September 19th, 2016
BRISTOL — Visiting Division I South Burlington on Friday blanked the Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team, 2-0.
The Rebels improved to 3-1 by scoring a goal midway through each half. Rebel goalie Bailey Burt made three saves.
Goalie Genysis Berube stopped two shots as the Eagles fell to 1-3. Mount Abe will host Milton on Wednesday.
RANDOLPH — The Vergennes Union High School girls’ soccer team earned a 4-0 win at Randolph on Thursday to move over .500 at 2-1-1.
Freshman Emily Rooney scored three times to spark the Commodore attack, and senior Annika Vorsteveld netted the fourth goal.
The Commodore defense limited the 0-1 Galloping Ghosts to one shot on goal, which VUHS goalie Anya Sonwaldt stopped to earn the shutout. Kiara Nonemacher made 16 saves for Randolph.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
9/14 OV vs. Fair Haven 9-1
9/15 Rice vs. MUHS 6-0
9/16 Mt. Abe vs. U-2 2-0
9/17 OV vs. Hartford 2-1 (OT)
9/15 VUHS vs. Randolph 4-0
9/16 South Burlington vs. Mt. Abe 2-0
Last week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced his plan to make child care more affordable, proposing tax deductions and employer incentives to provide child care to employees. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who has proposed that no family should spend more than 10 percent of its income on child care, has also made child care affordability a central campaign focus.
Voters of Bridport, Weybridge, and New Haven: To borrow a phrase from Forrest Gump, “Politicians are like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re gonna get.” With that in mind, I’d like to offer some insight into the box of chocolates with the odd name who’s campaigning to be your state representative.
This week’s writer is Mariah Neilsen, a Middlebury College junior majoring in Environmental Studies and Geography. She just wrapped up a summer internship at the Middlebury Area Land Trust.
ADDISON COUNTY — An accord reached on Tuesday between the Vermont Agency of Education and the three Addison County school districts has defused what was looming as a significant financial hit for area parents and dozens of early education providers participating in the state’s new universal pre-K program.
At issue was a decision by Addison Central, Northeast and Northwest supervisory unions to delay implementation of the universal pre-K program, including payments to local providers.
CORNWALL — Celebrated flutist Karen Kevra has always drawn a crowd, particularly when it comes to the popular Capital City Concerts (CCC) that have brought world-class chamber music to the Montpelier area since 2000. And like the legendary Pied Piper of Hamlin, Kevra is confident that CCC enthusiasts will follow her to the Middlebury area, which will now host some of the concerts thanks to her relocation to Cornwall.