May 29th, 2014
COLCHESTER — Saint Michael’s College men’s lacrosse senior Cooper Quenneville, a Shoreham resident and former Middlebury Union High School standout, was last week named a New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-Region player and chosen to participate in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division I/II North/South Senior All-Star Game, which was played this past Monday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
I read with interest the front page article titled “Energy Secretary talks climate change” in the May 19 edition.
The article focused on global warming and reducing carbon emissions through renewable energy — solar, biomass, methane digesters. (There was no mention of wind turbines, for some reason.)
I agree that reducing carbon emissions into the atmosphere is very, very important.
Editor’s note: Our columnist has been spending this year in Cameroon, West Africa.
I had a good day on Good Friday, last month: I played golf.
I hope to play one more time before I come home to Vermont in late June.
There are four golf courses in all of Cameroon, this in a country of 22.5 million people, covering 183,000 square miles, in an area slightly larger than California.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police between May 19 and 25 handled a variety of duties, including the aftermath of a domestic incident, two Click It Or Ticket details, family issues, and car accidents.
During those seven days, Vergennes police:
The Vergennes Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 26th drew thousands of spectators to the state's smallest city.
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On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, more than 500 Middlebury College students earned degrees in the school's 213th commencement ceremony. Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad was the event's featured speaker. See the full story here.
ORWELL — At the end of this school year the Orwell Village School will say a final goodbye to two longtime teachers — Susan Young and Pat Dubois.
Young, a first-grade teacher, leaves the school after teaching various ages for nearly 40 years. Dubois retires after 13 years of teaching English Language Arts (ELA) and social studies to sixth- through eighth-graders in Orwell.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday, May 27, will discuss and potentially take a pro or con position on “Phase II” of the proposed Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project.