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Bank employees have fun, get healthy in 'marathon'

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Employees of National Bank of Middlebury gave it their all in the 5th Annual Marble Works Marathon on May 23.

This somewhat tongue-in-cheek event is actually part of a wellness program that encourages employees to walk. The name comes from the fact that the main office of the bank has a walking route that goes through the Marble Works, across the pedestrian bridge, up Heart Break Hill (also known as Frog Hollow) and back along Main Street to the bank in the Duclos Building.

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Help save bobolinks; don't mow large fields just yet

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — Summer in Vermont is greatly enriched by the state’s many grassland birds, from bobolinks flushing up from a grassy field to the beautiful song of an eastern meadowlark. But many of these species are in decline due to the loss of appropriate grassland habitat.

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Audubon Vermont are encouraging landowners to help promote these beloved species and give these birds a chance to complete their nesting season simply by altering the times of year that they mow large fields.

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'Steamboat Bill Jr.' comes to life in Brandon on June 9

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — Silent film with live music returns to Brandon Town Hall on Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. with “Steamboat Bill Jr.” (1928), a classic comedy starring Buster Keaton, one of the era’s top performers. The series allows local movie-goers to experience silent film the way its makers originally intended: on the big screen, with live music, and with an audience.

“If you put the experience back together, you can see why movies caused such excitement,” said Dennis Marden, president of the Friends of Brandon Town Hall.

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Vt. newspapers from as far back as 1700s are now online

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLESEX — Secretary of State Jim Condos and State Archivist Tanya Marshall announced on May 29 that early Vermont newspapers have been added to Newspapers.com and can be researched online for free by residents.

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'Trophy trout' stocking program includes Otter Creek

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — Vermont’s “Trophy Trout” stocking program for 2018 includes eight river sections and 15 lakes and ponds receiving the two-year-old trout, some over 18 inches long.

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2017-2018 Students of the Week - Where are they going?

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



Middlebury Union High School named a number of remarkable students as Student of the Week for the 2017-2018 school year. In a few months they will all be heading off to college, embarking on a new stage in their academic life. To follow is the full list of these students and the colleges they will attend in the fall.

Helen Anderson, Scripps College, CA

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Baseball teams fall in playoffs

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Baseball teams from Middlebury, Vergennes and Mount Abraham union high schools all were ousted from tournament play last week, the Tigers and Commodores in quarterfinals and the Eagles in a first-round game.

TIGERS

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Jackson Counter, Lydia Pitts claim crowns

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SOUTH BURLINGTON — Mount Abraham Union High School seniors Jackson Counter and Lydia Pitts claimed Division II event championships to highlight local athletes’ efforts at D-II and D-II championship track and field meets on Saturday at South Burlington and Green Mountain Union high schools, respectively.

Counter won both the boys’ shot put and javelin, while Pitts won the girls’ long jump, while also placing second in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the triple jump. Pitts’ title was the 18th of her indoor and outdoor Mount Abe career.

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Eagle softball advances; OV, MUHS ousted

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In high school softball tournament quarterfinals last week, only Mount Abraham, the top seed in Division II, advanced to the next round among area teams. The Eagles coasted to a home win, while Otter Valley and Middlebury came up short on the road after picking up first-round victories.

EAGLES CRUISE ON

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County boys' lacrosse teams lose in playoffs

Posted on June 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — The local high school boys’ lacrosse season came to an end last week, as higher seeds eliminated the Middlebury, Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative, and Otter Valley teams.

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MUHS, the No. 8 seed in Division I, played the most competitive match, falling to defending champion Champlain Valley, 7-4, in a road quarterfinal on Saturday. Defending champion CVU (15-1) received three goals from Nate Cuttitta, and Redhawk goalie Andrew Tieso frustrated the Tigers with 15 saves.

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