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November 25th, 2015
WINNECONNE, Wis. — The Middlebury College women’s and men’s cross country teams finished eighth and 24th, respectively, in the NCAA Division III championship races hosted on Saturday by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Winneconne, Wis.
Panthers Sebastian Matt and Abigail Nadler each earned All-American honors with their respective finishes. The Williams women and the Wisconsin-Eau Claire men won national crowns.
It’s funny, field hockey has a reputation as a sport that is constantly being interrupted by whistles.
I thought of that on Sunday afternoon while I sat in front of my computer and watched the Middlebury College team battle Bowdoin for the NCAA Division III title and win, 1-0.
Many more were probably glued to televisions watching a sport in which every play begins and ends with a whistle, and the athletes have to gather for a committee meeting before they decide what to do next. Yes, that would be football.
11/27 Midd. vs. Plattsburgh at Norwich (Northern Shootout) 4 p.m.
11/28 Midd. vs. TBD at Norwich............ TBD
12/4 Midd. at Conn. College................ 7 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece — the turkey — is the largest dish most cooks ever encounter, and many are not experienced at roasting one. USDA wants consumers to know that a range of resources, from smartphone apps to its 30-year Meat and Poultry Hotline, exist to help consumers through any food preparation conundrums this holiday season, wherever and whenever they may arise.
The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.
NEW HAVEN — “This is a large project and there’s a lot of pros and cons,” said New Haven selectboard chair Kathy Barrett, as Anbaric Transmission continues to woo New Haven as the site of its proposed $150 million converter station and as New Haven continues to weigh its options.
“There’s a lot of information out there — accurate and inaccurate. I think that everyone has to become as informed as possible and make their own personal decision.”
FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh selectboard will consider during its upcoming budget talks whether to propose spending up to $25,000 a year for 10 hours a week of service from the Vergennes Police Department, board members said at their Nov. 17 meeting.
Board members said they would make the decision to include that or a lesser amount in the 2016-2017 municipal budget after hearing from Vergennes City Manager Mel Hawley and Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel about what city police could offer Ferrisburgh.