Category Archives: Circles of Community

Circles of Community are posts about the local communities.

Quoting ‘Circles’: A look back, Part One

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY By Joanna Tebbs Young Another year of “Circles of Community” has passed. It’s amazing to me that I (and the other two original columnists: Steve Peters and…

The city of light shining a light on the world

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY By Joanna Tebbs Young A visit to France has been on my bucket list since I was a child in England and my parents took off on…

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Behind the Mic: Kenn Hayes

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY By Joanna Tebbs Young Kenn Hayes likes to pick on me — in a nice way, of course. The first time he interviewed me on WSYB 1340AM’s…

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Writing for the love of it

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY By Joanna Tebbs Young A couple of weeks ago I joined the crowd that packed GMP’s Energy Innovation Center to hear Vermont author Chris Bohjalian speak and…

When it comes to domestic violence, communication is vital

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY By Joanna Tebbs Young Co-chair of “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” Regina Kohlhepp, doesn’t just want to get the word out about the October 18th event—a…

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Two Years and tons to do: Activities and excitement in Rutland and around

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY | By Joanna Tebbs Young In the August 29, 2013 issue of the Herald Steve Costello asked a question: “Think there’s nothing to do?” He responded with…

Where the mountains meet: A fundraiser for Nepal

COMMUNITY OF CIRCLES  |  By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG Denise and Bryan Cupoli of Rutland forged a personal connection with Nepal and its people in 2007, when they backpacked in the…

Katrina and Irene: Two states, two storms, one anniversary

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY | By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG Aug. 28 and 29: Two dates ironically emblazoned on my conscience. I say ironically because what happened on Aug. 29, 2005 was…

Getting slammed: A local teen brings poetry home

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY | By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG This week’s column is for anyone who may be tempted to think the current generation of kids and teens do nothing more…

They can do it! Rosie’s Girls in their own words

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY | By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG Room 101 at Stafford Technical School is large, and on the day I visit the Rosie’s Girls camp — a camp introducing…