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Anyone Near Brattleboro That Can Help Move A Piano?

Upright piano on first floor needs to be removed. Someone on freecycle will take it if I get it out of the house. Any suggestions for hale and hearty people? Thanx

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To Free or Not to Free

Do they still charge you on the Brattleboro Reformer's website if you read more than a certain number of articles?

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Linoleum Flooring

Hi

I need the linoleum (yes, linoleum) redone in two smallish areas - bath and laundry room floors re-done asap.

Any suggestions? Thank you.

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Lucite Embedment

Was wondering if anyone out there can refer me to a source selling "do it yourself" Lucite or Acrylic embedment kits I can order to preserve a dried specimen in a clear, translucent block maybe 2" thick x3" wide and  6' long. The found object, a crayfish is very fragile but completely dried out. Is this a difficult process with mixing exact proportions while trying to beat the clock before it sets up and how do you avoid air bubbles, is it expensive and what accessories do you need to complete a project?? Thanks if you can help

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Small Engine Repair in Guilford or Brattleboro?

Anybody have any recommendations on small engine repair (Weed Wacker, Chainsaw, Leaf Blower, etc...) in the Guilford/Brattleboro area?

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How Do I Remove a Classified?

An item I had for sale has sold. How do I indicate that or remove the ad?

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How To Listen To Brattleboro Emergency Responders Online?

Living on Main Street, a few times a day I hear police, fire and ambulances passing by. I've looked all over but can't seem to find a web-based way to listen to their scanner frequencies. I have an iphone scanner app that works well, but Brattleboro doesn't show up in the list. Does anyone know about a site or app that has local emergency responder scanner frequencies? 

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Jeff's Basement Hours?

Does anyone happen to know the hours and days that Jeff's Basment in Dummerston is open? I've been calling for the last couple of days but no answer and no voice mail. His listing doesn'y give any info about his hours. Thanks!

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Supposed Call from Microsoft Windows Trouble Desk?

I just received a call from California, 408-023-6901, saying they were from regarding microsoft windows having some problem.  I asked for a little more info, and he started asking to verify info about my computer, which I refused to answer, and said if there were a problem I would expect an email regarding this, and, unfortunately, I started to raise my voice, and he hung up.  Has anyone else gotten a call like this, and reported it to anyone?  Any other info?  Thanks.

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Manning Court Martial Verdict - Is He REALLY A Spy?

Whaddayathink?  Are The Peeps awakening or not? I sense we've reached the tipping point ---- but my optimism has blinded me in the past.

Here's Julian Assange's statement on the verdict announced today by the judge in the Bradley Manning court martial.

 

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Notary Public Near Downtown Brattleboro?

Does anyone know of a Notary Public official somewhere near downtown Brattleboro? Thanks!

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Best of Brattleboro?

Where can I find the "Best of Brattleboro" listings that appear to have recently come out? Thanks!

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What's Up With Barnaby's?

Hey Folks,

I figure SOMEONE here might know the answer to this question: What's up with Barnaby's in Brattleboro?

I noticed a "for rent" sign in their window yesterday.  It seems like the place is busy.  There are often people hanging out in front, smoking.  And they've only been open a few months.  I hope everything is okay with them.

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Is Next Stage Air Conditioned?

Anyone know whether Next Stage is air conditioned?

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Downtown Brattleboro Lights Flashing on Friday?

When leaving work around 2 on Friday, I--for some crazy reason--decided to drive through town. Traffic was very heavy, including pedestrian traffic. To my surprise, the lights were flashing , resulting in driving chaos, and making it practically suicidal for pedestrians, I ended up belligerently holding up traffic behind me to allow a lady to cross the street who had been waiting for quite a while in the hot sun.

Who makes the decision on those lights? I am going to have to dissagree with the decision on Friday, unless it was unavoidable. I was very relieved to reach Gougers Market, as I saw many close calls involving turning cars, stressed pedestrians, and generally busy traffic.

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"Everyone Does It."

The classical remark which gets parents to explain right and wrong to their child.

But how often do adults make this remark in board rooms and business meetings? Have you ever been in a situation where "everyone does it" was the justification for questionable conduct, and if so how did you respond?

SK-B

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Sick Rose Bush

I have been growing Knockout roses with good success. The are hybrids, developed for hardiness so that even a bumbling gardener like me can't harm them.

Last year someone gave me a fancy rose bush -- I think it is called a Tiffany. It produced beautiful roses, but only about 2 of them. This year, the leaves are turning yellow, and the plant looks sick.

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Accident on the Avenue June 27, 2013

I heard there was a terrible accident on Western Avenue on Thursday. Anybody know anything? Our paper didn't cover the scene for today's edition.

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Date Night (Afternoon)

Short notice but I am looking for a place locally to have a romantic evening/afternoon tomorrow with my husband as we have a sitter! Some daydreams included a bottle of wine/champagne and a room with a Jacuzzi. Are there any places that people know of where we might escape to tomorrow?

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Pizza

Does anybody know what's going on at the pizza place on Canal Street? It seems like renovations have been going on for quite a while and now there's a sign up that says Georgios.

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