MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, is pleased to announce their annual Lights of Love program — this is not your average holiday memory tree! This tree honors the pets we have loved, and the ones that are still here to brighten our days.
BURLINGTON / MIDDLEBURY — John L. Kellner of Langrock Sperry & Wool LLP has been named, along with five other Langrock attorneys, to the New England “Super Lawyers” list, among the top attorneys in Vermont for 2016.
No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the entire state are selected by “Super Lawyers.” Kellner is recognized for his practice in the area of Personal Injuries/Plaintiffs. He lives in Weybridge, and has served as president of the Vermont Trial Lawyers Association and the Addison County Bar Association.
MIDDLEBURY — ACTR kicks off its daily Snow Bowl Shuttle Bus Ski Season Schedule on Monday, Dec. 19, just in time for school vacation! The Snow Bowl bus connects Middlebury to Rikert and the Snow Bowl via East Middlebury. The ski season weekday schedule will offer six runs Mondays through Thursdays and eight on Fridays. The ski season weekend schedule will offer six runs on both Saturdays and Sundays.
Trump said he would drain the swamp in Washington. We are watching as he creates a newer and bigger swamp. Watch as he appoints alligators to guard hen houses. He reads alt news with its made up stories. We find that a town in Moravia was paid to set up websites to spread false stories about Hillary. Poor Hillary probably didn’t even know since she surely didn’t read such things as Breitbart, with so many important things to do.
Mr. Dennis rightly identifies the economy as an important aspect of policy discussion about climate change. However, there is a fundamental misunderstanding about the timeframe in which economic loss will impact people resulting from the effects of climate change.
As members of Addison Northwest School District Board of Directors, we offer our support for the recent letter to the editor of the Addison Independent (Nov. 28) by Jason Duquette-Hoffman on behalf of the Addison Central School District Board of Directors. We stand with our friends and neighbors in condemning harassment, hazing and bullying targeted at any student or community member of any kind especially with respect to a person’s race, color, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s basketball team coasted past visiting Colby-Sawyer on Tuesday, 65-44, improving to 4-1 heading into a Wednesday contest vs. Clarkson played after the deadline for this edition of the Independent.
The Panthers will wrap up first-semester play on Saturday when they host Skidmore as part of a doubleheader with the men’s basketball team. The Panther men (5-1 heading into a Wednesday game at Southern Vermont) will meet the Thoroughbreds at 4 p.m. in Pepin Gymnasium as they also conclude pre-holiday action.
ADDISON COUNTY — Sixteen members of the Mount Abraham, Otter Valley and Middlebury union high school field hockey teams earned postseason honors in 2016 from either the Metro Conference or the Marble Valley League A Division.
Two Eagles were named First Team Metro All-Stars: senior midfielder Ashley Turner and senior forward Jackie Reiss. Joining them on the Metro First Team was Tiger senior forward Lily Smith.
The MVL A Division coaches named two Otter seniors as First Team All-Stars: forward Allison Lowell and midfielder Courtney Bushey.