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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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Learn how to manage woodlands

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Did you know the beaver was once eradicated from Vermont and had to be reintroduced? Ever wonder what the big deal is about invasive plant species? Should you have your property logged? If so, what should you be aware of? All these questions and so much more are answered and discussed at a Vermont Coverts Cooperator Training Workshop.

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Colchester beats Tiger boys' tennis

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Visiting Colchester defeated the Middlebury Union High School boys’ tennis team, 5-2, on Wednesday in the Tigers’ opening match of the spring.

Highlighting the Tigers’ efforts were wins by both their doubles teams.

The individual results were:

•  At No. 1 singles, Ben Raithe (CHS) defeated Ziven McCarty (MUHS), 6-1, 6-2.

•  At No. 2 singles, Michael Schick (CHS) defeated Mauricio Gonzalez (MUHS), 6-4, 6-3.

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Colchester downs Tiger girls in tennis

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



COLCHESTER — Host Colchester defeated the Middlebury Union High School girls’ tennis team, 7-0, on Wednesday in the Tigers’ opening match of the spring.

Tiger No. 1 Sierra Barnicle gave the Lakers their most competitive match, falling to Laker No. 1 Megan Lagerquist, 7-5, 6-4.

In other matches:

•  At No. 2 singles, Julia Pellegrino-Wood (CHS) defeated Nora Draper (MUHS), 6-0, 6-0.

•  At No. 3 singles, Jess Laquerre (CHS) defeated Elizabeth Bright (MUHS), 6-1, 6-2.

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Baseball teams see victories slip away

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — The Mount Abraham vs. Vergennes boys’ high school baseball game on Thursday was moved to Mount Abe because of field conditions at VUHS, and the Eagles made the most of their home field advantage, pulling out a 15-14 win over the Commodores. See full game details on Page 15.

Otter Valley also pulled out a one-run win in recent activity, but fell vs. burr and Burton.

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