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Bina48: Humanoid Robot in Lincoln

By Alessandria Schumacher

October 7, 2015

Filed under Local

A bucolic dirt road in Lincoln, Vermont might be the last place one would expect to find a humanoid robot. Nevertheless, a small residence there houses the Terasem Movement Foundation (TMF), a not-for-profit foundation researching...

Tour de Farms Traverses New Course

By Alessandria Schumacher

September 30, 2015

Filed under Local

This past Saturday, Sept. 26, the Tour de Farms bike ride kicked into gear with a new route including more of the northeastern part of Addison County. Now in its eighth year, the Tour de Farms is an annual 37-mile bike ride around...

Edgewater Gallery Replaces Skihaus of Vt.

By Annie Grayer

September 23, 2015

Filed under Local

This past July, the Skihaus of Vermont located on 6 Merchants Row closed its doors. In its place, Edgewater on the Green Gallery and Otter Creek Kitchenware Electronics have opened. The Skihaus has been a fixture of  downtown...

6 Percent Sales Tax Extended to Soft Drinks

By Alessandria Schumacher

September 17, 2015

Filed under Local

On July 1, both the Vermont Sales and Use tax and the Meals and Rooms Tax were expanded to cover soda and vending machine purchases, respectively. The statewide sales tax of 6 percent on all drinks with added sugars is intended...

Spamalot Plays in Middlebury

By Jason Zhang

May 6, 2015

Filed under Local

On Sunday, May 3, the Community Theater’s version of Spamalot came to a close. The show had been running since April 23 at 8 p.m. on Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2pm on Sundays. Spamalot is a musical comedy adapted from...