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Wardsboro Elementary teacher Samantha Bovat with her book, “The Little Kids,” a collaboration with her brother, Jeremy P. Doran. Photo courtesy of Samantha Bovat
Wardsboro teacher pens book about childhood WARDSBORO - Wards­boro Elementary fifth- and sixth grade teacher Samantha Bovat has penned a book about her childhood. The book, which is called “The Little Kids,” is a collaboration with Bovat’s brother, Jeremy P. Doran. Bovat and...
BRATTLEBORO - The Beloved Community at 18 Town Crier Drive is offering free workshops on sacred dance, gentle exercise, and active nonviolence each Saturday, starting January 14. The exercise class will run from 11 to 11:20 am, followed by sacred dance until noon. A simple, free lunch will be...
WILLIAMSVILLE - “Fall Prevention: Tai Chi, Level I,” sponsored by Senior Solutions and taught by certified instructor Jane Douglas, will resume on Thursdays at 11 am. Previous and new attendees are welcome. The class is free with donations accepted to help support the hall. Class size is limited...

Brattleboro Union High School student group AWARE will give a presentation on Martin Luther King Jr. and other anti-racist heroes.
BRATTLEBORO - The Brooks Memorial Library will host several talks this coming week. On Saturday, January 14, from 10:30 to 11:30 am, there will be a community conversation with state representatives Emilie Kornheiser, Mollie Burke, and Tristan Toleno along with state senators Wendy Harrison and...
HALIFAX - The next Halifax senior meal will be Friday, January 20, held at the Halifax Community Hall, 20 Brook Road, serving at noon. The menu will be baked ham, potatoes, vegetables, and dessert. A free-will fee of $3 is asked. All seniors are welcome. A call to Joan is appreciated (802) 368-...

Left to right: SVHC’s president and CEO Thomas A. Dee, FACHE; Michael McKenna, financial advisor with DB McKenna, secretary of the SVHC Foundation board of directors and a member of the corporate committee for “Vision 2020”; M&T senior vice president Remus Preda; and M&T senior vice president John A. Conlon, CFA, CFP.
BENNINGTON - The Southwestern Vermont Health Care Foundation gratefully accepted a $25,000 donation from the M&T Bank Charitable Foundation last week. The contribution will help fund “Vision 2020, A Decade of Transformation Capital Campaign,” the hospital’s largest project in more than 30...
BENNINGTON - Southwestern Vermont Medical Center welcomes physician assistant Samantha Kaftan, PA-C, to SVMC ExpressCare and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians.
Most recently Kaftan has worked as a physician assistant in the emergency department at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in...

Tristan Roberts
I am pleased to report that the Vermont House of Representatives and Senate met as planned on Wednesday, January 4,  to open the 77th General Assembly.
In the House, we elected Speaker Jill Krowinski of Burlington, and then it was our turn to take the oath of office.
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The challenging trail “Free Fall” was opened on Mount Snow 40 years ago. It is nearly a straight shot down the mountain’s North Face. Randy Capitani
10 years ago:
Wilmington residents and business owners rejected a selectboard proposal to use as much as $100,000 of the town’s new 1% local option tax revenue to reduce the municipal tax rate for the upcoming 2014 fiscal year budget.  At the time, Wilmington had not yet...
Tuned edges aren’t indestructible. Ski a few hours  on early season hard machine-made snow and even swapping left and right skis won’t eliminate the desire for a fresh tune. While many skiers think an annual tune adequate, racers, coaches, and pros know that even a day charging hard ice can dull...

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