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Local kids help raise funds for skeeter nets

Children of the North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church Sunday School collected a noisy offering for Imagine No Malaria.

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Music center to celebrate inaugural year at Town Hall Theater

On Sunday, June 14, at 2 p.m., Middlebury Community Music Center faculty members, students of all ages, and special guests will take to the stage at the Town Hall Theater to perform together with a spirit of collaboration that has been driving the community music center in its first year.

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Middlebury College employee wins Eagle's 2015 Grand Prize

Congratulations to Stephen Santor, a resident of Leiceter and Middlebury College employee. Santor won the 2015 Vermont Eagle Grand Prize. He found the $1,000 certificate in the hollow of a tree located in Monkton.

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Sanders promises to make nation like Vermont

Vermont Watchdog Report

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders touted his socialist vision for America as thousands of energized supporters cheered the politician’s Vermont-styled solutions on issues from education and health care to a living wage.

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Ferrisburgh farm gets kudos for going “green”, saving energy

Officials of Efficiency Vermont are singing the praises of a Ferrisburgh dairy farm that is showing other farms how to do “green” right.

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A Vermonter visits Vietnam

Guest Viewpoint

My recent visit to Vietnam was spent exclusively in the north, in Hanoi, Halong Bay—a few hours north of Hanoi—and the ethnic tribal areas further north near the Chinese border, an overnight train trip from Hanoi.

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Guest Viewpoint: U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders

In his typical flamboyant manner, U.S. Sen. Bernard Sanders, our self-proclaimed socialist, has announced his campaign for president. There’s no doubt Sen. Sanders will generate plenty of buzz.

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4-H Club members gather at farm

Addison County and Rutland County 4-H Club members met at the Meyers’ farm in Chittenden for a sheep blocking and fitting clinic this month.

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Historic Rutland church to honor award-winning organist

A concert of ceremonial music will recognize Vermont’s most talented organist and help kick-off this summer's celebration of the 150th birthday of historic Trinity Episcopal Church.

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Class of 2015: Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of your life

Middlebury College graduates wave their canes in the air during the college’s commencement ceremony May 24.

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Vermont farm drawings, circa 1800s, coming to Rokeby

The Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh will open “The Farm: Drawings of Rowland Evans Robinson, 1850-1880”, a never-before-seen exhibition of drawings on Sunday, June 14.

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Letter to the Editor: A flatlander in paradise

Aug. 12, 2014 - Moved to Vermont. It is so beautiful here. The hills are so serene and beautiful. Can hardly wait to see snow cover them. God's country...I love it here.

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Towns mark Memorial Day with parades, remembrances

Several town around Vermont sponsor annual Memorial Day parades. In Addison County, parades and related events in Vergennes, Middlebury and Orwell attracted patriotic, flag-waving crowds.

The importance of local businesses | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.

Soto receives degree

Kelsey Soto of Rutland graduated from Colby-Sawyer College on Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Patten receives degree

Jordan Patten of Pittsford graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Studies from Colby-Sawyer College.

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Shelburne memorial to honor veterans

Shelburne veterans are adding touches to a memorial planned for the parade ground in town.

Moriah woman injured in crash

On May 15, at approximately 12:07 p.m., Vermont State Police at New Haven responded to a one-vehicle crash on Leduc Road in New Haven.

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Addison County Transit Resources to close May 25

In recognition of Memorial Day, Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) will be closed Monday, May 25.

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1957 airplane crash is story of tragedy, redemption

Historian and writer Bill Powers of Rutland will present a fascinating story of tragedy and redemption at a special meeting of the Castleton Historical Society, on Thursday, June 4. Powers will be joined by aviation-crash expert Brian Lindner of Waterbury for a discussion about the October 1957 crash of a U.S. Army, Canadian-made, De Havilland L-20 Beaver and the deaths of four U.S. servicemen onboard.

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