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Ride, Roast, and Rock 2012

The Ride, Roast & Rock is the major annual fundraiser for Addison Central Teens (ACT), including a biking tour ranging from eight to 54 miles, a pig roast and live music from the Horse Traders at the Middlebury Town Green.


Mosquito-Borne Virus Takes Two Lives

On Sept. 4 concerned Vermonters gathered together in the Brandon Town Hall for a public informational meeting held by state officials regarding the recent outbreak of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the Brandon area. The deputy secretary of agriculture, the chief of the pesticide division, three ...

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Marijuana Dispensaries Make Burlington Ballot

Along with the bike path tax, the Burlington City Council recently voted in favor of putting another new item on the ballot this November: a marijuana referendum. After hearing the public’s opinion at the polls, the city will determine whether or not to open up the state’s first two dispensaries ...

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Champagne Shop Offers Culture

Nancy Weber-Curth opened one of the only sparkling wine and champagne bars in the country on College Street in May. The shop, situated just a few minutes’ walk from campus, was designed as a place where upper-classmen, faculty and local townspeople can have a seat, relax and celebrate the day. The ...

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Marquis Employee Faces Embezzlement Charges

On Sept. 10, the Middlebury Police opened a criminal investigation into the alleged embezzlement of $20,000 from the Marquis Theater in downtown Middlebury. The owner of the theater has reportedly procured a signed confession from the employee who took the money, but the investigation is ongoing. Middlebury ...


Students Take On Spartan Adventure Race

On Sept. 22 and Sept. 23, participants of all ages lined up in Killington, Vt. to test their mettle in the Spartan Race, one of the world’s most physically demanding adventure races. Adventure races, or expedition races, are an increasingly popular type of race in which participants run, jump, climb ...

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1 in 8700: Margaret Brande

Middlebury students enjoy a uniquely flexible and varied dining experience. Unhindered by a restrictive meal plan, students can come and go as the please during the morning, afternoon and evening and enjoy freshly prepared arranged foods from a variety of fresh local sources. Every day, students can ...


Van Jones inspires at VNRC 50th Anniversary

Last Saturday, Sept. 22, students rode north to Shelburne Farms to mingle with some of the state’s and the nation’s strongest environmental voices — including celebrated author and environmental activist Van Jones — all in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Vermont Natural Resources ...

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Reality TV Comes to Local Dealership

After releasing films like The Hunger Games and The Expendables 2 this summer, the Lionsgate production company has recently started filming an eight episode series called Family Trade about G Stone Motors, a car dealership on Route 7 just outside Middlebury, Vt. The premise for the show centers around ...

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Tour de Farms: Local Food and Local Fun

On Sept. 16, in Shoreham, Vt., 581 avid cyclists and foodies gathered for the 5th Annual Le Tour de Farms. Passionate about active lifestyles and local foods, it comes as no surprise that Vermonters  host the popular "Tour de Farms" each year. Le Tour de Farms is a cross between a farmer's market ...


Vermonters Drop in on Local Brewery

Vermont is famous for the quality of its food products – Vermont cheddar cheese, Ben and Jerry's ice cream and the country's finest maple syrup are three of Vermont's edible exports for which the rest of the country is eternally grateful. While these three delicacies are fixtures in the world of American ...

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College Donates for Local Public Transit

Many students use Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) as an inexpensive means of public transportation, and a recent grant from the College will expand the benefits that accompany this resource. The $100,000 grant, awarded last June, is being applied to a new Community Transportation Center on Creek ...

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Wind Energy Debate Explodes Across Vermont

On Aug. 6, six demonstrators were arrested in Lowell, Vt. at the site of the Kingdom Community Wind Project. These six demonstrators, members of a fifty-person protest group assembled to voice their disapproval of commercial wind-farming, bringing the total number of arrests made at this site to 15. ...

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Looking Back on Irene's Anniversary

On Aug. 28, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene tore through Vermont, destroying bridges, washing out roads, taking houses and even six human lives with record-breaking winds and floods. Now, one year into recovery, communities all across Vermont have come together to remember the flood, to mourn all that was ...

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Runners rock 13.1 at Middlebury Maple Run

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 ...

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Sanders publicizes book through actions, if not visit

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 ...

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Locals find vintage flair at Clementine

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, ...

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Middlebury resident crafts innovative GLBTQ project

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, ...