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Nature walk, journaling event set Aug. 21

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



NEW HAVEN — A workshop of nature journaling will take place at Treleven Farm, 164 Mitchell Drive in New Haven, on Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. In the tradition of British garden journals, the journals of Henry David Thoreau, the Voyage of Discovery and other property record keepers, come enjoy a little time outdoors learning specific ways to record data on your own property that can help you in future land planning and management.

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Young Company's 'The Glass Menagerie' opens Aug. 21

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Town Hall Theater’s Young Company takes on Tennessee Williams when they perform his great American classic play “The Glass Menagerie” Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 21 and 22, at 7 p.m. This classic play focuses on the Wingfield family: Southern matriarch Amanda and her children, the restless poet Tom and the damaged introvert Laura.

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Art on Main to exhibit photographs by Bristol's Anne Majusiak

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Art on Main in Bristol has put up their new exhibit, “What I Saw: Photographs by Anne Majusiak.” Majusiak’s work is known by many in the area who follow her on Facebook and Instagram — each new image a testament to her unique eye and fierce commitment to getting the right setting, the right time of day, the right angle and the right light. That and a little “magic” imbues her photographs of iconic Vermont scenes with something distinctive.

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Monkton news for August 13

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONKTON — Vermont Reads is a statewide community reading program, in which the Vermont Humanities Council invites citizens across the state to read the same book and participate in community activities related to the book’s themes.

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Rabies bait drop will continue

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY — The annual Rabies Bait Drop, a cooperative effort between Vermont and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services to stop the spread of the rabies, started on Aug. 8. The approximately week-long bait drop is part of a nationally coordinated effort to halt the fatal disease. Rabies vaccine, in the form of a sweet-smelling oral bait that is attractive to raccoons and skunks, will be dropped across rural Addison County areas by low-flying aircraft and placed by hand in residential centers.

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Art program available to childcare providers

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — VSA Vermont is currently accepting applications for its fall semester of Start With The Arts, a professional development program for childcare providers. This experiential, on-site, inclusive arts-based literacy program is offered for no cost to providers and the children they care for, ages 0-5. By the end of the program, providers have the inspiration and confidence to continue the use of the model on their own.

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Property transfers in Vergennes

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — The following real estate sales were recorded in Vergennes during the first six months of 2018:

•           Jan. 19: Anita Hayden to Arlen Flynn, home at 282 Main St., $139,500.

•           Feb. 13: Richard Esty to Kelly Boelens, condo at 3C Country Commons, $184,500.

•           Feb. 16: Russell Hulst to Lori Brinkman, home at 25 New Haven Rd., $163,000.

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Battling beaters draw big crowds at Field Days

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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NEW HAVEN — Thousands of fans flocked on Wednesday and Thursday night to see cars, trucks and minivans collide, auto parts fly, and smoke and steam billow from crushed radiators and bashed engine blocks, all while listening to the deafening din of un-muffled motors and pretzeled metal.

Yes, it was time for two nights of the No. 1 Auto Parts Demo Derby at Addison County Fair & Field Days, which draws more spectators than any single event at the fair, possibly to live out their fantasies of road rage.

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Area Democrats to vie in Aug. 14 runoffs for sheriff, House seats

Posted on August 9, 2018 |
By John Flowers



BRISTOL — Local primary elections typically offer few fireworks and are thus notorious for low voter turnout.

But a hotly contested race for sheriff and a crowded runoff for the Addison-4 House district are giving Addison County residents — and particularly Democrats in the Bristol area — extra reasons to vote on Aug. 14.

Local interest is also being generated by Ethan Sonneborn, a 14-year-old Bristol youth who will compete for the Democrat nomination for governor.

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Bristol tax rates drop dramatically

Posted on August 9, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



BRISTOL — Bristol tax rates are down across the board for the coming year, but what that will mean for individual tax bills will vary according to the results of the town-wide reassessment of property values that was completed this past spring.

The Bristol selectboard at its Aug. 6 meeting set the 2019 fiscal year municipal tax rate at $0.6989, (a decrease of $0.0627, or about 8 percent), and the police district tax rate at $0.3182 (a decrease $0.0453, or about 13 percent).

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