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Thanksgiving blaze offers more reasons to be grateful

Posted on December 1, 2016 |
By Gaen Murphree



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STARKSBORO — Starksboro resident Lausanne Allen had a little something else to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: her home didn’t burn down.

As they exited the house on Frank Orvis Road to join friends down the street for their Thanksgiving feast, she and husband Brian Anderson noticed smoke pouring out of their adjacent workshop building.

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Starksboro's harvest supper to benefit environmental educaiton

Posted on October 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — The Starksboro Conservation Commission will host its annual Harvest Supper at Robinson Elementary School in Starksboro, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5.

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Starksboro Meeting House Society dinner slated for Oct. 22

Posted on October 13, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — The annual ham dinner of the Starksboro Village Meeting House Society will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at 5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Route 116 in Starksboro village. The menu features delicious baked ham, vegetables (mashed potatoes, winter squash, and coleslaw), homemade baked beans, rolls, a wide variety of homemade pies baked by some of Starksboro’s best pie makers, and beverages.

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Dubonnet promoted at Hall Communications

Posted on October 13, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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BURLINGTON — Senior Vice President Dan Dubonnet, a Starksboro resident, will assume additional responsibilities for Hall Communications, following the passing of Executive Vice President Bill Baldwin, earlier this past month, Hall Communications President Arthur J. Rowbotham and Chairman of the Board Bonnie Hall Rowbotham announced.

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Hops yard grows in Starksboro

Posted on September 26, 2016 |
By Gaen Murphree



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STARKSBORO — It’s a golden early fall day. Across from the beaver pond along a stretch of Route 17 where it snakes toward the spine of the Green Mountains stand two acres of trellises, each row as high as a house. Twirling up 18-foot lengths of twine, 2,000 hop plants reach toward the sun, laden with cones (the name for those blossoms that make beer taste so good to some).

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Starksboro wants more dog licenses to prevent rabies

Posted on September 15, 2016 |
By Gaen Murphree



STARKSBORO — Dogs, rabies, and roads topped the agenda at the Sept. 6 Starksboro selectboard meeting.

Selectman Tony Porter reported that Starksboro is actively looking for a new animal control officer to replace Wayne Marcelle, who has held the position for several years.

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One-woman 'soup ministry' grows in Starksboro

Posted on August 11, 2016 |
By Charmaine Lam



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STARKSBORO — Two years ago on a Sunday afternoon, Roberta McKinney pulled up into the loading dock of the South Burlington Trader Joe’s in her family car. She was looking for a bit of food that she could donate to local families in need, but the sight that greeted her stopped her in her tracks: 40 banana boxes filled with meats and fresh produce alongside bags of bread.

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Learn about growing hops in Starksboro

Posted on August 8, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — The owners of Homestead Hops in Starksboro will share their experiences with starting a hopyard at a University of Vermont Extension-sponsored field day on Sept. 1.

Kelly and Kathleen Norris will describe the investments, start-up challenges and other steps they took to establish their hopyard in 2014. Growers also will have an opportunity to view the irrigation pond they built along with a recently purchased harvester, air blast sprayer and other equipment.

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Starksboro man drowns while helping to save his son

Posted on July 13, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — A 36-year-old Starksboro man died on Thursday morning, July 7, at the University of Vermont Medical Center as a result of a July 6 swimming incident while trying to rescue his son in the waters of Lake Champlain at Button Bay State Park.

Vermont State Police said Jason Russell died at around 4 a.m.

State police responded to Button Bay State Park at around 5 p.m. on Wednesday after receiving a call about a boy having trouble swimming.

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Starksboro to show off $1.65M town garage at open house

Posted on June 16, 2016 |
By Gaen Murphree



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STARKSBORO — On May 19 at 5 a.m., the three-man Starksboro road crew raised their morning cups of coffee and celebrated a brand new day. On that Thursday, Road Foreman Tom Estey and crewmembers Paul Porter and Tony Porter began work out of the new town garage, completed on time and on budget.

“I still pinch myself every once in a while and go, ‘Yeah, it’s real,’” said Estey.

The 7,800-square-foot garage just north of the town’s Route 116 fire station is worth a gander (see open house information below).

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