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VUHS senior wins Congressman Welch’s art award

Posted on May 13, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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Vergennes Union High School senior Ashley Cray won a  Congressman Welch’s Choice award at the 38th Annual Congressional Art Competition ceremony held recently at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier.

Cray, a Ferrisburgh resident, is a student at Vergennes Union High School. Her photograph “Left and Right” was selected from a field of 157 entries from students representing 36 high schools across Vermont.

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Ferrisburgh debates whether sheriff or Vergennes police will patrol its roads

Posted on May 13, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — It’s an issue that has drawn dozens of residents to Ferrisburgh selectboard meetings, including a dozen at the May 7 gathering.

Board members say they have also received a number of emails and phone calls, with opinions evenly split about what is a $15,000-a-year decision.

“We’ve heard from community members in many different ways,” Chairman Rick Ebel told residents at last week’s meeting.

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Ferrisburgh's new solar array to be sited near town offices

Posted on May 9, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — After months of research and discussion and a preliminary decision in October, the Ferrisburgh selectboard on Tuesday voted to site a 15-kilowatt solar array the town will be given on town-owned land near Ferrisburgh’s Route 7 office building.

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Party with the Phantom at Le Fête in Vergennes

Posted on May 9, 2019 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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Everyone likes to party, especially when it’s a party with a purpose. But sometimes those purposeful parties can be, well, a little lame — think streamers and balloons, some brownies and other tray bakes, and an iPod shuffling a “dance” playlist. Meh, not exactly an awesome night out.

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Make paper for a purpose at Rokeby Museum

Posted on May 9, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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FERRISBURGH — Without paper and ink, the abolitionists who once lived at Rokeby Museum could not have worked with their network of people to assist fugitives from slavery. Nor could they have printed posters to advocate for the end of slavery.

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Have fun, play golf and make a difference

Posted on May 2, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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FERRISBURGH — For over a decade golfers have been setting aside one day every year to play in the Young Life 100 Hole Golf Marathon. Addison County Young Life will host this year’s event at  Basin Harbor on Monday, May 20. Participants can play 100 holes of golf, spend time with friends, maybe tee off with a tennis racket, putt with a pool cue and walk away knowing they have helped make difference in the life of teenagers.

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Ferrisburgh news for Apr. 25

Posted on April 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Wednesday, May 1, Commodore Parent Teacher Group, VUHS Library, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 3, Bixby First Friday Movie, Community Room, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 4, Green Up Day, Ferrisburgh.

Monday, May 6, PTO Meeting, FCS, 6:15 p.m. 

Tuesdays, May 7 and 21,  Ferrisburgh Town Selectboard meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8, Blood Drive Ferrisburgh Town Offices, 1-6 p.m.

Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, Papermaking workshops, Rokeby.

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VTrans, Ferrisburgh support Route 7 traffic lights

Posted on April 18, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh selectboard and more than 30 residents at a Tuesday meeting at the town office building backed a plan to install traffic lights and a crosswalk at the intersection of Route 7 with Old Hollow and Stage roads.

Vermont Agency of Transportation officials estimated it would cost about $500,000, which they say federal funds would pay for because the project would address safety concerns.

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Residents picked to serve in Ferrisburgh

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh selectboard at its April 2 meeting made a series of appointments to local boards. It had two candidates to choose from for two of the jobs — representing Ferrisburgh on the Addison Northwest School District (ANWSD) and Addison County Solid Waste Management District (ACSWMD)  boards.

Selectboard Chairman Rick Ebel said the board was pleased to see the interest in serving the community, even if choices were difficult.

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Ferrisburgh Route 7 intersection plan to be unveiled

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — On this coming Tuesday, Agency of Transportation engineers will unveil their preferred choices to manage traffic at the intersection of Route 7 and Old Hollow and Stage roads, a junction they and Ferrisburgh officials and residents agree is dangerous.

The meeting at Ferrisburgh’s town office building will open with VTrans officials presenting their preferred option and then taking questions and feedback. It will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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