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Volunteers help local families in crisis

The Town of Charlotte is known for its close-knit community, lush fields, rich agricultural history and storied mom and pop stores, whose operations span generations.

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"Blessing of the Animals" event planned by the Rutland County Humane Society

In honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, the Rutland County Humane Society and Father Liam Muller of Trinity Episcopal Church will host the Blessing of the Animals

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Charlotte faithful reach out in joyful, sorrowful times

In her role as chairwoman for the Faith in Action group at Charlotte’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Parish, Eileen Curtis has enjoyed a front row seat for some of the church’s events.

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Middlebury College’s carillons will ring in July 4

The sound of American freedom will ring loud and clear on the Middlebury College campus starting this July 4. This year’s Independence Day will kick off the summer-long beautiful sounds of ringing bells of the 29th annual Middlebury College Carillon Series.

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Church members spiff up Bristol house

Members of the North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church (NFUMC) volunteered recently to improve the appearance of one of the John Graham Shelter’s (JGS) sites for transitional housing.

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Let's eat: Vergennes United Methodist Church Cold Roast Beef and Salads and Strawberry Shortcake Supper

The Vergennes United Methodist Church Cold Roast Beef and Salads and Strawberry Shortcake Supper will be held Saturday, June 14, at the church on Main Street, across from the Vergennes Opera House, 5-6:30 p.m.

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The day the world didn’t end

William Miller, prophet

Just west of the Vermont state line at Rutland County, is the tiny community of Low Hampton, N.Y. During the late 1700s, this former frontier area began to be settled by restless New Englanders in search of farm land and business opportunities. The Miller family of Pittsfield, Mass., settled there with their young son William.

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Concert to benefit Middlebury Methodist Church

Vermont musicians Patti Casey and Pete Sutherland are coming together on Mother’s Day, May 11, 2-4 p.m., for a benefit concert at the Methodist Church in Middlebury. All proceeds will go to Hospice Volunteer Services and Wellspring Hospice Singers.

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April: Vermont Legislative breakfasts in Addison County

Vermont Legislative Breakfast Meetings in Addison County during April.

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Middlebury: Talking about small-town civility

Faith and Friendship: Pillars for Small-Town Civility.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Faith Scaramucci

Faith Scaramucci of Middlebury was one of many high school student advisors who volunteered alongside their students during the United Way’s 2013 Days of Caring.

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Welcome, new Eagle readers in Bristol!

New Market Press, publisher of the Eagle, welcomes hundreds of new readers in the Bristol area starting with the Feb. 1 newsprint edition.

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Community Chorus rehearsals start Jan. 12

The Middlebury College Community Chorus announces a new season to prepare for special concerts with the Champlain Philharmonic to be held on the first weekend in April.

A New Year's feast at the Vergennes United Methodist Church

Saturday, Jan. 11

The Vergennes United Methodist Church Roast Pork Supper will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 5-6:30 p.m., at the church on Main Street located across from the Vergennes Opera House.

Celebrate the New Year at St. Peter's Church

K of C breakfast event

Celebrate the New Year at St. Peter's Church in Vergennes with a K of C Breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 12, 8-10 a.m. Eggs, omelets, hot cakes, French toast, bacon, sausage, and more. Bring your family and friends.