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The written word

WESTMINSTER Jessie Haas talk at Butterfield Library: Jessie Haas speaks on writing the different types of books she has authored: from picture books to young adult books, nonfiction, and a history of Westminster. 7 p.m. Jessie will have books for purchase (cash or check). They're also available to check out at Butterfield Library. Proceeds from sales of "Westminster, Vermont 1735-2000" go to the Westminster Historical Society. Refreshments served. Please wear a mask. Free. Westminster Institute, 3534 Route 5. Information: 802-387-2781; Click to e-mail for more information.


BRATTLEBORO Medicaid & Health Resource Drop-in Hours: All are welcome to stop in to find out whether they will be affected by the upcoming Medicaid cut-backs, what their rights are in this process, and how to be sure that they aren’t cut off for bureaucratic reasons. People who are not on Medicaid and have questions about health care access are also welcome, as there will be other health care resources available. Hosted by Vermont Workers Center. 2-4 p.m. in the Meeting Room. Free. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. Information: More information:

Community building

BRATTLEBORO Windham World Affairs Council - Members & Friends March Salon: Local Journalism: The Backbone of Democracy: Participate in a discussion about the importance of local journalism in holding representatives accountable and trusting that it remains possible to get "old fashioned" objective, and factual reporting on current events. Additionally, how do we protect our access to opposing points of view on topics that divide us including, but not limited to, climate change, the pandemic, the war in Ukraine and its impact on international business. Our featured guest is Paul Belogour, owner of Vermont News & Media LLC which includes The Brattleboro Reformer, The Manchester Journal, Bennington Banner. 6 p.m. RSVP appreciated. Free. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information:



March 2023