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December 6th

Salisbury correspondent Mary Burchard retires pen and notebook

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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SALISBURY — When Donald and Mary Burchard moved from Bennington to Salisbury back in 1964, they vowed to become involved in their adopted community.

Don, who passed away three years ago, served on the selectboard and in various other capacities.

Mary parlayed her love of reading into what has been a 50-year run on the Salisbury Library Board.

“It seemed like a good fit,” said Burchard, now 83, who joined the board only a few years after the founding of the library, which continues to operate in the Salisbury Town Hall.

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New sculpture serves as kids' plaything at Parent/Child Center

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Ylexeus Palacio can often be seen tenderly cuddling her adorable, 19-month-old son Caesar at the Addison County Parent/Child Center (PCC), a renowned Middlebury nonprofit that helps young families become happy, healthy and self-sufficient.

But only a few months ago, Palacio was tensely gripping a white-hot plasma torch to slice through a massive steel drum, as part of a group effort to build a new play-sculpture that will regale Caesar and future generations of children who participate in PCC programs.

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Mt. Abe gathers community input

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Unified School District held its first community engagement forum last month, and the school board’s message was clear: They want to hear from the 5-Town community.

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DAR honors New Haven's Betty Bell at 90

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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NEW HAVEN — Members of the Seth Warner-Rhoda Farrand Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution helped Betty Bell celebrate her 90th birthday on Nov. 10 meeting with recognition and refreshments. Bell is a 45-year-member of the organization.

A dedicated volunteer in her hometown of New Haven, Bell is one of the original founders of the New Haven Historical Society and has initiated many program ideas and speakers, plus trudging door to door selling the annual New Haven Historical Calendar.

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County's VSP chief temporarily reassigned; Sgt. Daley in charge

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By Mike Donoghue



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NEW HAVEN — Lt. Jeff Danoski (pictured), who has headed Vermont State Police in Addison County since November 2016 has been given a new special assignment, but expects to return to his desk at the New Haven barracks on Route 7.

The temporary shuffle of Danoski is the latest in a string of station commanders overseeing the New Haven barracks through the years. He was the third in four months when he was named.

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By the way for Dec. 6

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



We don’t want to brag but, we’ve got an in with Santa Claus. If your kids send their letters to him c/o the Addison Independent by Dec. 17, we’ll make sure they get a response from the jolly old elf himself — and we’ll print their letters in the issue before Christmas. Hand-drawn illustrations are welcome. Drop off the letters at our office in the Marble Works in Middlebury or mail them to Santa Letters, Addison Independent, 58 Maple St., Middlebury, VT 05753. Be good!

 

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Sleepout raises $52K to aid local homeless

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — More than 50 people braved the elements near Middlebury’s Otter Creek falls on the night of Dec. 1 for the fifth annual “Sleep Out to end Homelessness,” an overnight camping event that raised more than $52,000 to support housing programs helping people who have no shelter.

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All aboard for Sheldon Museum's model train exhibit

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — There’s something wonderfully old school about trains at the holiday season. It’s a time to dig out the heavy, metal locomotives, set up the rails, connect the circuits, and let the trains chug faithfully around the tree, circling presents and mesmerizing the cat. Forget screen time, trains are good ol’ fashioned toys.

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