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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/image/contrib/image_attach/image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images.inc on line 112.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 81.
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  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.

Firefighters and police team up for Battle of Badges blood drive

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Local fire and law enforcement personnel including the Vermont State Police are teaming with the American Red Cross for the first annual Battle of the Badges blood drive to see who can recruit the most eligible donors in their community to donate blood.

Individuals can join the Battle of the Badges blood drive by donating on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Middlebury American Legion Post located at 49 Wilson Road. People’s blood donations will help decide who wins bragging rights for Addison County.

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Weybridge chicken pie supper set for Sept. 25

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE — The Weybridge Chicken Pie Supper, which takes place every September, has been called the “Best Church Supper in Vermont!”

At last year’s sold-out Chicken Pie Supper, one diner told a church member, “I go to these events all over the state. This one is the best. I’ll be back.”

In fact, people love the food and camaraderie at the Weybridge Congregational Church Chicken Pie Supper so much that they have been known to travel from out of state just to attend.

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St. Johnsbury football tops Tigers

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ST. JOHNSBURY — Defending Division I champion St. Johnsbury outlasted the visiting Middlebury Union High School football team on Saturday, 44-32.

Hilltopper QB Jake Cady sparked his team by completing 24 of 29 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for four scores and 106 yards.

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Field hockey: Eagles and Otters earn big wins

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In area high school field hockey play late last week Mount Abraham picked up a tie and a win vs. Division I competition to remain unbeaten, Otter Valley earned a key D-II win to remain on the Eagles’ heels in the standings, and Middlebury took a tough road loss.

EAGLES

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Girls' soccer: Eagles split, VUHS rallies

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — The local high school girls’ soccer teams saw mixed results late last week, when Mount Abraham split two games, Vergennes fought back for a road tie, Middlebury couldn’t hold a second-half lead, and Otter Valley lost a heartbreaker.

EAGLES

On Wednesday host U-32 edged the Eagles, 1-0, on Sasha Kennedy’s second-half goal. Goalie Jordan Kellett made four saves for the 2-1 Raiders, while Justice Green stopped eight shots for the Eagles.

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Boys' soccer: Eagles net first win

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham won the consolation of Rutland’s annual tournament and gave new Coach Bob Russell his first win at the varsity level to highlight high school boys’ soccer play late last week.

In other action Otter Valley earned a win and a tie, while Middlebury and Vergennes came up short.

EAGLES

The Eagles defeated Mill River, 2-1, to improve to 1-2-1. The Minutemen dropped to 1-2-1 with their first Division II loss.

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Scoreboard and schedule for Sept. 17

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Football

9/14 Mt. Abe/VUHS vs. OV.................. 36-18

9/15 St. J vs. MUHS............................. 44-32

Field Hockey

9/12 Colchester vs. Mt. Abe..................... 1-1

9/14 S. Burlington vs. MUHS.................... 9-0

9/14 OV vs. Woodstock........................... 1-0

9/15 Mt. Abe vs. Mt. Mansfield................. 2-0

Boys’ Soccer

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By the way for September 13

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Uncovering the Underground Railroad quilt-code myth at Rokeby

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Historian Kate Clifford Larson will speak about the enduring myth surrounding quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad. The illustrated lecture will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, at 3 p.m. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh, in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit “Fabric of Emancipation” curated by Harlem Needle Arts.

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Sonneborn to speak about his run for governor

Posted on September 13, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — Ethan Sonneborn’s campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor was featured in the Washington Post and The New York Times.

The 14-year-old Bristol resident and his teenage strategists will talk about how they captured national media attention — and nearly 7 percent of the Democratic vote — at an event in Burlington this coming Sunday afternoon.

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