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Area businesses partner to support to homeless

For the fourth year in a row, Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel, Darn Tough Vermont and Smartwool have teamed up to donate over $13,500 worth of socks and support to representatives from local homeless shelters. The donations are the result of a joint effort between the three businesses to help provide warm, Merino wool socks and much-needed support to the areas homeless population in preparation for the state’s colder months.

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Keurig, Lake Monsters brew up partnership to bring 350 kids to games next summer

Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and the Vermont Lake Monsters raised over $1,700 this summer at historic Centennial Field to support the New York-Penn League team's Share the Experience Program.

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A loving, fun and sweet girl | Homeward Bound

Addison County’s Humane Society

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An app called Wooftrax | Rutland County Humane Society

If you like to walk, run or bike you can help raise funds for RCHS with a new app called Wooftrax.

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AFT Vermont union supports universal healthcare, endorses candidates

At its biennial convention on Saturday, AFT Vermont delegates endorsed a slate of candidates for the upcoming Vermont elections and unanimously voted to adopt a resolution in support of Green Mountain Care. They also elected the union's leadership for the next two years.

Cyclist alleges he was cut off by van driver | Police Beat

On Aug. 26 at 4:39 p.m., members of the Regional Ambulance Service and the Vermont State Police responded to Route 4 near the intersection with Medway Road in Mendon for a report of a motorcycle crash.

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Political cartoons, circa 1776

During the American Revolution political cartoons by the Americans and British revealed the important issues of the time.

Fait accompli? | Letter to the Editor

I am writing to Mr. Dunakin and the Town on of Middlebury appeal the approvals of Zoning Permits for 77 Main St.t and 154 Creek Rd. (In Middlebury).

Living United | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I’ve been very fortunate in my lifetime.

Working Landscape Conference returns

ACEDC—Addison County Economic Development Corporation and ACORN, Addison County Relocalization Network, promoters of the annual Financing the Working Landscape Conference, invite entrepreneurs from the working lands community to apply now to pitch their business idea or challenge at the conference.

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Happy retirement, Steve White!

Veteran Middlebury salesman is stepping down

What can you say to a loyal, hardworking employee after nearly 20 years on the job? Well, you can say “thank you” and toast his success over the years with coworkers and customers. That’s exactly what the owners and staff of Countryside Carpet and Paint in Middlebury will do Sept. 30 when they bid farewell to salesman Steve White with cake, refreshments, and lots of handshakes.

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Pilot makes emergency landing

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 27, Burlington Airport Tower notified the Vermont State Police, New Haven of a possible sircraft crash at the Basin Harbor Airport.

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Candidates’ forum in Middlebury Oct. 7,

The Addison County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a candidates’ forum Tuesday, Oct. 7...

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Welch meets with business owners, Rutland's Young Professionals

Rep. Peter Welch (D) hosted an informal roundtable discussion with Killington business owners...

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New Living Green Fair welcomes all ages Sept. 27

The free Living Green Fair will be held at the LEED-certified UVM Davis Center on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Bristol business creates new, alternative to plastic wrap

Bee’s Wrap™ is a unique and safe way to store food. Handmade locally in Bristol, it’s a unique product made of organic cotton muslin, beeswax, jojoba oil and tree resin.

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Candidate forum in Vergennes, Oct. 15

Addison County is gearing up for the general election on Nov. 4. Concern over low voter turnout for the August primary prompted discussions for staging a series of forums and debates for the contested races in the county.

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Letter to the Editor: Reward offered for dog's shooting

On Saturday morning, Sept. 13, a bear hound was shot by a perpetrator(s) using a cross bow. The Walker-type hound was shot three times; once in the head and two downward into the back near the spine.

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From the Editor: Multitasking makes Jack a dull boy

This week I read a news report about a recent scientific study which demonstrates that multitasking makes your brain smaller: “Grey matter shrinks if we do too much at once,” the study’s researcher, Kep Kee Loh of the University of California, concluded.

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Richard Goode to perform

Pianist Richard Goode, who has won worldwide acclaim for his interpretations of the classical masterworks, will return to the Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Oct. 5 to play a program including Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, and Schumann.

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