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Mumps cases are confirmed at St. Mike's and UVM

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — The Vermont Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of mumps among students at Saint Michael’s College and the University of Vermont. Mumps is a contagious illness caused by a virus that can be spread through close person-to-person contact, such as coughing, sneezing or sharing drinking glasses. The virus causes fever, swelling of the parotid glands, and can affect other parts of the body.

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Students of the Week - 2/26/2018

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
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The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.

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Girls' hockey splits contests

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team split two games last week to finish the regular season at 7-12.

The Tigers have apparently earned the No. 7 seed in Division I and could visit No. 2 seed BFA-St. Albans in a quarterfinal matchup this weekend. The Vermont Principals Association was set to release official pairings early on Monday.

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MUHS Boys' hockey falls at home

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team dropped its final two regular-season games last week to finish the Division I campaign at 11-8-1.

The Tigers appear to be the No. 6 seed in the Division I playoffs and could hit the road for a quarterfinal this weekend vs. Stowe. The Vermont Principals’ Association was set to release pairings on Monday morning.

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Mount Abe wrestles to fourth in Vermont championship meet

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — No local wrestlers were crowned state champions on Saturday night at Otter Valley Union High School, but eight earned top-four finishes and several more reached the podium with top-six efforts.

Mount Abe junior Roman Mayer, a champion at 120 pounds a year ago, fared best, taking second at 132. Two of his teammates put in third-place performances, senior Ben Murray at 126 and junior Kevin Pearsall at 182.

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Scoreboard and sports schedule for Feb. 26

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

Girls’ Hockey

2/21 Rice vs. MUHS................................. 4-1

2/24 MUHS vs. Spaulding...................... 10-1

Boys’ Hockey

2/21 St. Albans vs. MUHS........................ 3-1

2/24 Spaulding vs. MUHS........................ 3-2

Girls’ Basketball

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FFA building leaders and stewards for the future

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — FFA is a national organization founded by a group of young farmers in 1928. To this day, Vermont’s agricultural traditions are both preserved and modernized thanks to the dedication of today’s generations of stewards of the land, livestock, production, as well as their associated research and management practices.

Formerly known as Future Farmers of America, the group is now known simply as FFA to represent the broader scope of its mission.

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224 contestants enjoy fishing in Lake Dunmore Derby

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
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SALISBURY — Results from the 2018 Lake Dunmore ice fishing Derby are in. The Derby, which was held Feb. 10 and 11 and is organized by the Kampersville Store, drew plenty of entries — 197 adult and 27 youth.

Prizes were awarded as follows:

Adult Bass: 1st Place – Ethan Dragon (3.76 lbs.) $500, 2nd place –Chris Lafountain (3.68 lbs.) $300, 3rd place Dan Drinkwine (3.32 lbs.) $200.

Adult Salmon: 1st place – Scott Miller (2.94 lbs.) $500, 2nd place Lisa Wall (1.89 lbs.) $300, 3rd place Rob Gearwor (1.16 lbs.) $200.

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'Never Felt Better' fiber art exhibit on view in Little City

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Explore the creative potential of the world’s earliest textile technique at Creative Space Gallery in Vergennes this week. “Never Felt Better,” a special exhibition featuring work by member artists Deb Allen and Marsha Chase (of Panton), and guest artists Kathy Giroux, Kim Goodling, Nancy Hayden, Muffy Kashkin-Grolier (of Orwell), Lynn Ocone, Susi Ryan and Linda Veilleux, opens on Friday, Feb. 23.

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Local family to perform traditional/step-dancing music in Cornwall

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
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The Bolton/Munkres family band, Honey in the Hive, will perform at the Cornwall Town Hall on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. The concert will feature driving fiddle and banjo music, and step-dancing from Appalachian, Cape Breton, Irish and other traditions.

This family band includes Romy on fiddle, flute and feet; Ben on piano, mandolin and melodica; Andrew Munkres on five-string banjo and guitar; and Kristin Bolton on upright bass and feet.

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