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December brings Chocolate Walk, Candy Cane Hunt, winter concerts and more to Bristol

Posted on November 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — Bristol will be bustling with a full month of holiday activities and celebrations through December, offering great excuses to visit one of Addison County’s quaintest villages.

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Very Merry Middlebury kicks off the holidays Dec. 2

Posted on November 27, 2017 |
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MIDDLEBURY — Addison County’s shire town will be pulsing with holiday magic throughout the month of December, thanks in part to the Better Middlebury Partnership’s month-long Very Merry Middlebury. Plus various churches, Middlebury College and the town also have activities to put you in — and keep you in — the spirit of the season

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The 'Little City' offers a large dollop of holiday spirit

Posted on November 27, 2017 |
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VERGENNES — In Vergennes you not only get to finish up the Christmas season with Santa Claus, as the jolly old elf stops by your home on the night of Dec. 24, but you can also kick off the holidays with Santa. Everyone is invited eat breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 2, to kick off a day of traditional activities known as the Vergennes Holiday Stroll.

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Police look for burglars who stole cookie company safe

Posted on November 24, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — Vermont State Police are investigating a Nov. 24 burglary at the Vermont Cookie Love business off Route 7 in North Ferrisburgh, during which the culprit(s) made off with a store safe containing an unspecified amount of money.

VSP Trooper Adria Pickin said the burglary was reported at around 8:30 a.m. on Friday. Preliminary investigation revealed the culprit(s) forced their way into building and removed a safe that had been bolted to the floor. The burglar(s) then left the business through a back door.

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Sheldon Museum's Holiday Open House set for Dec. 2 & 3

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Sheldon Museum is bursting with creativity and excitement this holiday season. The museum will hold its Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 3, from noon to 4 p.m. Highlights of the open house including the operating train layout, miniature Christmas tree display, festive topiaries and the exhibit “Draw Me a Story – Tell Me a Tale” that celebrates the imagination of 20 esteemed contemporary Vermont children’s book artists/authors.

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Second film in racial justice series considers marriage

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
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MIDDLEBURY — “Seeing Color/Seeking Justice, A Racial Identities/Racial Justice Film Series” presented by Middlebury Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) is now gearing up for the second film in the series, “Loving.”

Screenings will take place at 4 and 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Marquis Theater. This film tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracial marriage.

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Some bear

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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ETHAN HALLOCK, 10, of Ferrisburgh, shows his first ever big game animal, a 201-pound black bear taken on opening day of youth deer hunting season. 

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Salisbury holiday tree celebration on Dec. 2

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



SALISBURY — Salisbury will hold its 12th annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2.

As usual, the lighting will take place at Salisbury’s Veterans Memorial Park across from Maple Meadow Farm.

Festivities will include lighting of the beautiful Town Holiday Tree, a giant bonfire, hayrides, a visit from Santa, a sing-along, hot cocoa and more. A Holiday Party — with food and refreshments, stories and a chance to spend more time with Santa — will follow at the Salisbury Town Library.

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Fundraiser aims to help victims of hurricanes in Virgin Islands

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Mary O’Shea and her husband were fortunate enough to have built a small house on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. They were also fortunate that the home sustained minimal damage from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which ravaged many Caribbean islands earlier this fall.

Most of the people in the Virgin Islands, a U.S. territory, were not so lucky.

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