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Would you like to help wild birds thrive this season without attracting bears?

Posted on October 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — Vermonters love to see birds around their home, and putting out bird feeders is a popular way to attract our feathered friends to back yards. Vermont is among the top states in the country for people who report feeding and watching birds near their home.

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Utility panel simplifies guidelines for public

Posted on October 15, 2018 |
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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Public Utility Commission has produced three new guides to make it easier for members of the public to participate in the Commission’s regulatory proceedings. They were written in recognition that the Commission’s quasi-judicial proceedings and vocabulary can be difficult for non-lawyers. The pamphlets are available on the Commission’s website.

Two will be available as handouts at public hearings; the third will be provided to non-lawyers who have been granted party status in cases with an evidentiary hearing.

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Boys' soccer: Tigers topple Eagles; VUHS and Otter Valley suffer losses

Posted on October 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Visiting Middlebury made it a season sweep of Mount Abraham to highlight local high school boys’ soccer in games all played on Friday. In other action Vergennes and Otter Valley dropped home contests.

TIGERS OVER EAGLES

In a game moved to Middlebury College’s men’s soccer field due to wet conditions on Fucile Field, the Tigers rolled to a 6-0 victory over the Eagles, their fifth straight win. 

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Tiger football pulls out key D-I victory

Posted on October 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School football team picked up a critical Division I victory over visiting Burlington-South Burlington on Friday, 19-14, in a back-and-forth contest.

The Tigers improved to 4-3, 3-3, in the league. A victory over 1-6 Champlain Valley this Friday at Doc Collins Field will cement their playoff position.

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Scoreboard and schedule for Oct. 15

Posted on October 15, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SCOREBOARD

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Football

10/12 MUHS vs. BHS/SBHS............ 19-14

10/13 NCU vs. Mt. Abe/VUHS.......... 44-22

10/13 Mill River vs. OV.................... 44-41

Field Hockey

10/10 Colchester vs. MUHS................. 2-0

10/10 Essex vs. Mt. Abe..................... 2-0

10/12 CVU vs. MUHS........................... 2-0

10/12 Rice vs. Mt. Abe......................... 3-3

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Gun fired at family fight in Bristol

Posted on October 12, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Two Bristol men were jailed Thursday night following a family argument at which police alleged one shot a gun, the other assaulted a family member, and both lied to law enforcement.

Harley Allen, 19, held at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility due to lack of $15,000 bail, and Anthony Miller, 20, was held on $200 bail.

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Passing the torch

Posted on October 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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THE MIDDLEBURY UNION High School girls’ soccer team held two clinics this fall for elementary school girls in conjunction with the Middlebury Recreation Department, one on Sept. 15 and one this past Saturday. Coach Wendy Leeds said turnout was strong for both clinics, at which the varsity girls helped future Tigers work on their soccer skills and develop a love for the game.

Photo Courtesy of Wendy Leeds

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Spotlight on the Vermont Senate race 2018: How would you approach climate change?

Posted on October 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Editor's note: The response from Ruth Hardy that we published in Thursday's print edition and here on addisonindependent.com mistakenly left off the last two paragraphs of her response. It was our mistake. We are printing the enitre respone below. Appologies to the candidate.

The six candidates for the Senate seats representing Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore were asked to comment on five important issues.

Today, for the third issue, we asked each of them to address climate change with the following prompt:

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Search is on for life-sustaining planets

Posted on October 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The annual meeting of the Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering (VASE), which will be held next Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Middlebury College, will feature a public lecture by an expert on “exoplanets” that could one day sustain human life.

David Latham of the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is the Director of Science for TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. TESS was launched successfully in April.

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By the way for Oct. 11

Posted on October 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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