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Brandon mourns the loss of Berry BRANDON — Dudley Pearsall Berry, age 76, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Berry was born in Manhasset, N.Y. He was the son of George and Harriett (Pearsall) Berry. He moved with his family to Brandon in 1944 and was graduated from Brandon High School, Class of 1951. Berry joined the U.S. Air Force and served in many duty stations all around the world. He retired in 1975 as a senior master sergeant following more than 23 years of active service. Among his nuBerry merous decorations is the Vermont Distinguished Service Medal. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Brandon and worked for Bill Peck for a number of years. He served the Town of Brandon as the superintendent of the Brandon Water Department for more than 16 years, retiring in 1994. He afterwards worked for the Vermont inspecting water departments around the state. He had served on the Brandon Water District's Prudential Board for many years. Berry belonged to the Neshobe Sportsman's Club and was a co-founder and promoter of the Basin Bluegrass Festival. He was a member and Past Commander of the Brandon American Legion Post 55 and had served as chaplain and other various post positions. He had served as a member of the Brandon Area Rescue Squad and the Brandon Fire Department for many years. Surviving is his wife Linda Jean Berry of Brandon, sons Mark Dudley Berry of Knoxville, Tenn., Steven Matthew Berry of Brandon, Daniel George Berry of Whiting, one daughter Susan Kathleen Rogers of Goose Creek, S.C., 2 sisters Barbara Sanders of Valdosta, Ga., and Beverly Davies of Longwood, Fla., 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him. He was predeceased by the mother of his children Barbara "Bobbie" Berry on Dec. 15, 2004. The funeral service was held Dec. 5 at the Brandon Congregational Church. A

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Enhanced Drivers License

TIS’ THE SEASON — The College of St. Joseph in Rutland hosted the annual Rutland County Farmer's Market in the campus athletic center. Crafters, bakers, jewelers from around Rutland County showed off their wares. Vendors sold items including baked goods, Christmas wreaths, photographs, clothing and jewelry. These shoppers did their part by buying local this holiday season. Photo by Angela DeBlasio

View downtown Rutland’s best holiday decor The tradition of holiday decor throughout downtown Rutland continued this holiday season with the Downtown Rutland Partnership’s HollyDays Lights contest. All downtown businesses were encouraged to embellish their buildings and premises using lights and other holiday decorations. Judging for this contest proved a difficult task for the judging team. Judging occurred Dec. 2. This year ’s contest featured the awarding of “place” for best display with the judges looking at overall design, overall theme and originality. Hawley's Florist on Center Street garnered first place with Cold River Frameworks capturing second and Something Sweet earning third. Hawley's Florist owner, Bonnie Hawley thanked her staff for the decorating effort.

Best decor: Hawley's Florist on Center Street in downtown Rutland. Photo courtesy of Don Wickman

RUTLAND — Vermont residents may now obtain an Enhanced Drivers License (EDL) at the Rutland office of the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles, which is located at 101 State Pl. in Rutland. Until now, the only place an EDL was available was in Montpelier. An EDL provides drivers with all the motor-vehicle privileges of a normal drivers license, but it has the added advantage of being recognized by the United States federal government as proper documentation to cross the Canadian border by either land or sea. “Many Vermonters have inquired about obtaining an EDL, but for many the trip to Montpelier was just too much trouble,” said Vermont DMV Commissioner Robert Ide. “Employees at the Rutland office have now received the extensive training necessary to issues this passport-type document.” As of June 1, 2009, all U.S. citizens traveling across the U.S. border by land or water are now required to present proper, federally recognized documents. Although passports are needed to enter and return from most foreign countries, Vermont’s DMV has been allowed to issue an EDL for state residents to use whenever entering or returning from not only into Canada, but also Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. Vermont has issued over 13,000 EDLs since February of 2009, when its program began. “Enhanced licenses have

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7 year old. Neutered Male. Siberian Husky. I love to play with my toys and I fetch balls quite nicely. I have polite leash manners and I would be a nice dog for an owner looking for a moderately active dog. I’m a friendly, happy fella who knows how to sit and lie down.

Flopsey 1 year old. Spayed Female. Beagle/Basset Hound mix. I’m a high energy dog who needs a lot of exercise. I love toys so playing with me and my toys will be a good way for me to get my exercise and have some fun. I need some basic training to better control my actions and to build my confidence.

Hazelnut 1 year old. Spayed Female. Domestic Short Hair Black. My owner surrendered me on August 30 with a litter of kittens. My friends here at the shelter placed us in foster care for a short time until my babies were old enough to be adopted.

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Gov. Sarah: a teachable moment FAIRBANKS — While the former Alaska governor and U.S. vice presidential candidate has achieved success with record book sales and support for a 2012 presidential election bid, she has also achieved something else few public figures ever have: heroine status in a children’s book. In a cameo appearance, Gov. Sarah, a Palin look-a-like character, attempts to help two boys with a struggling swingset business hang onto the American Dream despite high taxes, burdensome regulations and 246 unelected and unscrutinzed czars in the recently released children’s book “Help! Mom! Radicals Are Ruining My Country!” by bestselling-author Katharine DeBrecht. Unfortunately later that night, while the boys were still ruffling through their bills, they saw a special report on T.V. The anchorwoman beamed: “We have breaking news just in from a 37-year-old man who lives in his parents’ basement that Gov. Sarah’s mother is actually an alien.” The anchorwoman excitedly went on, “And from this exclusive source, we can confirm that Gov. Sarah feeds her children dog food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.” Disheartened, the boys contemplate the ramifications of the assault on Gov. Sarah, wondering if children have been given a green light to spread untrue gossip and whether such actions would discourage other children from public service. “I was always taught not to spread mean rumors about people,” Lou looked at Tommy. “I know,” Tommy frowned at this brother. “She seems like a nice lady. I wonder if any of the kids at school are now going to think it is okay to spread untrue gossip about people.” “Yeah,” Lou agreed. “I feel bad for Susie Sattely who is running for student council. She is a really nice girl. I wonder who is going to make up something about her.” DeBrecht said it was imperative to include the Palin-like character in the book in order to teach a valuable lesson to kids. “In this Internet age, we need to let our kids know that it is wrong to spread rumors and lies. Unfortunately, many so-called journalists have basically told children that this is permissible as long as you disagree with someone’s opinions.” In regards to future political servants, DeBrecht says, “Our kids deserve better than the shameful example that has been

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Stafford Technical Center cites honor students First Quarter High Honor Roll Kayla Buckley (hospitality/entrepreneurship) of West Rutland High School. John DeMatties (forestry career) of Poultney High School. Lauren Graziano (architecture engineer design) of Fair Haven Union High School. Nathaniel Hance (public safety career) of Mill River Union High School. Alicia Horwedel (digital arts) of West Rutland High School. Kayla Jones (public safety career) of Mill River Union High School. Mercedes Laplant (human services) of Proctor High School. Emily Patch (hospitality/entrepreneurship) of Mill River Union High School. Cierra Phelps (public safety) of Mill River Union High School. Brittany Pierce (health) of Fair Haven High School. Evan Bathalon (electrical/plumbing career) of Otter Valley Union High School. James Bonilla (public safety) of Rutland High School. Ryan Chamberland (auto technology career) of West Rutland High School. Andrew Cook (architecture engineer design) of Poultney High School. Haley Cotrupi (public safety) of Mill River Union High School. Chelsea Felion (human services) of Rutland High School. Justin Fredette (computer technology) of

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he modern idea of humans living on the Moon had its origin in 19th and 20th century science fiction literature. While researchers, notably Russian rocket pioneer Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, began to contemplate the technology required to escape Earth’s gravity for a journey to the Moon as early as 1890, it was not until 1938—when the British Interplanetary Society completed the world’s first scientific study of a lunar space vehicle—that the idea began to interest a wider community of space thinkers and experimenters. In the decade following World War II, several detailed lunar base studies were published. These concepts captured the public imagination. Arthur C. Clarke’s book The Exploration of Space, published in 1951, followed in 1953 by Willy Ley’s, Fred Whipple’s and Wernher von Braun’s book The Conquest of the Moon, presented realistic plans and colorful illustrations showing how humans could travel to the Moon and construct outposts there. “It seems likely that, well before the end of this century,” Clarke wrote in 1947, “an attempt will be made to form some permanent colony on the Moon.” By the late 1950s and early 1960s—with the launching of Sputnik, and successful tests of large rockets and humans in near-Earth space—the possibility of men and women traveling to, and living on, the Moon attracted United States and Soviet Union space planners. In 1959, the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency selected H.H. Koelle with von Braun to complete the first serious, technically detailed plan to construct a lunar base. Classified “top secret” and dubbed Project Horizon, the plan would have used heavy-lift Saturn rockets to place a crew of 12 on the Moon in pressurized underground modules. Abandoned within a year of its introduction, Project Horizon was credited with providing some of the technological framework for the U.S. Project Apollo. During the 1960s and 70s, both the Americans and Soviets moved ahead cautiously with lunar-base concepts. In the U.S., several studies employed surplus Apollo hardware for returning to the Moon. In the Soviet Union, the Zvezda (Star) concept envisaged six crewmen living in small modules. Ironically, after the first manned lunar landing in 1969, the popularity of returning to the Moon permanently began to wane. Howev-

Rebalancing education cost and value


ow can Vermonters get equal or better educational outcomes for their children, with fewer taxpayer dollars? That intriguing question has rarely if ever been squarely posed. A State Board of Education's policy commission is laboring to produce "transformation" policies, with no attention to what those policies might cost taxpayers. A legislatively-created committee (a majority of which are teacher union-dependent) is currently trying to find an affordable way to finance the current system of education. It's not unreasonable to suspect that it will recommend offloading current education expenses (notably health insurance) onto some other taxpayer account, plus creating a new mega-organization in the name of (supposed) "greater efficiencies in delivery." A completely different approach is that of the Commission on Rebalancing Education Cost and Value. This private sector commission, created by the Ethan Allen Institute, consists of 15 former superintendents, principals, school board and Senate education committee members, and PhDs. Its chair is Chris Robbins, who just completed a six year term on the State Board of Education and is also the current Chair of VSAC. In his foreword to the report, Robbins says "The fundamental premise of this report is that a policy of creating an ever-enlarging 'system', directed from the top down, populated with thousands of teachers, administrators, and bureaucrats, controlling the annual expenditure of $1,450 million taxpayer dollars, jealously protective of the benefits enjoyed by the people employed in the 'system', and dismissive of the abilities and preferences of parents and children, is a policy headed off in a totally wrong direction." "Such a policy will, ultimately, and despite the best intentions of many persons within that system, shortchange our students, defeat the preferences of many parents, and spend ever escalating amounts of taxpayer dollars for little or no added educational benefit." "Instead of enlarging and fortifying the "system", we recommend deconstructing the current 'system" and rebuilding it based on the needs and desires of parents and students." The new report, entitled Better Value, Fewer Taxpayer Dollars, includes a detailed economic analysis of today's public education system. That analysis concludes that "it is very clear than Vermonters - taxpayers and parents - are not getting their money's worth from our very high per pupil education spending. It is also clear that this spending trend is unsustainable." The Commission believes that "the great majority of parents and children have the capacity to identify the kind of education most suitable to their children's needs and preferences, and that public financial support for education should flow not through overgrown and nonproductive bureaucracies, but directly through the consumers to a wide array of educational providers, some public, some private, that attract revenues by offering a product that their customers want."

The Commission recommends giving tuition certificates to students instead of payments to schools, as is now done in 90 Vermont tuition towns. It advocates creation of charter schools, now in operation in forty other states, and more virtual schooling. It supports tax credits for Student Tuition Organizations (to fund scholarships to faith-based schools), and Education Freedom Districts (where voters could create their own education models). The Commission also recommends that compliance with the Federal special education mandate be made a responsibility of the State Department of Education. It would contract with appropriate providers, including public schools, for free and appropriate services for eligible students, and defend against lawsuits. A table in the report suggests that if parents chose to send only 20 percent of today's public school children to independent schools and other educational programs costing typically half the per pupil cost of comparable public schools, education spending would decrease by $81 million a year. A 2008 Friedman Foundation poll revealed that 89% of Vermont voters favored independent, charter, virtual or home schooling over traditional public schools. If parents acted on those preferences, the savings to taxpayers could be as much as three times that amount. Moving to a competition and choice model, the report says, "will stimulate a vibrant, dynamic educational marketplace that will help our children acquire the skills they need to flourish in the 21st century, and put Vermont on the nation's map as a hotbed of imagination, innovation, and achievement." Such a shift would, of course, force many of our near-monopoly public schools to reshape their policies and programs, to keep on attracting revenue-paying students. This will stimulate furious opposition from the least imaginative and most security-conscious public school officials, plus the Vermont-NEA teachers union. That's understandable. But most parents and taxpayers probably believe that they - as well as our schoolchildren - will benefit more from dynamic 21st century competition and choice in education, than paying ever more to keep the 20th century monopoly system alive. John McClaughry is vice president of the Ethan Allen Institute ( and served as a member of the Commission on Rebalancing Education Cost and Value.

WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009 er, in 1989, U.S. President George H.W. Bush’s Space Exploration Initiative called for a small lunar base by 2008. President Bill Clinton canceled the initiative in 1992, but the idea was revitalized by President George W. Bush in 2004. Now Bush’s lunar proposal is being threatened by the current Obama administration. Getting to the Moon is very doable with current rocket, spacecraft and computer navigation technology. What’s harder to overcome is the heavy gravity of America’s wavering political will to do the job. What's in the Sky: Look for Herschel's Garnet Star in the northwest around 11 p.m. this weekend. Also known as Mu Cephei, the Garnet Star, is a dying supergiant star. If it were set in place of the Sun, it would occupy the inner solar system to between Jupiter and Saturn. The deep-sky open star cluster IC 1369 is nearby (magnitude 6.0). Lou Varricchio, M.Sc., a former NASA science writer, lives in Vermont. He is the NASA/JPL solar system ambassador in Vermont.

Spider seeks fly for companionship, dinner


ecent news reports of Washington’s latest expansion initiative—to furnish bailout money to in-the-red newspapers, and with that money as enticement, to require acceptance of government oversight via “improved accountability” in reporting—came to my attention just as I was reading another just-announced Washington expansion initiative: to extend the National Transportation Safety Board’s reach over all municipal transit systems. Like most of the lamestream media, most public transit is markedly deficit-prone and for the same reason: potential customers find the information product or transportation service resistible even though inexpensive. Watching the Obama administration doing its thing “the Chicago Way” for the last 307 days (out of a probable total of 1,461) suggested that I should describe the consiglieri of Chicago-trained pol Rahm Emanuel going to the management of the rapidly bankrupting New York Times with “a (monetary) offer they can’t refuse”. Ah, the ever reliable Times— Recall Times reporter Walter Duranty who wrote repeatedly in the early ‘30s from Soviet Russia that the starvation of Ukrainian millions wasn’t happening (and got a Pulitzer Prize for his pro-Communist dispatches). Then, in the early ‘60s the Times chose not to report on thousands of dead Chicagoans rising temporarily from their graves to vote for their candidate JFK, and most recently the Times’ adopted CBSTV/Dan Rather style of fake reporting on the Bush and (even more so) Palin candidacies. Presently, most of the Fourth Estate is like the Times: deep in red ink. Continuing a long-term trend, here are last year ’s circulation numbers: Washington Post, -2.5 percent; New York Times, -3.5 percent; USA Today, -4.1 percent; L.A. Times, 5.5 percent; Chicago Tribune, -7.3 percent; and Boston Globe, -9.8 percent. Of major U.S. print media, only the Wall Street Journal posted a circulation gain, up 2.4 percent. All papers except the Journal would likely take the money (as well as the governmentaccountability/content tether) and run, just as they have been running, as faithful practitioners of left-ideology-favoring reportage. In Vermont, that group would include the Burlington Free Press and the Rutland Herald, but remarkably not the St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record. Members of the give-us-money group would do a pro-forma protest about Fourth Estate independence, I’d guess, then demurely agree to be seduced if the price is right. It’s not as if they’ve had much independence to surrender; the Herald is already

heavily dependent on the Times for its op-ed page content. With that as background, my thoughts turned to an early 19thcentury Englishwoman named Mary Howitt. She who was the author of “The Spider and the Fly” in 1829. Contrary to what we were taught in grade school back in America’s Dark Ages, the theme of enticement-into-doom using exemplary insects practicing all-too-human behaviors wasn’t one of Aesop’s fables; it’s sufficiently well-known, even amongst recent high school graduates, that I need not recite the poem’s seven stanzas here. However, there’s a basic difference between the fly (which presumably doesn’t like being enticed, entrapped, and consumed) and such once-iconic leaders of the print media as the now broke Philadelphia Inquirer I am sure the Inquirer folks would be delighted to achieve the nearest condition to immortality—becoming a quasi-governmental agency like a regulated public utility— and secure a permanent paid place on the taxpayer payroll for doing what it already does quite effectively: using both op-ed opinion and selectively managed news content to advocate for progressively (pun intended) greater governmental involvement in ever more aspects of the American culture. The basic pattern has long been established: designated public utilities like CVPS and GMP are former independent free-market businesses that are now heavily regulated by government. This fact sets not only their areas of monopoly service but also what level and quality of services they provide. In return, these entities are guaranteed a ratepayer schedule which will insure them a return on equity in the 10 percent range. Heck, to make that kind of money, most contemporary newspapers would even report—if so ordered—as did the New York Times during the Depression, that (to quote Lincoln Steffens’ evaluation of the Soviet Union) “I have seen the future and it works”. Retired vermont architect Martin Harris gleefully observes Vermont from a tax haven in Tennessee.

WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009


ARC, Elk’s plan holiday dinner dance The public is invited to ARC’s Christmas Dinner Dance, held at and co-sponsored by the Elk’s Club on Pleasant Street in Rutland, Sunday, Dec. 13, from noon to 4 p.m. ARC Rutland Area is an association for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The event includes holiday food, family, and friends, music, dancing, gifts and Santa too, will be rounding out our afternoon. Call Donah at 775-1370 to reserve a space. Only one guest per person is allowed. Non –members will be asked for a $2 donation.

Classical sounds on PEGTV PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, has announced a partnership with Vermont Public Radio to broadcast classical music on cable channel 20 throughout the day. Viewers who turn in to Channel 20 during the airing of the informational bulletin board will be treated to a continuous stream of classical music direct from VPR. PEGTV is comprised of Channels 15, 20 and 21 and is available to all cable subscribers throughout Rutland County.

Death notices Dudley Pearsall Berry Dudley Pearsall Berry, age 76, of Brandon died Dec. 1, 2009, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Berry was born in Manhasset, N.Y. He moved with his family to Brandon in 1944 and was graduated from Brandon High School, Class of 1951. He joined the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1975 as a senior master sergeant. Among his numerous decorations is the Vermont Distinguished Service Medal. He served the Town of Brandon as the superintendent of the Brandon Water Department and worked for the State of Vermont. Berry was a co-founder and promoter of the Basin Bluegrass Festivaland a member and Past Commander of the Brandon American Legion Post 55. Ellen Fales Burgess Ellen Fales Burgess, age 86, of Brandon, died October 20, 2009 at Keswick Multi-Care Center in Baltimore, Md. Mrs. Burgess was born in Sussex England on August 16, 1923. She was the daughter of Henry and Grace (Good) Whittemore. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at 10:30 a.m., at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Brandon. Brian J. Genier The celebration of life for Brian J. Genier, age 54, of Hampton, N.Y., who died Nov. 13, 2009, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at American Legion Post 50 in Castleton, Vt. For more information, call 518-282-9189, 802265-8699 or 802-287-5271. Mary E. Pratt Mary E. Pratt, age 91, of Rutland, died Dec. 2, 2009. She was born in Minnesota, Nov. 24, 1918., and was a Fair Haven High School graduate. A private graveside service will be held in Castleton. Memorial contributions may be made to Rutland County Humane Society, Stevens Road, Pittsford 05763. Leland D. Senecal Leland D. Senecal, 76, of Pittsford, died peacefully Dec. 2, 2009, at his home. He was born in Shrewsbury,Vt., Sept. 15, 1933. Leland was a graduate of Wallingford High School and was a member of the Vermont National Guard. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and the High Ledge Snowstormers. As a builder, he created many homes throughout Rutland County. Graveside services will be held in the spring of 2010. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, c/o Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland 05701.\

Berry From page 1 graveside committal service and burial, with military honors followed, at Pine Hill Cemetery. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to, The Neshobe Sportsman's Club, P.O. Box 321, Brandon, or the Brandon Fire Department, 60 Franklin St. Brandon, or the Brandon Area Rescue Sq, P.O. Box 232, Brandon, or the Brandon American Legion, P.O. Box 25, Brandon 05733.

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MORE SPACE, MORE BOOKS — The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon at the new, expanded location of Annie's Book Stop, located in the Trolley Square, 170 South Main St., in Rutland. Pictured at the event are, first row: Tom Donahue, Marleen Center, William Notte, Linda Renner, Dennis Pryor, Marsene Pryor, State Rep. Peg Andrews, Michelle Garcia, Alderman Dave Dress. Back row: John Russell III, Carole McClure, Alderman Christopher Robinson, and Nick McKelvie.

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OV says thanks To the editor: We’d like to thank all those who attended the recent Friends of Otter Valley Music Spaghetti Supper fundraiser. Our group’s big goal this year is to raise money for new band uniforms. The funds raised at the supper will get us that much closer to meeting that goal. Not only were we nearly sold out for the evening, but folks had a great time enjoying delicious food while listening to a sneak preview from this year ’s musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The community support of Otter Valley’s music programs is second to none. Thank you to the businesses who supported us with their donations: Gourmet Provence, Grand Union of Brandon, the Rutland Hannaford’s, Price Chopper, the Brandon Chamber of Commerce and, of course, the Brandon Inn. We’d especially like to thank the Pattis family for providing a beautiful venue for the supper as well as Louis’ fabulous spaghetti sauce and an incredible amount of assistance all evening from Sarah, their chef and the front desk staff. Finally, a big thank you to the music students themselves. They worked tirelessly setting tables, selling tickets, preparing and serving food, washing dishes, mopping, vacuuming, and always asking what more they could do to help. We are very lucky to have such hard-working, reliable, responsible students. Be sure to mark your calendars to catch them performing at this week’s musical, the high school concert on Dec. 1 and the middle school concert on Dec. 15. Barbara Lacy, President Friends of Otter Valley Music Brandon

Licenses From page 1 been very popular with Vermonters, especially those who regularly travel to Canada,” Ide said. “We are very excited about expanding our services so Vermonters can now acquire an EDL in Rutland.” To obtain an EDL, Vermonters are required, at a minimum, presentation and verification of a photo identity document, documentation proving the applicant's U.S. Citizenship, proof of the person's social security number, and documentation showing the applicant's name and address.

To the editor: It is fitting that in November when we celebrate Thanksgiving, President Obama has proclaimed National Family Caregivers Month. These are people for whom we all have reason to be thankful. Whether caring for a parent, relative, or child, these caregivers selflessly devote their time and energy to the well-being of our friends, neighbors and family. They insure that our loved ones are comfortable and safe. Every day, family caregivers assist loved ones with tasks ranging from personal care and homemaking, to transportation and financial assistance. As the foundation of our long-term care system, these individuals give thousands of Vermonters the peace of mind and security that only family can provide. And let us not forget professional caregivers – those direct care workers called, Personal Care Attendant (PCA), Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA), Support Professional or any other name, who make an invaluable contribution to a better quality of life and quality of care for our friends and neighbors. As we sit down for our Thanksgiving turkey, or if we know a family or professional caregiver, we should all say a word of thanks for their gracious, loving care. Susan Gordon Caregiver Initiative Director Community of Vermont Elders Rutland

VoiceYourOpinion The Rutland Tribune welcomes letters to the editor. • Letters can be sent to its offices at Op-Ed & Letters Editor, 16 Creek Road, Suite 5A, Middlebury, VT 05753-0473 • Or e-mailed to • Letters can also be submitted online at Letters should not exceed 300 words and must be signed and include a telephone number for verification. New Market Press reserves the right to edit letters for length and/or content. Letters deemed inappropriate will be rejected. Endorsement letters for announced political candidates are not accepted.

Officials from the DMV advise Vermonters to call or consult the department’s recently updated website to make sure they have the documentation needed. “We have had instances of people being turned away because they didn’t have the required paperwork,” Ide said. “Since the process of verifying the documentation can take up to 20 minutes, waits at the DMV may be a little longer, and we don’t want people to spend that time waiting only to find out they don’t have proper identity documents.” Vermont is one of four states to an Enhanced Drivers License, along with Washington, New York and Michigan. For more information visit, or call 786-5815 in Rutland.


WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009

Devil’s Bowl Speedway changing to pavement racing WEST HAVEN — Change is in the air at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven. Well known in racing circles for its natural clay surface, Devil’s Bowl will be transformed into an asphalt track for the 2010 racing season. A decision by the Richards family to make the switch was facilitated by many factors, among them track prep time and weather considerations. The family also owns and operates AlbanySaratoga Speedway in Malta, N.Y., which made the changeover to asphalt in the fall of this year. Devil’s Bowl will still be running 358 modifieds, pro-street stocks, limiteds and mini stocks next season. Any rule changes will be minor adjustments to better accommodate the switch to pavement racing. Due to the expansion of the businesses, some changes are taking place in the operational structure of both facilities, with Bruce Richards in charge of operations at the New York site, and Jerry Richards taking the helm at Devil’s Bowl in Vermont. Their sister

Sharon Richards will remain in her role as chief financial officer for both businesses. “Our entire family has been involved in local short track racing for decades, and we will continue to work together,” said Jerry Richards. “Being a seasonal business which is totally dependent on the weather, with an asphalt surface we can have some rain during the day and still be able to dry the track in time for evening racing. That isn’t the case with a dirt surface. We also plan to hold some events with an earlier start time.” Some new and different types of racing will also be on the card for Devil’s Bowl next year, starting with the 2010 season opener, scheduled for Sunday, May 23. Richards went on to say, “I’m proud to announce that we have just inked a deal with the American Canadian Tour to have a 100 lap ACT Late Model sanctioned race as the centerpiece of our first event on pavement. This event will include the Thunder Road Late Model Division teams from the famous Barre,

VT track and any ACT U.S. or Castrol touring teams who wish to enter.” Recent updates to the facility include all aluminum bleacher seating, drainage upgrades throughout the property, a remodeled VIP tower, and a new Victory Lane, which was added prior to the 2009 season. Track preparation work has been ongoing this fall, with a complete layer of shale in place, topped by a layer of gravel. The track will rest for the winter and next spring the actual paving will take place. Built by founder C.J. Richards in the late 1960s on farm land in the lower Champlain Valley, Devil’s Bowl has been known for decades as “the fastest half mile in Vermont,” and, according to Jerry Richards, “with the addition of an asphalt surface, we expect the track to be even faster and more exciting.” The 2010 schedule will be released during the month of December. Updates and information can be found on the website at

Cleaning up is an ATV team effort WEST RUTLAND — The West Rutland ATV Sportsman's Club is more than just having fun in the great outdoors—it’s about giving back to the community. Club members volunteered for cleanup duty at the Vermont Achievement Center located on Park Street in Rutland recently. Twenty ATV Club members came out early in the day and spent several hours clearing and cleaning brush and trees in the children's play area. Working together and getting the job done quickly and efficiently was the name of the game for the ATVers. It showed, too, as the club completed it’s sprucing up of a large area by 4 p.m. Clippers, chippers, saws, and rakes were going full speed. Along with the work was some joking and club fun. A lunch was cooked up by members Val, Elaine, and Jim. VAC officials were surprised at what club members were able to accomplish in a day. “We plan to go back and do another day in the spring,”

West Rutland ATV Sportsman's Club members volunteered to spruce up the Vermont Achievement Center in Rutland recently. said WRASC President Ray Cole. “Thanks again to those that gave the day to help us do this from and to the VAC, too. Job well done.”

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Rookie in name only Bolgonani named NAC Rookie

CASTLETON — Tarryn Bolognani (Whittingham, Vt./Twin Valley Union High School alumna) has been named the North Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week. Bolognani scored a career-high Tarryn Bolognani 16 points in Castleton's only game of the week, a loss at Plymouth State. The freshman guard also added six rebounds and three steals to lead the Spartans. So far this season Bolognani paces the Spartans, averaging 12 points per contest.

Fraher on All-Region First Team; ‘Kids Night’ Out was a fun event CASTLETON - Castleton State College senior Molly Fraher (Goshen, Conn.) was recently named to the National Field Hockey Coaches' Association New England East All-Region First Team. Fraher was one of 16 members to earn first-team honors. Fraher wraps up a four-year career in which she appeared in 76 of a possible 77 games, scored 18 goals and dished out 12 assists. This past season she was recognized as Molly Fraher a first-team all-conferPhoto courtesy CSC ence player, tallying a career-high 20 points on nine goals and two assists. In other campus athletic news, the Castleton State College softball team sponsored Kids Night Out last weekend. The annual event is always an ideal way to get children engaged in various activities. Parents got to have a night of fun and so did youngsters. The event was held at the Spartan Athletic Complex’s Glenbrook Gym and included fun and games, arts and crafts, video movies and snacks. Kids Night Out 2010 will be held next December.

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WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009


The Rutland Tribune’s Second Annual “100 Best in the Region” Readers’ Survey The Second Annual “Best in the Region” Awards. 100 examples of the best our area has to offer for the year 2009 – from dining to downhill skiing, fishing to food markets. Romantic

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Thursday, December 10 BRISTOL BRISTOL — The First Baptist Church of Bristol announces that its doors will be open each Thursday 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 CASTLETON —The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Castleton Meadows12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for blood pressure screenings and $5.00 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-775-0568. SOUTH BURLINGT ON — The Logger’s Holiday Variety Show at the BURLINGTON South Burlington High School on Dec 11,12,18 and 19 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets $20. Call 888-8838 or check out WEST RUTLAND RUTLAND —Vermont Actors' Repertory Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge," West Rutland Town Hall Theater, $18 (Wednesday night student rush, $8 starting at 7 p.m.) 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., 802-773-8038.

Friday, December 11 FAIR HAVEN HAVEN — The Fair Haven Historical Society will be sponsoring the Second Annual Festival Trees and Basket Party at the Fair Haven American Legion, Post 49, event is a fund raiser for the Park Fence Project, will open on Friday from 4–8 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00-5:00.This year there will be both tree and wreath entries. There will be an on going silent auction to purchase these. The basket party raffle will take place on Saturday at 4 p.m. LINCOLN — Teen Movie Night - Double Feature - Holiday Movies at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Library. Grades 7 and up. Please bring a snack to share with everyone. MIDDLEBUR Y — Maiden Vermont: Season of Joy. Popular women's MIDDLEBURY barbershop chorus, this year featuring soprano and vocal coach-in-residence Debra Lynn, will warm your heart with songs of the holidays at the Town Hall Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets $17/$12 student are available through the THT Box Office by calling 382-9222, online at, or in person on Merchants Row (noon-5 p.m.). R UTLAND — The Rutland Youth Theater presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Paramount Theater, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.; Dec. 12 at 2 and 7 p.m., 775-0903. R UTLAND — Handbell Concert - The Bells of Joy, directed by Karen James will present their 26th annual Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of the United Methodist Church, 71 Williams St., 773-2460. WEST RUTLAND RUTLAND —Vermont Actors' Repertory Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge," West Rutland Town Hall Theater, $18 (Wednesday night student rush, $8 starting at 7 p.m.) 7:30–9:30 p.m., 802-773-8038.

Saturday, December 12 BRANDON — Chicken & Biscuit Dinner at the Neshobe Sportsman Club from 5 - 7 p.m. Menu includes beverages and dessert. Cost $ 9, kids 5-10 yrs $5, Under 5 years free. Take out available. Public Welcome. Info: 2476687. BRANDON — Brandon Farmers Market Holiday Fair at the Brandon Inn, Route 7 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: Wendy 273-2655. BRANDON — Brandon Farmers Market Holiday Fair - See treasures in wood, iron, wool, alpaca and fabric, taste qualify baked goods, mustards, honey and maple syrup, enjoy the atmosphere of a New England market, Brandon Inn, Park Streey,10 a.m.-4 p.m., 273-2655. CASTLETON CASTLETON — Lakes Region Youth Orchestra performs Winter Concert at Castleton State College, Casella Theater, 7 p.m., adults $10, Sr./Student $7, children $5, family $28, 468-1119. FAIR HAVEN HAVEN — The Fair Haven Historical Society will be sponsoring the Second Annual Festival Trees and Basket Party at the Fair Haven American Legion, Post 49, event is a fund raiser for the Park Fence Project, will open on Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 5:00. The basket party raffle will take place on Saturday at 4:00. MIDDLEBUR Y — Maiden Vermont: Season of Joy. Popular women's MIDDLEBURY barbershop chorus, this year featuring soprano and vocal coach-in-residence Debra Lynn, will warm your heart with songs of the holidays at the Town Hall Theater at 2 p.m. 382-9222. NEW HAVEN HAVEN — New Haven Community Winterfest from 5:30 p.m. on The Village Green (Route 17 East and Town Hill Road). Decorate the town tree, sing carols, roast marshmallows and chestnuts, have some hot cocoa and warm your hands by the fire while we wait for Santa to arrive. 6 p.m. Santa and his "sleigh" arrive at the bandstand. Take a sleigh ride with Santa. 7 p.m. Hand Bell Ringing/Carols at the Congregational Church across from The Village Green. We will also be lighting the Menorah in celebration of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. Hot cocoa, coffee and desserts available throughout Winterfest at the church. NEW HAVEN HAVEN — The Beeman Academy Class of 1962 has planted a Memorial Tree on the New Haven Town Green. The Memorial Tree will be to honor deceased loved ones at the Holiday Season. If you would like to contribute, send your donation of $1 per name to the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 120, New Haven, Vt. 05472. The Memorial Tree will be illuminated on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 25. A list of names will be published at a later date. If you have any questions you can call Deanna Boise at 453 – 2184 or Alan Mayer at 453–5129. R UTLAND — The Rutland Youth Theater presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Paramount Theater, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.; Dec. 12 at 2 and 7 p.m., 775-0903. WELLS — Christmas Sale & Rummage Sale To benefit Outreach programs and Parish House at St.Paul's Episcopal Church, East Wells Road from10 a.m.-3 p.m. Clothing and shoes for all ages! Also puzzles, books, linens, jewelry and toys. Contact: Info: Michelle Morey 645-0934. WEST RUTLAND RUTLAND —Vermont Actors' Repertory Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge," West Rutland Town Hall Theater, $18 (Wednesday night student rush, $8 starting at 7 p.m.) 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., 802-773-8038.

Sunday, December 13 BRANDON — Decorate a Gingerbread House Workshop - Join the tradition at the Inside Scoop. Decorate A Gingerbread House workshops. Participants use selections from The Inside Scoop's extensive candy choices to create their own masterpieces to bring home! You won't want to miss the fun. Call 802-247-6600 to register. BRANDON — The Brandon Festival Singers Annual Concert 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. Free will offering will be taken, 3 – 5 p.m., Brandon Congregational Church, 1 Carver St., 247-0180.


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: 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. 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.,, 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 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: 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. 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. 11-14-09 • 27970

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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. 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. Large 1-bdrm, private entrance, many windows, no smoking/pets. $775/mo. Utilities included. 802-885-8655 leave message

APARTMENT FOR RENT 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.

VERGENNES, VT. 2-bdrm condo. All appliances included. No pets. Quiet area. $825/mo. Lease, deposit and references required. Call 802-545-5600 or 802-5454922


1-4 Bd Homes from $176/mo! Move in 12/mo\’92s, OR, apply your 12/mo\’92s of rent as down payment! For listings 800-3561443 Chester, VT. Large brand new 1-bdrm apt. on the Green. 1st floor, private entrance, heat, water included. $725/mo. 802-875-6379

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ROOM IN Springfield, VT. Utilities and cable TV included. $425/mo. $110/week. 802-8851131 South Londonderry, VT. 2-bdrm, 2-BA apt. Newly renovated/insulated. Fireplace/DW. No smoking/pets. $900 plus utilities. Includes plowing/HW/gas. 802-824-5689. 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. 800-283-8072 SPRINGFIELD, VT. Park Street. 1-bdrm, 1st floor. Includes HT/HW/snow/trash removal. No pets. $625/mo. Call Jake or Gary 802885-5488 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.

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