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North Branch students to perform original play

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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RIPTON — The North Branch School, a small school for grades 7-9 in Ripton, will present its annual play, “The Tower,” on April 12 and 13 in the Ripton town firehouse.

Each year the students in the school create a play of their own invention, using their stories and poetry, current political and cultural events, experiences from the school year, individual musical talents, and topics the class studied to create an original theatrical production.

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North Branch students to join 5-day climate walk

Posted on April 4, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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RIPTON — Climate science is difficult for middle schoolers to grapple with.

It’s also a hard thing to have to teach them, said North Branch School science teacher Rose McVay.

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Scientist explains global warming's effect on Vt. wildlife

Posted on April 4, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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RIPTON — Few images from Tom Rogers’ wildlife presentation in Ripton last Thursday captured the scale of climate change better than a map of the eastern United States.

Highlighted with warm colors, Vermont has been plucked from its place on this map and moved southwest to suggest what weather might be like here in the coming decades.

In the more hopeful scenario, late-21st-century summers in Addison County might feel like they do now in Huntington, West Virginia.

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Learn about how climate change is affecting Vermont at a Ripton talk

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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RIPTON — Vermonters of all ages are invited to attend a presentation about Vermont’s wildlife in a changing climate on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. The presentation will be given at the Ripton Community Church on Route 125 and is sponsored by the Ripton Conservation Commission.

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Ripton builder Alex Carver inspires the next generation

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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RIPTON — Alex Carver of Northern Timbers Construction has been selected as the first winner of the Leadership Award from Efficiency Vermont’s Efficiency Excellence Network. The award was presented during EV’s Better Buildings by Design event in February.

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Bristol's Jon Turner receives Spirit in Nature's Eco Spirit Award

Posted on March 18, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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RIPTON — Each year Spirit in Nature (SpIN) presents its Eco Spirit Award to “persons whose lives are illuminated by their appreciation of the beauty, mystery, and preciousness of the natural world. Awardees are dynamic role models who engage us in debate, and urge us to explore the implications of our behavior during our present global environmental crisis. They lead us to a path of hope for the future of all life and nature on earth.”

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Ripton families to tell of two years on the Long Trail

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY The Green Mountain Club Breadloaf Section annual meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, which was cancelled due to bad weather, has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 14. At the meeting, the Harrington an McIntosh families will tell the story of what happened when they decided to join forces and hike together. The presentation will follow the business portion of the meeting, which will take place at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society at 2 Duane Court, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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North Branch School hockey tournament starts March 15

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



RIPTON/MIDDLEBURY — The North Branch School of Ripton will hold its 16th annual Hockey Tournament from March 15-17 at The Memorial Sports Center in Middlebury.

This weekend of games marks the wrapping up of the hockey season (last weekend of ice at the Sports Center) and a chance to come together for healthy competition in support of a good cause.

Many of the teams featured in the tourney have participated year after year, and some will travel all the way from South Burlington and Waterbury to play.

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Ripton Town Meeting results 2019

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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RIPTON — Ripton residents on Town Meeting Day decided two contested local elections and passed all the financial requests on their warning.

Timothy Hanson topped Giles Hoyer, 82-57, in the race for a three-year term on the selectboard.

Perry Hanson defeated Tom Cabot, 97-36, for a one-year term as town constable.

Approved by a resounding voice vote at the annual meeting on Monday was a combined town-highway budget of $650,270 for fiscal year 2020.

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Letter to the editor: Lorraine Morse a good choice for ACSD board

Posted on March 4, 2019 |
By Angela Cobrin Landis



Middlebury residents are incredibly fortunate to have Lorraine Morse as one of their choices for Addison Central School District Board.

Lorraine Morse has demonstrated a very strong sense of responsibility to our community with 20+ years of experience volunteering in our community; and 18 consecutive years specifically on the school boards from: Mary Hogan, UD3, Hannaford Career Center, Addison Central Supervisory Union Board, ACSD; not to mention all of the subcommittees and other added responsibilities.

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