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READSBORO - The Children’s Literacy Foundation has awarded Readsboro Community Library its 2021 to 2022 rural libraries grant program. This grant program provides two storytelling presentations by CLiF’s Vermont and New Hampshire authors, illustrators, and storytellers; new books for the public...
WESTMINSTER - Southeastern Vermont Community Action is in the process of conducting its triennial community assessment to better understand the needs of lower-income residents in Windham and Windsor counties. Windham or Windsor County residents who have had difficulty meeting household needs in...
HALIFAX - Join the Halifax tree warden and the Halifax Conservation Commission in conducting an inventory of roadside ash trees to monitor for emerald ash borer, an invasive pest that has destroyed millions of trees in neighboring states.
Volunteers will attend a training session on how to...
WHITINGHAM - The town is carrying out the waste reduction goals of their recently approved Solid Waste Implementation Plan. Visit http://www.whitinghamvt.org for the plan and to find answers to any recycling and proper disposal questions.
VERMONT - Each year many Vermonters experience a fall, yet only half will tell their health care provider. A fall can cause an injury and may result in hospitalization. A serious injury, especially for the elderly, can limit a person’s mobility and independence and increase social isolation,...

Joe Hedberg paints a fence as a member of Youth Services’ “Work Today” program.
BRATTLEBORO - “Work Today,” a fledgling Youth Services day-labor program piloted last summer, is expanding work sites beyond maintenance and project work for the town of Brattleboro in its final month of resumed operations.
Area businesses, nonprofits or property owners who need temporary...
VERMONT - The Samara Fund, a component fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, has awarded $38,000 in general operating support and project grants to nonprofit organizations in its 10th annual competitive grant round.
These nonprofits include the AIDS Project of Southern Vermont, the New...
WEST DOVER - Certified Chimney Professionals announces that Sarah and Roscoe Shippee, owners of Scott’s Clean Sweep, have earned the Certified Master Chimney Technician designation.
The CMCT course consists of having a minimum of eight years experience and six years of past comprehensive...

Karen Horton, left, and Debbie Rathman dig in the community garden earlier this year. Photo courtesy Karen Horton
WILMINGTON - The Community Garden at Howe Farm expanded this year, adding more plots for the public to use and, for the first time, growing food specifically to donate to the community. Each week, the garden drops off produce at Twice Blessed, where a donation table sits outside for the community...
“This Ardent Flame”
The Wings of Freedom, Book Two  

Beth Kanell
Gale, 2021 This Ardent Flame” is the second volume of Beth Kanell’s three-part series, “The Wings of Freedom.”  Like the first volume, “The Long Shadow” (reviewed here in 2018), it concerns the...

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