October 25th, 2012
Yes, I have retired, but I am allowed to teach one course a year in retirement, so that’s what I do.
I teach my class in the late morning, and then I don’t go back to an office with a desk full of unmet responsibilities and an e-mail inbox of notes impossible to respond to adequately.
Instead, I go home and walk the dogs. Or I go to lunch with a friend.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
10/23 #8 MMU vs. #9 MUHS..... 3-1
If you use the Internet, you ought to check out this really cool site.
It’s called Facebook. And quite a few people are using it lately.
In case you haven’t heard of it, Facebook is a “social networking” tool that lets you connect with others without the having to leave your house or talk on the phone, which, let’s face it, can be exhausting. Instead, you share pictures and stream-of-consciousness thoughts with a network of people known as your “friends.”
VERGENNES — Early on Sunday morning Vergennes police cited a Middlebury man for a criminal count of driving with a suspended license, and they said he could possibly face other charges from state wildlife officials.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Brandon T. Raymond, 26, of Middlebury for burglary, grand larceny (over $900) and violation of the conditions of his release on Oct. 21. Police allege that Raymond broke into a Seminary Street apartment and stole an iPad and electronic gaming equipment.
Police allege that Raymond entered the apartment during their investigation and admitted to the crime.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury officials this week announced that South Street will be closed to through traffic on Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 7 a.m.
The street will be closed specifically at 3 South St. (the home of the Middlebury College President). This will allow workers to install a new water service and fire sprinkler line.
All through traffic from Main Street (Route 30) must use Porter Field Road to get to South Street.
The street will be closed until the work is done; which officials said could be in the late afternoon.
MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Hard Cider Company LLC — maker of Woodchuck Hard Cider, the top selling cider brand in the United States — has conditionally agreed to combine with C&C Group, maker of cider brands in Ireland and the U.K. The transaction, which is subject to competition and regulatory approvals, will allow the company to fully harness and maximize the growth of its U.S. cider business.
Terms of the deal were not announced. Business news websites this morning said the sale was valued at $305 million.
MIDDLEBURY — The Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team pulled out a key win on Saturday, 2-0, over host Middlebury in a hard-fought contest played on Middlebury College’s turf field.
The Eagles finished 8-4-2, and the points they earned from the win moved them (unofficially) up to fifth in the D-I standings; a loss could have dropped them to eighth.