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BRISTOL — After months of discussion, the Bristol Recreation Community Steering Committee has voted down a plan to develop a new...
WALTHAM — Highly respected school-based clinician and Vergennes Union High School basketball coach Peter Quinn died unexpectedly on...
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Top scorer
MIDDLEBURY CENTER ERIC McCord hauls down one of his 16 rebounds against Skidmore on Saturday. He was also top scorer for the Panthers with 18 points in the 71-54 win....
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Driven
MIDDLEBURY GUARD JACK Farrell drives past Skidmore star Noah Meren in Saturday’s 71-54 Panther win. Meren was the game’s top scorer with 20 points. Photo by...
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En route to victory
MAX BOSCO CAME off the Middlebury bench to score 11 points and tally three assists in the Panthers’ 71-54 win over Skidmore on Saturday. Photo by Steve James
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Portal
TRISTAN MULLAN, NOT quite two years old, gets a boost to look through a window on the new outdoor sculpture at the Parent/Child Center in Middlebury this past Monday....
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Off leash, on leash
CHRIS ZEOLI WALKS his dogs, Souchi, left, and Findeln near his Middlebury home on a chilly December afternoon last week. Independent photo/John S. McCright
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Blankets of snow
NOVEMBER SNOWS BLANKETED the Green Mountains, providing for terrific early-season conditions at ski areas around the state, including the Middlebury College Snow Bowl at...
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Food for the holidays
THE RESIDENCE AT Otter Creek and Addison County Home Health and Hospice recently organized a community-wide holiday food drive. The effort raised 653 pounds of food for the...
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Grounds for sculpture
THE ADDISON COUNTY Parent/Child Center received a $2,500 grant through the Vermont Community Foundation to build this utilitarian sculpture recently placed on center...
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Art appreciation
TWO-YEAR-OLDS Bentley Porter, left, and Adler Holbrook explore the Addison County Parent/Child Center’s new play-sculpture, made by young parents under the direction...
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Having a ball
A BUNCH OF girls' basketballs await game time in the Mount Abraham Union High School gym earlier this week. Independent photo John S. McCright

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CORNWALL — A new sign has gone up in the center of Cornwall village. This particular sign doesn’t order people to stop, but they...
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MIDDLEBURY — A business born of the ingenuity of three young women from Middlebury College is hitting the fast track. The co-founders of...
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MONKTON — Peterson Quality Malt, which opened Vermont’s first malt house in Monkton five years ago, has purchased Nordic Farms, whose...

Editorial

Middlebury’s museums are an overlooked, but very enjoyable, pastime. The art museum at Middlebury College offers some stunning and educational exhibits throughout the year; the Jackson Gallery on the lower floor of the Town Hall Theater prominently features area artists and is open for guests throughout the week — not just when attending a show upstairs; and you can spend the better part of an hour (or a day) at the excellent...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — After giving up more than 90 points in back-to-back losses and being outrebounded at Plattsburgh on Tuesday, the Middlebury College men’s basketball team restored order vs. visiting Skidmore on Saturday.

While snapping that brief two-game skid with a 71-54 victory, the Panthers held the 4-3 Thoroughbreds to 32 percent shooting and outrebounded them, 48-44.

With Tuesday’s loss at No. 10...

Feature

The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to...
MIDDLEBURY — The selectboard here on Tuesday unanimously agreed to back a homegrown effort to create a new trail connecting downtown Middlebury with East Middlebury, a four-foot-wide path...

2018

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Sports Column

I don’t write many words about the outdoors or nature that do not, at some point, reflect the life, love and influence of my mother, Clara May Riddle Dickerson. This past August, my mother passed away. She had been battling cancer for 12 years. Even though her mind remained sharp, over her final year and half her body had grown increasingly frail. In some ways, therefore, her death did not come as a surprise. In other ways, death is always a surprise, always a shock. When she died, I knew that at some point I’d need to write a column about her, and her influence on my life,...
TRIPLETS SEPARATED AT birth are the subject of the documentary “Three Identical Strangers.” It will be shown at THT Friday evening as part of the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival series. By Greg Pahl The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is pleased to present the riveting documentary “Three Identical Strangers” on Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. as its featured December film for the MNFF 2018/19 Winter/Spring Screening Series at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury....

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