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July 16th, 2018

Middlebury's Carillon Series rings in 33 years this summer

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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The beautiful sounds of ringing bells will fill the air again this summer, as the 33rd annual Middlebury College Carillon Series treats audiences to free performances in and around Mead Memorial Chapel. Each year, musicians from around the world come to Middlebury to perform in the chapel’s soaring tower, high above the college campus.

This year’s series began on Friday, July 6 with a performance by Sergei Gratchev, Carillonneur for the Middlebury Russian School and City Carillonneur in Hulst, Netherlands.

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Seniors find fulfillment volunteering at Hospice

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Nick Garber



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MIDDLEBURY — You’d be forgiven for assuming that hospice care volunteering — the work of caring for the dying in their final weeks and months of life — is a somewhat dreary activity.

But according to those who practice it, this kind of volunteer work can prove to be a surprisingly rewarding, and deeply clarifying experience — especially as volunteers experience changes in their own lives.

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Danforth Pewter hires Matthew Parker as director of retail

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Danforth Pewter of Middlebury has hired Matthew Parker as director of retail, Chief Executive Officer Bram Kleppner announced. The move is part of the metal maker’s overall strategy to achieve growth in new and existing markets and create manufacturing jobs locally.

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At Language Schools, French fans cheer on their team

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Nick Garber



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MIDDLEBURY — Room 216 in Middlebury College’s Bicentennial Hall is a typical lecture space, rows of seats tucked away on the ground floor of the college’s immense science building.

But this past Tuesday afternoon the room was briefly transformed into a raucous, patriotic cheering section thanks to the alignment of two temporary phenomena: Middlebury’s Summer Language Schools and the FIFA World Cup.

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Take a history walk on Champlain Bridge July 22

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — Enjoy a leisurely guided walk to explore the history and views from the Lake Champlain Bridge this coming Sunday, July 22, at 1 p.m.

This is the first of two “Points of Interest” guided bridge walks offered this year by the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison, Vt., and Crown Point State Historic Site in Crown Point, N.Y. The tours will be led by Chimney Point Site Administrator Elsa Gilbertson and Thomas Hughes, historian and president of the Crown Point State Historic Site friends group.

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Editorial: Life is not on the screen

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Angelo Lynn



What a glorious week it was. Throughout Addison County, it was relatively cool and dry and in Middlebury that blessed the 40th annual Festival on-the-Green with near perfect weather to match unrivaled music from a wide variety of musicians. That variety is what the Festival does best: exposing us all to an eclectic mix of musicians to broaden our appreciation of different songs, beats and rhythms.

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Letter to the editor: Overpopulation not 'overstated' — crisis is looming

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Dick Beamish



This concerns two recent letters about Planned Parenthood. The one on June 21 (“Nonprofit helps with pregnancies”) was from David Van Vleck, who started the Middlebury Planned Parenthood clinic in 1970. The other, dated June 28 (“Overpopulation issue overstated”), came from Father Luke Austin of Middlebury.

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