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Addy Indy Staff http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/239/all en Armwrestlers defend their titles at Field Days http://addisonindependent.com/201208armwrestlers-defend-their-titles-field-days <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12863" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201208armwrestlers-defend-their-titles-field-days"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/arm8865.thumbnail.jpg" alt="arm8865.jpg" title="arm8865.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JACOB STEADMAN, RIGHT, holds on with all his might against Justin Bruise in the armwrestling competition on Friday at Field Days. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> NEW HAVEN &mdash; Scores of Addison County&rsquo;s strongest and toughest competitors put on their game faces last Friday night at the 35th annual armwrestling tournanent at the Addison County Fair and Field Days.</p> <p> Number were down slightly from last year&rsquo;s bonanza of participants &mdash; there were still 132 youth wrestlers and 112 adults. Nevertheless, Karen Brisson, who organized the event along with Patrick Coyle, said the show tent at the fairgrounds in New Haven was rockin&rsquo;.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12864">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208armwrestlers-defend-their-titles-field-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports armwrestling Field Days 2012 Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:02:44 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 12864 at http://addisonindependent.com Special Section: Addison County Real Estate Section http://addisonindependent.com/2012holiday-guide <p> Checking out property in Addison County? Look to our annual Real Estate section guide you through the process!</p> <p> <img alt="" src="/files/images/RE front(1).jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 311px; " /></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12527">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/2012holiday-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Section real estate Mon, 16 Jul 2012 20:24:17 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 12527 at http://addisonindependent.com Staff Blog: Vergennes Graduation Video http://addisonindependent.com/201206staff-blog <p> On June 8, 2012, 111 s<span style="line-height: 20px; ">eniors from Vergennes Union High School marched across the stage to accept their diplomas in front of an audience packed full of family and friends.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.retn.org/">RETN</a> was on hand to record the graduation. If you missed it, or if you want to catch it again, check it out below!</p> <p> <iframe frameborder="0" height="443" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://www.retn.org/streaming/stream-player.php?nid=376460&amp;link=no&amp;width=590&amp;height=443" width="590"></iframe></p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/12286/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/12286">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206staff-blog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog graduation 2012 VUHS Mon, 25 Jun 2012 20:27:43 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 12286 at http://addisonindependent.com Summer Guide 2012 http://addisonindependent.com/201206summer-guide-2012 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12186" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201206summer-guide-2012"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/01A.thumbnail.png" alt="01A.png" title="01A.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div> <p> <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">Check out our annual Summer Guide, with feature stories and recommendations for the best Addison County summer activities, outdoors and in. <a href="#SectionB">Section B</a> provides a calendar of events and restaurant listings to keep you busy all summer long.</span></p> <p> Section A</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12187">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206summer-guide-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Section Summer Guide Fri, 15 Jun 2012 19:00:03 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 12187 at http://addisonindependent.com Slideshow: Ferrisburgh fire http://addisonindependent.com/201205slideshow-ferrisburgh-fire <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11684" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201205slideshow-ferrisburgh-fire"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Web-Fire_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Web-Fire.jpg" title="Web-Fire.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FIRE CONSUMES PETE HAWKINS’ repair shop in Ferrisburgh late Sunday night. Nine fire departments took six hours to fight the blaze, which also damaged Eriksen’s Marine. Photo by Chet Hawkins </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">A Ferrisburgh fire, which started just before 11 p.m. on Sunday night, burned to the ground the rear of a rambling Route 7 structure and badly damaged the rest of it. The conflagration destroyed many valuable tractors, cars and equipment stored there, and it has forced a marine sales and service business renting a storefront &mdash; Eriksen&rsquo;s Crow&rsquo;s Nest Marina &mdash; to relocate.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11682">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201205slideshow-ferrisburgh-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Article Multimedia Ferrisburgh fire Thu, 03 May 2012 22:43:25 +0000 Andrew Stein 11682 at http://addisonindependent.com Plea filed in New Haven standoff http://addisonindependent.com/201204plea-filed-new-haven-standoff <p> NEW HAVEN &mdash; A New Haven man on Monday pleaded innocent in Addison Country Superior Court (criminal division) to a felony charge of aggravated domestic assault with a weapon, stemming from his March 29 standoff with Vermont State Police that closed down Route 7 for more than seven hours.</p> <p> Thomas Jerome, 51, was released following his arraignment on conditions that he not have any contact with his wife, with whom he had been arguing the night he allegedly sequestered himself in his Route 7 home, under the influence of alcohol, with a shotgun.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11354">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201204plea-filed-new-haven-standoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Haven courts police Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:44:00 +0000 Andrew Stein 11354 at http://addisonindependent.com Addison County Guide to Local Food and Farms 2012 http://addisonindependent.com/localfoods2012 <p> The third annual Addison County Guide to Local Food and Farms is your resource for the latest in agriculture and local foods in the county. Need to find a source for local beef? Looking for a recipe for dinner tonight? Look no further than this guide, produced by the Addison Independent and the <a href="http://acornvt.org">Addison County Relocalization Network</a> (ACORN).</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11337">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/localfoods2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Section Local Foods Guide Wed, 04 Apr 2012 21:36:42 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 11337 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury women's lax still perfect after three wins http://addisonindependent.com/201203middlebury-womens-lax-still-perfect-after-three-wins <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11259" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203middlebury-womens-lax-still-perfect-after-three-wins"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/lax7702.thumbnail.jpg" alt="lax7702.jpg" title="lax7702.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PANTHER JUNIOR ELLEN Halle gets checked by a trio of Wesleyan defenders but still manages to score a goal Saturday. Halle had four goals in the 19-6 Middlebury win. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury College women&rsquo;s lacrosse team romped to three wins in the latter half of last week to improve to 5-0, 4-0 in NESCAC. The Panthers were ranked No. 7 in last week&rsquo;s NCAA Division III poll.</p> <p> On Wednesday, the Panthers topped host Skidmore, 16-5, dropping the Thoroughbreds to 3-1.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11260">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203middlebury-womens-lax-still-perfect-after-three-wins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Middlebury College women's lacrosse Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:02:52 +0000 Andrew Stein 11260 at http://addisonindependent.com Slideshow: Chili Fest 2012 http://addisonindependent.com/201203slideshow-chili-fest-2012 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11159" style="width: 155px;"><a href="/201203slideshow-chili-fest-2012"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/chili6504.thumbnail.jpg" alt="chili6504.jpg" title="chili6504.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="155" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt; SPOON-LICKING GOOD IS the verdict from these three friends from Middlebury College: Kirsten Lundquist, who graduated in 2011, senior Devin Perkins and junior Hannah Newman. Independent photo/Angelo Lynn&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Chili Festival last Saturday afternoon generated the largest turnout in the annual event&#39;s four-year history, drawing a crowd that organizers estimate to be as large as 5,000 to downtown Middlebury (<a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203thousands-throng-downtown-chili-fest">click here to read the story</a>).</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11160">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203slideshow-chili-fest-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Article Multimedia Better Middlebury Partnership chili fest events Middlebury Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:09:06 +0000 Andrew Stein 11160 at http://addisonindependent.com Two locals injured in Route 30 crash http://addisonindependent.com/201203two-locals-injured-route-30-crash <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11122" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203two-locals-injured-route-30-crash"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/accident3327.thumbnail.jpg" alt="accident3327.jpg" title="accident3327.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> POLICE, FIRE AND emergency response personnel work at the scene of a one-car crash on Route 30 in Cornwall last Thursday afternoon. The driver and passenger were transported to Porter Hospital and then Fletcher Allen in Burlington to be treated for injuries. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> CORNWALL &mdash; Vermont State Police are investigating a one-car crash on Route 30 in Cornwall that resulted in injuries to two Middlebury residents during the early afternoon of March 8.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11113">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203two-locals-injured-route-30-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cornwall Featured police Vermont State Police Mon, 12 Mar 2012 18:04:34 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 11113 at http://addisonindependent.com Staff Blog: Looking back at Town Meeting Day coverage http://addisonindependent.com/201203staff-blog-looking-back-town-meeting-day-coverage <p> After the Town Meeting Day polls closed last Tuesday, our crew in the newsroom delivered up-to-the second results for towns across the county. As the numbers rolled in, we hustled to get them out to you ASAP.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/11108/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/11108">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203staff-blog-looking-back-town-meeting-day-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog town meeting day Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:59:26 +0000 Andrew Stein 11108 at http://addisonindependent.com Slideshow: Town Meeting Day 2012 http://addisonindependent.com/201203slideshow-town-meeting-day-2012 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11105" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203slideshow-town-meeting-day-2012"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/TMmonkton2731_1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="TMmonkton2731.jpg" title="TMmonkton2731.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MEMBERS OF THE MONKTON selectboard listen to comments from residents on Town Meeting Day. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 19px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">This past week, photographer Trent Campbell raced across Addison County to capture some of the best town meeting moments at as many meetings as he could. With a bit of help from our reporters, we&#39;ve compiled a sample of our favorite photos, from Bristol to Monkton to Salisbury to Shoreham. &nbsp;</span></p> <p class="rtecenter"> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11104">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203slideshow-town-meeting-day-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Article Multimedia town meeting day Fri, 09 Mar 2012 16:43:49 +0000 Andrew Stein 11104 at http://addisonindependent.com Video: Middlebury says 'yes' to business fund http://addisonindependent.com/201203video-middlebury-sees-need-business-fund <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11102" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203video-middlebury-sees-need-business-fund"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Midd Fund.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Midd Fund.jpg" title="Midd Fund.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VOTERS AT MIDDLEBURY&#039;S town meeting discuss the proposed Middlebury Business Development Fund. </div> </div> </div> <p style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; line-height: 1.6em; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); "> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11101">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203video-middlebury-sees-need-business-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Article Multimedia business Middlebury Middlebury Business Development Fund town meeting day Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:17:59 +0000 Andrew Stein 11101 at http://addisonindependent.com Porter chief wins national honor http://addisonindependent.com/201203porter-chief-wins-national-honor <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11031" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203porter-chief-wins-national-honor"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/jimdaly1220.thumbnail.jpg" alt="jimdaly1220.jpg" title="jimdaly1220.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PORTER MEDICAL CENTER President James Daily has been named a 2012 Grassroots Champion by the American Hospital Association. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The American Hospital Association (AHA) has recognized Porter Medical Center President James L. Daily with its 2012 Grassroots Champion Award.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11032">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203porter-chief-wins-national-honor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury awards Featured health Porter Hospital Mon, 05 Mar 2012 16:15:18 +0000 Christian Woodard 11032 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury Hospice to honor Dunn on Friday http://addisonindependent.com/201202middlebury-hospice-honor-dunn-friday <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash;&nbsp;The Hospice Volunteer Services community will honor Patty Dunn this Friday afternoon from 4:30-6 p.m. at St. Stephen&#39;s on the Green in the parish hall. Dunn recently retired after nine years of service as the HVS executive director.</p> <p> The program will begin at approximately 5 p.m. with musical selections by Wellspring followed by tributes from community members, including Henry Prickitt, Maura McClure, Kate McGowan, Peter Jensen and Margie Beckoff. Frank Buonincontro and Diana Barnard, members of the HVS board of directors, will be the emcees.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10903">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201202middlebury-hospice-honor-dunn-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury healthcare Hospice Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:19:57 +0000 Andrew Stein 10903 at http://addisonindependent.com