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This 10-year-old feline has a sad story to tell.
Vermont National Guard members will receive Caring Coins.
Tech students help make new teen center a reality in Fair Haven.
Police widen Brandon-area vandalism probe Damage estimated at $15,000 BRANDON — The Vermont State Police and Brandon Police Department responded to more than 30 related vandalism cases in northern Rutland and southern Addison counties during Halloween weekend. The incidents involved the perpetrators throwing large rocks at homes and cars from a moving vehicle, during the late night hours of Oct. 30 (“Cabbage Night”) through Nov. 4. The damage ranged from smashed car windows and severely dented body panels to home siding being damaged as a result of the rocks being thrown. An estimated $15,000 in total damages occurred amongst all of the reported incidents. A list of suspects were developed and resulted in the confessions and arrests of several area juveniles. The incidents are still being investigated and there are more possible arrests forthcoming. Anyone that has information is asked to contact either the Vermont State Police in New Haven (802-388-4919) or the Brandon Police Department (802-247-0222).
Poultney man dies in ATV accident POULTNEY — On Nov. 21, at about 7:27 p.m. the Vermont State Police investigated a reported single ATV crash in the area of 1660 High Rd. in Poultney. Initial investigation revealed that a Suzuki King-Quad 750 ATV, operated by Edward Kasuba, age 53. A juvenile female was a passenger on the rear of the ATV. While traveling southbound, Kasuba lost control of the ATV, and spun sideways toward the eastern side of the road. The ATV left the travel portion of the road and collided with a small embankment located on the east side of road. After colliding with the embankment, the ATV flipped at least one time, ejecting Kasuba and female passenger from the ATV. Kausba was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained from the crash. The juvenile female was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment for non-life threatening injuries. Neither Kasuba or the female passenger were wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The Vermont State Police were assisted on scene by the Poultney Fire Department, the Poultney Rescue Squad, and the Fair Haven Rescue Squad.
ENGINE NO. 5 — Fire Chief Joseph Skaza of the West Rutland Fire Department commands the cab of Engine No. 5 in this recent photograph. Skaza has been a member of the force since 1972 and was named Vermont’s Fire Chief of the Year in 1996. West Rutland purchased its first fire engine, a horse-drawn steamer, in 1885. “We still make house calls,” the volunteer squad’s motto boasts. Photo by Angela DeBlasio
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WEDNESDAY December 2, 2009
“It’s a holiday” at the Humane Society
o you have animal lovers and supporters of the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) on your gift list this holiday season? If so, think RCHS. RCHS has lots of items that will make puurrfect gifts for everyone on your list. Stylish t-shirts let people know you support RCHS, canvas bags help you go "green", coolers make packing lunch a little easier, travel mugs keep your morning coffee hot the list goes on and on. Check out www.rchsvt.org/gift_shop.htm or visit the shelter and shop. What a great way to give a gift to a loved one and to a homeless animal in Rutland County. For more information please call the shelter at 483-6700. Beth Saradarian Director of Outreach and Special Events Rutland County Humane Society 802-483.9171 ext. 208 www.rchsvt.org
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2.5 year old. Spayed Female. Domestic Medium Hair Black and Brown. I certainly live up to the meaning of the name “Princess”. I walk with my head held high as I stroll around the room saying hi to all my friends. I am a kitty that wants lots of attention and a nice lap to curl up on when it is time to take a nap.
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Cricket 10 year old. Spayed Female. Domestic Short Hair Gray and Tan Tiger. My story is very sad one. My owner lost her home and could not take care of me any longer and I miss her very much. I look darn good for my age and I really like to carry on a conversation with anyone who will listen.
3 year old. Neutered Male. Domestic Short Hair Black and White. I am a kitty with a catitude. With people I am an absolute love but keep me away from other cats – I just don’t like them. I would do best in a home with no other cats and with a family that wants lots of love.
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2 year old. Spayed Female. Domestic Short Hair Tiger with Brown. I am very sweet, cuddly and playful girl. I get along well with all of my friends that I share a room with so a multi cat home would be fine.
BRANDON — Moonlight Madness: The Friends of the Brandon Free Public Library at 4 Franklin Street in Brandon will be opening the used book sale, 4-7 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The library will have a nice assortment of special seasonal selections available as well as the usual variety of gently used paperback and hardcover books. There will be books for collectors, coffee tables, children and toddlers, teens and adults of all ages. This is your last chance to stock up on inexpensive reading material before winter really arrives. Light refreshments will be served. Please enter through the front door of the Library on Park Street. Questions? Call Mary at 247-0180. Library Holiday Auction: The Brandon Free Public Library Holiday Auction will take place on Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Library at 4 Franklin St. Music and preview at 3 p.m. Auction begins at 3:30. There will be a variety of seasonal items which include holiday wreaths, ornaments and other seasonal decor, handcrafted items and art in a variety of media. The auction is well supported by donations from the Brandon Art Community, so many wonderful items will be available to bid on. Bring a friend. The Friends of the Library will provide refreshments. Brandon Festival Singers Concert: The Brandon Festival Singers, conducted by Gene Childers, will present their twenty-ninth annual Concert on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. at the Brandon Congregational Church, Brandon, Vermont The program includes seasonal music from several centuries by composers such as Buxtehude, Britten and Rutter. The 30-member choir, soloists and instrumentalists will make this a festive event. A free will offering will be received.
Holiday ornaments to benefit RAVNAH hospice The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is selling hand-crafted, glazed porcelain, holiday ornaments to benefit their hospice program. Available for purchase are a heart and dove by Vermont artists Carol Krochak and Mark Kilburn of Horizon Porcelain. The ornaments are $15 each and may be personalized with someone’s name. Ornament proceeds will benefit RAVNAH's hospice program which provides care and support for people with a lifelimiting illness, enabling them to live as fully and comfortably as possible. For more information, or an order form, please call 770-1514.
Heart and dove ornaments by Vermont artists Carol Krochak and Mark Kilburn of Horizon Porcelain.
Group deploys Xmas collection boxes for seniors RUTLAND — It’s fall in Vermont and for those of us who work with seniors, it’s also time to organize efforts to provide holiday stockings for seniors in need. Each year there are many programs for children at the holidays, but we ask you to think about needy seniors in our community. At Home Senior Care and the Southwestern Vermont Council on the Aging are seeking to brighten the day for elders during this coming holiday season. Throughout the month of November through the first week of December, donations will be accepted for delivery to seniors. Mary Lou Morrissette, President of At Home Senior Care
has a list of suggested donations that are particularly appreciated. These are gift cards for local stores (grocery storeS and pharmacies), warm weather items for feet, hands, and heads, holiday music, holiday candy, and fleece throws. Donations may be brought to At Home Senior Care, 14 South Main St., in Rutland, or the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging at 1085 Route 4 East, Unit 2B, in Rutland. There will also be collection boxes set up at Walmart, College of Saint Joseph, Castleton State College Library, Circle K-Irving Oil, and Castleton Community Center.
Homebuyer tax credit extended to April 30, 2010 A new law that went into effect Nov. 6 extends the first-time homebuyer credit five months and expands the eligibility requirements for purchasers.
The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 extends the deadline for qualifying home purchases from Nov. 30, 2009, to April 30, 2010.
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Caring Coins are morale boosters for local troops By Catherine M. Oliverio email@example.com
POULTNEY — Another 1,500 Vermont National Guard members are being depoloyed for tour duty in Afghanistan. Before they all depart, the troops will receive morale-boosting Caring Coins sponsored by The You Are Never Alone Foundation. Seven private yellow ribbon events (Oct. 12-13 Burlington Sheraton, Nov. 23 Barre Civic Center, Nov. 24 Lyndon State College, Nov. 30 Mt. Snow Resort, Dec. 1-2 Equinox Resort, Manchester) have been held or will be held for troops and their families throughout the state. That’s a total of 7,000 individually sponsored coins. The Vermont wooden-crafted Caring Coins carry an important message. “They are tangible reminders to the troops and their families that they are not alone,” said Salley Gibney, founder of The You Are Never Alone Foundation. The You Are Never alone Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3)
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BRISTOL — The First Baptist Church of Bristol announces that its doors will be open each Thursday starting in November from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for anyone in the community that would like to use their sanctuary to pray. It was noted that most churches’ doors are locked during the week in the daytime and we felt that there might be a need for a quiet place to pray in the community. CASTLETON — Blue Jupiter Performs in the Casella Theater, Castleton State College, A powerful pop-jazz funk a cappella quartet, Blue Jupiter’s four voices set their audiences ablaze with their infectious energy, seamless harmony and thunderous vocal percussion, Adult $10; Sr/ Student $7; Under 12 $5, 468-1119. MIDDLEBURY — Twist O' Wool Guild Meeting from 7– 9 p.m. at the American Legion on Wilson Way. There will be a Yankee Swap, spinin, and a general meeting. All are welcome. Questions call 453-5960. RUTLAND — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Parker House at 10 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-7750568. RUTLAND — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Bardwell House at 12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-775-0568. WEYBRIDGE — Weybridge Elementary School will hold it's annual Book Fair on 12/3 from2-6 p.m., Dec. 4, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Dec. 5, 8 a.m.noon. To benefit the School library. Weybridge School Common Room, 210, Quaker Village Road. (3 miles north on Middlebury off Route 23). Donations of books can be dropped off at the school or call Mary (email@example.com) if you would like them picked up.
Friday, December 4
BRISTOL — St. Ambrose church presents “The Treasure of Family” Christmas Bazaar from 1-5 p.m. and Dec 5 from 9-5. Featuring Crafts, Bake sale, Silent Auction Raffles, homemade goodies. Friday at 2:30 p.m.- Silver Tea, at 3 p.m. Kids Cookie Decorating. Santa’s visit at Noon on Saturday and much more! Info or questions 453-2488. CHITTENDEN — Open Mic Benefits Operation Holiday Homecoming. Get into the Christmas spirit by helping Vermont troops in training for deportation to Afghanistan to take a
break and come home for the holiday. Call 483-2234 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. HINESBURG — Author EventLocal author Eugenie Doyle presents her new book at 7 p.m. at Brown Dog Books & Gifts, 22 Commerce St., No. 3. All events are free and open to the public. 482-5189 or www.indiebound.org. IRA — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Ira Town Hall at 12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. Call 802-7750568. MIDDLEBURY —The North Branch School presents: Gala Dinner, Auction and Contra Dance with Atlantic Crossing at Town Hall Theater. 388-3269. POULTNEY — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Young at Heart Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. 7750568. RUTLAND — Holiday Sale from 9a.m.–2 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church. RUTLAND — Big Flicks at the Paramount Theatre – Miracle on 34th Street, 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., adults $6, (12) & under $4, 30 Center St., 775-0903. RUTLAND —Annual Cotton mill Open Studio & Holiday Sale from 10 a.m.–5 p.m at the Cotton Mill Building; various artisans and performance spaces. WEYBRIDGE — Weybridge Elementary School will hold it's annual Book Fair on 12/3 from2-6 p.m., Fri. 12/4 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sat. 12/5 from 8 a.m.-noon. To benefit the School library. Weybridge School Common Room, 210, Quaker Village Road. WEYBRIDGE —Community Advent Supper at Weybridge Congregational Church, 2790 Weybridge Rd. at 6:30 p.m. Potluck supper, followed by a short, informal program and carol singing. Bring a dish to pass and a donation for the HOPE food shelf.Call 545-2579.
Saturday, December 5
BRANDON — Superstring Theory is a superb world-fusion band. It is the project of composer and performer Derrick Jorden, who plays electric violin. Appearing with Derrick is percussionist Steve Leicach, Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. (across from Neshobe Golf Course), 7–9 p.m., $20 including refreshments, 465-4071. BRISTOL — The First Baptist Church of Bristol invites you to the Annual Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Handmade crafts, attic treasures, baked goods and soups, chili and sandwiches. Call 453-6302 or 453-2551. EAST MIDDLEBURY — Fifth Annual Holiday Open House and Bazaar. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Sarah Partridge Community House and Library. Sponsored by the Friends of Sarah Partridge Libraray. Free refreshments. Crafts for youngsters in the childrens room. Call 247-3050. LINCOLN — Holiday Workshop
non-profit, Vermont grassroots organization fostering care and hope from one person to another. Over 32,000 Caring Coins have been shared around the world. Gibney started five and half years ago with a dream of an angel that resulted in her first angel coin for Vermont soldiers. She recalled that she came up with the icon of stick figures shaking hands when Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast. “The troops and their families are grateful for the caring support of our volunteers,” said Gibney. “The people in our communities offer their appreciation to the troops for their service to our country and for the sacrifices that each of them and their family members are making for us.” She said, “Children and youths in schools in our community include Christ the King School, Sheldon Academy, Fay Honey Knopp, and Poultney High School who participated by signing cards that accompany the Caring Coins.” For more information contact You Are Never Alone Foundation at www.YouAreNeverAloneFoundation.org or 8672492.
for Children of all ages, 10 a.m.noon at the Lincoln Library. Cookies, crafts, a movie, and a visit from Mrs. Claus. LUDLOW — Festival of Lights & Wreaths Auction and Dinner. Lights, wreaths, an auction and dinner, Okemo Resort, Roundhouse, Jackson Gore. Call 259-2722. MIDDLEBURY — The Christmas Shop will be held at St. Mary’s Church Parish Hall for any low-income families in Addison County. The Christmas Shop is located in the basement of St. Mary’s Church on College Street and will be open Dec. 5 and Dec. 12 , 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call 388-4203. MIDDLEBURY — Sheldon Museum Holiday Open House from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Sheldon Museum invites you to its annual Holiday Open House for the community. 1 Park St. across from the Ilsley Public Library. Call 388-2117. MIDDLEBURY — Santa will be at the Middlebury Community House, next to the Post Office, 10 a.m.noon. In the afternoon, hostesses from the Middlebury Garden Club will be offering refreshments and showing off the holiday decorations they created for the Community House. Free. ORWELL — St. Paul’s Annual Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p..m, at the Orwell Town Hall. Handmade gifts and crafts, Christmas decorations, raffle, silent auction, flea market, food sale, lunch and refreshments available. Benefit St. Paul's Church. Call Kathy Buxton at 9482049. PROCTOR — Pittsford/Proctor Annual “Stuff a Bus” & Bottle Drive. At the Pittsford Congregational Church and St. Dominic’s Church in Proctor from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Pittsford/Proctor Food Shelf serviing families in Pittsford, Proctor, and Florence. Items needed are canned items and more. Call Robin Rowe at 483-2967 or 5585768. POULTNEY —Santa Comes to Poultney: The evening begins with a story hour for all ages at the Poultney Public Library. Santa arrives on a firetruck and leads a parade of community members and children up Main Street to the Town Office for the lighting of the memory tree. Singing and refreshments with tree lighting, 6-8 p.m. RUTLAND — Upward Bound Basket Raffle,11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rutland High School. $5 for admission and 25 raffle tickets, $2 for additional ticket sheets. Refreshments for sale inside event. All proceeds benefit the Castleton Upward Bound Scholarship Fund. Contact Jen or Jane Greene at 287-5224. RUTLAND — 'A Christmas Carol' A Stage Reading by the Poultney Summer Theatre Company at Rutland Free Library, this is a full costume reading by five actors and the sixth year of this production, 2-4 p.m., Fox Room, 10 Court St., 7731860. RUTLAND — Holiday Sale from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church. VERGENNES — The Vergennes
Area Chamber of Commerce, a division of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the fifth annual Vergennes Holiday Stroll. Events begin at 7:30 a.m. with a holiday concert by the Otter Creek Choral Society. Calll 802-388-7951 or email email@example.com. See The (Addison) Eagle’s special insert of events. VERGENNES — Breakfast with Santa at VUHS at 7:30 a.m. Craft show at VUES, Stroll with Santa while singing & ringing bells, auction at the Bixby Library, cookie decorating, visit with Santa. Call 388-7951. See The (Addison) Eagle’s special insert of events. VERGENNES — 9th Annual Winter Holiday Fair at the Vergennes Elementary School from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Exhibits will include: Quilts, candles, wooden ornaments, baked goods, raffle, food concession, 60+ vendors and much more! To benefit the VUES After School Enrichment programs. Entry fee: Food Shelf Donation. Contact Lisa Sprague 8773761 with questions. WALLINGFORD — Ladies Aid Society hosts local vendors, Vermont crafts, evergreen wreaths, baked goods, raffle, First Congregational Church, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. WEYBRIDGE — Weybridge Elementary School will hold it's annual Book Fair on 12/3 from2-6 p.m., Fri. Dec. 4, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Dec. 5 from 8a.m.-noon. 210, Quaker Village Road. (3 miles north on Middlebury off Route 23).
Vermont’s citizen soldiers at a recent Caring Coins ceremony in Manchester. The unique message-coins, created by The You Are Never Alone Foundation, demonstrate to the troops that Vermonters support them and appreciate their sacrifice to the nation. Photo courtesy Caring Coins
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Sunday, December 6
BRANDON — Holiday Benefit Auction - Join the Friends of the Brandon Free Public Library for their annual holiday auction. Over 50 local patrons and artists donate holiday wreaths, decor, artwork and treasures for the event. Entertainment, refreshments, and door prizes.Auction begins at 3:30 pm. $1 door donation requested. BRIDPORT — The Bridport Historical Society will hold its holiday open house at the Historical House from one to three. Live music. Refreshments and fun. MIDDLEBURY — Sheldon Museum Holiday Open House from noon-4 p.m. RUTLAND — Handel's Messiah from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. at Grace Congregational Church. SOUTH STARKSBORO — The Jerusalem Schoolhouse Lecture Series from 2 to 4 p.m. "Annual Holiday Gathering". Come and enjoy songs and holiday goodies. For more inf. call 453-3826.
Monday, December 7
MIDDLEBURY — VFC’s Vision & Voice Documentary Workspace at 88 Main St. , 4– 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. PITTSFORD — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Village Manor at 11:30 a.m. Call 775-0568. RUTLAND — Rutland Free Library holds Babies and Toddlers Rock a music and pre-literacy program for children 0-24 months, free and open to all, 10 – 10:45 a.m., Fox Room, 10 Court St., 773-1860.
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In the comfort food zone
eat loaf, mashed potatoes, goulash, grilled cheese, Campbell’s canned tomato soup—stuff when I was a kid we’d look at and say, “Oh, Ma, we gotta eat this crap again?” Now Martha Stewart’s got us payin’ big money to eat that same stuff because she’s named it comfort food. I imagine Martha, with $20 million in the bank and houses scattered all over the world, a bowl of Campbell’s canned tomato soup tastes pretty good. But when you’re pouring concrete 60 hours a week for 290 bucks take-home, Campbell’s tomato soup just taste like tinny catsup—that’s if you stir in some comfort milk. So, rich people, go ahead and sell us all the designer comfort food you want, long as we can have a taste of your granddaddy’ inheritance comfort money— “Hey Homer, how’d you afford that in-ground swimmin’ pool?” “Why, we bought it with Martha’s great granddad’s inheritance comfort money. I tell ya Joe, it’s nice having a pool you don’t have to climb a wall to get into.” Cheap ground beef, instant mashed taters, canned corn and grey gravy. 1970s all-you-can-eat Sheppard’s Pie, $2.50 a plate at the local diner. Show of hands, how many of you rich people in the ‘70s would have come within 10 miles of Sheppard’s Pie? Only one hand up, eh? Must be you’re old money. Now at them fancy food stores, same Sheppard’s Pie, and rich people throw in some garlic and a few capers, call it comfort food, and charge the poor folks 18 bucks a pound for it. Them rich people are smart; they serve the poor folks comfort food—goulash, cream chipped beef on toast— thinking the poor folks won’t be able to stop eatin’ it and they’ll get so fat they won’t be able to walk down to town meeting and vote against the rich people. Comfort food. Is that it? After you eat a bunch of Kraft macaroni and cheese, or sausage stuffing, are you comfortable? Emotionally maybe, but not physically. Shouldn’t comfort food really be called, discomfort food? Or emotionally comforting food? Comfort food is a media term built to sell lower middle and lower class American’s weight and lethargy producing foods that promote an increase in physical complacency, which adds to increased T.V./couch time; that in turn lowers our level of health and raises the need for doctor visits, which are forerunners of a direct path leading to more drug use—prescription and otherwise. Imagine me running for public office and spouting that on the campaign trail? I wouldn’t be able to buy votes. Well, I could buy votes, you can always buy votes, but I’d be laughed at. Mmm, maybe I’ll run. Being laughed at served me well so far. Rusty DeWees tours Vermont and Northern New York with his act “The Logger.” His column appears weekly. He can be reached at email@example.com. Listen for The Logger, Rusty DeWees, Thursdays at 7:40 on the Big Station, 98.9 WOKO or visit his website at www.thelogger.com
WEDNESDAY December 2, 2009
Greetings from planet Earth W
hat would happen if terrestrial audioand-visual signals, dating back to the Golden Age of Television, were detected by extraterrestrials on distant planets? Is such an idea possible? And what would extraterrestrials make of our earliest T.V. signals? Even with today’s digital television retooling efforts, television is disseminated widely by an old medium—radio transmission. Broadcast T.V., in its purest sense, is a form of radio; that is, radio with pictures. Most T.V. channels straddle the 54–890 MHz (megahertz) frequency band. But even as technology changes, and more closed circuit-type T.V. transmission methods are used en masse, it is likely that future video signals will still leak into space. But for our discussion, we’re interested in those early broadcast analog T.V. signals—signals out there. Somewhere. It may come as a surprise to discover that the first powerful broadcast T.V. signals leaving planet Earth were neither the shortwave experiments by pioneering sci-fi writer and experimenter Hugo Gernsback in New York in the 1920s nor the broadcasts of 1950s American T.V. shows. Instead, the first T.V. signals to leave the Earth originated in Nazi Germany. Earth’s earliest, far-ranging video signals were German propaganda broadcasts between the 1930s and mid 1940s. While its video propaganda plans never panned out, the socialist Nazi government had hoped to equip every German household with a free T.V. set. While the technology existed for German television by the mid 1930s, the cost of CRT (cathode-ray tube) manufacturing and the infant medium’s transmission infrastructure remained elusive. Hilter ’s opening remarks at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games appear to qualify it as the first deep-space signal. Radio astronomer Chris Davis, of Britain’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, claims that terrestrial T.V.-radio signals like the Nazicasts of the ‘30s and ‘40s could be picked up on distant planets with the proper hardware and soft-
ware. “A good amount of Earth’s artificial radiowaves, like the shortwave frequency variety, never get past the ionosphere,” Davis said in a recent BBC interview. “However, modern broadcast television signals can pierce the atmosphere. These signals easily traverse space at the speed of light.” But as these signals cross interstellar medium, they would become very diffuse and difficult to focus at the receiving end. “There are two things that you would need to get such a signal—firstly, it has to be able to leave our planet, secondly it would have to have as much power as possible,” Davis noted. “As you go into space that power would dissipate. They would need more and more sensitive equipment to pick it up.” I’m sure that if advanced civilizations exist, they will have the ability to detect Earth’s faintest television-radio signals. Of the question, what would aliens make of these signals, well, that’s anybody’s guess. But, somewhere—out there—the television broadcasts of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, and original episodes of “Star Trek” and “The Brady Bunch” are approaching the recently discovered planetary system of Zeta Reticuli. Farther out into space, the original broadcast signals of “The Lone Ranger” and “Howdy Doody” are approaching the planets orbiting Pi Mensae. And reaching even farther into the vastness of of the Milky Way, hypothetical extraterrestrials 73 light years distant may be watching humanity’s first interstellar greeting—from none other than Adolph Hitler. What’s in the Sky: Look for beautiful star cluster M34 visible in binoculars in the constellation Perseus, in the northwest, this weekend before sunrise. The star Mirphak (also Mirfak) is Perseus’ brightest object. Lou Varricchio, M.Sc., is a former NASA science writer. He is a NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador in Vermont and the 2009 recipient of U.S. Civil Air Patrol-USAF auxiliary’s Maj. Gen. Chuck Yeager Aerospace Education Achievement Award.
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n an attempt to preclude accusations of snarkiness, I’ll refrain here from asking why the higher professions have found it necessary to develop and publish elaborate canons of moral and behavioral ethics for mandatory compliance by members while plying their various trades. I’ll simply note that the productive professions have done just that, while the political profession— ideologues and pragmatists, active politicians and passive commentators—has not. Thus, members of the California bar are required not to withhold evidence which, if released to the opposition, might damage their own chances for a courtroom victory. I’d guess that the rule was put in place because “winning trumps everything” barristers might otherwise do just that sort of withholding and prior reliance on idealistic notions of conscience hadn’t worked without a printed rule. This now appears in the California Code of Judicial Ethics: Canon 3D. It identifies seven categories of egregious lawyer conduct. For example, item 4 of the California canon specifically proscribes “…Willful… withholding… exculpatory evidence… ” Presumably, if item 4 weren’t there, lawyers would do just that. Now, with rare exceptions, they don’t. Having chosen not to adopt the written code, the political profession usually does. Here’s an example— Drawing on a recent state-by-state income/wealth versus taxation study by the Washington-based Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, the Vermont-based Public Assets Institute published a news release last week with this ITEP quote: “…The Vermont tax system already falls most heavily on the very poorest families in the state.” You can find this 130-page study—with its multi-color bar graphs showing percentage-of-income tax levels for all income quintiles for all states—on the ITEP website. Vermont is shown with the bottom income quintile paying 8.2 percent of income and the fourth quintile (middleincome) category from $54 to $85K paying 9.2 percent (an ITEP fact about distribution of tax burden not deemed mentionable or reportable by PAI) while the top quintile pays an average 7.7 percent, lower than the bottom quintile, hence the PAI equality-based-outcome-seeking angst. It’s the argument of both ITEP and PAI that such numbers illustrate an inherently wicked level of favor-the-rich unfairness. And why would ITEP, and with a greater verbal intensity PAI, choose to withhold the stats showing that it’s the Vermont middle- and upper-middle-income quintiles which pay the highest percentage of their income in taxes, not the lowest? Therefore, contrary to the breathless PAI reassertion that “The Vermont tax system falls most heavily on the very poorest families in the state”, the truth is that the heaviest burden falls, as almost inevitably happens, on the
long-suffering middle-income quintiles? Even the proverbial oblivious-to-politics-resident of East-Overshoe, Vt., knows the answer: It’s because the ideological template of the political left, in pursuit of re-distribution of wealth, requires that only those stats showing the poorest paying more and the richest paying less may be legitimately recited. Absent any canon of ethics for politics that would motivate PAI writers to meet the “just the facts, ma’am” standards of fictional Det. Sgt. Joe Friday, these ideologues chose to ignore inconvenient facts which didn’t fit their pre-conceived notions of Amerika; they only recited the facts which could be manipulated to fit their template. Note the incompetent oversight or unintentional but non-malicious research gap: the inconvenient facts are there in black-on-white print and graphic full color charts on the Vermont pages (pp. 106-7) of the ITEP study PAI has chosen to analyze and interpret. The only way to miss the troublesome facts is to choose to. As if mistating the tax burden distribution weren’t enough, there’s more. It’s the Holmesian non-barking dog, the missing set of income (or, more precisely, imputed income, the monetized value of goods and services received without payment by the recipient) data showing the value of transfer payments from the middle- and upper-income quintiles to the lowest income quintile via tax-and-spend re-distribution programs. These data aren’t even mentioned in the ITEP study. Perhaps the PAI news release scribes can be excused for similarly ignoring them? Yet the impact on total ‘real’ income the transfer payments represent is substantial. Consider, that a family of four—with a nominal income less than $27,000/year receiving food stamps—enjoys a purchasing power gain of $668/month. That’s $8,000/year, raising the real income to $35,000; that’s an income level which, if entirely recorded as real income, would place that family in the highly-taxed middle-income quintile. Food stamps are used to buy food with a non-taxable dollar value, unlike the hapless real middle-class family which buys its groceries with after-tax dollars. Similarly, there’s subsidized housing and even Dr. Dinosaur. Why doesn’t PAI mention these? Ask the guy from East Overshoe. Retired Vermont school architect Martin Harris lives in Tennessee.
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Movies return to downtown Rutland RUTLAND — Motion pictures will return to the big screen in downtown Rutland. Movieplex 9, which closed last month, will reopen Dec. 18, according to its new owner. The new owner, Flagship Cinemas Inc. of Massachusetts, will lease the cinema through the Rutland Shopping Plaza. Flagship will also improve the theater, according to a Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce source. More comfortable theater seats, an upgraded sound system, an expanded concession stand, and new carpeting will be added. Flagship has also said it will install a trendy $100,000 3-D system which will be designed for one of the nine main-screen projectors.
GOP to offer holiday meals to soldiers, families RUTLAND — Rutland City Republicans will be hosting a special holiday dinner Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m. to honor Rutland County National Guard troops as they ready to deploy to the Middle East. The dinner will be held at the American Legion Hall located at 33 Washington St. in Rutland. Rutland area soldiers and their families will be guests of honor for the spaghetti dinner benefit. The general public is invited to attend with a $10 donation per person payable at the door. All proceeds from the benefit dinner support the Vermont National Guard Charitable Foundation, Inc. The National Guard Charitable Foundation funds assist Vermont Guard families with travel costs to bring troops home for the holidays. Paula Lannon, one of organizers of the Rutland dinner, is pleased to have the opportunity to personally give thanks to Vermont soldiers and their families. “Our Rutland area National Guard Troops and their families selflessly give of themselves so that we are able to enjoy our freedoms. Saying ‘thank you’ and showing our support for them with a delicious dinner is a small token of our appreciation. We also thank the American Legion Hall for the use of their building and staff,” Lannon said. For more information regarding this event, contact Lannon at 558-2328 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Vt. Civil Air Patrol members gather at Rutland Airport RUTLAND — Volunteer Civil Air Patrol senior members and cadets from around Vermont gathered at CAP’s Rutland Composite Squadron Headquarters located at the Rutland Southern Vermont Region Airport Nov. 20-21. CAP members that took part in a Wing Training Assembly exercise that included a corporatetraining class for senior members and various cadetlevel activities including physical training. Over 40 cadets from around the state took part in the WTA. More than 20 senior members also were involved. Several Rutland-area businesses contributed meals, snacks and beverages for the CAP WTA including the Freihofer Outlet of Rutland, Price Chopper of West Rutland, Stewart’s Shops of Fair Haven and West Rutland, Shaw’s Supermarket of Fair Haven and Hannaford Supermarket of Rutland. The Rutland Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Pa-
Civil Air Patrol cadets from around Vermont took part in last week’s Wing Training Assembly held at the Rutland Southern Vermont Region Airport in North Clarendon. Photo by Lou Varricchio
trol is part of the all civilian, all-volunteer U.S. Air Force Auxiliary. The squadron has received several citations as one of the outstanding
squadrons in the northeastern U.S. Operating 530 single engine aircraft and 63 sailplanes, the Civil Air Patrol performs more than 90
percent of all U.S. Air Forcedirected search and rescue missions utilizing aircraft and ground teams and an extensive radio communications network.
Green Mountain College’s dining-service earns award POULTNEY — Chartwells Dining Service at Green Mountain College has been recognized for outstanding community relations, corporate responsibility and sustainable food practices by Compass Group, Chartwells’ parent company. Dining services director and Poultney resident Dave Ondria accepted the 2009 Be-A-Star Account of the Year Award for the Northeast Region. Be-A-Star is a program recognizing associates and teams for best practices in the New England Region.
Presbyterian Church to host ecumenical worship service POULTNEY — The Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Worship Service was held Nov. 23 at the Poultney Welsh Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by Poultney clergy of various Christian denominations, this year ’s service was hosted by the local Welsh Presbyterian Church. According to Rev. Donald Pepper, after the worship service and choir performance, worshippers went downstairs to the St. David's Fellowship Hall. Members of the congregation served pies and beverages compliments of the church and local bakers.
DeathNotices BENNINGTON — Helen Ruth McConnell, 75, of Rutland, died Nov. 23, 2009, at Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, following a long illness. ORWELL — Marion Hazel Christian, 76, died Nov. 23, 2009, at Mountain View Center in Rutland. RUTLAND — The prayer service for James A. Salvi, 59, of Rutland and formerly of Long Island, N.Y., who died Nov. 21, 2009, was held Monday, Nov. 23, at the Aldous Funeral Home. WEST RUTLAND — The funeral Mass for Helen J. Tumielewicz, 93, who died Nov. 21, 2009, was celebrated Tuesday, Nov. 24, at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. RUTLAND — Walter F. Follmer, 95, of Rutland, died Nov. 20, 2009, at Rutland Health Care. LEICESTER — The graveside service for June Ruth Dwyer, 67, who died Nov. 19, 2009; was held Monday, Nov. 23, in Forestdale Cemetery. LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Katherine Kelly Minard, 81, died Nov. 16, 2009, in her home.
MORNING COLLISION — Brandon police, fire and rescue personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident on Route 7 near Country Club Lane at 6:40 a.m., Nov. 21. Mallorie Thomas, age 22, of Brandon was driving a VW sedan when she allegedly truck a truck driven by Brian Danforth, age 47, of Brandon. Thomas was taken to Porter Medical Center and released. She was charged with DUI, according to Brandon Police. The accident created a minor traffic backup in north and southbound lanes. Photo by Lou Varricchio
Fair Haven students team up with Vermont architect FAIR HAVEN — A collaboration between the Slate Valley Teen Center in Fair Haven and Stafford Technical Center has begun to develop as students from STC’s Architecture Engineering Design (AED) program worked on the proposed teen center location under the supervision of architect Mark McManus of Middletown Springs. STC second year students Chad Johnson and John Pluta, both from Mill River Union High School, spent time measuring, recording, and sketching the existing assembly space above the Fair Haven Municipal Offices. The space originally housed the local high school, but has been unused for approximately 50 years. The space boasts high ceilings, wood wainscoting, and tall windows, which bring in lots of natural light and wonderful views of the town green. The Stafford AED students will have the opportunity to work on “as built” drawings which will be used in the development of a design for the center. This project has enabled the Stafford students to utilize their program skills in a “real world” application. The proposed teen center will serve eleven surrounding towns and two high schools, Fair Haven Union High School and Poultney High School.
Pictured at right: Chad Johnson and John Pluta, Stafford Technical Center’s Architecture Engineering Design program students with Vermont architect Mike McManus scope out the proposed Fair Haven Teen Center site.
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Religious Services RUTLAND All Saints Anglican Church An orthodox Anglo-Catholic Christian Community. Mass & Liturgy offered every Sunday at 4:00p.m. Childcare available. Handicap Accessible. Christian Education. 42 Woodstock Ave., Rutland (Services at Messiah Lutheran Church) 802-282-8098. Email: AllCelticStaintsRutland@comcast.net Alliance Community Fellowship Howe Center, Sunday Worship 10:30a.m. Phone: 773-3613 Calvary Bible 2 Meadow Lane & Grove Street, 775-0358. Sunday Worship Service 9:30a.m. & 11:00a.m. www.cbcvt.org 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 LatterDay 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 5:30 p.m., Sunday Worship 10:30a.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., 775-0231. 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., 775-4368. Sunday Eucharist 8, 9 & 10a.m., Wed. 12:05p.m., Thurs. 9a.m., Morning Prayer Mon.-Sat. 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. Unitarian Universalist Church 117 West St., 775-0850. Sunday Services 10:30a.m. Rev. Erica Baron 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.
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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-inPartnership LifeBridge Christian Church - 141 Mulcahy Drive, 247-LIFE (5433). Sunday Worship 9a.m., www.lifebridgevt.com, LifeGroups meet weekly (call for times and locations) Living Water Assembly of God 76 North Street (Route 53), Office Phone: 247-4542. Email: LivingWaterAssembly@gmail.com. Website: www.LivingWaterAOG.org. 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 10:30a.m. Church of Christ Bible study & services Sunday 10:00a.m. All are cordially welcome. Contact Jim Jackson, 683-9748 or 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, 775-4832. Sun. Worship 5:30p.m. St. Robert Bellarmine Roman Catholic Church - Saturday Mass 4p.m. Wesleyan Church North Chittenden, 483-6696. Sunday Worship 10a.m. CLARENDON Clarendon Congregational Church Middle Rd. 773-5436. Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. 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 5:15p.m., Sunday 8 & 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: LivingWaterAssembly@gmail.com. Website: www.LivingWaterAOG.org. 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. 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) 8:00a.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. 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, 483-6408. 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., 6451962. 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 287-4435 • Sunday Worship 10a.m. Trinity Episcopal Church Church St., 2872252. 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, 259-2831. 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 5p.m., Sun. 10:30a.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 4:30p.m., Sunday 9a.m. United Church of West Rutland Chapel St., Worship 10a.m.
t’s time again to answer reader mail from people like you who are learning to Super-Coupon: Q: “I’ve been reading your columns with great interest. Prices seem so high right now in the grocery store. If I just buy the store brand of products, won’t I save more money than using coupons on the big brands?” By Jill Cataldo A: This is a common misconception among new coupon shoppers. It’s true that when you compare the shelf price of store brands with the price of name-brand products, the store brands often appear to save us more money. But with rare exceptions, we can almost always buy the namebrand products that we like and prefer — with coupons — at an even better price than the store brand. Why is this? Quite simply, there are more coupons and discounts available for name-brand products than for storebrand products. If you look at your coupon inserts from the newspaper and the wide variety of coupons available on the Internet, you’ll quickly notice there are typically no coupons for store-brand items. Large, brand-name product manufacturers work hard to encourage us to try their products. They feature their brands and products in the coupon inserts, offering shoppers significant discounts to try them. Many times, it’s also possible to find store coupons for the same products. If we stack a store and manufacturer coupon together, we’re reaching an even larger savings on the brand-name item than we could by simply purchasing the store brand at its regular low price. As with all things, there are always exceptions. If your store happens to offer coupons for its own brands, that’s a great way to save. Here’s a perfect example. Recently, my store had coupon dispensers set up in the aisle offering $1 coupons for “any [store-brand] paper product.” During this sale, store-brand rolls of paper towels, boxes of facial tissue and packages of the napkins were all on sale for $1. Now, if you’re a regular reader of my column, you know that using a $1 coupon on a $1 sale is one of my favorite ways to get things for free! Speaking of coupon dispensers, our next question this week pertains to them. Q: “I often see coupon machines on the shelves of the grocery store, but the coupons in them aren’t usually for things on sale. Is there a strategy for getting good discounts with these?” A: Absolutely! You’re right in noticing that most of the time, the coupons in the store’s coupon dispensers don’t link up to the best sales in the store. That’s also true of the coupons we receive in the newspaper each week. Their greatest value comes when the price of the featured item takes a big dip. I regularly “shop” the coupon dispensers in my stores. If I see coupons for an item I like, I will take a few to hold onto until the sale price drops. About six weeks ago, my store’s coupon dispenser offered $2 coupons for turkey bacon. But the turkey bacon was on sale for $4.99, a relatively high price. I took a few coupons from the dispenser and held onto them for four weeks … when the price of the turkey bacon went down to $2.99. Now, I took home turkey bacon for 99 cents a package! If I had used those coupons the week I found them in the dispenser though, I would still have paid $2.99 a package — three times the price. © CTW Features
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A PASSION FOR FASHION — The 2009 Winter Fashion Show was held at the Diamond Run Mall this week. The show attracts “fashionistas” from around Rutland County to see the latest North Country fashion statements. The well-attended event was showcased by Rutland’s Sears and Kmart stores. Pictured is Taylor Carvalho (center) of Rutland modeling designs offered by Sears. Photo by Shawn Pemrick
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APARTMENT FOR RENT BELLOWS FALLS, VT. South St. Housing Newly remodeled apartments located in the heart of town. 3 bedroom ($875/mo), 4 bedroom ($975/mo) apartments now available. Includes heat, hot water, rubbish & snow removal, and laundry facility available. No off-street parking available. Close to elementary school, post office, cafe, local grocery store and bus service to surrounding towns. Please contact 802-885-7885 for application. Income limits do apply BELLOWS FALLS, VT. William St. Housing Newly remodeled apartments located in the heart of town. 1 bedroom ($639/mo), 2 bedroom $750/mo), 3 bedroom ($875/mo) apartments are now available. Includes heat, hot water, rubbish & snow removal, and laundry facility available. Off-street parking available. Close to elementary school, post office, cafe, local grocery store and bus service to surrounding towns. Please contact 802-8857885 for application. Income limits do apply CHESTER, VT. Exquisite 1 bdrm, large LR, DR & plenty of closet space. HT/HW/trash removal included. $785/mo. Call Neil 802885-6292. CHESTER, VT. Large 2 bdrm w/additional loft. Excellent condition. Hardwood floors. Sauna, large deck, fully equipped kitchen. No pets/smoking. 1st, last & security. $850/mo. Heat/cooking/hot water by propane. 617549-1300. CHESTER, VT. New 1 bdrm apt. $725. Includes HT/HW/parking/plowing. 802-8692400. www.rootspropertymanagement. NEW SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1, 2 & 3 bdrm apts. starting $540/mo. Includes HW/snow/parking. On-site laundry. Ref/sec. 802-295-4442.
HISTORIC BUILDINGS downtown Springfield, VT. (2) 3 bdrm apts.,Fully restored, new appliances. (3) business spaces available.(1) 550 sq. ft. (2) 350 sq. ft. Sec. dep/ref./credit check req. Call John 802-875-5119. S. Londonderry, VT. Newly remodeled. 2bdrm, 1 BA. W/storage unit & garage. Everything new! One year lease. No smoking or pets. $775/mo. 802-875-4861 SAXTONS RIVER, VT. Attractive 1 bdrm. Bright, sunny, private entrance/parking. HT/HW/elec/trash/plowing included. Close to stores, post office, restaurants. Required references, 1 month sec. dep./lease. No smoking. $750/mo. 802-869-1271 SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1 bdrm apt. Appliances, all utilities included. No pets. Minimum security. 802-886-2703. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1 bdrm, appliances, parking, heat, rubbish, no pets. Security and references required. $640/mo. 802885-3638. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 2 bdrm apartments available. $656 includes H/HW, trash & snow removal, W/D hookups. Call for application. Stewart Property Management. Equal Housing Opportunity. 802-885-7885. Income limits do apply. For a limited time only, security deposit paid by us. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 3 bdrm apartments available. $775 includes H/HW, trash & snow removal, W/D hookups. Call for application. Stewart Property Management. Equal Housing Opportunity. 802-885-7885. Income limits do apply. For a limited time only, security deposit paid by us. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Large 1-bdrm, private entrance, many windows, no smoking/pets. $775/mo. Utilities included. 802-885-8655 leave message
SPRINGFIELD, VT. 4 bdrm apartments available. $1,050 includes H/HW, trash & snow removal. W/D hookups. Call for application. Stewart Property Management. Equal Housing Opportunity. 802-885-7885. Income limits do apply. For a limited time only, security deposit paid by us. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Huge, 1 bdrm, large LR, DR, eat-in kitchen, HT/HW trash included. $700/mo. Call Neil 802-885-6292. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Totally remodeled, 1,100 sq. ft. 2 bdrm on 1st floor. Large LR, DR, eatin kitchen w/DW & over-stove microwave. Beautiful hardwood floors & carpet. HT/HW/trash removal included. Garage & storage available. $950/mo. Call Neil 802885-6292. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Totally remodeled, 2bdrm on 2nd floor. Large LR, eat-in kitchen w/DW & pantry too. Beautiful hardwood floors & carpet. HT/HW/trash removal included. $825/mo. Call Neil 802-885-6292.
HOME FOR RENT SOUTH LONDONDERRY, VT. Sunny, 3bedroom house, large LR, 3 BA, oil heat, private acre, garage bay, storage, views. 603381-9695. firstname.lastname@example.org
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REAL PROPERTY FOR SALE “ARIZONA LAND” Kingman, 10 acres: Spectacular hilltop views, well & power. $5,000 down, $926 monthly. ARMAGEDDON SPECIAL: One acre, $149/MO. Other properties available. www.DoneRightLand.com 928-718-1364 BIG BEAUTIFUL AZ LOTS! Golf Course, Nat\’92l Parks. 1 hour from Tucson. Guaranteed Financing. $0 Down, $0 Interest. Starting $129/mo. Foreclosures online @ www.sunsiteslandrush.com Pre-Recorded Message (800) 631-8164 mention code 5063
RENTALS 1 ROOM OFFICE on the green in Chester. All utilities included. Quiet, professional building. $350/mo. 802-875-6379. 6X12 DRY STORAGE. $30/mo. 802-8868477
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BELLOWS FALLS, VT. $550/mo. cute 1bdrm, 1st floor, enclosed porch. Heat/HW, parking, pets welcome. Garage/workshop avail. 203-966-9613 CHESTER, VT. Large brand new 1-bdrm apt. on the Green. 1st floor, private entrance, heat, water included. $725/mo. 802-8756379
SPRINGFIELD, VT. Park Street. 1-bdrm, 2nd floor. Includes HT/HW/Electric/snow/trash removal. No pets. $695/mo. Call Jake or Gary 802-885-5488.
LUDLOW, VT. Beautiful and convenient, completely equipped. Private deck overlooking river, golf course, breathtaking view of Okemo trails. $750/mo. incl. utilities/Dish TV. 1st, last, plus one month sec. due w/lease. 802-228-3747.
WINDHAM, VT. Bromley, Magic, Stratton, Okemo. Cozy, immaculate, 2-bdrm, fireplace, wall-to-wall carpet, fully furnished. Seasonal $2,800 plus util & sec. Nov-Apr. Wood/plowing incl. 860-307-8011.
ROOM IN Springfield, VT. Utilities and cable TV included. $425/mo. $110/week. 802-8851131 S. LONDONDERRY, VT. Unfurnished. Newly remodeled. 2-bdrm, 1 BA. W/storage unit & garage. Everything new! One year lease. No smoking or pets. $775/mo. 802-875-4861 SOUTH LONDONDERRY, VT. 2-bdrm, 2-BA apt. Newly renovated/insulated. Fireplace/DW. No smoking/pets. $900 plus utilities. Includes plowing/HW/gas. 802-8245689. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1 bdrm, $600 includes HT/HW/trash. Call 802-885-1131 SPRINGFIELD, VT. Includes all utilities, no smoking/no pets. Security required. Good Ref. 1 Bdrm: $695/mo. or $170/wk. 800-2838072 SPRINGFIELD, VT. Park Street. 1-bdrm, 1st floor. Includes HT/HW/snow/trash removal. No pets. $625/mo. Call Jake or Gary 802885-5488
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