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Halloween http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1710/all en Jessie Raymond: Terror lingers after nightmare ends http://addisonindependent.com/201411jessie-raymond-terror-lingers-after-nightmare-ends <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jessie Raymond </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">I&rsquo;m not sure what caused the bad dream I had on Halloween night: the horror movie we watched or the 78 mini Reese&rsquo;s peanut butter cups I ate (we only got one trick-or-treater). I suspect it was a combination of the two.</span></p> <p> A red-eyed demon woman was screeching and grabbing at me with her long talons. She was an evil spirit bent on &ldquo;getting&rdquo; me, whatever that meant. I knew it wasn&rsquo;t good.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26715">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411jessie-raymond-terror-lingers-after-nightmare-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Halloween Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:52:47 +0000 Zach Despart 26715 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Halloween was great experience http://addisonindependent.com/201411opinion-halloween-was-great-experience <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jennifer Molineaux </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">Did a miniature IRS audit agent with angry eyebrows and a power suit knock on your door Halloween night? That was my daughter. This was the year she passed from shy-about-knocking to greed-fueled-sprinting. My job was to keep up and carry the water bottles.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26711">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411opinion-halloween-was-great-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Halloween trick or treat Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:49:15 +0000 Zach Despart 26711 at http://addisonindependent.com Slideshow: Spooktacular 2014 http://addisonindependent.com/201410slideshow-spooktacular-2014 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26612" style="width: 74px;"><a href="/201410slideshow-spooktacular-2014"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/spook3145_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="spook3145.jpg" title="spook3145.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="74" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John S. McCright </div> </div> </div> <div style="width:500px;height:500px;text-align:center;margin:auto;"> Happy Halloween! News editor John McCright snapped these photos of this year&#39;s Spooktacular in Middlebury.</div> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26611">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410slideshow-spooktacular-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Multimedia Halloween Middlebury Spooktacular Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:19:59 +0000 Zach Despart 26611 at http://addisonindependent.com Scary things get ready for Spooktacular this Sunday http://addisonindependent.com/201410scary-things-get-ready-spooktacular-sunday <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26420" style="width: 72px;"><a href="/201410scary-things-get-ready-spooktacular-sunday"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/spook1834.thumbnail.jpg" alt="spook1834.jpg" title="spook1834.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="72" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PIGLETS, WITCHES, VAMPIRES and more get in the Halloween spirit at last year’s Middlebury Spooktacular. The seventh annual Spooktacular — with children’s activities, seasonal treats and a sidewalk trick-or-treat parade — is on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 1 p.m. on the Middlebury town green. File photo by John McCright </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Once again, the Better Middlebury Partnership and the town of Middlebury bring an outstanding Halloween event for kids of all ages and adults to Middlebury.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26421">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410scary-things-get-ready-spooktacular-sunday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Halloween Spooktacular Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:48:34 +0000 Addison Independent 26421 at http://addisonindependent.com Spooky, scary, sweet activities abound this week http://addisonindependent.com/201310spooky-scary-sweet-activities-abound <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-19765" style="width: 130px;"><a href="/201310spooky-scary-sweet-activities-abound"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Halloween options horiz2890.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Halloween options horiz2890.jpg" title="Halloween options horiz2890.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="130" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Although many of the area&rsquo;s major Halloween-themed community events were scheduled over this past weekend, a number of other activities sprinkled around the county remain to be enjoyed by residents both young and old.</span></p> <p> One such event is specifically designed to be enjoyed by seniors. The Champlain Valley Agency on Aging has scheduled what it is calling a &ldquo;Special Halloween Meal&rdquo; and party at the Bridport Grange Hall on Wednesday at 11 a.m.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19756">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201310spooky-scary-sweet-activities-abound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured Halloween spooky Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:25:08 +0000 Zach Despart 19756 at http://addisonindependent.com Afternoon holiday party in city has fun and safety in mind http://addisonindependent.com/201309afternoon-holiday-party-city-has-fun-and-safety-mind <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">VERGENNES &mdash; The Vergennes American Legion Auxiliary Unit 14 will be hosting a Halloween Costume Karaoke Dance Party on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 1-2 p.m. at the American Legion in Vergennes, followed by Trunk or Treat in the parking lot from 2-3 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.&nbsp;</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19200">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201309afternoon-holiday-party-city-has-fun-and-safety-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes Halloween vergennes Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:07:23 +0000 Zach Despart 19200 at http://addisonindependent.com Towns try a Halloween alterative: Trunk or Treat http://addisonindependent.com/201210towns-try-halloween-alterative-trunk-or-treat <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13821" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201210towns-try-halloween-alterative-trunk-or-treat"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/trunkortreat1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="trunkortreat1.jpg" title="trunkortreat1.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SEVERAL ADDISON COUNTY communities will be holding “Trunk or Treat” events for local children to safely gather, show off their costumes and collect candy in the days leading up to Halloween. Pictured is last year’s “Trunk or Treat” event in Leicester. Photo courtesy of Heather LaPorte </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; It can be challenging for parents in rural Addison County communities to scare up some Halloween fun for their kids every year. Trick or treating often means piling the little ghouls and goblins into the car for a series of short jaunts to homes spread throughout the community, or taking them to high density neighborhoods in other towns to fill up their bags in short order.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13822">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210towns-try-halloween-alterative-trunk-or-treat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Featured Halloween Vermont Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:04:33 +0000 John Flowers 13822 at http://addisonindependent.com Duo in Ferrisburgh giving scares for a good cause http://addisonindependent.com/201210duo-ferrisburgh-giving-scares-good-cause <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13819" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201210duo-ferrisburgh-giving-scares-good-cause"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/hauntedforest3009.thumbnail.jpg" alt="hauntedforest3009.jpg" title="hauntedforest3009.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MICHELLE LIVINGSTONE, LEFT, and Kathy Smith are part of a team that has created Throckmorton Manor, a haunted wagon ride, forest walk and barn tour in Ferrisburgh. Throckmorton Manor opened last weekend and continues this Friday and Saturday nights. Independent photos/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Kathy Smith of Bolton and Michelle Livingstone of North Ferrisburgh have had a ball scaring the daylights out of people for the past five Halloweens. Each year, they have collaborated on a creative haunted house that has also scared up some cash for worthy causes, such as for Tropical Storm Irene recovery and for National Guard families.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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Currently slated for Tuesday, Oct. 23, the week before Halloween, the Ghost Walk is an opportunity for kids and community members to learn about Bristol&rsquo;s historic buildings in a whole new way.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13273">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201209wanted-spooky-bristol-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol bristol Halloween Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:23:43 +0000 13273 at http://addisonindependent.com