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Vergennes gallery has 'Everything All Together'

Posted on March 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Northern Daughters gallery in Vergennes welcomes “Everything All Together,” a solo exhibit of large scale oil paintings from Hannah Secord Wade. The exhibit features Wade’s newest work from her current project. Wade’s loose gestures and repeated color palette create a visually pleasing body of work.  Arranged on a consistent horizon her work is composed of recognizable elements, seemingly discarded from a still life, and unrecognizable bits that are blurred or partially buried. 

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Vergennes Police Log: City police deal with accidents, arguments

Posted on March 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police handled a variety of routine incidents in a mostly quiet week between March 12 and 18, including responding to minor accidents, calming verbal disputes, dealing with noise complaints, and helping motorists get into their locked vehicles.

During those seven days, Vergennes police:

•  On March 12 brought the department K-9 unit to meet-and-greets at Vergennes union elementary and high schools.

•  On March 13 and 17 helped motorists get into locked vehicles on Main Street.

On March 14:

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Vergennes OKs Comfort Hill lots; many more eyed in future

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — New Haven developer Scott Hardy is adding housing opportunities to Vergennes, but not as quickly as he originally planned.

On Feb. 20 the Vergennes Development Review Board (DRB) approved his four-lot subdivision on Comfort Hill, just past its intersection with High Street, and Hardy is marketing two of those lots, 0.76- and 0.55-acre parcels.

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ANWSD's JoAn Canning takes job in Kuwait

Posted on March 15, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — Addison Northwest School District Superintendent JoAn Canning said she had no plans to leave her post before a possible retirement in the next year or two.

But that was before Canning heard in January from a recruiter who had kept her résumé after an unsuccessful job application in 2010, just before she became the Orange Southwest Supervisory Union Superintendent, the post she held for four years before coming to Vergennes in 2014.

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Ferrisburgh children to stage a farce at VUHS

Posted on March 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — On Saturday, March 17, the Ferrisburgh Children’s Theater cast of 25 students will present “Haphazardly Ever After” by Jeff Fluharty at the Vergennes Union High School auditorium beginning at 7 p.m.

The show promise to provide tons of magical fun in this original, one-of-a-kind fractured fairy tale farce.

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Celtic rock band celebrates St. Patrick's Day in Vergennes

Posted on March 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Not sure what you’re going to do to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? Well, here it is.

Come to the Vergennes Opera House on Saturday, March 17 to celebrate the day in proper style with one of the best rockin’ Celtic bands to settle in the Green Mountain State — Prydein.

Prydein will once again bring their incredible, fun and engaging style to the Vergennes Opera House stage along with the Catamount Bagpipe Band.

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Vergennes Police Log: Vergennes man cited for drunken driving after traffic stop

Posted on March 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Sunday cited a Ferrisburgh man not far from his Satterly Road home for driving under the influence of alcohol.

City police allege that they pulled over a vehicle driven by Lyn Billings, 53, because it failed to stay in its lane and Billings failed to use a turn signal when making a turn. They stopped the vehicle not far from the intersection of Routes 7 and 22A.

Vergennes police allege that Billings’ blood-alcohol level tested at 0.289, more than three-and-a-half times the legal limit for driving of 0.08.

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Addison Northwest voters OK $7.6M school bond

Posted on March 12, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Addison Northwest School District residents on Tuesday showed solid support for a $7.63 million bond to energy-efficiency, security, safety and kitchen improvements to the four district schools, with most of the spending devoted to Vergennes Union High School.

The final tally was 987-515, or 65.7 to 34.3 percent. Residents in five ANWSD communities supported the proposal.

ANWSD Board Chairwoman Sue Rakowski said board members and administrators were pleased to see such strong backing for the proposed work.

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City and St. Paul's Church eye sidewalk effort

Posted on March 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — At its meeting last Tuesday the Vergennes City Council continued to discuss with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church representatives how much of the tab the city should pick up for a Designated Downtown grant to replace the Park Street sidewalk.

That narrow sidewalk, in only fair condition and barely wide enough for two people to walk side by side, runs past the city bandstand on one side and along church property on the other.

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Vergennes city meeting wrap-up 2018

Posted on March 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes residents on Tuesday strongly backed a 20-year, $500,000 bond to support the purchase of a new pumper truck for the Vergennes Fire Department. The vote was 401-96.

The new truck will replace a 24-year-old pumper that department leaders said is becoming unreliable and expensive to repair. City residents do not vote on the municipal budget; rather the city council will approve a budget at the end of June.

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