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November 8th

Orwell eyes school addition

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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ORWELL — Orwell officials are considering expanding their local school to accommodate a cafeteria and gym, amenities currently provided though the adjacent town hall building, which is being targeted for demolition.

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Years after his military service ended, Bucky is still giving back

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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ADDISON — Addison resident and Rutland native Clifford Douglas, better known to all as Bucky, has donned clothing of many colors for many duties over the course of his 76 years.

As a successful John Hancock insurance agent from the late 1960s to the mid-1990s, mostly working out of his North Main Street home in Vergennes, Douglas stuck with business casual attire.

Over many decades he has worn bright red and white as Santa Claus during annual holiday festivities in Middlebury and elsewhere.

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Elder, Cordes prevail in tight voting as Baser is unseated in Bristol-area House race

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By John Flowers



BRISTOL — Two years ago, Rep. Fred Baser, a Bristol Republican, was the top vote-getter in the two-seat Addison-4 House district representing Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton and Starksboro.

This year, Baser placed third and out of the running as Democrat challengers Caleb Elder of Starksboro and Mari Cordes of Lincoln prevailed in a hotly contested four-person race for the two coveted spots in Montpelier.

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Birong joins veteran Lanpher in painting Addison-3 blue

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — Vergennes restaurateur Matt Birong will join veteran legislator and fellow city resident Diane Lanpher in the Vermont House this fall to give the Addison-3 District two Democratic representatives for what is believed to be the first time.  

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Scoreboard and schedule for Nov. 8

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

COLLEGE SPORTS

Field Hockey

NESCAC Final Four at Midd.

11/4 #1 Midd. vs. # 2 Tufts.................. 1-0

Women’s Soccer

NESCAC Final Four at Williams

11/4 #2 Midd. vs. #1 Williams............. 1-0

SCHEDULE

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

COLLEGE SPORTS

Field Hockey

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Andy Kirkaldy: High school, college and pro championship teams share traits

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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The past few weeks have brought rain, cold and a flurry of championships for teams I care about: Mount Abraham Union High School in Division II field hockey, Middlebury College field hockey and women’s soccer in the NESCAC postseason, and — as some might have heard about —  the Boston Red Sox in the World Series.

Another team gave a valiant effort, but lost its D-III final, Vergennes girls’ soccer.

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Middlebury Police Log: Info sought on Mill Street theft

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a report about a man allegedly seen carrying a coil of wire from the basement area of a Mill Street building on Oct. 29.

The man was described as being thin, around 45 years old, wearing a cranberry coat with camouflage pants. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 388-3191.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

•  Were informed someone had vandalized a mailbox at a South Ridge Drive residence on Oct. 29.

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Vermont State Police for Nov. 8

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — This past Sunday morning troopers with the Vermont State Police were dispatched to look into a report of an erratic driver around Route 7 and Dakin Road in Ferrisburgh. Around 10:40 a.m. on Nov. 4 police stopped a car driven Jason Rodriguez, 32, of Middlebury.

Troopers said Rodriguez exhibited signs of impairment and took him to the New Haven state police barracks for suspicion of driving under the influence. Police released Rodriguez after citing him for driving under the influence of drugs.

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