March 30th, 2017
3/25 Bowdoin vs. Midd.............. 14-13 (2OT)
3/28 RIT vs. Midd................................. 28-12
3/25 Bowdoin vs. Midd................ 11-10 (OT)
3/27 Midd. vs. TCNJ................................. 6-4
The Point: the tip of the spear, the sharp end of a tool or weapon.
Point Guard: in basketball, the player initiating the attack on the other team.
Senior Jake Brown was the point guard this year on the Middlebury College men’s basketball team: He was the point of the Panther attack, and he indeed ran the team, which finished with 27 wins and just four losses and was ranked fourth in the country (of 437 Division III college teams!).
This is the first in a series of essays about political theory. My subjects will be eminent political philosophers, ancient and modern, among them Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu and Rousseau.
ADDISON COUNTY — Between March 21 and March 27, Vermont State Police reported two instance of driving under the influence of alcohol and two car crashes.
BRISTOL — On March 17, Bristol police arrested Alara Bourgeois, 23, of Bristol and cited her for driving with a criminally suspended driver’s license.
At around 5 p.m., an officer saw Bourgeois driving on East Street, recognized her and knew that her license was under suspension. Additionally, Bourgeois’s vehicle had no front plate and displayed a rear registration plate that did not belong on the vehicle.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a report that a small school bus had been taken from the Earth Waste and Metal headquarters on Route 7 South on March 20.
Police said they received word on March 23 that the bus had been located, undamaged, in Rutland.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia from a Buttolph Drive resident’s apartment on March 21. Police said the resident received a civil violation.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police made one arrest and issued one drug citation last week based on tips.
On March 20 they arrested a Vergennes man on outstanding warrants from Burlington. Police on that Monday went to Riverside Apartments on Main Street based on information they received from a relative of James Porcaro, 29, and took him into custody. Police lodged Porcaro at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility.
I don’t want to brag, but this winter my husband and I built a compost bin and installed a fence around our (chicken-less) chicken coop. We count these among the proudest accomplishments of our nearly 15-year marriage, neck-and-neck with those four daughters and those economics publications.