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April 13th, 2017
CORNWALL — The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s “Fiddlesticks!” String Trio will be in residence at Bingham Memorial School in Cornwall on April 21.
In the morning, the trio will do two breakout sessions with classrooms of third- and fourth-graders, presenting a composing game where students learn the rudiments of composing and have their “world premieres” performed on the spot. In the afternoon, the trio will perform for the entire student body. Stewarts Shops is sponsoring the event.
MIDDLEBURY — Photographer Paul Gamba found delight in the vintage clothing collection of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History as he searched for subjects to capture for the exhibit “Focus on the Sheldon: A Five Point Perspective,” on view through May 13.
TAMPA, Fla. — Ultimate Medical Academy has announced that Cornwall resident Jane Swift has joined the board of directors of the Tampa, Fla.-based nonprofit higher education institution.
MIDDLEBURY — Dutton Smith of HomeSmith Services, LLC, an Addison County based firm which conducts pre-purchase home inspections, has just been accepted as an ASHI Inspector within the American Society of Home Inspectors®.
The American Society of Home Inspectors®, founded in 1976, is one of the oldest and most respected professional organizations of independent home inspectors in North America. Its standards of practice and strict code of ethics are benchmarks of professional performance in the field.
ADDISON COUNTY — Troopers working out of the New Haven barracks participated with other Vermont State Police on April 4 in a coordinated statewide arrest warrant sweep.
A total of 65 people were arrested statewide — five in Addison County. All of these individuals have pending criminal charges in Superior Court (felonies and misdemeanors) and failed to uphold their court obligations, which resulted in warrants being issued for their arrest, according to VSP Capt. Michael Manley.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women won and the men were second on Sunday, when the Panther track and field teams hosted their lone home meet of the season.
The women piled up 298 points, outdistancing second-place Franklin Pierce’s 100, while the men finished with 216.66 points, just behind Franklin Pierce’s 220. Also competing were Plattsburgh, Lyndon and Green Mountain. The Panther squads return to action Saturday at Bowdoin.
VERGENNES — The Vergennes Commodores youth wrestling club won the elementary-school age state championship on Saturday at Vergennes Union High School, while nine members of the Otter Valley, Middlebury and Mount Abraham teams won individual weight class crowns.
Vergennes prevailed with 193.5 points, followed by Colchester (184) in second and Otter Valley (161) in third among 20 teams. Middlebury (122.5) took sixth, and Mount Abraham (111.5) was ninth.
There were 12 weight-classes each for 5th- and 6th-graders (B1-12) and 3rd- and 4th-graders (A1-12).
TROY, Mich. — The Vermont Shamrocks, including three Middlebury-area players, on Monday came up one game short of the 2017 USA Hockey Tier II 16-and-under girls’ national championship.
In a game played in Troy, Mich., the Anchorage, Alaska, North Stars avenged a round robin loss to the Shamrocks with a 3-1 victory in the championship contest.
The North Stars scored three times in the second period in their win, and those were the only scores the Shamrocks allowed in six games in the tournament, which began the previous Thursday.