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Beatles for Sale to play Brandon Town Hall June 3

Posted on June 1, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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Beatles For Sale — an award-winning, New England-based Beatles tribute band — will perform a live concert this Saturday evening at the Brandon Town Hall Community Center Stage. This band of talented musicians was drawn together by their love of Beatles music and the desire to keep the music alive, bringing it to a whole new generation of Beatles fans.

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Students of the Week - May 29, 2017

Posted on May 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.

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Late mowing helps bobolinks thrive in state's hayfields

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — Summer in Vermont is greatly enriched by the state’s many grassland birds, from bobolinks flushing up from a grassy field to the beautiful song of an eastern meadowlark. But many of these species are in decline due to the loss of appropriate grassland habitat.

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Audubon Vermont are encouraging landowners to help promote these beloved species and give these birds a chance to complete their nesting season simply by altering the times of year that they mow large fields.

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Fight back against ticks this summer

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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As Vermonters venture outside to enjoy warm summer weather, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds hikers, hunters and others to be tick smart while fishing, turkey hunting or watching birds.

According to researchers at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, N.Y., this is heralding a particularly risky year for Lyme disease and other tickborne illnesses. And the Vermont Department of Health reports that annual cases of Lyme disease continue to rise in Vermont.

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Panton poet to be featured at Zig Zag 'Table Read' series May 30 at Bixby

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — On Tuesday, May 30, at 6 p.m., the Bixby Library will host a poetry event sponsored by Zig Zag Lit Mag, Addison County’s arts and literary magazine, as part of their Table Read Series.

Panton poet Michelle L. Mowery will present “Parallel Circuit,” an in-progress chapbook of poetry whose subject the author describes as, “a particular kind of love: There was an electricity between the two / an unwelcomed / untimed / undeniable spark.”

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Zig Zag seeks submissions from writers, artists

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Zig Zag Lit Mag, Addison County’s arts and literary magazine, has issued a call for submissions of writing and artwork for its third issue. Submissions will be accepted from June 1 until July 15.Zig Zag’s Issue 3 is expected to be released at an event on Sept. 24 in the barrel room of Stonecutter Spirits in Middlebury.

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Artistic eye

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES UNION HIGH School junior Erin Lawrence of Addison poses with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch at a May 8 ceremony in Montpelier marking the 36th Annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students. Lawrence holds a Congressman’s Choice Award that Welch bestowed for her untitled photograph of a dog in a car. “I am so impressed by the talent and creativity of these young Vermont artists,” Welch said. “Their work continues Vermont’s storied tradition of artistic excellence and is a reflection of our state’s first-rate art programs.”

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New state program provides more tools to prevent spread of invasive species

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — Invasive species are a constant and frustrating threat to Vermont’s habitats. This spring and summer the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is encouraging the public to learn more about these invasive species and help combat their spread through a new program.

Landowners can play an important role in controlling non-native, invasive plants such as knotweed and buckthorn, while boaters and anglers can help prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species such as spiny water fleas and Asian clams.

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County students named to Rice honor roll

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



Sister Laura Della Santa, principal at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, announced the following Addison County students achieved Honor Roll status for the third quarter.

Ferrisburgh

First Honors:Beatrice Shlansky, Olivia Rooney

Second Honors:Carolyn Cutting

Honorable Mention: Asa Shlansky

Middlebury

Second Honors: Maryann Pohlen, Frederick Pohlen.

Monkton

Second Honors: Abbie Krech

North Ferrisburgh

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G. Stone welcomes new sales associate

Posted on May 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury car and truck dealership G. Stone Motors has announced the hiring of Colleen Skeffington as the newest member of the sales department.

She will be a sales and leasing consultant, selling new Ford vehicles, Ford certified pre-owned vehicles, and used vehicles.

Skeffington is a seventh-generation Vermonter with more than 30 years experience in customer service.

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