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August 10th, 2015
Not too far from the antique farm equipment and the draft horses, Peggy Lyons is in the Twist O’ Wool Guild’s big, white tent, spinning thread.
“For me, the fair is the animals and the people,” she says. “We love this new location because it’s down by the horses and the machinery and the sheep. I organize the tent for the guild, and we get members volunteering. The fair is the best excuse in the world to sit and spin all day.”
MIDDLEBURY — The Counseling Service of Addison County’s fifth annual bocce tournament is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 21, at 9 a.m. at the Middlebury recreation field. The event will benefit CSAC’s Emergency and Crisis Services, available 24 hours, seven days a week for Addison County residents experiencing a mental health crisis.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Peter Shumlin this week said he will appoint attorney Tom Carlson of the Burlington and Middlebury law firm Langrock, Sperry, and Wool LLP, to the Vermont trial bench. Carlson fills the seat left open by the retirement of Judge Linda Levitt.
MONTPELIER — The deadline to apply for a Vermont muzzleloader antlerless deer hunting permit is fast approaching — Aug. 28.
Hunters can apply on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com). A quick-link to the information and application is provided on the home page. Or, they can apply with a paper application available from license agents.
Now in its seventh season, Middlebury Arts Walk turns the downtown and historic Marble Works into a center for art, music, food and fun on the second Friday of each summer month. Participating businesses remain open, becoming galleries displaying the work of area artists. Art will turn up in restaurants, stores and in other exciting and unlikely places. Many of the venues will display their participating artist throughout the month.
NEW HAVEN — In the much-anticipated summertime tradition, crowds at the Addison County Fair and Field Days flocked to the dirt track Wednesday and Thursday evening to see cars trucks and vans meet in battle. After six qualifiers and two features, vehicles were reduced to smoking, twisted metal, and champions left with checks in their pockets and trophies in hand.