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Addison County to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, the Addison County community and local businesses will be celebrating breastfeeding during the whole month of August. This year the theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.”

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New Environmental Stewardship Program lauds soil management

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — You can tell a lot about a farm by looking closely at the soil. That’s why the new, statewide program to recognize Vermont’s most environmentally friendly farmers will be based on soil-sampling and monitoring.

Last week Gov. Phil Scott announced the pilot launch of the new Vermont Environmental Stewardship Program (VESP), which will use soil-based analysis to identify farmers who are going above and beyond to protect our natural resources.

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Free theater offered at Bread Loaf campus this week

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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The Bread Loaf School of English presents Shakespeare’s Othello, directed by Brian McEleney. Performances will run nightly on the Bread Loaf Campus in Ripton at 8 p.m. from Wednesday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 6.

There will also be two showings of a staged reading of Lolita Chakrabarti’s play, “Red Velvet,” on Friday, Aug. 4, and Saturday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. Call (802) 443-2771 to reserve your free tickets. 

Learn more here: www.middlebury.edu/blse/theater.

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Vermont Gleaning Collective seeks volunteers

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY — Despite clouds and rain this spring, crops across Vermont are growing and farmers are seeking gleaners. Gleaning is the act of collecting crops that farmers do not pick or that remain unsold after harvest.

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Brandon's Fjeld receives Estabrook award

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — The John Seeley Estabrook Memorial Trust has presented their annual award to a highly deserving and talented recipient, Kalle Fjeld of Brandon. The award was presented at a reception held at the Brandon Public Library on July 17. The Trust was established in 1986 to give recognition to outstanding residents of Brandon and the surrounding areas served by Dr. Estabrook. The award is given to those who are presently pursuing activities in the fields of medicine and/or sports.

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Vermont seeks federal aid for flooding

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott has requested federal disaster funds to assist communities in up to seven Vermont counties in paying for repairs to public infrastructure damaged in severe storms on June 29 through July 1. Communities in Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Orange, Rutland, Washington, and Windsor counties sustained damages that meet or exceed minimum thresholds to qualify for a Public Assistance disaster declaration.

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Kids invited to write about lake history and steamboats

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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TICONDEROGA, N.Y. — The Ticonderoga Historical Society invites high school students in New York and Vermont to participate in its “Steamboats in the Champlain Valley” Essay Contest. This contest is designed to foster an understanding of the importance of steamboats in the development of the Champlain Valley as well as foster excellence in research and writing through the use of primary sources.

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Childen's artwork on display in Shoreham & Orwell until Aug. 24

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



SHOREHAM / ORWELL — VSA Vermont, the state organization on arts and disability, is hosting a children’s art show at Orwell Free Library from July 27-Aug. 19, and Platt Memorial Library in Shoreham from July 20-Aug. 24.

The exhibition, which can be seen during normal library hours, features the work of children from Muffy Kashkin Grollier’s home childcare program. The public is invited to these free exhibits.

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Take a guided history hike in Orwell Aug. 6

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ORWELL — Stephen Zeoli, will lead a guided hike into Revolutionary War history at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell on Sunday, August 6, 2017. The walk runs from 2-4 p.m., and is included with regular site admission of $5.00 for adults and free for children under 15.

Walkers will learn about the stirring happenings of 1777, 240 years ago, and see some of the traces of that time on the landscape.

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Ross Sheehan brings his abstract art to Middlebury

Posted on July 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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A selection of 10 abstract expressionistic monotypes by Ross Sheehan will be on exhibit at Otter Creek Custom Framing’s front gallery in Middlebury now through Aug. 31. Sheehan created the prints for “Swipes and Slashes: Abstract Monotypes” in 2004 over a weekend-long printmaking session at Robert Reynolds’ Blue Hand Studio press in Branford, Conn.

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