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Barre, Vermont is located in Washington County. Zip codes in Barre, VT include 05641. The median home price in Barre is $154,000. More Barre information.

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4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Go For the Food: The ultimate beer run in Vermont

In this Sept. 11, 2014 photo, Tom Owens of Marion, Mass., left, buys Heady Topper from sales clerk Victor Osinaga at Craft Beer Cellar in Waterbury, Vt.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Bennington Banner

More Vermont schools make meals free for all students

Gov. Peter Shumlin heralded a new program that allows schools in low-income areas to provide free lunch and breakfast to all pupils, not just those who qualify for free or reduced-price meals. "We know that you can't learn if you're hungry," Shumlin told students at Barre City Elementary and Middle School at lunchtime Monday.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont schools participate in free and reduced lunch program

Vermont schools are participating in an expansion of the free and reduced lunch program. The new provision allows schools to give free breakfast and lunch to all kids if more than 40 percent of students meet low-income eligibility requirements.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

O'Donnell Crowned King Again

Monday, September 1st BARRE, Vt. - Derrick O'Donnell of North Haverhill, NH claimed his second straight Thunder Late Model "King of the Road" title at the conclusion of the 36th annual Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic 200 at Thunder Road on Monday, September 1. Second place point man Nick Sweet of Barre did all he could to snatch the title away from ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

Vermont city offers $20k reward in 4 arson fires

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Exeter's new economic director settles into role

In his first five days on the job, Darren Winham has already met with some developers, the town's Economic Development Commission, and is encouraging anyone with business-related questions to give him a call.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Foodbank keeps it fresh

The harvest season can be a bit challenging for the Vermont Foodbank, which works with farmers all over the state, accepting their extra produce as it becomes available.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seven Days

Local Dancers Take the Stage in Inaugural DanceFest Vermont

Next weekend, modern-dance fans across central and northern Vermont are in for a treat.

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The Bennington Banner

Authorities: Barre fire intentionally set

Vermont state and Barre City authorities say a fire that caused about $200,000 in damage to a building that housed a former bed-and-breakfast in Barre appears to have been intentionally set.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Serial arsonist suspected in string of fires

Fire investigators, law enforcement officials, and city leaders in the central Vermont community of Barre say at least four suspicious fires in August appear to be the work of the same arsonist or arsonist.

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SeacoastOnline

Exeter's new economic development director's 'ears are open'

In his first five days on the job, Darren Winham has already met with some developers, the town's Economic Development Commission, and is encouraging anyone with business-related questions to give him a call.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Deerfield Valley News

Assistant principal takes on challenge of starting from scratch

For new Twin Valley Middle/High School assistant principal LeeAnn Monroe, returning to Vermont presented her with what she describes as the "ideal situation," one where she gets to help build a new school from scratch.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WVNY

Flags to be Lowed to Half-Staff to Honor James Foley

BARRE, Vt. - Flags in New Hampshire will be lowered to honor James Foley on Sunday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WVNY

Police Investigating Series of Suspicious Fires in Barre

Barre Police are investigating three suspicious fires over the past 15 days. Police say they believe the fires on North Seminary Street on August 3, Williams Lane on August 7, and Farwell Street on Monday are all connected.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Water Online

Are Water Shutoffs Unconstitutional?

Michelle Allen-Gregory filed a class-action suit "against the Town of Fortville, Fortville Waterworks and Fortville Utilities on July 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

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Seven Days

Eyewitness: Painter Julie A. Davis

Simply put, Julie A. Davis paints landscapes. Her depictions of mountains, waterfalls, lakes, fields and small Vermont towns adorn her white-walled studio in Burlington's South End.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Mobile News Now: Tuesday August 19, 2014

WPTZ NewsChannel 5's Stephanie Gorin has tonight's news for your mobile device, "Mobile News Now."

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Barre storage garage destroyed by fire

Fire officials say they were called to 17 Farwell Street just before midnight. They say the property is owned by Buzzi's Garage, a nearby auto repair business.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Seven Days

Sheldon 'Kip' Meaker

A native of Barre, Kip was widely known as an elite singer-guitar player whose unique style bridged the genres of rock, blues and early jazz.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Help Wanted

Here's a look at who's hiring this morning. Lenny's Shoe & Apparel is now hiring full and part time Sales Associates at all of their retail locations including Williston, St. Albans, Barre and Plattsburgh.

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