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Douglas targets stimulus funds From Eagle Staff & News Reports

Gov. Jim Douglas announced that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will award more than $10 million in Federal Economic Stimulus funds—supplied by U.S. taxpayers—to improve roadways, sidewalks, bridges and other transportation infrastructure owned by 30 Vermont municipalities and non profits. The annoucement was made July 13. The money will be distributed in three ways: 10 communities will receive paving grants ranging from $300,000 to $750,000, eight communities or non profits will receive transportation enhancement grants ranging from $52,000 to $240,000, while the Vermont Agency of Transportation will expend up to $5 million in Stimulus funds to repair 12 structurally deficient town highway bridges. Paving grants (estmated) were issued to the following communities. Bold text indicates communities in New Market Press Newspapers’ circulation area— •Alburgh: West Shore Road/Isle Lamotte Bridge, $411,750. •Barton, TH 1 (Vermont 16), $578,250. •Berlin: Paine Turnpike North (Berlin Four Corners), $365,612. •City of Newport: Lake Road, $362,163. •Hardwick: Center Road, $450,000. •Lincoln: River Road encompassing West River Road, East River Road, Gap Road to the Green Mountain National Forest, $300,000 •Milton: Lake Road, $370,530. •Strafford: Route 132, $750,000. •Topsham: Powder Spring Road, $675,000. •West Rutland: Marble Street, Whipple Hollow Road, $709,413. Town highway bridges will be repaired in these communities (planning estimate only)— •Barnet: TH 81 (Garland Hill), Bridge 42 $135,000 •Benson: TH 2 (Vermont 144), Bridge 17, $220,000. •Belvidere: Town Highway 3, Bridge 12, $75,000. •Bethel: TH 79 (Old Route 12), Bridge 48, $195,000. •Braintree: Town Highway 23, Bridge 12, $750,000. •Enosburg: TH 7 (Longley Bridge Road), Bridge 9, $135,000.

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Artist documented Vermont ‘radicals’

TROUBLED SPAN—Is it safe? Yes, but the vehicle weight posting on the ailing Lake Champlain Bridge was reduced to 40 tons last week—bridge officials said it is the legal maximum load on a bridge without a special permit. Only one-lane of traffic is open with traffic lights now operating on both sides of the structure. Motorists complained about bicyclists on the bridge and delaying the crossing time. Legally-loaded tractor trailers will be permitted to use the bridge, however, overweight vehicles will be prohibited. Photo by J. Kirk Edwards

On July 10—at the Vermont Folklife Center as part of Middlebury’s new townwide ArtWalk event— famed photographer Rebecca Lepkoff shared thoughts on her life behind the camera lens, including her work Rebecca Lepkoff in the 1950s capturing the essence of the alternative community in Pikes Falls, Vt., which included famed author and activists Scott and Helen Nearing. Lepkoff has been active as a photographer since the 1930s. Her photographic documentation of everyday life in New York City is associated with the Photo League, from which she drew inspiration. “Born in 1916, Rebecca Lepkoff grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and started photographing her native city when she bought her first camera in 1938,” according to Tom Gitterman, director of New York’s Gallery 292. “With a background of modern dance and art history, she photographed with a strong sense of light and abstraction and captured the rhythm of the street. Her exquisite prints are rich in tones and subtleties of lights and darks. Beyond mere documents of a time and place, her images provide greater insight into human existence within the city. Her work captures the energy of the hustle

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Is the local strawberry crop a washout? Native, locally grown strawberries are in the marketplace—at least those berries that were harvested fast and early in the current season. But in some areas, Vermont’s strawberry crop may have succumbed to the rain and wet weather, according to Dianne Lamb, a nutritionand food specialist with the University of Vermont Extension. Strawberries are the first berries of the summer season to appear, she said. “Once picked, a strawberry will not ripen further,” Lamb said. Strawberries as we know them today started out from a

wild strawberry plant in Virginia and made its way to Europe in the 16th century, according to Lamb. Eventually this plant was crossbred with a South American strawberry plant. According to the University of California-Berkeley book “Wellness Foods A to Z”, this was the humble beginning of commercial varieties of strawberries grown in Vermont, and elsewhere, today. Horticulturists over the years have developed strawberry varieties that are suited to the climates of all 50 states, including Alaska and the desert Southwest. Regarding this summer ’s less than perfect crop-growing

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ast Thursday me and Marshall went to the Nocreet Dam an saved a bunch a tadpoles that was getting eaten by stocked carp the state stocked for the purpose of sucking silty stuff off from the floor of the reservoir. Me and Marshall burn trash, but at the core we’re quite environmentally robust. A person needs to be robust if he’s going to catch tadpoles using a silver-bowl bowling trophy, and a Frisbee. Comin’ home we stopped in for a treat ta the Frosty Wosty. There’s a Home Depot-sized pond behind the Frosty Wosty that I set the tadpoles free in. Must have been over a 1,000 tads me and Marshall saved— and just in time; they’re soon going to lose their tails and become frogs, and when they do, they’re going to spend summer evenings creating a cacophonous chorus of ribeting. Is there a better way to spend a lifetime of summer evenings than eating ice cream near a pond full of frog’s ribeting? I thinkest not. After the rescue was fully complete, and the tads were swimming gaily about, (tell me they don’t look gay swimming, with their tails all lolly gagging behind—and please, please don’t call my editor or publisher to complain; I’m not anti gay, I’m pro gay; I’m just sayin’, relax and get the point), me and Marshall walked back to the Frosty Wosty, went roun‘ roadside to the window that has a sign over it reading, ‘You scream for ice cream here’. We ordered our treats. Marshall got a kid’s size pistachio with Jimmies. I had a jumbo banana boat. I like to mix fruit with my chemically flavored ice cream. Me and Marshall set and et, and listened to the gathered throng of ice cream lovers gossip, about divorce proceedings, mostly. “Sad,” I said, “Marshall, ta’ think half of all marriages end in divorce.” Marshall’s nicotine-stained tongue darted from his mouth, feathering the mountain of coiled pistachio creemee with a lick that was so industrious it left a small group of pink, red, and white jimmies stuck to a wayward nose hair. After a much less ambitious follow-up lick, Marshall replied, “Even sadder ta’ think, the other half of them marriages might last forever.” ‘Bout time I was tippin’ my banana boat, letting the melted remains run to the back of my gullet, Marshall was poppin the bottom half-inch of sugar cone wholly into the far reaches of his. I asked: “Marshall. What is love?” “Well I’ll tell ya,” Marshall said, “I’ll tell ya what love is.” He paused. “After I get some water. Gadfrey them creemees is good, but they make me thirstier than a Camel with dry humps.” He drew half a Dixie cup of water from the Frosty Wosty’s outdoor faucet, placed the cup to his bottom lip, snapped his head back and drew the content of the Dixie cup in one short-loud-gulp. Then he crumpled the cup, pegged it into the bed of his black and white 1968 Chevy pick-up, burped the words, “all my ex’s live in Texas,” and commenced to telling me what love is.

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Identity zoning T

his reading audience being, I’d guess, composed of sophisticated practitioners of contemporary political vernacular phraseology, there’s no need for me to waste any of my allotted column-inches on an explanation of “identity politics”. Nor, I’d guess, do I need to describe how identity politics leads inexorably to identity jurisprudence. More than a century ago, French author Anatole France (false name) wrote “Le Lys Rouge”, 1894, which contains this well-known quote: “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor from sleeping under bridges…” sarcastically illustrating through his Communist world-view, the Leftist support for the idea that members of different groups are entitled to different treatment under law and regulation. Lady Justice now peeks around her blindfold to determine who, appearing before her, should be treated more gently or more harshly, depending on their group identity, for the same crime—or, in modern Vermont planning and zoning situations, the same permit application. So the new logical sequence is: 1. identity politics, 2. identity jurisprudence, and 3. identity zoning. Just as, under the Anatole France view of things, the rich are to be judged more rigorously for stealing than the poor, so, under contemporary P&Z doctrine in many Vermont towns, corporate permit applicants are to be treated more rigorously than equally-for-profit mom-and-pop applicants, and both such identity groups are to be treated more rigorously than government or non-profit applicants; this explains why Middlebury has granted multiple variances for various non-profit housing applicants and why the Addison County’s shire town raised no environmental objection to the construction of its own exemplary countycourthouse-in-a-swamp—a bit of regulatory empathy which, I’d guess, wouldn’t have been accorded a for-profit private developer. Selective empathy is a big part of identity politics, jurisprudence, or zoning. Sometimes the empathy is negative, as exemplified by WalMart in St.Albans, a 20-year P&Z odyssey which the corporation has stuck with to the (almost) end; or Home Depot in Montpelier, where the corporation fairly quickly decided to exit from an unpredictable conditions-laden not-by-the-book permitting process. Most recently, corporate applicants in Ferrisburgh (fast-food/fuel-stop/convenience store) and Middlebury (first, high-end coffee and now office supplies) have been the targets of negative empathy expressed through identity zoning, In the latter instance, both withdrew once they realized what unpre-

Too close for comfort


ASA science writer and former colleague D. C. Agle likes to describe them as “the celestial equivalent of sonograms.” They are radar echoes that are bounced off asteroids passing close to the Earth. And astronomers love ‘em. Coordinated by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., these microwave images from the outer limits have stories to tell us about near-Earth objects or NEOs. It is believed that massive NEOs have hit the Earth’s surface in the past causing mass extinctions and global climate change. “The standard ground-based tools for asteroid science require a night's sky, and what you come away with in the end is a pohotgraphic image of a dot,” said JPL radar astronomer Steve Ostro. “But with radar astronomy, the sky at high noon is just as inviting as that at midnight, and without launching a full-blown space mission we can actually get valuable information about the physical makeup of these objects.” Enter the World War II-era technology of radar—short for ra(dio) d(etection) a(nd) r(anging). The obscure field of radar astronomy uses tools that are similar to your kitchen microwave oven. Those readers old enough may remember that the first microwave kitchen ovens manufactured by Raytheon for $5,000 in 1947 were called “radar ovens”. Modern microwave ovens are no different—you are cooking your food with radar waves. Radar antennas on Earth emit a radio beam of directed microwave signals toward a passing NEO. These microwaves don’t cook the asteroid, but when the radar pulses bounce off the asteroid they produce what’s called an echo. “You can make out surface features (on the echo images),” said Ostro. “A good echo can give us a spatial resolution finer than 10 meters." More than 190 near-Earth asteroids have been discovered using radar. The objects are somewhat like snowflakes since no two are exactly alike. NEOs can be both rocky and metallic; some even have their own orbiting mini moons. While there’s plenty of evidence of ancient terrestrial impacts by NEOs, what are the chances of being whacked by one today? In the winter of 2004, a big asteroid named Apophis got the full attention of JPL astronomers. Astronomers figured out a rough orbit for Apophis, a 1,300-foot-diameter cosmic mountain tumbling end- over-

SATURDAY July 18, 2009 dictable permit conditions they were facing. Which, of course, is what the p&z folks, reflecting majority anti-corporate-identitygroup community sentiment, wanted. It wouldn’t have been seemly to have denied the application for overtly-stated identitygroup reasons, just as it wasn’t seemly for the next Supreme Court justrix to have overtly declared Hispanic females juridically superior to white males—an arrogant policy statement which had to be “walked back from” (a little D.C. new-speak lingo, there) in order to keep the preference doctrine unspoken, invisible—but unchanged. I’d guess that it’s the desire of folk,s who enjoy occupying P&Z board seats, to exercise their superior discretion— in the Progressive model, the brighter have the obligation to govern the dumber for their own good, what Rudyard Kipling called “the white man’s burden”—by dealing with permit applications on a case-by-case basis, thus providing positive or negative regulatory empathy as members of various identity groups appear before them. The theory would explain why “conditional use” has acquired such increased popularity amongst planners and zoners in recent decades, and the regulatory process has become progressively (pun intended) less transparent and predictable over the same time span. It would likewise explain why P&Z folks who, decades ago, enthused theoretically over performance-standards zoning, have since become increasingly hostile to the concept. A regulatory model, which establishes quantitative measures for all the various aspects of development in various zones—such as traffic, lighting, lot size, building footprint, noise, smoke, utility requirements, service impacts, and so on—would transparently and predictably approve any proposal which met the printed quantitative and qualitative standards. Conversely, it would disapprove one which didn’t. The opportunity for the P&Z folks to exercise discretionary identity zoning would likely disappear because they wouldn’t have the courage to list—in writing—the favored or “disfavored” identity groups deserving of positive or negative empathy (which might appear before them with a permit request). More next week. Former Vermonter Martin Harris lives in Tennessee. end through space. The astronomers realized that, based on preliminary calculations, the NEO’s orbit took it mighty close to terra firma. Scribbling a few numbers, Steve Ostro made a sobering prediction— Apophis might slam into the Earth in the year 2029. Alarm bells went off in the minds of Ostro and his JPL team. It was time to get more accurate information about Apophis’s orbital mechanics. Ostro and three other radar astronomers used the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico to “ping” Apophis. The radar data significantly improved the asteroid's orbital estimate. “We were able to rule out a potential Earth collision in 2029,” Ostro said looking very relieved. Whew! Earth was lucky this time. Apophis was removed from NASA’s 10 Most Wanted list, but other planetoids like it lurk in the deeps of space. What’s in the Sky: A clustering of heavenly bodies greets the stragazer during the pre-dawn hours of July 18. In the east, above the constellation of Orion, look for the Moon, Mars and Venus. Former NASA science writer Lou Varricchio, M.Sc., isVermont’s NASA/JPL solar system ambassador. You can order his book about the Moon, titled “Inconstant Moon”, through or

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Bill Martin was named the recipient of the National Association of Realtors Green Designation.

Martin receives NAR green realtor award Orwell women helped raise funds for various community projects this month: Pictured are Loretta Lee, Julie Chimamulera, Linda Martin and Lindy Brown.

Just desserts: Women raise funds During a recent Orwell Summer Concert performance, Orwell Fortnightly Club volunteers were on hand to sell homemade, popular desserts to help raise funds for various community projects. “The dessert fundraising event was a new one for us and it will be part of a three-part series this summer,” said Joan

King, GFWC Orwell Fortnightly Club president. “The next date for our Dessert Fundraiser sale is at the next concert on Monday, July 27. The money raised from all our fundraisers help our community in many ways.” Orwell holds its summer-long concert series on Monday nights at 7:30 on the village green.

The National Association of Realtors awarded Bill Martin their Green Designation. NAR’s Green Designation is the only environmental real estate designation for realtors recognized by the national association. Martin is the first realtor in the Champlain Valley and northern Vermont to receive the honor. NAR's Green Designation is a real estate designation designed for residential, commercial and property management professionals

looking to green their businesses and their lives. Martin received this designation after completing NAR’s Green Designation Core coursework and NAR’s Green Designation Residential Elective. Martin is the owner of Greentree Real Estate in Monkton. He and his wife Phyllis Martin have been in the real estate business for over 25 years serving Addison and Chittenden counties.

Students win Best of State Sheldon Museum hosting lake cruise Tuesday Prizes for history exhibits

The M.V. Carillon will host an evening history cruise on Lake Champlain Tuesday, July 21. The cruise, sponsored by the Sheldon Museum, will travel south on the lake by Fort Ticonderoga. Guest speaker Donald Thompson, featured recently in The Eagle, will join the cruise, dressed in period clothing, as he portrays Samuel de Champlain. Thompson is a retired social studies teacher with 34 years of experience. He is an author of three books including a juvenile biography with his wife, Carol, of Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served as the M.V. Carillon cruises along the shore of Lake Champlain. The boat will leave at 5:30 p.m. from Larrabee’s Point in Shoreham. The cost will be $25 for museum members and $30 for nonmembers. Advance reservations are required by contacting the Sheldon Museum at 388-2117.

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National History Day finals were held at the University of Maryland near Washington, D.C. A delegation of Vermont students who placed first or second at the Vermont History Day state competition in April participated in the national competition. Twenty-six local students attended the Washington event—this year ’s theme was “The Individual in History: Actions and Legacies.” Andrew Rainville from Mount Abraham Union High School in Bristol and Hannah Sturtevant from Vergennes Union High School received the Best of the State prizes—Rainville for his exhibit on John Deere and Sturtevant for her J. Edgar Hoover exhibit. Elle Ross of Clarendon’s Mill River Union High School and Holly Cloutier from Black River High School in Ludlow also ranked in the top third (papers and exhibits). Vermont representatives met the students on the U.S. Capitol steps in Washington. Students presented the government officials with Vermont History Day buttons and took

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the opportunity to have photographs taken with the famous dome providing the backdrop. Vermont History Day is an education program that encourages students to study history and it provides the opportunity to share the knowledge they have gained. Every year, the program is open to Vermont students in grades six through 12, including homeschool students. Working individually or in small groups, this year ’s student participants chose an historical event on a topic related to the National History Day theme. With research done in libraries, museums, and historical societies, as well as interviews and site visits to explore their topic, students prepared papers, exhibits, documentaries, web sites, or performances as entries. In the spring, the entries were judged by local historians, educators, and other professionals. Students said they gained a deeper understanding of how people, cultures, and events affect the course of history.

SPIRIT OF ‘76—Members of the Seth Warner Fife and Drum Corps perform music of the American Revolution at a Mt. Independence State Historic Site concert in Orwell recently. The corps, under the direction of Rustan Swenson of Shoreham, will perform, again, this Friday, July 17, at the Mount at 7 p.m. The concert is free with a $5 parking fee. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic. Photo courtesy of Steve Zeoli


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(Hey, I do have three kids who make it their daily mission to undermine my housecleaning efforts!) People’s reactions to my pantry never cease to amuse me. They ask, “Are you worried about a food shortage?” “Who will eat all of this?” “Did you buy all of this at one time?” But once I explain By Jill Cataldo stockpiling most people begin to get it. Wouldn’t you buy a lot of cereal if it were only 6 cents a box? How many bottles of apple juice would you buy at 25 cents a bottle? Both of these products have a long shelf life. And my family of five goes through a lot of cereal and juice, among many other things. Stockpiling and couponing go handin-hand. When you stockpile groceries, you buy as many units as you can afford to buy, using as many of the coupons that you have collected for the items involved. As consumers, we’re just not

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’ve got a secret. If you were to walk through my kitchen, nothing would seem out of the ordinary. My refrigerator is well stocked with food, as are my kitchen cabinets. It looks very much like I’d imagine your own kitchen looks. But take a look at my basement pantry, and prepare for a shock. The room looks like a smallscale supermarket. Stocked shelves line the walls. More than 30 boxes of brand-name cereal will greet you, along with 20 bottles of apple juice. Towers of paper towels and toilet paper rolls reach toward the ceiling. There are so many packages of baby diapers in here that, stacked, they’d completely conceal the pantry door. And the shelf of household cleaners – everything from furniture polish and dishwasher detergent to glass cleaner and carpet sprays – will leave you wondering why my house isn’t spotless.


conditioned to buy large quantities of the same item. And yet, it makes good financial sense to do so. If I bought what I thought our family would drink in a week during the apple juice sale, I’d leave the store with just three bottles. Once those bottles were gone, I’d be back at the store paying $2.89 apiece for the next three. Instead, I stockpile. The quantity I bought will last our family about seven weeks, and we’ve saved a lot of money, too. Stockpiling is a simple concept. Once you start, you’ll wonder why you didn’t shop this way before. Of course, you may also wonder where all your pantry space went. Next week I’ll share some of my stockpiling tips with you. © CTW Features

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Vermont has stupendous harvest: Red juicy strawberries, crunchy peas, colorful lush salad greens, round or icicle shaped radishes with green tops, crinkled and curly leaves of spinach, fresh herbs, maple syrup and honey, fresh bread, meats, and flowers are just a sampling of the weekly offerings at local farmer ’s markets. Many markets, such as the Richmond Farmers’ Market, have musical entertainment as a backdrop to the social interaction of vendor and customer. Local farmers' markets are the place to meet neighbors, friends, and make new acquaintances. Check out the calendar of events inside of The Eagle and Rutland Tribune newspapers for business hours of the market nearest you. A recent count of markets at the Vermont Agency of Agriculture website had 50 markets operating in Vermont. There is at least one market in every county; most Vermont counties have six or more markets per week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Directory of Farmers' Markets lists more than 4,700 Farmers' Markets throughout the United States. The number of markets continues to grow, providing consumers greater access to locally grown, farm fresh produce, as well as, an opportunity for buyers to have a personal interaction

and connection to the farmers who grow the food. In Vermont the average distance produce travels is less than 50 miles. Shopping at a farmers’ market has the same rules that apply to safe food handling as the supermarket. Fresh produce is fragile and the quality can decline quickly if not properly stored during transit. Items like cheese, meats, and eggs are highly perishable and require refrigeration and should not be left sitting in the car for any length of time. After making your purchases go directly home. Does produce need to be refrigerated or not? That is the question! It depends! Some items are best stored in the refrigerator; some need to be stored at room temperature, and some may need to be kept at room temperature until fully ripened and then put in the refrigerator! Produce items that taste best when stored at room temperature include fruits and vegetables like bananas, melons, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and winter squash. These items need to be stored in a clean, dry, well ventilated place out of direct sunlight. Produce items like avocados, kiwifruit, nectarines, peaches, pears, and plums will continue to ripen at room temperature. After ripening to desired degree on the counter store these fruits in the refrigerator. You can hasten ripening of these foods by placing them

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Gov. Douglas GUESTVIEWPOINT welcomes Nutty scheme passes U.S. House of Representatives international T dignitaries Gov. Jim Douglas welcomed dignitaries July 11 from Quebec, France and New York to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s exploration of the region. The governor and members of the Vermont Lake Champlain Quadricentennial Commission hosted a breakfast and special welcome ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington for dignitaries visiting Vermont for the anniversary celebration. “I am honored that our guests from Quebec, France, and New York have joined us for this historic event,” Douglas said. “The 400th anniversary of Champlain’s exploration is a time for us to come together and celebrate our shared history and cultural roots.” Dignitaries at the ceremony included France Dionne, Quebec delegate to New England, François Gauthier, consul general of France for New England, and Neil LaBlanc, consul general of Canada for New England. Also in attendance were U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Celine Paquette, vice chairwoman of the New York HudsonFulton-Champlain Commission, Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss, and Bruce Hyde, chairman of the Vermont Lake Champlain Quadricentennial Commission. Champlain, a French explorer from Brouage, France, was also the founder of Quebec City. Arriving at Lake Champlain from the north in early July 1609, Champlain and his guides entered the lake in a fleet of 24 canoes. Champlain’s founding of Quebec City and subsequent exploration of Lake Champlain was the starting point of a permanent French presence in North America. In the New World, the explorer coverted from Protestantism to Catholicism and welcomed Black Robes, Jesuit missionaries, to the region. The 400th anniversary commemorates an important historical moment in the region’s history–the first contact between European and Native American cultures in Vermont’s Champlain Valley–and the cultural contributions of the people living in Vermont today. Events are taking place throughout the summer and include a variety of heritage festivals, art exhibits, bike and paddling tours, culinary events, history tours, interactive activities, cultural demonstrations and community fairs. For more information, visit

he closer you look at the enormous Waxman-Markey energy tax bill that passed the U.S. House on June 26, the more you come to realize what it requires you to believe, the more you realize what drastic changes it promises to impose upon America, and the more you grasp what it will cost Americans in higher prices, a crippled economy, and lost jobs, the more you - a normal person - will conclude that this is crazy, costly, and dangerous. The whole disgraceful exercise is founded on the premise that human emissions of carbon dioxide are producing dangerous "global warming". There are plenty of statements to this effect by Al Gore, Bill McKibben, Environment Defense, Sierra Club, the UN's IPCC, and NASA's eccentric climatologist James Hansen, who is urging citizens to commit civil disobedience to halt fossil fuel combustion. The clamor of these enviro politicians is totally unsupported by real science. "Global warming" disappeared a decade ago, forcing the enviro propagandists to switch to the not-disprovable "climate change". Carbon dioxide produced by fossil fuel combustion is a fraction of one percent of the atmosphere. It's tiny in comparison to the most important greenhouse gas, water vapor (that

fortunately can't be taxed or regulated). The global warming scare is based on computer models of the atmosphere that - if the operator suitably jiggers the parameters - have been made to predict startling global temperature increases in the 21st century. However the computer models are unable to reproduce the known global temperature record since 1950, they failed to predict the current cooling trend, and they predicted a upper troposphere hot spot in the tropics that clearly does not exist. The alarmists brought out ice core studies to show that a rise in carbon dioxide concentration (caused by what?) hundreds of thousands of years ago led to higher temperatures. That fell apart when it turned out that the higher temperatures caused higher carbon dioxide concentrations (as CO2 outgassed from warmer oceans), not the other way around. Intellectually corrupt scientists and politicians are willing to sign on to the "sky is falling" argument, because that gives them cover to get their hands on enormous money flows. The Waxman-Markey bill aims to drive up the price of fossil fuel energy, to depress CO2 emissions. The mechanism is a cap on carbon dioxide emissions from (to start with) power plants, vehicles, and energy-intensive industries. Obama first proposed to auction

off permits allowing the emission of one ton of carbon dioxide. Every utility and industry would have to buy enough permit units to stay in business. The cost of buying the permits would of course be passed on in everyone's electricity, food, fuel and product bills. The proceeds of the government's auction of this artificially valued funny money would fund a host of "clean energy" and "green jobs" schemes. But as Congress labored to produce a bill, a furious big-money corporate lobbying campaign forced members to start demanding that the government initially give away the credits to their favored industries, such as coal-burning utilities. By the time the bill squeaked by to passage (219-212) with concession-bought votes, 85 percent of the initial credits were handed out free, in the name of "consumer protection". Of course if consumers were permanently protected against the bill's carbon price increases, the whole point of the bill - to suppress carbon dioxide emissions - would be defeated. The key here is that the backers were forced to make the bill relatively painless in its first few years to get it through the House. Then to pacify the restive enviros the cap will be gradually screwed down, the price of the emission credits will escalate, and consumers will be forced to pay untold billions of dollars in what

amounts to new energy taxes hidden in the cost of almost everything they consume. The bill also contains a provision, demanded by labor unions, to put an import tax on products manufactured in the Third World, whose governments have steadfastly stated that they have no intention to abide by any emissions limitation scheme, unless the developed nations transfer enough wealth to them to get them to change their mind. Even Obama balked at this, since any such import tax would trigger a trade war. If carried out as advertised, this prodigious bill promises to reduce global temperature by a fraction of one degree Fahrenheit by thew year 2100. For this, Congress is going to impose an enormous hidden tax on every American consumer, lavish benefits on countless rent-seeking special interests, launch dozens of new government spending and regulatory programs, employ thousands of new bureaucrats, promote billions of dollars in wealth transfers to Third Worlders peddling dubious carbon offsets, and drive a large part of our economy overseas? You're thinking, "they've got to be kidding". But they're not. John McCluaghry John McClaughry is president of Vermont’s Ethan Allen Institute (


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Thank you, Farmers Diner! To the Editor: The good folks at the Farmers Diner, located within the Marbleworks in downtown Middlebury (99 Maple St., Suite 10), donated a portion of their July 1 sales to Festival on-the-Green. Annie Harlow, hospitality chair for Festival on-the-Green, was on hand for part of the day to share copies of this year ’s festival schedule and—while supplies lasted—audio CDs compiled in honor of our 25th Anniversary Season (2003). Patricia “Pat” Boera Secretary, Festival on-the-Green Middlebury

To the Editor: ...Why is it that in the midst of a historic economic crisis, the Burlington Free Press chooses to expand its coverage with an added environmental section? Have you not noticed that these economic issues confronting us will, in all likelihood, be with us for as long as a generation? You would think expanded converge of the paper ’s business section would be more in order. Did you know Vermont economist Art Woolf offers a program instructing economic education in our schools? Have the editors thought of giving him a weekly column in the Free Press newspaper? Surly, they must realize John McClaughry and his Ethan Allen Institute predicted what is and what will occur in Vermont's economy in the coming years? Have they considered giving his organization expanded coverage, rather than, let's say, the Conservation Law Foundation?

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Some 80 percent of Vermont is farmed, forested, or conserved and Vermont's agriculture makes up 1.5 percent of Vermont's Gross State Product: Forbes has listed Vermont as the "greenest" state. What does the future mean for our children? Get ready to swallow hard—certainly, not farming. As I noted in my July 4 Vermont Tea Party speech, John Adams said: “Now is the time, the facts are inescapable... we are not so much declaring as acknowledging reality.” Don't you think it's time to acknowledge reality in Vermont? Tom Licata Burlington

Larry, Darryl and Darryl To the Editor: We grow them stupid up here in Vermont. Maybe the old “Newhart” T.V. show, which took place in Vermont, wasn’t too far from portraying the truth. This news story, titled “Intruder breaks in, finds cop waiting”, was reported by the Associated Press on July 5— “A Vermont man faces charges after police say he broke into a house occupied by an offduty officer, who subdued him. Vermont State Police say 45-year-old Ricky Stearns of Ferrisburg kicked in the front door of a home at the Basin Harbor Club in Ferrisburg. The invasion came in the early morning hours before dawn Saturday and Stearns charged at the man he found inside. “It turned out the man was a New Jersey police officer. “Investigators say Officer Thomas Ringer of Metuchen, N.J., quickly incapacitated and subdued the intruder. “Stearns was charged with trespassing and unlawful mischief. Police say his bloodalcohol level was twice the legal limit.” And here’s more evidence of local stupidity, this a news report from the Vermont State Police— “Vermont State Police are investigating

more than 30 thefts from motor vehicles in the Panton, Ferrisburgh and Vergennes area. The thefts reportedly happened last week, between midnight and 6 a.m. In each case, the vehicles were unlocked and parked in the owners' driveways, police said. “Various items, including electronics, cash, change and weapons were stolen, police said. “Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Dempsey at the New Haven barracks.” Ever hear of locking your doors? Ed Mann Waltham

A bridge too far—gone? To the Editor: Thanks for the interesting news story about the Champlain Bridge last week... it’s a sad local monument to neglect by our elected representatives... Celeste Myers Addison

Hello? To the Editor: Did all of you see how state representatives Dave Sharpe and Mike Fisher explained in this newspaper who is going to pay for this Vermont Democrat budget? Of course you didn’t (see it). I asked that specific question of Mike and Dave in the Eagle a few weeks ago. And they are now silent. Why? Because they don't know who is going to pay for the coming budget. At least Mike left a message on my telephone wanting to talk to me, but he also stated that we wouldn’t be able to agree on anything. Dave, Mike: Please, no phone calls to me. I asked this question in the Eagle, so answer me in the Eagle. All of us taxpayers and voters want to know: Who is going to pay for the budget you voted for? This question is critical as we just found out that Vermont's income tax revenue has just dropped 33 percent for the first quarter of this year. Burt DeGraw Bristol


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to collaborate to provide secure facilities that meet the needs of federal, state and county and municipal law enforcement regarding space for housing inmates and detainees – this report will come to the Corrections Oversight Committee by Oct. 15. Several committees will be looking at ways to improve and enhance economic development opportunities in our state Other important work will be in the area of health care and how Vermont’s experience can play a role in the federal government’s looking at this enormous issue. Rep. Kate Webb and I have done a short summary of some of the work we did this session and this report is placed around town. If you do not see it, I am happy to send you one. Just get in touch either at 985-8515 or email me at Thank you and have a great summer.

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he Green Mountain Chamber Festival continued its exemplary series of concerts last week in the Redstone Recital Hall. Mendelssohn continue to be the focus of attention with a cello sonata in the first half of the program and concluding the second half of the program, the magnificent quartet Opus 44, no. 1, which had a brilliant performance that brought an entire audience to its feet. We were treated to a trio sonata by John Knowles Paine, who founded the first university-level music school in the United States. The second half of the program was opened by a brilliant example of love bravura violin writing and truly exciting bravura performance. The two-movement work Piano Trio, Opus 32, by Paine was given a highly nuanced performance by Arik Braude, violin; by Brooks Whitehouse, cello; and by David Feurzeig, piano. The performance allowed the music to breathe, paying attention to the natural rise and fall of their musical lines. When a line began in the violin and was then completed by the cello, if one were to avoid looking at this stage, one would have had some difficulty in telling when the switchover took place. The work is well worth hearing regardless of Paine's important connec-

tion to the growth of music in the United States. The performance was as fine as one could wish for— the Sonata in D. major, Opus 58 by Felix Mendelssohn and dedicated to his brother, who was a cellist, received a fine performance from Robert Jesselson, cello, and Paul Orgel, piano. It is the second cello sonata that Mendelssohn wrote. The playing was incisive and lyrical. It was a true giveand-take between cello and piano, both of whom had all the technical necessities down pat. It was a worthy performance of a strong piece of music. The music of Henry Wieniawski reminds one that the second half of the 19th century was a time of fierce competition among performers. This is especially true of those who chose to use the violin as their calling card. Paganini was an exemplar of this bravado attitude towards music; Wieniawski another. I have noticed over the past three years that the performance of bravado music for the violin is a specialty of Chin Kim. This year he outdid himself, there was not a single missed pitch or inaccurate tempo. He played with a flair that his calm exterior might lead one to believe would make him a poor candidate for bravura music. Play it he did, however, not only technically accu-

rately, but deriving the maximum amount of musical content that the writing had to offer. He was accompanied by Hiromi Fukuda, piano. It is a wonder to me how the faculty of Green Mountain Chamber Festival manages rehearsals, because I don't believe that all of them are on the faculty of any one college or university. I mention this because it seems to me that the performance of Mandelssohn's magnificent quartet, which demands so much technically, and which demands very discriminating listening on the part of the performers, would seem logically to demand a great deal of rehearsal time that, while, what with their teaching and their other faculty roles, their schedule must precludes a great deal of rehearsal time. That makes the performance of last Wednesday even more remarkable. The playing of John Gilbert, violin; Stephanie Ezerman, violin; Lembi Veskimets, viola; and Alexander Ezerman, cello, fell into the uncommon, the performance belied all the shortages of rehearsal time that may have existed. They're playing was so finely attuned that the music went along at the appointed tempi -- and I guarantee you that Presto con Brio was exactly like that -- Presto and Brio. It was a musical romp that never lost sight of the

BRANDON — On July 6, at approximately 6:48 a.m., a residential fire was reported at the home of Ellen Hodges at 2433 Wheeler Road. Neighbors reported the fire since no one was home at the time. Brandon Fire Chief Robert Kilpeck coordinated fire fighters from Brandon, Salisbury and Pittsford at the scene. The home was located in a remote area and it is believed the fire went unreported for some time. The home was completely consumed by fire and is a total loss. Vermont State Police investigators were contacted to conduct an origin and cause investigation. Fire investigators from the Vermont State Police and Vermont Division of Fire and Safety responded to the scene. The cause of the fire is suspicious. The investigation is on going and anyone with information is asked to contact the Vermont Arson Tip Program at 1-800-32-ARSON or the Brandon Police Department at 2470222. The home was estimated to be worth approximately $80,000. No one was hurt.

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basic morals and guidelines of life. “For 130 years we’ve been cheering for players to battle each other and challenge themselves on the ball field. No other sport is quite as American or inspirational.” Parents want to give their children the tools for a successful and enjoyable life. Little League, Pony League, college, and professional baseball are great ways to build the foundational skills kids need to become adults. In praise of Liberthson’s book, Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig agreed: “The great American pastime isn’t just a sport —it’s a chance to learn skills that guide Americans through all the pitfalls the world can throw at us.” Liberthson’s poems point out four life lessons both adults and children can get from baseball if they know where to look:

More than two million kids from around the world will play on 7,000 baseball Little League teams this year. These children, ages 13 and younger, are taking part in a tradition that spans nearly 70 years. Parents across the world enroll their children in Little League not just to learn the sport, but to learn the ethics and team spirit associated with the great American pastime. “What is on the field is an imitation of human life,” said Dan Liberthson, PhD., and author of the new book “The Pitch is on the Way: Poems about Baseball and Life.” Liberthson said taking part in baseball games and watching the professionals on the field are fantastic ways to teach children the


•Failure, Injury, and Defeat Are as Much a Part of the Game as Success. As Liberthson points out in his poem “The Mound,” about a pitcher yanked from the game, we can all blow it, but we need to pick ourselves up and try again. •Don’t Relegate Yourself to the Dugout. A player might miss one opportunity and lose his focus for the rest of the game. He becomes obsessed with that one early mistake and can’t recover. It is the same with life: if you dwell on your past mis-step, you’ll never get a foothold on future success. •Don’t Let the Hecklers Get You Down. In many games, some fan is shouting above the crowd for the batter to miss, or the pitcher to throw badly, or deriding the umpire’s calls. Taking such spiteful criticism to heart will only ruin the player ’s pleasure in the game and his chance of winning. “Everywhere in life you run into people rooting for you to fail,” said Liberthson. “Look at these professional ath-

letes on the field and think about how the rival team is hoping they’ll fall flat on their faces. Still, these men often manage to succeed. It’s a good lesson for life: ignore unhelpful criticism if you are giving the game your best. You won’t have a chance to win if you don’t stop beating yourself and letting the hecklers beat you.” •You Can’t Win By Yourself. Baseball is a team sport. Sure, some teams have highpaid ‘hot shots,’ but without nine players on each team and many support staff there is no game. The same is true of life: you can be the best at what you do, but if you’re not surrounded by good, supportive people whom you treat well, your chances of enjoying the experience are zero. “Life is hard, but at its core life is a game, a serious game. Maybe who wins or loses the game isn’t as important as how a player feels about the job he’s done as he walks off the field,” Liberthson said.

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Addison Legion team sweeps South Burlington By Frederick Pockette The Addison County legion baseball team swept Knights of Columbus-South Burlington last Saturday in a double header, winning the opener 9-3, and following that up with an 18-1 slaughter in the night cap. In the opener Dean Butler led a 14 hit attack by rapping out three singles. Mickey O'Connor clubbed an RBI double for Addison Counties lone extra base hit. Corey Haight, who picked up the win struck out nine batters in four plus innings of work. Losing pitcher Josh Blow had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs for South Burlington. In the second game, Chad Estey and Butler led an offensive attack that plated 18 runs with three hits apiece. Estey belted a three-run homerun and two single while Butler singled, doubled and tripled, giving him a total of six hits for the afternoon. Sean Harrison picked up the win in game 2. Ethan Hanson cracked an RBI double and P.J. Handy took the loss for South Burlington. Addison County improved to 9-3 with the sweep, while South Burlington fell to 5-5 after dropping both games. Spinners Take Two of Three The Boston Red Sox short season A affiliate, the Lowell Spinners came into Burlington last weekend and took two of three from the hometown Vermont Lake Monsters.

In the series opener last Friday night Lowell pounded out seven extra-base hits, including back-to-back home antage of five Vermont errors to score six unearned runs in a 10-3 victory over the Lake Monsters. The Spinners back-to-back home runs came from Chris McGuiness and Michael Almanzar to lead off the fourth inning and give Lowell a 2-1 lead. They added three more runs in the sixth. Shannon Wilkerson belted an RBI double and Roberto Feliz added an RBI single, for a 5-1 advantage. Lowell then scored five runs, all unearned, on just one hit in the eighth inning for a 10-1 lead. The Spinners used two hit batters and three Vermont errors to score the five runs in the inning, which was capped off by a Joantoni Garcia three-run triple to right center. Vermont had taken an early 1-0 lead on when Francisco Soriano walked, stole second and scored on a J.J. Sferra RBI single. But that was all the offense the Lake Monsters could muster off Lowell starter Yeiper Castillo (2-1), who allowed just the one run on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts over six innings for the victory. The Lake Monsters got their final two runs of the night in the eighth inning on a J.P. Ramirez RBI groundout and a run-scoring wild pitch. Vermont was held to just six hits on the night and have

just 13 hits in its last 27 innings of play at Centennial Field. Four Spinners had two-hit nights, including Almanzar who also scored three runs, while Wilkerson was 2-for-5 with two runs and two doubles for Lowell. Jack McGeary (1-1) allowed two runs (the back-toback Spinner home runs) on five hits with two walks and six strikeouts over five innings to take the loss for Vermont. Sferra and Sean Nicol both had two hits for the Lake Monsters. Then following a rainout on Saturday the squads split a doubleheader on Sunday. In the opener Lowell starter Jose Alvarez (2-1) allowed just three hits in six scoreless innings to lead the Spinners to a 4-0 shut out win. Lake Monsters starter Kyle Morrison (0-2) gave up three runs (two earned) on five hits over five innings to take the game one loss. The Spinners scored the first run of the opener in the second inning on a two-base error by right fielder J.R. Higley, who the previous inning had made a great catch as he caught a foul ball just before flipping over the fence into the batting cage area behind the Lake Monsters clubhouse. Lowell added three more runs in the sixth inning on a Michael Almanzar RBI single and a Ronald Bermudez tworun double to seal the 4-0 victory.

Vermont avoided being swept by scoring three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a 3-1 win in the series finale. The Lake Monsters were held scoreless for the first 12 innings of the doubleheader and found themselves trailing 1-0 after the Spinners scored an unearned run in the top of the sixth inning of the nightcap before rallying. Sean Nicol reached to lead off the bottom of the sixth on a fielding error by second baseman Drew Dominguez, then scored the tying run as J.P. Ramirez rocketed an RBI double to left center. Ramirez moved to third on a Dan Killian fly out and scored the

eventual winning run on a wild pitch from losing pitcher Pedro Perez. Vermont added an insurance run on a J.J. Sferra RBI single to score Dani Arias, who had singled and then stole both second and third. Reliever Clayton Dill hit Tom DiBenedetto and walked Dominguez to start the seventh inning, but then struck out the final three batters of the inning to secure the Lake Monsters win and picked up his second save of the season. Both starting pitchers in game two tossed five scoreless innings as Lowell’s Cesar Cabral gave up three hits with three strikeouts and Vermont’s Mitchell Clegg gave

up two hits with four strikeouts. Steven Stewart (1-0), who gave up the unearned run in the top of the sixth, picked up the win for the Lake Monsters, while Arias and Sferra both had two hits apiece. The doubleheader split leaves both Vermont and Lowell with identical 12-11 records and two games behind Oneonta for first-place in the Stedler Division. After an off day on Monday, the Lake Monsters opened a six-game road trip at Jamestown last week. Vermont returns home for a three-game series with the Brooklyn Cyclones beginning July 20.



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Mid-Season action nabs Tremont win no. 3 Ken Tremont Jr. took a giant step toward maker, C.V. Elms, Frank Hoard Jr., regaining his crown at Devil's Bowl SpeedD.J. Bruidige, Shannon Donnelly, way Sunday night by recording his third win Nick Lussier, Kevin Elliot, Jon of the season in the 30-lap Mid-Season Bates, Anthony Warren, Ken Championships. Towne, Cullen Howe, Willy Tremont, who relinquished the title to Knight, Cody Sargent, Paul DunTodd Stone last season, only needed 10 laps ham Jr., Jared McMahon, Dennis to get to the front, after starting 12th, and Pennock, Jack Swinton. pulled away from Tim Laduc to register his PRO-STREET STOCKS (July 5): 61st career victory at the Vermont track. CALE KNEER, Mike Paquin, Carl The Mid-Season Championships capped a Vladyka, Chuck Towslee, Walt huge weekend of racing, which included one Brownell, Lori Langevin, Fred Litof the biggest Independence Day fireworks tle, Justin Perry, Pat McLaughlin, displays in the history of the speedway. Jake Losaw, Chris Fifield, Mike Kris Vernold set the early pace in the modJeske, Jeff Washburn, Mike Bussiified feature Sunday night before giving no, Roger Siliski, Adam Forbes. way to Ray Hoard on lap eight, But by then, LIMITEDS: (July 5): JON Tremont had already worked his way to MILLER, Bill Duprey, Brandon fourth and in the span of two laps, rocketed Emigh, Russ Farr, Dave Emigh, around Vince Quenneville Jr., Vernold and Mike Clark, Paul Bramyer, Joe Hoard to take over the lead. Ladd, Nathan Dahoda, Rob The field closed up when Hoard brought Ketcham, Frank Monroe, Erwin out the caution flag with five laps left, but Smith Jr., Garret Given, Ben Ladd, Laduc had nothing left for Tremont, who Lou Gancarz. was campaigning a new Bicknell chassis, afBUDGET SPORTSMAN GOLD ter bending up his old car the previous week (July 4): CULLEN HOWE, Tim FASTEST 1/2 MILE—There was plenty of action at the Mid-Season Championships held at Devil’s Bowl Speedat the Bowl. Hartman Jr., D.J. Brundige, Wayne way, Vermont’s fastest half-mile track, last weekend. The double-point race filled the stands for a perfect Laduc had to settle for second, with Ron Stearns, Frank Hoard III, Jack Genevening of local racing thrills. Devil's Bowl also featured a double whammy on July 4—fireworks and racing. Proctor third. Frank Hoard Sr. and Vernold tile, Jared McMahon, Marc HughOn July 19, the speedway, located on Route 22A in West Haven, will host a fun kid’s night—youngsters can completed the top five. es, Angela Hanson, Derrick Mcline up for a ride in a real stock race car. Follow Devil’s Bowl racing action weekly in the Rutland Tribune. Frank Hoard III drove to his second win Grew, Frank Hoard Jr., Bob Gray, Photo by Shawn Pemrick Photography of the year in the caution-plagued budget Dave Herrick, Anthony Warren, sportsman feature. Three early cautions Dennis Pennock, Ron Casey, Paul helped Hoard move up from his ninth startDunham Jr., Ricky Quick, Anthony tory lane with his second win of the 2009 campaign. ing position to get the lead on lap 10, and five other yellows Howe, who started seventh, was far enough ahead to Marro, Bob Bublak, Kory Wilder, Justin Comes, Chris Thorprevented the leaders from getting into any kind of rhythm. pe, Seth Howe, Hunter Bates, Ralph Denison. avoid a rash of wrecks early in the feature, and took the lead When the checkered flag dropped, Hoard was nearly two BUDGET SPORTSMAN SILVER (July 4): ANTHONY on lap 13. Tim Hartman Jr., who had been out front before seconds ahead of Anthony Marro, who had his best career WARREN, Bob Gray, Justin Boehler, Joshua Joseph, Chuck being passed by Howe, never fell more than two car lengths finish. They were followed by Pete Carlotto, Tim Hartman Dickinson, Tom Lilly, Shannon Donnelly, Andrew Durie, behind for the rest of the 30-lapper, but had to settle for secJr. and Marc Hughes. Jack Swinton, Jason Vadnais, Jon Bates. ond. D.J. Brundige, Wayne Stearns and Frank Hoard III comCale Kneer also made his way to victory lane for the secLIMITEDS (July 4): ROB KETCHAM, Bill Duprey, Mike pleted the top five. ond time this season, winning the 20-lap pro-street stock feaClark, Joe Ladd, Paul Braymer, Ben Ladd, Lou Gancarz, CurBecause of the large number of cars at the speedway, the ture, and Jon Miller did a great job to come away with his tis Condon, Bill Vradenburg, Garret Given, Frank Monroe, budgets ran both a Gold and a Silver feature, with Anthony first win of the season in the 20-lap limited feature. Bill Barrett, Russ Farr. Warren winning the 20-lap companion event. The mini-stock feature was won by Kayla Bryant, and CRSA SPRINTS: (July 4): DYLAN SWIERNIK, Jeff Ron Ketcham won his first limited feature on Saturday VanSteenburg, Jeremy Quick, Brett Jaycox, Matt Tanner, AnGeorge Foster took the checkered flag in the Duke stock feanight, and Kayla Bryant (mini-stocks) and George Foster ture. thony Brennan, Jim McCaffrey, John Matrafallo, Mike Bosco, The big holiday weekend spectacular began on Saturday, (Duke stocks) were also victorious. John Cunningham, Chuck Alessi, Warrne Alexson, Craig MODIFIEDS (July 5): KEN TREMONT JR., Tim Laduc, Ron rochelle, Bruce Evans, Billy Jaycox, John Leombruno, Chad July 4, with a card highlighted by sprint cars. Dylan Proctor, Frank Hoard Sr., Kris Vernold, Jimmy Ryan, Brian King, Mike Zemcik, Curtias Bradshaw. Swiernik outran Jeff VanSteenburg and Jeremy Quick to win Whittemore, Vince Quenneville Jr., Todd Stone, Gardner the 25-lap CRSA Sprint feature, and Don Harvey was first EMPIRE LIGHTNING SPRINGS (July 4): DON HARVEY, Stone, Jon Proctor, Pat O'Hanlon, Alex Bell, Cass Bennett, Mike Kiser, Justin Phillips, Fred Hoffman, Simon Couture, under the checkered flag in the 20-lap Empire Lightning Ray Hoard, Don Ackner, Dave Manny, Rob Langevin, Dar- Joe Szczapa, Mathew Bourgoin, Jerry Sehn, No. 77H, Matt Sprints feature. ren Keyser, Scott Duell. The budget sportsman ran another leg of the Ridge RunNorrie, John Casazza, Dennis Lamke, Gary Reyer, Scott BUDGET SPORTSMAN (July 5): FRANK HOARD III, An- Goodrich, Ralph Utter Jr., Shaun Gosselin, Doug Norrie, Tim ner Series, drawing competitors from the CVRA, Glen Right thony Marro, Pete Carlotto, Tim Hartman Jr., Marc Hughes, Durland, Dan Nappi, Steve Lapine, Jamie Kiser, No. 12X. 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Pair win Vermont Sun Triathlon Local runners were among event’s top finishers Kevin Bouchard-Hall of Shelburne pulled away from Waterbury's John Spinney to win the recent Vermont Sun Triathlon by 26 seconds. Christina Robeson of New York, N.Y., did the same to Adamant, Vermont's Donna Smyers to claim the women's title by a more comfortable one minute, 34 second margin. Nearly 300 triathletes from all over the Northeast, Canada and France registered for the 600 yard Swim, 14 mile Bike and 3.1 mile Run triathlon. Spinney, New Haven's Chris Coffey, and David Connery of Shelburne exited the water 1:25 behind Striker

but took just 45 seconds to leave the transition area. Coffey finished the bike in a group of four that included Middlebury's 52-year-old Steve Hare, 51-yearold Mark Mulder of Allentown, N.J. (near Trenton), and 47-year-old Jonathan Parks of Cadyville, N.Y. None of these three could run with Coffey who ran the same pace as the leaders. The Vermont Sun Triathlon series is supported by sponsors including local businesses. Complete results and splits may be found on-line at



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•Greensboro: TH 4 (Main Street), Bridge #26, $245,000. •Newbury: TH 50 (Peach Brook Road), Bridge 65, $145,000. •Newfane: Town Highway 47, Bridge 50, $170,000. •Rutland Town: TH 11 (McKinley Avenue), Bridge 9, $450,000. •St. Johnsbury: U.S. 2, Bridge 104 (Portland Street), $1,060,000. •Wardsboro: Town Highway 1 (FAS 114), Bridge 11, $720,000. The Transportation Enhancement Grant Committee awarded Transportation Enhancement Grants to the following projects— •Franklin: Safe Routes to School Sidewalk, $84,000. •Groton: Kettle Pond ADA, $52,000. •Montpelier: Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge, $168,000. •North Hero: Knight Point State Park ADA Trail, $12,000. •Pawlet/Poultney: D&H Rail Trail, $184,000. •Shelburne: Mount Philo Road Sidewalk STPWalk (26), $156,870. •So. Burlington: So. Burlington Bike Path Project Repaving, $158,948. •Essex: Vermont 15 Sidewalk Project, $240,000. The paving grants were issued on a competitive basis, while enhancement grants were issued to communities or nonprofit organizations that demonstrated projects were “shovel ready.” VTrans selected the bridges for repair based on structural deficiency and an ability to complete repairs within the deadlines stipulated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, according to the state’s Dennise R. Casey.

and bustle, the commerce, the elegance and the complexities of modern society and the plight of the individual within it.” Lepkoff has exhibited widely and her work is in permanent collections at Washington’s National Gallery of Art and the National Gallery of Canada. Also joining Lepkoff was Greg Joly, Nearing scholar and co-author, with Lepkoff, of the book, “Almost Utopia: The Residents and Radicals of Pike’s Falls, Vermont, 1950.” Both Lepkoff and Joly signed copies of their book. The “Almost Utopia” exhibit, which pairs Lepkoff ’s photos with audio excerpts from recent interviews with Pikes Falls residents, will be on display in the Vermont Folklife Center ’s Vision and Voice Documentary Workspace through Sept. 5.

Births A boy born June 22, Taylor Mitchell Altemose, to Chris and Julie (Aiken) Altemose of Middlebury. A boy born July 3, Colton Christopher Reed, to Christopher and Erin (Torrey) Reed of Addison. A boy born July 3, Landon Robert Hunt, to Jade Denny and Dustin Hunt of Middlebury. A boy born July 3, Silas James Gulley, to Sally Kendall and Jeremy Gulley of Waitsfield. A girl born July 3, Elisabeth Sage Rockwell, to David Rockwell and Karen DeMoy of Orwell. A girl born July 4, Cora Raye Blair, to Paul Blair and Heather Smith of Ripton. A boy born July 4, Tracy Scott Whalon III, to Tracy and Caroline (Leonard) Whalon of Addison. If you have questions, or to submit birth announcements, please call Leslie at 88-6397 or email at

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Record company opens tea room in Brandon Stephen Sutton, chairman and CEO of the international Divine Art Recordings Group of England, announced the opening of the Harmony Tea Room at Brandon Music. Brandon Music is the North American headquarters of Sutton’s British classical music record company, the Divine Art Recordings Group. Located in a former artist’s barn art gallery, Harmony English Tea Room is a chic English-style tearoom and live music café. Harmony sells specialty British teas and coffees, new and vintage tea-ware and china, and will feature regular performances by new and visiting artists as well as special themed events such as “tea-dances.” Brandon Music – Vermont’s Classical Music Haven is also home to the Divine Art CD Store and a developing vintage collector ’s corner. The Divine Art CD Store showcases a wide collection of contemporary to rare classical music from the Divine Art, Diversions, Metier, and Athene record labels. The collector ’s corner will offer the sale of vintage and rare historic records while featuring a growing assortment of vintage music related collectables. The Divine Art Record Company, established by Stephen Sutton in England in 1993, is an internationally acclaimed classical music record company. Divine Art has published over 250 CDs of classical music from the 15th to 21st Centuries on its four major record labels, performed by over 150 artists from around the world. Divine Art also specializes in arranging first ever recordings of recently discovered works by major composers and will soon be launching a series of digitally re-mastered vintage radio dramas. Brandon Music is open year round six days a week and is closed on Tuesdays. The CD store and art gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Harmony English Tea Room is open from 2 to 5 p.m. Information is available at and by calling 465-4071.


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 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,, 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

From page 4 “I went to Moose Mountain Video store, there was a girl standin’ by the door wearing a tank top with, ‘I heart GED’, on front. We chatted. She didn’t have a job. I asked her how long she’d been standin there, she told me two or three years. Today, I asked. Two hours maybe she said. “I asked her how come, she said she was trying to rent herself out. So, I rented her, ‘n we took straight off to my favorite swimming hole. “I was behind of her when she haunched herself from the water which allowed me to spy her cutoff blue jean shorts riding down to just above the split in her behind. Atop the waistband of her shorts was one a them tattoos like the girls have these days. You’ve seen ‘em, butterflies, hearts, boyfriend’s initials, ankhs. Nonsensical useless patches of ink. But not hers, no, not hers. “Her tattoo was of a flat-screen T.V. When I saw it, I fell in love. I told her I said, ‘Oh, I like your flat-screen T.V. tattoo.’ She said, ‘It’s high definition,’ I said, ‘Oh, really, high definition?’ That it was high definition surprised me ‘cause we’d be hanging out for an hour and a half and I wasn’t to that point—near sure she even knew the definition. “We got out a the swimming hole, shook off in good shape, and went straight home. “Now I don’t know what she’s got in her for a receiver, but I watched the Discovery Channel on her skin till four o’clock the next morning. She never moved a muscle.” Marshall cleaned cone dust from the corners of his mouth. “That’s what love is.” “I don’t get it. I don’t get it Marshall,” I said, “Your story. There’s no point?” “Not to you maybe. That’s not my fault,” he said. “Whatever happened to her, you seen her since?” “Well we ain’t done nothing together since, but yeah, I seen her. She made your banana boat tonight. And while she was making it, I watched her back and caught up on the news.” Rusty DeWees tours Vermont and Northern New York with his act “The Logger.” His column appears weekly. He can be reached at Listen for The Logger, Rusty DeWees, Thursdays at 7:40 on the Big Station, 98.9 WOKO or visit his website at

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 ESSEX JUNCTION CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH - 61 Main St., Essex Junction 878-8341 FERRISBURGH/NORTH FERRISB. FERRISBURGH METHODIST CHURCH, Sunday worship 9:30am NORTH FERRISBURGH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 227 Old Hollow Rd., North Ferrisburgh, VT 802-425-2770. Rev. Kim Hornug-Marcy. Sunday worship 10am, Sunday School 10a.m., Nursery Available. nferrisburgumc/ WESLEYAN CHAPEL, Sun. service 10am HINESBURG LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH - 90 Mechanicsville Rd., Hinesburg. Sunday Service at 10:30am. Pastor Hart, info: 482-2588.

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LINCOLN UNITED CHURCH OF LINCOLN - Sunday worship service 9:45, Church school 11:15am, united Student Ministries for grades 7-12, 6:30pm Sunday evenings. 453-4280 MIDDLEBURY CHAMPLAIN VALLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY Sunday service & church school, Sunday 10:00am CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY - Middlebury. Middlebury Community House, Main and Seymour Sts, Sunday Service and Church School-10:00am; Wednesday-7:30pm. THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF MIDDLEBURY (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sunday 10am worship service THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS Sunday Sacrament 10-11:15am EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN WORSHIP - Service in Middlebury area: call 758-2722 or 453-5334. HAVURAH, THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF ADDISON COUNTY - Saturday morning Shabbat services, 388-8946 MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH - 97 South Pleasant St., Middlebury. Sunday morning worship & church school 10am, Wednesday evening Bible Study, 6:30pm. 388-7472. MIDDLEBURY FRIENDS MEETING - (Quakers), Sunday worship & first day school 10am (meets at Havurah House)

STARKSBORO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STARKSBORO - Located at 2806 VT Route 116, 05487. Sunday worship service 11:00am. All are welcome. Through the winter months we are using the large room located on the ground floor for meeting. Use the door at the back of the church to enter the building, then walk through the kitchen to the meeting room. For details on Monday evening study topics email or call pastor, Rev. Larry Detweiler at 453-5577. SOUTH BURLINGTON NEW COVENANT BAPTIST CHURCH SBC - 1451 Williston Rd., South Burlington. 863-4305 VICTORY CENTER - Holiday Inn, Williston Road, South Burlington • 658-1019 BURLINGTON UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH - Pastor Paul Lyon • 860-5828. Sundays: 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. 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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TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2166 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne. 985-2269 Sunday Services: 8 & 10AM. Bible Study 9:00AM • Sunday School: 9:50AM. The Reverend Craig Smith ALL SOULS INTERFAITH GATHERING - Rev. Mary Abele, Pastor. Evensong Service and Spiritual Education for Children Sun. at 5pm. 371 Bostwick Farm Rd., Shelburne. 985-3819 SHELBURNE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 30 Church St., Shelburne • 985-3981 • Rev. Gregory A. Smith, Pastor, 8:00AM - Holy Communion Service • 9:30AM - Family Worship Service with Sunday School SHOREHAM ST. GENEVIEVE/ST. BERNADETTE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm, May 1-Oct. 31. (See Bridport)

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SATURDAY July 18, 2009 DORSET — Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Dorset Nursing Association at 9:00 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 7750568.

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Saturday, July 18 CASTLETON —The Castleton Community Center will be holding a gala basket party, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at the American Legion Hall. $5 admission includes 25 tickets for chances to win over 100 outstanding gift baskets and door prizes. $1,000 in valuable raffle items and gift certificates. Lunch and snacks. Proceeds help the Castleton Community Seniors Wellness Center. 468-3093. MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Farmer's Market open Saturday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., outdoors at the Marble Works by the falls. Fresh local produce, meats, cheese and eggs, baked goods, wine, flowers, plants, and crafts. EBT and debits cards. Wednesday is Senior Citizen Day, discount. 388-0178. RUTLAND — Sponsored by the Rutland County Sheriffs Dept. and ARC Rutland Area: Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Rutland’s car wash at Ponderosa Restaurant, Route 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Benefits Self Advocates’s Disability Awareness Trainings in Rutland. 775-1370. VERGENNES — Silent auction of over 30 decorated wood framed mirrors, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 229 Main St. (Basin Block). Proceeds benefit Vergennes Lions Club. 877-3243. VERGENNES — Vergennes Area Lions Club will hold annual live auction at Vergennes Union High School to raise money for projects July July 22. Drop off items at the high school July 21, 6-9 p.m. No computers, old TVs, or items that should go to the transfer station. Barry Aldinger 877-3725 or Jill Bessette 870-7070. Mail donations of gift certificates to Vergennes Lions, P.O. Box 94, Vergennes 05491.

Monday, July 20 VERMONT — Rummaging Around Vermont Bus Trip, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. $60 includes transportation via Bristol Tours. Sponsored by Reincarnation Upscale Resale & Fabulous Finds, 86 River St. Shop second-hand stores from Rutland to Middlebury to Burlington, back to Rutland, 282-4464. VERGENNES — Vergennes City Band concert, 7 p.m., at Vergennes City Park. Concerts run every Monday through Aug. 24. Instrumentalists welcome to join the band.

Tuesday, July 21 CALAIS — Vermont folksinger Deborah Flanders’annual VFC benefit concert, 7 p.m., at the Old West Church. Traditional music of rural New England. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Vermont Folklife Center. 388-4964. CASTLETON — Satin and Steel’s brassy jazz-rock sound at Castleton's Concert on the Green, 7 p.m. Free. Rain or shine. Rain site at Castleton State College. 273-2911.

MIDDLEBURY — Travel aboard the Carillon for an history cruise on Lake Champlain sponsored by the Sheldon Museum, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The boat will cruise south on the lake by Fort Ticonderoga. Guest speaker Donald Thompson as Samuel de Champlain.Boat leaves 5:30 p.m. from Larrabee’s Point in Shoreham. $30 ($25 for members). 388-2117.

Wednesday, July 22 BRANDON — Brandon Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Central Park. Seasonal products, plants, flowers, honey, maple syrup, baked goods and more. Rain or shine. 273-2655. BRIDPORT — Bring a friend to the Grange Hall for an evening meal catered by Rosie's Restaurant, 5 p.m. Pot roast meal, $5. Bring a place setting. Sponsored by the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging. RSVP: 1-800642-5119 x615. Transportation from ACTR, 388-1946. BURLINGTON — Champlain Senior Center located in the beautiful McClure Multi-Generational Building at 241 North Winooski Ave. 11:15 a.m. Pizza Party with all the fixins’ for fun. Bill Congleton, magician. Pizza served at noon. $3 donation, seniors. $4 charge for others. Transportation available.658-3585. CHARLOTTE — Farmer's Market at Mt. Philo State Park on, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Come for a hike, family picnic; support neighborhood food producers. All vendors farm within 10 miles of the park. Park fee suspended for market guests. 425-2390. RICHMOND — The Richmond Farmers' Market, 3-6:30 p.m. on Volunteers Green. Meet local growers. 434-5273 or MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open Saturday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., outdoors at the MarbleWorks by the Falls. 388-0178. MIDDLEBURY — “Woody Guthrie's American Song”, with Patti Casey and Brett Hughes, presented by Vermont Stage, Burlington's professional theatre company. July 22-26 at Town Hall Theater, Middlebury. 862-1497 or visit VERGENNES — Vergennes Lions Club Annual Auction, 6 p.m., at Vergennes Union High School. Donations accepted. 870-7070.

Thursday, July 23 DANBY — Olde Country & Bluegrass with the Danby Guys & Gals: The Green Mt. Climbers Snowmobile Club, Inc. (Rutland South) is hosting a Country & Bluegrass Festival July 23, 24 & 25 at Powers' Field at 245 Tifft Rd. Admission is free for 12 and under. Thurs. 23, music starts 6 p.m., admission is $5. Fri. 24, music starts noon, admission is $15. Sat. 25, music starts 10 a.m., admission is $20. Fri. and Sat. nights admission will be $10 after 6 p.m. Weekend pass is $35. Free camping is included with weekend pass. Camping is in the rough, bring leveling material. No hookups available. Bring your chairs, we will have tents in the concert areas. Concession stand. Spaghetti supper Sat. starting at 5:00 p.m. $7 per person. Discount for 12 and under. Breakfast will be available Fri, Sat. & Sun. from 7-10 a.m. Dogs ONLY allowed at campers on a leash. For more information our website is: Email: Phone: 802-293-5515 or 293-5206. Direction signs will be on the roads leading to festival.

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

Saturday, July 25 BURLINGTON — Taverna Night - with live Greek Music, Dancing & Cash Bar, Authentic Greek Appetizers Admission Fee (Food Not Included) from 7 - 11 p.m. at the Greek Orthodox Church, corner of Ledge Rd., & So. Willard St. Info: 862-2155. Additional parking at Christ The King Church. HINESBURG — Author Event at 11a.m. Sarah Dillard author & illustrator of Perfectly Arugula. It’s a tea party at Brown Dog Books & Gifts! Info: 4825189 or MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Farmer's Market is open every Saturday 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. NORTH CLARENDON — Book Sale at the Bailey Memorial Library, 111 Moulton Ave. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also, offering books from yesterday for sale. Info: 773-6470. NORTH CLARENDON — The" Village Sales" will from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or Shine, in the Village of North Clarendon (also includes nearby roads). A variety of sales will be offered. The Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department will be selling refreshments at the Fire House. VERGENNES — Vergennes Area Rescue Squad's 40th Anniversary Celebration. Thanking the community from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., rain or shine at 106 Panton Road (next to Goodrich). Free food, face painting, games, activities, informational booths, ambulance and station tours, and live musical entertainment by Josh Brooks. Donations accepted but everything is free. Sara (802) 877-3035.

Sunday, July 26 BURLINGTON — Traditional Greek Festival - Featuring Greek Menu, Greek Pastries at Noon at the Greek Orthodox Church, corner of Ledge Rd., & So. Willard St. . Live Music & Dancing, Face Painting for the Kids, Free Admission, Raffle. Info: 862-2155, Additional parking at Christ The King Church South. BURLINGTON — Friends of UVM Horticulture Farm 15th Annual Plant Sale from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Our biggest fundraiser of the year! Select from a wide variety of ornamental trees, shrubs, perennials and other plants donated by gardens and nurseries throughout Vermont. FHF Members-only preview sale from 9-10am. UVM Horticulture Research Complex, 65 Green Mountain Drive. Questions? Contact or go to: To volunteer, contact Stephanie Miner at 863-1876. This event is approved for Master Gardener volunteer hours. VERGENNES — Vergennes Dorchester Lodge F&AM is holding it's last Sunday of the month breakfast at it's lodge on School Street in Vergennes 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. They will be serving all you can eat, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee.

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SIMMONS MATTRESS SET, BRAND NEW, IN PLASTIC $199 SIMMONS TWIN MATTRESS AND BOX SET FROM $199, FULL SET FROM $235, QUEEN SET FROM $250, KING SET FROM $450. 802-846-7622 TWIN HOSPITAL bed remote control good condition 10 inch thick matress 300.00 (518) 532-7280 WILLOW FURNITURE, Handmade, Large, Rustic Adirondack Style. Loveseat, Rocker, Chair & Side Table $1150.00. Additional Pieces Available. 518-597-3133.

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EVERLAST ONE Gym- 60 exercises-With CD and all parts. Excellent conditionSaranac Lake $50-firm (518) 524-0418 GOLDS GYM Stride exercise machine, $200.00. 585-905-7701. TREADMILL CANDACE 825 for $75 Call 518-726-7568

FOUND CANNON Digital Camera in William’s Woods on June 15th, Call 802-7348363 to Identify.


CLARINET, FLUTE, VIOLIN TRUMPET, Trombone, Amplifier, Fender Guitar, $69. each. Cello, Upright Bass, Saxophone, French Horn, Drums $185. each. Tuba, Baritone Horn, Hammond Organ, Others 4 sale. 1-516-377-7907.


****WANTED TO BUY**** Diabetic Test Strips. Cash paid up to $10/box. Call Wayne at 781-724-7941. In CT call 203-733-8234

CAREER EDUCATION AVIATION MAINTENANCE/AVIONICS. Graduate in 15 Months. FAA Approved; financial aid if qualified. Job placement assistance. Call National Aviation Academy Today! 1-800-292-3228 or

U.S. SILVER COINS or entire collections. Call 1-877-857-7852. Littleton Coin Company, trusted since 1945. Visit us on the web at Reference B8Y100 WANTED - PAIR of used adult water skis. Lake Clear 518 -891- 7662.

WANTED TO BUY 12’ OR 14’ row boat, flat bottom only. Call 518-942-8106.




MEN’S New Right Handed Callaway FT-5 IMix 9 degree neutral driver, stiff shaft $150 (518)593-5370 STREET HOCKEYOR SOCCER GOAL: great for kids this time of year! $14.99. call 802-459-2987

HEALTH ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION can be treated safely and effectively without drugs or surgery. Covered by Medicare/Ins. 1-800-8151577 Ext.1001

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA FROM HOME. 68 weeks. Accredited. $399.00. GRADUATE THIS SUMMER! Payment plan. FREE brochure. 1-800-264-8330,, Benjamin Franklin High School. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA! Fast Affordable & Accredited. FREE Brochure. Call Now! 1800-532-6546 x412 OCEAN CORP. Houston, Texas. Train for New Career. Underwater Welder, Commercial Diver, NDT/Weld Inspector. Job placement and financial aid for those who qualify, 1-800-321-0298.

ONLINE PHARMACY - BUY Soma Ultram, Fioricet, Prozac, Buspar, $71.99 for 90 Qty. and $107 for 180 Qty. PRICE INCLUDES PRESCRIPTION! We will match any competitor’ s price! 1-866-632-6978, or

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CORNWALL EVERGREEN CEMETERY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING will be held July 18, 2009 at 7:30 P.M. at the home of Arlyn & Shelea Foote. All lot owners are encouraged to attend. Richard Bruso, Secretary 37501

FREE KIMBALL Organ, you pick-up. 518891-4212. MCPHAIL UPRIGHT piano and round stool for sale, nice sound, ivory keys, 4200. 802775-6237 OLD GUITARS WANTED! Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, Martin, D’ Angelico, Stromberg, Rickenbacker, and Mosrite. Gibson Mandolins/Banjos. 1930’ s thru 1970’ s TOP CASH PAID! These brands only please. 1800-401-0440

PETS & SUPPLIES 3 FREE Kittens 2 tiger (Gray) 1 Black. 518546-8622 AKC REG. Great Dane puppies Born July 4th. Family raised, vet checked, first shots. Reserve yours now! $1200. (518) 643-0320 FREE TO good home. Large male Maine Coone Cat. White/Orange. Moving. (518) 504-4017


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

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


AAAA** DONATION Donate Your Car, Boat or Real Estate, IRS Tax Deductible, Free Pick-Up/Tow Any Model/Condition Help Under Privileged Children. Outreach Center. 1-800-928-7566

4 - YOKOHAMA IceGuard tires 195/60 R15 88Q Used only 1 season $300 (518) 5436132

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

CORVETTE CANVAS Top plus nose bra for mid-80’s Vette, $40. Call 518-798-6261 after 6PM. FOR SALE: 2 Kelly Safari tires 205 75 R15 like new (518) 946-7434 REESE FRAME Mounted receiver hitch for pick-up truck, good condition $75. 802-4922308

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

1996 AMERICAN 14.6 DAYSAILER includes boat, Dacron sails and 700 lb rated galvanized trailer with mast stanchion, winch and new tires. Boat length 14’6”, beam 6’2”, sail area (main & jib)112 sq ft, mast hgt above water 20’6”, hull weight 340 lbs, cockpit depth 23”, centerboard depth 42”, motor bracket for 4 HP $3995.00 (315) 848-2460 (2) DAGGER Blackwater 11.5 Kayaks, drop skeg, adjustable seat/foot rests, dry storage, $475 each, lightly used. Michele 518-5691829. 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 FISHING BOAT 14’ Mirro Alum. Takes up to 25hp, oars, patch $350 OBO 802-388-2812


SAILING DINGY, 9ft Sumner, easy towing, safe & stable. Fiberglass $250 OBO. 518543-6083

14’ ALUMINUM Boat w/trailer $250.00. 518532-0238

SOLID BRASS propellors. Right and left. Mint. 19 inches diam. 3 blade (518) 597-3932

WINTER TIRES Michelin X-ICE 205/50 R16 $250.00. Please call 802-475-3402


1994 SUZUKI outboard 4HP, needs tune up, $100 OBO. 518-624-2699



CARS FOR SALE 1989 MUSTANG GT 59,000 miles, No rust, $5,800 OBO. 518-293-7041 2002 FORD Focus SE Wagon, pw, pl, pm, CD, 108K, good condition, new brakes, $3900. 518-546-4032 2002 SUBARU Impreza Sport Outback, 100,000 miles, air, cruise, well maintained, slightly dented fender & small dent on hood, $5500. 518-643-7057 or 518-643-2830. FOR SALE Parts car 1993, Nissan Sentra, auto two door $300. Call 518-524-6030

2001 HONDA Shadow 750CC, 25,000 miles, excellent condition, windshield, saddlebags, custom seat, looks, sounds like a Harley, Silver, $3,300. 518-523-3253 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


FARM EQUIPMENT POST HOLE Digger - Woods, 3pt., 18” Auger, $1400, new $700 OBO. 518-5769265

HEAVY EQUIPMENT JD 510 B Turbo - backhoe/loader, enclosed cab, 2wd, 5850 hrs., $11,900 OBO. 518-5769265

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1999 YAMAHA 250 Bear tracker ATV, runs great, 2 new rear tires $499.00. 518-5973593 JET SKI Yamaha Wave Runner 500CC, Yellow & White, 1990, good condition $500 Firm. 802-468-5693 ‘ 96 SHADOW Cruiser 25’ , 5th wheel camper w/hitch $3500 518-576-4252

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AUTO DONATIONS DONATE YOUR CAR! “ BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS” need your Help! Tax deductible/Fast Free Pick-Up. 1-888-5883662 Se habla espanol DONATE YOUR CARÖTo The Cancer Fund of America. Help Those Suffering With Cancer Today. Free Towing. Tax Deductible. 1-800-835-9372

TRUCK OR VAN FOR SALE 2000 DODGE 4WD extended cab pickup with bedliner, cap and tool box, 102,000 miles, runs great. $3700. 518-359-3732


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2007 FREIGHT Liner 70” Mid rise 515 Detroit, 18spd., 146 front, 46 rears, full lock, 2yr., 200,000 warranty, Asking $64000. 518483-3229

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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.......

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