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April 23rd, 2017
BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School boys’ lacrosse team swept two games from Division III foe Randolph last week and in the process moved to 2-1 on the young season.
On Wednesday, senior middie Tyson Cram tossed in seven goals as the Otters won at Randolph, 13-4. Collin Parker and Noah Smith added two goals apiece, Ethan Sulik-Doty and Justin Tremblay each scored once, and Hayden Gallo chipped in two assists.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4/21 MUHS vs. Burlington...................... 15-1
4/19 OV vs. Randolph............................ 13-4
4/21 OV vs. Randolph............................ 13-3
MIDDLEBURY — From science to politics, history to health care, cartooning has recently exploded as a legitimate medium for exploring non-fiction topics and the textures of lived experience. So, the Vermont Folklife Center is hosting their first Non-Fiction Comics Mini-Fest this Sunday, April 23, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All are welcome to this free event at 88 Main St. in Middlebury (ADA accessible).
BRISTOL — Would small business owners and entrepreneurs with startup plans be willing to work in shared office space in downtown Bristol?
Leaders of the downtown business advocacy group Bristol CORE think so, and they’re reading plans to offer such businesses space that trades some level of privacy for space that is less expensive and may foster collaboration.
When Andrew Forsthoefel enrolled at Middlebury College a decade ago, he felt like a blunt pencil, he wrote in an application for a historiography course that he had heard “would change you forever” — or perhaps at least sharpen him into a well-honed man.
ORWELL — Orwell voters on May 9 will cast ballots on the same 2017-2018 Fair Haven Union High School spending proposal of $7,831,980 that they and other Addison Rutland Supervisory Union residents defeated by a combined 927-763 tally on Town Meeting Day.
And there will be even busier ballots in some of the other ARSU communities, which include Benson, Castleton, Fair Haven, Hubbardton, Orwell and West Haven.
Who are the Hay Burners? They are Deb Brisson, Mark Pelletier, Peter Ryan, John Wallace and Doug Wilhelm. These local legends will bring their propulsive and tuneful blend of original songs —including some new material —and favorite covers to a night of live music with an open dance floor at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury on Friday, April 21, from 7:30-10:30 p.m.
VERGENNES — New signs will soon pop up outside the Panton Road headquarters of 30-year-old Vergennes technology firm Nathaniel Electronics.
Firm founder Joel Melnick, 59, on April 5 sold the privately held engineering and manufacturing firm he founded in 1987 to laser maker Necsel IP Inc.