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New Haven man helps launch adaptive trike program at Rikert

Posted on December 6, 2018 |
By Jill Kiedaisch



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RIPTON — Larry Buck is a man on a mission. Not much can slow him down. Nearly every day of the year, you’ll find the New Haven resident pedaling around Addison County on his road trike doing everything the rest of us do in cars.

Weather is no object. In the rain, in the snow, and through all six Vermont seasons, Buck is out there, muscling through whatever the road conditions splatter at him.

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New owners signal a new era at Ripton Country Store

Posted on November 26, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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RIPTON — Folks making their daily visit to the Ripton Country Store are getting some “change” for the first time in 42 years.

Stepping across the rustic threshold is still akin to breaching a time portal leading to an early 20th century general store, where you got your mail and your food staples, crowded onto a maze of shelves.

Need help? The friendly store shopkeepers provided personal attention and knew you by name.

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Legend Amy Rigby to play in Ripton

Posted on November 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Amy Rigby is a minor legend, and she’s coming to the Ripton Community Coffee House on Saturday, Dec. 1.

“She’s the sort of quirky singer/songwriter that appeals to young and old, definitely very Vermont,” said RCCH organizer Winslow Colwell. 

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Harp and Soul to perform at area schools Nov. 29

Posted on November 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEYBRIDGE/RIPTON — The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s “Harp and Soul” harp and flute duo will present performances at Weybridge and Ripton Elementary Schools on Thursday, Nov. 29. Made possible by Neat Repeats, the concerts feature flutist Anne Janson and harpist Heidi Soons.

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Ripton skier raced with the pros at Killington World Cup this past weekend

Posted on November 26, 2018 |
By ABAGAEL GILES



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KILLINGTON — On Thanksgiving Day last week Ripton resident Abi Jewett was feeling especially thankful: The 18-year-old U.S. Ski Team rookie was getting ready to spend the weekend at Killington, racing in her first World Cup giant slalom event on her home turf.

On Saturday she was set to toe the line to compete with some of the best women alpine skiers in the world.

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Ripton installs new dry hydrant

Posted on November 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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RIPTON — Ripton Fire and Rescue completed the installation of a dry hydrant on Fire Brook Road in Ripton on Sept. 29. The installation of this dry hydrant is part of a comprehensive program to improve fire protection in the town.

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Dana and Susan Robinson come to Ripton Coffee House

Posted on November 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Dana and Susan Robinson will perform on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Ripton Community Coffee House. The Americana-roots and folk duo, from Cabot, combine vivid, songwriting and storytelling, with fiddle tunes, clawhammer banjo, elegant melodies and rich harmony singing.

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Ripton kids help refugee family

Posted on October 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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RIPTON — This fall, as part of their “Where We Are in Place and Time” unit of inquiry, Ripton Elementary School 5th & 6th graders read the book “Refugee” by Alan Gratz. Simultaneously, the school community learned of an amazing opportunity: to connect their learning from this difficult yet facts-based depiction of the circumstances and struggles of three refugee children from different parts of the world in different times of crisis, to those of a present-day migrant family.

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UPDATED: Missing Ripton man has been found

Posted on October 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



RIPTON — According to Vermont State Police, Kenneth P. Levine, 61, has been found and is safe.

Levine was reported missing to state police on Saturday, Oct. 27, at around 8 p.m. On Monday morning, after word that he was missing got out, troopers said they were told that Levine had sent family members an e-mail that made them worry about his welfare.

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