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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team won big twice last week to improve its record to 4-1.
The Tigers return to action at home next Monday and Tuesday with a pair of tough home games — vs. Spaulding on Monday and Northfield on Tuesday, both at 7 p.m. Northfield is the only team to have defeated the Tigers, and Spaulding and Northfield played a competitive game last week.
MILTON — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team and host Milton battled to a 1-1 tie on Wednesday, leaving the Tigers with a 0-1-2 record heading into their Saturday home opener vs. Harwood.
On this past Wednesday, the Tigers outshot the Yellowjackets, 30-6, but only Justin Stone put one in the net, giving the Tigers a 1-0 second-period lead with assists from Nathan Lalonde and Tyler Crowningshield. Stone also hit the post twice in the game.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
12/17 MUHS vs. Milton............................. 1-1
12/17 MUHS vs. Missisquoi..................... 7-1
12/20 MUHS vs. S. Burlington.................. 7-1
MIDDLEBURY — Porter Medical Center administrators and representatives of the nurses’ union announced on Wednesday they had reached a tentative deal on a three-year contract for nurses.
Terms of what would be the first-ever contract for Porter nurses were not included in a brief press release issued by Porter spokesman Ron Hallman on Wednesday. More details will be available after the union members officially ratify the pact, according to Hallman.
Nurses union members are set to vote on ratification on Monday, Dec. 22.
MIDDLEBURY — Four people were injured when a farm vehicle slammed into an Addison County Transit Resources bus on Route 7 near Middlebury Beef Supply on Tuesday morning.
The crash resulted in Middlebury police closing Route 7 to traffic for more than five hours.
ADDISON COUNTY — Five Addison County law enforcement agencies — Vergennes Police Department, Vermont State Police, Addison County Sheriff’s Department, Bristol Police Department and Middlebury Police Department — will be conducting an impaired driving checkpoint and DUI (driving under the influence) patrols throughout the county through the holiday season.
VERGENNES — A divided Vergennes City Council last week approved a scaled-down preschool playground on East Street. Council members voted, 4-3, against the full $42,000 park that was recommended by the city’s recreation committee but opposed by many East Street residents and some others in Vergennes.