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BURLINGTON- The local chapter of the Osher Lifelong Learning lecture series has suspended its in-person offerings in Brattleboro until further notice due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  In its place Osher recommends the UVM Distinguished Speaker lecture series being offered via Zoom.  The...
VERMONT- The Vermont Secretary of State’s Office and the Vermont Bar Association are enlisting lawyers and law students to volunteer as poll workers at their local polling stations in November.
Many traditional poll worker volunteers may not be in a position to participate in person at...
On Friday, September 25, the General Assembly of Vermont, the House and Senate, adjourned for the year. It has been a weird session, beginning with our adjournment of March 13. We had no idea what lay in store for us. Immediately, the Senate Rules Committee, led by the president pro tem, began to...
ESTACADA, OR — Dover native Marissa Edwards says the work she’s currently doing, fighting wildland fires, is not glamorous, but it is important and can be extremely demanding. 
Edwards, who got her start in forest work with the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps doing trail work while she...

Bob Pelosi as seen through thera-LINK, the digital platform he’s been using for remote therapy since March.
Note: This is another in a series of articles about the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life for people in the Deerfield Valley.   WILMINGTON - On a Wednesday afternoon in September, counselor Bob Pelosi is in his house. He’s situated in front of his computer and, before...
TOWNSHEND- Grace Cottage Family Health welcomes Cynthia Howes, a certified pediatric nurse practitioner. Most recently employed at Just So Pediatrics in Brattleboro, Howes began seeing patients, infants through age 21, at Grace Cottage in August. 
A 1983 graduate of the pediatric nurse...
BENNINGTON- Simon Perkins, president of the Orvis Company, accepted a gift of appreciation from Tom Dee, president and CEO of Southwestern Vermont Health Care  for contributions of more than 750 masks during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Masks had been in short supply...
HAMILTON, NY- William Baker, of Londonderry, VT, is a graduate of Colgate University, Class of 2020. Baker, a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy, majored in religion at Colgate. Baker received a Bachelor of Arts degree at Colgate’s 199th commencement, which was held virtually on May 17.
CANTON, NY-  Hanako Kusumi, of South Londonderry, VT, has been selected for inclusion on the dean’s list for academic achievement during the spring 2020 semester at St. Lawrence University.
BRATTLEBORO- Brattleboro Memorial Hospital welcomes Liz Aguiar, MPAS, PA-C, and Jillian Barney, PA-C, as they begin new roles in the orthopedics and sports medicine department.
Aguiar received her master’s of physician assistants studies in 2019 from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy...

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