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Angelo Lynn http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/97/all en Hopping chili festival http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503hopping-chili-festival <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29160" style="width: 590px;"><a href="/201503hopping-chili-festival"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Chilifest_9032 by AL.standalone.jpg" alt="Chilifest_9032 by AL.jpg" title="Chilifest_9032 by AL.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="590" height="344" /></a></div> <p> ROBBIE DEVOID, LEFT, and Wyatt Vincent of Cyclewise in New Haven ham it up during the 7th Annual Vermont Chili Festival on Saturday in downtown Middlebury. Several thousand people attended the event to taste more than 50 chilis served by dozens of vendors, and enjoy the festive atmosphere. The Lobby, a restaurant in Middlebury, won first place and $1,000 for its venison maple chipotle chili, while second ($750) and third ($500) places went to Our House Bistro of Winooski. Rubright&rsquo;s Property Management won the People&rsquo;s Choice Award.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503hopping-chili-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:10:49 +0000 Trent Campbell 29161 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Smile for the camera http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503smile-camera <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29168" style="width: 266px;"><a href="/201503smile-camera"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Chilifest_9007 by AL.jpg" alt="Chilifest_9007 by AL.jpg" title="Chilifest_9007 by AL.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="266" height="400" /></a></div> <p> THE PHOTO BOOTH run by a Vermont radio station at Saturday&rsquo;s Chili Festival in downtown Middlebury was a big hit &mdash; just ask these Middlebury eighth-graders.</p> <p> Independent photo/Angelo Lynn</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:09:41 +0000 Trent Campbell 29169 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Editorial: The proposed tax on sugary beverages hits a sweet spot http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501editorial-proposed-tax-sugary-beverages-hits-sweet-spot <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> As the Legislature and Gov. Peter Shumlin search for the right combination of increased revenue and cuts in programs to make up a $118 million gap in the 2016 budget, a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages should be part of the conversation.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28212">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501editorial-proposed-tax-sugary-beverages-hits-sweet-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial sugar tax Vermont Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:37:42 +0000 Trent Campbell 28212 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Editorial: Decommissioning solar: A common sense measure that makes good business sense http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412editorial-decommissioning-solar-common-sense-measure-makes-good-business-sense <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> The explosion of solar arrays in Vermont, in particular Addison County, has spawned the twinkling of what could be the downside of any boom-bust cycle.</p> <p> The upside of solar power is its sustainability and near-zero admissions into the atmosphere. In that manner, it is a fuel source to be developed and exploited.</p> <p> The downside of its rapid deployment, however, is in the rush to cite the projects (sometimes in places that are less than ideal) as well as lax rules that govern the life cycle of any energy project.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27370">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412editorial-decommissioning-solar-common-sense-measure-makes-good-business-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial solar power Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:48:07 +0000 Addison Independent 27370 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Bam! http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410bam <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26346" style="width: 248px;"><a href="/201410bam"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/VUHS MUHS boys soccer Bob Avery, soccer shot.jpg" alt="VUHS MUHS boys soccer Bob Avery, soccer shot.jpg" title="VUHS MUHS boys soccer Bob Avery, soccer shot.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="248" height="400" /></a></div> <p> MUHS SENIOR MIDDFIELDER Robert Avery wins a header vs. a Commodore player in boys&rsquo; soccer action on Fucile Field this past Friday.</p> <p> Independent photo/Angelo Lynn</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:39:06 +0000 angelo 26347 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Got it http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410got-it <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26343" style="width: 268px;"><a href="/201410got-it"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/muhs goalie save.jpg" alt="muhs goalie save.jpg" title="muhs goalie save.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="268" height="400" /></a></div> <p> TIGER GOALIE WILDER Perera makes one of many saves in Friday&rsquo;s home game vs. Vergennes as VUHS senior Jake Dombek watches. The game ended in a 1-1 tie in double overtime.</p> <p> Independent photo/Angelo Lynn</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:38:00 +0000 angelo 26345 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Still waters http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410still-waters <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26089" style="width: 590px;"><a href="/201410still-waters"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/sunset on dunmore, 10-2014.standalone." alt="sunset on dunmore, 10-2014." title="sunset on dunmore, 10-2014." class="image image-standalone " width="590" height="378" /></a></div> <p> THE FALL COLORS on Mount Moosalamoo watch over Lake Dunmore in Salisbury on a recent afternoon.</p> <p> Independent photo/Angelo Lynn</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:34:11 +0000 angelo 26090 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Talking apples http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408talking-apples <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24896" style="width: 590px;"><a href="/201408talking-apples"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Woodchuck7701.standalone.jpg" alt="Woodchuck7701.jpg" title="Woodchuck7701.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="590" height="378" /></a></div> <p> BILL SUHR, FAR right, of Champlain Orchards in Shoreham talks with Woodchuck&rsquo;s Dan Rowell and Sen. Patrick Leahy at the cidery grand opening. Woodchuck says it buys about 40 percent of the processed apples in Vermont.</p> <p> Independent photo/Angelo Lynn</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:30:13 +0000 angelo 24898 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Woodchuck has big plans for new Middlebury facility http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408woodchuck-has-big-plans-new-middlebury-facility <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24879" style="width: 152px;"><a href="/201408woodchuck-has-big-plans-new-middlebury-facility"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Leighey copy.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Leighey copy.jpg" title="Leighey copy.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="152" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> U.S. SEN. PATRICK Leahy has the crowd in stitches as he relates a story during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new 100,000-square-foot Woodchuck cidery off Exchange Street in Middlebury on Wednesday. Laughing alongside him are Vermont Commissioner of Economic Development Lisa Gosselin and Vermont Hard Cider CEO Dan Rowell. Independent photo/Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy told stories to a group of 50 invited media and friends gathered outside the new 100,000-square-foot Woodchuck cidery and bottling facility in Middlebury on Wednesday of how Woodchuck Hard Cider was part of the &ldquo;holy water&rdquo; he keeps in stock at his prestigious office in the halls of Congress.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24880">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408woodchuck-has-big-plans-new-middlebury-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured hard cider Woodchuck Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:59:57 +0000 angelo 24880 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Editorial: Is this the image Vermont wants to portray? http://www.addisonindependent.com/201407editorial-image-vermont-wants-portray <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24780" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201407editorial-image-vermont-wants-portray"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/angelo editorial photo of Route 7 overgrown_7626.thumbnail.JPG" alt="angelo editorial photo of Route 7 overgrown_7626.JPG" title="angelo editorial photo of Route 7 overgrown_7626.JPG" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WEEDS HAVE BEEN growing at the intersection of Routes 125 and 7 in Middlebury all summer. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Vermont touts two scenic drives in the state: the dramatic Smugglers&rsquo; Notch that goes between Stowe and Jeffersonville featuring a steep, single-lane pitch through large rocky slabs and boulders near the top, and the bucolic Robert Frost Memorial Drive that features a 16-mile section of Route 125 over the Middlebury Gap from East Middlebury to Hancock.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24781">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201407editorial-image-vermont-wants-portray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Route 125 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:45:40 +0000 Zach Despart 24781 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Editorial: Parents to students — want to make an extra $500,000 http://www.addisonindependent.com/201407editorial-parents-students-%E2%80%94-want-make-extra-500000 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">In Vermont, it&rsquo;s well known that our high school graduation rate is one of the highest in the country, while we rank toward the bottom among states in sending graduating seniors to higher education. Roughly 40 percent of high school graduates in Vermont do not go on to post-secondary education.</span></p> <p> Part of the reason is money: A college-education is expensive and Vermont ranks among the least generous of states to subsidize those expenses for in-state students.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24682">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201407editorial-parents-students-%E2%80%94-want-make-extra-500000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial college education high school graduation Vermont Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:43:36 +0000 Zach Despart 24682 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Editorial: An irony in the fight for care http://www.addisonindependent.com/201407editorial-irony-fight-care <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> Talk isn&rsquo;t always cheap, especially when it&rsquo;s the state that backs down on its word. In a recent case with Middlebury-based Porter Hospital, the state, through the Department of Vermont Health Access, led hospital administrators there to believe they would be substantially supported through state funds to help establish a Suboxone treatment center in Addison County &mdash; the lone county in the state without a treatment center for opiate addiction.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24304">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201407editorial-irony-fight-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Porter Hospital Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:17:49 +0000 John McCright 24304 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Editorial: National water trails system could aid Lake Champlain http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406editorial-national-water-trails-system-could-aid-lake-champlain <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> Here&rsquo;s an idea that could help the water quality in Lake Champlain. Make the lake part of the newly designated National Water Trails System. The upside is it could bring federal aid to the cause. The downside is it would inevitably make the lake more crowded and less enjoyable for those Vermonters (and others) who recreate on the lake.</p> <p> Still, if it&rsquo;s an idea that could help clean up lake pollution and improve the water quality, it should be seriously considered.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24143">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406editorial-national-water-trails-system-could-aid-lake-champlain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Lake Champlain Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:02:36 +0000 John McCright 24143 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Twice as fun http://www.addisonindependent.com/201405twice-fun <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23213" style="width: 244px;"><a href="/201405twice-fun"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/MapleRun7220.jpg" alt="MapleRun7220.jpg" title="MapleRun7220.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="244" height="400" /></a></div> <p> REBECCA BRADY, LEFT, and Amelia Kaufman near the finish line of the 13.1-mile race wearing two pairs of pajama pants sewn together to form a three-legged uniform.</p> <p> Independent photo/Angelo Lynn</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Thu, 08 May 2014 15:27:36 +0000 angelo 23215 at http://www.addisonindependent.com The race is on http://www.addisonindependent.com/201405race <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23171" style="width: 590px;"><a href="/201405race"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/MapleRun7179.standalone.jpg" alt="MapleRun7179.jpg" title="MapleRun7179.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="590" height="333" /></a></div> <p> MOLLY PARIZEAU (511) and Sarah Noble (596) are excited to start the Maple Run as they and hundreds of others pull away from the starting line.</p> <p> Independent photo/Angelo Lynn</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Wed, 07 May 2014 23:02:09 +0000 angelo 23173 at http://www.addisonindependent.com