April 7th, 2013
ADDISON COUNTY — Dancing, a long-celebrated source of socialization, exercise and simple fun, can be a great outlet for people of all ages.
In Addison County, opportunities to go out dancing may be more plentiful than you think. Community centers and town halls have for many decades offered public dances, often contra dances, swing dances or square dances.
MIDDLEBURY — Following the success of “DaVinci: A Life,” a direct broadcast from London’s National Gallery shown at Town Hall Theater last year, THT will show a new series of three broadcasts beamed directly from sold-out art exhibits from across the world, starting with “Manet: Portraying Life,” on Thursday, April 18, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
VERGENNES — Vergennes American Legion Post 14 announces that the theme for this year’s Memorial Day parade, to be held on Monday, May 27, will be “Honor and Remember.”
Legion Post 14 annually sponsors the two-mile parade, the largest in the state, to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of this country. This year the parade committee will be chaired by Dennis Steady, who also serves as the commander of Post 14.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team is unquestionably on a roll after capping off a 3-0 week by defeating visiting NESCAC foe Tufts, 15-8, on Sunday, a day after knocking off Division III’s 10th-ranked team, Amherst, 13-4, also at home.
The No. 3 Panthers improved to 10-0, 7-0 in NESCAC play, a mark that also includes a Wednesday win at another league opponent, Hamilton, 11-6.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College field hockey coach Katherine DeLorenzo will be a part of the fourth class of inductees into the Goucher College Athletics Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held April 26 at the Baltimore, Md., school. Goucher’s Hall of Fame is intended to recognize, honor and perpetuate the memory of those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Goucher College athletics and its intercollegiate athletics program.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — The Middlebury College softball team improved to 11-6 with a two-game sweep at Union on Thursday, 7-1 and 10-2.
It was the Panthers’ turn to take the weekend off from NESCAC West play, in which they have a 2-1 mark. Middlebury is scheduled to play a Wednesday doubleheader at Skidmore and then return to league play with a three-game set at Hamilton on Friday and Saturday.
4/3 Midd. vs. Hamilton .......................... 11-6
4/6 Midd. vs. Amherst ............................ 13-4
4/7 Midd. vs. Tufts.................................. 15-8
4/6 Midd. vs. Amherst ........................... 10-8
4/7 Tufts vs. Midd................................ 14-13
If one were to visualize Vermont as a glacier at the sea’s edge and if those counties losing population were shown as falling into the sea, the only part yet to fall would be the state’s northwest corner — Chittenden, Lamoille, Grand Isle and Franklin counties. All other counties are underwater.