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BURLINGTON—U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) announced two taxpayer funded grants totaling $165,555 for the Gr een Mountain Farm Direct and the Northeast Or ganic Farming Association to expand access to locally produced food for V ermont seniors, low-income families and others. “These worthwhile projects will increase Vermonters’ access to fr esh, healthy, locally pr oduced foods,” Sanders said. Green Mountain Farm Direct is slated to r eceive $97,029 to build a mobile farmers market that will deliver fresh foods to senior meal sites, low-income housing sites, and community centers. The mobile market—a big bus equipped with r efrigeration and a pr ep kitchen—will travel to local farms to buy food and make deliveries to senior meal sites, low-income housing facilities, and community centers throughout the region. The Northeast Or ganic Farming Association based in Richmond will re ceive $68,526 to expand the use of debit car ds and electronic benefit car ds at Vermont farmers markets. The pr oject alr eady has helped 37 farmers markets throughout the state. The additional funding will expand the project to eight more markets. Roadside farm stands also could be added to the project. Sanders’ backing helped Vermont win the funds through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Market Pr omotion pr ogram. Futur e funds to mor e V ermont growers may be in the offing, accor ding to the USDA.
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HAY RIDE!—Teachers and youngsters and their parents of the Champlain Valley Head Start in Middlebury enjoyed a drizzly, blustery hayride at the Lester Farm in New Haven Oct. 14. While above-freezing, Indian Summer temperatures continued into a third week, cooler, moist air has arrived in the region. Showers and heavier downpours can be expected in the coming days along with a brief period of gusty winds. Photo by Lou Varricchio
MIDDLEBURY—The 1820 Pulp Mill Covered Bridge will get a major facelift next summer. Middlebury and W eybridge town officials said the ailing wooden bridge will be extensively r ehabilitated, including fixing 19th-century design errors. The constr uction pr oject, scheduled for 2012 will cost $2.6 million. Constr uction will create some traffic snarls for commuters using the bridge which connects Middlebury and Weybridge. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and is called a Burr-arch bridge. Just prior to the Civil W ar, the original Burr ar ches wer e r emoved, and laminated ones added to King post tr usses, changing the bridge type to a King post with Burr ar ch design, accor ding to Benjamin and June Evans, authors of the definitive study of antiuq spans “New England's Cover ed Bridges.” This bridge has many distinctions, according to the authors. “It is one of only seven double-barr eled (two lane) cover ed bridges in the country , one of only two in the State of Vermont (the Museum Cover ed Bridge being the other , and the only still carrying regular traffic. It is also the oldest covere d bridge in Vermont, and one of the oldest in the country ,” according to the Evans. see BRIDGE, page 10
Bristol fire investigated By Lou Varricchio
firstname.lastname@example.org BRISTOL — On Oct. 12, at appr oximately 7 p.m., the Bristol Fire Department responded to a house fir e at 4817 Route 116 in Bristol. Upon arrival, fir efighters found the residence completely engulfed in flames. No one was home at the time of the fire and as a result no one was hurt. The Bristol F.D. was unable to save the re sidence and the home is a complete loss. Damage estimates ar e in excess of $100,000. Bristol F.D. officers contacted the Vermont State Police and requested and origin and cause investigation be conducted. VSP detectives fr om the fir e investigation unit and investigators from the VSP Division of Fire Safety responded to the scene on Oct. 13. The investigation is ongoing and the cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The Vermont State Police is asking anyone with information to call the Vermont Arson Tip Award Program at 1800-32 ARSON (up to a $5,000 reward) or the New Haven Barracks.
Bristol house fire: Vermont State Police detectives are involved in the investigation of a burned house at 4817 Route 116 next to Elephant Mountain Campground. Photo by Lou Varricchio
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Dougherty’s site-specific sculpture at Middlebury was constr ucted over thr ee weeks in September 2007. It r epresents the collaboration of mor e than twohundred and 30 volunteers, from elementary school children to college studio artists and adult community members fr om Addison County and beyond. T o cr eate the sculpture, silver maple and grey dogwood saplings were harvested from nearby Weybridge. Like all of Dougherty’s projects, “So Inclined” was understood to be a temporary structure from its inception. Once dismantled, the sculpture materials will be recycled into compost, and returned to the earth as a
To be dismantled: Artist Patrick Dougherty’s “So Inclined” on the Middlebury College campus. Photo by Andy Lynch
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Vermont’s real-estate prognosis: some good news
ationwide, the residential real estate market remains flat if not bleak, but there are some regional areas where the patient seems to be slowly recovering. Here in Vermont, two such recovering patients appear to be Chittenden and Addison counties. In V ermont, the r eal-estate outlook is rosier than most places, but it is r osiest in these two counties. Of course, if you live there and your home hasn’t sold yet, you may have a different opinion, but according to the Coldwell Banker Bill Beck Real Estate office in Middlebury , thir d quarter unit sales—across the r eal estate boar d—in Addison County posted “some impr essive gains.” What’s the reason for Beck’s encouraging report card? “Compared to the same time frame last year,” Beck reports in his quarterly “Market Update” newsletter, “Addison County sales were up 18 percent, (and) Chittenden County up 37 per cent and Rutland County up 9 percent. Statewide, sales were up 24 percent for the third quarter, but up only 2 per cent for the first nine months.” Beck admits Vermont’s first quarter was lackluster but these new indicators are very encouraging to sellers and buyers alike. “The market seems to be going in the right direction,” Beck notes.
Looking at Addison County, Beck reports 40 sales in just the first few weeks of October. He considers this “very comfortable.” Let’s hope this trend line remains on the up tick with the caveat of knowing that the fourth quarter is not a very busy time for real estate agents in Vermont. Beck r eports prices have moved up, which is very good news for sellers (maybe not so good news for bar gain hunters). In Addison County, for example, the average unit sale price is $266,946 with the media at $242,000. “Those numbers are considerably higher than the year -end totals for 2010 when the average sale was $235,388 and the median price was $21 1,000,” Beck’s newsletter r eports. But not unexpectedly, “upper end” sales in the county accounted for 2011’s most encouraging news. During the first three quarters this year , ther e wer e 24 sales over $400,000 with only 12 the year befor e. The bigger, the fancier the home, or so it appears, the mor e likely it is to sell—at least in Addison County. So, let’s get a jump start on New Year ’s Eve and raise our glasses to toast the newborn fourth quarter in local real estate; may she be as encouraging as the first three. Louis Varricchio
Vermont Supreme Court makes history, spends day in Middlebury hearing cases By Lou Varricchio
email@example.com MIDDLEBURY—The V ermont Supr eme Court, representing the Vermont State Judicial Branch, convened in Addison County Court in Middlebury Oct. 18. According to state historical records, it is the second time the state’s high court has traveled to Addison County. The court last appeared in the county in the 18th century. Five supreme court justices presided over six cases Oct. 18 and courthouse security
was increased for the event. The public was invited to observe the court beginning at 9:30 a.m.; however some restrictions applied Area legislators, attorneys, seniors and students were invited to the courthouse that day. The Vermont State Judicial Branch was established under the constitution to pr otect the rights of citizens by providing equal access to courts and an opportunity for the merits of legal disputes to be impartially heard and decided in a timely way.
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October 22, 2011
My dinner with Isaac
n the autumn of 1978, I had the rare privilege of dining with the late, award-winning science fiction author and biochemist Dr. Isaac Asimov (author of such classics as “The Foundation Trilogy,” “I Robot” and “Fantastic Voyage”). This once-in-a-lifetime engagement was arranged through hosts and friends Jack and Lottie Robbins of Allentown, Pa. Knowing about my passion for science fiction and science fact, the couple invited me to break bread with them as well as meet one of the pillars of sci-fi’s Golden Age. Jack had been a member of the Futurians with Asimov, that iconic New York group of 1930s sciencefiction fans which included Asimov, Fr ederick Pohl, Damon Knight, James Blish, Cyril Kornbluth—to name a few. So, over the years, Jack had maintained his friendship with Asimov. While some Futurians never became writers (like Jack), many did. Jack—who like Asimov was also an accomplished scientist (a chemist)—saw his old pal once a year. In 1978, he invited Asimov to dine at their Allentown home. Then, the Robbins called me with their invitation. Weeks passed and finally the day arrived; the great author was in town. There are a few details about the meeting that escape me 33 years on—such as the exact date of the dinner and what I was wearing. Asimov didn’t drive, so a friend dr ove the author from New York City toAllentown. Lottie served r oast beef (which I r emember). Jack, Lottie, Isaac, the driver friend, and I exchanged pleasantries. Asimov loved to talk and joke about himself—and why not? The gr eat man was the author and editor of over 500 published books from science fiction to history. After dinner I br ought up an Asimov science article I had enjoyed reading; it was titled “How Far Will We Go in Space?” I wondered if, when the author wr ote it back in 1965, he had anticipated the rise of the un-
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manned interplanetary Mariners, Pioneers, Vikings, and Voyagers. He hadn’t, he admitted. Asimov had been commissioned in late 1965 to write the piece by the editors of the World Book Yearbook. He had been asked to forecast, “with the facts and capabilities at hand,” to pr oject the futur e accomplishments and limits of space exploration. Asimov was beginning to see that our exploration of the planets—not with humans, as he supposed, but with r obots (unmanned space pr obes)—was happening far faster than he had imagined. “A r easonable guess,” Asimov wr ote in his yearbook piece, “is that by 2100, mankind will have explor ed our entire solar system … He will have studied the Sun from close range ... Mankind will not have made any attempt to r each or colonize planets outside our solar system.” At the time of our meeting in 1978, the success ofApollo, ending just five years earlier, had made crewed interplanetary flight look, well, easy . But the r oad to the stars was mor e complex than even Asimov had imagined. Politics, national priorities, and budgets seemed to get in the way of humans in space. “After 2100,” Asimov concluded, “A long pause will be enforced on mankind. He will probably have gone as far as he can go without developing technical abilities far beyond what he will possess even then.” Asimov’s final for ecast remains to be fulfilled: the year 2100 is far of f. But her e in 2011, we understand that humanity still has a long stairway to climb just to return astronauts to the moon after a 42-year hiatus. Louis Varricchio, M.Sc., was a senior science writer at the NASA Ames Resear ch Center. He was recently appointed director of aerospace education for the Civil Air Patr ol, an auxiliary of the U.S. Air For ce, in V ermont. He is also a NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador in V ermont.
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free moment, and half a year without going a full day at least once recognizing some sort of discomfort from the shin. A coupla months later I happened to see the doc who stitched me and ditched me. He apologized. He was sincere . he back doctor in Park City had prescribed yoga He said he’d heard around town that I had suffered signififor what he called my “on the fence, one wrong cant pain, and that I’d spoken to someone during the worst move and you’re done” back. So, from his office, period of it and mentioned to her that I felt the doctor who’d yoga is where I headed directly. stitched me was way too casual in explaining the level of The doctor must have known my back was pain I’d feel during my injuries first efforts in severe spasm; he has eyes. I could barely to heel. The doc admitted he should have walk being bent over dang near in half and warned me just how awfully painful a shin a good measure to the side. gash can be. “Yours was pr etty awful. SorThe doctor must have known fr om ry,” he said. umpteen years of studying medicine that Here’s what you can’t do: You can’t asyoga—now thought of as an almost pr oven sume a doctor will cover everything he or cure for so many things that ail—isn’t what she should when tr eating you, anymor e one should even think of doing when one’s than you can assume the weatherman will back is in severe—I mean seriously—severe forecast accurately. spasm. Doctors have knowledge, but they don’t Why the doctor didn’t qualify his pr eknow things. They’re dealing with relativescribing yoga with a “but not ‘til you can ly very little concrete information about all walk upright” I’ll never know . What a ninthat we bring to them. Really , they’r e out ny. Him and me. Both of us. What ninnies. there on the edge of not knowing a gol-darn Not to totally change injury subjects, but thing, and not always being 100 per cent the above passage reminds me of a local doc thorough with the task at hand, so r ememwho after throwing eight stitches into a deep, ragged, twober that. and-one-half inch long shin gash, boot high, let me leave the Back to the back. Way back in 2000, after my back injury, emergency room without mentioning—let alone stressing— I had no idea doctors wer e fallible. That’s why I took the back that my shin gash was going to be ultra painful for a long doctors statement that yoga is good for bad backs as money while. Instead he let me leave with a quirky , “you’r e fine, in the bank. And it’s why I was astounded that after a 90 should be jumping around in days.” minute full-on session of yoga, my back felt/got worse.Yoga I assume he was pandering to what I was; A typical 40dang near crippled me. And all because ther e are so many year-old fit guy who thought of himself as macho. Can’t fault things in life we can learn only through living. him for that. Especially ‘cause I totally bought into his panTell you what, I r emember that yoga session, deeply . I’ll der at the time because my body was still in the shock stage tell you about it in the next column. Remember this is No. 2 and not fully feeling the pain. of a series of columns explaining why I decided to lose a fair What the doc should have told me on my way out of his chunk of weight. I’ll get to the point, later than sooner. office is “on your way home pick up some Kleenex, because Rusty DeWees tours Vermont and Northern New York with his tonight, you’r e going to ball like a colicky infant.” And act “The Logger.” His column appears weekly. Reach him at that’s what I did, curled up, on the floor. I balled. firstname.lastname@example.org. Took a week before my body even thought of having a pain
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Man charged in Weybridge incident WEYBRIDGE—Vermont State Police were dispatched to a reported family fight in the T o wn of Weybridge last week. Upon arrival, investigation by officers revealed that Omar Jones, 23, was involved in a family fight where two people were injured. While police were taking Jones into custody he began to fight with the police, ultimately spitting on a police of ficer. Jones was taken into custody and transported to the New Haven State Police Barracks for processing. Jones was subsequently lodged for lack of $20,000 bail at the Chittenden County Corr ectional Center and cited into Addison County District Court to answer the charg es.
Dr. Carl Brandon is spearheading the effort build Vermont’s first satellite. He is featured on a public television program Oct. 26.
Vermont scientists in the spotlight From News Reports
email@example.com BURLINGTON—Vermont has an aerospace community working to launch a satellite into lunar orbit, a news story that was first r eported in the Addison Eagle and Gr een Mountain Outlook. V ermont mathematicians ar e using T witter to gauge the mood of societies. V ermont scientists are sequencing the genome of a cr eature that is so like humans it may have a role in regenerative medicine. These scientists, and other like them based in Vermont, are busy working to expand human knowledge and solve problems everywhere fr om down the r oad to outer space. Vermont Public T elevision intr oduces viewers to their r emarkable neighbors in its “Emer ging Science” project. The project features broadcast
and online pr ograms, community events and educational r esources to help teachers spark students’ inter est in scientific careers. Three television shows will be broadcast Wednesday, Oct. 26, on VPT. At Vermont Technical College, Carl Brandon leads the effort to design and build Vermont’s satellite. He pr edicts Vermont could be first to launch a CubeSat into lunar orbit. Colleagues Danner Friend at Norwich University; Jeff Fr olik and Jun Yu at UVM; their students and students fr om St. Michael’s College ar e working on the propulsion, navigation and communications that will enable the CubeSat to gather information. On W ednesday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m., “Emerging Science” meets scientists at work to make sense of the cyber world people now inhabit.Mathematicians Chris Danforth and Peter Dodds at the University of V ermont and their stu-
dents use masses of T witter data to measure the happiness of society. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m., a sea creature called the little skate is the star of the show. A consortium of scientists in the Northeast, including James V incent and Kelvin Chu at the University of V ermont, find that its genome is strikingly similar to humans’. They ar e trying to understand how it regenerates body parts and why humans lost most of that ability as they evolved. Rachel Phillips, who has a serious genetic disorder, watches the research on regenerative medicine in the hope that it can save her life. Producer Anya Huneke said, “Working on ‘Emerging Science’ showed me how science in V ermont has changed from the days when individuals her e could contribute only a piece of a puzzle. With the communications technology available now, Vermonters are doing big-picture research.”
A spooky month planned in Vergennes By Lou Varricchio
firstname.lastname@example.org VERGENNES—October is a spooky month in Vergennes. Children and par ents look forwar d to the Haunted W arehouse event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Kennedy Brothers Marketplace located at 11 North Main St. The event includes matinee tours, 2–4 p.m., and evening tours, 6-9 p.m. Matinee admission: adults $5, children 10 and under $1. Evening tours for adults and children 11 and up. Admission: adults -$5, Children under 16 $2, Children under 10 at parent’s discretion. Snacks will be available. Free parking for the event will be across the street at Denecker Chevrolet with a free shuttle ride from Park & Ride to event by Bet-Cha Transit. Later in October, the Vergennes American Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit 14 will host a Family Halloween Costume Karaoke Dance Party on Oct. 30, 1-4 p.m., at the Vergennes Legion. This event will featur e snacks, games, and lots of dancing and singing for the whole family. After the party it’s Trunk or Treat in the parking lot from 4-5 p.m. Trunk or Treat is a safe alternative to trick or treating done in a roped off area of the parking lot. Parents and community members will r egister to bring their cars and candy to distribute from their decorated trunk. Children will be lead to the Trunk or Treat area and begin going car to car for Treats. This is great for people who live out of town and don’t get trick or tr eaters or for anyone with ambulatory issues. Because it’s done in the daylight and early in the day participants will be home before dark. If you would like to r egister your vehicle for T runk or Treat, contact Michelle Eastman at 802-349-6370 or e-mail email@example.com. You are responsible for your own candy or treats and decorations. The event is free. Also, scheduled later in the month, the annual Pumpkins in the Park event will be held Saturd ay, Oct. 29, at City Park
The City of Vergennes plans several outdoor and indoor events for October to mark Halloween. The spookiest event in Addison County this year is the Haunted Warehouse event at the shuttered Kennedy Brothers Factory. File photo courtesy Nightmares Fear Factory
on Main Street, 6:45-7:30 p.m. Anyone may bring their carved and/or decorated pumpkin with a candle and r egistration form to the V ergennes City Park by 6:45 pm. for the Little City’s fifth annual “Pumpkin Glow” at 7 p.m. First, second and third place ribbons and certificates will be awarded to each of six divisions: Family, which can include children of any age, Grades K-3, Grades 4-6, Grades 7 & 8, Grades 9-12, and Adults. Costume parade during pumpkin judging. Attendees will be able to purc hase cider and donuts at the bandstand. Registration forms must be filled out and brought with your pumpkin. They ar e available at V ergennes Mer chants and the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and at the bandstand that evening. For details on all events, call 802-388-7951 extension 1 or visit www.addisoncounty.com.
A girl born Aug. 30, Eleanor Hilary Hammond, to Nick and Martha Hammond of Shoreham. A girl born Sept. 1, Ava Rose Hamel, to Nick and Amy Hamel of Middlebury. A boy born Sept. 1, Caden Edwar d Corbett, to Michael and Brandi Corbett of Middlebury. A girl born Sept. 3, Claire Marie Buxton, to Cory and Jessica (Hornbeck) Buxton of Orwell. A girl born Sept. 1 1, Emma Mae Rule, to Chad and Stephanie (Needham) Rule of Bristol. A girl born Sept. 16, Daniella Kate Van De Weert, to Bill and Rebecca (Sabourin) Van De Weert of Ferrisburgh. A girl born Sept. 19, Alayna Elizabeth Franks, to Katherine Wimett and Scott Franks of East Middlebury. A girl born Sept. 19,Autumn Elizabeth Spritzer, to Natali West and Mark Spritzer of Middlebury. A girl born Sept. 19, Nora Mae Peters, to Br uce Peters and Erica Harrington-Peters of Crown Point, N.Y. A boy born Sept. 19, Remy Philippe Barnes, to Randy and Catherine (Combelles) Barnes of Lincoln. A girl born Sept. 20, Avery Grace Emilio, to R yan and Jessica (Webb) Emilio of Middlebury. A girl born Sept. 20, Eliza Marie Myrick, toAshley Lane and Steve Myrick Jr. of Bridport. A girl born Sept. 26, Sheyanne Elizabeth Tatro, to Susan Pratt-Raymond and Michael Tatro of Bristol. A girl born Sept. 26, Morgan Elizabeth Audy, to Jon and Roxanne Audy of Addison. A girl born Sept. 26, Logan Molly Reed, to Christopher and Erin (Torrey) Reed of Addison. If you have questions, or to submit birth announcements, call 802-388-6397 or email at theeagle@ addisoneagle.com.
Obituary Paul J. Houston, 92 INVERNESS, FL/Har dwick, VT — Paul Jennings Houston, 92, resident of Inverness, Fla., formerly of Hardwick and more recently a part-time resident of Long Pond, Pa., died peacefully at W oodridge Nursing Home in Berlin on Oct. 15, 2011. Paul was born in Cabot on July 20, 1919, the son of the late W infield Giles Houston and Josephine Harvey Houston. He graduated from Cabot High School in the class of 1936. He married to Frances Beede Houston on Mar ch 4, 1940. They were married for 65 years before her death on May 29, 2005. He served his country in the 49th Squadro n Troop Carrier Group, Army Air Corps from April 1943 until September 1945, where he was stationed in England, France, and various places in the United States. An added bur den even in W orld War II was the separation from his wife and thr ee young children. Paul was a life member of the American Legion Post 7 in Hardwick. Paul held a variety of jobs: farming, lumbering, insurance, working at Cabot Creamery, an installer for Merrill Electric before becoming a rural mail carrier at the Hardwick post office serving patrons in the Har dwick/Walden ar ea. He r etired in 1983 following mor e than 32 years of postal service. His retirement years were spent between a camp at Greenwood Lake in Woodbury, which he and Fran completely refurbished ( after his five-way bypass sur gery) and their home in Inverness, Fla. Paul enjoyed square dancing, walking, hunting, riding snow machines, camping, r eading, playing games and visiting family and friends all over the country. Survivors include daughters, Janet Slayton (and Spencer), Woodbury, Sybil Messier (and Andy), Hardwick; sons, William (and Connie), Vergennes and Thomas (and Michael Pierc e), Plainfield, as well as a special friend, Helen Witt of Long Pond, Pa. and Hernando, Fla. He is also survived by sisters, Edna Chambers, Newport, Maine; and Wilma Sorenson, Hallowell, Maine; eight grandchildr en: Raymond Slayton (and Melanie), Alaska; Bradley Slayton (and Bre nda), Woodbury; Deanna Avery (and Gail), Massachusetts; Maria Messier (and Jan), New Hampshire; Brent Messier, Wheelock, Shawn Messier (and Debbie), Har dwick; Adam Houston (and Mark Levesque), Maine; and Courtney DeBisschop (and Matt), Middlebury. He also leaves 12 great-grandchildren: Jessica, Ian, Calvin, Alex, Quinn, Joe, Samantha, Danielle Slayton, Emily and Caleb Messier , Madysen and Ben DeBisschop and five gr eat-great-grandchildren: Keira, Dagon, Caspian, Sawyer and Emma. In addition to his wife, Paul was pr edeceased by a son, Ronald, in 1981; infant son, Douglas, in 1944; br others, Howar d, Donovan and Earl Houston; sisters, Hester Hemenway and Madine Miller; and several other members of the large Houston clan. Memorial services and a celebration of Paul Houston’s life will be held on Satur day Oct. 22, 201 1 at 1 p.m. at the United Chur ch of Hardwick with Rev. Alan Parker officiating. A reception will follow in the church dining room. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in the Fairview Cemetery in Hardwick. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to the United Church of Hardwick, c/o Cynthia Walker, P.O. Box 195, Hardwick, VT 05843 or to the Cystic Fibr osis Foundation, 1 14 Perimeter Road, Unit G & H, Nashua, NH 03063. Arrangements ar e under the dir ection of Dian R. Holcomb of Northern Vermont Funeral Service, 60 Elm St., Hardwick.
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News of the Week United Technologies buys Goodrich VERGENNES—United Technologies Corp., which trades as UTX, has agreed to buy Goodrich Corp. for $16.5 billion. United T echnologies wanted Goodrich to include air craft landing gear and jet-turbine casings in its technology mix. A record increase in commercial plane or ders makes the deal a sweet one for United Technologies. Goodrich has an aer ospace technology facility in Vergennes. United T echnologies include Pratt & Whitney jet engines and Sikorsky helicopters. United Technologies of ficials did not say if Goodrich facilities will be left as is or if consolidations will be made.
from the hockey team in January 201 1, alleging that Knelman was wr ongly dismissed fr om the team after leaving an alumni hockey banquet shortly befor e it ended to spend time with his father, who was visiting for the weekend. The suit alleges that Coach Beaney subsequently berated Knelman in fr ont of the entire hockey team then suspended, and later dismissed, Knelman fr om the team. In its r esponse to Knelman’s complaint, the school essentially confirmed Knelman’s version of his dismissal fr om the hockey team, but argues that he has no legal right to obtain re lief from the violations of NCAA and Middlebury standards and r ules alleged in his lawsuit.
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firstname.lastname@example.org LUDLOW—Vermont may be one of the nation’s leading states in the production of apple cider , but it is number 1 when it comes to cider production safety. Due to outbreaks of E. coli bacteria from unpasteurized apple cider and other outbreaks from contaminated fr uit juices, the U.S. Food and Dr ug Administration pr oposed new regulations a few years ago. As a r esult, all apple cider sold in V ermont, other than sales dir ectly to consumers by pr oducers—such as r oadside farmstands—must be produced using principles that reduce pathogens, according to cider maker Mike Curnow of Chester . UV radiation and heat are the most commonly used methods, he said. In Vermont, unpasteurized cider is sold only on-site at or chards or small r ural
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Knelman, a senior at Middlebury College and a former member of the college hockey team, has r eturned to Vermont to continue the legal battle over his dismissal fr om the hockey team. He is conducting the lawsuit while also completing his degr ee at Middlebury. The lawsuit Knelman filed earlier this year against Middlebury and its hockey coach, Bill Beaney , is currently in the discovery phase. The process will continue with a mediation presently scheduled for December. The lawsuit filed by Knelman claims unfair dismissal
SHREWSBURY—Green Mountain Club and U.S. Forest Service of ficials joined Gov . Peter Shumlin (D) this week to announce the r eopening of the last stretch of the Long T rail closed in V ermont. Due to damage from Tropical Storm Irene, three miles of trail in Shrewsbury r emained closed for a month. The r est of the Long Trail reopened a few weeks ago. A town r oad bridge utilized by the trail was also washed away and is impassable. Due to the damage, hikers will have to walk on Wilmouth Hill and Gilman Roads to avoid the damaged area. The club is working
with its partners to map out a plan for returning the trail to the forest. Many side trails within the boundaries of Gr een Mountain National For est remain closed. Sargent Brook and Gould Brook washed away much of the Long Trail in the Killington area. The Long Trail runs from the Massachusetts stateline to the international bor der at Quebec. The Green Mountain Club established the Long Trail in 1911.
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FERRISBURGH—The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure and tugboat C. L. Churchill were in port in Ferrisburgh for the V ermont Farm Disaster Relief Fund’s “Addison County Shares the Bounty” event. The musical and maritime gathering was held at Kingsland Bay State Park, Oct. 8. The focus of the event was on local farmers and local musicians. Included on stage were all local singers and bands: the Swing Peepers, Josh Brooks, Rick Ceballos and Matt Witten, Fr ost and Fir e, and the Ridge Runners Brass Band. Visitors wer e welcomed aboard the Lois McClure and the C. L. Churchill and many enjoyed the music fr om on deck. A farmers market and refreshments fr om Eur o Restaurant were also part of the event, accor ding to organizer Elisa Nelson.
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Middlebury Union High Eagles are still in Div. III play By Bob Chatfield
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Middlebury Union High School sophomore Sara Boe pushes ball up the field in the Tigers 1-0 win over Enosburg High School, Oct. 13. Photo by Bob Chatfield
Union High field hockey team continued to roll with a 4-1 win over Mount Mansfield. On a night better suited winged fowl the Tigers scor ed 19 unanswer ed points in the second half to rally for the 25-8 victory over visiting Colchester High Friday night. Senior quarterback Dillon Robinson and senior halfback Marshall Hasting both rushed for two touchdowns in carrying the Tigers to the win in this one. Hastings rushed for over 100 yar ds as the T iger defense shut the Lakers of fense down in the second half. Middlebury faces a huge test in their last home game of the regular season playing at Champlain Valley Union High this Saturday. The Tigers and the Red Hawks ar e in a battle to gain one of the two r emaining home slots in the first r ound of the Division One Playoffs that next weekend. Eagles senior quarterback Ian Shaw carried the ball 12 times for 138-yar ds in helping leading his team to the 14-0 win over visiting BFA-Fairfax. Shaw’s 65 burst up the middle for a score late in the third quarter was huge part of the Eagles win. The other key as tough Mount Abe defense that posted shut-out a good Bullet of fense. They also came up with a huge fumble recovery deep in their own territory just befor e Shaw br oke away on his long scoring jaunt. Cody Driscoll had the other Eagle score as Mount Abe improved to 4-3 on the season. Tiger Paityn Boyer snapped a scoreless tie early in the second half and the Middlebury Union High girls soccer team went on to post a 1-0 win on Thursday afternoon. Sydney Reagle was huge in goal for Middlebury making 16 saves in posting the shutout. The Tiger girls improved to 4-7-1 on the season with the victory. Zachary Ouellette had staking visiting Vergennes to 1-0 lead over their local rivals. But Cale Thygesen tied the score with 12:07 left in regulation as the two teams played to the tie. Stephen Paquette had nine saves for the 3-
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someday be mapped using modern technologies. firstname.lastname@example.org Mapping the 30-mile r oute would honor the achievement of the r oad-building patriMIDDLEBURY—The weekend of Oct. 8-9 ots whose ef forts contributed to the Amerimay have been the best Indian Summer weekend weatherwise in over a decade. Get- can victory in the War for Independence. The r oad cr osses Orwell, Benson, Hubting outdoors to enjoy the summer -like bardton, Castleton, West Rutland, and Rutweather wer e hikers, bikers, leafpeepers, land Town and will be the topic of a mini and folks just doing chores around the yard. Also hitting the road Oct. 8, was a group fol- conference Oct. 29, 10 a.m., at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in East lowing the r oute of the 1776 Hubbar dton Hubbardton, located seven miles north of Military Road starting at the Hubbar dton U.S. r oute 4 and six miles east of V ermont Battlefield. highway 30. This r oad, which was built in 1776 beThe discussion leaders are Steve Zeoli, Jim tween Mount Independence and the Otter Creek falls at Rutland, had an important mil- Rowe, Carl Fuller, Tom Hughes, Jim Moore, and Elaine Purdy. The most re search into the itary past. history and location of the r oad was conMany Vermont residents hope that it will
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Going to Bat for Vermont to raise funds for Irene victims By Lou Varricchio
email@example.com RANDOLPH CENTER — On Aug. 28, T ropical Storm Irene dumped torrential rain onto the Gr een Mountains, and Vermonters became victims of historic flooding. Among those who suf fered the most devastating losses were the state’s farmers. As part of the nationwide effort to help, Sam Lincoln and Buster Olney , br others who grew up on a Randolph Center dairy farm, ar e raising funds to aid farmers in need thr ough what is being called Going to Bat for V ermont Farmers.
The fundraising ef fort includes an online auction at www.BattingForVermont.co m, a Nov. 12 Baseball Roundtable being held at V ermont Technical College, and direct donations. All proceeds raised through Going to Bat for Vermont Farmers will be donated to the V ermont Farm Disaster Relief Fund. The fund was established by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and The V ermont
Community Foundation in the aftermath of Ir ene and makes grants dir ectly to farmers af fected by the storm. Some of the best minds in baseball will be at the Nov . 12 Roundtable event. Theo Epstein, General Manager of the Boston Red Sox, will join Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman and Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington — as well as
longtime baseball r eporter Peter Gammons, a descendant of Ethan Allen — for a discussion that includes a question-and-answer session with the audience about their teams, their sport, and off-season plans. There will be limited seating, in thr ee dif ferent tiers: VIP Seating, which includes access to a cocktail hour with Epstein, Cashman, Huntington, Gammons and
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•A behind-the-scenes tour at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. •Tickets to a T oby Keith concert, with a backstage meet-and-greet. •A meet-and-gr eet with Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello, whose family owns a V ermont home. •Ticket packages for several teams. •Select memorabilia will be on display at the event.
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To the editor: I never realized that the governor could choose which laws to ignore and which to enfor ce. The State Police stop a car going 90 mph and Shumlin questions the actions of the VSP? Wouldn't it be pr oper for the of ficer to try to determine why the car was going 25 mph over the speed limit? W ere they rushing to the hospital or escaping from a robbery? Or is it possible the driver was just attempting to smuggle in a couple of illegal aliens? Does the governor know if these two people had a criminal record? Shumlin's poor judgment tells me why he never worked in law enforcement. He wouldn’t last a day. John Wilda Swanton
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HINESBURG—Music N ight with John Daly at 7 p .m. at
Brown D og Books & Gif ts Firehouse Plaza (nex t to K oval’s Coffee) 802-482-5189. This ev ent is fr ee and open t o the public. VERGENNES—Neil Simon’s Rumors will have you rolling with laught er! Tickets ar e $12 A dult, $10 Senior/Student. This production contains adult language that ma y not be suitable for young audiences. 8 p.m. MIDDLEBURY—Bollywood block buster MOHABBATEIN will be shown at Town Hall Theater, with special pre-show performance by A ddison C ounty’s Bolly wood dance troupe, the Hadippa Dancers, at 7 p.m. Tickets, $6, are available by calling 802-382-9222, or at the box office MondaySaturday, noon to 5 p.m. MIDDLEBURY—Sound Wave Ent ertainment with D .J. Blaine (top 40s) at Two Brothers Tavern, 10 p.m. Free.
Saturday, Oct. 22
RUTLAND—Deadnberry M ortuary Haunt ed House at Garden Time from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Prepare to be scared, as our tour guide leads y ou through the D eadnberry Mortuary. Witness the hor rifying, t wisted w orld of E. Lie
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Deadnberry and his long condemned mortuary. $7 Adults, $5 Children under 10. For more information call 747-0700 ORWELL—Author Neil Godwin comes to the Mount Independence State Historic Site at 1 p .m. to talk about the subject of his acclaimed book, “We Go as Captives: The Royalton Raid and the Shadow War on the Revolutionary Frontier,” published last year by the Vermont Historical Society. Copies of the book will be a vailable f or pur chase. D oors open to the public at 12:30 p.m. Donations appreciated. VERGENNES—Haunted Warehouse at the der elict Kennedy Brothers Factory. Matinee 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for children 10 and under accompanied by an adult. Ev ening Tours 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for adults and childr en 11 and up. Admission: Adults $5, Children 10 and under $1, Children under 16 - $2. Snacks available. Free parking at event and across the street at Denecker Chevrolet. Free shuttle from Park & Ride to event by Bet-Cha Transit, 802-388-7951 x1. VERGENNES—Neil Simon’s Rumors will have you rolling with laught er! Tickets ar e $12 A dult, $10 Senior/Student. *This production contains adult language that may not be suitable for young audiences. 8 p.m. MONKTON—The M onkton Bo y Scout and C ub Scout Troop 525 will be hosting a Haunted Trail from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Monkton Central School. We will have festive baked goods, warm cider, and a warm fire. There is no charge for this ev ent; donations ar e accept ed t o benefit the local scouting community. For more information call Terry Payea
at 802-870-3133. HINESBURG—Meet Authors- Joe Nusbaum & Chris Tebbetts at 3 p.m. at Brown Dog Books & Gifts. Complimentary refreshments will be pr ovided. Let us k now if y ou can’t make it and we will have a book signed for you. This event is free and open to the public. For more information please call 802-482-5189. MIDDLEBURY—Hot Neon M agic (80s co vers) at Two Brothers Tavern, 10 p.m. $3.
Sunday, Oct. 23
VERGENNES—Neil Simon’s Rumors will have you rolling with laught er! Tickets ar e $12 A dult, $10 Senior/Student. *This production contains adult language that may not be suitable for young audiences. 2 p.m. VERGENNES—Community Harvest Supper. Roast Turkey and all the F ixings at St. P eter’s Parish Hall at 4 p .m. and 6 p.m. Adults $10, Children Age 6-12 - $5, Children age 5 and under Free. Tickets available at St. Peter’s Parish Office, Main Street Footworks and Jackman Fuels or call 877-2367.
Monday, Oct. 24
MIDDLEBURY—Addison County Matchmaker Presented by ACORN and M iddlebury College Dining fr om 1:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Proctor Dining Hall, Middlebury College. Growers and buyers meet and match up their needs t o expand the market for locally grown products and to foster relationship-building in our community. Free.
Religious Services ADDISON ADDISON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH Addison Four Corners, Rts. 22A & 17. Sunday Worship at 10:30am, Adult Sunday School at 9:30am; Bible Study at 2pm on Thursdays. Call Pastor Steve @ 759-2326 for more information. WEST ADDISON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday, 9am HAVURAH, THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF ADDISON COUNTY - Havurah House, 56 North Pleasant St. A connection to Judaism and Jewish life for all who are interested. Independent and unaffiliated. High Holy Day services are held jointly with Middlebury College Hillel. Weekly Hebrew School from September to May. Information: 388-8946 or www.addisoncountyhavurah.org BRANDON BRANDON BAPTIST CHURCH - Corner of Rt. 7 & Rt. 73W (Champlain St.) Brandon, VT • 802-247-6770. Sunday Services: 10a. Adult Bible Study, Sunday School ages 5 & up, Nursery provided ages 4 & under. Worship Service 11am *Lords supper observed on the 1st Sunday of each month. *Pot luck luncheon 3rd Sunday of each month. Wednesdays 6:30pm, Adult prayer & Bible study, Youth groups for ages 5 & up LIFEBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH - 141 Mulcahy Drive, 247-LIFE (5433), Sunday worship 9am & 10:45am, www.lifebridgevt.com, LifeGroups meet weekly (call for times & locations) BRIDPORT BRIDPORT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Middle Rd., Bridport, VT. Pastor Tim Franklin, 758-2227. Sunday worship services at 8:30am and 10:15am with nursery care provided. Children’s ministries include Sprouts for children age 3-Kindergarten and WOW for grades 1-6, during the 10:15am service. HOPE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP - Meets at Bridport Community Hall. Bridport, VT • 759-2922 • Rev. Kauffman. Sunday 9am, 10:30am, evening bible study. ST. BERNADETTE/ST. GENEVIEVE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm Nov.1-April 30 (See Shoreham) BRISTOL BRISTOL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP - The River, 400 Rocky Dale Rd., Bristol. Sunday Worship 9:00am. 453-2660, 453-4573, 453-2614 BRISTOL FEDERATED CHURCH - Sunday service at 10:15am FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRISTOL - Service Sunday, 10am ST. AMBROSE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday service 6:30pm, & Sunday 8am BRISTOL SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 839 Rockydale Rd. - Saturday Services: Bible Studies for all ages-9:30am to 10:30 am, Song Service, Worship Service at 11am. Prayer Meeting Thursday 6:30pm. 453-4712 THE GATHERING - Non-denominational worship, second & fourth Saturday of the month, 7pm Sip-N-Suds, 3 Main St. • 4532565, 453-3633 CORNWALL FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF CORNWALL - Sunday worship 9:30am EAST MIDDLEBURY/RIPTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday worship, 9am VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH - Rev. Ed Wheeler, services on Sundays: Sunday School for all ages at 9:30am, morning worship at 10:45am (nursery provided), and 6:30pm on Wednesdays; Youth Group and AWANA meet on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm ESSEX CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE ESSEX ALLIANCE CHURCH - 36 Old Stage Rd., Essex • 878-8213
ESSEX JUNCTION CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH - 61 Main St., Essex Junction - 878-8341 FERRISBURGH/NORTH FERRISB. FERRISBURGH METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday worship 9:30am NORTH FERRISBURGH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 227 Old Hollow Rd., North Ferrisburgh, VT 802425-2770. Rev. Kim Hornug-Marcy. Sunday worship 10am, Sunday School 10am, Nursery Available. http://www.gbgm-umc.org/ nferrisburgumc/ CROSSROADS CHAPEL - 41 Middlebrook Rd., Ferrisburgh, VT 05456. (802) 425-3625. Pastor: Rev. Charles Paolantonio. Services: Sunday 10am. FERRISBURGH CENTER COMMUNITY METHODIST CHURCH - Rt 7, Ferrisburgh - next to the Town Offices / Grange Hall. New Pastors Rev. John & Patrice Goodwin. Worship time is now 10:45am. HINESBURG LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH - 90 Mechanicsville Rd., Hinesburg. Sunday Service at 10:30am. Pastor Hart, info: 482-2588. ST. JUDE THE APOSTLE - 10759 Route 116 Hinesburg. Masses: Sat. 4:30pm; Sun. 9:30am UNITED CHURCH OF HINESBURG - 10580 Rte. 116, Sunday Worship & Sunday School 10am. Pastor Michele Rogers Brigham - 482-3352. LINCOLN UNITED CHURCH OF LINCOLN - Sunday worship service 9:45, Church school 11:15am, united Student Ministries for grades 7-12, 6:30pm Sunday evenings. 453-4280 MIDDLEBURY CHAMPLAIN VALLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY - Sunday service & church school, Sunday 10am CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY - Middlebury. Middlebury Community House, Main and Seymour Sts, Sunday Service and Church School-10am; Wednesday-7:30pm. THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF MIDDLEBURY (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) Sunday 10am worship service THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS - Sunday Sacrament 10am-11:15am EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN WORSHIP Service in Middlebury area: call 758-2722 or 453-5334. HAVURAH, THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF ADDISON COUNTY - Saturday morning Shabbat services, 388-8946 MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH - 97 South Pleasant St., Middlebury. Sunday morning worship & church school 10am, Wednesday evening Bible Study, 6:30pm. 388-7472. MIDDLEBURY FRIENDS MEETING - (Quakers), Sunday worship & first day school 10am (meets at Havurah House) SAINT MARY’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday, 5:15pm, Sunday 8am, 10am ST. STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - (On the green in Middlebury). Reverend Terence P. Gleeson, Rector. Sunday Eucharist 8 & 10:30am Child care & Sunday school available at 10:30am service. Wednesday at 12:05pm Holy Eucharist in the chapel. www.ststephensmidd.org or call 388-7200. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 10am Grades K-5: Activities, Grades. 6-8 & 9-12: Church School Classes, Refreshments & fellowship time: 10:45am-11am. Sunday morning worship service 11am. Nursery provided both at 10am & 11am. MONKTON MONKTON FRIENDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Sunday service & Sunday school, 8:45am
NEW HAVEN ADDISON COUNTY CHURCH OF CHRIST - 145 Campground Rd., 453-5704. Worship: Sunday 9 & 11:20am; Bible classes: Sunday 10:30am, Tuesday 7pm. Watch Bible Forum on MCTV-15 (Middlebury) or NEAT-16 (Bristol) NEW HAVEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Church services 10am on Sunday. All are welcome. NEW HAVEN UNITED REFORMED CHURCH Sunday services, 10am & 7pm ORWELL FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday worship service, 10:00am. Contact: Rev. Esty, 948-2900 SAINT PAUL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Sunday services 10:30am Mass, 468-5706 RICHMOND RICHMOND CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - 20 Church St., Richmond • 4342053. Rev. Len Rowell. Sunday Worship with Sunday School, 10am; Adult Study Class, Sunday 8:30am RIPTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 388-2510 SALISBURY SALISBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sun. worship svc., 10am SHELBURNE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF SHELBURNE - 127 Webster Road, Shelburne • 985-2848 TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2166 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne. 985-2269 Sunday Services: 8am & 10am. Bible Study 9:00am • Sunday School: 9:50am. The Reverend Craig Smith ALL SOULS INTERFAITH GATHERING - Rev. Mary Abele, Pastor. Evensong Service and Spiritual Education for Children Sun. at 5pm. 371 Bostwick Farm Rd., Shelburne. 985-3819 SHELBURNE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 30 Church St., Shelburne • 985-3981 • Rev. Gregory A. Smith, Pastor, 8:00am - Holy Communion Service • 9:30am - Family Worship Service with Sunday School SHOREHAM ST. GENEVIEVE/ST. BERNADETTE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm, May 1-Oct. 31. (See Bridport) SHOREHAM FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHUCC - Sunday worship and Sunday school 10am. Pastor Gary O’Gorman. 897-2687 STARKSBORO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STARKSBORO 2806 Route 16, Starksboro. Sunday worship 11am. Chat, Chew & Renew, a pre-worship fellowship and discussion time 10am10:45am. Sunday mornings in the Fellowship Hall on the accessible first level. All are welcome. First Baptist is an American Baptist church yoked with The Community Church of Huntington for support of its pastor, The Rev. Larry Detweiler firstname.lastname@example.org; 802.453.5577. SOUTH BURLINGTON NEW COVENANT BAPTIST CHURCH SBC - 1451 Williston Rd., South Burlington. 863-4305 VICTORY CENTER - Holiday Inn, Williston Road, South Burlington • 658-1019 BURLINGTON UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH - Pastor Paul Lyon • 860-5828. Sundays: 10am & 6pm. Wednesdays: 7pm. at 294 North Winooski Avenue. SUDBURY SUDBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday worship service and Sunday school, 10:30am
SOVEREIGN REDEEMER ASSEMBLY - Sunday worship 10am VERGENNES/PANTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHRISTIAN CENTER - 1759 U.S. Route 7, Vergennes, VT • 802-877-3903 • Sunday school 9am, Sunday worship #1 10am, Sunday worship #2 6pm, Youth, adult gathering 6pm CHAMPLAIN VALLEY CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH - Sunday worship svcs. 10am & 7pm CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF VERGENNES (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sunday, 9:30am NEW WINE COVENANT (CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST) - Sunday worship 10am PANTON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH - Sunday school from 9:30am-10:15am Pre-K to adult, Sunday worship service 10:30am ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Main and Park Streets, Vergennes. Rector: The Rev. Alan Kittelson. Sunday Services 8am and 10am; childcare provided at 10am. All are welcome. For information call 758-2211. ST. PETER’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday 4:30pm, Sunday 10:30am VERGENNES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 10:30am VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH - 862 US Rt. 7, SUNDAY: 9:45am Bible Hour For All Ages Including 5 Adult Classes; 11:00am Worship Including Primary Church Ages 3 to 5 & Junior Church 1st - 4th Graders; 6pm Evening Service Worship For All Ages. WEDNESDAY 6:30pm Adult Prayer & Bible Study; AWANA Children’s Clubs (3yrs to 6th grade); JAM Junior High Group (7th & 8th grade); Youth Group (9th - 12 grade). Nursery is provided for children up to 3 years old. Classes are provided for children age 3 and up. 802-877-3393 WEYBRIDGE WEYBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Worship and Sunday School 10am. Daniel Wright, Pastor. 545-2579. WHITING WHITING COMMUNITY CHURCH - Sunday school 9:45am, Sunday Service 11am & 7pm WILLISTON CHRIST MEMORIAL CHURCH - 1033 Essex Road, Williston. 878-7107. St. Minister Wes Pastor. Services: 8:30am and 10:30am TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH - 19 Mountain View Rd., Williston. 878-8118 CHRIST MEMORIAL CHURCH - 1033 Essex Rd., Williston 878-7107 CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE - 30 Morgan Parkway Williston, VT 05495 • 802-878-8591 email@example.com CAVALRY CHAPEL - 300 Cornerstone, Williston. 872-5799 MARANATHA CHRISTIAN CHURCH - 1037 S. Brownell Rd., Williston. 862-2108 IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY - Route 2, Williston878-4513 SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH - Route 2A, Williston 878-2285 WILLSTON FEDERATED CHURCH - 44 North Willston Rd., Williston. 878-5792
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vide at least 200 hours of “sweat equity” work per adult by helping with the construction and/or finish work. email@example.com Each home is designed specifically for the family who will live in it, taking into consideration such factors as the numCORNWALL — Habitat For Humanity Addison County is ber of family members and whether ther e ar e any specific starting a new pr oject in Cornwall, thanks to a confluence physical needs, such as handicapped accessibility. of events that have provided them with an ideal 13-acre ruIn order to keep the costs down to an affordable range of ral lot on DeLong Road, where they plan to build four new between $100,000–120,000, the homes ar e built lar gely by homes. The homes will occupy a total of four acr es of the crews of volunteers. Each house will also be designed and parcel and the remainder will be a conserved rural area. positioned to take advantage of passive solar energ y, to help The property became available when a landowner in town keep heating costs down. requested a major subdivision permit, accor ding to Br uce The cluster arrangement of the houses leaves plenty of Byers, the former Chair of the Planning Commission and acreage for r ecreation and enjoyment. Br uce Byers noted A computer-generated image of Habitat For Humanity Addison Councurrently a board member of HFHAC. that is “an unusual set-up and nice” because it includes an ty’s new project in Cornwall: an ideal 13-acre rural lot on DeLong Road. “The town had a str ong desir e for af fordable housing,” added bonus of land and woods for the childr en to explore said Byer. the cost for each lot an incredibly low $2,500 , a real advan- and play. The developer was granted the permit on the condition tage for the organization, which strives to keep costs as low HFHAC hopes to have the first house completed befor e that he either donate a building lot, or money , to the town the winter of 2012. They have already begun to install sepfor this purpose. Consequently, $75,000 was placed in an es- as possible. HFHAC board member William Biederman said they ar e tic systems and will begin pouring the pads in the spring. crow account, to be released to an appropriate 501C3 organcurrently looking for four families who qualify for the pr o“A lot of people donate a lot of time to make this work,” ization for the construction of affordable homes. gram. The process begins by advertising in the local media said Byers “W e’ve alr eady built five homes in Addison The DeLong Road property happens to be in an ar ea that a recent revision of the town plan had designated for the type followed by the selection of a family that meets the basic cri- County.” Habitat For Humanity Addison County is currently in the cluster housing that uses only a portion of the available land teria: they must live or work in Addison County, they must be living in unsuitable, overc rowded or unsafe housing; they midst of a three-year capital campaign to raise $375,000 over for construction and conserves the rest. must be able to pay the no-interest mortgage and they must three years. The first phase raised $125,000 and Phase II will The property cost $80,000, and by that time, the funds in be willing to partner with Habitat for Humanity . Families be launched in November, with Phase III scheduled for Noescrow had accumulated interest and amounted to $79,000, are r equired to pr ovide a modest down payment and pr o- vember 2012. leaving HFHAC to foot the bill for only $1,000. That made
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