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MIDDLEBURY — On Monday morning Vermont Transportation Secretary Joe Flynn issued an emergency order authorizing the Agency of...
MIDDLEBURY — The four candidates for a one-year vacancy on the Middlebury selectboard sat down on March 21 in front of their potential...
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Out on a limb

“RUNNERS LIKE WILL Crawford (top) in the North Branch School game “Pokey Stick” take to the trees to avoid “hunters.” Some “hunters,...

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Ferrisburgh child actors

THE FERRISBURGH CHILDREN’S Theater presented “The Snow White Variety Show” on the Vergennes Union High School stage last Friday and Saturday.

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Classic with a twist

THE FERRISBURGH CHILDREN’S Theater put a twist on a classic story when they presented “The Snow White Variety Show” on the Vergennes Union High School...

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Playing parts

THE FERRISBURGH CHILDREN’S Theater, which presented “The Snow White Variety Show” at VUHS this past weekend, is an afterschool program for fifth- and...

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In the spotlight

TWO FERRISBURGH ACTORS perform in the Ferrisburgh Children’s Theater presentation of “The Snow White Variety Show” at Vergennes Union High School last...

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Acting accolades

ACTORS TAKE A bow at the end of the Ferrisburgh Children’s Theater presentation of “The Snow White Variety Show” on the Vergennes Union High School...

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Geese stepping

GEESE STEP GINGERLY across a snowy field in Middlebury last Friday morning.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Pet of the Week for March 27

MY NAME IS Lily, and I came from Tennessee almost 2 years ago. I am now four and a half years old. I never saw snow before but I've seen quite a bit lately. I never...

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Music in the air

TALENTED YOUNG MUSICIANS from Vergennes Union High School performed March 1 for the annual Black and White Cabaret. A standing-room-only audience enjoyed tasty treats...

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Blue note

SENIOR SAXOPHONIST MAX Ratti-Bicknell takes a solo in front of the Commodore Jazz Ensemble during the Black and White Cabaret at Vergennes Union High School earlier this...


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RIPTON — The students at the North Branch School, an independent middle school in Ripton, are holding the first-ever Pokey Stick World Finals...
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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says warm spring weather and melting snows will cause bears to come out of their...
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MIDDLEBURY — The deposits into Stanford Pritchard’s National Bank of Middlebury account arrive at random hours, but usually in the...

Editorial

Congressional Republicans called Trump’s bluff Friday and guess who backed down? Trump did, with his tail between his legs. Trump had tried to make it a game of ‘chicken,’ carelessly threatening Republican opponents last Thursday that if they didn’t pass TrumpCare he would “come and get them,” but it was Trump who chickened out before the bill was voted down. Last week and the week before, Trump had thrown...

Sports

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CHITTENDEN — Seven area skiers qualified for the culminating Nordic ski event, the Eastern High School Championships, which took place March 17-19 at Mountain Top Inn & Resort in Chittenden. The event features the top 24 boys and girls high school Nordic athletes grades 9-12 from the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and New York totaling over 115 boys and 115 girls at the competition....

Feature

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...
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont dairy farmers and farmworkers are in an increased state of alert as federal immigration authorities begin enforcing President Trump’s immigration policies. What...

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Sports Column

It’s been another lousy year to be an Eastern skier. And another great year to be a fan of Middlebury College men’s basketball. There’s little mystery about what’s happening to Vermont skiing. It used to be we’d have a lot of 30-degree days with snow. Now we have a lot of 35-degree days with rain. Blame it on climate change. And expect it to get worse over time. Back in the last century, we could always count on a January thaw of a couple days. These days, we skiers are glad when the snowy weather persists for more than two weeks at a time. Add to...
Town Hall Theater’s Pop-Up Plays return for the fourth year with a selection of brand-new plays at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. The process of creating Pop-Up Plays is simple: six playwrights stay up all night writing a ten minute play based on photos of their actors — many of whom they’ve never met — and a poster created by artist and graphic designer Sanford Farrier. The next morning, 16 local actors and six daring directors are given the hot-off-the-press scripts to...

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