September 29th, 2016
SALISBURY — Salisbury property owners are reminded that taxes are due next Wednesday, Oct. 5. In addition to regular office hours, the town treasurer will be available on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. for people to make payments. You may pay the first installment or the entire bill.
The Friends of the Salisbury Community School will hold an Ice Cream Social and Lawn Party on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the school. There will also be games and a baked goods raffle.
Vermont Coffee Company’s new Playhouse theater at 1197 Exchange Street in Middlebury will present two new productions in October.
WAR and PEACE (and other duets) with Deb Gwinn and Jim Cave, goes up this weekend, Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.
RIPTON — The Ripton Ridge Run celebrates its 29thyear on Sunday, Oct. 9. The Ridge Run, a fundraiser for the Friends of the Ripton School, features a 5K run, a 10.4K loop run and a non-competitive 5K fun-walk. Every year, runners and walkers of all ages and abilities participate on courses that traverse Ripton’s scenic rural roads. All races start and end at the Ripton Elementary School, where there will be lunch, a raffle and awards.
People have grown roses for many centuries and for many reasons. Today we grow roses mainly for the beauty they bring to our yards and homes. But in centuries past, the rose and its fruit were revered for its value as food and medicine, as well as its beauty.
MIDDLEBURY — Almost four years into its five-year trial, the Middlebury Business Development Fund (MBDF) is struggling to achieve its goal of bringing substantial new businesses and jobs to town, in spite of the efforts of its energetic executive director.
VERGENNES/BRISTOL/MIDDLEBURY — The Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Addison Independent are co-hosting three legislative candidate forums in October. These are non-partisan events in which candidates from all parties will be participating.
ADDISON COUNTY — Legislators, policy makers, representatives from state and federal entities and others got on the bus Monday to see what Addison County farmers are doing to improve water quality in Lake Champlain.
It wasn’t supposed to be this complicated.
My husband has been working on our house, and it was time for me to do my part: the painting. It’s not because I’m the better painter; it’s because I hate painting slightly less than he does, and because it’s the only renovation-related work I can help with.