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National Day of Prayer in Bristol, May 7

A National Day of Prayer event will be held at the Bristol Federated Chruch, 6 Church St., in Bristol on Thursday, May 7, 7-8:30 p.m.

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Bristol event will help HIV+ children

The event includes a homemade shepherd’s pie supper at 5:30 p.m., with all funds to benefit the project.

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Hinesburg firefighter reaches out in time of need

When Andrew Driver donned his firefighter gear to respond to a call for a house with burst pipes, he had no inkling the encounter would change his life.

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Vermont vs. Indiana over travel ban

Vermont Watchdog Report

While Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and members of the House of Representatives moved this week to intimidate states with religious freedom protections, prominent spokesmen of America’s Muslim community defended Indiana and similar states.

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New history exhibit honors Rev. Charles A. Dickinson

Time Capsule Vermont

Vermont has a long history of social action. In 1894, Rev. Charles A. Dickinson created Kurn Hattin Home in Westminster for disadvantaged children and their families.

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Annual Spring Polish Dinner in West Rutland

West Rutland's Annual Spring Polish Dinner will be held at St. Stanislaus Parish Hall in West Rutland on Sunday, April 26.

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Bringing helping hands to Eleuthera

North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church members participated in the church’s first international service mission trip.

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Hands-to-Honduras: Shelburne group aids the smallest

Parents of newborn babies are accustomed to tiny hats landing on the heads of their new prodigy, but in a poor nation struggling to provide basic items that help with survival, those small comfort items can go unnoticed.

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Pro-Life advocate, author was former Planned Parenthood director

On Saturday, Jan. 17, in Montpelier, Addison County Right to Life members will walk behind 98-year-old banner carrier Lucien Paquette of Middlebury...

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Acclaimed film on addiction recovery screens in Middlebury

"The Anonymous People" film screening: Thursday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m., at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society (CVUUS), 2 Duane Court in Middlebury.

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Miss American Pie: Cornwall author to discuss good, old-fashioned pies

Anne Haynie Collins, author of the new book "Vintage Pies: Classic American Pies for Today’s Home Baker," will serve up an oral and gustatory tour of pies dating back to the 17th century on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Cornwall Congregational Church.

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Hinesburg-area women gather to sew goods for elderly

Call it a creative outlet for nearly one dozen community members, but the Helping Hands Sewing Ministry fulfills the creative drive of its participants, but also provides items older people need.

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Vergennes congregation welcomes new pastor

Rev. Mike Oldham believes he was born to be a pastor. The 46-year-old Massachusetts native is now at the helm of the Assembly of God Christian Center and has been so for just over one month.

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Church now heats with Vermont-sourced wood pellets

If you consider Vermont’s places of worship, many with tall ceilings and large open gathering spaces, probably the biggest siphon of parishioners’ weekly collections—especially during the cold months—is heating oil

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Letter to the Editor: Healing service in Rutland

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish will host a special healing service on Monday, Nov. 17, at 18 Lincoln Ave. in Rutland, starting at 7 a.m.