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BRISTOL — More than 200 Starksboro residents packed the auditorium at Mount Abraham Union High School on Saturday morning for a special...
BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School board is asking Addison Northeast Supervisory Union voters to mark their calendars for...
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Bullseye

EAGLE FRESHMAN AUDREY Shahan struck out eight Tiger batters in 5.1 innings of action last Thursday in Middlebury. The Eagles won the game, 8-5.

Independent...

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Infield

TIGER SOPHOMORE DARCY Staats makes a throw from third to get an out at first during last Thursday’s game against Mount Abraham Union High School. ...

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All wound up

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School pitcher Payton Buxton struck out six Mount Abraham batters in 10 innings of action last Thursday.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell...

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On the wall

A CREW POURS concrete last Thursday for a portion of the foundation for Middlebury’s new town offices, currently under construction next to the Ilsley Library....

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In the pack

NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Middlebury College student Emma Office (No. 452) runs a few steps ahead of Nantucket, Mass., resident David Glidden (372) during Sunday morning’s...

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Over hill and dale

SOME OF THE 850 competitor’s in Sunday’s Middlebury Maple Run half-marathon get a breather down a hill in Weybridge before heading back up in to Middlebury....

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Work in progress

ARTIST PETER FRIED works on a painting in his new downtown Vergennes gallery space and studio located next to the Vergennes Laundry bakery. The gallery, Peter Fried Art...

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Connecting

TIGER SENIOR ZACHARY Feehan gets Middlebury’s lone hit against Mount Abraham last Thursday afternoon.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Safe at first

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School first baseman Bruce Wright stretches out to pull in a throw from third during last week’s game against Mount Abraham.

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Givers

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE HELD its annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony last Wednesday where it recognized students who volunteered their leadership skills on campus and...


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VERGENNES — Pacing the floor in paint-speckled slippers, Peter Fried leads a tour of his small gallery and studio. The narrow space,...
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MIDDLEBURY — In considering the findings of a Vermont Agency of Transportation study that measured the popularity of bike corridors, the...
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MONTPELIER — You may have already heard the spring peepers or wood frogs calling in your backyard. Or perhaps you’ve noticed...

Editorial

Hundreds of Vermonters from across the state have apparently deluged state senators with the message not to tax their TV, apparently because they think their television service is an essential item and they couldn’t possibly afford any increase in rates. Hundreds more have argued against extending the sales tax to soda, candy and bottled water, and major lobbying groups have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars opposing the...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — When the drama finally ended in Thursday’s high school softball game, visiting Mount Abraham had prevailed over Middlebury, 8-5, thanks first to a game-tying two-run rally in the top of the seventh inning and then a game-winning three-run rally in the top of the 10th.

But the Eagles had to survive the Tigers’ four-run rally in the fifth, and MUHS loaded the bases in the seventh and pushed the...

Feature

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...
VERGENNES — Addison Northwest Supervisory Union residents on Tuesday will vote on two Vergennes Union High School budget proposals in what will be the second decision this spring on spending...

Special Section

Take a look at what's happening this summer in the Middlebury Parks and Rec's latest Activity Guide.


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Sports Column

Standing in the warmth and comfort of my living room looking out the window, the temptation was too great to resist. Though the trees had not yet budded out, the grass was greening up nicely. The sun was bright in a blue sky with only scattered clouds. A winter that seemed unusually long and cold was giving way to spring. Except on the highest altitudes and north facing slopes of the Green Mountains, the snow was gone. We’d already had a spate of days with air temperatures over 60. So I grabbed my 5-wt rod and reel, selected the most likely early season flies from my shelf, threw my...
A concert by British pianist Paul Lewis will take place on Friday at 8 p.m. in the concert hall of Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts. Professor of Music Greg Vitercik will offer a pre-concert lecture at 7:15 p.m. Twelve years ago, Performing Arts Series director Paul Nelson was the first presenter to invite the now-internationally acclaimed pianist Paul Lewis to perform in the United States. Since then, Lewis has earned accolades worldwide, returning often to Middlebury...

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