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ADDISON COUNTY — As property tax bills arrive in the mailboxes of residents in the five towns of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union...
CORNWALL — Cornwall residents on Thursday will get a chance to weigh in on a proposed bylaw that could give the community some control...

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Cow whisperer

A DISTANT COW appears to hover over the ear of a Holstein standing behind a barbed wire fence in Weybridge last Thursday morning.

Independent photo/Trent...

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Ladders up

A CREW FROM Magic Brush Painting scrapes paint from the front of a North Pleasant Street home in Middlebury recently.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Opening night

AN AUDIENCE OF around 100 gathers at Town Hall Theater for opening night of the inaugural Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival this past Thursday. The festival drew an...

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Free time

MIDDLEBURY NEW FILMMAKERS Festival passholders gather for a party at The Edgewater Gallery in Frog Hollow on Saturday afternoon.

Photo by Oliver Parini...

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Sharing stories

FILMMAKER AND PHOTOGRAPHER Natalie Stultz talks with fellow filmmakers at Sparkling Wine Bar during this past weekend’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival. A wrap-...

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Future builders

MARY HOGAN ELEMENTARY School kindergartners Daniel Power, left, Kendell Wright and Sadie Jette play with a towering marble slide in their classroom before the start of...

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Playing house

MARY HOGAN ELEMENTARY School kindergartner Payton McCray plays house before the start of the school day last Friday morning in Middlebury.

Independent photo/...

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Fumble!

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School senior Jerry Niemo pounces on a fumble during Friday night’s season-opener against Mt. Anthony. The Tigers won the game, 21-13.

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Tour de Schools

ADDISON CENTRAL SUPERVISORY Union Superintendent Peter Burrows took to his bike on the first day of school last Wednesday for his third annual Tour de ACSU. He stopped...

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Student gathering

PETER BURROWS, SUPERINTENDENT of the Addison Central Supervisory Union, talks with students at Salisbury Community School last Wednesday during a stop on his ride from...


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ST. ALBANS — More than 200 people packed the Bliss Auditorium in St. Albans last Wednesday night, many of them holding signs expressing their...
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FERRISBURGH — On Aug. 24, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s schooner Lois McClure left her home port on a very important mission...
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LINCOLN — Town Highway 1 Bridge 19 located on East River Road in Lincoln opened to all traffic this past Thursday evening at 6:20 p.m....

Editorial

Editor's note: Deb Markowitz is Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Last week I had an opportunity to spend some time with an older gentleman who has lived in the hills of Vermont his whole life. As he showed me his land, he shared his belief that more Vermonters are environmental stewards than folks in other states because we are connected to the land. He went on to suppose that the churches aren’t as full...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Union High School football coach Dennis Smith often says a win is a win.

After his Tigers emerged from Friday’s night’s opener on Doc Collins Field with a 21-13 victory in a game with a combined four interceptions and seven fumbles and saw his team have three touchdowns called back due to penalties — but still make a number of big plays — that phrase came to mind.

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Feature

ADDISON COUNTY — Mike Winslow, staff scientist for the Lake Champlain Committee, recalls the day a few years back that he closed the beach at Kingsland Bay State Park. “I went to...
Middlebury Agway presents the  2015 Garden Game Check here often to see new pictures and entries of the veggies that come in to our office. We'll keep a running list of frontrunners...

Special Section

Check out all the offerings from the Middlebury Parks and Rec Fall Activity Guide.


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Sports Column

I was admittedly a little nervous as I set out in a tandem sea kayak, paddling out of the secluded cove where we were staying into the windier waters of Resurrection Bay near Seward, Alaska. I wasn’t worried about our safety. The 2,000- to 5,000-foot-high ridges and peaks on both sides of us, along with the narrow mouth of the long bay and the shores of the nearby Fox Island, all provided shelter from the 15-knot south wind reported on the morning’s weather service. There was almost no swell, and the chop was quite manageable. And, despite the icy turquoise rivers flowing into...
Old Man Luedecke at the Ripton Community Coffee House The Ripton Community Coffee House, a nonprofit community concert series, welcomes singer-songwriter Old Man Luedecke on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Ripton Community House in Ripton. Old Man Luedecke is not old. Old Man Luedecke is the recording name of two-time Juno Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and banjo player Chris Luedecke of Chester, Nova Scotia. His 2008 album, “Proof of Love,” won a 2009 Juno Award for...

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