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Hands-to-Honduras: Shelburne group aids the smallest

Parents of newborn babies are accustomed to tiny hats landing on the heads of their new prodigy, but in a poor nation struggling to provide basic items that help with survival, those small comfort items can go unnoticed.

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New face in local news

PEGTV Channel 15

PEGTV of Rutland County welcomed Amber Dumas to its staff as a field producer for its popular “Access” news magazine television show on PEGTV’s Channel 15.

Living Expo will offer exhibits, workshops, more

The Addison County Relocalization Network (ACORN) and the Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op will present the 2015 Sustainable Living Expo on Saturday, April 11 at Middlebury Union High School (MUHS), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Porter Medical Center to host job fair

Porter Medical Center will sponsor a special career fair, Friday, Feb. 27, 1-5:30 p.m. The fair will be held at Porter’s Collins Building, Conference Room A.

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Middlebury physician joins Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children

The Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children announced the addition of Middlebury resident Dr. Breena Welch Holmes to its board at its recent meeting.

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Red Cross honors volunteers

Volunteers, organizers and host sites for the Gift-of-LIfe Marathon were feted last week as the American Red Cross held a recognition breakfast to celebrate December’s GOLM 12 Days of Giving, the longest blood drive in America.

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Kinobe brings music of Africa to Middlebury, Feb. 20

Herbert Kinobe—whose last name is pronounced “Chin-O-bay”—is a gifted Ugandan multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and composer known for his inspired synthesis of African roots and global fusion.

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Valentine's Day: Create Danish woven hearts at Salisbury Library, Feb. 12

The Salisbury Free Public Library will hosting a Valentine's Day craft day on Thursday, Feb. 12, at 2:45 pm.

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Call for entries to Folklife Center’s “Love Chocolate, Stories” event

The Vermont Folklife Center announces the seconnd annual Love Chocolate, Love Stories Event, which will take place at our headquarters at 88 Main Street in Middlebury on Friday, Feb. 13.

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Charlotte Central School: Eight children test positive for TB

A total of 223 students at Charlotte Central School had TB skin tests Feb. 6, and were evaluated by Vermont Health Department nurses Feb. 9. Of those, eight children had positive results.

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Why we’re addicted to falling in love

“Romantic love” is the phrase humans use to describe feelings and emotions associated with a person to whom one feels both attracted to and passionate about.

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Valentine's Day: Why we’re addicted to falling in love

“Romantic love” is the phrase humans use to describe feelings and emotions associated with a person to whom one feels both attracted to and passionate about. In some, it is associated with a racing heart, a sick stomach, a feeling of ecstasy, or that the other person can do no wrong.

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Local nursing students feted

Recently nearly 100 Castleton nursing students participated in the inaugural Arnold P. Gold Foundation White Coat Ceremony.

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West Rutland Variety Show is coming March 8

The sixth annual West Rutland Variety Show is coming Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m., at the West Rutland Town Hall.

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Steven Osborne returns for campus performance

Classical pianist Steven Osborne makes a much-anticipated return to Middlebury College’s Performing Arts Series on Wednesday, February 11 to perform a stunning concert of solo piano works including Schubert’s Drei Klavierstücke (Three Piano Pieces), Beethoven’s Piano Sonata no. 28 in A Major, op.101, and Beethoven’s “Hammerklavier” sonata, op. 106.