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CORNWALL — UD-3 school board Chairman Peter Conlon confirmed on Thursday that he will run for the Addison-2 seat in the Vermont House...
BRISTOL — After 16 months of negotiations, the teachers of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union have a contract. What began as a...
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Eavesdropping

ADDISON REPERTORY THEATER students Meaghan Stanley, left, Sam Kuhns and Anders Bright rehearse a scene from the student written/adapted version of Mary Shelley’s...

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‘Frankenstein’

STUDENTS IN THE Hannaford Career Center Addison Repertory Theater program have adapted Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” for the stage and will perform the...

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Making a point

OPERA COMPANY OF Middlebury Director Doug Anderson works with Soprano Rochelle Bard during the first day of rehearsal last Thursday for OCM’s upcoming production...

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Home plate

OTTER JUNIOR CATCHER Molly McGee looks to throw to the infield after surviving a collision at home plate with a Mount Anthony runner Friday afternoon.

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Pet of the Week for May 23

I’m Leo!

I live with six humans who are the coolest people I know. There is a mom and a dad, three awesome boys and an amazing girl. The dad...

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Vertigo

LINCOLN COMMUNITY SCHOOL students watch as trout fingerlings are released into the New Haven River Monday afternoon at the conclusion of the school’s Trout in the...

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Into the drink

LINCOLN COMMUNITY SCHOOL teacher Kaela Frank prepares to release more than 70 trout fingerlings into the New Haven River Monday afternoon. The trout were raised from...

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Rod in hand

LOCAL FLY FISHERWOMAN Nancy Cornell demonstrates fly-fishing technique to Lincoln Community School students as part of the school’s Trout in the Classroom program...

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Out of the woods

LINCOLN COMMUNITY SCHOOL students clamber down the bank of the New Haven River near their school Monday afternoon to catch a glimpse of a teacher releasing trout into...

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Let 'er rip

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School freshman Jordan Stearns fires a pitch during Tuesday’s game against St. Johnsbury. Middlebury lost the game, 7-0.

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MIDDLEBURY — The word of the day today, class, is “D.” As in “diminutive” and “dynamo.” Two words...
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VERGENNES — Thirty-three years ago, then Addison Northwest Supervisory Union Superintendent Gail Link offered Deborah Angier a yearlong...
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BRISTOL — Vermont Tree Goods — a new Bristol business being launched by sawyer/woodworker/entrepreneur John Monks — was literally...

Editorial

The Beltway chatter among political pundits, as well as the Democratic Party elite, have been hammering home a single storyline for the past two weeks: Bernie Sanders’s continued presence in the primary is hurting Hillary Clinton’s chances to beat Republican Donald Trump. Nonsense. What’s hurting Clinton’s chances against Trump is that she is a flawed candidate who has difficulty connecting to the average voter, she...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — The host Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team used a 6-0 first-half run in Sunday’s NCAA Division III regional final vs. Gettysburg to spark a 13-9 victory that sent the Panthers to the NCAA Division III Final Four.

The 20-1 Panthers will face No. 1 Cortland State (20-0) on Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia in one semifinal. Franklin & Marshall (20-2) will meet Trinity College (...

Feature

ST. ALBANS — Two years ago, Lindsay Hunn walked into an office building on South Main Street in St. Albans looking for a job in the legal world. As fate would have it, she had the address...
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...

Special Section

Read about caring for baby chicks and lots of planting tips in our spring Home and Garden section.


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Sports Column

I had been on the river for less than an hour when I heard the distinctive “loot galoot” of a bittern. The sound brought back memories from 45 years earlier, and childhood fishing trips to northern Maine with my father pursuing wild brook trout. But this trip was in Vermont. And I was not pursuing trout. I was chasing after pike. Or, rather, hoping pike would do some chasing. I was on the river with local pike legend Brian “Lug” Cadoret. It was the first time I’d gone fishing with somebody who had a fly rod named after him: the “Lug” Pro made by...
The 8 Cuerdas duo, American soprano Sarah Cullins and Colombian guitarist Daniel Gaviria, will be presenting a program of traditional Latin American and Spanish song at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Brandon Music. The duo combines their classical training and experience with their love of traditional Latin American and Spanish rhythms and folklore, exploring the multiple musical identities of Latin America and the origin of many of its influences, the Iberian Peninsula. The evening will be...

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