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Former Gov. Douglas appointed Vermont Historical Society interim director

The Vermont Historical Society officials announced that Jim Douglas, the former four-term Republican governor of Vermont, has agreed to serve as the VHS’s part-time interim executive director while a national search is undertaken to replace Mark Hudson, who recently announced his fall departure.

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Saving Vermont's bees by “bee”ing helpful

Hopefully by now most people have heard honeybees locally, and throughout the United States, are in trouble. The Vermont news media has done a great job of making sure the public is aware that within years these bees could become extinct, but when I started the Girl Scout Gold Award program I was determined not to let that happen.

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Annual Ferrisburgh event is "easy as pie"

Rokeby Museum’s Annual Pie & Ice Cream Social occurs Sunday, Aug. 16, 1-4 p.m. Local baker volunteers have been contributing pies for the even for 25 years.

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Young 'warriors' raise funds for charity

TaeKwon Do KICKS of Middlebury and Vergennes held a Break-a-Thon fundraiser to support Womensafe of Middlebury and the U.S. Navy-Marine Corp Relief Fund. A Break-A-Thon works the same as any other "A-Thon" but instead of walking or reading students get to break boards.

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You're invited: Middlebury business plans "Day of Play", Aug. 1

Mountain View Equipment, a John Deere dealership in Middlebury, will hold its first Day of Play on Saturday, Aug. 1. The free event for families will include kids’ activities, games and an antique tractor show. The Day of Play will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Rutland-area nurses to participate in the Medicare model

RAVNAH, the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice has been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model, announced by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.

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Middlebury Riverfront Park wins landscape award

The Vermont Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently announced the winners of its annual award program. The award list includes Middlebury's new Riverfront Park.

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CVAA senior meals around Addison County

Addison County senior meals...

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Two drivers taken to hospitals

On Saturday, July 25, at approximately 1:30 p.m., members of the Vermont State Police and Pittsfield Fire Department responded to a two vehicle crash with reported injuries on Route 100 in Pittsfield, Vt.

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Police allege West Rutland man was DUI

On July 26, at approximately 2:29 a.m., troopers from the Vermont State Police -Rutland Barracks responded to a noise disturbance on Harrison Avenue in West Rutland.

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Repeal Vermont’s “certificate of need” laws

Ethan Allen Institute Report

We need to lower the cost of health care in Vermont, and the state, dealing with a structural budget deficit, doesn’t have the capacity to raise more taxes. So, what can we do? One simple, cost-free solution is to repeal Vermont’s Certificate of Need (CON) laws.

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Ferrisburgh couple tussle with police

On July 25, at approximately 10:29 p.m., the Vermont State Police were called to a noise disturbance on Tow Path Land in Ferrisburgh.

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Wanted: Local actors!

Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre will hold open auditions for the coming theatre season on Wednesday, Aug. 12, and Thursday, Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m., at the Brick Box, Paramount Theater, 30 Center Street, Rutland. The Company is looking for actors of all ages. All performances will be at the Paramount’s Brick Box Theatre.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Ann Koegh and Cynthia Gillen

The Eagle salutes Addison County volunteers Ann Keogh of Walhtam and Cynthia Gillen of Shoreham.