April 29, 2017

Waterline Break

Popcorn: “Gifted”

The Long and Short of It

3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger

film critic

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CVU Boys Lacrosse

CVU baseball

Largest Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in Vermont offers ‘fire circus,’ food and fun on Friday, May 5

Vermont Cinco de Mayo Fiesta debuts at Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex

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Re-examine your digital job skills with AARP’s new tool

Fifty-plus workers are reinventing their careers. To help, AARP recently launched its Work & Jobs Digital Skills Inventory. This free online tool helps users identify the digital skills they need to find a new job or excel in the one they already have. [Read more…]

How Medicare covers therapy services

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you explain how Medicare covers physical therapy services? I’m a new beneficiary, and would like to get some treatments for my back.

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What’s Cooking?

By Lucy McCullough

Wait, wait!

Before the final weeks of chilly weather pass, we must get in the braised short ribs. This is the ultimate comfort food. I love to put it together and place it in the wood cookstove to simmer for hours while I read or knit while tending the fire. When tending the stove is not possible, the regular oven works just fine. [Read more…]

Volunteers

By Sue Alenick

United Way Volunteer Coordinator

Caring and Sharing

Cathedral Square Corporation is looking for drivers to pick up and deliver farm shares from the Intervale to two senior housing sites in Essex. Pickup is once a week for 10 weeks from mid-July through September. Contact Beth Alpert at 859-8818 or email alpert@cathedralsquare.org. [Read more…]

United Way taps Bridges as new CEO

Observer courtesy photo Jesse Bridges has been named chief executive officer for the United Way of Northwest Vermont.

Observer courtesy photo
Jesse Bridges has been named chief executive officer for the United Way of Northwest Vermont.

The United Way of Northwest Vermont’s board of directors has appointed Jesse Bridges as chief executive officer effective May 30. [Read more…]