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Arch Arrives...Connection Made

The main arch was floated to the bridge site by barge and tug in the early morning hours of Friday August 26, 2011 ending any further speculation that it would perhaps be delayed further because of local weather or the prospect of a hurricane scheduled to make landfall in the Carolinas over the weekend and tracking northwards through New England.  [ more ]

Exploring Acupuncture And Herbology Spending Time With Elizabeth Scheuerman
By Cookie Steponaitis
For most Americans, history is studied by decades or centuries. Emphasis on older ways of treating maladies and health issues are often brought forward and combined with new technology and ideas. Herbs, plants and the use of natural ingredients to heal the human mind and body date back almost a century. Now consider the following. The Chinese methods of herbology, oriental medicine and acupuncture are entering the fifth millennium of use on the planet. For one quarter of the earth’s population, the concepts of energy based systems of medicine that treat the spiritual, emotional and physical wellbeing of a person not only overlap but are the norm. Known in the west as forms of alternative medicine, these medical disciplines and practices are gaining use in America and have been a part of offerings to Vermonters for over thirty years.  [ more ]

NFL Not Having Long Enough Pre-Season? MUHS Football Has The First Half Of Pre-season In The Bag.
By Marcie Bolton
Meeting up with Middlebury Union High School Varsity football coach after his morning practice and after giving out jerseys for the upcoming 2011 season, I had the pleasure of learning how this fall’s season is shaping up and how growing up with tradition has influenced Dennis Smith.
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