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May 9th, 2016

Eagle baseball outlasts Otter Valley

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — Two Division II high school baseball teams fresh off their first wins met in Bristol on Friday, and it was host Mount Abraham that made it two in a row, holding off Otter Valley, 8-5.

The Eagles (2-6) built a 6-1 lead through three innings, but saw the Otters rally against Eagle sophomore starter Dustin Whitcomb in the fourth and fifth to pull to within 6-5.

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Ediorial: Session's end, public gains

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Angelo S. Lynn



As the legislative session wrapped up this past Saturday, the governor’s scorecard was mixed: he failed to get his two signature initiatives of this session signed into law (legalizing marijuana and divesting from coal-related industries), but several other initiatives passed that he also championed.

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Well-known public servant returns after extended medical leave

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MONKTON — Back on Feb. 18, at about 6 a.m., calls went out to the Monkton Fire Department, Vergennes Area Rescue Squad and Vermont State Police: A car had gone off Hollow Road in Monkton and hit a tree.

According to state police, the driver had “suffered a medical event” and lost control of his vehicle.

That driver was well-known public servant Ken Wheeling, for 40 years the Monkton town moderator and zoning administrator; he also in recent years handled the zoning job in Ferrisburgh and Waltham.

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Opinion: Hearing beyond hearing, seeing beyond seeing

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Susan Jefts



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Middlebury boys' tennis moves to 7-0

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ tennis team defeated visiting Montpelier, 5-2, on Saturday to complete a 3-0 week and improve to 7-0.

The Tigers’ remaining three matches come against teams they have defeated, putting an undefeated regular season within reach. Earlier last week, the Tigers defeated host North Country, 5-0, on Wednesday, and host U-32, 4-3, on Tuesday.

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In high school baseball: Otter Valley, Eagles earn first wins

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham topped Vergennes for its first win of the spring to highlight local high school baseball action in the latter half of last week. In other games, Otter Valley also picked up its first win, and Middlebury dropped a home contest.

The Eagles also hosted the Otters on Friday; see story.

EAGLES-COMMODORES

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Opinion: A duty to compensate hurt soldiers

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Elizabeth Roy



Dear Congress,

When my husband was gearing up to deploy in 2006 it was the scariest thing I had ever dealt with. He is the love of my life, and the thought of him going to war terrified me. At the time our three children were 5, 3 and 1. He was in Baghdad, Iraq, from July 2006-September 2007.

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Rivalries highlight local softball action

Posted on May 9, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — A pair of local clashes highlighted the high school softball slate late last week: Vergennes defeated Mount Abraham, which bounced back to defeat Otter Valley. OV also split two other contests, while Middlebury knocked off an unbeaten team.

EAGLES-COMMODORES

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