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Sorrell settles with Stonebridge, J.C. Penney

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has settled consumer protection claims against Stonebridge Benefit Services, Inc., a seller of discount membership programs, and against J.C. Penney Company, Inc., which provided Stonebridge with consumer credit card information.

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Thanksgiving 2014: Vermonters encouraged to prepare for winter driving

A snowy forecast for Wednesday and Thursday could create challenges for those travelling on the Thanksgiving holiday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Bennington and Windham counties and Winter Storm Watches for other areas of the state. Significant snowfall is possible in much of the state.

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Lessons from the ski slope from sought-after instructor Chalky White

If you’ve ever been told that you cannot do something, but you refuse to give up on your dream, you have something in common with ski instructor and motivational speaker Chalky White. White is no stranger to Vermont skiers.

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Rutland business shares with Vermont Adaptive

The two organizations have joined forces to raise money for sports and recreational programs for people with disabilities.

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives? Here's my response

Concerning the uproar that pops up over everybody else's dining habits and the inflationary 4 cents interjected, positing their dietary rites are more healthy, sanitary, holy and pronounced pure by Gaia's own handmaiden, we arrived at a dinner table loaded with just about everything but stewed prunes. They might be there, just unmentioned.

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Vermont gardening review: signs of climate change in 2014

All the facts and science and climate records point to a changing climate.

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Vergennes Rotary holds annual speech contest

Each year, Rotary of Greater Vergennes sponsors a local speech contest for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Rutland Energy Innovation Center offers geothermal power event

The GMP College Connections lecture series is hosting its next energy discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Energy Innovation Center, 68-70 Merchants Row in Downtown Rutland. The free public event begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts approximately an hour. Light refreshments will be served.

Addison County United Way seeks volunteers

Serena Eddy Guiles of the RSVP and the Volunteer Center of the United Way in Addison County is looking for volunteers for the following two position...

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Middle Road relocation approved

According to published highlights of a recent Middlebury Select Board meeting, the Board took public testimony Nov. 10 on a revised proposal from Middle Road Ventures to alter Town Highway 20, known as Middle Road...

Vermont salmonella cases may be linked to bean sprouts

An outbreak of salmonella illnesses in the northeastern United States, including three cases in Vermont, has been associated with bean sprouts. This is the finding from an investigation by the Vermont Department of Health along with other state health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives

Next week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance.

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CVAA to host holiday meal for seniors in Middlebury

CVAA's First Friday Holiday Meal will be held at the Middlebury VFW Post Dec. 5 at 11:30 a.m. for a noon meal featuring baked chicken breast stuffed with apple cranberry dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, baby whole carrots, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, and pumpkin cake.

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Anonymous donor gives $10,000 match to Vt. Adaptive Ski social-media campaign

For the first time, Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest nonprofit in Vermont to provide sports and recreational programming on a daily, year-round basis for people with disabilities, will participate in the nationally recognized charitable giving campaign, "#Giving Tuesday" on Dec. 2.