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September 13th, 2018

Uncovering the Underground Railroad quilt-code myth at Rokeby

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Historian Kate Clifford Larson will speak about the enduring myth surrounding quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad. The illustrated lecture will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, at 3 p.m. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh, in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit “Fabric of Emancipation” curated by Harlem Needle Arts.

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Ferrisburgh, ACSWMD to talk land

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh selectboard discussed last week a possible sale or lease of the town-owned 34.91-acre parcel at the junction of Routes 7 and 22A to the Addison County Solid Waste Management District (ACSWMD).

ACSWMD officials have said they might be interested in the prominent parcel outside of Vergennes as a recycling center/trash drop-off, in part to replace Vergennes recycling center, which will probably close at the end of 2018. That possible closure would not necessarily affect private trash and recycling haulers.

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Poet's corner: From a witch's brew... to something new

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Susan Jefts



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Stirring the Pot

 

My freezer’s full

of ice cream, cookies, candy

I want to forget I have.

And, in most of the space,

vegetable parts:

carrot peels,

zucchini ends,

external leaves of

cabbages, cauliflowers,

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Sonneborn to speak about his run for governor

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — Ethan Sonneborn’s campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor was featured in the Washington Post and The New York Times.

The 14-year-old Bristol resident and his teenage strategists will talk about how they captured national media attention — and nearly 7 percent of the Democratic vote — at an event in Burlington this coming Sunday afternoon.

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Middlebury Community Chorus begins new season

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Looking for a group to sing with? Check out the Middlebury College Community Chorus. Made up of students, alumni, staff, faculty and community members from the surrounding area, this group gets together twice a week on Sundays and Tuesday evenings to sing classical works alongside newly composed choral music and arrangements of traditional and popular songs. Open to all who love to sing without audition.

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Grand Point North rocks Burlington

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Grace Potter’s coming back to Burlington’s Waterfront Park with her annual Grand Point North music festival on Sept. 15 and 16. This year’s festival will offer music on side-by-side stages with alternating performances; Grand Point Weird, a visual arts installation by Charlotte Potter (Grace’s sister); Grand Point Local, featuring local restaurants and food products; and the REVERB Eco Village, supporting several Vermont nonprofits.

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Vergennes hosts music, food and fun on city green

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Come to the Vergennes City Park on Main Street this Sunday, Sept. 16 to enjoy a variety of delicious dishes served up by Vergennes-area eateries, while listening to music performed by three local bands and DJ Fattie B. It’s the annual Eat on the Green event from 12-6 p.m.

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Hops workshop on tap in Starksboro, Sept. 25

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — As the popularity of craft brewing and microbreweries has grown in recent years, so has interest by farmers in commercial hops production.

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