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Things to take care of
There are so many things to take care of when one gets older. So many appointments you have to fit into a week: the chiropractor for the back, the podiatrist for the feet, the eye doctor for the ca...
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Break ups: Avoiding pitfalls, easing the pain for kids
Very few divorces or separations are easy and without pain, especially when kids are involved. In fact, even when a separation makes sense because it is obvious there is no going forward, there is ...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two different nutrients causing problems
The following is the opening argument from a petition submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2014 by Save the Sound, The Connecticut Fund for the Environment, and the Connecticut...
Aug 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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As Jewish year comes to an end, time to take a breath
The year is fast coming to an end- at least, the Jewish year. This month is Elul, the 12th and last month of the Jewish calendar. It coincides with late August-early September and always seems to m...
Aug 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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This week in history
10 years ago: Wilmington residents got their first glimpse of the proposed Haystack Club, a private ski resort being developed at Haystack Ski Area by developer Bob Foise. Foise’s ambitious plan ca...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here are a few perks about aging in Vermont
My old Irish auntie used to say, “Tis not the one closest to the door who goes out first,” whenever I tried to engage her in a discussion about end of life choices. She still had a trace of a brogu...
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving the economy forward requires investments
by Jim Douglas
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Moving Vermont’s economy forward requires investments in both innovation and infrastructure. There’s no shortage of innovation in Vermont – we’re fortunate to have legacy industries and cutting edg...
Trying to get a guys’ discussion group going
by Claudette Hollenbeck
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Guys are not big talkers (well, at least compared with women). However, if you get them going on sports, politics, machinery or even craft beers they suddenly develop quite a knack for gab. The Agi...
This week in history
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Deerfield Valley Elementary School Principal Kathy Larsen attended her last board meeting before her official retirement. Board member Doug Swanson gave Larsen a plant that he said ha...
Why we should give the peaceful solution a chance
by Legislative Update: Sen. Patrick Leahy
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Two years of arduous negotiations now have produced an agreement to seal off Iran’s path to producing a nuclear weapon. I will have questions in the detailed briefings and hearings ahead, as I’m su...
Vermont leads at Climate Summit of Americas
by From the Statehouse: Gov. Peter Shumlin
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week I traveled to Toronto to attend the Climate Summit of the Americas, which brought together Pan-American governmental, advocacy, energy, and climate change leaders to share ideas on how we...
This Week in History
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Wilmington Selectboard members considered a waiver of setbacks and other dimensional requirements in the town’s zoning ordinance for Haystack properties. Many of the lots under the 19...