Shumlin plans 3-day shindig

Shumlin plans 3-day shindig

There are 12 comments on the Brattleboro Reformer story from Jan 2, 2011, titled Shumlin plans 3-day shindig. In it, Brattleboro Reformer reports that:

Despite false rumors that Phish or Grace Potter might play, it's still going to be a great party, say organizers of the governor-elect's inaugural ball.

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flat lander

United States

#1 Jan 3, 2011
OH how exciting and though full of the "GOV" to have it at a resort where all can bunk in and his VSP driver. How many tickets are for the general public. If any one wants my two tickets just let me know. I think I'm busy that day / night. just when is it?
flat lander

United States

#2 Jan 3, 2011
His press spokesman said "because that's who he is". If that isn't a "no shirt" comment then other that you may hear are like "I know your my driver but don' let more than one in at a time" "Oh Governor it's not as big as your nose" "Oh please why now so the hell with the job and that one too. and etc. Imagine how many lies over the 3 day will be told on both sides like "just something Pete opps I meant Governer just a job or so since I voted for you twice".

Bennington, VT

#3 Jan 3, 2011
Nice-190,000 plus on Social Service programs and he throws a 3 day celebration. Bend over Vermont, this is just the begining.

Bennington, VT

#4 Jan 3, 2011
Perhaps the readers should go to this site and let the new Governor know what you thing of this sham:
I told you

Orrington, ME

#5 Jan 3, 2011
I heard that:
-The entire event will be wind and solar powered.
-All food, drink, entertainment, custodial and wait staff will be from Vermont.
-All attendees will arrive via electric cars, mass transit, or bicycle.
-No animals will be harmed prior to or during the event.
-Clothing is optional
- No speeding tickets will be issued during the three days.
-Composting toilets with built in high speed laptop capability will be strategically positioned throughout Montpelier to accommodate the media.
Show Biz

Orrington, ME

#6 Jan 3, 2011
Unfortunatly Shumlin's first entertainment pick didn't pan out.

South Burlington, Vermont -- July 5, 2009

Hooters, the franchise that made a splash when it opened its first restaurant located in Vermont, is closing. The news came quickly and without explanation.

A small group of Hooters employees was the first to break the news as they held posters on the sidewalk out front of the Williston road establishment. This would be the last day for the sports bar and restaurant. It's going out of business. But no one is saying why.

Three-and-a-half years ago, Hooter's was just preparing to open. As we reported at the time, it promised to become a popular place. Dozens of people showed up back then for a soft opening.

No one we contacted among South Burlington officials had any information to tell us as of Sunday afternoon. This Hooters was not part of the parent corporation known as Hooters of America. Instead, it operated independently under license to use the Hooters name. But all of the employees here said they were told explicitly not to talk to us.

Danielle Bressette, a Hooters worker, said, "We can't say much about it. We're closing, it's just... I don't know... basically the end of it... We love this place, but what are you going to do?"

Channel 3 was told anonymously that the restaurant is looking to liquidate all of its equipment. The manager would not allow us inside. But several customers walked in -- to enjoy the place for one last time before Hooters calls it quits in Vermont.

Andy Potter - WCAX News
Show Biz

Orrington, ME

#7 Jan 3, 2011

Belfast, ME

#8 Jan 3, 2011
hmmm wonder if Vermont Yankee reps will be allowed at this "celebration". PATHETIC
I told you

Orrington, ME

#9 Jan 3, 2011
dale wrote:
hmmm wonder if Vermont Yankee reps will be allowed at this "celebration". PATHETIC
Why wouldn't they be allowed?

Belfast, ME

#10 Jan 3, 2011
I told you wrote:
<quoted text>Why wouldn't they be allowed?
Because they may give the guests cooties(or radiation, or whatever else those plant people may have on them).

Tilton, NH

#11 Jan 3, 2011
What do you expect when someone's from Putney?

Dover, NH

#12 Jan 4, 2011
3 days less than it took to create the earth, impressive....

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