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March 19th

Sugar on snow party set in Starksboro for March 24

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — Head to Starksboro village on Saturday, March 24, for special sugar on snow activities to benefit the restoration fund of the Starksboro Village Meeting House. From 10 am to 2 p.m., local artists and craftspeople will be holding an art show and sale in the main floor of the historic Meeting House. Stop in and also enjoy seeing the historic sanctuary.

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Poet's Corner: Manual for succumbing to joy

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Susan Jefts



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Movie review: Red Sparrow

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Red Sparrow— Running Time: 2:20 — Rating: R

If “Red Sparrow” were a little less terrible, making fun of it might be an entertaining exercise. But because it is truly and inexplicably bad, there’s no fun to be had in writing about it. Here is one the 12 confusing paragraphs from the International Movie Data Base summary of the movie. Good luck.

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Book review: The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Becky Dayton



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(Doubleday)

When you’re a novelist living in rural Vermont who writes a New York Times bestseller every year, you fly a lot. When you fly a lot, you come to wonder about the lives of the women and men in all those galleys and cockpits. And when you’re Chris Bohjalian, your curiosity is intense and enthusiastic, its findings subject to, shall we say, dramatic enhancement.

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Editorial: Gun control facts vs fiction

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Angelo Lynn



As the debate over gun control laws in Vermont heat up, let’s separate some facts from fiction.

• First, much of the debate about the Second Amendment is because of its relatively vague wording. The Second Amendment reads: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” 

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Jim Condos: Open government is good government!

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Jim Condos



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This week’s Community Forum is by Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos.

March 11-17 was Sunshine Week, a national celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community.

All across Vermont new board members and other town and city officials are being sworn in and taking their seats for the first time. I am thankful for the many Vermonters willing to serve their communities and sacrifice their time for the greater good. This is what makes Vermont great.

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Letter to the editor: 'Focused, inclusive' planning needed for Mt. Abe bond

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By David Brynn



As we begin the process of preparing for Bond 4, it will be good to take in all of the learnings from the most recent Town Meeting Day vote.

A group of us joined the Bond 3 process in mid-November 2017 with the goal of getting to a “Resounding Yes!” By “Resounding Yes!” we meant a 60 percent voter turnout with 60 percent of them voting “Yes.”

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Addison historical society meeting to focus on Vermont in Civil War

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — The Addison Town Historical Society will host its next meeting on Sunday, March 25, at 3 p.m. Their guest will be Craig Allen, who will talk about the American Civil War and Vermont’s part in it at the Addison Volunteer Fire Station at 44 VT Route 17, just west of Addison 4 Corners

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