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April 27th, 2017

Bixby Library makes pitch for city funds

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — At their Tuesday meeting, Vergennes city council members heard a pitch from Bixby Library board President Paula Moore for $8,000 of increased support, but deferred a decision.

The council also decided to keep level the rates for using the city pool, while at the same time dipping deeper into the city’s Watershed Fund to cover a projected operating deficit.

Moore told the board the Bixby represents “a phenomenal value” to the five communities it serves.

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Prescription Take Back day to be held Saturday

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — This coming Saturday, April 29, is Prescription Take Back Day in Vermont. That is when anyone can anonymously visit their local participating locations to properly dispose of any prescription medication that are past their shelf life or no longer needed.

The goal is to safely dispose of pharmaceuticals so that they don’t get into the hands of illicit drug users or pushers or into the public water supply. Don’t flush prescription drugs down the drain or toilet.

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Religion and justice series to hold panel discussion on migrant workers this Sunday

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Vermont farms depend on migrant farm workers, many of whom lack proper immigration status and are subject to deportation.

This Sunday, April 30, Middlebury’s religious community will address this issue in the fourth of its monthly series of community conversations that touch on religion and social justice in contemporary America.

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VUHS senior honored with DAR's Good Citizen award

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — Brandon Cousino was awarded this year’s Good Citizen by the Seth Warner - Rhoda Farrand Chapter of the DAR at its annual Good Citizen ceremony on March 11. The Good Citizens program encourages and rewards a high school senior who demonstrates the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. Candidates for the reward are nominated by the faculty and then voted on by members of their VUHS senior class.

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Local businesses receive VEDA financing

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Three local businesses — one in Vergennes, one in Bristol and one in Brandon — are among more than a half-dozen Vermont outfits that will share in $7.1 million in economic development financings recently approved by the Vermont Economic Development Authority.

Last week VEDA has announced that it was making the loans and loan guarantees to support manufacturing, agricultural, energy and small business projects throughout Vermont. 

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Film screening to explore Holocaust denial

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The film “Denial” will be screened twice at Middlebury’s Marquis Theater on Wednesday, May 3, with discussions after both showings.

“Denial” is a film about Deborah Lipstadt, a Holocaust historian, and her dramatic legal battle against Holocaust denier David Irving, who sued her for libel. The film raises questions of free speech and fake news. Is the doctrine of “Equal Time” appropriate for all viewpoints? Where do we draw the line? Who gets to draw the line? What are the consequences?

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Author Paula Huston to speak on spiritual practices

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Paula Huston, a National Endowment of the Arts Fellow, and author of two novels and seven works of spiritual nonfiction, will be speaking at Memorial Baptist Church, on Friday, April 28, at 7:30pm. Ms. Huston will be speaking on “Spiritual Formation: Down-to-Earth Practices”.

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Learn about the tradition of Ukranian eggs in Bristol

Posted on April 27, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Ukrainian decorated eggs, or pysanky, are decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist method. The word pysanka comes from the verb pysaty, “to write”, as the designs are not painted on, but written with beeswax. OnSaturday, April 29,from1-3 p.m.,at Art on Main, artist Theresa Somerset of Precision Studio will demonstrate the traditional art of pysanky.

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