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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.
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Paint that pops

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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LISA BALFOUR, CREATES colorful pieces of art by pouring paint directly onto canvases in her home studio in Shoreham. Her work will be displayed at Carol’s Hungry Mind Café in Middlebury through the end of May. Read her story by clicking here.

Photo by Todd Balfour

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Shire town's 'Big Dig' gets under way

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Crews continued to mobilize heavy equipment and fencing in downtown Middlebury last week and began preliminary work on Phase I of the $72 million rail bridges project.

The project by 2021 will result in the Main Street and Merchants Row rail spans being replaced by a large, concrete tunnel. Work this spring will center on a rail-bed drainage system that will be bored into four downtown locations.

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Middlebury burn season extended

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard has agreed to extend the community’s “burn season” to Sunday, May 6, in light of a large number of burn-permit requests fielded in recent days by the Middlebury Police Department.

The burn season, by ordinance, ended the third Sunday in April. That coincided with a sizable storm that added to residents’ yard debris, so town officials agreed to the extension for residents who wished to seek burn permits.

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Dark comedy portrays the collapse of Enron

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Lucy Prebble has transformed one of the most infamous scandals in financial history into a theatrical epic — “Enron.” Director Cheryl Faraone and the Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance are bringing this black comedy to the stage at the Wright Memorial Theater at the end of next week.

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Rupp to discuss 'surprising history' of garden vegetables

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SHOREHAM — Rebecca Rupp will speak on the topic "Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour's Underwear: The Surprising History of Common Garden Vegetables" in a Shoreham Historical Society talk on May 2. 
 

Students of the Week -4/30/2018

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.

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Marking four years, Middlebury Community Music Center gives benefit concert

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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It has been four years since the Middlebury Community Music Center opened its doors to aspiring musicians young and old. Since then it has become a vibrant and well-loved member of the community. The Center will celebrate its 4th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert at the Town Hall Theater on Saturday, May 5, at 1 p.m. Students and faculty will perform bluegrass, classical, jazz, and more, sharing lots of great music after a terrific year of learning.

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Leicester news for April 30

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — Green Up Day is almost here. Bags and gloves are available at the Leicester Town Office. A free lunch of hot dogs, chips, brownies and soda, for Green Up volunteers will be offered at the Four Corners on Saturday, May 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Filled bags may be brought to the town shed that morning, pick up your free lunch ticket that doubles as a raffle ticket.

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Ride for bike-safety awareness honors Kelly Boe

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — All bicyclists are invited to join the Walk/Bike Council of Addison County, Middlebury Safe Routes and Kathy Boe on Wednesday, May 9, for a slow-paced bike ride in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roads, including Boe’s late husband, Kelly.

Kelly Boe was killed while out bike riding in 2015; this ride was started and named in his honor.

A goal of the ride is to raise awareness that we all share the road and share responsibility for keeping it safe.

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Lincoln news for April 30

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — Spring is here and that means Green Up Day is right around the corner. This year it will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lincoln Fire House. Stop by between 8 and 11 a.m. to pick up bags and gloves and get your road assignment. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. bring your filled bags back to the fire house and receive one raffle ticket per bag dropped off.

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