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September 28th

Middlebury to vote on Vt. Gas easements on Nov. 7

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury residents on Nov. 7 will vote on whether their community should charge Vermont Gas for three pipeline easements it is seeking on town-owned property.

The selectboard has tentatively decided to give those easements for free to Vermont Gas, which is building out distribution lines within the community for its Addison Natural Gas Project.

But local resident Ross Conrad believes Vermont Gas should have to pay for those easements, and he launched a successful citizens’ petition effort to give residents a say on the matter.

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New Aurora Learning Center offers wide array of after-school activities

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Aurora Learning Center, a community education and recreation center, opened September 18 at 238 Peterson Terrace in Middlebury. Aurora Learning Center (ALC) is now the principal business of The Aurora School, Inc., a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that operated Aurora School from 1996 to 2017.

During after school hours (3:00 to 5:30), ALC will host recreational activities led by educators or talented community members. ALC will charge a fee for each activity. The fees will be in the range of $15 to $25 per participant for each session.

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Looking below at overflows; stormwater infiltration plaguing Vergennes sewer system

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — Vergennes wastewater treatment plant operator Rick Chaput said what he and his crew found under a Main Street manhole during a recent rainstorm typified how hard it is to solve the city’s problem of untreated human waste overflowing into Otter Creek.

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Building Bright Futures to host tours of county's early learning programs

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — As a means of exploring early learning options in the county, Addison County Building Bright Futures has set up a series of visits to early care and learning programs throughout the region. The tours will take place Oct. 2-5. Each visit will include a 20-minute tour, and conversation with staff. A post-visit panel discussion and luncheon on Oct. 5 will provide participants the opportunity to discuss what they saw and to generate ideas for the continuing improvement of early learning in Addison County.

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Jessie Raymond, Around the Bend: 'Farmhouse style' at odds with rural life

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By Jessie Raymond



In an effort to address my poor home-decorating skills, I recently joined a Facebook group called “Farmhouse Style.”

I don’t think it’s the right group for me.

I thought it would be a good fit. I already have the farmhouse; I just need the style. But as it turns out, the farmhouse part is optional. Judging from the pictures people post, it appears all you need is a shiplap wall and a giant rustic clock to hang on it. And whitewash. Lots of whitewash.

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Mosquito spraying plan opposed in Brandon-Leicester-Salisbury-Goshen bug district

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By Lee J. Kahrs



BRANDON — Efforts to renew a notice of intent to spray for mosquitoes in the local insect control district are being met with resistance.

The Brandon Leicester Salisbury Goshen Insect Control District recently issued a notice of intent, or NOI, to spray the insecticides Malathion and Permethrin in the member towns next season. The NOI is issued under the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s Vermont Pesticide General Permit and, if approved, is good for five years.

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Middlebury man dies in farm accident

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By Lee J. Kahrs



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BRANDON — A member of a well-known Vermont farming family was killed in a tragic accident in Brandon last week.

According to Brandon Police, James H. Foster Jr., 47, of Middlebury, was working at a farm on Hollow Road on Thursday, Sept. 21 with two co-workers from his business, Vermont Natural Ag Products.

The men had arrived at the farm just after 11 a.m. with a loader on a flatbed trailer, towed by a dump truck.

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Ilsley expands archive of films from New Filmmakers Festival

Posted on September 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The next installment of donated Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival films has arrived at Ilsley Public Library and is now available for viewing by library card holders. MNFF has donated an additional 30 films to the library, growning its archive to more than 50 films. The donation is comprised of BluRay format films that were screened during the 2nd Annual event in the summer of 2016.

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