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East Middlebury community picnic will honor lifers

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



EAST MIDDLEBURY — At its annual Community Picnic on Sunday, June 3, East Middlebury will honor its lifelong residents. In conjunction with the celebration, the East Middlebury Historical Society is conducting a project to record these citizens. Local resident and film professional Corey Hendrickson has offered to take individual pictures for a permanent record of those being honored. 

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MUHS competes in national quiz bowl

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ATLANTA, Ga. — Middlebury Union High School joined 351 of the top high school quiz bowl teams on the weekend of May 26, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for the 2018 High School National Championship Tournament. The field featured teams from thirty-five states, Canada, and China. Ken Barkdoll, Nico Brayton, Silas Conlon, Lucy S. Groves, Greta Hardy-Mittell and Sophia M. Marks represented MUHS at the event, along with coach Perry Lessing.

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Roadside invasive pulling party set for June 2 in Lincoln

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — Food! Prizes! Exercise! Satisfaction! Please join the Lincoln Conservation Commission on Saturday, June 2, for a roadside invasive pulling party. Wild chervil and poison parsnip are two invasives that have taken up residence in Lincoln but are still limited enough in their distribution to eradicate.

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Clippings: The tick conundrum looms large

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Sarah Pope



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As my family and I navigate the hazards of being outdoors this spring, I must echo my older daughter’s question: What possible good purpose do ticks serve? Oh, they kill off weak members of wildlife populations, a kind of natural culling, but after detaching six of the little parasites from my arms, back and neck in the past two weeks, I’m not generating any love, much less understanding, for the little beasts.

As a work colleague said, “Ticks ruin everything.”

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Eric Davis: On bending the arc towards justice

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Eric Davis



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There is a long history in America of religious voices speaking out for societal improvement and reform within the context of the Judeo-Christian faith tradition.

In the years before the Civil War, Theodore Parker, a Unitarian minister in Boston, often preached to congregations of more than 2,000 people. They came to hear him oppose the Fugitive Slave Act and advocate for abolition. Parker also wrote, and preached, in favor of temperance, women’s rights, penal reform and society’s responsibility to improve the condition of the poor.

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Victor Nuovo: Mill's work is 'clear and persuasive'

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Victor Nuovo



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Editor’s note: This is the 17th in a series of essays about political liberalism and conservatism and the two-party system.

What is Utilitarianism? If you’re curious, there is no better way to find out than by reading Mill’s work so titled.

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Ways of seeing: School-fortresses not a solution

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Laurie Cox



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On a spring morning during my sophomore year of high school, our P.E. class headed to the field for a game of softball. As we divided into teams, the ground began to roll in visible waves. Somebody screamed. Grabbing the backstop fence, we instantly realized it was an earthquake.

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Letter to the editor: Governor right to reject S.105

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Graydon B. Stevens



I want to thank Gov. Scott for vetoing S.105. I also thank all of the individuals, businesses and organizations who supported VOGA (Vermont Outdoor Guide Association, of which I am executive director) in our movement against it. We had 76 businesses including nine statewide organizations sign our letter to Gov. Scott and many sent their own letters urging him to veto this waiver busting bill.

S.105 was a regulation regarding consumer justice enforcement and prohibited unconscionable terms in contracts.

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