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Sivan Cotel to lead Porter Medical Center's board

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The board of directors of the UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center elected a new slate of officers at its monthly meeting in September.

Elected to be board chairman was Sivan Cotel, the co-founder and director of operations for Stonecutter Spirits in Middlebury. A craft spirits veteran focused on growing startups into businesses, Cotel was previously the chief operating officer and chief financial officer of WhistlePig Whiskey of Shoreham.

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Business news: Mike Loner joins Greentree Real Estate

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONKTON — Mike Loner, a newly licensed Realtor, in September joined Greentree Real Estate as its ninth licensed real estate agent.

Loner has spent the last 13 years as the executive director and CEO of the DREAM Program, a nonprofit mentoring organization that matches college student volunteers with youth and families from affordable housing communities. He is also a member of the governor’s appointed Children and Family Council for Primary Prevention, and is the Hinesburg representative to the Champlain Housing Trust board of directors.

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Julie Martin named top executive at Williston engineering firm

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONKTON — Julie Martin has been named general manager of 89 North Inc. The Williston-based engineering company does custom product design and commercialization across a variety of markets including research and development, optical system design, electro-mechanical and opto-mechanical equipment design.

Martin, who holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Biomedical Engineering from UVM, lives in Monkton Ridge with her wife and 4-legged family. In her free time, she enjoys taking advantage of the outdoor recreational opportunities Vermont has to offer.

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Meet the democratic candidates in Starksboro

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



STARKSBORO — The Starksboro Democratic Town committee is offering members of the public to meet and greet county candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot.

The reception for State Senate candidates Christopher Bray of New Haven, the incumbent, and Ruth Hardy of East Middlebury will be held Monday, Oct. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Starksboro Public Library, in the village at 2827 Route 116. Also present will be Mari Cordes and Caleb Elder, Democratic candidates for the Addison-4 House district, which includes Starksboro, Monkton, Lincoln and Bristol.

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House, Senate hopefuls to spar at Oct. 17 debate

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Voters will get a chance to learn about candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot at the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and Addison County Economic Development Corporation’s candidates forum in Bristol next Wednesday. The Oct. 17 forum will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mount Abraham Union High School.

Tim Buskey, a familiar voice at the Grange legislative breakfasts, will moderate the event.

The Oct. 17 event is at 220 Airport Road in Bristol. It will feature candidates for the state Senate and for the Addison 4 and 5 House districts.

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The Outside Story: Four eyes on you

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Declan McCabe



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“What’s this shiny black beetle with four eyes?” asked Erin Hayes-Pontius, a visiting UVM student, from her microscope. Without glancing up from my own scope I answered, “that’s a whirligig beetle.” Erin’s answer came back: “err, cute … but what’s it really called?”

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Youth summit looks at environment, Nov. 2

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BARRE — The Youth Environmental Summit, Nov. 2, in Barre, will bring students from across Vermont together to explore environmental issues and empower them to take action at school and in their local communities.

YES!, sponsored by University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H, will take place at the Barre Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is open to any student in Grade 6-12 with an interest in learning about conservation and environmental issues affecting Vermonters and how to get involved.

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Students of the week - 10/8/2018

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.

 

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Commodore girls' soccer edges Mt. Abe

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — Three minutes into Friday’s high school girls’ soccer game at Mount Abraham, Vergennes Union High School senior midfielder Ciara McClay stood over a free kick about 25 yards from the Eagle goal.

Commodore Co-Coach Pete Maneen shouted some advice to the player he and her teammates often call “C.”

“Follow through, C,” Maneen yelled. “Follow through.”

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Eagle field hockey keeps rolling, blanks Tigers

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School field hockey team remained on a roll this past Thursday, this time at visiting Middlebury’s expense.

The improving Tigers battled the Eagles, but could not stop their hosts from remaining unbeaten with their 4-0 victory.

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