June 13th, 2016
VERGENNES — The Vergennes Partnership will hold its 2016 annual meeting on Monday, June 20, at Kennedy Brothers, and it will include a presentation of what partnership officials call a “much deserved community service award” to a longtime city resident.
Guest speaker Gary Holloway, Vermont’s Downtown Program Coordinator, will discuss the importance of investing in the future of the state’s downtowns.
MONKTON — Rising Tide activist Sam Jessup last Wednesday morning scaled a tree in Monkton in the path of the pipeline under construction in an effort to stop the building of the Addison Natural Gas Project.
MIDDLEBURY — Sherry P. Greifzu, MSN, AOCN, APN, interim executive director and director of clinical services at Addison County Home Health and Hospice in Middlebury announces that four managers at ACHHH have recently obtained Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) education and certification. OASIS was developed by Medicare to assist the home care industry in assessing patient needs and measuring patient outcomes in an effort to continuously improve care.
BRISTOL — In a ceremony at the Mount Abraham Union High School auditorium on May 27, students at the Bristol school dedicated this year’s yearbook to the child nutrition specialists who work in the cafeteria and kitchen.
Carol Roscoe, the Eagle Café manager, addressed the assembly, giving her thanks for the honor.
“There are many awards that our child nutrition staff could strive for but none means more than this one,” she said. “We are about good nutrition but even more we care about you — and all students.”
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.
Congratulations to all the 2015 - 2016 students of the week!
With temperatures on the rise, many people don’t realize that our pets can have trouble with heat too. If you think it’s hot outside, imagine wearing a fur coat in this heat. In addition, our pets have very limited ways of cooling themselves. Pets pant and that’s about it.
It is important to have friends. Friends help us to live longer and better. The famed Nurses’ Health Study from Harvard Medical School found that the more friends women had, the less likely they were to develop physical impairments as they aged, and the more likely they were to be leading a joyful life.
BURLINGTON — The Mount Abraham Union High School baseball team should consider switching its mascot from the eagle to the mythological phoenix.
It would seem appropriate, given how the 9-11 Eagles rose from the ashes of an 0-6 start to thump the Bellows Falls Terriers in Saturday’s Division II final at the University of Vermont’s Centennial Field, 11-1, using a potent offense and the two-hit, complete-game pitching performance of starter Adam Whitcomb.