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Driver killed in crash with Cornwall fire truck on Route 125

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By John Flowers



CORNWALL — Area residents were voicing shock Monday morning in the wake of Sunday afternoon’s frightful collision between a pickup truck and Cornwall Fire Department utility vehicle on Route 125 that took the life of 44-year-old Deane Rubright of Shoreham.

In addition to the tragic loss of life, the accident has left Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department members shaken and temporarily without a utility vehicle, which was used to carry all the force’s equipment to the many fire and accident scenes it responds to each year.

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Modular home dealer eyes site on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — The owner of Vergennes modular and mobile home dealership Town & Country Homes Inc. has a town permit and is seeking an Act 250 permit amendment that would allow him to move his sales and display office to Route 7 in Ferrisburgh, just north of Vergennes.

The 17-acre site on the highway’s east side that Town & Country owner Patrick Whitley is eyeing formerly housed a driving range and miniature golf course that was operated by late Ferrisburgh resident Bob McNary.

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Meet this year's keeper of the Mt. Abe hut

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Rachel Cohen



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LINCOLN — AnnaLisa Mayer of South Starksboro grew up hiking Mount Abraham, the fifth-tallest mountain in Vermont, since she was three years old.

This past summer, Mount Abe served as Mayer’s personal office. A rising senior at Sterling College, Mayer worked as a Green Mountain Club (GMC) caretaker from June until August on the mountain, which she considers her “home turf.”

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By the way for September 13

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Shoreham apple fest offers fruit, music and pig kissing

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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SHOREHAM — The Shoreham Apple Fest on Sunday, Sept. 16, will mark its 10th year of uniting people for a day of music, food, festivities, recreation and even a shameless display of pig smooching. It all aims to raise funds for the community’s Platt Memorial Library.

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Opera Company of Middlebury celebrates 15 years

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Angelo Lynn



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MIDDLEBURY — “It’s not often that you get a chance to look back over a chunk of your life and see so clearly that you’ve had an impact on people – that they love you and care for your community and want to be part of what’s happening here.”

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Uncovering the Underground Railroad quilt-code myth at Rokeby

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Historian Kate Clifford Larson will speak about the enduring myth surrounding quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad. The illustrated lecture will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, at 3 p.m. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh, in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit “Fabric of Emancipation” curated by Harlem Needle Arts.

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Ferrisburgh, ACSWMD to talk land

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh selectboard discussed last week a possible sale or lease of the town-owned 34.91-acre parcel at the junction of Routes 7 and 22A to the Addison County Solid Waste Management District (ACSWMD).

ACSWMD officials have said they might be interested in the prominent parcel outside of Vergennes as a recycling center/trash drop-off, in part to replace Vergennes recycling center, which will probably close at the end of 2018. That possible closure would not necessarily affect private trash and recycling haulers.

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Poet's corner: From a witch's brew... to something new

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Susan Jefts



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Stirring the Pot

 

My freezer’s full

of ice cream, cookies, candy

I want to forget I have.

And, in most of the space,

vegetable parts:

carrot peels,

zucchini ends,

external leaves of

cabbages, cauliflowers,

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Sonneborn to speak about his run for governor

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — Ethan Sonneborn’s campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor was featured in the Washington Post and The New York Times.

The 14-year-old Bristol resident and his teenage strategists will talk about how they captured national media attention — and nearly 7 percent of the Democratic vote — at an event in Burlington this coming Sunday afternoon.

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