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Women of ‘True Grit’ From Anne Story to Mattie Ross By Lou Varricchio firstname.lastname@example.org Tough, gun-toting frontier women have audience appeal these days. Maybe it’s because they stood shoulder-to-shoulder with their men to clear the land and homestead the American wilderness. They endured cold winters, swarms of locusts, clouds of mosquitoes, hot summers, Indian attacks, gave birth to babies, and instructed a new civilization in the ways of textbooks and table manners. Vermont’s most famous pioneer woman, Anne Story — who built a cabin and defended her family near today’s Salisbury-Middlebury town line — became a trailblazing icon for women as
Nancy Williams the American frontier moved west during the 19th century. Frontier historian and author Nancy Williams loves women with true grit like Anne Story — even though Story was an Easterner on the northern frontier. Story moved to Vermont from Connecticut via oxcart in 1774. Pioneering females of the old west owe a nod to
Story and other dames who struggled on the colonial frontier, she said. Williams is the winner of the Paul Gillette Award in the 2009 Pikes Peak Writers’ competition for her frontier novel “Grace.” “Hawkmoon,” another frontier work, is her first published novel; it was a finalist for the Colorado Humanities 2010 Book Award. Williams is interested in the historical authenticity of women on the frontier. At the moment, she is interested in the new film remake of the 1969 John Wayne classic, “True Grit.” While Williams said the depiction of its strong teenaged female character, Mattie Ross, is wonderful, “It’s not completely true to history.” Williams said her problem with the character of 14year-old Ross, as played by
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Towns target diesel-truck idling By Lou Varricchio email@example.com MIDDLEBURY — Many Vermont municipalities are on board when it comes to reducing diesel-truck idling. Diesel trucks—from private heavy duty pickups to commercial big rigs—can be found, especially on cold winter days, idling at homes, in supermarket parking lots, at
Dakin Farm’s Sam Cutting IV Vermont Maple Person of the Year
Cutting wins Vermont maple industry award By Lou Varricchio firstname.lastname@example.org FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh businessman Sam Cutting IV, president of Dakin Farm, was honored by Vermont’s maple industry last week. He was recognized for both his leadership in Vermont’s maple business and for his personal contributions to Operation Vermont Maple Sweetness. Cutting received the 2010 Maple Person
of the Year Award by the Vermont Maple Industry Council. The council protects and promotes the Vermont Maple brand. It announces the winner of the award each year in late January at the annual farm show in Barre. The award is made to an individual who has made significant contributions to the state’s maple industry. “I’ve presented these awards at the farm show before, but I didn’t know I was in the running,” Cutting said.
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convenient stores, rest areas, and elsewhere around the state. While most diesel-exhaust studies have focused on congested urban areas—not open rural areas—there remains serious medical concerns about the long-term health effects of exposure to fumes. The Clean Air Task Force has claimed that respiratory problems caused by diesel exhaust will cost
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Record number of skiers ‘lost’ this year By Lou Varricchio email@example.com RUTLAND — The Vermont State Police in Rutland have reported a record number of “lost” skiers at Vermont ski resorts and backcountry ski areas since December. Heavy snowfall and whiteout conditions have added to the problem of skiers losing their ways on area mountain slopes. Luckily, there have been no fatalities on local ski trails to date.
On Jan. 31, at 1:32 p.m., the VSP Search and Rescue at Killington finally located Gustavo Oascar Iriarte, 45, of Lyndhurst, N.J. Iriarter, one of eight skiers reported missing and later found within the past week, was found in Mendon near Brewers Corner. The skier, suffering from some exposure, was found on a snowmobile trail. He had been missing approximately 12 hours. Iriarte reported that he had suffered from cold hands and toes. He was
transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for medical evaluation. The Vermont State Police remind citizens and visitors to ski and ride with care. Killington Resort offered the following reminders for skiers and riders: Ski and snowboard only on open, designated trails, slopes, freestyle and tree skiing areas. Never ski or snowboard alone. Woods and backcountry areas beyond open and designated trails are not maintained or checked by ski area personnel.
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News Briefs School cuts a Town Meeting topic MIDDLEBURY — Town Meeting Day around Addison County will see debates about restraining — and possibly pairing back — bloated local school budgets. Voters in Orwell, Leicester and Whiting will decide on budgets that will demands by Montpelier to reduce school spending. If approved, Leicester Central Elementary School will cut one (half-time) teacher. Segments of other school positions will be reduced, too. Orwell School has revamped its accounting to find savings. Whiting Elementary School will also cut costs. Cuts there would likely be made in materials not staffing. Town Meeting Day is Tuesday, March 1.
Voters decide Bixby Library funds MIDDLEBURY — Voters of Addison, Ferrisburgh Pantan and Waltham who have access to Vergennes’ Bixby Memorial Library will decide funding for the institution on Town Meeting Day, Tuesday, March 1. Vergennes voters will not be part of the decision by the guest town participants. The library’s trustees asked the outlying towns if they would permit the institution to be a line item
in their town’s budget. If the plan is approved, selectboards will decide library funding.
Teacher strike delayed—for now
Monkton’s ‘mom’ to retire
Parents have mixed feelings about the idea of a ANESU teacher strike. At several public venues last month—inlA strike by teachers of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union teachers was de- cuding a picket by teachers in downtown layed last week for the time being. Union ne- Bristol — several parents expressed support gotiators said a strike would likely take for teachers; others did not. Single-mother Mary Egen place if a new round of neWilliamson, of Bristol, exgotiations failed to find I don’t think going pressed her concern about the parties in agreement. the effects a strike would A strike was first an- on strike is a good on her three children as nounced when the ANESU thing to do right now. have well as on the local commuschoolboards placed a contract on teachers begin— Mary Egen Williamson nity. “I don’t think going on ning last year. However, strike is a good thing to do events last month led to right now,” Williamson said. “Many of us the strike threat. Teachers do not like the way ANESU’s incremental pay increases haven’t seen paycheck increases since 2007. were presented to them; they also do not like Sure most teachers work hard, but there’s a the increased burden of health-insurance perception that they are unyielding in tough times. I would say they are most lucky to be costs. Several members of the schoolboards did employed. I pay for more of my own health not like teacher pay raises noting that most costs—why can’t they pay more of their own?” taxpayers have not had automatic pay inNegotiations between teachers and the creases at their jobs. Others said a strike by teachers would have negative effects in the schoolboards continued this week. community.
Towns plan 250th anniversaries MIDDLEBURY — Addison, Bridport, Cornwall, Leicester Middlebury, New Haven, Panton, Salisbury, Shoreham, and Weybridge will celebrate 250 years of chartership as Vermont towns in 2011. The towns were charted by New Hampshire in 1761. While not as momentous as the town’s bicentennial celebrations had been a half century ago, several 250th events will be planned this summer.
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MONKTON — Monkton’s popular town clerk, Camelita Burritt, announced that she will not seek re-election after nearly 38 years in the position. Burritt said she’s tired after several decades on the job. Burritt has been a resident of Monkton since 1949. “She’s been like the town’s mom,” said Mary Bregar, a long-time town resident. “We’ll miss her dedication and service to the community.” The field for town clerk is wide open, Bregar said.
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By Lou Varricchio MIDDLEBURY — The proposed Vermont Scenic Byway Designation of Route 100 has been a long time coming, according to community leaders involved in the project. The plan, when realized, is expected to increase tourism and the local economies of towns along the byway. The movement to re-image the highway as both a tourist and economic artery is the result of a joint effort of representatives from several towns, including Pittsfield, Killington, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Ludlow and Andover, the Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Office of Killington Economic Development and Tourism, several local businesses, and the Southern Windsor County/Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Planning Commissions. This designation offers travelers historic, cultural, scenic and recreational information and waypoint centers about the towns and villages along the byway, according to byway publicity materials. The corridor committee has finalized its corridor management plan that identifies these resources along the Route 100 Byway, according to Marji Graf of the Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce. Graf said the plan also includes a vision for the future of the byway and strategies to improve and enhance the resources and destinations along the way. Route 100 slices through Vermont’s ancient, rocky backbone. There are many spectacular mountain views along the highway. Route 100 starts (or ends, depending on your compass points) at the Canadian border and
firstname.lastname@example.org MIDDLEBURY — Vermont firefighters are counting down to their 122nd Vermont State Firefighters convention in the summer. The annual gathering is an opportunity to exchange ideas, compare firefighting and rescue plans, and socialize. This year ’s 122nd edition of the Vermont State Firefighters convention will be held July 22-24 in Middlebury, the seat of Addison County. The convention was held in Middlebury four years ago; it’s time again to return to the area. The weekend events will begin Friday afternoon with a tour of several local businesses. On Friday, the firefighters and their families will hold a memorial service for firefighters that have died in the last year; the memorial will be followed by dancing and fireworks to celebrate the lives saved. Saturday will be filled with meetings, sporting competitions, and an awards banquet. Sunday will be filled with changes as the annual parade has been replaced with a marching competition. This will be a new way for firefighters to demonstrate their marching skills without the impact on local traffic. The day will also include apparatus judging. Most of the events are open to the public and many are free. The convention will bring several hundred people to the Middlebury area and will be great opportunity for area people to connect with those who serve our state in many selfless ways. There will be much more detailed information coming out in the months ahead. For details, contact one of the co chairmen Dean Gilmore (802) 373-4198 or Bernard Dubois (802) 759-2163.
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Doin’ the ‘70s retro thing
’ll tell you what’s funny: Having a moustache. I’ve been growing one for a couple of weeks, and as a dude, it changes how you feel, really. Well, anyway, it has changed the way I feel. I felt I wanted to do a little retro deal, just for fun, you know, kick the danged out of the mid-winter dullies a little. So, I grew the ‘stash, and it’s pulling through for me. I feel a little different. I feel the ‘stash adds to me a nice dose of razzmatazz, which at the very least counters both dry winter skin areas just under where my calf muscles attach to my Achilles. I’m even getting compliments on the ‘stash—from cuties! Never thought that would happen. In fact, I felt having a stash would scare most cuties away, further than they already are. Maybe it is scaring most cuties away, but the few comments I get, I’ll take, and bank. There was one comment from a dude, ah, I’d say 20, works at a pizza pie place. Gave me a sweet on my retro stash. Not gay, but I dug the compliment. The guy was a snowboarder who I believe, from his comment, was acknowledging a laissez faire attitude. And to those hip young folks, laissez faire rules. Do I want laissez faire snowboard dudes to think I’m cool? Yup. So, I’ll bank the compliment. Nothing interesting in those few paragraphs, but here today sitting at my computer, the Sun is glaring through the windows, lighting my face, projecting my image onto the screen, and you know what, I find myself a tad taken with my new “retro” look. You would be, too. Not by my retro look, by yours, if you’d retro your look. How? Wearing jeans. Can’t be pre-washed—have to be originals, 501s, blue, not particularly good feeling, or well fitting. Wear a wide black leather belt with a brass buckle. Yup, you’ll suffer a couple weeks, but after you have enough washes in them; they’ll look and feel great. Folks won’t start calling you Dennis Hopper, but it’ll be a start. Worn Frye boots and a t-shirt with an “Up With People” graphic. A wide, brown leather watchband, with a cheap Timex. And aviator sunglasses that sit askew. There’s your retro look. Course, add the ‘stash and long hair for guys, for girls, long hair not conditioned, and let your hairs go wild, even under your arms, everywhere—and your 1970s retro look is complete. Well, not quite. Guys, put a clunky ring on the middle finger of your off hand. Maybe a retirement ring your grandfather got working 40 years as a salesman for a printer. Then smoke. Then, you’ll have seventies retro nailed. Why do ‘70s retro? Because we weren’t scared of snowstorms then. Rusty DeWees tours Vermont and Northern New York with his act “The Logger.” His column appears weekly. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen for The Logger, Rusty DeWees, Thursdays at 7:40 on the Big Station, 98.9 WOKO.
Fahrenheit 4,118 Space equavalency is said to begin at the Armstrong Line of the upper atmosphere located at 62,000 feet above sea level (11.8 miles). This imaginary line was first discovered by U.S. Air Force surgeon Harry George Armstrong. Pressure at the Armstrong Line is a mere 0.0618 atmospheres. Today, some military and civilian jets travel to the edge of space—at or just above 70,000 feet in altitude. A few Russian MIGs, the Air Force’s U-2, and NASA’s ER-2 aircraft make occasional jaunts to this rarified place where the atmosphere isn’t much to speak of. Here, the pilots are required to don fully pressurized spacesuits—just in case of cabin failure. Exploration at the edge of space began in earnest during the 1950s and 1960s; research revealed some unusual aspects about temperature and heat in the near vacuum of the space-equivalent environment. During his dangerous open-gondola balloon trip to 102,800 feet in Excelsior III in 1960, USAF Capt. Joe Kittinger uncovered an unusual phenomena. Outside his pressure suit, Kittinger noticed that the “air” temperature 21 miles up was minus 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Yet he observed that it was meaningless compared to how the rest of us define temperature back on Earth. At the edge of space, Kittinger experienced, there is a strong difference between temperature and heat—they are, in fact, very distinct from each other. Temperature is a measure of motion—the motion of air molecules. When we stand at the beach, at sea level, air molecules are at their densest—the entire column of Earth’s atmosphere pushes down on them (and us) from above. Without getting into the details of how, a researcher measured just how many molecules exist at sea level in a cubic inch of air. The answer is an incredible 400
SaTURDaY February 12, 2011 quintillion molecules! At sea level, air molecules are like ballroom dancers on a very crowded floor. They are elbow-to-elbow and don’t have much room to demonstrate their Tango or Fox Trot moves—in fact, air molecules constantly collide at sea level being a mere four-millionths of an inch apart. The velocity of these air molecules bouncing off each other is slowed down thus lowering their temperature. Now open the door to a hot kitchen oven: The cook will be blasted by air molecules flying out of the oven at tremendous speed. These air molecules have been violently excited by the confines of the hot oven. As the molecules hit the cook in the face, they impart lots of energy— heat. But heat exists only where there’s a considerable density of air molecules. Which brings us to space and the near-vacuum at the edge of space. We can say that, at 21 miles up, the atmosphere has ceased to exist although a few molecules move around without the density of the lower atmosphere. Fewer molecules collide with each other way up there, so there’s less heat. As a result, there’s temperature without heat. And up where the space station orbits the Earth, one air molecule travels 43 miles before colliding with another molecule—compare that to a traveling distance of only four-millionths of an inch at sea level. At 43 miles altitude, Kittinger wrote in a 1961 account about his stratospheric balloon adventure, “in the interval between collisions, each molecule gains tremendous velocity. Expressed as an air temperature reading this is 4,118 degrees Fahrenheit. It is a meaningless temperature, for there is no heat. Temperature definitions in space break down. They mean something entirely different. The temperature-with-heat condition depends upon exposure to solar radiation. “If I had been completely in space,” Kittinger added, “where there can be no temperature, and exposed directly to the Sun, I could have baked to a fine crisp on one side, and simultaneously frozen on the other.” Lou Varricchio, M.Sc., is a former NASA senior science writer and an active member of the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador program in Vermont. He is a recipient of the U.S. Civil Air Patrol’s Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager Aerospace Education Achievement Award.
Health care mega-system for Vermont On Jan. 19 Prof. William Hsiao of the Harvard School of Public Health unveiled his recommendations for this year's version of health care reform in Vermont. The 2010 legislature defined and paid for Dr. Hsiao's work to support the final all-out push to make Vermont the first American state ever to install a taxpayer-financed single payer system. Before plunging into the Hsaio report itself, it's worth looking at the track record of the report's principal authors, to understand how they approach health care reform issues. Dr. Hsiao rose to fame for devising the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) to control Medicare payments to physicians, adopted by Congress in 1991. Writes Pacific Research Institute health policy expert John R. Graham, "[Hsiao] put together a large team that interviewed thousands of physicians from almost two dozen specialties. They analyzed what was involved in everything from 45 minutes of psychotherapy for a patient with panic attacks to a hysterectomy for a woman with cervical cancer. They determined that the hysterectomy takes about twice as much time as the psychotherapy session, 3.8 times as much mental effort, 4.47 times as much technical skill and physical effort, and 4.24 times as much risk. The total calculation: 4.99 times as much work. Eventually, Hsiao and his team arrived at a relative value for every single thing doctors do." "Today," Graham continues, "Medicare's RBRVS and Sustainable Growth Rate rules for fixing prices are so flawed that the Congress that consistently champions this pricesetting process is annually engaged in a routine effort to change, modify, or even stop the progress of its own pricing machinery before it inflicts damage on the public and the medical profession." This annual exercise is called "the doc fix". It played an important part of last year's debate over ObamaCare (because the Democrat leadership took it out of the ObamaCare legislation, in a desperate attempt to keep that legislation's ten year price tag under $1 trillion.) Of the RBRVS, Dr. Michael Bond, a nationally known health economist at Cleveland State University, says RBRVS "was a essentially a point system based on 'effort' to determine what various procedures were 'worth'. These guys at the Harvard School of Public Health have done more damage in medicine than you can shake a stick at. They are smart people who have no clue about economic principles." The other high profile author of the Hsaio report is Dr. Jonathan Gruber, a nationally known health economist at MIT. His speakers' bureau bio touts him as "instrumental in establishing the current health care reform program in Massachusetts, one of the most ambitious and successful in American history." "Romneycare", adopted in 2006, was undoubtedly ambitious, but successful is another matter. Romneycare attacked the problem of "the uninsured" by
fining them and their employers for their not being insured. It also subsidized premiums to make it possible for the uninsured to avoid paying the fine. Romneycare costs have ballooned far beyond 2006 projections. The "solution" of its administrators is to raise new taxes, increase fines on employers, and impose price controls on insurance premiums, which would force the insurers to further cut their reimbursements to hospitals and doctors. According to the Massachusetts Medical Society, the flood of new patients and the government's deepening underpayment for treating them has produced a "critical shortage of primary care physicians". Patients who, if they can find doctors, can't wait weeks to see them, head for the emergency rooms. Dr. Gruber might want to think again about taking credit for having been a "key architect" in devising this program. The central concept in the Hsaio report's preferred Option 3 is the urgent need for a comprehensive, unified, enforceable, inescapable, tax-financed System to control every component of Vermont health care that a state government can realistically control. Who will do the controlling? The Hsaio report declares that an "Independent Board", not the government, will define the benefit packages and provider payments, and thus set the budget that will in turn determine the payroll tax rates. This all-powerful board will include "all the major payers." And how do these "stakeholders" gain their seats on the Board that will control the System that will control everyone's health care? Dr. Hsaio and Dr. Gruber don't say, but it surely won't be through a lottery. Imposing an all-powerful and all-embracing system to regulate the lives and behavior of a free people never produces happy results. Any Hsaio-Gruber-type health care mega-System will inevitably lead to coercive mandates, ballooning costs, increasing taxes, bureaucratic outrages, shabby facilities, disgruntled providers, long waiting lines, lower quality care, special interest nest-feathering, and destructive wage and price controls. Wait and see. John McClaughry is vice president of the Ethan Allen Institute (www.ethanallen.org).
Dave Sharpe, the tax man To the editor: You gotta love these tax happy Democrats we have in Montpelier. Here's a new one for you to chew on. One of our state reps, Dave Sharpe, is going to introduce a bill that will tax the state's resources that we use. Such as: gravel, limestone, etc. What's next.? The water we get out of the ground? That's a state resource. Maybe the air we use up while we work to pay more taxes, eh? That will come in the form of our 'carbon footprint'. How do these 'people' keep getting elected? Am I crazy or do the rest of the voters love the increases in taxes every year? Burt DeGraw Bristol
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Bowman: student, designer, traveler ROCHESTER — Montana Bowman, a senior from Rochester who attends Vermont’s Rochester High School (RHS), was recently named as the Outstanding Student for Quarter One in the Design and Illustration (D&I) program at the Hannaford Career Center (HCC). Bowman, the son of Virginia and Eric Bowman, is a first-year student at HCC, and his teacher is Lisa Rader. He is a member of the National Art Honor Society and is an HCC student representative. He will be receiving three Community College of Vermont (CCV) college credits for his coursework.
Montana Bowman Bowman has also been a solid contributor at RHS and in the Rochester community. He has been involved in varsity men’s soccer, the Rochester High School drama club, the White River Valley Players’ board of directors, and the Rochester
Hockey Club. He designed the covers for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 Rochester High yearbooks. Bowman owns and operates his own graphic illustration company, marketing a clothing line called “FrostwearVT.” He taught himself how to silkscreen and how to create detailed stencils and prints his Frostwear designs from his home in Rochester. Currently, he is working with 802 Snowboard Co. through the HCC Cooperative Education program. He has worked in property maintenance, as a ski shop attendant, camp counselor and ski instructor. Bowman will be spending
February-April in Central America as a participant in Portland State University’s “Carpe Diem Program” where he will be constructing housing for a humanitarian effort and immersing himself in the language. Next year, Bowman plans to attend a four-year art school. He attended National Portfolio Day in Boston, where his art portfolio was well received by a variety of schools nationwide. He has been accepted at the California College of Art in San Francisco and is also applying to Pratt Institute, MICA, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Champlain College.
Vergennes couples closes New York store By Fred Herbst email@example.com CROWN POINT — Crown Point Discount Grocery, a community fixture for eight years closed Feb. 1 — for now. John Sullivan, who owns the store with his wife Marion, hopes to reopen in the future. “This doesn’t mean we’re going to disappear forever,” Sullivan said. “We have a store here in Crown Point that is all set up and ready to go. Maybe we’ll be back in the spring.” Sullivan blamed the store closing on the poor national economy and the closure of the Champlain Bridge that eliminated most of his Vermont customers. “The bridge pulled $50,000 right out of my back pocket,” he said. “It has been devastating to our business. “The overall economy with the
bridge was just too much,” Sullivan said. “We could have made it with the economy, but not with the bridge down.” The Sullivans know the impact of the bridge closing first-hand. They live in Vergennes, Vt., and commute to Crown Point. The Champlain Bridge in Crown Point linked New York and Vermont. It was closed in October 2009 when engineers deemed it unsafe. The bridge, which served about 4,000 vehicles a day, has been replaced by a ferry while a new structure is being built. The new span is scheduled to open this October. The store receives financial assistance from a state fund set up specifically for businesses hurt by the bridge closure. “You can get up to $10,000 a quarter,” Sullivan said of the state aid. “It doesn’t cover our loses and it doesn’t come fast enough.”
The store originally had six full- and part-time workers, but was down to just two part-time employees, plus the Sullivans, for the last six months. The store, located at 2616 Main St., offered groceries, produce, a deli with lunch meats, subs and sandwiches and fresh doughnuts. Supervisor Bethany Kosmider the store closing is a blow to the community. “It is with sadness that I learned of the closing of Crown Point Discount Grocery,” she said. “The Sullivans came into our commu-nity over eight years ago and opened the discount grocery store. They employed many people and had the best homemade doughnuts around. They adopted Crown Pointers as their family.” The closing leaves the community with two convenience stores, Hap’s Market and Crown Point Mart and Cafe.
Shaw’s donates to local ‘Health and Hospice’ MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Home Health and Hospice recently received a check for $2,000 from Shaw’s Supermarket in Middlebury. Larry Goetschius, executive director for the nonprofit home health care agency, said that the funds would help the organization acquire a portable defibrillator. “Survival of cardiac arrest depends on a series of critical interventions and a defibrillator coupled with CPR will aide in those first critical minutes. With a growing workforce it is important for our agency to have access to technology tools that can enhance outcomes/ survival and we are very grateful to have Shaw’s generous dona-
tion,” said Goetschius. Shaw’s has been in the Middlebury community for 10 years and celebrated its grand re-opening after extensive remodeling including a newly designed produce section. Randy Thompson, store director, said that employees were instrumental in identifying the local recipient for their end of year donation. “I know I speak for all our employees in saying that we are delighted to help this local nonprofit continue their mission and help support the acquisition of important medical equipment,” Thompson said. Addison County Home Health and Hospice has been providing comprehen-
New Chamber in Crown Point By Fred Herbst firstname.lastname@example.org CROWN POINT — Crown Point is forming a chamber of commerce. An organizational meeting was held Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Frenchman’s Restaurant. The meeting will include the the election officers and adoption of by-laws. “The chamber ’s goals will be shared and all are welcome to bring their input and ideas,” said Supervisor Bethany Kosmider, who has worked on the chamber formation along with an exploratory committee. Kosmider said more than a dozen businesses have agreed to join the new chamber. Leaders of the new chamber declined to name charter members until the organizational meeting. “All Crown Point businesses and interested community members not signed up yet are encouraged to do so at Frenchman’s anytime before the event, as well as that night,” Kosmider said. “The opening celebration will begin at 7 p.m. A drawing for two door prizes will be included and members are encouraged to bring their business cards to enter.” Nancy Ockrin of Stoney Lonesome Bed and Breakfast and Joe Bodette of Frenchman’s Restaurant are the acting cochairs until officers are elected. A chamber exploratory committee has been working since last June with Ockrin as its chair. “We feel a chamber can help us with our identity, town pride, call it what you will,” Ockrin said. “There is a lot of enthusiasm in Crown Point and we hope to harness it.” Ockrin said the chamber ’s immediate goals are to increase membership and to develop an internet presence. “We are a separate town,” she said. “Anything we can do to promote ourselves, to identify ourselves, can’t hurt. I think people are excited.” Crown Point businesses are eligible to be members of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce. The Ti chamber has 160 members, 15 from Crown Point.
Bank honors employees MIDDLEBURY — The National Bank of Middlebury recently honored two employees for decades of service to one of the state’s oldest banking institutions. Madeline E. Gardner has worked at the bank for 50 years and Diane R. Cadoret has worked there for 46 years. Both women have dedicated their lives to the bank and its customers for their working careers. Gardner joined the bank in January 1961 before graduating from Middlebury High School. Cadoret followed in similar fashion in 1964. Both retired at the end of 2010. Both employees account for the largest segment of the bank’s residential and consumer loan volume. Gardner has made mortgage loans to young parents and then in later years to their children. Cadoret has overseen the evolution in office systems from typewriters and carbon paper to specialized loan document software and laser printing. At a recently held recognition ceremony, bank President G. Kenneth Perine said, “Madeline and Diane are going out at the top of their game.” Gardner has been the highest-producing lender for several years running, including 2010; Cadoret demonstrated her commitment by working until late in the evening on her last day of work, finalizing a file for loan closing.
Death Notices Robert Bergedick Jr., 64 Randy Thompson, left, store director of Shaw’s Supermarket in Middlebury, presents Larry Goetschius, right, executive director, and Deborah Foster, development director of Addison County Home Health and Hospice with a $2,000 donation. sive home health care services in Addison County since 1968. The nonprofit agency employs more than
180 full and part-time employees and serves people of all ages within the 23 towns of Addison County.
Farmers Diner brings local families together MONTPELIER — Here in Vermont, we know that family farms are crucial to our beautiful working landscape, healthy communities, and thriving economies. We also know that supporting these farmers not only benefits the state in the long term but is instantly satisfying and delicious. What better (or tastier) way is there to celebrate our local farms than to come together and share the bounty of their labor? Rural Vermont and the Farmers Diner are getting together to for an evening of good food served up to help
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our local farms. Join us on Friday, Feb. 18, 5-10 p.m., in Middlebury, when the Farmers Diner will be donating 10 percent of sales to Rural Vermont. The Farmers Diner, with two locations in Middlebury and Quechee, is a local business with a vision. Not only do they serve up some really great food, but they do so with a strong sense of social responsibility. The mission of The Farmers Diner is to increase the economic vitality of local agrarian communities. The Farmers Diner creates traditional foods using ingredients from farm-
ers and producers who are as local as possible, aiming to spend 75 cents of every food dollar on food produced within 70 miles of the restaurant. They regularly host events and donate a portion of their income to community organizations. Reservations are not required. Rural Vermont farmers and staff will be there to chat about issues facing our family farms today. Rural Vermont is a statewide nonprofit group founded by farmers in 1985. For more information, please visit www.ruralvermont.org or call (802) 223-7222.
Robert A. Bergedick Jr., 64, a longtime resident of Middlebury, died Jan. 30, 2011. A private family service will be conducted at Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, Middlebury. Burial will be at a later date in Ripton.
Stanley Galvin, 92
Stanley Gale Galvin, age 92, passed away at his home in Salisbury on Jan. 29, 2011, with his wife, Nancy, by his side. Stan was born on Aug. 4, 1918, the son of George and Florence (Gale) Galvin.
S. Whitney Landon III, 85
S. Whitney Landon III died at his home at the Lodge at Otter Creek in Middlebury on Jan. 23, 2011. A memorial service to celebrate Whit’s life will take place at the Lodge at Otter Creek Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. Gifts in Whit’s name may be sent to Porter Medical Center, 115 Porter Drive, Middlebury 05753.
Robert ‘Moose’ Myers, 86
Robert “Moose” Myers, 86, of Vergennes died Jan. 25, 2011, at Shard Villa in Salisbury. A funeral Mass was held Saturday, Jan. 29, at St Peter ’s Catholic Church in Vergennes. The family requests no flowers or donations.
Ada Pierce, 89
Ada Hanson Pierce, 89, passed away Jan. 24, 2011, at her home in Monkton. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Monkton Friends Methodist Church, PO Box 105, Monkton 05469, or Addison County Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury 05753.
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True Grit From page 1 Oscar hopeful Hailee Steinfeld, was that she did not represent the typical young woman of the old West. “At first glance, I would say the movie is not very true to history,” said Williams. “Frontier women typically didn’t carry a gun, straddle a horse, or talk back with such brazenness.” Although Vermont’s Anne Story could sure handle a Brown Bess, a hatchet, and a team of oxen, “They either kept the house, cooked and tended the children, or they were school teachers or prostitutes. The stereotypes we see in the typical western novel or movie are not without basis in reality.” Williams said that Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley and Sally Skull are three 19 century frontier women she thinks were tough hombres — right in the footsteps of Anne Story, who lived a century earlier. “These women, like the movie’s Mattie Ross, were tough, capable, and sometimes deadly, rivaling any man in the ability to shoot, ride, play cards and talk trash,” she said. We asked Williams a few questions about the real lives of frontier women and men: Q: How accurate is Hollywood’s depiction of the frontier these days? A: I would say in the last 20 years or so Hollywood has made more of an effort to be more historically accurate in all aspects of the Western. “Unforgiven”
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A: Prostitution was very extensive in the old West. If a woman had lost her husband or had been a victim of rape, there were few other options in the small frontier towns. It was illegal, but the law looked the other way for the most part, often doling out small fines to keep the proper citizenry happy. In reality, it was good for the local economy, and most public officials were themselves customers. Prostitutes had a hard life and typically died young and in poverty. Q: Who was the first woman newspaper editor on the frontier? A: As far as I know, Ann Smith Franklin was the first female newspaper editor, but she ran a paper in (civilized) Rhode Island in 1762. Others of the time period we are concerned with were Ida Tarbell, Margaret Fuller, and Nellie Bly. I believe these latter women were writers and journalists, not editors. The story of Ms. Bly is particularly interesting — check her out. Q: Are any of your books of interest to Hollywood? A: The film rights for “Hawkmoon” have been optioned by a Canadian production company and a screenplay is in the works. Thank you.
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To the editor: An out-of-state group has targeted Vermont for a new law with life or death consequences for vulnerable Vermonters. In an e-mail sent to supporters in early December, Peg Sandeen of the Oregon Death With Dignity Political Action Fund described how she had visited Vermont and met with Gov.-elect Peter Shumlin and strategized with lobbyists. Sandeen assured her readers, “Vermont will be the next state with a Death with Dignity law. Every element is in place. Every player has a plan of action. Every commitment has been fulfilled.” This commitment includes the Oregonbased group’s donation of $100,000. That’s where the money for the ads and lobbyists will come from. This out-of-state organization with a strong ideological agenda is pulling strings and pushing buttons to make Vermont the “first.” No other state legislature has ever passed a doctor-prescribed
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BACK HOME — Twenty-two Middlebury College students stuck in Egypt during the current uprising returned home safely last week. The students were studying with Middlebury College’s program in Alexandria, Egypt. They made it safely to the Alexandria airport to wait for a flight back to the United States. According to Jeff Cason, dean of international programs, the students were safe because the airport was secured and guarded by the army against looters and rioters. Photo courtesy U.S State Department
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The Bridport Grange No. 303 and the Addison County Farm Bureau will once again sponsor a fresh round of legislative breakfasts for 2011. Breakfasts will start at 7 a.m. with the legislative programs beginning at 7:30. The sessions will end at 8:45 a.m. The March 21 lunch in Bridport starts at noon and ends at 1:45 p.m. Remaining Breakfasts •Feb. 14: American Legion Hall, Bristol •Feb. 21: American Legion Hall, Middlebury •Feb. 28: Orwell Fire House, Orwell •March 7: American Legion Hall, Vergennes
•March 14: Whiting Town Hall, Whiting •March 28: American Legion Hall, Bristol •April 4: American Legion Hall, Middlebury •April 11: Shoreham Congregational Church, Shoreham •April 18: Weybridge Congregational Church, Weybridge •June 6: Bridport Grange Hall: Wrap Up breakfast, Bridport Lunch •March 21: Agricultural Focus: Legislative Lunch at Community Hall, Bristol The names of participating elected representatives will be announced at a later date.
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Panthers best SMC in men’s hockey MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College scored a pair of unanswered third period goals on its way to a 5-3 road win at St. Michael’s at Cairns Arena. Junior Martin Drolet scored twice, including the game-winner, and for Saint Michael’s, sophomore Brady Earle had a goal and an assist in the loss. The Panthers marched out to a 3-1 first period lead and controlled the pressure with multiple breakaway chances. Middlebury rookie Ben Wiggins cracked the scoreboard just two minutes into the game on a breakaway, using a quick left-to-right move to draw Saint Michael’s sophomore goalie Mike Dizgun out of position. Junior Charlie Strauss tacked on the second goal on another breakaway, this
time in the middle of a Purple Knights line switch. Saint Michael’s got one back in the 14th minute with a goal by senior Matt Rigtrup, who juked to center ice and fired a wrist shot through a screen and into the net. Middlebury would add one more before the period ended, however, as Drolet buried a thirdchance rebound with just over a minute to play. The Purple Knights fought to a tie game in the second period, using goals from junior Earle and sophomore Alex Davidson to knot the contest at 3-3. Just 21 seconds after the puck dropped, Earle found himself camped in the kill zone and swept a speedy shot to the top shelf to bring Saint Michael’s within one. Then in the 15th minute, Davidson gathered a pass from senior Alex Hig-
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College earned its ninth shutout of the season as the seventh-ranked women’s Panthers (15-3-1, 12-1-1) picked up a 3-0 vic-
tory over Connecticut College (9-8-2, 5-5-1) in Kenyon Arena. Alexi Bloom made 15 saves in goal to earn her sixth shutout of the season, improving to 11-2-1. Middlebury took a 1-0 lead late in the first period,
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when Anna McNally put home her own rebound at 18:12 for the 52nd of her career. The Panthers ended the period with a 6-4 shots advantage. Connecticut College put on some pressure early in the second period, but a pair of blasts by Brigid O’Gorman were stopped by Bloom. Middlebury had a pair of power play opportunities midway through the period, capitalizing on the second one at the 11:15 mark. Uglade worked the puck to Madison Styrbicki at the point, with her blast being saved by Amy Leichliter. Lauren Greer was there to bury the rebound for her seventh of the year to make it a 2-0 game.
The Camels had a great chance to cut into the lead in the third, with a pair of power plays including a five-onthree situation for 1:03. Bloom stood tough in net, making several saves as Connecticut College increased its shots advantage to 18-13 in the game at the 7:33 mark. Middlebury gained some breathing room at 14:20 of the third, with a power play goal just 16 seconds after the penalty. Styrbicki’s shot from the left point was tipped in down low by Sara Uglade for her ninth of the year, making it a 3-0 final. The Camels held a 21-15 shots advantage in the game, as Leichliter made18 saves in goal.
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MIDDLEBURY — Four players reached double figures as Middlebury survived a second-half rally from Bowdoin in a 74-59 win last week at Morrell Gymnasium. The eighth-ranked Panthers clinched a NESCAC Quarterfinal home game with the victory and improve to 18-1 overall (6-1 NESCAC). The Polar Bears fall to 13-7 (2-5 NESCAC) with the setback. Jake Wolfin led Middlebury with 14 points to go with four assists and three steals. Nolan Thompson and Andrew Locke scored 13 apiece for the Panthers while Jamal Davis added 10 off the bench. Bowdoin’s Will Hanley led all players with 20 points and 15 rebounds as Ryan O’Connell (14) and Justin Nowell (12) also scored in double digits. The Panthers opened up a 12-point lead at intermission
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Otter Valley boys fall to Woodstock The Otter Valley (OV) Union High School boys basketball team found themselves cornered on the boards by an aggressive Woodstock Union High School Wasps team last week. The Otters fell to the Wasps 52-46 with Woodstock’s Jason A. Lapan achieving 24 points as the team leader. Otter Ryan Kelley mounted a magnificent charge, but like the Light Brigade of legend, he was once more into a bottomless breach; the Otters could not find their door into summer. He scored 12 points.
Mt. Abe Eagle girls defeat Midd Tigers The Mount Abraham Union High School (MAUHS) Eagle girls defeated the Middlebury Union High School (MUHS) Tigers last week, 50-39. Jennifer Loyer, a Mt. Abe senior, scored the game’s high score of 27 points. She also garnered multiple rebounds — four in total — three assists and three steals. She was the star athlete of the game. The Tigers appeared weak last week and even MUHS Coach Cindy Atkins looked a little flumoxed during the last half of the matchup.
Tiger wrestlers pound the mat Middlebury Union High School (MUHS) wrestlers took down opponents last week in several matches that showed the Tiger team is fit and trim to take on other out-classed high school squads. MUHS’ Jarrod Ashley (130 pounds) and Kody Murray (140 pounds) were breakthroughs showcasing their weight classes during the regional tournament held in Corinth, N.Y. Out of 15 teams competing in Corinth, the Tigers came in no. 7 with a nod from the judges stand as a team to look out for. Ashley pinned and scored 3-0 with a final 6-0 that received strong audience applause. Other Tiger wrestlers to watch: Tyler LaPlant and Jim Mason.
BE A DONOR — Vermont blood donors dropped by an American Red Cross blood donation stand at the Middlebury VFW to help shore up regional low blood supplies. The ARC in Vermont is seeking blood donors after recent storms caused a shortfall 8,000 or more donations. The area lost more than 2,200 blood donations compared to last year. Eagle photo
Marston finishes 10th in 10k ski MIDDLEBURY — Chase Marston of Middlebury College finished 10th in the 10k free last week. The Panthers earned a fourth-place finish at UVM Feb. 5. The ski teams returned to action after no carnival races last weekend, earning a fourth-place finish at the UVM Carnival. The host school, UVM, won the event with 1,009 points, followed by Dartmouth (801), UNH (783) and Middlebury (708). Alpine teams placed third in three of four events, with a second place finish in the women’s slalom. The men’s nordic team placed third overall in both races last weekend.
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Diesel Technology Forum supports anti-idling programs as being good for public relations. The forum has been working with several regional and state programs to reduce idling time. Other supporters of idle-free efforts nationwide include the American Trucking Associations, the the National Private Truck Council, the Truckload Carriers Association, the National Association of Truckstop Operators, and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. Here in Vermont, according Rebecca Ryan, director of health promotion and public policy of the American Lung Association in Williston, the idle-free effort provides fleet operators with a toolkit that explains the myths and realities associated with truck idling, the health effects of diesel exhaust, the cost savings achieved by an idling reduction policy, and sample model policies. The program, funded by taxpayers via the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, includes technical support for businesses using trucks in Chittenden County and Rutland County, Ryan said. The Lung Association has cited Rutland County has having the highest rate of emergency room visits due to asthma, but there is no definitive link between these E.R. cases and local diesel exhaust. Many sources, including woodburning
stoves and fireplaces, contribute to asthma. Meanwhile, the Lung Association in Vermont has been working with towns and companies with diesel fleets to adopt their own policies. To date, five towns — Williston, Milton, Shelburne, Winooski and Pittsford — have adopted diesel policies, according to Ryan, who said Mendon officials are also mulling a townwide idling policy Ryan also noted that two businesses — Koffee Kup Bakery and Kaiser Energy — are on board with idling policies. Marble Valley Transit in Rutland is also considering a policy, she said. Brian Carpentier, of Koffee Kup Bakery, said, “In an effort to do our part in keeping Vermont green, Koffee Kup Bakery has adopted a policy to eliminate unnecessary vehicle idling. With the information provided to us from the American Lung Association, we are now more able to assist in improving the environment, while reducing both fuel cost and vehicle wear and tear. This was an easy decision for us.” “This policy offers many good things. It saves money, decreases our carbon footprint and air pollution. We are hoping by our example to show others a better way doing business in Vermont,” said Chris Keyser from Keyser Energy of Rutland.
Religious Services ADDISON ADDISON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH Addison Four Corners, Rts. 22A & 17. Sunday Worship at 10:30am, Adult Sunday School at 9:30am; Bible Study at 2pm on Thursdays. Call Pastor Steve @ 759-2326 for more information. WEST ADDISON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday, 9am HAVURAH, THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF ADDISON COUNTY - Havurah House, 56 North Pleasant St. A connection to Judaism and Jewish life for all who are interested. Independent and unaffiliated. High Holy Day services are held jointly with Middlebury College Hillel. Weekly Hebrew School from September to May. Information: 388-8946 or www.addisoncountyhavurah.org BRANDON BRANDON BAPTIST CHURCH - Corner of Rt. 7 & Rt. 73W (Champlain St.) Brandon, VT • 802-247-6770. Sunday Services: 10a. Adult Bible Study, Sunday School ages 5 & up, Nursery provided ages 4 & under. Worship Service 11 am * Lords supper observed on the 1st Sunday of each month. *Pot luck luncheon 3rd Sunday of each month. Wednesdays 6:30pm, Adult prayer & Bible study, Youth groups for ages 5 & up LIFEBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH - 141 Mulcahy Drive, 247-LIFE (5433), Sunday worship 9am & 10:45am, www.lifebridgevt.com, LifeGroups meet weekly (call for times & locations) BRIDPORT BRIDPORT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Middle Rd., Bridport, VT. Pastor Tim Franklin, 758-2227. Sunday worship services at 8:30am and 10:15am with nursery care provided. Children’s ministries include Sprouts for children age 3-Kindergarten and WOW for grades 1-6, during the 10:15am service. HOPE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP - Meets at Bridport Community Hall. Bridport, VT • 759-2922 • Rev. Kauffman. Sunday 9am, 10:30am, evening bible study. ST. BERNADETTE/ST. GENEVIEVE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm Nov.1-April 30 (See Shoreham) BRISTOL BRISTOL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP - The River, 400 Rocky Dale Rd., Bristol. Sunday Worship 9:00am. 453-2660, 453-4573, 453-2614 BRISTOL FEDERATED CHURCH - Sunday service at 10:15am FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRISTOL - Service Sunday, 10am ST. AMBROSE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday service 5:15pm, & Sunday 9am BRISTOL SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 839 Rockydale Rd. - Saturday Services: Bible Studies for all ages-9:30am to 10:30 am, Song Service, Worship Service at 11am. Prayer Meeting Thursday 6:30pm. 453-4712 THE GATHERING - Non-denominational worship, second & fourth Saturday of the month, 7pm Sip-N-Suds, 3 Main St. • 4532565, 453-3633 CORNWALL FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF CORNWALL - Sunday worship 9:30am EAST MIDDLEBURY/RIPTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday worship, 9am VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH - Rev. Ed Wheeler, services on Sundays: Sunday School for all ages at 9:30am, morning worship at 10:45am (nursery provided), and 6:30pm on Wednesdays; Youth Group and AWANA meet on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm ESSEX CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE ESSEX ALLIANCE CHURCH - 36 Old Stage Rd., Essex • 878-8213
ESSEX JUNCTION CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH - 61 Main St., Essex Junction - 878-8341 FERRISBURGH/NORTH FERRISB. FERRISBURGH METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday worship 9:30am NORTH FERRISBURGH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 227 Old Hollow Rd., North Ferrisburgh, VT 802425-2770. Rev. Kim Hornug-Marcy. Sunday worship 10am, Sunday School 10am, Nursery Available. http://www.gbgm-umc.org/ nferrisburgumc/ CROSSROADS CHAPEL - 41 Middlebrook Rd., Ferrisburgh, VT 05456. (802) 425-3625. Pastor: Rev. Charles Paolantonio. Services: Sunday 10am. FERRISBURGH CENTER COMMUNITY METHODIST CHURCH - Rt 7, Ferrisburgh - next to the Town Offices / Grange Hall. New Pastors Rev. John & Patrice Goodwin. Worship time is now 10:45am. HINESBURG LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH - 90 Mechanicsville Rd., Hinesburg. Sunday Service at 10:30am. Pastor Hart, info: 482-2588. ST. JUDE THE APOSTLE - 10759 Route 116 Hinesburg. Masses: Sat. 4:30pm; Sun. 9:30am UNITED CHURCH OF HINESBURG - 10580 Rte. 116, Sunday Worship & Sunday School 10am. Pastor Michele Rogers Brigham - 482-3352. LINCOLN UNITED CHURCH OF LINCOLN - Sunday worship service 9:45, Church school 11:15am, united Student Ministries for grades 7-12, 6:30pm Sunday evenings. 453-4280 MIDDLEBURY CHAMPLAIN VALLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY - Sunday service & church school, Sunday 10am CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY - Middlebury. Middlebury Community House, Main and Seymour Sts, Sunday Service and Church School-10am; Wednesday-7:30pm. THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF MIDDLEBURY (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) Sunday 10am worship service THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS - Sunday Sacrament 10am-11:15am EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN WORSHIP Service in Middlebury area: call 758-2722 or 453-5334. HAVURAH, THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF ADDISON COUNTY - Saturday morning Shabbat services, 388-8946 MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH - 97 South Pleasant St., Middlebury. Sunday morning worship & church school 10am, Wednesday evening Bible Study, 6:30pm. 388-7472. MIDDLEBURY FRIENDS MEETING - (Quakers), Sunday worship & first day school 10am (meets at Havurah House) SAINT MARY’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday, 5:15pm, Sunday 8am, 10am ST. STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - (On the green in Middlebury). Reverend Terence P. Gleeson, Rector. Sunday Eucharist 8 & 10:30am Child care & Sunday school available at 10:30am service. Wednesday at 12:05pm Holy Eucharist in the chapel. www.ststephensmidd.org or call 388-7200. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 10am Grades K-5: Activities, Grades. 6-8 & 9-12: Church School Classes, Refreshments & fellowship time: 10:45am-11am. Sunday morning worship service 11am. Nursery provided both at 10am & 11am. MONKTON MONKTON FRIENDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday service & Sunday school, 8:45am
NEW HAVEN ADDISON COUNTY CHURCH OF CHRIST - 145 Campground Rd., 453-5704. Worship: Sunday 9 & 11:20am; Bible classes: Sunday 10:30am, Tuesday 7pm. Watch Bible Forum on MCTV-15 (Middlebury) or NEAT-16 (Bristol) NEW HAVEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Church services 10am on Sunday. All are welcome. NEW HAVEN UNITED REFORMED CHURCH Sunday services, 10am & 7pm ORWELL FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday worship service, 10:00am. Contact: Rev. Esty, 948-2900 SAINT PAUL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Sunday mass 11am, 468-5706 RICHMOND RICHMOND CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - 20 Church St., Richmond • 4342053. Rev. Len Rowell. Sunday Worship with Sunday School, 10am; Adult Study Class, Sunday 8:30am RIPTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 388-2510 SALISBURY SALISBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sun. worship svc., 10am SHELBURNE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF SHELBURNE - 127 Webster Road, Shelburne • 985-2848 TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2166 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne. 985-2269 Sunday Services: 8am & 10am. Bible Study 9:00am • Sunday School: 9:50am. The Reverend Craig Smith ALL SOULS INTERFAITH GATHERING - Rev. Mary Abele, Pastor. Evensong Service and Spiritual Education for Children Sun. at 5pm. 371 Bostwick Farm Rd., Shelburne. 985-3819 SHELBURNE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 30 Church St., Shelburne • 985-3981 • Rev. Gregory A. Smith, Pastor, 8:00am - Holy Communion Service • 9:30am - Family Worship Service with Sunday School SHOREHAM ST. GENEVIEVE/ST. BERNADETTE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm, May 1-Oct. 31. (See Bridport) SHOREHAM FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHUCC - Sunday worship and Sunday school 10am. Pastor Gary O’Gorman. 897-2687 STARKSBORO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STARKSBORO 2806 Route 16, Starksboro. Sunday worship 11am. Chat, Chew & Renew, a pre-worship fellowship and discussion time 10am10:45am. Sunday mornings in the Fellowship Hall on the accessible first level. All are welcome. First Baptist is an American Baptist church yoked with The Community Church of Huntington for support of its pastor, The Rev. Larry Detweiler email@example.com; 802.453.5577. SOUTH BURLINGTON NEW COVENANT BAPTIST CHURCH SBC - 1451 Williston Rd., South Burlington. 863-4305 VICTORY CENTER - Holiday Inn, Williston Road, South Burlington • 658-1019 BURLINGTON UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH - Pastor Paul Lyon • 860-5828. Sundays: 10am & 6pm. Wednesdays: 7pm. at 294 North Winooski Avenue. SUDBURY SUDBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday worship service and Sunday school, 10:30am
SOVEREIGN REDEEMER ASSEMBLY - Sunday worship 10am VERGENNES/PANTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHRISTIAN CENTER - 1759 U.S. Route 7, Vergennes, VT • 802-877-3903 • Sunday school 9am, Sunday worship #1 10am, Sunday worship #2 6pm, Youth, adult gathering 6pm CHAMPLAIN VALLEY CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH - Sunday worship svcs. 10am & 7pm CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF VERGENNES (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sunday, 9:30am NEW WINE COVENANT (CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST) - Sunday worship 10am PANTON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH - Sunday school from 9:30am-10:15am Pre-K to adult, Sunday worship service 10:30am ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Main and Park Streets, Vergennes. Rector: The Rev. Alan Kittelson. Sunday Services 8am and 10am; childcare provided at 10am. All are welcome. For information call 758-2211. ST. PETER’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday 5pm, Sunday 8:30am, 10:30am VERGENNES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 10:30am VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH - 862 US Rt. 7, SUNDAY: 9:45am Bible Hour For All Ages Including 5 Adult Classes; 11:00am Worship Including Primary Church Ages 3 to 5 & Junior Church 1st - 4th Graders; 6pm Evening Service Worship For All Ages. WEDNESDAY 6:30pm Adult Prayer & Bible Study; AWANA Children’s Clubs (3yrs to 6th grade); JAM Junior High Group (7th & 8th grade); Youth Group (9th - 12 grade). Nursery is provided for children up to 3 years old. Classes are provided for children age 3 and up. 802-877-3393 WEYBRIDGE WEYBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Worship and Sunday School 10am. Daniel Wright, Pastor. 545-2579. WHITING WHITING COMMUNITY CHURCH - Sunday school 9:45am, Sunday Service 11am & 7pm WILLISTON CHRIST MEMORIAL CHURCH - 1033 Essex Road, Williston. 878-7107. St. Minister Wes Pastor. Services: 8:30am and 10:30am TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH - 19 Mountain View Rd., Williston. 878-8118 CHRIST MEMORIAL CHURCH - 1033 Essex Rd., Williston 878-7107 CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE - 30 Morgan Parkway Williston, VT 05495 • 802-878-8591 firstname.lastname@example.org CAVALRY CHAPEL - 300 Cornerstone, Williston. 872-5799 MARANATHA CHRISTIAN CHURCH - 1037 S. Brownell Rd., Williston. 862-2108 IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY - Route 2, Williston878-4513 SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH - Route 2A, Williston 878-2285 WILLSTON FEDERATED CHURCH - 44 North Willston Rd., Williston. 878-5792
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MIDDLEBURY —Met Opera premier of “Nixon in China,” broadcast in HDTV, at Town Hall Theater. Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams's most famous opera about the meeting of President Nixon and Chairman Mao will be broadcast live at 1 p.m. Tickets, $22 by calling 802-382-9222. MIDDLEBURY — Cabin Fever Stories -- Snowbound!
Blizzards are as Vermont as maple syrup and milk cows, and everyone has a story of being snowbound. The Sheldon Museum kicks off the Cabin Fever Stories series with memories of blizzards past.Sheldon Museum, 1 Park St. in downtown Middlebury across from the Ilsley Library. For more information call 802-388-2117 or website. Monday, February 14
BRIDPORT — Bridport Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Carl Norton Highway Department Building, Crowne Point Road and Short Street, to discuss "Beloved" by Toni Morrison. The March selection is "Cold Mountain" by Charles Frazier. All interested readers welcome! Call Alice Grau at 802-758-2858. MIDDLEBURY —Addison County Right to Life will meet 7 p.m. in St. Mary's Parish Hall. 802-388-2898.
Tuesday, February 15
VERGENNES —Red Cross Blood Drive at the American
LINCOLN — Recipes from the Root Cellar. Learn new ideas to prepare these hearty vegetables from Andrea Chesman at the Lincoln Library. Andrea will bring copies of her new book to autograph and sell. Starts at 7 p.m. WEYBRIDGE —Weybridge Elementary School will be holding it's annual Book Fair and Book Celebration, Feb. 16-18 in conjunction with "I love to read week". We are looking for donations of gently used adult and child fiction and non-fiction. Call Mary at 802-545 2172.
Thursday, February 17
LINCOLN — Lincoln Library: Quilt Class. Sheila Masterson, master quilter, will teach us to make our own quilt. 10a.m.-3 p.m. There is still space in the class. $30 per session. Call Sheila at 802-453-7155. MIDDLEBURY —”Green Eden”at the Hepburn Zoo Theater, Middlebury College. A new play by Noah Mease of Williston at 8 p.m. Tickets on website.
Friday, February 18
MIDDLEBURY —”Green Eden,” Feb. 17-19, The Hepburn Zoo Theater, Middlebury College. A new play by Noah Mease of Williston, at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 19
MIDDLEBURY —Green Eden,” Feb. 17-19, The Hepburn Zoo Theater, Middlebury College. A new play by Noah Mease of Williston, at 8 p.m. VERGENNES —Addison County No. 3801 Ladies Auxiliary Charities Fundraiser, open to the public at the Addison County Eagles Club. Dancing, 8 p.m.-midnight. "Hit Men," popular local band. Benefits Eagles Diabetes Research Center. Tickets $10: 802-349-9855 or 802-3556011 to reserve them or at the club.
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• A Healthy Meal? • Daily Lunch Specials & Hot Buffet? • Vegan or Gluten-Free Products? • Organic & Local Produce?
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Maple $ Turkey Block & Barrel Deli Sliced
• Supplements & Body Care? • Baby & Children’s Products? • Fresh Local Meats & Cheeses?
Daily 10% Senior (60+) Discount Program* 20% Off Supplements PLUS 10% Vitamin Discount Program* *some exclusions apply
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