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WILMINGTON- A free series of Thursday lectures and workshops is sponsored by the Aging in Place Initiative but is definitely not  limited to seniors.
Everyone is welcome to participate in the downstairs recreation room at St. Mary’s in the Mountain on East Main Street in Wilmington from 3...

Readsboro’s historic Bullock Building.
READSBORO - This week, Readsboro Hometown Redevelopment Inc., a 501(c)(3), is in the process of transforming the Bullock Building into a Hawaiian beach for a sold-out Hawaiian-themed dinner happening in the building this weekend.
Pillars have become palm trees and a dinner menu in the...
“Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019 Katherine Arden, the author of “The Bear and the Nightingale” and its two sequels, now offers middle schoolers a Vermont ghost/horror story. At its center is Ollie (Olivia) Adler, a sixth-grader who has shut down completely...
10 years ago:
After Searsburg completed its first appraisal in a decade, local officials were flabbergasted to learn that value of the grand list had nearly doubled.  One homeowner complained that his house, valued at $73,000 in 1999, was now valued at $153,700, an...
10 years ago:
The state told the town of Wilmington that their Bank Park was in violation of ADA regulations after a local resident complained that the park had been built without a state permit.  However, according to Wilmington Town Manager Bob Rusten, the state had...
“Time flies when you are having fun.” Oh yeah? Well, why is it flying when I am not noticeably having much fun, just aching and aging? It is July now and just yesterday it was January, iced in and miserable. What happened to February through June? I am familiar with that old saying, “It is always...
Local company helps Sean Barber come home sooner, fundraiser set for Saturday WILMINGTON - Sean Barber is expected home on Thursday.
In mid-June, Barber was severely injured when he was involved in a motorcycle crash in Stoddard, NH. Barber was driving behind a car that...
“Goodnight Stranger” by Miciah Bay Gault
Park Row Books, 2019

“Losing a child is the most traumatic event in a woman’s life. It defines you.” That’s the comment of a woman to whom the book’s narrator, Lydia, has gone to inquire about her family’s past.  As she hears...

Miss Universe, Gloria Diaz, of the Philippines, tried her hand at skiing for the first time during her visit to Mount Snow.
10 years ago:
The state agency of transportation closed a 500-foot section of the eastbound lane of Route 9 near Haystack Road citing safety concerns.  The section of the road was collapsing and eventually crumbled into the river,  leaving the guard rail suspended in...

Claudette Hollenbeck
A friend sent me a book called “Compassionomics” by two doctors, Trzeciak and Mazzarelli. It was one long sermon crossed with an equally long scientific paper full of supporting data. Allow me to save you from having to read this lengthy treatise and give you the short course: Compassion matters...

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