Top Stories for Tuesday September 8, 2009
Tigers Take Division II Football Battle Plan to Colchester
By Mike Cameron
They will be competitive and why wouldn’t they be? This is a team that has remained a test for Division I opponents for many years. Now the Tigers have made a step back down into the Division II ranks after their student population numbers called for such a move. Nuf said? Their opponents will have already have taken note of the fact that history at least is on their, (the Tigers side.)
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Spending Time With The “Salsa Fanatics”
By Cookie Steponaitis
It all started with too many tomatoes. It was the summer of 2004 and Tom & Linda Provost’s garden was overflowing with tomatoes. Finding it almost impossible to keep up with picking them, Tom and Linda decided to make some pasta sauce and some salsa. “It was a combination of his recipe and my taste buds,” Linda recalled. “We brought this huge bowl down to a family gathering and people kept coming up to us and asking, “Where did you get this salsa?” When we replied, “We made it,” the response was always the same. “You need to sell this!”
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Sheldon Museum Celebrates 125th Anniversary With A Raffle
Julie Peddie and Barbara Blodgett display three of the fifteen generous prizes for the Henry Sheldon Museum's 125th anniversary celebration raffle. Winners will be drawn on October 1 at a reception in the Sheldon Museum’s gardens. Prizes include a weekend in New York with theater tickets and dinner; a Joe Bolger framed landscape oil painting; 3 months of Middlebury Fitness and 4 hours of personal training with Jerri Benjamin; a limited edition Danforth Pewter oil lamp; 2 days of golf for 4 at Ralph Myhre Golf Course and at Crown Point in Springfield, VT; a Middlebury cultural package; Sheldon Slate garden bench; $250 savings bond; wooden mudroom rack; landscape consultation with Loan Lynch and gift certificate; watercolor painting of your home by Gayl Braisted; Norton Gallery King Charles spaniel wood sculpture; Vermont food sampler in a handmade basket; and tickets to New Year’s Eve at the Town Hall Theater along with a Beau Ties bow tie and cummerbund set. To purchase a ticket, call the Sheldon at 388-2117. [ more ]
Elisabeth von Trapp In Concert At Town Hall Theater
For Elisabeth von Trapp, “ the sounds of music” are part of her earliest memories. Born and raised in Vermont, Elisabeth is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music. Singing professionally since childhood, Elisabeth has enthralled audiences from European cathedrals to Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center.
She appears in concert at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater on Friday, September 18, at 8 pm, with a new band that includes Vermont’s premiere guitarist, Paul Asbell.
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