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VERMONT- As school districts across the state say goodbye to the Vermont high school class of 2020, the McClure Foundation recently announced a graduation gift for every member of that class. Every graduating senior, no matter their circumstances, will be eligible for a free course of their...
WINOOSKI - To all the graduating high school seniors in Vermont: VSAC wants to pay for takeout, to celebrate their achievements.
That’s right. Vermont Student Assistance Corporation will pay $50 toward takeout for five seniors each week through June 26. That could be pizza, subs or even...
WILMINGTON- Pettee Memorial Library welcomes the community back into the library. Starting Saturday, June 20, the library will be open to the public for several hours every week.  During the library’s temporary closure, the first stage of the library renovation was completed.  Patrons are invited...
HALIFAX- Friday, June 19 is the next senior meal held at the Halifax Community Hall located at 20 Brook Road.
The meal is roast pork, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, a roll, and dessert. This is sponsored by Senior Solutions.
The meals will be packaged and ready for pickup from...
Montpelier- The Vermont Land Trust is accepting applications for an award to celebrate and benefit Vermont farmers. The $5,000 Eric Rozendaal Memorial Award will be given to a Vermont farmer who exemplifies land stewardship, giving back, and entrepreneurial farming. The deadline for applications...

National Guard loading food.
VERMONT- Registration is open for meal distribution sites in the month of June. Those who register are given a window of time to pick up Farmers to Families meals at designated sites around the state. This change will streamline the process of pick-up, and help planners assess the ongoing need...
WINDHAM COUNTY-The steady drumbeat of stories about overdoses, loss, and criminal activity becomes overwhelming, even in a very compassionate community where so much healing is happening. People may feel helpless and stressed. This is compassion fatigue, which has always existed but is taking a...
WHITINGHAM-Twin Valley Middle High School announced that Lucas Messing has been named the valedictorian of the Class of 2020. Caylah Brewer has been named salutatorian.
Lucas Messing is the son of David Messing and Christine Colella, of Wilmington.  Lucas has excelled in the classroom...
TOWNSHEND-Registration is now open for the annual Grace Cottage Tour de Grace. For physical distancing, the event has a different route this year. Start and end any time between through 10 am, at Grace Cottage Family Health and Hospital, 185 Grafton Road, Townshend. The event will be held on...
WARDSBORO-Wardsboro Public Library has started curbside pickup for books, as they follow Gov. Phil Scott’s plans toward reopening. The following are the curbside pickup steps.
Patrons can either call and speak with a librarian at (802) 896-6988 on Mondays and Thursdays, 10 am to noon (...

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