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Sheldon Museum installs new outdoor sculptures

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Two new sculptures bloom in the flower gardens adjacent to the Henry Sheldon Museum in Middlebury: “Big Fish” by Marty McGowan of Newark, and “Anyman aka The Head” by John Matusz of Waitsfield. Both artists are accomplished sculptors and their work brings an added dimension to the Museum’s founding mission as an art museum highlighting Vermonters. The sculptures were installed in mid-July and will remain until at least the end of the year.

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Ferrisburgh news for August 2

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Aug. 4: Bixby Singers and Musicians Circle, Bixby Library, 11 a.m.

Aug. 4 and 18: Ferrisburgh Grange King Pede card party, 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 7 and 21: Ferrisburgh Town Selectboard meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Aug. 12: Pie and Ice Cream Social Rokeby, 1-4 p.m.

Aug. 18: Chicken BBQ Fire Department, Rt. 7, Ferrisburgh

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Sodbusters club members excel at world tournament

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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SODBUSTER BRIAN SIMMONS was fourth in the Men’s Championship division at the World Horseshoe Tournament in South Carolina last month.

 

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Bergland, Sims prevail in annual Ralph Myhre event

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
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MIDDLEBURY — The duo of Eric Bergland and Mike Sims this past weekend won the top flight of Ralph Myhre Golf Course’s annual Dud Phinney Member-Guest Tournament.

The team of Kirk Goodman and Brett Everest finished second, while the pairing of Scott Whitt and Todd Herrington was third in the tournament’s first flight.

Flight by flight, the top three finishers were:

•  Second Flight: 1. Kris Kelton and Ross Lengyel: 2. Matt Curran and John Curran; 3. David Holbrook and Pat Fallon.

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Shepard nips Preston at Devil's Bowl

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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WEST HAVEN — Vergennes driver Kaleb Shepard edged Panton’s Mike Preston for his third consecutive win in the Portland Glass Mini Stock series to provide the local highlight in dirt-track action at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.

In a race shortened from 15 to 11 laps due to time constraints after three wrecks, one involving Middlebury’s Joe Malzac, Shepard moved up from a 16th-place starting position to claim the victory.

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Vermont State Police Log: Domestic disputes lead to assault charges

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police responded to two recent domestic disputes over the past two weeks, both resulting in assault charges.

The first occurred on July 21 in Orwell, at around 6:21 p.m., after troopers received a report of a family fight. After arriving at the scene, troopers determined that Amber Thomas, 22, of Orwell had physically assaulted a family member, before damaging two vehicles, smashing the home’s windows with a shovel, and driving away.

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Middlebury Police Log: Resident submits sexual assault kit

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police picked up an anonymously submitted sexual assault tracking kit from an East Main Street residence on July 26.

Police said the kit has been place into evidence and the matter is under investigation.

In recent action, Middlebury police:

•  Referred a local woman to mental health services on July 16 after she alleged hearing multiple gunshots and reported multiple people had tried to get into her Court Street apartment.

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Vergennes Police Log: After thefts, city police urge vigilance

Posted on August 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — After three bicycles were stolen from Vergennes homes between July 25 and 29, a rash of thefts that followed a series of earlier car break-ins throughout the city, Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel is again asking residents to be careful about property security.

Merkel earlier this week urged residents to lock their cars, homes and garages, especially at night, and also asked anyone who sees anything suspicious to call Vergennes police at 877-1152.

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Bob Foster inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ESSEX JUNCTION — Robert Foster of Middlebury was one of four 2018 inductees recently named to the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame. Foster was named as one of two inductees for a Lifetime Achievement: 30+ Years of Outstanding Service to Vermont Agriculture.

Foster is a partner in Foster Brothers Farm, a fifth-generation dairy, and served on the Agrimark Board of Directors for 37 consecutive years, before retiring in 2015. He also chairs the University of Vermont, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Board of Advisors.

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