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October 17th, 2016

Flowers & Berries: Enjoy the beautiful transformations of fall folliage

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Judith Irven



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A couple of weeks ago, as I was strolling past my veggie garden, a beautiful bunch of berries caught my eye. There it was ?casually poking its head out from among the long grass at the edge of the woods. 

I was captivated by the dramatic shape of the cluster, almost six inches long, as well as its ripening berries ?from pure white to ruby red.  A quick look at the leaves suggested I was looking  at some False Solomon’s Seal (Smilacina racemosa).

FROM FLOWER TO FRUIT

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Green Knights deal Tigers a key setback

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY — Visiting Rice pinned a crucial upset on the Middlebury Union High School football team on Friday night, 14-7.

The setback against the 3-4 Green Knights dropped the Tigers to 4-3 in Division I and out of position for a home playoff game. Second-place Champlain Valley (6-1) is visiting on Friday at 7 p.m., and MUHS has yet to defeat a team with a winning record this fall.

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Piemaking brings Vergennes bakers closer to the community

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Emma Cotton



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VERGENNES — “The first step was to figure out, do people want my pies?” said Chris Reck, Vergennes resident and founder of the three-month-old Route 7 Pie Company.

The answer was a firm and resounding “yes.”

In the past, Reck has made pies for family and holiday occasions, but when he saw a program on Vermont Public Television chronicling the stories of small pie vendors, he decided to try something more elaborate than home cooking.

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'Macbeth' as psychological thriller: Actors Workshop production takes audience inside Macbeth's journey

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Megan James



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Most of us know the story of Macbeth: Ambitious Scottish war hero heeds the prophecy of witches, and the urging of his wife, assassinates the king in cold blood and unravels in spectacular fashion.

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The Otter eleven pulls away from the Eagles

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Lee Kahrs



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BRANDON — The chilly temperatures on Friday night didn’t keep away the crowd or slow down the Otter Valley Union High School football team, which pulled away late over the visiting Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative squad to win, 34-14.

It was non-division game under the lights at Markowski Field as temperatures dropped into the 30s, with defending Division III state champion OV hosting the D-II Eagles.

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Only the Tigers win in local field hockey action

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — The Middlebury union high school field hockey teams split a pair of road games late last week, but Otter Valley and Mount Abraham found tough going away from home against top opponents and came up short.

The regular season concludes this week, and the Vermont Principals’ Association will announce playoff pairings on this coming Monday.

TIGERS

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Girls' soccer wrap: Eagles, Otters both win

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school girls’ soccer play in the latter half of last week, Otter Valley and Mount Abraham picked up wins, Middlebury earned a road tie, and Vergennes came up short.

The regular season concludes this week, and the Vermont Principals’ Association will announce playoff pairings on this coming Monday.

OTTERS

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MUHS tops Mount Abe, OV wins in boys' soccer highlights

Posted on October 17, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Middlebury blanked Mount Abraham to highlight local high school boys’ soccer play in the latter half of last week. In other games, the Eagles and Otter Valley picked up wins, but the Tigers and Vergennes came up short.  

The regular season concludes this week, and the Vermont Principals’ Association will announce playoff pairings on this coming Monday.

TIGERS, 2-0

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