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Meet Gloria Warden, Ferrisburgh town clerk

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Sam Hartley



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Gloria Warden is town clerk of Ferrisburgh. She and her husband, Jim Warden, have lived in the town since 1987. Reporter Sam Hartley chatted with her recently in the historic Grange Hall on Route 7 that now serves as the Ferrisburgh town offices.

Q: When did you become town clerk?

A: In 2014 the (former) town clerk retired. I didn’t know about it until it was too late for (nominating) petitions (to run for the office). I was approached by some residents asking me to run as a write-in, and I did. 

Q: Could you explain what a petition is?

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Model U.N. at MUHS a success

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Model United Nations at Middlebury Union High School set records this year, both for most students winning awards at “away” conferences, and for the largest attendance by students from other schools at the Middlebury Model UN conferences hosted by MUHS.  

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Vt. Gas: Cost of pipeline now double original estimate

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Anne Galloway VTDigger.org



SOUTH BURLINGTON — Vermont Gas last week announced that a 41-mile natural gas pipeline extension through Addison County will cost $12 million, or 7.8 percent, more than anticipated. The latest estimate pegs the total cost at $165.6 million.

It’s the fourth time Vermont Gas has upped the price tag. When the company, a subsidiary of Montreal-based Gaz Metro, unveiled its pipeline plans in 2011 it told state regulators that the cost of the project would be $87 million.

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City's downtown organization celebrates a big year

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Thanks to the Vergennes American Legion and the Addison County Eagles, there will be fireworks in Vergennes on July 3. 

In addition to the fireworks, the Vergennes City Band under the direction of Susan O’Daniel will be set up on the parade field and will play a number of grand ole tunes all ready for the holiday. In addition, the Vergennes Union High School Friends of Music will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers and cold soda.

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Learn about the history of local boatbuilding on Wednesday

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — Come to the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison on Wednesday, June 29, at 7 p.m. when Douglas Brooks will give an illustrated program titled “From Skiffs to Sail Ferries: The Story of Vermont’s Small Boat Traditions.”  

Brooks, a Vergennes resident, will share his extensive research on historic boatbuilding traditions in Vermont and his work recreating some of these historic vessels. 

The program is free and a Vermont Humanities Council Speakers Bureau program.

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Good Point named business of year

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) honored Good Point Recycling of Middlebury with the Business of the Year Award on May 16 at NRRA’s annual Conference and Expo held at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, N.H.

Good Point Recycling received this award for its global stewardship and exceptional service. The company has worked with NRRA as an electronics recycling vendor since 2003.

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American Legion, Eagles support city fireworks

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Thanks to the Vergennes American Legion and the Addison County Eagles, there will be fireworks in Vergennes on July 3. 

In addition to the fireworks, the Vergennes City Band under the direction of Susan O’Daniel will be set up on the parade field and will play a number of grand ole tunes all ready for the holiday. In addition, the Vergennes Union High School Friends of Music will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers and cold soda.

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Vergennes Lions donate to homeless shelter, counseling service

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Larry Simino



VERGENNES — At the last meeting of the Vergennes Lions Club, a donation was made to Alice Maurer, board member from the John Graham Shelter, in the amount of $750. Maurer said that 250 people were served in one of the three Vergennes facilities last year, and that all of them had ties to Vergennes as residents or relatives of residents of the area.

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Vergennes Partnership recognizes Matt Daniels for volunteer service

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — At its annual meeting at Kennedy Brothers on Monday, June 20, the Vergennes Partnership announced what partnership officials call a “much deserved community service award” to longtime Macdonough Drive resident Matt Daniels.

Almost four-dozen attendees heard praise for Daniels, as well as a wrap-up of the partnership’s projects over the past year and its plans for the future.

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Grant will help Leicester fight invasive species

Posted on June 27, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — The town of Leicester has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to help control invasive species on Lake Dunmore and Fern Lake, located in the towns of Leicester and Salisbury. The control program is coordinated and operated by the Lake Dunmore/Fern Lake Association.

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