October 3rd, 2013
MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central Supervisory Union on Oct. 16 will debut a new meeting schedule that will unite all seven of the district’s elementary boards for a single monthly gathering, rather than the multiple meetings school officials and ACSU Superintendent Peter Burrows now have to attend each month.
MIDDLEBURY — Mary Hogan Elementary School directors want the Middlebury selectboard to further define its plans for a recreation facility on ID-4 school district grounds before they’ll give their required blessing for such a facility to be built.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday formally endorsed the concept of a concrete tunnel to replace the Main Street and Merchants Row railroad underpasses and agreed to retain Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. to take the project through the engineering phase.
MIDDLEBURY — Addison County residents will have an opportunity to bask in their state’s greatness during the upcoming airing of “Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie,” a six-segment film that pays homage to the Green Mountain State’s compelling history of patriotism, inventiveness, independence, creativity and environmentalism.
The film represents the combined work of more than 30 Vermont filmmakers — including Addison County residents Jill Vickers and Katherine Wheatley — and showcases some local places, people and things.
BRIDPORT — Each year the Bridport Grange raises money to purchase dictionaries for every third grader in the Addison Central Supervisory Union. The Grange will hold a chicken pie dinner fundraiser to benefit the Words for Thirds Project on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 5-7 p.m., at the Grange hall, 3015 Route 22A.
VERMONT — Leaf peepers love Vermont in autumn, traveling the state to see the brilliant show of reds, oranges and yellows shimmering in the mountains and valleys. While looking for peak foliage, however, they also can take advantage of many special events during their stay, one of which is the Vermont Fall Open Studio Weekend.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Union High School officials usually frown upon folks tossing their trash on the campus lawn.
On Tuesday they encouraged the practice — and ironically, for the future betterment of the environment.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College field hockey team won four recent games to improve to 7-1, 4-1 NESCAC, and move up to sixth in the NCAA Division III coaches’ poll.
On Tuesday, Middlebury scored four goals in a 13:55 span in the second half on its way to a 4-0 win over visiting No. 12 Skidmore (8-2). The Thoroughbreds saw their winning streak stopped at seven.