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City seeking $500,000 to buy a new fire truck

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The Vergennes City Council on Tuesday officially added to the city’s Town Meeting Day warning a request for voter support for a $500,000 bond to fund a new fire truck. That vehicle would replace the Vergennes Fire Department’s Engine 1, a 24-year-old pumper.

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Spending and enrollment are dropping at Hannaford Career Center

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — For the second year in a row, Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center (PHCC) officials are proposing an almost level-funded spending plan to taxpayers in the 17 towns that send students to Addison County’s vocational-technical center in Middlebury.

The proposed fiscal year 2018-2019 budget request is for $3,468,524, which represents a 0.40-percent ($14,025) decrease compared to this year’s career center spending plan.

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Lincoln News for Jan. 25, 2018

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — Community Movie Night will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Church. In keeping with the Winter Olympics theme for Hill Country Holiday weekend, this month’s movie will be Cool Runnings, a very  funny comedy hit inspired by the true story of Jamaica’s first bobsled team. “Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme! Get on up, it’s bobsled time! Cool Runnings!” Popcorn, cookies and beverages provided. All ages welcome.

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Vermonters march for their future

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Mike Faher VTDigger.org



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MONTPELIER — Though she had to use a step stool to reach the microphone, 16-year-old Greta Solsaa wasn’t fazed by thousands of people gathered below her on the snowy Statehouse lawn this past Saturday.

“Never forget your voice,” the Rutland teen told the crowd at the March For Our Future. “Never forget that we are the future, and we have something to say about it.”

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Ferrisburgh board wants meeting with farmers about tree-cutting

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh selectboard on Jan. 16 met for an hour behind closed doors with town attorney James Carroll and tree warden Cliff Mix to discuss what one board member called “the Vorsteveld tree-cutting issue,” but took no official action.

But Selectboard Chairwoman Loretta Lawrence this week acknowledged the board asked Carroll to set up a meeting with the members of the Vorsteveld family who own the farm along Arnold Bay Road — and this past spring paid to have the east side of its 0.75 mile in Ferrisburgh clear-cut.

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By the Way for Jan. 25, 2018

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



The Independent just learned on Wednesday afternoon that longtime Ferrisburgh selectboard Chairwoman Loretta Lawrence has decided not to run again for her seat on the board.

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College dance company presents new work

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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The Dance Company of Middlebury will present their new evening of contemporary dance performance, "Native + Stranger" (pronounced "Native plus Stranger") on Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Mahaney Center for the Arts. Directed by Christal Brown in collaboration with Rulan Tangen, Matthew Taylor, and Jennifer Ponder,  this concert is an interdisciplinary exploration of individuality, place, acquisition, lineage and the construction of identity.

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Bixby offers writing workshop by 'Good Naked' author

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — Anyone who has ever tried knows that writing can be a challenge. Enter the Bixby Library.

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School district advances Addison land swap

Posted on January 25, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



ADDISON — A long-planned exchange of small parcels of town- and school-owned land near Addison Central School and the now-vacant, 150-year-old former Addison Town Hall can move forward after the Addison Northwest School District board on Jan. 17 signed off on deeds.

The town still needs to secure land and build a septic system for the old town hall before the land swap can be completed.

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