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Working Landscape Conference returns

ACEDC—Addison County Economic Development Corporation and ACORN, Addison County Relocalization Network, promoters of the annual Financing the Working Landscape Conference, invite entrepreneurs from the working lands community to apply now to pitch their business idea or challenge at the conference.

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Happy retirement, Steve White!

Veteran Middlebury salesman is stepping down

What can you say to a loyal, hardworking employee after nearly 20 years on the job? Well, you can say “thank you” and toast his success over the years with coworkers and customers. That’s exactly what the owners and staff of Countryside Carpet and Paint in Middlebury will do Sept. 30 when they bid farewell to salesman Steve White with cake, refreshments, and lots of handshakes.

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Pilot makes emergency landing

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 27, Burlington Airport Tower notified the Vermont State Police, New Haven of a possible sircraft crash at the Basin Harbor Airport.

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Candidates’ forum in Middlebury Oct. 7,

The Addison County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a candidates’ forum Tuesday, Oct. 7...

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Welch meets with business owners, Rutland's Young Professionals

Rep. Peter Welch (D) hosted an informal roundtable discussion with Killington business owners...

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New Living Green Fair welcomes all ages Sept. 27

The free Living Green Fair will be held at the LEED-certified UVM Davis Center on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Bristol business creates new, alternative to plastic wrap

Bee’s Wrap™ is a unique and safe way to store food. Handmade locally in Bristol, it’s a unique product made of organic cotton muslin, beeswax, jojoba oil and tree resin.

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Candidate forum in Vergennes, Oct. 15

Addison County is gearing up for the general election on Nov. 4. Concern over low voter turnout for the August primary prompted discussions for staging a series of forums and debates for the contested races in the county.

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Letter to the Editor: Reward offered for dog's shooting

On Saturday morning, Sept. 13, a bear hound was shot by a perpetrator(s) using a cross bow. The Walker-type hound was shot three times; once in the head and two downward into the back near the spine.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month to kick off in Middlebury

The Quilters’ Corner at Middlebury Sew-N-Vac has announced its first annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser, beginning during the first week of October.

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From the Editor: Multitasking makes Jack a dull boy

This week I read a news report about a recent scientific study which demonstrates that multitasking makes your brain smaller: “Grey matter shrinks if we do too much at once,” the study’s researcher, Kep Kee Loh of the University of California, concluded.

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Richard Goode to perform

Pianist Richard Goode, who has won worldwide acclaim for his interpretations of the classical masterworks, will return to the Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Oct. 5 to play a program including Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, and Schumann.

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Middlebury's McKibben behind movement to divest from hydrocarbon firms

Vermont Watchdog Report

As world leaders met Tuesday to propose new climate regulations for United Nations members, a fossil fuels divestment movement championed by Vermont environmentalist and People’s Climate March organizer Bill McKibben is attracting big supporters, including oil tycoons the Rockefeller family.

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Racers readying for battle at the Bowl Dirt Track Series

The stock car racing community is abuzz with the highly anticipated three-race “Battle at the Bowl” series and the grand opening of a new one-third-mile dirt track at Vermont’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway. The “LawPower.com Slate Valley Showdown” event on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. will kick off a new dual-track era for the Rutland County facility.