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October 8th

Group helps put local news on Wikipedia

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — A group of Middlebury students are working to expand the number of legitimate sources where digital media consumers can verify a news story. The students are part of an international effort called NOW (Newspapers on Wikipedia), whose goal is to create 1,000 Wikipedia pages by Dec. 15 for local newspapers that are currently not included in the free online encyclopedia. Several faculty members have also incorporated the project into their classes.

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October pleasures in the garden

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Judith Irven



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By October, many people assume all the flowers in the garden are finished for the year. This is the season for the trees and forests to bask in their colorful glory — and for the leaf peepers to take to their cars.

But do not write the garden off too hastily. October has plenty of delights in store for gardeners too.

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Living with Dying: Books and movies that explore the end of life

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



We are entering a time of year when curling up under a cozy blanket with a cup of tea and a good book or snuggling on the couch with popcorn for a good movie is just what the doctor ordered. We hope you enjoy these recommendations from members of our partnership.

Hospice Volunteer Services in the MarbleWorks section of downtown Middlebury (directly across from the Addison Independent) has an extensive lending library of books and films. Please feel free to visit us and set up a free account!

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Madeleine Kunin to sign copies of 'Coming of Age' memoir in Middlebury — NEW LOCATION

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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UPDATED MIDDLEBURY — Former governor Madeleine Kunin will share, discuss and sign her new memoir, “Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties,” on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m., at Middlebury College, Axinn Center Room 229 (originally announced as at the Vermont Book Shop). Ruth Hardy, candidate for the Vermont Senate, will introduce Kunin as part of the event, which is free and open to the public.

A book signing and reception will follow Kunin’s talk at 8 p.m. in the Axinn Center’s Abernethy Room.

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Red Cross to hold blood draw in Bristol on Oct. 26

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Red Cross says that makes it the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others.

Bristol will host a blood donations site on Friday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., at Mountain Health Center, 74 Munsill Ave.

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Rory Jackson exhibits 'A Valid Attempt'

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Kelly Holt



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Rory Jackson comes from a lineage of talented artists and painters — yet has a style all his own.

At his Bristol studio, music wafts into the hallway as the smell of oil paint greets you at the door. Large windows welcome light onto the canvases as he paints. His inspirations are ignited by travel, value of family and his observation of light in the landscape in his two homes in Lincoln and Cape Three Points, Ghana.

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Movie review: A Simple Favor

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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A Simple Favor— Running Time: 1:57 — Rating: R

“A Simple Favor” hands us the gift of unpredictability. After dutifully trying to follow its early twists and turns, we realize there’s no point to that so we settle in to enjoy its craziness. What unfolds is quite like movies of the ’40s and ’50s when audiences didn’t ask comedies to make sense; they just asked them to make fun. That happens here.

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