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Vt. Health Department releases healthy Vermonters report

Posted on August 21, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON – Earlier this spring, then Vermont health commissioner Harry Chen, MD, announced the release of the Health Department’s Healthy Vermonters 2020 midterm report card.

“Healthy Vermonters 2020 set priority population health targets to guide and inform our efforts for the decade,” said Dr. Chen. “This report card is a snapshot at the midway point in time to help us answer two questions: How are we doing? and How healthy are we?”

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Red Cross calls for new donors to prevent a blood shortage

Posted on August 21, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON, VT — The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before –  as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer and fall.

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Investigative writer Dick Lehr comes to film fest

Posted on August 21, 2017 |
By Jay Craven



Pulitzer Prize finalist Dick Lehr is a fearless investigative writer. He will appear at this year’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival to talk about his work, which has led to the production of two films (“Black Mass” and “The Birth of a Movement”) along with two more (“The Fence” and “Judgment Ridge”) that are now in development.   

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Character actors' contributions to be highlighted at festival

Posted on August 21, 2017 |
By Jay Craven



Great character-actors often go underappreciated and they’re usually underrated for the impact they have in our star-driven film industry. I’m sure this can be discouraging for the actor — they can deliver a richly nuanced performance only to have it upstaged by the muscular plot or movie stars that Hollywood uses to sell tickets. But that comes with the territory.

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Frey is featured artist at Edgewater Gallery

Posted on August 21, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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“Painting is an expression of our interior life mixed with our response to a perceived world, played out on the surface,” explained Maine-based oil painter Philip Frey.  The visual space in Frey’s paintings is both peaceful and inviting. The viewer can sense his enjoyment in both the process and the product.

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Composter course starts Sept. 26

Posted on August 21, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — Are you interested in composting, but don’t know how? You can learn the basics of backyard composting through a six-week online course offered this fall through the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Master Gardener Office.

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Addison County, Brandon eligible for federal money to pay for flood repairs

Posted on August 17, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — Addison County and Brandon are now officially eligible for federal aid to help clean up and repair infrastructure damaged in heavy flooding earlier this summer.

Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday announced the major disaster declaration he requested for Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Orange, Rutland, Washington, and Windsor counties has been signed by President Trump. These seven counties suffered substantial damage by flooding between June 29 and July 1.

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St. Mary's in Middlebury welcomes a new pastor

Posted on August 17, 2017 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Luke Austin arrived at a crossroads around 15 years ago.

Should he use his new law degree to pursue a career in federal government, or take the spiritual route into the priesthood.

Father Luke, as he is now known, chose the latter path, and he has no regrets. He is now settling into his brand new role as leader of the Middlebury area’s Catholic congregation, which attends services at St. Mary’s Church in Middlebury, St. Bernadette in Bridport, and St. Genevieve in Shoreham.

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County residents ready for solar eclipse

Posted on August 17, 2017 |
By Jan Walker



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You are never the same after viewing a total solar eclipse. Those who have experienced one find themselves craving the next and may even travel the globe to repeat the experience.

There will be a solar eclipse next Monday, Aug. 21. Fortunately, weather permitting and with proper equipment, all of the people who live in continental United State will be able to see at least a partial eclipse. Those in a narrow, 70-mile-wide strip of land running from Oregon to South Carolina will have the chance to view the total eclipse.

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Bixby offering genealogy tips and tricks

Posted on August 17, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Join local genealogist Ann Watson of Family Pictures Genealogy on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bixby Library for her workshop “Jump Start Your Genealogy Research: Tips and Tricks the Professionals Use.” This is your opportunity to learn research skills from a professional genealogist.

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