Coloring Contest

Color and decorate this month's picture (click here for the printable version) any way you choose. Have fun! Be Creative! 

Send your entry to: 

Addison Independent

58 Maple Street Middlebury, VT 05753

Or drop it off at our office in the Marble Works in Middlebury. 

Entries must be in by: Thursday, Oct. 31st at 5 p.m. 

Two winners from each age group will win gift certificates from local businesses. All contestants will receive a prize which will be given when and if entries are picked up. Winners will be announced in the November 7 edition of the Addison Independent. 


Want to show off your Gourd-geous creations? Send us a picture of you and your jack-o-lantern to win fabulous prizes.

Here's how you play:

Pick out the perfect pumpkin and carve an awesome design.

Take a photo of you and your pumpkin and send it in with your name, category and phone number to

Get your photo in the paper and see if you can win an awesome prize!

Voting will take place on our Facebook page on Tuesday, October 29th.

Categories are:

-5 and under (pumpkins may also be painted)



-Adult Pumpkins must be carved.

Pumpkins must be carved by the contestant. Submissions will only be accepted if they contain a photo of the carver with the pumpkin. Contestants must provide name, phone number and which category they will be entering. Only name and photo will appear in the paper. The three submissions with the most votes in each category will be the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Only first place winners will receive a prize. No submissions will be accepted later than Monday, October 28th.

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Addison County Independent

58 Maple Street
Middlebury, VT 05753

Phone: 802.388.4944
Fax: 802.388.3100