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  1. What does it mean to be Jamaican?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    ... the proprietor, who had been sitting flat on the floor, scraping away at something, was happy to talk. He left Jamaica at age eight for England and spent just over 30 years there. He moved to the United States 20 years ago. The restaurant is barely ...

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  2. Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival returns to JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    It was natural for Susanna Loewy to choose Jamaica as the spot to host the music festival she founded three years ago.

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  3. Vernon's pay as you throw trash switch goes smoothlyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... posted online in a timely manner for every governmental body and committee -- has worried some officials. Locally, Jamaica and Townshend have disabled their websites. While Vernon officials have expressed concerns about the law, Selectboard members ...

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  4. Jamaica temporarily shuts down websiteRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    "All the committees had to post agendas 24 hours in advance and minutes five days after," said Jamaica Selectboard Chairwoman Lexa Clark.

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  5. Crowdfunding London: JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Londonist

    ... out, is a Commonwealth Games sport, though ironically the only time it wasn't on the bill was at the 1966 Games in Jamaica. Anyway, this quartet of never-seen-a-bobsled-in-their-lives Jamaicans go by the names 'The Best' (he's the best), 'The Boxer' ...

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  6. MiVT: Rustic furniture made to last a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... white cedar is turned into rustic furniture made to last a lifetime. Lutz came up with the idea when he was in Jamaica for a summer. He designed a bamboo chair but wasn't fully ready to start a company. It wasn't until he was back in Vermont at his ...

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  7. Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifyingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Bennington Banner

    A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country's environment minister said Sunday night In a national address, Robert Pickersgill told Jamaicans the government is trucking water to hard-hit farming districts where parched conditions have withered crops.

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  8. 'You will never know until you try it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Jamaica Observer

    ... first visit. Both loyal guests to Sandals resorts, the couple never regretted their decision to first travel to Jamaica in February 1991, a decided change from their customary annual vacation cruise. Little did they know that when their travel agent ...

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  9. More delays for Windham County hydro projectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Blue Heron Hydro LLC has requested a third extension from the Vermont Public Service Board to complete projects on the West River at Townshend Dam and Ball Mountain Dam in Jamaica.

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  10. Goddard scored 114 points for BadgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... games for the Johnson State College women's basketball team during her freshman season. The 6-0 power forward from Jamaica, Vt., scored 114 points, grabbed 123 rebounds and dished out 14 assists. She also had 18 steals, rejected nine shots, went ...

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  11. Police LogRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... the Vermont State Police responded to a reported assault and act of vandalism. As a result, Barry A. Matyas, 32, of Jamaica, was cited with simple assault and unlawful mischief and ordered to appear in court on July 29. This investigation is ongoing ...

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  12. Watercolors by Eric Rhinehart on view at Artspace@Mondo in SummitRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Eric Rhinehart's watercolors, which are on view at Artspace@MONDO, 416 Springfield Ave., in Summit, capture his impressions in color and gesture.

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  13. Summit Resident Eric Rhinehart's Watercolors at MONDORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Alternative Press

    A destination painter of sorts, trips to New England, the West Indies, and Europe provide Rhinehart with natural scenes and quiet vignettes of people at work, play and rest.

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  14. Jamaica fire considered arsonRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    "It burnt completely to the ground and was fully involved before we got to the scene," said Jamaica Volunteer Fire and Rescue Inc. First Assistant Chief Robert Stomski.

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  15. RED study committee abandons voteRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    After two and a half years, the Regional Education District Study Committee will not be submitting articles to the Vermont State Education Board and it will not hold informational sessions in the five towns it would have affected -- Brookline, Newfane, Townshend, Jamaica and Windham.

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  16. Arson investigation in JamaicaRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Authorities say a fire in Jamaica was arson and they're offering a cash reward to nab the suspect behind the blaze.

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  17. Green Mountain Club announces new executive directorRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Bennington Banner

    ... in the Green Mountains and has hiked both the Long Trail and Appalachian Trail. A Peace Corps volunteer in Jamaica, he also served as a park manager for Lake Carmi State Park in Vermont. Mike has a bachelor's degree in Natural Resource Management ...

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  18. Letters: Thank you for restoring the hikeRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Bennington Banner

    ... of readers by letting them know that people like you are still around. Thank you again. Lest We Forget. He came from Jamaica to visit an aunt in Portland, Maine in the early 40s. He wanted to join the Navy but had no passport so the Navy declined. ...

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  19. Promoting the West River ValleyRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Bennington Banner

    ... Smith said Saturday during the Little Gems Revitalization Tour, which went from Brattleboro on up to Stratton, Jamaica and Windham. "A lot fell through the cracks and now we're trying to see what we can do to follow that up." Early Saturday morning ...

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  20. Olsen throws hat in ringRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Manchester Journal

    ... official; Oliver Olsen is running again for public office and to reclaim a seat in the state legislature. Olsen, a Jamaica resident, was appointed to the Legislature in 2009 to fill out an unexpired term of his predecessor Rick Hube and then won a ...

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