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Students end their school experience with an epic hike

Posted on May 21, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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RIPTON — School. You get out of it what you put in, as they say. And at Ripton’s North Branch School, student effort isn’t just measured by the amount of time spent in the classroom or in front of a computer screen.

For graduating 9th-graders, it’s also measured in miles — 23 of them, all associated with an annual three-day backpacking trek along the Long Trail.

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Future of old schoolhouse up in the air

Posted on May 21, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Members of the Case Street Community Club will soon make some decisions on the future of the historic Quarry Hill School building, a well-preserved throwback to an era when the Vermont education system was made up of one-room schoolhouses.

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Three departments respond to Weybridge house fire

Posted on May 21, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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WEYBRIDGE — A Wednesday, May 16, blaze tore through a garage at 310 Pine Ridge Lane in Weybridge, though local firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading much to a connected two-story home.

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Rep. Van Wyck won't run for another term

Posted on May 17, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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FERRISBURGH — Rep. Warren Van Wyck, R-Ferrisburgh, won’t seek re-election to a fourth consecutive, two-year term representing Addison-3 in the House, citing a desire to spend more time with family and return to full-time status at his job as a computer analyst programmer with the University of Vermont.

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Cornwall weighs future of 215-year-old church

Posted on May 17, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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CORNWALL — Most folks turn their attention to estate planning as they approach their golden years, to make sure their worldly possessions are conveyed according to their wishes.

If individuals can make such decisions for themselves, why shouldn’t they do it for their places of worship?

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Clippings: A true native son to fill the ranks

Posted on May 17, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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Cornwall dog faces sanctions after attacking woman

Posted on May 14, 2018 |
By John Flowers



CORNWALL — The Cornwall selectboard has ordered a local family to invest in a chain link fence, obedience training and other corrective measures for their dog in wake of an April 17 attack that left a FedEx delivery person severely injured.

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Parent-Child Center book to serve as manual for a new wave of educators

Posted on May 14, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — As one can imagine, the leaders and educators at the Addison County Parent/Child Center are pretty busy teaching young parents to become good nurturers and imparting basic social skills to kids. Veteran staff members have mentored thousands of adults and children, during which they’ve learned — through trial and error — what works when it comes to child rearing.

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Middlebury Dem. Ruth Hardy announces state Senate bid

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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EAST MIDDLEBURY — After having spent several years serving her community on local school boards, East Middlebury Democrat Ruth Hardy hopes to graduate this fall to a state Senate seat representing Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore.

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Former Rep. Paul Ralston eyes return to Montpelier

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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NEW HAVEN — Former State Rep. Paul Ralston told the Independent on Wednesday he’s seriously considering a run for one of the two state Senate seats representing Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore.

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