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Vermonters 65 and older can register for vaccine appointments starting Monday 3/1

Vermonters age 65 and older will be able to make an appointment on the Department of Health’s vaccine registration website or through Kinney Drugs or Walgreens websites, state officials said at a press conference Tuesday, Feb,23. They can also call the Department of Health to make an appointment, but officials recommend using the website if possible to reduce the demand for the phone lines. Mike Smith, secretary of the Agency of Human Services, said Vermonters create an account on the Department of Health website right now, in advance of the registration process. Once registration opens on Monday, the people who are eligible can pick a time and place to receive their first dose of the vaccine. Officials said about 42,000 Vermonters are between ages 65 and 69, the coming “age band” in the vaccine process. The next group of people who will be eligible for the vaccine, Vermonters with underlying health conditions, should be able to register in the next few weeks, Smith said. That group w

Be Smart, Be Safe in Weathersfield, Vermont. February 22 edition.

The rocking horses at Kaskadenanc Nordic Ski Club at 3057 Weathersfield Center Road. They are offering the use some XC ski gear to share, free of charge. If you need skis, boots, poles, or help getting started, email or call 263-5253 and ask for Sean. Otherwise, just come enjoy these trails any time, while they last. Lots of fantastic scenes of Mt. Ascutney, wild animal tracks, and even a few newborn lambs along the trail. This is a free activity offered for the pleasure of the community by Kaskadenac Nordic Ski Club. Park on any plowed area.  News You Can Use Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot-This Thursday Please remember to request your absentee ballot by Thursday, February 25, 2021 . Call the Town Clerks Office at 802-674-9500 to do this. All ballots must be returned by Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Vermont State Officials Ease Restrictions  on Long-term Care Facilities. Residents of long-term care facilities will be allowed to participate in group dining and share

Be Smart, Be Safe in Weathersfield, Vermont. February 15 edition

Weathersfield Center Meeting House Winter can be long, dark and cold. If you are lucky you can also see some very beautiful views on the rare warm and sunny day. Get outside and let nature, nurture! Lunar New Year was February 12 We bid farewell to the Year of the Rat and say hello to the Year of the Ox. Friday marked the beginning of the xin chou year, according to the sexagenary cycle. "Xin" represents the heavenly stem for the element metal, while "chou" is the earthly branch symbol for ox, making it the Year of the Metal Ox. "san tai gin hong" or "shen ti jian kang" (I wish you good health) Mardi Gras, February 16 Laissez les bons temps rouler Mardi Gras (/ˈmɑːrdi ˌɡrɑː/), or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is known as Shrove Tuesday.  Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday", r

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