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Lincoln news for April 5

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — Lincoln Community School kindergarten registration will be held on Friday, April 13. If your child will be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018 and lives in Lincoln, please contact the school at 802-453-2119 or [email protected] to make an appointment. There will be no school on this day for current kindergarten students.

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Dairy program extended to help more farmers

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be reopening the enrollment next week for the much-improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy).

The changes implement improvements that Leahy included in the Bipartisan Budget Act in February to give Vermont dairy farmers what the senator called a more cost-effective risk protection option. Reopening enrollment is especially important now as dairy farmers are experiencing a difficult year with falling prices for their milk.

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April brings phony tax scams

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — Vermont’s attorney general and tax commissioner are urging Vermonters to avoid the worst kind of April Fool’s trick: scams that could lure them into losing hundreds or thousands of dollars. State officials met at the Tax Department two weeks before the April 16 tax filing deadline to warn Vermonters about the “IRS scam,” identity theft and what they can do to protect themselves.

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Ferrisburgh news for April 5

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



April 5: Choral Concert, Grades 7-12, VUHS Auditorium 7 p.m.

April 6: Friday Night Movies “Miss Potter” Bixby 6:30 p.m.

April 6: All School Dance at FCS

April 9: ANWSD Regular Board Meeting, Addison Central School 6 p.m. 

April 10: Vermont Jazz Educators Festival, Commodore Jazz at Middlebury Union HS.

April 13 -14: VUHS Musicians Cultural Trip to New York City.

April 14: Edible Book and Tea Party, Bixby Library 11 a.m.

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Nominations sought for Vt. award for educator of the year

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — The Vermont Humanities Council seeks nominations for its Victor R. Swenson Humanities Educator Award, which recognizes a Vermont educator in grades 6 through 12 who exemplifies excellence in the teaching of the humanities.

The recipient will receive a $1,000 check and public recognition at VHC’s fall conference on November 17 at UVM’s Dudley Davis Center. Last year’s winner was Marsha Cassel of Rutland High School.

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Manure restrictions still in effect in wet weather

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — April 1 marks the end of Vermont’s winter manure-spreading ban for non-frequently flooded fields in Vermont, but with another cold and wet spring bringing adverse field conditions to most of Vermont, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) is issuing a spring stewardship reminder to ensure that farmers are aware that water quality rules will restrict manure-spreading activities until the weather and individual field conditions improve.

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Get ready to vote: Community rink could win big

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY — Supporters of Addison County hockey and of Middlebury’s Memorial Sports Center should be ready to act on April 13 and 14.

That’s when they can vote online between midnight on that Friday and 11 a.m. on that Saturday (that's all day next Friday and most of Saturday morning) to help the Memorial Sports Center win $150,000 to complete long-planned upgrades to the rink, including public restrooms, a “family-friendly headed viewing area,” and an elevator.

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Middlebury Police Log: Local man held on $1,000 bail after domestic assault

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Glenn Fowler, 54, of Middlebury for domestic assault, stemming from an alleged incident in the Halladay Road area on April 1.

Police said Fowler was lodged that evening for lack of $1,000 bail.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Referred to state police on March 26 an allegation that a Middlebury Union Middle School student was being exposed to drugs at a friend’s house.

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Vergennes Police Log: Police issue two citations for drug-related impaired driving

Posted on April 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police this past Saturday cited two motorists for impaired driving, with marijuana involved in both cases.

First city police cited Kayla Zeno, 25, of Bridport for driving under the influence of alcohol after pulling her vehicle over for allegedly failing to honor a stop sign at the intersection of School and South Maple streets.

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Tamara Wight weaves nests from found objects

Posted on April 2, 2018 |
By Emma Cotton



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Many artistic endeavors start in a studio, but basket-weaver Tamara Wight begins her creative process outdoors. On walks through the forest and along Sunset Lake in Brookfield, Vt., her home town, Wight gathers rocks, pebbles and interesting pieces of wood.

She takes these ingredients home and holds onto them until she has a moment of creative inspiration, usually during the night. Then, the rocks and branches become the foundation for her baskets, many of which are on display at Creative Space Gallery in Vergennes.

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