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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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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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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.

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Orwell's Memorial Day events to honor those who gave "the last full measure"

The Town of Orwell will host its 42nd Memorial Day Parade and Celebration of Veterans on Sunday, May 24.

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Vermont Bishop will help Rutland-area Catholics celebrate feast day

Special events for Immaculate Heart of Mary Feast in Rutland

According to Rev. James ‘Jim’ E. F. Riley, Sr., of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church Parish Council, a series of special services will be held for the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

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Vietnam vets to hold Rutland book sale

Free books, exhibits and brief talks from Vietnam veterans will be features of a program sponsored by the Rutland Free Library and Chapter 1 of the Vietnam Veterans of America Saturday, May 23, in the Fox Room of the Rutland Free Library.

Construction progressing on new town hall, rec center in Middlebury

At a May 12 meeting of the Middlebury Select Board, member Nick Artim reviewed the minutes from the April 28 Recreation Facility Construction Meeting and the May 5 Town Offices Construction meeting.

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Kimble in the spotlight at Sheldon Museum

The Sheldon Museum in Middlebury presents the exhibit “Warren Kimble All-American Artist: An Eclectic Retrospective”, on view now through Oct. 18.

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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum opens for the season May 23

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) opens for the 2015 season on Saturday, May 23, offering Addison County residents, students with college ID, and veterans, as well as active and reserve military personnel free admission over the entire Memorial Day Weekend.

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"Parenting" author to discuss new book, kids

On Tuesday, June 2, 5-7 p.m., the Vermont Book Shop in downtown Middlebury will host Vicki Hoefle, professional parent educator and author. Hoefle will discuss her new book, “The Straight Talk on Parenting: A No-Nonsense Approach on How to Grow a Grown-Up”.

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"Ride of Silence" to be held in Addison County May 20

Join cyclists worldwide in a slow-paced ride in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roads. The ride will raise awareness of sharing the road.

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A big day for Proctor: Grand reopening of Vt. Marble Exhibit

When the Vermont Marble Museum begins its day-long grand reopening event May 23 , from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., it’s going to be one of Proctor’s biggest happenings in over a decade.

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Saddle up: Vermont, horses, trail rides, and relationships

Long-time horse owner Heidi Littlefield of Fairfax said that there’s something about Vermont and horses that is magical.

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Ferrisburgh summer camp was strictly for girls

Few public-access areas along Lake Champlain rival the beauty of Kingsland Bay State Park.

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Fish are biting in Addison, Rutland counties

There’s lots of good fishing in Addison and Rutland counties and many anglers are awake early to travel to their favorite access points along lakes, ponds and streams.