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County boys earn Eagle Scout ranking

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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VERGENNES — The highest award from the Boy Scouts of America —the rank of Eagle Scout — was awarded to Ethan Sausville of Waltham and Michael Jewett of Vergennes.

These scouts were recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor on June 17. Both are members of Troop 539 of Vergennes. To obtain the rank of Eagle each candidate must earn at least 21 merit badges and successfully complete a community service project.

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Middlebury Union High School honor roll

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Middlebury — the following students have been recognized for their academic achievement on Middlebury Union High School’s fourth quarter honor roll.

Grade 9

High Honors: Lois Alberts, Abigail Bailey, Anna Berg, Alexander Bleich, Elizabeth Bright, Chloe Clark, Owen Connelly, Lydia Deppman, Ava Devost, Emma Franklin, Andy Giorgio, Adin Girard, Chase Given, Bridget Graham, Evan Gregory, Colby Hammond, Wesley Hirdler, Charles Hodson, Timothy Hunsdorfer, Mason Kaufmann, Ella McKhann, Kaitlyn McNamara and Kyle Mitchell.

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Coupons now available to buy local food

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



WATERBURY — Starting on July 2, about $143,000 in coupons will be available to help eligible Vermonters buy locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers’ markets. Coupons are issued on a first come, first served basis and may be used at any of the 52 markets enrolled in the program this summer.

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New Haven Fire Dept. replaces two dry hydrants

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Fire Department and the town selectboard recently replaced two dry hydrants at the two major water sources close to the village. The town-owned pond on Route 17/Main Street needed dam repair. The selectboard also chose to dredge the pond to provide more storage.

The pond on Town Hill Road needed dry hydrant replacement as well as dam repair and erosion control.

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Trap, neuter and return targets cats on farms

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Part of what makes Addison County such a great place to live are the numerous farms that mark the landscape. Residents have all enjoyed viewing an old barn glowing in the setting sun and, as animal lovers, they also notice the cats sprawled out enjoying the same sun. In a program aimed at improving their lives, Homeward Bound offers free sterilization and rabies vaccination for stray, barn, and feral cats in the county.

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Addison North girls' lax nets title

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Addison North team, composed of players from the Bristol and Vergennes area, won the Under-15 Northern Vermont Girls’ Lacrosse Championship with victories on June 10 in the tournament semifinal and final. Games were played on Middlebury’s Fucile Field.

Addison North, the top seed, coasted past St. Albans in the final, 15-3, after turning back Middlebury in the semi-final with a tie-breaking goal in the final two minutes.

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Red Cross issues heat safety tips

Posted on June 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — With much of our area expecting high temperatures in the coming days, being outdoors can be very uncomfortable, and in fact, deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. The American Red Cross has steps you can take to help stay safe when the temperatures soar.

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Tree in road and truck crash resulted in Route 17 closure in Addison Thursday morning

Posted on June 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — Route 17 West in Addison was entirely closed to traffic in both directions all morning Thursday after a truck crashed there in the pre-dawn hours.

On June 28 at approximately 3 a.m., Vermont State Police responded to a report of a crash involving a commercial motor vehicle on Route 17 near Country Club  Road.

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Book shopping

Posted on June 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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AT MARY HOGAN Elementary School in Middlebury, all students went home for the summer with free books, thanks to a donation from the local UPS store. 

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Happy readers

Posted on June 28, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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THESE GIRLS GOT to take their new books home, thanks to a donation from the local UPS Store, which raised more than $2,500 during their holiday drive for Toys for Tots Literacy Program. The UPS corporation matched the local donations, and Mary Hogan School received more than $5,000 worth of books from Scholastic.

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