November 22nd, 2015
LEXINGTON, Va. — The Middlebury College field hockey team edged previously undefeated and top-ranked Bowdoin 1-0, in a game played at Washington and Lee on Sunday to win its second NCAA Division III championship and its first since 1998.
The 20-2 Panthers, who began the tournament ranked No. 3, set a school record for wins and in the tournament defeated No. 5 Franklin & Marshall, No. 6 William Smith and, in a Saturday semifinal, No. 2 The College of New Jersey, the defending champion, 4-1.
MIDDLEBURY — The Neil Sinclair coaching era began for the Middlebury College men’s hockey team with a solid weekend at Chip Kenyon Arena against two NESCAC foes, a 4-0 win over Colby on Saturday and a 4-4 tie vs. Bowdoin on Sunday.
Still, the Panthers came close to a sweep of their league foes, taking a 4-1 first-period lead on Sunday before Bowdoin worked its way back.
NCAA Division III Final Four
In Lexington, VA
11/21 Bowdoin vs. Ursinus...................... 4-2
11/21 Middlebury vs. New Jersey............ 4-1
11/22 Middlebury vs. Bowdoin................. 1-0
As the new local food access coordinator for HOPE I was thrilled to attend the Empty Soup Bowl Dinner in early November. The Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op put together a wonderful evening, and I was thankful to see so many folks coming together to try alleviate food insecurity in Addison County through contributions to HOPE and CVOEO.
In this season of gratitude, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes and the Vergennes Partnership want to express their thanks to the many organizations and individuals who contributed so much to this year’s Pumpkins in the Park event.
Five churches, eight restaurants, two service organizations, two city departments and five members of the accordion-playing Vorsteveld family all lent a hand, showing once again that the spirit of cooperation is alive and well in the greater Vergennes community.
It is no secret that using military force against the Islamic State, or ISIS, in the wake of the Paris attacks holds a prevailing appeal to a majority of Republicans. They like a president who takes charge of the situation, hits them with “shock and awe” and says, in effect, “Here, take that, and don’t do it again or we’ll hit you harder.”
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury officials now in the process of revising the community’s town plan are considering adding some new language calling upon developers of solar arrays to pay more heed to local concerns prior to siting such projects in Addison County’s shire town.
MONTPELIER — Seven Bristol Elementary School third-grade students attended a celebration ceremony with the rest of the statewide winners and runners-up of the annual Fire Safety Poster Contest on Friday, Nov. 6. The 13 winning posters will be featured in the Vermont Division of Fire Safety’s 2016 Fire Safety Calendar.