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Tobacco cessation classes begin May 22 in Brandon

Posted on May 2, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — Porter Hospital and Vermont Blueprint for Health are sponsoring a free workshop starting this month for people who want to quit smoking. The free workshop begins on Wednesday, May 22, from 5-6 p.m., at UVM Health Network Primary Care Brandon office at 61 Court Drive.

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Allie gets a second chance — and a new kidney

Posted on April 29, 2019 |
By Russell Jones



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BRANDON — The final semesters of college can be very stressful. From staying up all night and cramming for finals, to worrying about post-graduation life and finding a career, many students experience varying levels of stress.

As a junior at St. Lawrence University in upstate New York, Alison “Allie” Walter began waking up with migraines and was constantly tired. She found herself struggling to accomplish basic tasks. The nurses she saw at the school dismissed her symptoms as stress, much like typical university students experience.

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Brandon Artist Guild opens 'The Art of Wood'

Posted on April 29, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — The Brandon Artists Guild (The BAG) continues its 20th anniversary celebration with a new exhibit, “The Art of Wood.”  The series will run from May 3 through June 25. The public is invited to the free opening reception Friday, May 3, from 5-7 p.m.

The show features pieces from the BAG’s exhibiting members, who work in diverse media including paint, fiber, glass, ceramics, collage – and wood.

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Brandon Town Hall gears up for an exciting season

Posted on April 29, 2019 |
By Russell Jones



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The Brandon Town Hall has come a long way since a group of local residents, who call themselves the Friends of Town Hall, got involved two decades ago.

At that time, the 158-year-old building had fallen into disrepair and was primarily used as a dumping ground for old sewer bills.

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Guitar wiz Sean Ashby performs at Brandon Music

Posted on April 22, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — That’s a hard one to pass up, who doesn’t want to see a “guitar wizard?” Yeah Ashby will be performing at Brandon Music on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. Ashby is a singer-songwriter, stellar guitarist and music producer who released his debut album “Brass and Gold” on Black Sparrow universal in April 2008. Since then Ashby has released four subsequent albums. He describes his sound as “Jackson Browne meets Junior Brown meets James Brown Americana.”

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Religious services to be held during Holy Week at area houses of worship

Posted on April 18, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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Services at area houses of worship in the week preceding Easter 2019.

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ADDISON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH. All are welcome for an Easter breakfast at 9 a.m., with special treats for the kids. RSVP to Pastor Steve at [email protected]. Worship following at 10:30 a.m.

WEST ADDISON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Sunday, April 21, 9 a.m., Easter service. All are welcome.

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Phil Henry and the News Feed to debut in Brandon

Posted on April 18, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — On Easter Saturday, April 20, Brandon Music is delighted to welcome for the first time Phil Henry and The News Feed. Wait a minute, yes, you’ve seen Henry play on the Brandon Music stage before. He was there as a guest artist with Melissa D and later Richard Ruane and Beth Duquette.

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Pale Horse tattoo shop leaves an impression with its body art

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By Russell Jones



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BRANDON — The incessant hammering of two tattoo machines assaults the senses when you open the door of Pale Horse tattoo shop in downtown Brandon. Inside the studio, two bewhiskered men go about the business of putting permanent paintings on people.

Anthony “A-Train” Hylton is working at his tattoo shop today but he soon will be opening a second Pale Horse shop in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, a step towards expanding his award-winning art to new locations. 

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Kids make 'human connection' at Compass Center

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By Russell Jones



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BRANDON — Children have been getting a chance to showcase their artistic side while helping them connect with their peers through “Human Connection,” a project at the Compass Music and Arts Center in Brandon. Over the past three weeks, the center welcomed an estimated 600 children and young adults to create three-dimensional sculptures that involved the Human Connection theme.

Leading up to the project, students all over the district discussed the theme and worked out plans for how they wanted to signify the way humans connect.

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Otter Valley to perform at regional drama festival

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



CRANSTON, R.I. — Otter Valley Union High School will represent the state of Vermont in the 2019 New England Drama Festival, hosted by the New England Drama Council (NEDC) and the Rhode Island Theatre Education Association (RITEA), from April 15-17.

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