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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.

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Health center opens in Middlebury

The Addison County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the grand opening of its newest member, Riverside Natural Health Center located at 5 Park St., in the Star Mill, in Middlebury.

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Annual Veterans Parade is in Bristol this year

The 16th Annual Scouting Salute to Veterans Parade will be hosted by the Town of Bristol on Nov. 1, starting at 11 a.m. downtown. Parade registration begins at 9 a.m. at Mt. Abraham Union High School. Facilitated by the American Legion, on behalf of the Green Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the parade is organized by the Scouts to honor local armed forces veterans and first responders.

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Mt. Independence: Enjoy a hike through history

Woodland hike is season's finale

The third and final guided tour exploring sections of the 1776 Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road takes place on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont. Enjoy the fall colors and learn about history, too.

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Motorsports: “King of the Clay” postponed to Sunday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

Devil’s Bowl Speedway has rescheduled its inaugural “King of the Clay” event to Sunday, Oct. 5 due to a predicted washout on the original Saturday date. The event – which begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday – is the second round of the three-race “Battle at the Bowl” dirt track series and features a 50-lap, $5,000-to-win race for Big Block and Small Block Modifieds, plus Sportsman Modifieds, Renegades, Mini Stocks, and the Enduro Series championship finale.

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CDC confirms first case of D68 virus in a Vermont child

The Vermont Department of Health today received the first confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention that enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is circulating in the state.

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Lakeside views: New art, old car

A large modern canvas, which recreates a classic 1949 automobile billboard, graces the side of the former Wheelock Chevrolet building on Route 9N in Port Henry-Moriah, N.Y.

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Local novelist explores future politics

Nick Monsarrat views journalism as a vocation, rather than a profession. The Charlotte resident built a storied career at a number of publications, ranging from local newspapers to an online news site. Driven to continue the quest to find the truth, Monsarrat just published his first novel, “united states.“ (Yes, the lower-case cover title is correct.)

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Rutland fiddle jam welcomes area players

A fiddle jam will be held Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. The jam welcomes fiddlers, players of acoustic instruments and listeners.

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Mary Hogan School is "bike central" in October

Middlebury's Mary Hogan Elementary School is Addison County' bike capital this month.

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Bristol to host season's "horseshoe mania" finale

Addison County is fertile ground for the growing sport of horseshoes in Vermont.

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Keurig, Lake Monsters brew up partnership to bring 350 kids to games next summer

Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and the Vermont Lake Monsters raised over $1,700 this summer at historic Centennial Field to support the New York-Penn League team's Share the Experience Program.

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AFT Vermont union supports universal healthcare, endorses candidates

At its biennial convention on Saturday, AFT Vermont delegates endorsed a slate of candidates for the upcoming Vermont elections and unanimously voted to adopt a resolution in support of Green Mountain Care. They also elected the union's leadership for the next two years.