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ADDISON COUNTY — Voter turnout for the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election in Addison County is likely to depend a great deal on where you...
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Happy Halloween!

A MUTANT NINJA Turtle watches a young dragon with a cider doughnut peer into a hollowed-out pumpkin on the Middlebury town green this past Sunday. Hundreds of children...

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Smile

SEVERAL HUNDRED CHILDREN (and a handful of adults) dressed up in a wide variety of costumes and mobbed the Middlebury town green Sunday afternoon for the seventh annual...

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Toss across

A YOUNG MUMMY plays a bean bag toss game at Sunday’s Spooktacular on the Middlebury town green. The event, sponsored by the Better Middlebury Partnership, also...

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Oooo, apples!

SUNDAY’S SPOOKTACULAR CULMINATED in a trick-or-treat parade up and down Main Street where merchants and others handed out candy (and some fruits, too) to all the...

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Under way

WORKERS WATCH AS the Osborne House leaves 77 Main St. for a trip across the Cross Street Bridge in the pre-dawn hours of Monday morning.

Independent photo/Trent...

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New address

THE OSBORNE HOUSE looms above the foundation at its future home at 6 Cross St., after an early morning jaunt down Cross Street.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell...

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On balance

A SUPERVISORY USES a plumb bob to make sure the Osborne House is directly above its planned final resting place.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Ahhh, almost done

NORMAN MESSIER TAKES a breather Monday as the sun comes up. He and his crew had been working much of the night to move the 198-year-old Osborne House across Middlebury...

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I'll take that

OTTER SOPHOMORE SOPHIA Bloomer knocks the ball away from U-32’s Olivia Dexter during Monday’s Division II semifinal. U-32 won the game, 2-1.

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In the net!

MEMBERS OF THE Otter Valley Union High School field hockey team celebrate in the U-32 goal after tying the score with less than four minutes to go in regulation time...


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MIDDLEBURY — Early on Monday morning Middlebury College’s Osborne House got a new address. After a plodding journey over Otter Creek, a...
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BRANDON — Kyle Pinkham could be your son, your nephew, your grandson, or your brother. A 2006 Otter Valley graduate, he was a good-looking,...
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BRISTOL — It was decades in the making, but Bristol finally has a new bridge on Route 116. A cadre of local officials and legislators...

Editorial

When voters go to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 4, the role they should assume is that of the boss making new hires. The voters’ job is to sort through the various applications, review their records and accomplishments, and hire the best candidates for their respective positions. This is not a popularity contest, but rather a nuts-and-bolts analysis of which candidate will best serve in the elected position. With that in mind, we offer...

Sports

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BRISTOL/MIDDLEBURY — The Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team will play for its first-ever Division II championship on Saturday after an overtime semifinal win on Wednesday afternoon, but the Middlebury Union field hockey team could not on Wednesday evening upset undefeated No. 1 D-I seed Essex.

The No. 3 Eagles worked overtime to defeat visiting No. 7...

Feature

PLAY PREVIEW: Are human beings good or evil? Can civilization or science ever tame the worst in us? In Middlebury Actors Workshop’s latest production opening next week at Town Hall Theater in...
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

A look back at Addison County Weddings of 2014 featuring photos, stories and advice from local couples. 


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Sports Column

“You can always tell tourists apart from Alaskans,” Brad said. Brad is my nephew, and a Middlebury College alumnus. Just about the time he started as a freshman at Middlebury, his parents moved to Anchorage. When he graduated four and a half years ago, he stuck around New England for a while looking for work, but eventually joined his parents back in Anchorage. Since then, he has being doing his best to take advantage of what Alaska has to offer. Though he doesn’t have a pilot’s license or own his own floatplane, he has certainly been engaging in what I think of as...
The Ripton Community Coffee House, a nonprofit community concert series, welcomes multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Mark Erelli with Charlie Rose on Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ripton Community House in Ripton. Since his self-titled solo album was released in 1999, Mark Erelli has maintained a rigorous, international touring schedule, sharing the stage with Dave Alvin, Gillian Welch, John Hiatt and others, as well as appearing at many major folk festivals, including Newport and...

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