News for Thursday, January 31, 2013



Wennberg says Shumlin administration failing to comply with Act 48

At a news conference held today in the Cedar Creek Room at the Statehouse, the Vermont House Republican Caucus distributed copies of a letter that will be presented to the Secretary of Administration Jeb Spaulding urging him to comply with the health care reform law Act 48.

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Pioneer woman: Ann Story was mother, hunter, rebel, spy

Ann Story was an 18th century heroine who cast a long shadow across Vermont’s landscape. Pioneer woman, wife, mother, horsebreaker, farmer, expert shooter, hunter, trapper, rebel spy and Indian fighter, Story was an all-American woman with the intelligence, courage, and stamina of a modern action hero.

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Absentee ballots for Town Meeting Day ready Feb. 13

Middlebury Select Board meeting

As a follow-up to a Town of Middlebury public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2014 budget last week, Select Board members Dean George, and Nick Artim, met with Fire Chief Rick Cole...

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Vermont’s 'Cold War' ICBM atomic silos no longer accessible

During the Cold War-era of the 1960s, Vermont had the dubious honor of hosting two of the U.S. Air Force’s Atlas ICBM nuclear-attack missile sites. These concrete and steel silos were placed deep underground. Each silo site contained a nuclear-tipped Atlas rocket that, when targeted and launched, could wipe out a city the size of Moscow in a matter of moments.

Thrive Center sponsors yoga workshops

You can experience the joy of restoring movement to all areas of your body while learning how to unravel the restrictions produced from daily life; through eight, different yoga instructors, on several Sundays through March.