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The Hidden Treasures Of The Clock Shop
By Cookie Steponaitis
It was the early 1980’s when University of Vermont Mechanical Engineer graduate David Welch crossed paths with Pat Boyden, the owner of the Green Mountain Clock Shop in Williston. Boyden had just opened up a retail store in the Champlain Mill in Winooski and was looking for part time work. David Welch learned immediately the first thing to be was honest selling clocks and answering questions about their use and care. If he knew the answer to the customer’s question he would respond and if he did not he would research and learn fast and that honesty, coupled with great carpentry skills and engineering know how placed David Welch working alongside Pat Boyden when the Bristol Town clock needed major repair in 1982. The repair along with the clock works itself required specialized carpentry including rounded framing and more. By the end of the project David Welch was hooked and the engineer in him found more than just a source of income in repair work in the intricacies of the mechanics of clocks.
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New Haven Resident Gerri Barrows Named 2015 Early Educator of the Year

   New Haven resident and early educator, Geralyn "Gerri" Barrows, received the Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children 2015 Early Educator of the Year Award. Rick Davis, co-founder of the Permanent Fund, presented Barrows with the award at the 2015 VAEYC Conference in Killington on October 16. Barrows began her early childhood education career in 1983 and is the long-time owner of Discovery Hill Family Child Care and Preschool. This is the first year of the Early Educator of the Year Award, which was created by the Permanent Fund to recognize excellence in the teaching of Vermont's young children.
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Middlebury Stops CVU Upset Bid 40-13 In Regular Season Finale
By Mike Cameron
After some first half jitters and key turnovers the MUHS Tigers settled down and made big plays on both sides of the ball. Champlain Valley Union High School playing under portable lights in their first night home game ever responded to the Senior Night festivities quickly.
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VUHS To Hold A 5k Walk/Run Benefiting The Wounded Warrior Project

On Sunday, November 1st  rain or shine, the grounds of Vergennes Union High School will be the site of a 5K Walk/Run. Designed for families, friends and seasoned runners alike, the course will use multiple trips around the VUHS athletic fields as the bulk of a 5K course and will end at American Legion Post # 14.
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