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October 15th, 2015
BRISTOL — Kids in the five-town area competed in the annual Mount Abraham Pee Wee Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 10, on the Mount Abraham Union High School grounds. The results are as follows:
Pre-K/Kindergarten girls (1/4 mile): 1. Saebryn Carter, Bristol, 3:25.
Pre-K/Kindergarten boys (1/4 mile): 1. Waydon Cherington, Monkton, 1:52; 2. Noah Germon, Lincoln, 1:55; 3. Ben Mangini, Monkton, 2:29; 4. Sawyer Lyons, Bristol 2:45.
MIDDLEBURY — The August murder in Barre of Vermont Department for Children & Families (DCF) social worker Lara Sobel continues to weigh heavily on the minds of her colleagues, including those in the agency’s Middlebury office, who are taking greater safety precautions while redoubling their dedication to what can be a high-stress, thankless, but vitally important job of protecting children.
WHITING — The Whiting Community Church is launching a “Celebrate Recovery” program starting Monday, Oct. 19. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30.
Celebrate Recovery touches on a whole range of issues, including chemical addictions, food issues, pornography, physical and sexual abuse, abandonment, sexual and or love addictions, anger issues, co-dependency or any other issue people might be struggling with.The program is open to the public and walk-ins are welcome. Meetings will be held every Monday.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College hosts the live performance event “Cocoon,” inspired by the popular storytelling phenomenon “The Moth,” on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Mahaney Center for the Arts. Six handpicked storytellers will tell a diverse range of stories around the theme “Roots.” The audience is invited to a reception with the storytellers after the show.
When I think of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, I usually have in mind more coastal areas. All but one of my previous visits to Washington or Oregon have been to the western side of the Cascade Mountains: to Seattle, Portland, the Willamette Valley, or to some little city along the Oregon coast.
MIDDLEBURY — Laurie Patton stood before a microphone on a stage in front of Old Chapel on the Middlebury College on Sunday morning bathed in applause.
“Hello, Middlebury!” the newly minted president of the 215-year-old institution warmly greeted her cheering audience.
And thus began — officially, the tenure of Middlebury College’s 17th president.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
10/13 OV vs. Mt. Anthony 2-0
10/14 Mt. Abe at CVU
10/14 S. Burlington at MUHS
10/12 OV vs. Bellows Falls 3-0
10/13 OV vs. Windsor 2-1
10/14 Mt. Abe at VUHS
10/14 Missisquoi at MUHS
10/13 MUHS vs. Missisquoi 4-0