February 8th, 2016
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury officials are rallying behind a plan to temporarily relocate the Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) bus stop and shelter from Merchants Row to a spot on South Pleasant Street, which would be converted to one way, southbound (toward Cross Street).
BRISTOL — Mountain Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, has announced the addition of dental services coming soon in early 2016. This broadens the types of available services offered not only to current Mountain Health Center patients, but also to the community.
VERMONT — The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s “Ah! Cappella” vocal quartet will present three performances for four area elementary schools on Wednesday, Feb. 10, made possible by Neat Repeats Resale Shop of Middlebury. The quartet will perform for Leicester Central School, Whiting Village School and Sudbury Country School, and Robinson Elementary School (Starksboro).
MIDDLEBURY — The providers and staff of Tapestry Midwifery and Addison Associates in OB/GYN have been working together in recent months to come together as a single practice soon to be known as Porter Women’s Health.
MIDDLEBURY — The Associated General Contractors of Vermont (AGC/VT) has awarded Bread Loaf Corp. of Middlebury the Best Builders Award for Outstanding Quality of Work and Effort (in) Building, New Construction, Innovative Sustainable Technology for the new Landmark College Science, Technology & Innovative Center project in Putney.
VERMONT — The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Vermont (GFWC-VT) announces the availability of scholarships for Vermont women who have been homemakers and who have lost their main means of support through separation or divorce from their spouse or the death, disability or long-term unemployment of their spouse. Eligible women are in need of education or training to enter the work force. Applicants must submit a specific plan for their education or training.
RIPTON — Ripton Elementary School will hold a pizza bake fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 12, for third-grader Addison Dunakin’s upcoming trip to Washington, D.C.
Dunakin, 8, was nominated by her teacher, Susan Ogilvie, and has been selected to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum – Pathways to STEM program this July. Proceeds from the pizza bake will help defray tuition costs for the program.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s basketball team picked up two hard-fought NESCAC home wins this weekend to move to 14-8 — and more importantly 6-2 in the league, a record that gives them a chance to earn first place next weekend.
The Panthers’ victories — 67-65 vs. Colby on Saturday and 78-69 vs. Bowdoin on Sunday — mean that if they win at Amherst and Trinity this coming Friday and Saturday, respectively, they will earn the top seed for the upcoming NESCAC tournament.