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Majority Mankind Watched July 4 Fireworks Recalled Spectacular US Cruel Night Bombing Baghdad

Majority Mankind Watched July 4 Fireworks Recalled Spectacular US Cruel Night Bombing Baghdad
by jay janson

Baghdad, ancient exotic marvel in the cradle of human civilization, Mesopotamia, 'the land between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers,' where the first cities on Earth were created. Did Independence Day bring uneasy feelings about America eventually being brought to justice for so much firing on the poor overseas and denying other nations independence from subservience to America's Wall Street? Majority Mankind will seek justice


A Call for Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Projects

A Call for CEDS Projects

 The following is a call for the submission of project proposals to be included in the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for this Windham region. While no monetary awards will directly result from these proposals, their inclusion in this document (the “CEDS”) will likely shape the areas where available federal funds may be targeted in the future. To quote from the SeVEDS’ website: 


Saturday Power Outages in Brattleboro

Does anyone know what has happened in Brattleboro today?   We've lost electricity twice today. Once around 5:45 am and again at 4:45pm.   I saw some telephone'and power trucks'over by Linden Street and it looked like a line was down.  It is odd to lose power a total of now three times this passing week.


Brattleboro Citizens Breakfast Video - GMO-Right To Know & What We Can Do

June 21st Brattleboro Citizens Breakfast: GMO-Right To Know & What We Can Do

Speaker: State Representative Tristan Toleno

Topic:  Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Bill-H.112


Farmers' Market Open Today, No Cancellation

UPDATE-- The Brattleboro Farmers' Market will be open today, June 8th. The water level is safe and some vendors will be ready for business. The public is welcome, 9am to 2pm.


Farmers Market Cancelled Due to Flood Warnings

The Brattlboro Farmers Market is cancelled this Saturday, June 8th. We are taking precautions for our vendors' and customers' safety. Please spread the word, and thank you for your understanding.



VY Push Poll?

On Wednesday, June 28, a caller identified himself as calling from "Vermont Opinion Services," asking me to answer some questions. It soon became apparent that this was what is known as a push poll - a poll paid for by one side of an issue. The questions in this poll all related to Vermont Yankee, energy in general, and nuclear power. 

Some of the questions were as follows: (not exact quotes, but taken from my notes of the call)

-Do you support keeping Vermont Yankee operating knowing it helps make Vermont energy independent?


Strolling of the Heifers Explores River Garden Role

BRATTLEBORO, VT — Strolling of the Heifers, which operated under the non-profit umbrella of Building a Better Brattleboro when it presented its first parade and festival in 2002, is developing a proposal to assume responsibility for the Robert H. River Garden from BaBB.

While details of the proposal are still being worked out and a formal proposal has not yet been submitted, the Stroll’s priority for the River Garden will be to maintain the building as a community resource, according to Orly Munzing, founder and executive director of the organization.


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