The Drake equation was written in 1961 by astrophysicist Frank Drake to estimate the number of intelligent civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy. The equation summarizes the main concepts which scientists must contemplate when considering the question of other communicative life.
The Drake equation is: # = R x P x L x D x C x S x T
Twilight Music concludes its 17th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk, world beat, zydeco, Celtic, jazz, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Sunday, August 25 with folk and Americana trio Low Lily. The seventh and final concert of the 2019 series begins at 6:00 pm in downtown Putney on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain.
HatchSpace woodworking shop and school in Brattleboro, VT welcomes Gail Grycel to their teaching staff and board of directors.
Gail Grycel, owner of Twin Birch Woodworking in Westminster West, Vermont, has been a custom cabinetmaker since 1984. The balance of beauty and function exists in her cabinetry and furniture throughout New England. For over twenty five years, and in three states, Gail has empowered women and girls through her class offerings in adult learning programs, woodworking courses in her studio, Rosie’s Girls summer camp sessions, mixed gender workshops, and one on one tutoring. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and experience to all who want to explore the love of making things out of wood.
BRATTLEBORO — Shoot the Moon Theater Company will hold open auditions for its Annual Halloween Spectacular on Monday, August 26 at 7 p.m., at Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery at 139 Main St.
Participants do not need to prepare any material; they will be asked to read from provided pages at the audition. Rehearsals will begin early-September. The show will perform Oct. 24, 25, 31, and Nov. 1 & 2.
Past Shoot the Moon Halloween shows include original adaptations of Frankenstein, The War Of The Worlds, a staging of Edgar Allen Poe stories and poems entitled 7 By Poe, Dracula, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde.
The Brattleboro Traffic Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 8:00am in the Selectboard Meeting Room at the Municipal Center.
The rumors are flying already:
1. Epstein is alive and well and living in Patagonia.
2. Epstein was murdered to keep him from revealing unspecified information about an unspecified person or people.
The plastic bag ban in Brattleboro banned plastic shopping bags. Grocery stores immediately complied, removing them from the available options to shoppers. Reusable bags were offered for sale.
Paper bags, always a free convenience for shoppers, suddenly had a price tag. Depending on the store, paper bags to carry purchases from a store now cost 5 or 10 cents. I’m speaking primarily of grocery stores and supermarkets.
Ask cashiers why a previously-free store amenity suddenly costs money, the answer is often “You have to blame to Town of Brattleboro.” But this isn’t true. Brattleboro did not mandate charging for paper bags.
BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 8/12/19
Monday, August 12, 2019
5:04 am GMALL Lectures – Solving Syria – The Impossible Mission?
6:30 am Brattleboro Rallies – Homeless Revolution 7/22/19
6:58 am Winston Prouty presents – Family Matters Ep 23 – Child Care Financial Assistance Program
7:30 am The World Fusion Show – EP 54 – Derrik Jordan, World Fusion String Quartets
8:00 am Democracy Now! – Democracy Now! Daily Broadcast
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 burger, fries, sweet potato fries, wings, onion rings, soups and sandwiches are also available. Take outs available by calling 257-0438
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu August 12 to August 16
August 12 Quiche (Vegetarian Option)
The first installment of the 2019 Real Estate and Personal Property Taxeswill be due onAugust 15th, 2019. Payments made after August 15th, 2019 will have an additional 1% interest added to the unpaid balance.
The utility billing is also due on August 15th, 2019. Payments made after August 15th, 2019 will have an additional 1% interest, as well as an 8% penalty added to the unpaid balance.
Payments can be mailed to the Town of Brattleboro, 230 Main Street, Suite 111, Brattleboro VT 05301.
Twilight Music continues its 17th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk, world beat, zydeco, Celtic, jazz, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Sunday, August 11 with Planet Zydeco performing their high energy accordion/guitar driven dance music of Louisiana. The seven concert series continues every other Sunday through August 25. All concerts begin at 6:00 pm in downtown Putney on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain.