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Retiring the colors

AN HONOR GUARD retires the colors at the close of the Addison County Firefighters’ Association meeting in front of a crowd of more than 200 at the Eagles Club in...

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Fire service

RIPTON FIREFIGHTER JAY HARRINGTON looks toward the front of the room during the Addison County Firefighters’ Association dinner in Ferrisburgh last Wednesday. He...

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First responders

ACFA MEMBERS FOUND something to smile about at the Addison County Firefighters’ Association annual dinner at the Eagles Club on Jan. 17.

Independent photo...

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Heads up

DEDICATED MEMBERS OF the local fire service took a break last Wednesday to have dinner with their peers in the Addison County Firefighters’ Association and honor...

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Experience

FORMER MIDDLEBURY FIRE Chief Rick Cole listens intently during a presentation at the Addison County Firefighters’ Association annual meeting at the Eagles Club...

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Portrait of history

A MURAL OF Rosa Parks created by street artist Will “Kasso” Condry, his Middlebury College J-Term students and Middlebury Union Middle School students is...

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Tiger board

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School sophomore Tyler Buxton comes down with his own rebound during Saturday’s game against Missisquoi. The Tigers won the game, 87-40....

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Pulling the trigger

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School senior Bastiaan Phair sinks two points in Middlebury’s 87-40 win over Missisquoi Saturday afternoon.

Independent photo/Trent...

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Up 'n in

TIGER JUNIOR ZACHARY Dunn sinks two points against Missisquoi Saturday afternoon in Middlebury.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Floating

AN OLD BUILDING appears to float over a snow bank on a property in Middlebury recently.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell


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FERRISBURGH — “Family” was a theme that weaved its way through the 74th annual meeting of the Addison County Firefighters’...
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The Addison Independent asked some local experts what keeps them healthy in body and mind. Here's what they had to say. Joanna Colwell-Owner...
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Editorial

On February 3, I will run through snow and ice with over 1,200 Vermonters to jump into Lake Champlain for the annual Penguin Plunge. This will be my first time taking the Plunge, which is the largest annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Vermont — a statewide organization that is part of a global movement dedicated to transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. I will have to summon all my courage to plunge into the...

Sports

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MIDDLEBURY — After a couple of tough losses and a schedule that started with just two of seven games at home, the Middlebury Union High School boys’ basketball team broke out on Saturday when winless Missisquoi Valley Union High School showed up.

The 0-7 T-Birds, who start two freshmen and two sophomores, hit nine three pointers in all to hang with 2-7 MUHS for two-plus quarters.

But the Tigers, leading by 41-...

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...
When you’re an executive chef, you never know when duty might call. That’s why Andrea Cousineau carries her chef knife in her purse at all times. It’s a MAC in case you were...

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For all the incredible stories we covered last year, check out the Top Ten of 2017!


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Sports Column

It was a perfect January day — the type of day during which I might wear a long wool scarf for the aesthetic, but I don’t really need one. The temperature hovered in the mid-20s. Fresh snow blanketed the ground. Most importantly, nearly all the trails at Rikert Nordic Ski Touring Center were once again open. That last point we did not take for granted. A week earlier our appetite for cross-country skiing had been wonderfully whetted by an afternoon outing in near perfect conditions. However, 24 hours of 50-degree rain moving in to start the weekend had ruined all that good...
MET LIVE’S “TOSCA” will be on screen at Town Hall Theater on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. By Greg Pahl Town Hall Theater presents Puccini’s “Tosca” live from the MET, the first opera broadcast of 2018, on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for two extraordinary sopranos, Sonya Yoncheva and Anna Netrebko, sharing the title role of the jealous prima donna. Vittorio Grigolo and...

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