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Brooks to give talk about Japanese boat-building education

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh Historical Society will host master boatbuilder Douglas Brooks on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m., at the Ferrisburgh Town Offices and Community Center, 3279 Route 7. The event is being hosted in conjunction with the Vermont Humanities Council’s Speakers Bureau Series.

Brooks, a boatbuilder, writer, and researcher from Vergennes, will give the talk “Ways of Learning; An Apprentice Boatbuilding in Japan.”

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Ferrisburgh news for Mar. 28

Posted on March 28, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Monday, April 1, 6:15 p.m., PTO meeting, Ferrisburgh Central School.

Tuesdays, April 2 and 16, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Town selectboard meeting.

Wednesday, April 3, 6-7 p.m., Youth Strengths Dialogue, VUHS Library.

Wednesday, April 3, 7 p.m., Commodore Parent Teacher Group VUHS Library.

Friday, April 5, 6:30 p.m. Bixby First Friday Movie, Bixby Library Community Room.

Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, North Ferrisburgh Methodist Church Rummage Sale.

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See wildlife up close with experts

Posted on March 28, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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FERRISBURGH — This spring Vermont Fish & Wildlife will offer free guided excursions by fish and wildlife biologists. The excursions will continue throughout 2019.

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New Basin Harbor manager eyes local outreach

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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FERRISBURGH — Basin Harbor has hired a veteran leader of independent hotels and resorts as its first general manager, and he will help oversee marketing changes in the 133-year-old, family-owned vacation, wedding and recreation destination on the Ferrisburgh shore of Lake Champlain.

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Andy Kepes tapped to lead Ferrisburgh Central School

Posted on March 14, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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FERRISBURGH — Former Mount Abraham Union High School principal and current Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union curriculum coordinator Andy Kepes will be the new Ferrisburgh Central School principal. 

Kepes’ hire became official on Monday night, when the Addison Northwest School District board was happy to endorse the unanimous recommendation of its search committee to replace Beth Brodie, who will step away after three years.

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Ferrisburgh news for Mar. 7

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Sunday, March 10: Land of Milk and Honey: Beekeeping, Ferrisburgh Historical Society, Town Hall, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, March 12: VUHS Boosters Club Meeting, VUHS library, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 13: Personalized-Learning Parent Information, VUHS, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 14: Middle School Instrumental & Vocal Concert, VUHS, 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 14: Community Dialogue — Vaping, VUHS, 5:30- 6:30 p.m.

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Ferrisburgh Town Meeting results 2019

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh residents at their annual town meeting on Saturday backed all proposed spending measures, and on Tuesday cast their ballots in unopposed races for town offices.

Residents from the floor of town meeting at Ferrisburgh Central School backed the selectboard’s proposed town budget of roughly $2.065 million, one that crested $2 million for the first time.

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Ferrisburgh Town Meeting Preview 2019

Posted on February 28, 2019 |
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FERRISBURGH — Financial decisions await Ferrisburgh residents at their annual town meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, and in voting booths at their Route 7 town office building from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Elections will not be contested: Office-seekers have a clear path to election in March, but there will be a new face on the Ferrisburgh selectboard after Steve Gutowski decided to step down after almost six years on the board and roughly three decades serving the town.

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Vermont Grange contest lists winners from Ferrisburgh

Posted on February 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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FERRISBURGH — Members of Ferrisburgh Grange No. 539 and Junior Grange received recognition for their participation in the Vermont State Grange contests late last year.

Winners in the Recycled Project were:

Ages 11-14 Group: Trinity Arel, first place; Sadie James, second.

Ages 8-10 Group: Alice Peabody, first; Connor James, second; Willard Peabody, third; Rudy Devoid, fourth.

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Ferrisburgh hears pitch from city for police work

Posted on February 21, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel and City Manager Matt Chabot made a pitch to the Ferrisburgh selectboard on Tuesday that the town should contract with the city police department, not the Addison County Sheriff’s Department, for its annual traffic enforcement needs.

Ferrisburgh currently has a $15,000 annual deal with the sheriff’s department to patrol roads for a certain number of hours, mostly to control speeding.

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