Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Shuts Down Operations

By Bilal Khan

January 14, 2015


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The Vermont Yankee Nuclear power plant shut down its operations at 1:04 p.m. on the 29th of December, and is no longer sending power to the New England electric grid. The 604-megawatt plant was responsible for producing 71 percent of all electricity produced and 35 percent of all electricity consumed...

Runners rock 13.1 at Middlebury Maple Run

By Middlebury Campus

May 5, 2011


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Roughly 800 runners gathered at the Middlebury Volunteer Ambulance Association on Sunday, May 1 in preparation for the 13.1-mile challenge before them — the 2011 Middlebury Maple Run. The event, which is now in its third year, drew a crowd from across New England. About 40 percent of the participants...

Sanders publicizes book through actions, if not visit

By Middlebury Campus

May 5, 2011


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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history, represents something different in politics. For many Vermonters in the Middlebury community and in Addison County, Sanders understands local needs better than anyone else. “We have just one congressman...

Locals find vintage flair at Clementine

By Middlebury Campus

May 5, 2011


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Clementine, located at 58 Main Street, resembles a European, dreamy, old-world artisanal shop. It is easy to get lost amidst the leather journals, antique spoons, peacock feathers and lavender sachets. When designing the store, Emily Blistein, the storeowner, sought to evoke “an old haberdashery, full...

Middlebury resident crafts innovative GLBTQ project

By Middlebury Campus

April 28, 2011


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April 7 marked the second anniversary of the passing of the Marriage Equity Act that legalized same-sex marriage in Vermont. The group that spearheaded the movement, Vermont Freedom to Marry, continues to fight for universal equality today. Madeleine Winterfalcon, assistant in academic administration,...

ACoRN meeting addresses future plans

By Middlebury Campus

April 28, 2011


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Over 100 people gathered from across the county to learn about plans for the upcoming year at the Addison County Relocalization Network’s (ACoRN) annual meeting on April 14. Lincoln Peak Vineyard, located at 142 River Road in New Haven, Vt., hosted the event. Ben Hewitt, author of The Town that Food Saved, spoke about the local food system in Hardwi...

1 in 8700: Richard Cole

By Middlebury Campus

April 28, 2011


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Though he did not know it at the time, Richard Cole’s decision to join a scout group as a freshman at Middlebury Union High School (MUHS) would have meaningful implications long after his days as a student. His involvement in the organization, which worked with the town’s fire department, eventually led him to a career in firefighting. Chief of the Middlebury Fire Department for the past 1...

Candy haven satisfies local sweet tooth

By Middlebury Campus

April 28, 2011


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Upon entering Middlebury Sweets in East Middlebury, one immediately notices the colors — from the bright yellow, red and purple walls to the gumball displays on the tables. The shelves are lined with Pez dispensers, M&M paraphernalia and themed monopoly boards, which Blanca Jenne, who owns the store with her husband, Brad Jenne, has been collecting for the last 13 years. The store first ...

The Pragmatist

By Middlebury Campus

April 28, 2011


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A class visit to the statehouse in Montpelier last Thursday brought back a surge of memories — pages in green blazers darted up and down stairs, delivering messages. A large troupe of schoolchildren filed through the halls, meeting with the governor and legislators. A typical day at the Vermont state...

Local Lowdown

By Middlebury Campus

April 28, 2011


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Bernie Sanders book signing April 28, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Senator Bernie Sanders, the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history, will make an appearance at the Vermont Book Shop. The Vermont Senator will sign copies of his new book, The Speech: A Historic Filibuster on Corporate...

Shed your winter coat

By Middlebury Campus

April 21, 2011


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Need a spruce up for the spring? Ready to “shed your winter coat?” A campus staff writer explores the town options for a new spring ‘do. Texture Salon (802) 388 – 9449 34 North Pleasant Street Hours: Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Hair Cuts: $20-$25 for men, $35-$55 for women Texture...

Shop shares passion for knitting, beading

By Middlebury Campus

April 21, 2011


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On June 23, 2010, Cacklin’ Hens: Vermont Yarn, Beads and Gift Emporium made its Middlebury debut. The store, located at 383 Exchange Street, opened soon after Main Street’s Vermont Beads and Fibers closed for business. Cacklin’ Hens’ owner, Cheryl Burnham, who is also the theatre department coordinator...

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