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LINCOLN — Here is some news from Sally Ober, Lincoln Town Clerk: Hello Lincoln Voters! Now is the time to start circulating petitions if you are thinking of running on the ballot to serve as a local Town Official. Here is the list of what we will be voting on: Selectboard (2 years and 3 years), Town Clerk (1 year), Town Treasurer (1 year), First Constable (1 year), Second Constable (1 year), Collector of Delinquent Taxes (1 year), Town Meeting Moderator (1 year), Agent to Prosecute and Defend Suits (1 year), Grand Juror (1 year), Agent to Deed Real Estate (1 year), Lister (3 years), MAUSD...
LINCOLN — The Lincoln Library is looking for old photos of the library to put together albums and presentations for next year, their 20th year in their current location. They are especially looking for photos of the little red wagon parade moving books, flood related photos and events in and outside of the library. Photos can be scans, prints or copies. Contact Wendy at the library for  more information.  The library will be closed Tuesday,  Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday and Tuesday, Dec. 31, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s.  Did you know that your child can...
LINCOLN — An after school craft with Betsy will be held at the library on Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Crafters will be making wrapping paper with a variety of techniques including stamps, paints and forms. A snack will be provided. Sign up with Wendy at the library. The community room exhibit at the library for this month includes paintings by Nancy Custer Carroll. Nancy has taken up painting in the last few years, and has previously displayed scenes from Maine at the library. This year she is sharing her most recent summer’s work titled, “The Garden Series.” Stop by and...
LINCOLN — Alex Smith will perform for the Burnham Music Series at Burnham Hall in Lincoln on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Smith grew up in Long Lake, in the rural heart of New York’s Adirondack Park, and his music strives first and foremost to echo the people and culture of that area. He builds songs from a blend of traditional folk harmony and strikingly modern lyrics, confronting today’s most pressing issues with a style of honest and accurate observation often compared to songwriters Stan Rogers and Jason Isbell. Smith’s mother is a historian and his father is a writer and boat builder...
LINCOLN — The annual Christmas concert by Amaryllis, Vermont’s Early Voice: “IN TERRA PAX: 15th and 16th Century Motets” will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m., at the United Church of Lincoln. The 16-voice a capella ensemble will sing William Byrd’s Mass in Four Parts, plus motets for the season by Guillaume Dufay, Josquin Des Pres, Jacob Handl, Cristobal Morales, and others. Amaryllis is based in Middlebury and directed by Susanne Peck, director of music at St. Stephen’s Church, an Affiliate Artist at Middlebury College, with a distinguished career in early music performance and choral...
On Thanksgiving night, Vermont game warden Eugene Stearns responded to a call in Lincoln, where a loon was stranded in a field. The next morning game warden Dale Whitlock released the distinctive water foul into Lake Champlain. In this wonderful video Whitlock tells the story, provides fun loon facts, then helps the bird into the water, where it swims and dives and calls and dives again. Video courtesy of Julianna Parker.
LINCOLN — Join LCS fifth- and sixth-graders for lunch and a book discussion of the graphic novel, “March” on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Burnham Hall. “March” is a 2019 Vermont Reads book. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. followed by a book discussion ending at 1 p.m.  Readers can get a copy of the book from the Lincoln Library, the United Church of Lincoln and the LCS Library. To reserve your spot, email beth.nelson@mausd.org or call 453-2119. Thanks to the Vermont Humanities Council and Lincoln Ladies Aid Industria. Under the direction of Jerry Shedd, the Middlebury Community...
LINCOLN — Bridges will be showing the film “Hidden Figures” on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. at the library. Based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s nonfiction book of the same title, “Hidden Figures” follows a group of African-American female mathematicians as they quickly rise through the ranks of NASA specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Goble Johnson crossed gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big firmly cemented them...
LINCOLN — The Burnham Hall Music Series presents the VT Bluegrass Pioneers on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m., at Burnham Hall. The VT Bluegrass Pioneers is an exciting new band that unites the talents of three of Vermont’s veteran and best-known bluegrass musicians: brothers “Banjo” Dan and Willy Lindner, co-founders of the prolific and well-traveled Banjo Dan & the Midnite Plowboys, and Danny Coane, with the Starline Rhythm Boys. Peter Riley joins them on bass as special guest for this show. Admission is $10 for adults, teens and kids are free. Refreshments will be served. Join LCS...

THE VERMONT BLUEGRASS Pioneers will be performing for the Burnham Music Series at Burnham Hall in Lincoln on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
LINCOLN — The Vermont Bluegrass Pioneers will be performing for the Burnham Music Series at Burnham Hall in Lincoln on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. It was bound to happen sooner or later… Banjo-playing Dan Lindner and his mandolin-playing brother, Willy Lindner, met the versatile musician Danny Coane at a music festival in Milton, in 1971, and realized they shared a passion for bluegrass music, a high-powered version of mountain string-band music pioneered by Bill Monroe in 1945. Time passed and Dan and Willy formed Banjo Dan & the Midnite Plowboys, a band that recorded prolifically and...

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