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International students get a lesson on America

Posted on April 24, 2017 |
By Lee J. Kahrs



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LEICESTER — Imagine you’re spending 10 months in a foreign country, and you don’t know a soul.

Now imagine you’re only 16 or 17 years old.

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a host family to take you in and help you navigate American culture?

David Allan is hoping more families in the Addison and Rutland counties feel that way. In his second year as an area representative for World Heritage International, a non-profit student exchange organization, Allan is one of only two reps in the state of Vermont.

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Expert to talk about beauty, self image this Thursday at college: CANCELLED

Posted on April 24, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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Senate OKs pot legalization measure

Posted on April 24, 2017 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



MONTPELIER — After some debate Friday, the Vermont Senate OK’d a proposal that would legalize marijuana in the Green Mountain State and create a system to regulate and tax marijuana sales.

The proposal, which would create a system similar to the model currently in place in Colorado, came after several members of the Senate expressed frustration that the House has not advanced a marijuana legalization bill this year.

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Paying for college wokshops offered

Posted on April 24, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



WINOOSKI — New changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, are here. Find out what it means for your financial aid plans at a Paying for College workshop, hosted by Vermont Student Assistance Corp. VSAC will host workshops on May 3 at Middlebury Union High School auditorium at  6:30 p.m. on on May 10 at the Vergennes Union High School auditoriumat 6:30 p.m.

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Vergennes students tuned in to Vermont history

Posted on April 24, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — On April 8, more than 300 students from around the state gathered at Montpelier High School to participate in the state’s annual Vermont History Day. Students were tasked with researching and presenting a topic relating to this year’s theme, “Taking a Stand.”

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Afterschool professionals to be celebrated this week

Posted on April 24, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Mary Johnson Children’s Center’s School Age Programs are joining with the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) to celebrate the professionals that are at the heart of afterschool programs. Together they are recognizing “Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week” on April 24-28.

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Non-fiction Comics Fest comes to Middlebury

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — From science to politics, history to health care, cartooning has recently exploded as a legitimate medium for exploring non-fiction topics and the textures of lived experience. So, the Vermont Folklife Center is hosting their first Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest this Sunday, April 23, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All are welcome to this free event at 88 Main St. in Middlebury (ADA accessible).

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Coworking space could foster more business in Bristol

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Gaen Murphree



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BRISTOL — Would small business owners and entrepreneurs with startup plans be willing to work in shared office space in downtown Bristol?

Leaders of the downtown business advocacy group Bristol CORE think so, and they’re reading plans to offer such businesses space that trades some level of privacy for space that is less expensive and may foster collaboration.

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Midd grad chronicles his lengthy trek toward enlightenment

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Kevin O'Connor at VTDigger



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When Andrew Forsthoefel enrolled at Middlebury College a decade ago, he felt like a blunt pencil, he wrote in an application for a historiography course that he had heard “would change you forever” — or perhaps at least sharpen him into a well-honed man.

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Orwell to vote again on FHUHS budget

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By John Flowers



ORWELL — Orwell voters on May 9 will cast ballots on the same 2017-2018 Fair Haven Union High School spending proposal of $7,831,980 that they and other Addison Rutland Supervisory Union residents defeated by a combined 927-763 tally on Town Meeting Day.

And there will be even busier ballots in some of the other ARSU communities, which include Benson, Castleton, Fair Haven, Hubbardton, Orwell and West Haven.

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