Archive - Dec 2012
MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) was recently awarded an $8,000 grant from the Richard E. and Deborah L. Tarrant Foundation in Burlington, Vermont. These funds contribute towards the 20 percent local match requirements of a $2.85 million federal grant previously awarded to ACTR for the construction of the Addison County Community Transportation Center.
MIDDLEBURY — Coming into Saturday’s home game against 5-1 Skidmore, a Middlebury men’s basketball team with four returning starters from groups that earned four NCAA Division III berths carried a 7-0 record and the No. 3 ranking.
But the Panthers lacked a signature win despite their record, and their defense had not risen to the level of past seasons, when they have led the nation in field-goal percentage against.
ADDISON COUNTY — Starting in the fall of 2013 and running for two academic years, the Middlebury Union High School softball and girls’ basketball and soccer teams will return to Division II, according to recent Vermont Principals’ Association decisions.
12/7 Midd. vs. Hamilton................... 5-4 (OT)
12/8 Amherst vs. Midd. ............................ 4-2
12/8 Midd. vs. Castleton ......................... 3-0
Put aside, for a moment, the national political posturing surrounding the so-called fiscal cliff, the strife in the Mid-East, the growing threat of climate change, and focus for a few minutes on what some senators are calling the most serious threat to democracy facing the nation today: the FCC’s renewed push to allow greater media consolidation in the country’s largest media markets.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College announced on Tuesday that it would take formal steps to consider divesting its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Department of Health (DOH) officials are urging schools, daycare centers, businesses and residents to be on guard for a wave of pertussis — popularly known as whooping cough — that is sweeping through Addison and Rutland counties.
BRISTOL/VERGENNES — Classes might have been cancelled, but school was definitely in session on Tuesday afternoon at Mount Abraham Union High School, where students, teachers and community members packed the auditorium to bid farewell to one of their most beloved teachers, Greg Clark.