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Rough Cut ditches bull; Marquis Theater gets a scrubbing

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Owners of The Rough Cut restaurant and the Marquis Theater are making changes this month they hope will enhance the dining and entertainment experiences for customers at those two downtown Middlebury businesses.

One of the owners, Ben Wells, outlined the changes during a recent interview.

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New stop light eyed for Route 7 in North Ferrisburgh

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh officials came away optimistic from an Aug. 29 meeting that the Vermont Agency of Transportation would take a serious look at a request from the town — and particularly North Ferrisburgh residents — for traffic signals at the intersection of Route 7 with Old Hollow and Stage Roads.

Selectboard members and residents alike agree that intersection, just south of Ferrisburgh’s border with Charlotte, is dangerous.

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Dairy farm numbers still in decline; farmers seek solutions for below-cost milk prices

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By MICHELLE MONROE of the St. Albans Messenger



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VERMONT — In 2017, there was an average of 796 dairy farms in operation in Vermont. As of August, there were just 711.

That’s a loss of almost 11 percent in eight months, and the disappearance of 340 (or 32 percent) since 2009, when the Vermont Agency of Agriculture reported 1,051 dairy farms.

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Apple season is under way at Monkton orchard

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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MONKTON — Jessika and Steven Yates didn’t move to Monkton for the apples.

In 2008, after 10 years living abroad on boats, the Yateses fell in love with some land on Monkton Ridge and they bought it. That land came with a house, amazing views and some apple trees — 120 of them.

“At first we saw the orchard as this fun challenge,” said Jessika Yates, who now manages those trees.

A lot has happened since then.

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Brandon-based Divine Art Recordings earns international success

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By James Finn



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BRANDON — For Stephen Sutton, running a record label was a childhood dream ignited in England in the late 1950s, an era he remembers fondly as the “golden age of rock ‘n’ roll.” His older brother traveled frequently and would often bring records home from the United States, and young Stephen was enthralled both by the music he heard and the album art he saw on American rock ’n’ roll records.

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Vandals hit Bristol town green

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — Bristol police on Friday were looking for the person or people who defaced the prominent features of the town park in the heart of Bristol village late last week.

On Thursday, Sept. 6, between 1-8 a.m., someone spray painted graffiti on the play structure, bandstand and memorial rock (pictured, left) at Bristol Town Park. There were 12 different “tags,” police reported.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Bristol Police Department at 802-453-2533.

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Ferrisburgh dog rescuer moves; legal actions on hold

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — What has been both a long-running feud among Sand Road neighbors and an expensive legal battle for the town of Ferrisburgh appears to be coming to an end.

According to Facebook posts by Sand Road dog rescuer Sheila McGregor, whose nonprofit operation has triggered complaints from neighbors for more than a decade, she has moved to a 35-acre property in Williamstown and will do business there.

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Former resident pens biography on historic figure

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Soledad Fox Maura has fond memories of her formative years in Middlebury during the late 1960s and early 1970s. She attended Mary Hogan Elementary School through third grade. She got to meet many interesting students and academicians through her mom, Prof. Marisol Maura, who taught Spanish language, literature and history courses at Middlebury College. Her mom would occasionally have students over to the house for wine, cheese and animated discussions on topics ranging from the Spanish Civil War to the simmering civil unrest of the ’60s.

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