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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($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/user/views_handler_field_user.inc on line 50.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 917.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 917.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 15.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_argument_validate::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($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, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/taxonomy/views_plugin_argument_validate_taxonomy_term.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 181.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 136.
  • 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: 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 $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($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 view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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.

Visitor Center at Dead Creek opens May 11

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will open the Dead Creek Visitor Center in Addison for the season on Friday, May 11. The visitor center will be open Fridays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August and will offer a variety of free programs for all ages throughout the spring and summer.

Hours will be expanded in the fall, when lots of people come to the Route 17 West area to watch the seasonal migration of snow birds.

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Catholic teachings offered in Vergennes

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — St. Peter’s Parish in Vergennes is presenting a Life in the Spirit Seminar led by Deacon Dan Pudvah on the four Sundays of May. The seminars will be held from 1-3 p.m. at 85 South Maple St.

Organizers said this seminar experience offers an opportunity to learn more about Catholic teaching on the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity and how to form, renew or deepen one’s personal relationship with Jesus. These sessions are free, and all are welcome and a special invite goes out to all who have made a Life in the Spirit Seminar previously.

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Join Community Players' 'Play Date' on Tuesday

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The theater group Middlebury Community Players (MCP) is throwing a party and everyone is invited.

“Play Date” is for anyone who has worked with MCP on past shows, or thinks they might like to work on future productions. Drop by Town Hall Theater on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. for refreshments, conversation, door prizes and some surprise entertainment. There will be a “Name That Show” slide show, and bring a friend to get an extra door prize ticket.

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Eagle softball wins two of three on the road

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



CHITTENDEN COUNTY — The Mount Abraham Union High School softball team improved to 4-1 by taking two out of three weekend games played in Chittenden County against Division I competition.

The defending D-II champs are back on top of the D-II point standings, according to the Vermont Principals’ Association website, just ahead of Fair Haven (6-1).

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Otter Valley softball drops a pair to tough foes

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SPRINGFIELD — The Otter Valley Union High School softball team came up short twice in the latter half of last week, once at home and once on the road, and the Otters stand at 1-5 heading into this week.

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Eagle baseball drops three road games

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



CHITTENDEN COUNTY — The Mount Abraham Union High School baseball team dropped three road games against Chittenden County teams this past weekend, two in walk-off fashion on Saturday in different locations.

The Eagles dropped to 1-4 and will look to bounce back on Tuesday, when they host BFA-Fairfax.

On Friday, host Colchester pounded out a 12-2 win over the Eagles as Laker Tom Colgrove tossed a complete-game four-hitter for the win. Nolan Whitcomb doubled twice for half the Eagle hits, while Eben Clifford took the pitching loss.

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Scoreboard and sports schedule for April 30

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Boys’ Lacrosse

4/26 Woodstock vs. OV......................... 16-0

4/28 Hartford vs. OV................................. 6-0

Baseball

4/26 OV vs. Windsor................................ 4-3

4/27 Woodstock at VUHS............ Postponed

4/27 Colchester vs. Mt. Abe................... 12-2

4/28 Brattleboro vs. OV............................ 7-0

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Bon voyage!

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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STUDENTS AT WEYBRIDGE Elementary School this past Friday celebrate the ship-shaped play space that has been the centerpiece of their playground since 1995. Youngsters at the school are working with Steve Smith and Mike Newkirk to design a new castle and other play elements that will replace the ship. Many community members are contributing to the project in lots of different ways.

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Play ball

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MEMBERS OF THE Middlebury College baseball team of 1896 pose in this photo, part of the new Henry Sheldon Museum exhibit. The Sheldon’s formidable collection includes a large number of 19th-century Middlebury College photos.

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All dolled up

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Fannie Smith dressed up in some of her finest clothes for this circa-1850 photo, which she clearly treated as a special occasion. Smith, of Monkton, would later marry a physician. She and her husband tragically died at a relatively young age, three days apart, both succumbing to pneumonia. This is one of 36 intriguing, evocative photos in the Henry Sheldon Museum's new exhibit.

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