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Public Service Board decides not to reopen Vermont Gas Pipeline case

The Vermont Public Service Board has decided to allow the Vermont Gas Systems pipeline project to continue without further scrutiny through Addison County. Vermont Gas already received regulatory approval for Phase I in December 2013.

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Letter to the Editor: Solar error

Duane Peterson (SunCommon) has made an admission that the Waterbury company erred in not presenting its proposal (for 1195 Dog Team Rd.) to New Haven town officials before seeking Public Service Board approval.

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New Haven selectman says town is being cut out of solar-power process

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Despite Green Mountain Power’s desire to transform Rutland into Vermont’s gleaming “Solar City” on a hill, other power brokers in the solar power industry have quietly made the Town of New Haven their target instead.

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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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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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Another solar project planned for New Haven

At the New Haven Select Board meeting Sept. 16, board members and the public learned of a large-scale solar power project planned for the town.

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Hail and farewell to summer 2014!

In 2014, the autumnal equinox brings the fall season to the Northern Hemisphere on Monday, Sept. 22 at 10:29 p.m. EDT.

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“Grow It” workshop comes to Pittsford

Vermont Community Garden Network will host the 2014 Fall Grow It Workshop for community and school garden leaders, Monday, Sept. 29, 4-7 p.m., including a light dinner, at Lothrop Elementary School, in Pittsford.

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National Preparedness: Farm Agency involved with Day of Action, Sept. 30

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The National Day of Action is Sept. 30. USDA’s Farm Service Agency has committed to participate in America’s PrepareAthon in September in order to increase preparedness throughout the U.S.

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Health Department cautions Vermonters about Hantavirus

The Health Department is reminding Vermonters to use caution when cleaning up rodent infested areas after an out-of-state resident recently contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome while visiting Vermont.

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Man killed in logging accident

On Sept. 10, at approximately 5:06 p.m., Vermont State Police were notified of a logging accident that occurred on Walker Mountain Road in Clarendon. Personnel from the Clarendon and West Rutland Fire Departments responded along with Regional Ambulance Service.

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New Dairy Farm Risk program under way

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Vermont farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program.

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New dairy farm risk program underway

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Vermont farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program.

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Open house event attracts farmers, vendors

Next to the annual Addison County Fair and Field Days, the only other annual events that gets Addison County’s farming community together are the two Bourdeau and Bushey’s Open House events held at the agribusiness on Seymour Street in Middlebury. The open house are typically held in February and September every year.

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