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Girls in Vergennes got their first Girl Scout experience thanks to the volunteers who stepped up to form a new Daisy troop for kindergartners and first graders.
BEDFORD, NH – Nearly 2,000 people give their time, talent, and passion to make Girl Scouting possible across New Hampshire and Vermont. They lead Girl Scout troops. They coordinate cookie deliveries. They teach girls essential life skills and mentor them as they gain leadership skills. They are...
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The Vermont Department of Education recommended cutting state aid to small schools to encourage consolidation. According to a report submitted to the Legislature by the department, the action would save $5.3 million and encourage small school districts, many...

Abbie Corse with her sons Eli, 10, and Nico, 7, at the family farm in Whitingham. Amy Overstreet
Series will highlight the intersection of farming, caregiving
WILMINGTON - The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT) is offering paid storytelling opportunities to farmers for a collection of stories centering on the intersection of farming and...

Rescue Inc.’s mobile vaccination trailer visited the parking lot at Leland & Gray High School a few weeks ago.
WILMINGTON - Throughout the state, people who are homebound are being visited by mobile crews who are administering COVID-19 vaccines to those individuals. One of the people delivering those vaccines is Marc Balch, of Wilmington. 
Balch is an EMT with Rescue Inc. He’s not a full-time team...
WILMINGTON - Jen Lair and John Langran, of Jezebel’s, along with artist Kate Follet, are leading a locally-rooted charge called Rock Against Racism Vermont. The movement shares a name with and was inspired by a movement in Britain in the 1970s during a time of racial, political, and economic...
One-Minute Book Reviews By Laura Stevenson   “Fans”
Larry Olmsted
Algonquin Books, 2021   Sports fans, according to Larry Olmsted, “have been dissed.”  Think about football fans, hockey fans, basketball fans: regardless of...
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Wilmington, Whitingham, and Twin Valley school board members announced they were at an impasse in contract negotiations with the teachers union, and voted to send out a letter notifying teachers of their intent to issue RIF (reduction in force) notices unless...
Aging in Place By Claudette Hollenbeck It has been my observation that just about everyone in Vermont is grouchy by the time spring comes around. Winter has hung around too long by that time and this year combined with the pandemic crush, irritability is...
TOWNSHEND- The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant financial stress for many, making it harder to access food they need. The Vermont Foodbank has seen an increase in need at the local VeggieVanGo event, sponsored by Grace Cottage Hospital.  In order to meet this need, organizers are looking...
VERMONT- For more than 50 years, one exemplary dairy farm has been recognized each year as the Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year.
The award is presented by University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Dairy Industry Association in cooperation with the New England Green Pastures Program....

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