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New Haven resident receives national FFA recognition

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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INDIANAPOLIS — Alan Curler of New Haven was recently selected to receive the Honorary American FFA Degree.

This award is given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment. The National FFA Organization works to enhance the lives of youth through agricultural education. Without the efforts of highly dedicated individuals, thousands of young people would not be able to achieve success that, in turn, contributes directly to the overall well-being of our society.

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Eagles, loons showing good recovery

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
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MONTPELIER — Vermont’s bald eagle population continued its recovery in 2017. Twenty-one pairs of adult bald eagles successfully produced 35 young in Vermont in 2017, a modern-day record in the state according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. The species remains on Vermont’s endangered species list, but another strong year of growth has biologists hopeful for their continued recovery.

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Poet's Corner with Susan Jefts: Look inward to the garden's end

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Susan Jefts



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This month’s poem is by Deanna Shapiro from Charlotte. She has published two books — “Conversations at the Nursing Home: A Mother, A Daughter and Alzheimer’s” (2006) and “The Place You Live In: A Multigenerational Immigrant Story (2012) — in addition to a chapbook, “”On the Road with Lewis & Clark and Other Considerations” (2016). She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and her poems have appeared in The Aurorean, The Kenwood Review, and Blueline among others.

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Bristol talk to focus on plight of refugees

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — Refugees are ordinary people caught in an extraordinary situation. Learn about the transition faced by refugees who arrive in our state each year to find a safe haven on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol. The presentation, “First Welcome for Refugees: Laying Solid Foundations for Renewed Lives in the U.S.,” is the latest installment of the One World Library Project and is supported in part by the Vermont Humanities Council.

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Take steps to stay safe hiking and hunting

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is recommending that hunters and hikers practice a few basic wilderness safety precautions and dress for the weather when heading out into the woods this fall.

“Just a few simple actions can ensure that hunters and hikers are prepared for a variety of conditions and situations,” said Maj. George Scribner of Vermont’s game warden force. “A little preparation is all it takes to have a safe and enjoyable experience outdoors.”

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Farmers to meet with public at Nov. 9 forum

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — On Thursday, Nov. 9, local farmers are taking some time off the farm after the harvest to meet with interested community members who have questions about farming practices in Vermont, today, and in the future. A wide variety of local farmers will be available to discuss the practices they use on their farms to protect water quality, conserve the soil and remain economically viable in today’s markets.

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Chorney and friends serve up new Americana music

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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They play a new kind of “Americana” — one as broad and wide as the name suggests. Folk, blues, rag, jazz and chamber music; the group’s blend is as authentic as the source. Comprised of some of the finest players from Vermont’s small but vital music community, Michael Chorney and Hollar General feature the sounds of acoustic guitar, acoustic bass, steel guitars and drums. The band lifts and carries Chorney’s voice and infuses the songs with the subtlety and spontaneous interaction of a jazz quartet.

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Stellaria Trio bring 'Mirth and Mystery' to Brandon Music

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



The classical Stellaria Trio will spotlight works by Finnish, Norwegian and Danish composers in their Nordic piano trio program called “Mirth and Mystery” at Brandon Music on Saturday, Nov. 4. The trio is composed of violinist Letitia Quante, cellist John Dunlop and pianist Claire Black.

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Staged reading of 'The Nether' explores dark side to desire and technology

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



Middlebury Actors Workshop presents “The Nether” by Jennifer Haley, the second in a series of four staged readings. The goal of this series, The Cutting Edge, is to share the bold, clever work of some of the most dynamic young writers to hit the New York scene in the last five to 10 years. Each play enjoyed a successful run in a boundary-pushing Off-Broadway theater. Each play speaks to our contemporary moment.

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Local auditions for 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' play are Nov. 6, 8

Posted on November 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



It is 1904, in Paris, France. The Lapin Agile (Nimble Rabbit), quaint watering hole to struggling artists and would-be geniuses, welcomes two soon-to-be legends for one extraordinary night. Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, whose egos match their intellects, spar with the regulars and each other about art, science, inspiration, love and the promise of the 20th century. Throw in a mysterious visitor who makes the ladies swoon, and you’re in for a well-rounded theater experience.

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