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VERGENNES — Vergennes aldermen on Monday heard a few North Main Street and downtown business and building owners express concerns about...
BURLINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, flanked by Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Peter Welch at a press conference in...
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The bridge is open!

AFTER THE OLD South Street bridge was delcared unsafe by state transportation officials in 2010, a new bridge was completed in late August. Independent photo/Trent...

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Nice wheels

ADDISON CENTRAL SUPERVISORY Union Superintendent Peter Burrows rides his bike along Route 7 south in Middlebury on his annual first-day-of-school bike ride last...

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Hard at work

JEREMY TINDALL OPERATES a five-axis computer numerical control machine at Connor Homes in Middlbury. The machine and others like it in the company’s Route 7 South...

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A helping hand

MEMBERS OF THE Middlebury College football team work together to take apart a rotted wood wall at the Middlebury Recreation Park last Wednesday afternoon. The team did...

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The biking educator

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Ciderbration

MORE THAN 7,500 people attended the grand opening celebration Saturday of the new Vermont Hard Cider headquarters in Middlebury. The event, which spanned the afternoon...

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Good tunes

MEMBERS OF THE band Dr. Dog, left to right, Frank McElroy, Toby Leaman and Scott McMiken rocked into the night at Saturday’s Ciderbration in Middlebury until the...

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Rock 'n' roll

A PARTYGOER PLAYS Frisbee during Vermont Hard Cider’s grand opening “Ciderbration” Saturday behind the Middlebury company’s new 100,000-square-...

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Scrimmage

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School field hockey players Alex Whipple, left, and Lilia Smith chase down a loose ball during practice Monday afternoon. The Tigers will host...

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Welcome back

THE INTERIOR OF a Bet-Cha Transit school bus became familiar sight once again for many area schoolchildren as the summer vacation came to an end Wednesday.

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BURLINGTON — With the stunning vista of Lake Champlain at his back, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last Thursday that the...
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MIDDLEBURY — The past eight years have been somewhat of a rollercoaster ride for Connor Homes, a Middlebury-based builder of historic...
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MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Adult Learning in Middlebury has a new center coordinator. Joseph Przyperhart joined the team on June 9, and hopes to...

Editorial

Vermont Gas Systems was taken to task last week by the governor’s office for, among other things, its cost overruns on Phase 1 of the pipeline project from Colchester to Middlebury, its lack of transparency in its handling of easement rights, and for using the eminent domain process in a way that the governor’s office thought might not be fair to property owners. To remedy that latter point, the administration took the unusual step...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — This past Wednesday, a series of upgrade and maintenance projects were accomplished at the Middlebury Recreation Park, with a helping hand from 40 Middlebury College football players.

According to Middlebury Parks and Recreation Department Director Terri Arnold, the 40 players were on hand for a couple hours and completed many tasks that had been prepped by...

Feature

VERMONT — The Young Writers Project is gearing up for another year of encouraging young people to write by soliciting work and publishing it online and in newspapers around the state,...
Hundreds of people enjoyed to the Vermont-made wine, beer, hard cider and spirits — as well as great Vermont cheese — at the Midd Suummber Fest in Middlebury's Marble Works on Aug....

Special Section

Seasonal Parks & Recreation Guides published in partership with the Town of Middlebury describe the many activities, clubs, teams and events going on throughout this season.


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Sports Column

Cheated and mistreated, but never defeated — they had will and skill, hustle and muscle, fire and desire, intestinal fortitude and the right attitude. That’s how Larry Lester describes the players of baseball’s Negro leagues. Larry is one of America’s foremost scholars of black baseball, an eminent writer-researcher. In 1994, he and Dick Clark combined on the “Negro Leagues Book,” a seminal statistical study of the players and teams in the “Atlantis” of black baseball. Larry is the host at the annual SABR-Jerry Malloy Negro League...
The Ripton Community Coffee House, a nonprofit community concert series, welcomes singer-songwriting duo Patti Casey and Bob Amos on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. For this concert, two of Vermont’s best songwriters have come together in a Green Mountain acoustic tour de force that showcases beautiful guitar playing, terrific harmony singing, and unforgettable songs. Native Vermonter Patti Casey has long been one of Vermont’s most popular and acclaimed singer-songwriters, having won...

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