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Y Point of View .- 00lfe on_ the Farm fi by FRAN HYDE Seminar on dealing March 24, 1982-The Journal OpiniowPage 3 l_ Social St) ring is he re it was not hard to say that. Anyone who was knew by the sunshine, warmth, melting in the air that indeed Winter was being Spring. it was gray and cold, and the snow came; swirling around. And in mid-afternoon, sure was a flash of lightening we saw. Any doubt was ts we heard loud crashes of thunder. The storm hour. th a Vermont Spring know that this type Winter doesn't give up easily, but patiently. cut River in front of our house opened away.., and just as I was typing this bird in the birch tree and got my binoculars to was a robin, but at the same time my eye was color down by the river. Sure enough, is back ! Two fishermen in lines into the river! on our brick house has forced the snow shoots from bulbs pushing six inches into sheep have new lambs, some arrived in the cold of late January-early February. and red polls can be seen. Sugarmakers this year's syrup crop. Snow is settling, off. The other day a coon walked across I sit at the kitchen table or stand at the shelf to faced with windows still half full of snow, I these others sights and know that Spring will in this annual Winter-Spring battle. VFW Auxiliary awards certificates with death planned 7: FIREMEN RECEIVE AWARDS-- Certificates of Merit were recently awarded to local fire departments by Haverhill Memorial Post Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presenting the certificates is Bertha Aremburg to A. Frank Stiegler III, chief of North Haverhill Volunteer Fire Department (upper photo), and to Verne Wiggins, chief of Haverhill Corner Fire Department (lower photo). At right is Norman Pierson, VFW Commander. The certificates were awarded in recognition of quick response to fire alarms and efficiency in carrying out their firemen's duties. FAIRLEE" At one time or psychiatrist at Dartmouth another, each of us is con- Medicat School whose fronted with the death of a research on depression has ] , lovedone, been considered ground- 00net Doe to wed "Understanding Grief: A breaking and Phyllis Normal Life Process," an all- Silverman, Ph.D.r :mathan French day workshop at the Lake psychologist m a General Morey Inn in Fairlee, on April 2, will provide an opportunity to understand more about how we deal with these losses. The workshop, co-sponsored by Hospice of the Upper Valley and West Central Massachusetts Hospital, whose articles on S. RYEGATE-- Mr. and Mrs. bereavement and the benefits Winston Doe of S. Ryegate of mutual support groups for have announced the widows have made a strong engagement of their daughter, impact in the field of mental Janet Lorraine to Jonathan W. health. French, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mental Health Services will Designed both for persons Douglas FrenchofGroton. feature two nationally- who have experienced a loss in Janet attends Roberts recognized experts: Peter C. their personal lives and for Wesleyan College in Whybrow, M.D., lona-Lafayette Chapter 39 O.KS. news N. HAVERHILL-- The February meeting of lona- Lafayette Chapter No. 39, O.E.S. was held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1982 at 8:00 p.m. at the Masonic Temple in N. Haverhill. Due to bad weather, the attendance was low. Presiding at the meeting were Edith Hammond, worthy matron; a individuals from social ser. Rochester, N.Y. and is vice agencies who deal with majoring in Nursing. bereavement r in their jobs, the Jonathan graduated from fee for the workshop is $30.00 Geneva College, Beaver Falls, including lunch. Pa. in 1981 and is employed by To register call Edith William C. McComb, Inc. of Nichols at West Central Rochester, N.Y. " Mental Health Services in A July 10 wedding is plan- Hanover, 643-2420. ned. Both dau00:00 ',00:ers to wed and Dean Hammond, worthy Newbury's and Mr. Asselin is patron. Following the about to enter the Air Force. meeting, refreshments were Jane will be married on served in the dining room by June 5 to Paul Hosing Lay of Marjorie Bylow and her Mission Viejo, Calif. A 1978 00tat,  committee. Mter which a graduate of Plymouth Area  Le Pound Partywasheld. High School, Mr. Loy will .WARREN-- Mr. and Mrs. Miss Mauchley is cam- James Mauchley have an- pleting her freshman year at nounced the engagements of Ithaca College. their daughters, Mary and ..... Jane. Mary will be married on April 3 to Daniel Asselin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Asselin of Warren and Alabama. Mary is employed at Janet Doe i M _dinner basket will be obtained from any member ,- f by_ __.vtho .--nrd of of the _group., at the Center, or 'i al the Auxiliary of purchased m the local stores. 0Selaukee Health The proceeds will he used for ',Pril 7. The basket the Center.  among other Working with Billie Gage, e'pound-Gould's A.R.N.P., this month is Miss getables fruit Patricia Schindeler who is 1 ' ' La. adY and coffee, studying at the Boston t 50 cents each can University School of Nursing specializing in Primary Care Nertrtrtg. Miss Schindeler did _ '- ndergraduate study in , |ilrltPm.,.,.._.,._ [ Northeastern University, |L[' l'l_]l{ ] Boston, where she was c Ruandafl Lq'JL IIIk. I graduated in 1974 with a steps down Local  &v ..... Bachelor's degree in nursing. I'IL--'..Y ^_.4 As a post graduate she ant ed ompagel) February, has.an uncertain Wal'll00. 13.7 ? l!i0t ._=w . ,u worked mainly in hospitals in also being sought for next year future. :nteRwYbatear. the Boston area, with several to replace a retiring teacher. Julius E. Tuckbart of Tuck rate increase atfive .... o years as a visiting nurse in The boarddecidedWednesday Press, owner of the Sho-ease, i  e,,u,,, o,? Waltham, Ms. evening to combine half of the will run the page without RUTLAND-- The Connecticut tOorn on.March Miss Schindeler began fourth and fifth graders in a charge this month. Whether Valley Electric Company, Inc. n  tospma in . graduate school in January 81 single class, with the other further funding will be found, has requested permission [rnmpage l) less than optimistic toward profit the idea. to worry about Bernstein told the POWR h n , eros, on- Valley members that he would lawyers' be in touch with them soon regarding river flow data and cost estimates for the for POWR projects. seemed At the Corning Fibers site, questions as the group will have to act quickly. Two other private the consultinl developers are said to have saia already applied to the Federal now is Energy Regulatory Agency analysis CFERC) for permits to study and cost the site. this is Barrett, Bernstein and the NCCB Wright Associates is a con- Strong core suiting and development firm least the that brings together the broad-based services of engineers, energy planners, investment analysts lley and attorneys to projects such and as low-head hydro develop- Hausman ment and alternative energy projects. Its members have all served r on various federal level energy committees and say their interests are mainly with assisting municipalities and community service groups and cooperatives. POWR Valley has already been granted "intervening revenues status" or a third party role in public the Coming Fibers site by com- FERC, but a permit from the and expects to graduate from 00.00s00ro,ram00n00a00 Assisting at Mt. a.AUGHTER Vlooselaukee Health Center r,..IVEs gives her a month's ex- t ' and Mrs. Denzil perience in rural health work Tu[h-aLyme are the with Billie Gage as nurse u new baby girl, preceptor. reminder: Thursday, , ltitLvorn March6, at ApAril 1 from 1:30 to 3:30 the li' ck Memorial Center will again bold the no "'Over. charge blood pressure clinic. hydro proiects half in two classes, each composed exclusively of fourth or fifth graders. The board adopted a set of competencies for language arts as presented by the ad- ministration. These are specific skills that reflect a child's level of achievement in such areas as reading, writing, speaking and listening and the range of time during which they should be mastered. School Finances Superintendent Ober reported that, so far this academic year, $1,046,000.00 in revenue bad come into the school and $754,00O.OO has been spent. While Groton and Ryegate are up to date in their payment of tax revenue to the district, $17,000.00 is due from the Village of Wells River. The BMU News, a monthly page run in the local shopper Sho-ase, that district 21 voters refused to fund at this year's General Meeting in Expidn00 copywrite (continued from page l) as S. Korea, Taiwan and Hang The petition has also been Kong and the article is sent to all members of the headlined "Good times ahead Congressional delegation in for local printers." New Hampshire and Vermont, Directing Attention according to Thomson. Good News To The Far East "If we lose one American job to foreign competition, it is one job too many," said Thomson. He points to a December 1981 article in a Singapore newspaper called The Strait Times which heralds the expiration of the manufacturing clause as "promising" news to Singapore printers. Thomson has written to President Reagan and to CBS's Mike Wallace of the news show "60 Minutes" to direct their attention to the issue. In his letter tO Wallace, Thomson writes, "If the manufacturing clause ex- pires, the United Stales printing industry may well end up like many industries such as the auto industry, electronics, shoe industry, and others that have become meeting in N. Conway, N.H. He announced he will not accept a nomination to take part in a seminar at the University of Rochester this summer. Bids are being taken for a system that will electronically manage the schaors electrical load. Board members completed a questionaire to determine their priorities for the school's guidance department. Board member Carl Zambon of Groton is the new vice-chairman of the board, a recently created position. or a different publication will from the Ne tlampshire run the News, will be taken up Public Utilities Commission to by the board)s public relations implement a 13.7 percent committee, increase in retail rates. Staff evaluations are being The rate increase, which conducted by UVM exchange- would 'affect all 8,700 administrator Ted Whalen, it, customers of the utility, has was reported at the meeting, been requested to become Superintendent Ober will effective on meter readings attend a conference of ad- taken on or after April I, 1982. ministrators from Maine, New The company serves Hampshire and Vermont customers in the area towns of N. Haverhill, E. Haverhill, ttaverhill, Bath, Pike, Pier- mont, Orford, Orfordville, Swiftwater, Lyme Center, and Lyme. Other towns served by the company in New Hampshire are Claremont, Cornish, Charlestown, Plainfield, Unity, Newport, Hanover, and Lyman. More Revenue Connecticut Valley President James E. Griffin said the rate increase, which would increase Company revenue by about $1.3 million on an annual basis, is needed to recover increased costs of purchased power. Connecticut Valley does not have generating facilities of its own and purchases the power needed to meet its customers' demands. This power is supplied by Central Vermont Public Service Corporation which was recently granted an increase in its rate to Connecticut Valley by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to Griffin. Griffin said, "This increase is needed to allow the Com- pany to keep pace with rising costs of purchased power. This is the first purchased power related increase of the Company since August 1980." The increase reportedly will effect customers differently On March 8, 1982, some of graduate from Cornell in May, the officers from our chapter a major in computer science. traveled to Lancaster, N.H. to take part in a Chapter ' Exchange Night with Olive Eileen Broderick Branch Chapter No. 1, of Lancaster. Our chapter was betrothed to one of several chapters who were invited to attend and participate. Those from our chapter taking part were, Dean Hammond, P.G.P. as Marshal, Ruby Garceau, as Chaplain and Marjorie Bylaw, as Electa. Our Worthy Matron, Edith Hammond, also filled in as Adah for the. opening and closing of the meeting. A nice evening was enjoyed by everyone. March 9 Meeting A meeting of Iona-Lafayette Chapter No. 39, O.E.S. was held on Tuesday, March 9, 1982 at 6:45 p.m. The Worthy Matron, Edith Hammond, W'dliam Coleburn LYME CENTER-- Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Broderick have announced the engagement of their daughter Eileen M. Broderick to William C. Coleburn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Coleburn of Rye, N.Y. Eileen graduated from Boston College School of Nursing and is employed by the Beth Israel Hospital in Brookline, Mass. Kenneth graduated from Ohio Weslyan and from Boston College School of Business Administration. He thanked those officers who is employed by Parker had traveled to Lancaster the Brothers as the assistanU : night before to take part in the product manager.  Ch.apterExcbangeNight. A September wedding is : Following the business of planned.  the Chapter, the Worthy Matron announced that the next meeting in April would be Past Matrons and Past Patrons Night and for the FARMER INTHE Officers to wear their white MIDDLE gowns, she also announced BRADFORD-- As part of the that there would be a tup- Bradford Public Library's perware party after the April meeting. At the close of the meeting no lunch was served so that those who wished to attend town meeting, could leave as soon as possible. On Tuesday evening, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. an Eastern Star Service was held for Sister Hattie Clark at the Ricker Funeral Home, Woodsville, N.H. Speakers Program on the Humanities, Richard Brooks of the Environmental Law Center in S. Royalton will speak at the library on Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Brooks will be speaking on "The Farmer in the Mid- dle" concerning the issue of whether Vermont should place restriction on the conversion of farmland to non- agricultural uses. Head Start program recruits applicants BARRE-- Central Vermont which have received Head Head Start is now seeking Start services in the past will families with three to five continue to do so, with the year old children for exception of Groton, and enrollment in the Fall. The formal recruitment drive continues until mid-April, although applications are accepted at any time during the year. To be eligible, a family must have a pro-school child, meet federal income guidelines, and live in a town served by the program. Services for 1982-83 will be expanded to include some towns not previously covered, following a decision made March 16 by the Head Start Policy Council. These towns Ryegate. Part of the so-called "social safety net", Head Start has received bipartisan support in Congress because of its track record as a program which is effective in helping to break the cycle of poverty, improve the health and skills of low- income parents and children, and aid families in becoming more self-reliant. " Interested parents in Washington, Orange and Lamoille Counties should Write CVHS, 15 Ayers St., Barre, or call toll-free 1-800- at these much gain," said much to R Valley would ( select- to these ,. r .a., uld sup- ,, oue energy %r Phnnin ,. William,. ,,g Com- ue ih.,-, ative or  "'moated he was agency is needed to be assured of a competitive chance for the project. A further com- mitment from the group or the town is said tO be essential before the FERC will grant them a permit. Heb available WOODSVILLE-- Assistance in paying fuel or utility bills is available to income eligible people through the Fuel Assistance Program. Those .qualify may receive up to Woedsville residents should contact the Tri-County Community Action toll free 1- 800-552-4617 to make an ap- pointment. Due to shortfalls of funds the office on Central St. in Woodsville had to be closed. However, on Thursday's if there are appointments the The article states "about 45 vulnerable to cheap foreign depending on their actual use are Northfield, Middlesex, 6224495. It is suggested that percent of the U.S. printing labor." of electricity, ranging from 6.3 Vershire, Bradford, Fairlee, completed applications be aes" market will be vulnerable to The manufacturing clause percent for street lighting to Orange, E. Montpelier, and returned by April l5.  ,=,.. foreign competition, ' quoting has been part of the Copywrite 18.1 percent for off-peak water Brookfield. All other towns Wyanan... a Singapore Ministry of Act since 1891. Under en-heating.  ' AIf00 Angelo or Bridallure ,l Culture publication, forcement of the clause, Residential customers will [ C O ......... /[] ,, , se of 10 6 mmercml  le Rubberb - The article said the country sanctions involve loss of se an ave "age incrca - I "  ack .. //A'[ is currently gearing up its mport restrictions and other percent iu their annual [ /_ "///n']]l l[  wi'owcln01:mi II printing industry to compete entitlements rather than electricit) bills. The increase 1 r'A]00D];'Tt00Tr' /"//'//// t[ A 1982 Cadillac Cimarron can be yours when the [[ with other eastern rivals such actual loss of copywrite. would add about eight-tenths [  J.Li..LJ JLS.L   f///////"f-/J n] [[ first wedding gown you try on is on Alfred Angelo or [[ The clause applies to: of one cent to the cost of each [  )QQ  JJ Bridallure gown from the bridal collection at The ]} catalogs, directores, kilowatt hour of electrw=ty. . " H Boutique. " [I commercial "W ,- w rited business  H own Cimarron with all of Cadillac's s'andard luxurv ]l II appointments. " [J ;ing cards, i .. W0 N0.0d _= l J ////_I" J [j Come in today. Try on an Alfred Angeto or [[ advertising } Your Business_! | l Hundreds of rolls, all colors, all styles in sto-k! _1' I1" '" ' *'' ,o,,,oo.,o /Ill l ' ' 011 ml[ ' I [Armstrong & Congoleum vinyl flrs als'-'i[ i[ " Bq  " r/ / Everything installed hy our own experleneed. crews, Stop by today & compare; II BERNIER STUDIO. WENTWORTH il 603"942"81_7_31 t [ Jm AND CARPET | 603 942 558 603-942"5581 _ t ] EXIT 16. OFF 1-91, BRADFORD, V|RMONT | ; NORTHWOOD, N.H. _.t .[ .aster Charge S Viu Accaotc/ "r=L 2=Z.BTSO |  T,ur,...,,,, Sa,. & s.,. zo-s : for fuel bills Grafton County Com- missioners allow a field service worker to conduct interviews in the Grafton County Courthouse. For more information on applying for the Fuel Assistance Program, please do not hesitate to call the toll free number. INTERESTING FACT A mockingbird has been known to change its tune 87 times in seven minutes. books, periodicals, copywrited printing, copywrited business forms, greeting cards, copywrited materials, and miscellaneous copywrited printing services. Including Equity Publishing Company in afford, there are at least three printing com- panies in the Upper Valley that are large employers. The other two are Upper Valley Press, Inc., of Bradford and Dartmouth Printing Company in Hanover. " I f/l kmlrl WEST LEBANON. N mmiVl MMSEI NAnONAL I]DAL SERVIa[ I I I IU I II I I IIII II YOUR LOVE DESERVES THE FINEST... Registed Diamond Rin A Keepsake diamond is guaranteed in writing, forever, to have perfect clarity, fine white color and perfect cut. Choose a perfect Keepsake ring to express your love. S. F. MeA//00ter Quality Jewelers Since 1923 Woodsville, N. H: .... Including Hoops k Sat. 10-5 BRIDES Y Point of View .- 00lfe on_ the Farm fi by FRAN HYDE Seminar on dealing March 24, 1982-The Journal OpiniowPage 3 l_ Social St) ring is he re it was not hard to say that. Anyone who was knew by the sunshine, warmth, melting in the air that indeed Winter was being Spring. it was gray and cold, and the snow came; swirling around. And in mid-afternoon, sure was a flash of lightening we saw. Any doubt was ts we heard loud crashes of thunder. The storm hour. th a Vermont Spring know that this type Winter doesn't give up easily, but patiently. cut River in front of our house opened away.., and just as I was typing this bird in the birch tree and got my binoculars to was a robin, but at the same time my eye was color down by the river. Sure enough, is back ! Two fishermen in lines into the river! on our brick house has forced the snow shoots from bulbs pushing six inches into sheep have new lambs, some arrived in the cold of late January-early February. and red polls can be seen. Sugarmakers this year's syrup crop. Snow is settling, off. The other day a coon walked across I sit at the kitchen table or stand at the shelf to faced with windows still half full of snow, I these others sights and know that Spring will in this annual Winter-Spring battle. VFW Auxiliary awards certificates with death planned 7: FIREMEN RECEIVE AWARDS-- Certificates of Merit were recently awarded to local fire departments by Haverhill Memorial Post Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presenting the certificates is Bertha Aremburg to A. Frank Stiegler III, chief of North Haverhill Volunteer Fire Department (upper photo), and to Verne Wiggins, chief of Haverhill Corner Fire Department (lower photo). At right is Norman Pierson, VFW Commander. The certificates were awarded in recognition of quick response to fire alarms and efficiency in carrying out their firemen's duties. FAIRLEE" At one time or psychiatrist at Dartmouth another, each of us is con- Medicat School whose fronted with the death of a research on depression has ] , lovedone, been considered ground- 00net Doe to wed "Understanding Grief: A breaking and Phyllis Normal Life Process," an all- Silverman, Ph.D.r :mathan French day workshop at the Lake psychologist m a General Morey Inn in Fairlee, on April 2, will provide an opportunity to understand more about how we deal with these losses. The workshop, co-sponsored by Hospice of the Upper Valley and West Central Massachusetts Hospital, whose articles on S. RYEGATE-- Mr. and Mrs. bereavement and the benefits Winston Doe of S. Ryegate of mutual support groups for have announced the widows have made a strong engagement of their daughter, impact in the field of mental Janet Lorraine to Jonathan W. health. French, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mental Health Services will Designed both for persons Douglas FrenchofGroton. feature two nationally- who have experienced a loss in Janet attends Roberts recognized experts: Peter C. their personal lives and for Wesleyan College in Whybrow, M.D., lona-Lafayette Chapter 39 O.KS. news N. HAVERHILL-- The February meeting of lona- Lafayette Chapter No. 39, O.E.S. was held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1982 at 8:00 p.m. at the Masonic Temple in N. Haverhill. Due to bad weather, the attendance was low. Presiding at the meeting were Edith Hammond, worthy matron; a individuals from social ser. Rochester, N.Y. and is vice agencies who deal with majoring in Nursing. bereavement r in their jobs, the Jonathan graduated from fee for the workshop is $30.00 Geneva College, Beaver Falls, including lunch. Pa. in 1981 and is employed by To register call Edith William C. McComb, Inc. of Nichols at West Central Rochester, N.Y. " Mental Health Services in A July 10 wedding is plan- Hanover, 643-2420. ned. Both dau00:00 ',00:ers to wed and Dean Hammond, worthy Newbury's and Mr. Asselin is patron. Following the about to enter the Air Force. meeting, refreshments were Jane will be married on served in the dining room by June 5 to Paul Hosing Lay of Marjorie Bylow and her Mission Viejo, Calif. A 1978 00tat,  committee. Mter which a graduate of Plymouth Area  Le Pound Partywasheld. High School, Mr. Loy will .WARREN-- Mr. and Mrs. Miss Mauchley is cam- James Mauchley have an- pleting her freshman year at nounced the engagements of Ithaca College. their daughters, Mary and ..... Jane. Mary will be married on April 3 to Daniel Asselin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Asselin of Warren and Alabama. Mary is employed at Janet Doe i M _dinner basket will be obtained from any member ,- f by_ __.vtho .--nrd of of the _group., at the Center, or 'i al the Auxiliary of purchased m the local stores. 0Selaukee Health The proceeds will he used for ',Pril 7. The basket the Center.  among other Working with Billie Gage, e'pound-Gould's A.R.N.P., this month is Miss getables fruit Patricia Schindeler who is 1 ' ' La. adY and coffee, studying at the Boston t 50 cents each can University School of Nursing specializing in Primary Care Nertrtrtg. Miss Schindeler did _ '- ndergraduate study in , |ilrltPm.,.,.._.,._ [ Northeastern University, |L[' l'l_]l{ ] Boston, where she was c Ruandafl Lq'JL IIIk. I graduated in 1974 with a steps down Local  &v ..... Bachelor's degree in nursing. I'IL--'..Y ^_.4 As a post graduate she ant ed ompagel) February, has.an uncertain Wal'll00. 13.7 ? l!i0t ._=w . ,u worked mainly in hospitals in also being sought for next year future. :nteRwYbatear. the Boston area, with several to replace a retiring teacher. Julius E. Tuckbart of Tuck rate increase atfive .... o years as a visiting nurse in The boarddecidedWednesday Press, owner of the Sho-ease, i  e,,u,,, o,? Waltham, Ms. evening to combine half of the will run the page without RUTLAND-- The Connecticut tOorn on.March Miss Schindeler began fourth and fifth graders in a charge this month. Whether Valley Electric Company, Inc. n  tospma in . graduate school in January 81 single class, with the other further funding will be found, has requested permission [rnmpage l) less than optimistic toward profit the idea. to worry about Bernstein told the POWR h n , eros, on- Valley members that he would lawyers' be in touch with them soon regarding river flow data and cost estimates for the for POWR projects. seemed At the Corning Fibers site, questions as the group will have to act quickly. Two other private the consultinl developers are said to have saia already applied to the Federal now is Energy Regulatory Agency analysis CFERC) for permits to study and cost the site. this is Barrett, Bernstein and the NCCB Wright Associates is a con- Strong core suiting and development firm least the that brings together the broad-based services of engineers, energy planners, investment analysts lley and attorneys to projects such and as low-head hydro develop- Hausman ment and alternative energy projects. Its members have all served r on various federal level energy committees and say their interests are mainly with assisting municipalities and community service groups and cooperatives. POWR Valley has already been granted "intervening revenues status" or a third party role in public the Coming Fibers site by com- FERC, but a permit from the and expects to graduate from 00.00s00ro,ram00n00a00 Assisting at Mt. a.AUGHTER Vlooselaukee Health Center r,..IVEs gives her a month's ex- t ' and Mrs. Denzil perience in rural health work Tu[h-aLyme are the with Billie Gage as nurse u new baby girl, preceptor. reminder: Thursday, , ltitLvorn March6, at ApAril 1 from 1:30 to 3:30 the li' ck Memorial Center will again bold the no "'Over. charge blood pressure clinic. hydro proiects half in two classes, each composed exclusively of fourth or fifth graders. The board adopted a set of competencies for language arts as presented by the ad- ministration. These are specific skills that reflect a child's level of achievement in such areas as reading, writing, speaking and listening and the range of time during which they should be mastered. School Finances Superintendent Ober reported that, so far this academic year, $1,046,000.00 in revenue bad come into the school and $754,00O.OO has been spent. While Groton and Ryegate are up to date in their payment of tax revenue to the district, $17,000.00 is due from the Village of Wells River. The BMU News, a monthly page run in the local shopper Sho-ase, that district 21 voters refused to fund at this year's General Meeting in Expidn00 copywrite (continued from page l) as S. Korea, Taiwan and Hang The petition has also been Kong and the article is sent to all members of the headlined "Good times ahead Congressional delegation in for local printers." New Hampshire and Vermont, Directing Attention according to Thomson. Good News To The Far East "If we lose one American job to foreign competition, it is one job too many," said Thomson. He points to a December 1981 article in a Singapore newspaper called The Strait Times which heralds the expiration of the manufacturing clause as "promising" news to Singapore printers. Thomson has written to President Reagan and to CBS's Mike Wallace of the news show "60 Minutes" to direct their attention to the issue. In his letter tO Wallace, Thomson writes, "If the manufacturing clause ex- pires, the United Stales printing industry may well end up like many industries such as the auto industry, electronics, shoe industry, and others that have become meeting in N. Conway, N.H. He announced he will not accept a nomination to take part in a seminar at the University of Rochester this summer. Bids are being taken for a system that will electronically manage the schaors electrical load. Board members completed a questionaire to determine their priorities for the school's guidance department. Board member Carl Zambon of Groton is the new vice-chairman of the board, a recently created position. or a different publication will from the Ne tlampshire run the News, will be taken up Public Utilities Commission to by the board)s public relations implement a 13.7 percent committee, increase in retail rates. Staff evaluations are being The rate increase, which conducted by UVM exchange- would 'affect all 8,700 administrator Ted Whalen, it, customers of the utility, has was reported at the meeting, been requested to become Superintendent Ober will effective on meter readings attend a conference of ad- taken on or after April I, 1982. ministrators from Maine, New The company serves Hampshire and Vermont customers in the area towns of N. Haverhill, E. Haverhill, ttaverhill, Bath, Pike, Pier- mont, Orford, Orfordville, Swiftwater, Lyme Center, and Lyme. Other towns served by the company in New Hampshire are Claremont, Cornish, Charlestown, Plainfield, Unity, Newport, Hanover, and Lyman. More Revenue Connecticut Valley President James E. Griffin said the rate increase, which would increase Company revenue by about $1.3 million on an annual basis, is needed to recover increased costs of purchased power. Connecticut Valley does not have generating facilities of its own and purchases the power needed to meet its customers' demands. This power is supplied by Central Vermont Public Service Corporation which was recently granted an increase in its rate to Connecticut Valley by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, according to Griffin. Griffin said, "This increase is needed to allow the Com- pany to keep pace with rising costs of purchased power. This is the first purchased power related increase of the Company since August 1980." The increase reportedly will effect customers differently On March 8, 1982, some of graduate from Cornell in May, the officers from our chapter a major in computer science. traveled to Lancaster, N.H. to take part in a Chapter ' Exchange Night with Olive Eileen Broderick Branch Chapter No. 1, of Lancaster. Our chapter was betrothed to one of several chapters who were invited to attend and participate. Those from our chapter taking part were, Dean Hammond, P.G.P. as Marshal, Ruby Garceau, as Chaplain and Marjorie Bylaw, as Electa. Our Worthy Matron, Edith Hammond, also filled in as Adah for the. opening and closing of the meeting. A nice evening was enjoyed by everyone. March 9 Meeting A meeting of Iona-Lafayette Chapter No. 39, O.E.S. was held on Tuesday, March 9, 1982 at 6:45 p.m. The Worthy Matron, Edith Hammond, W'dliam Coleburn LYME CENTER-- Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Broderick have announced the engagement of their daughter Eileen M. Broderick to William C. Coleburn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Coleburn of Rye, N.Y. Eileen graduated from Boston College School of Nursing and is employed by the Beth Israel Hospital in Brookline, Mass. Kenneth graduated from Ohio Weslyan and from Boston College School of Business Administration. He thanked those officers who is employed by Parker had traveled to Lancaster the Brothers as the assistanU : night before to take part in the product manager.  Ch.apterExcbangeNight. A September wedding is : Following the business of planned.  the Chapter, the Worthy Matron announced that the next meeting in April would be Past Matrons and Past Patrons Night and for the FARMER INTHE Officers to wear their white MIDDLE gowns, she also announced BRADFORD-- As part of the that there would be a tup- Bradford Public Library's perware party after the April meeting. At the close of the meeting no lunch was served so that those who wished to attend town meeting, could leave as soon as possible. On Tuesday evening, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. an Eastern Star Service was held for Sister Hattie Clark at the Ricker Funeral Home, Woodsville, N.H. Speakers Program on the Humanities, Richard Brooks of the Environmental Law Center in S. Royalton will speak at the library on Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Brooks will be speaking on "The Farmer in the Mid- dle" concerning the issue of whether Vermont should place restriction on the conversion of farmland to non- agricultural uses. Head Start program recruits applicants BARRE-- Central Vermont which have received Head Head Start is now seeking Start services in the past will families with three to five continue to do so, with the year old children for exception of Groton, and enrollment in the Fall. The formal recruitment drive continues until mid-April, although applications are accepted at any time during the year. To be eligible, a family must have a pro-school child, meet federal income guidelines, and live in a town served by the program. Services for 1982-83 will be expanded to include some towns not previously covered, following a decision made March 16 by the Head Start Policy Council. These towns Ryegate. Part of the so-called "social safety net", Head Start has received bipartisan support in Congress because of its track record as a program which is effective in helping to break the cycle of poverty, improve the health and skills of low- income parents and children, and aid families in becoming more self-reliant. " Interested parents in Washington, Orange and Lamoille Counties should Write CVHS, 15 Ayers St., Barre, or call toll-free 1-800- at these much gain," said much to R Valley would ( select- to these ,. r .a., uld sup- ,, oue energy %r Phnnin ,. William,. ,,g Com- ue ih.,-, ative or  "'moated he was agency is needed to be assured of a competitive chance for the project. A further com- mitment from the group or the town is said tO be essential before the FERC will grant them a permit. Heb available WOODSVILLE-- Assistance in paying fuel or utility bills is available to income eligible people through the Fuel Assistance Program. Those .qualify may receive up to Woedsville residents should contact the Tri-County Community Action toll free 1- 800-552-4617 to make an ap- pointment. Due to shortfalls of funds the office on Central St. in Woodsville had to be closed. However, on Thursday's if there are appointments the The article states "about 45 vulnerable to cheap foreign depending on their actual use are Northfield, Middlesex, 6224495. It is suggested that percent of the U.S. printing labor." of electricity, ranging from 6.3 Vershire, Bradford, Fairlee, completed applications be aes" market will be vulnerable to The manufacturing clause percent for street lighting to Orange, E. Montpelier, and returned by April l5.  ,=,.. foreign competition, ' quoting has been part of the Copywrite 18.1 percent for off-peak water Brookfield. All other towns Wyanan... a Singapore Ministry of Act since 1891. Under en-heating.  ' AIf00 Angelo or Bridallure ,l Culture publication, forcement of the clause, Residential customers will [ C O ......... /[] ,, , se of 10 6 mmercml  le Rubberb - The article said the country sanctions involve loss of se an ave "age incrca - I "  ack .. //A'[ is currently gearing up its mport restrictions and other percent iu their annual [ /_ "///n']]l l[  wi'owcln01:mi II printing industry to compete entitlements rather than electricit) bills. 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