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Cost up for new city salt shed; building delayed


VERGENNES WILL USE a $267,000 state grant, along with $80,000 of city money, to build a new structure to replace this salt shed behind the city’s East Street recycling center. The new shed, which will prevent the elements from washing salt into nearby Otter Creek, won’t be built for three or four years. Independent file photo/Andy Kirkaldy

VERGENNES — Vergennes will get a new salt and sand shed, largely courtesy of a $267,000 Agency of Transportation grant the city received in the spring, but it will cost a little more than expected

Author of 'The Dirty Life' to speak in Middlebury


IN THE BOOK “Good Husbandry,” Kristin Kimball sketches out the first five years on a farm in Essex, N.Y., after she and her family moved there from New York City. She will read from the book in Middlebury next month. Photo by Deborah Feingold

MIDDLEBURY — Organic farmer and writer Kristin Kimball will read from and discuss her new memoir, “Good Husbandry,” on Wednesday, Oct.

Cavalry reenactment to be held in Weybridge


THE 1ST VERMONT Cavalry reenact cavalry tactics used during the Civil War at last year’s Cavalry Day at the UVM Morgan Horse Farm in Weybridge. This year’s Cavalry Day will take place this Saturday, Sept. 21, beginning at 10 a.m. Photo courtesy UVM Morgan Horse Farm

WEYBRIDGE — Many Vermonters know that the Morgan horse is Vermont’s state animal, but they may not be aware of its important connection to the Civil War.

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