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MIDDLEBURY — Sue Minter coordinated upgrades to hundreds of miles of the state’s roads and dozens of its bridges during her brief...
MONKTON — The Monkton selectboard was concerned when a local household’s drinking well was found to be contaminated with the known...
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Motor mayhem

THE RAMINATOR ENTERTAINS a large crowd with car-crushing antics at Mopar Magic held at Foster Motors in Middlebury on Sunday.

Photo by Andrea Warren

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Hot rod

A CONTESTANT BURNS rubber at the Mopar Magic event at Foster Motors in Middlebury Sunday.

Photo by Andrea Warren

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Inside and out

SAM LESTER JR. of New Haven polishes his 1968 Plymouth GTX before the start of the Mopar Magic judged car show Sunday afternoon at Foster Motors in Middlebury.

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Slow goodbye

DISASSEMBLY OF THE old Middlebury town office and gymnasium continues as the buildings are prepared for demolition this summer.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell...

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Take two

ADDISON COUNTY AMERICAN Legion second baseman Greg Whitney turns a double play during Monday night’s loss to Colchester.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell...

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No. 1

THE MIDDLEBURY YOUTH Lacrosse girls’ 15-and-under team capped an undefeated league season by defeating Essex 16-8 in the Northern Vermont Youth Lacrosse League...

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Looooong marriage

OSBORNE AND ALFREDA LaFrance from Bristol and now living in Florida will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on June 29. Your kids and the Addison Independent pass...

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On display

VINTAGE TRACTORS SIT on display before the start of a 17-mile parade through Addison, Bridport and Weybridge on Sunday, June 12.

Photo by David Bennett

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Up close

THE STAMENS APPEAR to be flying away from the pistil of this William Baffin rose in a Middlebury garden.

Independent photo/John S. McCright

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Garden delight

GUESTS GATHER AROUND Porter Medical Center Interim CEO Fred Kniffin, right, as he makes remarks at the June 6 dedication of the Addison Respite Care Home/PMC Memorial...


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SHOREHAM — On the drive from Cornwall to Shoreham, passersby can spot four steel figures — slightly larger than human size —...
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BRANDON — Band-Aids, bug spray, pencils, softball videos, Gatorade, nail polish remover — the shelves and walls of an office lend a...
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MIDDLEBURY — Andy and Lisa Mitchell know art, food, music and adventure, and they want to share with everyone.  The Middlebury couple...

Editorial

Give Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter credit for being out-front pushing sensible gun-control legislation and helping to change the conversation among candidates running for governor. Minter has called for stronger gun-safety legislation in Vermont since the mass shootings in Charlotte, N.C. a year ago. She has advocated for more thorough background checks for those purchasing a gun, and most recently for a ban on selling assault...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — The Addison County American Legion baseball team opened with one road win on Sunday at Franklin County sandwiched between home losses on Saturday and Monday to Essex and Colchester, respectively

AC was set to play at Stowe on Wednesday night before returning home on Thursday for a rematch with Colchester. AC will visit S.D. Ireland on Sunday for a doubleheader, host Montpelier on June 28 and 30 at 5:30 p.m. both...

Feature

VERGENNES — Vergennes Union High School junior Brandon Cousino recently handed a $2,402 check to the Vergennes Lions Club, some of it his own money, most of it community donations, and all of...
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...

Special Section

Check all there is to do this summer in Addison County with the 2016 Summer Guide.


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Sports Column

Time for just a couple thoughts for the summer solstice. I do believe the Cleveland Cavaliers deserved their victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, and congratulations to the long-suffering fans of Northeast Ohio. It’s been well-documented Cleveland’s last major championship came in 1964. There’s been plenty of heartbreak since then. Some remember well when the Cleveland Indians were victimized by the generous strike zone given to Atlanta Braves pitchers in the 1995 World Series, and then lost the 1997 series in seven games to the expansion Florida Marlins...
Rehab Roadhouse will perform at Lincoln Peak Vineyard in New Haven on Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. The quartet lives in the intersection between B-side ’70s classics, blues and more modern jam. Rehab Roadhouse has been rehabilitating Addison County’s rock-and-roll souls since 2009. The band includes Joel Palmer on vocals and harmonica, Neil Kamman on vocals and guitar, Frank Huchro on vocals and bass and Dave Mack on drums. As with all Wine Down Friday shows, the “doors...

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