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Middlebury closes in on $228K grant to help downtown

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — The citizens’ group Neighbors Together — which has been working on ideas to help downtown Middlebury weather the 2019-2021 construction storm that will come from the replacement of the Main Street and Merchants Row bridges — announced Friday, June 7 it had landed a $228,750 state grant to promote and market affected businesses during the big dig disruption.

“Clearly, we are pleased,” said Nancy Malcolm, a leader of Neighbors Together. “A lot of work was put into this (grant application) by a lot of people.”

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Vergennes farmers market to reopen after two years

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — After a two-year hiatus, the Vergennes Farmers Market official returns to the city green this Thursday.

The market, featuring about 20 vendors, will open for its regular hours of 3 to 6:30 p.m. on the green and will do business every Thursday through Oct. 10, exclusive of July 4.

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Mary Hogan wins solar array in "Way to Go!" competition

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — “Way to go” is a compliment one might not hear that often — unless you’re a student at elementary schools in Middlebury, Bristol and Vergennes.

Mary Hogan and Bristol Elementary students placed second and third, respectively, out of 76 schools that competed in this year’s Way to Go! Challenge, a voluntary, incentive-based, recognition program to help students adopt healthier and more environmentally sensitive transportation habits. Schools are awarded points based on their Way to Go! activities during the academic year.

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Buxton's Store in Orwell to expand offerings

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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ORWELL — In early 2017 when Andy Buxton became the second generation to run Orwell’s Buxton’s Store, he said he planned to “amp up the deli and meat collection,” become a “destination craft beer and wine store,” and expand its pre-prepared food offerings.

About two-and-a-half years later Buxton has successfully checked those items off the list, and he said, exceeded the store’s financial projections by expanding catering as well.

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New Haven sixth-graders build a makerspace

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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NEW HAVEN — Just inside the door of a Beeman Elementary School classroom, three sixth-graders knelt on an outer-space-themed rug, sorting Lego bricks, wheels and electronic controllers for a design challenge. In the opposite corner a busy bread machine gave the table it sat on the shivers.

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Lawmakers review 2019 session

Posted on June 6, 2019 |
By John Flowers



MONTPELIER — Local lawmakers on Monday recited a stream of successes during the 2019 session that included tapping a funding source for cleanup of the state’s waterways, agreeing on a $6.1 billion budget, banning single-use plastic bags, and passing a measure to ensure lead-free drinking water at public schools.

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Middlebury rail bridges work to intensify next month

Posted on June 6, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Work will begin in earnest next month on a $72.8 million plan to replace Middlebury’s two downtown rail bridges, a massive job that will span into 2021 and will result in closure of both Main Street and Merchants Row during the summer of 2020.

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Bristol homestead is a test farm and a classroom

Posted on June 6, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — Jon Turner nurtures a complicated sort of nostalgia, and it comes with a soundtrack.

“Early Artie Shaw, the big bands,” he said. “I have a nostalgia for the 1940s.”

It makes sense that a former U.S. Marine whose ancestors have fought in every war since the American Revolution might feel a connection with the musical backdrop to World War II.

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Laura Pettibon brought 32 years of creativity to VUES

Posted on June 6, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — Soon-to-retire Vergennes Union Elementary School art teacher Laura Pettibon remembers what sparked her interest in art.

The Ohio native, who will step down this month from VUES after 32 years at the East Street school, had moved with her family to Granby, Conn. Pettibon’s fourth-grade art teacher there gave her a simple assignment — draw a goat.

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Rochester Chamber Music Series celebrates 25 years

Posted on June 6, 2019 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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ROCHESTER — Choosing to live in Rochester, a town of just over 1,000 people, is choosing to live a small-town way of life — very small. With all the benefits of knowing your neighbors, and living a quiet, rural life, there are also (as you might expect) some drawbacks — especially for a professional musician.

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