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Vol.1 No.8

A New Market Press Vermont Publication

Oct. 14th, 2009

Community News, Sports, Arts, Entertainment and Food for Southern VT and NH

Chester’s Ron Patch Is Mason’s Citizen of the Year Local Ag at Dutton’s Farmstands – Pg. 8

Support the Search for a Cure – Pg. 14

Terriers Top Windsor– Pg. 16

Want to make a Fire in the Dole? – Pg 18

Page Listing Ludlow . . . . . . . . . . .2-6

A&E . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

Londonderry . . . . . . . .7

Sports . . . . . . . . .16-17

Brattleboro . . . . . . . . .8

Food . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

Springfield . . . . . . .9-10

Puzzle Page . . . . . . . .19

Rockingham . . . . .11-13

Classifieds . . . . . .20-23

Chester . . . . . . . . . . .14

Subaru of Keene . . . . .24

Text by Robert F. Smith – Editor, Photo by Richard Martin Ron Patch of Chester was recently named Citizen of the Year by Grand Master Thomas Johnston IV of the 11th Masonic District in Chester. Ron is a long time friend of The Messenger staff. We were happy to hear he received the award, and agree with the assessment that Ron’s “high energy level” and “commitment to projects” makes him well deserving of the honor. We also thought that the honor rated more than just a quick mention inside, so we decided to put Ron on our cover this week. Congratulations to a good guy and hardworking citizen.

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Oct. 14 – Oct. 20, 2009


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Adult Tobacco Cessation Workshop The Black River Area Community Coalition and Rutland Regional Medical Center are presenting Freshstart: a free adult tobacco cessation workshop beginning on Thursday, October 15 at the Mount Holly Community Center/Library in

Belmont at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will run for six weeks, and Vermont residents may be eligible for free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. For more information or to register, call BRACC at 228-7878 or RRMC at 747-3768.

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Proctorsville Monthly Community Luncheon The Community Luncheon in Proctorsville will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 11:30 a.m. at St James United Methodist Church, Main Street. This month's menu is

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BRGNS Fundraiser Was a Success Submitted by Black River Good Neighbors Black River Good Neighbor Services of Ludlow held its Fall Rummage Sale at Fletcher Farm over the weekend of October 1. The results exceeded everyone’s expectations. “A huge success” is how Audrey Bridge, Executive Director of BRGNS Thrift Shop and Food Shelf, described the event. “The flow of customers was brisk from the opening on Friday until just before closing on Sunday.” Audrey continued, saying “We’ve become an event that people look forward to. People came from as far away as Canada, Maine, New Hampshire and many other parts of Vermont. They realize that the bargains and the quality of merchandise are hard to beat.” The Board of Directors and the staff of Black River Good Neighbor Services want to thank the community for the many donations of clothing, housewares and furniture. Thank you to the many volunteers who worked long hours. Thank you to the Ludlow Country Store, DJ’s Restaurant and Subway, who donated healthy, tasty food that kept all of the volunteers’ energy levels up. Thank you to


the individuals who baked goods and donated them for sale. The Board would also like to thank Ludlow Town Hall and Okemo Mountain for providing clothing racks for the sale items. Jim Fuller, President of the BRGNS Board of Directors, added, “None of this could have happened without the generous donation of the buildings by the Fletcher Foundation and the Fletcher Farm School of Arts and Crafts. Jim also wanted to give a special thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dwyer who allowed BRGNS to store furniture in one of their buildings. “The

storage they provided allowed us to collect furniture throughout the year, which resulted in a huge part of our fund raising success” said Jim. Also adding to the success of the Rummage Sale were Susan Damone Blach who provided a hand-made quilt valued at $1,200 for raffling off. It was won by Phyllis Kathan of Ludlow. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Potter provided a hand made Doll House as a silent auction item that was won by Mike LeClair of Chester. “We have the best volunteers and Board Members who donated an amazing number of hours, and we appreciate

all of those in our community who believe in and support our mission,” said Jim. All the money that was raised will help cover fuel, food and rent assistance for those who qualify in Ludlow, Mt. Holly, Proctorsville, Cavendish and Plymouth. To make donations, or if you have any questions, please call Audrey Bridge at 228-3663. The BRGNS Spring Rummage Sales dates have been set, so mark your calendar for May 21 to 23, 2010. In photo, Kai Weinstein of Springfield drew the quilt winner’s name.


FOLA Seeking Grand Piano Donation The newly-formed Friends of Ludlow Auditorium (FOLA) is seeking a grand piano for the auditorium in Ludlow Town Hall. According to FOLA Chairperson, Ralph Pace, the group has arranged for five master concerts next summer in the auditorium for the Okemo Young Artists Program. "The only problem," Pace said, "is that they need a grand piano for their performances." Pace noted that FOLA has made acquisition of a grand piano its first priority. Pace added, "We need a grand piano in the auditorium for a number of reasons beyond those of the Okemo Young Artists Program. Many musical groups depend on a piano to augment their programs. Additionally, it would be of use to local students and school performances." FOLA was organized to support and promote the use of the newly-renovated auditorium in Ludlow Town Hall. Anyone who would like to donate a grand piano to the auditorium may contact Pace at 228-7239 or

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First Killarney Open on October 17 On Saturday, October 17, at noon, The Killarney Irish Pub and Restaurant of Ludlow will be hosting a golf scramble at Springfield's Crown Point Golf Course. Sixty-five dollars will get you 18 holes of golf, free beer, salad, choice of prime rib, Chicken Jameson or fish and chips, and a good feeling from knowing that a portion of your entry goes to helping Boston's Dana Farber Cancer Research Hospital and the Jimmy Fund.

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And for another $10, take the Killarney shuttle to and from the event and enjoy your beers without the responsibility of driving. The First Killarney Open is another of many charitable initiatives by Killarney owner, Mark Verespi. In particular, it is the second effort to support waitress Lisa Marks' long-term commitment to raising funds for Dana Farber and their Innovative Cancer Research.

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There will be a conference on Friday, October 23 on The Citizen in the Community: Roles, Responsibility, and Action, at the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site in Plymouth Notch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speakers include Secretary of State Deborah Markowitz, VPR Commentator Cyndy Bittinger, and Site Administrator William Jenney. The cost is $25 and includes lunch, materials and tour of site. Preregister by contacting 672-3389 or Co-sponsored by the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation and Flow of History. For details see

On Thursday, October 15 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Weston Rod & Gun Club, all are invited to attend a community pork supper to benefit the Londonderry-based Neighbors Food Pantry and Fuel Fund. “This could be a tough winter for many people since requests are already coming in for fuel assistance,” said supper organizer Bob Yuengling. “Based on the September food pantry usage we can expect an increase demand for help all winter.” Sponsored by Weston’s Old Parish Church


News From the Rutland County Humane Society – Not Charging For Cat Adoptions The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) will not be charging adoption fees for adult cats over 1. All other adoption policies and guidelines apply and only one cat per adopter is eligiblen. We are launching our "fee-waiver" promotion because we want to give them every chance to find the great homes they deserve. Feline overpopulation is a significant problem. We shelter and provide a second chance for more than 900 cats and kittens a year. We offer a variety of community programs for residents to have cats

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Scholarship applications are now being accepted for Okemo Valley youth interested in attending a weekend competition program for the 2010 winter. Scholarships are awarded by the following criteria: A resident of Ludlow, Cavendish, Proctorsville, Chester, Perkinsville, Springfield, Mt. Holly or Plymouth. Enrolled in grades 5th-12th and in good academic standing Demonstrated interest in and commitment to skiing (Alpine or Freestyle) or snowboarding. Parents or guardians are in need of financial support and are supportive of their child’s pursuit of training The Scholarship Fund, part of the Ludlow Teen Center, was founded in memory of Sue and Dick McCostis, ski instructors at Okemo Mountain. Two additional scholarships have been added: The Kevin Stillwell Scholarship in memory of Kevin, a member of the first snowboard team at Black River High School and the Peter Noyes Scholarship, in honor of Pete, an avid Okemo skier. A board of directors administers the McCostis Scholarship Fund. Completed applications must be received by November 8 and should be sent to: LTC – Scholarship Application, 106 Main St. Ludlow, VT 05149 Applications for scholarships are available at the Ludlow Teen Center and Okemo Mountain School. To learn more contact Heather at

On Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25, join Susan Damone Balch at Fletcher Farm for the Arts and Crafts and learn to make a “One Patch Quilt”. Class hours are Saturday, 9 4 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for tuition, materials and supplies needed. Also on October 24 and 25 join local painter, Bob Sydorowich for: Watercolor for the

Beginner. On November 1, try Solarplate Printing with Roger Hyndman. Please call for tuition pricing or visit w w w. f l e t c h e r f a r m . o r g for more information. If you are a Ludlow, Cavendish or Proctorsville resident (age 7 and up) you are entitled to 50 percent off one class per calendar year. Register online or for a copy of our fall flyer call 228-8770

Pictured above is a model of the vessel that brought Olaf Naess from Finland to the United States. It has been donated to Black River Academy Museum (BRAM) by Johann Naess, Olaf's son. The model was crafted by Olaf Naess who lived in the Walker House on Main Street in Ludlow, which is now Black River Associates. The model originally had sails; Olaf used to sail the model ship on Lake Rescue.

Spiritualist Movement Discussed On October 18, at 3 p.m., the Cavendish Historical Society will host Dan Churchill to speak about the history of the Spritualist movement in Vermont. The event will be held at the Cavendish Inn in Cavendish. While Spiritualism is an officially recognized religion, it is not one that many are familiar with, let alone its history in Vermont. Following the presentation Churchill will provide individual readings. Donations are being requested for the readings. The Cavendish Historical Society will be holding its Annual Meeting and potluck supper at 5 p.m. on October 18. Both Churchill’s presentation and the CHS Meeting and supper are free and open to the public. For more information email or call 226-7807.

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The Southern Vermont Arts Center will be offering an Art Camp for children on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 21, 22, and 23 when the local public schools are closed for a teachers’ convention. The camp is being offered for children in grades 1-6 and will run from 9 a.m. 3 p. m. each day. Campers may come for one, two or all three days. The theme of this year ’s art camp is “Art Around the World and Through the Ages” and children will learn about and explore indigenous art, such as aboriginal dot painting, Islamic geometric art forms, kente cloth (a silk fabric made of interwoven cloth strips, native to Ghana) designs, Japanese paper folding, felting, and Japanese anime. Art instruction, fun activities, as well as geography and other historical facts, will be included each day. Art Campers should bring a snack, a bag lunch, drinks and wear appropriate artmaking clothes. The cost for “Art Around the World and Through the Ages” is $50 for a SVAC member child/$60 for non-


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Dr. Vallario Speaks On H1N1 On Thursday, October 15 at 6 p.m. at the Mountain School on Rte. 30 in Winhall, the Mountain Valley Medical Clinic and the Town of Winhall will host a talk

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Oct. 14 – Oct. 20, 2009

Support Your Local Farms – Shop Dutton Farmstands

Story by Robert F. Smith – Editor Photos by Richard Martin One of the goals of The Messenger is to help promote the regional food movement and to draw attention to the growers, farm stands, stores, chefs and restaurants that are spearheading the use of locally grown and raised foods and meats. That’s an easy task to do when it comes to Dutton Farm Stands. With stands on Route 9 in West Brattleboro, on Route 30 in Newfane and on Route 11/30 in Manchester, the Duttons are one of the mainstays of Southern Vermont and New Hampshire’s regional food scene.

“I would say that 80 percent of what we sell we produce ourselves,” said Wendy Dutton, who owns the stands along with her husband Paul. Their four children, ages 6 to 19, are also involved in the business. In fact, one of their sons gave me an excellent tour of the Dutton’s pick-your-own strawberry fields when I was doing a story on them a few years ago, and he was barely a teenager. Though the pick-your-own season is past, the Dutton’s have added apples this year to their normal berry picking. They do still have plenty of fresh produce, in particular squash, carrots, pumpkins, a wide selection of apples and beets, at all their stands,

You Are Invited to Attend Family Farm to School Night on October 15 Families from Green Street, Oak Grove and Academy Schools are invited to celebrate Family Farm to School Night on Thursday, October 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Academy School. A free dinner made from nutritious local ingredients will be provided. Donations from Saxton’s River Orchard and Vermont Bread Company are supporting this dinner. Some classrooms will also be cooking desserts and salads with local foods. This dinner is taking place during the 3rd annual Kids’ Localvore Challenge, which many area schools (including the three

Brattleboro elementary schools) are participating in. For more information contact Laura White, at, or 254-3737, ext. 121.

High Blood Pressure Presentation at GCH Grace Cottage Hospital is hosting a free presentation on preventing and treating high blood pressure on Thursday, October 15, from 10 to

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which will all be open year round as of this winter, seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The stands offer a lot more than just produce. They have two bakeries which produce baked products made from scratch using their own fresh ingredients. In Manchester they also make fudge that is available at all their stands. “We’re providing local produce,” said Wendy, “and people know where their produce is coming from when they buy from us. They’re buying direct from the farmer.” Above, left, some of the produce available at any of the Dutton Farm Stands, and at right, some of the baked goods they also bake on site using the best available fresh products.

Grace Cottage Hospital Sponsors Poker Walk On Wednesday, October 14 the Grace Cottage Hospital Rehabilitation Dept. is sponsoring the 11th Annual Poker Walk. Poker Walk participants walk a two-mile course, starting at Grace Cottage Hospital’s Wolff Outpatient Building on Route 35 in Townshend. The route goes one mile north from Grace Cottage Hospital on Route 35, and one mile back – it’s relatively flat by Vermont standards! Playing cards are distributed at stations along the way, and prizes are awarded for the best hand at the end of the event. The grand prize for the

community member with the best hand is a onenight stay in the Maple Room at the Snow Goose Inn in West Dover. The room’s amenities include a queen-size bed, a fireplace, and a jetted tub. There will also be drawings for additional gifts donated by Grace Cottage and other area businesses. Register anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the front porch of the Wolff Outpatient Building. The event is held rain or shine, and you can walk the route as many times as you wish. Advance registration is not required. For more information call 365-3649.



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Springfield SEVCA Location Needs Your Help Grace Morey’s 90th

Story by Joe Milliken - Editor Southeastern Vermont Community Action, SEVCA, a community action family service and thrift store, recently suffered a huge loss at their 23 Main Street location in Springfield, when a rain storm caused serious damage to a large amount of winter clothing, boots and infant clothing items that were being stocked to help folks in need this winter. The store was in the process of having the roof repaired, when an overnight rain storm caused the damage

before the repairs had been completed. "We had just begun stocking clothes and boots for the winter season when the rain storm and damage occurred," Tonia White stated in a recent interview. "It was a very unfortunate accident, which leaves us without much time to restock our shelves as the winter months approach." This is where SEVCA needs our help. They are looking for donations from local residents and businesses to help replenish their supplies, so that they will be able

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adventures following a potluck dinner at 1 p.m. at the Bridport Community House on the Crown Point Road west of Route 22A. Bring a dish to share and your place settings. The contact is Larry Clark at 462-2505

The Basin 10 Watershed Council is meeting to discuss water quality conditions in the Black and Ottauquechee River watersheds on Tuesday, October 20 at the Cavendish Town Office

Building on High Street in Cavendish village. Public input is essential to making the plan a meaningful guidance document for the Agency of Natural Resources, so plan to attend.

The family of Grace Morey will be celebrating her 90th birthday on October 21. Anyone who would like to share in the celebration can send greetings, fond wishes, thoughts and remembrances to Mrs. Grace Morey, 8620 NW 13th Street #162, Gainseville, FL 32653.

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The Springfield Humane Society’s Bazaar Committee is soliciting good, clean, saleable items for its 63rd Fall Bazaar which will be held on Saturday, October 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The First Congregational Church in Springfield. There will also be a bake sale and corn chowder luncheon with sandwiches and assorted homemade pies served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jill Markert will accept items for the Bazaar at 57 Reservoir Road in North Springfield until Wednesday, October 14. Many people are needed to price things, move boxes of bazaar items to the church prior to the sale, set up tables, work the day of the sale, and help clean up afterward. Contact Jill Markert at 886-4475 if you have questions or can help.

Agency (CAA) – to serve Windham and Windsor Counties. SEVCA also provides a family services staff to help families and individuals experiencing life-changing emergencies through crisis resolution programs that provide financial assistance, case management, service linkage, and advocacy. SEVCA also has a local thrift store location at 45 Rockingham Street in Bellows Falls and in Brattleboro. They are open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Crown Point Road Meeting There will be a review of the Crown Point Road Association's 250th Anniversary events at their annual meeting on October 18 in Bridport. Several members started at Crown Point, NY on August 9 and over a period of 15 days walked the original 1759 Crown Point Road from Crown Point NY to Fort #4 in Charlestown, NH. They will relate their

to continue helping folks in need. Winter coats, jackets, boots, clothes and infant clothing are especially needed, but almost all, donations are also accepted including such items as blankets, linens, towels, kitchenware, furniture, books and sporting goods. For donations in large amounts, please call the Springfield SEVCA location at 885-7074 to set up a delivery arrangement. SEVCA was created in 1965 as a part of the nationwide ‘War on Poverty’ and chartered as a Community Action

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Library Presents The Chicken Hour On Wednesday, October 14 at 3:30 p.m., author Terry Golson will present "The Chicken Hour" to kids ages five

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The Old South Church, 146 Main Street in Windsor is hosting an acoustic music night from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 24. The live entertainment event, featuring a variety of local musicians such as vocalist Maricel Lucero, singer/guitarist Jim Ruffing, and honky tonk pianist Matt Meserve (among others), is being held to benefit the Feminine Tone chorus' upcoming musical/humanitarian

trip to Cuba this November. There is a suggested $10 donation and snacks will be provided. If interested in performing, or in need of more information, call Sue Fitch at 603-675-9391. There will be a collection basket for humanitarian aid donations. Over the counter medicines, first aid supplies, school supplies, and sewing items are needed. In photo, Maricel Lucero.





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Jessica and Jeremy Tenney of Springfield are proud to announce the birth of their son, Alexander Michael, born September 24 in Springfield. Alex weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. His paternal grandparents are Marie and Michael Tenney of Charlestown, NH. Maternal grandparents are Pam Crowley of Springfield and John Granger of Claremont, NH. Maternal greatgrandparents are the late Wilda and Whitney Brooks and Helen Granger and the late Andrew Granger. Paternal great-grandparents are Carol Bashaw and the late Allen Bashaw and Marlyne Tenney and the late Bernie Tenney. Alex is also welcomed by his aunt and uncle, Allen and Nicole Tenney.

Library Popcorn October is National Popcorn Month! Kids ages 5 and up are invited to "Celebrate Popcorn" at the Springfield Town Library on Wednesday, October 21 at 3:30 p.m. Learn about popcorn, create popcorn pictures, make a snack at the "popcorn bar," and watch a short movie. For more information, call 885-3108.

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S h a m b a l l a Multidimensional Basic Healer training will be offered on Saturday and Saturday, October 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Marilyn Miller, Wings of The Dove Healing at Time and Space Studio, on Main Street in Springfield. Call Marilyn at 8851051 for more information.

Rummage Sale The Springfield Health & Rehab Center, 105 Chester Road, will be having their annual Fall Rummage Sale on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds to go to the Resident's Fund (nonprofit).

Baltimore Craft Fair On Saturday, October 17 there will be a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Baltimore town office in Baltimore. There will be crafts, jams, jellies, pickles, candles, baked goods, yard sale items and the Ice Cream Cow.

Potluck Luncheon A potluck luncheon will be held at noon on Tuesday, October 20 at Perkinsville Community Church, 35 Church Street in Perkinsville. The program will be life in Weathersfield in the 20's and 30's by Dorothy Stankevich. All are welcome. Bring a dish and a friend.

Weird & Ghostly Vermont author, Joe Citro will tell tales of the weird and ghostly at the Springfield Town Library on Thursday, October 22 at 7 p.m. For more information, please call the library at 885-3108 or visit

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Rockingham Rec Area Breaks Ground On New Pool Story by Joe Milliken - Editor The Rockingham Recreation Area recently broke ground on the construction of the new pool facility. Present for the ceremony were various Selectboard members and Village Trustees. Believe it or not, what was originally conceived all the way back in 1951, the Town of Rockingham has officially begun construction on a new swimming pool at the long-time town facility, which will also include a new swimming area

called "zero entry," providing a separate area for small children to play in shallow water. Zero entry also provides a safe entrance for the handicapped. The project will also include a new pool liner and skimmers with new decking around the pool, and there are plans for a grand opening in June of 2010. At right, the groundbreaking on October 5 for the new Rockingham Recreation Facility in Bellows Falls. Photos submitted by Brad Weeks.

Using VSAC & Paying For College Presentation At BFUHS The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), in collaboration with Bellows Falls Union High School, has scheduled a free Paying for College presentation at the school on Tuesday, October 27 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The presentation, which normally runs about one

and a half to two hours, provides students and their parents with information on financial aid and other resources available to pay for college. Time is allotted for questions. Among the topics covered are types of financial aid, ways to

apply, how family contribution is calculated, how financial aid is awarded, student and parent loans, and alternative payment options. VSAC is a public nonprofit created by the state to help Vermonters plan and pay for education beyond high school. VSAC

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administers the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan, Vermont’s official 529 college savings plan; state grants for full-time, parttime and non-degree study; public and private scholarships; and federal and private education loans.

The Great Falls Regional Food Hub will sponsor a screening of the film, "Fresh," and moderate a postfilm discussion on Saturday, October 24, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Congreational Church on the Common in Walpole, NH. The suggested donation is $5. "Fresh" celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing the food system. For further information, contact Liz Richards at 603-756-2575.

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Story and Photo by Robert F. Smith – Editor Parks Place was created 15 years ago with a mission to help promote healthy children and families in our region, and it has grown far beyond its initial conception into a vital community center housing some 30 different human service programs. In fact, it’s outgrown its facility. Located in a two story house at 44 School Street next to the Central Elementary School in Bellows Falls, Parks Place now needs to expand. The good news is that it already has a place to grow – into the carriage house located on the property. The problem is, as usual, funding. Robyn Weisel, Parks Place’s Development Director and in charge of the capital campaign to fund the expansion, said that the organization needs to raise $100,000 to turn the carriage house into a finished building with two floors, four offices

and a meeting room. “With over 30 providers using Parks Place,” said Weisel, “we have people meeting in the halls and kitchen. Yet a lot of the stuff we do is confidential, and we need to have enough appropriate space. We have 10 offices here, five permanent and five rotating. It’s just not enough.” At this point Parks Place has raised $70,000, and needs just another $30,000, and they hope to break ground by the end of this month. There have been several large donations and grants towards the project, and any individuals or businesses that would like to donate toward the expansion can call Weisel at 463-9927 ext. 201. Above, Parks Place Director Barbara Ternes, left, and Development Director Robyn Weisel in front of the carriage house at Parks Place that will soon be converted into much needed extra office and meeting space.

Cyber Cafe Internet Safety Night at BFUHS Bellows Falls Union High School is hosting an Internet Safety Night in their Computer Lab on Tuesday, October 20 at 5:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for parents to learn about some reasonable

precautions to take when setting boundaries on internet access for children and to learn about some dangers associated with internet use. The event will be facilitated by Christina Smith, the technology integration

resource educator, and officer Eric Johnson of the Brattleboro Police Department. There will be babysitting available upon request and snacks. For more information, call 463-9958.

Skulls & Bones at Rockingham Library On Wednesday, October 14 at 7 p.m., the Rockingham Free Public Library welcomes naturalist and archeologist Gail Golec, for an evening that will show how pre-historic wildlife of all kinds affected and

shaped New England, with an emphasis on our local area. Golec will present a slide show and bring specimens and displays of skeletal remains of many of the local wildlife who inhabited this area

long, long ago. This program is a partnership of The Nature Museum at Grafton, the library, and Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society partially funded by the TransCanada Corp.

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Workshop on the Art of the Interview Come to the Rockingham Free Public Library on Monday, October 19 at 5 p.m. for a free workshop which will focus on the art and craft of using quotes accurately and effectively. Due to popular demand, “Art Of the Interview” is a continuation of Jeff Potter ’s September workshop “Other People’s Words.” First-timers are also welcome. Knowing how to get interesting quotes from your sources can give a shot of adrenaline to your writing. If you work with nonfiction – newspapers, newsletters, press releases, websites – you can make your copy more interesting when you include quotes. But how do you get these quotes? Follow us on a field trip through an interview or two, a journey that will point out the decisions you can make on the fly to make the most of the conversations you have with your source and the techniques you can use to get those quotes into your notebook. In addition, Potter will show participants how to use quotes effectively -and accurately -- in your writing. This workhsop is open to the public- no previous writing or journalism experience is required. Participants are invited to bring a project or share successful techniques. Limited to 15 participants. Sign up early at 463-4270. The library is at 65 Westminster Street in Bellows Jeff Potter works for the nonprofit Vermont Independent Media as editor of The Commons newspaper in Brattleboro. This workshop is part of The Media Mentoring Project (MMP) which is in its fourth year promoting media literacy and community participation in local media. The MMP free workshops help

Windham County citizens get their voices heard in local media—covering topics such as constructing an effective press release or writing a letter to the editor, an opinion piece or a compelling lead. Workshops also address general journalism or media literacy issues. The adult program now meets once a month for a journalism skills workshop, which includes the option of an individual follow-up session by e-mail with the MMP presenter. For details, call Betsy Arney at 246-6397.

Turkey Dinner at Walpole Community Grange On Saturday, October 17 at 6 p.m. the Walpole Community Grange will offer a traditional turkey dinner in celebration of local food producers, held at the Walpole Congregational Church. Local foods on the menu include butternut squash and apples for pie from Alyson’s Orchard, potatoes from Harold Putnam, cabbage for Cole slaw from Kathy Campbell, carrots from

Cindy Westover, cider from Joe Dion, homemade rolls from Kathy Yardley, ice cream from Walpole Creamery, cheese for pie from Boggy Meadow Farm and apple pies made by more than a dozen women of the Walpole Grange. Only 100 tickets will be sold and are available at Galloway Real Estate, 47 Main Street, Walpole. For details call Kathy Yardley at 603-756-3677.

North Walpole Hydrant Flushing Hydrant flushing will take place in North Walpole Village on Saturday, October 17 beginning at 9 a.m. Any problems, call Robert McGuirk at 603-3135422.


Unit #37 American Legion Auxiliary Meeting On Wednesday, October 14 at 7 p.m., the American Legion Pierce Lawton Unit #37 Auxiliary meeting will be held in the Legion Hall in Bellows Falls. Fund raising ideas will be discussed, and please bring any school supply items purchased for donation to local elementary schools.

Chili Cookoff In Saxtons River The Saxtons River Recreation is hosting its 10th annual chili cookoff on Sunday, October 18 at 12 p.m. at the Saxtons River Rec area on Pleasant Valley Road. Multiple chefs will compete for the best chili. For $5, anyone can sample the chilis and vote for their favorite. We are still taking new contestants if anyone wishes to participate by providing three gallons of their best chili. All proceeds benefit the rec area which is free and open to the public. For more information, contact

United Church Ham Supper The Old-Fashioned Christmas Party Committee of The United Church of Bellows Falls will host a Fall Ham Supper at The United Church on Sunday, October 25. The doors open at 4:30 p.m. and close at 7. The meal will also include potatoes, squash, vegetable, salad, and dessert. The dinner will cost $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $5 for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Children under 5 will be able to eat for free. Proceeds from the supper will help finance the Seventh Annual OldFashioned Christmas Party that the church puts on for the entire community and surrounding area. The United Church is located at 8 School Street, across the street from the Bellows Falls Middle School. People coming to the meal should call for details at 722-3010 or 463-4323.




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Richard Mazer, an accomplished black and white photographer of Windham, has donated one of his fine photographs to benefit the Chester Historical Society. The photograph is of the Cannon and the Public Tomb near the Civil War monument, opposite the Green. The iron cannon in the foreground with the stone Public Tomb in the background provide an interesting contrast for the eye. The Framery of Vermont, now located at 197 Elm Street in Chester have donated the cost of framing and matting and have done a superb job. You can see this excellent photograph at the Framery Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. where you can also purchase tickets at $1 each. On October 29 at 6 p.m. the Historical Society will have its annual Halloween cemetery tour in Brookside cemetery, come join us. After the cemetery tour there will be the drawing for the photograph.

Chester Andover Elementary Contra Dance The Chester Andover Elementary School PTA is hosting a contra dance on Friday, October 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

Collecting Clothing for Young Children Warm Hands, Warm Heart, Inc., a Vermont nonprofit organization is sponsoring a children’s clothing drive for Vermont’s most vulnerable citizens - our children. They are asking for new and gently used outer wear – inner wear – under wear – sleep –wear – shoes and socks and school clothing for children between the ages of newborn to the 3rd grade (ages 9-10). Clothes will be accepted in a box on the steps of the Masonic Temple in Chester through the end of October. Contact any Masonic Center for more information.

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Endless Creations in Chester is hosting a Pottery Pumpkin Painting contest during October. Here Brie Howe Lynch is checking out a little pumpkin to be added to the pumpkin patch. There is a $50 cash prize. Each pumpkin will be accompanied by a bag of goodies for each participant. Call 875-2008 for details.

Senior Luncheon The Chester Senior Citizens Club Luncheon meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Monday, October 19, at the First Baptist Church on Main Street in Chester. Bring a dish to share and your place setting. We are collecting nonperishable food for the Chester-Andover Family Center Food Shelf.

Charitable Giving Seminar First Universalist Church of Chester (Old Stone Village Church) will present a free seminar on "Planned Charitable Giving" at the Church located on Route 103 North in the Stone Village on Sunday, October 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Looking for a Free Girls Night Out? When Michael and Jessie Alon decided to open up their new shop, DaVallia, they vowed that they were going to have fun with the space. Their next free event, “Girls Night Out!” on Saturday October 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. is proof of that. There will be a

bartender, massuse, music, prizes and a new selection of inventory oriented just for women, for one night only. For more information, stop by DaVallia to sign up for the email registration. DaVallia is located right “On the Green “in Chester just behind the Silver Knot.

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Story by Robert F. Smith – Editor Photos Courtesy of Dylan Duncan The 3rd Annual Search for a Cure will be held on Saturday, October 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. at The Pinnacle on Lover's Lane in Chester. The Search, created by Dylan Duncan, formerly of Chester, benefits the Amyloid Treatment & Research Program at Boston University School of Medicine to support drug research for the deadly disease Amyloidosise. In May of 2006, Dylan tested positive for the gene of Familial Amyloidosis. His mother, Janet, had suffered with the illness for five years before losing the battle in 1997. In May of 2007, Dylan was officially diagnosed with the disease. For almost a year, Dylan has been working in the studio to record his album, What To Keep & Let Go, and is hoping for a December or January release. The song “Ask You” was written in honor of his mother and will be the final song on the record. Local Chester artist Brendon Thomas is featured on the single. Dylan will be selling CD's of “Ask You” at the Search event and proceeds will benefit Amyloidosis research. In photos, clockwise from top right, Dylan Duncan, part of last year’s Search turnout, and Dylan’s mother.


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Oct. 14 – Oct. 20, 2009

Utensils in the Still Life Tradition

Story And Photo by Robert F. Smith – Editor What started out as a training tool – photos of a variety of kitchen utensils to help students identify them – has turned into a sizeable art display that will be shown this month in Brooklyn, NY at the Almondine Bakery Gallery on Water Street. Roberto Gautier and his wife Elissa Descoteau, formerly of Brooklyn and now residents of Bellows Falls, began taking photos of the utensils when Roberto was teaching at New York City’s College of Technology in Brooklyn. He was the Professor of Hospitality Management. “One day I brought in a colander, and realized most of the students had no idea what it was,” he said. “So, we began taking these photos to help the students learn the various names.” They shot hundreds of photos of newer and vintage utensils from dozens of cultures against two colorful

and texturally interesting walls under the Brooklyn Bridge, and also some were photographed with a red dumpster as the background. They call the result “Utensils in the Still Life Tradition,” and the simple, beautiful photographs are fascinating. Elissa is the photographer, and Roberto refers to himself as her collaborator, setting up the shots. “We’d go down under the bridge with a duffel bag full of utensils,” he said. “When we started setting them up, people would think we were having a tag sale!” Elissa hunts for vintage picture frames, then sorts through the hundreds of photos to find the right picture to put in it. After the show in Brooklyn, the couple will be showing in galleries here in Vermont. Check The Messenger for when and where. In photo, Elissa Descoteau and Roberto Gautier with some of their art photos of various kitchen utensils.

Upcoming Programs from the Nature Museum at Grafton The Nature Museum at Grafton has the following upcoming programs: For more program information visit Pre-registration is either requested or required for all programs by calling 843-2111. October 14, Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. Skulls and Bones. Meet at the Rockingha.m. Library in Bellows Falls. Naturalist and archeologist Gail Golec will bring fascinating specimens to this educational progra.m. about skeletons to intrigue all ages. Co-sponsored by The Nature Museum, Rockingha.m. Library, and Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society, and partial-






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heirloom apples and vegetables and author of Taylor's Guide to Heirloom Vegetables and Cider, Hard and Sweet. Pre-registration requested by calling 843-2111. October 18, Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Athens Dome Exploration. Nature Museum members $5; non-members $7. This moderately strenuous hike at a conserved place for plants and animals will

feature the only plant in Vermont that is listed on both the U.S. Federal and Vermont “Rare and Endangered Species List(s).”The hike will be led, rain or shine, by Bob Anderson. Bring water, dress for the weather. Waterproof footwear and long pants essential. Minimum age 11, maximum number of hikers 16. Pre-registration required by calling 843-2111.


GMFS Presents a Haunted Night at GMUHS Submitted by the Green Mountain Festival Series The Green Mountain Festival Series is thrilled to begin its 25th Season on Saturday, October 24 when we present A Haunted Night at 7:30 p.m. at Green Mountain Union High School in Chester. Just in time for Halloween, we will welcome two Vermont artists to our stage, storyteller Joe Citro, author and lecturer, has written more than 10 fiction and non-fiction books about New England oddities, including ghosts and local hauntings. He will join us with spooky stories that the whole family will enjoy. His books include five novels of suspense, four volumes of historical oddities, a collection of regional humor, two travel guides, and a coedited book of essays. Since 1992 Citro’s commentary series on Vermont Public Radio has featured the state's bestloved ghosts, monsters, madmen and mysteries. A native of Chester, Vermont, he is an expert in Vermont's occult lore, including Spiritualism and his fascination with local tales will be infectious. Also on stage will be Wonderfun Productions’ magicians Scott Morley and Britni Orcutt. Morley and Orcutt will present Houdini: A Tribute to the

Master Mystifier, a theatrical re-creation of the incredible magic of Harry Houdini and his wife, Bess. Reenacting the show that traveled around the world and was hailed by presidents and kings, this 1910’s themed show uses period props, costumes and music, taking the audience back in time almost 100 years. Highlights of the show include many of the Houdinis’ classic illusions, “Second Sight,” “The Straightjacket Escape,” and “Metamorphosis.” This season, the Green Mountain Festival Series will be welcoming many artists who grew up in our community and having benefited from the many programs GMFS brought to the stage and into the classroom, have gone on to be successful performers themselves. We wish to thank the underwriter for this show, NewsBank, Inc. for its longstanding relationship. Tickets are $10 for adults and seniors, $7 for students when purchased in advance. Tickets are an additional $2 when purchased at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Misty Valley Books, Chester; Village Square Books, Bellows Falls; 56 Main Street, Springfield; Blue Sky Trading Company, Ludlow; Northshire Bookstore, Manchester, and Green Mountain Pharmacy, Londonderry.

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Oct. 14 – Oct. 20, 2009

Get In The Game A View On Sports By Messenger Editor Joe Milliken

Well, Red Sox Nation, the 2009 run is officially over… and it was quite painful. You had the feeling that the Angels were finally due to beat the Sox in the playoffs, simply because Boston had beaten the California-Anaheim-Los Angeles-Angels the previous four times they've met in the playoffs. So you just knew, the uh-Angels were due.

You just didn't think it was going to happen in the fashion that it did. Getting swept three games straight and an unthinkable blown save by Jonathan Papplebon to close out the series. Papplebon is going to take a lot of flack for this one, but I am not so sure how deserved it is considering that before that blown save, he had never given up a single run during the playoffs in his entire career. He just picked a really bad time to finally give up some runs. The biggest priority in the off season for the Red Sox? Re-signing Jason Bay, finding a shortstop who can field and hit a little and deciding if Daniel Bard is going to be the next closer, because Papplebon wants to break the bank and if the Sox were thinking about

letting him go, Sunday's blowup just might have sealed Pap's fate. And besides, closers are a lot easier to find than talented shortstops and left fielders who hit 30+ homers and 100+ RBI's. --------------------------As the NBA season approaches, the Celtics pre-season is under way and of course the biggest and (really the only) question coming into camp is the health of Kevin Garnett. After bone spurs behind his knee caused him to miss last season's playoff run and quite honestly, any chance of the Celtics repeating as champions, Garnett's return to form is probably the single biggest factor in determining who will represent the East in the NBA Finals this season.

Because who else is going to challenge Labron James and the Cavaliers now that they have brought in Shaquille O'Neil. Yes, Shaq. The Diesel. The Big Aristotle. Say what you will about Shaq, but the man still brings excitement to the NBA and now has yet another battle cry: "Win a ring for The King" (as in King Lebron James). With a healthy Garnett, plus the acquisitions of veteran big man Rasheed Wallace and the versatile Antonio McDaniel, the Celtics will make a serious run at a title if they can stay healthy. -------------------------In local high school action, the Bellows Falls Terriers football team won their biggest game yet under the tenure of coach Bob Lockerby,

when they knocked off unbeaten Windsor to not only take home the Dale Perkins Trophy, but also move into a tie for first place with Windsor. Both teams are now 51 on the season (see full game coverage below). --------------------------In Springfield, the defending state champion Cosmos football team appear to be rounding into form at the right time, after completely slamming Mount Abraham 57-0 at Brown Field. After suffering through some injury problems early in the season, most notably quarterback Brandon Boyle, the Cosmos appear to be hitting their stride as they moved to 4-2 on the season. The aforementioned Boyle was surely the star on this day, throwing for

two touchdown scores, running for two more and also running back a punt for a fifth, all in the first half. Matt Mitchell and Billy Wheeler each caught a touchdown pass, while Colin LaPlant also caught a TD pass from freshman Mike Meuther. And for good measure, Boyle also intercepted a pass for a touchdown in the Cosmos shut out romp. ---------------------------In Brattleboro, the Colonels football team got two touchdown runs from Davin Freeman and another from Mark LaValley in a 21-6 win over Spaulding. Brattleboro quarterback Cory Gilbert also hit Rob Meyer for a 2point conversion in the win, which put the Colonels at 2-4 on the season.

Late Touchdown Gives Terriers Big Win Over Windsor Story by Joe Milliken - Sports Editor Photo by Doug MacPhee The Bellows Falls Terriers football team had arguably their biggest win in a few years on Saturday, after knocking off rival Windsor, 38–31, in the annual Dale Perkins Trophy game at Hadley

Field in Westminster. However this game also had plenty of twists and turns, as the Terriers once held a 30-8 lead over Windsor, before the Yellowjackets came storming back to take the lead on a field goal with just over six minutes left in the game. But the Terriers struck

last when quarterback Ben Hewitt scored the go-ahead touchdown with less than a minute remaining in regulation. This was a game filled with excitement from start to finish, as both teams fought hard until the end. There were also plenty of strategy, including BF

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coach Bob Lockerby inserting his 200-pound lineman Josh Pratt as a running back. The Terriers jumped out early in this one, going up 16–0 in the first quarter on two touchdown runs from Tim Muzzey and two, 2–point conversions from the aforementioned Pratt. But the Jacks came right back with 57-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Gavin Callahan to Jacob Page to finish the quarter. However in the second quarter Bellows Falls came right back with rushing touchdowns from Pratt and Hewitt for the 30-8 lead. To the Yellowjacket’s credit, they came back

again with a 15-yard TD pass from Callahan to Tyler Kibling and a two–point conversion from Austin Soule to end the half. In the second half Windsor did not let up, scoring two more touchdowns on a 1-yard touchdown run from Callahan and Holloway touchdown catch to cut the Terrier lead to 30-28 after three quarters. Holloway then kicked a field goal at the start of the fourth quarter to give Windsor their first lead of the game at 31–30, before the Terriers struck one last time when QB Hewitt rumbled in from one yard out with just under a minute left in regulation to seal the victory

for the Terriers. For the game, Muzzey led the Terriers rushing attack with 159 yards on 20 carries and two touchdowns, while Ryan Hayward added 67 yards on 10 carries. The lineman-turnedpower back Pratt also had 41 yards, including a touchdown and two, 2–point conversions. Callahan also had an outstanding game for Windsor, throwing for 198 yards and two touchdowns, while running for another. The big win puts the Terriers at 5–1 on the season and tied atop the division with Windsor. Below, Bellows Falls running back Tim Muzzey finds a hole in the Windsor defense.

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NORDIC SKI CLINIC AT GRAFTON PONDS Story by Joe Milliken - Sports Editor On Saturday, October 16, Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center, will host a Nordic Dryland Clinic featuring Vernon, VT-native and U.S. National Ski Team member Morgan Smyth. Well-known in the area for its' 30-kilometer Nordic facility, the Outdoor Center offers a vast tiller-groomed Nortic trail network, plus another 30k of backcountry terrain. A prodigy of sorts who began skiing at the age of two, Smyth learned to ski at Grafton Ponds and entered the Bill Koch racing league at the tender age of nine.

Working her way through the ranks including regional and club races, Smyth qualified for the 2004 Junior World Championships in Syn, Norway, before finishing 12th overall at the U23 World Championships in Praz de Lys, France in the classic sprint event. In 2009 Syth had arguably her best year yet, competing in her first World Championships in Liberec, Czech, and now looks towards competing on the U. S. Olympic team. The Outdoor Center is looking forward to bringing back one of

their own, as Smyth will lead two dryland clinics, a masters clinic for ages 30 and up from 10 a.m. to noon, and a juniors clinic for ages 13 to 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. A poster-signing session will also follow each clinic. The cost of the clinic is $25 per person and discount rates are available for groups and teams. Pre-registration required, call 843-2400 For more information or to register. Grafton Ponds is located at 783 Townshend Road in Grafton. Below, Vermont-native and U.S. Olympic hopeful Morgan Smyth.

Text by Joe Milliken - Sports Editor, photo by Doug MacPhee The Bellows Falls Union High school football team got perhaps their biggest win under the tenure of coach Bob Lockerby on Saturday, after scoring a late touchdown from quarterback Ben Hewitt to knock off Windsor and bring home the Dale Perkins Trophy. Turn to page 16 for complete game coverage. Above, lineman–turned–fullback Josh Pratt bowls his way through the front line.

PRESIDENTS TOP GREEN MOUNTAIN Story by Joe Milliken - Sports Editor In a rival match up between the Black River High School and Green Mountain Union High School boys' soccer teams, the host Black River Presidents notched a 4-0 win in front of the home crowd under the lights at Dorsey Park in Ludlow. After getting off to a slow start, mostly due to some swarming Green Mountain defense, the Presidents finally got on

the board halfway through the first half when after being awarded a direct kick, Black River senior Kippy Turco blasted a shot into the corner for a 1-0 lead. It would turn out to be the only score in a first half mostly dictated by the defenses and goal keeping of Black River ’s Cris Kowalski and Green Mountain’s Jacob Walker. In the second half however, the Presidents would do a much better job of possession and

keeping the ball on the ground, resulting in a Jake Covell goal on a nice assist from Tim Rumrill, before Tyler Schuab scored a third goal on another assist from Rumrill. Josh Bickford would finish the scoring for Black River with an unassisted goal. The win, at press time, put the Presidents at 9-2 on the season with big matches coming up against Leland & Gray and Bellows Falls.

Black River Soccer Middle Schoolers Improve To 8-1 With Two More Wins Story by Joe Milliken - Sports Editor Photo submitted by Bruce Schmidt The Black River Middle School girls’ soccer team recently improved their record to 8-2 with backto-back wins over Dorset and Green Mountain. At home against Dorset last Friday, the Lady Presidents got a terrific performance in goal from Katie Cloutier, as she notched a shutout in the 3-0 win. Kateri Collins, Hannah Livingston, Sara Stryhas,

Sydney Miele and Theresa Abbott also played extremely well defensively in the win. The Black River offense also did a great job in this one, getting goals from Abigail Schmidt (assist from Sarah Rumrill), Morhan Kathan (assist from Rumrill), and Rumrill (assist from Kathan). The midfield play of Hanna Vanguilder and Gabrielle Miele, Hanna Tobey, Cammi Stengal and Brooke Willard also played a big part in the

victory. In the follow-up game at rival Green Mountain in Chester, coach Bruce Schmidt and assistant coach Betsy RoseCaldwell decided to change the lineup around a bit and try some new things. It worked well as Black River got on the board first with a goal from Sarah Rumrill, before Green Mountain came back with a goal to tie the game at the half. In the second half the Lady Presidents got their

second goal from Morgan Kathan with assists from Sarah Rumrill and Abigail Schmidt, before Rumrill finished off the scoring with an unassisted goal late in the second half for the 3-1 win. "I really think Emily

Chambers had one of her best games of the season against Green Mountain and Brooke Willard continues to improve as a player on the field," coach Schmidt stated after the game. "All these girls are such hard workers and a joy to

be around. They support each other and have fun, but are all business when they step on the field,” coach Caldwell also stated. Black River’s Sara Gabrile surveys the field as she looks to make a play.



Oct. 14 – Oct. 20, 2009

It’s Fire in the Dole! Story by Robert F. Smith – Editor Photo Courtesy of Greg Andrews and Deb Murphy One thing Deb Murphy and Greg Andrews recently discovered is that creating a new mixed drink can take some time, but it sure is a lot of fun. The fact that their invention also took top honors in an international drink making contest is just icing on the cake. Or maybe that should be sugar on the rim? Murphy and Andrews have a thing for what Andrews calls Poly Pop – anything to do with Polynesian culture. Anyone who has been in his downtown Bellows Falls shop, The Hula Cat, knows what he means. Filled with an eclectic blend of used and vintage clothing, leather jackets and objects, it has a huge collection of Hawaiian shirts. Murphy and Andrews share that interest with a large group that recently got together for a two day, Dole Pineapple-sponsored international cocktail making contest event at the last 60’s era Tiki-style hotel in America, at Lake George, NY. About 200 Poly Pop aficiendos attended, and 20 competed, including professional bartenders, bar owners and mixologists from all around the US and abroad. The event included a room crawl where participants get a chance to taste many of the entrees. Andrews said that some guests arrive days in advance to completely re-decorate their rooms in a variety of Polynesian themes. He also said that, if you’re not careful, the room crawl can become literally true.

The drink had to use as many Dole products as possible, and it took Murphy and Andrews a month of experimentation to come up with the final product – see the sidebar for the recipe. They started with rum as the base, and knew they wanted to include a slice of pineapple floating on the top with a flame in the center. When they first lit the flame they found the name for the drink as “fire in the hole” became Fire in the Dole. The only way they could get the pineapple to float was to put the ingredients in a blender and turn the drink into a slushie, a drizzle of cherry syrup around the rim adding a lava effect to the flaming, frozen concoction, and the combination of flame, slurpie and Dole in the name gave Fire in the Dole the top honors. “There were some serious competitors there,” said Andrews. “We’re not. We’re having fun.” Presentation is part of the competition, and the couple dressed for the part, presenting the drink in a decorated metal box to protect the flame from the wind, and using dry ice to play up the volcano effect. Though competing against professional mixers and drinks with names like Jaded Passion, Mist Over Kilauea, Pugalicious, Ginger and Mary Ann and Golden Goodness, Fire in the Dole took the day. “It was a lot of fun,” Murphy concluded about the experience. In photo, Greg Andrews and Deb Murphy with their prize winning drink and their trophy.

How to Make a Fire in the Dole In a blender crush 810 ice cubes into a fine slush. Add (each part is one shot): Juice of one Lime 2 parts mangopineapple juice 1 part Appleton VX Rum 1 part Mount Gay White Rum 1 Part Caravella Orange Liquor 1 part simple syrup 1 dash of bitters Pour mixture into blender Blend again until frothy, adding more ice

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ROUND BALES of dry hay in barn. Not wrapped. 1st cut $35, 2nd cut $50. Delivery extra. Jim Tucker 802-885-4669.

SEMI-SEASONED firewood. $195/cord. Delivered. $250/cord dried. Also buy timber in log lots. GMF Services, LLC. 603-4778270 or 802-591-1137.


SEMI-SEASONED wood, $200/cord. Multiple cord $175. Dry available upon request. 802-875-1248 or 802-376-3085.

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FOR SALE: White vinyl picket-style (Lowe’ s) 3-foot fencing. Four, 8-foot sections plus gate and posts. $100. Call 251-5491 after 5.

NINTENDO WII, brand new, 2 controllers w/rechargeable batteries, 9 games including Madden10, Call of Duty & Cabella’s Hunting. Also comes w/zapper & pistol & Wii sports w/all attachments. Over $1500 invested, great Xmas gift for $450/OBO. 802-259-2830

FOUR BOXES of 1990-1991 baseball cards, 1991 unopened $40 for all. 518-251-2779

OFFICE FILE Cabinets 2 drawer, black, metal $5.00. 518-946-1238

FRONT WHEEL/Rim for 2N, 9N, 8N Ford Tractors, others takes 4.00, 19” tire $25. 802492-2308

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FURNITURE 3 PIECE sectional from 1950’s, Blue color couches $150.00, excellent condition Schroon Lake area. 518-532-9841 30”X60” metal work table with 3 drawers. Great for crafts. $35 (802) 773-3983 BEDROOM SET. Queen Bed, 2 dressers, mirror, night stand. Good conditon. Laminated Wood. $400 (518) 891-5962 COMPUTER DESK w/Hutch, 47wx28hx26d two drawers, hutch 34hx12d shelf & 4 cabinets, $97. (518) 543-8807 FIVE DRAWER solid wood Danish dresser with matching full size head board. Size: 44 1/2 high 38” wide; depth: 18” Excellent condition. Color: maple. $ 195. 518-546-7821 INVACARE SYNCHRONIZER Hospital bed, electric head/foot controls, use sparingly $500.00. Call 518-623-2588

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TOOLS ANTIQUE BENCH Top Drill Press, working condition $50.00. 518-546-3088 CRAFTSMAN 10” radial arm saw w/electronic measurement, stand and owners manual. $200. 802-875-2048


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JEWELRY 14K WHITE Gold 1/4 Carat t.w. Diamond Ring Size 7 Orig. $399, $200.00 obo (518) 744-7067

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PIANO, UPRIGHT, Story & Clark, good condition, bench, books included $495.00. 518643-7970.

MEMORY FOAM Mattress **100% New** Twin Mattress from $225, Full from $299, Queen from $339, King from $399. Underpriced Warehouse 802-846-7622.

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FORCE PROTECTION SECURITY DETAILS $73K-$220 Paid Training! Kidnapping Prevention $250-$1000/day Call 1-615-891-1163,Ext.812 GOVERNMENT JOBS - $12-$48/hr Paid Training, full benefits. Call for information on current hiring positions in Homeland Security, Wildlife, Clerical and professional. 1-800320-9353 x 2100 WORK AT HOME. Government Jobs, data entry, clerical benefits. $12-$48 hr. FT/PT. Call 1-888-293-7370.



Cavendish, VT

BUSY YEAR-round restaurant accepting applications for experienced waitstaff positions, apply in person to Stephanie, Townsend Dam diner, Route 30. 802-8744953.

Positions available at the spa: Front Desk Staff - Evenings Esthetician - Days & Evenings Massage Therapist - Days & Evenings Cosmetologist

CLERK POSITION 10-15 hours week, Joe’s Discount, Springfield, VT. 802-885-3555. DO YOU LOVE MOVIES? Come Join Our Team! Videostop, Ludlow, VT. PT Sales Associates (Must be able to work weekends) Benefits include . . . Free employee Video Rentals, Paid Vacations Apply Online today at

Send resume to: or call Jean at 802-226-7419 61139

HB PLUMBING & HEATING, INC. We are currently looking for individuals who are interested in a career with a growing company. We are interviewing for the following positions: Oil Burner Technician Silver Certificate Required Minimum 3 Years Experience Fuel Oil Delivery Driver CDL/HAZMAT Required Minimum 3 Years Experience Please call the office to schedule an interview. 802-885-2300 61269

Oct. 14 - Oct. 20, 2009

CHESTER, VT. In-town efficiency, all inclusive. $635/mo. References. 802-875-3535. CHESTER, VT. Large 2 bdrm w/additional loft. Excellent condition. Hardwood floors. Sauna, large deck, fully equipped kitchen. No pets/smoking. 1st, last & security. $900/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. EFFICIENCY APT. in Andover farmhouse. Might trade some farm help for part of rent. $475 plus heat. 802-875-3159. HISTORIC BUILDINGS downtown Springfield, VT. (1) 3 bdrm, (1) furnished 2 bdrm. Fully restored, new appliances. (3) business spaces available. Sec. dep./ref./credit check req. Call John 802-8755119. LONDONDERRY, VT. 3-bdrm apt. new carpet & paint, semi-furnished. Large deck overlooking river. WD/snow/trash included. $950/mo. 802-875-4714 anytime. LUDLOW VILLAGE, VT. 2 bdrm, close to shops, Okemo shuttle, off-street parking. Clean & ready. $685 plus utilities. 914-7626634. LUDLOW, VT. 2 bedroom apt., unfurnished, washer/dryer, dishwasher. 1st/last & sec. Ref. required. $800/mo. + electric, includes heat. Call 802-228-7664. NEW SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1, 2 & 3 bdrm apts. starting $540/mo. Includes HW/snow/parking. On-site laundry. Ref/sec. 802-295-4442. PROCTORSVILLE, VT. Enjoy spacious 1 bdrm, 2 bath house. Garage, WD, deck. No pets/smoking. 1st, sec. & ref. $800/mo. 802226-7357. PROCTORSVILLE, VT. Studio and 1 bdrm apt. includes H/HW, trash & snow removal, laundry facility on site. Call for application. Stewart Property Management. Equal Housing Opportunity. 802-885-7885. Income limits do apply. READING, VT. Newly painted, 1 bdrm. apt. $600 plus utilities. WD. Sec. dep. req. #802291-1038

LOOKING FOR a lead Guitar player & vocals for a Country & Oldies Band. Contact David LaFountain 802-775-3149 or 802-558-3355

SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1 bdrm apt. Appliances, all utilities included. No pets. Minimum security. 802-886-2703.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ FT Rehab Mgr in North Haverhill! TOP WAGES + up to $6K annual bonuses! Call Cori at SYNERTX 1888-796-3789.

SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1-bdrm, 3rd floor apt. in beautiful Victorian house. Private entrance. No smoking/no pets. $625/mo. utilities included. 802-885-8655.

SEASONAL HELP wanted: DeCell’s Christmas Tree Farm, starting Nov. 1. Wreath production, brush/tree harvesting, retail sales. Part time/Full Time. 802-824-5441.

SPRINGFIELD, VT. 2bdrm apts. available. Includes HT/HW, trash & snow removal, W/D hookups. Call for application. Stewart Property Management. Equal Housing Opportunity 802-885-7885. Income limits do apply.

TRAVEL CONSULTANT/Agents needed Immediately in Addison County, FT/PT. Commissions/Bonuses. Will Train. Call Debbie 802-893-1666

APARTMENT FOR RENT ANDOVER, CHESTER, VT. Unique upscale 1bdrm apt. with loft in a former dairy barn. Laundry, heated storage and workshop space. All utilities included. Swimming pond and garden space. Pets considered. $950/mo. Lease. 802-875-3112. ANDOVER, VT. 1 bdrm available with great views. All utilities, laundry, trash. Direct TV, swimming pond and gardens. N/S, pets negotiable. $800. Lease. 802-875-3112. BELLOWS FALLS, VT. One-room efficiency, small but cute. $525/mo. includes heat, electric, garbage & snow removal. No smoking/no pets. Security & references required. 802-463-4502. BRISTOL, VT 1 bdrm apt., no smoking/no pets, $550/mo., 1yr. lease, security & references. 802-363-5169 CHESTER, VT. 2-bdrm, ground floor. $675/mo. 802-875-3535. CHESTER, VT. Exquisite 1 bdrm, large LR, DR & plenty of closet space. HT/HW/trash removal included. $795/mo. Call Neil 802885-6292. CHESTER, VT. Just painted, 500 sq. ft. 1 bdrm, large LR, eat-in kitchen. HT/trash included. Free storage. $665/mo. Call Neil 802-885-6292.

SPRINGFIELD, VT. 3 bdrm, $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. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 3 bdrm, 1st floor, HT/HW/snow/trash rem. included. $875/mo. No pets/no smoking. 1st & sec. 802-3848423. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 4 bdrm, $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. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Furnished room including shared facilities. HT/HW/elec/cable TV incl. $425/mo. or $110/wk. 802-885-1131. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Immaculate 2 bdrm in quiet residential neighborhood. $875/mo. includes HT/HW/trash & snow rem. Avail Nov. 1st. Now taking applications. 802-8855550. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Studio apt. Utilities included. $110/week. No smoking/no pets. $450 security, plus last weeks rent. 800-2838072. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Total 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. $1,100/mo. Call Neil 802885-6292.

ASSISTANT MANAGER $$ SIGN ON BONUS $$ Looking for a “PLAYER/COACH” to add to our Team in Ludlow. Duties to include daily operations of a C-Store. Benefits: Medical Insurance, Paid Vacations/Holidays and 401(k) plan.

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, VT. 3 office spaces. Heat, elec., offstreet parking & snow rem. included. 105/sq.ft. $100/mo., 170/sq.ft. $250/mo., 289/sq.ft. $350/mo. 802-2972007.

HOME FOR RENT 1 BDRM apt and 4 bdrm house. Either fulltime or seasonal. Call 802-228-8778, leave message. CHESTER, VT. 4-bdrm furnished house in country setting. No smoking/no pets. Ref. & security. $1,150/mo. plus utilities. 802-8855657. LONDONDERRY, VT. 2 bdrm, no pets/no smoking. $700/mo. 802-875-3902. LONDONDERRY, VT. 3 bdrm house, references. 802-875-3535. PERKINSVILLE, VT. cape, 2-3 bdrm, 1.5 BA, WD hook-up. Deck & nice backyard. $950/mo. plus utilities. 1st, last & sec. Available immediately. 802-674-5184. PROCTORSVILLE, VT. Enjoy spacious 1 bdrm, 2 bath house. Garage, WD, deck. No pets/smoking. 1st, sec. & ref. $800/mo. 802226-7357.

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SPRINGFIELD ONE-BEDROOM w/STUDY APARTMENT Second floor one-bedroom w/study, located in a two family duplex. Includes heat, hot water/sewer, rubbish, snow removal and appliances. 2-car offstreet parking and yardage. Conveniently close to shopping, schools and other services. $711/mo. 1st month rent/deposit required. Subject to HOME restrictions, 60% income limit, initial third party income/asset verifications, annual recertifications. No housing subsidy attached. Vouchers welcome. All adult applicants subject to successful income, asset, credit and criminal verifications. Available November 1st. Please call Rockingham Area Community Land Trust for more information and an application. 802885-3220 extension 218 Equal Housing Opportunity SPRINGFIELD, VT. Newly renovated 925 sq. ft. 3bdrm. Includes heat, 1-car garage, private backyard, porch, trash removal. $1,050/mo. 802-885-8033x114.

VACATION/ RECREATIONAL RENTALS HALLOWEEN MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND!! On October 23-25, 2009. At the Georgian Resort, Lake George, NY., call 1-877-866-2769.


SHOREHAM VT, 3 bdrm on lake, dock, large deck, 1yr. lease, references & security required, $1100/mo., + utilities, no smoking/pets negotiable. 802-363-5169

DISCOUNT TIMESHARES SAVE 60%-80% OFF RETAIL!! Worldwide Locations! Call for Free InfoPack. 1-800-639-5319

SOUTH READING, VT. 3bdrm, 1BA, pellet stove, available Oct. 1. $850/mo. 1st, last & sec. 802-558-7153 after 3 pm.

SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No commissions or broker fees. Free consultation., 1-888-310-0115

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT FOR RENT Crown Point, New York 3 bedroom trailer, private back lot, $600/mo., references, deposit & last month required. 518597-3935

SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No Commissions or Broker Fees. Free Consultation 1877-494-8246



1977 2BDRM Mobile home, pitched roof, insulated skirting, appliances includes. Oil tank, two porches, excellent furnace. $4,500/OBO. Must move.802-263-5636

4 SLIGHTLY used Hakkapelitta- 2 size 215/65R16 S Asking $240.00. Call anytime Linda 802-353-8883.

FOR SALE in Ascutney, VT. adult park, double-wide mobile home. 28x48. 2-bdrm, 2 bath. Large bdrms. with plenty of closets, WD, appliances, central air. Very clean & good condition. Asking $55,000. For more info call 802-674-5028 or 802-674-2423.

DONUT + RIM, 5 bolt $25.00. 518-585-7217


4 STUDDED Nokian Mud & snow tires, 205x60x16 used 1 Season. $525.00. 518594-3350


***FREE FORECLOSURE Listings*** OVER 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now 800-250-2043.

AAAA ** DONATION Donate your Car Boat or Real Estate. IRS Tax Deductible. Free Pick-up/Tow. Any Model/Condition. Help Under Privileged Children. Outreach Center. 1-800-928-7566

AVON, MAINE: Near Rangely. 17 acres. Quiet country location. near snowmobile trail. Great views, surveyed, soil tested. $34,900. Financing. 508-397-5772. See pics at

AAAA DONATION. Donate your car, boat or real estate. IRS tax deductible. Free pick up/ Tow any model/ Condition. Help underprivileged children Outreach Center. 1-800-8836399

FORECLOSURES OWN 20 ACRES OF LAND NOW! Near Booming El Paso, Texas. NEVER BEEN EASIER! $0 Down, Take over $159/mo payment. Now $12,856. Was $16,900. No credit checks/owner financing 1 - 8 0 0 - 7 5 5 - 8 9 5 3

DONATE YOUR CAR- Help families in need! Fair Market Value Tax Deduction Possible Through Love Inc. Free towing. Non-runners OK. Call for details. 800-549-2791

HAS YOUR BUILDING SHIFTED? Contact Woodford Bros., Inc. for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 1800-OLD-BARN,; MAHIC#155877; CTHIS#571557; RICRB#22078.


LEWIS, NY 43 Beautiful acres with horse barns, fields for hay and a great place to build a home or mfg. home. Excellent views of Mountains $95,000. Rita Mitchell Real Estate LLC 518-873-3231 Cell 518-569-1736 LONDONDERRY, VT. $15,000 down buys new 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath cape, views, end of road. 802-875-3535. LONDONDERRY, VT. Energy Star, 15% down buys new 5 bdrm, 2 bath, end of road, views. 800-363-4607. WESTON, VT LAND 5.5 Ac.-$104,900 Level land, bounded stonewalls. 600’ town rd. frontage. In-ground septic design. School choice. Call Owner 802-824-4533

12’ V Bow Alum., w/ oars row boat, $200 OBO. 518-644-3085 OLDER 16’ Wooden Mohawk Boat w/ 85 Merc Trailer, Asking $400. 518-543-6419

CARS FOR SALE $500! POLICE Impounds for Sale! Cars, Trucks, Suv’ s from $500! Hondas, Chevys, Jeeps, Toyotas And More! For Listings 800489-1981 1985 JEEP Laredo 304 V-8 engine, 4-speed shift w/6” lift set for trail riding. $3,900. Please call office hours 212-757-9433. 1986 CHEVROLET Camaro, rear glass hatch $50. 802-488-4236 or 802-862-2771 x741

2004 JEEP Grand Cherokee, 4WD, 6 cyl. Very good condition. Reg. serviced. Silver. $7,500. 802-869-1090.

RENTALS 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.

In need of repair. Sale. Best Offer. Please call Office hours at 212.757.9433

DONATE YOUR CAR. FREE TOWING. “Cars for Kids”. Any condition. Tax deductible Outreach Center. 1-800-597-9411

1998 FORD Explorer, runs great. Florida car. No rust. $1,500/OBO. Call 802-843-2113.


Come complete our team. We are currently looking to fill full and parttime openings for crew members all shifts. No experience necessary, training provided. We offer flexible schedules, 401(k), vacation and advancement. Apply in person at: 195 Main Street, Ludlow, VT 05149


NORTH SPRINGFIELD, VT. 2-bdrm, 2 BA, $770/mo. Trash/Parking. Call 802-885-1131.



SPRINGFIELD, VT. Huge, 1 bdrm, large LR, DR, eat-in kitchen. HT/HW/trash included. $700/mo. Call Neil 802-885-6292.

98 OLDS Model 88, 4 dr., Sedan, 1 owner, all the extras, low mileage, $4900. 802-8558004 PARTS CAR 1987 Audi 5000, new transmission, $300. Call 518-524-6030 STUDDED SNOW TIRES FOR 2007 TOYOTA Corolla, Nokian on rims, full set, will pass inspection, $250 OBO. 518-546-3160 WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLES KAWASAKI,1970-1980, Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, H2-750, H1-500, S1-250, S2-250, S2-350, S3-400. CASH PAID. 1-800-7721142. 1-310-721-0726.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT 1988 DRESSER 510B wheel loader, 2yd. bucket, good tires, $12,500. 518-569-0778 2005 MODEL 334 Bobcat Excavator, rubber tracks, 950 hrs., w/ 3 buckets & hydraulic thumb, excellent condition, Asking $22,500. Bill 518-420-3701



WORTHINGTON 4 cyl., Diesel; Air compressor; 1987 30ft., Clemet dump trailer; 1989 32ft., Dorsey dump trailer; 1998 Volvo VNL 770 tractor. 802-775-1657

Oct. 14 - Oct. 20, 2009


2004 FLAGSTAFF Pop-Up, 7’x22.5’. Sleeps 8, heated mattresses, outdoor grill, travel toilet, awning. Excellent condition. $3,900. 860627-7597.

1965 BMW R60, Classic Motorcycle, 26355 miles, good condition, runs very well, rebuilt carbs, new coil. $6000 (518) 494-7349


REC VEHICLES SALES/RENTALS 1972 CAMPER, good shape $400 Firm. 518834-5727

2002 ARCTIC Cat 660 Trail. 4-stroke, Elec., rev. studs. 1,282 miles. $2,950. 802-8753407.


DONATE A Car Today To Help Children And Their Families Suffering From Cancer. Free Towing. Tax Deductible. Children’ s Cancer Fund of America, Inc. 1-800469-8593 DONATE A CAR HELP CHILDREN FIGHTING DIABETES. Fast, Free Towing. Call 7 days/week. Non-runners OK. Tax Deductible. Call Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 1-800-578-0408

THE MESSENGER - 23 1988 FORD F350 crewcab, dually-platform stake body. 7.3 diesel, only 39K, standard 5speed, recently painted, like new. $4,900. 802-463-9443.

TRUCK OR VAN FOR SALE 1987 FORD F350 Dump truck, 114K, runs good. Many new parts. New transmission, brakes, exhaust, heavy-duty springs, hauls 4 tons. $4,000/OBO. 802-345-5598. 1999 FORD F-250 HD w/snow-way plow, runs great $4000 OBO. David 518-963-7417

Customer Satisfaction is our trademark and our reputation.

1992 DODGE 1/2 ton pickup -111K, Automatic, 4-wheel drive, sunvisor, cab lights, bed liner, Aluminum running boards, nice clean solid truck, no rust Runs very good. Asking $2950.00 802-463-9443



Sale 36,995

Nav. System, Power Sunroof, Rear Entertainment, Leather Heated & Cooled Seats, Absolutely Loaded

Sale 12,995


Sale 16,995

V8, Gas, Auto., AC, Aluminum Body with Drop Down Sides, 31K Miles

Sale 2,995

5 Speed, 2WD, Runs Great

2001 CHEVY K1500 EXT. CAB LS


Sale 10,900

V8, Auto., 4x4, Air, Cruise, Tilt, Power Windows & Locks, Only 64K Miles

5.3 Liter V8, Auto., Bucket Seats, 2-Tone Paint, Fully Loaded, 1 Owner



Sale 5,995



Let’s go Garage & Yard Sale-ing thru the Classified Superstore 1-800-989-4237

2005 CHEVY K1500 EXT. CAB 4X4



1998 MAZDA MPV 4WD Minivan, remote starter, lock & unlock, cruise control, 4 extra studded snow tires on rims. 105,500 miles, good shape, runs good. Asking $4,900. 802259-2042.

V6, Auto., Power Windows & Locks, AC, Nice Shape

2001 FORD F350 DUMP 4X4


Sale 12,995

V10, Gas, Auto., Air, 2-3 Yard Dump Box, 9’ Plow, 86K Miles



Sale 5,995

V6, Auto., Leather Seats, Low Miles, Third Seat, Fully Loaded

BENSON’S CHEVROLET, INC. Main Street, Ludlow, VT 05149


CUTTINGSVILLE, VT 05738 (802) 492-3332 (800) 842-1448 Fax (802) 492-3311 Parts And Service Director 38289

Fords Since 1915

• Porches • Awnings


GRACE’S M.H.M. 802-674-5892 Steven E. Grace, Sr.

For All Your Home and Manufactured Home Needs

Fully Insured • Full Service Dept.


Vinyl Siding, Skirting & Windows

• Remodeling • Decks

• Carports • Carpentry • Additions


Gary Patch


New 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home

18 Valley St. Springfield L.L.C. Vermont



NEW LISTING - 26 Craigue Hill Road, Springfield, VT $225,000.

Sp ec ia ls of th e W ee k!

2005 FORD FREESTAR Automatic, V6, 4.2 Liter, Fwd, Red, Loaded, 33546 Miles $ 13,995

I-91 • Exit 5 • Route 5 • Westminster, VT

802-722-4722 OPEN M-F 8AM - 6PM • Sat. 9AM - 3PM

This 2 story home just waiting for your family. It has 8 rooms, 3 full baths, 3+ bedrooms. Open concept livingroom, kitchen and diningroom. Built-in shelves in livingroom. Hardwood floors and carpeting. Master bedroom brags a full bath and deck off it. The house has been completely remodeled inside. 1 acre lot just on the outside of the village, but close to school.

Springfield, VT • $122,900 on 3/4 acre lot. To qualified first time home buyers. Call 800-363-4607 for details.

2008 HYUNDAI SONATA Automatic, 4 Cyl., 2.4 Liter, Fwd, Gold, 16,615 Miles $ 13,495





Subsidised Housing for the Elderly at Evergreen Heights A wonderful location in Springfield VT. Newly renovated 2 bedroom 11/2 bath, washer & dryer hook up. Model unit ready for showing. For more information please call Emile Legere Management 603-352-9105 61307



2007 Subaru Legacy Spec B, 6 Spd, 30k Miles, #S91P04..................................$24,888 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 Ext. Cab, 4x4, Loaded, #S9334A..........................$22,588 2007 Subaru Outback LLB Auto, 30k Miles, #S9EP19......................................$21,988 2006 Subaru Tribeca Ltd. Leather, Roof, Navi, #S9JP03..................................$21,888 2007 Subaru Forester LLBean Leather, Roof, Low Miles, #S9474A................$19,888 2006 Toyota Rav4 Auto, 30k, 1 Owner, #S8648A...............................................$18,888 2008 Subaru Forester Sport Auto, Loaded, Low Miles, #S91P07....................$18,888 2008 Subaru Outback XT 5 Spd, 27k, 1 Owner, #S91P08................................$17,888 2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5SE Auto, Loaded, Low Miles, #S9087A.....................$16,888 2008 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport Wgn Auto, Like New, #S9470A..........$16,888 2005 Subaru Outback LLBean Auto, Leather and More! #S9405A...................$16,888 2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5I Wgn 5 Spd, Low Miles, #S9JP01..........................$15,888 2007 Subaru Forester “X” 5Spd Like New, Low Miles, #S9EP03....................$15,888 2005 Subaru Outback LTD Auto, Leather, Roof, #S9443A................................$15,888

Oct. 14 - Oct. 20, 2009

2006 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Wgn. 40K Miles, Like New, #SDP06.....................$15,888 2007 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport Wgn Auto, Clean, #S9544A................$14,888 2005 Subaru Outback Ltd. Auto, Leather, Roof, #S9550A................................$14,888 2007 Subaru Legacy SE Auto, Roof, Clean, #S9IP03........................................$14,888 2006 Jeep Liberty Sport Auto, Loaded, Clean, #S9155A..................................$12,888 2005 Subaru Forester “X” Auto Loaded, Like New, #S9GP02..........................$11,888 2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sedan, 5 Spd, Loaded, Clean, #S9HP01.................$11,888 2002 Toyota Rav4 5 Spd, Loaded, Like New, #S9465A......................................$11,888 2004 Honda Accord EX Auto, Leather, Roof, #S9555A.....................................$11,888 2007 Suzuki SX-4 5 Dr, 5 Spd, Like New, #S9481A.............................................$9,888 2005 Toyota Scion TC 5 Spd, Loaded, #S8648B..................................................$9,888 2003 Subaru Legacy L Sedan Auto, 60K Miles, #S9336A...................................$9,888 2002 Subaru Outback Ltd Sedan Auto, Leather, VDC, #S09542A .....................$8,888


The Messenger 10-17-09  

The Messenger, a New Market Press Publication. New Market Press inconjuntion with Denton Publications produces nine community weekly publica...

The Messenger 10-17-09  

The Messenger, a New Market Press Publication. New Market Press inconjuntion with Denton Publications produces nine community weekly publica...