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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 181.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 136.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/image/contrib/image_attach/image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images.inc on line 112.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 81.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.inc on line 121.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
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March 30th

Letter to the Editor: Ida Wells an inspiring heroine for International Women's Day

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Patricia Heather-Lea



I invite each of you to reflect and express gratitude for a woman who has touched your life. Here is part of the story of a woman (Shall I say “herstory”?), who has changed how I view the power of writing, speaking, and acting on one’s leadings.

This African American woman’s name is Ida B. Wells. She lived from 1862 until 1931. She was born in Holly Springs, Miss. Ida was officially a slave for about the first six months of her life. The Emancipation Proclamation changed her status.

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Panther softball starts the season 5-3

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



CLERMONT, Fla. — The Middlebury College softball team opened its season in Clermont, Fla., by winning five of eight games between last Friday and Tuesday.

The Panthers were set to wrap up their Florida trip with two more games on Wednesday before returning north for optimistically scheduled doubleheaders at Castleton on Saturday and at Union on Tuesday.

Middlebury opened with two low-scoring losses on Friday, 3-1 to Plymouth State and 3-0 to Benedictine.

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Men's lacrosse drops a pair of contests

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s lacrosse team dropped a pair of recent games and stands at 3-5, 1-3 in NESCAC action, heading into a game at league rival Amherst this Saturday.

On this past Saturday, visiting Bowdoin (4-2, 3-1 NESCAC) tipped Middlebury, 14-13, in double overtime. The Polar Bears’ Daniel Buckman tied the game with 1:10 to go in regulation and netted the unassisted game-winner in the second overtime shortly after the Polar Bears won the faceoff.

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College baseball team nets one of five games

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



TUCSON, Ariz. — The Middlebury College baseball team won once in five tries to open its spring break trip to Tucson, Ariz. The 2-5 Panthers were set to play Gustavus Adolphus on Wednesday and then square off with NESCAC rival Williams in a three-game set on Friday and Saturday before returning to Vermont.

On this past Saturday the Panthers opened by splitting a doubleheader with Allegheny, losing the opener, 12-6, before taking game two, 11-10 in extra innings. 

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Youth wrestling club sets practices

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — The Addison County United Wrestling Club, featuring instruction from the varsity coaches of all four local high schools, has started three weekly practice sessions and will run through early May.

Practices are scheduled on Mondays at Otter Valley Union High School from 4 to 5:45 p.m., at Vergennes Union on Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and at Middlebury Union on Sundays from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

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Local boys' basketball players and coach garner league recognition

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Nine members of local high school boys’ basketball teams earned postseason recognition, as did one local coach.

Middlebury senior Trey Kaufman and Vergennes senior Adam Gill were each named Lake Division First-Team All-Stars, while Otter Valley senior Derek Aines was selected as a Marble Valley League B Division First Team All-Star. All three also were chosen for the Senior Classic All-Star Game in Windsor this past weekend.

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Jessie Raymond: A truly rare experience at a movie

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Jessie Raymond



Last weekend, I went to the movies.

This may not sound like a big deal, but I haven’t seen a movie in a theater since summer 2011, when I watched “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” in 3-D.

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Panther lax women drop first, but rebound for a win

Posted on March 30, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Middlebury College women’s lacrosse team on Saturday lost its first game of the season and its top ranking in NCAA Division III, but bounced back on Monday to defeat the No. 2 ranked team on the road.

The Panthers, at 6-1 overall and 2-1 NESCAC now ranked No. 5, were set to play at No. 3 Franklin & Marshall on Wednesday after the deadline for this edition of the Independent and will host NESCAC rival Amherst at 2 p.m. this Saturday.

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