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Sheldon Museum's WWI exhibit featuring local heroes closing Sunday

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Historic spotlight falls on steamboat pioneer

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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When you look at a painted portrait, say for example the Mona Lisa, what comes across your mind? Do you admire the painting for it’s artistic mastery? Or do you find yourself staring at her face, wondering who was this woman and what was life like at that time?

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Patti Casey returns home to play at Vergennes Opera House

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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After many years touring nationally with Woods Tea Co, Patti Casey has reunited with longtime musical collaborator Colin McCaffrey and former Bluegrass Gospel Project bandmates Steve Light and Kirk Lord. Together The Wicked Fine Players will bring  their music to Patti’s hometown — Vergennes — on Saturday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. This reunion puts a little more blue in the bluegrass, adds a little more swing and a whole lotta fun.

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The Hot Pickin' Party heats up in Lincoln

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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After these long, rainy and cold days, it’s hard to resist a band called the “Hot Pickin’ Party.” And there’s no reason you should. This bluegrass band will take the stage at Burnham Hall, 52 River Road, in Lincoln on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m.

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Wildlife officials asking for hunters' help on deer data

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



RUTLAND — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking hunters for help in a statewide initiative to gather more biological data on the state’s deer population. Hunters who get a deer during the Nov. 10-25 rifle season are asked to provide an incisor tooth from their deer when they go to a reporting station.

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How to help Vt. wildlife as habitat is decreasing

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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CORNWALL — What would Vermont be like without its wild animals? Find out when Middlebury College biologist and ecologist Steve Trombulak presents “Take a Walk on the Wild Side: How Animals Move In and Around Vermont” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at Bingham Memorial Elementary School in Cornwall.

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Film explores impact of burning wood for energy

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — A screening of the film “Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?” will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m., in Unity Hall at the Middlebury Congregational Church, 30 North Pleasant Street.

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The Rough & Tumble roll through Brandon

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Formerly from Nashville, The Rough & Tumble now find themselves living full-time on the road, in a 16-foot camper with an 85-pound puppy named Puddle. The folk-Americana duo has been making tire tracks nationwide since 2011, and if you ask Mallory Graham or Scott Tyler how they got here, they’d likely respond, “with careful planning, spreadsheets and shoddy cell phone service.” The camper stops at Brandon Music on Nov. 10.

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Gospel choir returns for two shows in Middlebury

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Last November, Town Hall Theater invited the famous Howard University Gospel Choir to sing in Middlebury. The talented group took the town by storm.

“It was one of the most moving and rewarding performances I’ve ever seen at Town Hall Theater,” said artistic director Douglas Anderson.  “By the end of the evening the Middlebury crowd was on its feet, cheering and singing and swaying to the ecstatic music.  I’ve never seen anything quite like it.”

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MUHS, Mt. Abe pull in Otter Creek rowing race

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — This past Saturday, Nov. 3, was a bone-chilling, yet heart-warming day for 142 youth rowers from Chittenden and Addison counties who participated in the Otter Creek Challenge, a three-mile rowing race on Otter Creek.

It was 40 degrees and pouring rain at race time but rowers were fired up to go. The course started at the Vergennes Basin on Otter Creek just below the waterfall in downtown Vergennes and wandered 1.5 miles downstream and then back to a 180-degree turn in the Vergennes Basin at the finish line.

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