closed its Dover satellite branch. People’s United Financial, Chittenden’s parent company, was closing 20 branches in New England, and eliminating 420 jobs. Four teams...
Apr 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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True story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives
“The 57 Bus” by Dashka Slater Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017 It’s November 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. The 57 bus is lumbering along its 11-mile route from the well-to-do houses in the hills to the...
Apr 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recap on the current action in the Legislature
During the legislative session there are typically three different groups of eighth-grade pages that rotate in for six-week terms at the statehouse. The pages are a group of students rom all backgr...
Apr 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun legislation bills have topped the Senate
It would seem that over the past couple weeks the Senate has done nothing but deal with the issue of guns. While we have indeed passed some gun legislation bills we have done other things as well. ...
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
10 years ago: The Wilmington Fire Department celebrated 150 years of service to the community on Easter Sunday. The department was originally started in 1858 by Wilmington’s incorporated village go...
Apr 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Epic fantasy: “The Black Witch”
The Black Witch by Laurie Forest Harlequin Teen, 2017 Elloren Gardner is the granddaughter of Cessina Gardner, the illustrious Black Witch whose powers as a mage were largely responsible for the Ga...
Mar 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Art and psychology of adventure travel: adventurers on the mountain
by Mountain Journal: Tony Crespi
Mar 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Travel, adventure travel, can change how you look and how you think about life. Scattered around the base lodges at Mount Snow or Stratton are a number of adventurers. Some seek nearby adventure sk...
SASH is helping people, saving Medicare money
by Aging in Place: Claudette Hollenbeck
Mar 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In the fast-paced, over-stimulating world of 2018 most of us focus our energies on the problems and issues right in front of us and do not spare much time or effort on “What might happen.” So if yo...
Leave it to the poker prodigy
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“Overturned” by Lamar Giles, Scholastic Press, 2017 Nikki Tate is a 17-year-old poker prodigy. Maybe it’s in her genes; maybe it’s a matter of training. Probably both. Nikki is the daughter of Nate...
CBD a pain-control option
by Aging in Place: Claudette Hollenbeck
Mar 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
All these fluctuations in air temperature and barometric pressure seem to be dancing a rhumba on my joints. I have aches and pains I never had before and it is not fun. I have tried anything and ev...
Legislators considering “extreme risk” gun bill
by Legislative Update: Sen. Jeanette White
Mar 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
This week went by very quickly. Town Meeting is one of my favorite things - not necessarily as a senator but as a resident. I am afraid that many of our TMs are slowly eroding, for a number of reas...
At Scalia’s, family and simple, traditional Italian food are the focus
by Lauren Harkawik
Mar 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- When Sherry and Frank Cotrona talk about Scalia’s, the couple’s new restaurant in Wilmington, two important themes are woven throughout the conversation: family and simple Italian food....
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    by Rivercurrents: David Deen
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    by Religion: Marcia Dorey
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