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On June 24, at 12:20 p.m., Vermont State Police troopers were dispatched to the area of Route 22A and Mountain Road Extension in Addison for a road-rage incident. Addison County 911 dispatcher advised troopers that a firearm had been Edwin C. brandished and subGerlack sequently discharged by an operator of a vehicle. No injuries were reported. The complainant was willing to give a statement to state police. The suspect, Edwin C. Gerlack, age 49, of Essex was taken into custody without incident. Gerlack admitted to discharging the pistol in self defense but told troopers that he did not point or shoot it at Kristin Juliano of Burlington; Gerlack claimed he just discharged the weapon as a warning to her. No other details are available. Gerlack was found to be under the influence of alcohol and had a BAC of .250 percent. The firearm was a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol.

Teen charged in CVU bomb threat From Eagle Staff & News Reports Hinesburg Police said Justin Rich of St. George, age 17, a student at Champlain Valley Union High School, was charged with making a bomb threat to the school June 3. After a coordinated investigation, Rich was identified and interviewed by police. Police said he admitted making the threat through a statement to Hinesburg P.D. Deputy Chief Fred Silber. As a result of the bomb threat, the school was evacuated and closed June 3—at considerable public expense considering the various law enforcement, fire, and emergency agencies mobilized at the time. Key agencies involved included the Vermont State Police, Shelburne Police Department, the Hinesburg Fire Department . The Hinesburg Highway Department also aided the investigation. Charges against Rich are pending. He is currently in the custody of his parents.

Following is a list of Fourth of July events in The Eagle’s circulation area. All events take place Saturday, July 4, unless otherwise noted. Towns not listed do not hold July 4 events. Brandon: •July 3: Independence Day Celebration With Live Music and Street Dance. First annual street dance will be in back of Central Park with Fourth of July music by D.J. Derrick Cram. There will be food vendors starting at 5 p.m. Location: Central Park, U.S. Route 7 and Vermont Route 73 and Route 73 E. Time: 6-10 p.m. Information: 247-3275. •July 4: Brandon Independence Day Celebration with Parade and Fireworks. The celebration includes music, activities, parade, and fireworks at dusk. Held in downtown Brandon with fireworks at Park Village. Activities start at 10 a.m. Parade starts at 1 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. For details call 247-6401 or visit www.brandon.org. Bristol: •July 3: 6 p.m.-dusk, fireworks held at the Bristol Recreation Field near MAUHS. Event includes games, vendors, music, crafts., and an auto raffle. •July 4: 7:30 a.m., Bristol Road Race, for details call 453-3856; 8 a.m. Bristol July 4 Parade line up, starts at 10:30 a.m. downtown, for details call 453-2278. This year ’s parade theme is “400 years of Champlain”; Outhouse Race starts at 9 a.m., for details call 453-3751. After the parade: town green activities include live music, food, and crafts, for details or to reserve a display table call 453-4877. The public is invited to American Legion Post 19’s Open House event, July 35, for details call 453-2951.

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A bridge too far—gone? A new agreement but no clear plans From Eagle Staff & News Reports The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced last week the finalization of a bi-state agreement between New York and Vermont for the progression of a project to rehabilitate or replace the Lake Champlain Bridge—with either a new bridge or a ferry boat—spanning Lake Champlain between Crown Point, N.Y. and Chimney Point, Vt. No work is planned until 2013, four years after the Champlain Quadricentennial. Tourists to both states this summer will cross a rusting bridge in need of serious repair. Exposed masonry rebar is visible in places on

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The Champlain Bridge’s crumbling masonry piers and exposed rusting rebar as seen from Chimney Point. The bridge was constructed during the 1920s when Vermonter Calvin Coolidge was in the White House. Eagle photo

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Attorney Gen. William Sorrell announced last week that the Vermont Attorney General’s Office has completed a review of the police-shooting incident that occurred on Nov. 17, 2008, in Bristol. The office concluded, as a matter of law, that Vermont State Police Sgt. Stephen McNamara was legally justified in the use of deadly force when he discharged his firearm twice at Charles Cantin. The legal standard for the use of deadly force is whether the officer reasonably believed that he or a third party was in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury, and that deadly force was nec-

essary to respond to that threat. The incident took place during the evening of Nov. 17, 2008, at 38 North St. in Bristol. Vermont State Police Sgt. Stephen McNamara, Trooper Peter Dempsey and Bristol Police Officer Ed Shepard were involved in attempting to locate Charles Cantin. McNamara and Dempsey were advised that Cantin was having mental health issues and was seeking to obtain a weapon. They then received information that an unknown individual had entered a second-floor apartment in Bristol. Given the information they had, it was reasonable to infer

that this individual was Cantin. McNamara and Dempsey went to the apartment building and ascended the narrow stairwell towards the door of the apartment. As they reached the small landing at the top of the stairs, Cantin opened the door holding what was ultimately determined to be a golf club in his left hand. Cantin was extremely agitated and non-compliant with the troopers’ requests. Dempsey pepper-sprayed Cantin. Cantin then swung the golf club toward McNamara and Dempsey twice striking the wall and door frame.McNamara believed that he and Dempsey were in danger of serious bodily in-

jury or death and shot twice, striking Cantin in the hand. Cantin was subsequently taken into custody. Cantin was eventually charged with Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer and Burglary and is being prosecuted by the Addison County State’s Attorney. Under the facts of this case, the Sorrel’s office concluded that McNamara was reasonable in his belief that he was in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury when he fired at Cantin who was swinging a golf club at his head in an enclosed space. Given the serious threat, McNamara’s use of deadly force was reasonable and justified.

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Richmond bridge reopens Stimulus dollars funded project From Eagle Staff & News Reports June 23 was a day to celebrate in Richmond. After months of major repairs to the Bridge Street Bridge—repairs that made routing automobile traffic through town a major nuisance—the reworked span was finally opened to drivers. Gov. Jim Douglas made a personal appearance to officially reopen the bridge and include public remarks about the use of federal stimulus funds for overdue repairs to Vermont’s crumbling highway and bridge infrastructure. Completion of the Richmond bridge project marks Vermont’s first use of federal taxpayer funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Douglas was joined by Vermont Agency of Transportation Secretary David Dill, Federal Highway Administration Deputy Vermont Administrator Larry Dwyer, Richmond Selectboard Chairman Pete Parent and numerous Richmond residents to celebrate the opening of the Richmond Bridge Street Bridge, which unoffically reopened for traffic June 19. “I want to thank the Agency of Transportation, Federal Highway and the Town of Richmond for their cooperation and hard work to get this project done so quickly,” said Douglas. “The quick and wise deployment of ARRA funds will help us make much needed and long overdue improvements to our transportation infrastructure. They will also give our economy a much needed boost during our construction season.” Vermont was awarded $125.8 million in highway and bridge funding through

Richmond’s Bridge Street Bridge officially reopend last week. It marked Vermont’s first use of 2009 federal stimulus funds. Photo by J. Kirk Edwards

the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as the Federal Economic Stimulus Bill. Rehabilitating the troubled Richmond Bridge was Vermont’s first transportation project to utilize stimulus funds and create jobs. The long anticipated bridge opening occurred ahead of schedule and allowed the agency of transportation to meet its promise of having traffic back over the bridge before the town’s Fourth of July celebrations. “Thanks to ARRA and our

work with transportation leaders in the Legislature, during this construction season we’ll have over $103 million in transportation infrastructure projects happening all across Vermont,” the governor continued. “That’s why I want to remind the traveling public to slow down and pay close attention when driving through work zones and construction areas.”

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July 4 From page 1 Burlington: •July 3: See the City of Burlington’s “Independence Day Celebration”full-color special insert in the June 27 issue of The Eagle. If you lost or already recycled your free copy, you can request another one by calling 3886397. Charlotte: •July 11: Charlotte Town Party held on the town green. Events run 11 a.m.-2 p.m. including a book sale, parade, vendors, food at the fire station, senior center art show, and fun children’s activities at the historic Quinlan School House on the green. Granville: •Independence Day Celebration with barbecue and fireworks. The Granville Fire Department will coordinate July 4 fireworks show following a fair including all participating local businesses and a barbecue hosted by the Moss Glen Grange. Located near D’s Doghouse on Route 100 on the Air Port Flat. For details, call 767-3027. Hinesburg: •July 3: Hilly Hobble Foot Race starts at 6 p.m. at the corner of Buck Hill Road and Route 116. All runners finish at Veterans Park. •July 4 events start at 9 a.m. with Book Sale at Hinesburg Town Hall. Hinesburg Parade at 11 a.m. starts on Route 116 through downtown. Daylong activities end with townwide fireworks at the Hinesburg Central School at dusk. Visit the St. Jude Parish Food Stand with hot dogs, juices, sodas, teas and water. This year ’s July 4 theme is “The Best Thing about Living in Hinesburg”.

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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 35 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, and gently to the left for two solid taps, would release the clicker

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discovered the first pulsars and gamma ray bursts in space. One reason to explain Capella’s exceptional brightness is the fact that the star we see from Earth is not a single sun, but four neighboring stellar objects made up of two binary pairs. So, Capella is, correctly, a four star system. Let’s take a look at the complex Capella star system— The first couple consists of very bright twin type-G giant stars (like Sun). But both G stars have a stellar radius nearly 10 times the Sun’s making them giant Gs. This first stellar pair orbit near each other. The stars in pair 1 are believed to be on the verge of swelling into red giants. What appears to be happening with pair 1 is exactly what the future of our Gtype star will be like. Capella pair 2, orbiting 10,000 AUs (short for astronomical units; 1 AU equals 93 million miles) from the first pair, are red dwarfs. The Capella system was the first group of astronomical objects to be imaged by an optical interferometer; its portrait was captured by the British Cambridge Optical Aperture Synthesis Telescope in 1995. One fact about the Capellan system that astronomers find fascinating is that it is a source of deadly X-rays. While researchers aren’t clear what’s generating the X-rays, some experts have suggested that the corona

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 long-slung springsprung “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 10pound bag load for more stuff we don’t need, for the old toeclicker 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 rustyd@pshift.com. 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

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When one star equals four here are lots of stars in the visible universe that stagger the imagination based on sheer size or mass, such as Betelguese or the Pistol Star (discovered in 1990 using the Hubble Space Telescope). Others stars are fascinating for their awesome flaming gas streams, such as Beta Lyrae or for their odd pairings and strange orbital dances, such as Capella. Capella was first recorded by the vanished Mesopotamian Akkadian culture in the 20th century B.C. Let’s take a look at Capella, also known by its astronomical name Alpha Aurigae, which turns out to be a complex system of four suns—not one. For those curious in name origins, the name capella is derived from the Latin vulgate meaning “she-goat”. This star system’s identification with a she-goat goes back through the mists of time. Capella, which appears as a bright yellow star, is visible in the night sky right now (see accompanying sky map). It is the brightest star in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer, and the third-brightest star seen in the northern sky—Arcturus and Vega are brighter. Up until about the year 158,000 B.C., Capella was no. 1 in brightness in the northern night sky but thanks to changes in its magnitude in prehistory, Capella was pushed from the top of the heap. When you gaze at Capella you are looking across a gulf 42 light years. The light you see from Capella today left its surface in the year 1967, the same year three brave Apollo 1 astronauts—Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee— died in a fire on a Cape Canaveral launch pad and the same year astronomers

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of the system’s most massive star is the source. In addition to the pairs of stars already mentioned, Capella has six more visual companions—other suns that appear very close to Capella in the sky through an amateur telescope. However, these stars are not believed to be close enough to Capella to be included as part of the Capellan system. For those of us who live in the north, beautiful Capella is a year-round jewel in the night sky—it never sets. It is always visible from the northern United States. What’s in the Sky: Look for the bright star system of Capella in the northeastern sky after midnight this week. The planets Venus and Mars join Capella in the northeast on July 4 at 3 a.m. (see sky map courtesy of J. Kirk Edwards). Louis Varricchio, M.Sc., is a former NASA senior science writer. He is NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador in Vermont and a second lieutenant in the U.S. Civil Air Patrol’s Rutland Composite Squadron.

hen we celebrate the Fourth of July this year, we should remember the contributions made by Vermonters in the fight for independence. In his “History of Vermont,” Walter Crockett made reference to Ethan Allen and the capture of Fort Ticonderoga in 1775. Crockett wrote, “The first surrender of a British fortress in the long struggle for American Independence was made to Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, and in the history of the military affairs of the United States the capture of Ticonderoga hedged the list as the first important aggressive movement in the Revolutionary War.” Charles Jellison, in “Ethan Allen: Frontier Rebel,” wrote that Ticonderoga, “Must be considered a major military victory, for it drastically altered the power potential in the northern colonies and may very well have meant the difference between success and failure for the Revolutionary cause.” In the winter of 1775-76, George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, found himself short of military equipment needed to drive the British out of Boston. Henry Knox, colonel of the artillery, suggested to Washington that captured military supplies from Crown Point and Ticonderoga could be transported to Boston. Washington, in a letter to Knox, wrote the following: “You're to immediately examine into the state of the artillery of this army, and take an account of the cannon, mortars, shells, lead and ammunition that are wanting. The want to them is so great that no trouble or expense must be spared to obtain.” In December of 1775, Knox removed heavy

military equipment from Ticonderoga. He floated the supplies on Lake George, and then transported the equipment by land with 42 sleds and 81 yoke of oxen. When these supplies reached Boston in March 1776, the British decided to evacuate and Washington’s military strategy prevailed. The following excerpt was printed in Earle Newton’s “The Vermont Story”: “Fort Ticonderoga's immortal guns go to General George Washington ... in the winter of 1776 ... over hundreds of miles of roadless, trackless, snow-clad mountains and valleys, through thick forest, over ice-covered lakes and rivers … on sledges pulled by oxen … in the charge of General Knox and his artillery men in their red-trim regimentals, who deliver the guns at Dorchester Heights. There, roaring down at the enemy, they drive him out of Boston Town.” The next year, in 1777, Vermonters fought with valor at the Battle of Bennington. Edward Conant said that the battle led to the British surrender of Saratoga, often referred to as one of the decisive battles in the history of the world. Washington was impressed by the fighting qualities of Vermonters, and

was of great assistance to our joining the Union. On Jan. 15, 1777, Vermont declared its independence from Great Britain and New York. Vermont's Declaration, influenced by the American Declaration, stated that “we will, at all times, consider ourselves as a free and independent state and the people have an inherent right of ruling.” The Vermont Declaration went on to support the War of Independence. While Vermont fought to win American independence, she was not admitted into the Union until 1791, 14 years later, to become the 14th state. The American Declaration of Independence proved a great example for Vermont to follow. When we celebrate the Fourth of July, we should remember the role of Vermonters in a revolution that changed the course of history. Vermont State Sen. Bill Doyle (R) is the vice chairman of the Vermont Senate Education Committee, vice chairman of the Vermont Senate Government Operations Committee and senate minority leader. He teaches government history at Johnson State College.

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The Vergennes Area Rescue Squad will celebrate its 40th anniversary Celebration July 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., rain or shine at 106 Panton Rd. (next to Goodrich) in Vergennes. Free food, face painting, games, activities, informational booths, ambulance and station tours, and live musical entertainment by Josh Brooks. Donations will be accepted but the public event will be free.

Grand Isle plans fireworks The Annual Grand Isle County Fireworks Extravaganza will be held on Friday, July 3, at Knight Point State Park in North Hero. This community event is presented by the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, the Islands Center for Arts and Recreation and the Lake Champlain Islands Chamber. The fireworks are free. For details, call at 372-4531.

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Perry completes basic Army National Guard Pvt. Michael R. Perry has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Linda Winney of Burlington. The private is a 2008 graduate of Burlington High School.

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Student in Alpha Alpha Psi Israel Provoncha of Bristol was among 50 University of Vermont students recently initiated into the Alpha Alpha Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society. Provoncha is a senior majoring in history and minoring in secondary education and Vermont studies.

Local students on dean’s list Drew University has named the following students to its dean’s list for the Spring 2009 semester: Anna Forman of Richmond and Kyler Robinson of Shelburne. In order to qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.4 or above, which is equivalent to a B+ or better.

St. George student in honor society The Alpha Alpha Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society, inducted University of Vermont student Nicholas Gingrow of Saint George into its membership at an Honors Day Ceremony in April. Gingrow is a junior majoring in history and business and minoring in geography.

Births A girl born May 22, Mia Ruth Lawson, to Jared and Jessica (Chapman) Lawson of Bristol. A girl born June 6, Danyka Marion Manning, to Demetra Manning and Ryan Cushing of Milton. A girl born June 19, Sophie Louise Brankman Gibbs, to Emma Gibbs and Matthew Brankman of Grayling, AK. A girl born June 24, Alyssa Mae Smith, to Tom Smith and Crystal Weeks of Bridport. A boy born June 24, Lucas Scott Boyd, to Lisa Gauvin and Adiran Barber of Center Rutland. If you have questions, or to submit birth announcements, please call Leslie at 388-6397 or e-mail at addisoneagle@myfairpoint.net.

VoiceYourOpinion The Eagle welcomes letters to the editor. • Letters can be sent to its offices at The Addison Eagle, Attn: Op-Ed & Letters Editor, 16 Creek Road, Suite 5A, Middlebury, VT 05753-0473 • Or e-mailed to lou.varrichio@myfairpoint.net • Letters can also be submitted online at www.denpubs.com Letters should not exceed 300 words and must be signed and include a telephone number for verification. New Market Press reserves the right to edit letters for length and/or content. Letters deemed inappropriate will be rejected. Endorsement letters for announced political candidates are not accepted.

newmarketpress@denpubs.com Vermont’s own Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4, and three other presidents (John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe) died on that day. July 4 is also a significant day for 42year-old Jewish accountant Matt Friedman, the hero of the Saint Michael’s Playhouse production of “Talley’s Folly”. On July 4, 1944, Matt tries to win 31year-old Methodist Sally Talley’s heart. Although Matt (John Patrick Hayden) hopes that he can “waltz” to success with Sally (Abby Lee), he realizes that his wooing may result in some unwelcome Independence Day fireworks. Sally’s conservative father sees Matt as “more dangerous than Roosevelt himself,” and Sally’s bigoted brother Buddy has threatened Matt with a shotgun. Sally herself does not exactly race into Matt’s arms. To her, he is “one total, living loose screw.” Matt’s waltz may require quite complicated choreography. Matt’s courtship of Sally takes place in a dilapidated, moonlit Victorian boathouse built by Sally’s “Uncle Whistler” on the Talley farm in Missouri. The uncle wanted to build a gazebo, but when Sally’s father deemed a gazebo a “frivolity,” the uncle constructed the gingerbreaded boathouse instead. Although the boathouse came to be called “Talley’s Folly,” Uncle Whistler didn’t mind at all. According to Sally, her uncle “did exactly what he wanted

Red, white and blue: Patrick Hayden and Abby Lee, the stars of “Talley's Folly”. to do. He was the healthiest member of the family.” Is Matt Friedman Sally Talley’s folly? Can they come together despite their disparate backgrounds and amid fierce ethnic prejudice and intolerance? Will their deep, dark secrets prevent their union? In 97 minutes, “Talley’s Folly” tells the tale. Lanford Wilson won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for his romantic drama. July 4 is our most American holiday,

and the New York Times has acclaimed Wilson as the “one living playwright whose rebel voice, at once expansive and compassionate, rates being called America’s own.” “Talley’s Folly” will be at the McCarthy Arts Center fthrough July 11. There will be only one show, a 2 pm matinee, on July 4. For tickets and other information, call 654-3281 or visit academics.smcvt.edu/playhouse.

Shelburne Farms restoring grand gardens By Rosalyn Graham newmarketpress@denpubs.com Barbara Israel, a noted authority on historic garden ornament and one of the foremost experts in the field, will provide an overview of the restoration project of the grand Italianate gardens now underway at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne. Israel’s July 16 appearance, with accompanying lecture, is part of a benefit event at Shelburne Farms. Israel founded Barbara Israel Garden Antiques in 1985 and is recognized as an authority whose antiques have been featured in many national publications and television programs. She is the author of “Antique Garden Ornament: Two Centuries of American Taste”, a detailed history of garden ornament in American between 1740 and 1940. The benefit garden lecture and lunch will begin with a tour of the ongoing preservation work in the formal gar-

BAND OF BROTHERS— Vermont members of Disbabled American VeteransChapter 21, Ron Martin of Cornwall and Gerald DeGray of Middlebury, with his wife Lorette, took a refreshing scenic cruise around the shore of Lake Champlain aboard the M.V. Northern Lights June 25. The cruise, created especially for local U.S. veterans and their families, kicked off the DAV State Convention held at the Sheraton Hotel in South Burlington. Photo by J. Kirk Edwards

A garden wall gets structure repairs at the Inn at Shelburne Farms. dens of the historic Webb family home, now the Inn at Shelburne Farms. Following lunch, Israel will present a visual tour of grand Italianate gardens from the period 1895 to 1940 including Kykuit, the Rockefeller mansion in

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Dear Shopper, Many grocery stores offer store coupons that can be electronically loaded to your store’s shopper loyalty card. Here’s how it works. If your store offers electronic coupons, visit the store’s Web site and look for the coupon area. You’ll be prompted to input the number of your shopper loyalty card. If it’s your first time visiting the site, you may also be asked to register for a free account. Once you sign in, a list of current coupons will appear. At some grocery chains, the coupons that appear on your screen are tailored to you, based on your purchase history collected through use of your loyalty card. If you’ve purchased diapers in the past you might receive discounts on other baby items. If you’ve purchased pet food you may see coupons for pet treats and supplies. You also may receive discounts for a brand that competes directly with a product that you purchase regularly. At other grocery chains, all Web site visitors are offered the same selection of electronic coupons. Regardless of how a store determines the assortment of coupons available to you, loading them onto your shopper ’s card is quite simple. Typically, the store’s Web site either loads all of the available coupons to your card automatically or it will prompt you to click the specific offers you’d like to add. Once they’re added, you’re ready to shop! You don’t even need to print the page from the Web site; the discounts will register automatically when your card is scanned at the register. Ready for the best part of electronic coupons? Because they’re tied to your shopper ’s card they function as store coupons, so you can “stack” manufacturer coupons on top

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Dear Jill, Do you ever have problems with cashiers? I went to the store yesterday with some coupons I printed from the Internet and the cashier told me they didn’t take Internet coupons. But I printed the coupons right from the store’s own Web site. Is there anything I can do? Dear Shopper, I’ve heard this question from other shoppers. I, too, have gone to the store with a fistful of Internet coupons, ready to slash my grocery bill dramatically, only to hear “We don’t take Internet coupons.” This can be frustrating to a shopper who knows that the store has always taken them in the past and, as you said, the store offers the printable coupons on its own Web site. So what’s a shopper to do? The answer can be found in the store’s own coupon policy. Many stores publish their coupon policies online so that shoppers can read them before coming to the store. If your store doesn’t have its policy online e-mail them and ask for a copy or ask for one at the customer service counter when you visit the store. Coupon policies are a shopper ’s best friend. They outline almost everything you could ever want to know about coupons. Does the store double coupons? Does it accept Internet coupons? Are there limits on how many coupons a shopper can use? Armed with these answers, you’ll be better prepared to shop at your favorite store. In many cases, you’ll also learn what I suspect is true in your case – that the store does accept Internet coupons (especially if the store offers them on its own site!) It appears that your cashier was simply confused about the store’s policy. © CTW Features Jill Cataldo, a coupon workshop instructor, writer and mother of three, never passes up a good deal. Learn more about couponing at her Web site, www.super-couponing.com. E-mail your own couponing victories and questions to jill@ctwfeatures.com.

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offices open July 3 Plan under way to attract bioscience industry Post Some offices will close at noon Gov. Jim Douglas attended the kickoff event for the Vermont Biosciences Alliance last week. The Vermont Biosciences Alliances is a partnership of businesses that make-up Vermont’s growing bioscience industry as well as academic partners from the higher education community. “It is great to see business leaders from the bioscience community coming together to support one another,” Douglas said. “These cutting-edge employers will play a leading role in our economic recovery and provide great job opportunities for Vermonters.” The Vermont Biosciences Alliance launched its efforts at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, a member of the alliance, at its Colchester campus. The members discussed ways to encourage “angel funding” for biotechnology and life science business ventures; industry relationships to support and fund research; valuing

and commercializing intellectual capital; and other ways to grow successful technology based businesses in Vermont. “In recent years, Vermont has made progress in laying the foundation to support technology-based businesses,” the governor said. “But we have a lot more work to do to encourage growth and job creation in the technology sector of our economy,” he added. Douglas has made economic development and job creation a top priority and he has asked the legislature to do the same. Late last year, the governor proposed several initiatives, including a research and development tax credit, to spur economic activity and help Vermont emerge from the global recession. Douglas also proposed using $17.1 million in State Fiscal Stabilization Funds (SFSF) from the federal stimulus to invest exclusively in economic development over two years. These

funds were meant to support technology and small business loans, seed capital funding and early stage business support as part of his SmartVermont initiatives. While the Legislature agreed with some of the Governor ’s proposals, they invested less than half of the funds for year this year on in job creation – instead using this one-time money to pay for on-going government expenditures. The Vermont Legislature’s budget seriously under-funds several key economic development initiatives this year. “We need to support existing employers and offer incentives to encourage new companies to locate and expand here. If we want to emerge from this recession with a strong and robust economy, we need to get focused on job creation strategies that support employers,” Douglas said.

Who determines Vermont’s best milk? Vermont’s best quality milk. The nominees are judged on records provided by their milk handlers and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets. The nominees provided a milk samples that were judged on flavor. •Laurence and Alice Allen Wells River National Farmers Organization/Organic Certificate of Nomination •Andersonville Dairy LLP, Robert Young & Mark Rodgers West Glover Agri-Mark, Inc. Certificate of Nomination Lowest Pasteurized Count •Michael and Kellie Belisle Highgate St. Albans Co-op Certificate of Nomination •Dale and Alma Briggs Addison St. Albans Co-op Certificate of Nomination Best Flavor (Tie) and Lowest P.I. Count •Thomas Debevoise and Laurie Livingston S. Woodstock Agri-Mark Certificate of Nomination Third Runner up for Highest Milk Quality Award & Best Flavor (Tie) •Rene Fournier and Son Farm, Inc. Swanton Dairy Farmers of America/CROPP Organic Cooperative Certificate of Nomination •Ron and Carol Gordon

Grand Isle St. Albans Co-op Certificate of Nomination •David and Tina Houde St. Johnsbury Dairylea/Horizon Organic Certificate of Nomination Secnd Runner up for Highest Milk Quality Award •Andy and Mateo Kehler–Jasper Hill Farm Greensboro Independent Farmstead Cheesemaker Certificate of Nomination Lowest Standard Plate Count •Jockey Street Dairy LLC–Fred and Sandra Stone Pawlet Agri-Mark, Inc. Certificate of Nomination •Stephen/Patricia/Nick/ Andrew/Taylor Meyer – North Hardwick Dairy LLC Hardwick

St. Albans Co-op/ CROPP Organic Cooperative Certificate of Nomination Highest Quality Milk Award for Vermont, Lowest Somatic Cell Count •Patrick and Karen O’Donnell Westfield St. Albans Co-op Certificate of Nomination •Kenneth and Beverly Robinson Robin’s Nest Farm St. Johnsbury Agri-Mark, Inc. Certificate of Nomination First Runner-Up for Highest Quality Milk Award •Allen Savage Orwell Dairy Marketing Services Certificate of Nomination •Lee and Lisa Terrier Middlebury Dairy Farmers of America Certificate of Nomination.

New one-sticker Vermont registration starts July 1 Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Bonnie Rutledge announced that effective July 1, the DMV will issue just one registration sticker to all vehicles. Currently, the DMV issues two stickers, one for each license plate. The new one-sticker system calls for the single sticker to be applied to the rear plate of the vehicle to be legal. A vehicle, however, is still required to have two license plates: one attached to the front and one attached to the back. The move from two registration stickers to one registration sticker is a cost-savings measure adopted by the Vermont Legislature as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 Transportation Bill. Starting July 1, vehicle registration renewals will be issued with one registration sticker printed with the vehicle’s registration information and the second sticker will be printed with the word “void”. The single-sticker requirement does not affect the number of license plates required on a vehicle. Vehicles that currently require two plates—such as cars, trucks and buses— will continue to require two plates. The single registration sticker, however, must be placed on the rear plate to be legal. Department of Motor Vehicle fees will increase on July 1. Welcome

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All Vermont post offices will be open Friday, July 3, however, some will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. Regular mail delivery for this day will be unaffected by the change. Revised hours will be posted at each post office and commercial customers are asked to check with their bulk mail acceptance unit for July 3 hours of operation. Customers may call 1-800-ASK-USPS for information about specific Post Offices. In addition, mail should be deposited into blue collection mailboxes by noon for early pick-up on this date. Customers requiring postal services later that day are encouraged to contact their local postmaster. Post Offices will be closed Saturday, July 4, and there will be no regular mail delivery except for Express Mail. All post offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume Monday, July 6.

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ic farming; many incurred significant debt in transitioning to certified organic production and are still working to refine organic grazing systems and animal management practices essential to profitable organic milk production. To date, one of Vermont’s certified dairy producers has sold the herd for financial reasons; two organic dairy producers have lost milk buyer contracts to produce organic milk. The coming months will be especially difficult for many organic producers until consumer demand for organic dairy products, and farm milk checks, recover. In 2009, as it does every year, NOFA Vermont’s Dairy and Livestock Technical Assistance Program offers services and workshops designed to help organic dairy producers improve their organic farm practices and income. Onfarm consultation services include business planning, farm energy audit-

place the bridge, would be tentatively planned for 2013. The 80-year-old bridge accommodates approximately 3,400 vehicles per day. There was no information provided by either state regarding the daily vehicle capacity of a ferry boat. The existing structure is a combination of a throughtruss, deck-truss and deck plate girders measuring 2,184 feet in length on 14 spans. Vermont State Rep. Chris Bray (D), whose legislative district includes the Vermont side of the bridge, said he has been kept up-to-date on the recent agreement. When asled how many local residents use the bridge daily, Bray said, “As I have heard, there are quite few Middlebury College and Agrimark employees who commute from New York (via the bridge).” Officials of each state said they recognize the significance of the bridge—but there is no certainty that the classic 1920s structure will remain after 2013. “The agreement requires the states to consider all reasonable alternatives to rehabilitate or replace the bridge, including replacement of the bridge with a ferry,” according to James C. Boni, project manager with the New York State Department of Transportation. The least appealing option, at least to some local residents and commuters, is a speculative ferry boat option.

ing and information about cost-cutting practices. NOFA Vermont’s Dairy and Livestock Program provides information about available low-cost loan and cost-sharing programs. Advanced technical workshops for organic farmers are regularly offered on all aspects of organic dairying, including milk quality, animal health and nutrition, grain and forage production, farm budgeting, pasture and grazing systems, on-farm composting and herd housing. A full series of summer workshops is planned. For more information about this summer ’s workshops and services offered by NOFA Vermont’s Dairy and Livestock Technical Assistance Program, visit NOFA Vermont’s webpage, www.nofavt.org, or call NOFA Vermont in Richmond at 802-244-6446.

The distance at the bridge site is short and daily commuter costs, as well as delays in queing for a vessel, would likely make this the least appealing option among local residents. An added ferry toll—or even a bridge toll—might be seen as a step back, not an improvement. Many local commuters and shoppers travel between both states via the current bridge. “In reference to tolling a bridge alternative, it is my understanding that, at an absolute minimum, a statutory authority and an additional agreement between New York and Vermont would be required. Tolling the bridge may also have implications on funding the project with federal funds. Therefore, while tolling a bridge is not completely out of the question, it is probably unlikely,” Boni said. “Otherwise the two states risk jeopardizing the federal funding associated with the project—this project is currently funded 80 percent federal, 10 percent New York and 10 percent Vermont.” Terri Meyfield, a Middlebury resident who commutes to work at a large retailer in Ticonderoga via the bridge, wasn’t too happy when a ferry option was proposed to her. “A toll ferry is a terrible idea. Replacing the bridge with a boat would make my life miserable. I am a single mother, and what little money I make now would vanish by paying daily tolls,” Mey-

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SPECIALS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY AT CELEBRATE KIDS—Over 100 children and adults braved an early morning rain as the Vergennes community held its annual Celebrate Children festivities on the green. Guitarist Josh Brooks was the highlight of the celebration with ice cream cones for all the children.

Congratulations, CVU Class of 2009! Congratulations to the following 2009 graduates of Champlain Valley Union High School: Chlesea Beaulieu, Hillary M. Benoit, Christopher P. Boutin, Cameron H. Breck, Benjamin A. Burnor, Cameron J. Burnor, Ashley M. Butkus. Robert L. Chartrand, Mairead G. Delaney, Linsey E. DeSimone, Rebecca L. Donaldson. Thomas D. Eddy, Katelin M. Emerson, Rebecca L. Fagga, Colleen L. Fairchild, Johanna P. Fay, Stephan R. Fortin, Tomothy P. Fournier, Ryan T. Fox. Jacob R. Gevalt, Erin E. Gingras, Dana L. Girouard, Alex M. Hennessey, Melissa M. Henson, Jordan R. Heywood Samule J. Hill. Katie M. Iadanza, Amber L. Jaro, Justin H.

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What does it mean to have faith? For 10-year-old Carolina, it means believing that she will find the one place where she can truly say she belongs. Vermont author Marilyn Taylor McDowell shares Carolina’s journey to fulfilling her dreams in her debut novel for young readers “Carolina Harmony” (Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers). Set within the backdrop of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains of the 1960s, McDowell’s lyrical novel reveals to readers the beauty and simplicity of mountain living juxtaposed against a world where the Civil Rights movement was in full force, and modern technology was starting to infiltrate even the smallest of towns. After a recent accident claims the lives of her parents and little brother, 10-year-old Carolina finds herself an orphan, with only one living relative to call family. Lovable Auntie Shen shows Carolina how to live off the mountains, and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors. But when she falls ill, Carolina is left in the hands of multiple foster families who view her as just another mouth to feed. Forced to flee the homes she is living in, Carolina ends up at Harmony Farm, where the Harmony family takes her in and treats her as their own. Carolina’s heart tells her that this is where she truly belongs, but she is scared to let the family know about the events of her past. Is there a chance that she could really become “Carolina Harmony”?

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How to find a great children’s book By Wndy Mass The books we read as children have the power to change us. They transport us to faraway places, and return us safely home. The characters can seem as real to us as our own family and friends, and we laugh and cry along with them. Here are some ways to ensure the young readers on your shopping list get their hands on the perfect book. 1. If you don't have much time to search, look for books with award stickers on them. Dedicated committees of librarians spend a lot of time selecting the cream of the crop so you don't have to. 2. Pass along the books that you loved growing up. These are very often still in print, and often with updated covers. This is also a great way to bring you and your young reader closer. 3. For young children, bring them with you to the library or bookstore, and let them sample a few different types of picture books to see what art styles appeal to them the most. 4. Don't pass over classics like “The Cat in the Hat”, “The Chronicles of Narnia” or “Charlotte's Web”. Just because you've seen them your whole life, doesn't mean a child has. 5. Look for books that deal with the particular stage of life of your reader—everything from learning to share to dealing with bullies to relationship issues. 6. Describe your young reader's interests, hobbies, and reading level to a children's librarian or bookseller, and ask for appropriate recommendations. (Or if browsing online, put the child's interests into the search option of BN.com or Amazon.com and read reviews from kids on what comes up.) 7. Take your older children to the bookstore with you and give them the freedom to pick for themselves from the appropriate section, without judgment on their selections. 8. If you have a reluctant reader and are going on a trip this holiday season, try an audiobook. Perfect for long car rides, they can also be downloaded onto computers and mp3 players. When you give children a book, you are handing them a whole new world. What better gift is there than that?

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 6:30 pm, Adult prayer & Bible study, Youth groups for ages 5 & up LIFEBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 141 Mulcahy Drive, 247-LIFE (5433), Sunday worship 9:00 & 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 9:30 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. • 453-2565, 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

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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: 1:30 P.M. at the Nazarene Church on 2A in Williston. Wednesdays: 7:00 P.M. at 90 Shunpike, S. Burlington SUDBURY SUDBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday worship service and Sunday school, 10:30am SOVEREIGN REDEEMER ASSEMBLY - Sunday worship 10am

SAINT MARY’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Saturday, 5:15pm, Sunday 8, 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 10:30 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: 10:45-11am. Sunday morning worship service 11am. Nursery provided both at 10 & 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, 10:45am SAINT PAUL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Sunday mass 11am, 468-5706 RICHMOND RICHMOND CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - 20 Church St., Richmond • 434-2053. Rev. Len Rowell. Sunday Worship with Sunday School, 10AM; Adult Study Class, Sunday 8:30AM

VERGENNES/PANTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHRISTIAN CENTER - Sunday school 9:45am, Sunday worship service 8:30am, 10:45am and 6:00pm 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 9:30-10:15 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 8 and 10am; childcare provided at 10am. All are welcome. For information call 758-2211. ST. PETER’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Saturday 5pm, Sunday 8:30, 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; 11:00 Worship Including Primary Church Ages 3 to 5 & Junior Church 1st - 4th Graders; 6:00pm Evening Service Worship For All Ages. WEDNESDAY 5:45pm-6:15pm Dinner ($2 per person or $10 per family); 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 - Sunday service in July & August at 9am. Daniel Wright, Pastor. 545-2579.

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Wednesday, July 1 ESSEX JCT — Circus Smirkus at the Champlain Valley Expo, from July 13 105 Pearl Street. 6 shows: 12 & 6:30 p.m. $18.75/adult; $15.75/child; free for under age 2. Presented by Champlain Valley Expo. HINESBURG HINESBURG — Dennis and the Left Eye Jump Blues Band at 7:30 p.m. at the Carpenter-Carse Library. Free and refreshments will be served. 4822878. MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. Wednesday is Senior Citizen Day at the market with 10 percent off at participating vendors. Pam Taylor, 388-0178. WALLINGFORD — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Wallingford House at 10:30 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 775-0568.

Thursday, July 2 RUTLAND — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Parker House at 10 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 775-0568.

Friday, July 3 BRANDON — Brandon Farmer’s Market Fridays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Central Park. Seasonal Products, plants, flowers, honey, maple syrup, baked goods and much more. Rain or shine. Call Wendy, 273-2655. BRANDON — Brandon's Celebration starts off with a Street Dance. Food vendors open at 5 p.m. with street dance starting at 6 p.m. 247-3275 or ldberry@myfairpoint.net. KILLINGTON KILLINGTON — Killington Music Festival presents its first concert of the season, "Made In America". Yehonatan Berick, violin, and Tae Kim, piano, will perform Scott Joplin's "Rags", (arranged by Itzhak Perlman). Concerts are held at the Rams Head Lodge at 7 p.m. 442-1330., 773-4003 or www.killingtonmusicfestival. RICHMOND — The Richmond Farmers' Market is open 3-6:30 p.m. on Volunteers Green; 5-6 p.m. Longford Row Celtic concert. Meet local growers and buy locally. Carol Mader, 434-5273 or cmader@surfglobal.net. VERGENNES — Fireworks at the Athletic Field at Vergennes Union High School. Sponsored by Addison County Eagles Club and Vergennes American Legion. Dance to Honkytonkers at the American Legion, 6-10 p.m.

Saturday, July 4 Independence Day! ADDISON & CHITTENDEN COUNTIES — For a complete list of Addison and Chittenden July 4 events see The Eagle, page 1. RUTLAND COUNTY — For a complete list of Rutland County July 4 events, see the Rutland Tribune’s special July 4 section.

Sunday, July 5 FERRISBURGH FERRISBURGH — Rokeby Museum will celebrate new exhibits in its historic farm buildings at 2 p.m. with a special tour. Architectural historian and expert in New England farm buildings Tom Visser will guide visitors through the creamery, granary, toolshed, slaughterhouse, and more. Call 877-3406 or rokeby@comcast.net. ROCHESTER — Green Mountain Suzuki Festival opening concert: Benjamin Gish, cello, with pianist Cynthia Huard at the Rochester High School Auditorium, 4 p.m., pre-concert talk at 3:30 p.m. Lesley Strau, 767-9234 or lesley@rcmsvt.org.

Monday, July 6 BRANDON — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Forestdale Senior Center at 1 p.m.. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 775-0568.

Tuesday, July 7 CASTLETON CASTLETON — Boreal Trodu, Cajun band from Maine on the Castleton Green, 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Rain or shine. Rain site is the Casella Fine Arts Center at Castleton State College. Call Dick, 2732911. MIDDLEBUR Y —The Council on the Future of Vermont will present the MIDDLEBURY results from its two-year public dialog with Vermonters about their values and vision for the future. 6-7:30 p.m.— July 7 in Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library July 8 in Burlignton at the Fletcher Free Library July 9 in Rutland at the Rutland Free Library MIDDLEBUR Y — Heritage in Harmony performance by Vermont Council MIDDLEBURY on World Affairs at 7 p.m. at the Congregational Church 2 Main St. Free and open to the public. Reception following. 654-2727 or visit www.vcwa.org.

Wednesday, July 8 MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. Pam Taylor, 388-0178. MIDDLEBUR Y — Middlebury Actors Wordshop, resident professional actMIDDLEBURY ing company of Town Hall Theater, presents David Mamet's "Speed-ThePlow"—a world-class roller coaster ride through the wilds of the Hollywood deal makers. July 8-11 at 8 pm and July 12 at 2 p.m. 382-9222, online at www.townhalltheater.org, or in person on Merchants Row. VERGENNES — The Power of Pink, a ladies luncheon at Basin Harbor Resort to benefit the Ladies First program, providing mammograms at no cost to under insured women in Vermont. This ladies-only event will include a luncheon, a silent auction and a trunk show of an eclectic array of vendors from around New England. Tickets are $75 per person but those booking a table of 10 will get two tickets free. 475-2311 to reserve tickets.

Thursday, July 9 BRANDON — July 9-12: Basin Bluegrass Festival, 13 bands, camping, food, music, fun. 236-1096 or www.brandon.org/bluegrass. CASTLETON CASTLETON — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Castleton Meadows at 12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care.775-0568.

RUTLAND — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Sheldon Towers at 9:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 775-0568. VERGENNES — Summer Picnic Event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Button Bay. The Button Bay picnic promises with entertainment provided by "It Takes Two" and a mouth watering summer menu of BBQ Chicken quarters and more. Suggested donation of $5. Sponsored by the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging. Reservations required. 1-800-642-5119 x615. Transportation provided call ACTR, 388-1946.

Friday, July 10 BRANDON — Brandon Farmer’s Market Fridays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Central Park. Seasonal Products, plants, flowers, honey, maple syrup, baked goods and much more. Rain or shine. Call Wendy, 273-2655. CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE — Farmer's Market at Mt. Philo State Park on Fridays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Come for a hike, have a family picnic, and support your neighborhood food producers. All Vendors farm within 10 miles of the Park! Park Fee's suspended for Market guests. Contact Matt for more details 425-2390. CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE — Under One Roof: Lowell Thompson & Crown Pilot, Barbacoa and Ryan Ober perform at the Old Lantern live, Greenbush Road. 7 p.m. All ages. $10 at the door, 12-18 $5, Under 12 Free. 425-3739. HINESBURG HINESBURG — Music Night at 7p.m. Featuring originals by local musician Jason Couture at Brown Dog Books & Gifts. 482-5189 or http://www.indiebound.org. POULTNEY POULTNEY — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Young at Heart at 9:30 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2 for blood pressure screenings and $5 for foot care. 775-0568 RICHMOND — The Richmond Farmers' Market is open 3-6:30 p.m. on Volunteers Green. 434-5273 or cmader@surfglobal.net. VERGENNES — American Legion Post 14 will be serving a Steak Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Dinner served upstairs. $10.

Saturday, July 11 BRANDON — Chicken BBQ dinner, 4 - 7 p.m, at the Neshobe Sportsman Club, 97 Frog Hollow Rd. off Route 73 east. Adultd $9, children ages 5-10 $5. Under age 5 free. Take out available. 247-6687. EAST MIDDLEBUR Y — Flea Market and Bake Sale at the East MiddleMIDDLEBURY bury United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Routes 116 and 125. 388-7139. HINESBURG HINESBURG — Author Event at 11a.m. Thacher Hurd, author and illustrator of Bad Frogs at Brown Dog Books & Gifts, 482-5189 or http://www.indiebound.org. MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the falls. Pam Taylor, 388-0178. NEW HAVEN— HAVEN— New Haven Town Fair & Firemen's B-B-Q. from 4-8 p.m., On The Town Green. If Rain, At The Town Hall - 78 North St. $20 Per Space. Call 453-5978. PITTSFORD — The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is pleased to host Pet Tech's Pet First Aid and CPR class. The eight-hour class includes the skills and information necessary to prepare the pet owner in the unfortunate event of a medical emergency involving their pet. Some of the topics highlighted in the class include CPR, Rescue Breathing, Shock Management, Bleeding Protocols, Injury and Wellness Assessments, Heat/Cold Injuries as well as dental and senior "petizen" care. The class will be held from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the RCHS Business Office, 765 Stevens Road. For more information visit www.rchsvt.org or www.thesensibledog.com or call the RCHS Business Office at 483.9171 or Sally Achey at The Sensible Dog at 235.2434. ROCHESTER — 11th Annual Bach Bash. Professional and amateur string and wind players celebrate the music of Bach and others. Hancock Town Hall, Concert at 7 p.m. Admission by donation. Info rcmsvt.org. Contact: Lesley Straus 802-767-9234 or lesley@rcmsvt.org. RUTLAND —The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice will hold a special benefit event, "Moving Mountains for Hospice, A Summer Soiree and Live Auction" to benefit the hospice program. The event, hosted by Bryan and Cathy Johnson, will be held on the grounds of their mountain view property in North Clarendon. Guests will be treated to an evening of entertainment beginning with a cocktail hour at 4:30 p.m., followed by a sumptuous country buffet dinner served at 5:30 p.m. The live auction action begins after dinner. A sampling of auction items includes vacations, spa getaway, private catered dinners, and much more. The cost of the event is $75 per person. Organizers encourage people to invite family and friends to fill a table. Proceeds will benefit the hospice program to help people with a life-limiting illness rediscover the joy of living one day at a time and provides patients and their families physical, emotional and spiritual care. To make a reservation and for ticket information, contact Bernadette Robin at 802.747.3634. SOUTH BURLINGTON URLINGTON — How to Plant and Maintain a Small Organic Orchard from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Friends of the UVM Horticulture Farm present Terry Bradshaw, UVM Apple Technician, Home Orchardist and Co-Director of the UVM Horticulture Farm. Terry will discuss what it takes to set up and maintain fruit trees for the homeowner.The workshop will be held in the Organic Orchard at the UVM Horticulture Farm, 65 Green Mountain Drive. This event is approved for Master Gardener educational hours. $5/$10 donation request. Please RSVP @ info@friendsofthehortfarm.org or call 864-3073. Info: www.friendsofthehortfarm.org.

Sunday, July 12 MIDDLEBUR Y — The Village Green serves as a picturesque venue for MIDDLEBURY the Middlebury Summer Festival on-the-Green celebrating its 31st Anniversary Season during the week of July 12th through 18th, 2009. The Festival opens on Sunday, July 12th, at 7 p.m. with a performance by Banjo Dan & the Midnite Plowboys; "Brown Bag" family-friendly programs are presented from noon until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Featured performers include No Strings Marionette Company; Stephen Gratto; Magician Tom Verner; the Guy Mendilow Band;and Gary Dulabaum. Evening musical performances command the spotlight from 7 until 10 p.m., Monday through Friday. The 2009 roster of performers includes Young Traditions Showcase; Woods Tea Company; Beppe Gambetta; De Temps Antan; Mark LeGrand and his Lovesick Bandits; Crooked Still; Moira Smiley and VOCO; the Guy Mendilow Band; Erin McDermott and The Dixie Red Delights; and Ray Vega and Tales from the Boogie Down. A Street Dance to the "big band" sound of the Vermont Jazz Ensemble closes the Festival on Saturday evening, July 18th. Festival events are held rain or shine. Free

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admission. For additional information, visit our web site, www.festivalonthegreen.org, or call 462-3555. ROCHESTER — Duos and Trios: Sarah Schenkman, cello; Terry Moore, violin; Cynthia Huard, piano at the Rochester Federated Church, 4 p.m., preconcert talk at 3:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Info rcmsvt.org. Contact: Lesley Straus 802-767-9234 or lesley@rcmsvt.org. RUTLAND — 20th Annual RCN Willaims Memorial Poker Run. Sign-In: C&D Chopper, Rte. 4, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. $12.50/person or $20 for Rider and Passenger; includes run and party at end. Greg or Karen 265-4547.

Monday, July 13 RUTLAND — Vermont Christian riders from Motorcyclists for Jesus Ministries meeting on the 2nd Monday of every month at Denny's restaurant at 6:00 p.m. for more info call 483-2540 or email to bikingforj@msn.com.

Tuesday, July 14 CASTLETON CASTLETON — The Castleton Concert on the Green summer concert series, proudly presents an outstanding collection of tremendously talented musicians from New England who have formed the group known as the Stone Cold Roosters. Their return concert performance on the Castleton green is at 7:00 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. It performs rain or shine. Rain site is the Casella Fine Arts Center at Castleton State College. For further information, please call 273-2911.

Wednesday, July 15 MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. Fresh local produce, meats, cheese and eggs, baked goods, wine, flowers, plants, and crafts. EBT and debits cards welcome. Wednesday is Senior Citizen Day at the market with 10% off at participating vendors. For more information contact coordinator Pam Taylor, 388-0178. RUTLAND — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic for The Meadows residents only (Not open to public) at 1:15 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for blood pressure screenings and $5.00 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-775-0568. RUTLAND — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the The Gables resident only (Not open to the public) at 3:15 p.m.There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for blood pressure screenings and $5.00 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-775-0568. SOUTH BURLINGTON URLINGTON — Landscape Series #1 : Visit two private gardens in Shelburne from 6-8 p.m. Friends of the UVM Horticulture Farm present the first in the landscape series of three (3) summer landscape workshops held on Weds. evenings. . The first garden, owned by a garden designer, is an example of a garden site on a corner lot with specific zoning restrictions on wildlife plantings, trees and vegetables.The second garden is an evolving landscape. Shade gardens, mixed shrubs and perennials. Views of Camels Hump and Mt Mansfield as well! Series price: $35 FHF members /$45 non-members OR $10/$15 per session. Please RSVP @ info@friendsofthehortfarm.org or call 864-3073. The next 2 Landscape Series are in August. Location: Meet at 6pm sharp! at UVM Horticulture Research Complex, 65 Green Mountain Drive. We can carpool to the gardens. Info: www.friendsofthehortfarm.org.

Thursday, July 16 RUTLAND — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Maple Village at 10:00 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for blood pressure screenings and $5.00 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-775-0568.

Friday, July 17 BRANDON — Brandon Farmer’s Market Fridays from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. at the Central Park. Seasonal Products, plants, flowers, honey, VT maple syrup, baked goods and much more. Rain or shine. Call Wendy at 273-2655 with questions. CHARLOTTE CHARLOTTE — Farmer's Market at Mt. Philo State Park on Fridays from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Come for a hike, have a family picnic, and support your neighborhood food producers. All Vendors farm within 10 miles of the Park! Park Fee's suspended for Market guests. Contact Matt for more details 425-2390. ESSEX JCT — Legends Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp will perform an all-star, once-in-a-lifetime show at the Champlain Valley Exposition at 5:30 p.m. Gates for the all ages show open at 4:30 p..m with the show beginning promptly at 5:30 p.m. Parking lots and concessions (food, beer & wine) open at 3:30pm. Advance tickets are $40.25 general admission bleachers, $82.25 center track and boxes, $61.25 grandstand and remaining track, inclusive of service fees. Day of show tickets are $45.25 general admission bleachers, $87.25 center track and boxes, and $66.25 grandstand and remaining track, inclusive of service fees. Parking is included in the ticket price. For tickets contact the Flynn Theatre Box Office, online at www.flynntix.org, in person at Copy Ship Fax Plus (Essex Jct.), or charge by phone at 802.86.FLYNN. HINESBURG HINESBURG — Music Night at 7p.m. Mary & John Mills at Brown Dog Books & Gifts, info: 482-5189 or http://www.indiebound.org. RICHMOND — The Richmond Farmers' Market is open from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Volunteers Green. Come and meet your Local Growers and Buy Local. For further information, contact Carol Mader at 434-5273 or cmader@surfglobal.net. RUTLAND — Annual Meals on Wheels Senior Picnic will take place at the State Fair Ground. All of these activities are great ways to meet new people and connect with old friends. Additionally, Vermont residents age 62 and older can purchase a Green Mountain Passport for $2, giving them lifetime free entrance to all Vermont State Parks and any other events that are fully state sponsored. See your local town clerk for this pass. Call the Senior HelpLine at 786-5991 or 1-800-642-5119 for more information and lists of Senior groups and meal sites. The Senior HelpLine is a free service of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging, serving Rutland and Bennington counties since 1974. www.svcoa.org. seniorhelpline@svcoa.org.

Saturday, July 18 MIDDLEBUR Y — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every SaturMIDDLEBURY day and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. Fresh local produce, meats, cheese and eggs, baked goods, wine, flowers, plants, and crafts. EBT and debits cards welcome. Wednesday is Senior Citizen Day at the market with 10% off at participating vendors. For more information contact coordinator Pam Taylor, 388-0178.


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13’ SYWALKER Trampoline - square w/enclosure. In good condition. Paid $400.00 asking $175.00 (518) 332-5070

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WHITE BIRCH Bark assorted widths and length 55x80, 52x72 $400 OBO. 518-4937533 WINDOW AWNINGS Blue stripped, canvas, like new, 10’ $399 & 8’ $299. 802-775-3467

FURNITURE ANTIQUE PINE Dresser, 3 large drawers on bottom, 2 very small drawers on top with antique keys, 15 1/2”d x 37”w x 37”h, $250, 891-2921. BEDROOM GROUP twin bed complete , night stand, arm chair, Ethan Allen Dresser $200. 802-776-1032 COFFEE TABLE 2 end tables, wood restored, like new, smoke glass top inserts $80.00. 802-948-2922 COMPUTER DESK 47Wx28Hx26D w/2 drawers and hutch 34Hx12D w/4 cabinets and shelf $97 (518) 543-8807 FOR SALE - DANISH MODERN HUTCH 67” H x52”W x 17” deep. Good condition, Asking $200. Lake Clear 518- 891-7662 FOR SALE Kitchen set table 5 chairs, excellent condition, $185.00. 518-546-7922

LARGE SOLID WOOD Dresser, good condition $50.00. 518-493-7343

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SATURDAY July 4, 2009

Real Estate

Need a home? Looking for someone to fill that vacancy?

Find what you’re looking for here!

16903

*BUY FORECLOSURES* USE OUR MONEY! SPLIT BIG PROFITS! YOU FIND, WE FUND! FREE KIT: 1-800-854-1952, EXT. 25

RENTALS

APARTMENT FOR RENT

Port Henry , Cedar Street Convenient Location *2 Bedroom apt. w/washer-dryer hookups and heated - $575 per month *2 Bedrooms, Heated - $625 per month. *1 Bedroom, Heat & Electric - $550 per month. Port Henry Trailer - $600 per month. Witherbee *4 Bdrm House - $575 per month. Grover Hills *3 Bdrm duplex - $675 per month

ROOMMATE WANTED: Looking for working male or college student to share fully furnished home, farm like setting, low rent. 518834-6045

518-546-7557

VERY NICE apartment in Witherbee, NY close to VT. 3 bdrm., $650/mo. Studio apt., $375 mo., Fridge, stove, heat & laundry on premises. 518-942-7034

REAL ESTATE SELL those “clutter items” and make some extra pocket money. 1-800-989-4237 37562

AVON, MAINE - Near Rangely. 16 acres, quiet country location. Near snowmobile trail. Great views, surveyed, soil tested. $19,900. Financing. 508-397-5772. See pics www.valleybrookacres.com BUY FORECLOSURES Use our money! Split Big Profits! Your Find, We Fund! Free Kit: 1-800-854-1952, Ext.80. WHOLESALE ONLY LOWEST PRICES ON HVAC SUPPLIES! Plumbing, heating, cooling, water pumps, etc. Wholesale only. No retail. Order online @ ATWS.com or call 203888-9461

RECREATIONAL RENTALS 89 TERRY Resort 23’ camper in great shape. Not used in a couple years. Pick up in Cadyville. (518) 293-7323

RENTALS CAMP RENTAL: Lake Champlain shore, sleeps 6-7 unique, comfortable, great views, 4660/wk., everything ready, bring food! 518561-1779 cornishkin@aol.com

TIMESHARES Call us at 1-800-989-4237

SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No commissions or broker fees. Free consultation. www.sellatimeshare.com, 1-888-310-0115 SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No Commissions or Broker Fees. Free Consultation www.sellatimeshare.com 1877-494-8246 WHOLESALE TIMESHARES 60%-80% OFF RETAIL!! Qualified Buyers Only! Call for Free InfoPack. 1-800-639-5319 www.holidaygroup.com/flier

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Help Wanted

Need a job? Looking for that “right fit” for your company?

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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 100% RECESSION PROOF! Do you earn $800 in a day? Your own local Vending Route. 25 machines and candy for $9,995. 1800-920-8301. (Not valid in CT)

Experience the Helen Porter Difference!

ALL CASH Vending! Do you earn $800/day? Local Vending routes. 25 machines + candy. $9,995. 1-800-807-6485. (Void/SD,CT,MD)

Need a change? Do you want to be a valued member of a clinical team that provides quality care and achieves desirable outcomes for it residents?

Certified Mechanic Needed LeRoy’s 24 Hour Towing & Repair Only Certified Mechanics Need Apply

Then experience the Helen Porter Difference where:

√ Full benefits including health insurance are available √ Learn “state of the art” electronic charting √ Chart your notes on a computer screen √ Flexible hours √ Competitive wages and benefits including paid vacation, sick time, and tuition

Call (518)546-7505

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HELP WANTED

EARN UP TO $500 weekly assembling angel pins at home. No experience required. 817230-4879, www.angelpin.net

$$$WORK FROM HOME$$$ Earn Up To $3,800 Weekly Working from Home assembling Information packets. No Experience Necessary! Start Immediately! FREE Information. CALL 24hrs. 1-888-202-1012

EASSEMBLE MAGNETS & CRAFTS FROM HOME! Year-round Work! Excellent Pay! No Experience! Top US Company! Glue Gun, Painting, Jewelry & More! TOLL FREE 1866-844-5091, code 5 **Not available MD**

Needed Immediately. Must have prior experience in moving construction equipment. Local Moves. Top pay for the right person.

85 Shunpike Rd., Williston, VT 05495

Stop in to pick up an application or mail your resume to:

(802) 863-6391

30 Porter Drive, Middlebury, VT 05753

EOE

For questions contact human resources @ 802-385-3669

**AWESOME CAREER** Government Postal Jobs! $17.80 to $59.00 hour Entry Level. No Experience Required / NOW HIRING! Green Card O.K. Call 1-800-913-4384 ext. 53 1000 ENVELOPES = $10,000 guaranteed! Receive $10 for every envelope stuffed with our sales material. Free 24 hour recorded information. 1-800-431-2875.

MUNSON-EARTH MOVING CORP.

If you are not yet licensed and about to graduate as a LPN or RN - please apply!!!

$12.00 GUARANTEED for every envelope stuffed with our sales materials. FREE 24hr information. 1-877-220-4470.

HONEST INCOME from home processing our mortgage assistance postcards. No advertising. Postage and materials provided. References available. No gimmicks. 877774-9295.

LOW BED TRAILER DRIVER

We are currently recruiting applications for full and part time RN’s & LPNs. We have full time and part time day, & night positions; and part time evening positions available.

e-mail knoel@hphrc.org

HONEST INCOME from home processing our mortgage assistance postcards. No advertising. Postage and materials provided. References available. No gimmicks. 877774-9295 EARN $1000 weekly assembling toys from home. NO selling & NO recruiting needed! www.safwa1.com

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37561

AWESOME CAREER OPPORTUNITY $20/hr., Avg $57K/yr. Postal Job!! Paid Training/Vacations, OT. Full Benefits. Pension Plan. Call M-F, 8-5 CST. 1-888-3616551 Ext. 1036

EARN UP to $30 per hour. Experience not Required. Undercover shoppers needed to judge retail and dining establishments. Call 800-742-6941 MYSTERY SHOPPERS! Earn up to $150 daily. Get paid to shop pt/ft. Call now 800690-1272. POST OFFICE NOW HIRING! Avg. Pay $21/hour or $54k annually Including Federal Benefits and OT. Paid Training, Vacations. PT/FT 1-866-945-0342 POST OFFICE NOW HIRING! Avg. pay $21/hour or $54K annually including federal benefits and OT. Paid training, vacations, PT/FT. 866-945-0340 WORK AT HOME. Government Jobs, data entry, clerical benefits. $12-$48 hr. FT/PT. Call 1-888-293-7370.

C ALL US : 800-989-4237

GOVERNMENT JOBS - $12-$48/hr Paid Training, full benefits. Call for information on current hiring positions in Homeland Security, Wildlife, Clerical and professional. 1-800320-9353 x 2100

Boldest

AWESOME CAREER OPPORTUNITY. $20/hr/ $57K/yr, Postal jobs, Pd Training, Vac. Benefits. Call M-F, 8-5CST. 888-3616551, Ext.1034

Classifieds in the REGION !

BUSIEST

&Best

ARN UP to $500.00 weekly assembling angel pins at home. No experience required. 1-817-230-4879, www.Angelpin.net HELP WANTED! Assembling CD cases! 1800-405-7619, Ext.1075. www.easyworkgreatpay.com Not Valid MD, WI, SD or ND

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Automotive

Need an auto? Need someone to take that auto off your hands?

Find what you’re looking for here!

16899

CARS UNDER $1,000 95 BLAZER white for parts or repair runs great ask for wayne (518) 879-6631

CARS $9,000-$10,999

2002 DELUXE Premium Mustang Convertible, 20,500m, like new, never driven in winter, white, black interior with white leather seats (518) 523-0014

91 CHEVY 3.1 liter engine 75,000 miles, $250 or b.o. (518) 572-4414 FOR SALE: 2 Kelly Safari tires 205 75 R15 like new (518) 946-7434

AUTO ACCESSORIES

LEER TRUCK Cap $450.00, fits 2003 Silverado 6’ box, Red, like new. 518-6233407 WINTER TIRES Michelin X-ICE 205/50 R16 $250.00. Please call 802-475-3402

NEW 100 THINGS TO CRAVE.

TRANSMISSION WITH Transfer case, fire speed manual for a 9393 GEO Tracker $350.00. 802-786-9906

AUTO WANTED AAAA DONATION. Donate your car, boat or real estate. IRS tax deductible. Free pick up/ Tow any model/ Condition. Help underprivileged children Outreach Center. 1-800-8836399 DONATE YOUR CAR- Help families in need! Fair Market Value Tax Deduction Possible Through Love Inc. Free towing. Non-runners OK. Call for details. 800-549-2791

.com

DONATE YOUR CAR. FREE TOWING. “Cars for Kids”. Any condition. Tax deductible Outreach Center. 1-800-597-9411

MAKE THAT 101.

BOATS

THE 2009 HONDA CR-V

16’ FIBER Glass Boat with Trailer, 2 40hp motors, Asking $450.00. 518-873-2474. SAILING DINGY, 9ft Sumner, easy towing, safe & stable. Fiberglass $250 OBO. 518543-6083

16’ WE-no-nah fiberglass canoe: Excellent condition. Includes 3 paddles, 2 Coleman backrests and removable middle seat. Very stable. $650.00 518-643-8660 1994 SUZUKI outboard 4HP, needs tune up, $100 OBO. 518-624-2699 6HP OUTBOARD Mercury w/ gas tank, $300.00. 518-546-4032 EARLY MODEL Yellow Hull Hobie Cat with trailer $500.00 OBO, good condition, buyer must pick up from Essex, NY location. Call 703-431-4993 or vandusers@msn.com FIBERGLASS PADDLE boats, need work (Free). 518-494-3797 Brant Lake, NY. FISHING BOAT 14’ Mirro Alum. Takes up to 25hp, oars, patch $350 OBO 802-388-2812 WOODEN MANSFIELD CANOE Blue in good shape, 18’ $200.00. 518-523-3144

CARS FOR SALE 2002 FORD Focus SE Wagon, pw, pl, pm, CD, 108K, good condition, new brakes, $3900. 518-546-4032

Automotive & Ti r s ’ d a e Th 58 West Street, Bristol, Vermont 05443

(802) 453-7780 • Thadeus Sorrell, Owner

CRAVE

2009 Honda

PERSONALITY.

CR-V

Experience The Automaster Difference

Automaster.com

The

Foreign or Domestic Gas • Oil • Inspections Minor & Major Repairs Computer Diagnostic Electrical Troubleshooting Monday - Friday 6am-5pm

1-800-639-8033 • 1-802-985-8411

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37601

WANTED JAPANESE MOTORCYCLES KAWASAKI,1970-1980, Z1-900, KZ900, KZ1000, H2-750, H1-500, S1-250, S2-250, S2-350, S3-400. CASH PAID. 1-800-7721142. 1-310-721-0726.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT JD 540G Cable Skidder Enclosed cab chains all around, ready to work, $25,000 Firm. 518834-7372.

MOTORCYCLE/ ATV 2005 HARLEY Sportster 883C, only 315 miles, many extras, sacrifice $6800 OBO. 518-570-5004 HARLEY DAVIDSON 2003 100 yr. Anniversary, Screaming Eagle package, 3500 miles, $6800 518-524-6728 SCOOTER 2007 Yamaha Vino 125, Silver, 800 miles, worth $2500 Asking $2000 or nearest offer. 518-962-4208

REC VEHICLES SALES/RENTALS 2001 KEYSTONE Cabana 17’ Camper, fold out beds, sleeps 6, all the bell and whistles. $4,800. 518-873-2610. 2004 27 BH Jayco Camper Trailer, sleeps 9, excellent condition, air conditioning, microwave, stove, refrigerator, etc. $9,450.00. 518-891-4282. ATV KAWASAKI 220 Bayou 2 wd, new rear tires $420.00. 518-639-5353 JET SKI Yamaha Wave Runner 500CC, Yellow & White, 1990, good condition $500 Firm. 802-468-5693 Customer Satisfaction is our trademark and our reputation.


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SATURDAY July 4, 2009

TRUCK OR VAN FOR SALE

L OANS A VAILABLE NO CREDIT? BAD CREDIT? BANKRUPTCY?

2000 DODGE 4WD extended cab pickup with bedliner, cap and tool box, 102,000 miles, runs great. $3700. 518-359-3732 2007 FREIGHT Liner 70” Mid rise 515 Detroit, 18spd., 146 front, 46 rears, full lock, 2yr., 200,000 warranty, Asking $68000. 518483-3229

MORGAN 24’ truck box, very clean. roll up door.and fibreglass roof $3000, 2500lb electric LIFT GATE WITH CONTROLS works good $1500 (518) 846-7262

802-483-9934

Marty Syvertson, General Manager/Charlie Nassau, Sales Professional

Rutland & Addison Counties’ Premier Full Service Gulfstream RV Dealer

QUALITY PREOWNED CARS & TRUCKS

Hometown Chevrolet Oldsmobile 152 Broadway Whitehall, NY • (518) 499-2886 • Ask for Joe

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AUTO DONATIONS

New 2009 Gulfstream Innsbruck 30’ Travel Trailer large front queen walk around bedroom, L-shaped kitchen with oversized refrigerator / freezer, slide out with sofa, full bath in the rear, dbl bed with a single bunk over it in the rear, bicycle door for loaded and traveling with large items, ducted air conditioning and heat, awning, jacks, and much much more!! MSRP $23,270 AUTO SOUTH PRICE...

DONATE YOUR CAR HELP DISABLED CHILDREN WITH CAMP AND EDUCATION. Quickest Towing. Non-Runner/Title Problems OK. Free Vacation/Cruise Voucher. Special Kids Fund 1-866-448-3865 DONATE YOUR CarÖTo The Cancer Fund of America. Help Those Suffering With Cancer Today. Free Towing and Tax Deductible. 1-800-835-9372 www.ccfoa.org

60 ETHAN ALLEN DRIVE

ONLY $18,748!

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT 05403

SAVE OVER $4,500 and have low low payments!!

The Classified Superstore

(802) 660-0838 (888) 9 WRENCH

1-800-989-4237

HONDA AND SUBARU SERVICE

New 2010 Matrix by Gulfstream Toy Hauler 27’, large dbl door refrigerator, sport package with alloy wheels checkered awning and diamond plate bottle cover, heat, a/c, CD stereo, microwave, stove and oven, only 24” deck height, oversized ramp door and dovetail rear with a 4” drop for easy no bottoming out loading, 8 tie downs, fuel station, sleeps 8, TOO MUCH TO LIST!! Stop in today to see the best quality constructed hauler in the industry....... ONLY AT AUTO SOUTH!!

45054

Mike’s Auto & Towing

W E ’V E G O T Y AVA IL A B IL IT

New 2010 Gulfstream Ameri-Lite Ultra Lite 15’ RV that’s towable with MOST CARS!! Beautiful fully loaded lightweight with a king dinette in the front that turns into a bed, bunk beds in the rear, refrigerator/freezer, full kitchen with stove, microwave and sink, full bathroom including shower, a/c, heat, too much to list!! MSRP $14,831 AUTO SOUTH SALE PRICE...

Be Sure to Service your Vehicle before a summer trip!

Don’t Forget Fuel Injection Cleaning

Oil Change, Tune Up, Shocks, Struts, Inspection, Air Conditioning!

ONLY $10,831! SAVE $4,000.00 and have SUPER LOW PAYMENTS!

New 2010 Gulfstream Innsbruck 28’ 5th Wheel huge open floor plan, front queen walk around bedroom, huge living room with superslide and sun room, 2 recliners, entertainment center, full bath with glass neo angle shower, ducted air conditioning and heat, complete with awning, stabilizers and more!!

We Don’t Want An Arm And A Leg For Our Service... Just Tows!

19A Elm Street, Middlebury • 388-4138

“If We Can’t Fix It, It Ain’t Broke!”

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GMC 2001 Sonoma pick-up, from North Carolina, very clean, no rust $3000. 704-6994001

THE EAGLE - 19

HUGE SAVINGS ON ALL GULFSTREAM RVs!!

37575

Inventory Liquidation Sale! ‘04 CHEVY COLORADO ‘01 VOLVO V70 XC

‘02 ‘01 NISSAN VOLVOALTIMA V70 XC

Sharp! Sharp!

4x4 4x4

Push Button, CD Player

4 Cyl., Loaded, Auto, AM/FM/CD, Bluetooth, Ice Cold Air, 110K, Runs Like New!

Y$ LY O NL $ ON

Y$ $ LY O NL ON

5,,950

‘02 CHEVY CAMARO

‘00 FORD FOCUS SE

5,,950

1996 SATURN

1996 DODGE RAM 3500

4 Cyl., Awesome, Auto, Power Package, 107K

V10 Magnum, CD Player/Cassette, Loaded, V/Plow

Sharp! Sharp!

35th Anniversary Edition, Convertible, V6, Auto

Y$ LY $ NL O ON

126K, 4 Ctl., 5 Spd., Leather, Sunroof

Y$ LY $ NL O ON

5,,950

3,650

$ Y$ LY NL O ON

2,450

Y$ LY $ NL O ON

5,,950

ALL RVS MUST GO! EVERYTHING MUST GO!

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2009 Toy Haulers Fully Loaded, RPM

Only 4 In Stock!

Starting at

$

12,900

MSRP $21,000

WO W!

$ $$$

2009 Aristocrat Fully Loaded,

$

10,450

MSRP $17,995

• 13,500 BTU AC • A&E Awnings • Microwave • 3 Burner Cooktop (most models) • AM/FM/CD 12 volt stereo system • TV antenna with booster and 12 volt outlet • 6 gallon LP water heater with direct spark ignition • Diamond plate rock guard • 20 pound LP bottles with cover • Boxspring mattress • Designer decor package with bedspread, curtains and pillows • Double entry step • Walk on 5 1/2” thick truss roof • Raised panel cabinet doors • Steel residential drawer roller guides

INTERIOR:

2009 Timberlodge T-29-DBS

$

Sleeps 8

17,450

MSRP $27,660

$$$ $AVE THOUSAND$ $$$

Absolutely No One Beats Our Prices! We Finance! Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Route 4, Exit 2 • Fair Haven, VT • 802-265-9994 (Behind McDonald’s) •

Toll free

• Walk-around queen bed w/ storage • Pre-drilled, screwed and glued cabinetry • Panoramic Windows • Recessed halogen galley lighting • 8’ ceiling height • Large pantry storage • Large drawer for pots and pans • 3 décor choices • 2 high-end wood choices • In floor ducted heat • Flush floor slide out • Residential upgraded curtain package • 18” range with high output cooktop • Radius counters for more usable space • 6 cu.ft. refrigerator • Oversized residential 60/40 sink • Large overhead cabinets

• Satin silver hardware • Innerspring Mattress • Lavatory power roof vent EXTERIOR: • New aerodynamic profile • EZ Store Bumper • Full walk on crowned roof • Thick mesa aluminum skin • R-7 insulation • Oversized holding tanks • Radius entry steps • Single termination point • 30 “ main entrance door • Radius fiberglass compartment doors • Radius deep tinted safety glass windows • Patio awning • Sub floor fresh water system • Powder coated I-Beam • Lippert chassis

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888-696-9994 • www.eddavis.biz

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20 - THE EAGLE

SATURDAY July 4, 2009

City Limits Nightclub 10th Year Anniversary Bash! Denecker Chevrolet

H ungry Bear • 6 Free Breakfasts • 2 Pizzas, toppings of your choice

Sheer Cuts • Spa ManiPedi • Free 1 Month Tanning

• Oil, Lube & Filter Change • Free Tire Rotation

Marcott & Sons A uto Vi l lage •Oil, Lube & Filter Change • Free VT State Inspection

Hard Bodies Entertainment • 1 Free Girl 1 Hour Show

106.7 WIZN

RedBul l

• 1 Pair of Passes to Ausable Chasm River Rafting

• 4 Free Cases of RedBull

Street St y les N Shie lds X2 • $50 Windshield Repair • $10 Gas Card

Aar ons Sa les & Lease

32” FLAT SCREEN LCD/HD TV!!! Vergennes A uto • Oil Lube & Filter • 1 Free Car Reconditioning

3 Squares Café • $50 Gift Card

Farmers Diner

B lack Sheep Bistro

• $50 Gift Card

• Dinner For Two

BobCat Café • Dinner For Two

BUDWEISER GIRLS FROM 9-11 PM Thousands Of Dollars In Other Local Promotional Giveaways!!! Feat uring l Johnny Devi

COME PARTY WITH US FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009! 14 Green St., Vergennes, VT 05491 • (802) 877-6919

No Cover Charge! 37530

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