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The chase

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY’S ABEL ANDERSON tries to slow Maxwell Line and the Essex attack in Saturday's Division I hockey semifinal.

Essex Reporter photo/Anthony Labor Jr.

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Against the boards

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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TIGER SOPHOMORE DEFENDER Tucker Stearns checks Essex’s Tobey Cram into the boards during Saturday’s Division I boys’ hockey semifinal at Essex, while MUHS senior Kolby Farnsworth swoops in for the puck. The top-seeded Hornets advanced to the final with a 7-0 win over the Tigers, who finished with a 10-9-3 record.

Essex Reporter photo/Anthony Labor Jr.

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For Cornwall skier Sophia Hodges, Middlebury College was the obvious choice

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College junior and Cornwall native Sophia Hodges recently sat down with a representative of the Middlebury College Sports Information Department to discuss her Nordic skiing career, her decision to attend Middlebury, and her family ties.

Hodges, an English and American literature major in her third year skiing for the Panthers, is also a second-generation Middlebury athlete: Her father, Barney Hodges, was a Panther all-American Nordic skier who graduated in 1992 and now assists the Middlebury Union High School Nordic team.

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Climate change Transition Town potluck on tap in Weybridge

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE — Ruah Swennerfelt, activist, homesteader, blogger and author is spreading good news about an exciting new worldwide movement called Transition Towns.

The Huddlebury organization will host a Transition Town potluck at Weybridge Elementary School on March 23, 5-7 p.m.

The Transition Town Movement is about transitioning to a world that is less vulnerable to climate change and less dependent on fossil fuels. It invites people from all walks of life and political persuasions to come together to create vibrant, resilient communities.

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UVM Morgan Horse Farm's Steve Davis inducted into national hall of fame

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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SHELBURNE — Stephen Davis of New Haven recently was inducted in the American Morgan Horse Association’s (AMHA) Hall of Fame. The announcement was made at the Association’s annual convention on Saturday, Feb. 9, in San Antonio, Texas. 

As Director of the UVM Morgan Horse Farm in Vermont for 32 years, Davis developed the traditional and versatile Morgan horse while maintaining the blueprint of his predecessor Dr. Donald Balch’s focus on strong broodmare families in the farm’s breeding program.

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Mark Benz honored at Lincoln Town Meeting

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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Editor’s note: Sally Ober of Lincoln provided this story.

LINCOLN — Lincoln Town Meeting on Monday, March 4, was extra special and festive this year as we celebrated the 100-year anniversary of the Burnham Foundation. It was great to see the hall filled with townspeople wearing Mardi-gras beads; there were balloons and banners all around, and it had a general feeling of congeniality.

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Local artists featured in ACHHH raffle

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Get ready for the 11th annual Dream Vacation Raffle at Middlebury Inn on Saturday, March 16. Once again Addison County Home Health and Hospice and End of Life Services, Inc. (formerly known as Hospice Volunteer Services) will host the event from 4-6:30 p.m. Tickets to the event are $25. (See page 16 for a list of local places to buy a ticket.)

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U.S. Air Force quintet to perform in Vergennes

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — The Heritage Bands of the U.S. Air Force is coming back to the Vergennes Opera House on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. This free concert will feature the five-member Heritage Winds group.

As professional Airmen-musicians, the members of Heritage Winds are dedicated to using the power of music to honor our veterans, inspire patriotism, communicate the Air Force story, and recruit those who are interested in serving our nation.

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NoDa artists connect with Stone Block Antiques

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — The Vergennes gallery Northern Daughters has a special exhibit up now called “At Home,” which features work from 12 of the gallery’s artists alongside furniture from Stone Block Antiques also of Vergennes. The show features groupings of work that can be imagined as different rooms in a home, punctuated with beautiful antiques pieces.

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Vermonters can e-file their tax returns through Free File

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The 2019 Vermont personal income tax season has opened. The IRS and the State of Vermont began accepting income tax returns on Jan. 28. This year, the federal and state due date for returns and requests for extensions is April 15. Many of the changes come as a result of Act 11, Vermont’s response to the 2017 federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which became law during the 2018 special legislative session and prevented a $30 million income tax increase.

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