November 16th, 2015
ADDISON — The State 4-H Sheep Shearing Clinic, held Nov. 1 in Addison, provided an opportunity for Vermont 4-H club members to gain valuable tips from a professional sheep shearer.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Vermont 4-H sheep members had an opportunity to take stock of their skills and knowledge when it comes to all things sheep in several fast-paced competitions at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass., Oct. 3-4.
The Vermont delegation to this regional New England event took part in general knowledge, quiz bowl and sheep blocking and fitting contests. They also set up an educational exhibit on parisitology that was awarded second prize.
This week’s writers are Rebecca Hicks and Martin Fowler, both of whom recently graduated from Middlebury College. Hicks is working for a nonprofit focused on youth health education. Fowler is a writer based in Brooklyn.
There’s too much at stake in the 2016 election for those on the left to get complacent.
An open letter to the Vermont Public Service Board members: Margaret Cheney, James Volz and Sarah Hofmann:
How tragic: In the not too distant future, I suspect, more solar panels than cows will occupy Vermont’s magnificent pastoral landscape.
I want to respond to the editorial of the Nov. 9 edition of the Independent.
It was Friday night in Paris, a time to go out to concerts, or to meet friends at a bar and share a glass of wine. Instead, 11/13, became France’s 9/11 as gunmen and suicide bombers methodically and randomly slaughtered more than 129 citizens at four locations around the city, wounding hundreds more.
MIDDLEBURY — With help from five Middlebury and four Otter Valley union high school seniors, the South all-star team rolled to a 54-19 victory in Saturday’s 15th annual North-South All-Star Football Game, which was played at Middlebury College’s Alumni Stadium.
NCAA Regional at Wm. Smith
11/14 Midd. vs. Franklin & Marshal......... 2-0
11/14 William Smith vs. Bridgewater....... 6-0
11/15 Midd. vs. William Smith…………. 3-0