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Dear Homeward Bound: What's the best way to deal with strays?

Posted on February 4, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Dear Homeward Bound,

My friend and I were talking about what to do if you see a stray animal in your neighborhood. I think you should just leave him alone because he probably lives somewhere close. My friends thinks you should pick up the animal and take him to the shelter right away. What’s the best thing to do?

Curious

Dear Curious,

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Local Jewish leader joins world event

Posted on February 4, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Davida Murray, co-director of Middlebury Chabad, was scheduled to join more than 3,000 women leaders from all 50 U.S. states and 100 countries, hailing from as far away as Laos, Angola, Ghana and Uzbekistan, at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries (Kinus Hashluchos) last week in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Lovejoy joins board at UVM/Porter

Posted on February 4, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Board of Directors welcomed Nicholas F. Lovejoy as a new member of the board at their monthly meeting in December.

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College preparing employee buyouts, will send notices as soon as next week

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By ABAGAEL GILES



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MIDDLEBURY — As soon as next Friday, an unknown number of faculty and staff at Middlebury College will receive voluntary buyout offers from the college that will give them incentives to leave their positions.

The offers come after months of deliberation by the college’s senior administrative staff and are the culmination of a workforce rightsizing initiative launched in June 2018.

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Home health agency's success is questioned

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — The new managers of Addison County Home Health & Hospice (ACHHH) are proud of their record in taking the New Haven-based nonprofit from the brink of financially insolvency in 2016 to more modern operation that in fiscal year 2018 posted an almost $900,000 financial cushion in an era of Medicaid and Medicare funding shortfalls.

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Housing market tight for young and old

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By Sarah Asch



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Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series looking at what the shrinking percentage of younger people in Vermont means to the future of the Green Mountain State. Read the first two parts here and here.

ADDISON COUNTY — For many of those concerned about Addison County’s aging population, one solution seems evident: more housing.

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Middlebury College to divest from fossil fuel companies

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By ABAGAEL GILES



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College’s board of trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 26 to fully withdraw over time the institution’s $1.1 billion endowment’s investments in the fossil fuel industry.

The divestment vote came in the form of support for a plan called Middlebury Energy2028, which also includes new initiatives to reduce energy consumption and eliminate the use of fossil fuels on the college campus.

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Matthew Evan Taylor: Bringing new voices into the century

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — How often do you think about the composer when you’re listening to classical music? Be honest…. For most of us, it’s not much at all, right? And that’s OK.

“There’s something really nice about experiencing classical music; letting it wash over you,” said Matthew Evan Taylor, an assistant professor in the Music Department at Middlebury College. “But for some reason, nobody is perturbed that the fourth concert you go to is all white men.”

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Lawmakers and citizens take aim at carbon tax

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By John Flowers



BRIDPORT — Carbon tax.

It was a political land mine that few state politicians wanted to step on during last year’s campaign, and there appears to be little support this year for adopting such a tax to combat climate change.

Still, the prospect of a carbon tax was the main topic of conversation at the session’s inaugural Addison County legislative breakfast at the Bridport Grange Hall on Monday.

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Community bids farewell to Olin Robison

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Former Middlebury College President Olin Robison was recalled on Sunday as an outstanding diplomat, scholar and administrator whose perseverance helped breathe new life into virtually every institution he helmed.

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