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October 24th, 2016

Rehabilitated bald eagle returned to the wild

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON — Staff with the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Vermont Institute of Natural Science released a juvenile bald eagle back into the wild earlier this month at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison.

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In football: Tigers and Otters get key victories

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



ADDISON COUNTY — The Middlebury and Otter Valley union high school football teams won key games this weekend, but the Mount Abraham-Vergennes squad could not hold a first-half lead.

TIGERS

The Tigers picked up their biggest win of the fall, knocking off visiting Champlain Valley, 14-7; denying the Redhawks, the top seed in Division I; improving to 5-3; and upgrading their playoff seed from No. 7 to No. 5.

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In girls' soccer: MUHS wins, Eagles split

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham bested Vergennes to highlight local high school girls’ soccer play in the latter half of last week as the regular season concluded. In other games, Middlebury picked up a win, the Eagles dropped a road contest, and Otter Valley lost two close games.

The Tigers also visited the Commodores on Saturday morning; see story.

The Vermont Principals’ Association will release playoff pairings on Monday morning.

EAGLES-VUHS

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Arts Beat for Oct. 24: Fiddler, piper team up at Brandon Music

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Greg Pahl



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Pete Sutherland and Tim Cummings — colleagues, friends and former neighbors — combine once again to share a rich mix of music sourced from the related traditions of Appalachia, the British Isles and Brittany, as well as from their own imaginations. On Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. they will perform at Brandon Music, providing the audience with fresh twists on traditional music — compelling, spirited morsels that delight the ear and nourish souls.

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OV boys' soccer improves record this season

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FAIR HAVEN — The Otter Valley Union High School boys’ soccer team wrapped up its regular season on Wednesday with a 4-2 victory at Fair Haven.

The Otters improved to 5-8-1, a two-win improvement over the program’s 2015 mark and a three-win gain over 2014.

OV will apparently enter the Division II postseason as the No. 11 seed, and a first-round matchup with Hartford (8-4-2) is possible. The Vermont Principals’ Association will release playoff pairings on Monday morning.

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Scoreboard and sports schedule for Oct. 24

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Field Hockey

10/19 CVU vs. Mt. Abe..................... 1-0 (OT)

10/19 S. Burlington vs. MUHS.................. 3-0

10/21 Mt. Abe vs. MUHS.................. 2-1 (OT)

10/21 OV at Rutland....................... Canceled

10/22 Woodstock at OV................. Canceled

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Editorial: Party over country? Citizens who won't dump Trump

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Angelo S. Lynn



Here’s a question for the Republican Party faithful who have yet to reject presidential candidate Donald Trump: How far would you go?

If you knew his intention was to suspend our democratic system and our rule of law, arm the police and military to restore “law and order” — at least until we got all the “bad hombres” out of the country, and the Islamic terrorists and the drug lords and “all the many, many bad people” he keeps talking about — would you still cast your vote for him?

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Letter to the editor: ANWSD board to hold contract negotiations in public

Posted on October 24, 2016 |
By Mark Koenig



The board of the newly unified Addison Northwest School District (ANWSD) has started the process of negotiating a contract with the Addison Northwest Teachers’ Association (ANTA) for the 2017-18 contract year. Although negotiations have historically been held behind closed doors, the ANWSD Board believes that the public interest is best served through transparency. Therefore, the board has decided to hold these negotiation meetings in an open public forum.

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