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  1. Diversity conference focuses on workplace issuesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    When Vermont's Diversity Conference started more than two decades ago, the goal was to make the state more racially diverse, but now that the number of people of color in Vermont has increased, the conference has shifted gears. Organizers this year say the focus of the 21st annual conference is exploring the challenges and possibilities people of color face in the workplace.

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  2. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... She was not injured in the crash. The Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 30 in Jamaica. As a result, Jason Codespoti, 35, of Brookfield, Conn., was arrested and cited with driving under the influence. At ...

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  3. Schav (lemon sorrel soup): A Passover delicacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Examiner.com

    ... is a different plant from roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa), also called Jamaican sorrel, Mexican sorrel, and agua de Jamaica, which originated in the New World. Today lemon sorrel and roselle both grow and are used worldwide. Friends raised in New ...

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  4. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    The Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 30 in Townshend. As a result, William R. George, 29, of Jamaica, was arrested and cited with operating a vehicle with a criminally suspended license.

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  5. Jersey City's Kiwi bringing soulful reggae groove back to Maxwell'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Jersey Journal

    Jersey City's multi-lingual reggae groove ensemble Kiwi will perform at Maxwell's Tavern in Hoboken on Saturday, March 14. The name comes from New Zealand, the singer was born in Russia, some of the band members speak Spanish, songs are sometimes sung in Portugese, and the group's musical vibe borrows from Jamaican riddims, Brazilian folk culture, Motown soul, and rhythm & blues.

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  6. Jamaica moving to reclaim global dominance in reggaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Bennington Banner

    For decades, the sound of Jamaica has been reggae, the infectious, uniquely syncopated music that transformed the small Caribbean island into a cultural powerhouse. But the genre's success has taken it far beyond its roots, and now many in Jamaica worry that reggae-lovers abroad are forgetting the motherland where it was born.

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  7. Les Miserables an epic performance in Saxtons RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... productions they put out. Michael Duffin of Swanzey, N.H. shares the lead role of Jean ValJean with Ken Olsson of Jamaica. Duffin also shares in Stearn's passion for Les Mis as a life dream to be a part of. He said Stearn has gone over the top for ...

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  8. Spectator Magazine hits 50th year at Stratton MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... lets off its passengers: Bennington to Rutland, Manchester and Dorset - little Winhall way down there - littler Jamaica over the top of mountain's crest going the other way. "Primarily, it was news about the mountain," said the Spectator's ...

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  9. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... for the report of a hit-and-run accident. Following an investigation, it was determined that Shane Arsenault, 55, Jamaica, had crashed his pick-up truck into the loading ramp of a G. Hausen delivery truck that was parked at the store making ...

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  10. Main Street Arts' production of Les Miserables opens March 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... is limited, and no reservations without payment are taken. Sharing the lead role of Jean ValJean are Ken Olsson of Jamaica and Michael Duffin of Swanzey, N.H. They are joined by Lindsay Soboleski of Rockingham as Colette and Sophia Bruzgis of ...

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  11. Chasing waterfalls in VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Brook Falls in Putney, East Putney Falls, Twin Falls in Westminster, Saxtons River Falls and Hamilton Falls in Jamaica. "Like a lot of the waterfalls, it has been industrialized," he said. "It goes back to 1762 then it was followed by a sawmill." ...

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  12. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... away from the scene. At approximately 10:15 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Route 100 and Eaton Road in Jamaica for at two-vehicle crash. Troopers determined David Broussard, 54, of Jamaica, struck a vehicle being driven by Thomas ...

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  13. Our Opinion: Stay safe during home heating seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after responding to a New Year's Day fire on Black Bear Road in West Jamaica. About 35 percent of the house was damaged in the blaze. A historical landmark built in 1840 on Reed Hill Road in Halifax ...

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  14. Lives Lived: Arthur Michael Chai, 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    Husband, father, grandfather, teacher. Born on May 7, 1935, in Kingston, Jamaica; died on Sept.

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  15. Harder they come sequel this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... to the Grammy-winning artiste, production is slated to begin this winter and scenes will be shot in Britain and Jamaica. Cliff said the storyline is being put together by an established Broadway writer in New York, but couldn't remember his name. ...

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  16. Dartmouth alpine dominates day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... giant slalom, taking full advantage of the home slopes on Wordens Trail. The fantastic freshman duo of Libby Gibson (Jamaica, Vermont) and Foreste Peterson (Berkeley, California) finished one-two in the standings with Gibson winning a carnival race ...

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  17. Alpine Team Leads the Field at Dartmouth CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Dartmouth Big Green

    ... giant slalom, taking full advantage of the home slopes on Wordens Trail. The fantastic freshman duo of Libby Gibson (Jamaica, Vermont) and Foreste Peterson (Berkeley, California) finished one-two in the standings with Gibson winning a carnival race ...

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  18. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Valcourt at 802-254-2382. At approximately 7:45 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to South Hill Road in Jamaica for a report of a single vehicle crash. Troopers determined Christopher K. Laselle, 65, of Londonderry, was traveling south at ...

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  19. there are so many different things to try'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Armed with her camera, Mei Buzzell spent her summer in the halls of Jamaican schools, talking to children. And every time she would ask, "Can I take your picture," she would get a burst of smiles.

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  20. Local students make Johnson dean's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    JOHNSON, VT. >> Ivy Laflamme of Manchester Center, Mollie Wright of Londonderry and Ashley Goddard of Jamaica were all named to Johnson State College's dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

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