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VTC Nursing Program Welcomes All to an Open House on Friday, Dec. 1, 4-6 PM

November 27, 2017

BRATTLEBORO—Vermont Technical College’s Nursing Program, Southeast Region, located in Brattleboro, will hold an Open House on Friday, December 1, 4-6 PM. It will be held on the second floor of the Brooks House on Main Street (between Main Street and the Harmony Parking lot). Nursing faculty and staff will be available to answer questions about the program and offer tours of the facilities.

Many people walking on Main Street in Brattleboro are often unaware of the hard-working instructors and student nurses just above them in the Brooks House, who represent only a part of the over 400 faculty, staff and students who make up the Vermont Technical College’s Nursing Program. Brattleboro, along with Springfield, VT and Keene, NH,  represents the Southeast Region Campus, one of five regional campuses with nine different locations across the entire state of Vermont. Vermont Tech offers a one-year Licensed Practical Nursing Certificate, a two-year Associates Degree in Nursing plus an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

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Monday Morning Movie

MONDAY MORNING MOVIE

BRATTLEBORO SENIOR CENTER

207 MAIN STREET

DECEMBER
SHOWINGS

JINGLE ALL THE WAY 

DECEMBER 4TH

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Brattleboro Area Hospice To Host Second Annual Holiday Benefit Shopping Extravaganza in Downtown Brattleboro

On Friday, December 1st from 5:30 – 8:30 PM and then again on Saturday December 2nd from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Brattleboro Area Hospice will host a Holiday shopping extravaganza in the Brooks House Atrium on the corner of High and Main Streets in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont.

In addition to great shopping, Friday evening will feature live music by The Moondogs and sweet treats compliments of Brattleboro Area Hospice volunteers and Board of Directors. Not only will the merchandise be unique and eclectic, the experience will be enchanting. We encourage one and all to drop by and browse! We’re sure you’ll find the perfect something for a special someone.

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BCTV Schedules Week of 11/27/17

BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 11/27/17

Monday, November 27, 2017

3:00 am Spotlight On VT Issues - Freedom of Assembly

4:30 am The World Fusion Show - Ep 10 - Aliya Cycon

5:00 am Green Mtn Mornings Tonight - GMMT: Tuesday News Show 11/14/17

5:30 am BCTV Open Studio - 2017 Putney Craft Tour

6:00 am Havana Fairfax Connection - Hilario Duran

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Conmen! Scoundrels! Rogues! How to Research Colorful Characters and Write Their Stories

On Wednesday, November 29 at 7 PM, Brooks Memorial Library will host a presentation about conmen who made their fortunes and furthered their careers by coming to Brattleboro and working their magic art. Rolf Parker, a free-lance writer and local historian, will tell their stories and share tips and techniques for doing your own research and story-telling. Come learn how your work can become part of the Peoples, Places and the History of Words Project! It is funded by an NEH “Creating Humanities Communities” grant.

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Brattleboro-West Arts Presents 17 Artists, 4 Days

BRATTLEBORO, Vt.: For the fourth year in a row, the art and crafts of Brattleboro-West Arts will make their way eastward for a downtown exhibit and sale, but this year’s event will feature an additional day of shopping, as well as delicious food and live music.

Titled simply 17 Artists, 4 Days, the show in the public event space at 118 Elliot St. will offer pieces ranging from paintings, photography and pastels to encaustics, pottery, textiles, woven baskets, jewelry and glass.
The 2017 show will open a day earlier than in past years, with a Thursday, Nov. 30, reception offering snacks and a cash bar provided by Whetstone Ciderworks from 5 to 8 p.m.

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BCTV Schedules Week of 11/20/17

BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 11/20/17

Monday, November 20, 2017

12:05 am Bernie Sanders at Castleton College Fair October 14, 2017

1:15 am Gardening in the Off Season - Diseases and Pests of 2017

2:30 am For the Animals - VVSA Presents At Killington-Pico Rotary

3:00 am Spotlight On VT Issues - Freedom of Assembly

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Edison Phonograph

From Today's History, November 20, 1891:

"L.H. Barber has bought a large Edison phonograph of 40 cylinders. Fourteen persons can listen to its sounds at one time, and it can be fitted with a cone and entertainment given to a large audience. The phonograph will be open to the inspection of the public at some suitable place on Main
street next week."

https://www.loc.gov/collections/edison-company-motion-pictures-and-sound...

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Gaeilge Gan Stró

Does anybody have a copy of the Irish Gaelic textbook Gaeilge Gan Stró – Beginners Level  they might want to sell?

802-257-1829


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Piano Concert in Saxtons River

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. - Pianist Helen von Tiesenhausen will offer a concert at Main Street Arts Saturday, Nov. 25 at 4 p.m.

Born in Odessa, Russia, Von Tiesenhausen left the country in 1943 with her mother, brother and grandparents due to World War II. Her father, an opera singer, had been taken to a Soviet forced-labor camp. The family eventually found refuge in Austria, where von Tiesenhausen continued the piano lessons she had begun at age five in Russia. She studied with Professor Honingen at The Mozarteum in Salzburg until leaving for America in 1949 at age 13.

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