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July 5th

United Way of Addison County honors founders at its 50th anniversary

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY — The United Way of Addison County celebrated its 50th anniversary a few weeks back with a themed 1960s party in honor of two of the founders of the organization: Ann Ross and Ann Brousseau. It was in 1968, that the two women started a Cornwall event that would later become Addison County’s United Way.

UNITED WAY STAFF members Nancy Luke, Lee Bilson and Suzanne Waldren celebrate. 

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Couch-sitting, TV-watching duck is human imprinting gone wrong

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Nick Garber



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MONKTON — Picture this: an 11-year-old wood duck sits on the couch with a Vermont family, watching TV and eating their popcorn.

This is no hallucination, but a real example of a worrying behavioral pattern: wild animal imprinting on humans.

Imprinting refers to the crucial process in which a young animal learns what species it is. For precocial birds like ducks and geese, imprinting is based on sight, and takes place almost immediately.

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Peasant Market to be held Saturday

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The members of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church are, if anything, resilient. The railroad construction with its newly formed bridges seem to be swallowing their church from both sides of their street corner and now blasting of the railway foundation has started. Peasant Market, their annual community fundraiser, is coming up this Saturday, July 7, and the impact of the construction has increased with each year.

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Lincoln Peak Vineyard to get 'Mellow Yellow'

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Mellow Yellow will take you on a trip (back in time) when it appears at the Lincoln Peak Vineyards’ week-ending “Wine Down” this Friday, July 6, 6-8 p.m. The electric quartet pays tribute to the ’60s and ’70s with extraordinarily authentic renditions of some of the genre’s greatest songs. They don’t just play the music, Mellow Yellow captures the essence and vibe of the songs that helped define a decade.

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Wiffle Ball Tourney: Local Lions go to Little Fenway

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Knocking around with a bat and ball in a neighbor’s back yard in a fun game of wiffle ball with friend — what great summertime activity. Play the game on a field that is a one-fourth scale replica of Boston’s Fenway Park and the fun is that much greater. Make it a fundraising tournament and the activity takes on added depth.

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By the way for July 5

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



The annual St. Stephen’s Peasant Market will take place this Saturday, July 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. As usual, it will feature family fun, a silent auction, food and, of course, some major bargains on a variety of donated items. There will be a kayak raffle at 1 p.m. A shuttle bus will run a loop from Mary Hogan School to the Middlebury Green from 9 a.m. to noon for the convenience of shoppers. St. Stephen’s Church will donate proceeds from the market to local charitable causes. More information can be found at ststephensmidd.org.

 

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Salisbury news for July 5

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



The previously published date for the Conservation Commission’s program “The Birds of Summer” with Bridget Butler was in error. The correct date for the program is Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at the Salisbury church.  It is free and open to the public.

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No injuries in two-car Ferrisburgh crash

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — Vermont State Police troopers responded to a two-car crash on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh on June 28, in which no one was injured. Police reported that around 4:12 p.m., two drivers, Brian Clark, 42, of Vergennes, and Lisa Broderick, 38, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., were both traveling south on the highway when Broderick stopped her car due to traffic ahead. Clark, police reported, then collided with the rear of Broderick’s car.

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