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MIDDLEBURY — Bullrock Corp. has signed an agreement to sell its senior care-related holdings — including the Lodge at Otter Creek...
SOUTH BURLINGTON — A handful of Addison County residents staged a protest at the headquarters of Vermont Gas Systems this past Wednesday...
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Festival is under way

KAT WRIGHT AND the Indomitable Soul Band rock the tent at the Middlebury Rec Park Sunday evening as the first act in this week’s Festival off-the-Green. The...

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Soulful

THE TROMBONISTS PUTS his all into the music during the performance by Kat Write and the Indomitable Soul Band at Festival –n-the-Green in Middlebury Sunday evening...

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Singing and strumming

ENTERTAINER RIK PALIERI strums and sings to a noontime crowd at the recreation park in Middlebury on Monday during the Festival on-the-Green’s Brown Bag Lunch...

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Oh my!

TWO-YEAR-OLD LIAM MCGETTRICK of Middlebury is amazed at the first fire truck he sees in the Fourth of July parade in Bristol this past Friday. Photo by Carrie Morgan

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Rundown

CAMILLE MALHOTRA, 11, tees up the ball during a Middlebury Recreation Department tennis camp last week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Holy boater

BECCA HOLBROOK, CHAIR of the St. Stephen’s Church Peasant Market, sits in the Chesapeake Light Craft Peace Canoe that the church will raffle off at the market on...

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Walking the line

A CONSTRUCTION WORKER walks across the bright, shiny roof of Middlebury College’s new field house, currently being built off Route 30. Independent photo/Trent...

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Color it red, white, and blue

LAURA SALAUN-DAHL tie dyes a white shirt with red and blue dyes at Camp Kookamunga Monday morning in Middlebury. Campers and those participating in a nearby soccer camp...

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Smash

CLYDE MALHOTRA, 9, knocks a backhand over the net during the Middlebury Recreation Department Hot Shots tennis camp Monday morning. Independent photo/Trent Campbell...

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Roadside wild

WILD ASTER SPROUTS up alongside a dirt road in Weybridge Tuesday afternoon. Independent photo/Trent Campbell


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WINOOSKI — According to Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vermont needs more people like Kyle Munderville, 30 years old and employed by the online retailer...

Editorial

What does it mean to be a festival at 36? It means a lot of creative energy, hard work, restless nights and thousands of volunteer hours have been invested in the festival’s success over the past 36 years. It means committees researching musical acts for the twice-nightly performances, plus magicians and a whole other set of performers for the kid shows each noon. It means reaching out to them, getting rejections, negotiating prices...

Sports

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BRISTOL — The reigning champions’ five-year winning streak was snapped last Friday at the 36th annual running of the Great Bristol Outhouse Race.

The Village Creeme Stand team was victorious, breaking the Snap’s Restaurant team’s supremacy in Bristol’s unique and beloved Independence Day competition.

The race is arguably the strangest...

Feature

While most cover singers in opera may never get on stage unless a member of the main cast is unable to perform, with the Opera Company of Middlebury covers are guaranteed one show per run. The...
VERMONT — Healthy snacks can boost energy levels and help provide the nutrients your kids need to stay alert all day at school and play. Yet kids don’t always make the right choices...

Special Section

The annual Summer Guide features articles covering activities and local events, an extensive dining guide and ideas for how to most enjoy the long days while they last.


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Sports Column

July is here. It came rolling in on a ponderous thunderhead, announcing its presence not so much with peals of lightning (though there were those) but with its oppressive air — like the heavy hand of the 1980s Soviet Union. I grew up fishing for warm-water species: pan fish in the pond behind my house, perch and crappies in the quarries of southern Indiana and lakes of Michigan during family reunions in the 1970s, chain pickerel in the backwaters across central Massachusetts. And my favorite quarry: largemouth bass. Most especially largemouth bass. I spent two consecutive years...
Middlebury’s exciting Festival on-the-Green continues on Tuesday. Here are the highlights. At noon, Mister Chris will present a Brown Bag Special performance for the whole family. At 7 p.m., Addison County’s own Anaïs Mitchell, described as the “most original artist currently working in the field of new American ‘folk’ music,” hits the stage. Then, at 8:30 p.m., talented blues and roots artists Peter Karp and Sue Foley take to the stage. “These...

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