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Feb 27 2017 - 12:13pm
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Triple threat

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior Andi Boe tallied a goal and two assists against Essex last Wednesday night. Middlebury won the game, 3-1. For complete coverage see...

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In the trenches

TIGER JUNIOR TULLEY Hescock fights for a faceoff with Essex sophomore Olivia Miller-Johnson last Wednesday night in Middlebury. Hescock scored a goal in Middlebury...

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Another save

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior goalie Kathryn Billings made 12 saves in the Tigers’ 3-1 win over Essex last Wednesday night.

Independent photo/Trent...

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On the chase

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School freshman Alexis Bartlett skates after a loose puck during last Wednesday’s game against Essex.

Independent photo/Trent...

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Offensive

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior Tyler Giorgio fends off a Rice defender last Wednesday night in Middlebury.

Photo by Michael Angelo Giorgio

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Protecting home

TIGER SENIOR ERIK Sherman and goalie Doug DeLorenzo hold their ground in front of the goal during last Wednesday’s win over Rice.

Photo by Michael Angelo...

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Pet of the Week: Bowzer

BOWZER, OUR LOVABLE Beagle, was born in Lincoln and is a true mountain dog. He can follow his nose through the woods for miles – sniffing & snorting, relishing...

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Horse smarts

FOUR YOUNG 4-Hers are all smiles as they wait for the start of the Junior Division (ages 11-13) hippology competition at the Windham and Windsor County 4-H horse...

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Ice cascade

PERCOLATING WATER CLINGS as ice to the Green Mountains in Bristol last Thursday despite record-breaking warm weather.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Red all over

A BRIGHT RED barn shines in the morning sun in Whiting Tuesday.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell


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Editorial

At a New England-wide newspaper conference in Boston this past weekend, one 90-minute forum featured a panel of five national journalists debating how the press should respond to Trump’s attacks on the fifth estate. It was not what most Americans would think liberal New England media elites would be saying, even after Trump has spent the past week trying to discredit the media’s work. No, the press was anything but vindictive,...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ team defeated two of its three main rivals for the Division I title last week as the regular season ended to finish at 15-4-1 and earn the No. 2 seed.

On Wednesday the Tigers knocked off first-place Essex, 3-1, and on Saturday the Tigers went to St. Albans and halted fourth-place BFA-St. Albans’ eight-game winning streak, also by 3-1.

The Tigers will...

Feature

MIDDLEBURY — Beau Scurich is an American; he grew up in California, like his parents and grandparents. But as a Muslim — he is co-chaplain with his wife, Naila Baloch, at Middlebury...
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 how to get 2017 off to a great start in our Health and Well Being supplement. 


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Sports Column

My wife, Deborah, and I celebrated St. Valentine’s Day last week by going cross-country skiing together up at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton. It was our 29th Valentine’s Day since we got married, and our 30th together counting the February when we were engaged and planning our wedding. That seems like a lot of Valentine’s Days. I’m not sure how I got old enough to have had so many. I probably shouldn’t admit this since Deborah usually reads my columns, but I don’t even remember all of them. I don’t know how many times we have gone out cross-...
Acclaimed composer, singer and violinist Jenny Scheinman invites us into the captivating visual world of Depression-era filmmaker H. Lee Waters in the multi-media performance “Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait” at 8 p.m. on Saturday in Robison Hall at Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts. Seasoned with Bluegrass, Country and Roots notes, this performance will take audiences on a journey back nearly 100 years into America’s industrial past. Scheinman and her...

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