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Pet of the Week for Nov. 23

Posted on November 23, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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HEY THERE, I’M Vernie Sanders — or that’s my new nickname, tagged on to “Vern” once our fellow Vermonter came into the limelight with his 2016 run for presidency.

My mom, Nancy, rescued me from Homeward Bound Animal Shelter in August when she signed on as a volunteer to help socialize the pets. I was the first animal they brought to hang out with her and in 3 minutes my happy, loving spirit did her in! I’m just so darn cute with a huge personality. She brought me home to join 2 other pugs and a black lab — what a dream come true!

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Panther field hockey defeats No. 1 Bowdoin, wins NCAA title

Posted on November 23, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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LEXINGTON, Va. — The Middlebury College field hockey team edged previously undefeated and top-ranked Bowdoin 1-0, in a game played at Washington and Lee on Sunday to win its second NCAA Division III championship and its first since 1998.

The 20-2 Panthers, who began the tournament ranked No. 3, set a school record for wins and in the tournament defeated No. 5 Franklin & Marshall, No. 6 William Smith and, in a Saturday semifinal, No. 2 The College of New Jersey, the defending champion, 4-1.

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Scoreboard and schedule for Nov. 23

Posted on November 23, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

COLLEGE SPORTS

Field Hockey

NCAA Division III Final Four

In Lexington, VA

11/21 Bowdoin vs. Ursinus...................... 4-2

11/21 Middlebury vs. New Jersey............ 4-1

11/22 Middlebury vs. Bowdoin................. 1-0

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Bristol kids compete in fire safety contest

Posted on November 19, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — Seven Bristol Elementary School third-grade students attended a celebration ceremony with the rest of the statewide winners and runners-up of the annual Fire Safety Poster Contest on Friday, Nov. 6. The 13 winning posters will be featured in the Vermont Division of Fire Safety’s 2016 Fire Safety Calendar.

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Hospice honors those who work with the dying

Posted on November 19, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — November is a time to honor the thousands of personal care attendants, home care aides, nurses, social workers and therapists who make a positive difference in the lives of patients and their families. These special caregivers have an important role in homes across the country as well as in our health care system. National Home Care and Hospice Month is an ideal time to raise awareness about the importance of home care services and celebrate the Addison County Home Health & Hospice (ACHHH) team.

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Lecture separates fact and fiction in story of the Enigma Machine

Posted on November 19, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — What’s fact and what’s fiction in the recent Oscar-winning film “The Imitation Game” about Alan Turing and the effort to crack German codes in World War II? Why was the real Turing an even more interesting character than the one Benedict Cumberbatch portrays? What does a real Enigma machine look like and how does it work?

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Registration open for folklife center gingerbread competition

Posted on November 19, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Folklife Center announces its 17th annual Gingerbread House Competition and Exhibit, which will take place at VFC headquarters at 88 Main St. in Middlebury from Dec. 4 through Dec. 22. The opening reception is Friday, Dec. 4, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Registration forms are available online at www.vermontfolklifecenter.org or in person at the VFC. Entrants should read the forms carefully for deadlines and construction rules. Prizes of Middlebury Money will be awarded in each category. These certificates are redeemable at over 100 local businesses.

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Bixby schedules annual gift basket auction

Posted on November 19, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — The annual Silent Auction of Gift Baskets to benefit the Bixby Memorial Library has begun. “Distinctively Vermont, Uniquely Local” is the theme this year. The auction closes at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, the day of the Vergennes Holiday Stroll.

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Lincoln to host information on Vermont health exchange enrollment

Posted on November 19, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity is holding a free Vermont Health Connect enrollment event at the Lincoln Library on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 5-8 p.m.

Attendees will meet with an experienced Navigator to get in-person information and support in enrolling for health insurance coverage. Most Vermonters are eligible for reductions to premium and out-of-pocket costs when they apply.

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UVM's annual 4-H Dairy Challenge attracted record numbers this year

Posted on November 19, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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BURLINGTON — University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H hosted the annual 4-H Dairy Challenge on Nov. 15 in Burlington. The event  attracted 110 participants, a record-breaking turnout.

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