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BRISTOL — Several Addison County lawmakers on Monday said they’ll back legislation aimed at removing single-use plastic products...
MIDDLEBURY — This past Friday, Feb. 8, Middlebury College distributed applications to 80 staff members for formal separation packages...
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Get on the train
SOPHIE SIMPSON (LEFT), Eve Menguc, Greyson Minton, June Austin, Haven Phelps, Evelyn Fuller and Aldan Fuentes-George perfect their performance at a rehearsal for the...
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'Spotlight on Broadway'
AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE’S Kenyon Arena Tuesday evening, five little skaters practice the routine they will perform at Winter Carnival 2019 Ice Skating Show this weekend...
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Psyching up
KENYON CONNORS DANCES while Georgie Kiel waits to get on the ice at a rehearsal for the Middlebury College Figure Skating Club's Winter Carnival 2019 Ice Skating Show...
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Finishing touches
A GROUP OF skaters learn the finale for the Middlebury College Figure Skating Club's Winter Carnival 2019 Ice Skating Show at Kenyon Arena this Saturday, Feb. 16, at 4...
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Kenyon kingpins
The MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE men’s and women’s hockey teams, their coaches and other Panther personnel gathered on the ice between games this past Saturday to honor...
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In opposition
MIDDLEBURY’S ERIC MCCORD battles his opposite number, Joe Schneider, under the Amherst basket in the first half of Saturday’s home loss. McCord, a senior, had...
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Grace and power
VERGENNES GUARD CIARA McClay powers past the Milton defense in the first quarter of Monday's home win. Independent photo/Steve James
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Unseasonable work
CHRIS, A WORKER with Steve Fifield Construction, repositions some roofing underlayment while finishing up a job at a home on Cottage Lane in Middlebury Tuesday afternoon....
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Fine from the line
ELEVEN YOUTHS BETWEEN the ages of 9 and 14 emerged victorious recently at the annual Addison County Free Throw Championship hosted by the Knights of Columbus at Mount...
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Up and in
TIGER SENIOR PARKER Beatty drives for a basket during Friday’s game vs. Enosburg. Beatty led Middlebury Union High School with 17 points, 18 rebounds, four assists...

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CORNWALL — Bingham Memorial School Principal Jen Kravitz will step down from her post at the end of this academic year in order to become top...
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BRISTOL — Mount Abraham Union High School’s aging innards continue to occupy school district officials with emergency repairs. In...
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MIDDLEBURY — Usually if someone falls asleep within 90 seconds at your performance, you might be embarrassed. But not Andrew Noethiger....

Editorial

The Scott Administration blew the call when they proposed closing the Salisbury Fish Hatchery, and anglers and hunters throughout the state should protest for as long as it takes the Scott administration to come to its senses. It’s a bad call in numerous ways, but in a nutshell we have an administration which has been championing economic development by boosting the state’s outdoor recreation opportunities only to turn around and...

Sports

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VERGENNES — The Vergennes Union High School girls’ basketball team saved its best for last on Monday, hitting visiting Milton with a 13-1 fourth-quarter run to pull out a 49-44 victory.

The Commodores trailed by 43-36 after the Yellowjackets opened the fourth quarter with a 6-0 run of their own.

But the Commodores finally clamped down on clever Yellowjacket post player Cassidy Button the rest of way; forced six...

Feature

MIDDLEBURY — If you’ve walked around downtown Middlebury at dusk this winter, you’ve seen them: thousands of crows streaming across the sky, gathering in trees, raucously caw-...
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...

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2018-2019 Winter Sports


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Sports Column

“Like to talk a little bit about baseball ... and football,” George Carlin informs us at the beginning of his famous routine comparing the two sports. It’s quite brilliant (and not a single cuss word, rare for him). You can find it easily on YouTube. Carlin’s descriptions of baseball are rendered with a light falsetto; football on the other hand requires a somber and ominous tone. “Baseball,” he chirps, “is a 19th century pastoral game. Football,” he intones, “is a 20th century technological struggle.” “Football is...
NICHOLAS TOCCI DIRECTS Barn Opera’s opening production of 2019, Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville,” on Friday, Feb.15, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd., in Brandon. By GREG PAHL Barn Opera announces its first production of 2019, Rossini’s comedic masterpiece “The Barber of Seville,” (sung in Italian with English supertitles) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, and Saturday Feb. 16, at Brandon Music. After a...

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