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Richard Reed fights to help the government keep its promises to veterans

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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LEICESTER — “You’re a pain in the butt,” Richard Reed’s boss once told him. “But you’re doing something important.”

Decades (and perhaps a few ruffled feathers) later, Reed still approaches his work with an ever-changing ratio of skepticism and hope, but his persistence has remained constant and the work he does today is just as important as it was when he began:

Reed, who lives in Leicester, advocates for Vermont’s military veterans.

Reed describes his job this way.

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Leicester news for Nov. 1

Posted on November 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — Town Clerk Julie Delphia reminds residents that property taxes are due, paid in full, by Thursday, Nov. 15. The Town Office will be open to accept payments from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Nov. 15. Postmarks of Nov. 15 are not accepted. To avoid problems or your taxes being delinquent, pay early.

The Leicester Historical Society is sponsoring Prize Bingo on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center. All are welcome, refreshments available.

The Leicester Selectboard is seeking an individual to fill the position of Zoning Administrator.

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Leicester news for Oct. 4

Posted on October 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The Leicester Historical Society is sponsoring Prize Bingo on Saturday, Oct. 20, one week later than usual. Bingo will begin at 1 p.m. at the Four Corners. Refreshments available, all are welcome.

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Mosquito-borne virus surfaces south of Middlebury

Posted on September 20, 2018 |
By Evan Johnson



BRANDON  — The Brandon, Leicester, Salisbury, Goshen and Pittsford Insect Control District, known as the BLSG, and the Vermont Department of Health has reported that mosquitoes collected in several area towns tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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Leicester artist Ashley Wolff shows new paintings at BAG

Posted on August 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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The Brandon Artists Guild (which we all know as the BAG) will hold an opening this Friday for a show of new paintings by Leicester artist Ashley Wolff. The exhibit, “Reinventing the View,” runs Aug. 31 through Nov. 5. The public is invited to meet the artist at the opening reception Friday, Aug. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Leicester news for August 30

Posted on August 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The Leicester Historical Society is sponsoring Prize Bingo on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center at the Four Corners. Refreshments available and all are welcome.

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RNESU scores grants to make Brandon-area schools safer

Posted on August 27, 2018 |
By Evan Johnson



BRANDON — School safety is the focus of new grant funds that area schools will be putting to work starting this year. Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union’s schools will receive a total of $176,575 to aid in school safety planning and training. The school board has approved a 25 percent match. 

The largest recipient of these is Otter Valley Union High School, which is slated to receive $44,500, to be split between the main and north campuses. 

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Appeal forces Brandon-area mosquito district permit review

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Lee J. Kahrs



BRANDON, LEICESTER, SALISBURY, GOSHEN, PITTSFORD — The entire Pesticide General Permit issued to the Brandon Leicester, Salisbury Goshen Mosquito Control District in 2017 is reviewable per the Vermont Environmental Court.

The de novo treatment of the permit (de novo is Latin meaning “from the beginning” or “anew”) means that the court may look at all of the documentation related to the permit application to make confirm that state and federal regulations were followed.

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Leicester campers learn to cook and bake

Posted on August 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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LEICESTER — The Summer Alive! Camp at Leicester School held their first ever baking championship on Tuesday, July 31. Inspired by Leicester alumni Adam Young, who won Best Baker in America this spring on the Food Network show of the same name, the camp decided to hold its own baking show.

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Leicester news for August 2

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The Democratic town caucus for the purpose of nominating residents for the position of Justice of the Peace will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at 803 Fern Lake Road in Leicester. The Republican town caucus for the purpose of nominating residents for the position of Justice of the Peace will be held at the Leicester Town Office on Monday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. For more information on either meeting call 802-247-3160.

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