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March 12th, 2015
Everything you need to know about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress on Tuesday, March 3, was the presence in the visitor’s gallery of one man – Sheldon Adelson.
MIDDLEBURY — Why does it cost so much to build a new energy efficient house, and what’s up with all of these crazy insulation details?
People who are involved in the building trades are often asked these questions, and some of them ask these questions themselves.
Vermont Integrated Architecture, a Middlebury design and planning firm, is inviting area builders and architects to its “Roundtable for Residential Building Professionals” on March 25 to discuss such questions in an open, roundtable format.
MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Economic Development Corp. (ACEDC) announces that Lt. Gov. Phil Scott is coming to Middlebury to hear from Addison County businesses, educators, students, local governments, social service agencies and others about prospects for improving Vermont’s economy.
Scott has been hosting a series of what he calls “economic pitch sessions” around the state, at which people present their ideas for economic prosperity.
VERGENNES — Although Coach Connie LaRose’s Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ basketball team did not earn its third straight Division II title this winter, the Eagles compiled a 15-7 record that was easily the area’s best despite a rash of injuries and illnesses.
Unsurprisingly, four of those Eagles are represented on the 2015 Addison Independent Girls’ Basketball All-Star Team, two achieving first-team recognition and two more earning honorable mention.
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team used a pair of second-half comebacks to win two recent games and improve to 3-1. The Panthers will entertain Wesleyan at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
On this past Saturday, the Panthers used a 6-0 second-half run to rally past host Connecticut, 13-9. The Camels fell to 0-3 and 0-1 in conference action.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team bounced back from an opening upset the week before to thump visiting Connecticut this past Saturday, 19-2. The 1-1 Panthers, ranked No. 10 in NCAA Division III, were set to host RPI on Wednesday before visiting Wesleyan at noon on Saturday.
Against Connecticut College (1-2 overall, 0-1 in NESCAC) this past weekend, the Panthers allowed the game’s first goal 15 seconds after the opening draw, but responded with a 9-0 run to take command.
MONTPELIER — Hunters, landowners and anyone else interested in Vermont’s deer and moose should plan on attending one of the public hearings being held around the state in late March.
All six of the hearings will include results of Vermont’s 2014 deer seasons and prospects for deer hunting next fall as well as an opportunity for hunters to provide their observations and opinions about the current status of the deer herd and proposed deer hunting regulation changes.