The Pragmatist 4/15

By Middlebury Campus

April 15, 2010


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Vermont is expecting a revenue shortfall of $150 million dollars in the upcoming budget year, which is the largest projected since 1945. Shortfalls are expected to grow each year over the next three years, and such projections do not take into account the majority of problems facing the state. The costs...

Museum unveils local treasures

By Middlebury Campus

April 8, 2010


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The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History’s newest exhibit features artifacts from ten historical societies in Addison County. “Town Treasures: A Local History Show” is on display through April 17 and contains photographs and mementos, some dating back to the Revolutionary War. This exhibit marks...

Local Lowdown: 4/8/10

By Middlebury Campus

April 8, 2010


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Poetry reading April 8, 1 – 3 p.m Poet David Weinstock will read at the Ilsely Public Library from his current project, “Life List.” More information can be found at (802) 388-4095. The Spring Street Poets April 8, 7 – 8 p.m. The six Spring Street poets will share their distinct voices in wo...

One in 8,700: where the personalities of Middlebury proper are celebrated

By Middlebury Campus

April 8, 2010


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Nick Lynch does not look like he plays king to an Internet domain, but the personal fitness trainer owns Superb Health LLC and runs his own wellness Web site, http://imsuperb.com. Lynch schedules in-person sessions with clients in Middlebury, but the Web site is a way to offer personalized fitness routines...

Local company promotes natural beauty

By Middlebury Campus

April 7, 2010


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A native Colombian, Tata Harper grew up in a natural environment that emphasized beauty and the way that women care for themselves. As a little girl, Harper made bath salts, face masks and hair concoctions with her grandmother. Six years ago, Harper brought this long-fostered appreciation for natural ...

Local Wanders

By Middlebury Campus

April 7, 2010


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The Champlain Valley and nearby Green Mountains offer students endless possibilities to explore the natural beauty of Vermont. If you’re thinking that you have to scale Mount Mansfield to get a glimpse of the state’s natural beauty, think again. The Middlebury area has plenty of sites of geologic...

Youth take center stage at Town Hall Theater

By Middlebury Campus

April 7, 2010


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Local teenagers displayed their talent in the performing arts to a sold-out audience in the Town Hall Theater on Saturday, April 3. The Young Artists Showcase is an annual event, now in its fourth year, which encourages budding artists in Addison County. The audience, comprised largely of proud parents...

Local Lowdown – 3/18/10

By Middlebury Campus

March 17, 2010


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ACRPC Energy Committee program March 18, 7 – 9 p.m. The Addison County Regional Planning Commission presents “Integrated Design-Build of Non-Residential Buildings for Energy Savings.” Check out this free program for planners, designers, builders and building owners to learn about sustainable bu...

The Town Hall Theater presents. . . The Opera Company of Middlebury

By Middlebury Campus

March 18, 2010


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On Saturday, March 13, the Opera Company of Middlebury organized a recital fundraiser performed by world-renowned opera tenor William Burden ’86 at the Town Hall Theater. “Middlebury’s become an opera town,” said Douglas Anderson, one of the founding artists and the current artistic director...

Spring Growing Trends

By Middlebury Campus

March 18, 2010


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The sun is shining, the ground is thawing and Addison County farmers are revving up for a new growing season. What’s going on this spring in the local agricultural community? More than you might imagine. The Middlebury Campus investigates three of the hottest trends in farming this spring. CSAs — cool farmer ling...

One in 8,700 – Where the personalities of Middlebury proper are celebrated

By Middlebury Campus

March 18, 2010


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Bob Buckeye has the memory one would expect of a trivia buff. “Jimi Hendrix was the answer,” said Buckeye, remembering a correct response from a past trivia challenge. The former College archivist, who moved to Middlebury in 1971, moonlighted as an avid member on his bar trivia team, “The E...

The Pragmatist

By Middlebury Campus

March 18, 2010


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Last year, housing was more affordable in Vermont than in any year since 2003, according to the Vermont Economy Newsletter. This is certainly good news, but the downside is that “more affordable” is a relative term. Each year the Vermont Housing Awareness Campaign (VHAC) publishes a study about...

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