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Since then, customer satisfaction has been a priority according to LeFort. Read more at Reformer. Click here to view the supplemental information distributed at the meeting. Watch streaming video of the meeting hereas recorded by Brattleboro Community Television. On October 20,the Vernon Selectboard agreed to provide the remainder of the funds that were necessary to complete the project and to provide the match of 25 percent as a requirement of the grant.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. The Planning Commission will make a presentation including details about the proposal, and will be seeking input from residents about the advisability of proceeding. The plant would be supplied with natural gas via a spur to be constructed from the proposed Kinder-Morgan Northeast Energy Direct pipeline, which is planned to run through Northfield, MA into southern New Hampshire.

Morning worship begins at am and Youth Group and Intercessory Prayer meet at pm. Adult Bible study begins every Wednesday at pm at the church and other Bible study meetings are held throughout the week. The building is handicapped accessible. Email: accvern together. Church service begins at am.

All are welcome. Pastor Art Miller.

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Jaclynn, who is a wife and mother, enjoys sharing her experience. Everyone is invited to attend this free event where an offering will be taken. Sunday morning prayer time is: am followed by Bible study at: am. Morning worship begins at: am, followed by a social hour. Childcare is available. Thursday prayer time each week at: to pm. Terry Robinson is the interim minister as a pastoral search continues.District of Columbia News. Barre, VT News. Bellows Falls, VT News. Burlington, VT News.

Essex Junction, VT News. Manchester, VT News. Montpelier, VT News. South Burlington, VT News. Swanton Village, VT News. With encouraging signs that the U. The City Council's resolution asks the governor and congressional delegation to encourage grounding the Fs for now A digest of VTDigger's coronavirus coverage from across the state.

Moving forward, corrections officials said, they will try to keep coronavirus positive prisoners at their own sites. States have an opportunity to pick up the slack left by the federal government and enhance their responses. Read the story Now is the time for swift and significant action from our Legislature to ensure schools have the resources and equipment Those that believe in the truth of equality can become much louder in their voices of reason.

Read the story on VTDigger While most students and families are checking in with teachers on a regular basis, there's some that still haven't despite A task force has distributed health-related videos in more than a dozen languages to help non-English speaking The Vermont senator endorsed the former vice president during a livestreamed conversation Monday between the two men. Supermarkets managers say they've managed to find face shields and gloves for employees but face masks are hard to find Felisha Leffler, an Enosburg Republican.

Read the story on VTDigger here: Walters Chief DiSanto, currently on administrative leave, said he was disappointment by the vote and defended his work.

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Read the The Scott administration is conducting the blanket testing out of an abundance of caution, following outbreaks in other No matter where we live or work, we are all neighbors and teammates in the fight against this virus.

Read the story on This is turning into a long distance race, a marathon, and yet we are racing at the pace of a sprinter. Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger said the state would be launching the recovery site for vulnerable populations at the The hospital is using the game-changing trial tests to screen health care workers for antibodies to the novel coronavirusDistrict of Columbia News. Barre, VT News. Bellows Falls, VT News. Burlington, VT News. Essex Junction, VT News. Manchester, VT News. Montpelier, VT News.

South Burlington, VT News. Swanton Village, VT News. Surgeon General Jerome Adams shared a video explaining how to make your own face masks at home using household items The chief medical officer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is explaining recent research about how long A digest of VTDigger's coronavirus coverage from across the state.

The cost to ship goods to the U. A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was OneCare is on hold for at least a year as hospitals address financial losses associated with the Covid crisis. The current coronavirus crisis is helping me to understand why I have always felt uncomfortable when someone thanks me for We need to acknowledge that this pandemic is a direct result of collapsing economic, environmental, and political The dismissal of schools has interrupted the carefully designed daily routines of thousands of special needs students and Read the story on VTDigger Now almost everything the Vermont senator has been talking about for five years is an important part of the political A week after we launched our campaign to donate 3, masks to local hospitals, we have already sent 1, masks to health Sixteen senators reconvened in the Statehouse on Wednesday to approve a rule change that will allow the chamber to vote Lawmakers are briefed on the state's Covid surge preparedness, penalties may be waived on tax property filing deadlines, Sanders will stay on the ballot in the remaining primaries to gather delegates in an effort to exert influence at theThe Selectboard will hold its first regular meeting of April via electronic means on Tuesday, April 7 at p.

Residents can tune into the meeting on Zoom via computer, phone or tablet, OR, they can dial in by conference call. See directions below. The meeting agenda can be found here. Zoom meeting instructions are here.

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Conference Call dial-in numbers. If one number is busy, try another. You will be prompted to enter the Meeting ID number, which is below. If asked for a participant ID, hit the pound sign again. While we are struggling during what feels like a scene straight out of a movie it is important to remember our community. Now is the time to rally together, forget any past squabbles, and become a stronger, healthier community. We all have a role to play in getting through this and we can do it together.

Leadership comes at a premium these days but we are all capable of being leaders during this pandemic. Doing your part to stay home and limit your risk will not only make you and those around you safer but may inspire others to follow your lead.

If you find yourself feeling down or scared try to make the best of your new circumstances. Find time to enjoy yourself while respecting health guidelines and try to stay in touch with people you can no longer physically be around. While it may be easy to have a narrow-minded outlook on this situation the reality is that this is affecting millions of people around the world.

The world is in need and if you have the ability or the means to help everything counts right now. Nonprofits everywhere are trying to feed children cut off from their free school lunches, get hospitals access to much-needed supplies, and find a vaccine or cure for this horrible virus.

If you have the means so many organizations are desperate for help and any donation would make a difference. The American Red Cross is also running low on blood donations for people in life-threatening need.

This virus is shaking up the entire healthcare system and hurting more than just the people infected. If you feel comfortable giving blood is another way you can have a positive impact on this awful situation. While the entire world is standing still right now it is important to remember that we are in this together. As cliche as it sounds no one is going to get through this alone and we all need each other right now.

Right now, people all around the world are realizing that and coming together. We can only control our response to the hand we have been dealt; we cannot influence the dealer. It was the largest amphibious assault of WWII, and one of the most significant events of WWII, and yet you will be hard-pressed to find any commemoration of this event. Last year I visited a major book seller and noted 66 different cover stories on magazines and periodicals commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Recently I visited the same store one month before the 75th anniversary of L-Day and found not one cover story.The Selectboard will hold its first regular meeting of April via electronic means on Tuesday, April 7 at p. Residents can tune into the meeting on Zoom via computer, phone or tablet, OR, they can dial in by conference call. See directions below. The meeting agenda can be found here.

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Zoom meeting instructions are here. Conference Call dial-in numbers. If one number is busy, try another. You will be prompted to enter the Meeting ID number, which is below. If asked for a participant ID, hit the pound sign again. While we are struggling during what feels like a scene straight out of a movie it is important to remember our community. Now is the time to rally together, forget any past squabbles, and become a stronger, healthier community.

We all have a role to play in getting through this and we can do it together. Leadership comes at a premium these days but we are all capable of being leaders during this pandemic. Doing your part to stay home and limit your risk will not only make you and those around you safer but may inspire others to follow your lead.

If you find yourself feeling down or scared try to make the best of your new circumstances. Find time to enjoy yourself while respecting health guidelines and try to stay in touch with people you can no longer physically be around.

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While it may be easy to have a narrow-minded outlook on this situation the reality is that this is affecting millions of people around the world. The world is in need and if you have the ability or the means to help everything counts right now. Nonprofits everywhere are trying to feed children cut off from their free school lunches, get hospitals access to much-needed supplies, and find a vaccine or cure for this horrible virus. If you have the means so many organizations are desperate for help and any donation would make a difference.

The American Red Cross is also running low on blood donations for people in life-threatening need. This virus is shaking up the entire healthcare system and hurting more than just the people infected. If you feel comfortable giving blood is another way you can have a positive impact on this awful situation. While the entire world is standing still right now it is important to remember that we are in this together. As cliche as it sounds no one is going to get through this alone and we all need each other right now.

Right now, people all around the world are realizing that and coming together. We can only control our response to the hand we have been dealt; we cannot influence the dealer. I hope you are finding ways to stay healthy and connected to friends, family and community during this time of social distancing.

This e-newsletter has an update on my work in the legislature and some links to resources and ways to help and stay connected in our communities. We are all having to return to our reservoir of patience, kindness, and optimism, while taking care of others and ourselves. The health of our state and the success of our health care system in treating this pandemic is now up to us.

Please model good behavior by staying home except for absolutely necessary outings, and practice thorough and frequent hand washing. Collectively, we have the power to slow the spread and flatten the curve.Vermont News. Tuesday, April 14, Coronavirus sign campaign in Rutland shares safety reminders in a fun way. Monday, April 13, Loan for Wilmington public safety facility design approved.

Easter Bunny visits families thanks to help from first responders across the state. View News Archives.

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Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free. Lite version. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Find us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Home Columns Advertise Help. Subscribe Equipment About Unsubscribe. News Jobs News Archives Contact. Coronavirus sign campaign in Rutland shares safety reminders in a fun way We all know we have to wash our hands more often, use hand sanitizer and stay six feet from each other.

But reminders are always good. Our Olivia Lyons takes you to one business in Rutland handing them out. In Rutland on Monday morning, people came to Awesome Graphics to pick up signs reminding people to social distance.

Stay one cow apart and, of course, cover your sneeze or cough. The idea for the signs began after people kept calling Awesome Graphics asking to purchase thank-you signs for first responders and essential workers. Community members of "I Love Rutland" put their heads together to create coronavirus etiquette signs.

The group was created five years ago to improve the city's image. Now, they themselves are looking for ways to contribute during the global crisis. Loan for Wilmington public safety facility design approved Design work on a new public safety facility is expected to move forward, according to town officials. Given restrictions on gatherings related to containing the spread of the coronavirus, Town Manager Scott Tucker told the Reformer the architects have the ability to work from their individual home offices and share information digitally.

Brattleboro Reformer. Easter Bunny visits families thanks to help from first responders across the state Easter may not have been celebrated the same this year as in years past, but that didn't stop the Easter Bunny from still making the rounds.