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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/user/views_handler_field_user.inc on line 50.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 181.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 136.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/image/contrib/image_attach/image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images.inc on line 112.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 81.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.inc on line 121.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.

Local Health Dept. office eyed for cuts

By JOHN FLOWERS

MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Department of Health (DOH) would drastically scale back hours and reduce the workforce at its Middlebury district office by almost one-third under a restructuring plan designed to adhere to fiscal year 2010 state budget guidelines recommended by the Douglas administration.

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Monkton's Old Boro School on the rise (with Slideshow)

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By KATHRYN FLAGG

MONKTON — Doris Brace was one of the last students to attend the Monkton Boro School, graduating as an eighth-grader in 1959. For her, visiting the old building isn’t just a reminder of the way the school once looked, but also the type of education she and her classmates received in the classroom. 

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City train station to be relocated

By ANDY KIRKALDY

VERGENNES — Back in 2000, Agency of Transportation official Wayne Davis successfully pitched to his superiors and to Vergennes and Ferrisburgh officials the idea of moving the historic, now unused Vergennes train station about a quarter-mile north to Kayhart Crossing, the then-proposed site of an AOT commuter lot.

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Dairy in Crisis - Part 1: Milk price crash puts squeeze on county dairy farmers

Posted on March 12, 2009 |
By Kathryn Flagg



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Editor’s Note — You’ve doubtless heard the news: Vermont’s dairy industry, the backbone of agriculture in the state, is foundering. Projections from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture estimate that this year’s downturn in milk prices — which threatens to bankrupt many farms — will have a $200 million impact on the state.

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County bus service nets nearly $3 million earmark for new HQ

Posted on March 12, 2009 |
By John Flowers



By JOHN FLOWERS

MIDDLEBURY — Efforts by Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) to build a new headquarters off Creek Road got a huge boost in the form of a $2.85 million earmark through the Omnibus Appropriation Bill of 2009 signed on Wednesday by President Barack Obama.

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Area lawyers decry cuts to Vermont judiciary

By JOHN FLOWERS

MIDDLEBURY — Members of Addison County’s legal community gathered on Monday to protest the recent elimination of the local Probation and Parole office and marshal opposition to what they fear could be a further, budget-driven reductions in services at the Frank Mahady Courthouse in Middlebury.

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ANwSU school district to revisit board unification plan

By ANDY KIRKALDY

VERGENNES — Town Meeting Day votes in Vergennes, Panton and Waltham to end operations of those towns’ ID school boards in 2010 have set the stage for reconsideration of whether the four Addison Northwest Supervisory Union schools should be united under the control of one board.

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Locals active at national climate conference

By KATHRYN FLAGG

ADDISON COUNTY — This time a week ago, Cornwall residents Jon Isham and Tracy Himmel Isham were facing arrest — or, at least, potential arrest.

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Big A.P.E. performers reach for the cutting edge of dance

By KATHRYN FLAGG

MIDDLEBURY — In what will be the first modern dance performance at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater since the building’s renovation, Middlebury College professor Tiffany Rhynard and a coterie of dancers and choreographers take to the stage this weekend, performing five cutting edge and conceptual dances in “Sampler.”

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Douglas calls for ‘difficult choices’

By JOHN FLOWERS

MIDDLEBURY — Gov. James Douglas on Monday said he will resist growing calls for the state to raise income or gasoline taxes to compensate for declining state revenue, and vowed instead to continue to push for cuts in programs and personnel to balance the state’s books.

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