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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.
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  • 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 $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($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.

Vergennes Lions raised generous contributions for three local charities

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — The Vergennes Lions Club has been very active and generous in recent weeks with donations to three Vergennes organizations.

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East Middlebury community picnic will honor lifers

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



EAST MIDDLEBURY — At its annual Community Picnic on Sunday, June 3, East Middlebury will honor its lifelong residents. In conjunction with the celebration, the East Middlebury Historical Society is conducting a project to record these citizens. Local resident and film professional Corey Hendrickson has offered to take individual pictures for a permanent record of those being honored. 

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MUHS competes in national quiz bowl

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ATLANTA, Ga. — Middlebury Union High School joined 351 of the top high school quiz bowl teams on the weekend of May 26, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for the 2018 High School National Championship Tournament. The field featured teams from thirty-five states, Canada, and China. Ken Barkdoll, Nico Brayton, Silas Conlon, Lucy S. Groves, Greta Hardy-Mittell and Sophia M. Marks represented MUHS at the event, along with coach Perry Lessing.

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Roadside invasive pulling party set for June 2 in Lincoln

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — Food! Prizes! Exercise! Satisfaction! Please join the Lincoln Conservation Commission on Saturday, June 2, for a roadside invasive pulling party. Wild chervil and poison parsnip are two invasives that have taken up residence in Lincoln but are still limited enough in their distribution to eradicate.

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Vermont State Police Log: Car accident claims woman's life

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Kassech Alemagehu, a 70-year-old woman from Ethiopia, died as the result of injuries she sustained as a passenger in a two-vehicle crash in Bristol this past Friday afternoon.

Vermont State Police report that Kibreab Gebrehiwot, 25, of Montgomery Village, Md., was driving a 2017 Ford Edge SUV westbound on Hewitt Road at a little before 1 p.m. on May 25 and stopped at the intersection with Route 116. Passengers in the car were Alemagehu; Tigist Gebru, 44, of Ethiopia; Gebru Gebregziabher, 70, of Ethiopia; and Annette Schiller, 64, of Missouri.

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Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for first-degree aggravated domestic assault

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Whitney L. Grady, 38, of Middlebury for first-degree aggravated domestic assault and violation of probation, following an investigation at a Munger Street home on May 22.

Police said Grady was lodged at Marble Valley Correctional Facility without bail pending his court arraignment.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

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Vergennes Police Log: Police remind residents to lock parked vehicles

Posted on May 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police last week took reports of several thefts from parked cars, most of which they said were left unlocked. Police are reminding residents to lock cars left in driveways or parked on streets, especially overnight.

On May 22 change was taken from a car parked on Green Street, and a portable speaker and related equipment was stolen from a car on South Maple Street.

On May 24 a radio and speaker was removed from a pickup on Walker Avenue, and on May 26 $25 was stolen from a car on West Main Street.

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Christine Hallquist seeks to oust Gov. Scott

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Christine Hallquist enjoys a challenge.

Like taking over the top job at the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) 13 years ago when it was staring into a financial abyss.

Like quitting her job on March 2 to run for governor this November, making her the first transgender gubernatorial candidate in the nation’s history.

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Dairy farmers face insurance deadline

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



ADDISON COUNTY — For qualifying Vermont farmers, this year’s Margin Protection Plan for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) could amount to free money.

But only for those who sign up for it by June 1.

While some farmers and dairy industry watchers have been critical of the program, which aims to help dairy farmers get by when milk prices are low, most welcome the support offered in some recent changes to MPP-Dairy.

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Beeman Elementary looks locally for new principal

Posted on May 28, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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NEW HAVEN — Travis Park’s commute from his home in Bristol is about to get a little shorter.

Since 2016 Park has served as principal of Addison Central School. On July 1 he’ll report to Beeman Elementary School in New Haven, where he will replace outgoing Principal Kristine Evarts, who has accepted the position of special education coordinator at Otter Valley Union Middle/High School.

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