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Math and madness tangle on stage

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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Mathematics abhors a hot mess.

Storytellers, on the other hand...

David Auburn’s “Proof,” which won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for drama, focuses on father and daughter mathematicians and captures both the mess and the abhorrence for it. The black-box theater group Company Be will bring it to life next week at the Vermont Coffee Company Playhouse in Middlebury.

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Middlebury's Ollie's Other Place to close

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY —  Becky Dayton has set June 30 as the closing date for Ollie’s Other Place, the book, toy, game and educational gift store for babies and children on Washington Street in Middlebury. Since it opened in 2015, Dayton said, community support for the venture has been great, but sales have not been strong enough to keep the store open.

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Mount Abe graduates 118 seniors

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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BRISTOL — Mount Abraham Union High School’s 118 graduating seniors looked pretty much the same this past Saturday — all dressed in maroon gowns and square, tasseled caps — but commencement speaker Jessica Little likened them to a diverse array of puzzle pieces searching for the right fit.

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By the way for June 14

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Hungry Middlebury-area children take note: The community’s federally subsidized Free Summer Lunch program kicks off on June 25 and will last through Aug. 10. The meals will be available at noon at the front entrance of the Memorial Sports Center. Children ages two to 18 years old are eligible for the program. Please take note: The lunch location will switch to the town green from July 9 to 13 to coincide with the annual Festival on-the-Green. Anyone ages 2 through 18 is welcome; no registration necessary — just show up!

 

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Dirt trail pump track opening in Bristol

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — On Saturday, June 16, the Bristol Recreation Club will hold a popsicle party to celebrate a new pump track at the town Recreation Field adjacent to Mount Abraham Union High School.

A pump track is a dirt trail on which mountain bikers roll up and over little hillocks and banked turns designed in such a way as to enable the rider to create momentum by pumping their body up and down and thus keep forward momentum with little pedaling.

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Cartoonists talk art at Vt. Folklife Center

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Comic books long ago went beyond mere kids’ play; writers and artists of many diverse interests use the comic format to produce serious works that consider important contemporary and historical events and issues. The Vermont Folklife Center on Saturday, June 16, will provide a forum for learning more about the complex world of comics right here in Vermont at its second Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest. The event, which will run from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., is free and open to the public at the organization’s ADA-accessible headquarters at 88 Main St. in Middlebury.

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Bristol gets ready for musical festival, street fair

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Downtown Bristol will be rockin’ with live music, food and beverage vendors, plus games and fun, this Saturday, June 16, as the Pocock Rocks Music Festival & Street Fair takes over Main Street for the 9th year. Between 3 and 8 p.m., Bristol CORE will close off the main business block, set up tents up and down the middle of the road, and place stages at the east and west ends for a series of live musical performance by six top notch Vermont musical acts.

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VUHS names top 2018 graduates

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — Vergennes Union High School has announced the Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Third Honors recipients for 2018. All three will speak at VUHS graduation this Friday, June 15.

Ally Atkins (pictured, right) has been named the class Valedictorian. Atkins strives to do her best in everything she does, which includes maintaining high honor roll while taking an extremely rigorous course load, volunteering, participating in athletics, and contributing as an active member of the VUHS community.

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Kayak to be raffled at Peasant Market

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury’s annual Peasant Market will take place this year on Saturday, July 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Middlebury town green.

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