May 12th, 2016
MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central Supervisory Union will hold a series of meetings throughout the district during the next three weeks to explain, and accept feedback on, a proposal to adopt the International Baccalaureate (IB) program in the Middlebury-area school district.
MONTPELIER — The adjournment of Vermont Legislature this past Saturday night marked the closing of Rep. Betty Nuovo’s three-decade career representing Middlebury in the Vermont House of Representatives.
Editor’s note: This is the 12th in a series of essays on Lucretius, an early philosopher who provides a link to “lost classics” through his epic poem “On the Nature of Things.”
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Area Land Trust Executive Carl Robinson told the Middlebury selectboard Tuesday about a proposal for a habitat management project to help sustain some dwindling “state and regional priority bird species” at Wright Park.
Robinson cited the golden-winged warbler as an example of the species that the project would help protect at the park.
NEW HAVEN — Motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death within the United States among children between the ages of 1 and 13 years old. The correct installation and use of car seats, booster seats and seat belts is one of the most important actions that can be taken to prevent serious injury and/or death in a motor vehicle crash.
BRISTOL — The Bristol Fire Department will conduct live fire training at a North Street location this coming Saturday, May 14.
The public should be aware that firefighters will be training from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 93 North St.
MIDDLEBURY — Otter Creek Audubon will host a “Let’s Go Birding!” outing in Middlebury on Saturday, June 25, from 9-11 a.m. in Wright Park off Seymour Street Extension.
Participants will meet promptly at 9 a.m. for this all-ages, guided walk for beginning birders along the Quest Trail, a spur off the Trail Around Middlebury. People may bring their own binoculars or borrow a pair from OCAS. Snacks will be provided. The walk is family-friendly, but is not suitable for baby strollers.
MIDDLEBURY — United Way of Addison County will hold its 2016 Community Celebration on Thursday, May 26, at 4:30 p.m. Tourterelle Inn & Dining will sponsor this event at its beautiful hillside location in New Haven. All are welcome to this free, family-friendly event to help UWAC thank and honor the people and businesses who help their friends and neighbors achieve better lives.