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Bristol concert to benefit Ugandan children

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — As part of their efforts to raise funds for the Village2Village Project, a 15-year-old organization born in Bristol that now supports more than 134 orphaned and needy children and HIV+ guardians in northeastern Uganda, the band “Old Bones” will play in Bristol on Saturday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Bristol.

A collection will benefit Village2VillageProject’s most vulnerable children in Uganda.

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Storyteller Cindy Pierce to speak at Mt. Abe April 10-11

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Nationally recognized social educator and comic storyteller Cindy Pierce will be in Bristol on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10 and 11, to speak first to Mt. Abraham students and later to the larger community.

Pierce will be at Mt. Abe to speak to students from 11-12 p.m. on both  the April 10 and 11 during the school day. She will also speak to the greater community on the evening of Tuesday, April 10, in the Mt. Abraham Auditorium from 7-8 p.m.

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Bristol demonstration keeps focus on guns

Posted on March 22, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — The day after 17 people were shot to death at a Parkland, Fla., school, last month as Fair Haven police investigated a Poultney teen for planning a similar shooting at Fair Haven Union High School, Mount Abraham Union High School conducted a routine fire drill.

“That was scary,” sophomore Emma Campbell later recalled.

Senior Chloe Lyons agreed:

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Group organizing forum on future of Mount Abe

Posted on March 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — The Steering Committee of an organization called the 5-Town Community Forum is arranging another forum for Saturday, March 31, to discuss the future physical needs of Mount Abraham Union High School. The meeting will be held at Mount Abe from 9-11:30 a.m.

The first 5-Town Community Forum held at Bristol Elementary School on Jan. 6 drew more than 70 people who had very lively and positive conversations on the future of the 50-year-old high school building.

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Trio brings Irish music to Bristol

Posted on March 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Daymark is an international trio performing traditional Irish music infused with infectious energy, raw power and Northern swagger. They’re coming to the WalkOver Gallery and Concert Room, 15 Main Street, in Bristol this Saturday, March 24, 8 p.m., to give an intimate performance for the Cabin Fever Series.

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Clerk phones in to Bristol town meeting from maternity bed

Posted on March 19, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — Jen Stetson Myers’s baby was due on Saturday, March 3, but as she left work the day before Myers was focused on the Bristol town meeting scheduled for Monday, March 5. She is, after all, the Bristol town clerk and treasurer.

“I didn’t think I would have the baby over the weekend, and I was planning to attend town meeting,” Myers said in an interview last week. “I was already in the mind-set.”

Her baby, apparently, had a different mind-set.

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Mt. Abe students battle snow, bureaucracy for gun protest

Posted on March 15, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — Four weeks after 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., were shot to death, students from thousands of schools across the nation got up and walked out of class on Wednesday.

The National School Walkout, as the event was dubbed, was organized to honor the Parkland shooting victims and protest gun violence in America.

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Starksboro couple to share 50,000-mile adventure at Bristol library

Posted on March 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL —Christiane Kokubo and Nate Shepard came up with a novel idea for their honeymoon — drive from Nate’s home in Starksboro, Vt., to Christiane’s home in São Paulo, Brazil, raise one dollar for each kilometer of the journey, and donate the proceeds to a health clinic for the underserved in Vermont.

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Bristol Police Log: Bristol man receives DUI citation

Posted on March 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — A Bristol man is due in court this month to answer drunk driving charges that arose after police stopped his car during a town-contracted patrol.

On Saturday, March 10, at approximately 6:17 p.m. Bristol police arrested Ryan Adam Cousino, 32, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police said Cousino’s blood alcohol concentration was more than twice the legal limit, though they didn’t give an exact number.

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Mount Abe girls' hoop final postponed due to weather

Posted on March 13, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



BARRE — The Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ basketball team’s championship game in Barre was postponed from Tuesday night until Friday night due to the midweek snowstorm.

The 19-4 Eagles, seeded No. 2, will meet No. 1 Fair Haven (20-3) on Friday at 8:15 p.m. in the Barre Civic Auditorium.

The game is a rematch of one the Eagles won at Fair Haven, 33-29, on Dec. 28.

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