Archive - Sep 26, 2011
VERGENNES — In a midseason match-up on Saturday of two high school boys’ soccer teams off to promising starts, visiting Mount Abraham prevailed, 4-0, over shorthanded Vergennes.
Coach Mike Corey’s Eagles moved to 2-1-2 by scoring twice in each half and dominating the second half, while Coach Kevin Hayes’ Commodores dropped to 3-2-1.
BRANDON — A vendor at the Brandon Farmers Market was hit by a car while crossing the street recently.
Lyn Garro, 63, of Leicester was crossing Carver Street near Central Park at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, when police say she was hit by a car. Garro sells baked goods at the farmers market, which is held every Friday from May until Oct. 7. 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
In retrospect, It would be fascinating, and probably terrifying, to know even roughly what amount of money and resources it took for this country to prepare for the tenth anniversary of 9/11…
Unfortunately, although there has been vast media coverage of the massive security measures undertaken for 9/11, no one seems to be looking at it in terms of the extent of vulnerability in which these knee-jerk measures leave the nation and the further economic drain that they place on our economy.
VERGENNES — Almost 200 years ago, Commodore Thomas MacDonough won a crucial naval battle in the War of 1812 that drove the British — the world’s greatest naval force at the time — from the Plattsburgh, N.Y., battle site back into Canada, allowing the United States to retain a larger piece of northern territory when a peace treaty was signed two months later.
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The first public hearing on the draft of the 2011 Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan — released earlier this month — is slated for Middlebury on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 7-9 p.m. at Middlebury Union High School.
For more information and access to an electronic copy of the plan draft, head to: www.vtenergyplan.vermont.gov.