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This will be the last blog entry posted to this specific web site address. As of Wednesday, February 22, 2012, all future blog postings for Black River Today will be found at the new WordPress site, www.blackrivertoday.com. This will offer... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Black River Today
Submitted by Lynne Herbst Virginia Voronin, L,A,C., will present a program on acupuncture at the Mt. Holly Library on March 10 at 1:00 pm. If you have ever been curious about this ancient Chinese technique that works to treat the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Black River Today
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Submitted by David Almond Tours of the belfry of the United Church of Ludlow will be one of the free activities available to the public, at least for the physically nimble, at the Church’s May 5 and May 6, 2012... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2012 at Black River Today
Black River Today (BRT)will be moving to a new web site location soon. The Rutland Herald, sponsor of the BRT blog, is introducing a new blogging site. You may see a test version of the new site by going to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at Black River Today
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After many years of working to raise the funds to install an elevator so that people could see the wonders of its three floor collection of area history, Black River Academy Museum (BRAM) is within weeks of seeing that dream... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at Black River Today
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While everyone is waiting for "the other shoe to drop" as far as the long-range financial impact of Irene is concerned, the Ludlow Select Board has managed to keep the town budget for the coming fiscal year down to a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2012 at Black River Today
By Senator Alice Nitka, Windsor County, February 17, 2012 It’s hard to believe that Vermont had a “nursing home” in 1887 but indeed we did and the first patient was a Civil War soldier who arrived there on May 18th... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at Black River Today
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"The King's Speech" will be last film in the 'Okemo Meets FOLA' series sponsored jointly by Okemo Mountain Resort and FOLA (Friends of Ludlow Auditorium). The award-winning movie will be shown at the Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium on Thursday, Feb.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2012 at Black River Today
Submitted by Okemo Mtn Resort The band Big Head Todd and the Monsters has been added to the lineup and will be sharing a stage with Barenaked Ladies and Guster during the second annual FestEVOL music and mountain lifestyle event... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2012 at Black River Today
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Submitted by United Church of Ludlow - Photo by Ginny Kottkamp On February 8 about 4:30 pm, the belfry of the United Church of Ludlow resounded with the pealing of the 1839 bell for a full three minutes. What was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2012 at Black River Today
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Submitted by Okemo Mtn Resort “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride” is a saying that is being celebrated at Okemo Mountain Resort this Valentine’s Day. Okemo’s Running of the Bridesmaids took place on Feb. 14. “Everyone focuses on the romantic... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2012 at Black River Today
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Submitted by Michelle Stinson At Mount Hollywood Studio in Belmont, more than twenty area musicians have recorded original songs written in response to Tropical Storm Irene. At LPCTV Community access television station in Ludlow, staff has been busy editing photos... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Black River Today
To the editor: When the authors of the United States Constitution began that document with the words “We the People,” they had human beings in mind. No sane person in 1787 thought “We the People” included corporations. Even today it’s... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Black River Today
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Pictured above are four ladies who helped entertain a full house at the Black River Academy Museum (BRAM) this past Saturday as they, along with other members of the cast, supplied appropriate musical numbers to salute Valentine's Day. The four... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Black River Today
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Submitted by Kay O'Hare On Wednesday, February 22nd. award winning cake decorator, Irene Maston, will demonstrate her artistic skills at a program sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Flethcher Memorial Library, Ludlow. She will demonstrate how to ice and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2012 at Black River Today
Submitted by Okemo Mtn Resort On Jan. 28, Okemo Valley residents and Okemo Mountain Resort’s greatest fans attended Flannel with Flair, the social event of the season that raised $60,000 for the Okemo Community Challenge. A Vermont themed event, Flannel... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2012 at Black River Today
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Submitted by Sharon Bixby Photos by Russ Hurlburt Ludlow Rotary Club was chartered by Rotary International on January 13, 1927 and the club recently celebrated with an Anniversary dinner for members and their spouses at the Echo Lake Inn. A... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2012 at Black River Today
By Peter J. LaBelle In 2008 Phyllis Agan, age 88 of Ludlow died with an estate worth in excess of $7 million. She left most of the money to her niece Cathleen Curran of Lansing, Michigan and to her sister... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Black River Today
By Senator Alice Nitka, Windsor County, February 10, 2012 Myriad reports and studies are received each week on a variety of issues and topics. Many are related to bills that have been introduced or were passed previously and require a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Black River Today
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Thanks to the generosity of Black River Academy Museum, the Ludlow Real Estate transaction monthly update will continue on Black River Today - based on data supplied by the Ludlow Town Clerk's Office. The format of the data has been... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2012 at Black River Today
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"The King's Speech" will be last film in the 'Okemo Meets FOLA' series sponsored jointly by Okemo Mountain Resort and FOLA (Friends of Ludlow Auditorium). The award-winning movie will be shown at the Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium on Thursday, Feb.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2012 at Black River Today
By Senator Alice Nitka, Windsor County, February 3, 2012 Education is always a topic that has House and Senate members expressing divergent views while all want the best for the children of our state. The same is true of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2012 at Black River Today
Submitted by Okemo Mtn Resort “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride” is a saying that is being celebrated at Okemo Mountain Resort this Valentine’s Day. Okemo’s Running of the Bridesmaids is slated for Feb. 14. Anyone who shows up at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2012 at Black River Today