Archive - Jul 2009 - Staff Blog
Jackie Rose looks back to a point in her life over 20 years ago when she met her soul mate. Given the opportunity to do it over again, she wouldn’t change a thing — except where she picked him up.
Now, she says, “I know better.”
After almost two decades of waiting, Rose was finally in a position to start her search for “the right one.” She just bought her first home in Florida and had a budding career: it was time.
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Mow no more — or, at the very least, less. The grounds crew at the Middlebury College has reduced the amount of lawn they mow by 20 acres this summer, allowing pockets of the landscape to return to flower-filled meadows. Previously, the school has mowed roughly 75 acres of lawn on the main campus each summer — which took seven employees moving for three full days to complete one mowing cycle.
ADDISON COUNTY — First-time home buying can be a daunting task and knowing how far your dollar can go in today’s market is even more confusing.
Curious to know what your budget could buy in Addison County? The Addison Independent has put together a smattering of homes and properties in the area that fit within three different price ranges. These listings were found through the Addison County board of Realtors member Web sites. This feature ran as a part of a special real estate section in print on 07/23/09.
Price Range: $150,000-$175,000
When Oliver Lathrop came to Vermont in the late 1700s the land was covered in heavy spruce and fir trees. His son, Jim, cut one of the first Lathrop homesteads, the Lust Farm in Lincoln, from deep mountain forest.
Note: this feature ran in the print edition on Thursday, July 32rd.
ADDISON COUNTY — Want to know what it might cost to finance your new home? Take a look at the chart below to find out an approximate payment schedule for a mortgage, depending on the price of the home and the initial down payment.
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