Monthly Archives: September 2013

MiVT: Old photos with artful twist

Many of us have old photos that just sit around in boxes or photo albums. Gina Bullard found one woman who takes the moments captured in time and gives them new life with her artwork that’s Made in Vermont. ……….. Source: MiVT: Old photos with artful twist

Bethel takes disaster planning into its own hands

There were many lessons learned from Tropical Storm Irene. From emergency response plans to communication glitches between communities. The Town of Bethel is using the storm as an incentive to prepare for the next disaster — and they are doing it one citizen at a time. ……….. Source: Bethel takes disaster planning into its own…

Businesses sort through health exchange options

Employers of 50 or less must decide if they’ll offer health exchange coverage before workers can decide whether to enter. But the math is complicated and making the wrong choice could hurt an employer or employee. ……….. Source: Businesses sort through health exchange options

Police look for parachutists who may have landed on city street

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are looking for two unidentified people who may have parachuted onto a lower Manhattan street. NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said private security guards reported seeing parachutists land in front of the Goldman Sachs headquarters at about 3 a.m. Monday. The building is near the World Trade Center…

Vt. Health Connect kicks off Tuesday

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Vermont’s new health exchange officially opens for business Tuesday, but Vermonters won’t actually be able to buy insurance for at least another month. ……….. Source: Vt. Health Connect kicks off Tuesday

Voters to determine expansion of mine

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Willsboro Miners have been drilling, blasting and digging up wollastonite at NYCO Mineral Inc.’s mine here for more than 50 years. But the enormous open pits that yield the white, marble-textured mineral are now butting up against the boundary line between privately owned NYCO lands and the Adirondack Forest Preserve, which is protected from development.…

Emergency Preparedness Month

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This September marks the 10th annual National Preparedness Month. The month urges all Americans to recognize the importance of preparedness and working together to enhance national security, resilience and readiness. ……….. Source: Emergency Preparedness Month