January 6th, 2014
LINCOLN — The Lincoln School Board Thursday accepted the resignation of its chair at a special meeting convened for that purpose. Henry Wilmer, who has served on the board for five years, said he is stepping down for health reasons.
Board vice chair Jen Oldham praised Wilmer’s tenure on the board.
BRISTOL — Lawrence Memorial Library is seeking a new board member, librarian Nancy Wilson said.
The vacancy was created by the recent resignation of Linda Havey, who moved to Monkton. Board members must be residents of Bristol. The board has five members, each of whom serve three-year terms.
STARKSBORO — A Starksboro woman was killed in a one-car crash on Big Hollow Road in Starksboro on Sunday morning.
Vermont State Police reported that Stephanie D. Patsos, 23, was driving a 2001 Saturn SL on Big Hollow Road around 11:20 a.m. when the car traveled left of center and down an embankment on the south side of the roadway.
Patsos, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected from the vehicle in the crash, police reported, and she succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team enjoyed a big weekend, winning the Panthers’ own Holiday Classic by knocking off St. Michael’s on Friday, 6-2, and Neumann on Saturday, 3-1, and giving Coach Bill Beaney his 500th victory at Middlebury.
The 5-3-2 Panthers also snapped a three-game losing streak, but they were just as happy Beaney earned his landmark victory, according to Holiday Classic MVP Derek Pimentel, who picked up a goal and three assists in the two games.
WINOOSKI — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops to help families fill out financial aid forms at local high schools in January.
These informal workshops offer guidance on filling out the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and Vermont grant forms. Students and parents can also ask questions and learn about the college financial aid process, including scholarships.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local girls’ basketball action, all on this past Friday, Mount Abraham and Vergennes were victorious, but Middlebury failed to record its first win. Otter Valley’s game at Windsor was postponed.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local boys’ basketball action late last week, Middlebury and Otter Valley each picked up victories, while Vergennes and Mount Abraham both lost twice.
ADDISON COUNTY — Peter Burrows, superintendent of the Addison Central Supervisory Union, has been getting around to the seven towns in his district trying to meet area residents. His schedule of “Coffee with the Superintendent” sessions, where folks will get a chance to talk education with Dr. Burrows, continues this week and wraps up next.
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