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By the way for Dec. 13

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Literacy group offers school grants for books

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



WATERBURY CENTER — The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF)’s Year of the Book grant program invites elementary school to apply for funding for the 2019-2020 school year. The grant provides selected elementary schools with $25,000 in literacy programming and new books, including author visits and writing workshops with the 64 professional presenters CLiF works with, family literacy events, special literacy-related programs, new books for the school library, classrooms, local public library, and ten new books for each child to choose. 

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2019 hunting and fishing licenses available online

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — Vermont hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for 2019 are now available on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s website: vtfishandwildlife.com.

According to a federal survey, Vermonters rank first among residents of the lower 48 states when it comes to participating in fish and wildlife recreation — with 62 percent of Vermonters going fishing, hunting or wildlife watching — and they led in the New England states in hunting and fishing with 26 percent of residents participating in one or both.

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The Outside Story: Animals and alcohol

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Brett Amy Thelen



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It’s the time of year when the landscape is laid bare, the ground is impenetrable with frost, and flying insects have faded into memory. As fall slides into winter, resident songbirds like robins and waxwings must switch from their warm weather diets of earthworms and arthropods to the best of what’s left: fruit, and lots of it. As it turns out, this is also the time of year when conditions become ripe for the conversion of fruit sugars into alcohol via natural fermentation.

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Monkton news for Dec. 13

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONKTON — Busy and rushed? All thumbs with wrapping paper? Want help with Santa’s presents? Volunteers at the Monkton Friends Methodist Church can do it for you! Come to the church on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. and helpers will wrap presents while you relax with a hot beverage and cookies. Gift wrapping is offered for free, but donations are being gratefully accepted for the Monkton Wood Bank.

The church members are also accepting donations of paper, ribbons, and boxes to use for this event.

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Salisbury news for Dec. 13

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SALISBURY — Thank you, John Flowers, for the nice write up about my career as the Salisbury correspondent. The interview was fun and we certainly talked about many events that had occurred during the years. My daughter Gayle wants folks to know that she still lives and works in Stowe, not Killington, but as we mentioned we have to have a mistake to prove we are human.

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Lincoln news for Dec. 13

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — The Lincoln Library is hosting an afterschool craft on Wednesday, Dec. 19. Crafters will be making paper snowflakes and ornaments for the holidays. Please sign up at the library.

Here are the holiday hours for the library: closed on Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25, open Wednesday, Dec. 26, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Monday, Dec 31, and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

SAVE THE DATE: Winter recess for the Mount Abraham Unified School District is Monday, Dec. 24, through Tuesday, Jan. 1.

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'Zig Zag' magazine is looking for artists

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — “Zig Zag Lit Mag” is looking for local artists and writers to submit work for their sixth issue. “Zig Zag” has published dozens of Addison County residents — amateurs and professionals alike. 

The editing board, comprised of local designers and educators, is looking for a wide range of material. If you make it, they’ll take it. Full submission guidelines can be found at zigzaglitmag.org. 

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Bridport's Howlett takes crown as Miss Vermont Teen USA

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRIDPORT — Jenna Howlett of Bridport  was named Miss Vermont Teen USA 2019 at the conclusion of a Nov. 4 competition at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe. That same day Bethany Garrow of Rutland Town was crowned Miss Vermont USA. 

Howlett, daughter of Tim and Julie Howlett, is a junior at Middlebury Union High School. She claimed the title of Miss Vermont Teen USA 2019 after engaging in a personal interview with a selection committee and in active wear, evening gown, and on-stage question phases of competition. 

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BigTown Gallery hosts show of collages and photos

Posted on December 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ROCHESTER — This December, BigTown Gallery in Rochester is delighted to welcome the fourth solo exhibition of recent collages and constructions by Varujan Boghosian in juxtaposition to an exhibition of Erick Hufschmid's photographs of Boghosian's studio taken in 2010. 

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