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FFA building leaders and stewards for the future

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — FFA is a national organization founded by a group of young farmers in 1928. To this day, Vermont’s agricultural traditions are both preserved and modernized thanks to the dedication of today’s generations of stewards of the land, livestock, production, as well as their associated research and management practices.

Formerly known as Future Farmers of America, the group is now known simply as FFA to represent the broader scope of its mission.

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224 contestants enjoy fishing in Lake Dunmore Derby

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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SALISBURY — Results from the 2018 Lake Dunmore ice fishing Derby are in. The Derby, which was held Feb. 10 and 11 and is organized by the Kampersville Store, drew plenty of entries — 197 adult and 27 youth.

Prizes were awarded as follows:

Adult Bass: 1st Place – Ethan Dragon (3.76 lbs.) $500, 2nd place –Chris Lafountain (3.68 lbs.) $300, 3rd place Dan Drinkwine (3.32 lbs.) $200.

Adult Salmon: 1st place – Scott Miller (2.94 lbs.) $500, 2nd place Lisa Wall (1.89 lbs.) $300, 3rd place Rob Gearwor (1.16 lbs.) $200.

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'Never Felt Better' fiber art exhibit on view in Little City

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Explore the creative potential of the world’s earliest textile technique at Creative Space Gallery in Vergennes this week. “Never Felt Better,” a special exhibition featuring work by member artists Deb Allen and Marsha Chase (of Panton), and guest artists Kathy Giroux, Kim Goodling, Nancy Hayden, Muffy Kashkin-Grolier (of Orwell), Lynn Ocone, Susi Ryan and Linda Veilleux, opens on Friday, Feb. 23.

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Local family to perform traditional/step-dancing music in Cornwall

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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The Bolton/Munkres family band, Honey in the Hive, will perform at the Cornwall Town Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. The concert will feature driving fiddle and banjo music, and step-dancing from Appalachian, Cape Breton, Irish and other traditions.

This family band includes Romy on fiddle, flute and feet; Ben on piano, mandolin and melodica; Andrew Munkres on five-string banjo and guitar; and Kristin Bolton on upright bass and feet.

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Staged reading to feature hot new play 'Sex with Strangers'

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Sick of the cold this winter? Well Middlebury Actors Workshop has a staged reading that’s sure to heat things up. On Sunday, Feb. 25, MAW presents “Sex with Strangers” by Laura Eason, the third in the Cutting Edge series of four staged readings.

This series shares the bold, clever work of some of the most dynamic young writers to hit the New York scene in the last five to 10 years.  Each play enjoyed a successful run in a boundary-pushing Off-Broadway theater and each play speaks to our contemporary moment.

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Formosa Quartet brings Taiwanese classical folk music to Middlebury

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Learn about agro-tourism at Feb. 28 workshop

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
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MIDDLEBURY — ACORN, the non-profit community organization based in Middlebury, next week will host a workshop for farmers on agricultural tourism showcasing best practices for safely engaging with visitors. This business development workshop is an opportunity to bring together food producers for peer-to-peer sharing.

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VUHS Q2 honor roll

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — The following students achieved honor roll recogtniation for the second quarter at Vergennes Union High School.

Grade 12

High Honors: Ally Atkins, Lance Bergmans, Anneke Boelens, Lillian Brinkman, Sierra Chamberlain, Mason Charlebois, Lillian Clark, Adelaide Cushman, Norah Deming, Kayla Gevry, Nora Hatch, Emma Husk, Kristina Jochum, Erin Lawrence, Benjamin Praamsma, Aaron Premont, Bailey Smith and Megan Tarte.

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Christine Malcom to take the stage in Brandon

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — The Christine Malcolm Band plays a Vermont blend of rich original country, folk and blues with a high note of rock. Catch them at Brandon Music on Saturday, Feb. 24.

Malcolm is a Northern Vermont songwriter transplanted from Southern Vermont. Her writing is influenced by artists like Lori McKenna, Chris Stapleton and Joni Mitchell. Her 2015 album, “Crickets, Coyotes and the Big Yellow Moon,” won the Times Argus Tammy Award for Best Country Recording of the Year. 

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VUHS cheerleaders vie at Vermont state meet

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
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VERGENNES — Rutland County teams dominated the 2018 Vermont High School Cheerleading Championships, held on Saturday night at Vergennes Union High School.

Rutland prevailed in Division I with an overall competition best of 186, followed by Essex at 150 and Mount Anthony at 147.

The Commodore cheer squad, bumped back up to D-I this year after winning the D-II title on its home floor in 2017, scored 130 points.

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