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'Lady Grey' reaches goal, hikes Appalacian Trail at age 56

Posted on November 18, 2013 |
By Zach Despart



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BRISTOL — Of the people who begin hiking the Appalachian Trail with the intention of covering the entire thing, only one in four complete it. Most are young, recent college graduates, students taking a gap year, all with young joints and plenty of energy.

Not many 56-year-old women attempt the nearly 2,200-mile, 14-state trek, let alone complete it.

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Cornwall landowner group opposed to natural gas pipeline

Posted on November 18, 2013 |
By Addison Independent



CORNWALL — A group of Cornwall residents who own land that would be crossed by a proposed natural gas pipeline are looking for consensus on how to react to the Vermont Gas Systems proposal.

On Oct. 30, seven Cornwall landowners who are being asked to host the Addison Natural Gas Project transmission line that would serve International Paper Co. in Ticonderoga, N.Y., met at the home of Randy and Mary Martin to discuss their opposition to the project. They sat around the dining room table and discussed their concerns

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New exhibit spotlights sheep paintings

Posted on November 18, 2013 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — For the past 12 years, artist Carolyn Letvin has been engaged in a dialogue with sheep, with them becoming her primary source of imagery. She reasons that sheep are often one of the first images presented in life, between nursery rhymes, children’s stories and nursery room motifs, creating formative visual experiences. Perhaps, she muses, we count sheep our whole lives?

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Ilsley Library looks to expand childrens' library in new town offices

Posted on November 18, 2013 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday, Nov. 19, will be asked to expand the design for a new municipal building at 77 Main St. in order to accommodate a new children’s library.

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Couple shares their experiences in Bali

Posted on November 18, 2013 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — The Indonesian island of Bali will be featured at this month’s program of the One World Library Project. “Bali: Consciousness, Culture and Community” will be presented by Drs. Carla and David Osgood on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol.

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State and EPA Announce Public Meetings to Discuss Lake Champlain Cleanup Efforts

Posted on November 14, 2013 |
By David Deegan



MONTPELIER - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in conjunction with the State of Vermont, is holding a series of six public meetings in December 2013, to discuss proposals for reducing water pollution that is degrading Lake Champlain and its tributaries. The meetings will be moderated by the Lake Champlain Basin Program and held in various communities around the region, with morning, afternoon, and evening sessions in an attempt to accommodate and encourage all interested persons to participate.

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Draft budget calls for two layoffs at MUMS

Posted on November 14, 2013 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — The UD-3 school board will spend the next six weeks fine tuning the first draft of a 2014-2015 budget of $17,157,619, a spending plan that reflects a 3.45-percent increase while resulting in a reduction of  two full-time teaching positions at Middlebury Union Middle School.

“I think it’s been a positive process,” ACSU Superintendent Peter Burrows said of the budget preparation, which will continue at the UD-3 board’s Nov. 19 meeting.

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'Blue Card' would aid foreign dairy workers

Posted on November 14, 2013 |
By Zach Despart



VERMONT — A bill passed in June by the U.S. Senate would overhaul the nation’s immigration policy and grant legal protection to foreign nationals already working in the country.

Vermont dairy farmers are looking for immigration reform such as this because they find it difficult to fulfill their labor needs without a federally recognized legal status for all migrant workers. Those farms increasingly depend on foreign labor due to a lack of available labor.

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Youth take over THT stage with family-friendly events

Posted on November 14, 2013 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — For an entire week in November Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater will be overrun with young performers.

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