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The Valley Reporter
P.O. Box 119
Waitsfield, VT 05673
802-496-3928
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Updated 08/28/14

- - Business Opportunities - - Employment - - Real Estate For Sale - - Real Estate Wanted - - Commercial Rentals - - House Share - - Room For Rent - - Rentals Wanted  - - Residential Rentals - - Vacation Rentals - - Services - - For Sale - - Instruction - Lost & Found - Miscellaneous - - Freebies - - Vehicles - - Pets/Farm - - Wanted - - Rideshare  - -  Yard Sale - -

 

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Employment

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THE PITCHER INN, a Relais & Chateaux property in Warren, seeks experienced, reliable culinary professionals. Looking for Breakfast Servers, Line Cook, Food Runner, and Bar Back Waiters. Flexibility appreciated. 496-6350.

 

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THE PITCHER INN, a Relais & Chateaux property in Warren, seeks experienced, reliable, part-time Bellman/Turndown Attendant. 496-6350.

 

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PARADISE DELI & MARKET has part-time positions available to include evening shifts and some weekends. Please call or stop by, 583-2757, ask for Roberta.

 

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LOOKING FOR experienced retail sales associate and shuttle driver! Must be detail oriented, self motivated. Knowledge of outdoor clothing and gear helpful. Please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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A SCHOOLHOUSE GARDEN is looking for creative, independent and hard working people for our busy floral and wedding design business. Please apply in person at our Mad River Green location in Waitsfield or call 802-496-6928 for an appointment.

 

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THE MAD TACO is hiring experienced Line Cook ASAP. Friends of the Villa twins need not apply.

 

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COOK NEEDED to prepare fresh, nutritious food for Meals on Wheels 5 days a week and Senior lunch/breakfast 3-4 days a week. Will be responsible for planning menus, ordering food, managing volunteers, and maintaining a safe and sanitary kitchen. A warm and friendly attitude is necessary. This is a 30 hour a week position. Please send resume to MRVSC 5308 Main Street, Waitsfield or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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CHARISMATIC GENTLEMAN in Waitsfield seeking an equally personable person to support him in his daily activities M-F for 37 hours per week. Work out at The Bridges, assist at work, and enjoy your community together. Must live in/around Waitsfield, be punctual, caring, responsible, and have experience with folks with Developmental Disabilities. Please contact John at 355-9218.

 

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LINE COOK/PREP CHEF: The Big Picture Theater & Cafe in Waitsfield, VT, is looking for an experienced and reliable individual. Long-term employment with competitive pay, benefits and possibly housing. Strong work ethic and positive attitude a must! Opportunity for growth. Please send resume and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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THE BIG PICTURE Theater and Cafe's summer staff has headed back to school. We now have several positions waiting to be filled. We are seeking waitstaff and movie projectionist. Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Part-time, for a small energy efficiency contracting company in Waitsfield; flexible hours; must be: organized and proficient in math, computer skills, QuickBooks and MS Office; desirable are skills in writing effectively, marketing and social media; should at least like the sciences. Email (only) a resume or letter with qualifications and experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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CARPENTER for a small energy efficiency contracting company; experienced with basic carpentry skills; good math skills; understanding of high school science; skills in other trades a bonus; must be neat, good communicator, willing to learn; work is indoors and out including some cramped crawl spaces; basic tools and reliable transportation required. Above average pay. Email (only) a resume or a letter with qualifications and experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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BAKED BEADS is seeking a reliable person to join our smoke-free, drama-free staff. Thirty hours per week, shipping wholesale orders and assisting with quality control and production. Must be detail oriented and self-motivated. Email work experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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Real Estate For Sale

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SELL & PURCHASE Mad River Valley & Vermont properties. Maple Sweet Real Estate: www.maplesweet.com, 800-525-7965, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

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SUGARBUSH POST & BEAM with extensive views. Fayston Farms 3-4 bedroom. 603-770-5000. www.477FarmRoad.com.

 

 

 

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WAITSFIELD VILLAGE HOME $289,000, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, attached barn. 294 Bridge St. 802-496-5535. www.vermontvillagehouse.com.

 

 

 

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WAITSFIELD STORAGE Company, 5400 S.F. building containing 41 self-service storage lockers on one acre of scenic VT RT 100 property. Excellent rental history. $259,000. Call owner, 802-496-3853.

 

 

 

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HOUSE FOR SALE: Been our home for over 50 years, sadly it’s time to move on. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, garage, workshop, new Rinnai furnace, updated electric and plumbing, numerous other updates, painted throughout, awesome spring water. 1526 Main St., Waitsfield, across from Meadow Rd. $179,000. 496-3423.

 

 

 

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JAY PEAK CHALET for sale or will rent with option to purchase. 4 bedroom, 2.5 baths, log burning fireplace, oak bar in great room, pine oak beam. Call 802-326-2255 for a video look. $228,000.

 

 

 

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COMMERCIAL? CONDO? Multifamily? What can you do with a 28 bedroom septic permit? Flexible floor plan housing, current ski lodge. Pool and tennis. $395,000. Sugarbush Real Estate, Call Bill, 802-495-3500.

 

 

 

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IRASVILLE COMMON: 800-square-foot, first floor office/retail space. Includes trash and snow removal. Motivated seller will finance. $89,000. Also available for rent. Contact Brian Shea at Sugarbush Real Estate, 802-496-3500.

 

 

 

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Real Estate Wanted

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Commercial Rentals

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PRIME OFFICE SPACE for lease in the centrally located Mad River Green Shopping Center, Waitsfield. Call Jon at 496-6254 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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7-ROOM OFFICE with kitchen and bathroom. Rinnai heat. 1900 sq.ft. Call 802-777-5665.

 

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VALLEY PROFESSIONAL Center: 386 sq.ft. space for rent. 3 room office. All utilities included (heat, electric). Access to 12-person conference room in common area. $500/month. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 646-541-7250.

 

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Residential Rentals

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2BR WARREN HOME, $1200/mo. Available September. Maple Sweet Real Estate, 496-9800, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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LARGE STUDIO APARTMENT in Waitsfield Village, ground floor. Bright, cheerful, with walls of windows on three sides. One block to amenities on Bridge Street. Pet-free, nonsmokers. $675 per month plus utilities, first, last and one month deposit. 802-503-5452.

 

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1BR GROUND FLOOR apartment in Moretown Village, 1326 Route 100B. $800/month includes utilities and trash removal. No smoking or pets. References and deposit required. 496-3767.

 

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UNFURNISHED, WAITSFIELD Village, 1 bedroom with extra room for small study or office. Ground floor, convenient to all town amenities. Bright, cheerful, in historic house, smoke-free without pets. $795, first, last and deposit, references required. 802-503-5452.

 

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House Share

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 Room For Rent

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22-YEAR-OLD MALE seeking roommate for 2nd bedroom at Old High School Condos in Waitsfield. $650/mo including utilities and Wi-Fi. Contact 802-522-9963.

 

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Vacation Rentals

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TURNKEY VACATION HOME by the month: Aug., Sept., and Oct. Overlooking Irasville. Very private, W/D, south-facing deck, fireplace, Wi-Fi, all utilities included. $2000/month. $900/week. plus security. 802-279-1864.

 

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SEASONAL RENTALS: We still have rentals available. Check out our website www.wesellvermontrealestate.com or give us a call at Johnson Real Estate Group, 802-583-9400.

 

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SKI SEASON RENTALS available Nov 2014 to April 2015. 3BR/3BA Warren home, $12,000; 5BR/3BA Warren home, $16,000; 3BR/3BA Warren home, $21,000. For details and/or additional rentals call 802-496-5000 or visit www.mrvre.com.

 

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SKI RENTAL, Dec 1 to March 31, 3 bedroom 2 bath, estate section of East Warren, very private, unbelievable views, high on plateau, exclusive guest apartment on family compound, minutes to slope. $ 11,000, all included plus cable and Wi-Fi in advance plus security. 802-498-3438.

 

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Rental Wanted

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Services

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eSUBSCRIPTIONS. We’ll send you a link via email every Thursday morning so you can read the entire issue of The Valley Reporteronline. $18.50/year. (802) 496-3607. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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WRITING, EDITING and proofreading services available. Professional and reliable. Reasonable rates. References available. 496-4484.

 

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FREE SUPPORT TO FAMILIES of children with special needs. Anything from navigating the education system to accessing resources. Call Cheryl at 496-4690 or Julie at 496-5610.

 

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FOR THE BEST in carpet & upholstery cleaning, call Modern Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners for free estimates, 496-3573.

 

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PERSONAL TRAINING in your home gym or mine; your health club or mine. Professional, certified, experienced. Reasonable rates, references, reliable. 496-4484.

 

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SMALL ENGINE and dirt bike repair. Reasonable rates. Please call (802) 224-6652.

 

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BEAR IN DA BUSH Enterprises lawn care, spring & fall cleanup, excavating, logging, clearing, hauling. Free estimates, fully insured. bearindabush.com. Call Chris, 802-279-1808. We appreciate your business!

 

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THE NOSE NOSE housecleaning service for chemically sensitive/environmentally idealistic people. Your home cleaned to your specifications using only irritant-free cleaning products. Lynn, 371-9397.

 

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SOMETHING SEW RIGHT, clothing alterations and repairs since 1986. 250 Main St. Suite 103, Montpelier. Patty Morse, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 802-229-2400.

 

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COMPLETE BOAT AND Trailer service: Pipers Sales and Service. Route 15, Morrisville, VT. 802-888-6288. Est. 1994.

 

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WINDOW CLEANING: Enjoy clear, clean windows. For free estimate call Shine On, 496-6884. Fully insured.

 

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DRYWALL TAPE AND FINISH. You hang, I finish. 35 year professional. Vacuum sanded. Insured. 291-0842.

 

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VERMONT HOUSE WORKS offers exceptional home cleaning services in the Mad River Valley. Specializing in the care and maintenance of vacation homes, rental turnovers, and residential homes. Helping keep life simple. 802-498-4648, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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YOUR GIRL FRIDAY. Experienced housekeeper available. References. Call Sarah, 496-2826.

 

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TOM’S AUTO & DETAILING, brakes, oil changes, check engine light and more. (802) 496-2220. Moretown.

 

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PATRISHA'S PLACE in Warren strives to provide an educational and nurturing environment for your 2-5 year old. Come visit. Patrisha Hays, 496-6066.

 

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JMR-FINE LINE PAINTING: Interior and Exterior. Pressure washing, drywall repairs and light carpentry. Quality work. Free estimates. 802-793-1017.

 

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GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. 496-4072.

 

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CHIMNEYS CLEANED, LINED, built, repaired. Masonry, brick, block, stone. Free estimates. 802-349-0339.

 

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DENNIS MEAD PAINTING: Over thirty years of professional painting in the Mad River Valley. All interiors as well as exteriors. Fully insured, clean, fast and neat! 496-2222.

 

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CHAINSAW WORK. Trees down? View overgrown? Too big for you. Too small for a logger. Call Steve, 279-1146.

 

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FOR MORE LOCAL SERVICES see The Valley Reporter Business Listings in this issue and atwww.valleyreporter.com.

 

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For Sale

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QUALITY CUSTOM contemporary pre-cut pine log home by Caledon. 1,500 sq.ft. house, anodized aluminum roof, 2-3 bedroom, 2 bath. Two-car garage with guest quarters above. Plans and complete materials list available for review. $91,000. Call 985-3240 or 985-4097.

 

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CAN'T GET TO THE GYM? A personal trainer can help you put together a safe and effective workout you can do at home with minimal equipment. Why weight any longer? Reasonable rates, references, experienced. Call 496-4484.

 

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FIREWOOD, QUALITY Hardwood: green $225/cord, seasoned $260, dry $300. (802) 454-1259.

 

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FIREWOOD: ALL HARDWOOD. Green, $220/cord. Seasoned wood, $300/cord. Cut to your length, split & delivered. (802) 485-8525, 1-800-707-8427.

 

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MIXED HARDWOOD: Cut, split and delivered. Green, $200/cord. Cash only. (802) 767-4420.

 

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USED MOUNTAIN BIKES for sale for kids and adults, from $75, Clearwater Sports, 496-2708.

 

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UTILITY, EQUIPMENT, AND dump trailers. Representing Belmont, B-Wise and Aluma. Green Mountain Trailers. 802-730-7068.

 

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LABOR DAY TENT SALE, 30-50% off Patagonia, Prana, Mt. Khaki, and more, at Clearwater Sports, Waitsfield, 496-2708. Friday-Sunday.

 

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MAD RIVER MALECITE Kevlar canoe, 42 lbs., new seat webbing, $900. Like new Cape Hatteras hammock with pillow and stand, $80. DR Trimmer/Mower, 6hp, used 20 hours, $150. 802-496-7137.

 

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LOWREY ELECTRIC ORGAN. Parade model M-375. Excellent condition. Best offer. Fayston pick up. 203-964-7188.

 

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TEVA SANDALS and select Merrell footwear 20-50% off at our Labor Day sale, Clearwater Sports.

 

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LABOR DAY SALE on stand up paddleboards, kayaks, & canoes. Save on new, used, and demo models! Clearwater Sports, Waitsfield 05673.

 

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VT GUN SHOW: Sept. 6-7, Franklin Rm at The Howe Center, Rutland, VT. Info: 802-875-4540.

 

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 Rideshare

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 Pets/Farm

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AKC REGISTERED LABRADOR Retrievers, Black Lab puppies, quality bred, great family/hunting dogs. Vet checked with 1st shots and health guarantee. Born 7/18, ready 9/5. $600/$700. Info at facebook.com/waterboundlabs or call 802-223-5878.

 

 

 

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ATTENTION SHaRC & BRIDGES members: veteran fitness instructor and personal trainer Lisa Loomis is available for personal training at either club. Call 496-4484 for details.

 

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ASHTANGA YOGA at indyYoga, Rt. 100, Duxbury. New drop-in class, Sundays, 4:30-6pm. Locals 1st class free. Ambitious beginners and up. www.indyyoga.net.

 

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LOOKING FOR WOOD LOTS, 10+ acres. Firewood, logs, hardwood, softwood. Call after 5pm, (802) 454-1259.

 

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LOOKING FOR OLD dirt bikes and dirt bike parts. I’ll take them off your hands. Call 224-6652.

 

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SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET, 9am-2pm, Hancock, VT. Old Hancock Hotel, 802-767-4976.

 

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DREAM CATCHER WORKSHOP, Sept. 14, 1-4pm. Come and enjoy creating a large woodland dream catcher. 802-496-2849.

 

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CHANNEL 44 WELCOMES public announcements, notices, birthdays, etc. Free. 583-44TV.

 

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FREE FLATBREAD AVAILABLE for ill or injured children and adults. Call American Flatbread, 496-8856.

 

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FREE MASSAGE TO deployed troops and members of their immediate family. Call Mad River Massage for details, 496-5638.

 

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FREE AIRTIME for those interested in hosting a radio show on WMRW 95.1FM, local community radio. WMRW.org or 496-4951.

 

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FREE CANCER SUPPORT for those touched by cancer (patient, caregiver, family, friend, etc.). Kindred Connection members have been in your shoes and provide one-on-one support. Contact us at VT Cancer Survivor Network: 1-800-652-5064, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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ENGAGEMENTS, WEDDINGS, births, graduations, obits, local events... published at no charge in The Valley Reporter. Email info & photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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FREE: REGULATION basketball pole and backboard. Yours for the taking. 496-5530.

 

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FREE REFRIGERATOR, smaller apartment size, good shop/keg size or if you need more fridge space. Light tan color, handle on right side (reversible). 18cu.ft. GE brand. 30” deep, 28.5”w, 67”h. Works fine and in good shape. I upgraded recently. 802-496-6666.

 

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Vehicles

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2011 SUBARU OUTBACK Wagon. Only 17,536 miles. See our ad on Page 9 or call 802-229-2888.

 

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2006 TOYOTA 4RUNNER Sport, 97,000 miles. See our ad on Page 9 or call 802-229-2888.

 

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Yard Sale

 

PORCH SALE, LABOR DAY weekend, Aug. 30 & 31, 9am-4pm. Come and see. Pay what you want and freebies. Books: cooking, art, travel. Fire tools, collectibles, binoculars, baskets, first edition books, dishes, jewelry. 107 Bridge St., Waitsfield.

 

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GARAGE SALE, LOTS of cool stuff: family tent, composter, brass andirons and candleholders, pre-WWII Lionel trains, historic safe, big free pile and so much more. Saturday, August 30, 9-3. 1186 North Rd, Waitsfield.

 

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TAG SALE: SATURDAY, Aug. 30, 9am-3pm. Corner of Fuller Hill Rd. and Main St., Warren Village. Household items, books, rugs, antiques and paintings.

 

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YARD SALE, LABOR DAY weekend, Saturday only, Aug. 30, 9am-4pm. A little bit of everything. Dishes, kid athletic gear, toys, small appliances, odds and ends. 174 Ward Hollow, Fayston.

 

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PORCH SALE: The Tiny Acorn Store, 70 S. Main, Waterbury. Over 300 items, priced $1 to $5. Saturday & Sunday, August 30 & 31, from 10 to 4.

 

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