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Letters to the Editor: Meals on Wheels coordinator deserves to be retained

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Max Kraus



Meals on Wheels serves numerous Addison County senior and other home-bound residents through a devoted group of drivers who deliver throughout the county. This effort has been directed by a coordinator who recruits and schedules the numerous drivers, checks on the welfare of clients, makes emergency deliveries and occasionally shovels snow from a client’s roof. 

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Otter softball wins one before ouster

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



LYNDON CENTER — Host No. 3 seed Lyndon pounded out a 17-3 victory over the No. 6 Otter Valley Union High School softball team in a June 2 Division II quarterfinal, ending the Otters’ season with a 9-8 record. The Vikings moved into the semifinal round with a 14-4 record.

OV pitcher Courtney Bushey struck out 10 batters, but Lyndon rapped 14 hits, 11 for extra bases, in the Vikings’ victory. Lyndon pitcher Riley Boivin threw a complete-game four-hitter for the win.

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Letters to the Editor: After consolidation, IB, put 6th-grade change on hold

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By John-Eric Colley Robinson



Let’s give International Baccalaureate (IB) a chance to provide equity across our district for grades K-6; let’s give ourselves the space to integrate IB without the distraction of changing our school configuration at the same time; let’s build trust with our newly merged school district, minimizing changes that disproportionately affect our smaller schools and communities. 

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Bertrand remains undefeated at Devil's Bowl Speedway

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



WEST HAVEN — In Devil’s Bowl Speedway action on Saturday, Ferrisburgh’s Bradley Bertrand remained unbeaten this season in the Portland Glass Mini Stock division, Brandon’s Vince Quenneville Jr. cruised to a win in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Sportsman Modified feature, and Bristol’s Josh Masterson took second to New Hampshire’s Chris Bergeron in the 50-lap Driven Transport Late Model Series main event.

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Ways of Seeing: Our nation as cancer — please help

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Joanna Colwell



On the second Saturday in June, a gathering will take place in New York City called “NYC Loves Muslims.” This is a response to a hateful “Anti-Sharia” rally that is being planned for that same day in New York. Apparently there are a number of these racist and Islamaphobic gatherings planned around the country on that day.

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Foundation for Alcoholism Research raised over $1,000 at May fundraiser

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Foundation for Alcoholism Research (FAR) raised more than $1,000 through its May 8 fundraiser at Jessica’s Restaurant at the Swift House in Middlebury. Organizers report that 35 bridge players and supporters gathered for FAR’s ninth annual luncheon and card party.

FAR is a non-profit organization founded by Peg Calder in 2008 to raise and distribute money to perform research in the causes, identification, detection, prevention, treatment, control and cure of alcoholism.

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Between the Lines: A day of hiking with 'Superman'

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Gregory Dennis



I met Superman in New Haven last fall.

At the time I didn’t realize that Alberto Schiavon was Superman. I thought he was just a fit and articulate Italian, in town to talk about his family’s small hotel in the Dolomites. 

Gregg and Caroline Marston, the New Haven residents who for many years owned VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations, introduced me to Alberto at a wine-and-cheese event for friends of VBT. 

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Victor Nuovo: Introducing Machiavelli: Ancients to Moderns

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Victor Nuovo



Editor’s note: This is the tenth in a series of essays by Middlebury College Professor Emeritus Victor Nuovo on the origins of western political thought.

To begin to understand Machiavelli (1469–1527), one must try to imagine what life was like in Italy during his lifetime. 

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