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Women's Club of Vermont offering scholarships

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ORWELL — The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Vermont (GFWC-VT), which includes the Orwell Fortnightly Club, announces the availability of scholarships for Vermont women who have been homemakers and who have lost their main means of support through separation or divorce from their spouse or the death, disability or long-term unemployment of their spouse. 

The scholarships range from $500 to $1,500. Women receiving the awards over the years have come from a wide range of towns in the state.

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In boys' basketball: VUHS is he only local winner

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Vergennes bested host Mount Abraham to highlight area high school boys’ basketball play late last week. In other games, Fair Haven topped Otter Valley in a Marble Valley League showdown, and first-place St. Albans subdued Middlebury in a Lake Division contest.

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The Commodores led for most of the way, but the Eagles hung close as VUHS prevailed, 58-51, on Friday in a packed Mount Abe gym.

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MUHS boys' hockey downs Colchester, falls to CVU

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team split two games last week; its record stands at 8-6-2, good for sixth place in Division I.

On Wednesday, the Tigers defeated host Colchester, 3-1, as Brett Viens, Henry Hodde and Tyler Giorgio each found the back of the net. Tiger goalie Doug DeLorenzo stopped 22 shots, while Max Brault scored and Jake Rocheleau made 25 saves for Colchester, which fell to 3-11-1.

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Shoreham Congregational Church to hold pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



SHOREHAM — Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent, which starts on Ash Wednesday. This year Shrove Tuesday is Feb. 28.

Another name for this day, Pancake Day, comes from the old English custom of using up all the fattening ingredients in the house before Lent, so that people were ready to fast during Lent. The fattening ingredients that most people had in their houses in those days were eggs and milk. A very simple recipe to use up these ingredients was to combine them with some flour and make pancakes.

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Scoreboard and sports schedule for Feb. 13

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Boys’ Hockey

2/8 MUHS vs. Colchester......................... 3-1

2/11 CVU vs. MUHS................................. 2-1

Girls’ Hockey

2/8 MMU/CVU vs. MUHS................. 2-1 (OT)

2/10 MUHS vs. South Burlington.............. 7-1

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ANESU to hold developmental screenings on March 15

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — The Early Education Program of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union (ANESU) will hold its developmental screenings on Wednesday, March 15, 1-4:30 p.m.

Children will have the opportunity to play in an early childhood classroom using art materials, blocks, puzzles and imaginative play materials.  Parents can share information about their child and learn more about their child’s communication, social, play and motor skills.

The screening is free and will take about one hour.

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Castleton University president's list

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



CASTLETON — The following students were named to the Castleton University president’s list for the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year.

Emily Booska of Leicester; Cassandra Fyles of Orwell; Nicole Fyles of Leicester; Stephanie LaFountain of Brandon; Amber Leavitt of Bristol; Samantha Marszalkowski of Panton; Kelsey Scarborough of Brandon; Sydney Smith of Orwell; Allyson Stearns of Vergennes; and Siri Swanson of Orwell.

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Local students make college honor rolls

Posted on February 13, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



DURHAM, N.H. — The following students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2016 semester: Cynthia Holler of Addison earned High Honors; Burke Farrell of East Middlebury earned Honors; Michelle Peterson of Middlebury earned Honors; Zoe Parsons of Middlebury earned Honors; and Dacey Anechiarico of Whiting earned High Honors.

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Fast on ice

Posted on February 9, 2017 |
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MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School sophomore Lacey Greenamyre zips around the long track oval in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, earlier this winter, where she placed 10th out of more than 80 skaters in her age group.

This past weekend, she won four races (setting personal bests at three distances) at the Empire State Games at Lake Placid, N.Y. She also skated her first 42K marathon (109 laps on a 400-meter oval — that’s 26.2 miles), placed 1st in her age group, which got her a gold medal, and was the 2nd woman overall, earning a silver and a $200 prize.

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Local World War II veteran honored by DAR

Posted on February 9, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — World War II veteran Doug Yantz received quite a surprise on Feb. 3. Three members of North Country Honor Flight along with Rena Trepanier and Joy Minns, members of the Seth Warner - Rhoda Farrand chapter of the DAR, showed up at his daughter’s home to present a few very special honors.

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