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Mount Abe students work on plastic bag ban

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — A Keep Bristol Beautiful forum organized by Mount Abraham Union High School’s Environmental Action Group this past Wednesday evening was fueled by youth energy.

During the event at the Bristol Firehouse, four members of the group — Cora Funke, Chessley Jackman, Rosemary Thurber and Abby Johnson — presented their case for a ban on certain plastics in Bristol.

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Waiver paves the way for Addison salt shed

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



ADDISON — The proposed Addison salt shed has received a needed waiver from the town’s development review board, and last week the selectboard began working on details for a financing package to pay for a building town residents approved on Town Meeting Day. In March, voters backed an up-to-15-year note for up to $175,000 to fund the structure.

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VUHS student Kai Williams excels in math event

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Kai Williams, a junior at Vergennes Union High School has for the second year in a row placed second in the 26th Annual Mathematics Talent Search sponsored by the Vermont State Mathematics Coalition.

Williams received his cash award in a ceremony on May 2, at a South Burlington Double Tree Emerald Ballroom dinner, witnessed by parents, teachers and Coalition members. Williams placed third in 2017 as a freshman.

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Four motorcycles crash on Rt. 7 in Brandon

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — Four motorcycles traveling north on Route 7 in a group collided into each other when the cycle in front skidded sideways on what police suspected was loose material. The accident happened on Sunday, May 5, around 4 p.m., just south of the Otter Valley Union High School.

Brandon police officers responded to the scene and determined that a Harley-Davidson motorcycle operated by Kyle Hinchliffe, 29, of Burlington was traveling north near the high school before losing control due to suspected loose material on the roadway.

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ACSD kids to celebrate visual and performing arts

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Spring Into the Arts is a biennial event of the Addison Central School District that showcases student artwork and performances from public, private and homeschool settings in the communities of Bridport, Cornwall, Middlebury, Ripton, Salisbury, Shoreham and Weybridge. The public is welcome to take part in events next week.

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Bridge School fundraiser kicks off summer

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Bridge to Summer, a celebration of the Art of Learning and a summer salutation will be hosted by the Bridge School on Friday, June 7 from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the school at 1469 Exchange St. in Middlebury. Vermont’s own LC Jazz ensemble will play classic big band music at this community-wide outdoor event, which also features an online and live auction of original art and prints from local artists and supporters.

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Sheldon spotlights acclaimed landscape artist

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury, in partnership with the Vermont Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, The Cultural Landscape Foundation of Washington, D.C., and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation will be hosting a retrospective exhibit to honor and recognize influential and internationally-acclaimed Vermont landscape architect Daniel Urban Kiley (1912 – 2004) from May 14 to September 1, 2019.

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Otter Valley Union High School honor roll

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — Otter Valley Union High School has announced its honor roll for the fourth Marking period of the year. Those achieving the honor include:

Grade 12

Scholars’ List: Samuel Buswell, Ella Chaney, Meghan Chaney, Hayden Gallo, Clay Hays, Dylan Mackie, Lua Piovano-Marcotte, Kexin Qian, and Ethan Sulik-Doty.

Principal’s List: Mickeen Hogan.

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New book explores the mysteries of our forests

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — Have you ever wondered how trees “come back to life” in spring? Why paper birches are so white? Or which trees make the best firewood? A new book by Vermont’s Commissioner of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, Michael Snyder answers these questions and many others. “Woods Whys: An Exploration of Forests and Forestry” is a collection of essays that aims to teach people more about trees, forests, and forest management — and by doing so, to help them become more connected to the woods around them.

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Randy Martin secures Charter House donation

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY / CORNWALL — Safeco Insurance recently announced that Dewitt-Blake Insurance Agency in Cornwall was named a 2019 Change Agent and was awarded $2,000 to donate to Charter House Coalition in Middlebury. The Charter House Coalitions is a nonprofit dedicated to serving meals to those who are hungry, finding housing for individuals and families who need shelter, and providing a sense of community and opportunity for personal growth for all who enter their open door.

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