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Cotey Gallagher: an eye for art

Artist Cotey Gallagher of Salisbury is passionate equally about art and humor. The self-described “perfectionist” and young commercial artist—who has illustrated everything from children’s books and English-as-a-second-language language textbooks to personal art commissions and high-tech articles appearing in geeky, national computer magazines—believes that art should be an equal blend of hard work, detail and fun.

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Rutland conference will explore American horror genre

The College of St. Joseph in Rutland will hold its third annual Popular Culture Conference, “American Horror from the Great Depression to the Great Recession,” April 11-12, on the CSJ campus.

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April: Vermont Legislative breakfasts in Addison County

Vermont Legislative Breakfast Meetings in Addison County during April.

Opera Company of Middlebury announces 2014 season

Two Italian operas, one comedy and one drama, will be staged by the Opera Company of Middlebury in its 11th season.

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Korda-Ainsworth engagement

Together with their families, Hannah Korda (daughter of Margaret and Sandy Korda of Orwell) and Christopher Ainsworth (son of Kathy and Duane Ainsworth of Lyndonville) announce their engagement.

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Addison County poets to gather

On Wednesday, April 9. at 6:30 p.m., the Sheldon Museum will present “Poets as Historians” with five area poets celebrating Poetry Month and Vermont History.

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MUHS plans Annual Wellness Day & Fair

Middlebury Union High School Wellness Day 2014 will feature Rob Rivest and dozens of community vendors. The event is the school's fourth Wellness Day and will be held April 9.

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Guest Viewpoint: Cold weather, hard state

An award-winning, 80-something photographer laments changes in the Green Mountain State

Cold penetrates my neck, creeps down my backbone, seeps into my limbs...cold...I am cold...my arms, fingers, toes.

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Audubon Vermont kicks off Golden Anniversary spring

Thanks to prolonged winter cold in the North Country, it may be the latest time in recent memory that Vermont sugar makers have had to wait to tap their maple trees.

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Vermont citizen group calls for repeal of Act 48

The organization Vermonters for Health Care Freedom is calling on the state legislature to repeal Act 48. "Serious consideration of contingency or health care plans alternative plans cannot be considered until Act 48 is repealed," the group noted in a news announcement March 27.

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Bollywood vs. Bristol at upcoming bash

The Hadippa Dancers of Addison County will perform and teach Bollywood dance movements at the Bristol Bollywood Bash.

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Stroke, osteoporosis screenings coming to Vergennes

residents living in and around the Vergennes community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. St Peters Parish Hall will host Life Line Screening on April 9. The site is located at 85 S Maple St. in Vergennes.

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Brandon/Forestdale Lions Club coordinating 'Food from the Heart' program

Food drives at Leicester and Neshobe Schools

Once a year, beginning around Valentine's Day, Lions Clubs across Vermont reach out to their communities to raise food items for local food shelves via the civic organization's Food from the Heart program.

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German cinema, art and dystopic visions at Middlebury's Mahaney Center

Upcoming events at Middlebury College:

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Vermonters encouraged to stay off iced waterways

Vermont ice surfaces weakening rapidly

Vermont Ice Surfaces Weakening Rapidly