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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
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Race planning can be an incentive to exercise

Posted on June 3, 2019 |
By John S. McCright



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Hey, you. Yes, YOU!

Get moving!

Adults who are physically active are healthier, feel better and are less likely to develop many chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes, and several types of cancer than are adults who are inactive, according to “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans,” which was put out by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last year.

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Hungrytown duo to play at Bixby Library in Vergennes

Posted on June 3, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — The Bixby Memorial Free Library welcomes the celebrated acoustic duo Hungrytown next Thursday. In the past two years, Hungrytown has toured extensively throughout the U.S., as well as in Great Britain, Germany and New Zealand. They recently returned from a four-month tour of the American south, southwest and California. Next month, Hungrytown will tour the United Kingdom for four months. Catch them in Vergennes on Thursday, June 6, from 6-7 p.m.

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Soovin Kim and Gloria Chien open the Rochester Chamber Music Society summer series

Posted on June 3, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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ROCHESTER — The Rochester Chamber Music Society opens its 25th summer series on Saturday, June 8, at 4 p.m., with violinist Soovin Kim and pianist Gloria Chien.  Kim has a long association with the RCMS and first performed on the series in 1999.  Audiences were elated when he brought his newly formed Johannes Quartet as a regular fixture to the series.  The Saturday afternoon concert offers a rare opportunity to hear these masterful performers in an intimate chamber setting.  Programming will include works by Ravel, Copland and Szymanowski.

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Movie review: Magic in the movies — is it over?

Posted on June 3, 2019 |
By Joan Ellis



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This week is a movie critic’s nightmare. After reviewing the few excellent ones playing now, finding another for this week’s deadline proved impossible. It’s easy to pick a loser and trash it, but what’s the point? Being able to recommend a movie for quality in acting, writing, and directing is the fun of it. And then there’s the magic of a movie that has all of that plus an original premise. That’s what we love, isn’t it?

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Book review: Disappearing Earth — by Julia Phillips

Posted on June 3, 2019 |
By Jenny Lyons



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(Knopf Publishing Group)

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Should dogs come along to summer events?

Posted on June 3, 2019 |
By M. Kathleen Shaw DVM



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Summer is almost here and festivals, craft fairs, and other outdoor events are popping up everywhere. Many dog owners want to bring their beloved pets along to these events, but it might be a better choice to leave them at home.

While owners are enjoying the attractions, the dogs are being jostled, stepped on, and many are eating dropped people food and trash when their owners are not looking. If it’s really hot outside, imagine how hot the pavement is for your dog, whose feet can be burned. For these reasons many organizers prohibit dogs from the event.

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Students of the Week

Posted on May 31, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MAUHS STUDENT OF THE WEEK

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Homelessness report sends mixed signals: State numbers down but local shelters full

Posted on May 30, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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ADDISON COUNTY — While a statewide estimate indicates the number of homeless people living in Vermont declined this past winter by 15.5 percent (202 people), local advocates said they saw no let-up — or vacancies — in Addison County shelters during the coldest months.

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Advocates lobby for free meals at Vermont schools

Posted on May 30, 2019 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Hunger Free Vermont, a statewide anti-hunger advocacy organization, is engaged in a major lobbying campaign to allow all public schools to stop charging families for breakfasts and lunches during the academic year.

They’re called “universal free meals,” and Addison and Windsor counties are the only areas in the state with zero schools offering such an amenity, according to Hunger Free Vermont Executive Director Anore Horton.

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Life as a photographer: James P. Blair reflects on 'Being There'

Posted on May 30, 2019 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — To a room of more than 20 guests, James P. Blair stood strongly in front of his oxygen machine and welcomed the audience to the opening of his retrospective exhibit in the Middlebury College Museum of Art. “Being There: Photographs by James P. Blair” opened on Friday, May 24, and in 50 images traces the 88-year-old’s career as a photographer with National Geographic Magazine.

“This is a remarkable experience for me,” Blair said on Friday.

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