Archive - Mar 8, 2010
BRISTOL — The town of Bristol will receive a $50,000 cut of the $630,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant money that Gov. James Douglas announced on Friday. The funds for Bristol will be used toward making historic Holley Hall fully accessible to people with disabilities.
Vergennes received $500,000 for construction of a senior housing project in that city (see related story
The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.
Are you an online subscriber? Click to login.
Click here to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, click to add online access for only $10/year
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s basketball team’s dreams of a deep run into the NCAA basketball tournament ended with a cold-shooting first half in Pepin Gymnasium on Saturday night, when Rhode Island College upset the Panthers, 75-59.
The 25-4 Panthers scored just five points in the first 10 minutes against the swarming defense of the smaller, but quicker Anchormen. They trailed at the half, 37-22, after hitting just eight of 30 shots in the first 20 minutes.
In a recent piece in Newsweek, a headline over a photo of a sea of American people proclaims in large type: “We The Problem: Washington is working just fine. It’s us that’s broken.” On a national scale, the piece hits the mark; and, oddly enough, it directly contradicts the experience we have just witnessed at town meetings all across Vermont.
The piece in Newsweek by Evan Thomas is summed up in his second paragraph: