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FERRISBURGH — The Agency of Transportation could install traffic lights at the North Ferrisburgh intersection of Route 7 with Stage and...
MIDDLEBURY — Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing residents and patients are enjoying two much-anticipated gifts this week: newly...
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Badges for blood
STATE POLICE LT. Jeffrey Danoski, commander of the New Haven barracks, gives blood Tuesday afternoon in Middlebury with the help of American Red Cross collections...
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Lazy afternoon
TWO ADIRONDACK CHAIRS look out over boats still in the water at Basin Harbor Club last week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell
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Big battle
OVERSIZED OUTDOOR CHESS pieces prepare for battle at Basin Harbor Club last week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell
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New digs
BOYS AND GIRLS Club of Greater Vergennes volunteer Karen Quigley, left, helps Kira Emmons, 11, with her spelling homework at the club’s new headquarters Tuesday...
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New venture
CAROLINE AND MATT Corrente stand on the creekside deck of the former Lobby restaurant space on Bakery Lane in Middlebury, where they will soon open a new restaurant called...
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On the defense
EAGLE SENIOR ETHAN Venman defends against Commodore junior Josias Salomao during Mount Abraham’s 4-0 win Monday. Photo by Mark Bouvier
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Flying high
MOUNT ABRAHAM UNION High School junior goalie Ethan DeWitt goes high for a save Monday against Vergennes. DeWitt earned a shutout in the Eagles’ 4-0 win. Photo by...
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Who's gonna get it?
EAGLE SENIOR KAI Dobek and Commodore sophomore Avery Husk chase down a loose ball during Monday’s game in Vergennes. The Eagles won the game, 4-0. Photo by Mark...
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Nimble
MOUNT ABRAHAM UNION High School senior William Wright gets around Vergennes Union High School senior Nathan Wojciehowski Monday in Vergennes. Photo by Mark Bouvier
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Protecting the ball
COMMODORE JUNIOR ROBBIE Bicknell protects the ball from charging Eagle senior Weston Allred during Monday’s game in Vergennes. Mount Abraham won the game, 4-0....

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CORNWALL — With its great elementary school, sweeping vistas, stately homes and proximity to the shire town, Cornwall has earned a reputation...
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MIDDLEBURY — Naturally after Blanca Jenne and her husband, Brad, bought the Greystone Motel on Route 7 South in Middlebury late last year,...
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BRANDON — “Colors are important to me.” So begins Tecari Shuman’s artist statement in his catalog of paintings. “...

Editorial

Often in discussions during campaign season, many Republicans will claim that business is over regulated and over taxed. Then they suggest the solution to society’s problems is to reduce regulation and taxes and let the free enterprise system free to do its thing and make money. This will, the GOP says, result in business owners making more money and finding a way to trickle down that money to workers. But history shows trickle down...

Sports

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BRISTOL — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer team put pressure on host Mount Abraham for most of Saturday’s game, but it took the Tigers almost 70 minutes to crack the Eagle back line in a 2-0 victory.

Junior center midfielder Eben Jackson, who helped the Tigers gain a territorial advantage through crisp passing and aggressive work to bottle up the Eagles in their own end, scored the late MUHS goals....

Feature

BRISTOL — Dr. Natasha Withers of Bristol Family Practice makes house calls that don’t add a single mile to her vehicle odometer. No, she doesn’t take a bus, nor does she have a...
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Sports Column

Wow, that Naomi Osaka is some tennis player, huh? Strong with good court coverage, great groundstrokes, booming serves, and what a lot of poise under pressure against Madison Keys in the U.S. Open semifinal last week and then Serena Williams in Saturday’s final. What a bright future. If she ever learns to take advantage of her height and quickness to develop a net game, Osaka could be the next great women’s tennis player, if she isn’t already. And yet, sadly, that’s not what anybody is talking about. Thanks for nothing, Carlos Ramos. Ramos is the match official...
GRAMMY AWARDEE CHANTICLEER will charm audiences during their first visit to Middlebury on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m., when they perform at Middlebury College’s Mead Chapel. Photo Lisa Kohler By GREG PAHL Known the world over for “Precise, pure, and deeply felt singing” (New York Times), the multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer makes its Middlebury College debut at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mead Memorial Chapel. Chanticleer is known...

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