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September 22nd, 2016
I read with amusement the letter to the editor on Sept. 15 about a person or persons who found a cheerful paint job at the National Bank of Middlebury drive-up to be offensive.
I did not see it, as I am of the old school and still enjoy walking into the branch office to have a pleasant conversation with the teller or other people I know.
Sports writers love to make predictions. Usually, they are forgotten. Unless, of course, they are proven correct.
In the interest of standing by mine right or wrong, I have made three public predictions about the Red Sox, two in writing, (one of which had more waffles than Rosie’s) and one verbal on Sept. 15 made in response to a question posed by Corey Buxton.
UPDATED WEDNESDAY MORNING
RIPTON — Police say two men lured a third man to a Ripton home on Saturday and beat him with a tire iron and a large wrench before the victim fled into the woods, where he allegedly was shot at.
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.
BRISTOL — “If you could pick anything in the world, what are some things you’d like to learn about?” asks Mount Abraham Union Middle School teacher Jocelyn Foran.
Every last head in Foran’s seventh grade classroom bends over as students start thinking in earnest, chewing on pencils, scratching down ideas and brainstorming.
PITTSFORD — Sometimes extraordinary things can happen on ordinary days.
Week before last, single dad Rik Hinckley and his teenage daughter, Emma, were having an ordinary day full of obstacles.
Hinckley, 52, was a pipefitter for 22 years before two failed back surgeries sidelined him from work. His back trouble also prevents him from moving large objects.
MIDDLEBURY — Mike Kiernan has for years been concerned about the perplexing plunge in the number of pollinating creatures throughout the world.
Now the accomplished Porter Medical Center physician has made a commitment to “bee” part of the solution to a problem that is threatening the world’s ecosystems and food supply.