November 30th, 2015
FERRISBURGH — After hearing from a Plank Road resident whose wife had been hurt in an accident on that road in the southeastern corner of Ferrisburgh, the town selectboard said at its Nov. 17 meeting it would take steps to make a stretch of Plank Road safer, probably in cooperation with neighboring towns.
BRISTOL — For caterer Susan Pratt, salads are art. And the amazing flavor combinations and dazzling colors that a salad can bring together are as inspiring as any painter’s canvas.
“Anything can be an inspiration for a salad,” said Pratt. “Even oddball things.”
VERGENNES — Community will be the watchword of the day on Dec. 5 when loads of residents of Vergennes and surrounding towns gather in the Little City for the 10th annual Holiday Stroll.
Chat with Santa over breakfast, fill your gift bag with local crafts, and enjoy songs and music with friends at the Vergennes Holiday Stroll. Participants will enjoy a festive collection of activities ranging from a fantastic Winter Craft Fair to the display of thousands of holiday lights on a moving cement mixer.
MIDDLEBURY — A Middlebury College women’s hockey team skating just a handful of seniors and juniors split a pair of home games this past weekend in the annual Panther/Cardinal Classic, which Middlebury and Plattsburgh State organize every November.
On Friday, 7-1 Elmira, ranked No. 2 in NCAA Division III, defeated the No. 3 ranked Panthers, 3-1. On Sunday, Middlebury defeated Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 3-1.
MIDDLEBURY — Agricultural literacy means that ordinary consumers “actually know where milk comes from, that it’s from the teats of a cow,” said Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Ross.
Northern Shootout at Norwich
11/27 Plattsburgh vs. Midd. 5-4
11/28 Conn. College vs. Midd. 1-0
Panther/Cardinal Classic at Midd.
11/27 Elmira vs. Midd 3-1
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 recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.
As Addison County residents, and Vermonters across the state, ponder the pros and cons of consolidating school governance, everyone agrees on one point: the focus should be on the students; more specifically, the benefits from implementing the proposed changes should ultimately lead to better outcomes for students.
It’s not easy, however, to determine which factors lead to better outcomes.