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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/image/contrib/image_attach/image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images.inc on line 112.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 81.
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  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
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Ripton to host 'open classroom'

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



RIPTON — Ripton Elementary School will host its “New Student Open Classroom” event this Wednesday, May 9, 8:30-10 a.m.

Parents and their child or children who are considering enrolling at Ripton Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year are invited to join school staff for the “Open Classroom,” in which students and their parents will have the opportunity to meet Ripton teachers and students, see classrooms and join in learning activities for the morning.

A light snack will be provided.

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Vt. Department of Wildlife to hold deer hearings May 8 & 10

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Board will hold public hearings May 8 in Rutland and May 10 in South Burlington to recap the results of the 2017 deer seasons and review the antlerless deer hunting proposal for this year.

The hearings are scheduled for 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. as follows:

•  Tuesday, May 8, at Rutland High School, 22 Stratton Rd., Rutland.

•  Thursday, May 10, at South Burlington High School, 550 Dorset St., South Burlington.

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Only 13 hunters will be awarded moose permits

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board voted on April 25 to have 13 moose hunting permits awarded this year.  By law, five permits will be available to Vermont military veterans and up to three permits will be available for “Special Opportunity” recipients with life-threatening illnesses; the remaining five permits will be auctioned in accordance with regulations.

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Take steps to keep bears off your property

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
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MONTPELIER — Black bears have arisen from their winter slumber and are once again roaming the landscape looking for food. The late spring is delaying the growth of bears’ natural food sources, which is likely contributing to a rise in bear-human conflicts this year according to Vermont Fish & Wildlife bear biologist Forrest Hammond.

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Cocktails and comedy on tap May 12

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
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MIDDLEBURY — Local stand-up comedian Pierre Vachon will provide the laughs with a range of jokes, jibes and humorous commentary on the current political scene guaranteed to tickle your funny bone on Saturday, May 12, 7 pm at Appalachian Gap Distillery. The Addison County Democratic Committee hosts the event.

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Applications set for conservation camps

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it still has a few openings at its Green Mountain Conservation Camps this summer. The camps are a great opportunity for 12 to 14 year olds who want to learn about Vermont’s wildlife and gain outdoor skills.

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Ferrisburgh hall open house set for May 12

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh Historical Society invites any and all curious souls to an open house on Saturday, May 12, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Union Meeting Hall (a.k.a. Union Church).

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Caring for aquarium fish is not hard, but important

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Parents eager to instill a sense of responsibility in their children may turn to pets to facilitate such lessons. But dogs or cats may not fit in with everyone’s lifestyle or living arrangements. In such instances, fish may be parents’ best friends.

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Tiger girls' lax rolls over Burlington

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ lacrosse team remained undefeated and on top of the Division I standings with a 12-2 win at Burlington this past Wednesday.

At 4-0 the defending champion Tigers are the only unbeaten team in D-I; they have not lost since the 2016 season. Mount Anthony, Champlain Valley Union and Brattleboro entered weekend play with one loss apiece.

The Tigers’ Friday game at Mount Mansfield was postponed.

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All three local track & field teams post wins

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



CHITTENDEN COUNTY — Track and field athletes from Middlebury, Mount Abraham and Vergennes union high schools won events this past Wednesday at meets hosted by Essex and Mount Mansfield.

At Essex, Tiger freshman C.J. Bryant won at both 200 and 400 meters in times of 23.65 and 52.65, respectively, and the Tiger girls’ four-by-400-meter relay team of Helen Anderson, Caroline Kimble, Isabel Olson and Ailey Bosworth prevailed in 4:19.28.

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