Archive - Jan 2012 - Staff Blog
It seems like just yesterday that Middlebury College’s “Self Reliance” solar-powered house headed down to Washington, D.C., to compete in the biennial Solar Decathlon competition. The Middlebury kids last fall claimed fourth place overall in an international field of entries.
The U.S. Department of Energy today released its picks for the 2013 round of the highly selective competition, and Middlebury College once again made the cut.
The mild conditions this winter have not been conductive to ice skating on our local waterways, but on Wednesday morning many Addison County residents took unplanned trips across ice - when traveling across driveways and parking lots!
The culprit? A warm front bringing unseasonable rain, followed by a cold front and plummeting temperatures - an effect some meteorologists call a “flash freeze”.
The Obama administration has rejected the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday afternoon.
Over the last two months, most of the United States and southern Canada have been locked into a “snow drought”, but for parts of Vermont, at least, some significant snow may be on the way.
MIDDLEBURY — An active group of area residents have a surefire way of making the cold days of winter more fun, exciting and engaging while also helping strengthen the community: racing in the Middlebury Ski Bum League.
At the end of every year, the Addy Indy staff sits down in the newsroom and works out our picks for the top 10 stories of the year. Some choices are clear-cut, and other times it requires scanning back through a year's worth of front pages, trying to decide which stories had the largest effect on the county.
But web analytics give us a new capability: we can see exactly what stories you, our readers, flocked to in 2011.
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