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Movie review: The Souvenir and Rocketman

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Joan Ellis



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The Souvenir and Rocketman — Running Time: 1:54 — Rating: R

Though “The Souvenir” and “Rocketman” are polar opposites, perhaps one of the two will appeal to some of you in this strange movie summer.

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Book review: Notes to Self — by Emilie Pine

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Jenny Lyons



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1920s comedy to be performed in Lincoln

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — As part of Lincoln’s 100-year celebration of the Burnham Foundation, members of the town have gotten together to produce the play “Silas Takes the Air.” The play will be performed June 21 and 22 at Burnham Hall at 7 p.m.

The play is a 1920’s romantic comedy that was at one time performed by Lincoln’s own centenarian, Hattie Brown.

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Meals program restarts for summer in Brandon

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — The OVUU-SOAR Summer program (Success through Opportunities, Academics and Recreation) is again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

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Eight things to know about Lyme disease

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Many Vermonters are not aware that Vermont is second in the U.S. for incidence of Lyme disease. According to the Vermont Department of Health, cases of other tick-borne diseases such as Babesiosis and Anaplasmosis are also steadily increasing in Vermont.

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Church to raffle paddleboard at Peasant Market

Posted on June 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Ever dream about walking on water? A standup paddleboard (SUP) can feel like that. The St. Stephen’s Boatwrights, a team led by Ed McGuire, spent the winter months crafting an SUP by hand. The SUP will be raffled off as part of the St. Stephen’s Peasant Market to be held on Saturday, July 6, on the green in Middlebury.

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Recommended further readings about CRISPR

Posted on June 14, 2019 |
By Students in Chem 0322 at Middlebury College



Still hungry for more information on CRISPR-Cas9? Follow these links and read the book that inspired the Middlebury College Chem 0322 class to explore further:

The book that inspired this project

Doudna, Jennifer A., and Sternberg, Samuel H. (2017) “A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution.” Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Court Street fire considered suspicious

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police and fire officials continue to investigate a suspicious fire that ravaged a duplex apartment building at 74 Court St. and significantly damaged two adjacent structures during the early morning of Monday, June 10.

Middlebury Fire Chief David Shaw said it was a fortunate “fluke” that no one was hurt — or worse — during a blaze that he believes might be rooted in a dispute between a local person and one of the 74 Court St. tenants.

“There could really have been loss of life here,” Shaw said.

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Effort looks to reclassify Otter Creek wetlands

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Russell Jones



BRANDON — An effort to reclassify the Otter Creek wetlands from a Class II wetlands to Class I is in the preliminary stages as the conservation commissions from Cornwall and Salisbury have formed a steering committee to petition the change. It is still very early on in the process and they still have much work to do, organizers say, including outreach to landowners.

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The emerald ash borer hits Addison County

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — It has been confirmed: the emerald ash borer is destroying trees in Bristol village.

State officials notified the town on June 5.

Though the invasive and highly destructive beetle was first detected in Vermont in 2018, this is the first detection in the Champlain Valley, according to Bristol Town Administrator Valerie Capels.

The infested trees are located in a cluster on North Street, she said.

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