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October 8th, 2015
BOLTON — A young woman from Starksboro who was a passenger in a car that hit a moose on Tuesday evening was badly injured; the driver was killed.
Vermont State Police report that a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by 22-year-old Brandon Preedom of Waterbury struck an 800-pound bull moose at a little after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Preedom succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury artist Doug Lazarus started to develop a real appreciation for the Morgan horse five years ago while researching, for a literary project, the Vermont roots of the celebrated breed.
But Lazarus quickly came to the conclusion that the history, attributes and many accomplishments of the Morgan horse could not fit in one book.
SHOREHAM — Raj P. Bhakta has always sought to make a splash, whether it be as a contestant on the reality TV show “The Apprentice” or as a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Saturday, Oct. 3, was no different.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury residents will be asked on Tuesday, Oct. 13, to weigh in on some proposed safety and traffic-related upgrades at the intersection of Court Street, Charles Avenue and Monroe Street.
ADDISON — The effort to restore Addison’s long-vacant town hall got a boost on Tuesday night, when the Addison selectboard heard from a Phelps Engineering representative that land to the west of the town clerk’s office would support a septic system that could serve all town-owned property in the Addison Four Corners area.
MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Folklife Center will host an opening reception and artist talk for its new exhibit, “Portrait of a Forest: Men and Machine,” on Friday, Oct. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The exhibit, which combines contemporary photographs by Weybridge photojournalist George Bellerose, with historical photographs and commentary by the logging and forest products community, will run through Jan. 9.
MIDDLEBURY — The final Arts Walk of the season is Friday, Oct. 9, from 5-7 p.m., featuring works of paintings, photography and authors all over the village, from Main Street to the Marble Works.
• American Flatbread, Marble Works, paintings by Micah Lynch. Lynch grew up and lives in Shoreham. He is currently attending Hobart and William Smith Colleges as a studio art and architecture major. His inspiration for this show was a deep interest in native cultures in America and around the world.
BRISTOL — In a Tuesday high school girls’ soccer game that saw momentum switches, host Mount Abraham scored early and came away with a 1-0 victory after surviving stretches during which Middlebury controlled play.
Both teams entered Tuesday faring well this season after slow starts. The defending Division II champion Eagles improved to 5-6 with their fifth win in six games since falling to 1-5 with a loss at MUHS on Sept. 19. Their only setback in that streak was a 2-1 loss to D-II’s top team, Milton.