Kayakers sharpen skills in the Mt. Abe pool

PAUL CARLILE, AN American Canoe Association certified instructor, executes a technical roll in his whitewater kayak in a style commonly used by sea kayakers during a Vermont Paddlers Club workout at the Mount Abraham Union High School pool on Feb. 12. Independent photo/Abagael Giles

BRISTOL — On a recent Wednesday night, Paul Carlile of Burlington sat in his blue whitewater kayak in the swimming pool at Mount Abraham Union High School, nose plugs engaged and ready to demonstra

Local officials gear up for census

ADDISON COUNTY RESIDENTS will soon join folks in 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories in fulfilling the reporting requirements of the 2020 federal census. Pictured here is a census-taker’s badge that was worn in 1900 by an ancestor of Independent reporter John Flowers.

MIDDLEBURY — Local, state and federal officials are working hard to maximize public participation in what since 1790 has become a decennial ritual in the United States — the federal census.

Middlebury architects get two Efficiency Vermont awards

MEMBERS OF VERMONT INTEGRATED ARCHITECTURE (VIA) along with their partners received two awards at Efficiency Vermont’s recent Better Buildings by Design Conference held in Burlington on Feb. 5-6. Shown at the conference are, front row third and fourth from left, Megan Nedzinski and Andrea Murray of VIA, and back row third from right, Ashar Nelson of VIA. Photo courtesy of Efficiency Vermont

MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Integrated Architecture, P.C. (VIA) of Middlebury accepted two awards at Efficiency Vermont’s Better Buildings by Design Conference held in Burlington on Feb. 5-6.


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