May 25, 2017

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Popcorn: A Quiet Passion

“A Quiet Passion”

Rhyme and Reason

4 popcorns

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Older Americans Month: age out loud

By Janet Hunt

Special to the Observer

May is Older Americans Month — a time of reflection as much as it is a time of projection. When I have conversation with an older person, I hear beautiful life stories. We find that we have things in common. We are more alike than we are different, of course.

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Vermont 2-1-1 referrals available by text

Vermont 2-1-1, a program of the United Ways of Vermont which connects Vermonter’s to health and human services, has added texting capability to its 2-1-1 information service, making it easier for residents to find and access basic needs assistance. 2-1-1 texting service allows people to receive referrals via text so they don’t use valuable phone minutes and helps free up 2-1-1 staff to answer more in-depth phone calls. [Read more…]

Nifty gadgets that can help seniors with hearing loss

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,

What types of products can you recommend to help people with hearing problems? My 65-year-old husband has some hearing issues, but doesn’t think he needs a hearing aid, so I’m looking for some alternative devices that can help. [Read more…]

What’s Cooking?

By Lucy McCullough

Kid-approved treat

A few years ago, I created a “Family F [Read more…]

Hub Happenings

HUB PT360Debbie Eastman photo

Debbie Eastman

Becky Street

Becky Street

Heather Chernyshov

Heather Chernyshov

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New business solves storage and organization problems

Observer courtesy photo Tailored Living, opening in Williston in June, focuses on closet, home, garage and office organization.

Observer courtesy photo
Tailored Living, opening in Williston in June, focuses on closet, home, garage and office organization.

First Tailored Living to open in Vermont

By Stephanie Choate

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Boys LAX battle

CVU Boys Lax vs SBHS 03May17-27 [Read more…]

Boys catch one game, drop the other

Jacob Bortnick tags out the Essex runner at home plate during CVU's game versus Essex on Saturday the 13th in Essex

Jacob Bortnick tags out the Essex runner at home plate during CVU’s game versus Essex on Saturday the 13th in Essex

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