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Local poets invited to compete with their haikus

Posted on May 23, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE — For the second year, Weybridge poet-laureates Julia Alvarez and Jay Parini invited residents to submit haikus for a local competition. Last year’s inaugural haiku competition, resulted in 70 haikus from two dozen residents.

The challenge is to write a haiku or two or more about Weybridge or Vermont: a moment in a season, a particular encounter, a vivid, sense-based snapshot. Maybe it’s a moment or observation that happened in Weybridge. Maybe it’s about Weybridge’s past or a look ahead at its future.

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Tilly Boulanger's life to be celebrated June 1

Posted on May 20, 2019 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Tilly Boulanger, the 9-year-old Weybridge girl who lost her life after being struck by a car on Weybridge Road on April 25, will be celebrated at a special gathering at Middlebury College’s Snow Bowl in Ripton during the afternoon of June 1.

The young girl’s parents confirmed that news — with more details to come — through a recent post on the Caringbridge website.

Tilly touched many lives during her short life, and has even saved a few since her tragic passing.

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UPDATE: Weybridge girl struck by car dies in hospital

Posted on April 29, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE — Nine-year-old Matilda “Tilly” Boulanger of Weybridge was struck by a car on Weybridge Road/Route 23 on Thursday afternoon. Vermont State Police said that Boulanger died Saturday at UVM Medical Center.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

Vermont State Police were called to Weybridge at around 12:54 p.m. Thursday, April 25, on a report that a car had struck a pedestrian.

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Cornwall, Mary Hogan and Weybridge schools get new principals

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — New principals this summer will take charge at four of the Addison Central School District’s seven elementary schools.

Three have already been hired: Nicole Carter, recently chosen to succeed longtime Weybridge Elementary School Principal Christina Johnston; Heather Raabe, who will replace Jen Kravitz at the Bingham Memorial School in Cornwall; and Kravitz, who will move from Cornwall to the helm of Middlebury’s Mary Hogan Elementary.

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Climate in the spotlight at legislative breakfast

Posted on April 11, 2019 |
By John Flowers



WEYBRIDGE — While more than 200 hearty climate-change activists on Monday morning were battling rain, hail and wind during the final leg of their symbolic walk from Middlebury to the Statehouse in Montpelier, a much smaller group of citizens was meeting with local lawmakers in Weybridge to lobby for legislation aimed at reducing the state’s carbon footprint.

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Weybridge teen offers glimpse into Muslim community's concerns

Posted on April 4, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Narges Anzali speaks and writes so clearly, beautifully and effortlessly, you have to remind yourself she’s only 13.

But living in a world where one can face taunts, jeers or much worse for simply being Muslim, Anzali has had to grow up more quickly than other teens at Middlebury Union Middle School. She’s fluent in three languages and her voluminous English vocabulary includes words like “Islamophobia.”

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A Career Center student invention tackles a maple problem

Posted on March 14, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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WEYBRIDGE — At the same time that forest science students at the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center are learning the art of maple syrup production they’re also attempting to revolutionize it with a device to measure sap flow.

Teacher Aaron Townshend and student John Bent call it the “maple weir,” and they, along with Hannaford STEM student Will Larocque, are field-testing it this week at the Lemon Fair Road sugarhouse operated by the Career Center in Weybridge.

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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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Weybridge's Mike McKenna gets U.S. Rugby post

Posted on March 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Weybridge resident Mike McKenna, a former advisor to the Middlebury College Rugby Club and Wesleyan University rugby player, was recently confirmed as a member the USA Rugby Board of Directors.

According to a USA Rugby press release, McKenna’s “extensive experience in creative and brand marketing” will be invaluable to the board.

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Weybridge Town Meeting results 2019

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE — Following a trend in most Addison County communities this year, Weybridge residents endorsed all requests on their town meeting agenda — including a proposed 2019-2020 general fund budget of $156,850 and a highway fund request of $511,900.

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