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 91 
 on: June 13, 2018, 12:21:38 PM 
Started by Henry - Last post by Henry
Lorraine M. Siple, 91 years young, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2018 at the McClure-Miller VNA Respite House after a brief illness. Lorraine was born on May 1, 1927, the daughter of Wilfred and Elizabeth Livingston. She grew up in Williston, VT until the family moved to Newburgh, NY where she attended high school. She later moved back to Vermont and was employed at IBM from 1958 until her “retirement”, where she continued to work part time. She was employed at the UVMMC for the past 15 years as a patient attendant, a job she thoroughly loved.

Line dancing was her passion and she was always sure to take Thursday nights off to dance the night away. She enjoyed her home in St. Petersburg Beach, Fl from January until May. She was quite the social butterfly and her door was always open to her snowbird friends. She equally enjoyed her summers at her camp in Colchester, where she found peace and quiet.

She leaves behind her loving family, daughter Charlene (Jamie Mack), whom she resided with for the past 9 years, granddaughter Jennifer Valyou-Hopkins, grandson Jamie Valyou and wife Lisa, great grandchildren Isabelle and Brody Hopkins, and Ezra, Cyrus, and Nehemiah Valyou, her BFF Linda Fonseca, Steve and Joyce Bove, caregiver Donna Burnett and many many friends in Florida and Vermont. She was predeceased by the love of her life John Bove, her parents, sisters Fran, Betty, Peg and Joanne, and Bob Valyou.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sunday June 17 at LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 132 Main St., Winooski, Vt 05404. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM Monday June 18 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church 160 Hinesburg Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403, with burial to follow at Resurrection Park Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.lavignefuneralhome.com. Donations in her memory may be made to te McClure-Miller VNA Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Hwy, Colchester, VT 05446.

 92 
 on: June 12, 2018, 07:42:19 PM 
Started by Library Assistant - Last post by Library Assistant
Summer hours begin on June 19th!
Mon, Wed, Fri, 10-5:30
Tues, Thurs 9-8
Sat 9-1

 93 
 on: June 12, 2018, 07:40:55 PM 
Started by Library Assistant - Last post by Library Assistant
New June 12, 2018
Fiction

Beach House Reunion         Mary Alice Monroe
The Book of Essie: a Novel      Meghan MacLean
The Death of Mrs. Westawa      Ruth Ware
Florida                     Lauren Groff
The Glitch: a Novel            Elisabeth Cohen
The Gray Ghost               Clive Cussler
The High Season: a Novel      Judy Blundell
How Hard Can it Be?         Allison Pearson
Jar of Hearts               Jennifer Hillier
Love and Ruin: a Novel         Paula McLain
Lying in Wait               Liz Nugent
The Mars Room: a Novel      Rachel Kushner
The Outsider: a Novel         Stephen King
The Patchwork Bride         Sandra Dallas
A Place for Us: a Novel         Fatima Farheen Mirza
Probable Claws               Rita Mae Brown
Shelter in Place               Nora Roberts
Small Country: a Novel         Gaesl Faye
Social Creature: a Novel      Tara Isabella Burton
The Speed of Sound         Eric Bernt
A Taste for Vengeance: a Novel   Martin Walker
To the Moon and Back: a Novel Karen Kingsbury
Tom Clancy Line of Sight      Mike Maden
Turbulence                  Stuart Woods
Us Against You: a Novel      Fredrik Backman
When Life Gives You Lululemons Lauren Weisberger
The Word is Murder: a Novel   Anthony Horowitz
The Perfect Couple            Elin Hilderbrand
Who is Vera Kelly?            Rosalie Knecht   

Non-Fiction

Barracoon: The Story of Hurston      Zora Neale
Born to Fish: How an Obsessed
Angler Became the World's Greatest
Striped Bass Fisherman               Tim Gallagher
Calypso                     David Sedaris
Conquering Lyme Disease:
Science Bridges the Great Divide         Brian Fallon M.D.
Daditude: The Joys and Absurdities
of Modern Fatherhood               Chris Erskine
Dodging Energy Vampires:An
Empath's Guide to Evading Relationships
That Drain You and Restoring Your Health
and Power                     Christiane Northrup
Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile
Journey into the Heart of America         James M. Fallowa
Somebody I Used to Know:
A Memoir                     Wendy Mitchell
The Soul of America: the Battle
for Our Better Angels               Jon Meacham
Travels with Casey            Benoit Denizet Lewis
Windows 10 for Dummies      Any Rathbone

 94 
 on: June 11, 2018, 11:05:31 AM 
Started by LibraryPrograms - Last post by LibraryPrograms
To register for any programs at the Fairfax Community Library call 849-2420 or email Nicole at libraryprograms@fwsu.org for more info.

Wednesday, June 13, 3-4pm: Lego Club
Kids ages 6+ enjoy themed Lego play after school. Please register. This will be the last Lego Club of the school year.

Thursday, June 14, 6:30-8pm: Fairfax Reads Book Group discusses The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball. On an impulse, Kimball shed her city self and moved to 500 acres near Lake Champlain to start a new farm with her husband. "The Dirty Life" is the captivating chronicle of their first year on Essex Farm, from the cold North Country winter through the following harvest season--complete with their wedding in the loft of the barn. Copies are available at the library. New members always welcome.

Thursday, June 21, 6:30-7:30pm:  Family STEAM Night: Star Wars Science
Join us for this great family program, where each month parents and children visit stations with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and/or Math (STEAM) activities. This month our theme is “Star Wars Science”. Make galaxy dough, free characters from “carbonite” ice, build droids, and more. Please register.

Saturday, June 23, 10-11:30am: A Genealogy of Happiness
Vermont Humanities Council presents: A Genealogy of Happiness by William Edelglass. This program will begin with an overview of different conceptions of happiness in Western philosophy, religion, and political theory. The discussion will then turn to the numerous claims about what makes us happy based on the results of “the new science of happiness and will conclude by reflecting on the findings of positive psychology in the context of the history of the idea of happiness. Registration not required.

Tuesday, June 26, 5:30-7:30pm: Tea and Bristles
Perfect for all skill levels, Julie Griffis leads this painting class through step-by-step instructions to create a masterpiece. This month’s piece will be a painting of a the sunset . Recommended ages 16+. Cost is $25 for materials and snacks. Must register.

Thursday, June 28th, 6-7:30pm: Summer Reading Kick-Off with Backpack Theater
This troupe of youth actors and actresses will put on a double performance of The Princess and the Pea & Country Mouse City Mouse. This performance will mark the start of our 6-week Summer Reading program. All ages. Registration not required.

 95 
 on: June 09, 2018, 06:43:05 PM 
Started by Henry - Last post by Henry
Craig S. McDonald Construction, Inc. transferred property at 71 Bushey Rd to Robert Turner, $320,000.

Jeffrey & Krista Richardson transferred property at 21 Pheasant Run Rd to David Lalanne & Lauren Mangis, $252,000.

Katie & Kyle Demeritt transferred property at 15 East Road, Suite 102 to Chelsea Clark, $196,000.

Michel Bouthillette transferred property at 24 Rose Rd Brian Flint, $289,000.

Robert Brunell & Elizabeth Brunell transferred property at 22 Old Academy St to Thomas Fontaine, $289,000.

Robert Galley & Melinda Raymond transferred property at 209 Tabor Hill Rd to U.S. Bank National Association, not in its individual capacity but sol, $154,942.

Robert Ovitt transferred property at 108 Meade, Rd to Gerald Baril, $52,000.

Whitney and Associates, LLC transferred property at Lot 1, Hillman Rd to Dean Selby, $69,900.

Franklin South, LLC transferred property at 52 Academy Street, Unit 102 to Aubri Anna & Matthew Cunningham, $186,700.

 96 
 on: June 08, 2018, 09:16:35 AM 
Started by Fairfax Librarian - Last post by Fairfax Librarian
The custodial staff at BFA-Fairfax will be power sweeping the parking lot in front of the Library tomorrow, Sat. June 9.
 During this work, Library patrons should park at the white house (former town offices) or on the verge across from the flagpole.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

 97 
 on: June 06, 2018, 08:35:30 AM 
Started by Henry - Last post by Henry
William “Bill” Muzzy died peacefully at Respite House in Colchester VT on June 2, 2018 due to congestive heart failure. He was 81. Present at the time of death were his Wife of 59 years Ramona “Mona” Muzzy and his youngest son Raymond Muzzy.

Bill was born August 9, 1936 in Middlebury VT to his parents George F. Muzzy and Flora (Perkins) Muzzy.  He graduated from Edmunds High School in 1955 and worked at Brewer Bothers Motors until 1965 when he went to work for IBM in Essex Jct. VT as a machinist and tool-maker.  While there he became interested in the industrial glass shop.  He applied for a transfer, trained and became an expert industrial glassblower.  He spent most of his career there, making many improvements and contributions to the processes at the glass shop and eventually travelled throughout the U.S. conducting trainings at other IBM sites.

He married Ramona Sears in 1959 and together they raised 3 sons, 3 dogs, and 3 cats at their home in Shelburne where he resided until just a few weeks prior to his death. He enjoyed camping, cars, and country music.  In his later years he developed and maintained many friendships on FaceBook.

He is survived by his three sons and their families: Brion and Nancy Muzzy, Michael Muzzy and Maris Rose, Raymond and Carol Muzzy, eight grandchildren : Daniel, Douglas, Dalton, Kristi, Amanda, Will and Ben Muzzy, Samantha Laurencelle and her husband Avery, Three  great-grandchildren: Lily Blair, Oliver and Azaria Laurencelle, a niece: Jennifer and Mike Staats and daughter Holly, a nephew: Seth Muzzy and husband Ron Amato, and several cousins and their families.  He is preceded in death by his brother Ralph Muzzy.

A Catholic Mass and burial will be held at St. Catherine of Sienna church in Shelburne VT on Friday June 8, at 12:15 pm. There will be a reception at the church hall immediately after. Per his request there will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to:
Shelburne Rescue - 154 Turtle Ln, Shelburne, VT 05482  (802) 985-5125
Or
McClure Miller VNA Respite House - 3113 Roosevelt Hwy, Colchester, VT 05446  (802) 879-0943

 98 
 on: June 05, 2018, 02:35:34 PM 
Started by dvallett - Last post by dvallett
Join us this Friday at Mill River Brewing BBQ and Smokehouse (10 Beauregard Dr., off of Lake St. in St. Albans) for a great mix of Americana, Irish pub tunes, classic and new country, rockabilly, and bluegrass. 
www.buckhollers.com

 99 
 on: May 29, 2018, 04:42:14 PM 
Started by Library Assistant - Last post by Library Assistant
New May 29, 2018
Fiction

Two Steps Forward               Graeme Simon
Less: a novel                  Andrew Sean Greer
Then She was Gone: a novel      Lisa Jewell

Non-Fiction

Ruthless Tide: The Heroes and Villains of the Johnstown Flood, America’s Astonishing Gilded Age Disaster            Al Roker
Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children      
Thich Nhat Hanh*has a companion CD


Audiobooks: Fiction

The Death of Mrs. Westaway      Ruth Ware


Audiobooks: Non-Fiction

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself      
Michael A. Singer
Planting Seeds, with Songs: Practicing Mindfulness with Children
Thich Nhat Hanh*has companion book
Enlightened Relationships: The Ultimate Training Ground for Practicing Presence                        Eckhart Tolle
The Secret of Happiness: Discovering the Source of Contentment, Peace, and Joy                        Eckhart Tolle
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos      Jordan B. Peterson
Girl, Wash Your Face            Rachel Hollis
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer                        Michelle McNamara
No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind               Daniel J. Siegel
Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead                     Brene Brown

 100 
 on: May 29, 2018, 04:37:20 PM 
Started by Henry - Last post by Henry


Reverend Father William Paul Morgan

Barnet - 1928-2018

Reverend Father William Paul Morgan, age 90, of Barnet, VT, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018, at his residence.

Fr. Bill was born in Lynn, MA, on April 26, 1928, son to Francis and Jennie (Leonowitz) Morgan. He was raised and educated in Malden, MA, graduating from Malden High School, Class of 1946. Following graduation, Bill joined the Navy and served for two years from 1946-1948 earning the rank of Seaman First Class. He attended St. Clement Minor Seminary and St. John Seminary in Brighton, MA. On February 2, 1957, Bill was ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, MA, by His Eminence Richard Cardinal Cushing, Archbishop of Boston.

His priestly ministry began as Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (2-22-1957 to 3-4-1958). He then served at St. Aloysius Parish, St. Johnsbury, VT (3-4-1958 to 5-29-1964) and St. Mary Parish, Springfield, VT (5-29-1964 to 7-26-1968). His first pastorate was at Our Lady of Snows Parish, Waitsfield (7-26-1968 to 8-23-1972). He also served as Pastor at St. Theresa Parish, Orleans (8-23-1972 to 6-29-1977) followed by St. Luke Parish, Fairfax (6-29-1977 to 6-18-1986), St. John the Evangelist Parish, Northfield (6-18-1986 to 6-20-1990), and Blessed Sacrament Parish, Stowe (6-20-1990 to 6-30-1999).

On June 30, 1999, Fr. Morgan was granted Senior Priest status. He came out of retirement to serve as Pastor at St. Dominic Parish, Proctor (6-19-2002 to 5-14-2003) and St. James Parish, Island Pond (5-14-2003 to 7-1-2008). He again was granted Senior Priest status on July 1, 2008.

Fr. Bill is survived by a sister: Dr. Linda Morgan of Lynn, MA; a sister-in-law: Jacquelyn, of Weaverville, NC, and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents: Francis A. and Jennie G. Morgan; two sisters: Kathleen Rubman and Teresa Royle, and a brother: Dr. Donald R. Morgan.

Visiting hours will be held from 6-8PM Friday evening June 1, 2018, in St. Johnsbury, at St. John the Evangelist Church on the corner of Winter and Main Streets in St. J.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Church on Hill Street in Lyndonville at 11AM on Saturday, June 2, 2018, with Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne, Bishop of Burlington, as principal celebrant. Homilist will be Monsignor John J. McDermott.

Burial will take place at a later date at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Lynn, MA.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.saylesfh.com

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