Archive - Jun 24, 2013
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Actors Workshop will present Yasmina Reza’s 2009 Tony Award-winning play, “God of Carnage,” Thursday-Sunday, June 27-30, at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. This fast-paced, wicked little comedy of manners takes on parenthood, civilization and the hypocrisy we all indulge in when defending our own.
MIDDLEBURY — Mary Hogan Elementary School 4th-grade teacher and Challenge Program leader Steve Lindemann will become the school’s new assistant principal beginning July 1.
ADDISON COUNTY — The Vergennes Union High School softball team made the most headlines among the local squads this spring, and the Commodores are well represented on the 2013 Addison Independent Softball All-Star team — including the Independent Co-Players of the Year, Cat Chaput and Taylor Paquette.
In 1998, the tobacco industry settled its Medicaid lawsuit with 46 states by, among other things, agreeing to pay the states a minimum of $206 billion over the first 25 years of the agreement. In Vermont, our share was estimated to total $962 million.
In a sense, that was free money. We had no right to expect it. True, the tobacco companies were responsible for creating the problem in the first place, but sugar also has an impact on public health, and the sugar industry isn’t sending us million dollar checks.
FERRISBURGH — Co-director Adam Kane will leave the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum at the end of the summer to take over the helm of the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury.
Chairman of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Board of Directors Darcey Hale earlier this month announced that move, which will be effective Sept. 1.
MIDDLEBURY — Marble Valley Regional Transit District (MVRTD) jointly with Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) will increase public transit bus service between Rutland and Middlebury starting Monday, July 8.