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New agricultural practices rules are open for comment

Posted on December 16, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The deadline to submit public comment to the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) regarding the draft Required Agricultural Practices (RAP) rules is Dec. 18. Public Comment can be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] or mailed directly to VAAFM at 116 State St., Montpelier, VT 05620.

DRAFT RAP RULES PUBLIC MEETING SUMMARY

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Students of the Week - December 14, 2015

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
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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Manure spreading ban starts Dec. 15

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — The winter ban on spreading manure on Vermont farm fields will again take effect Dec. 15.

This annual ban is part of an overall strategy to protect our working landscape and natural resources, as outlined in Vermont’s Accepted Agricultural Practices (AAPs). The Agency of Agriculture works closely with farmers across the state to ensure the AAPs are enforced. 

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Quick response saves building from fire

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — An alert McDonald’s Restaurant customer and a quick response on Wednesday evening by Ferrisburgh and Vergennes fire departments saved a Route 7 business, according to Ferrisburgh Fire Chief Bill Wager.

At about 8:45 p.m. on Dec. 9 the Ferrisburgh Fire Department received an alert from a 911 operator that there was a fire at 802Performance, an automobile repair business at 2777 Route 7, across the highway from McDonald’s and Jiffy Mart.

Wager said a woman at the restaurant noticed “a glow” coming from the garage.

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Vermont Retirement Planners forms in Vergennes

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — Investment industry professional Nicholas Strom-Olsen has partnered with independent brokerage firms LPL Financial of Boston and Private Advisor Group of Morristown, N.J., to form Vermont Retirement Planners LLC, a new financial advisory firm based in Vergennes. The new company will provide financial planning advice to individuals and businesses based on research from multiple providers and have access to a broad suite of financial products and services.

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Holiday religious services

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Several Addison County-area churches have set their schedules for special Christmas events and services.

BRANDON

St. Thomas & Grace Episcopal Church will hold a Christmas Eve service Thursday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. at Grace Church in Forest Dale.

BRISTOL

The First Baptist Church of Bristol will hold its traditional Christmas Eve family candle-lighting service on Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. There will be readings, carols and special music.

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FAR member speaks about lack of research funding

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Peg Calder, the president of the Middlebury-based Foundation for Alcoholism Research (FAR), presented “FAR: Why, How and What?” at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for the Studies of Addiction (CSA) in Philadelphia, Pa., on Nov. 9. The presentation was part of the CSA’s monthly seminar series.

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WomenSafe seeks Krans award nominations

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — WomenSafe is accepting nominations for the 2016 Kimberly Krans Women Who Change the World Award.

Each year, a nomination committee selects a woman whose work or volunteer efforts in Addison County or the town of Rochester have had positive impacts on the women and/or children in the community.

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Fish playing a role in education at local schools

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL/LINCOLN — Trout in the Classroom (TIC), an environmental education program found in 4,300 schools across the country, is becoming increasingly popular in Vermont. Through TIC, students raise brook trout from eggs before releasing them in a local stream.

In 2012, five Vermont schools had tanks in which trout were being raised. A year later, that number grew to 11. In 2014, 18 schools were engaged in Trout in the Classroom. This year, more than 40 schools, including schools in Bristol and Lincoln — will host trout tanks.

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Vermont birders encouraged to join annual Christmas bird count

Posted on December 14, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — This holiday season marks the 116th annual Christmas Bird Count, a favorite tradition among Vermont’s birding community. Birders in Vermont are encouraged to participate in the count, which begins on Dec. 14 and runs through Jan. 5.

Even novice birdwatchers can participate because every event is led by an experienced birder. Organizers and participants include birders and biologists from Audubon Vermont, the North Branch Nature Center, the Northwoods Stewardship Center, and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.

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