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MIDDLEBURY — After hearing emotional testimony from several victims on Friday morning in Addison Superior Court’s criminal...
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury is a long way from West Africa or even Dallas, Texas, where the deadly Ebola virus has gained a toehold and...
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Pumpkin girls

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School girls’ soccer team members Katherine Townsend, left, and Annina Hare dig into the pumpkins they are carving, with other team members,...

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Just so

DEB KELLEY RETURNS a volley during a group lesson at Middlebury Indoor Tennis recently. MIT and SoJo Tennis will sponsor a fundraiser doubles tournament this weekend to...

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What do you know?

CINNY LAWRENCE IS pleasantly surprised after making an amazing shot during a group tennis lesson in Middlebury recently. Tennis is a life-long sport that can help people...

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Oh ya!

SOJO TENNIS INSTRUCTOR Franz Collas shares a laugh and a ball with a student during a recent group lesson at Middlebury Indoor Tennis. SoJo and MIT will sponsor an open...

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Two heads are better

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH SCHOOL senior Julia Rosenberg battles with Felicia Armell of Vergennes for a header during girls’ soccer action Saturday. MUHS won the game,...

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Bam!

MUHS SENIOR MIDDFIELDER Robert Avery wins a header vs. a Commodore player in boys’ soccer action on Fucile Field this past Friday.

Independent photo/...

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Got it

TIGER GOALIE WILDER Perera makes one of many saves in Friday’s home game vs. Vergennes as VUHS senior Jake Dombek watches. The game ended in a 1-1 tie in double...

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Up in the air

PAINTERS PREPARE A building in Middlebury for an end-of-season paint job this past Wednesday.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Flippin' out

VERGENNES UNION ELEMENTARY School third-grader Ryleigh Charlebois spins some cartwheels in front of her classmates while rehearsing for a community circus and comedy...

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Look at that

CHLOE MARKWELL STRIKES a limber pose with the rest of her third-grade class at Vergennes Union Elementary School class during rehearsal last Friday morning for a circus-...


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VERGENNES — The four candidates for the two Addison-3 seats representing Vergennes, Ferrisburgh, Addison, Panton and Waltham in the Vermont...
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FERRISBURGH — Back in 2011, Ferrisburgh resident David Allen began to have trouble lifting the mail he had to deliver for his longtime job...
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The holly of my childhood was the “Christmas card holly,” with fat red berries and shiny spiny leaves that stayed green all winter long...

Editorial

This week’s writer is Bill Schubart, a Vermont entrepreneur, author and commentator on VPR. He writes about Vermont and the nation in fiction, humor and opinion pieces. There’s some discussion these days about the survival of free-market capitalism. Conservatives believe it suffers from too much regulation and taxation, while liberals believe it needs more of both. Conservatives argue that free-market capitalism, left to its...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — Visiting Vergennes controlled most of the territory and the action on Friday, earning a 36-9 edge in shots at goal, but the Middlebury Union High School soccer team relied on defense and goaltending to hang in and earn a 1-1 tie.

The Commodores finished at 4-7-3 — a record that includes six one-goal setbacks — and will probably enter the Division...

Feature

PLAY PREVIEW: Are human beings good or evil? Can civilization or science ever tame the worst in us? In Middlebury Actors Workshop’s latest production opening next week at Town Hall Theater in...
ADDISON COUNTY — When voters in Addison County go to the polls for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4, they will have several contested races for Vermont House seats. In the past few...

Special Section

A look back at Addison County Weddings of 2014 featuring photos, stories and advice from local couples. 


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Salute to Veterans

IN A SALUTE TO LOCAL VETERANS we will pay tribute to all United States veterans, especially those from our local communities.
We will tell stories of local veterans, touching on past experiences as well as thoughts about the special challenges to our armed services and their families at present.

Sports Column

It was his first experience competing in the Pro Fly Angling Tour and Middlebury’s Jesse Haller was pumped up. Too pumped, in fact. He hooked and landed a fish on his very first cast. It was a 12-inch trout. Since the fish, even from a distance, was visibly within the 6-inch to 16-inch scoring range, Jesse was not required to have it measured. But in his excitement he ran up the bank to have his score verified anyway. When the scorer pointed out that a measurement was not required, Jesse was flustered that he’d wasted precious time. Anxious to get back to casting, he ran back...
“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” will be performed at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Additional performances will be on Friday at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 7 p.m. There will be additional performances next week. Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic allegorical work, “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” was an instant success in 1885. In a new stage adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher, with an original...

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