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March 18th, 2013
With the crossover deadline for legislation coming due last Friday, it’s appropriate to briefly review a few of the more significant measures that have been drafted, discussed and passed — starting with the Senate.
It isn’t just Dr. Doolittle and Ace Ventura who can talk to animals. There are animal communicators that live and work everywhere, even here in Addison County. One of these communicators is Alyson Young, a certified energy medicine practitioner and animal communicator (as well as certified practitioner of several other holistic healing practices).
This week’s writer is Margaret K. Nelson, Hepburn Professor of Sociology at Middlebury College.
MIDDLEBURY — Gun violence in Vermont has largely been confined to suicides, but concerns linger about the ease with which guns can be obtained in Vermont and then potentially circulated to high-crime areas of other states.
MIDDLEBURY — Nine Addison County towns have thus far jumped into the mix of communities vying for bragging rights in the state’s Home Energy Challenge, a competition to see which town can get the largest proportion of its residences weatherized by the end of this year.
ADDISON COUNTY — Last year’s sugaring season was the shortest in recent memory. But this year, sugarmakers around Addison County say the season is at least getting off to a sweet start.
“I’m off to the best start I ever had,” said Mike Christian, of Village Sugarworks in Orwell. “I’ve been sugaring for the better part of 40 years, 10 years on my own, and this is the best I’ve ever seen.”