Archive - Jan 29, 2009
By JOHN FLOWERS
MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont State Craft Center at Frog Hollow (VSCC) will close its Middlebury gallery this Saturday, Jan. 31, and then move to sell its 1 Mill St. building to retire the growing debt the nonprofit has accumulated during the past year as a result of plunging sales.
By KATHRYN FLAGG
ADDISON COUNTY — New England’s largest dairy co-op announced last week that it is phasing out use of a controversial bovine growth hormone that boosts dairy cows’ productivity. Come August, Agri-Mark Inc. of Methuen, Mass., will no longer accept any milk from hormone-treated cows at its New England processing plants.
By JOHN FLOWERS
MIDDLEBURY — Leaders of Gov. James Douglas’s hometown school board on Tuesday pulled no punches in panning the Middlebury Republican’s recent request that communities freeze their per-pupil education spending levels for next year.
By ANDY KIRKALDY
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ basketball team rode one offensive surge and a third-quarter defensive stand past visiting Vergennes on Tuesday, 48-30.
The win evened the Tigers’ record at 6-6, a record that follows last year’s 5-15 campaign and the 6-14 mark of the winter before.
By Andy Kirkaldy
It was one thing for the Middlebury Union High School boys’ basketball team to crack 100 points against Montpelier earlier this year. The Solons are a perfectly competent (7-6 as of Monday) Division II Vermont basketball team and were willing, at least the first time the two teams met, to run and gun with the Tigers.