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August 14th, 2017

Line-up announced for 3rd annual film festival

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — There’s a great line-up of films at this year’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (Aug. 24-27) produced by Vermont residents, members of Middlebury College and international filmmakers.

“We’re seeing an increasing number of strong films by emerging Vermont filmmakers,” said MNFF artistic director Jay Craven; “including fascinating and deeply committed films by high-school filmmakers through the Freedom and Unity and Conversations from the Open Roads projects.”

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Playhouse in Middlebury to present one-man show about a Manchester murder

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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There was a murder in Manchester. You haven’t heard?

It was tragic really. Russell Colvin was beaten by his brothers-in-law and then went missing. For seven long years, the townspeople did nothing to find him; no search party, no investigation, nothing. That is until, Russell’s ghost started haunting the town.

Next Friday, Aug. 18, you can see Manchester’s very own unsolved murder case of 1812 reenacted by Oliver Wadsworth in a one-man show at Middlebury’s Vermont Coffee Company Playhouse, at 7:30 p.m.

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Open Farm Week begins Aug. 14

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — For the third consecutive year, farmers across Vermont will open their barn doors and garden gates to welcome the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscapes. Vermont Open Farm Week 2017 will be held Monday, August 14, through Sunday, August 20, and features 102 events at almost 50 farms across the state. Events are live and sorted by day and location on DigInVT.com.

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Vermont historic sites offer free admission this Wednesday

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — Wednesday, Aug. 16 is a Vermont State Holiday commemorating Bennington Battle Day and our victory over the British on Aug. 16, 1777. To celebrate this Revolutionary War victory, admission is free this Wednesday to the Bennington Battle Monument, Chimney Point (Addison), Mount Independence (Orwell), President Calvin Coolidge (Plymouth), and Justin Morrill (Strafford) State Historic Sites.

Pack the picnic basket, grab the kids, invite your friends and neighbors, and head out to enjoy the great Vermont summer at any of the state-owned historic sites.

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Sheldon Museum to host bookmaking workshop on Aug. 16

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Where is Sam? Where is Sandy? Where is Silas? “Where is…?” are common refrains in the timeless game of hide and seek.

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Human resources workshop set for Aug. 22

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) and the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) are co-sponsoring a “New HR Requirements Workshop” later this month.

Attendees will learn about updated human resources topics covering:

•  Regulations (overtime, sick time, etc.).

•  Benefits (health coverage, etc.).

•  Forms ( I-9, etc.).

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Municipal conservation commissions to host statewide summit

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — Vermonters are using new technologies, engaging youth, and finding value in ecosystems services as communities respond to conservation opportunities and challenges that connect us locally and globally. Practitioners and interested citizens can shape the future of our state by reducing forest fragmentation, protecting our waterways, and adapting to the effects of climate change.

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Editorial: Trump and his lemmings

Posted on August 14, 2017 |
By Angelo Lynn



Trump supporters take note: If he tells you to jump off a cliff, don’t do it.

That unsolicited advice comes on the heels of a week in which Trump stepped deep into it three times:

• First, he praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for dismissing 755 of America’s diplomatic staff in Russia with a flippant (and ignorant) comment about thanking him for reducing U.S. payroll and diplomatic expenses.

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