April 7th, 2013
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College field hockey coach Katherine DeLorenzo will be a part of the fourth class of inductees into the Goucher College Athletics Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held April 26 at the Baltimore, Md., school. Goucher’s Hall of Fame is intended to recognize, honor and perpetuate the memory of those individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Goucher College athletics and its intercollegiate athletics program.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — The Middlebury College softball team improved to 11-6 with a two-game sweep at Union on Thursday, 7-1 and 10-2.
It was the Panthers’ turn to take the weekend off from NESCAC West play, in which they have a 2-1 mark. Middlebury is scheduled to play a Wednesday doubleheader at Skidmore and then return to league play with a three-game set at Hamilton on Friday and Saturday.
4/3 Midd. vs. Hamilton .......................... 11-6
4/6 Midd. vs. Amherst ............................ 13-4
4/7 Midd. vs. Tufts.................................. 15-8
4/6 Midd. vs. Amherst ........................... 10-8
4/7 Tufts vs. Midd................................ 14-13
If one were to visualize Vermont as a glacier at the sea’s edge and if those counties losing population were shown as falling into the sea, the only part yet to fall would be the state’s northwest corner — Chittenden, Lamoille, Grand Isle and Franklin counties. All other counties are underwater.
ADDISON — An Addison woman was killed late Wednesday afternoon in a one-car crash on Route 17 near the intersection with Jersey Street in West Addison.
Vermont State Police said Heidi Brousseau, 54, was killed at around 4 p.m. on April 3 after the 2002 Chevy Tahoe she was driving westbound on Route 17 left the south side of the road and hit a series of trees before coming to rest. A local resident said the accident happened in the curve between Jersey Street South and Church Street, behind the Methodist church.
ADDISON COUNTY — An annual county-by-county study on the nation’s health ranks Addison County as Vermont’s second healthiest county — Addison County trails only its larger neighbor to the north, Chittenden.
BRANDON/WHITING/SUDBURY — The Vermont Department of Health late this month and next will hold three clinics locally to collect human blood samples that will be tested in a new study of Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE.
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Gas Systems officials on Monday asked for public feedback on their proposed “Phase II” pipeline from Middlebury to the International Paper Co. mill in Ticonderoga, N.Y.
What those officials heard, from a crowd of around 70 people who attended the informational meeting at Middlebury’s municipal gym, could be distilled into two words: “Slow down.”