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‘Paint bomb’ detonates, spatters paint inside van FROM NEWS & STAFF REPORTS MONKTON—The Vermont State Police are investigating a disturbing paintbomb incident that occurred May 15 in a passenger van at a family farm near the New Haven-Monkton town line. The incident probably occurred after 10 p.m. according to the farm’s residents; the remains of a device were discovered by the van’s owner on Damage from a “paint bomb” inside a the morning of May family van in Monkton May 15. Names 16. Remains of what are being withheld for now. appeared to be a Eagle photo charred fuse trailing away from the damaged van were also uncovered.
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ment to Commodore Thomas McDonough, a hero of the Battle of Plattsburg on Lake Champlain during the War of 1812. Three VUHS students will then take center stage. Brendan Duke, a VUHS sophomore, will honor an American Revolutionary War soldier buried in the old Vergennes cemetery. Juniors Hanna Sturtevant and Nathan North will then recite “in Flanders Field” and the Gettysburg Address, respectively. Col. Jeffrey Farnsworth, U.S. Army, a Vergennes native, will follow with the Memorial Day address after being introduced by retired Navy captain and Legion member John Mitchell. A unit of the Vermont National Guard will conduct a 21-gun salute in honor of those who gave their lives during our nation’s wars and conflicts. Buglers Melvin and Aaron Hawley will then sound taps. The ceremonies will conclude with benediction offered by Rev. Michael Doran, pastor of the Vergennes Methodist Church. Those who wish to continue the festivities are cordially invited to the annual chicken barbecue under the tent at the Legion post, 100 Armory Lane. The $7 price includes not only the chicken, but also all the fixings and dessert. For details, call 802-877-9289.
FARM FIRE— Middlebury firefighters responded to an overheated tractorengine oil fire that occurred in a field along Creek Road in Middlebury May 24. Several fire vehicles arrived on the scene, including a brush truck, where the field opposite Otter Creek, was being plowed. Recent low humidity—more typical of northern Arizona than northern Vermont—had firefighters and fire wardens on the lookout for wildfires. Photo by Lou Varricchio
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Memories in the headlights
riving along you’d click it down with the upper third or quarter or eighth of your left foot, and bang: job done, no hands man, it was low beam and keep ‘em coming—cars that is. You know what I’m talking about? How old are you? Let’s see, you’d have to be what, 40, or 35 maybe, if your first car was used, to know what I’m talking about. Because if you count 18 as being first car owning age—and you’re 35—now, you were18, let me figure this, a 35 (sorry, I add out loud), year old was 18 in, what, 1992—so yeah, I’m right, if you’re in your 30s now, you’d have to have had an older car as your first car to know what I’m talking about; how beautifully the toe clicker high/low beam switch worked. Remember the sound it made? It was a solid, All-American, “I poured eleven concrete piers today, got done at tenthirty, pouring the last one tomorrow,” guy type sound. Stop reading for a second and if you know the sound I speak of, and listen for it. Solid. The definitive “kahnahca” sound the clicker made was enhanced by it’s being constructed so perfectly that when you pressed down on it your foot would ground off the strength of it’s rugged design, sending a not so subtle volt of juice up through your leg to your hip bone creating a muscle memory that, for me hasn’t dimmed a titch in more than twenty years. (Partially explains so many baby-boomer hip replacements) Interesting that the angle your foot rested on the clicker made it so the pressure you applied to operate the switch did not move it in a straight down trajectory, which led one to assume the clicker might wear fast, or malfunction regularly. But it rarely did. Over time as the clicker clicked, your ears and bones would pick up more rattles; the once smooth down-up motion slowly evolved into a rickety down up. A simple drop of 3-in-1 Oil stymied most hitches in the clickers step for a good long while. No oil needed when road dirt and salt would jam the clicker, most usually in the down position. Angling your left foot so the soul of your shoe was to the right and middle of the body of the clicker, then moving your foot only a tad,
Messages in an electromagnetic bottle
ost T.V. channels straddle the 54–890 MHz (megahertz) frequency band. But even as technology changes, and more closed circuittype T.V. transmission methods are used en masse, it is likely that future video signals will still leak into space. But for our discussion, we’re interested in those early broadcast analog T.V. signals—signals out there. Somewhere. What would happen if terrestrial audioand-visual signals, dating back to the Golden Age of Television, were detected by extraterrestrials on distant planets? Is such an idea possible? And what would extraterrestrials make of our earliest T.V. signals? Even with today’s digital television retooling efforts, television is disseminated widely by an old medium—radio transmission. Broadcast T.V., in its purest sense, is a form of radio; that is, radio with pictures. It may come as a surprise to discover that the first powerful broadcast T.V. signals leaving planet Earth were neither the shortwave experiments by pioneering sci-fi writer and experimenter Hugo Gernsback in New York in the 1920s nor the broadcasts of 1950s American T.V. shows. Instead, the first T.V. signals to leave the Earth originated in Nazi Germany. Earth’s earliest, far-ranging video signals were German propaganda broadcasts between the 1930s and mid 1940s. While its video propaganda plans never panned out, the socialist Nazi government had hoped to equip every German household with a free T.V. set. While the technology existed for German television by the mid 1930s, the cost of CRT (cathode-ray tube) manufacturing and the infant medium’s transmission infrastructure remained elusive. Hilter ’s opening remarks at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games appear to qualify it as the first deep-space signal. Radio astronomer Chris Davis, of Britain’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, claims that terrestrial T.V.-radio signals like the Nazicasts of the ‘30s and ‘40s could be picked up on distant planets with the proper hardware and software. “A good amount of Earth’s artificial radiowaves, like the shortwave frequency variety, never get past the ionosphere,” Davis said in a recent BBC interview. “However, modern broadcast television signals can pierce the atmosphere. These signals easily traverse space at the speed of light.” But as these signals cross interstellar medium, they would become very diffuse and difficult to focus at the
receiving end. “There are two things that you would need to get such a signal—firstly, it has to be able to leave our planet, By Lou Varricchio secondly it would have to have as much power as possible,” Davis noted. “As you go into space that power would dissipate. They would need more and more sensitive equipment to pick it up.” I’m sure that if advanced civilizations exist, they will have the ability to detect Earth’s faintest television-radio signals. Of the question, what would aliens make of these signals, well, that’s anybody’s guess. But, somewhere—out there—the television broadcasts of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, and original episodes of “Star Trek” and “The Brady Bunch” are approaching the recently discovered planetary system of Zeta Reticuli. Farther out into space, the original broadcast signals of “The Lone Ranger” and “Howdy Doody” are approaching the planets orbiting Pi Mensae. And reaching even farther into the vastness of the Milky Way, hypothetical extraterrestrials 73 light years distant may be watching humanity’s first interstellar greeting—from none other than Adolph Hitler. What’s in the Sky: As we saw last week, many deep space objects congregate in Cassiopeia this month. The brighter ones are NGC 884, NGC 869, and Cr 33.
Lou Varricchio, M.Sc., is a former NASA science writer. He is a NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador in Vermont and the 2009 recipient of U.S. Civil Air Patrol-USAF auxiliary’s Maj. Gen. Chuck Yeager Aerospace Education Achievement Award.
SATURDAY May 29, 2010 and gently to the left for two solid taps, would release the clicker back to it’s up position. For severe jams, repeating the left foot tap would be necessary. Now and then, without warning, the clicker would release itself from the down position with a longslung spring-sprung “bouwnng,” promptly scaring the beejeebers out of you. I miss playing the clicker in syncopation to “Jingle Bells” while I drove over the river and through the woods to grandmas. I remember toe clicking the second banjo part from “Dueling Banjos” so beautifully, the mice residing in my heater popped their little heads out of holes in my dash, and, with their mouths full of straw, hooted me a bravo. I would trade global-positioning rigs, DVD players, individual compartmental heating options, cameras that assist you backing up, heated seats, 20-inch wheels, in-car computer gauges that give you a running tally of transmission temp, and any of the other fantastical bull-flop charge us a 10-pound bag load for more stuff we don’t need, for the old toe-clicker high/low beam switch in a heart beat. The toe-clicker high/low beam switch was a more than efficient and fun-to-work characteristic that now, along with being able to change your oil, plugs and points, represents life lived in a less complicated generation. Mr. Ford, Mr. Chevy—please bring back the toe-clicker hi/low beam switch! My blinker/hazard/front wiper-washer/rear wiper-washer/high/low beam switch lever is too busy with knobs for a simple-minded guy like me. I’m not kidding. I long for the vanished toe-clicker high/low beam switch. 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 or visit his website at www.thelogger.com
More gesture politics
n a mirror-image of a six-year-old quote—applicable to current events under the U.S. Capitol dome—we now know that members of the legislative branch, in deciding whether to audit the Fed, just voted against it before voting for it. Most of us were not yet around when an earlier generation of legislators in the twin chambers adjacent to the capitol rotunda voted to create the Fed as a way of side-stepping their own constitutional duty of managing the American currency for value and stability. In 1913, dissatisfied with private-sector banking’s issuance of bank notes over a 124year period with a dismal record of 12 percent in dollar-value shrinkage, the legislators installed a bureaucracy which has presided over (or orchestrated—you choose the correct verb) a 95 percent loss in purchasing power. To this day, you won’t find that historical performance record discussed in the mainstream news media, much less conceded by Fed leadership itself. Critics of the dollar-value shrinkage have been ignored or silenced: in my own amateur economist readings, I’ve learned that ex-Wall Streeter Benjamin Graham in the 1930s and past Fed member Wayne Angell in the 1990s proposed commodity based currency-stabilization designs. Meanwhile, present U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan started making commodity basket suggestions during the 2000s. But the history of Fed fecklessness goes back to its pre-World War I birth, not just the Great Depression. Nowhere is it better described than in a 2009 tome entitled “Lords of Finance” authored by Liaquat Ahamed. In 564 pages, “Lords...” paints a centurylong portrait of European and American financial leadership stippled with a document cascade of inept decisions, colleague deception, incorrect statistics, and raw politicking— a pattern preceding and paralleling, within the American Fed, the goings-on in the various European central banks. Instead of relying on the “skilled” judgment of financial wizards to manage currency for constant value (the Fed now admits its goal is 2 percent annual inflation), the commodity dollar would be on automatic pilot so that its commodity purchasing power would remain constant, neither inflating nor deflating. An old book, “Storage and Stability” is worth reading. Here’s from a website about the book: “When Benjamin Graham wrote Storage and Stability in 1937, the world was in the midst of the Great Depression. Written as a blueprint for economic recovery, the book was designed to spur both governments and the public to greater financial awareness. Based upon years of research and economic modeling, Graham's new theories focused on the inherent importance of supply and demand,
production and consumption, and their inherent influences on value investing.” Well, that was in the 1930s. In the 1990s, Fed governor Wayne Angell hoisted a similar flag. Angell, now a Columbia professor, is no longer on the Fed. He has enjoyed similar political success in marginalizing even professional economists like Joseph Stiglitz, once a World Bank economist). Here’s a typical professional (Stiglitz) opinion: “If we (World Bank) had seen a governance structure that corresponds to our Federal Reserve System, we would have been yelling and screaming and saying that country does not deserve any assistance, this is a corrupt governing structure”. Stiuglitz’s comments drew neither official recognition nor response. And here’s Martin Harris’ opinion: Whether the Fed is internally corrupt or not— and that includes its documented history of tweaking monetary policy to please the inpower administration—matters less than whether it accomplishes its assigned mission, to regulate the value of the currency. It has failed at that mission. Could a commodity based dollar driven by mathematical formula, not professional judgment, perform any worse than 95-year/95 percent-devaluation failure? You decide. But probably it doesn’t matter. That’s because gesture politics—the legislative branch’s proposed kabuki-play enactment of Fed-audit—contemplates none of the following: 1.review of the Fed’s 95-year performance history, 2. review of the Fed’s policy-tweaking political-campaign-support pattern, 3. The Fed’s role in enabling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to fund a trillion dollars worth (actually, worthless) of sub-prime mortgages, and 4. the academic argument for a more mathematical monetary policy, closer to the workings of a currency board regulating domestic currency to balance. Such a revision to present Fed authorization would replace skilled judgment (which has proven decidedly unskilled) with a more robotic formula. You might call this a gold standard without the gold. But gesture politics will doubtless dominate, so the legislative branch’s review will focus on—drum-roll, please—emergency lending rules. More next week. Martin Harris is a retired Vermont architect and an observer of all things strange and political.
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Summer fun for MUHS names valedictorians kids at Ilsley Library MIDDLEBURY—“Make a Splash–Read!” is Middlebury’s Ilsley Public Library summer reading program theme. The 2010 program is open to youth from pre-school through high school and children may sign up starting June 1. Each child who signs up will receive a punch card to start tracking how many books read during the summer. Children are encouraged to set a personal summer reading goal and use the punch card to track progress toward that goal. Children entering grade four and above may turn in completed punch cards to enter into a drawing for an Ipod Shuffle. Children entering grade three and under may choose a prize from the children’s room Treasure Chest for each completed punch card they turn in. The summer reading program runs from June 21 through Aug. 5. All parts of the program are free, though some events do require advance registration or tickets. Sign up sheets and tickets are available at the youth services desk two weeks prior to each event or activity. Please visit us or call 388-4097 with any questions. For kids entering grade four and above there are three series programs. Since these programs meet for several sessions, we ask children to sign up in person, by calling us at 802-388-4097 or by e-mailing Judah.Hamer@ilsleypubliclibrary.org. The first of these programs is “Midd’s Got Media,” and it will meet for one hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays June 22—July 8 at 1:30 p.m.. These workshops are designed in collaboration with Middlebury Community Television (MCTV), and they provide kids an opportunity to combine media literacy, creativity, and video skills. The second series program is “Kids Cook,” and it will meet on Thursdays July 15—29 from 12:00—1:15 p.m. Kids who’d like to participate should bring their lunch, and we’ll make something to go along with it like Dangerous Chocolate Cake, Down & Dirty Cream Puffs, or Build Your Own Nachos. The third series program is a “Classic Children’s Books” brown bag lunch book discussion series that will meet on Tuesdays noon1:15 p.m. June 29, July 13 and July 27, and August 10. Selections are Treasure Island, Through the Looking Glass, Peter Pan and The Adventures of Pinocchio. There are also programs for children entering grade four and above that do not require registration. “Wii Games” will meet on Mondays on June 21, July 19, and Aug. 9 from 10:30—11:30 a.m. “Tie Dye” will take place on Monday June 28 from 10:30—11:30 a.m. This is an opportunity for kids to create cool tie dye designs on their own clothes. “Bird Houses” will meet on Monday, July 12, from 10:30—11:30 a.m. Youht made bird houses will be displayed in the Children’s Room (winners will be awarded a prize). In addition to programs for older children, there are many activities for younger children. Ilsley Public Library is offering three series programs for younger children that do not require registration. Contact Judah Hamer at 802-388-4097 for a complete list of activities.
Adult learners to graduate at Kirk Alumni Center MIDDLEBURY—Vermont Adult Learning of Addison County announces its GED, Vermont Adult Diploma Program and High School Completion Program graduation ceremony, set for Thursday, June 10, from 6-8 p.m. at the Kirk Alumni Center of Middlebury College. The graduation ceremony and celebration will honor adult learners for dedication to their goals, for their educational achievement, and for becoming role models in their communities. This year's speakers will be Vermont Adult Learning graduates. There is no charge to attend to this occasion to honor the graduating students. Vermont Adult Learning, a member of Learning Works, Vermont's Adult Education and Literacy System, has helped thousands of adults attain their educational goals.
ChampRide cyclists to return to Kingsland Bay FERRISBURGH—Riders of all ages and abilities have been signing up for Vermont CARES’ annual ChampRide cycling event. Returning teams Fierce Hot Mess, Pedal Pushers, General Dynamics/ECAC, Bike Recycle will join new riders and teams on Saturday, June 12, at Kingsland Bay State Park in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. A Friday night pasta dinner for riders and supporters at Oakledge Park in Burlington will kick off this year ’s ChampRide with a hearty-carb meal and time to meet other riders.
MIDDLEBURY—Middlebury Union High School officials selected three co-valedictorians for the Class of 2010— Craig Burt is the son of Nate and Lynda Burt of Middlebury. He has achieved High Honors and Honors throughout high school, earning the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence in grades nine and ten. Craig received an Honorable Mention Award as a National Merit Scholar. He was also a Presidential Scholars Semi-Finalist from Vermont. Craig was the recipient of the American Legion Department Award for math and science in grades nine and eleven and received the Middlebury College Book Award last June. He is the president of the local chapter of National Honor Society and a Peer Leader Coordinator. Kaitlin Kirkaldy is the
daughter of Andy and Kristine Kirkaldy of Middlebury. She has achieved High Honors throughout high school, earning the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence in grades nine, ten and eleven. Kaitlyn was presented with the Dorey Cup last June, an honor bestowed on one male and one female student in grade 11 for overall athletic ability, leadership, scholarship and moral integrity.
Connor Ross is the son of Peter Ross and Elizabeth Connor of Bridport. He has achieved High Honors throughout high school, earning the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence in grades nine, ten, and eleven. Connor was the recipient of the American Legion Department Award for mathematics in grade ten. He is currently a member of the National Honor Society. In sports, Connor
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College honors student artists MIDDLEBURY—Each year the Friends of the Art Museum at Middlebury College recognize those who have made significant contributions to the community, either through their creative endeavors or through support for the visual arts in Addison County. At the recent annual meeting, the friends honored five individuals in five categories. Student award winners were Middlebury College senior Jack Reed of Stowe, Mount Abraham Union High School senior Anna Pierattini of Monkton, North Branch School eighthgrader Luke Freidin of New Haven, and Weybridge Elementary School sixth-grader Nikhil Plouffe of Weybridge. Artist Kate Gridley of Middlebury was the award recipient in the category of Professional or Amateur Artist, Craftsperson, or Teacher. Jack Reed’s work includes painting, printmaking, sculpture and set-design. He has excelled in Studio Art classes,
and during his junior year he attended the Slade School of Art in London. Anna Pierattini’s extensive and remarkable body of work ranges from portraits of orphans in Myanmar and El Salvador to murals for the school and to almost a thousand miniature drawings in a series called “Good Dog Nigel.” Luke Freidin creates photographs of unusual power and beauty which, according to teacher Tal Birdsey are not accidental. According to art teacher, Sarah Flinn, Nikhil Plouffe’s use of perspective results not from training, but from close observation of his environment and from the concentration and care he uses in his art. As an artist of independent vision and astonishing technique, Kate Gridley’s paintings have an infectious energy and an arresting point of view. She is able to suffuse everyday subjects with grace and elegance.
Pony Club elects new officers NORTH FERRISBURGH—The Charlotte Pony Club, established in 1958, has elected a new slate of officers for its 52nd year as an active chapter of the United States Pony Club. Kathleen Carrara of Charlotte has been elected D.C., or District Commissioner, and Kathleen Rule of New Haven will serve as joint D.C. Jennifer Gilbert of Shelburne will serve as Secretary, and Lisa Nostrand of Hinesburg and Liz Baker of South Burlington as Treasurers. Andrea Brainard of Hinesburg is heading up the Cross Country and Horse Trials
Committees. The Charlotte Pony Club is a horse riding club for youth from Charlotte and surrounding towns between the ages of 9 and 21. Three equestrian disciplines are taught including dressage, cross country jumping, and stadium jumping. Younger members are mentored by older members, and life skills such as discipline, teamwork, and horsemanship are emphasized. Participants progress through a series of ratings that are more and more rigorous to acquire, and the Charlotte Pony Club has had sever-
al of its members achieve the highest ratings offered on a national level by the United States Pony Club. The Charlotte Pony Club’s instructors are John and Alice Bourgoin from Arbrook Farm and Andrea Monsarrat Waldo from Triple Combination Farm. The couple is qualified eventing instructors with years of experience competing and instructing in the eventing disciplines. meetings will begin on Monday, June 21 at Triple Combination Farm, 9 a.m. Call Wendy Beach at 802-475-2150 for details
Gas station to pay $35,000 fine for fuel leak SOUTH BURLINGTON—The owners of the Gracey's Store gas station and convenience store on Williston Road in South Burlington, Slimain Handy's Convenience Stores, will pay a $35,000 penalty to the State of Vermont as a result of a gasoline leak from an underground storage tank that contaminated the soil and groundwater at the station. “We take the enforcement of our environmental laws seriously, particularly when it involves a release of a hazardous substance like gasoline,” Vermont Attorney Gen. William H. Sorrell said. “Because even a small amount of gasoline can cause serious environmental harm, owners of underground storage tanks must be vigilant in monitoring their tanks.”
Under the court approved settlement, Slimain Handy's Convenience Stores will pay the state $35,000 stemming from the release of gasoline from the store's underground storage tanks in October 2006. The leak contaminated the soil and groundwater at the corner of Williston and Hinesburg roads. The Attorney General's Office and the Agency of Natural Resources Underground Storage Tank Program sought the penalties in Washington Superior Court after the contaminated soil and groundwater were cleaned up following the leak.
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EAST MIDDLEBURY—A memorial service for U.S. Army veteran and MAUHS alumnus John W. Stevens III, age 56, who died in the Veteran’s Hospital in Oklahoma City, Ok., April 13, after a short illness, will be held at Valley Bible Church, East Middlebury, Saturday, June 5, at 3 p.m. Rev. Ed Wheeler will officiate.
BRIDPORT—A private graveside committal service and burial for Marianna Palmer Burke, who died Dec. 3, 2009, was held May 20 at the family lot, in Bridport Central Cemetery. Gary Stanley, officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
CVPS recognizes energy customers Central Vermont Public Service celebrated the success of CVPS Cow Power™ by recognizing the farms and customers who have helped make it one of the top renewable energy choice programs in the world. Honored by CVPS at a customer and farm appreciation event were the first six farms to produce Cow Power and the program’s top 10 commercial customers based on kilowatthour purchases. “Our Cow Power farms and customers are the true backbone of this program,” CVPS President Bob Young said. “Because of their participation and support, Cow Power has become a meaningful option for all CVPS customers who want to buy renewable energy and support the local farm economy.” Among the honorees were the Blue Spruce Farm, Pleasant Valley Farm, Green Mountain Dairy, Montagne Farm, Maxwell’s Neighborhood Farm and Gervais Family Farm. On the customer enrollment side, Green Mountain College, Long Trail Brewing Company, Mary Meyer Stuffed Toys,
Harrison Concrete Construction, Handy Automotive, Cobb Hill Cohousing, Middlebury College, Co-Operative Insurance Companies, Cas-Cad-Nac Farm and the Green Mountain National Forest were recognized for their significant voluntary support of the program. The Cow Power process is simple: manure and other agricultural waste are held in a sealed concrete tank at the same temperature as a cow’s stomach, 101 degrees. Naturally occurring bacteria digest the volatile components, creating methane and killing pathogens and weed seeds. The methane fuels an engine/generator which sends electricity onto the power grid. The process kills almost all manure odors, and provides a soft material for bedding animals. CVPS customers can choose to purchase the electricity at a premium of 4 cents per kWh which goes to participating farm producers, to purchase renewable energy credits when enough farm energy isn’t available, or to the CVPS Renewable Development Fund which provides grants to farm owners to develop on-farm generation. There are currently 3,640 customers enrolled in the program. Since the first farm came on-line in 2005, CVPS Cow Power™ has generated over 29 million kilowatt hours of clean, locally produced renewable electricity. On average, the six Cow Power farms produce about 1.4 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 1,660 average Vermont homes while removing over 16,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents from the atmosphere through methane destruction.
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Friday, May 28 BRANDON — Brandon Farmer’s Market, Running now until October 8th on Friday’s from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Central Park. 273-2655. VERGENNES — Onion River Entertainment will present an evening of terrific music beginning at 7 p.m. at the Vergennes Opera House. The Green Mountain Folk Revival will kick off Summer's fist holiday weekend with the music of Gordon Stone Band, Jeremy Harple and Creaky Trees. 802-838-3006.
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HINESBURG — Film at the Carpenter-Carse library at 7:30 p.m. Free, donations for library accepted. The Film: “Storm” by Hans-Christian Schmid. 540-661-2216. LINCOLN — Annual Lincoln Townwide Lawn Sale sponsored by Weathervane United Elderly Housing will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., rain or shine. 802-453-4280.
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Sunday, May 30 PITTSFORD— Amazing sale: remainder of estate, home baked goods, vegetable and house plants. Proceeds benefit local community fund, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Maclure Library. 802-483-0074. VERGENNES — Pancake breakfast and more at the Vergennes Dorchester Lodge F&AM on School Street, 7:30-10 a.m.
Wednesday, June 2 RUTLAND — Vermont Christian riders, a TEAM with Motorcyclists for Jesus Ministries meeting, 6 p.m. at Denny's. All welcome. RUTLAND — The Vermont Rental Property Owners Association monthly meeting in the conference room of the Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., 7 p.m. Kevin Loso of the Rutland Housing Authority will be the guest speaker. 802-7754351. RUTLAND — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice (RAVNAH) is offering a comprehensive cardiovascular/cholesterol health risk screening, including a total lipid profile and blood glucose at the RAVNAH office on 7 Albert Cree Drive at 8:30 a.m. Lipid Profile and Glucose is $30. 802-775-0568. WALLINGFORD — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Wallingford House at 10:30 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 802-775-0568.
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Saturday, June 5 CROWN POINT, N.Y. — Champlain Valley Flyers Club R/C Fly-In. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Airshow featuring R/C planes and helicopters. 802-758-2578. MIDDLEBURY — Watch as opera legend Patrice Munsel works with singers from Opera Company of Middlebury's "The Pearl Fishers." At Town Hall Theater at 2 p.m. 802-382-9222 for details. ORWELL — Orwell Free Library Annual Plant/Book/Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at library right on Main Street. 802-948-2049 for details. RUTLAND — Annual Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale9a.m. to noon. The sale will be held inside the Godnick Adult Center located at 1 Deer St. (off Woodstock Avenue).
Sunday, June 6 ESSEX JCT. — CUFF Cancer (Cops United For Fighting Caner) fundraiser for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta at Green Mountain Harley-Davidson, 157 Pearl St., 10-11:30 a.m. BBQ. $10 donation. 802-8784778. MIDDLEBURY — The Opera Company of Middlebury celebrates its Season with Bizet's early masterpiece "The Pearl Fishers". 802-382-9222 for details. MOUNT TABOR — The Green Mountain Harmony Farm Flea, Arts and Crafts Outdoor Market grand opening, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Sue and Elbert Crosby’s field on the corner of Mount Tabor Avenue and Route 7 South. RUTLAND — Rutland Dismas House conducts annual benefit dinner and auction, 802-775-5539 for details.
Monday, June 7 CASTLETON — The Castleton Community Center free nutrition and fitness program called Eating Better and Moving More, 9:30-10:30 a.m. 802-468-3093 for details. HINESBURG —Town of Hinesburg Route 116 Streetscape Meeting, conference room, town hall, 7-7:45 p.m. 802-482-2096 for questions. PITTSFORD — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Village Manor at 11:30 a.m. 802-7750568.
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CASTLETON CORNERS—Even before he graduated from Temple University Law School last week, Adam Tredwell— founder and co-owner of Vermont Vapor, Inc. of Castleton— was well on his way to being a successful entrepreneur. Tredwell’s Rutland County business started with a simple solution for millions of tobacco smokers worldwide: how to enjoy smoking without the risk of inhaling cancer-causing smoke, tars and related by-products? Tredwell, a Rutland High School Class of 1996 alumnus, developed his electronic cigarette, or e-cig, operation while still a college undergraduate. The business evolved at his mother ’s suggestion; she wanted to quit smoking and had learned about unusual electronic devices manufactured in communist China (although the Chinese-made liquids vaporized by the e-cigs to form the ersatz smoke are of very dubious quality and content). “You get the feeling of smoking without smoking,” he said. “My Vermont-made content is clean water vapor with a little citric acid and natural flavoring.” Tredwell and his mother, Linda Barker, manage the year-old corporation all by themselves. For Tredwell, it took focus, a creative product idea (a much needed smoking alternative), a clever marketing plan, a user-friendly website, and a genuine Vermont storefront to establish the business. He had already decided to find an al-
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Vaping From page 10 Yes, a user puffs on an e-cig, but the misty material expelled isn’t smoke—it’s nearly 100 percent water vapor. (The e-cig uses a mini, battery-powered atomizer, or vaporizer, to turn pure water, food-grade glycerin, and natural flavoring into a pseudo-smoking experience.) Thus, puffing on a Vermont Vapor e-cig is called “vaping”—short for vapor inhaling. And for many e-cig users who have failed to quit smoking tobacco through the use of foultasting nicotine chewing gum, cumbersome patches, even cold turkey fits, Vermont Vapor is a real lifesaver—literally. “What you're seeing is just the vapor—no smoke. There is nothing that is burned. It's the e-liquid in the cartridge which is heated by the atomizer when you draw on the e-cig. There is usually no odor at all except maybe from the flavors, which are never overpowering or objectionable,” Tredwell claims on the company website. Because he and his mother so passionately believe in the benefits of the e-cig as an alter-
native to smoking, Tredwell and Barker chose to begin selling them and make their own quality-controlled liquid product line. Vaping is clearly a viable alternative for smokers. While it’s not cheap to switch from mainstream cigarettes to e-cigs (try around $70 for a starter kit that includes two long-lasting ecigs, batteries, cartridges, A.C. battery charger, and starting liquid), the long-term costs of vaping are amazing compared to the hundreds of dollars spent monthly by traditional smokers—a cost that amounts to about $5 a week for heavy users. A single bottle of Vermont Vapor flavored vaping e-liquid will last the user many, many weeks depending on frequency. The e- cigarette is a high-tech alternative to smoking but it is not a smoking cessation device, Tredwell said. “Some people have quit smoking using the electronic cigarette but we make no such claims as to effectiveness for that purpose and e-cigs are not sold for that purpose,” he said. “At Vermont Vapor, all the liquid we sell is mixed entirely by us; we start with 100 percent pure food grade glycerine and add distilled water, nicotine (if you want it), and citric acid to balance the pH,” he said. “To this
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Nippon is focus of Sheldon Museum program MIDDLEBURY—On Tuesday, June 8, at noon, Douglas Brooks will present a lecture entitled “Building in the Japanese Spirit” offered at the Sheldon Museum in conjunction with the Sheldon’s current exhibit, “The Nature of Wood: Vermont Furniture and Woodware 1790 to the Present” has worked primarily as a boat builder, but also builds furniture and Japanese-style interiors. He has also worked as a timber framer and restoration carpenter. Brooks' interest in Japan has led to recent work building tansu, or Japanese cabinets. The pieces reflect both the complicated join-
ery and a unique aesthetic that are intrinsic to Japanese woodworking. He will share photographs drawn from a dozen trips to Japan. Brooks has traveled to Japan since 1990 to research traditional Japanese boat building, and has built boats with five Japanese masters. He is currently working on his third book on Japanese boat building. Bring a brown bag lunch; beverages and dessert provided. Fee: $2. The Sheldon Museum is located at 1 Park Street in Middlebury across from the Ilsley Public Library. For information call 388-2117.
Hiking club celebrates 100 years in Killington KILLINGTON—The Killington Section of the Green Mountain Club and the Inn at Long Trail will host a centennial celebration of the Green Mountain Club with a benefit dinner to be held at the historic Inn at Long Trail on Saturday, June 5, at 6 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the trail work of the club. The Green Mountain Club maintains the Long Trail, the oldest long distance trail in the United States which follows the Green Mountains through Vermont from Massa-
chusetts to the Canadian border. For more information and to make a reservation for the dinner, you can call the Inn at 802-775-7181 or sign up on the web site www.innatlongtrail.com. The Killington Section will also host a volunteer work day on the trail on June 5 and also will sponsor a local hike on Sunday June 6. Contact Kathleen Krevetski at 802-7791485.
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Three Panthers earn honors Three members of the Middlebury College women's lacrosse team have been named to the All-Pilgrim Region team by the IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association). Senior Dana Heritage (Cheshire, Conn.), junior Chase Delano (Greenwich, Conn.) and sophomore Lily Nguyen (Oakland, Calif.) all earned first-team honors. The group helped lead the Panthers to an 8-7 overall record, with a trip to the NESCAC Tournament. Heritage capped an impressive fouryear career at Middlebury, leading the team with 38 goals and 47 points to go along with her nine assists. The first-
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GUESTVIEWPOINT A monument to thee
group of local Middlebury officials, residents, and historians have recently created the Middlebury Centerpiece Committee to flush out plans for a monument to stand in the soon-to-be built roundabout on the Main Street side of the Cross Street Bridge. “Committee members believe the monument should be ‘substantial’ in size because the roundabout will be considered a second ‘pole’ of the downtown.”
According to the committee, the purpose of the monument would be to either: 1. provide a gateway to the college 2. celebrate getting the Cross Street Bridge built after a half-century of trying. 3. commemorate the 250th anniversary (in 2011) of the town charter 4. or make a statement of civic pride. What could argue for each purpose? A question worth examining.
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should we dedicate a monument to it? 3. Selectman Victor Nuovo, who happens to lead this committee as well as the town selectboard, has said that perhaps this centerpiece "commemorates the town—the fact that we've been here 250 years in this place...” Imagine that: 250 years. But in the light of day, that doesn't give Middlebury any real distinction. When how many years you've been around is the measure of things, you have to go to a place like the Eternal City, Roma, which has been around since at least 753 B.C. Even if you stayed within the confines of America, you'd have to go to Jamestown or St. Augustine as locations that deserve a monument based on time. The mere fact that a town has lasted 250 years is a bronze plaque mounted
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prominently on its town hall. 4. Erecting a monument as a symbol of civic pride is an interesting idea. It’s sort of like raising a monument to ourselves. What is a town but those who live in it? So to say we're proud of our town says we're proud of ourselves. But if we don't celebrate ourselves, who will? The next generation surely won't, they will be busy celebrating themselves and forget all about us. Besides, some people might think that the level of civic pride required for a monument of "substantial" size would by necessity need to be inflated. How else could you explain, to prove the point, the crumbling pavement and railing along the sidewalk that runs in front of Otter Creek Books and Green Mountain Apparel. Is it probably a safety hazard or practically a landmark? Either way, it's still a thorn in the side of civic pride. Well, no matter the purpose. Someone can think something up. In the meantime, it will be a substantial monument and it won't cost us a thing. It will all be financed by donations and grant money. Nothing wrong with donations. People are still free (as of this writing) to give their money to whatever purpose he or she wants. But for it to
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be a true donation, it should be given without benefit of some tax deduction. There's nothing more self-serving than a bunch of people forming a cause that qualifies to give donors a tax deduction and then giving to it. Grants are a different matter. A lot of people refer to grants as so-called free money, but of course there is no such thing. The government gets its grant money from us through taxes. The government is banking on our short attention span, so that by the time they give some of it back in the form of “grants” we will have forgotten that it was ours in the first place. Meantime, our taxes keep going up—in part to help finance all these so-called giveaway grants of “free” money. Bottom line: Some Joe Schmoe making $7.25 an hour elsewhere could find his hardearned tax money used to pay for Middlebury’s monument. Schmoes across the country are building little grant-funded monuments for people in celebration of themselves. Is this a great country or what? To be fair, there are also grants that come from private foundations. It’s a very interesting how that works, too. Wealthy corporations, trusts and individuals form private foundations and give away money. And they say Americans are greedy? Okay, it's true that these organizations are required to distribute 5 percent of their total assets each year to maintain tax-exempt status. This means they have to give away money. By giving away some money, they save more money for themselves and have the additional benefit of appearing to be civically generous. Truth is, because those wealthy corporations, trusts, and individuals save taxes, the government has to raise taxes for the rest of us to make up for the difference. So in a way, we're still paying for the “free money” grants a select few are getting. Is that what is called “fair”? It could be argued that the grant business has a good side—it creates jobs. Jobs for people to make up forms, fill out forms, write grant proposals, read grant proposals, make presentations and play Santa Claus. Even “free” money is limited, so there has to be a process to see who deserves it more then the other guy. Maybe that's why it's called a grant because someone, somewhere is the decision-maker and like a king he or she grants the chosen some free money. The biggest concern Middlebury should have is how the whole thing looks. Not the monument itself, but the act of spending money on something completely unnecessary when Vermont herself is having money problems. The state legislature just got through agonizing over how to cut the budget. Middlebury will appear to be blind, deaf, and pretentious. Maybe that's it! That’s the purpose the committee is looking for. Okay, problem solved. Meanwhile, does anyone want to donate money to fix that downtown Middlebury sidewalk? —Flip Bradford Writer Flip Bradford lives in Middlebury. His work has appeared in several Vermont publications. Views expressed by the writer are not necessarily those of the management and staff of New Market Press Newspapers.
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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.
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 email@example.com CAVALRY CHAPEL - 300 Cornerstone, Williston. 872-5799 MARANATHA CHRISTIAN CHURCH - 1037 S. Brownell Rd., Williston. 862-2108
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
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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
HOPE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP - Meets at Bridport Community Hall. Bridport, VT • 759-2922 • Rev. Kauffman. Sunday 9am, 10:30am, evening bible study.
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The Eagle, a New Market Press Publication. New Market Press inconjuntion with Denton Publications produces ten community weekly publications...