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Brandon mourns the loss of Berry BRANDON — Dudley Pearsall Berry, age 76, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Berry was born in Manhasset, N.Y. He was the son of George and Harriett (Pearsall) Berry. He moved with his family to Brandon in 1944 and was graduated from Brandon High School, Class of 1951. Berry joined the U.S. Air Force and


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Archeologist holding up ferry project, locals say ADDISON — Businessowners located near the condemned Lake Champlain Bridge between Addison, Vt. and Corwn Point, N.Y., allege a consulting archeologist to the Vermont Agency of Transportation is delaying the ferry project now underway by Kubricky Construction. One of the businessowners declined to be identified in print, but reported to The (Addison) Eagle that project officials have been frustrated by archeologist who is slowing down the effort and adding to the ferry project’s costs. According to John Dumville of the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, the archaeologist handling the project is Jen Russell of the University of Vermont's Consulting Archaeology Program. “It’s looking more and more like the ferry project will not be completed by the time the lake ice freezes,” said the owner of the Bridge Restaurant in Addison. “My understanding is that Vermont’s archeologist is slowing everything down— requiring mating and stump grinding; meanwhile, we have businesses on this side of the lake that are ready to close their doors.” Telephone calls by The Eagle to Russell and VTrans were not returned by press time.

Bridge demolition may begin week of Dec. 13 TICONDEROGA — The U.S. Federal Highway Administration may rapidly approve the demolition of the 80-yearold Crown Point Bridge by early next week. If so, the actual demolition work may start the week of Dec. 13. New York State Department of Transportation official Deborah Rausch said the bid taking process from subcontractors will begin this Monday, the same day the FHA is expected to ok the demolition job. Rausch said, “A subcontractor will be selected on Wednesday (Dec. 9).” She said that the subcontractor will handle setting the controlled explosions that will drop sections of the 2,184-foot bridge into the lake. Reading between the lines, it appears that the explosive work might begin shortly after a subcontractor is selected.

EAGLE EYE VIEW — This aerial view of Middlebury’s downtown Cross Street Bridge, now under construction, was taken last Thursday by bridge engineer Gregory Goodrich in the passenger seat of a private aircraft. The large precast concrete beams used in building the span across Otter Creek were manufactured locally by J.P. Cararra and Sons of East Middlebury. The photo shows the moment when one of the beams was being lowered into place by the project’s giant articulated crane. See related story inside this week’s Eagle. Photo Courtesy of VHB & Kubricky

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More public bridge meetings planned New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Acting Commissioner Stanley Gee and Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) Secretary David Dill today announced that, in order to expedite progress on demolishing the current Lake Champlain Bridge and designing its replacement, the states will hold a series of meetings to present plans and options to the public throughout the day on Saturday, Dec. 12, at LaChute Hall, 132 Montcalm St., in Ticonderoga, New York. "The purpose of these meetings is to receive feedback from the public regarding design plans for the replacement bridge at Crown Point as well as ideas for commemorating the historic bridge that will soon be demolished," said Acting Commissioner Gee. "We want to assure that the new bridge is built as quickly as possible, and that it is aesthetically

compatible within the context of the community and the environment. This is an inclusive process, and we will seriously consider the input received from those who live in the area and depend on the connection between Vermont and New York State. We will continue to work in close collaboration with the community, residents, local government and other agencies, as we have been doing, to implement transportation options as a new bridge is put in place." "We encourage as many people as possible to join us at these public forums," VTrans Secretary Dill added. "We are keenly aware of how important this new bridge will be to everyone who lives anywhere near the lake crossing. We value everyone's opinion, and we look forward to the public's guidance in helping us choose a bridge design that we can all be proud of."

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Three identical public meetings, each including a brief formal presentation followed by time for general questions and answers and time for the public to view displays will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. The purpose of these "open house" sessions is to provide an opportunity to receive further input from interested parties. During the presentations, project team members will review the design criteria for the new bridge and the feasible bridge types available for consideration. Attendees will be asked for input regarding features that should be included in the design, such as sidewalks, bicycle lanes, lighting and materials used, as well as the style of the new bridge. Options for commemorating the historic bridge will also be presented and discussed. The meeting will also address demolition plans for the existing bridge


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Members of Beeman Elementary School’s fifth- and sixth-grade journalism apprentice program, coordinated by teacher Annette Carter, at the New Haven school. Students in the program visited the office of The (Addison-Chittenden) Eagle and Rutland Tribune publisher New Market Press in Middlebury last week. Pictured are Morgan Pratt, Danielle Morse, Jackie Reiss, Alicia Stone, and Ellie Gevry.

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MIDDLEBURY —Five students from Beeman Elementary School in New Haven visited the office of New Market Press, publisher of the Eagle and Rutland Tribune on Dec. 2. The students, in the fifth and sixth grades, are part of a six-week-long apprenticeship program in journalism. The teacher coordinator of the program is Annette Carter. “I am learning a lot about newspapers here. We’re working on a tabloid and class newspaper,” said Morgan Pratt, a sixth grader at the school. “I am very excited about it.” Students were introduced to Eagle Office Manager Leslie Scribner and Louis Varricchio, managing editor, of the newspapers. Varricchio discussed how newspapers are created, how freelance photographers and writers interact, how editorials are submitted, and how advertising generates all funds needed for producing and distributing free-circulation newspapers. Students had various comments about the apprenticeship experience: “The reason we’re here is that we want to get better at writing,” said Danielle Morse, a sixth grader. “Well, I am learning about how to form my writing and make it exciting. My goal is to be more expressive in my writing,” said Jackie Reiss, a fifth grader. “I love to write a lot and elaborate on my work. I want to make my work more interesting and make people want to read it,” said Alicia Stone, a sixth grader. “I like to write, too, because it’s fun. I like to write about what happens to me, so I keep a journal,” said Ellie Gevry. Students planned to take information gleaned from their tour of the weekly newspaper office and write articles about their visit. Next, the students plan to create a school newspaper as part of the apprenticeship experience. “We’re using newspapers as part of the program to match students to both their needs and strengths,” said Carter. “The students are powerful writers and that’s why we want to fine-tune their skills. It’s challenging to form habits of good writing in six weeks. A major emphasis is that we don’t use dead words, dead verbs—we like to say that we ‘put them to rest.’” The apprentices also learned about the editorial management

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Living on the Moon T

he modern idea of humans living on the Moon had its origin in 19th and 20th century science fiction literature. While researchers, notably Russian rocket pioneer Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, began to contemplate the technology required to escape Earth’s gravity for a journey to the Moon as early as 1890, it was not until 1938—when the British Interplanetary Society completed the world’s first scientific study of a lunar space vehicle—that the idea began to interest a wider community of space thinkers and experimenters. In the decade following World War II, several detailed lunar base studies were published. These concepts captured the public imagination. Arthur C. Clarke’s book The Exploration of Space, published in 1951, followed in 1953 by Willy Ley’s, Fred Whipple’s and Wernher von Braun’s book The Conquest of the Moon, presented realistic plans and colorful illustrations showing how humans could travel to the Moon and construct outposts there. “It seems likely that, well before the end of this century,” Clarke wrote in 1947, “an attempt will be made to form some permanent colony on the Moon.” By the late 1950s and early 1960s—with the launching of Sputnik, and successful tests of large rockets and humans in near-Earth space—the possibility of men and women traveling to, and living on, the Moon attracted United States and Soviet Union space planners. In 1959, the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency selected H.H. Koelle with von Braun to complete the first serious, technically detailed plan to construct a lunar base. Classified “top secret” and dubbed Project Horizon, the plan would have used heavylift Saturn rockets to place a crew of 12 on the Moon in pressurized underground modules. Abandoned within a year of its introduction, Project Horizon was credited with providing some of the technological framework for the U.S. Project Apollo. During the 1960s and 70s, both the Americans and Soviets moved ahead cautiously with lunar-base concepts. In the U.S., several studies employed surplus Apollo hardware for returning to the Moon. In the Soviet Union, the Zvezda (Star) concept envisaged six crewmen living in small modules. Ironically, after the first manned lunar landing in 1969, the popularity of returning to the Moon permanently began to wane. However, in 1989, U.S. President George H.W. Bush’s Space Exploration Ini-

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ow can Vermonters get equal or better educational outcomes for their children, with fewer taxpayer dollars? That intriguing question has rarely if ever been squarely posed. A State Board of Education's policy commission is laboring to produce "transformation" policies, with no attention to what those policies might cost taxpayers. A legislatively-created committee (a majority of which are teacher union-dependent) is currently trying to find an affordable way to finance the current system of education. It's not unreasonable to suspect that it will recommend offloading current education expenses (notably health insurance) onto some other taxpayer account, plus creating a new mega-organization in the name of (supposed) "greater efficiencies in delivery." A completely different approach is that of the Commission on Rebalancing Education Cost and Value. This private sector commission, created by the Ethan Allen Institute, consists of 15 former superintendents, principals, school board and Senate education committee members, and PhDs. Its chair is Chris Robbins, who just completed a six year term on the State Board of Education and is also the current Chair of VSAC. In his foreword to the report, Robbins says "The fundamental premise of this report is that a policy of creating an ever-enlarging 'system', directed from the top down, populated with thousands of teachers, administrators, and bureaucrats, controlling the annual expenditure of $1,450 million taxpayer dollars, jealously protective of the benefits enjoyed by the people employed in the 'system', and dismissive of the abilities and preferences of parents and children, is a policy headed off in a totally wrong direction." "Such a policy will, ultimately, and despite the best intentions of many persons within that system, shortchange our students, defeat the preferences of many parents, and spend ever escalating amounts of taxpayer dollars for little or no added educational benefit." "Instead of enlarging and fortifying the "system", we recommend deconstructing the current 'system" and rebuilding it based on the needs and desires of parents and students." The new report, entitled Better Value, Fewer Taxpayer Dollars, includes a detailed economic analysis of today's public education system. That analysis concludes that "it is very clear than Vermonters - taxpayers and parents - are not getting their money's worth from our very high per pupil education spending. It is also clear that this spending trend is unsustainable." The Commission believes that "the great majority of parents and children have the capacity to identify the kind of education most suitable to their children's needs and preferences, and that public financial support for education should flow not through overgrown and nonproductive bureaucracies, but directly through the consumers to a wide array of educational providers, some public, some private, that attract revenues by offering a product that their customers want."

The Commission recommends giving tuition certificates to students instead of payments to schools, as is now done in 90 Vermont tuition towns. It advocates creation of charter schools, now in operation in forty other states, and more virtual schooling. It supports tax credits for Student Tuition Organizations (to fund scholarships to faith-based schools), and Education Freedom Districts (where voters could create their own education models). The Commission also recommends that compliance with the Federal special education mandate be made a responsibility of the State Department of Education. It would contract with appropriate providers, including public schools, for free and appropriate services for eligible students, and defend against lawsuits. A table in the report suggests that if parents chose to send only 20 percent of today's public school children to independent schools and other educational programs costing typically half the per pupil cost of comparable public schools, education spending would decrease by $81 million a year. A 2008 Friedman Foundation poll revealed that 89% of Vermont voters favored independent, charter, virtual or home schooling over traditional public schools. If parents acted on those preferences, the savings to taxpayers could be as much as three times that amount. Moving to a competition and choice model, the report says, "will stimulate a vibrant, dynamic educational marketplace that will help our children acquire the skills they need to flourish in the 21st century, and put Vermont on the nation's map as a hotbed of imagination, innovation, and achievement." Such a shift would, of course, force many of our near-monopoly public schools to reshape their policies and programs, to keep on attracting revenue-paying students. This will stimulate furious opposition from the least imaginative and most security-conscious public school officials, plus the Vermont-NEA teachers union. That's understandable. But most parents and taxpayers probably believe that they - as well as our schoolchildren - will benefit more from dynamic 21st century competition and choice in education, than paying ever more to keep the 20th century monopoly system alive. John McClaughry is vice president of the Ethan Allen Institute ( and served as a member of the Commission on Rebalancing Education Cost and Value.

SATURDAY December 12, 2009 tiative called for a small lunar base by 2008. President Bill Clinton canceled the initiative in 1992, but the idea was revitalized by President George W. Bush in 2004. Now Bush’s lunar proposal is being threatened by the current Obama administration. Getting to the Moon is very doable with current rocket, spacecraft and computer navigation technology. What’s harder to overcome is the heavy gravity of America’s wavering political will to do the job. What's in the Sky: Look for Herschel's Garnet Star in the northwest around 11 p.m. this weekend. Also known as Mu Cephei, the Garnet Star, is a dying supergiant star. If it were set in place of the Sun, it would occupy the inner solar system to between Jupiter and Saturn. The deep-sky open star cluster IC 1369 is nearby (magnitude 6.0). Lou Varricchio, M.Sc., a former NASA science writer, lives in Vermont. He is the NASA/JPL solar system ambassador in Vermont.

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ecent news reports of Washington’s latest expansion initiative—to furnish bailout money to in-the-red newspapers, and with that money as enticement, to require acceptance of government oversight via “improved accountability” in reporting—came to my attention just as I was reading another just-announced Washington expansion initiative: to extend the National Transportation Safety Board’s reach over all municipal transit systems. Like most of the lamestream media, most public transit is markedly deficit-prone and for the same reason: potential customers find the information product or transportation service resistible even though inexpensive. Watching the Obama administration doing its thing “the Chicago Way” for the last 307 days (out of a probable total of 1,461) suggested that I should describe the consiglieri of Chicago-trained pol Rahm Emanuel going to the management of the rapidly bankrupting New York Times with “a (monetary) offer they can’t refuse”. Ah, the ever reliable Times— Recall Times reporter Walter Duranty who wrote repeatedly in the early ‘30s from Soviet Russia that the starvation of Ukrainian millions wasn’t happening (and got a Pulitzer Prize for his pro-Communist dispatches). Then, in the early ‘60s the Times chose not to report on thousands of dead Chicagoans rising temporarily from their graves to vote for their candidate JFK, and most recently the Times’ adopted CBSTV/Dan Rather style of fake reporting on the Bush and (even more so) Palin candidacies. Presently, most of the Fourth Estate is like the Times: deep in red ink. Continuing a long-term trend, here are last year ’s circulation numbers: Washington Post, -2.5 percent; New York Times, -3.5 percent; USA Today, -4.1 percent; L.A. Times, 5.5 percent; Chicago Tribune, -7.3 percent; and Boston Globe, -9.8 percent. Of major U.S. print media, only the Wall Street Journal posted a circulation gain, up 2.4 percent. All papers except the Journal would likely take the money (as well as the governmentaccountability/content tether) and run, just as they have been running, as faithful practitioners of left-ideology-favoring reportage. In Vermont, that group would include the Burlington Free Press and the Rutland Herald, but remarkably not the St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record. Members of the give-us-money group would do a pro-forma protest about Fourth Estate independence, I’d guess, then demurely agree to be seduced if the price is right. It’s not as if they’ve had much independence to surrender; the Herald is already

heavily dependent on the Times for its op-ed page content. With that as background, my thoughts turned to an early 19thcentury Englishwoman named Mary Howitt. She who was the author of “The Spider and the Fly” in 1829. Contrary to what we were taught in grade school back in America’s Dark Ages, the theme of enticement-into-doom using exemplary insects practicing all-too-human behaviors wasn’t one of Aesop’s fables; it’s sufficiently well-known, even amongst recent high school graduates, that I need not recite the poem’s seven stanzas here. However, there’s a basic difference between the fly (which presumably doesn’t like being enticed, entrapped, and consumed) and such once-iconic leaders of the print media as the now broke Philadelphia Inquirer I am sure the Inquirer folks would be delighted to achieve the nearest condition to immortality—becoming a quasi-governmental agency like a regulated public utility— and secure a permanent paid place on the taxpayer payroll for doing what it already does quite effectively: using both op-ed opinion and selectively managed news content to advocate for progressively (pun intended) greater governmental involvement in ever more aspects of the American culture. The basic pattern has long been established: designated public utilities like CVPS and GMP are former independent free-market businesses that are now heavily regulated by government. This fact sets not only their areas of monopoly service but also what level and quality of services they provide. In return, these entities are guaranteed a ratepayer schedule which will insure them a return on equity in the 10 percent range. Heck, to make that kind of money, most contemporary newspapers would even report—if so ordered—as did the New York Times during the Depression, that (to quote Lincoln Steffens’ evaluation of the Soviet Union) “I have seen the future and it works”. Retired vermont architect Martin Harris gleefully observes Vermont from a tax haven in Tennessee.

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A bridge to last 100 years With good stewardship, Middlebury’s new bridge could last a lifetime plus By Lou Varricchio MIDDLEBURY — “London Bridge is Falling Down, Falling Down, Falling Down... Iron and steel will bend and bow, Bend and bow, bend and bow, Iron and steel will bend and bow, My fair lady.” — English nursery rhyme stanza, 1740s These days, the old nursery rhyme “London Bridge is Falling Down” has a shrill ring in my ears as it might well have in the ears of many fellow Addison County residents. In light of a certain unlucky 80-year-old bridge spanning a nearby lake, London Bridge ain’t the only thing falling down. It’s ironic that as we prepare to watch the rapid disassembly of the Lake Champlain Bridge on the county’s west side, we can watch the methodical assembly of a new span on the east side. Middlebury’s abuilding Cross Street Bridge, while not a very fetching structure compared to its crumbling, art-deco cousin to the west, provides a lesson at a time when our transportation infrastructure—and its stewards—all look rotten to the core. And when we consider the ancient Roman bridges and viaducts that still support traffic and waterways—some built centuries before the birth of Christ—we have to wonder: what went wrong, structurally, on Lake Champlain? J. P. Carrara and Sons, Inc.—with concrete fabrication and sand and gravel operations located on Case Street (Route 116) in East Middlebury—is a major player in the building of Vermont’s newest bridge in downtown Middlebury. The business employs 150 workers during the height of the construction season. Certainly, being a big player on the local bridge project was a boon for this company; the bridge is also creating a boomlet for our local heavy construction sector. Carrara, with headquarters in North Clarendon, Vt., is a third-generation family owned and operated company. It produces sand and stone aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, and precast/prestressed concrete products. Founded in the 1940s by Italian immigrant Joseph P. Carrara, Sr., the company appears to be as enduring as those old Roman bridges; it has expanded to become an honest, reliable, safety minded partner in several notable New England construction projects including the latest, upscale high-rise apartment tower project in New Haven, Conn. I talked with Project Manager Mike Weigand, P.E., Cararra’s young structural engineer. He is overseeing the three major beam segment tasks of the Cross Street Bridge project. Weigand is an introspective man, a personality trait you definitely want in an engineer responsible for building structures that must safely bear the weight of automotive and human traffic. “It takes a skilled team to build a bridge or a building,” said Weigand. “Regarding the Cross Street project, Carrara is part of a team that includes VHB, Inc., a design and engineering firm based in Watertown, Mass.—with an office in North Ferrisburgh—and Corven Engineering, a bridge engineering firm based in of Tallahassee, Fla. We’re an important part of the bridge’s design team.” Weigand unrolled the blueprints of the new bridge atop a big conference table at the Carrara office in East Middlebury. He pointed to Egyptian-like scribbles on the prints that describe the engineering guts of the multi-million dollar construction project. “There are a few standouts about this project,” Weigand said. “For example, the bridge will be the longest span of its kind in North America.” Of its kind means Carrara’s use of giant precast/prestressed concrete beams known by engineers as New England bulb-tee beams. These regionally distinct beams are ideally suited to our crazy weather extremes and high atmospheric moisture. The beams include special hollow ducts that hold cabling that is used to help shape and ultimately support the downtown span. “If you saw Carrara’s big truck transporting the beams along Route 7 to the Otter Creek construction site by Mr. Ups Restaurant in downtown Middlebury last week, then you saw a lot of careful work with proven technology,” he said. Carrara made the enormous beams in a giant 270-feet-long casting bed at its Addison County facility. The beams include spaces for the cabling ducts where high-strength cables— called post-tensioning cable—are eventually pulled through and then “stressed” to 44,000 pounds of tension with the aid of a jack-and-chuck system. When completed, the individual beams will be “joined” together, at the joints, to simulate a much longer concrete structure. The bridge’s approach spans measure 120 feet making the entire simulated structure 480 feet in length— quite a structure even by ancient Roman engineering standards. When an 8-inch thick concrete overdeck is added, the project will be ready to support traffic sometime during Sep-

Structural engineer Mike Weigand of J.P. Carrara & Sons., Inc. of East Middlebury. Weigand is the firm’s project manager of the Cross Street Bridge project in downtown Middlebury. Photo by Lou Varricchio

Carrara’s precast/prestressed New England bulb tee-style concrete beams being placed by a crane at the Otter Creek construction site. Note the ducts for high-strength cabling that will make the structures even more durable. Photo by Tom Bahre

tember 2010. “We’ll perform the wire tensioning at the site before the winter sets in,” Weigand said. “And when the tensioning process is completed, we will fill the ducts with grout over several days.” Regarding the sorry condition of the now doomed Lake Champlain Bridge, Weigand said a lot of the problems stem with non-reinforced concrete piers as well as neglect. “There have been advancements in concrete production between the 1920s, when the closed lake bridge was built, and today. With non-reinforced concrete as you see in that bridge, loads and stresses cause serious cracks; the underwater environment takes its toll, too. The old structure can’t hold itself together,” he said. “But with a reinforced concrete structure, you have the same loads and stresses, but the material is bound together making it more durable, more flexible, if you will.” I wondered out loud about the April 2002 Champlain Val-

ley Earthquake which seriously damaged portions of N.Y. Route 9N and cracked chimneys on both sides of the lake. Did the earthquake hasten the demise of the Lake Champlain Bridge? “I can’t say,” said Weigand. But I think he knows that the lake bridge had been neglected by its so-called stewards. Perhaps he was being too polite to call attention to the fact? When I asked Weigand how long the Middlebury bridge will last, the engineer smiled. “There’s no reason why the new bridge shouldn’t last 100 years,” he said. “Of course it will depend on wear and tear—and proper maintenance.” Let’s hope that future stewards of the Cross Street Bridge will do a better job than the those who failed to keep an eye on the Lake Champlain Bridge. And as an ancient Roman engineer might have said to wish a neighbor the best of health—Centum annus! May you live 100 years.


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f you’ve shopped for groceries at a large supermarket, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the long “string” of coupons that print out at the register along with your store receipt. These checkout coupons, or “Catalinas,” as coupon shoppers commonly call them, are incredibly valuable to coupon shoppers. (Catalina Marketing Corp. introduced the computer system that issues checkout coupons about 25 years ago, although the company says it’s not sure how or why shoppers picked up on the name.) If you’ve ever taken a look at the kinds of Catalinas that print after your shopping trip, you’ll notice that they typically fall into three categories: money-off coupons for specific products, coupons for money off on your next shopping trip or alerts of upcoming sales. A shopper receives money-off Catalinas when the UPCs of certain items in their cart are scanned at checkout time. The register “sees” a certain brand or type of item you are purchasing and spits out a Catalina that offers a discount on a competing item that you may consider purchasing in the future. Last week I purchased a certain brand of apple juice and received a $1 checkout coupon for a competitor ’s brand of apple juice. You may even receive a coupon for a free item! Just in the last month, I bought one variety of pet treats and received a coupon for a free package of treats from a competing brand. A couple of weeks later, I bought one brand of yogurt and received a Catalina for a free 4-pack of a competitor ’s brand of yogurt. The second type of Catalina is issued during a general money-back sale at the store. You may see a store ad that states, “Buy any 10 products in this group and receive $10 off your next order.” That $10 savings comes in the form of a checkout coupon good for $10 off your next shopping trip. The discount is good on anything in the store. It’s just like having $10 cash to spend. The third kind of checkout coupon is an “alert.” These coupon alerts aren’t technically coupons, since they don’t offer money off anything in particular, but they do contain details of an upcoming sale at the store. These “secret” sales are typically not advertised in any of the store’s flyers, so these checkout alerts are the only way shoppers can get in on the savings. Unfortunately, many shoppers consistently overlook the value of checkout coupons. It’s true that carrying a long, somewhat cumbersome ticker-tape of Catalinas with your

receipt as you exit the store can be a mild annoyance. But the value of all three of these varieties of coupon cannot be overstated. They’re all important, and you should save them all. I certainly do! Just as we save all of our coupons that come in the newspaper, even the ones for things we think we may not buy, saving all of our Catalina coupons ensures By Jill Cataldo that we’ll have them on hand in case those items go on sale too. Almost two months ago, I received three $1 coupons for a smoothie beverage that I’d never tried before. Even though this is a product I wasn’t terribly interested in purchasing, I held onto the Catalina coupons. A few weeks ago, just before those coupons were due to expire … the smoothies went on sale for $1. Because I’d saved my Catalinas, now I got three of them for free! © CTW Features

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for projects that benefit communities with a focus on energy efficiency, conservation, or generationstated by the U.S. DOE. Multi-municipal and regional proposals are encouraged. “We are excited to be able to bring this opportunity to our communities to increase energy efficiency and develop renewable energy sources,” said Charlie Baker, CCRPC’s executive director. All grants must meet both EECBG eligibility as well as CCRPC’s application review criteria and are due Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. Questions can also be directed to Samantha Tilton, CCRPC Staff Planner at

Monkton creates electronic news outlet MONKTON — The Monkton Community Coffeehouse launched Monkton Talk, a bi-weekly community e-mail newsletter. At the June 8 community conversation the coffeehouse sponsored last year, one of the highest priorities residents identified was the need for a community bulletin board to facilitate communication, exchanges, and new initiatives in town. “For a town like Monkton that is large enough to have once supported seven community schools, said Cassandra Corcoran, a board member of the Coffeehouse, “a virtual bul-

letin board seems like a timely and powerful way to connect with each other on important issues of community interest as well as to exchange goods and services.” “If you have something to sell or are looking for something to buy, if you have a neighborhood issue you want to talk about, if you need a babysitter or want to start a petition or publicize a community event, post it on Monkton Talk, the e-Bulletin Board.” Residents in the greater Monkton area can sign-up for the free newsletter by emailing their contact information to .



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Taggart tags Mt. Abe Eagles in weekend play By Frederick Pockette Harrison Taggart poured in 18 points to lead his Mill River Minutemen to a 62-48 win over the visiting Mount Abraham Eagles in boys high school basketball last Friday evening in North Clarendon. Matt Doaner (13 points) and Nate Halligan (10 points) contributed another 23 points between them. The MAUHS Eagles were paced by Shawn Marcelle and Bela Dobkowski who scored 14 and 12 respectively. Mount Abraham fell to 01 with the loss while the Minutemen improved to 2-0 with the win. Fellow Addison County representative, the Middlebury Tigers, were also on the wrong end of another lopsided affair last Friday night. Mac Stannard scored 15 points and Bela Dobkowski added 11 more, and their Fair Haven Slaters rolled over the visiting Middlebury Tigers 61-36. Christian Doran contributed 8 points and 10 boards to the Slaters win. Middlebury, who dropped to 0-2 with the loss, was lead by Dennis Brodford with 16 points. In Proctor the four time defending Division IV champion Proctor Phantoms, behind a balanced scoring attack and fantastic defense, easily dispatched the Rochester Rockets 5223 to open their 2009-10 season. Zach Currier, Nate Salgo and Matt Dobart had ten points apiece to lead Proctor. Rochester, who fell to 0-1 with the defeat was paced by Ethan White, who behind five 3-pointers, scored 17 of the Rockets 23 points. The Proctor Phantoms girl’s team opened up their season with an impressive win themselves last Friday night in Ludlow. Like the boys the ladies utilized stellar defense to hold a commanding 33 - 6 lead, and rolled on from their to defeat the Presidents in their own Tournament 57-22. Offensively Mikayla Tanner led the charge with 14 points, while her teammates Megan Carter and Carissa Elrick contributed ten piece to the win. Kaitelynd Palmer led the 0-1 Presidents with eight points. In other girls action in Townsend the Fair Haven Slaters turned in an impressive 45-35 road win over the hometown Leland and Gray Rebels. Fair Haven’s Val Sawin led all scorers with 21 points, while freshman Ashley Goddard

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Men's hockey ends semester with a win John Sullivan scored twice From Middlebury College News Reports MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury men’s hockey team ended its first semester schedule with a 5-0 win over the University of New England. The seventh-ranked Panthers improve to 3-1-2 on the season, while UNE, new to the ECAC East, falls to 07. Middlebury returns to action when they host their annual Holiday Classic Tournament Jan. 2-3 in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury took a 1-0 lead 9:41 into the game, as John John Sullivan Sullivan wristed a shot into Photo courtesy of Middlebury the top corner of the net from College the high slot after a feed from Martin Drolet. The Panthers took a 2-0 lead just 2:51 into the second period, when Brett Brazier finished off a flurry in the Nor ’easter crease for his first career goal. Sullivan scored his second of the game at the 14:11 mark of the second period, putting home his own rebound. The lead grew to 4-0 in the third period as Mathieu Dubuc broke in and beat UNE goaltender Dallas Ungurian just 13 seconds into the period for his team-leading sixth goal of the season. Bryan Curran scored his first goal of the year on the power play at 3:16, converting a great crossing pass from Martin Drolet. John Yanchek made 22 saves for his first career shutout for the Panthers, while Ungurian stopped 37 shots for UNE.

cats both won their opening round game of the Annual MSJ Tip-Off Classic last Friday night in Rutland. The two were scheduled to meet in the tournament championship game last Monday night in Rutland, after this papers deadline. In the opening game the Burr and Burton Bulldogs turned in a strong second half to pull away from and defeat the Otter Valley Otters 56-35. Burr and Burton Bulldogs Burr and Burton’s Chris Antonez led all scorers with 19 points. Joseph Keefe added another 10 for the Bulldogs who opened their 2009 / 2010 season with the impressive 21 point victory. Joey Massores scoed 10 points to lead the Otters, who dropped to 0-2 with the loss. In the second game the Twin Valley Wildcats jumped out to a 15-2 lead, and from their cruised to a 66-42 win over the tournament hosts MSJ Mounties. The Wildcats dominated the boards, ending with a 39-20 advantage. Eighteen of those rebounds were supplied by Troy Birch (11 rebounds) and Skyler Duncan (7 rebounds.) Senior Scott Hayford, who just missed a triple-double led the way with a dozen rebounds and was lso the game’s leading scorer with 29 points. He added 9 assists to an already impressive performance. It was the opening game of the season for both clubs.

Lake Monsters Update Times are a changing for the Vermont Lake Monsters in 2010. Game times that this. The Lake Monsters 2010 season season includes new start times for its weekend home games, the New York-Penn League team announced today. Vermont home games on Saturdays will now start at 6:05 pm, an hour earlier from previous seasons. Sunday home games will now start at 1:05 p.m., except for the Lake Monsters home game on Sunday, July 4, which will start at 4:05 p.m. In addition, the Lake Monsters annual afternoon game will become a morning game in 2010 when Vermont will host the Aberdeen Ironbirds starting at 11:05 a.m. on Thursday, July 25. All other weekday games Monday through Friday will continue to have start times of 7:05 p.m., while fans will be able to enter Centennial Field 1.5 hours before every game. “We are extremely excited to introduce some new game times to our fans,“ General Manager Nate Cloutier said . “I can’t think of a better way to spend a beautiful summer day than at a baseball game. Being outside in the summer with your family and friends is what makes Vermont so special.“

Vermont’s seventeenth New York-Penn League season will begin on Friday, June 18, when the Lake Monsters host the Lowell Spinners in the first of 38 home games at historic Centennial Field. The final home game of the season will be Friday, Aug. 27, against the Oneonta Tigers before the Lake Monsters head out on a nine-game roadtrip (Aug, 28-Sept. 5) to end the regular season. With no changes in teams or divisions for the 2010 season, the Lake Monsters will once again compete in the Stedler Division with Lowell, Oneonta and Tri-City. Vermont will play home-and-away against the McNamara Division (Aberdeen, Brooklyn, Hudson Valley and Staten Island), while the Pinckney Division’s Auburn, Batavia and Williamsport teams will visit Centennial Field. The 2010 Vermont Lake Monsters coaching staff will have a familiar look as manager Jeff Garber and hitting coach Paul Sanagorski both return for their second season with the New York-Penn League team, the Washington Nationals announced today with the release of their minor league coordinators and field staffs. Garber led the 2009 Lake Monsters to a 33-41 record in his first season as manager in Vermont. TLake Monsters no. 12 manager in the team’s 17 seasons, Garber will also be the fifth to manage more than one year at Vermont. It will also be his third year with the Nationals organization after serving as the Field Coordinator for the Washington Minor League system in 2008. Sanagorski returns for his second straight season as hitting coach for the Lake Monsters, while Franklin Bravo will be Vermont’s pitching coach in 2010. Bravo is another familiar face returning to the Lake Monsters, having been Vermont’s pitching coach back in 2004. Bravo was also slated to be the Lake Monsters pitching coach in 2009 before being reassigned to Single-A Hagerstown shortly before the season started. Lake Monsters pitching coach Joel Sanchez will hold that position with the Gulf Coast League Nationals in 2010, while 2005 Vermont manager Bobby Williams will be the GCL Nationals Manager. Williams had spent the past three seasons as Washington’s Player Development Director. The Lake Monsters 2010 season begins on Friday, June 18, when Vermont hosts the Lowell Spinners at historic Centennial Field

Men’s hoops unbeaten with win over Union Tim Edwards returns after injury From Middlebury College News Reports MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College went on a 28-7 run to open the second half and cruised to a 7656 win over Union on Saturday at Pepin Gym. With the victory, the 15th ranked Panthers improve to 7-0 on the season and wrap up their first semester with a perfect 7-0 record. The sevens wins to start a season tie a school-best set in 1917-18 and 2005-06. In the first half, Middlebury broke open an early three all tie with a 15-4 run, highlighted by five points from Jake Wolfin. Union (3-3) went on a 6-0 spurt, cutting the lead to 18-15 at the 9:46 mark on a pair of threes from Drew Goldstein. The Panthers responded with an 18-5 run over the next six minutes, building a 36-20 advantage, as Ryan Wholey and Ryan Sharry each chipped in four points. The Dutchmen fought back, closing the gap to 3629 with 92 seconds left on a lay-up by Goldstein. A lay-in by Sharry bumped the lead up to nine with 1:13 remaining. In the final seconds of the first half, Jamal Davis stole the ball from under the Union basket and floated a short jumper in at the buzzer for a 40-29 lead at the break. Nolan Thompson scored all 11 of his points during the decisive run to open the second half. Tim Edwards, in his first action of the season, capped the 287 burst with a three at the 9:05 mark for a 68-36 advantage as the Panthers cruised to the 76-56 win. For the game, the Panthers shot .492 from the floor and held a 45-32 rebounding advantage. The Middlebury defense combined for 10 blocks, including a game-high four from Jamal Davis, and held the Dutchmen to .364 shooting on the afternoon. Wolfin led the Panthers with 13 points and seven rebounds, while Sharry netted a dozen to go along with Thompson’s 11. Rusmir Dzanko led all scorers with 16 points, as Joey Lokitis added 14 and Goldstein chipped in 11 for the Dutchmen.

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Big statewide property tax increases projected Gov. Jim Douglas urged Vermont State Legislative leaders to make property tax reform a top priority next session. If left unaddressed, rates will skyrocket a staggering $0.22, an increase of more than 25 percent in the next three years. Lawmakers learned this week that residential and non-residential property tax rates next year will increase $0.02, further adding to the burden of our struggling families and businesses. The governor has pushed for comprehensive changes for the past several years but lawmakers have not acted to reform our education funding system. “During this difficult economic time, we cannot allow property taxes to continue to increase on the people of Vermont. We must act


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State plans aggressive, invasive insect control Gov. Jim Douglas announced this week that the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation was awarded nearly a half-million dollars of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act taxpayer funds from the U.S. Forest Service to control invasive insects and plants and provide conservation education programs in state parks and recreation areas within the Green Mountain National Forest. The 16-month project will allow state officials to control the spread of invasive plants and insects on state and National Forest Service lands, by conducting pest surveys, limiting firewood movement and enhancing native species recovery for ash, butternut and chestnut. The funds will also allow the department to hire and train seasonal “park interpreters”, restoring the popular conservation education program in Vermont’s State Parks and expanding it to recreation areas within the Green Mountain National Forest. Park interpreters educate visitors, and local community members, on important firewood policies, invasive insect and plant pest issues. They also coordinate other conservation education program activities, like nature walks and children’s programming, that enhance the park experience. 35056


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VERGENNES — American Legion Post 14 in Vergennes will host the annual Children’s Christmas Party at the Post on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 20, from 2-4 p.m. All area children up to 10 years of age and their parents are cordially invited. Refreshments will be served. Merlin the Magician will be on hand to entertain children and grownups alike with his array of tricks. In addition, Santa Claus is scheduled to make an appearance to present a gift to every child attending. There will also be several other participatory activities to keep the young guests busy. The Post is located on Armory Lane in Vergennes. Post Chaplain Steve Fielding, who also serves as the post child and youth officer, is in charge of arrangements and can be reached at 453-6612 if information is needed


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Memorial Tree Planted in the Park The Beeman Academy Class of 1962 has planted a Memorial Tree on the New Haven Town Green. The Memorial Tree will be to honor deceased loved ones at the Holiday Season. If you would like to contribute, send your donation of $1 per name to the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 120, New Haven, Vt. 05472. The Memorial Tree will be lit on Dec. 12 at 7 pm. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 25. A list of names will be published at a later date.

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SATURDAY December 12, 2009


The Eagle’s Ninth Annual “100 Best in the Region” Readers’ Survey The Ninth Annual “Best in the Region” Awards. 100 examples of the best our area has to offer for the year 2009 – from dining to downhill skiing, fishing to food markets.

Win A c Romanti y! a Get-Aw

Complete the survey by selecting and writing in your personal favorites then mail it or drop it off by January 1, 2010. The Region’s 100 Best! winners will be published early in the new year in The Eagle.

You could win a romantic get-away for two at the Burlington Hilton, just for completing this year’s survey!! We’ll select a winner at random for a 1 night stay in a deluxe lake view king room, with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival!!

Send your entries to: “Best in the Region” THE EAGLE 16 Creek Rd., Suite 5A Middlebury, Vt. 05753

As a BONUS: If you like, sign your name, address, phone & e-mail to qualify for a special Romantic Vermont Get-Away* Name: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ! k c u Address: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Good L Telephone: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ E-mail: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ *To qualify for the Romantic Vermont Get-Away drawing, If you would like to be eligible just include your information in the space provided and

the survey must be fully completed. Partially filled out surveys will not be eligible for the drawing.

(your name is not required when submitting survey only)

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For All Your Yard, Garden, Farm & Pet Needs

Rt. 22A, Bridport 64552


Mon. - Sat. 9:30 - 5:30; Sun. 12 - 4 179 Main St., Vergennes • 877-6337


Coming to


Winner: 2001 - 2008!

Best Fitness Center Celebrating our 26th year of family wellness! Across from Otter Creek Brewery 388-6888 • Exchange St. • Middlebury


2001-2008 WINNER BEST SANDWICH Soups, Salads & Freshly Baked Goodies Home Baked Breads We Deliver! 388-0014 We Cater! The Marbleworks • Middlebury


“Be st Snowmobile Sale s and S ervice” Thank you for voting us

Eight Years in a Row! Eagle Reader’s Survey

"Best Dry Cleaner" Fresh Fish Lunches & Dinners To Go

Stop by to see our large assortment

Voted Best Seafood Selection in the Region Two Years in a Row!

5343 Ethan Allen Highway ( Rts. 7 & 17) New Haven,VT 05472 453-7477

2 Maple St. ~ Middlebury ~ 388-3385


in 2003, 2004 & 2005 We appreciate your support and your business!

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All Your Quilting & Knitting Needs

(i n the Marbleworks)


Store Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8-6, Sat. 8-5, Sun. 9-4

‘Big Country’ Store


338 Exchange St., Middlebury 388-4937



T hank you for voting us Be st Farm and Garden Store in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008!!

From Columbia and Carhartt to Woolrich and Wigwam... and everything in between. ‘Quality brand names and friendly personal service’




SATURDAY December 12, 2009

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Since 1930 • 32 Pine Street • Bristol Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am - 5pm

Paul & Peter Jackman, Owners

453-2381 Check out our website:

FIREWOOD $269.00 PER CORD LG HARDWOOD PELLETS $269.00 PER TON Looking forward to serving you in 2009 and beyond! THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR US IN 2007! 64758

The Eagle’s Ninth Annual Ever-Popular “100 Best in the Region” Readers’ Survey...


Best Used Car Dealer 2007! We Take Pride In Our Quality Service. Specializing In The Subaru Brand!

“The Cows Paid For The Barn, So You Don’t Have To!”

Voted “Best Furniture Store” In 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008


“Best Pharmacy/Drug Store” Eight Years in a Row! Eagle 100 Best Readers’ Survey Marble Works Middlebury

187 Main Street Vergennes

388-3784 800-286-3783

877-1190 800-684-8300 64686

Complete Auto Service Engine Work-Brakes Struts - Shocks Tune Ups - Inspections “We don’t want an arm and a leg for our service, just tows! 19A Elm Street, Middlebury • 388-4138

“If We Can’t Fix It, It Ain’t Broke!”64622

& Building Supply Voted: Best Hardware Store in the Region Eagle Reader’s Survey

Jim - Levi -Joe - Jay

Jct. Rts 7 & 17W • New Haven

453-5552 • 1-800-392-5552



16 New Haven Rd., Vergennes, Vermont 802-877-2839 • VT Toll Free 1-877-275-1090 Owned & Operated by Bub & Meg Crosby

Voted Best Business Lunch • Dessert Sunday Brunch

68 West St. Bristol

859 Rt. South, Middlebury

Morgan Horse Farm Road, Weybridge



NEW HAVEN FOOTE’S TIRE INSURANCE Voted Best Tire Center AGENCY In The Region 2007 Voted: “Best Insurance Agency in the Region” 2005 & 2007 Eagle Reader’s Survey

Eagle Readers’ Survey’ “Down by the Riverside” Bakery Lane • Middlebury • 388-6724

Weybridge Garage

Voted: Best Foreign Car Sales & Service in the Region! 2007 & 2008



We appreciate your support.

artin’s Hardware


Jackman’s Inc.

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877-3351 64680

First Runner Up 2008


16. Carpet/

Hunt Rd., New Haven 453-2106 • 800-585-2106

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SATURDAY December 12, 2009


The Eagle’s Ninth Annual “100 Best in the Region” Readers’ Survey 46. Furniture Store

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The Eagle’s Ninth Annual Ever-Popular “100 Best in the Region” Readers’ Survey...

Jackman Fuels, Inc. Serving the Champlain Valley since 1935


Recognizing YOUR area FAVORITES for their service! bristol discount beverage Wine • Beer Redemption Lottery Propane Filling 21 Prince Lane • Bristol 453-3990 64654

MIDDLEBURY CHIROPRACTIC Voted Best Chiropractor 3 Years in a Row! Eagle Readers Survey

Dr. Curtis Gross 103 Court St., Middlebury “Get healthy at Middlebury Chiropractic”



205 Main Street, Vergennes


County tire center

Local • Handcrafted • Freshly Prepared At Your Convenience Pizza • Pasta • Subs • Soups • Salads • Calzones

philly steak wings tenders fries rings clubs

Best Roofer 2007 Commercial and Residential Standing Seam Slate • Copper Wood Shingle Roofing Complete Sheet Metal Work


Located behind Goodro Lumber Route 125, East Middlebury 64756

Fresh Hot Breakfast Sandwiches Voted: Region’s Best Convenience Store Eagle Reader’s Survey Route 7, N. Middlebury


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Thank You for 8 Years Best Pizza




3108 VT Rte. 22A, Bridport, VT

802-758-FUEL (802-758-3835) 802-247-9500

‘Best Car Service Center!’

Thanks for voting us “Best Heating Oil Dealer” in 2007 & 2008

Mike Bordeleau, Owner

24 hour emergency deliveries We provide our customers first class service 64550

Eagle Readers’ Survey

‘We thank you for your trust’ 33 Seymour St. - Middlebury 388-7620


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We work hard to earn your vote every day! Signature Store 16 Creek Road, Middlebury



13 Court St., Middlebury 388-4925 12 No. Main St., Vergennes 877-2200 64530

Route 7 & 116 • E. Middlebury 388-6229 OPEN DAILY 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

BEST Antique Shop


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Eagle Readers’ Survey 100 Best in the Region

Be Sure To Enter For The BONUS Romantic Get-Away With This Year’s Survey!!


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Voted Best Paint Store Two Years in a Row!

We appreciate your confidence, three years in a row!

• California Paint • Cabot Stain • Ceramic Tile • Decorative and Functional Window Coverings

Fine Jewelry & Gifts 259 Maple Street • Middlebury, VT


or 370 Shelburne Rd. • Burlington, VT

1396 Rte. 7 South, Middlebury, VT 05753

66 Court Street Middlebury, Vermont 05753


Inn, Dining & Events


“The Beauty of Simplicity ”

Serving Dinner Fri. & Sat. 5:30-11 Wed. & Thurs. 5:30-10 Sun. Brunch 10 - 3


Voted #1 Tire Center, 2008! Eagle Reader’s Survey GENERAL TIRE

“Best Antique Shop” Two Years in a Row Eagle Readers Survey

Route 7 South • Middlebury 388-4053 64645




83 Park Avenue ~ on the Village Green Bridport • 758-2727 Featuring Fine 18th & 19th Century Furniture and Country Collectibles



FLOORING CENTER “The Flo or Store”

See us for all your flooring needs!

VOTED BEST CARPET FLOORING STORE: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008

Reservations Recommended

3629 Ethan Allen Highway New Haven • 453-6309 38237 Thank you for voting for us in the past! 64562

Voted ‘Best Food Market’ EIGHT YEARS IN A ROW! Eagle 100 Best Readers’ Survey! 64656

‘100 Best Eagle Readers’ Survey’ Route 7, New Haven • 453-5533 64689

CLARK SEPTIC SERVICE 2007 Best Septic Service Complete Septic System Maintenance & Repair Systems Installed Prompt Service

388-0202 453-3108 Serving Addison County & Beyond!




custom design in-house repair appraisals 61 Main St . Middlebury 802-388-6788 64633

MIDDLEBURY DISCOUNT BEVERAGE BEER • WINE LOTTERY REDEMPTION Voted: Best Wine and Beer Selection Eagle Reader’s Survey 21 Macintyre Lane, Middlebury


Thank you for another spectacular year and your continued support Addison County

Laberge Insurance Agency, Inc. Serving People since 1955 One Washington Street, PO Box 628 Middlebury, VT 05753 Office: (802) 388-2772 • 1-800-498-1211 64757


MIDDLEBURY BAGEL and DELICATESSEN The longest operating food establishment in Middlebury. Scratch recipes every morning! NO MIXES! Washington Street • Middlebury




877-6768 DON’T FORGET


Be Sure To Enter For The BONUS Romantic Get-Away With This Year’s Survey!!


SATURDAY December 12, 2009


s a m t Chris g o l a t Ca The Eagle’s


Wreaths For The Holidays

Vermont Grown

Holiday Wreaths $8 and up

Balsam Garland • Mixed Garlands • Kissing Balls Balsam Boughs • Custom Wreaths 6” to 36” Now accepting orders. Retail shop opens the day after Thanksgiving! Route 74, Shoreham, VT (Located 6 miles west of Route 30 or 11⁄2 miles east of Route 22A)

Shop Locally This Holiday Season At These Fine Merchants


Christmas Sale


Holiday Warmth


toc s r e v O ale! S

Treats & Eats

Big Country Hardware


On... Home of Harman Wood & Pellet Stoves

Also Close-Out Discounts On Other Stoves!

KLINGER’S Stuff for Country Folks’ Christmas Rt. 22A Mon. - Fri. 8 - 5 Bridport 758-2477 Sat. 8 - Noon



All-Natural Artisan Breads & Pastries Visit our Bakery and Café at the corner of Swift and Farrell Streets



Rt. 7, Ferrisburgh, VT (Next To Mid State Sports)

(just off Rt. 7 at I-189 ramp)



Family Calendars


Gifts From The Heart Holiday Specials: Eggnog Cheesecake, Gingerbread Layer Cake, Spectacular Christmas Cookies and Your Favorite Classic Pies. Great bubbly and wine selection for your feast!






We deliver business lunches and breakfast platters. SEND Call 860-6322 x16 BREADS


Stocking Stuffers Pre-made Jewelry

Gifts for every budget! Instruction Always Available

Full Service Bead Store

Children’s Parties • Adult Classes • Repairs

No Crowds, Nice People, Helpful Staff and Convenient Parking! 21 Taft Corners Shopping Center, Williston, VT • 288-9666


Gifts & Electronics

Holiday Savings

Has great gift ideas and Stocking Stuffers! Plus… a large selection of electronics including wireless phones - both pre and post pay.

Route 7 South Middlebury 388-9500


Gift Certificates!

68 West St. Bristol 453-3617


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Jackets, Helmets, Bibs & Boots, Hats & Gloves... and lots of stocking stuffers!

2394 Route 30 • Cornwall, Vermont 05753 Hours: Mon - Fri 8-5 • Sat 9-1 64888 802.462.2468 •

Save Some Green This Holiday!



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Sports Headquarters 8 Dorset Street, South Burlington




SATURDAY December 12, 2009

McLaughlin elected to board MIDDLEBURY — The National Bank of Middlebury Board of Directors has elected Michael G. McLaughlin to the bank board. “Mike brings years of experience working in west central Vermont. His knowledge of the regional business environment will be especially helpful for the bank,” said John McCardell, chairman of the board. “We are Michael G. McLaughlin, vice delighted to have him on president of business develboard.” opment and Marketing at McLaughlin has been with Bread Loaf Corporation, was Bread Loaf Corporation for elected to the National Bank of over 11 years. He has worked Middlebury Board of Direcas a project manager, estimators. tor and director of business development. He received his Bachelor ’s degree in business administration from Loyola University in Baltimore, Md. McLaughlin serves as a board member on the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, the Addison County Economic Development Corporation and is a past president of the Associated General Contractors of Vermont. He lives in North Ferrisburgh with his wife, Amy, and their three children.

Police widen Brandonarea vandalism probe BRANDON — The Vermont State Police and Brandon Police Department responded to more than 30 related vandalism cases in northern Rutland and southern Addison counties during Halloween weekend. The incidents involved the perpetrators throwing large rocks at homes and cars from a moving vehicle, during the late night hours of Oct. 30 (“Cabbage Night”) through Nov. 4. The damage ranged from smashed car windows and severely dented body panels to home siding being damaged as a result of the rocks being thrown. An estimated $15,000 in total damages occurred amongst all of the reported incidents. A list of suspects were developed and resulted in the confessions and arrests of several area juveniles. The incidents are still being investigated and there are more possible arrests forthcoming. Anyone that has information is asked to contact either the Vermont State Police in New Haven (802-388-4919) or the Brandon Police Department (802-247-0222).

Videographer receives state award

Gov. Jim Douglas, a Middlebury resident, presents Vermont filmmaker Caro Thompson the Hathaway Award. MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Historical Society is pleased to announce that Caro Thompson received the 2009 Richard O. Hathaway Award for her Broadwing Productions video documentary “Champlain, the Lake Between”. Gov. Jim Douglas presented the award during the Historical Society's annual meeting. Thompson’s acceptance speech noted that she was inspired to create the documentary at a 2003 Vermont Historical Society symposium. At that gathering of historians, former VHS President Sam Hand identified the upcoming Quadricentennial of Samuel de Champlain's exploration of the lake as an opportunity for further research on the subject. Receiving Honorable Mention recognition were Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina for the book “Mr. and Mrs. Prince: How an Extraordinary 18th Century Family Moved Out of Slavery and Into Legend”, and Vince Franke and William Doyle for their video documentary, “Life in Chittenden County”. The Hathaway Award was created to stimulate outstanding work in the field of Vermont history. It is dedicated to the memory of Richard O. Hathaway, whose lifelong work teaching Vermont history was an inspiration to his colleagues and to the many students he taught and mentored, both inside and outside academia.

For Calendar Listings— Please e-mail to:, m i n i m u m 2 w e e k s p r i o r t o e v e n t . E - m a i l o n l y. y. N o faxed, handwritten, or USPS-mailed listings accepted. For questions, cal l Leslie S cribner at 8 0 2 - 3 8 8 - 6 3 9 7. 7.

Thursday, December 10 BRISTOL BRISTOL — The First Baptist Church of Bristol announces that its doors will be open each Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for anyone in the community that would like to use their sanctuary to pray. It was noted that most churches’ doors are locked during the week in the daytime and we felt that there might be a need for a quiet place to pray in the community. CASTLETON CASTLETON —The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at Castleton Meadows12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for blood pressure screenings and $5.00 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-775-0568. SOUTH BURLINGT ON — The Logger’s Holiday Variety Show at the BURLINGTON South Burlington High School on Dec 11,12,18 and 19 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets $20. Call 888-8838 or check out WEST RUTLAND RUTLAND —Vermont Actors' Repertory Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge," West Rutland Town Hall Theater, $18 (Wednesday night student rush, $8 starting at 7 p.m.) 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., 802-773-8038.

Friday, December 11 FAIR HAVEN HAVEN — The Fair Haven Historical Society will be sponsoring the Second Annual Festival Trees and Basket Party at the Fair Haven American Legion, Post 49, event is a fund raiser for the Park Fence Project, will open on Friday from 4–8 p.m. and Saturday, 10:00-5:00.This year there will be both tree and wreath entries. There will be an on going silent auction to purchase these. The basket party raffle will take place on Saturday at 4 p.m. LINCOLN — Teen Movie Night - Double Feature - Holiday Movies at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Library. Grades 7 and up. Please bring a snack to share with everyone. MIDDLEBUR Y — Maiden Vermont: Season of Joy. Popular women's MIDDLEBURY barbershop chorus, this year featuring soprano and vocal coach-in-residence Debra Lynn, will warm your heart with songs of the holidays at the Town Hall Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets $17/$12 student are available through the THT Box Office by calling 382-9222, online at, or in person on Merchants Row (noon-5 p.m.). R UTLAND — The Rutland Youth Theater presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Paramount Theater, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.; Dec. 12 at 2 and 7 p.m., 775-0903. R UTLAND — Handbell Concert - The Bells of Joy, directed by Karen James will present their 26th annual Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of the United Methodist Church, 71 Williams St., 773-2460. WEST RUTLAND RUTLAND —Vermont Actors' Repertory Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge," West Rutland Town Hall Theater, $18 (Wednesday night student rush, $8 starting at 7 p.m.) 7:30–9:30 p.m., 802-773-8038.

Saturday, December 12 BRANDON — Chicken & Biscuit Dinner at the Neshobe Sportsman Club from 5 - 7 p.m. Menu includes beverages and dessert. Cost $ 9, kids 5-10 yrs $5, Under 5 years free. Take out available. Public Welcome. Info: 2476687. BRANDON — Brandon Farmers Market Holiday Fair at the Brandon Inn, Route 7 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: Wendy 273-2655. BRANDON — Brandon Farmers Market Holiday Fair - See treasures in wood, iron, wool, alpaca and fabric, taste qualify baked goods, mustards, honey and maple syrup, enjoy the atmosphere of a New England market, Brandon Inn, Park Streey,10 a.m.-4 p.m., 273-2655. CASTLETON CASTLETON — Lakes Region Youth Orchestra performs Winter Concert at Castleton State College, Casella Theater, 7 p.m., adults $10, Sr./Student $7, children $5, family $28, 468-1119. FAIR HAVEN HAVEN — The Fair Haven Historical Society will be sponsoring the Second Annual Festival Trees and Basket Party at the Fair Haven American Legion, Post 49, event is a fund raiser for the Park Fence Project, will open on Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 5:00. The basket party raffle will take place on Saturday at 4:00. MIDDLEBUR Y — Maiden Vermont: Season of Joy. Popular women's MIDDLEBURY barbershop chorus, this year featuring soprano and vocal coach-in-residence Debra Lynn, will warm your heart with songs of the holidays at the Town Hall Theater at 2 p.m. 382-9222. NEW HAVEN HAVEN — New Haven Community Winterfest from 5:30 p.m. on The Village Green (Route 17 East and Town Hill Road). Decorate the town tree, sing carols, roast marshmallows and chestnuts, have some hot cocoa and warm your hands by the fire while we wait for Santa to arrive. 6 p.m. Santa and his "sleigh" arrive at the bandstand. Take a sleigh ride with Santa. 7 p.m. Hand Bell Ringing/Carols at the Congregational Church across from The Village Green. We will also be lighting the Menorah in celebration of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. Hot cocoa, coffee and desserts available throughout Winterfest at the church. NEW HAVEN HAVEN — The Beeman Academy Class of 1962 has planted a Memorial Tree on the New Haven Town Green. The Memorial Tree will be to honor deceased loved ones at the Holiday Season. If you would like to contribute, send your donation of $1 per name to the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 120, New Haven, Vt. 05472. The Memorial Tree will be illuminated on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 25. A list of names will be published at a later date. If you have any questions you can call Deanna Boise at 453 – 2184 or Alan Mayer at 453–5129. R UTLAND — The Rutland Youth Theater presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Paramount Theater, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.; Dec. 12 at 2 and 7 p.m., 775-0903. WELLS — Christmas Sale & Rummage Sale To benefit Outreach programs and Parish House at St.Paul's Episcopal Church, East Wells Road from10 a.m.-3 p.m. Clothing and shoes for all ages! Also puzzles, books, linens, jewelry and toys. Contact: Info: Michelle Morey 645-0934. WEST RUTLAND RUTLAND —Vermont Actors' Repertory Theatre presents "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge," West Rutland Town Hall Theater, $18 (Wednesday night student rush, $8 starting at 7 p.m.) 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., 802-773-8038.

Sunday, December 13 BRANDON — Decorate a Gingerbread House Workshop - Join the tradition at the Inside Scoop. Decorate A Gingerbread House workshops. Participants use selections from The Inside Scoop's extensive candy choices to create their own masterpieces to bring home! You won't want to miss the fun. Call 802-247-6600 to register. BRANDON — The Brandon Festival Singers Annual Concert includes

seasonal music from several centuries by composers such as Buxtehude, Britten and Rutter. The 30 member choir, soloists and instrumentalists will make this a festive event. Free will offering will be taken, 3 – 5 p.m., Brandon Congregational Church, 1 Carver St., 247-0180. CORNWALL CORNWALL — A Christmas Memory, a short story by Truman Capote, describing the magical relationship between a young boy and his elder cousin, will be read by native southerner, Middlebury College professor Larry Yarbrough at 4 p.m. at a lovely private home in Cornwall. Tickets call3829222, online at, or in person on Merchants Row, Middlebury. GRANVILLE, N.Y. N.Y. — From 1-4 p.m. the Slate Valley Museum offers a free, public Holiday Open House that features Irish Christmas traditions and a special exhibit of family stories, photographs, and prized possessions gathered from local descendents of Irish immigrants. Based on interviews conducted by Sarah Benway, the exhibit profiles five Irish families representing Granville, West Pawlet, and Fair Haven. 518-642-1417 or visit the museum website at HINESBURG HINESBURG — Hinesburg Community Christmas Concert -South County Chorus, Hinesburg Artist Series Orchestra, Amy Frostman at 4:30 p.m. at St. Jude Church, Route 116.Free, Donations accepted. Info: 482-3010 or NORTH NORTH FERRISBURGH FERRISBURGH — North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church Sunday School Christmas Pageant. Come join us as we watch our Sunday School children perform the Christmas Pageant, The First Christmas Present Ever at 10 a.m. during our normal worship service at NFUMC. All are welcome! We are located at 227 Old Hollow Rd., just off of Route 7. 425-2770 or R UTLAND —You are invited to ARC’s Christmas Dinner Dance, held at and co-sponsored by the Elk’s Club on Pleasant Street. Come celebrate the season from 12:00 to 4 p.m. ARC Rutland Area is an association for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, we provide Advocacy, Resources and Community opportunities. RSVP. $2 donation. WALLINGFORD — Vermont Reiki Association Sponsors Reiki & Tea Share from 6:30–8 p.m. at the Thrive Center of the Green Mountains, 68 South Main St. Free. Participants will experience: A hands-on treatment opportunity to give and receive Reiki and share some tea. For more details, directions, and to RSVP call the Thrive Center at 446-2499. Open to 18 participants. WEST R UTLAND — West Rutland Town Hall 6:30 pm. Marble Valley Players' open auditions for their March production of Noel Coward's comedy Blithe Spirit. Roles for 2 men, 5 women. No prep needed. Info call director Martin Bones at 353-5932.

Monday, December 14 BRISTOL BRISTOL — Vermont Ukulele Society: November 9 & 23, Dec. 14 and 28. Every second and fourth Monday of the month. 6:30-7 p.m. Beginners Session, 7-9 p.m. Regular Session at Howden Hall, Main Street. Visit for more information. GRANVILLE, N.Y. N.Y. — Adirondack Island X-14 Seabee Veterans of America will hold benefit Spagetti Dinner at Bernardo’s Restaurant. Seatings at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Donations $5. Take out available at 6 p.m. Meal: Spagetti, garlic bread and salad. For info/reservations, contact Nick Marschhauser at 518-642-0506 or MIDDLEBUR Y — Addison county Right to Life will meet at 7 p.m. in St. MIDDLEBURY Mary's Church Hall, 326 College St. Visitors are welcome. 388-2898. WEYBRIDGE — Weybridge Congregational Church Christmas Concert by the Weybridge Parish Bells and Weybridge Church Choir. Also original piano solo by Doris Severy and bell duet by Barbara Palmer and Elise Shanbacker. Free admission at 7 p.m. 545-2474.

Tuesday, December 15 NEW HAVEN HAVEN — Monthly Sacred Healing/Sacred Sound Circle in the Lightheart Sanctuary. We meditate, pray,chant,sing, tone with crystal singing bowls,drum,rattle,shamanic journies,share and have a lot of fun. $20 per person, 6:30 p.m. Call Maureen Short a 453-4433 or e-mail R UTLAND — Rutland City Republicans will be hosting a dinner from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. to honor Rutland County National Guard troops as they ready to deploy to the Middle East. The dinner will be held at the American Legion Hall located at 33 Washington Street. Rutland area soldiers and their families will be guests of honor for the spaghetti dinner benefit. The general public is invited to attend with a $10 donation per person payable at the door. All proceeds from the benefit dinner support the "Vermont National Guard Charitable Foundation, Inc". The National Guard Charitable Foundation funds assist Vermont Guard families with travel costs to bring troops home for the holidays. More information regarding the National Guard Charity may be found at For more information regarding this event, please contact Paula Lannon at 558-2328 or email WEST R UTLAND — West Rutland Town Hall 6:30 pm. Marble Valley Players' open auditions for their March 2010 production of Noel Coward's comedy Blithe Spirit. Roles for 2 men, 5 women. No prep needed. Info call director Martin Bones at 353-5932.

Wednesday, December 16 FERRISBURGH FERRISBURGH — Join us from 1 to 4 p.m. for Rokeby Museum’s Annual Christmas Open House. Rokeby Museum is a 90-acre historic site and National Historic Landmark designated for its exceptional underground railroad history. It is located on Route 7. For more information, call 877-3406 or e-mail MIDDLEBUR Y — TaeKwon Do Classes: Wednesdays November 4-DeMIDDLEBURY cember 16th: Classes taught by 4th degree master instructor Kellie Thomas. Cost: $2.50 per class. 94 Main St. Teen Center. For more information, call Robin or Jutta at 388-3910. R UTLAND — Open Stage at Brick Box of Paramount Theatre, jam session and song swap for singers and players of acoustic instruments; listeners welcome, 30 Center St., 7:15 – 9:30 p.m., 775-1182. R UTLAND — Rutland Free Library’s Book Club: 'The Reader' by Bernhard Schlink, 1-3 p.m., Fox Room, 10 Court St., 773-1860. R UTLAND — Big Flicks at the Paramount Theatre – How The Grinch Stole Christmas (JIM CARREY VERSION), 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., adults $6, (12) & under $4, 30 Center St., 775-0903. R UTLAND — The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is offering a Blood Pressure and Foot Care clinic at the Meadows at 1:15 p.m.. There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for blood pressure screenings and $5.00 for foot care. For more information, please call 802-775-0568.

SATURDAY December 12, 2009


Congratulations! MAUHS Honor Roll students Editor’s Note: We regret last week’s honor roll headline mix up. So, here is the complete Mt. Abe Honor Roll for the first quarter of the current school year. Alas, to err is human... Mt. Abraham Union High School Honor Roll First Quarter 2009-10

7th GRADE HIGHEST HONORS Alison Boise, Isabel Brennan, Mary-Kate Clark, Fisher Clements, Fiona Cole, Gabrielle DePinto, Adrian Dickerson, Iris DuPont, Jennifer Gordon, Sarah Jane Grundon, Keegan Jackman, Eliza Letourneau, Holly Micklas, Isabelle Moody, Kathryn Morin, Amy Nault, Taylor Pecor, Gabrielle Ryan, Bailey Sherwin, Thomas Tatro, Myles Towsley. HIGH HONORS Joshua Adams, Emily Baslow, Ashley Boise, Haley Boise, Dean Bushee, Christopher Carter, Augustus Catlin, Peter Dickerson, Jordan DiNapoli, Angela Dupoise, Brennan Gervia, Katie Hamblin, Tyrus Keith, Lloyd Lower, Vanessa Malloy, Reanna Martin, Katrina Mayer, Sarah Muller, Courtney Panton, Jordan Pike, Samantha Sargent, Sarah Sodaro, Kendra Thompson, Richard Tracey, Nicholas Turner, Derek Whitcomb, Stephanie White. HONORS Marie Arena, Brooke Atkins, Karene Bruce, Kristeena Camper, Benjamin Charboneau, Amanda Cousineau, Tanika Cousino, Haley Davis, Peter Etka, Susannah Frey, Ethan Gendreau, Matthew Giles, Teagan Glen, Christopher Gobbi, Kelsey Haskins, Cullen Jemison, Michael Jerome, Hannah Kirby, Arden Krampetz, Jessica LoPinto, Asher McCauley, Zachariah Mlcuch, Jessica Moon, Nicholas Myers, Timothy Paquette, Joseph Payea, Adrianna Ploof, Jackson Radler, Kelsey Roberts, Kennady Roy, Anthony Sargent, Lydia Swindell.

8th GRADE HIGHEST HONORS Aaron Benway, Turner Brett, Casey Briggs, Lucas Calzini, Addison Campbell, Hazel Chorney, Joshua Cousineau, Samantha Driscoll, Ashlie Fay, Meghan Hahr, Britney Hill, Calvin Joos, Sawyer Kamman, Carrie Lafayette, Jazmine Lester, Meghan Livingston, Natalie May, Bakari Olivetti, Adam Palmer, Isaac Parker, Samantha Reiss, Julia Rickner, Melannie Rotax, Morgan Salter, Rochelle Sargent, Anna Thompson, Madison Wood. HIGH HONORS Alexis Atkins, Brittany Atkins, Chelsea Bingham, Hannah Bonar, Destyni Cassatt, Kassandra Chaloux, Karen Chandler, Quinn Davis, Haleigh Dyer, Ira Fisher, Quinn Gervia, Jacob Giles, Damion Haskins, Hannah Jackman, Spencer Norland, Silas Pohlman, Hailey Sayles, Gabrielle Schlein, Lillian Seibert, Harlie Vincent, Aiden White-Pifer.

HONORS Mary Kate Charnley, Caroline Cote, Sara Cousino, Caitlin Davis, Hunter Duval, Trinity Ford, Haley Gorton, Kayce Gorton, Lillian Gratton, Brian Hayes, Mark Jipner, Lili Knutson, Henry Koenig, Melinda Lathrop, Sadie Marcelle, Logan Marsano, Gabriel Mattison, Casey Moon, Kaylee Mumford, Nicholas Norton, Joshua Poquette, Demitra Potter, Eric Raymond, Megan Ryan, Young Joo Skiffington, Cale Thygesen, Tiffany Tracey, Sarah Trombly, William vanBuren, Ethan White, Cara Whitten.

9th GRADE HIGHEST HONORS Gaylen Alexander, Madeline Chester, Nicholas Driscoll, Mia Faesy, Spencer Griswold, Seth Jewett, Tyler Jewett, Jessica Martin, Thomas McKean, John Mlcuch, Danielle Norris, Malcolm Plunkett, Olivia Plunkett, Andrew Rainville, Amanda Raymond, Katrina Smith, Claire Trombley, Forrest Wallace. HIGH HONORS Jocelyn Bedell, Clayton Duclos, Jordan Emmons, Emily Friend, Lindsay Goodro, Haley Hobbs, Elizabeth Huizenga, Haley Krampetz, Hallie Logan, Brianna McCormick, Chelsea Rublee, Jonathan Scott, Hayley Slayton, Amanda Vincent. HONORS Cody Alexander, Taylor Allred, Ryan Barnes, Alexandra Carlton, Jared Danyow, Leyla Dickason, Erin Dunn, Hunter Dyer, William Elwell, Taylor Farnsworth, Robert Ford, Thomas George, John Hatch, Sarah Heffernan, Morgan Jackman, Evelyn Jacobs, Cheri Karzmarczyk, Justin Kimball, James Kleptz, Jacob Lathrop, Asa Learmonth, Amber Leavitt, Andre Letourneau, Alex McCormick, Caralie Panton, Logan Rotax, Anna Sapienza, Natalie Sargent, Jenna Shover, Matthew Sweeney, Chelsea Thompson, Sam Weaver, Mikko Wells, Max White-Pifer, Brittany Williams.

10TH GRADE HIGHEST HONORS Sarah Bevet, Ian Campbell, Erin Cassels-Brown, Alyssa Charboneau, Abigail Hahr, Kensey Hanson, John Lower, Quinn McElwain, Kenneth Micklas, Nicole Norland, Casey Ogden, Nicolle Shandrow, Sarah Stratton, Caitrin Walsh. HIGH HONORS Kelsey Armell, Miles Calzini, Katrina Camara, Morgan Cote, Amber Fay, Kelsey Gibson, Stephanie Hamblin, Elizabeth Hill, Cody Jipner, Alia Johnson, Conor McDonough, Samantha Mierop, Megan Ogden, Saddie Roy, Lane Russell, Sara Sayles, Dylan Thygesen, Molly vanBuren, Angela Volk, Grayson Webb, Alexis Weightman. HONORS Kaleb Alexander, Garrett Brennan, Jenna Cloutier, Aidan Collins, Garrett Cousino, Marley Cromis, Sierra Dessureault, Phoebe Doane, Caleb Frey, Christina Friml, Niles Fromm, Whitney Furnholm, Emily Gibson, Tucker

Gratton, Page Hallock, Kathryn Hinojosa, Linsey Hobbs, Benjamin Huizenga, Drew Junkins, Dillon L'Heureux, Robert Lavallee, Brooke Lossmann, Miranda Lucia, Amanda Martin, Willoughby Morse, Thomas Nelson, Nicole Phillips, William Roberts, Cassidy Roorda, Renee Seguin, Thomas Shahan, Ian Shaw, Kyle Simard, William Smith, Jenna Thompson, Nicki Thompson, Samantha Trombly, Jena Whittaker.

11TH GRADE HIGHEST HONORS Stacy Carter, Kathleen Davis, Patrick Hanley, Aliza Kamman, Hannah Logan, Christopher Simard. HIGH HONORS Anna Bachand, Katherine Brown, Kassandra Cousineau, Mark Dickerson, Ashley Emmell, Travis Friend, Shannon Gillen, Allison Hayes, Ethan Heffernan, Myles McGowan, Rose Nelson, Charlotte Paul, Jocelyn Sargent, Sarah Selby, Patience Thompson, Alexandra Wallace, Rachael Zeno. HONORS Siham Abou Imad, Jonathan Benway, Alix Bradley, Kirsten Clark, Bailey Cote, Andrew Dubenetsky, Amber Emmell, Patrick Etka, Mark Flowers, Tyler Ford, Stephanie Freegard, Patrick Gulrajani, Ashley Haskins, Faith Jennings, Courtney Jipner, Kimberly Kayhart, Hannah LaFrance, MacKenzie LeBeau, Kristel Lee, Cassandra Marion, Philip McCormick, Willard Meyer, Casey Morrow, Leah Norris, Kristen Ouellette, Isaac Prescott, Adam Rainville, Randy Sargent, Haley Shahan, John Sheldon, Kerstian Short, Benjamin Smith, Claire Stetson, Emily Sundstrom, Parker Thompson, Katelynn Tracey, Paige Vincent, Mindy Wetzel.

12TH GRADE HIGHEST HONORS Victoria Brown, Craig Camara, Courtney Devoid, Bela Dobkowski, Jennifer Gibson, Reed Hanson, Kristiana Letourneau, Jacob McDonough, Anna Pierattini, Hannah Rickner, Emily Rule, Gregory Scott, Ryan Siegle, Margaret Stratton, Ellen Vitercik. HIGH HONORS Colleen Charnley, Olivia Daniel, Sarah Detweiler, Laura Livingston, Adrienne Lueders-Dumont, Eric Monzel, Mishelle Nomchin, Michael O'Connor, Sophie OwenJankowski, Kayla Perlee, Michael Pierattini, Adam Pouliot, Katelynn Sawyer, Chasity Thomas. HONORS Grant Baker, James Buchwald, Brandy Burt, Jamie Cousineau, Zachary Cousino, Harper Davis, Andrew Doucette, Levi Duclos, Eliza DuPont, Samantha Halnon, Charles Johnston, Ruby Kane, Samuel Lieberman, Caitlynn Pecor, Aliza Rudinski, Robert Schlesinger, Ashley Tatro, Shawn Thurber.


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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.

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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.

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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)

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

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

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

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

served in many duty stations all around the world. He retired in 1975 as a senior master sergeant following more than 23 years of active service. Among his numerous decorations is the Vermont Distinguished Service Medal. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Brandon and worked for Bill Peck for a number of years. He served the Town of Brandon as the superintendent of the Brandon Water Department for more than 16 years, retiring in 1994. He afterwards worked for the Vermont inspecting water departments around the state. He had served on the Brandon Water District's Prudential Board for many years. Berry belonged to the Neshobe Sportsman's Club and was a co-founder and promoter of the Basin Bluegrass Festival. He was a member and Past Commander of the Brandon American Legion Post 55 and had served as chaplain and other various post positions. He had served as a member of the Brandon Area Rescue Squad and the Brandon Fire Department for many years. Surviving is his wife Linda Jean Berry of Brandon, sons Mark Dudley Berry of Knoxville, Tenn., Steven Matthew Berry of Brandon, Daniel George Berry of Whiting, one daughter Susan Kathleen Rogers of Goose Creek, S.C., 2 sisters Barbara Sanders of Valdosta, Ga., and Beverly Davies of Longwood, Fla., 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him. He was predeceased by the mother of his children Barbara "Bobbie" Berry on Dec. 15, 2004. The funeral service was held Dec. 5 at the Brandon Congregational Church. A graveside committal service and burial, with military honors followed, at Pine Hill Cemetery. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to, The Neshobe Sportsman's Club, P.O. Box 321, Brandon, or the Brandon Fire Department, 60 Franklin St. Brandon, or the Brandon Area Rescue Sq, P.O. Box 232, Brandon, or the Brandon American Legion, P.O. Box 25, Brandon 05733.

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/

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

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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Moonlight Madness: The Friends of the Brandon Free Public Library at 4 Franklin Street in Brandon will be opening the used book sale, 4-7 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The library will have a nice assortment of special seasonal selections available as well as the usual variety of gently used paperback and hardcover books. There will be books for collectors, coffee tables, children and toddlers, teens and adults of all ages. This is your last chance to stock up on inexpensive reading material before winter really arrives. Light refreshments will be served. Please enter through the front door of the Library on Park Street. Questions? Call Mary at 247-0180. Library Holiday Auction: The Brandon Free Public Library Holiday Auction will take place on Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Library at 4 Franklin St. Music and preview at 3 p.m. Auction begins at 3:30. There will be a variety of seasonal items which include holiday wreaths, ornaments and other seasonal decor, handcrafted items and art in a variety of media. The auction is well supported by donations from the Brandon Art Community, so many wonderful items will be available to bid on. Bring a friend. The Friends of the Library will provide refreshments. Brandon Festival Singers Concert: The Brandon Festival Singers, conducted by Gene Childers, will present their twenty-ninth annual Concert on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. at the Brandon Congregational Church, Brandon, Vermont The program includes seasonal music from several centuries by composers such as Buxtehude, Britten and Rutter. The 30-member choir, soloists and instrumentalists will make this a festive event. A free will offering will be received.

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VERGENNES/PANTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHRISTIAN CENTER - Sunday school 9:45am, Sunday worship service 8:30am, 10:45am and 6pm

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


ADDISON — On Dec. 2, at approximately 4:59 p.m., Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Mountain Road at the intersection of Route 17 in Addison for defective equipment. The left rear tail light on the vehicle was out and not functioning. During the stop, the registered owner (a passenger) of the vehicle Bruce D. Chamberlain produced marijuana he had been smoking in the car just before the stop. Also, in plain view inside the vehicle were 94 hydrocodone pills that were not prescribed to Chamberlain. A consent search of the vehicle yielded another approximate 328 grams (11o.z.) of processed marijuana, clone seeds, and a digital scale. Chamberlain was taken into custody and cited for possession of marijuana as well as possession of a controlled substance.



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.

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AN INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE The Assistant Judges of Addison County invite the public to a meeting to discuss the preliminary proposed county budget for 2010 - 2011 (July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011). This meeting will not take the place of the Annual Meeting, which will be held in January 2010, but will allow for public participation in the preliminary budgeting process. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, at 9:00 a.m. at the Judge Frank Mahady Courthouse in Middlebury. Francis G. Broughton, Assistant Judge Margaret E. Gossens, Assistant Judge 64882



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SATURDAY December 12, 2009

Help Wanted

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Get Paid To Shop! Mystery Shoppers Needed to Pose as Customers! Training Provided. FT/PT Call 800-720-3708

ALL CASH VENDING! Do you earn $800 in a day? Your own Local Vending Route. 25 Machines and Candy for $9,995. 1-800-9208301 (Not valid in C

$$$ START NOW $$$ Earn Extra Income. Assembling CD Cases from home! No Experience Necessary. Call our Live Operators for more information! 1-800-4057619 Ext 2181

Government Postal Jobs! $17.80 to $59.00 hour Entry Level. No Experience Required / NOW HIRING! Green Card O.K. Call 1-800370-0146 ext. 52

ATTENTION READERS: Earn money from home processing mortgage assistance postcards. No advertising. Direct deposit available. References available. No gimmicks. 800-650-2090

$$$ START TODAY $$$ Earn $1,400 $4,600 Weekly Working From Home Assembling Information Packets. No Experience Necessary! Start Immediately! FREE Information. Call 24hrs. 1-888-255-2802

MAKE A FULL TIME INCOME selling our popular E-Books online from home! Please visit our site at All Cash Vending! Do you earn $800/day? Local Vending routes. 25 machines + candy. $9,995. 1-800-807-6485. (Void/SD,CT,MD)



TRAVEL-THIS may or may not be the right opportunity for you, but if you’re looking for a good solution to your monthly financial shortage, then come to the informational meeting Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the Park Squeeze Restaurant in Vergennes. Find out how you can start you own travel business and have fun in the process. (802) 782-1187 WANTED: 10 people willing to learn the travel business, start a power team, and work from home. If interested, call 802-782-1187 for appt.

CHILD CARE COMPASSIONATE CHILDCARE. Infant/toddler. Before & after school program. Bus route to home. Limited enrollment. Licensed nurse. Secure, positive, nurturing environment. 802-885-1688. COMPASSIONATE CHILDCARE. Infant/toddler. Before & after school program. Bus route to home. Limited enrollment. Licensed nurse. Secure, positive, nurturing environment. 802-885-1688.

INSTRUCTION & TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA! Graduate in 4 Weeks! FREE Brochure. CALL NOW! 1-866562-3650 Ext. 30

BODYGUARDS WANTED: FREE Training & Job Placement Assistance for members. No experience OK. 1-615-228-1701, Earn up to $30 per hour. Experience not Required. Undercover shoppers needed to judge retail and dining establishments. Call 800-742-6941 Earn up to $500 weekly assembling our angel pins in the comfort of your home. No experience required. Call 813-699-4038 or 813-425-4361 or visit FORCE PROTECTION SECURITY DETAILS $73K-$220 Paid Training! Kidnapping Prevention $250-$1000/day Call 1-615-891-1163,Ext.812 Government Jobs - $12-$48/hr Paid Training, full benefits. Call for information on current hiring positions in Homeland Security, Wildlife, Clerical and professional. 1-800320-9353 x 2100

WAITRESSES/WAITERS. Full-time or Parttime. Great working environment. Call Echo Lake Inn at 802-228-8602

MYSTERY SHOPPERS! Earn up to $150 daily. Get paid to shop pt/ft. Call now 800690-1272.

WORK AT HOME. Government Jobs, data entry, clerical benefits. $12-$48 hr. FT/PT. Call 1-888-293-7370.

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR needed in Port Henry for innovative, child-centered preschool. Must have childhood ed credits, childcare exp and supervisory exp. Send resume & ltr:


$$$HOME WORKERS NEEDED$$$ Earn Up To $3,800 Weekly Working from Home assembling Information packets. No Experience Necessary! Start Immediately! FREE Information. CALL 24hrs. 1-877-2240207 ASSEMBLE MAGNETS & CRAFTS FROM HOME! Year-round Work! Excellent Pay! No Experience! Top US Company! Glue Gun, Painting, Jewelry & More! TOLL FREE 1866-844-5091, code 5 **Not available MD**

Travel, Travel, Travel! $500 sign-on bonus. Seeking sharp guys and gals, Rock-n-Roll Atmosphere, Blue Jean Environment! Call Kevin 888-890-1050 today!

Asta’s now hiring part-time, positions: Bartender - cook - wait staff - host - bussers and kitchen assist. Also housekeeping. Call 802-874-800

TRAVEL CONSULTANT/Agents needed Immediately in Addison County, FT/PT. Commissions/Bonuses. Will Train. Call Debby 802-893-1666

ASSEMBLE MAGNETS & CRAFTS FROM HOME!\’ca Year-round Work! Excellent Pay! No Experience! Top US Company! Glue Gun, Painting, Jewelry & More!\’ca 1-860-4823955


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Housekeeping Department Part Time Housekeeper/laundry worker 56 hours per payperiod (bi-weekly) Must be Flexible for Day and Evening shifts. Individuals must be responsible and dependable. Teamwork and customer service a must. Experience is preferred, but will train the right candidate.

Dietary Department

Nursing Seeking qualified LNAs, RNs, and LPNs All shifts available. Evenings (3p-11p) most needed. Competitive wages and benefits including paid vacations, sick time, tuition, dental, and health insurance. Learn our new “state of the art” electronic charting system and chart your notes right on the computer screen. Flexible hours available. Do you want to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? We are currently accepting applications for our LNA class! Work as a Geri-aide while you take classes to become a Licensed Nursing Assistant. Full time and Part time positions available, all shifts. Apply Now! Get your application online at, stop in to pick up an application, or mail resume to: 30 Porter Drive, Middlebury, VT 05753 For questions contact: Human Resources at (802)385-3669 or e-mail

Food Service Assistant. Looking for 2 Per-diem positions. Hours: 11:00 a - 7:30 p, 3:00 p - 7:30 p Must be dependable & have good customer service skills. Must have own transportation. Fast paced environment. Food service experience helpful, but will train the right candidate. Get your application online at, stop in to pick up an application or mail your resume to: 30 Porter Drive, Middlebury, VT 05753 e-mail

2 Physical Therapy Positions Full time/Part Time positions available within our 105 bed, nonprofit facility. Services provided on a fast paced post-acute unit with a variety of diagnoses, long term care units and potential for outpatient services in the future. Multidisciplinary team approach. Potential for supervisory role for the right individual. Flexible positions/hours, highly competitive salary, benefits, including continuing ed $, retirement plan, health & dental. VT license required. New graduates welcome. Local area very rich in sporting events, arts, fine dining and family oriented environment. To respond to this advertisement please contact:


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SATURDAY December 12, 2009

Real Estate

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CHESTER, VT. Exquisite 1 bdrm, large LR, DR & plenty of closet space. HT/HW/trash removal included. $785/mo. Call Neil 802885-6292.

AVAILABLE 1/1/10 Main St. Chester. 1st floor, 1-bdrm apt. All utilities included. $725/mo. plus security deposit. No pets. Call 875-6900 days or 875-2239. (Owner/broker).

CHESTER, VT. New 1 bdrm apt. $725. Includes HT/HW/parking/plowing. 802-8692400. www.rootspropertymanagement.

CHESTER, VT. 1 month FREE rent. Immaculate 1-bdrm apts. $750/800 includes HT/HW/Parking/Trash/Plowing. 1st or 2nd floor. 413-525-3247 ext. 107. Totally remodeled BELLOWS FALLS, VT. South St. Housing Newly remodeled apartments located in the heart of town. 3 bedroom ($875/mo), 4 bedroom ($975/mo) apartments now available. Includes heat, hot water, rubbish & snow removal, and laundry facility available. No off-street parking available. Close to elementary school, post office, cafe, local grocery store and bus service to surrounding towns. Please contact 802-885-7885 for application. Income limits do apply CHESTER, VT. Efficiency. $645/mo. includes all. 800-363-4607. BELLOWS FALLS, VT. William St. Housing Newly remodeled apartments located in the heart of town. 1 bedroom ($639/mo), 2 bedroom $750/mo), 3 bedroom ($875/mo) apartments are now available. Includes heat, hot water, rubbish & snow removal, and laundry facility available. Off-street parking available. Close to elementary school, post office, cafe, local grocery store and bus service to surrounding towns. Please contact 802-8857885 for application. Income limits do apply CHESTER, VT. 2-BDRM in-town. $675 plus utilities. 800-363-4607.

LONDONBERRY, VT. New 3-BDRM,2-1/2 BA for rent. 802-875-3535 NEW SPRINGFIELD, VT. 2 & 3 bdrm apts. starting $695/mo. Includes HW/snow/parking. On-site laundry. Ref/sec. 802-295-4442. S. Londonderry, VT. Newly remodeled. 2bdrm, 1 BA. W/storage unit & garage. Everything new! One year lease. No smoking or pets. $775/mo. 802-875-4861 SAXTONS RIVER, VT. Attractive 1 bdrm. Bright, sunny, private entrance/parking. HT/HW/elec/trash/plowing included. Close to stores, post office, restaurants. Required references, 1 month sec. dep./lease. No smoking. $750/mo. 802-869-1271 SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1 bdrm apt. Appliances, all utilities included. No pets. Minimum security. 802-886-2703. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 2 bdrm apartments available. $656 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. For a limited time only, security deposit paid by us. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1 bdrm, appliances, parking, heat, rubbish, no pets. Security and references required. $640/mo. 802885-3638.

SPRINGFIELD, VT. 3 bdrm apartments available. $775 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. For a limited time only, security deposit paid by us. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 4 bdrm apartments available. $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. For a limited time only, security deposit paid by us. Springfield, VT. Large 1-bdrm, private entrance, many windows, no smoking/pets. $775/mo. Utilities included. 802-885-8655 leave message



1-4 Bd Homes from $176/mo! Move in 12/mo\’92s, OR, apply your 12/mo\’92s of rent as down payment! For listings 800-3561443 Chester, VT. Large brand new 1-bdrm apt. on the Green. 1st floor, private entrance, heat, water included. $725/mo. 802-875-6379

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, VT. Sunny, 3bedroom house, large LR, 3 BA, oil heat, private acre, garage bay, storage, views. 603381-9695.

CROWN POINT 2 bedroom House, stove, refrigerator, W/D included, references , security & last month rent required, $500/mo., 518-597-3935.


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.

FOR RENT Crown Point, New York 3 bedroom trailer, private back lot, $600/mo., references, deposit & last month required. 518597-3935


SPRINGFIELD, VT. Huge, 1 bdrm, large LR, DR, eat-in kitchen, HT/HW trash included. $700/mo. Call Neil 802-885-6292. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Totally 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. $950/mo. Call Neil 802885-6292. SPRINGFIELD, VT. Totally remodeled, 2bdrm on 2nd floor. Large LR, eat-in kitchen w/DW & pantry too. Beautiful hardwood floors & carpet. HT/HW/trash removal included. $825/mo. Call Neil 802-885-6292.


VERGENNES, VT. 2-bdrm condo. All appliances included. No pets. Quiet area. $825/mo. Lease, deposit and references required. Call 802-545-5600 or 802-5454922

***FREE Foreclosure Listings*** OVER 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now 800-250-2043. HAS YOUR BUILDING SHIFTED? Contact Woodford Bros., Inc. for straightening, leveling, foundation and wood frame repairs at 18 0 0 - O L D - B A R N , MAHIC#155877; CTHIS#571557; RICRB#22078

RENTALS 1 room office on the green in Chester. All utilities included. Quiet, professional building. $350/mo. 802-875-6379.

ROOM IN Springfield, VT. Utilities and cable TV included. $425/mo. $110/week. 802-8851131 South Londonderry, VT. 2-bdrm, 2-BA apt. Newly renovated/insulated. Fireplace/DW. No smoking/pets. $900 plus utilities. Includes plowing/HW/gas. 802-824-5689. SPRINGFIELD, VT. 1 bdrm, $600 includes HT/HW/trash. Call 802-885-1131 Springfield, VT. Includes all utilities, no smoking/no pets. Security required. Good Ref. 1 Bdrm: $695/mo. or $170/wk. 800-283-8072 SPRINGFIELD, VT. Park Street. 1-bdrm, 1st floor. Includes HT/HW/snow/trash removal. No pets. $625/mo. Call Jake or Gary 802885-5488 SPRINGFIELD, VT. Park Street. 1-bdrm, 2nd floor. Includes HT/HW/Electric/snow/trash removal. No pets. $695/mo. Call Jake or Gary 802-885-5488.

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

CARS $1,000-$2,999 1994 HONDA Accord LX, good body, runs well. 4 snow tires. Std. transmission. Steal this car at $1,200. 802-775-6174. THIS IS a test ad to see about the extras and edirions

AUTO ACCESSORIES 1952 FORD V8 engine, complete motor. $485. Call 802-425-3529. 4 BLIZZAK WS50 175/65R14 Snows $150 Great Tires Sold Car (518) 891-7295 4 SNOW tires set used 2 seasons Dunlop 215/50R17 91q. Excellent (518) 293-8077 TRUCK TIRES & wheels. Nitto tires 38/18/15.5, 8 ply, 8 lug. Fit Dodge or ford. $4700 invested. Asking $2000 OBO. 518726-0687.

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TIMESHARES SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE FOR CASH!!! Our Guaranteed Services Will Sell/Rent Your Unused Timeshare for CASH! Over $78 Million Dollars Offered in 2009. 1-877-494-8246 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 TIMESHARE RESALES SAVE 60%-80% OFF RETAIL!! Worldwide Locations! Call for Free Magazine! 1-800-639-5319

HOME FOR SALE LONDONBERRY, VT. Energy Star. 3000 SF. 4-BDRM, new house. Owner will finance. 802-875-4009. LONDONBERRY, VT. New 3-BDRM, 2-1/2 BA. Owner will finance with 15% down. 802875-3535. Customer Satisfaction is our trademark and our reputation.


Grover Hills *3 Bdrm duplex - $675 per month


“ARIZONA LAND” Kingman, 10 acres: Spectacular hilltop views, well & power. $5,000 down, $926 monthly. ARMAGEDDON SPECIAL: One acre, $149/MO. Other properties available. 928-718-1364


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Port Henry Trailer - $600 per month.



4 WINTER Handler Ice and Snow tires. P205/65 R15. $100/OBO. Call Roger at 802775-6237. COOPER STUDDED snows 215/65/15 Like new 60pr firm. Mike 668-9813. (518) 6689813 NOKIAN SNOW Tires. Hakkapeliitta2. Used 800 miles on 2004 CTS. 225/55R16 95T. $195 Pair. (518) 891-5514 Tires(6), 8.75x16.5LT on Dodge wheels under 500mi, $600/OBO 4-225x15LT Michelin X-Radial $175, 4-235/75R15 Liberator M+S on Ford 4x4 Alloys 518-4947150

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

2005 360 Kawasaki\’ca4-wheeler,\’ca4wd, Red, $2500. 518-962-2376

SNOWMOBILE FOR SALE 2008 SKI-Doo MXZ 550 fan, only 229 miles, very good condition, includes cover & extra belt, $3900. 518-359-8234.

CALL US : 800-989-4237

1997 CHEVY Blazer, fair condition, 150K, $950. Also 2003 Ford F-150, standard, 2WD, 103K. Good condition. $1950. Must sell. 802226-7863. 2004 JEEP Grand Cherokee, 4WD, 6 cyl. Very good condition. Reg. serviced. Silver. $7,500. 802-869-1090.





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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.

WHEELS/RIMS for Ford Escape 225/75R15; original rims not used in winter; $300 OBO (518) 648-5337

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DECEMBER 12, 2009.


1988 FORD Ranger ext. cab. V6, 2WD, standard. For parts or fix. $450 OBO. 518-8349296. 1994 GMC Topkick. 4-5 yard dump-body, exterior/cab in great condition. 6-speed Caterpillar diesel, very well maintained. 25,950 GVW, 253K. $13,500. 802-257-7839 ext. 13 (daytime), 802-257-1248 (evenings).


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