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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard this past Tuesday set an agenda for an April 29 public information meeting the town of...
VERGENNES — Although hurdles must still be cleared, the Vermont Department of Education has jointly awarded Vergennes Union elementary...
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Ready for their close-ups

THREE BROWN SWISS gather for a photo op at the Iroquois Acres Farm in Bridport Monday afternoon.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Taking it apart

WORKERS FROM TBUCK Construction busily disassemble the Sand Hill Bridge over the Middlebury River in East Middlebury on Saturday. First erected in 1924, the Sand Hill...

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Last vestige

THE SAND HILL Bridge in East Middlebury stands nearly demolished Saturday. A platform below the bridge catches debris that falls during deconstruction.

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Down and out

TBUCK CONSTRUCTION PROJECT Manager Brian Emmons, left, talks with some of the crew working on the Sand Hill Bridge replacement project in East Middlebury Monday morning...

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Out with the old

A ROOFER WORKS on installing a new standing seam roof on the Bridge School in Middlebury Monday morning.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Contact

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE JUNIOR Katie Ritter avoids a stick check during Saturday’s game against Colby.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Safe? Out?

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE JUNIOR Matt Leach looks for a call on a tag at second base during Saturday’s game against Amherst. The runner was safe.

Independent...

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A sweet finish

RESIDENTS OF EASTVIEW, who can see the annual Middlebury Maple Run half-marathon run past the retirement community every spring, had their own mini-marathon making...

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On time

THE OLD ROMAN numerals that used to adorn the clock face in Middlebury’s Congregational Church steeple, until they were replaced in 1989, were recently on display...

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Doorstop chairs

FOLDING CHAIRS REST against a door at the back of the stage in the Bridport Community Hall last month.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell


More news

Working Lands, agriculture, forestry, Windfall Orchard, Doolittle Farm, Green Mountain Hardwood
ADDISON COUNTY — How will Vermont ensure that the landscape is not overrun with suburban-type sprawl? One state-funded board is betting that...
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BRIDPORT — Cheese curds? Really? Isn’t that what’s left after you make cheese? Julie Danyew gets that question all the time....
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 MIDDLEBURY — A decade after its latest and most ambitious expansion to date, Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op (MNFC) officials will spend...

Editorial

Vermont Gas is getting the jump on its next public information campaign by hosting a series of community hearings for Phase III of its natural gas pipeline extending from Middlebury to Rutland. The target is to complete that section of the pipeline by 2020 at a cost between $130 million to $160 million. For affected landowners in Middlebury, Salisbury, Leicester, Brandon and south, an open house in Brandon will be held May 8. (See story on...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — Visiting Colby upset the Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team on Saturday, 14-11, putting the Panthers’ chances of hosting a first-round NESCAC playoff game this weekend in jeopardy.

The Panthers, losers of three of their past four games, dropped to 10-4, 6-3 in NESCAC play, good for fourth place, a game ahead of fifth-place Colby (7-5, 5-4...

Feature

MIDDLEBURY — Diana Nyad, who last year defied the odds and dangers to achieve her lifelong goal to become the first person to swim the 110 miles between Cuba and Florida without the aid of a...
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday set a reconsideration vote for the $6.5 million town offices-recreation center project for Tuesday, May 13. That Australian ballot vote will...

Special Section

Published during Holy Week, our annual worship directory offers information about the many places of worship in and around Addison County.


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Sports Column

The temperature was hovering just below freezing when I walked out at dawn, squeezed into my waders, and prepared to head two miles up the road and then down to the river to spend a full day of walk-and-wade fishing. I had been expecting high and murky water from the spring runoff of melting snow at higher elevations, but when I arrived the river was running clear and relatively low. There was no hint of remaining snow to be seen in any direction, not even on the highest visible peaks to the north. And that was fine with me. Early season runoff fishing has never been my specialty. Not in...
The fourth annual Middlebury Bach Festival will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, celebrating the music and influence of Johann Sebastian Bach. The festival opens at 8 p.m. on Friday in the Concert Hall of Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts with a concert by cellist Sophie Shao and violinist Soovin Kim. Both are accomplished, world-class musicians who also have strong local connections — Shao is a frequent artist on Middlebury College’s Performing...

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