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Green tower sculpture featured in Middlebury garden

A piece of contemporary outdoor sculpture is shaking things up in the Sheldon Museum’s period garden in downtown Middlebury this season.

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Flowering crabapple trees put shine on Rutland Blooms project

Back in 1965, First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson started a Washington, D.C., beautification project by having teams of helpers plant stunning flowers—by the thousands—around the capital. The project spread to the nation’s roadways and byways and culminated in the U.S. Highway Beautification Act, nicknamed Lady Bird’s Bill.

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The architectural story of porches at Chimney Point, Vt.

On Wednesday, June 25, at 7 p.m., historic preservationist and author Thomas Durant Visser, will present an illustrated program on the history and architecture of the porches of North America at the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison. Afterwards there will be a book signing and refreshments on the historic Chimney Point porch.

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Marijke’s Perennial Gardens holds open house

Marijke’s Perennial Gardens Plus in Starksboro will host a Celebrate Spring Open House, Saturday June 7 and Sunday June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tours and demonstrations include field-grown, hardy perennials.

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Local library garden is a work of art

The garden behind Ilsley Public Library has been drawing many admirers. It is now at its full spring glory. The garden has been planned, planted and tended for several years by Anna Benson.

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UVM team helping Rutland bloom this spring

Rutland Blooms is about to get a helping hand from students at the University of Vermont.

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Museum explores Vermont's lost gardens

On Wednesday, May 7, at noon, join executive director, Bill Brooks at Middlebury’s Sheldon Museum for a gallery talk on the new exhibit “Lost Gardens of New England.”

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Rutland Blooms partners with RRMC, Country Store, Teddy Bear

Three Vermont institutions are teaming up with Green Mountain Power to ensure Rutland Blooms will bloom again this year.

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Rutland's 2014 Home & Recreation Show is official kick off to the season

Free admission to annual event

Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont will host the 17th Annual Home & Recreation Show. The show will be held on Saturday, April 26th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Spartan Arena which is located behind Diamond Run Mall on U.S. Route 7 South in Rutland.

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'Ready, Set, Grow!' A talk by David Cobb at the Sheldon Museum

Piles of blizzard snow may still be visible in Addison County, but now is the perfect time to plan for the growing season ahead. On Wednesday, March 19 at 1 p.m., David Cobb, a Master Gardener, will present a talk, “Ready, Set, Grow!” at the Sheldon Museum. The presentation will focus on choosing vegetable winners, seed starting, soils, fertilizers, garden pests, succession planting and other related topics

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Bring your taste buds: Taste of Rutland on the way

Mount Saint Joseph Academy’s famed Taste of Rutland dinner will take place on Tuesday, March 11. Numerous area restaurants contribute their signature dishes to make this annual get-together a delectable success.

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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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Shoveling today? Remember the mailbox

It takes more than a few flakes to deter letter carriers from making their appointed rounds throughout Addison and Rutland counties.

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From the Editor: Futurama in the kitchen

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Back in 1959, the United States was on top of the world, leading in manufacturing and innovation. Europe and Japan were slowly recovering from the world war, while the Soviet Union’s sphere was expanding with bigger thermonuclear bombs and bigger rockets by which to lob them across continents.

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Statewide recycling on track by 2015

Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources issued a report to the legislature last week on the implementation of Vermont’s Universal Recycling law, Act 148, which passed the Vermont Legislature in 2012.

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