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October 8th, 2015
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school soccer play earlier this week, the Mount Abraham boys and Vergennes girls picked up big road wins, the Otter Valley boys settled for a tie away from home, while the Vergennes and Middlebury boys came up short on the road.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s soccer team scored 92 seconds into play Saturday on the way to a 3-0 NESCAC victory over visiting Colby. Middlebury improved to 6-1-1, 3-1-1 in league play and will return to action on Saturday at Tufts.
In the second minute, Adam Glaser collected a loose ball near midfield and drove down the left side. He sent a bending ball into the wind. And Daniel O’Grady headed it in from six yards out.
In other action at their Tuesday meeting, the Middlebury selectboard:
• Unanimously endorsed an effort by Verizon Wireless to replace the telecommunications tower on Chipman Hill with one of equal height and essentially the same mass as the current one.
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Gas on Wednesday morning announced a memorandum of understanding with the Vermont Department of Public Service placing a limit of $134 million on the amount it will seek from its ratepayers for expenses related to the Addison Natural Gas Project pipeline.
That amount is $20 million less than the $154 million the company had forecasted for the project back in December.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College women’s soccer team won once and tied once in recent games and stand at 3-3-2, 2-2-1 in league play. The Panthers return to action on Saturday at Tufts.
On this past Saturday, the Panthers breezed to a 4-0 victory over visiting Colby (3-4-1, 0-4-1 NESCAC).
The Panthers broke the ice at 13:55. Adrianna Gildner chased down a ball on the right side of the Colby net, dribbled toward the middle and sent a ball to Grace Woroch. After a pair of dribbles, Woroch found the top-left corner from 12 yards away.
MIDDLEBURY — Julie L. Hotchkiss, research economist and senior policy adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will deliver the 2015 DK Smith ’42 Economics Lecture, titled “Can We Really Believe Everything We Read about the U.S. Labor Market?” on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 4:30 p.m. at Middlebury College’s Twilight Auditorium.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College field hockey team, ranked No. 4 in NCAA Division III entering the week, used hat tricks in picking up two home victories this past weekend and winning on the road on Tuesday. The Panthers (7-1, 4-1 in NESCAC play) visit No. 16 Tufts on Saturday.
On this past Saturday, Molly Freeman tallied her first career hat trick in the Panthers’ 6-2 win over visiting Colby (5-4, 1-4 NESCAC).
Middlebury scored first at 4:29, when Freeman converted Pam Schulman’s serve into the circle from the right side.
MIDDLEBURY — “I admire you guys, I really do. It’s great to be here,” Congressman Peter Welch told a group of Middlebury College student activists Monday as he met with them to discuss ways to address climate change and share his reflections on effective leadership in the face of tough challenges.
Repeatedly throughout the discussion, Welch, 68, thanked the students for their leadership and compared the work of today’s young activists on climate change to the battles his own generation waged in the Civil Rights Movement.