Frankie Knibb

Extension Master Gardeners Frankie Knibb, Lori Miller, and Nancy McAuliffe at the Parks Place Community Resource Center in Bellows Falls in 2017.

Lori Miller will be missed at Parks Place

A bundle of boundless energy, Lori Miller shared her considerable talents as a volunteer gardener at Parks Place Community Resource Center in Bellows Falls for 17 years.

A certified master gardener since 2006, she soon became a volunteer at Parks Place, developing a garden where visitors and staff could find a calming patch of land that offers respite, a space for reflection and, of course, beauty.

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Time running short to respond to Census

The U.S. Census is the bedrock of our democracy. The mission of the Census, held every 10 years, is to count all people living in the United States once, only once, and in the right place. We determine Congressional representation, redistricting, and critical funding allotments for every state in...

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Accurate census count is essential

The League of Women Voters urges everyone to participate in the 2020 census now underway. The U.S. Constitution requires the federal government to count everyone living in the country every 10 years. Every household should complete a census form (either online, by mail, or by phone) by Oct. 31.

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Democracy is not a spectator sport

On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the League of Women Voters will join thousands of volunteers from more than 100 organizations in a nationwide field effort to register voters where they are - on their way to work, on campus, in the community, out shopping, in nursing homes, and online. By doing so, we're helping to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to register and participate in this year's election. The deadline to register to vote in Vermont is Oct. 31.

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