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Women in Montpelier

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES RESIDENT TARA Brooks is flanked by her daughters, Olivia, left, and Addie, at the Women’s March on Montpelier Saturday. Read about local people at the march by clicking here.

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Middlebury students dance across border

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Dance Company of Middlebury will present their new evening of contemporary dance performance, Border | Zones this Friday and Saturday at Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts. This performance follows a premiere at the historic Ángela Peralta Theatre in Mazatlán, Mexico, culminating the company’s two-week residency at the Mazatlán Professional School of Contemporary Dance (EPDM).

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Water Quality Blueprint tool launched for Lake Champlain

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
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MONTPELIER — The Nature Conservancy in Vermont has announced the launch of its Water Quality Blueprint tool for clean water in Lake Champlain. The result of a sixteen-month project, funded by Keurig Green Mountain, the blueprint uses nearly 100 data sets compiled so as to create a unique analysis that identifies good places to invest in nature for clean water progress in Lake Champlain.

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Hancock, Granville community church to close doors in Feb.

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
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HANCOCK / GRANVILLE — The Community Church of Hancock and Granville will cease operation next month and hold its last regular church service this Sunday. The church shares space with the Hancock Town Hall on Route 100.

Members of the United Church of Christ congregation voted on the closing at their recent annual meeting in Hancock, according to parishioner Roger Comes.

The last regular church service will be Sunday, Jan. 29, at 9:30 a.m. There will also be a closing ceremony with communion on Feb. 19, at 9:30 a.m.

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Castleton names county graduates

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



CASTLETON — The following students recently graduated Castleton University and will be recognized during the 230th commencement onSaturday, May 13,at the Castleton Pavilion: Emily Booska of Leicester, Jenna Cloutier of New Haven, Nicole Fyles of Leicester, J. Alden Bisson of Middlebury and Seth Hobbs of Middlebury. 

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Panther men win home track and field meet

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men won and the women were third at a four-team indoor track and field meet this past Saturday at their home facility, Virtue Field House.

The Panther men won with 184 points, followed by Albany (179), Vermont (158.5) and McGill (28.5). The Middlebury women placed third with 106 points, while Albany (266.5), Vermont (124.5) and McGill (87) rounded out the scoring.

The Panthers return to action this Friday and Saturday when they host the Middlebury Invitational, beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday.

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Panther soccer coach Dave Saward to step aside

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College announced this past Thursday that longtime men’s soccer coach David Saward will retire following the 2017 season after 33 years, a tenure that includes the program’s first NCAA Division III championship (2007) and a 347-119-47 record.

The college also announced that 2008 graduate Alex Elias, a member of that NCAA championship team who has served as the Panthers’ assistant coach for the past four seasons, will take over the team in January 2018.

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Vermont State Police Log: Middlebury man faces heroin trafficking charge

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
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ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police jailed a Middlebury man last week on charges that he was trafficking heroin.

On Thursday, Jan. 19, at around 1 p.m., troopers stopped a 2004 Buick Century on Route 7 in the town of Mt. Tabor for speeding. Police report that Scott Racine, 42, of Middlebury was driving the car and 36-year-old Jonathon Gallagher of Rutland was a passenger.

State police alleged that during a search of the vehicle, they found approximately 1,400 bags of heroin.

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Vergennes Police Log: City police deal with rabid animals

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
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VERGENNES — Following a number of recent reports in Vergennes of possibly rabid animals, Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel is asking residents to let city police or local game wardens know if they see any animals acting strangely —and to be careful.

In the past two weeks, Vergennes police have shot four animals acting strangely, including raccoons on Jan. 17 and 20, and on Monday were responding to a fifth report.

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Middlebury Police Log: Authorities investigate Memorial Sports Center break-in

Posted on January 26, 2017 |
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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police are investigating a report of a burglary at the Memorial Sports Center off Buttolph Drive on Jan. 22.

Police said the culprit(s) forced their way inside to steal an unspecified amount of cash.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Responded to a verbal dispute in the Seymour Street area on Jan. 17.

•  Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS officials with a suicidal patient in the Cross Street area on Jan. 17.

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