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Jewish community seeks repairs for Havurah House, schedules benefit

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Havurah, the Addison County Jewish congregation, is in the midst of a $30,000 fund drive to make some key repairs to its meeting house at 56 North Pleasant St. in Middlebury.

The group has been soliciting donations among its members as part of a “Raise the Roof” campaign that will include a “Taste the Tradition” fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, to generate more financial backing and interest in the project.

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The Outside Story: Porcupine salt cravings

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Susan Shea



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When I was growing up, my family rented a vacation home on a mountain in southern Vermont. One night our dogs barking awakened us. Soon we heard a persistent gnawing on the outside of the house. My Dad went to investigate. His flashlight beam revealed a large porcupine with black, beady eyes. My father scared it away, but it returned other nights.

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Folk musicians revive old tunes for new times

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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Folk music isn’t just old-timey tunes your ancestors sang while darning socks on the porch swing. OK, well, maybe the lyrics come from way-back-when, but the songs are making a comeback in the avant-guard folk music scene today.

See for yourself on Saturday, April 21, at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society in Middlebury, when duo Anna & Elizabeth perform tracks from their latest album, and New Haven native Moira Smiley adds her solo flare.

Ever wonder how musicians create a folk album?

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Movie review: Chappaquiddick

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Chappaquiddick — 1:41 — PG-13

Your interest in “Chappaquiddick” — or lack thereof — is likely to be determined by your age and your politics. The younger you are, the less likely you are to be emotionally involved. Director John Curran and writers Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan have made a fine film of a terrible story. They chose wisely to deal with things that were known and factual. No theories here.

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Book review: Circe — by Madeline Miller

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Jenny Lyons



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(Lee Boudreaux Books)

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Talk to focus on impact of climate change on Vermont wildlife

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Vermonters of all ages are invited to attend a presentation about Vermont’s wildlife in a changing climate on Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. The presentation, organized by Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife, will be given at the Ilsley Public Library at 75 Main St. in Middlebury.

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Vergennes Legion sets city's Memorial Day Parade theme

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — American Legion Post No. 14 has announced that the 2018 theme of Vermont’s largest Memorial Day Parade is “Honor & Commemorate: Freedom Isn’t Free.”

The purpose of the Memorial Day Parade is to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Veterans Capt. Brian Gebo and Ron Nimblett will serving as the keynote speaker and parade marshal, respectively.

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Mud season is here; help protect fragile trails

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — Recently the Green Mountain Club (GMC), maintainer and protector of Vermont’s Long Trail and Vermont’s hiking trails advocate, along with the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR), manager of Vermont State Forests and Parks, and the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF), announced the return of mud season to the Green Mountains.

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Lecturers in Hancock to discuss child labor

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — Inspired by our reading of “Bread and Roses, Too,” Rochester resident George Moltz is helping bring local labor history to life. Moltz will be giving two lectures on Vermont in the era of child labor on Wednesday, May 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hancock Town Hall and again on Wednesday, May 16 a 7 p.m. at the same location.

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