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Vol. 4 No. 38 • September 26, 2012

Community News, Sports, Arts, Entertainment and Food for Rutland and Southern Vermont

By Lou Varricchio SPRINGFIELD — For the first time since the founding of Springfield High School in 1895, the school has canceled its varsity football season. The remaining games on the calendar of the 2012 were scrubbed, according to school officials, because of safety reasons. Springfield High School Head Coach Kevin Tallman told parents and students last week that the SHS Cosmos didn’t have “the depth” required for even an average high school varsity football team. Principal Bob Thibault said he felt bad about the decision but that it was the right thing to do. “It’s what’s best for the kids—not winning or losing,” Thibault said. “Getting concussions and other injuries is a big concern. In good conscience, SHS is not equipped to play Division II football.” Thibault said the Cosmos will continue to field its junior varsity team. Athletic Director Joe Brown met with varsity players to apologize. “I applaud the team for sticking through when others gave up,” Brown said. The decision to cancel the varsity Cosmos season was likely due to recent, large and embarrassing losses against Otter Valley and Fair Haven. The final Cosmos game against Lyndon Institute was forfeited.

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Utility to turn Eastman property into energy center Downtown site will include offices, energy exhibits

By Lou Varricchio RUTLAND — Green Mountain Power ’s plan to turn a blighted downtown Rutland property into a corporate Energy Innovation Center is a major step on the way to transforming Rutland into its anticipated Solar City status Both city and utility officials agree — it’s time for the downtown's largest, empty, and arguably most blighted property to be turned into a tax producing and employment generator. See POWER, page 12

Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell: “We will create a place in Rutland where customers can learn about energy and the environmental impact of energy decisions. The center will help our customers envision a new world of energy choices.”

Rutland-based ‘Pure Water’ wins humanitarian award By Lou Varricchio RUTLAND — Few people have heard of the Rutland-based non-profit orientization Pure Water for the World. The low-profile humanitarian organization doesn’t really have a bricks-andmortar address in town, just a post office box

number. Founded in 1994 by a Brattleboro dentist, Pure Water is hard at work at its mission to bringing safe drinking water to impoverished communities, notably Haiti and Honduras. On Sept., 21, the Rutland organization was presented with a Classy Award for Excellence in the Humanitarian, Nonprofit Field. Classys are to the charity field what Oscars are to motion picture

arts and sciences. Pure Water staff members made the trip to San Diego, Calif., the receive the honor in person. The award singled out Pure Water for the World’s outstanding assistance in disaster relief and international aid in Honduras and Haiti. “Being selected as the regional Classy winner See PURE WATER, page 6

Rutland coworkers win Outlook’s $1,000 ‘Grand Prize’ Chris Howe was 2011 winner, too By Lou Varricchio

Chris Howe of Pittsford, and Dan Probst of Rutland, discovered this year’s Outlook Grand Prize. The men successfully solved the clues indicating where a $1,000 certificate was hidden on a mountainside in the Mendon area. The clues and their meanings will be published next week.

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RUTLAND — Chris Howe of Pittsford and Dan Probst of Rutland are this year ’s Grand Prize winners. The men are employees of Garden Time in Rutland and followed the clues faithfully. Howe and Probst found the prize at the dead end of Killington Road, on East Mountain in the Mendon area. Howe was also last year ’s Grand Prize winner. Was it simply good work or hard work involved in finding two Grand Prizes back to back? “I got the hang of the game last year,” Howe said. “This year I really got into the clues and what they meant exactly. It really takes you on a wild ride in search of $1,000.” Howe will split the $1,000 with Probst, his coworker and fellow game player. Both men played a part in their ultimate success. “We’ll do it all over again next year,” Probst said. The Outlook will publish all the 2012 Grand Prize clues, and their various meanings, in the Oct. 6 issue.

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September 26, 2012 ed. Teams are comprised of 4 members with a limit of 25 teams. Tournament fees of $85 ($80 for PPCC members) include a post tournament banquet. For more information, to register or to become a sponsor please contact RCHS at 802.483.9171 or visit our website at Join us this year and see how much fun a good deed can be. MARLEY 3 year old. Neutered Male. Red American Shelter Dog. I am a lively, playful dog who loves a good squeaky toy. I was quite nervous when I first got to RCHS but since I have been neutered, I’ve calmed down quite a bit and am a happy fellow. I have to confess, I have terrible leash manners - I’m all over the place. I do enjoy snuggling and, did I mention, a good squeaky toy? If you are looking for a small dog with a big attitude, I could be your boy.

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great day of golf can have lasting benefits to the animals of Rutland County. Mark your calendars to participate in the 12th annual golf tournament to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society. This year it will be held on Friday, October 5 at the beautiful Proctor-Pittsford Country Club. Enjoy a day on the course, compete for prizes and enjoy an after golf banquet. Captain and crew play will begin at 1 PM with registration starting at 11:45 AM. Pre-registration is strongly suggest-

RUBY 4 year old. Spayed Female. Red American Shelter Dog. I have led a very sheltered life and am excited at the prospect of learning all about this great big wonderful world. I am slowly warming up to the staff here and they can tell you that it will take a good while for me to be affectionate with people I don’t know. . .but oh boy, once I do trust you, what a friend you’ll have. I love to sit on laps. . .I get a better view of the world that way. Please come visit. . . I have the potential to be a real gem.

WILMA 6 year old. Spayed Female. Domestic Long Hair Tortoiseshell. Nope you’re not seeing things. This is really my beautiful fur. Can you believe these markings? I’m quite unique, I do agree. I arrived as a stray from East Wallingford after a citizen found me out and about. I am hoping I don’t lose my way again because being out there on my own was no fun. I have a feeling there is someone out there who would like a colorful lady like me in their future so stop in and see me - I am not hard to find. FISHY 2 year old. Neutered Male. Domestic Short Hair Brown & Black Tiger. I know, something’s Fishy here. You have to wonder how such a handsome boy made it out there on the streets as a stray. Well it’s true folks and I’m a lucky fella. I was brought in by a concerned citizen to make sure this didn’t continue for me. I am thrilled to have a safe haven here at the shelter and am looking for my new beginning. I am a gentle guy with a lot of time and love waiting for someone to come along who needs a sidekick. Beth Saradarian 765 Stevens Road Pittsford, Vt. 483-6700 Hours of Operation: Wednesday: Noon-7 p.m., Thursday Saturday: Noon-5 p.m., Sunday: 1-3, Monday and Tuesday: Closed

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Blessing of animals to be held on Proctorsville Green By Lou Varricchio PROCTORSVILLE — The unspoken bond between people and their pets is like no other, and science has shown that companion animals promote emotional and physical well being in their humans. In return, we shelter, feed, love and protect them. Every October, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi’s love for all creatures, churches nationwide hold ceremonies that bless the animals. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the St. James Methodist Church will

join with Gethsemane Episcopal Church for their annual Blessing of Animals on the Proctorsville Green. Rev. Richard Bower and Rev. Kevin White, animal loverd and pastors of their own flocks, will perform the ceremony. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at noon, rain or shine. Pets should be leashed or in carriers. All animals, large or small, will be blessed. For more information call 226-7187. At Right: The Rev. Richard Bower blessing a dog at the 2011 Blessing of the Animals in Proctorsville. This year’s blessing will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m., on the Proctorsville Green.

Autumn critters to populate Brandon Harvest Fest, Sept. 29 By Lou Varricchio BRANDON — Brandon’s annual Harvest Fest will take place Saturday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m., in Central Park. The theme of this year ’s event is “Making Harvest People”, the folksy, autumnal stick figures, scarecrows and leaf creatures tourists see on display around Vermont this time of year. Visitors to the festival are encouraged to create their own harvest people creations. Members of the Brandon Lions Club, Brandon Rotary Club and St. Mary’s Church will provide hayrides and local foods and beverages for festival goers. Marne Nichols, a long-time Harvest Fest participant, said visitors can make their own harvest figure at the park. “We have all the stuff you need—straw, clothing, personal accessories, even a lesson on how to make the harvest people,” Nichols said. “You make the basic figure and then our volunteer staffers will complete it—or you can do the entire job, if you like.” Nichols said the first harvest figure made is free, then it’s $5 for each additional figure assembled.

Family Center moving to new facility By Lou Varricchio CHESTER — Renovations at the Chester-Andover Family Center ’s new building at 908 Vermont Route 103 are nearly completed. the Center is planning to make the move to its location sometime in October. Center staff members are in search of additional volunteer help for the move. Call the center at 875-3236 if you can help or have a truck to spare. The new location will feature winter clothing. Donations

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Thoughts about things to come


recent weekend edition of USA Today included a special section, titled “The Next 30 Years”. It focused on what life, and day-to-day things, will be like in the year 2042—30 years hence. The special section included interviews with some of the world’s most notable visionaries in their fields, such as Hollywood’s James Cameron (on the future of cinema and video), architect Andres Duany (on the future of American lifestyles and urban living), high-flying celebrity British capitalist Sir Richard Branson (on the future of private spaceflight), and—well—you get the idea. While Sir Richard’s prediction, that millions of common folk (aka, you and me) will be flying in 90-minute-long hypersonic, suborbital aerospace arcs between New York and Tokyo by 2042 is wild at best, others were less science fictional and grounded in 2012 reality. For example, architect and urban planner Andres Duany—who is best known for crafting the faux, beachfront Pleasantville known as Seaside, Fla.—predicts that by 2042 more people will be living in bigger cities with smaller homes, smaller yards, and ever shrinking personal transportation options. Duany’s idea of utopia 2042 is for more people to sit on their newly crafted front porches and spend more time pedaling bicycles to work. While quaint for the most part, Duany may be on to something. Duany likes designing his post-modern houses with old-fashioned front porches based on the Ray Bradburyesque idea that our culture lost something when front porches vanished from architectural plans. Thus, we no longer take the time to know our neighbors or sit and rock alongside Aunt Bee after a hard time commuting our gas guzzlers two hours to the office. No matter, finding time to relax, reflect, and meditate everyday is a very healthy idea, but how much of this is just wishful, thinking on the part of some visionaries and academics? Who will keep our ever-shrinking sector of the ever-growing competitive world marketplace going while we relax and enjoy a bike ride to work (after sipping comfrey tea and reading USA Today on the front porch)? In 2012 reality, things seem to be going the other way. Now, of Duany’s idea about shrinking personal space, I think he’s on to something. Have you visited a large American city like New York or Boston recently? Proximity to entertainment, culture, and all-night bar hopping aside, have you ever really second guessed your choice of fleeing such a place to live in Vermont? In the cities of the year 2042 of visionaries like Duany, there’ll be even less chance of finding your personal center compared to life in today’s cities. Duany’s “New Urbanism”—of ever more elbow-to-elbow jostling (while we grow zucchini next to rooftop solar panels and windmills)—may have its utopian appeal, it’s not really the kind of future I choose to live in. There must be something, which blends the best of all futures, someplace in between. Still, many of our currently elected, central-planning-prone politicians on the national stage seem determined to get us into Duany’s “New Urbanism” as quickly as possible. They want us out of our cars and onto sidewalks (which every Vermont home should have by 2042), as they take away our Big Gulps, our smokes, our comfortable luxe sedans—even our gasoline. And all for what? So, we have more time to sit on the front porch? Don’t get me wrong. I don’t totally disagree with Duany’s vision of what future life will be like, but how much of our current, perceived scarcity of resources and diminished horizons are just our generation’s version of the fear of the future? (I remember my father stocking U.S. Civil Defense nutrition-cracker tins in the basement of our family’s suburban house when the Cuban Missile Crisis was dominating the front pages of newspapers). No matter, I guess there’s one thing about predicting the future that is certain: it never turns out the way you imagined it—or planned for it. Louis Varricchio

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The value of Liberty and Life


ome days it’s hard to be optimistic and positive about the future. Current events around the world, wrangling political parties warning us the other side will drive us into Armageddon, the unemployment rate, fuel prices and the general mood of folks lately is anything but uplifting. I’ve heard some people say the mood is downright mean-spirited and that people seem to be self consumed. Some blame it on the talking heads; others blame it on the political system, TV programming, the media, or the internet. In reality there is plenty of blame to go around, but most of us need look no further than the mirror. We’ve all played a role in the arrival of the dark clouds hanging over our heads these days. The liberty and freedoms we so thankfully enjoy don’t create happiness by themselves, they only set the stage. Like a big jigsaw puzzle, one piece can have an overwhelming influence over the other pieces or it can just fall into place with all of the others. Sometimes the solution to the puzzle is right in front of us, we just have to look. Other times, the solution can be lost in the sheer number of pieces surrounding it. Look no further than the recent events in the Middle East. After years of totalitarian rule, where every move of the people was controlled by a stiffhanded dictator, years of pent-up anger and a desire to test the limits of this newfound freedom are being released. The population there is finding they are as frustrated now as they were before they overthrew the former government. How much do you think their lives would improve if they brought about death to America, as they so often chant during their protests? On the other hand, how much have our lives or the world changed since the deaths of Osama Bin Laden, Sadim Hussein or Moammar Gadhafi? Those three men were killers and treated the people of their nations horribly, but their deaths alone have not brought about instant gratification to their nations, nor have their deaths altered people’s attitudes toward America. They were once influential pieces to the puzzle, but they were never the complete picture. There is no magic formula to finding happiness and a life of freedom and liberty. Like a puzzle it’s a process and one that, after more than 200 years of existence, America is still working to complete. At the core of our Constitution and the rights we’ve been awarded as a free people it all boils down to the value we place on those rights. Without realizing the full value these rights give us they are only words on paper that governments, leaders, lawyers

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riters write about interesting old people, and farmers, and sick people and poor folks, and about benevolent movements to create new energy, and or save present energy, and buy food within a fiveminute scooter ride of our home. We write about the flavor of the month thing to hate, like rich people (not my attitude. I like rich people; they’re the same as poor people, I like them. Funny, though, how folks who hate rich people don’t hate the ones who do something directly beneficial for them like employ them, or save their lives on the operating table, or invent snowboarding. We write about how we love our cats, kids, parents, grandparents, dogs, community and state, and why we’re suspicious of government and politicians, and pesticides, and rap lyrics, and who’s responsible for the rise in the cost of gas and food and property taxes. We write about were we’d like to travel, were we have traveled, how we traveled and whom we traveled with. We write about changing leaves, styles, and tires, and when fall is about gone into winter, and about not getting any younger, getting older, wiser, fatter, weaker, thinner and stronger. We write about the danged Holidays. Not just the Holiday Season. New Years Day, Presidents Day, Martin Luther King Day, Bennington Battle Day, Memorial Day, all the Day days and the others whose titles don’t include Day. Halloween, Christmas Eve, and Christmas, we write about them all, about how we feel about them, what we do during them, how important or unimportant they are to us. We write about living, dying, heaven and hell and football, drinking, parties, and writing, and cripes almighty all that we write has been written before. Is there a topic we don’t write about? Yes. 24 year-old women. A high school kid when she attended a concert I worked. She, her friends and I took a photo, then later she spied a feeler I’d placed looking for help and I hired her to work my merchandise table, at that Champlain Valley Fair. Sixteen I’ll guess she was; dependable, prompt, smart, quick and trustworthy. Lucky for me she worked my booth all through high school and college to earn extra money. No booth hours to give her this year, but fall house-buttonup work needed doing, so she came over and helped with that. She also assisted on a half-day photo session I did early

or citizens can easily minimize. But when we place great value and cherish these rights as one of our most prized possesDan Alexander sions, and are willing to Thoughts from risk everything for fear Behind the Pressline of losing them, we begin to understand their true value. Let me put it another way. Recently I was visiting an employee who experienced a serious accident while on the job that placed him in the hospital, paralyzed from the shoulders down. We are all praying an operation will restore the full use of his body, but until the results of the operation are realized he is left hoping for the simple things many of us take for granted every day. In speaking with him, the joys of moving his body at will, hugging his wife, children and grandchildren, walking on his own two feet once again and the joy of just living his life will now be the greatest of gifts. When the stark realization of what you’ve lost may never return you truly realize the value of what you’ve lost, and if returned, no day in the future would ever be taken for granted. If every human being could come to that simple realization, without undergoing the pain of losing or never having known those precious gifts, and be willing to celebrate that same opportunity with every other human life that shares this small planet, how great would this world be and how thankful and respectful would we be toward each other? Oh sure, we would still have problems to resolve, but we would be far more understanding and willing to work with each other to overcome the simple things while valuing the irreplaceable things. Is any day not a great day where you have your health, family and the freedom to pursue your version of happiness? The most self destructive thing we can do in life is to assume that our happiness comes from someone else’s misery. In life, in politics and in our communities happiness is built on the simple joys of building something together and celebrating the joy of that accomplishment. This country, while far from perfect, will only find its way out from under the dark clouds when we remember to cherish how far we’ve come as a nation and work together to pass along that same opportunity and these important values to the generations that follow. Dan Alexander is associate publisher of New Market Press. He may be reached at

September. All work she hustled by periodically keeping in touch via email. Love me some hustlers. She teaches piano, rides horses, farms, works with kids, paints, can drive a large tractor, and hold a sun reflector (used to light photo subjects) with the best of em. She reads books, can talk music, movies, pop culture (not including politics), and if talk turns to something she’s not familiar with, she listens, and gets it. Very impressed with her painting work. She treated my entire 46-foot wrap around deck, and spindles, without spilling a drop, in three and one-half hours. I’d guess Erin could do about anything with an ounce of instruction. So can a lot of other folks, right? Right. But a lot of folks don’t want to do just about anything. A lot of folks want to do just about enough. Erin’s soon to be all over the map. She’s all set to high tail it from the Green Mountain State she loves so much and head west. Thoroughly figured, detailed, timed, and budgeted, is her 3,000-mile trip west (estimate), to Redondo Beach, Calif. A fine place for her to bed for now, or forever; she’s leaving it open. Her sister and brother in-law and niece live there, so she’s well anchored from which to sniff out potential ground for her roots to take hold. By the way, for Erin, this isn’t a “there’s nothing going on around here”, or “I gotta get the heck out of Dodge City” thing. She likes Dodge. She loves Dodge. She just recognizes independence as a gift; placing herself far away from what she knows is a potential rewards holding challenge that would be silly to pass up. Why don’t we write much about 24 year-old women? Cause few are as brassy as Erin. “Hey, Erin, you all ready for your trip?” Finishing the treatment of the deck. “Well, I still have one thing to shop for.” “What’s that?,” I ask. “Pepper spray.” Rusty DeWees tours Vermont and Northern New York with his act “The Logger.” His column appears weekly. He can be reached at Listen for The Logger, Rusty DeWees, Thursdays at 7:40 on the Big Station, 98.9 WOKO or visit his website at

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College prepares for visit by Dalai Lama His Holiness to visit campus Oct. 12-13 By Lou Varricchio

Amanda Beraldi and Jennifer Cortez were satisfied drivers of Green Mountain Power's all-electric 2012 Chevy Volt, from Alderman's Chevrolet, at Rutland’s Ethnic Festival and Sidewalk Sale this year. The U.S.-made vehicle is used for company runs between Rutland and Middlebury without stopping for a charge. Alderman’s gave Volt test rides during Plug-In Weekend, Sept. 22-23. Photo by Louis Varricchio

Alderman’s joined auto dealers on Plug-In Weekend By Lou Varricchio RUTLAND — Automobile dealerships across Vermont partnered with Drive Electric Vermont to celebrate National PlugIn Day by encouraging Vermonters to learn more about the electric vehicles in their showrooms. To help promote the celebration, Gov.Peter Shumlin (D) declared Sept. 22-23 as Vermont Plug In Weekend. Alderman’s Chevrolet in Rutland was a local partner in the event, offering free test rides—no hassle, no pressure—of the all-electric 2012 Chevy Volt. Karen Glitman, director of transportation efficiency at the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, said that electric vehicles are already registered in more than 50 Vermont communities, including Rutland. “The goal of Vermont Plug In Weekend is to partner with local car dealerships to get the word out about the current availability of electric vehicles in Vermont, and encourage consumers to explore them as an option,” Glitman said. “Transitioning our transportation system away from its dependence on gasoline will have an enormous impact on our economy helping to keep more dollars local, rather than sending them overseas.”

Section of old Rutland factory is condemned, torn down Former Lynda Lee Fashions plant

By Lou Varricchio The rear section of the former Lynda Lee Fashions factory in Rutland is being demolished. The city inspector recently condemned the rear section of the former clothing manufacturing plant located The Rutland city inspector recently condemned at State Street the rear section of the former Lynda Lee Fashions and Cleveland plant at State Street and Cleveland Avenue. Avenue. Photo by Lou Varricchio The facility operated from the 1960s into the early 1990s. Competition from cheap labor overseas forced the plant owners to close it and lay off Vermont workers. The facility has remained vacant since that time. Vandals have shattered many of the structure’s exterior windows. The front portion of the unique, “mid-century” style, ceramic tile-lined industrial building, which may be renovated for new mixed uses, is currently being marketed to potential buyers by former Rutland attorney John Ruggiero. Green Mountain Power ’s Creek Path Solar Power Station will be sited across the street from the former Lynda Lee site. MIDDLEBURY — Revered by millions of Buddhists and non Buddhists alike, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, 77, is scheduled to visit Middlebury College Oct. 12-13. The unprecedented high-level visit to Middlebury has prompted tighter than normal security and guest restriction. And the holy man’s appearances on campus will not be free. In advance of next month’s visit, the campus is holding several public events to commemorate the historic visit. The first event to preceed the Dalai Lama’s visit was the Sept. 12 screening of the film “Kundun,” directed by Martin Scorsese. Then, on Sept. 20, Professor Cynthia Packert presented a discussion, titled “Portraits of Compassion: Images of Lamas in Tibetan Art”, at McCardell Bicentennial Hall. And this Sunday, Sept. 30, Tenzin Ngawang, a master of Tibetan music and dance, will conduct workshops and perform. Following Ngawang’s sessions, the documentary film “Buddha Prince Backstage” will be screened in Dana Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.. Beginning less than two weeks before the visit, on Oct. 1, Markell Kiefer and Tyson Lien, college alumni and the creative talent associated with the “Buddha Prince Backstage” film, noon to 2 p.m. , will discuss the making of the documentary. Next, on Oct. 5, Religion Professor William Waldron will discusss the role of the Dalai Lama. His “What Is a Dalai Lama and Who is the 14th Dalai Lama? The Buddhist Historical Context” talk starts at 12:15 p.m. in Dana Auditorium. Following Waldron’s talk is a screening of the film, “The Fire Inside: Place, Passion and Primacy of Nature”, co-produced by Rebecca Kneale Gould, associate professor of religion. The screening will be at 7 p.m. in Room 229 of the Axinn Campus Center. “The public events related to the Dalai Lama’s visits are free and open to the public. Some events require pre-reg-

The Dalai Lama will visit Middlebury College Oct. 12-13. Security will be tight and restrictions are in place for attendees. Photo by Luca Galuzzi with permission

istration as noted above,” according to Sarah Ray, college spokesperson. “The actual appearances of the Dalai Lama at Middlebury are not free of charge. Tickets for the public will be available online and at both box offices (in McCullough and at the Mahaney Center for the Arts), though the best chance for tickets is through online sales.” For the Dalai Lama’s appearances, there is a limit of two tickets per person: $20 each for the public, $15 each for Middlebury College alumni, faculty, staff, students, and parents of current undergraduate students.

Masquerade ball raises funds for Proctor castle By Lou Varricchio

newmarketpress@denpubs.c om PROCTOR — Green MoGreen Mountain College's Shakti Tribal presented the Wilson Castle Benefit Masquerade Ball, Sept. 15. The

event, which concluded at midnight, was held during the night of the dark moon at the historic castle in Proctor. Attendees were asked to don a costume and mask, and join a group of Rutland County residents for what

was billed as “a feast for the senses”. With the historic Wilson Castle as the setting, and a variety of offerings for each of the six senses, this was an unusual evening to remember. The ball included prizes,

sensual delights of all kinds, food, Tarot card readings, and dance music by D.J. Josh Butler of 2KulEntertainment. All proceeds raised will be used for the maintenance and restoration of Wilson Castle.

Green MoGreen Mountain College's Shakti Tribal presented the Wilson Castle Benefit Masquerade Ball, Sept. 15. Funds raised will be used to maintain the historic castle in Proctor.

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* Avoid the DIY movement if you don't have adequate experience. Many homeowners fall into the DIY trap, feeling they can pull off a project without hiring a professional contractor. While this is an option for those homeowners with home improvement experience, it's an approach that's best avoided by those without such experience. Homeowners who decide to go it alone on a home improvement project should know that mistakes are costly. One mistake could have you paying for the same materials twice: once when you begin the project, and then again when you need to hire a contractor after your efforts didn't work out. A failed DIY project also costs you time, something homeowners hoping to sell their homes post-project cannot afford to waste. * Hire the right contractor. The best contractor for the job won't necessarily be the one who comes in with the lowest estimate. The right contractor will know how long a project will take and what the materials will cost. The wrong contractor, who might lack the experience of his competitors, might make empty promises that ultimately cost you more money via overrun costs. Find a contractor who comes highly recommended and is willing to provide references and show you his or her past projects like the one you're hiring him or her undertake. If you hire the wrong contractor, the project may never be completed and you may find yourself in court, where the money you had budgeted for home improvements is being spent

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With the economy still struggling, money is tight for many homeowners. That reality can present a problem to those who want to improve their homes without spending too much money. The cost of a home improvement project depends on a host of factors, including the scale of the project and the availability of materials. Upscale projects like a full roof replacement will set homeowners back a substantial amount of money. In its 2011-2012 "Cost vs. Value Report," Remodeling magazine revealed that the average cost of a such a project was nearly $38,000. However, a smaller project like a garage door replacement could be completed for fewer than $3,000. When deciding if a home improvement project is within your budget, it's a good idea to consult such figures before choosing a project. For example, if your home is a fixer-upper, then one project may not be more urgent than another, something that may allow you to choose less expensive projects now while saving money for more expensive projects down the road. It's also important for homeowners to know that figures such as those in the "Cost vs. Value Report" are just averages. Some projects might cost more than the average, while others might come in well under budget. To ensure your project is one of the latter and not the former, consider the following ways to trim costs off your next home improvement project.

on lawyers instead. * Consider supplying your own materials. If you diligently research your project, you should be able to buy the materials yourself, even if you plan on hiring a contractor to do the work. Some contractors mark up the materials as a means of padding the bill. If you research the project and learn about the materials you want to use, you can save a substantial amount of money buying those materials yourself and then hiring a contractor. * Don't overlook recycled materials. Buying recycled materials is another way to reduce home improvement costs. Bathroom fixtures, doors, flooring, and lighting are just a few of the materials that are commonly recycled and resold at a fraction of the cost of new materials. Shop around for stores in your area or peruse the Internet for recycled materials. Homeowners undertaking a replacement project rather than a remodel might even be eligible for tax breaks if they donate their old materials. * Choose projects that provide more bang for your buck. Another way to save is to choose projects that provide a strong return on your investment. The "Cost vs. Value Report" compares the cost of popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale. If money is a motivating factor behind your project, choose a project that will get you the most money back at resale. While the economy has not necessarily been kind to the

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Ludlow film venue seeks funds By Lou Varricchio LUDLOW — A Ludlow film venue is seeking to raise funds to improve its screening equipment for public viewings. FOLA, Friends of Ludlow Auditorium, will begin a fund raising campaign to upgrade its video-movie equipment starting this month. The capital improvement drive will focus on the greater Ludlow area. According to Jim Alic and Kevin Kuntz, equipment coordinators for FOLA, the group plans to upgrade the audio speakers used in the auditorium this year. They noted that the current movie projection system somewhat lacks the needed light illumination strength to project the 80 foot distance to the screen on the stage from the balcony. The equipment envisioned to replace the current projector would have at least a 600 lumens powered light which would supply more than enough light to see all of the nuances in any film. FOLA is also interested in replacing the current movie screen with an electronically-controlled screen suspended from the stage ceiling. This would eliminate the need for frequently "tear-downs" of the current screen so that others may use the auditorium's stage. Contributions to the capital fund may be made via FOLA's web site at Donations may also be mailed to FOLA, c/o 1 Whispering Pines, Ludlow, Vt. 05149.

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October 7th-13th ESTABLISH A HOME FIRE SAFETY PLAN highly preventable, and smoke alarms and a home fire safety plan are two precautionary measures everyone should take. Creating an evacuation plan doesn’t have to be complicated. Such a plan can be established in a few minutes and then reinforced through practice every so often to keep everyone fresh on what to do. • Begin by assessing the layout of the home. Figure out the two best exits from the home. • If your home doesn’t have two doors, invest in a fire ladder so that one of the windows can be a point of exit. • Know how to gain access to the exits, including the best path to take to avoid injury. It’s a good idea to consider a few different scenarios. A kitchen adjacent to the upstairs staircase may become engulfed in flames and make exit by way of staircase impossible. Just because you have doors to the outside doesn’t mean they’ll present the

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Religious Services RUTLAND All Saints Anglican Church - An orthodox Anglo-Catholic Christian Community. Sunday Mass 8a.m. & 10a.m. Childcare available. Handicap Accessible. Christian Education. 42 Woodstock Ave., Rutland (Services at Messiah Lutheran Church) 802282-8098. Email: Alliance Community Fellowship - Howe Center, Sunday Worship 10:30a.m. Phone: 773-3613 Calvary Bible Church - 2 Meadow Lane, Rutland, VT 802775-0358. (2 blocks south of the Rutland Country Club) Sunday Worship Service 9:30a.m. Nursery care available. Christ the King - 66 South Mail St. - Saturday Mass 5:15p.m., Sunday Masses 7:30, 9:30 & 11a.m. Church of the Nazarene - 144 Woodstock Ave., Pastor Gary Blowers 483-6153. Sunday School for all ages at 9:30a.m. Morning Worship at 10:30a.m., Evening Worship at 6:00p.m. & Wednesday Prayer at 7:00p.m., Children’s Church available during Worship Service. Church of Christ - 67 Dorr Dr., Sunday Worship 10:30a.m. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - North Strewsbury Rd., 773-8346. Sacrament 10a.m. Church of the Redeemer - Cheeney Hill Center, Cedar Ave., Sunday Service 10a.m. First Baptist Church - 81 Center St., 773-8010 - The Rev. Mark E. Heiner, Pastor. Sunday worship 10:30a.m., Sunday school 9:00a.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran - Hillside Rd. - Saturday Worship 5:30p.m., Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. Grace Congregational United Church of Christ - 8 Court St., 775-4301. Sunday Chapel Service 8:30a.m., Worship 10a.m. Green Mountain Baptist Church - 50 Barrett Hill Rd. , 747-7712. Sunday Worship 11a.m., Evening service 6p.m. Green Mountain Missionary Baptist Church 98 Killington Ave., 775-1482 Sunday Worship 11a.m. & 6p.m. Immaculate Heart of Mary - Lincoln Ave. Saturday Mass 4:30p.m., Sunday Mass 8 & 10:15a.m. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Gleason Rd. - Public Meeting 10a.m. Messiah Lutheran Church - 42 Woodstock Ave., 7750231. Sunday Worship 10a.m. New Hope in Christ Fellowship - 15 Spellman Terrace, 773-2725. Sunday Worship 10:15a.m. Pentacostals of Rutland County - Corner of Rt. 4 and Depot Lane, 747-0727. Evangelistic Service 6p.m. Roadside Chapel Assembly of God - Town Line Rd., 775-5805. Sunday Worship 10:25a.m. Rutland Jewish Center - 96 Grove St., 773-3455. Fri. Shabbat Service 7:30p.m., Sat. Shabbat Service 9:30a.m. Salvation Army - 22 Wales St. Sunday Worship 11a.m., Praise Service 1:30 p.m. Seventh-Day Adventist - 158 Stratton Rd., 775-3178. Saturday Worship 11a.m. St. Nicholas Orthodox Church - 8 Cottage St. Sunday Service 10a.m. St. Peter Church - Convent Ave. - Saturday Mass 5:15p.m., Sunday Masses 7:30 and 11:30a.m. Trinity Episcopal Church - 85 West St., Rutland, 7754368. Holy Eucharist, Sunday 9:30a.m., Thursday 10:30a.m., Morning Prayer Monday-Saturday at 8:45a.m. True Vine Church of God - 78 Meadow St., 775-8880 or 438-4443. Sunday Worship 10:30a.m. • Training for Reigning, Wednesdays at 7p.m. Nursery available during Sun. & Wed. services. J.A.M. Sessions for teens bi-weekly Fridays at 7p.m. Women’s Bible Study Tuesdays at 10:30a.m.


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Unitarian Universalist Church - 117 West Street. Sunday Services through August 22 begin at 9:30a.m. No service on Sept. 5. Rev. Erica Baron. For further info call 802-775-0850. United Methodist Church - 71 Williams St., 773-2460. Sunday Service in the Chapel 8 and 10a.m. United Pentecostal Church - Corner of Rt. 4, Depot Lane, 773-4255. Sunday Services 9:30a.m. and 6p.m., Evangelical Service 5p.m. Wellspring of Life Christian Center - 18 Chaplin Ave., 773-5991. Sunday Worship 11a.m. BRANDON Brandon Congregational Church - Rt. 7 Sunday Worship 10a.m. Brandon Baptist Church - Corner of Rt. 7 & Rt. 73W (Champlain St.) Brandon, VT 802-247-6770. Sunday Services: 10a.m. Adult Bible Study, Sunday School ages 5 & up, Nursery provided ages 4 & under. Worship Service 11a.m. *Lords supper observed on the 1st Sunday of each month. *Pot luck luncheon 3rd Sunday of each month. Wednesdays 6:30p.m., Adult prayer & Bible study, Youth groups for ages 5 and up Grace Episcopal Church - Rt. 73, Forestdale February-April: 9am, Holy Eucharist; 9a.m. Sunday Morning Program for children preschool and older. 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership LifeBridge Christian Church - 141 Mulcahy Drive, 247-LIFE (5433). Sunday Worship 8 a.m., temporarily meeting at the Leicester Church of the Nazarene,, LifeGroups meet weekly (call for times and locations) Living Water Assembly of God - 76 North Street (Route 53), Office Phone: 247-4542. Email: Website: Sunday Service 10a.m. Wednesday Service 7p.m. Youth Meeting (For Teens) Saturday 7p.m. St. Mary’s Parish - 38 Carver St., 247-6351, Saturday Mass 4p.m., Sunday Mass 9:30a.m. St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church - Rt. 7, Brandon Village. February-April services will be held at Grace Church, Rt. 73 Forestdale: 9a.m., Holy Eucharist; 9a.m. Sunday Morning Program for children preschool and older. 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership United Methodist Church - Main St., 247-6524. Sunday Worship 10a.m. CASTLETON Castleton Federated Church - Rt. 4A - 468-5725. Sunday Worship 11:00a.m. Church of Christ - Bible study & services Sunday 10:00a.m. All are cordially welcome. Contact Mike Adaman 273-3379. Faith Community Church - Mechanic St., 468-2521. Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. Fellowship Bible Church - Rt. 30 North, 468-5122. Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. & 6p.m. Hydeville Baptist Church - Hydeville, Rt. 4A Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. 265-4047. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Saturday Mass 4p.m., Sunday 8:30a.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church - Main St. Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. third Sunday of the month. CHITTENDEN Church of the Wildwood United Methodist Holden Rd., 483-2909. Sunday Service 10:30a.m. Mt. Carmel Community Church - South Chittenden Town Hall, 483-2298. Sun. Worship 5:30p.m. Wesleyan Church - North Chittenden, 483-6696. Sunday Worship 10a.m.

CLARENDON The Brick Church - 298 Middle Rd. 773-3873. Sunday Worship 10a.m. Nursery Care Available. Reformed Bible Church - Clarendon Springs, 483-6975. Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. FAIR HAVEN First Baptist Church - South Park Place, Sunday Worship 11a.m. First Congregational Church - Rt. 22A Sunday Worship 10a.m. Our Lady of Seven Dolors - 10 Washington St. Saturday Mass 4:30p.m., Sunday 9a.m. St. Luke’s - St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. United Methodist Church - West St., Sun. Service 8:30a.m. FORESTDALE Forestdale Wesleyan Church - Rt. 73 Sunday Worship 11a.m. St. Thomas & Grace Episcopal Church - Rt. 7, Brandon village: 8 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 (traditional language). 9:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 2 (contemporary language), with music. “Sunday Morning Program” for children preschool and older (during school year). Telephone: 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership Grace Church - Rt. 73, Forestdale - part of St. Thomas & Grace Episcopal Church: May-July services held at St. Thomas, Brandon village (corner of Rt. 7 and Prospect): a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 (traditional language.) 9:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 2 (contemporary language), with music. “Sunday Morning Program” for children preshcool and older (during shcool year.) Telephone: 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership. Living Water Assembly of God - 76 North Street (Route 53), Office Phone: 247-4542. Email: Website: Sunday Service 10a.m. Wednesday Service 7p.m. Youth Meeting (For Teens) Saturday 7p.m. HUBBARDTON Hubbardton Congregational Church - Sunday Worship 10a.m. • 273-3303. East Hubbardton Baptist Church - The Battle Abbey, 483-6266 Worship Hour 10:30a.m. IRA Ira Baptist Church - Rt. 133, 235-2239. Worship 11a.m. & 6p.m. KILLINGTON Our Lady of the Mountain Church - “The Little White Church” Rt. 4 & River Road, 773-0500. Roman Catholic Services Saturday 4:30p.m. Pastor Fr Justin Baker. LEICESTER Community Church of the Nazarene - 39 Windy Knoll Lane • 9:30a.m. Worship Service, 11:00 a.m. Bible School, 6:00p.m. Evening Service. Wed. Evening 7:00p.m. Dare to care and Prayer. 3rd Sat. of the month (Sept.-May) 8a.m. Men’s breakfast St. Agnes’ Parish - Leicester Whiting Rd, 247-6351, Sunday Mass 8a.m. MENDON Mendon Community Church - Rt. 4 East, Rev. Ronald Sherwin, 459-2070. Worship 9:30a.m., Sunday School 11:00a.m. NORTH SPRINGFIELD North Springfield Baptist Church - 69 Main St., N. Springfield, VT • (802) 886-8107 Worship Services Sunday 10a.m.; Faith Cafe (discussion group) Sundays 11:15a.m.-12p.m.; Sunday School for children K-4; Bible Study Fridays 9:30a.m. Call us about our youth ministry program

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PAWLET Pawlet Community Church - 325-3716. Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Church - West Pawlet. Sunday Mass 9:30a.m. The United Church of West Pawlet - 645-0767. Sunday Worship 10a.m. PITTSFORD Pittsford Congregational Church - Rt. 7, 4836408. Worship 10:15a.m. St. Alphonsus Church - Sunday Mass 9a.m. POULTNEY Christian Science Society - 56 York St., 287-2052. Service 10a.m. St. David’s Anglican Church - Meet at Young at Heart Senior Center on Furnace St., 645-1962. 1st Sun. of every month, Holy Eucharist 9:30a.m. Poultney United Methodist Church - Main St., 287-5710. Worship 10:00a.m. St. Raphael Church - Main St. Saturday Mass 4p.m., Sunday Mass 10a.m. Sovereign Redeemer Assembly • Sunday Worship 10a.m. Trinity Episcopal Church - Church St., 287-2252. Sunday Holy Eucharist 10:45a.m. United Baptist Church - On the Green, East Poultney. 287-5811, 287-5577. Sunday Worship 10a.m. Welsh Presbyterian Church - Sunday Worship 10a.m. PROCTOR St. Dominic Catholic Church - 45 South St. Sunday Mass 9:15a.m. St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church - Gibbs St. Sunday Worship 9a.m. Union Church of Proctor - Church St., Sun. Worship 10a.m. SHREWSBURY Shrewsbury Community Church - Sun. Service 10:30a.m. SUDBURY Sudbury Congregational Church - On the Green, Rt. 30, 623-7295 Open May 30-Oct. 10, for Worship (No winter services) & Sun. School 10:30a.m. WALLINGFORD East Wallingford Baptist Church - Rt. 140, 2592831. Worship 11a.m. First Baptist Church - School St., 446-2020. Worship 11a.m. First Congregational Church - 446-2817. Worship 10a.m. St. Patrick’s Church - Sat. Mass 4p.m., Sun. 9:15a.m. Society of Friends (Quaker) - Rotary Bldg., Rt. 7 Sunday meeting for worship 10a.m. South Wallingford Union Congregational Church - Sunday Worship 9a.m. WEST RUTLAND First Church of Christ, Scientist - 71 Marble St., Sunday School & Service 10a.m., Wednesday Evening Service 7:30p.m. St. Bridget Church - Pleasant & Church Streets Saturday Mass 5p.m., Sunday 9a.m. St. Stanislaus Kostka Church - Barnes & Main Streets, Saturday Mass 4:00p.m. United Church of West Rutland - Chapel St., Worship 10a.m 9-5-12 • 20892


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SPRINGFIELD—Parents as Spiritual Guides. The Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield will be offering a five week series this fall on “Parents as Spiritual Guides.” Sessions will be from 6 to 7:30p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 10, 17, and 24.  The church is located at 21 Fairground Road.  For more information and to register, please contact Diane Kemble (885-1156) or Eleanor Rice (376-3252). POULTNEY—Music class for ages three to five years. “Hello Weather, Let's Play Together. Wednesdays 10:15-11 a.m. Circle dances, instrument play, storytelling and more in this weather-related musical adventure. Jump in hoop puddles, do rain dances with ankle bells, and throw a story box die and all while learning basic musical concepts. Contact Heidi Brown to schedule a free class, through Dec. 12. E-mail: or call 884-8040.

WEST RUTLAND—Two West Rutland Churches sponsor bible studies. St. Bridget Church and St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in West Rutland host a 24-weeklong bible study, “The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation”, Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Bridget parish hall, 28 Church St. The free sessions include materials and biblesFacilitated by Brenna Claire Flanagan. Sessions are 90 minutes. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Oct. 3 RUTLAND—The Vermont Rental Property Owners Association will hold their monthly meeting at the VFW Post 648, 15 Wales St., at 7 p.m.. The guest speaker will be David Keefe who will speak on Vermont Energy Codes. The public is invited. Call Ron at the Carmote Paint Store at 775-4351 for more information. The public is invited.

RUTLAND-RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Godnick Senior Center,12:30-3:30 p.m. For more information, call 775-2304. NORTH CLARENDON—The Collings Foundation’s “historic Wings of Freedom Tour” include flying B-24, B-17, P-51 aircraft on display, 9 a.m.–noon only, at the Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport. Admission charged PROCTOR—The Vermont Employee Ownership Center’s free workshop entitled “Selling to the Employees: Employee Ownership as a Path for Business Succession”, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Carris Reels, workshop; pros and cons of different forms of employee ownership. Co-sponsored by the Rutland Economic Development Corporation and the Vermont Small Business Development Center.  Refreshments and lunch will be served, There is no registration fee, but advance registration is required. Call 321-8362.

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410JD BACK Hoe 410JD Back Hoe with Strong Pump. Runs Good. Located in Scroon Lake area $4,500 518-306-6115 540JD SKIDDER Logging Skidder, 540JD, runs good. Located in Scroon Lake area $7,500 518306-6115


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1995 CHEVY CAPRICE CLASSIC gently driven, professionally maintained. View at Waybridge Garage. 802-388-7652 ask for Jim. Call us at 1-800-989-4237


MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Clarinet/flute/violin/trumpet/trombone/amplifier/Fender guitar, $69 each. Cello/upright bass/saxophone/French horn/drums, $185 each. Tuba/baritone horn/Hammond organ, others 4 sale. 1-516 -377-7907.

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WANTED ALL MOTORCYCLES, & Memorabilia pre 1980, $Top CASH$ PAID! Running or not. 1315-569-8094

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WANTS TO purchase minerals and other oil and gas interests. Send details to P.O. Box 13557 Denver, Co. 80201

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