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Sick Westport boy gets big welcome home

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - There was a big welcome home Wednesday for a North Country kid who’s battling cancer. It’s not every day you see swarms of bikers, police, and other EMS officials standing together. But when it comes to North Country kids, many say there is no place they would rather be.
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Mystery Is the Seductress in Bill Brauer's Paintings

Mystery is the seductress in a Bill Brauer painting. The Warren artist, who died in 2019, was known for his lush depictions of willowy women in enigmatic settings. As with French impressionist Edgar Degas a century earlier, Brauer's muse was the graceful female form, including that of dancers — though Brauer's women are more likely to be swept into a tango by a not-quite-seen partner.

Vermont Farmers Market looks for winter location

By Katy Savage The Vermont Farmers Market won’t be returning to the Vermont Farm Food Center (VFFC) building in Rutland this November, as hoped. VFFC Executive Director Heidi Lynch said environmental clean-up of the site hit a snag and more […] Read More The post Vermont Farmers Market looks for winter location appeared first on The Mountain Times.

Gifford’s 17th Last Mile fundraiser kicks off Saturday

CONTACT: Scott Fleishman, Gifford Health Care, [email protected]. RANDOLPH, Vt., August 10, 2022— Since 2006, Gifford’s Last Mile event has raised more than $1 million dollars for patients and their families enduring the stress and heartache that comes with end-of-life care. That support continues the next two weekends starting this Saturday with a bicycle ride featuring gravel and road routes.

From the Publisher: Cat Tale

When my beloved cat Frankie died unexpectedly in March, I described the experience in this column. One minute a handsome gray tiger was luxuriating on the warm tiles of the sunroom. The next he was dragging himself across the floor, as though hit by a car. My significant other, Tim,...

Doug Anderson’s New Musical Tells the Story of Adulthood

The lead characters in some of the most popular Broadway musicals are young adults. Twenty-year-old Sophie Sheridan of Mamma Mia! plots to find her real father so he can walk her down the aisle. Elphaba's teen-sparked greed and envy shape her life in Wicked. Arnold Cunningham and Kevin Price preach with earnest youthfulness in The Book of Mormon.

Wee Bird Bagel Café Opens in Randolph

After selling 120 bagels in two hours during its August 2 soft opening, Wee Bird Bagel Café more than doubled production for the official opening last Friday, owner Chelsie Brown said. The new bakery is located at 22 South Pleasant Street in Randolph, in the space vacated by Huggable Mug Café but best known as the longtime home of Three Bean Café.

Benedict Arnold at Valcour Program in Ticonderoga

In this program Brian O’Connor will discuss Arnold’s role at the Battle of Valcour Bay in October 1776. O’Connor, a former history professor, currently serves as Director of Libraries at North Country Community College. This program will begin at 7 pm. The Hancock House is located at...
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Warren fireworks ordinance request, traffic calming update

At the Warren Select Board’s most recent meeting a concerned local couple requested a change to the town’s fireworks ordinance. The couple suggested the town adopt the policy of only permitting fireworks on national and state holidays. The request came after a large public display of fireworks at a wedding on or near Fuller Hill Road on a recent weekend. The fireworks were permitted and supervised by the town’s fire department per town statute. The concerned couple said the fireworks can be problematic for livestock and pets and requested that they not be permitted at weddings and other events, with the exception of holidays.

NEFCU to hold Shred Fest Sept 10

Vermont Business Magazine New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) will hold its fall Shred Fest of 2022 on Saturday, September 10th, from 9 am to 1 pm at the Credit Union’s 141 Harvest Lane branch in Williston. All NEFCU Shred Fests™ are free and open to the public, with ample free parking.