News for Thursday, October 30, 2014



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Old tires for a good cause

Vermont’s annual tire recycle and resale event “Wheels for Warmth” celebrated its 10-year anniversary this month. $39,391 was raised for emergency fuel assistance programs, sold 1,350 safe, donated tires for pennies on a dollar, and recycled 2,480 unusable tires.

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Danforth Pewter, Gardener’s Supply share Addison solar-power project

Danforth Pewter and Gardener’s Supply Company, two nationally recognized Vermont-based specialty companies, have joined forces on a solar power generating station.

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Society wants I.D. badge on Pulp Mill bridge

A request from the Vermont Covered Bridge Society to post a small identification/information patch on the Pulp Mill Bridge was heard at a recent Middlebury Select Board meeting.