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Building awareness through doll houses
17 Nov 2018 at 11:26pm
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month. In Vermont, there are 13,000 people age 65 and older living with Alzheimer's.
Thieves hit Derry, Wardsboro stores overnight
31 Oct 2018 at 12:50pm
According to a VSP press release, just before 2 a.m., two people broke into the Wardsboro General Store, at 23 Main St. in Wardsboro. Police responded to the alarm and determined that the thieves had taken several packs of Newport Platinum cigarettes.
1 of WWII ship's last surviving crewmembers pays visit
12 Oct 2018 at 11:45pm
One of the last surviving World War II crewmembers of a Navy ship that's the last of its kind still afloat visited the vessel Friday at its Hudson River dock. Earl Laber, who turns 93 Monday, was joined by his three sons for the tour aboard the USS Slater, a floating museum docked at the Port of Albany since 1997.