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Meet Graziella Weber Grassi
By Bridget Dorman
    Many of the basements in our homes in Vermont are places no one would want to spend much time.  They are typically dark, and damp, perhaps with one small window to let in any natural light.  They store our stuff, house the furnace, and, in the movies, they are where bodies are buried.
    But at our neighbor, Graziella Weber-Grassi’s home in Whiting, the basement is a place where ideas are born and creativity abounds.  When you walk down her basement stairs you are met by a vibrant green wall, which serves as a backdrop to one of her brilliantly colorful paintings.  Track lights from above illuminate the paintings that are displayed around the room, and shelving along the walls house all of the tools and inspirations that help Graziella create her art.
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Bridport Man Named National Finalist in Young Farmer Program

   Tim Howlett of Bridport, VT, has been selected as National Finalist with the Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) program. The purpose of the OYF program is to provide a greater interest in the farmer, to foster increased urban-rural relationships through understanding the farm problems, to develop an appreciation of the farmers' contributions and achievements and to inform the agribusiness community of the growing urban awareness of farmers importance and impact on the American economy.
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