Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu August 20 thru August 24
Aug 20 Salisbury Steak
A new Brattleboro ordinance for Uber and Lyft types of vehicles for hire will get a First Reading at the next meeting of the Selectboard. There are also changes to parking in front of the Boys and Girls Club to be discussed.
The board will hear about changes to Brattleboro’s bus routes, the Fire Department will recieve an award, multiple dump trucks will be purchased, a bridge will be scheduled for repair, and odors shall be tested. You can also bring up other items or smells not already on the agenda during Public Participation.
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
Mitchell Sand & Gravel, LLC will be paving several streets in Brattleboro. The paving is tentatively scheduled to begin on Tuesday, August 21. These paving projects are expected to take approximately a week to complete. The streets that will be affected are Jenny Ln, Glen ST, lower Green Meadow, part of Hinesburg Rd and part of Maple ST.
Right-wing conspiracy nut Alex Jones has recently been banned from Facebooks, Youtube, and other sites for violating their hate speech policies.
According to an article published by PolitiFact:
“What sparked their removal? The idea is similar throughout: Jones violated the social media platforms’ hate speech policies.
Town of Guilford
Unofficial Vermont Primary Election Results
August 14, 2018
Registered Voters: 1725
Total Guilford Vote by Party: 342 (D) + 69 (R) + 1 (P) = 412 votes cast, about 24% turnout.
Please see the attached for the “unofficial results” for Brattleboro Primary Elections. These are the results from the ballot tallies, not including write-in votes, and not including other towns’ results for the State races.
A Skatepark Design Meeting is scheduled for Aug 22nd @ 6:30 pm at the Gibson Aiken Senior Center, Main Street in Brattleboro. You are welcome to attend this Visioning Design session with Stantec.
Please consider sharing the information with any BMX, Skaters and Rollerbladers you know.
BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 8/13/18
Monday, August 13, 2018
1:30 am Food Sovereignty for Puerto Rico
3:00 am VT Forest Industry Summit 2018 – ‘Local Wood’
4:30 am Artful Word – The Texture of Water
Join Elliott Greenblott from AARP on Wednesday, August 22 for The Weapons of Fraud: Con Artists, Fraud, Scams. This program is designed to provide Brattleboro residents of all ages with comprehensive educational services in order to help them avoid victimization by scammers. This event is free, accessible, and open to the public.
Join Reference Librarian Jeanne Walsh on Wednesday, August 15th at 7 pm for a discussion about library services in a time of rapid social and technological change. Jeanne will share insights and questions from Library Leadership in a Digital Age, a professional institute she attended at the Harvard School of Education in the spring. All listeners, talkers, introverts, and extroverts are welcome. Lemonade and light refreshments will be served!
She is a library of understanding and love.
Deborah was fearlessly tender in her devotion
to Kip, April, Alex, Michael, Grandkids & friends.
Steadfast love, despite all of life’s commotions
Passionate for her books and libraries of lore,
She more wise in her love than any tome.
A life abundant with adventures galore
guided by a spirit of caring and wisdom.