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Middlebury reappraisal notices are out

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Attention Middlebury property owners.

You should be receiving in the email an official “Notice of Change of Appraisal” booklet relating to new valuation numbers that have been assigned as part of the recently completed reappraisal of townwide properties. This booklet, according to the Middlebury Board of Listers, will be your only notice of appraisal, so watch for the 8.5-inch-by-11-inch booklet with a hot-pink cover.

This booklet has the old values and new values for all properties in Middlebury, both residential and commercial.

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A trail of poetry to be engraved on Middlebury sidewalks

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Addison County’s poetic legacy is etched in its soul.

Its impressive roll call of literary luminaries includes Robert Frost, Julia Alvarez, Ruth Stone and Jay Parini. You’ll find their work in virtually any bookshop or library.

Middlebury will soon showcase the work of a new crop of poets who will find their evocative sonnets and verses literally making a mark — on the town’s sidewalks.

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Grant keeps Dr. Katie Casas Miller in Vermont

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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VERMONT — An Addison County physician recently received a grant to keep her practicing in Vermont.

HealthFirst, Vermont’s independent practice association, has partnered with the Broughton Fund and the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Area Health Education Centers to provide Educational Loan Repayment (ELR) Community Match Grants to HealthFirst member practices seeking to hire new physicians or retain current physicians.

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Bristol police promote safety — with creemees

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



BRISTOL — This summer, young people who are “caught” by the Bristol Police Department — for creating or maintaining safe environments — might find themselves rewarded with a free creemee.

The first ever BPD Summer Safety Program, which goes from now until around Labor Day, operates in the same way the popular statewide Creemee from a Cop program does, though it is not associated with the Vermont Dairy Promotion Council or the Vermont Agency of Agriculture.

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Annual book tournament tests reading skills

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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This article was written by Grace Orvis, a 7th grader at Mount Abraham Union Middle School.

BRISTOL — The annual DCF (Dorothy Canfield Fisher) Tournament took place recently in the Mt. Abraham library. This event happens on a yearly basis and is a celebration of the avid young readers in grades 4-6 from Lincoln Community School, Bristol Elementary, Beeman, Monkton Elementary, and Robinson. This event is a great way for students to meet their future classmates, and learn how to work in a group setting.

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Why leash your dog in conservation parks?

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By M. Kathleen Shaw DVM



Part of the joy of having a dog is taking them with us on walks — we all benefit from the exercise, time together, and viewing nature. We also love to go walking in nature preserves and conservation areas to do the same. Unfortunately, park managers have seen a marked increase in people refusing to leash their dogs and an increase in reactive animals.

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'Drumschtick' to tour county schools this week

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY — The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s “DrumShtick” percussion trio will visit three area schools on June 12: Salisbury Community School at 9 a.m., Bingham Memorial School in Cornwall at 10:45 a.m. and Shoreham Elementary School at 1:30 p.m. These performances are made possible by Neat Repeats.

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Mt. Independence offers morning summer camps

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



ORWELL — Fun and learning for children are on tap at the annual Mount Independence State Historic Site “Revolutionary Morning Camp” for children ages 7 to 12. Camp will be June 26-28, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. The fee is $75 and preregistration is required.

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Pocock Rocks... and rolls into Bristol

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — The air was cool, Main Street was cleared of cars and the town of Bristol was thumping with the beat of local bands. It was Saturday, June 20, 2009, and the beautiful little town at the foot of the Green Mountains was hosting its first Pocock Rocks festival.

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VUHS boys chosen for Green Mountain Boys' State

Posted on June 10, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — Six Vergennes Union High School juniors have been selected to represent the school at this year’s Green Mountain Boys’ State, held June 16-21 on the campus of Northern Vermont University-Lyndon in Lyndonville. The Vergennes American Legion Post 14 will sponsor five, and the Sons of the American Legion Vergennes Squadron 14 will sponsor the other.

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