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Spring walleye fishing season is almost upon us

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



RUTLAND — The Vermont walleye fishing season will open on Saturday, May 5, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England.

“We saw some really nice, trophy-size walleye during our recent survey work, which certainly brightens the outlook for the upcoming walleye season,” said Chet MacKenzie, fisheries biologist with Vermont Fish & Wildlife.

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Middlebury College softball posts four wins, four losses

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College softball team held Rensselaer to no runs on just three hits as the Panthers (16-10) on Tuesday swept a pair of games from the Engineers (21-9) by scores of 3-0 and 1-0.

Middlebury was set to host St. Joseph’s (Vt.) in a doubleheader at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The RPI wins came after the Panthers lost three to Williams this past Friday and Saturday and defeated Hamilton on Sunday.

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Panther baseball pulls two 1-run wins

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
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MIDDLEBURY — The Panther baseball team swept a three-game series vs. Bowdoin this past weekend, including two one-run victories, as Middlebury improved its record to 10-13, 2-4 in conference play.

Action at the Middlebury field started with a single game on Saturday. Panther Hayden Smith delivered a walk-off single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, as the Panthers (8-13) collected an 11-10 win over the Polar Bears.

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Scoreboard and sports schedule for April 26

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Boys’ Lacrosse

4/24 OV vs. Lamoille..................... 9-8 (2OT)

Baseball

4/24 OV vs. Mill River............................ 13-3

4/24 MUHS vs. Mt. Abe.......................... 12-5

4/25 Mt. Abe at Colchester......... Ppd. to 4/27

Softball

4/24 OV vs. Mill River.......................... 23-12

4/24 Mt. Abe vs. MUHS............................ 7-2

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Matt Dickerson: Fishing for No. 31 in 401

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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There’s an old saying I just made up. It goes like this: “Don’t count your stories before they hatch.”

I began incubating this story a couple weeks ago. I imagined how it would unfold, and how I might tell it. I even wrote a few paragraphs in my head. It had a pleasant and even slightly surprising beginning, and I definitely liked the imagined ending.

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Vermont State Police Log: Detectives cite city man for sexual assault of juvenile

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — On April 19, Vermont State Police Det. Trooper Patrick Slaney cited Thomas Hall, 45, of Vergennes for three counts of sexual assault based on incidents reported earlier this year.

State police detectives assigned to the Bureau of Criminal Investigations on Feb. 13 were notified of a sexual assault complaint in Ferrisburgh. During the course of investigation, which included a number of interviews, police report that they learned Hall on three occasions sexually assaulted a juvenile.

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Bristol Police Log: Dept. assists in Middlebury massage voyeurism case

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — On April 10 Bristol police assisted Middlebury police by conducting a preliminary forensic search of electronic devices belonging to Roger Schmidt, a Middlebury masseur accused of voyeurism.

An evaluation of the evidence by Bristol officers yielded 70 digital images and videos that appear to have been taken without the consent or knowledge of the customers involved, according to an affidavit filed in Addison Superior Court.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Middlebury Police Log: Man cited after driving off a road

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Matthew Ceda, 26, of Middlebury for driving while intoxicated on Valley View Drive, after an officer allegedly saw him drive off Seminary Street Extension three times on April 17.

Police said Ceda refused to submit to a breath test.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Responded to a report of some disgruntled customers at the AT&T Store in The Centre shopping plaza on April 16.

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Vergennes Police Log: Addison man cited for drunk driving

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police cited Erik A. Brands, 28, of Addison for driving under the influence, following a stop for speeding on West Main Street on April 17.

Police said they measured Brands’ blood-alcohol content at 0.126 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.

In other action last week, Vergennes police:

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Rainmakers

Posted on April 24, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRIDGE SCHOOL STUDENTS James Adams, left, Zachary Dragon and Henry Weston make it rain on the watershed model they built in the sand pit at the Exchange Street school in Middlebury recently. This watershed exploration is part of the Trout in the Classroom project, which gives students a hands-on way to study science and ecology.

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