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Pontius, Maravich net $10k grant for Courageous Stage

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Lindsay Pontius and Craig Maravich, the creators of Middlebury’s Courageous Stage program were recently selected to receive one of the first Thriving Communities Project Grants — each worth $10,000 –– by the Community Engagement Lab. Courageous Stage is an arts integration program, based at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater, that works with youth in classrooms across Vermont.

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Sheldon research center awarded humanities grant

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Stewart-Swift Research Center of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History was awarded a National Endowment for Humanities Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions for 2019. The grant will enable the Museum to hire consultants to assess the Center’s current digital collections and to develop a state-of-the-art preservation plan for future digital projects.

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Starksboro hosts flea market to help restore schoolhouse

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Steve James



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STARKSBORO — The Jerusalem schoolhouse in South Starksboro dates from 1874, but it hasn’t hosted any students for years. This past Friday and Saturday, the historic building was a happening place when it hosted a flea market that raised funds to restore the building, which is currently used for community events.

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MUHS tennis participates in Project Wimbledon

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Members of the Middlebury Union High School boys’ tennis team competed in a paddle-ball tournament on a sunny June 6 afternoon to entertain Project Independence clients.

The third annual event was dubbed Project Wimbledon by its founder, Ken Schoen, who doubles as an activities coordinator at Project Independence and the coach of the Tiger boys’ tennis team.

“This was a delightful event for parents, Project Independence participants and the boys’ varsity tennis team,” Schoen said.

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Hannaford Career Center names top students

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Hannaford Career Center has announced the Outstanding Students for its fourth quarter, which closes with the end of this school year. Each quarter, HCC instructors select one student as their program’s Outstanding Student, to be honored for their work ethic, creativity, approach to problem solving, effort and attitude, collaboration, and other aspects of academics and the center-wide Habits of Work.

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Pet Photo Contest 2019 winners

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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This spread displays the culmination of a two-month-long pet photo contest, where we invited our readers and members of the Addison County community to submit their best photos in six different categories. More than 100 photos poured in over email, through our web form and through the mail, submitted by proud parents promoting their furry or feathered friends’ adorable expressions.

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Pet of the week: Whitney

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Pete and David Basque



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Whitney is a beloved 6-year-old boxer mix who lives with Pete and David. She is an active gal who loves outdoor adventures. That said, she also excels at lounging on the couch!

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Green Mt. Club unveils digital map of the Long Trail

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — The Green Mountain Club has announced that it now offers a complete digital map of the Long Trail. The map is georeferenced, allowing GPS software on cell phones to pinpoint locations as hikers move through the backcountry, where network connections are spotty, if they exist at all.

The digital map also allows users to see exact GPS coordinates at any time, mark places of interest, record GPS tracks, and plot geotagged photos on the maps.

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Lincoln new for Jun. 17

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — On Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, there will be a community play performance of “Silas Takes the Air” at Burnham Hall at 7 p.m. The play is a 1920’s comedy that was at one time performed by our own Lincoln centenarian, Hattie Brown. The cast is mostly made up of Lincoln folks, with directors Martha Chesley and Andrea Gordon, of Mt. Abe Fall Musical fame.

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Cooie and her ensemble feature jazz standards

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — On June 22, Brandon Music welcomes back the very popular Vermont singer, songwriter and guitarist Cooie DeFrancesco.   Frequently enjoyed as a solo performer, this time Cooie will be accompanied by her Jazz Ensemble,  made up of veteran musicians Robert Gagnon (guitar), Andy Smith (bass), and Rob Zollman (drums),

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