Remembering Shirley Mockler

By Chris Howe

It is with great sadness that I tell the people of Vernon that our previous Treasurer has passed away. Shirley Mockler started working for Vernon in the late 1970s at the Rec Department. She then went to work in the early 1980s as the police dispatcher, working with our previous police chief, Herb Meyer. In 1993, Shirley came to work with me as my assistant while I was the Town Treasurer. Shirley became the Town Treasurer in 1995 and worked as that until her retirement. (more…)

Brattleboro Area Hospice seeks your contributions for auction

Brattleboro Area Hospice is holding their annual fund-raising auction on October 17, and is in need of items to sell at the event. Antiques and good furniture, jewelry, artwork, other treasures are needed. If you have item(s) to donate, please call 802-254-8174 to see whether they can be dropped off at the Hospice office on Canal Street in Brattleboro, or whether a pick up is needed. (And watch for the event announcement, attend, and bid!)

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