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Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series looking at the Vermont Women and Leadership report recently issued by Change the...

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May 25 2017 - 2:41pm
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Formal fun

THE EAGLES SOARED at the Champlain College Banquet Center in Burlington this past Saturday night at their annual prom. Here, prom participants pick out goofy costumes to...

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Royalty for a day

AT THE MOUNT Abe prom on Saturday, senior Keion Correll is crowned Prom King and his long-time sweetheart Hannah Wahl reigned over the evening as Prom Queen at the...

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Eagle prom

MOUNT ABE PROMGOERS dance the night away at the Champlain College Banquet Center in Burlington this past Saturday night.

Photo courtesy of...

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Family comedy

OPERA COMPANY OF Middlebury cast members Matt Morgan, left, Bevin Hill, Corey Crider, Alissa Anderson, Joshua Collier, Jeffrey Beruan and Kian Freitas surround Margaret...

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People power

FUN TOOK CENTER stage, with a dose of enlightenment on the side, at the first annual Human Powered Parade in Bristol this past Saturday. The event, organized by the...

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Peace

PARTICIPANTS IN THE first annual Human Powered Parade at the Rec Park in Bristol this past Saturday spread a message of Peace by spreading out on the parking lot and...

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Hillside grazer

COWS GRAZE VARIOUS levels of a small hill in Salisbury Monday afternoon.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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9 Ks

VERGENNES UNION HIGH School pitcher Hunter O’Connor struck out nine on his way to a complete-game win over Milton Tuesday afternoon.

Independent photo/...

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Nice shot

COMMODORE SENIOR DEVON Kimball, second from right, walks back to the dugout with teammates after smacking a three-run homerun in the second inning of Tuesday’s...

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Promposal

THEY TELL US that elaborate prom “proposals” are all the rage. So when Skyeler Devlin from Middlebury Union High School asked if Town Hall Theater staff if...


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ADDISON COUNTY — Memorial Day festivities in Addison County this coming weekend will range from solemn to fun. Three parades are planned,...
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Bright yellow signs compete with a multitude of greens along Vermont’s roads enticing visitors to the studios of craftspeople and other...
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FERRISBURGH — Fourteen-year-old Kobe Kessler said he was getting restless and wanted to break out of his school-and-sports routine, and not...

Editorial

For the first 100-plus days of Trump’s presidency, he has ruled by the seat of his pants — undoing sensible measures with the flick of a signature, and with about as much thought. He has been called our “child president” because of his childish antics and spoiled behavior, and because he lacks self-discipline. Nor has he seemed to care or even acknowledge that his actions have immediate as well as long-term consequences...

Sports

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VERGENNES — How tough has the schedule been for the Vergennes Union High School softball team? Seven of their 14 games have come against Division I programs with winning records, and another two against two of the top three teams in D-II.

Just last week alone, the Commodores absorbed setbacks from Colchester, Missisquoi and Essex, as of this Wednesday the first-, second- and fourth-place teams in D-I.

On this Tuesday...

Feature

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...
BRANDON — Richard Rawson graduated from Otter Valley Union High School in 1968, earned B.S. and a Ph.D. degrees in psychology from the University of Vermont and went on to become a preeminent...

Special Section

Legionnaires organize parades in service to those who have fallen. See our special Memorial Day section here.


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Sports Column

Last week I hung out for a while at the Middlebury College track. Middlebury Union High School was hosting Vergennes and three other teams at the only local high school track and field meet of the spring, and the weather was finally cooperating — mostly sunny and around 80 degrees with a pleasant breeze. About the first thing that happened was Tiger senior Josh Girard popping a long jump. Turned out it was his personal best, and he broke 19 feet for the first time. The boys’ four-by-800-meter relay came shortly afterward. VUHS sophomore Wade Mullin was too far behind on the...
Area favorites Deb Brisson & the Hayburners will perform at Lincoln Peak Vineyard on Friday, May 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., as part of the winery’s Wine Down Friday series. Led by Brisson’s expressive vocals, the Hayburners are veteran performers whose repertoire ranges from Rock and R&B to Blues and Alt Country, with a CD of original material, “Heart-Shaped Stone,” to their credit. Brisson’s vocals are influenced by Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Emmylou...

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