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A Partnership In Law Enforcement: Chief George Merkel And Akido
By Cookie Steponaitis
Devoted viewers of the new police drama Golden Boy may have paused in shock this past week when a scene flashed a familiar pair on the screen. Make no mistake about it; you were not seeing things. Vergennes Chief George Merkel and his canine partner Akido were in fact doing a guest spot in the new television drama. The pair was selected for their skills and partnership and is one of two Vermont officer/dog partners featured in the episode. “Akido got paid more than I did,” joked Chief Merkel. “He really was why we were asked in the first place.”
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Roland Guyette Of VUHS Inducted Into The Vermont Principal's Hall Of Fame
By Cookie Steponaitis
Celebrating the induction of VUHS Staff Member Roland Guyette into the Vermont Principal's Hall of Fame, VUHS staff Pamela Taylor, Dianne Marcotte, Cookie Step and (behind the camera) Dennis West regale the Voice staff with stories and memories from Roland's remarkable 60 year career in education.  [ more ]

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