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The Little City Celebrates Heritage And Its Citizens
By Cookie Steponaitis
    August 28th has been marked in red on the calendar of the Vergennes mayor’s office since the same time last year. It is the annual celebration of Vergennes as a community, a place that is important in American history, and a unique community steeped in commitment, caring and Vermont traditions of ingenuity, community and service. Each year on that day, the town is transformed into a day filled with events that begin with pancake breakfasts at the local firehouses and continues with 5k races, horse drawn wagon tours, vendors, farmer’s market, music, and celebrations of life in the Champlain Valley and the last days of summer. Gathering in the green beneath the memorial to Commodore Thomas McDonough and the famous building of the fleet and victory in the critical Battle of Plattsburgh, and on the bandstand dedicated to longtime VUHS music director Susan O’Daniel, the town paused to pay tribute to one of its own with the reading of a proclamation by Mayor Mike Daniels.   [ more ]

Foe Eagles Aerie 3801 Dedicates A Memorial Garden & Welcomes The Community To Come
By Cookie Steponaitis
    Be sure to mark your calendars, because September 6th at 11:00 AM is the dedication and the opening of the newest gift to the community from the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 3801, in the form of a Memory Garden and the community is invited to attend.
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Fabulous Flea Market At Town Hall Theater Accepting Donations

It has turned into one of the most eagerly awaited flea markets in Vermont.  Every year on a beautiful Saturday in September, Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater is crammed with treasures and treasures hunters. This year’s Fabulous Flea Market will be held on Saturday, September 18, from 9am until 2pm. 
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