BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 12/10/18
Monday, December 10, 2018
12:01 am Yankee Bookshop – Archer Mayor – Bury the Lead
1:00 am Vote for Vermont – Audubon Vermont
2:00 am Vermont Alliance for Retired Americans – “Where Do We Go From Here?”
3:48 am River Garden Brown Bag Lunch Series – Resist with Love – Speak Truth to Power
The Brattleboro Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 6:30pm in the Mezzanine Conference Room at Brooks Memorial Library.
The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 5:30pm in the Cusick conference room (2nd) floor at the Windham Regional Career Center located at 80 Atwood Street.
The Brattleboro ADA Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 9:00am in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center.
The Brattleboro VFW located at 40 Black Mountain Road is open to the public for lunch. Lunch is served Mon-Fri from 11:30 – 1:30. Specials listed below are only $6 a plate. Hand made burgers, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438
Mon – chicken cordon bleu, baked potato, & veg
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu December 10 to December 14
Dec. 10 Swedish Meatballs
The Brattleboro Selectboard will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in the Selectboard Meeting Room at the Municipal Center. It is anticipated that the Board will enter into executive session at 5:30pm to discuss contracts, labor relations agreements with employees, the negotiating or securing of real estate purchase or lease options, and the appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or employee. The Board will reconvene the special business meeting at 6:15pm. ASL interpreters will be available for deaf and hard-of-hearing community members.
Please join us for a Retirement Open House in honor of Therese Marcy To celebrate 28 years of dedicated service at Brooks Memorial Library Thursday, December 20, 2018 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Brooks Memorial Library, Main Room
Cookies and punch will be served, and we hope you will all stop by to visit on Therese’s last day!
Today, a friend sent me a set of photos taken on the day of President Kennedy’s assassination. I have seen them before.
The pictures depict the Texas Book Depository, and purport to show GHW Bush standing in front.
Read on for coverage of the Brattleboro Selectboard’s regular December 4th meeting. The mini-trial in the middle of the meeting regarding Dozer the Dangerous Dog took a turn when the owner made claims that it was not Dozer, but Buddy, her other dog. This led to much confusion in the courtroom.
In more substantial and long term news, the Department of Public Works got the go-ahead to do a feasibility study to see what new facilities would entail. Nothing will be built anytime soon.
The Like-New Holiday Remainder Book Sale will continue until December 16th!
Don’t forget to pick up raffle tickets for one of the fabulous gift baskets that have been so kindly donated! Raffle tickets are $2 each, but you can increase your chances by buying 3 for $5.
The Raffle Drawing will be held no later than 6 pm on December 17th, so you have plenty of time to purchase your tickets at the circulation desk!
PUTNEY – On December 15th at 4pm and 7:30pm and 16th at 3pm Sandglass Theater brings you the mystique and low-tech charm of pairing song and story with rolling pictures. The roster of artists at this year’s annual Crankie Weeekend includes both old and new friends: Eric and Ines Zeller Bass, Anna Patton, Julie Vallimont, Meredith Holch, Brendan Taaffe, Donald Saaf and Matt Sharff.
This dynamic collection of artists will share their work, poetry, song, and magical cranking devices in the celebration of the storytelling medium, which has recently become so popular across New England.
Calling all LGBT+ folk and allies! Join us for card games, board games, and dice games every month at The Root. We have plenty of games, and please bring your favorites as well as a friend or two. Free and open to all ages; 16 and under, please bring a responsible adult. The Root is fragrance-free and has an accessible restroom.
Beginning Wednesday, December 5th, the Highway Division will be cutting bushes and overhanging limbs along the sidewalk tractor route and along several other snowplow routes throughout town. This work is being done in an effort to reduce maintenance costs. Bushes and overhanging limbs cause a lot of damage to the lights, antennas, mirrors and windshields on our equipment.