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The Science of COVID-19 Spread

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Here's the science people.

Believe it or not your choice but your choice can and will affect your loved ones and your community.

This Imperial College report on COVID-19 led to the extreme measures we've seen in the US this week.

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/medicine/sph/ide/gida-fellowships/Imperial-College-COVID19-NPI-modelling-16-03-2020.pdf

Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID19 mortality and healthcare demand 
Authors: Neil M Ferguson, Daniel Laydon, Gemma Nedjati-Gilani, Natsuko Imai, Kylie Ainslie, Marc Baguelin, Sangeeta Bhatia, Adhiratha Boonyasiri, Zulma Cucunub√°, Gina Cuomo-Dannenburg, Amy Dighe, Ilaria Dorigatti, Han Fu, Katy Gaythorpe, Will Green, Arran Hamlet, Wes Hinsley, Lucy C Okell, Sabine van Elsland, Hayley Thompson, Robert Verity, Erik Volz, Haowei Wang, Yuanrong Wang, Patrick GT Walker, Caroline Walters, Peter Winskill, Charles Whittaker, Christl A Donnelly, Steven Riley, Azra C Ghani.


On behalf of the Imper…

What To Do AT HOME in Weathersfield Vermont. March 17

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Spring Arrives This Week Happy St. Patrick's Day
Hands down this will be the weirdest St. Patrick's Day on record. But that doesn't mean that has to be a bad thing. We can create our own special ways to celebrate this Spring "holiday" while we're all at home "sheltering in place."
We won't be going to Ireland as planned but you can join me for some virtual travel. I'm going scroll through my past Ireland trips with a Guiness and pretend I'm there.


I know the "virus that shall not-be-named" is on everyone's mind, headlines in newspapers, the first thing you see when you turn on your phone in the morning but it doesn't have to be. Just hit PAUSE.
This doesn't mean ignore the recommendations and warnings to avoid crowds and wash your hands, but it doesn't have to be your life's focus either. 
For most of us in Vermont avoiding crowds of 10 or more will be easy, almost like what we do every day. But for others,…

Library Announces Postponement of The Town Challenge

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9th Annual Town Challenge-POSTPONED
The Weathersfield Proctor Library just announced that the Town Challenge, scheduled to take place this Saturday evening has been postponed. They will announce a rescheduled date when appropriate.

The 9th Annual Town Team Challenge hosted Weathersfield Proctor Library Board of Trustees was scheduled for this Saturday, March 14 at the Weathersfield School in Ascutney beginning at 7 p.m. More info. call 802-674-2863.

What To Do In and Around Weathersfield, March 10

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Spring is in the Air, must be time for...
The Town Challenge. It is THIS Saturday!9th Annual Town Team Challenge
Weathersfield Proctor Library Board of Trustees is hosting their 9th Annual Town Challenge on n Saturday, March 14 at the Weathersfield School in Ascutney beginning at 7 p.m. It's time to get your teams together. Admission is free but donations for the Library will be accepted at the door. More info. call 802-674-2863.



The hot topic EVERYWHERE is Coronavirus (COVID-19) and NO you can't get it from drinking Corona, DUH!

You can however use common sense. And do things that your MOM has always told you to do-wash your hands, cover your cough-not with your hand but a tissue or cough into your elbow. Try not to touch your face. Maybe stop shaking people's hands, avoid large, closed meetings but most of all WASH YOUR HANDS!

As a retired scientist, I'm totally intrigued by this current pandemic; the way it's spreading across the globe and now here in our little …

What To Do In and Around Weathersfield VT March 3-VOTE

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GET OUT AND VOTE
Polls Close at 7 p.m.
Australian Ballot voting takes place TODAYTuesday, March 3 at Martin Memorial Hall in Ascutney from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
There are a numbers of people who are requesting write-ins for open seats in town.

Town Moderator and School Moderator: John Broker-CampbellSchool Board (1 Year Term): Mark Yuengling or Rhonda Fairbrother.School Board (3 Year Term): Robin Tindall
If you have questions about voting please contact the Town Clerk's office 802-674-9500 or email them townclerk@weathersfield.org Monday-Wednesday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Am I Registered to vote:

There were new changes to Vermont Election Laws that went into effect on January 1, 2017. As of that date:
Eligible residents are able to register to vote on any day up to and including Election DayRegistration is available at the Town Clerk’s Office on any day prior to the election during normal business hoursRegistration is available on Election Day during the hours the p…