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Mile Twelve brings edgy bluegrass to Brandon

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Mile Twelve, a fresh, hard-driving young bluegrass band, will perform at Brandon Music this Saturday night. This emerging quintet beautifully walks the line between original and traditional bluegrass. Fast gaining recognition for their outstanding performances in bluegrass and folk circles, Evan Murphy, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, Nate Sabat, B.B. Bowness and David Benedict write captivating songs and daring instrumental pieces from diverse influences. Banjo luminary Tony Trischka says, “Mile Twelve is carrying the bluegrass tradition forward with creativity and integrity.”

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Amaryllis to perform in Lincoln and Middlebury

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Amaryllis, Vermont’s early music vocal ensemble, will perform some lovely 16th-century period music this coming Sunday and Monday. Under the direction of Susanne Peck, the group will sing a program titled “Luther’s Favorites: Choral Selections from the Time of the Reformation” on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the United Church of Lincoln, in the center of the village of Lincoln and on Monday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m., at Stephen’s Episcopal Church, on the Middlebury Village Green.

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By the way for May 3

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Middlebury Maple Run expected to draw crowd; roads to be closed

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
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MIDDLEBURY — More than 800 runners, many traveling with family and friends, are expected in Middlebury the weekend of May 5-6 for the 10th anniversary of the Middlebury Maple Run – The Sweetest Half. On Sunday, May 6, runners will toe the starting line located in the parking lot behind Porter Hospital. The half-marathon starts at 9 a.m., with approximately 550 runners, and the 3-mile fun run, with an anticipated 250 runners, starts at 9:15 a.m.

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Ferrisburgh news for May 3

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
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May 1 and 15: Ferrisburgh Town Selectboard meeting 6:30 p.m.

May 3: School Safety Forum VUHS 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

May 5: Green Up Day

May 9: Red Cross Blood Drive Town Hall 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

May 9: All States Band Parade and Concert Essex Junction

May 12: Union Meeting Hall Open House by Ferrisburgh Historical Society noon-4 p.m.

May 12 and 26: Ferrisburgh Grange King Pede card party 6:30 p.m.

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Self-proclaimed oldest Ripton resident talks local history and Robert Frost

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
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RIPTON — On Saturday morning, April 21, more than 50 people attended a talk at the Ripton Community Church. The 97-year-old Hilda Barnard Billings presented “Hilda’s Recollection of the Ripton Post Office and Friend Robert Frost.”

Claiming to be the oldest Ripton resident, Hilda was born in 1920 in the downstairs northwest bedroom of the first post office in Ripton, now the Chipman Inn. “Maybe being born in this house destined me to become a postmaster,” she said.

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Two MUHS seniors place first at Vt. music festival

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School Music Department is honored to announce that two seniors have auditioned and placed first in the Vermont All State Music Festival Scholarship Competition.

Addy Parsons, the daughter of Tim and Nancy Parsons of Weybridge won the Scholarship Performance for Woodwinds, performing a memorized concerto for piccolo.

Oziah Wales, the son of Scott and Debra Wales of Weybridge, won the Scholarship Performance for Jazz, performing three memorized jazz pieces on alto saxophone.

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Salisbury news for May 3

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SALISBURY — The Salisbury Church is holding a rummage and bake sale this Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 in the church basement from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. People coming to the church should not attempt to drive around the back of the church as there is a large mud hole located there.

This week is the last week of the Everybody Wins reading program at the Salisbury school. Students and mentors have had a great year reading, playing games, and getting to know each other. The program will resume next October.

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Students participate in Castleton mentoring program

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



CASTLETON — Eight Addison County young adults who are studying at Castleton University have become certified members of the Castleton University Mentoring Program.

Those eight local mentors are Ryan Crowningshield and Justin Connor of Addison, Danielle Forand and Rachael McCormick of Starksboro, Jane Russell of Vergennes, Angela Dupoise of New Haven, Aaron Smith of Middlebury and Monica Connor of Orwell.

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