Candidates in the Bristol-area are gearing up for what looks to be a fierce election this fall, with as many as five candidates vying for two spots in the Addison-4 Vermont House district that encompasses Bristol, Starksboro, Lincoln and Monkton. In other political news, an Otter Valley Union High School grad is seeking to be the next Vermont secretary of state. In the world of sports, read about the Tiger girls' lax defeat in the Division-I final.
Don't miss this Art's Beat for the skinny on local arts and entertainment, including a one-man show about Charles Dickens created by Middlebury-based theater artists, and keep checking the Addison Independent website for free, online-only features like a multimedia profile of Derrick Dykstra of New Haven, part of our ongoing series on young adults in Addison County.
For complete access to the newspaper, sign up for an online subscription or pick up the print copy of the newspaper. Additional news this week available to our subscribers includes coverage of retiring longtime school employees at the Addison Northwest Supervisory Union, Otter Valley Union High School, and Addison Central Supervisory Union. We profile a local group that is helping Haiti by bringing in computers, software and training to encourage high-tech entrepreneurism, look at the damage caused in Whiting by a powerful late May storm, and bring you updates in town news from Granville and Bristol.