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Linking The Two Worlds Of Joseph F. Griffis And Chief Tahan: Sharing A Story And An Incredible Journey
By Cookie Steponaitis
    In 1915 Chief Tahan wrote Tahan: Out of Savagery into Civilization, an autobiographical account of his amazing life that chronicles a man who wore the mantles of Indian Chief, Medicine Man, outlaw, deserter, scout, Salvation Army Captain, evangelist, clergyman, storyteller, and accomplished student of language, art, the classics and music. He is known to many in Vermont as Joseph F. Griffis who was a man of culture and quiet dedication.   [ more ]

Middlebury Volunteer Ambulance Association Celebrates 40 Years Of Service And A New Facility
By Cookie Steponaitis
    Most of us realize in the back of our minds that there is more to the Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Squads than meets the eye. Some of us have been fortunate enough to hear their sirens when we needed them, see their smiling faces, and benefit from their prompt and professional service in a time of crisis or need. Some of us have praised members who serve and for the majority of us that is our knowledge of how a rescue association works or changes.   [ more ]

Tigers Off To 2-0 Start

   Tiger Coach Dennis Smith has several reasons to be optimistic. This year’s Tiger Football Team has hit the road twice  and  captured two impressive wins.
   After stopping Lyndon institute’s comeback bid and ultimately winning a hard fought contest in the Kingdom, the Tigers headed to Fair Haven.
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Governor Douglas Announces $1 Million Grant for New Retirement Home

   Governor Jim Douglas today awarded a $1 million Community Development Block Grant to a proposed multi-level retirement community located adjacent to the Porter Medical Center campus in Middlebury.  At a ceremony on the 40-acre site of the proposed Eastview at Middlebury facility, Governor Douglas said it was expected to employ 29 people within the first two years of operation and could create up to 45 jobs.      “Not only will these jobs help strengthen the economy of Middlebury, but the seniors of this area will have more options for housing and continuing care in the community,” the Governor said.
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