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VERGENNES — A long-awaited childcare center in Vergennes in Armory Lane that could provide care for up to 40 children, including infants...
BRANDON — After holding 27 meetings since January of 2018, and sifting through 90 pages of district data, the Otter Valley Unified Union...
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Thar be dragons
A TOOTHY DRAGON lurks in the woodpile outside the home of Max and Doreen Peterson on Springside Road in Middlebury earlier this spring. Photo by Joe McVeigh
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Flying leap
LILA DIVES TO retrieve a stick in Lake Dunmore, showing off her four-year-old grace and agility. She won first place in the Action Shot category of our Pet Photo Contest....
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Gang's all here
MAZEY, SECOND FROM left, and her pals pose for a photo shoot at Button Bay. They won first place in the Best Pals category of our Pet Photo Contest. For more winners, click...
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Snuggle time
TYSON, LOUNGING AND living the good life, won first place in the Couch Potato category of our Pet Photo Contest. Click here to see more winners. Photo submitted by...
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More treats, please?
HUBBLE, AN 8-month-old golden retriever mix, won first place in the Funny Faces category of our Pet Photo Contest. His mom says this is the sad face he gives when he wants...
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Picture perfect
ROMEO POSES FOR a shot in a picturesque gazebo. This photo won first place in the Model Shot category of our Pet Photo Contest. Click here to see more winners. Photo...
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On the job
ALANA AND BLONDIE won first place in the Work Companions category of our Pet Photo Contest.  Photo submitted by Alice Quesnel, Shoreham
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One man's trash
YOU NEVER KNOW what you might find. Nancy Orvis, one of the organizers of the Jerusalem schoolhouse flea market, shows off a pith helmet, a pair of headphones and a meat...
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Old Glory in Pocock
AMERICAN FLAGS FLAPPED proudly in a light breeze on Main Street in Bristol (named at its founding for Admiral George Pocock) this past Friday, June 14, which is designated...
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Young at art
EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Daisy Madden of Middlebury recently won a first-place award for her entry in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2019 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest....

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MIDDLEBURY — Eight-year-old Daisy Madden was drawing before she could walk. Her mom, Meg, has marveled at the way she can pick up a crayon or...
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BRISTOL — Late Thursday afternoon, aboard a yellow Bet-Cha Transit bus traveling 35 mph in the northbound lane of Burpee Road, with George...
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MIDDLEBURY — What are the things that truly make life truly worth living? You could make a list. And that’s exactly what the central...

Editorial

The push for a federal family leave benefit has been building ever since the two-income family became the norm two, maybe three decades ago, and single mothers became a larger part of the nation’s demographic. And it makes good sense. With both parents working full-time jobs, what are the options when a child, or aging family member, is sick for a prolonged period? The obvious solution is that one parent or the other has to get time...

Sports

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ADDISON COUNTY — “Very happy for USA!” was 10-year-old Alice Livesay’s response when asked what her thoughts were on the United States Women’s National Soccer Team’s 13-0 win over Thailand on Tuesday.

After school that afternoon, Alice, her 7-year-old sister Dana and the rest of their family gathered on the couch in front of the TV at home in Middlebury and watched the U.S. women’s first...

Feature

MIDDLEBURY — Gene editing is a fairly new technology but it has already breached most everyone’s day-to-day life in the form of genetically modified organisms, more commonly known as...
ORWELL — In early 2017 when Andy Buxton became the second generation to run Orwell’s Buxton’s Store, he said he planned to “amp up the deli and meat collection,”...

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Sports Column

Less than an hour remained until sunset. I had one stretch of river to fish before calling it a day. Earlier in the evening, fish had been rising on the Middlebury River, but as dusk approached the action had come to a complete stop. Nothing was moving above the water, except an occasional straggler mayfly or yellow stonefly left around from the earlier hatch. And mosquitos. Lots of them. An abundance of standing water and soggy ground remaining from the wet spring, coupled with the first day of the year with the thermometer reaching 80, seemed to have triggered a particularly thick hatch...
PHOTOGRAPHER JAMES BLAIR will be honored at the reception for his show “Being There: Photographs by James P. Blair,” at the Middlebury College Museum of Art on Wednesday, June 19, at 4:30 p.m. Photo Steve James By GREG PAHL Middlebury Actors Workshop will present the Vermont premiere of the extraordinary one-person show, “Every Brilliant Thing,” featuring Aly Perry, at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, June 20, at the Vermont Coffee Company Playhouse, 1197 Exchange Street...

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