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 on: November 03, 2019, 08:45:08 AM 
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Senior Lunch on Tues Nov 5th at the Fairfax Fire Station. Roast pork Loin is on the menu. We will have music starting at 11am

 on: October 29, 2019, 01:26:15 PM 
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Fairfax - Joyce (McDaniel) Stewart, 88, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at St. Albans Health and Rehab center in St. Albans. She was born on January 23rd, 1931 in Gold Bar, Washington. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret (Mace) McDaniel.

Joyce was an avid gardener, she was very proud of her wildflowers, lilac bushes, and her annual vegetable garden. She loved to cook, she would endlessly search magazines for the latest and best recipes to try for her family. Her greatest pride was her family and her beloved husband.

Joyce was always a private person, she never cared for crowds or social events. She was truly adored by those who knew her. She was a loving wife to her husband, a wonderful mother to her four children, a special grandmother, great grandmother and even a great-great grandmother. She will be dearly missed.

Joyce is survived by her two sons, Delbert Murdaugh and wife Sonya of Washington, Robert Stewart Jr. of Fairfax, two daughters, Sherry Lynn Harris and husband Randy of Georgia, Barbara Shelly and husband Steven of Georgia, grandchildren, Andrew, Randy, Kimberly, and Stephanie Harris, Kamerin Lynn Bazemor, Brandon Robert Shelly, and Paul Ray Murdaugh, great grandchildren, Charlie and Ty Bazemore, Grace Ann Shelly, Brandon Ellerbee, Alexander Ellerbee, Realyn Hartage, Michael Toledo, Avery Toledo, Logan, Natalie, and Lacy Harris, and Rose Murdaugh.

Joyce was predeceased by her husband Robert Stewart Sr., three brothers, Robert Edward McDaniel, Edward McDaniel, and William McDaniel.

There will be no public visiting hours. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pleasant View Cemetery, Westford. Memorial contributions can be made to the Vermont Heart Association, Vermont Chapter, 434 Hurricane Lane, Williston, Vt. 05495. The family also invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting awrfh.com.

 on: October 29, 2019, 10:49:35 AM 
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 on: October 25, 2019, 02:19:07 PM 
Started by Fairfax Librarian - Last post by Fairfax Librarian
A few upcoming programs at the library offered on Saturday mornings:

Sourdough Bread Baking workshop with Sarah Barnes. Fresh bread and other treats for your weekend on November 2 from 9:30 - 11:00 am.

DIY Beeswax Food Wraps workshop with Nicole Vance. Make reusable wraps for yourself or gifts at this crafting event on November 9 from 10:00 am - 12 noon.

Register for these workshops by calling the library at 849-2420, or sending an email to libraryprograms@fwsu.org.

Thank you!

 on: October 18, 2019, 11:14:16 AM 
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Check out the new books at the library this month!

The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
No Judgements, by Meg Cabot
Loved (A House of Night, Other Worlds, #1), by P.C. Cast + Kristin Cast
A Single Thread, by Tracy Chevalier
Judgement, by Joseph Finder
The Shape of Night, by Tess Gerritsen
The Reckless Oath We Made, by Bryn Greenwood
Full Throttle: Stories, by Joe Hill
Land of Wolves (Longmire, #15), by Craig Johnson
Ask Again, Yes, by Mary Beth Keane
Cilka’s Journey, by Heather Morris
An Orchestra of Minorities, by Chigozie Obioma
Do You Dream of Terra-Two?, by Temi Oh
Dachshund Through the Snow (Andy Carpenter, #20), by David Rosenfelt
Quichotte, by Salman Rushdie
Chances Are …, by Richard Russo
Bloody Genius (Virgil Flowers, #12), by John Sandford
Child’s Play, by Danielle Steel
Let it Snow, by Nancy Thayer
A Door in the Earth, by Amy Waldman
Stealth (Stone Barrington, #51), by Stuart Woods
Lost (A House of Night, Other World, #2), by P.C. Cast + Kristin Cast
Your House Will Pay, by Steph Cha
The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1), by Ann Cleeves
The Guardians, by John Grisham
Christmas Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #9), By Sophie Kinsella
A Country Christmas (Heart of Texas), by Debbie Macomber
Paper Girls #6, by Brian K. Vaughn & Cliff Chiang [Graphic Novel]
Sins of the Fathers (J.P. Beaumont, #24), by J.A. Jance
Death in Focus (Elena Standish, #1), by Anne Perry
A Book of Bones, by John Connolly
Lethal Agent: Vince Flynn (Mitch Rapp,#18), by Kyle Mills
What Happens in Paradise, Elin Hilderbrand [also available in Large Print]
The 19th Christmas, by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me, by Keah Brown
The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing your Child's Confidence and Love of Learning, by Ben Foss.
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know, by Malcolm Gladwell
She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, by Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey
Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan, by Alan Paul & Andy Aledort
Tools & Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age, by Brad Smith & Carol Ann Browne
Great Women Artists, Phaidon Press
The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care--and How to Fix it, by Marty Makary, M.D.
Running with Sherman: the Donkey with the Heart of a Hero, by Christopher McDougall

 on: October 14, 2019, 09:29:07 AM 
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Fairfax Senior Lunch on Tues Oct 15th at noon in Fairfax at the Fire Station. Menu is ziti with Italian Sausage. Doors open at 11 and lunch is served at noon. Come on down and join your neighbors.  For info call 849-6820.

 on: October 07, 2019, 07:49:37 PM 
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Fairfax - Robert James “Bob” Greenwood, 76, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington surrounded by his family. Bob was born in Burlington on May 22, 1943 son of the late Shirley Greenwood Trudeau. He married the former Betsy Burleson on June 27, 1970 in Fairfax. Over the years he had worked for Farmers, then drove truck for Leader Evaporator, Ormond Bushey & Sons and the St. Albans Town Highway Department.

He loved dancing, especially the Polka and Square dancing and country music, fishing, deer hunting and riding around with his best friend Roger Meunier or just driving down the road to visit with Donna Meunier. He would sit and watch the tomatoes grow while his son-in-law picked weeds because he didn’t like to. He was a good cook, liked to play jokes, or just watching Big Brother, Survivor and Hee-Haw. Bob loved his afternoon tea time with his daughter. He was very proud of his kids and loved his wife. Bob will truly be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Betsy Greenwood of Fairfax, his son Jeff Greenwood of St. Albans, his daughter Michelle McNall and her husband Berkley or as Bob would call him “Berkman” of Fairfield, his brother Michael Trudeau and wife Sheila of Flagstone, AZ, sister Gloria Hughes and husband William of Enosburg, a special Aunt, Evelyn Babella of Bloomfield, CT, his mother-in-law Ruth Burleson of Fairfax, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Judy Lenfest, Lorraine Bruso and Alton, Jr., Linda Poole, Paul Burleson and Diane Robtoy, Leona Burleson and many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and his granddog.

Bob was also predeceased by his sister Elaine Trudeau brother Terry Trudeau, grandparents Frank and Mildred (Montgomery) Greenwood, father-in-law Lincoln Burleson, brothers-in-law Gary Burleson, William Poole and nephew Shan Trudeau

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday October 9, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at A W Rich Funeral Home – Fairfax Chapel. A memorial service will be held on Thursday October 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at A W Rich Funeral Home – Fairfax Chapel. Inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to the St. Albans Dialysis Unit, 7-8 Crest Road, St. Albans, Vt 05478 or American Diabetes Association – Vermont Affiliates, 77 Hegeman Ave. Colchester, VT 05446. The family invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting www.awrfh.com.

As Bob would always say “Yup, Yup, Yup, Bye!”

 on: October 07, 2019, 12:52:01 PM 
Started by Fairfax Librarian - Last post by Fairfax Librarian
There will be a Fairfax Community Library and BFA Fairfax School Board Joint Board Meeting on
Thursday, October 10, 2019 in the Fairfax Room at the library at 5:00 PM.


Call to Order 

Public Input

Review Agenda

Approval of minutes of April 11, 2019 Joint Board meeting

Highlights of Quarterly Reports - Librarians

•   Status of Facilities Committee Plans (focus on what is proposed for the library)   
•   Safety   (Security buzzer, window shades, etc.)   
•   Other

New Business
•   Recently created or updated school policies
•   Information: Fairfax Community Library Crisis Handbook (for non-school hours)
•   Information: Fairfax Community Library Survey (in process)
•   Other


 on: October 07, 2019, 10:30:17 AM 
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The Fairfax Community Library is collecting candy donations for downtown Fairfax residents for Halloween. Bring in a donation or sign up for a share by October 18th! Call us at the library for more information at 802-849-2420. Thank you!

 on: October 07, 2019, 10:01:47 AM 
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A public presentation of SURVIVermont! will be held at the Fairfax Community Library on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

From SURVIVermont!: As Vermonters, we pride ourselves on our self-sufficiency, our resilience, and especially our willingness to help others in times of need. SURVIVermont! is a program that was created in order to educate and empower Vermonters with tried and true information about what they can do to protect themselves and their family members in the event they were confronted with an Active Shooter or Violent Threat situation, regardless of where the incident occurs. For more information about this program, please call the library at 802-849-2420, or information can be found at: survivermont.org.

The public is invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you.

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