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Spay/neuter clinic | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is working with Vt.-CAN (a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Vermont) to host a low cost spay/neuter clinic for Rutland County cats on Monday, August 24 in Pittsford.

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Woman provides false identity

On July 26, t approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Vermont State Police assigned to the Rutland Barracks received a noise complaint on Harrison Avenue in West Rutland.

Who benefits under the new trade law? | Editorial

In early June, I wrote a letter to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch to ask what his position was regarding Trade Priorities and Accountability Act.

America the Beautiful | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I wonder at times if Americans have gotten too caught up in the current day-to-day hustle and bustle of life to really think about what a great country we are privileged to call home?

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Local farmers will go for the gold at first “Farmer Olympics”

Teams from all over Vermont are invited to come together, 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Maple Wind Farm to compete in a wide range of events designed to challenge farmers’ field skills. The first annual Farmer Olympics, hosted by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA Vermont), is a chance to take a mid-season break and enjoy food and refreshments along with some healthy competition.

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Rutland firm merges with Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs

The Rutland accounting firm Siliski & Buzzell has merged with Williston-based CPA firm Davis & Hodgdon Associates.

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Beware: Vermont's 'Wild Parsnip' weed causes burns on skin

A common plant found along Vermont's roadsides and open areas may not appear harmful but its sap contains a chemical that causes serious skin reactions when exposed to sunlight.

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Leaving Vermont

Vermont Watchdog Report

Vermonters have different reasons for leaving the state, but for retirees, the decision to leave the Green Mountains and retire elsewhere often comes down to property taxes and the cost of living.

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Local teens demonstrate hunting, wildlife skills at 4-H Jamboree

2015 4-H Club Jamboree Senior Division

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Foote is IWLCA Regional Coach of the Year

Recently retired Middlebury College women’s lacrosse coach Missy Foote added another accolade to her storied career after being named a Regional Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). During her 35 years on the Panther bench, she earned the regional coaching honor eight times.

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World War I through the eyes of Theophile Alexandre Steinlen

The Great War Centennial: 2014-2018

The Black River Academy Museum in downtown Ludlow has opened an exhibit on World War I as seen through the eyes of the lithographer Theophile Alexandre Steinlen.

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Creek Road study grant application approved

At its recent meeting, the Middlebury Select Board authorized Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay to submit a grant application to the Addison County Regional Planning Commission's Transportation Advisory Committee.

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Businesses scoop up downtown Middlebury retail space

Otter Creek Kitchenware and Electronics and Edgewater Gallery on the Green have new locations in downtown Middlebury’s Battell Block.

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Police arrest Ferrisburgh woman

On July 29, Vermont State Police troopers responded to a fraud report regarding forged bank checks used at several locations in Middlebury and Vergennes.

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Bristol, Vt., car thief jailed in New Jersey

On July 28, at approximately 6:08 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a call regarding a theft of an automobile from Monkton Road in Bristol.

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Former Gov. Douglas appointed Vermont Historical Society interim director

The Vermont Historical Society officials announced that Jim Douglas, the former four-term Republican governor of Vermont, has agreed to serve as the VHS’s part-time interim executive director while a national search is undertaken to replace Mark Hudson, who recently announced his fall departure.

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Annual Ferrisburgh event is "easy as pie"

Rokeby Museum’s Annual Pie & Ice Cream Social occurs Sunday, Aug. 16, 1-4 p.m. Local baker volunteers have been contributing pies for the even for 25 years.

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Saving Vermont's bees by “bee”ing helpful

Hopefully by now most people have heard honeybees locally, and throughout the United States, are in trouble. The Vermont news media has done a great job of making sure the public is aware that within years these bees could become extinct, but when I started the Girl Scout Gold Award program I was determined not to let that happen.

Big shoes to fill! | Little Bits

Let’s talk shoes. I read somewhere Imelda Marcos had 3,000 pairs of shoes.

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