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October 18th

Many local women live in daily fear of domestic violence

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — “Rose,” an Addison County woman in her 40s, is overcome with dread every time she looks at the calendar.

While life is pretty good right now, each passing day brings her closer to the moment her ex-husband will be released from jail.

Closer to the prospect of being potentially shaken to the core in the dead of night by the terrifying sounds of a pounding fist and bellowing voice at her front door.

Closer to constantly looking over her shoulder for the man she’s been trying to escape from for around two years.

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Campaign donations reach an all-time high; Senate hopefuls raise a combined $100k

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By John Flowers



ADDISON COUNTY — Addison County candidates running in contested elections for posts in the state Legislature and county government on Nov. 6 have thus far raised a combined total of around $176,000 to fulfill their political aspirations.

It’s already an all-time record for campaign fundraising in Addison County, and the number will undoubtedly swell by the time candidates do their final accounting after the election night confetti has been swept up.

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Dairy farmers: Low milk prices are wearing us down

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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MIDDLEBURY — At an Oct. 12 meeting organized by the office of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders to solicit input from dairy farmers about milk prices and the viability of their industry, those farmers found themselves in the minority.

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Irish officer learns about policing in Middlebury

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police got some reinforcements last week from an unlikely source — Ireland.

Actually, Constable Gavin Todd of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) wasn’t there to participate as much as to observe.

Todd’s four-day visit to Middlebury was courtesy of the International Police Association (IPA), an organization that sponsors exchanges between police departments throughout the world in an effort to foster friendship and co-operation among law enforcement officials.

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Champlain Philharmonic plays gypsy tunes

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — Da da da dummm… Da da da dummm…. Yup, we all know it: Bethoven’s Fifth — but if that’s all that comes to mind when you think classical music, it’s probably time to update your repertoire. Good thing the Champlain Philharmonic has a concert coming up this Sunday, Oct. 21, 4 p.m., at the Mahaney Center for the Arts in Middlebury.

Come hear what Music Director Matt LaRocca describes as “old-school, gypsy-folk traditional songs put into classical music.”

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Spotlight on the Vermont Senate race 2018: How would you approach education issues?

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



The six candidates for the Senate seats representing Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore were asked to comment on five important issues.

Today, for the fourth issue, we asked each of them to address education with the following prompt:

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Many learned how to clear their criminal records

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Around 20 people took part in a special event held Oct. 12 at Frank Mahady Courthouse aimed at helping residents clear their criminal records of past misdemeanor charges, notably including possession of marijuana. It was the first of two-such events.

Nine participants at the Oct. 12 session availed themselves of free legal aid in filling out the requisite paperwork to get their records expunged of their past transgressions. Several local and statewide attorneys participated.

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Mount Abe district officials to host community meetings

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) board on Monday, Oct. 22, will kick off a series of community meetings to get members of the Five-Town public more involved with their schools.

The event will take place from 6 – 8:45 p.m., at Holley Hall in Bristol. An informal mixer and two short board presentations will be followed by a facilitated discussion focused on upcoming budget issues and community priorities.

The new unified board’s goal is to establish a positive foundation for community engagement.

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