Friday, January 24, 2014

Cavendish Update 1/24/14 News/Robbery/Events

Information can also be posted on the Cavendish VT Facebook Page. 

 The 1/24/14 Cavendish Update Contains the Following:
1. Robbery on Tarbell Hill
2. Cavendish Related News
3. Events

A 16 foot black equipment trailer with ramps on the back was stolen off of Tarbell Hill Rd in Cavendish on Monday or Tuesday this week. If you have any information please e-mail

GMUHS VS Black River: The GMUHS Booster Club, together with the Cavendish and Chester Recreation Departments invite the Green Mountain/Black River communities to come and support their varsity basketball teams on Saturday, January 25 (Saturday) at 5 p.m. (girls) and 7 p.m. (boys). Come watch some great local basketball, root for the Chieftains (or Presidents) as they battle their local rivals the Black River Presidents. Paid entry ($3 adults, $1 students) gets a raffle ticket for great prizes. GMUHS will be honoring its 1000 point scorers in a ceremony between games. Both games are at GMUHS in Chester. Vermont Journal 

Goodman’s American Pie is on the Move: Proctorsville residents Jess and Craig Goodman, owners of American Pie in Ludlow, will be moving up the street from their current location to Lamere Square. They will be closing their doors at 106 Main Street on April 1 and reopening May 1. Lots more seating, including some outside porch space, as well as the availability of wine and beer. To see pictures of the exact location, and follow the progress on their move, go to

VT Individual Income Tax Forms: The Vermont Individual Income Tax Return Booklet for tax year 2013, which includes instructions and commonly used forms, is now online All other tax forms will be available online by Jan. 31. Taxpayers may order paper copies of the booklet and forms by contacting the department by email or phone. The booklet and forms will no longer be distributed through town offices, post offices and libraries. Press Release 

Free Tax Preparation: A number of eligible taxpayers can take advantage of free tax preparation with programs through the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) or the AARP Foundation Tax Aide. Information about this year’s programs may be found on the department’s website or by calling (802) 828-2865 or toll-free in Vermont (866) 828-2865. Press Release 

American Red Cross Issues New Pet First Aid App: Pets are an important part of many families, and a new Red Cross Pet First Aid App puts lifesaving information right in the hands of dog and cat owners so they can provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available. The 99 cent Pet First Aid app gives iPhone and Android smart phone users instant access to expert information so they learn how to maintain their pet’s health and what to do during emergencies. Press Release 

This week, the following activities will be taking place:

• Flannel with Flair Fundraiser (Saturday, January 25): Benefits the Okemo Community Challenge

• Be More Tech Savvy: Parent’s Night (Monday, January 27): Black River School is hosting a Parent Night. There will be sessions on teenage trends in social media, tech tips for parents, internet addiction, and use of technology in the classroom.  This is similar to the program that was made available to parents in the fall with some new and current additions. Thanks to the Okemo Mountain Challenge Grant, we will be able to offer free dinner at 5:15 p.m. in the Community Center. DJ's Restaurant will be preparing stuffed shells, sausages, marinara sauce, salad, and dessert for our enjoyment. Childcare will be provided and all attendees will have a chance to win a gas card.

• Family Night Movie Bedtime Stories (Friday, January 31): Sponsored by the CTES PTO. FMI: 226-7758.

To learn more about upcoming events in Cavendish and surrounding towns go to:

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