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  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
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August 20th

Movie review: Puzzle

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Puzzle— Running Time: 1:43 — Rating: R

A fine cast can enliven a dull story and dull cast can kill a good one. When outstanding actors land in a sharply original story, the results can be explosive. That happens in “Puzzle.” Don’t miss it.

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Poet's corner: A ferry ride is a passage loaded with images

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Susan Jefts



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Riding the Staten Island Ferry in a Thunderstorm

 

We’re only on it for the excitement, we

elders: the thrill of riding the East

River like a bucking horse in driving

rain, lightning flash – and maybe

a hurricane. A woman wants to turn back.

Swim, then, her man says. Dime-sized

hail dices the waves, but we’ve come a day-

long trek on Amtrak to see Ms. Liberty –

and there she is! to starboard,

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Bread & Puppet bringing its show to Rochester

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ROCHESTER — Bread and Puppet Theater returns to BigTown Gallery in Rochester on Friday, Sept. 7, with The 6,000 Generation Circus, a celebration of 6,000 generations of human revolution against human management. The show will feature giant dwarves and cardboard grasshoppers and be powered, as always, by the hot sounds of the Bread and Puppet Circus Band.

Circus Director Peter Schumann is excited about this year’s show.

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Monkton news for August 20

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONKTON — The Monkton Museum and Historical Society and the East Monkton Church Association will cohost a showing of the documentary “Forgotten Farms” on Monday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. at the East Monkton Church. The event is free and open to everyone.

Dairy farmers remain the backbone of agriculture in New England, but they are fighting for survival. “Forgotten Farms” examines class divides in our farm and food communities. The dairy farmer seems left out of the celebration of local food.

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Letter to the editor: Making childcare available is essential for businesses

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Sarah Kaeck



This summer we saw two studies about Vermont that appeared in contrast: One rated Vermont as one of the best places to live. The other paints Vermont as a hard place to find employees and run a business. 

As a business owner and employer, I know both are true, but I believe a crucial piece of the conversation is missing: Why is it hard to recruit employees and, once we recruit them, what structures are in place to keep them here and help them thrive? 

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Panther profile: Squash player's volunteering fueled by his backstory

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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This article is courtesy of the Middlebury College Sports Information Department.

MIDDLEBURY — Rising junior Jacob Ellen is a key contributor at the top of the lineup on the Middlebury College men’s squash team. A neuroscience major from New York City, Ellen has joined forces with a Middlebury classmate to advocate for a deeply personal cause.

Ellen recently sat down with the Middlebury Sports Information Department for a question-and-answer session about his background and some of this activities off the squash court.

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Camaraderie breeds horseshoe excellence

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By James Finn



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BRISTOL — Horseshoe pitching, evocative of backyard family gatherings on warm evenings and hot afternoons spent at fairgrounds, is a favorite summer activity for many. For your average sports fan, though, it probably isn’t regarded as a traditionally competitive athletic spectacle.

Pay a visit to a Bristol Sodbusters Horseshoe Club practice and you might find yourself questioning that line of thinking.

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