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Puppets help Killington students fight bullying
News Briefs
March 29, 2017

Puppets help Killington students fight bullying

KILLINGTON—Burlington-based nonprofit Puppets in Education (PiE) received funding from National Life Group Foundation to support a morning of bully prevention and empathy-building programs for Killington Elementary School Monday, March 13. Students shared their experiences and learned tips and tools to keep themselves and others safe…

Farm to fundraising: Family fights to keep cows
Local News
March 16, 2017

Farm to fundraising: Family fights to keep cows

Milky Way Farm hopes to continue operating the last dairy farm in Ira By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger IRA — Robbie Clark Jr. cares most about the cows — even Periwinkle, a Jersey who is a little too rambunctious in the farm’s milking parlor. Clark…

Local News
May 11, 2016

Senator Patrick Leahy visits Vermont Foodbank

Draws awareness to BackPack Program to fight hunger RUTLAND—Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) visited the Rutland distribution center of the Vermont Foodbank Sunday, May 3, touring the facility and meeting with volunteers. During the Leahy visit volunteers in Rutland were packing backpacks full of food for…