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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($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_argument_validate::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_argument_validate.inc on line 87.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_argument_validate_taxonomy_term::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin_argument_validate::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/taxonomy/views_plugin_argument_validate_taxonomy_term.inc on line 165.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($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_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 35.
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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.
  • 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.

Bristol Police Log: Dept. assists in Middlebury massage voyeurism case

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — On April 10 Bristol police assisted Middlebury police by conducting a preliminary forensic search of electronic devices belonging to Roger Schmidt, a Middlebury masseur accused of voyeurism.

An evaluation of the evidence by Bristol officers yielded 70 digital images and videos that appear to have been taken without the consent or knowledge of the customers involved, according to an affidavit filed in Addison Superior Court.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Middlebury Police Log: Man cited after driving off a road

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Matthew Ceda, 26, of Middlebury for driving while intoxicated on Valley View Drive, after an officer allegedly saw him drive off Seminary Street Extension three times on April 17.

Police said Ceda refused to submit to a breath test.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Responded to a report of some disgruntled customers at the AT&T Store in The Centre shopping plaza on April 16.

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Vergennes Police Log: Addison man cited for drunk driving

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police cited Erik A. Brands, 28, of Addison for driving under the influence, following a stop for speeding on West Main Street on April 17.

Police said they measured Brands’ blood-alcohol content at 0.126 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.

In other action last week, Vergennes police:

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Rainmakers

Posted on April 24, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRIDGE SCHOOL STUDENTS James Adams, left, Zachary Dragon and Henry Weston make it rain on the watershed model they built in the sand pit at the Exchange Street school in Middlebury recently. This watershed exploration is part of the Trout in the Classroom project, which gives students a hands-on way to study science and ecology.

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Local mentors, kids celebrated at ECHO Leahy Center

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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STARKSBORO — The ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain hosted Community Science Night, a celebratory event for local adult-to-youth mentoring pairs from the Chittenden County Mentoring Network (CCMN) on Thursday, March 22. More than 200 adult mentors and youth mentees from 10 mentoring programs in Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties attended the free event, which featured open exploration of the museum’s exhibits, a scavenger hunt and hands-on demonstrations led by the ECHO Environmental Leadership Team (known as the E-Team).

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History walk is planned at Mount Independence May 5

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ORWELL — While it may not feel like it lately, spring is here and Mount Independence is getting ready to open for a new season. The State Historic Site will hold a special pre-season guided history walk from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.

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Learn about cottage gardening at the Bixby

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Dreaming of a garden bursting with color and life? We are too! Next week we can all get some expert advice from Charlie Nardozzi of “Vermont Garden Journal” and “In the Garden” fame. The gardener’s gardener will give a talk on Thursday, April 26, at the Bixby Library in Vergennes to help us plan our “cottage gardens.” Hopefully by late next week it will be warm enough for us to take Charlie’s lessons into our own gardens, but if not, his words of advice will help us dream and plan until the weather warms.

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Three local artists carve niche at Sheldon

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Gary Starr – Carver Waterfowl Decoys and Birds

Following an education at the Cornell University School of Hotel Management, Starr first worked for ITT Sheraton Corporation, including an assignment at Universal Studios in Hollywood, Calif. Then he came to Vermont for a position as Director of Food Services at Middlebury College. 

How did he get into carving? 

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More local milk needed in schools

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — In a new report released by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, Vermont schools called for an increased sourcing of Vermont-branded milk. While Vermont dairy farmers supply most of the milk served in Vermont schools, respondents reported difficulty finding milk from local distributors that also meet federal nutrition standards.

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Open farm dates set for Aug. 13-19

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — Do you love local food and farms? Want to get to know your farmer better and to get a behind-the-scenes look into Vermont’s vibrant working agricultural landscape? Mark your calendar for Vermont Open Farm Week: Aug. 13-19 taking place at farms across Vermont.

For Vermont’s agricultural producers, this is a celebration of Vermont farms that will offer visitors a backstage pass to learn more about local food origins, authentic agritourism experiences, and the chance to build relationships with farmers.

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