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Tom Pinsonneault

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“You don’t need to take them both,”my ACTR supervisor told me. “Only the mother needs to go and there is a wheelchair involved. Make them lift the chair; it is not your responsibility.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Walking through the Diamond Run Mall, I noticed a man wearing a black tee shirt with white lettering approaching me. Nearing each other,, heading in opposite directions, I could finally read the large lettering: “WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Need a lift? Ride along with Orwell resident Tom Pinsonneault, a volunteer bus driver, and discover who you will meet in this week installment of ACTR (Addison County Transit Resources) Riders, titled “Compassion.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Need a lift? Ride along with Orwell resident Tom Pinsonneault, a volunteer bus driver, and discover who you will meet in this week installment of ACTR (Addison County Transit Resources) Riders, titled “Rock on, George.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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My father, Henry A. Pinsonneault, a resident of Bennington passed away on Feb. 15, 2002, at the age of 94; had he lived a little longer he would be 123 years old now. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Need a lift? Ride along with this volunteer driver and discover who you will meet today, and your destination, in this episode of ACTR Riders we title, “A Worldy Gentleman.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

Need a lift? Ride along with this volunteer driver and discover who you will meet today, and your destination in this episode of ACTR Riders we title, “The Jewish Grandmother.” Alma is an 82-year-old grandmother. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Tom Pinsonneault

“Riders” is a series of vignettes or character sketches of individuals I came to know well while working as a volunteer transit driver for ACTR, Addison County Transit Resources. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

It wasn’t until I was in fourth grade that I knew I had found my true sweetheart. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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As it turned out, my luck hunting was not as good as my Dad’s. But it really didn’t matter to me. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Squinting into the newly risen sun, I determined that the hunter’s truck parked at the side of the road across from my house belonged to an acquaintance. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I appreciated your editorial on suicide in this week’s issue of the Eagle. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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ORWELL | My dad promised to buy me a Daisy BB gun when I turned nine years old, and true to his promise the Christmas before my ninth birthday, what do you think was neatly wrapped under the tree? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL - Two years ago, in July, I decided it was time to volunteer and help out at the Independence Lodge 10 F&AM’s Annual Bow Shoot held in Benson. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL | The Vermont morning chill quickened my pace as I trudged through the pasture, which by crossing rather than using the road shortened the route to the novitiate. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL | I think I always wanted to be a Boy Scout. I don’t know why. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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“You don’t need to take them both,”my ACTR supervisor told me. “Only the mother needs to go and there is a wheelchair involved. Make them lift the chair; it is not your responsibility.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Tom Pinsonneault.jpg

Photo provided

Walking through the Diamond Run Mall, I noticed a man wearing a black tee shirt with white lettering approaching me. Nearing each other,, heading in opposite directions, I could finally read the large lettering: “WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_010618_actr_bus_pull_off.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

Need a lift? Ride along with Orwell resident Tom Pinsonneault, a volunteer bus driver, and discover who you will meet in this week installment of ACTR (Addison County Transit Resources) Riders, titled “Compassion.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Tom Pinsonneault.jpg

Photo provided

Need a lift? Ride along with Orwell resident Tom Pinsonneault, a volunteer bus driver, and discover who you will meet in this week installment of ACTR (Addison County Transit Resources) Riders, titled “Rock on, George.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Tom Pinsonneault.jpg

Photo provided

My father, Henry A. Pinsonneault, a resident of Bennington passed away on Feb. 15, 2002, at the age of 94; had he lived a little longer he would be 123 years old now. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 040619 RIDERS the gentleman B25.jpg

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force

Need a lift? Ride along with this volunteer driver and discover who you will meet today, and your destination, in this episode of ACTR Riders we title, “A Worldy Gentleman.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 032319 Riders the grandmother bus100_5858.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

Need a lift? Ride along with this volunteer driver and discover who you will meet today, and your destination in this episode of ACTR Riders we title, “The Jewish Grandmother.” Alma is an 82-year-old grandmother. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

VT 030919 Riders Amy Buxton and Pamel White-Spatafora.jpg

Photo by Tom Pinsonneault

“Riders” is a series of vignettes or character sketches of individuals I came to know well while working as a volunteer transit driver for ACTR, Addison County Transit Resources. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

It wasn’t until I was in fourth grade that I knew I had found my true sweetheart. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_122918_the_hunter_part_2_wheel_inn.jpg

Photo provided by the Wheel Inn

As it turned out, my luck hunting was not as good as my Dad’s. But it really didn’t matter to me. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Squinting into the newly risen sun, I determined that the hunter’s truck parked at the side of the road across from my house belonged to an acquaintance. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_112418_rabbit_gun.jpg

Photo provided

ORWELL | My dad promised to buy me a Daisy BB gun when I turned nine years old, and true to his promise the Christmas before my ninth birthday, what do you think was neatly wrapped under the tree? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_110318_rabbit_gun.jpg

Photo by the author

ORWELL - Two years ago, in July, I decided it was time to volunteer and help out at the Independence Lodge 10 F&AM’s Annual Bow Shoot held in Benson. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_092918_growing_up_in_vermont_part_2.jpg

Library of Congress

ORWELL | The Vermont morning chill quickened my pace as I trudged through the pasture, which by crossing rather than using the road shortened the route to the novitiate. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_092218_growing_up_in_vermont_part_1_boy_scotuing_ad.jpg

Library of Congress photo

ORWELL | I think I always wanted to be a Boy Scout. I don’t know why. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ESSEX JUNCTION | An unusual funeral. Read more

The Vermont Eagle