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October 21st

Opinion: Bullying should be taken seriously

Posted on October 21, 2013 |
By Kenneth Levine



In response to the tragic death of Ms. Scott, Mr. Lynn may recall writing an editorial regarding my walk from Otter Valley Union High School in Brandon to Montpelier some 16 years ago, seeking support against bullying in that school. My son was tormented, threatened, terrorized and afraid for his life. He, too, sought help from teachers and other school authorities.

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Scoreboard/Schedule for Oct. 21, 2013

Posted on October 21, 2013 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Football

10/18 MUHS vs. Burlington ..................  41-6

10/19 OV vs. Oxbow ...........................  48-7

10/19 Mt. Abe vs. Poultney ..................  42-0

Field Hockey

10/16 OV vs. Bellows Falls .................... 2-0

10/16 CVU vs. Mt. Abe ............................ 0-0

10/17 MUHS vs. CVU .............................  2-1

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Editorial: The harm caused by excess

Posted on October 21, 2013 |
By Angelo S. Lynn



News last week that the Vermont Department of Health Care Access (DVHA) has incurred excesses in its $2.8 million media campaign promoting Vermont Health Care Connect should prompt the Shumlin administration to scrutinize the media firm’s accounting and make appropriate adjustments.

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October 17th

Schools seek to combat bullying

Posted on October 17, 2013 |
By Zach Despart



ADDISON COUNTY/BRANDON — In the wake of the suicide last week of Mount Abraham student Olivia Scott, which family said was at least in part due to online bullying that the 16-year-old endured, school administrators, counselors and health professionals are stressing the importance of anti-bullying curricula in local schools.

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Ferrisburgh considering wood heating for school

Posted on October 17, 2013 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh Central School officials in the months to come will consider whether to invest in a new boiler that would burn either wood chips or pellets and could save the school money in its heating bills.

According to an Oct. 8 presentation at an FCS board meeting by a Renewable Energy Resources company representative, a wood chip boiler could pay for itself in as few as four years and a wood pellet unit in as few as nine years, depending upon among other things the price of fuel oil.

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Barber shop to be trimmed by rail project

Posted on October 17, 2013 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — An upcoming project to replace Middlebury’s two downtown railroad overpasses with a concrete tunnel is likely to result in Bud’s Barber Shop — a local institution — being trimmed from its longtime location at 44 Merchants Row.

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Meal site offers safe place to reflect

Posted on October 17, 2013 |
By Cate Costley



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Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series that highlights the people and programs of the Charter House Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing basic food and housing to people in need in and around Middlebury. Cate Costley, a junior at Middlebury College, worked this past summer with the coalition. Through this work she had the chance to connect and converse with individuals who receive assistance through the coalition’s programs.

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Corset company launches in Frog Hollow

Posted on October 17, 2013 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Artist Anjanette Lemak had tried her hand in numerous mediums, including photography, sculpting, fashion and jewelry design. Faced with some major life changes, she decided early this year to pick an artistic pursuit in which she hoped to carve out a livelihood: Creating fine jewelry.

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