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Shoreham spot eyed for Dollar General store

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By John Flowers



SHOREHAM — The Shoreham Zoning Board of Adjustment on Feb. 8 will begin reviewing an application for a 7,545-square-foot Dollar General store that would be built on a 1-acre parcel on the east side of Route 22A.

Plans on file at the Shoreham town offices show a barn-style design for the store, which would be located within the town’s Village-Commercial zoning district. The proposed site would be carved from a 5.37-acre parcel owned by the Shoreham Telephone Co. at 3167 Route 22A. The  company would lease the property to Dollar General, according to plans.

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Movie review: 'The Greatest Showman'

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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After opening to middling reviews, “The Greatest Showman” has become one of the surprise hits of the season and no one seems to know why. On one level, it is a chronicle of the rise of P.T. Barnum from a young unemployed man to creator of what Americans remember as “The Greatest Show on Earth.” On another, it tells the tale of the circus that toured the country by train for spectators who could never get to New York. Why do audiences love the movie after so many critics dismissed it?

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Book review: 'Green' by Sam Graham-Felsen

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Bristol-area residents share ideas about school energy efficiency

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By Louis duPont



BRISTOL — A couple dozen residents of the Mount Abraham School District joined with some school officials and an energy expert this past Tuesday, Jan. 30, to explore ways of improving energy efficiency and sustainability in the schools within the five-town school district.

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Monkton seeks community input for town plan update

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By Ivor Hughes



MONKTON — Every number of years each municipality in Vermont must update its town plan per the requirements of the Vermont statutes, and this year Monkton’s is due for revision.

The last Monkton Town Plan was issued in 2014. While it is the Monkton Planning Commission’s responsibility for this update, commission members believe it is necessary and desirable to engage town residents in dialog concerning the town’s future.

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Orwell Free Library offering programs in February and March

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ORWELL — The Orwell Free Library has several free workshops and talks planned for February and March. All events will be held at the library at 423 Main St.

First on Saturday, Feb. 10, the library will host Winter Tracking with Josh Hardt at 10 a.m. Hardt will detail what questions to ask to decipher your next trail, plus tips and tricks to take your tracking to the next level. This workshop is part of the Shoreham Orwell Libraries 2018 Keynote Speaker Series.

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Shoreham's Platt Library to host concert and maple contest Feb. 10

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SHOREHAM — For the sixth year, Shoreham’s Friends of the Platt Memorial Library will host a benefit concert and maple dessert contest on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Platt Memorial Library.

Music will be performed by Brandon’s Nelson Bandella. Ethan and Emily Nelson form the core of the group. Accompanied by banjo powerhouse John Farnsworth and Andrew Flynn on guitar and vocals, this group will rock the library with their own special brand of folky Americana.

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Jackson painting raffled at Porter fundraiser

Posted on February 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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The Porter Medical Center Auxiliary will host its annual fundraising event “An Evening for Porter” on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6-8 p.m., at Edgewater Gallery at the Falls in Middlebury. The highlight of the event will be a raffle drawing for the original Rory Jackson painting, “Dry Quarry Stream,” which was donated by the Edgewater Gallery to support the fundraising efforts of the Auxiliary. The event will feature food and drinks from Two Brothers Tavern, as well as cocktails by Aqua ViTea Spirits.

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