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BRISTOL — The new Renovation Committee has begun work toward formulating a plan to renovate Mount Abraham Union High School. The...
SALISBURY — A 40-year-old Ripton man was killed Thursday morning after the car he was riding in was struck head-on by an oncoming...

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In for the kill

MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School sophomore Emily Laframboise weaves around a defender before rushing the Burlington goal Friday afternoon. The Tigers won the game, 15-1....

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On the move

TIGER JUNIOR ISABEL Rosenberg avoids the stick of Burlington defender Reeve Flynn during Friday’s game in Middlebury.

Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Safe!

OTTER SOPHOMORE REILLY Shannon avoids the tag by Eagle senior Wyatt Gendreau and safely slides into second Saturday in Brandon. The Eagles won the game, 10-5.

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Meet Lilly, Pet of the Week

LILLY IS A three-year-old yellow Lab. She enjoys laying in the sun, going for walks, or climbing onto your lap when you least expect it! Lilly also likes to sneak on the...

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Pure imagination

THE VERGENNES UNION Elementary School After School Fusion Program staged their version of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” last week on the Vergennes...

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Solo

VERGENNES UNION ELEMENTARY School student Kassidy Quinlan rehearses in the After School Fusion Program’s “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” last...

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On stage

IN A REHEARSAL of the Vergennes Union Elementary School After School Fusion Program version of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” last week is Ava...

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Candy makers

MIRANDA BROULLIARD, LEFT, Alaina LeBeau, Raia Bryant and Emerson Rice perform their parts in the Vergennes Union Elementary School play “Willy Wonka and the...

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The cast

GIDEON PALMER, WITH hat, plays Wonka with much of the rest of the Vergennes Union Elementary School cast of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” on the...

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Keep on truckin'

DAVID TENNAL REHEARSES his part as a trucker in the Middlebury Community Players’ upcoming production of “Working” last Wednesday night at the Town...


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MIDDLEBURY — Twelfth-graders Amelia Ingersoll and Ursula Volz are now expertly slaloming around the final gates in their respective academic...
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VERGENNES — Bridport resident Erin Connor, 22, was crowned Miss Vermont 2017 at the Vergennes Opera House on Friday evening. Connor, a 2013...
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EAST MIDDLEBURY — Nobody remembers when the desk first came to the Waybury Inn. The East Middlebury, Vermont landmark has been in continuous...

Editorial

Much has been made in the media about what Trump has or has not accomplished in his first 100 days in office. Trump, of course, boasts he has done more than any other president. Political historians, using facts, say he has accomplished relatively little in the way of legislative accomplishments. It’s worth reviewing primarily because Trump made such a big deal during the campaign about how much he was going to accomplish: It was going...

Sports

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BRANDON — In a duel between two Division II baseball teams off to good starts, visiting Mount Abraham took advantage of early Otter Valley miscues to take the lead and then broke the game open with some timely hitting to win, 10-5.

The result moved the Eagles, the defending D-II champions, to 3-0 — a better start than in 2016, when the team gelled only after opening 0-6.

Senior shortstop Chris Wood, who handled...

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...
ADDISON COUNTY — Earlier this week, in the hills of Starksboro and Huntington, wind whipped audibly through Hillsboro Sugarworks’ 15,000 sugar maples. Light rain tapped on the roof...

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Sports Column

On Saturday I watched my younger daughter’s college lacrosse game. At one point she burst through a knot of four or five players battling for a ground ball (lax-speak for a loose ball) and tried to scoop it. Her first try to pick the ball up knocked it clear of the scrum. But she was able to snag the ball cleanly on a second try, and then reverse field and sprint down the right sideline, back toward the opposing goal. Two opponents tried to pin her along the sideline, but she stopped, switched to her left hand, and tossed the ball to a teammate. Even though she earlier netted a...
Acclaimed American ensemble the Brentano String Quartet will perform Friday at 8 p.m. in Robison Hall at Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts as the opening event of the seventh annual Middlebury Bach Festival. The concert will feature J. S. Bach’s “Art of Fugue,” interspersed with dramatic recordings of related texts by writers ranging from Lewis Carroll to Carl Sagan. Professor of Music Larry Hamberlin will give a free pre-concert talk for interested...

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