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MIDDLEBURY — Citing declining enrollment and a related need to reduce spending, Middlebury Union High School officials confirmed plans...
BRISTOL — Residents of Mount Abe Unified School District will try for a third time to pass a bond vote to renovate the aging middle-and-...
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Super cool

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior Loki Lanneskog takes center stage with his fellow dance team members behind him during the team’s hip hop routine at the state...

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Tiger dance

THE MIDDLEBURY UNION High School dance team performs their jazz routine at Saturday’s state dance championships in Vergennes.

Independent photo/Trent...

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Puttin' on a show

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior Suzie Klemmer hits her mark in front of her fellow dance team members at the state dance competition in Vergennes Saturday.

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Dance dance

THE MIDDLEBURY UNION High School dance team took second in hip hop, above, and third in jazz at Saturday’s state championships in Vergennes.

Independent...

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Wave

THE MIDDLEBURY UNION High School dance team creates a wave during their jazz routine Saturday in Vergennes.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Puppet master

JIM RANDALL OF Rochester demonstrates an animatronic figure at his table at the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center Maker Faire last Thursday night. Randall, a sculptor...

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Eagles go for gold

LEFT, MOUNT ABRAHAM Union High school junior Jalen Cook drives to the basket during Saturday’s game against Mount Mansfield. Cook scored eight points in the Eagle...

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Race to the basket

EAGLE SENIOR ABBY Mansfield beats Mount Mansfield’s Caitlyn Luitjens to the basket Saturday afternoon in Bristol. The Eagles won the game, 78-39.

Photo by...

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Sock animals

SARAH POPE OF Sarabbey Studio displays her sock animals at the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center open house and Maker Faire last Thursday night. 

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Wooden craftsmanship

JIM CALLAHAN DISCUSSES his work making cutting boards and other woodwares at the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center open house and Maker Faire last Thursday night...


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MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central School District board on Monday endorsed a resolution urging legislative leaders to pass “common-sense...
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RIPTON — Sue Halpern loves libraries. She likes spending time in them. She co-founded one. And now she has written a novel about a...
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Out with the old and in with the new — that’s an old adage that many of us know to be… uh, well, just plain wrong. So many...

Editorial

The sign held by Addison County resident and student Griffin Louer at a gun-control rally in Montpelier (captured on the front page of this newspaper) says it all: In handwritten script were the words “thoughts and prayers” with a line drawn through them; below that in large type were the words “Policy and Change.” That thought captures the frustration and anger these students, and many residents throughout the...

Sports

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VERGENNES — The Middlebury Union High School dance team performed well at Saturday’s state championship competition hosted by Vergennes Union High School, taking second in the Hip Hop discipline and third in Jazz.

Mount Mansfield edged the Tigers in a close race in Hip Hop, with the four judges ranking the Tigers highly in many of the nine individual categories in which teams are evaluated (all four gave them top marks...

Feature

VERMONT — Funding is now available for Vermont artists and arts organizations through the Vermont Arts Endowment Fund and the Concert Artists Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The...
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...

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Sports Column

One of the things Asa Sargent had to learn when he left the Green Mountain State to spend four years as a guide in Alaska, was how to know when a charging brown bear was just bluffing. It’s not a lesson one learns growing up in Ripton, Vt., so Sargent, now 26 years old, had to trust the wisdom of the experienced guide who trained him. It also isn’t a skill that is likely to prove useful in his new career, as a Vermont State Game Warden. However other skills from his years guiding did transfer. At the February meeting of the New Haven River Anglers at the Swift House Inn,...
HANNAH LOGAN AND Elliot Franklin take the stage to perform “Daddy Long Legs” at Town Hall Theater, 68 S. Pleasant St. in Middlebury, at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 21-23. Independent photo/Trent Campbell By Greg Pahl A newly released Broadway show, “Daddy Long Legs,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater. Additional performances will take place at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday, Feb. 23. What would you...

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