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Jessie Raymond: Dorm drop-off comes full circle

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Jessie Raymond



I’ll never forget what I said to my parents in 1986, on the day they dropped me off at college: “Bye!”

To be fair, I was at college — kind of a big deal — and they were just older people who, as far as I could tell, didn’t have much going on in their lives. I’m sure they were envious that I was finally free from our boring little Podunk town, and they were probably devastated that from then on it would be just the two of them.

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Motorcycle crashes into dump truck in Middlebury

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police are investigating a motorcycle-versus-truck accident on Case Street on the evening of Monday, Aug. 28, that resulted in serious injuries to a man and woman who were riding the motorcycle.

Middlebury police Chief Tom Hanley said the crash occurred when a northbound motorcycle struck a northbound dump truck that was turning into a driveway at 4961 Case St., which is about halfway between Cobble Road and Mead Lane.

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Migrants play a big part in the dairy industry

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Gaen Murphree



VERMONT  — An estimated 1,200 Latino farmworkers labor on Vermont’s dairy farms, according to University of Vermont researcher Dan Baker. He said most are undocumented.

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Local bus service will be closed for Labor Day

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — In observance of Labor Day, Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) will be closed Monday, Sept. 4. There will be no bus service and ACTR’s administrative offices will be closed. This applies to:  Tri-Town Bristol, Tri-Town Vergennes, Middlebury Shuttle, Burlington LINK, 116 Commuter and Rutland Connector. Normal service resumes Tuesday, Sept. 5.

For more details and bus schedule information, visit actr-vt.org or call 802-388-ACTR.

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Bridge School adding new programs, teachers for 2017-2018

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Lee J. Kahrs/Brandon Reporter and John S. McCright/Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Bridge School, an independent elementary school in Middlebury, is starting the school year with some new employees and programs that, school officials said, expand its dedication to creativity and the arts, outdoor education, and innovative, student-driven learning.

This year, community collaboration is a unifying focus throughout Bridge’s programs; the school said it will get students out in the community, and open its doors to provide space for the entire Addison County community to gather, play and learn.

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Gregory Dennis: Trump, climate and summer disaster films

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Greg Dennis



It’s still summer, so still a season for disaster films. And we’re in the middle of watching two such spectacles.

Let’s call the first one “Trump: The Sequel.”

The Donald’s presidency holds daily plot twists. But if you’d paid attention to his past career — including bankrupt casinos, Trump “University” and other rip-offs — well, then you had some idea of what was coming.

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Law enforcement continues crackdown on speeders, drunk drivers

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Law enforcement agencies have been busy this month trying to make area highways safer, and they will continue with extra efforts through Labor Day.

Vermont State Police and other law enforcement agencies ran some saturation patrols in Addison County in an effort to reduce speeds, monitor distracted driving, enforce traffic laws and remind the public of the importance of wearing seat belts.

State police patrols were conducted:

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Area high school sports season to kick off

Posted on August 31, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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ADDISON COUNTY — Leaves have yet to turn, and V-formations of geese have yet to soar over area towns, byways and pastures.

But sure signs of fall began to arrive two weeks ago: double sessions, wind sprints and pinnies.

And this weekend those pinnies will give way to clean uniforms, unblemished records and high hopes as the area’s high school fall sports teams take to the fields, trails and — for the first time — links this fall.

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