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Gubernatorial candidates forum at EastView on Friday

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Community of Vermont Elders (COVE), EastView at Middlebury and the Addison County Retired Teachers Association are hosting a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on elder issues on Friday, Nov. 6, from 10-11:30 a.m. at EastView at Middlebury.

Candidates Matte Dunne, Bruce Lisman, Sue Minter and Shap Smith will be at the forum to talk about their vision for Vermont’s future with an aging demographic, and to answer questions from the audience on a variety of issues. While people of any age are welcome, the focus will be on elder concerns.

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Spooky+Tasty=Fun at Bixby Halloween banquet

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — A creative cast of volunteers turned Bixby Library into the spooky domain of the Addams Family this past Halloween, when they hosted a special fundraising dinner-for-12 in the library lobby under the dome.

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Vermont State Parks annual visitation reaches 1 million

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — Gov. Peter Shumlin recently announced a milestone in Vermont State Parks visitation. So far this year, more than 1 million people have visited state parks. That hasn’t happened in 27 years and has only occurred four other times over the 91-year history of the park system.

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Harvard professor to explore the history of marriage in America

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Harvard professor Nancy F. Cott will speak in Dana Auditorium on the Middlebury College campus on Thursday, Nov, 12, at 7:30 p.m.  Her topic will be “The Rei(g)n of Marriage: An American History.” A book signing will follow the lecture.

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Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center to make stops at CCV

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — In November, the Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center (MVC) will be visiting four Community College of Vermont (CCV) academic centers across the state.

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Parkinson's resources, nearby and on the web

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By John Flowers



BRISTOL — There are a variety of resources for people to learn more about Parkinson’s disease.

Anyone seeking to learn more about the local Movers and Shakers support group that meets the last Thursday of each month may contact organizer Mike Gray at 453-5148. It should be noted that due to upcoming holidays, the group will shift its November meeting to the 19th and its December meeting to the 17th. The meetings begin at 10 a.m. and run until 11:30 a.m., at the Mountain Health Center, 74 Munsill Ave., Bristol.

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Facing illness with dignity: Local Parkinson's disease patients unite as 'Movers and Shakers'

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By John Flowers



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BRISTOL — Mike Gray of Starksboro still recalls the day six years ago that opened a new chapter in his life. He and his wife, Debi, were driving home from a family visit in the Boston area when his right arm started experiencing tremors. He also experienced some pain in his neck and was feeling unusually fatigued.

Gray, 63, quickly went to see his physician, who referred him to a neurologist. He put Gray through some comprehensive testing, consisting mostly of physical observations and an MRI.

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City teen club to upgrade center

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes is about to start a renovation of its leased School Street clubhouse that will build a critical kitchen, create handicap accessibility and a dedicated homework area, and give the entire space a facelift. The work comes at a face value of close to $90,000, according to Executive Director Mike Reiderer.

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Young hunters urged to help state officials

Posted on November 5, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — Young hunters participating in Vermont’s youth deer hunt this weekend, Nov. 7 and 8, are encouraged to help Department of Fish & Wildlife biologists by reporting their deer at one of 23 biological reporting stations around the state.

Two of those stations are in Addison County — at Buxton’s Country Store on Main Street in Orwell and at Vermont Field Sports on Route 7 South in Middlebury.

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Vergennes schools locked down until police find woman with gun

Posted on November 2, 2015 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Vergennes schools were locked down for almost 90 minutes on Monday morning while about a dozen Vergennes and Vermont State police officers, a VSP canine, and one Department of Fish and Wildlife warden searched for and found a woman seen with a gun near Vergennes Union Elementary School.

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