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June 24th, 2019

ANWSD communities strive to work together

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — Did you know that in 1870 Addison had 10 schools and Ferrisburgh once had as many as 17 schools? It may come as a surprise that Charlotte and Monkton were also once part of the Addison Northwest Supervisory Union. Change in education is as perennial as mud season and foliage season in Vermont. Because of this, as a new district, the Addison Northwest School District, or ANWSD, recognizes the need for developing community and student voice for the five-town area that is now a unified district.

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Goose banders needed in Addison

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON— Here’s a great opportunity to go on a goose chase that can make a difference.

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking for volunteers to help in rounding up and placing identification bands on the legs of Canada geese at its Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area off Route 17 in Addison, starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3.

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Ilsley Library takes its services on the road

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Realizing some folks can’t pay regular visits to Middlebury’s  Ilsley Public Library, officials there are working on ways to bring the institution’s books, videos and other services to the masses.

Efforts to create a more mobile Ilsley Library began this past Wednesday, June 19, at the Middlebury Farmers Market at the VFW Post 7823 at 530 Exchange Street. There, Ilsley Library Director Dana Hart staffed a booth offering dozens of books and library cards to market shoppers.

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Enjoy loons from a safe distance

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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VERMONT — Few birding experiences rival hearing the haunting call of the loon or seeing them glide by in protected coves on a lake. However, for the birds’ protection, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking boaters and anglers to enjoy loons from a safe distance this summer.

“Loons were removed from Vermont’s endangered species list in 2005, but one of the main threats they still face is human disturbance during the breeding season,” said Doug Morin, wildlife biologist with Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.

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Dear Homeward Bound: How can I calm my dog during thunderstorms?

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Dear Homeward Bound,

With the crazy weather and thunderstorms lately, my dog has been really nervous. Is there anything I can do to calm him down before and during thunderstorms? He seems to get nervous even before the storm starts.

Curious

Dear Curious,

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Monkton news for June 24

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MONKTON — On June 8, Boy Scout Troop 525 members, along with their troop leaders, volunteers and Tom Griffin from the Vermont Old Cemetery Association (VOCA) went to the Smith-Dean Cemetery in Monkton. The Smith-Dean Cemetery is located behind the Grange (formerly the Baptist Church) in Monkton Boro. The group assisted each other in the much needed clean up of the cemetery. They reset tipping stones, repaired some broken ones and picked up tree branches and other debris. This cemetery contains at least one civil war gravesite.

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Slow down for turtles in the road

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER – Vermont’s turtles on are on the move again this spring, and Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking for the public’s help in keeping them safe. Female turtles are looking for places to deposit their eggs, sometimes choosing to lay them along the shoulders of roads, bringing them into the path of fast-moving vehicles.

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Maple production is up in Vermont

Posted on June 24, 2019 |
By Ellie French of VTDigger.org



VERMONT — A new report from the USDA shows the state’s maple output increased by 7 percent between 2018 and 2019.

Likely accounting for the boost was a 6 percent increase in tap numbers across the state during that time, according to Mark Isselhardt, a maple specialist at UVM’s Proctor Maple Research Center.

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