Archive - 2013
BRIDPORT — One day last week Bridport resident Susan Massed got in touch with her roots by sending a kite high into the sky.
A native of Nantucket, an island of the coast of Massachusetts, Massed took part in a special challenge she had seen on a friend’s Facebook page.
“I saw a promotion put up by the Nantucket Kiteworks,” Massed said. “And I applied to be a part of it.”
VERGENNES — In June, RSVP and the Volunteer Center of the United Way held its annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at the American Legion in Vergennes. One hundred thirty volunteers gathered to be honored for their service to local nonprofit organizations.
ST. ALBANS — Members of the Vergennes Champs and Middlebury Panthers swim teams had nine champions and posted many good times at the Champlain Valley Swim League Championship this past Friday and Saturday in St. Albans.
The Town of Essex Swim Team was tops in the eight-team field, scoring 2,000 points. The Champs scored 926.5 points to claim sixth place overall and the Panthers were seventh with 799.5 points.
FERRISBURGH — Attention all Hollow residents: There will be a public meeting on Tuesday evening, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Ferrisburgh Town Hall, at which Resource Systems Group will present their traffic study findings and make recommendations for traffic calming on Old Hollow Road. This study is intended to inform as to how to improve the safety and the quality of life in The Hollow. Public comments regarding the presentation will be most welcome. For more information, contact Judy Chaves at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You figured their kids would be good athletes, but it took them a while to get together.
She said that was his fault. “I had to give him an ultimatum.” He sees it differently, “It took her a long time to see that I had a couple of things going for me.”
Sue Parsons was a junior at Middlebury when she started dating Bobby Ritter, a senior. That was 1982. They were married nine years later.
EAST MIDDLEBURY — On a blazing hot day in East Middlebury, 75 residents turned out for the annual Fire District No. 1 community picnic on Sunday, July 14. Set-up on Saturday evening was accomplished quickly by Eric and Erika Murray, Toby Welch, Jason Larocque, Bob Wells, Peggy Peabody and Dana Flanders.
Leave it to the Big Apple. Only in New York City could there be a black market for doughnuts. Well, that’s not completely accurate. The black market is actually for cronuts. In case you haven’t heard, a cronut is a cross between a doughnut and a croissant, and it is the hottest thing going right now in a city overflowing with hot things. New Yorkers, it seems, have gone nuts for cronuts.
WEST HAVEN — Rookie Josh Masterson of Bristol led the local contingent on Sunday in the big 150-lap St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 150 stock car race at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway, which drew a number of American-Canadian Tour drivers.
Middlebury’s Todd Stone continued his winning ways this season by capturing the checkered flag in the 35-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series race. A number of other Addison County drivers had good showings on the day.
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