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October 30th

Three local teams win soccer playoff games; only VUHS girls win twice

Posted on October 30, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



ADDISON COUNTY — In playoff action for local high school soccer teams between Wednesday and Saturday last week the Vergennes girls fared best, upsetting a high seed to reach the Division III semifinals. The Middlebury and VUHS boys also won first-round games before bowing out in D-I and D-III, respectively, while the MUHS girls and the Mount Abraham boys fell in a first-round D-I game and a D-II quarterfinal, respectively.

The Eagle girls advanced to a D-II semifinal with a dramatic home win on Saturday; see story on Page 26.

VUHS GIRLS

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Scoreboard and Schedule for Oct. 30

Posted on October 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

Field Hockey

D-II Playoffs

10/26 #6 Mt. Abe vs. #3 OV..................... 1-0

10/27 No. 1 B. Falls vs. #9 MUHS........... 6-0

Football

D-I Playoffs

10/27 #4 BFA vs. #5 MUHS................. 34-20

D-II Wild Card Game

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Editorial: Vt. Gas easements and the law of unintended consequences

Posted on October 30, 2017 |
By Angelo S. Lynn



In public policy, what seems simple is not always so.

Such is the case with the proposed article facing Middlebury voters via Australian ballot on Nov. 7, which asks if voters “shall approve the current Deed of Easement agreements as approved by the Select board at their meeting on June 27 2017, and convey three land easements (one behind the town office and Ilsley library, one near Mister Ups Restaurant, and one on Mill Street) to Vermont Gas Systems?”

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October 26th

Bristol food shelf looks to Saturday's Fill the Firehouse Food Drive

Posted on October 26, 2017 |
By Gaen Murphree



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BRISTOL — The cupboards are just about bare at Bristol’s Have a Heart Community Food Shelf. Literally. With the exception of some canned and packaged foods in reserve for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, last Friday’s regular monthly distribution cleaned out the food pantry that serves the 5-town area.

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Public asks medical center execs about the future of health care

Posted on October 26, 2017 |
By Charlie Mitchell



MIDDLEBURY — While the heads of Porter Medical Center and University of Vermont Health Network came to Monday evening’s community forum to talk about how the affiliation of the two institutions has gone over the past six months, many of those at the event were looking at their health care going forward.

One prominent question from the audience of around 60 at the Middlebury Regional EMS building was how their care will change as Porter transitions to an “all-payer” system.

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Addison Central Teens sees turnover in leadership

Posted on October 26, 2017 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — In addition to looking for financial stability (see story on Page 1A), Addison Central Teens is looking for a new administrative team to run its teen center at Middlebury’s former warming hut.

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Panton solar battery advances

Posted on October 26, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



PANTON — Green Mountain Power officials are now working on completing a final, and key, step involved with siting a 5-megawatt solar array on a Panton farm not far from the town’s office building and highway garage.

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Middlebury supermarket review begins

Posted on October 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Development Review Board on Monday took its first look at a preliminary proposal by local businessmen Tony Neri to resurrect a supermarket at the former Greg’s Meat Market property at 3 Elm St.

The panel listened to Neri’s pitch, which includes:

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