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summer http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/773/all en Matt Dickerson: Car camping has its own charms http://addisonindependent.com/201408matt-dickerson-car-camping-has-its-own-charms <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> Matt Dickerson </div> </div> </div> <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/25099">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408matt-dickerson-car-camping-has-its-own-charms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Column Camping KOA summer Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:48:59 +0000 Zach Despart 25099 at http://addisonindependent.com Matt Dickerson: Escaping the rut with summer fishing http://addisonindependent.com/201407matt-dickerson-escaping-rut-summer-fishing <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> Matt Dickerson </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">July is here. It came rolling in on a ponderous thunderhead, announcing its presence not so much with peals of lightning (though there were those) but with its oppressive air &mdash; like the heavy hand of the 1980s Soviet Union.</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/24382">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407matt-dickerson-escaping-rut-summer-fishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Column fishing Matt Dickerson summer Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:32:15 +0000 Zach Despart 24382 at http://addisonindependent.com Kids get free books for summer reading http://addisonindependent.com/201407kids-get-free-books-summer-reading <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24364" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201407kids-get-free-books-summer-reading"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Bridportbooks2.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Bridportbooks2.jpg" title="Bridportbooks2.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"> BRIDPORT ELEMENTARY STUDENTS browse the selection of free books made possible by Bonnie’s Book Foundation. </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> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Most children living in poverty do not have any books at home, a sobering statistic that makes these students more likely to struggle in school and drop out before graduation. In addition, many students in this rural county do not have easy access to a library during the summer months when school is not in session. Yet research shows that reading during the summer can counter the academic summer setback students often experience when they return to school in the fall.</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/24337">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407kids-get-free-books-summer-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bridport books Middlebury summer Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:57:21 +0000 Addison Independent 24337 at http://addisonindependent.com Memorial Day parades to honor veterans, kick off the summer http://addisonindependent.com/201405memorial-day-parades-honor-veterans-kick-summer <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23500" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201405memorial-day-parades-honor-veterans-kick-summer"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Middparade5203.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Middparade5203.jpg" title="Middparade5203.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"> MIDDLEBURY MEMORIAL DAY PARADE 2013 </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> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Bands play as they march past, men wearing fezzes whiz by in peppy little cars and parents let their children scramble into the street for candy tossed to them by strangers &mdash; it must be time for Memorial Day parades.</span></p> <p> Six Addison County towns will host Memorial Day parades this weekend, and one town &mdash; Monkton &mdash; will wrap it all up with a solemn observance on Monday evening.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23459">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405memorial-day-parades-honor-veterans-kick-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured Memorial Day parades summer Thu, 22 May 2014 12:51:29 +0000 Addison Independent 23459 at http://addisonindependent.com Orwell pupils use floating classroom http://addisonindependent.com/201207orwell-pupils-use-floating-classroom <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12386" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201207orwell-pupils-use-floating-classroom"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/orwellcamp0292.thumbnail.jpg" alt="orwellcamp0292.jpg" title="orwellcamp0292.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"> NATE QUESNEL LOOKS into the water of Lake Hortonia during the Orwell Village School summer canoe camp last week. Independent photo/Andrea Warren </div> </div> </div> <p> SUDBURY &ndash;&ndash; Fourteen kids and two teachers guided their canoes away from the shores of Lake Hortonia and paddled over to a small bay full of lily pads and milfoil, looking around at the different plants and wildlife and taking samples from the water.</p> <p> The group went out to the lake this past Thursday as part of the five-day East Creek Project, a canoe day camp for students from Orwell Village School that is sponsored by the Vermont Community Foundation&rsquo;s South Lake Champlain Fund.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12387">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201207orwell-pupils-use-floating-classroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Orwell canoeing education environment Featured summer water ecology Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:42:55 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12387 at http://addisonindependent.com Heat wave pushes power grid to the limit http://addisonindependent.com/201107heat-wave-pushes-power-grid-limit <p> VERMONT &mdash; Soaring temperatures swept across New England last week scorching Addison County, Vermont and the entire six-state region.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> While thermometers were reporting temperatures way above normal, other meters also gave unusually high readings: Electricity demand in the region was just shy of record.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8676">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201107heat-wave-pushes-power-grid-limit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont energy heat wave summer weather Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:00:27 +0000 Andrew Stein 8676 at http://addisonindependent.com