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Vergennes recreation committee revived

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The Vergennes City Council has agreed to revive the city’s recreation committee, a step council members on Tuesday said would help city officials stay on top of maintaining existing facilities and provide them ideas and guidance for new offerings.

The new group will operate under the name of the Recreation Facilities and Programs Advisory Committee and should begin operations this summer.

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It's summer! Middlebury Marlins host opening meet

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Marlins youth swim team opened their 2018 Champlain Valley Swim League season on June 26 with a setback against one of the league’s top teams.

On a sunny and warm Tuesday evening visiting Burlington Country Club dominated the closing free relays to stretch a 10-point lead into a 215-170 victory.

Three Marlins won three races apiece: 18-and-under swimmer Oliver Poduschnick, Eliot Schneider (U-14) and Ava Schneider (U-12). Winning twice was U-14 swimmer Holly Staats.

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Champs begin season at home with setback, victory

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — After losing at home on June 26 in a sunny Champlain Valley Swim League opener, the Vergennes Champs won big on Thursday in a cloudier Thursday meet moved to their home pool because their opponents’ pool is not ready for action.

On Tuesday last week visiting top CVSL team The Edge coasted past the Champs, 293-181, a misleading score considering the visitors treated the closing free relays as exhibitions and essentially forfeited all of them. Twelve-year-old Madelyn Giroux picked up two victories to become the only Champ to win more than once.

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City council gets creative, holds tax hike to 2.5 cents

Posted on June 28, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — After debate and a strong plea for more office help from City Clerk Joan Devine, the Vergennes City Council on Tuesday settled on a new budget and a 2.5-cent increase in the municipal tax rate to 83.5 cents.

That change will translate to $25 in additional taxes per $100,000 of assessed value on city property.

Devine and Assistant Clerk Melissa Wright said on Wednesday they expect to hear from the Agency of Education and the Department of Taxation early next week about the city’s final school tax rates.

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Like too many, Andi Boe tore her ACL — this is how she returned

Posted on June 28, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series.

MIDDLEBURY — It was just a routine play, according to recent Middlebury Union High School graduate Andi Boe (pictured, left).

It happened in the fifth game of her final soccer season, on Sept. 19, 2017, at Rice Memorial High School. Boe, by her senior year already a multi-sport all-state athlete, had racked up seven goals and four assists in the Tigers’ first four games.

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Legion nine takes two games out of three

Posted on June 28, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



MIDDLEBURY — The Addison County American Legion baseball team won two out of three recent league games to improve to 2-3 in the Northern Division in the early going.

AC defeated defending state champion Franklin County on Friday, June 22, 12-10 at home; fell to the visiting OEC Kings, 7-4, on Saturday; and defeated host Montpelier, 7-4, in 11 innings on Monday.

AC will host a non-league game vs. Bases Loaded at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Middlebury College field, and then visit Franklin County for an 11 a.m. doubleheader on Saturday.

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Lakefront airstrip in Panton ready to be reactivated

Posted on June 25, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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PANTON — The owner of a private Panton lakefront airstrip that was used informally for decades until he bought the property two years ago is seeking state and federal approval to bring it back to life.

Charles “Chip” Mather, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, is looking for a permit that would allow him and guests to fly in and out of the 1,700-foot-long, grass-covered strip up to 35 times a month.

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Eagle hurler, slugger tops Addison Independent softball all-star squad

Posted on June 25, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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ADDISON COUNTY — A year ago the Mount Abraham Union High School softball team won the program’s first-ever state championship.

This year Coach Don McCormick’s talent-laden Eagles came back for more, winning a second-straight Division II title with a program-best 18-2 record.

Many Eagles played major roles in that accomplishment, but none more than a senior pitcher who won 12 of those games and batted better than .500 out of the cleanup spot in the batting order: Audrey Shahan, the 2018 Addison Independent Softball Player of the Year.

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VUHS grads showered with love

Posted on June 21, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — The members of the Vergennes Union High School Class of 2018 this past Friday, June 15, took their final group bow and walked out into their futures.

They did so after being showered in a steamy gymnasium by confetti cannons; advice from several sources, including their peers; and, according to graduation speaker Chris Sheehan, the love of not only their families and friends, but also their teachers.

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Ferrisburgh boards rule against animal rescuer

Posted on June 21, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Two Ferrisburgh boards have ruled against Sand Road dog rescuer Sheila McGregor, whose harboring of up to 30 dogs in her ranch home and attached garage over the years has generated complaints from neighbors about noise, odors and loose animals.

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