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Leicester campers learn to cook and bake

Posted on August 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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LEICESTER — The Summer Alive! Camp at Leicester School held their first ever baking championship on Tuesday, July 31. Inspired by Leicester alumni Adam Young, who won Best Baker in America this spring on the Food Network show of the same name, the camp decided to hold its own baking show.

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Leicester news for August 2

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The Democratic town caucus for the purpose of nominating residents for the position of Justice of the Peace will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at 803 Fern Lake Road in Leicester. The Republican town caucus for the purpose of nominating residents for the position of Justice of the Peace will be held at the Leicester Town Office on Monday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. For more information on either meeting call 802-247-3160.

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Man cited for burglary, threatening witness in Leicester

Posted on July 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — A Woodstock man was lodged on $10,000 bail on Wednesday, July 18, after allegedly using a two-by-four to threaten a woman while breaking into a home off Route 7.

Vermont State Police cited 31-year-old Samuel Olds for unlawful mischief, burglary of an occupied dwelling and disorderly conduct in connection with the alleged incident, for which he was arraigned on July 19.

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Police: Man broke into home near Leicester store, threatened woman with 2X4

Posted on July 19, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — A Woodstock man was lodged on $10,000 bail on Wednesday, July 18, after allegedly using a two-by-four to threaten a woman while breaking into a home off Route 7.

Vermont State Police cited 31-year-old Samuel Olds for unlawful mischief, burglary of an occupied dwelling and disorderly conduct in connection with the alleged incident, for which he was arraigned on July 19.

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Group fights mosquito permit

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Lee J. Kahrs



BRANDON, LEICESTER, SALISBURY, GOSHEN — Environmentalists seek to block the state permit allowing the local insect control district to spray pesticides to control mosquitoes.

The Boston-based Toxics Action Center and the Environmental Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School on June 13 filed with the state Environmental Court an appeal of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s May 16 Pesticide General Permit for the Brandon, Leicester, Salisbury, Goshen Insect Control District.

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Leicester native named "Best Baker in America"

Posted on June 25, 2018 |
By Lee J. Kahrs



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MYSTIC, Conn./LEICESTER, Vt. — The second time was a charm for Leicester native Adam Young, who on June 18 won the title of “Best Baker in America” on the Food Network show of the same name.

Young competed on the show for seven weeks before being crowned Best Baker in America during the finale that aired this past Monday night.

Not bad for a kid from Leicester who got his start washing dishes at the Brandon Inn.

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Leicester news for June 21

Posted on June 21, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The Leicester Historical Society is sponsoring Prize Bingo on Saturday, June 23, at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center at the Four Corners. Refreshments served, and all are welcome. Bingo will then go on hiatus until Saturday, Sept. 8.

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Leicester awarded grant to help control milfoil

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The town of Leicester has been awarded a $44,600 grant from the State of Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to help control invasive species on Lake Dunmore and Fern Lake, located in the towns of Leicester and Salisbury. The control program is coordinated and operated by the Lake Dunmore/Fern Lake Association.

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Sister Wicked hosts wicked Brandon blues jam

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Leicester-based English bluesman Tom Caswell once again will be hosting a blues jam in Brandon this Saturday night, May 12, at Sister Wicked. The jam will feature blues musicians from the area and from around Vermont, and it is open to anyone wanting to hear great music. This is event, which starts at 8 p.m. and lasts until whenever, is held the second Saturday of each month at the store at 3 W. Seminary St., not far from the Brandon Town Hall.

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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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