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Power outages close Bristol-area schools on Thursday

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham Unified School District schools are closed today because of road closures and downed power lines. Other county school districts remained open.

Heavy, wet snow over the last couple of days has caused widespread damage and knocked out power to tens of thousands of Vermonters.

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Meet the democratic candidates in Starksboro

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — The Starksboro Democratic Town committee is offering members of the public to meet and greet county candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot.

The reception for State Senate candidates Christopher Bray of New Haven, the incumbent, and Ruth Hardy of East Middlebury will be held Monday, Oct. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Starksboro Public Library, in the village at 2827 Route 116. Also present will be Mari Cordes and Caleb Elder, Democratic candidates for the Addison-4 House district, which includes Starksboro, Monkton, Lincoln and Bristol.

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Hops workshop on tap in Starksboro, Sept. 25

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — As the popularity of craft brewing and microbreweries has grown in recent years, so has interest by farmers in commercial hops production.

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Starksboro energy forum on tap Friday

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — The Starksboro Public Library will be the site of the town energy committee’s Starksboro Energy Forum this Friday, Sept. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Residents and anyone interested in the topic is invited to come hear from three presenters — all residents of Starksboro. Robert Turner was a member of the Governor’s Climate Action Commission. Megan Nedzinski is an architect and member of the Starksboro Energy Committee, and Richard Faesy is an efficiency expert and leads the Starksboro Energy Committee. 

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Starksboro OKs a tiny tax cut

Posted on August 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — Property taxes are going down slightly for homeowners in Starksboro; but owners of nonresidential property will see a tax increase.

The residential property tax rate for Starksboro for the current fiscal year is $2.1613, down less than 1 percent from last year, and the total nonresidential property tax rate is $2.20, a 5 percent increase.

The Starksboro selectboard on Aug. 8 approved an 8.4 percent increase in the municipal tax rate, which was set at $0.604 per $100 of assessed property value.

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RFD serves up meals and fun to children in Starksboro

Posted on June 21, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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STARKSBORO — Since 2014, the Rural Fun Delivery (RFD) program has provided free, nutritious meals and engaging activities every weekday during the summer to youth ages 18 and younger in underserved communities in Starksboro.

This summer, RFD will serve at least 85-90 youth every day across three mobile home communities — Lazy Brook, Hillside and Brookside. The program will run Monday through Friday, June 25-Aug. 10, except July 4th. Additionally, RFD offers afternoon programming once a week at each of the three sites.

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Bristol Police Log: Starksboro man cited for child exploitation

Posted on June 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — On May 30 the Bristol Police Department, as an affiliate agency of the Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, initiated an investigation involving the exploitation of children through the internet. As a result of the investigation, on June 1 police took Spencer Koller, 21, of Starksboro into custody and cited him for luring a child and disseminating indecent material to a minor outside the presence of the minor.

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Annual birthday bash: pickin' up trash

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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STARKSBORO — Last weekend Lux Tierney celebrated her ninth birthday by collecting trash.

Along with her friends and family the Starksboro youngster filled up three green trash bags and loaded three tires into a garden cart for pickup.

“We found a TV, but it was too big to pick up,” she said.

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Local mentors, kids celebrated at ECHO Leahy Center

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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STARKSBORO — The ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain hosted Community Science Night, a celebratory event for local adult-to-youth mentoring pairs from the Chittenden County Mentoring Network (CCMN) on Thursday, March 22. More than 200 adult mentors and youth mentees from 10 mentoring programs in Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties attended the free event, which featured open exploration of the museum’s exhibits, a scavenger hunt and hands-on demonstrations led by the ECHO Environmental Leadership Team (known as the E-Team).

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Caleb Elder joins Addison-4 House race

Posted on March 26, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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STARKSBORO — Caleb Elder has been a leader in his community on renewable energy and education issues.

Now he wants to offers his ideas on those and a variety of other subjects as a member of the Vermont House representing the Addison-4 district.

The Starksboro Democrat had been considering a run for the past four years, and now believes the time is right. He joins a field that already includes fellow Democrats Paul Forlenza and Mari Cordes of Lincoln, as well as incumbent (and top vote-getter in 2016) Rep. Fred Baser, R-Bristol.

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