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Victor Nuovo: Lucretius: Philosopher's view of the universe remains relevant today

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Victor Nuovo



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The universe as imagined by Lucretius does not conform precisely to our current view of it, yet its affinities to ours are more striking than their differences, and there are continuities of meaning. They are of the same lineage.

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Edgewater Gallery exhibit to showcase Donna Andreychuk

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Edgewater Gallery on the Green announces its April Solo Exhibition Artist: Donna Andreychuk. The gallery will host an opening reception for her exhibit, “Visual Journey,” on Saturday, April 9, from 3-6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

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Area 4-H students place in Vermont Dairy Quiz Bowl

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — Three Addison County 4-H members placed in the Vermont 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl at the University of Vermont (UVM) in Burlington on March 19.

The UVM Extension 4-H-sponsored event, which included a written test and several buzzer rounds of oral questions, attracted 76 participants. In the Junior Division, Emma Oliver of Bridport placed fifth among 8- and 9-year-olds; Michael Plouffe of Bridport placed seventh among 10- and 11-year-olds; and Andrea Palmer of Weybridge placed ninth among 12- and-13-year-olds.

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Use these guidelines to help prevent blood clots in cancer patients

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



March has been designated DVT (deep vein thrombosis) or Blood Clot Awareness Month for several years through the collective efforts of many national and international organizations, such as the American Heart Association, the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, in order to raise awareness of this potentially life-threatening condition.

Many people with cancer can also develop blood clots.

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VSP commits to review safety of VSP training in light of trooper death

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Labor investigation into the Vermont State Police physical training procedures for its Tactical Services Unit has been wrapped up after the Vermont Department of Public Safety and the Department of Labor last Thursday came to an agreement.

The investigation was initiated after Vermont State Police Trooper Kyle Young, a 28-year-old Monkton resident who was stationed at the New Haven barracks, died during a try out for the Tactical Services Unit last Sept. 17 in Jericho.

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Vets' group offering aid to nursing students

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — The local chapter of a national veterans organization is offering scholarships to qualified undergraduate students enrolled in two- or four-year academic programs of study to be registered nurses. These scholarships can help veterans with experience in related military occupations prepare for civilian careers in the nursing profession.

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Frog migration in Monkton

Posted on March 30, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



One of the great wildlife migrations is happening right now in Vermont, and it is taking place right at our feet.

You may have already heard the spring peepers or wood frogs calling in your backyard. Or perhaps you’ve noticed salamanders crawling over rocks in a nearby stream. Amphibians are on the move, but their spring breeding migration can too often become deadly.

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Students of the Week - March 28, 2016

Posted on March 29, 2016 |
By Addison Independent Staff



The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.

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Dancers injured on floor surface at new recreation center

Posted on March 28, 2016 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard has agreed to consider some new flooring for the multi-purpose room of the town’s new recreation facility, in light of news that the current surface has allegedly led to some injuries suffered by participants in the recreation department’s dance program.

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Aldermen seek candidates for VUHS board

Posted on March 28, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — At their March 22 meeting, Vergennes City Council members invited those interested in the city’s vacant seat on the Vergennes Union High School board to submit a letter of interest to City Hall by April 8 and to attend the council’s April 12 meeting.

No one filed a petition to be on the Town Meeting Day ballot for a seat that was vacated by Neil Kamman, who chose not to run again after multiple terms of service.

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