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December 14th

Students of the Week - December 12, 2016

Posted on December 14, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.

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December 13th

78-year-old man injured in Addison crash has died

Posted on December 13, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — A 78-year-old Warren man died from injuries he sustained in a near head-on crash on Route 22A in Addison on Sunday afternoon. Deceased is James N. Richman.

Vermont State Police report that Richman was driving a 1999 Subaru Impreza on Route 22A near Nortontown Road at around 4 p.m. on Dec. 11 when the Impreza traveled left of center and struck an oncoming Subaru XVC driven by Edwina Ho, 59, of Shoreham.

Police said Ho pulled her car as far to the right as she could, but could not avoid impact.

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Poem: Submitting poems to the local paper

Posted on December 13, 2016 | Blog Category:
By Gary Margolis



So Bev Megyesi can stop me at the counter
to say, Gary, I didn’t know you were a hunter,
having read my poem in the local paper.

The one the editor chose, because it coincides 
with the last weeks in November, deer who have
to be remembered.

I tell Bev it's my poem's speaking voice, the one inside 
my head I write on paper. That’s news to me, she says.
It sounds so much like you I thought you were

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December 12th

Big band benefit to help feed, house the homeless

Posted on December 12, 2016 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY / VERGENNES — Leaders of the non-profit Charter House Coalition (CHC) are counting on the sounds of Glenn Miller, Count Basie and other big band legends to inspire donations to feed and shelter the homeless this winter.

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Century-old Greenwood Cemetery sign restored

Posted on December 12, 2016 |
By Reg Dearborn



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BRISTOL — The sign that was installed over the middle gate of the Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol in 1904 stood proudly for many years.

But the elements took their toll on the metal gateway, which stood just north of Route 116 near the base of Stone Hill, less than a mile west of the village. And the sign, which had been damaged at least three times since it was installed, was removed after being badly damaged the last time about 25 years ago.

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Meet the baker: Abigail Wentz from Middlebury Inn and Carol's

Posted on December 12, 2016 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — If Marilyn Monroe were a hipster, she just might be Abigail Wentz ? the baker at Carol’s Hungry Mind Cafe and Middlebury Inn. Instead of Monroe’s signature beauty mark, Wentz rocks a piercing. In place of golden curls, Wentz caps her head with a loose toque. The two share similar alabaster skin, but Wentz has colored hers with thoughtful ink, right down to her knuckles that read “HAND WORK.”

Though Wentz chooses layers of cotton and colorful tights over fur and floor length dresses, she has placed Monroe squarely on a pedestal.

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Susan Raber Bray: On exhibit at Edgewater Gallery

Posted on December 12, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — When you see one of Susan Raber Bray’s sculptures on display at Edgewater Gallery, it instantly grabs your attention. The effortlessness of her forms paradoxes the meticulous technique used to create them. Her primitive animals and their rustic appearance act as a vessel for the viewer to connect with their own personal memories and emotions prompted by the pieces.

Susan has perfected her forms over years of working hard at her craft. Her successful career however, started from a unique introduction into the world of pottery.

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