Morning Briefing -- Thursday


Thursday, Feb. 27

Pownal Bingo

POWNAL -- American Legion Post 90 in Pownal holds bingo on Thursdays. Doors open at 5 p.m., and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m., promptly. There will be two progressive games. A snack bar will be available.

Bennington Free Clinic

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Free Clinic is held each Thursday starting at 6 p.m. This clinic is for uninsured people 18 years of age or older, who would otherwise fall through the cracks of our fractured health care system. It is located in the First Baptist Church at 601 Main St. Call 802-447-3700 for an appointment to be seen.

Public lecture on Civil War

BENNINGTON -- There will be a public lecture on Bennington in the Civil War at the One World Conservation Center at 7 p.m.


BVSU Board

Arlington Memorial High School Marsh Library, 6 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Call to order 2. Executive Session: tba 3. Public comment 4. Approval of Minutes Feb. 12 5. Special Education Director's Report 6. Superintendent's Report 7. School Board Report 8. Financial A. Contract(s) Erica Albright -- Special Education Paraprofessional at Fisher B. Purchases C. Warrants 9. Other Business 10. Next Meeting, March 12. Adjourn.

Arlington School Board

Arlington Memorial High School March Library, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Call to Order 2. Executive Session: tba 3. Approval of Minutes from Jan. 28 and Feb. 12 4. Public Comment 5. Principal's Report A. Fisher Elementary School B. Arlington Memorial High School 6. Student Council Representative Report 7. Superintendent's Report A. Area School Usage Policies B. State of Vermont Proposal to Establish Pre K-12 education systems C. Stipend Payments 8. School Board Report A. Financial a. Contract(s): Heather Perkins- Arlington Memorial High School Cafeteria b. Purchases c. Warrants 9. Other Business 10. Next Meeting, March 12. Adjourn.

Pownal Board of Sewer Commissioners

Pownal Wastewater Treatment Facility conference room, 6 p.m.

Agenda: 1. Agenda Approval 2. Approval of Minutes Jan. 23 3. Mail 4. Chief Operator's Operations Report 5. Budget work session scheduled Wednesday, March 13 at 6 p.m. Adjourn.


Faculty lecture series

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- During February and March, Williams College will sponsor its annual Faculty Lecture Series. The aim of the series is to present big ideas beyond disciplinary boundaries. The remaining lectures of the series will occur on Feb. 27, and March 6, 13, and 20. All lectures will be held at 4:15 p.m. in Wege Auditorium, Thompson Chemistry, with a reception to follow in Schow Atrium. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Professor of Spanish Gene Bell-Villada will discuss "Growing up Internationally, and How it Shapes a Child," in his talk.


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