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New book features wild tales from Vermont’s leafy outback

If you think only guys love the wilds of Vermont, it’s time to get with the program. Some of Vermont’s best up-and-coming sportsmen are women.

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Don't be alone this Thanksgiving: Enjoy a free meal, new friends at Middlebury VFW

There will be a free community dinner, Thanksgiving Day, at the VFW in Middlebury, between noon- 3 p.m.

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Local Thanksgiving dinner is free, for everyone

There will be a free community dinner, Thanksgiving Day, at the VFW in Middlebury, between noon-3 p.m. The dinner is none other than Don’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, made possible with lots of help from the community.

Police say hunter is missing in Rochester

On Nov. 16, Vermont State Police in Royalton were notified of an overdue deer hunter in Rochester, Vt. The hunter was identified as Charles Emerson of Essex, Vt. Emerson is 86 years old and was hunting alone along Bingo Road in Rochester.

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Vermont Teddy Bear acquires Vermont Brownie

Vermont Teddy Bear Company, the nation’s largest producer of handcrafted teddy bears, is adding a homemade sweet treat to its successful line of gift-giving offerings.

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Vermont artist's giant Da Vinci statue to tour the USA

It’s easy for those mythologically inclined to imagine how Vermont sculptor Dennis Sparling could have emerged in our universe via a fiery furnace—for all the molten, primordial elements comprising 10,000 years of human art, poetry, theater, science and engineering, which simmer just below the surface of the New Haven artist’s amazing corpus, have been sintered into one dazzling, clastic vision of the cosmos.

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Multi-talented Liz Lerman to perform in Middlebury

Artist Liz Lerman is a national pioneer...

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Rutland home-health agency ranked among the best in the USA

A group of Rutland-area nurses affiliated with RAVNAH, the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, have a reason to celebrate after their agency was just named a 2015 top agency by HomeCare Elite.

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Fair, field days chronicler is a Rutland native

Author and photographer Charles Fish grew up just one mile from a fairground in Vermont, so it’s easy to see why he’s had a lifelong fascination—and passion—for the rural ways of the Green Mountain State’s fair and farm field days circuit.

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A cappella from across the pond

The Middlebury College Performing Arts Series will present the renowned British a cappella sextet The King’s Singers on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at Mead Memorial Chapel.

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Ferrisburgh woman creates “buy local” Internet directory

As the Eagle reported earlier this year, artist Maxine Davis, owner of Maxine Davis Glass Art in North Ferrisburgh, has been on a mission. Davis’ free website creation, FerrisburghList.com, is now up and running.

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Neville Brothers' Charles Neville to perform in Vergennes

Charles Neville, a popular Blues saxophone player and second oldest of the legendary Neville Brothers, will bring his New Orleans-style sound, soul, talent and a four-piece band, Gent Treadly, to the Vergennes Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

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Letter to the Editor: Mark Foley

Mark Foley and Art Jones’ roles at the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce annual meeting felt like the perfect antidote for a cold, wet fall day in Rutland.

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Addison County schools join “Bike Smart” program

Cycle Addison County, organizers of the Vermont Gran Fondo, kicked off a partnership with Local Motion’s Bike Smart program.

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New farmers get boost from NOFA-Vt. program

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is now accepting applications for the 2016 Journey Farmer Program.