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October 31, 2009

Bridge mess

Commuters feel betrayed By Fred Herbst CROWN POINT/ADDISON — After a shift as a police officer in Shelburne, Vt., Bruce Beuerlein used to relax during his hour drive home to Ticonderoga. No more. With the Lake Champlain Bridge in Crown Point closed, Beuerlein is now faced with worries about his route home. Will the lines at the ferry be shorter than the 90-mile detour through Whitehall? And what about the next day? He can’t afford to be late for work. “Betrayed,” Beuerlein said when asked his feelings on the bridge closure. “That’s how I feel.” He’s not alone. Bill Buell, a Crown Point resident who also depends on the bridge to get to and from work, has called for everyone associated with the span for be fired. Mark Alford of Port Henry, another commuter, has suggested people file lawsuits against the state for its neglect of the bridge. Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava understands the emotions of those who count on the Lake Champlain Bridge. “It’s the government’s responsibility to provide a safe transportation system for our constituents,” he said. “We let them down.” The bridge, which serves about 4,000 vehicles a day, links New York and Vermont. It was closed Oct. 16 when an inspection found its concrete piers had disintegrated. The bridge is jointly owned by the states of New York and

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U.S. Senate confirms Cornwall district judge Judge Sessions appointed chairman of the U.S. Sentencing Commission WASHINGTON, D.C.— Chief United States District Judge William K. Sessions III of Cornwall, Vt., was confirmed today by the Senate as chair of the United States Sentencing Commission. Sessions, a Democrat, had been nominated for this post by President Barack Obama on April 20. Sessions said, "I am honored to have been nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate to serve as chair of the commission. This is a particularly exciting Judge William Sessions Photo by Twin Lens time because the commission is holding a series of regional public hearings throughout the nation to mark the 25th anniversary of the Sentencing Reform Act and the establishment of the commission. These hearings allow

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THE SKIPPER WORE A SKIRT — Local performer Jane Vincent portrayed flamboyant Lake Champlain steamboat captain Philomene Daniels in “The Captain Was a Lady!” at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s annual Storytelling Festival last week. The skipper in skirts, fondly known as Captain Phil, navigated the lake’s rocky shoals and November gales with the family’s Daniels Steamboat Line of Vergennes between 1877 and 1910.



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Bridge From page 1 Vermont, although New York DOT is responsible for its maintenance. The bridge, built in 1929, has been the site of repair work since mid-summer. Plans are being made to replace the bridge in 2013. To help commuters deal with the bridge closure, New York State has established an outreach center. It can be reached by calling tollfree number 1-888-769-7243. The center, open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, can also be reached by calling 485-1159. The state has also made “impact statement” available to New York and Vermont commuters. It is available by calling 518-5973035. “They are forms that people can fill out to let New York and Vermont officials know what impact the bridge closure is having on their lives — commuting, medical, financial, etc.,” explained Wendy Ingleston, clerk to the Crown Point supervisor. “We also now have impact statements for businesses available, too.” Service at the Ticonderoga Ferry has been extended to assist motorists. The ferry, which was scheduled to close for the season Oct. 31, will now stay open until Nov. 15 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. About 50 people rallied at the bridge Oct. 25, demonstrating their concerns. “For most of us living on either side of the lake, our incomes provide only the essentials as we struggle to keep up with rising food and fuel cost,” said Pastor David Hirtle of the First Congregational Church of Crown Point, who organized the rally. “And now, a tariff, as it were, in the form of a 100-mile detour or the added time and expense of a ferry trip.” Gov. David Paterson declared a state disaster emergency in Essex County and other areas affected by the closing of the Lake Champlain Bridge Oct. 21. That declaration is expected to assist the state in securing funds and permits needed to repair the span. No timeline for repairs has been announced, although the state DOT had called a public meeting Oct. 28 at Moriah Central School to address the bridge closure. Ticonderoga Supervior Bob Dedrick said the bridge closing will have a serious economic impact. He noted many people use the bridge to reach work and others to shop. “People don’t realize the financial impact this will have,” Dedrick said. “Wal-Mart, Lowe’s, International Paper — every

business will be affected.” N.Y. Sen. Betty Little promised quick action by the state. “If what the inspectors say is true about the condition of the bridge, a big tragedy may have been averted,” the senator said. “Transportation officials told me the bridge needs to be shut down given the severe deterioration of two piers that were able to be inspected because the water level dropped. “We need a plan to address this problem very quickly,” Little said. “I was told that the piers can be repaired, but was not provided a timeline as to when it will happen. I will push for an answer.” Gov. David Paterson released a statement also calling for quick action. “This emergency closure was necessary for the safety of those who use the bridge, and the action could not be delayed,” he said. “I want to assure North Country residents that we are working as quickly as possible to re-open the bridge, as it is a critical passageway to and from Vermont. “However, we will not in any way jeopardize the safety of those who use the bridge,” Paterson said, “and the structural problems must be resolved to ensure that safety.” A temporary ferry boat, shuttling between Westport and Basin Harbor, can accommodate 44 passengers; the ferry does not carry motor vehicles. Shuttle buses at Basin Harbor meet New York passengers to transport them Vermont jobs at Goodrich Aerospace, Country Home Products and Porter Medical Center. The operator of the Shoreham ferry will also pitch in to relive commuter angst. A rally was held at the Crown Point side of the bridge Oct. 26. Commuters protested their displeasure at the abrupt bridge closing. Local officials discussed various transportation alternatives to the bridge including a temporary floating bridge.

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Public meetings scheduled on bridge closure The Vermont Agency of Transportation and the New York State Department of Transportation have announced two public meetings regarding the closure of the Lake Champlain Bridge. Tuesday, Oct. 27: 7 p.m. at the Addison Central School located at 121 Rte 17W in Addison, Vt. Wednesday Oct. 28: 7pm at the Moriah Central School located at 29 Viking Ln. in Port Henry, N.Y. The Eagle’s website, located at (click on “Newspapers” and “The Eagle”), will post bridge and detour status updates on a regular basis as they become available.


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Addison County kids in the early 20th century. The Sheldon Museum of Vermont History is accepting photo entries for its upcoming juried exhibition, “Addison County Kids: A Community Photo Album.” MIDDLEBURY — Kids, have you captured your friends on film? Parents, do you have the shutterbug? Readers, is there a vintage photo of a relative as a child you’d like to share with your community? The Sheldon Museum of Vermont History is accepting photo entries for its upcoming juried exhibition “Addison County Kids: A Community Photo Album”, which will be on display from Nov. 24-Jan. 31. Community members, adults and children alike, are encouraged to share their photos, past and present, of children growing up in Addison County. From your great grandpa as a kid to your new born baby—all photos are welcome. Participants may submit up to four photos reflecting the exhibit’s theme. Categories include “Funny Faces”, “DressUp”, “Celebration”, “Kids and Animals”, “Learning” and “Kidding Around”.

The photos will be reviewed by a panel of judges for prizes in each category and a “Best of Show” award. The winners will be revealed in time for the Museum’s Open House on Dec. 5-6. Visitors can vote for the “People’s Choice” award which will be presented in January 2010. As an extra added benefit, participants will have the option of adding their entry to the Photography Collection of the Sheldon’s Research Center. Photo registration is open until Nov. 12. Registration forms are available at the Henry Sheldon Museum, 1 Park St., Middlebury 05753 or Public use of children's names is optional. For additional information please contact Mary TowleHilt, Collections Manager at 388-2117 or

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Couponing's Best-Kept Secrets: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize


'm sure you know by now that I love getting groceries for free with coupons whenever possible. But we can't get everything for free all of the time. Here's a fun way to maximize coupon savings and get items very inexpensively, even when they're not completely free.

Super-Couponing Secret: Buy 'Small' and Save the Biggest for 'Free' Manufacturers will often issue coupons for an item that's free "when you purchase any of these 3 brands." The coupon often shows various other brands or products sold by the same manufacturer. I recently had a coupon offering a free package of hot dogs if the shopper purchased three other items from the same manufacturer. During the sale at my store, the hot dogs were on sale for $3.99. If the total cost of the three additional items is less than the sale price of the hot dogs, I'll get the hot dogs cheaper than I could have purchased them otherwise plus, I'll have three additional items to take home as part of the deal, too. When I spot coupons like these, I will look closely at the additional brands featured. I do not necessarily think about whether I want or need these items. Instead, I calculate what would be the least expensive thing to buy to make the larger item cost as little as possible. The additional products with the hot dog deal included coffee, crackers, condiments, gelatin desserts and powdered drink mixes. Of those items, the gelatin desserts and powdered drink mixes seemed like the best candidates. They're both usually pretty inexpensive, and buying three of either will qualify me for my free $3.99 package of hot dogs. After checking the prices on both, I saw that the gelatin was on sale for 33 cents a box. I could pay 99 cents for three boxes and get a free package of hot dogs, too! Not bad at all. But then I checked the price on powdered drink mixes.

That’s a wrap


n a recent status update on my personal face book page I suggested there are two types of people, those who wrap gifts on the floor, and those who wrap on a table. I could have but didn’t include the scant number of folks who must have been horribly mistreated when they were young, who wrap on the bed. I can see laying your gifts and wrapping paper on the bed, but to actually do the wrapping on the bed, nope, can’t see it. Of the thirty-eight initial (in ninety minutes) responses, fifteen said they wrap on the floor. One gal noted that she wraps Christmas presents on the floor, but for birthdays, all other holidays, or any other present wrapping occasions, she uses the table. A handful of floor wrappers stated they’re not sure why they wrap on the floor since they have multiple cats and dogs, which makes floor wrapping very difficult. One respondent wrote, “As long as the people receiving the gifts don’t mind claw holes in the paper and animal hair on the scotch tape, floor wrapping still works best.” A lady said she wrapped on the floor mostly, and the bed some. Fact is, a total of five folks came through saying they wrap on the bed. I’ll have to re-think my not including bed as an option in my Christmas present wrapping location survey. I’ll still wonder though, if my theory that the bed is used for stacking gifts and wrapping materials is accurate, how can there be enough room to wrap on the bed? Must be bed-top present wrappers have huge beds, either to keep them a safe distance from there mates while they sleep, or the opposite, or to act as a playground -- a kind of grand love making mesa. I might try wrapping on the bed this year, but I still feel even if it’s one of those high beds, it’ll be too low for me because I’m quite tall. I also need a hard surface when I wrap to use as a guide for the scissors as I cut. I don’t feel a cushy comforter would provide enough resistance. Plus I’d end up cutting into the bed in some way shape or form. A bed just doesn’t seem like it’ll be hard enough, even a hard bed. Of bed wrapping I’ll conclude, it beats, by large measure, bed wetting, but that’s about it. One lady says she wraps on the table because the floor kills her back. The floor kills my back too, but bending over a table kills it more. Don’t ask me how I know. One person’s answer was they wrapped in the car, “on the way to the party.” No surprise that answer came from a dude. I’d ask the authorities to consider adding present wrapping, to texting, drinking, and reading, to the list of “don’ts” while you drive. Another of the six male responders wrote, “I don’t own a table.” Like me he probably eats standing up at the kitchen counter, which the experts say is bad. They say you should set, relax, take your time and enjoy your meal. I say, phooey, I like standing as I eat, it’s better for my back. Have you noticed a theme here, back health? If you don’t relate, you’re not over thirty-eight. Makes me think though, maybe this year I’ll wrap at the kitchen counter, it’s wide enough, and I had mine built to forty-nine inches instead of the standard thirty-six. Counter wrapping might be best for back health. Of her present wrapping tradition one particularly friendly lass shared that she wraps “On the floor, on my knees sometimes, if the package is big enough and I need the leverage.” Ahhh the Yule. Another person said they wrap on the table because if they screw up they like to pound on it. Yup, a dude. Now there’s the ole holiday spirit … pa rum, pum pum pummel. I wrap on the floor because I like looking directly into the fire, and directly up at the tree. One person brought up the option to wrap in mid-air. I think we’ve all done the running- out-thedoor mid-air wrap job a time or too. It works, but it’s danged dangerous, and the quality of the job will lend substantial evidence to the fact that you thought to buy the present last minute. So unless you want the present recipient to feel un-loved, put thought and effort into buying and wrapping way ahead of the presenting. I was surprised by two gals; one said she gives the gift in the bag from the store it was bought, thus eliminating the table vs. floor (vs. bed? I’m still not sold) query. The other gal said she saves and uses brown shopping bags as wrapping. I’ve used shopping bag paper to wrap, but not for Christmas presents. Neither of these gals will be guest starring on Martha Stewart’s “Christmas in the Hamptons,” anytime soon, but I certainly wouldn’t decline a gift from either one of them. In all cases, as we all know, have heard, and spoke; It’s not the gift, or the wrapping, it’s the thought, and I’ll take any and all thoughts one is willing to send my way. I’d like to wish you and yours a bit of a premature, but not too premature, Merry Christmas. 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

They were on sale for 10 cents each! Whether I plan to drink them or not, buying 3 packets of drink mix became my means for acquiring the $3.99 package of hot dogs for just 30 cents! By Jill Cataldo In my coupon classes, I refer to this as the "take one for the team" couponing strategy. Sometimes it's necessary to buy something we don't necessarily want because it's our means to acquire the item we actually do want for a much lower price. Here's another example. I recently saw tear pads of coupons in the produce department of my store near the salads. The coupons provided $2 off produce when you purchased any of a certain manufacturer's salad dressing. I looked at that brand of salad dressing and realized that the manufacturer makes both bottled salad dressings and the dry seasoning that come in a small packet, the kind you mix at home with oil and vinegar. The packets of seasoning cost 79 cents. So, for each packet of the salad dressing I purchased, I used one of the coupons. I was able to buy $2 worth of fresh produce for 79 cents. I didn't necessarily want the salad dressing, but it allowed me to purchase my produce items at a much lower cost. Next week, I'll answer some more reader mail and we'll take a brief break from coupon tips to discuss the best way to organize all of the coupons that we receive each week in the newspaper.

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Cosmonaut cover-up or another looney theory?


istory books cite Russian cosmonaut Maj. Yuri Gagarin as the first man in space. Gagarin’s tiny Vostok space capsule circled the Earth multiple times on April 12, 1961, making the former Soviet Union the first nation to successfully—and safely—put a living human into low Earth orbit. Upon his return to Earth, Gagarin, as the first man in space, was treated as a superman—a hero of the Soviet state, the world’s leader in space science and technology at the time. But did the history books get it wrong about Gagarin’s primacy in space? The answer is “yes” if you believe a Russian conspiracy enthusiast and his freelance filmmaker friend. “Sergei Vladimir Ilyushin, Jr., a decorated Soviet pilot, was one of the few people who knew for certain that Yuri Gagarin was not the first man in space,” says Paul Tsarinsky, a former public television producer and Russian translator. According to Tsarinsky, at the dawn of the Space Age in 1957, the Soviet government refused to publicize embarrassing stories about its failed space experiments—and its biggest failure was, he claims, a botched April 7, 1961, spaceflight. It was made by a cosmonaut named Sergei Vladimir Ilyushin, Jr. Tsarinsky says there’s historical evidence that hints at a major Soviet coverup in April 1961—that Ilyushin made it into space five days before Gagarin. There were several Western communist news accounts of the period that did refer to a spaceflight a few days before Gagarin’s. According to Tsarinsky, citing extant Western communist news accounts published post-April 7, 1961, an emergency hard landing was made by Ilyushin, inside Red China. There’s no question about it, Sergei Vladimir Ilyushin, Jr. had the Russian Right Stuff. He was the Soviet version of Chuck Yeager, the U.S. Air Force pilot who broke the sound barrier in 1947. But after Gagarin’s historic spaceflight, the young hero Ilyushin vanishes from historical records; he only reemerges from the shadows after the fall of the USSR. By all accounts, Ilyushin was a “hot-shot” pilot. He was the son of the famous World War II-era hero and aircraft designer, Sergei Vladimirovich Ilyushin, Sr. The senior Ilyushin was a close Communist Party pal of Soviet Premiere Kruschev, so he could have gotten his son lined up to be the prime pilot for the Red’s first manned spaceflight. For Tsarinsky, Yuri Gagarin seems an odd choice to fly the historic “first” mission. Why? Well, he says, Gagarin was a complete unknown in the Soviet Air Force, at least until the Reds broke the story mere moments after the historic flight was successfully concluded. A news story, filed by a British Communist Party journalist in Moscow dated April 8, 1961, reported that after three orbits, Ilyushin lost contact with mission control. The British Red’s report continued with an amazing story— After reentry, and as his Vostok approached the ground, Ilyushin planned on ejecting from the cap-

sule (just as Gagarin did a few days later). The plan was for the cosmonaut to parachute safely to the ground. But, the story goes, a fouled escapehatch prevented Ilyushin from bailing out in time. He lost consciousness just as the spacecraft impacted the ground. Although still alive, the cosmonaut was severely injured. And one final matter complicated Ilyushin's rough return to terra firma: the Vostok had landed inside Red China; at that time, China was on rocky terms with its neighboring communist state, the USSR The USSR’s state-controlled news outlet, TASS, did not publicize a pre-Gagarin flight; however, TASS reported that a pilot named Ilyushin was injured in an automobile accident and was recuperating in a Moscow hospital—a clear sign that something was afoot. Conspiracy or confusion? As far as Tsarinsky can tell, Ilyushin was badly injured upon impact; he remained in a Chinese hospital for more than a year. “I assure you that the whole story is true...,” says Tsarinsky, who cites his media mentor, filmmaker Eliot Haimoff, as the source of the story. “Haimoff went to Russia to interview Ilyushin. In 1999, Ilyushin was living in a modest apartment in Moscow with his wife of over 45 years. He was still active as a test pilot, aircraft designer and spokesperson for a major military aircraft manufacturer.” Haimoff’s telling of the alleged Soviet coverup is seen in the documentary, “The Cosmonaut CoverUp”. During his visit to Moscow, Haimoff claimed that the aging aviator refused to talk with him on camera, but off-camera, Ilyushin told his story as a cosmonaut. So, all we really have is Haimoff’s word regarding his 1999 meeting with Ilyushin. While the British newspaper account of an alleged “first flight” exists, this writer doesn’t believe it is accurate; it wasn’t the first time a newspaper got the facts wrong. (The RMS Titanic was reported saved on the front pages of several daily newspapers in 1912). An alleged cosmonaut cover-up would have been impossible to maintain after the fall of the USSR. What’s in the Sky: The constellation Cassiopeia is easy to view in the northeast this week. It rises as a giant “W” in the night sky after 8 p.m. Several Messier deep space objects within Cassiopeia, star-clusters, are seventh apparent magnitude which means they are easily seen through binoculars (see chart). Lou Varricchio, M.Sc., is a former NASA science writer. He is involved with the NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador program in Vermont. He was recently honored with the Maj. Gen. Chuck Yeager Award for Aerospace Education presented by the U.S. Civil Air Patrol.

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Ari Fleischer to speak McKernon Group receives builders award at Vermont GOP dinner

Ari Fleischer Special guest speaker, former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, an alumnus of Middlebury College, will appear at the 2009 Vermont Republican Party Fall Fundraising Dinner, Thursday, Nov. 12. The event will honor Gov. Jim Douglas, Lt. Gov. Brian Dubie and auditor Tom Salmon The dinner will be held at the Hilton Hotel, 60 Battery St. in Burlington at 7 p.m. A private reception and registration/social hour starts at 6 p.m. To RSVP, call party headquarters at 223-3411.

Right to Life to meet EAST MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Right to Life will meet Monday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at Valley Bible Church in East Middlebury. Visitors are welcome to attend. For details, contact Lucien D. Paquette at 388-2898 or via e-mail at

DROP-IN VISITOR—A recent “drop-in” visit by the helicopter crew of the U.S. Army’s Vermont National Guard’s CounterDrug Aviation Unit was the high point of the week for students and faculty at St. Mary's Elementary School in Middlebury. Guardsman Carvet and another crew member spoke to the students about the risky job of searching for illegal marijuana plants from the air—Vermont’s largest cash crop—and the ill effects of tobacco use. “Everyone learned a lot and had a great time doing it,” said Principal Monique Almquist. Photo by Lou Varricchio

BRANDON — The annual Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont Awards Banquet was held Oct. 21 in South Burlington. The McKernon Group of Brandon Vermont was named first place in the category of the Construction of a Luxury Home. The winning home, sited on Lake Champlain, was designed by Nantucket Design Center in Massachusetts and constructed by the McKernon Group. The combined efforts of the two companies were rewarded by the association, noting its beauty, detail, natural components and a commitment to energy efficiency.

McKernon’s 2009 award-winning home. The house is located along Lake Champlain between Middlebury and Burlington.

Club organizes town’s largest fundraising event ORWELL — On Oct. 24, Orwell’s biggest fundraiser of the year took place for the seventh year in a row—the town’s Fortnightly Cafe is always a big success. “We transform the school’s cafateria into a romantic restaurant with lots of wonderful atmosphere,” according to Joan King, Fortnightly Club president. “Loretta Lee, who did a wonderful job, was acting president for this gala affair. Linda Martin, our Fortnightly Cafe' committee chair, did an excellent job as well as everyone who participated,” King said. All volunteers (members and their spouses) who made this dinner happen, worked hard to make it an enjoyable community event. “This social event starts off with a cocktail hour with many appetizers, sparkling apple cider, ginger ale and good friends. From there, everyone is escorted to their tables where they are served a scrumptious meal and then

Orwell women of the Fortnightly Club coordinated the town’s largest fundraising event last week. topped off with a delicious dessert. Everyone enjoys this annual night out on the town,” King said. “I want to thank all who

worked on this fundraiser and all the community members who attended. By attending and working this event, you have all had a

part in helping our community. We hope to see you next year for another great evening of food, fun and friends,” she said.

LIONS CLUB CLINIC—Jackie Dutil, of the Brandon-Forest Dale Lions Club, oversees a special free diabetes screening clinic held at the Brandon American Legion Post 55 recently. RAVNAH nurses and Lions Club volunteers helped coordinate a seasonal-flu clinic and the club’s diabetes clinic. Similar clinics, sponsored by the Lions Club, will return to Post 55 into the near future. Dutil said Lions Club members are active in various volunteer community service projects that benefit residents of the Brandon-Forest Dale area. Photo by Lou Varricchio


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Troubled bridge To the editor: I attended the rally at the Crown Point Bridge on Sunday, Oct. 25. I hope this information will be useful. There were an estimated 60-70 people at the event. Reverend David Hirtle of Crown Point spoke along with Crown Point Supervisor Dale French, Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava, and Ticonderoga Supervisor Bob Dedrick. We were informed by Scozzafava that the piers would be repaired eventually but were given no timeline for the repairs. He explained that New York Gov. David Patterson has sent one of his top aides to the area to assess the situation and that he (Patterson) is calling for an investigation to explain why the bridge was allowed to deteriorate to such an extent. Scozzafava mentioned that a state of emergency has been declared in both states and that should speed up the process of repairing the bridge. He also said that a temporary ferry would likely be set up near the bridge to help people get across the lake in reasonable time, and two bus routes would be set up to transport commuters around the 100 mile detour. He explained that workers should keep track of additional travel expenses such as ferry tolls because they may be entitled to reimbursements in the future. There was absolutely no mention of a pontoon bridge as an alternative. There will be a meeting at Moriah Central School at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, to provide updated information on the bridge. Joseph C. Monkofsky Crown Point, N.Y.

To the editor: Like Martin Harris in the Oct. 7 issue of the Addison Eagle, I am a big supporter of personal responsibility. We need not look to the government to solve all our problems. However, there is a role for government in protecting citizens from the irresponsible behavior of their compatriots. We can debate when the government should intervene, but, unlike Mr. Harris, I do not believe it is worth wondering whether fire protection should be a personal decision. A fire left to burn in my neighbor ’s house risks burning my own. I’ll have to call my private contractor to keep my house safe; that might even mean putting out the fire next door. Even if my contractor and I manage to spare my house while letting my neighbor ’s burn to the ground, I’m then living next to a fire scene. Esthetically not so nice, dangerous for my kids, absolutely toxic for the value of my home. Of course, things get even trickier if my neighbor is inside the burning building… along with his wife and children No contractor? No rescue. The same can be said of health care. If my neighbor opts out, she’ll regret her decision when she’s sick or injured. She will go to the emergency room, the most expensive option possible, and her condition will require more costly intervention because she will not have had the ongoing care that might have prevented the acute consequences she will then be experiencing. Just like my fire insurance pays for the consequences of the fire in my neighbor ’s house, a portion of my health care premiums now will go to cover her health care. And if we were to let the unconscionable happen, if we were to let my neighbor die or become severely ill? What of the effect on her children, her husband, her parents, her employer? It’s not just a matter of economics; health care is a matter of conscience. In this shrinking world, we are often called upon to be our brothers' keeper. And what of people for whom health care is not a choice, but an impossibility? We are the only industrialized nation in the world that opts out of insuring all its cit-


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The full Monte To the editor: In response to The Eagle letter writer who suggested that one half of the stateworkers could be eliminated ("Mad as heck") I suggest the following: Let’s do better than that. Let’s eliminate all of them from the top spot on down to the person who turns out the lights. We could do it in the name of budget cuts. Let’s think about it seriously for just a minute......Ok, times up. I would further suggest that the experiment be done temporarily because what we wish for may not be what we really want. We could have this action take effect on Jan. 1, 2010. We could call it a New Year's Resolution and refer to the days off as "furlough days" that gives all of the bums a day off without pay. Let’s make the furlough days last say, 10 days. That aught to be enough to see if the plan works. There might be a couple of small issues to deal with but guys like the author of that piece should have time to cool off by then and come up with a well thought out plan on how to make up for the vacancies. Let me see, one thing that might happen would be the that the inmates could get a little hungry. That could be offset by letting them out on the streets. Besides, their services could be used to shovel the interstates and other state roads due to the fact that the highway folks will be on furlough as well. Housing them could be a problem. (Better lock the doors. No State Police will be around because they get the same benefits as the rest of the state workers.. Accidents? No problem if you really need help, call a drug dealer.....once the inmates have the roads cleared and well sanded, they could set up flares. (Might want to find out which ones were in the pen for arson, though.) The Vermont State Hospital staff would be taking a breather too, so the patients could lend a hand. There probably won't be any need for the buildings and grounds people because there would be nobody in the buildings. If things get really bad, we could call out the Vermont National Guard (but only the ones that are not greedy state workers.) They would not be needed, and besides hey would be on furlough,right? Motor vehicles, game wardens, Health and Human Services, Division of Children and Families, the Health Department, VOSHA, Fire Safety and all other workers affected by the furloughs shouldn't have to go anywhere which would take a tremendous load off our highways and might enable the gas stations as well as the merchants in the towns affected, to open a little later or in some cases, not at all. Shucks, the savings could be endless. In case of an emergency, we always have 9-1-1 to fall back on. Ooops, I'm sorry, those folks are state workers too. We could make sure that they put an "out of office" message on their phone lines that could redirect your call to an answering service in Pakistan or India. Besides, we could always make a citizen's arrest and march the scoundrels down to the Court House to stand tall before the judge. (Wait a minute, I forgot, the judges are on furlough along with the Attorney General and courtroom staff, scratch that.) If at the end of the 10 days, we find that we really don't need 'em, the cuts could be permanent and "Mad as heck" would become "Popular as heck" and get a lot of kudos from his fellow Vermonters who would be excited about all that money they are saving. If we find out that the experiment should be ended, maybe we could ask the state workers to come back until we want to stick it to them again. Sounds good. Git-r-dun. Monte Mason Morrisville

Token award To the editor: So, now the Nobel peace prize is awarded for someone's "potential"? What's next? Awarding high school graduates college degrees before they attend a university based on their "potential"? Awarding President Obama, a Nobel peace award diminishes the value of the award. Why? Because he didn't earn it. Exactly what has he accomplished (either before or during his presidency) ? If I am not mistaken, it takes 8 or 9 months to sift through the Nobel candidates prior to announcing the award. If that is true, then this 'award' was in the decision process this past January 2009. Which means there is even less hard 'accomplishment' data to justify the award. Else, the Democrats have figured out how to short circuit the award process. Either way, the Nobel award means much less than it used to. Burt Degraw Bristol

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Tasking newspapers To the editor: What would you like to say?: "Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there is one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded faith."—Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826). In line with the quote above I would ask that people who are open minded enough to finish this letter go do some research and actively seek out the answers to the following questions. Why does the State of Vermont continue to increase spending and taxation when the population, workforce, income level, and industry in the state, are all decreasing? Why were Vermont's senators the only 2 of 100 senators to vote no on d-funding the criminal organization ACORN? What did they gain by this vote? Why did President Obama just allow the largest deployment of National Guard Troops in Vermont History, when he admittedly has no stated Strategy for Afghanistan? Why is the Health Care Overhaul bill now being written in behind closed doors in secret by democrats only? Why does the new Health Care Overhaul bill not cover 100 percent of the uninsured? Wasn't this the reason this was brought up in the first place? Why does it contain penalties and taxes on the best insurance coverage, while at the same time contain penalties and fines if you dare to choose not to carry insurance? Why is the question, "How will this be paid for?" Not answered or asked? Why do the taxes and fines for healthier start immediately while the spending not start until 2012 and 2013? Why is the Center for Disese Control studying the "health effects of owning a firearm", now when the fines and penalties for "unhealthy behavior" are being designed? Why are we not being given 72 hours as promised during the campaign to review new legislation? Why does the White house insist on forced equality in the place of freedom and choice in all its policies? Why is the White house singling out and attacking a cable news network? Is it because they don't like the questions they ask? Who will be attacked next for asking questions? Why are Fox News's ratings three times any other cable news networks ratings for any given demographic, including conservatives, liberals, and independents? Why are so Many people watching? Why is the White House reluctant to face tough questions? Why is no one in the press discussing why the FDIC is now bankrupt as of September 2009? Why is the Executive Branch, the branch of the government tasked with enforcing the laws by the Constitution, now stating it will not enforce medical marijuana? Why not just rescind the law as it should? Which law will be selectively enforced next? Tax laws for members of the administration and congress? Where will the money come from to pay for all the spending at the Federal level? Why is the press not pressing for answers for questions like these? Michael P. Grace Monkton


hen I walked into the Recital Hall in the Redstone campus at UVM last Friday evening for a concert by Peter Sykes, fortepiano , I was totally unfamiliar with the instrument, in the sense that I had never heard one in live recital. By the time Sykes had completed his pre-concert talk about the incident, I had become very well-equipped to understand the place of this instrument in the history of Western music, and to appreciate the music Sykes had programmed to aid the audience to hear what the hysterical music sounded like on this instrument. The whole evening was educational without being didactic and musically delightful. Sykes knows what he’s doing. A descendent not of the harpsichord, but of the clavichord , and capable of great dynamic changes without necessarily ever overriding even at its loudest forte an instrumental soloist or vocal soloist. The volume panel is restricted by the diameter of the strings and the general size of the total instrument. Sykes programmed music by CPE Bach, Haydn and Beethoven acquainting us with the music of the former composer and his place in the history of the development of music in the West and reacquainting us with the music of the two latter composers. It was an evening during which my appreciation for the burgeoning classical period achieved a perspective that heretofore was absent from my knowledge bank. Throughout the evening Sykes played impeccably, and with a sense of the music he had selected that rose to the highest peaks of musicianship. The music was both instructive and delightful. From the opening Sonata in C. minor by CPE Bach to the closing measures of his encore, a bagatelle, Sykes shone like the musical star he is, giving as not only an effective foray into the history of music, one that provided also a highly musical glimpse of the importance of CPE Bach, as well as a wonderfully exciting evening of music from the classical period. I should add that Sykes replaced the indisposed Andreas Staier, fortepiano, with only nine days notice, a feat in its own right. *********** On Saturday evening October 24, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra under the baton of its Music Director and principal conductor, Jaime Laredo,continued its celebration of its 75th anniversary with a concert that featured violinist Soovin Kim playing the Sibelius violin Concerto that he had been scheduled to play in 2008, but which playing had been rendered impossible by the loss of electricity at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. As Kim reminded the audience during the pre-concert talk, it was about 7:15 PM when the lights went out, and they should not count their chickens before that hour had safely come and gone. The delay of two years in hearing Kim’s playing of the Sibelius violin concerto was more than compensated for by the ardor and strength of his performance. He has almost miraculous technique at his fingertips and he uses that technique in the service of his musical understanding that is second to none. Even though for several small moments I felt a lack of continuity between the soloist and the orchestral accompaniment, it was

a remarkable reading of the score, filled with vigor and passion and, where applicable, grace and elegance, all played with a mastery of the concerto that is seldom heard. The first movement in particular can seem very disjunct, very pasted-together, making the score a veritable mares nest of difficult violinist perils. All of those Kim took care of by his very posture on the stage, one of great strength flowing up out of the earth, like a well-rounded singer, who draws sustenance from the earth below his feet. I had missed the postponed concert, but I was more than happy to have been present last night too heard this remarkable young violinist do such justice to one of the masterpieces of the violin repertoire. The opening work of the evening was by composer David Ludwig, entitled ‘Radiance’, a piece of about eight minutes duration for oboe soloist -- in this case the artist is principal although, Nancy Dimock. It is a mood piece, and without the composer’s attribution of the mood to the languor of summer, it could easily have been about a number of other subjects, all of which would have reasonably had the same effects. The scoring is appropriate to the concept, and the total effect of the work is soothing and well-composed, as have been all of the work by Ludwig. Dimock’s playing of the solo part fitted beautifully both in the concept and into the texture of the accompanying orchestra. The oboe sets the mood for the piece from its first note and Dimock accomplished that and a great deal more, making the piece the winner that it is. The program close with Robert Schumann’s Symphony number No. 3 in E. flat major, Op. 97subtitled the ‘Rhenish’. This work, unlike the Sibelius, is a very compact set of five movements, each of which seems textbook quality, while the truth of the matter is that within strict forms, Schumann created a masterpiece that both in its sole and in its parts reflect not only technical wisdom but great inspiration. The playing by the orchestra under Jaime Laredo was lively and full-bodied, and the orchestra -- especially the French horns -- made an incomparable sound that was so unified that it was hard to realize exactly what the scoring was that any single moment. Laredo obviously cares deeply about this piece of music, and this is what shone through with a clear, searching light. You orchestra’s celebration of its 75th year has been well begun. Burlington resident Dan Wolfe observes and critiques the local arts scene for The Eagle. His column appears weekly.

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Redhawks dump on the Eagles By Frederick Pockette HINESBURG — By rule when a team with just one loss squares off against a winless one it usually isn’t pretty and last Saturday in Bristol was no exception. The Champlain Valley Union Redhawks improved to 7-1 by running for 320 yards and rolling over the hometown Eagles 62-0. Freshman running back Tyler Barnes led CVU’s deadly ground attack with 97 yards, 85 coming on two touchdown runs of 55 and 30 yards. J.P. Benoit matched Barnes two TD runs, while CVU quarterback ran for a 27 yard touchdown, and connected with Eric Palmer for a five yard scoring pass. The Redhawks also produced touchdown runs from back up quarterback Ian Solomon (31 yards,) runningback Collin Teator (5 yards) and running back Nick Menieur (1 yard). Mount Abraham dropped to 0-8 with the loss. The Middlebury Panthers pulled off a huge road win last Friday night, traveling to Bennington where they dispatched the hometown Mount Anthony Patriots 14-2. Brandan Burrell led Middlebury with 99 rushing yards and Marshall Hastings contributed another 82 rushing yards and a touchdown to the win. Kaden ODell added a rushing touchdown for the Tigers, who improved to 6-2 with the win. MUHS Tigers Behind Emmaleigh Loyer ’s unassisted goal the top seeded Champlain Valley Union Redhawks narrowly escaped a surprise upset bid by the eighth seeded Middlebury Tigers, and pulled off a narrow 1-0 quarterfinal win last Friday in post season field hockey action. Aubrey Deavitt made a key stop on defense in the second half, catching a sure game tying goal with her stick before it could break the plane of the goal. Elizabeth Goddette made five saves to earn the shutout for the 15-0 Redhawks, while Tiger goalie Kayla Whittemore kept her squad in the game by making 14 saves. The eighth seeded Tigers wrap up their season at 6-7-3. CVU had a semifinal date this past Wednesday with the winner of Mondays Mount Anthony VS Rutland quarterfinal game. A win there puts them in this weekends Division I State Championship. Redhawks Blank Falcons Goalie John Milbank made 10 saves to earn himself a shutout as his Champlain Valley Union Redhawks improved to 13-1 with a 4-0 blanking of the North Country Falcons last Saturday in boys high school soccer action. Kyle Logan, Mike Clayton and Nick Spencer scored goals for CVU, while Nick Hart added a pair of assists to the solid win. Falcons goalie John Milbank stopped 10 shots in the net. The Middlebury Tigers, who were at home, found themselves on the other end of the shutout last Saturday, losing 5-0 to Rice Memorial. Gavin Millay had a pair of goals while Shawn Hayes and Adam Geffkin added one goal and one as-

sist apiece to lead the Rice offense. Rice’s other goal came off the foot of Matt Levinsky and goalie Fred Torde made seven saves for Rice, who improved to 9-5 with the win. In Milton Friday night Drew Steady had a pair of assist and a goal to lead his Yellow Jackets to a 7-0 drubbing of the visiting Vergennes Commodores. Alex Ortega, Blake Begnoche, Sam Weaver, JP Cyr, Paul Donna and Anthony Campbell had the other goals for Milton who finished the season at 10-3-1 and their third straight Mountain Division title. Milton goalie Dylan Leggett needed to make just three saves to preserve the shutout. Charlie Stapleford stopped 15 shots for Vergennes, who finish their regular season at 2-12. CVU: Almost Perfect The Champlain Valley Union Redhawks girls soccer team needed just one more win or tie last Saturday to finish the regular season without a loss. They would not get it. Emma Feeney scored with 4:30 left in regulation and Seahorse goalie Stephanie Jaques made seven saves as Burlington handed CVU a 1-0 loss in their final regular season game. It was Jaques ninth shutout of the year and the win allowed the Seahorses to finish the year at 6-2-6. Emily Sackett made eight saves for CVU who enter the playoffs at 10-1-3. The Middlebury Tigers didn’t fare much better, losing on the road 5-2 to Rice. Brittany Pfaff led the Rice attack with a monstrous four goal game. Megan Beattie supplied the remaining goal for Rice, who enter the playoffs with a solid 12-2 record. Mattea Bagley and Ashley Meacham scored for the visiting Tigers. Friday wasn’t much of a night for girls soccer teams from Addison County, as the Mount Abraham Eagles joined CVU and Middlebury by losing 5-0 to Milton. Samantha Rock turned in the hat trick to lead Milton offensively. Gina Abbiati scored the remaining goal while Emma Stinson contributed an assist to the win. Hillary Turner had six saves for the Yellowjackets, who finish the regular season at 11-3. Shanna Gebo (four saves) and Gwen Merrill (three saves) were in net for Mount Abraham, who finish their regular season at the exact opposite 311. The Vergennes girls team made it a perfect 0-4 for Addison County when they loss at home 3-1 to the Lamoille Lancers. Ashley Jones notched a goal and an assist to lead Lamoile’s offense. Their remaining goals came from Heidi Fuller and Erin Stokes Lancer goalie Elise Coolbeth recorded 10 saves with the win. The Commodores lone goal came when Natalie McLay fed Kenadi Dattillio who turned the pass into a point. Christina Stinchfield stopped sixs in defeat.

Hinesburg wrestling tryouts in November HINESBURG — Local wrestling coaches Wayne and Lori Ring of the Hurricanes Wrestling Club will hold wrestling sign ups for junior high school age students, Nov. 4-5 and Nov. 10-12, from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Hinesburg Community School cafeteria. The team is made up of students from Shelburne, Williston, Hinesburg, Charlotte and St. George in the CSSU district. “We compete in local tournaments on Saturdays around the state against other schools,” said Wayne Ring. “This is the same wrestling they will do in high school. Come learn strength , balance and team work. This will be our eleventh season.” The Rings said uniforms are provided and the team is open to boys and girls. For details, contact the Ringa at 482-3747 or via e-mail us at

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Charlotte residents David Harcourt and Peter Harrington have leading roles in Shelburne Players' fall thriller "An Inspector Calls". Harcourt plays the role of the mysterious Inspector Goole, who is investigating the death of a young girl in what a critic describes as "a mystery inside an enigma". He lives in Charlotte "with his wife, chickens, sheep, pony, and bees (in no particular order)". The Inspector is Harcourt's second excursion with the Shelburne Players. In last spring's production of "Much Ado About Nothing", he was cast in the roles of Friar and Sexton. Previously, he has performed in Charlotte Town Players presentations of "The Art of Dining" as Cal, in "Audience" as Merrill, and "The Purloined Circus" as Pinky. When not inspecting the Birlings family in "An Inspector Calls", he is a singer/guitarist at St Catherine of Sienna parish in Shelburne. Peter Harrington, who plays the role of Arthur Birling, is a long time participant in local theater. He has worked with many area companies, including Vermont Rep, Essex Players, Lyric, Northern Stage, Streetcar Company of Laconia New Hampshire, Fairfax Community Theater and in last springs' Shelburne Players' production "Much Ado About Nothing" as Conrade. Some of his favorite roles are Walter Hollander in "Don't Drink the Water", Ellwood P. Dowd in "Harvey", John Adams in "1776", and his recent ten-in-one turn with Kevin Christopher in Fairfax's "Greater Tuna." Peter is a Charlotte resident, where he "lives blissfully with his wife San, Simba the WonderDog, and Ellwood the Pooka Plagued Pussycat". "An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestley will be performed at the Shelburne Town Center, 5420 Shelburne Rd. in Shelburne, on Nov. 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15. Tickets are $15 adults, $10 for seniors(60+) and students, (except Thursday November 19 when all seats are $10) and can be purchased in advance at Shelburne Supermarket, or by calling 985-0780 (operated by Accurite Payroll Processing). Director Don Rowe will be giving a talk on the play at The Pierson Library in Shelburne on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Visit for more information.

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our years ago then-Senate President Peter Welch, now Congressman, declared, not for the first time, that "the private sector approach [in health care] has failed." That assertion has been echoed repeatedly by all of the advocates of increased government control over health and medicine, culminating in a wholly government run health care system. It never seems to occur to such people that, while there remain private actors in the health care sector, that entire sector has been distorted, restricted, mandated and indeed corrupted by decades of government meddling. A century ago the American Medical Association, concerned that a glut of new doctors would drive down doctors' fees for service, conspired with doctor-dominated state medical licensing boards to restrict access to medical schools and limit the number of emerging MDs. Through most of the 20th century and even still the physician's guild successfully pressured their state boards to strictly control routine medical duties provided by nurses, deny licenses to doctors working on contract for fraternal lodges and cooperative hospitals, and discipline doctors using new technology that threatened to lower treatment costs and thus fees. Responding to pressure from interest groups, legislatures have insisted that health insurance policies cover over a thousand specific treatments. These include such things as in-vitro fertilization, hair replacement, pastoral counseling and childbirth, even for single men, infertile women, and couples in their sixties. Even more premium-inflating are guaranteed issue and

community rating. The first of these requires insurers to accept all comers, even those who skip buying insurance until they get sick. The second requires young people, just at the lower-income beginning of their working careers, and paying for college loans, home mortgages, and child rearing, to pay sharply higher premiums for the benefit of their sixtyish parents and grandparents who are almost inevitably better able to pay health insurance premiums. These "Robin Hood in Reverse" features are key provisions of ObamaCare. Then there is the disparate tax treatment of medical expenses. Thanks to wartime wage and price controls imposed by the Roosevelt administration in 1943, employerprovided health insurance became tax free to the employees. That benefit tied health insurance to employment, gave the power of choice to the employer, and denied portability when employees changed jobs. Individual insurance buyers must pay their premiums out of (diminished) after tax income. Tax free Health Savings Accounts, authorized by Congress in 2003, unfortunately cannot be used to pay premiums on the associated consumer driven health plans. Local citizen groups - based on churches, unions, fraternal lodges, and coops - might want to form health insurance buying pools and negotiate with insurers for good rates. State governments have made that illegal since the 1930s. Why not let Vermonters buy health insurance from carriers in the many states with far more reasonable insurance regulation? Many thousands of younger working people could save over two thirds of the cost of premiums they are now paying to Vermont's two remaining carriers. Forget it. No state presently allows its licensed carriers to ac-

cept bargain-hunting out of state customers. Modern pharmaceuticals can work wonders, but the cost of gaining FDA approval of a new drug runs well over $800 million. That's because the 1962 Kefauver amendment requires new drugs not only to be proven safe, but also effective. This ambiguous requirement dramatically escalates the cost of clinical testing, much of it now done in cheaper Third World countries. The large drug companies are happy with this requirement, however, because it erects an enormously expensive entry barrier to new drugs developed by their smaller competitors. Government drives health care costs far above market prices by sending millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients to health care providers, and paying far below the actual cost of the services rendered to them. Hospitals, required by the Hill-Burton Act to accept every patient that comes in the door, have no choice but to shift their losses into the price of care provided to patients with private insurance. This is the single most important factor in driving up private health insurance costs - far, far larger than the unpaid bills of uninsured patients. In most states, many doctors, especially obstetricians, anesthesiologists and neurosurgeons - face staggering medical malpractice premiums. This results from courts and juries imposing extravagant pain and suffering awards. The threat of malpractice litigation also leads doctors to run up the costs ("defensive medicine"). The high costs of health care and health insurance are due to market failure? Let's call it what it is: it's the failure of government, politicians and interest groups to allow competitive and efficient markets to satisfy consumer desires. John McClaughry is vice president of the Ethan Allen Institute (


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AARP Vermont advises public on H1N1 flu With the arrival of the novel H1N1 (“swine flu”), many Vermonters are understandably confused about how to protect themselves against the flu this year. The heightened media attention to HINI and vaccine availability is only adding to the rising angst. AARP is working with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) to encourage older Americans to protect themselves and those in their care by getting vaccinated. Experts say that, this year, a seasonal flu vaccination for people 50 and over is as important as ever. Even before novel H1N1 became a threat, flu claimed an average of 36,000 lives and hospitalized more than 200,000 Americans every year. Health authorities have long recommended that people 50 and over get a seasonal flu vaccine each year. Experts also recommend people 65 and older get a pneumococcal vaccination, which they can get at the same time as their seasonal flu vaccination. Pneumococcus is a bacteria that can cause a range of conditions, including pneumococcal pneumonia, blood infection, and meningitis. Young children and people over 65 are the hardest hit. Both pneumococcal and seasonal flu vaccines are available now. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older Americans are less likely to get sick from novel H1N1, perhaps due to exposure to a similar virus many years ago. However, they are more likely to suffer serious complications and

even death from seasonal flu. Vaccination is the first line of defense, but good hygiene habits, like frequent hand washing and covering your mouth when you cough are also important. If you get sick, antiviral medications are also available to help treat the flu. “We must not get distracted by H1N1—we must remember our annual seasonal flu vaccination,” Dave Reville, of AARP Vermont. “Pneumococcal vaccination is also important, and now is a great time to get both vaccines.” Last year in Vermont, 44 percent of adults age 50-64 and 73 percent of adults 65+ got vaccinated for influenza. Just over of 70 percent of adults 65+ received the pneumococcal vaccine last year. “Vaccination will help more Vermonters stay healthy this fall and winter, so that we can keep active and engaged – at home and at work,” said Greg Marchildon, AARP Vermont state director. “While it may take some time to get the vaccines here in Vermont, residents can stay informed on when and where the clinics will be held.” To find out where to go in Addison, Rutland and Chittenden counties, go to or call 211 for information. Influenza and pneumococcal vaccines are free for anyone in Medicare and are available now at doctor ’s offices, pharmacies, and health departments in our area. For more information, speak with your healthcare provider or visit or


Free Swine flu shots Blue Cross/Blue Shield members only HINESBURG — An official of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont said the insurance provider will cover 100 percent of the cost of H1N1 flu vaccinations; it wants as many Blue Cross/Blue Shield members as possible to get the shot. The H1N1 flu is popularly called the Swine flu. Leigh Tofferi of Blue Cross/Blue Shield said members can receive the shot without a copayment, coinsurance or deductible and

regardless of their benefit coverage package. Tofferi said “Blue Cross will pay the allowed administrative cost and the federal government will pay for the vaccine when it becomes available.” Being the state’s largest private health insurance company, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont covers 180,000 Vermonters.

Shoreham Service Center and Assistant Manager Andrew Ledoux are pleased to announce that Shoreham Elementary School has received a $750.00 grant from Exxon Mobil Education Alliance program. The school will be using the money for their hot lunch program. The photo was taken with the school principal.

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BRANDON — There will be nine design open house sessions held at the Vermont Design Center located at the McKernon Group in Brandon on selected Fridays. The informal sessions are for those who are interested in remodeling or building a home, and who want to learn about the design process and the costs involved. If interested, call 247-8500 for a schedule and reservations.

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MIDDLEBURY — Pianist Diana Fanning is the soloist in George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" for Champlain Philharmonic’s fall concert featuring guest conductor Paul Gambill, currently music director for the Nashville Orchestra. At Town Hall Theater, Saturday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $12/$10 children under 16, are available through the THT Box Office by calling 382-9222, online at, or in person on Merchants Row, Middlebury (Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m.)

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MONKTON — The Monkton Friends Methodist Church will be holding their annual Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at the church on Monkton Ridge. Following a 20-year-long tradition, church members will offer fresh donuts, soup and sandwiches. The holiday bazaar will showcase handmade items by members and crafters offering handcrafts, wood items and quilts. Homemade breads, pies and chocolates will be available at the bake sale.

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Methodist Church plans busy concert season Starting Thursday, Oct. 29, First United Methodist Church of Burlington will present free half hour varied musical programs at 12:15 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Here is a chance to have a relaxing and refreshing noon hour in our beautiful sanctuary on Winooski Avenue at Buell Street, one block off Burlington's main pedestrian street. Oct. 29: Hymn Sing, conducted by Chuck Pippinger and George Matthew Jr. "Requests Invited." George Matthew Jr., Minister of Music of FUMC will present the following series of organ recitals: Nov. 5: Organ Recital of works for Reformation Day, Halloween, and All Saints' Day. Pieces by John Knowles Paine, Richard Arnell, Leon Boellmann, Gardner Read, and Claude Murphree. Nov. 12: A Centennial Organ Recital. Works of Felix Mendelssohn, born 1809, and Gaston Litaize, born 1909. Nov. 19: A Thanksgiving Organ Recital. Works by American Composers Seth Bingham, Eric De Lamarter, and John

Knowles Paine, and Belgian composer Flor Peeters. Nov. 21: A Thanksgiving concert by the Middlebury College/Community Chorus, with Jeff Rehbach, conductor and George Matthew Jr., accompanist, will be held at 7 p.m. The 110-member chorus will sing works by Handel, Mendelssohn, William Matthias, John Rutter, and other contemporary composers. Dec. 3: Advent Organ Recital. A selection of 18th, 19th, and 20th century Advent pieces by Russian, Scandinavian, German, and American composers. Dec. 10: Concert of works for oboe, English horn, and organ. Featuring Nadine Carpenter, woodwind instructor at UVM. Dec. 17: Christmas/Advent/Hannukah vocal music. Presented by students of Julia Blocksma. Dec. 24: A selection of unusual Christmas organ music by 18th century composers D'Aquin, Balbastre, and Dandrieu and 20th century composers Andre Fleury and Pietro Yon.

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Friday, October 30 SOUTH BURLINGTON — Night before Halloween trick or treat party. Kiddos from the local community and beyond can enjoy a safe, indoor enviroment for Halloween fun. Haunted bingo at 5:30 p.m. Spooky “Music with Mia” story time with Mia Adams at 6 p.m.Trick or Treating from store to store at 7 p.m. 863-1066 x11.

Tuesday, November 3 MIDDLEBURY — Noon: Henry Sheldon Museum presents a talk entitled Recapturing History: The Story of How the Sheldon Museum Brought a Civil War Medal of Honor Winner Back to Addison County. David Thompson will recount the interesting story by which an archive from the papers of Amasa S.Tracy was saved from dispersal at auction in Texas and brought back to Addison County by the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History. Participants may bring a brown bag lunch; beverages and dessert provided. Fee: $2. Sheldon Museum, 1 Park Street, Middlebury. For information call 388-2117.

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Saturday, November 21 SOUTH BURLINGTON — Annual Holiday Bazaar. Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset St. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Bazaar areas include: Baked Goods, Candy, Crafts, Holiday Collectibles, White Elephant Items & Children's Items. Morning snacks available from 9 -10:30 AM. Lunch Items and Beverages available from 11 AM - 1:30 PM. Free coffee and tea throughout the day.Handicapped accessible. 863-6764 For more information please go to SOUTH BURLINGTON — Santa's Arrival Party at University Mall. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be escorted through the Mall to Center Court by the Mater Christi Drum Line at 11am. Face painting and a visit from Joey the "Elf" Clown, 11am - 1pm in Center Court. "The Snowmaiden" Marionette show will be at 12 Noon in the JCPenney Court. Please bring a non-perishable food item or bag of items to be donated to the Vermont Foodbank. Free event. Call 863-1066 x11 for additional information

Monday, November 23 SOUTH BURLINGTON — "MUSIC WITH MIA" weekly musical story time at University Mall. Kids can enjoy music, stories, and sing-a-longs with local singer/song-writer Mia Adams. Located in the JCPenney Court every Monday at 10:30 a.m. Free. Mondays, Nov. 23. For more information, please call 8631066 x11.

Saturday, November 28 HUNTINGTON — Huntington Crafters Holiday Festival at the Huntington Public Library. The Festival will be open 9-3p.m.There will be 15 crafters featuring everything from beaded jewelry, fleecewear, totebags,Alpaca wool, metal critters, knitted and felted products to baby clothing, photographs, and holiday items.Live music will be playing in the library balcony throughout the day. There will also be

MIDDLEBURY — Twist O' Wool Guild Meeting 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the American Legion. There will be a workshop at this meeting on Nano Felting with Chris Morgan. There is a materials fee for participationg member of $10 and for nonmembers of $20. All are welcome. Questions call Carol Hysko Russell Young Farm 453-5960.

Friday, November 6 POULTNEY — Professional Nurses Service, Inc., a Bayada Nurses partner, will be providing free blood pressure screenings for adult members of the community. They will take place at the Young at Heart Club, located at 35 Furnace Road in Poultney, beginning at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 775-7272. MIDDLEBURY — CVAA's First Friday Feast! Noon. This months "First Friday" meal is truly a meal to be thankful for: Baked Honey Dijon Ham, Stuffed Potato, Tossed Salad, Dinner Roll and Apple Tartlet. Pat & Ray Horwick will be providing Traditional Music From Around the World on dulcimer and harp. Suggested donation of $3.00. Please bring your own place setting. Reservations are required. Call Mary at CVAA to reserve at 1-800-642-5119 x607.Transportation provided by ACTR 388-1946. VERGENNES — Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra with Soloist Diana Fanning at Vergennes Opera House featuring guest conductor Paul Gambill, currently music director for the Nashville Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the Vergennes Opera House (877-8737

Saturday, November 7 MIDDLEBURY — Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra with Soloist Diana Fanning at Town Hall Theater featuring guest conductor Paul Gambill, currently music director for the Nashville Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $12/$10 children under 16, are available through the THT Box Office by calling 802-382-9222, online at or in person on Merchants Row, Middlebury (Mon.-Sat., noon-5 p.m.)

Thursday, Nov. 12 BRISTOL —Special Luncheon at Masonic Lodge!Noon -- Bring a friend and come to the Masonic Lodge for a Roast Pork Extravaganza with all the trimmings! Sponsored by CVAA. Suggested donation of $3. Reservations are required. Call Marion to reserve at 453-3451. MIDDLEBURY —Middlebury College Musical Players presents “Songs for a New World,” written by Tony award winning composer Jason Robert Brown. A montage of musical stories each set in one moment of a lifetime. “It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice…take a stand, or turn around and go back.” At Town Hall Theater 8 p.m.Tickets, $10/$8/$6, are available by calling 443-6433 or online at

Friday, November 13 BRISTOL — Fine Dining at Mary's Restaurant!Noon -- This renowned restaurant graciously opens its doors each month to diners in CVAA's luncheon program and this months menu is sure to please! Diners will feast on Squash Soup, Turkey Dinner with Stuffing and Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables and Cranberry Crisp. Suggested donation of $5. Reservations are required. Call CVAA to reserve at 1-800-642-5119. MIDDLEBURY —Middlebury College Musical Players presents “Songs for a New World,” written by Tony award winning composer Jason Robert Brown. A montage of musical stories each set in one moment of a lifetime. “It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice…take a stand, or turn around and go back.” At Town Hall Theater 7 & 10:30 p.m.Tickets, $10/$8/$6, are available by calling 802 443-6433 or online at

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Thursday, December 3 BURLINGTON — Advent Organ Recital.A selection of Advent pieces by Russian, Scandinavian, German, and Americancomposers. First United Methodist Church of Burlington 12:15 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Here is a chance to have a relaxing and refreshing noon hour in our beautiful sanctuary on Winooski Avenue at Buell Street one block off Burlington's main pedestrian street

Friday, December 4 ESSEX — Single Again Ministry at Essex Alliance Church Volleyball/Game Night. Starts 6 p.m. at Essex Alliance Community Center Potluck supper, bring a dish to share. We will be collecting toiletries for an orphanage in Haiti. Bring your favorite board/card games. Contact Patty for more information, 238-2820.

Saturday, December 5 MANCHESTER — 10th Annual Holiday Open House Tour. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Vermont-New Hampshire Komen Race for the Cure ( Breast cancer survivors will be at most locations to greet guests and thank them for their participation. Participating locations include: Dorset Inn, Equinox Hotel, Inn at Manchester, Silas Griffth Inn, Silver Service Inn, Three Mountain Inn, Wiley Inn, Inn at Ormsby Hill. Saturday, Dec. 5 & 12. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at participating locations. For more information call Chris Sprague at 362-1163 or Frank Haynes at 362-1793.

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Thursday, November 19 VERGENNES — Noon -- Gather your friends together and head to the Vergennes Eagles for a special Thanksgiving Celebration feast sponsored by CVAA of Roast Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Stuffing, Dilled Baby Carrots, Cranberry, Dinner Roll and Pumpkin Pie. Suggested donation of $3.00. Please bring

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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 6:30pm, Adult prayer & Bible study, Youth groups for ages 5 & up LIFEBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 141 Mulcahy Drive, 247-LIFE (5433), Sunday worship 9am & 10:45am,, LifeGroups meet weekly (call for times & locations)

HINESBURG LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH - 90 Mechanicsville Rd., Hinesburg. Sunday Service at 10:30am. Pastor Hart, info: 482-2588.

SHOREHAM ST. GENEVIEVE/ST. BERNADETTE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm, May 1-Oct. 31. (See Bridport) SHOREHAM FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH-UCC - Sunday worship and church school 10am. 897-2687

ST. JUDE THE APOSTLE - 10759 Route 116 Hinesburg. Masses: Sat. 4:30pm; Sun. 9:30am

STARKSBORO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STARKSBORO - Located at 2806 VT Route 116, 05487. Sunday worship service 11am. 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.

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.

SOUTH BURLINGTON NEW COVENANT BAPTIST CHURCH SBC - 1451 Williston Rd., South Burlington. 863-4305


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BURLINGTON UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH - Pastor Paul Lyon • 860-5828. Sundays: 10am & 6pm. Wednesdays: 7pm. at 294 North Winooski Avenue.

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

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.

MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH - 97 South Pleasant St., Middlebury. Sunday morning worship & church school 10am, Wednesday evening Bible Study, 6:30pm. 388-7472.

HOPE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP - Meets at Bridport Community Hall. Bridport, VT • 759-2922 • Rev. Kauffman. Sunday 9am, 10:30am, evening bible study.

SAINT MARY’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Saturday, 5:15pm, Sunday 8am, 10am

ST. BERNADETTE/ST. GENEVIEVE - Combined parish, Saturday mass 7:30pm Nov.1-April 30 (See Shoreham) BRISTOL BRISTOL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP - The River, 400 Rocky Dale Rd., Bristol. Sunday Worship 9:00am. 453-2660, 453-4573, 453-2614 BRISTOL FEDERATED CHURCH - Sunday service at 10:15am FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRISTOL - Service Sunday, 10am ST. AMBROSE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Saturday service 5:15pm, & Sunday 9am BRISTOL SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH - 839 Rockydale Rd. - Saturday Services: Bible Studies for all ages-9:30am to 10:30 am, Song Service, Worship Service at 11am. Prayer Meeting Thursday 6:30pm. 453-4712 THE GATHERING - Non-denominational worship, second & fourth Saturday of the month, 7pm Sip-N-Suds, 3 Main St. • 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

MIDDLEBURY FRIENDS MEETING - (Quakers), Sunday worship & first day school 10am (meets at Havurah House)

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, 10:45am 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 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

NORTH FERRISBURGH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 227 Old Hollow Rd., North Ferrisburgh, VT 802-425-2770. Rev. Kim Hornug-Marcy. Sunday worship 10am, Sunday School 10am, Nursery Available. nferrisburgumc/

SOVEREIGN REDEEMER ASSEMBLY - Sunday worship 10am VERGENNES/PANTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHRISTIAN CENTER - Sunday school 9:45am, Sunday worship service 8:30am, 10:45am and 6pm CHAMPLAIN VALLEY CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH - Sunday worship svcs. 10am & 7pm

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. or call 388-7200.

ESSEX JUNCTION CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH - 61 Main St., Essex Junction 878-8341

SUDBURY SUDBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - Sunday worship service and Sunday school, 10:30am

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF VERGENNES (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST) - Sunday, 9:30am NEW WINE COVENANT (CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST) Sunday worship 10am PANTON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH - Sunday school from 9:30am-10:15am Pre-K to adult, Sunday worship service 10:30am ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Main and Park Streets, Vergennes. Rector: The Rev. Alan Kittelson. Sunday Services 8am and 10am; childcare provided at 10am. All are welcome. For information call 758-2211. ST. PETER’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH - Saturday 5pm, Sunday 8:30am, 10:30am VERGENNES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - 10:30am VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH - 862 US Rt. 7, SUNDAY: 9:45am Bible Hour For All Ages Including 5 Adult Classes; 11:00am Worship Including Primary Church Ages 3 to 5 & Junior Church 1st - 4th Graders; 6pm Evening Service Worship For All Ages. WEDNESDAY 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 - 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

Area to receive transportation funds Grants are taxpayer funded Gov. Jim Douglas announced last week that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has awarded $3.9 million in Federal Transit Administration taxpayer-funded grants over the next three years to six public transportation providers to help them either start new or expand existing bus routes. “These grants will assist public transit providers across Vermont with their efforts to increase public transportation opportunities for the people of our state,” said Governor Jim Douglas. “These funds will also help us ease traffic congestion along some of our heaviest traveled routes and improve air quality.” Awards were made based on the provider ’s ability to mitigate congestion and its associated air quality impacts as well as their ability to show the viability and sustainability of the new or expanded route. “This money will help fund new or expanded public transit routes for the next three years,” said VTrans Secretary David Dill. “In many cases, partnerships between local employers and the public transit provider were established to ensure that the grant funding would stretch as far as possible, effectively serve the commuting-public, and have the greatest overall positive economic impact.” New or expanded routes to receive funding include: •Addison County Transit Resources will receive just over $250,000 annually for the next three years to expand service of its existing Burlington LINK shuttle, the Middlebury Shuttle, and the Tri-Town Shuttle. •Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA) will receive approximately $695,000 each of the next three years to establish a Milton-to-Burlington LINK route in the same style as its popular Montpelier-to-Burlington LINK. CCTA will also use grant funds to establish regular service along the densely developed Route 2 Corridor between Burlington’s Cherry Street Station and Taft Corners in Williston. •Connecticut River Transit based in Rockingham and now operating as “The Current” was awarded $76,000 annually for the next three years to expand its successful Upper Valley Commuter route to more effectively serve the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center ’s workforce. •Rutland’s Marble Valley Regional Transit District will receive approximately $69,000 annually for the next three years to expand service by increasing the frequency of runs on the popular South Route component of their In-City fixed route services. •Stagecoach Transportation Services of Randolph will use their award of $68,000 for the next three years to establish a Montpelier-to-Randolph Commuter route along the I-89 Corridor. •Green Mountain Transit Agency, in partnership with Rural Community Transportation of St. Johnsbury, will use approximately $174,000 annually for the next three years to establish a commuter transit route along the busy Route 2 Corridor between St. Johnsbury and Montpelier.

CHRIST MEMORIAL CHURCH - 1033 Essex Rd., Williston 878-7107


CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE - 30 Morgan Parkway Williston, VT 05495 • 802-878-8591

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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

CAVALRY CHAPEL - 300 Cornerstone, Williston. 872-5799

CROSSROADS CHAPEL, 41 Middlebrook Rd., Ferrisburgh, VT 05456. (802) 425-3625. Pastor: Rev. Charles Paolantonio. Services: Sunday 10am.

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

IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY - Route 2, Williston 878-4513

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.

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

commissioners to hear directly from judges, practitioners, academics, and other individuals about their experiences with, and suggestions regarding, federal sentencing policy." Sessions has served as a vice chairman of the U.S. Sentencing Commission since November 1999 when he was appointed to that post by President Clinton. Sessions was reappointed for a second term by President Bush in December 2003. He has served as a chief district court judge for the District of Vermont since July 2002, having served as a district court judge since 1995 when he was appointed to the federal bench by President Clinton. From 1978-1995, he was a partner with the Middlebury firm of Sessions, Keiner, Dumont & Barnes. Judge Sessions previously served in the Office of the Public Defender for Addison County, as a professor at the Vermont Law School, and as an officer in the United States Army. He served on the Judicial Branch Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States from 2002-2007, and currently serves as a member of the Judicial Conference of the United States and on the Second Circuit Judicial Council. Judge Sessions received a B.A. degree from Middlebury College and a J.D. degree from the George Washington School of Law. In 2007, Sessions ruled in favor of the Sierra Club, the states of Vermont and New York, and other environmental groups in rejecting the auto industry’s attempt to block states from regulating so-called global warming emissions from cars. Session’s emissions ruling opened the doors for New York and Vermont to proceed with enacting the California Clean Car (Pavley) Standards, pending EPA approval. These standards, adopted by California and at least 11 other states, are believed by some legislators and environmentalists to reduce global warming emissions from cars by 30 percent when fully implemented in 2016. The case was a watershed moment in the legal battle over the California Standards and had an important impact on similar cases in California and Rhode Island. The United States Sentencing Commission, an independent agency in the judicial branch of the federal government, was established in 1984 to develop a national sentencing strategy for the federal courts.

MARANATHA CHRISTIAN CHURCH - 1037 S. Brownell Rd., Williston. 862-2108

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH - Route 2A, Williston 878-2285 WILLSTON FEDERATED CHURCH - 44 North Willston Rd., Williston. 878-5792 10-17-09 • 27982

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SATURDAY October 31, 2009


PUZZLE PAGE WAITING FOR 12-ACROSS By John Lampkin ACROSS 1 Blockbusters 10 Si and Am in “Lady and the Tramp” 12 This puzzle’s honoree 16 Draw again, as comic book lines 17 Last Supper question 18 Genesis firstborn 19 Masked one at home 22 Amt. due 24 And the list goes on, briefly 26 Hobbits’ region 27 Strip where 12-Across first didn’t appear in 1959 29 Loaf 31 Chestnut horse 32 LPGA golfer Johnson 33 Hydrocarbon suffixes 35 The king: Span. 37 Tropical roofers 41 Puppy love 42 Elusive guy in a striped shirt 43 When 25-Down expects 12-Across to

appear 44 Italian Renaissance poet 45 “Exodus” hero 46 Eensy-__ 48 Summer Triangle star 50 Sign made with two digits 51 Droll-sounding grain? 52 Verb from Mark Antony 53 Octopus costume features 54 Every bit 55 Party girl? 56 Characteristic 18-Down cry regarding 12-Across 62 Mets’ div. 63 Noun from Mark Antony 65 Some Protestants 66 Scholastic nos. 67 Let fall, poetically 69 Opposes 70 Waste allowances 71 Darkly complexioned, to Shakespeare 73 Himalayan sightings 74 Picturesque fabric 75 Former name of Lake Malawi 77 D.C. bigwig

78 Vampire’s home, perhaps 79 12-Across creator 82 Dog once mistaken for 12-Across 84 Put-__: pranks 87 Show contempt for, as a villain 89 11-time Olympic swimming medalist Matt 90 Scannable mdse. bars 93 Closer 95 Reagan or Kennedy 97 Cupid teammate 99 Larynx locale 100 Board member 101 Ultimate purpose 102 25-Down maintained them annually 103 Does a slow burn 104 12-Across tested 25Down’s faith by being one, inevitably, every year DOWN Coach’s gesturing Add a profit margin to __ Zion Church Aegean, for one DDE’s predecessor Cool, like a cat Post-ER area Ethnic group of southern India 9 Some auto maintenance store products 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

10 Paris divider 11 Enjoyed a cross-country jaunt? 12 Showed the ropes 13 Legatee 14 “Sock __ me!” 15 River between two Great Lakes 18 Friend of 25-Down 20 Alloy components 21 To some extent 22 Nonsense, euphemistically 23 Close behind 25 Faithful crusader for the existence of 12Across

26 Periods between vernal equinoxes 28 Wilhelmina’s daughter in “Ugly Betty” 30 Form into a mosaic pattern 31 Gave a treat for a trick, say 34 Barefoot 36 Pained cry 37 Stanley Cup org. 38 Colt .45, e.g. 39 Engages, as an attorney 40 Some drum parts 41 NFL snappers 47 Fair-hiring initials 49 Worldwide fiscal agcy. 57 Our Gang affirmative 58 “You bet!” 59 Villa __: Italian landmark 60 Speck of truth 61 Ocean-bottom fish 64 Prevents littering?

66 Whiny 68 Of the windpipe 70 Instrument seen in 27Across 72 Summer tops 74 Walked-on 76 Smallest cont. in area 78 Not supporting 80 Hurdles for future attys. 81 Congo, once 82 Yes or no emphasizer 83 F and G, but not H 84 Being shown, in a way 85 Classic grape soda 86 Puppeteer Tony who mentored Bil Baird 88 50-50 test answer 89 The pair 90 “Nope” 91 Colombian coin 92 Yacht staff 94 Palais resident 96 Idaho Panhandle hrs. 98 Radical ’60s gp.


Complete the grid so each row, column and 3-by-3 box (in bold borders) contains every digit, 1 to 9.

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SPRINGFIELD, VT. 4 bdrm, $1,050. Includes H/HW, trash & snow removal, W/D hookups. Call for application, Stewart Property Management. Equal Housing Opportunity. 802-885-7885. Income limits do apply. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Apts available. References & security deposit required. Call Dan at 802-885-4345. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Huge, 1 bdrm, large LR, DR, eat-in kitchen. HT/HW/trash included. $700/mo. Call Neil 802-885-6292. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Immaculate 2 bdrm in quiet residential neighborhood. $875/mo. includes HT/HW/trash & snow rem. Avail Nov. 1st. Now taking applications. 802-8855550. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Includes all utilities, no smoking/no pets. Security required. Good refs. Studio: $110/wk. 1 Bdrm: $695/mo. 800283-8072. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Large 1 bdrm. Includes HT/HW/electric/snow/trash removal. $695/mo. 802-885-5488 Jake or Gary. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Large 1st floor, 1 bdrm. apt. Includes HT/HW/snow/trash removal. $650/mo. 802-885-5488 Jake or Gary. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Small 2 bdrm. Includes HT/HW/snow/trash removal. $625/mo. 802885-5488 Jake or Gary. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Total remodeled, 1,100 sq. ft. 2 bdrm on 1st floor. Large LR, DR, eatin kitchen w/DW & over-stove microwave. Beautiful hardwood floors & carpet. HT/HW/trash removal included. Garage & storage available. $1,100/mo. Call Neil 802885-6292. WESTON, VT. 1 bdrm, 1st floor available for rent. $675/mo. plus security. For info, call 802-824-5853.

HOME FOR RENT 1 BDRM apt and 4 bdrm house. Either fulltime or seasonal. Call 802-228-8778, leave message.

CHESTER, VT. Small, 3 Bdrm cape, very private location. Chester school district. $875/mo. plus utilities and sec. dep.. References. Avail 11/1. Call owner/broker 802-875-2239 LONDONDERRY, VT. 2 bdrm, no pets/no smoking. $700/mo. 802-875-3902. ECHO LAKE, Ludlow, VT. Black River 3+Bdrms, 2BA house w/2 gas fireplaces, deck, jet tub, garage. Available furnished/unfurnished. $1,100/mo. +utilities. 802-885-2088. KEESEVILLE, NY 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 1700 sq. ft., no smoking/no pets, $1,000/mo., includes heat & hot water, new paint, new kitchen, granite counter tops, off street parking. 518-963-8922 LANDGROVE, VT. Immac 3 Bdrm, 2BA, w/WD, garage, deck, 1.9 acres. No smoking/no pets. 1st, last, sec., ref. $1,000/mo. + utilities. 802-388-0056. LONDONDERRY, VT. 3 bdrm house, references. 802-875-3535.

N. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 2 bdrm, $800/mo. plus heat & elec. Plowing included. Avail. Nov. 1. Call 802-886-2365

MOBILE HOME FOR SALE 1977 2BDRM Mobile home, pitched roof, insulated skirting, appliances includes. Oil tank, two porches, excellent furnace. $4,500/OBO. Must move.802-263-5636 2 BDRM mobile home for sale at best offer, to be taken away from property ASAP. Available for inspection at 1000 Popple Dungeon Rd., Chester, VT. Call office hours 212-757-9433.

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SHOREHAM VT, 3 bdrm on lake, dock, large deck, 1yr. lease, references & security required, $1100/mo., + utilities, no smoking/pets negotiable. 802-363-5619 WANTED: 4+ BDRM house for rent. Approx. $1300 w/nothing. Putney to Weathersfield, from river West to Grafton/Londonderry/Ludlow. 802-875-5798.


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REAL ESTATE WESTON, VT LAND 5.5 Ac.-$104,900 Level land, bounded stonewalls. 600’ town rd. frontage. In-ground septic design. School choice. Call Owner 802-824-4533

RENTALS LUDLOW, VT. Beautiful and convenient, completely equipped. Private deck overlooking river, golf course, breathtaking view of Okemo trails. $750/mo. incl. utilities/Dish TV. 1st, last, plus one month sec. due w/lease. 802-228-3747. RENTAL SPACE available in commercial Cooler and Freezer Call Fair Haven Inn ask for Jim or Mihaela 802-265-4907

SEEKING INDIVIDUAL to share my home in Cavendish. 1 bdrm cellar apt., furnished, all utilities. Sat. TV, WD. $650/mo. 802-484-5004. SPRINGFIELD ONE-BEDROOM w/STUDY APARTMENT Second floor one-bedroom w/study, located in a two family duplex. Includes heat, hot water/sewer, rubbish, snow removal and appliances. 2-car offstreet parking and yardage. Conveniently close to shopping, schools and other services. $711/mo. 1st month rent/deposit required. Subject to HOME restrictions, 60% income limit, initial third party income/asset verifications, annual recertifications. No housing subsidy attached. Vouchers welcome. All adult applicants subject to successful income, asset, credit and criminal verifications. Available November 1st. Please call Rockingham Area Community Land Trust for more information and an application. 802885-3220 extension 218 Equal Housing Opportunity

SPRINGFIELD, VT. Newly renovated 925 sq. ft. 3bdrm. Includes heat, 1-car garage, private backyard, porch, trash removal. $1,050/mo. 802-885-8088x114.

WINDHAM, VT. Bromely, Magic, Stratton, Okemo. Cozy, immaculate, 2-bdrm, fireplace, wall-to-wall carpet, fully furnished. Seasonal $3,000 plus util & sec. Nov-Apr. Wood/plowing incl. 860-307-8011.


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RENTALS Port Henry Trailer - $600 per month.

Grover Hills *3 Bdrm duplex - $675 per month


Call and place your listing at 1-800-989-4237

SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No commissions or broker fees. Free consultation., 1-888-310-0115

SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No Commissions or Broker Fees. Free Consultation 1877-494-8246

RENTALS Port Henry

• 2BR Apt., heated, spacious, enclosed porch, hardwood floors, ample parking. Ref. req. $650/mo. • 2BR Apt., newly renovated, hardwood floors, gorgeous! $700/mo. Including heat. Ready October 1.





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AUTO ACCESSORIES 4- BRIDGESTONE Blizzak snow tires. 21560-R16, used 2000 miles, Paid $500, sell for $300. 518-643-9273

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

AUTO WANTED 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 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

WORTHINGTON 4 cyl., Diesel; Air compressor; 1987 30ft., Clemet dump trailer; 1989 32ft., Dorsey dump trailer; 1998 Volvo VNL 770 tractor. 802-775-1657


1988 DRESSER 510B wheel loader, 2yd. bucket, good tires, $12,500. 518-569-0778 DUAL AUGER tailgate sander. Asking $750/OBO. Call Trevor at 802-885-8732.

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

BRAND NEW P215/65R16 All Season Radials for Hyundai Tucson. (4) $150. 518891-3592 SNOW TIRES- 4 Firestone Winterforce 225/60R17, used only 1 Winter, like new $200. 518-572-2028 TIRES- 4 245-75R16 Dunlop GrandTrek AT20 $100 for set. Used for 5000 miles. (518) 643-2164

1998 GRAND AM. Well maintained. Automatic. Includes 4 all-season radials/4 winter Nokia’s. Avg. 30MPG. Asking $2,000/OBRO. Please call 802-228-8672.


BOATS 18” OUTLAW Duck Boat, with a Honda 75 $14,000 802-773-8678

CARS FOR SALE 1986 CHEVROLET Camaro, rear glass hatch $50. 802-488-4236 or 802-862-2771 x741 1994 SUBARU Impreza, AWD, 236K, comes w/studded snows & all-weather tires, great in the snow. $1,200/OBO. 802-875-5604 1995 JEEP Cherokee, 6 cyl., red. $1,500. 802-875-2900. 96 CHEVY Suburban 4x4, tow package, runs well, 130,000 miles, $2000. 802-875-3748. 93 SUBARU Loyal, great Winter car, some rust, $500 OBO. 518-846-3038 leave message. 518-846-3038

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.

THEY WON’T LAST LONG!! 2009 Honda Accord LX 4-Door Sedan


PICK YOUR PAYMENT Total Cash or Trade Payment $$249.65 269.98 $269.98 $249.65 $1,000.00 $248.09 $1000.00 $227.15 $1,500.00 $233.11 $1500.00 $212.16 $2,000.00 $218.11 $2000.00 $197.17 $2,625.00 $199.37 $2500.00 $182.18

2008 SKI-Doo MXZ 550 fan, only 229 miles, very good condition, includes cover & extra belts, $4200. 518-359-8234.



Model# CP2639EW Stock# 09H1058

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Lease Includes: Vt. State Taxes - Vt. State Registration & Fees - Documentation Fee - Gap Insurance - No Security Deposit - No Disposition Fee. Subject To Approval Through AHFC. Good Through October 31st Or While Supplies Lasts.

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The Eagle 10-31-09  

The Eagle, a New Market Press Publication. New Market Press inconjuntion with Denton Publications produces nine community weekly publication...

The Eagle 10-31-09  

The Eagle, a New Market Press Publication. New Market Press inconjuntion with Denton Publications produces nine community weekly publication...