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Ladies Night Out to perform songs of spring

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Rutland-based Ladies’ Night Out (LNO) Women’s Chorus will sing their spring program, “Poetry in Motion,” at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society on 2 Duane Court in Middlebury on Sunday April 24, at 3 p.m.

The pianist is Rita Lane, with Glendon Ingalls accompanying on bass viol. Lucy Allen Tenenbaum is artistic director and conductor.

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Hospice to host storytelling event with end-of-life themes

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Hospice Volunteer Services and American Flatbread in Middlebury will host “From the Hearth: Stories of Love & Loss at the End of Life” on Sunday, May 1. In this Moth-inspired storytelling event, pre-selected community members will tell true, first-person stories on their experiences being with loved ones at the end of life. Between stories, Burlington trio “The Brevity Thing” will play songs connected to the stories being told.

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Amka Conference at college to raise awareness of African issues

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Umoja, Middlebury College’s African student organization, will host the 2016 Amka Conference on Saturday, April 23, on campus in Bicentennial Hall and Dana Auditorium. In Swahili, amka means to awaken, and similarly, organizers are hoping to awaken the Middlebury community’s attention regarding issues relevant to Africa.

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CSAC seeks to raise autism awareness

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC), in honor of National Autism Awareness Month, will host several activities throughout the month of April to help create awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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College students add muscle to our community

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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Middlebury College students are deeply engaged our community. They contribute time, energy and special skills to enrich and strengthen the lives of our community members. Here are some of the ways the college and students offer support:

• Each year approximately 1,500 students do 65,000 hours of service, including 23,000 hours of service through community-connected courses.

• 22 student leaders guide 9 MiddView Community Engagement trips to introduce 100 first-year students to more than 40 community partners before classes begin.

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New citizens are all smiles at Beeman

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By Gaen Murphree



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NEW HAVEN — Melinda Knights, a native of the Philippines, first came to the United States in 2009.

“Since I was small I was dreaming to come here to the United States,” the St. Johnsbury resident told a questioner at the Beeman Elementary School gym on Tuesday afternoon.

“I really, really love this country,” Knights continued. “And I am so very proud that I am here today.”

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Candidates for governor share their ideas at forum in Middlebury

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Four of the current five candidates for Vermont governor weighed in on some meaty issues — including the minimum wage, economic development and state taxes — in an April 9 forum in Middlebury sponsored by Rights & Democracy, a new grassroots organization focused on issues facing working families.

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160-year-old Bristol barn wins restoration grant

Posted on April 14, 2016 |
By Gaen Murphree



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BRISTOL — A recently awarded historic preservation grant will help restore a 150-year-old barn on the Rocky Dale Gardens property in Bristol.

“We’re elated,” said Rocky Dale owner and landscape designer Ed Burke, of the $15,000 matching grant from the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development’s Division for Historic Preservation.

“It’s still a costly and uphill battle for us to do this, but we find it incredibly important to this homestead and to this business.”

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Students of the Week - April 11, 2016

Posted on April 12, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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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Who's the best bartender in Vermont?

Posted on April 11, 2016 |
By Lisa Lynn of Vermont Ski and Ride



This past season Stowe's The Matterhorn Bar was named best apres ski bar in the country. But now the real competition begins: who is the best bartender in the state?

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