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Weathersfield Weekly Blog, May 29

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News You Can Use Weathersfield select board and town news: The Fire Commission was dissolved at the Special Town meeting held on Monday, May 20. The vote was made by voice at the informational meeting and passed 34 to 23. On Tuesday May 21, voters approved the two ballot articles for fire services in Weathersfield. Fire services will be funded beginning July 1 and $17,000 was put in a reserve fund for fire equipment. Both articles passed with identical votes of 167-85.

More information about the select board and the town contact Town Manager, Ed Morris, at 802-674-2626 or townmanager@weathersfield.org.

Weathersfield School news: The school announce their Spring Book Fair - Buy One Get One Free!
The spring book fair will take place Monday, June 3 through Friday, June 7. Parents are welcome to visit from 2:30-3 p.m. each day. It will also be open during School Report Night on Tuesday, June 4 from 5-6 p.m. During this event there will be several chances for attendees to win books. Th…

Weathersfield Weekly Blog, May 22

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Memorial Day in Perkinsville. The Weathersfield Veterans Memorial Commission invites everyone to join them on Monday, May 27 at the Veterans Memorial Park (the Green in Perkinsville) at noon to recognize our service members who have boldly stood in harm’s way carrying the torch of freedom fighting to protect our abundant way of life.

Weathersfield Parks and Recreations news: Parks and Rec. has announced a Kid’s Fishing Event Saturday June 15 9 a.m.-noon. Children ages 14 and under should register by June 1 in person at the Weathersfield Proctor Library. Location details will be given at registration. A casting practice session is being offered at 8 a.m. by the Windsor High School bass Fishing Team. The event is part of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Children’s’ Fishing Program. Prizes awarded for first fish, Biggest and smallest, most fish caught by weight. Call Mark 802-674-2863 for more information.
Adventures and Assignments Here in the Valley Jes and Jakob opened  for The Mammals
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Weathersfield Weekly Blog, May 16

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News You Can Use Weathersfield School news: The school is accepting applications for Athletic Director. Contact Principal Oakman for more information or see the ad on their website. School report night is scheduled for Wednesday, June 4 5-6 p.m. in the AP room. Summer Music lessons will be offered again this year for children in grades 5-8 by Zachary Shambo the school’s music teacher. Please email him for more information zachary.shambo@wsesu.net For more information school news, please call the school at 674-5400.

Weathersfield Parks and Recreation news: The Seventh Annual Hiking schedule for 2019 has been announced. Hikes include Old Roads of Weathersfield Bow, A bird hike, The B-29 Crash Site, Crown Point Road and more. Hikes will be posted below in the Ongoing Events section. You can also contact Steve at 802-263-5439 for more information or to get on his mailing list.

Weathersfield Historical Society news: The Weathersfield Historical Society has announced their annual “Frippery”…

Yoh Theatre Players: Powerful Performances in Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves.

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In three intense performances this past weekend, the Yoh Theatre players brought to life “The Wolves” the 2016 play by Sarah DeLappe that centers on the experiences of some contemporary high school girls soccer players. Rather than being performed in the typical two or three acts, this play unfolds in six pre-game warm-ups at an indoor soccer facility, during the girls’ weekly Saturday morning pre-game warmups. Seating was limited for the performances because Marcia Bender, the director, and her students chose to have the audience on stage with them. The set consisted of nothing more than turf and the audience in seats on stage almost like stadium seating.

The lack of scenery made the audience and actors focus on the complex dialogue that DeLappe penned. Bender said she found the play after she saw an interview with DeLappe who wrote the play after attending an art exhibit from different countries around the world, most pieces/images were deeply disturbing to DeLappe. Bender said De…

Della Mae-Grammy nominated Band Performed in Randolph Vermont at the Chandler

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Della Mae Chandler Center for the Arts Randolph, Vt. May 3, 2019

Della Mae the Grammy-nominated, Nashville-based, all-female string band made up of: mandolinist Jenni Lyn Gardner, upright bassist Zoe Guigueno, lead vocalist/guitarist Celia Woodsmith, 2-time national champion fiddle player Kimber Ludiker, and guitarist Avril Smith performed two sets at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph Friday night. The group is out promoting their March 1 release “The Butcher Shoppe EP” on Rounder Records. The recording debuted at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart and remained in the top five for three weeks.



Jenni Lyn Gardner
Zoe Guigueno




Kimber Ludiker




Avril Smith






Lead vocalist, guitarist and washboard player, Celia Woodsmith hails from Norwich Vermont. She grew up in the Upper Valley and graduated from the University of Vermont. Della Mae is traveling this summer backing Steve Martin & Martin Short. Friday night’s show was the only local appearance schedule for this summer so far.

Weathersfield Weekly Blog, May 8

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Adventures and AssignmentsYoh Theatre Player's The WolvesDress Rehearsal, May 2, 2019

My performance review: https://photosbynanci.blogspot.com/2019/05/yoh-theatre-players-powerful.html


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Della Mae at the Chandler Center for the ArtsMy take on the performance: https://photosbynanci.blogspot.com/2019/05/della-mae-grammy-nominated-band.html

More Della Mae photos:CLICK HERE News You Can UseWeathersfield select board and town news: The select board was scheduled to meet on Monday May 6. Their agenda included meeting with the outside auditors and their report submitted at the last board meeting. Bids were received for the Weathersfield Center Road repair. Pike Industries submitted the lowest bid ($398,932.55) and the town manager is recommending the contract goes to them. The town manager is also recommending that the remaining 0.85 miles of Reservoir Road be resurfaced. He will be submitting a finance plan to the board to pave both the Center and Reservoir roads at a…

Weathersfield Weekly Blog, May 1

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Adventures and AssignmentsScott Kirby and FriendsScott Kirby, Gary Green, Bob Doolittle, Gabriel Donohue Walker Lecture Series, Concord City Auditorium, Concord, NH



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Margaret Glaspy at Billsville House Concerts


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Margaret covers Lucinda Williams.
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Weathersfield School news
Panther Cub Night is the event where all incoming fall Kindergarteners and their parents get to meet each other, participate in activities and learn who their new teacher will be. This event is held in the Kindergarten classrooms on May 28 from 5-6 p.m. The last Panther Pride Assembly for the school year will be June 6 at 1:35 p.m. News from PTA There will be a parent and 7th grade student informational meeting on May 7 at 6:15 p.m. in the AP room to start getting ready for the Oct. 5 Car Show. The rain date for the car show will be Oct. 6. The annual School Report Night is scheduled for Wednesday, June 4 5-6 p.m. …