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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 6

  • Council nixes grant for wetland

    One of the beavers present in the Glass Farm wetland. (submitted photo by Scott Stolsenberg)

    At their Jan. 20 meeting, Village Council delivered a setback to a group of local environmentalists who sought to develop a management plan for a wetlands on the Glass Farm.

  • 2014 Village revenues beat expectations

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    There was good news regarding last year’s Village general fund budget at Village Council’s Jan. 20 meeting, according to Finance Director Melissa Vanzant. In 2014, revenues exceeded projections and expenses came in lower than expected.

  • TAG! exhibit highlights street art

    The work of Travis Tarbox Hotaling, pictured above, is featured in the Antioch College exhibit TAG! Territorial Negotiations, at the Herndon Gallery.

    TAG! Territorial Negotiations, an exhibit around the issues of local and national street art, continues at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus through Feb. 13.

  • School crisis options eyed

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    A desire to put resources into preventive mental health initiatives emerged as a theme last Thursday at a community meeting on school safety measures attended by about 35 school district parents, teachers and staff.

  • Classic doc at Little Art

    The 1929 silent film "Man with a Movie Camera" will show this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.

    The classic documentary, “Man with a Movie Camera” will show at the Little Art Theatre this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m.

  • Council swears in new chief

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    At Village Council’s Jan. 5 meeting, new Police Chief Dave Hale was sworn in by Village Manager Patti Bates, and Council unanimously passed a resolution approving Hale’s contract.

  • College eyes homes on campus

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    Never short on vision, Antioch College hopes to create a residential community that’s unlike anything now existing in this country. Specifically, it seeks to build on campus multigenerational housing that’s both fully green and fully integrated into campus life.

  • MLK Day march, events on Monday

    Bomani Moyenda was the MC of last year's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Central Chapel AME Church.

    The village will celebrate the birthday of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a march and series of events.

  • Loafers

    (photo by Diane Chiddister) Clayton Schulte of the Blue Oven Bakery of Williamsburg picked out bread for Lin Wood while behind, Michele Burns of Flying Mouse Farm helped a customer.

    Villagers ventured into the cold last Saturday to buy local produce at the Winter Farmer’s Market at its new Senior Center Great Room location.

  • Little Art, big schedule: ‘Nanook’ leads documentaries

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)

    It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s the dead of winter. What to do? You still have to get out of the house once in a while. You still have to have some fun.