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College admissions scandal irks area high school students

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



ADDISON COUNTY — When federal prosecutors announced last week that they had indicted at least 50 people — many of them quite wealthy — for conspiring to influence college admissions decisions through fraudulent means, Chessley Jackman, a 12th-grader at Mount Abraham Union High School, was still waiting to hear back about her own college applications.

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Bristol selectboard withdraws from gas agreement

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



BRISTOL — It’s official.

Bristol will not get natural gas service anytime soon — if ever.

As a dozen members of the public looked on, the Bristol selectboard voted 2–1 Monday night to rescind a July 23, 2018, license agreement with Vermont Gas Systems (VGS), which would have brought natural gas service to some parts of the town.

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UVM grad Choudhury picked to lead Porter Medical Center

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — A seasoned health care provider and hospital administrator currently working at a medical center in St. Johnsbury has been hired to lead hospital and supporting medical services in Middlebury.

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Gov. Scott fields questions on health care and global warming

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY — Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Monday morning at American Legion Post 27 told a crowd of almost 80 residents, students and lawmakers why his proposed 2019-2020 budget would boost Vermont, with an emphasis on limiting increases to fees and taxes while growing the economy and the state’s population.

Afterward Scott fielded questions about issues, notably climate change and health care, and repeatedly stated preferences for incentives over what he called potentially costly mandates.

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Danielle Gori-Montanelli crafts fanciful jewelry with wool

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — An upside-down figure on the porch of Danielle Gori-Montanelli’s home studio near Middlebury Union Middle School, gives you the idea that this neighborhood home might be a little different from the rest. And indeed it is.

This is where Gori-Montanelli creates her “fanciful felt jewelry.”

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Citizens meet to listen and talk about Mount Abe schools

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — Suppose for a moment that the 52 people who attended the Mount Abraham Unified School District’s community engagement workshop on Saturday showed up with a candle they wanted to light.

And let’s say that over the course of nearly seven hours of working together, each one of them managed to light their candle.

Then let us picture those 52 candles as multipliers, cupped in protective hands, making their way into the community and lighting fresh candles, new flames begetting still more flames.

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Midd alum reports from the alleged college-admissions crime scene

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



MIDDLEBURY — In the wake of news reports of a college admissions cheating scandal, recent Middlebury College graduate Juliette Luini has been thinking a lot about where she came from.

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By the way for Mar. 21

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



It’s official: Vermont’s Best Beard hails from Bristol. The hairy growth on the face of Bristol’s Steve Reilly earned that distinction last Saturday when he participated in the Third Annual Vermont Beardies fundraiser, which surpassed its goal and raised $52,420 for Vermont’s Wish Kids. Reilly won for having the Best Backwoods Beard, and took the top honor by edging out the winners for Best Urban Beard, Best Freestyle Beard and People’s Choice Beard. Congratulations to Steve and his whiskers.

 

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VSP trooper revived by Narcan is on leave; investigation ongoing

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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LEICESTER — A Vermont State Police trooper is on leave while investigators try to determine why he collapsed on the job after handling illicit drugs. This past Friday night Acting Sgt. Brett Flansburg passed out following a traffic stop in Leicester and was revived by multiple doses of Narcan, which is used to combat the effects of an opiate overdose.

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Radio host Krista Tippett to speak at college graduation

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Krista Tippett, host of the public radio show “On Being” and a bestselling author, will deliver the 2019 Middlebury College Commencement address on Sunday, May 26.

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