Archive - 2013
MIDDLEBURY — Diane Howlett and Linda Waterman, directors of Neat Repeats Consignment Shop on Bakery Lane in Middlebury, have announced the Neat Repeats grant awards for the summer 2013 cycle. They remind the public that Neat Repeats is a great resource for Halloween costumes and accessories.
A total of $21,049 was awarded, as follows:
MIDDLEBURY — Storytellers Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder perform their new program of eerie traditional folk tales and music, “The Vampire Princess,” at Ilsley Library in Middlebury on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m.
The Montpelier Times Argus called the show “rich entertainment: riveting, macabre, and very funny.” Seven Days said it was “a delight to watch” and identified the performers as “Vermont treasures.”
MIDDLEBURY — The Women Business Owners Network (WBON) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 8-9:30 a.m. at Rosie’s restaurant in Middlebury. This month’s presentation is “Google Tools for Small Businesses,” with Nancy Shuttleworth of the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC).
BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham/Vergennes football team bolted to a 36-0 halftime lead against visiting Division III rival Oxbow Union High School on Saturday and cruised to 36-21 victory.
The Eagles scored three rushing touchdowns and one each on defense and special teams in taking their decisive early advantage.
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abe edged Vergennes to remain unbeaten and highlight area high school boys’ soccer action in the latter half of last week.
In other action, Middlebury dropped a pair of road games, and VUHS picked up a tie away from home. Otter Valley (4-6) was idle.
VERGENNES — On Friday, the Vergennes Union High School girls’ soccer team hosted Division I Rice, which came in on a four-game winning streak that included victories over two of the top squads in D-II, Milton and Mount Abraham.
The 6-3-1 Green Knights looked like a team on a roll, carrying play and outshooting the 4-5 Commodores, 18-4, and defeating them, 4-0.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school girls’ soccer play, all on this past Friday, Mount Abraham and another Division II contender battled to a tie, while Middlebury and Otter Valley dropped road contests. Vergennes fell to Rice at home (See story).
The poet: It would be hard to imagine anyone with more artistic and literary credentials than Ann Day. She is a writer, photographer, naturalist, and above all, poet! She publishes an illustrated day-book, using her own photographs. She collaborates with other poets in publishing books of poetry. She is a member of at least two poetry groups. For years she has published a weekly column called “The Nature of Things,” etc. Also, she is a splendid luncheon companion.