September 26th, 2016
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
9/21 Mt. Abe vs. Colchester..................... 3-1
9/21 Mt. Mansfield vs. MUHS................... 5-1
9/21 Bellows Falls vs. OV............ 3-2 (2OT)
9/24 MUHS vs. Burlington........................ 4-2
9/24 Woodstock vs. OV........................... 2-0
Here’s the good news from the U.S. Census in data released last week: The media household income in Vermont rose 5.1 percent last year. Low-income households — those making up the bottom 20 percent — rose even higher, gaining 8.5 percent, while the top 20 percent rose 7.6 percent and top 5 percent rose 10.5 percent.
This week’s writer is Michael Kiernan, M.D., a doctor in the Emergency Department at Porter Hospital in Middlebury.
I look forward to serving in the Legislature with Taborri Bruhl when he is elected to represent New Haven, Weybridge and Bridport, and urge the folks of those towns to vote for him. He has a breadth of experience that’s impressive and will serve him and his constituents well in the House.
He understands the difficulties of financing a college education faced by many Vermonters. Even with a pizza delivery job and the ability to fix large diesel machines, he still needed a Marine scholarship to get himself to graduation.
Having failed to convince the public that our disastrous War on Drugs will find success if we just wait long enough, prohibitionists have frantically switched arguments, and now warn about the supposed evils of “big weed” and “commercialization,” rather than the substance itself. If we legalize cannabis, they say (now), money-hungry corporations will air advertisements on Saturday morning cartoons and hook your kids.
You’ve probably heard of successful “Lost dog, now found” stories about Sole and Murphy who were missing for weeks in Vermont. Please help me make my own success story! My dog “Lincoln,” a Red Heeler/Cattle Dog, went missing on Aug. 3 near Huntington.
FERRISBURGH — Soon — possibly by the end of next week — a 10-year-old Ferrisburgh business will move about a third of a mile south along Route 7 to a new home next to The Dock Doctors.
The Ferrisburgh Bake Shop and Deli, founded in 2006 by Ferrisburgh resident Lisa Denton next to the town’s Route 7 post office, will take over renovated space that most recently housed convenience store/gas station/deli Vermont Energy Co., and before then the Little Otter General Store.
MIDDLEBURY — The United Way of Addison County (UWAC) has historically enlisted a lot of local movers-and-shakers to head up its annual fund drives. This year’s team is also formidable, and comes with a special blessing.