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  1. Pikes Falls Chamber Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Deerfield Valley News

    The fifth season of Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival in the Town Hall in Jamaica, VT will be held on July 28th - August 6th.


  2. Brattleboro hosts JerkFest Aug. 5, 6Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> "Eat, Drink and Be Irie" at Vermont JerkFest, Vermont's 2nd annual jerk food festival on Aug. 5 and 6. Celebrating food, culture and all things spicy and hot, this Caribbean-style foodie festival features local Jamaican jerk hot-spiced food and entertainment for the whole family. Vermont JerkFest is bringing the heat to Brattleboro's cool mountains.


  3. Arts community seeks boost in Town PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manchester Journal

    ... that helps form the economic background for their business enterprises. They ranged from art galleries in Weston and Jamaica, live entertainment in Winhall to events like the local street fests, the Peru Fair and the Vermont Summer Festival, along ...


  4. Pikes Falls music fest returns to Brattleboro's Latchis TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Chamber music will be played at the Latchis Theatre as part of the Pikes Falls chamber Music Festival on July 29 and Aug. 5. BRATTLEBORO >> The Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival returns to the Latchis Theatre this summer for two twilight hour free concerts on Friday afternoons. Grammy-nominated musicians from the chamber music festival celebrating its fifth season in Jamaica, Vermont, will perform music by Bach, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, and world premieres by Joseph Hallman and Nathan Lincoln-Decusatis on consecutive Fridays, July 29 and Aug. 5, at 4 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.


  5. The Good Life Center 2016 Monday Night Speaker Series presents a talk ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Greg Joly, independent scholar from Jamaica, Vt., has been researching the Nearing's writings and lifeways for over 2 decades. This speech will trace Scott's socialist thought from his early days through his radicalization with the advent of the Bolshevik Revolution and on into the 1930's and beyond as he constructed a concept of a world economic structure based on decentralized local development confederated into a superstructure he termed "worldism" as explained in his book United World.


  6. Pikes Falls Chamber Music Festival celebrates five years in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... at the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro were added to the schedule. "But I definitely feel like we're rooted in Jamaica," Loewy said. "We're named after the waterfall in Jamaica." On Thursdays, July 28 and Aug. 4, concerts will be held at the Jamaica ...


  7. Vt. police: Missing FL man last seen in KillingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Police say he stopped to ask for directions at the Killington Fire Department. Mason was headed to see a friend in Jamaica, Vermont. Police say Mason is a diabetic and not familiar with Vermont. Mason was reportedly driving a tan 2012 Chevrolet ...


  8. Jamaica to vote on whether to leave Leland & Gray UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    JAMAICA >> Residents will vote Tuesday on whether or not to withdraw from the Leland and Gray Union Middle/High School District #34 in order to pursue options that would allow school choice after elementary school. On July 12, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., residents are asked to go to the Jamaica Town Office to cast their ballot for the matter that was made in response to Act 46, the education law mandating district consolidation statewide.


  9. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... The Vermont State Police is investigating a burglary that occurred to a number of homes on Forrester Road in Jamaica and Stratton. These burglaries are believed to have occurred sometime over the Fourth of July weekend. Anyone who observed ...


  10. Renewable energy and music festival comes to Southern Vermont Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Orleans, Grammy nominated singer, DJ, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur and humanitarian Sister Carol from Kingston, Jamaica, and rock band The House Jacks from San Francisco. "It's unique among music festivals in that it's both a top notch music ...


  11. State police investigate burglaries in Jamaica and StrattonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Chester Telegraph

    The burglaries are thought to have taken place around July4. Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious during that time in the area of Forrester Road in the Towns of Jamaica and Stratton is asked to call Trooper Matthews at 802-254-2382.


  12. New and repeater children come to stay with host familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Bennington Banner

    Pat and Greg Meulemans of Jamaica welcome Kyle Cheng to Vermont on Tuesday in Manchester as part of a host family under the Fresh Air Fund. MANCHESTER CENTER >> Nine children from urban areas of New York City were welcomed at the Manchester Elementary Middle School on Tuesday as part of the Fresh Air Fund program.


  13. Letter: Vote NO to Article 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    I urge my fellow Jamaica voters to vote, and to vote NO for Article 1 on July 12. Leaving the Leland & Gray Union Middle High School District #34 will not provide school "choice" for all Jamaica children. Leaving the district means greater socioeconomic stratification.


  14. Court roundup: Child neglect, check forgeries, drug debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    ... this one by State Police in Windham County, on May 4 a male reported that Smith stole a check from his home in Jamaica and wrote it out to himself for $4,750. Police investigated each of these incidents and cited Smith for forgery. Kimberly J. ...


  15. Olsen announces re-election bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    LONDONDERRY >> Rep. Oliver Olsen formally announced today that he will be seeking re-election to the Vermont House this November. Olsen currently represents the Windham-Windsor-Bennington district, which includes the towns of Jamaica, Londonderry, Stratton, Weston, and Winhall.


  16. Jamaica hires architectural firm for Town GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    JAMAICA >> The Select Board is taking the next steps toward replacing the Town Garage, having signed a contract with an architectural firm on Monday night. "We're confident of the two bids we got, this was the best we got," said Paul Fraser, board chairman.


  17. Police respond to incident at Basin HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Denton Publications

    On June 11, Vermont State Police troopers were notified of a domestic assault that occurred at the Basin Harbor Club in Ferrisburgh. VSP troopers arrived on scene and it was determined through further investigation that Duwayinie Morgan, 30, of Jamaica, Vt., had allegedly assaulted a household member during a dispute.


  18. LIVE: Jamaica vs VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Goal.com

    Josef Martinz has Venezuela leading 10-man Jamaica at the interval, following Je-Vaughn Watson's sending off. The South American side have deserved their lead, but a nice push towards the end of the half from the Reggae Boyz has left it nicely poised for the second half.


  19. Copa America Centenario primer on the Jamaica National TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Brotherly Game

    The Jamaican National Team is comprised of a lot of familiar faces, whether you're watching American soccer or English football. I've asked the fellow bloggers across SB Nation to give us a sense of what the Reggae Boyz bring to Jamaica as well as to their club .


  20. Anita Antoinette Is Musical Ambassador for Celebration of June National Caribbean American HeritagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | PR Log

    ... Fearon , a member of The Gladiators, a Jamaican roots reggae band, most popular during the 1970s in Kingston, Jamaica. Self-taught singer and guitarist, Anita began writing her own music as a teenager, inspired both by her father and other legends, ...


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