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Brattleboro Time Trade - Week of November 23

Brattleboro Time Trade:

Exchanging services, creating connections, strengthening communities, one hour at a time.

See below for exciting Upcoming Events and learn what Time Trade is all about!

This week's fabulous listings, brought to you from a Women's Chorus high:

OFFERS:

Rides and Errands
Chaga Duel Extracted Tincture
House and Workshop Organization
Administrative/ NPO Support
Locksmithing
Frontline Plus for Dogs

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Another Online Scam

I just received an email from Bank of America, text below:

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Brattleboro Citizen Police Communications Committee Meeting Agenda

The Brattleboro Citizen Police Communications Committee (CPCC) will meet on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5:30pm in the community room at the Brooks Memorial Library.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Traffic Safety Committee Meeting Agenda

The Brattleboro Traffic Safety Committee will meet on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 8:30am in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee Meeting

The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee will meet on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6:00pm at 528 Goodenough Road. It is anticipated that the Committee will enter into executive session at 6:00pm to discuss agencies’ financial records exempt from access to the public.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Brattleboro Thanksgiving Schedule

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, all Brattleboro Town offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, 2014, with the exception of emergency services.

Brooks Memorial Library will close at 6:00pm on Wednesday, November 26, and will be closed on Thursday, November 27. It will be open for regular hours on Friday and Saturday, November 28 and 29.

Parking is free at all metered spaces and in the pay-and-display lots on Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28. Parking will resume regular enforcement hours on Saturday, November 29. All other violations, including extended parking, will be enforced.

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Robbery at Brattleboro Savings & Loan

Brattleboro Police and BS&L report a robbery at the bank this afternoon.

Brattleboro Police Captain Mark Carignan tweeted "Robbery at downtown Brattleboro bank. One suspect in custody. No other suspects at this time. No injuries reported. Press rlse later today."

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I-91 Bridge Replacement Project: Week of November 23

No planned closures this week.

Motorists should expect traffic delays related to Thanksgiving travel on I-91 between Exits 2 and 3, especially Wednesday afternoon and evening northbound, and Sunday afternoon and evening southbound.

The project team wishes you a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

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Brattleboro Selectboard Special Meetings Scheduled

The Brattleboro Selectboard will hold a special meeting on Monday, November 24, 2014 in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center. It is anticipated that the Board will enter into executive session at 5:00pm to discuss labor relations agreements with employees, and reconvene the business meeting at 5:20pm.

The Brattleboro Selectboard will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 5:00pm in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center.

Jan Anderson
Executive Secretary
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
(802) 251-8100

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Vermont Partnership Updates Vision, Mission

Brattleboro. Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity has revised its vision, mission, and position statements according to Dr. Ann-Marie White, president of the organization’s board of directors.

“We refined our vision, mission, and position statements after listening closely to the attendees at our 3rd Annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Conference held in early November,” states White. The participant-driven conference celebrated the completion of the first decade of Vermont Partnership’s four-decade in length Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future Initiative. Formerly known as Facing Change: The Changing Face of Vermont, the initiative prepares the state, its leaders, and residents for an increasingly multi-racial/ethnic/lingual/cultural/abled landscape.

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