September 15th, 2014
ADDISON COUNTY — In local boys’ soccer action in the latter half of last week, Vergennes, Middlebury and Otter Valley all dropped games. Mount Abraham was idle.
ADDISON COUNTY — Middlebury edged Vergennes in overtime to highlight local girls’ soccer action in the latter half of last week.
In other action, the Tigers and Commodores each won on Saturday, while Mount Abraham won twice to reach .500.
MUHS VS. VUHS
BRISTOL — Visiting Fairfax defeated the Mount Abraham-Vergennes football team on Saturday, 20-8, a result that left both teams at 2-1 and in a six-way tie for second place in Division III.
The Eagles took an 8-0 lead with a 70-yard march on their opening possession, which was capped by a 15-yard Wyatt Gracie run. Anthony Warner ran in the conversion.
This week’s writer is James Haslam, executive director of the Vermont Workers’ Center (VWC), www.workerscenter.org. To learn more about the People’s Climate March go to http://peoplesclimate.org/.
Neighborhood Watch — what does that term mean to you? When people in a community are concerned that their neighborhood is being overrun by crime, they start a Neighborhood Watch. They do so to protect their families, their property values, and their way of life.
Twenty-five years is enough time to ensure that a good idea becomes a lasting legacy.
Such is the case with the Middlebury Area Land Trust’s 16-mile Trail Around Middlebury, or TAM, and the reason for its recently launched $125,000 campaign to create an endowment to fund annual trail maintenance.
SHOREHAM — State police said Friday that an unknown number of thieves stole copper from the Shoreham Telephone Company. Police said that between 11:00 p.m. and 11:21 p.m. Aug. 22, someone stole about $5,000 worth of copper load coil from the parking lot of the company. Troopers ask residents with information about the theft to call them at (802) 388-4919.
MIDDLEBURY — It was on Aug. 26 that Donna Donahue lost a Democratic primary election that ended her bid to secure one of Middlebury’s two seats in the Vermont House.
What a difference two weeks can make in the political world.