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Middlebury Police Log: Police look into stolen silverware

Posted on February 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a report on Feb. 16 that someone had stolen silverware form a Seminary Street home.

Police said there were no signs of a break-in, but they continue to investigate the matter.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Received a report on Feb. 11 of a Water Street apartment tenant’s door being damaged.

•  Took a mental health patient to the Porter Hospital under an emergency evaluation order on Feb. 11.

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Middlebury College ski teams win Winter Carnival

Posted on February 18, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College ski team captured its own carnival this past weekend for its first carnival victory meet in 11 years.

The Panthers performed well at both the Middlebury Snow Bowl and Rikert Nordic Center to finish with 915 points and edge Dartmouth (908) and Vermont (875). The Panthers will compete in the Eastern championships this weekend at Bates.

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Class gets Parkinson's patients moving

Posted on February 18, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Area residents living with Parkinson’s disease can benefit from a new exercise program to be hosted by the EastView at Middlebury retirement community and at the town’s recreation facility.

It’s called “PushBack at Parkinson’s Disease,” a series of twice-per-week classes that will begin on Feb. 26 and end on April 25. Longtime local fitness trainer Kimberly Cobb is a trained PushBack coach who will lead the classes, with help from volunteers.

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Dancers jump for joy thanks to new floor at Midd rec center

Posted on February 18, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Dancing at the Middlebury Recreation Center has been a joyous, yet at-times painful activity. The hard flooring hasn’t been friendly to the feet and muscles of those who’ve used it for disciplines ranging from ballet to hip-hop.

But a recent partnership between a renowned local dancer and a community oriented-construction company has culminated in new flooring at the recreation center that will benefit current and future generations of dancers.

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Nuovo's latest book takes on politics, philosophy

Posted on February 18, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Victor Nuovo had been thinking about making a book out of some of the dozens of essays on political philosophy he’s written for the Addison Independent during the past three years.

Nuovo — Middlebury College’s Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy Emeritus — can now scratch the book off his to-do list, thanks to a generous gift from a good friend, Middlebury Coffee Company CEO Paul Ralston.

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Christian Sands Trio to perform at MAC

Posted on February 18, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Five-time Grammy Award nominee and Steinway artist Christian Sands brings his jazz trio to the Mahaney Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 22. Not yet 30, Sands is an emerging jazz force to be reckoned with. Whether he’s playing stride, swing, bebop, progressive, fusion, Brazilian, or Afro-Cuban, his abundant piano technique perfectly matches his conception, accomplishing a much deeper musical goal: a fresh look at the entire language of jazz. For the performance at Middlebury, Sands will play alongside bassist Eric Wheeler and drummer Jerome Jennings.

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Learn about the Alps at Adventure Series travelog

Posted on February 18, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Green Mountain Club’s 27th Annual James P. Taylor Outdoor Adventure Series will feature Jeff and Diane Munroe of Middlebury when they give the presentation “From Gletscher to Gipfelkreuze: Exploring the Natural and Cultural Landscapes of the Alps,” on Thursday, Feb. 21 , at 7 p.m. at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 2 Duane Court, Middlebury.

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College offers buyouts to 80 employees

Posted on February 14, 2019 |
By ABAGAEL GILES



MIDDLEBURY — This past Friday, Feb. 8, Middlebury College distributed applications to 80 staff members for formal separation packages that include incentives for them to leave their positions.

The voluntary buyouts are the result of a workforce planning process that the college initiated in June 2018, with the goal of reducing the college’s roughly $10.6 million annual operating deficit. In a Feb. 8 statement, college officials said they expect about 50 full- and part-time staff members at its Middlebury campus to take advantage of the program.

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Jen Kravitz to lead Mary Hogan Elementary

Posted on February 14, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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CORNWALL — Bingham Memorial School Principal Jen Kravitz will step down from her post at the end of this academic year in order to become top administrator of Middlebury’s Mary Hogan Elementary.

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Andrew Noethiger will immerse you in a soundscape — with gongs

Posted on February 14, 2019 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — Usually if someone falls asleep within 90 seconds at your performance, you might be embarrassed. But not Andrew Noethiger.

“If someone’s snoring, I’m doing my job,” he said in an interview last month.

So what exactly does he do that he’s happy when his audience not only dozes off, but is so relaxed that they share their unencumbered cacophony?

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