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Hatchery improvement to increase health of lake salmon

A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.

Ashley in college drama

Megan Ashley of Middlebury will perform in Colby-Sawyer College’s fall theater production...

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Midd faculty talent to be showcased on campus

GOT TALENT? — Affiliate artist faculty members will present an eclectic concert Saturday, Nov. 1, 8 p.m., in the Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

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“Little Mermaid” to headline VUHS

The students of Vergennes Union High School will be presenting the annual fall musical on Nov. 13-14, at 7 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. in the newly renovated VUHS auditorium. VUHS will present Disney’s version of “The Little Mermaid,” written by Hans Christian Anderson. The stage musical is produced by Disney Theatrical and written by Doug Wright with music by Alan Menken.

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Guest Viewpoint: Ebola preparedness in Vermont

Ebola is a deadly and dreaded disease that is ravaging West Africa, a part of the world that has far too little in the way of modern health care and public health infrastructure.

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PRX radio host to campus storytellers

Middlebury College hosts the live performance event “Cocoon,” inspired by popular storytelling phenomenon “The Moth,” on Friday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m., at the Mahaney Center for the Arts.

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Nation’s largest blood drive to become longest

Rutland’s Gift of Life Marathon

The largest blood drives of its kind in America, Rutland’s record-breaking Gift-of-Life Marathon, is about to become the longest.

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Watch 55th Annual Rutland Halloween Parade live on PEGTV

PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, will be broadcasting the 55th annual Rutland City Halloween Parade live on cable channel 15 starting at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25.

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Middlebury play celebrates America's Jewish experience

The Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance will present David Freedman’s play “Mendel, Inc.” on Oct. 30–No. 1 at Wright Memorial Theater.

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Middlebury Spooktacular is becoming major family event

Seventh Annual Spooktacular

Hay bales, festive games, and costumes will once again decorate the town green on Sunday, Oct. 26 for the seventh annual Middlebury Spooktacular. The green will be alive with music, dancing, costumes, and games for all ages. Festivities will kick off at 1 p.m. and will conclude with a children’s trick or treat parade along Main Street lead by the legendary Spooktacular witch.

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A classical interlude in Middlebury

Renowned around the globe for unique, elegant, and refined interpretations, the Belcea Quartet returns to Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

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Singing—for the joy of it!

Middlebury resident Barbara Clearbridge is both a Quaker and a medical intuitive. She has shared her spirituality and healing skills for more than a quarter century. In addition to her healing work,

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C-SPAN to broadcast Art Cohn's “Battle of Lake Champlain”

Cohn founded Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

According the C-SPAN 3 television network, the first four airings of Art Cohn's illustrated lecture on "The Battle of Lake Champlain" will be Sun., Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m., 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 a.m..

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Winners named at N.E. Atlatl Championship

Twenty-six competitors from four states battled the usual strong winds at the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison for the 19th annual Northeast Open Atlatl Championship last week.

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Blues legend B.B. King, 89, falls ill; Rutland concert canceled

Blues legend B.B. King, 89, fell ill Friday night, Oct 3, during his performance at the House of Blues in Chicago.