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'Age Well' will debut tai chi classes Jan. 14

Posted on December 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Age Well is sponsoring tai chi classes in Vergennes beginning Jan. 14 andrunning through April 10. Tai chi is a discipline that gets you moving, helps reduce stress and hypertension, builds strength, improves balance and promotes mental clarity and mindfulness.

Some of the classes will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays:

• Beginner Tai Chi for Fall Prevention (Parts 1 and 2): Monday & Wednesday, 10-10:50 a.m., Jan. 14-April 10. Instructor: Dan Bagley. Contact: [email protected].

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Scoreboard and schedule for Dec. 31

Posted on December 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Girls’ Hockey

12/28 MUHS vs. Rutland...................... 4-3

12/29 MUHS vs. Spaulding.................. 2-0

Boys’ Hockey

12/26 MUHS vs. CVU........................... 6-1

12/28 MUHS vs. Lake Placid............... 5-0

12/29 Stowe vs. MUHS........................ 3-2

Girls’ Basketball

12/27 Mill River vs. MUHS............... 34-28

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Vergennes Police Log: Authorities investigate graffiti incident at city skate park

Posted on December 31, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police are investigating a Dec. 21 incident of racist, sexist and anti-Semitic graffiti at the city’s skate park off East Street.

Police Chief George Merkel said a vandal or vandals applied offensive language and images, some of them graphic, to several structures at the park. The park is in the middle of the East Street Vergennes recreation area near Vergennes Union Elementary School and includes the ice-skating rink/tennis courts, basketball hoops and city pool.

Merkel said town workers have covered the words and images.

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Holiday sharing

Posted on December 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIKE BUSHEY, CENTER, of Masons Libanus Lodge 47 in Bristol presents five $100 gift cards to representatives from Shaw’s supermarkets. The gift cards will be given to a needy family in each of the five towns of Bristol, Starksboro, New Haven, Lincoln and Monkton. Libanus Lodge membership has grown significantly in the past few years. Anyone interested in joining a growing, friendly organization can contact the Masons at PO Box 124, Bristol, VT 05443.

Photo courtesy Rick Taylor

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Catch and release

Posted on December 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MARK FLOWERS OF Bristol and his girlfriend Sarah Fornaby caught this nice largemouth bass — and then released it — while ice fishing on Monkton Pond Thursday afternoon. Flowers, a Mt. Abe Union High School graduate (and son of reporter John Flowers), is enjoying some downtime as he readies for his next phase of training as a medic with the U.S. Air Force.

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2018: A year in review

Posted on December 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Editor’s note: If change is good, we had plenty of it in Addison County over the past 12 months. Faces came and went, news stories flamed up and died out (and some of them will follow us into the new year). 2018 was quite a year on many fronts. Relive some of those memories in this round up of the year that’s ending and then brace yourself... and have a wonderful 2019.

JANUARY

The new year and the county’s first baby of 2018 did not quite arrive simultaneously: Kai Spaulding Lewia was born at Porter Hospital on Jan. 2.

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By the way for Dec. 27

Posted on December 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Lincoln news for Dec. 27

Posted on December 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — The first Community Movie Night of 2019 features one of my all-time favorite movies, “The Goonies.” In order to save their homes from foreclosure, a group of misfit friends set out on a quest to find a pirate’s ancient treasure. “The Goonies” will be shown on Friday, Jan. 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Popcorn and drinks provided. All are welcome.

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Otters, Tigers the victors in boys' basketball

Posted on December 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school boys’ basketball late last week, Otter Valley knocked off visiting Vergennes, which also lost to Fair Haven; Middlebury remained undefeated, but it wasn’t easy; and Mount Abraham dropped a close home contest.

Teams will return to action this Thursday.

OV OVER VUHS

OV took a 15-2 lead after one period on the way to a 51-34 victory over the visiting Commodores this past Thursday, breaking a streak of three slow starts. OV improved to 3-1.

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