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Ferrisburgh officials offer ideas to improve library

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — At the Oct. 2 Ferrisburgh selectboard meeting, town officials met with Bixby Memorial Library Head Librarian Masha Harris, who has been visiting the towns the Vergennes library serves to seek input on how it can better serve them.

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Commodore girls' soccer edges Mt. Abe

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — Three minutes into Friday’s high school girls’ soccer game at Mount Abraham, Vergennes Union High School senior midfielder Ciara McClay stood over a free kick about 25 yards from the Eagle goal.

Commodore Co-Coach Pete Maneen shouted some advice to the player he and her teammates often call “C.”

“Follow through, C,” Maneen yelled. “Follow through.”

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Eagle field hockey keeps rolling, blanks Tigers

Posted on October 8, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School field hockey team remained on a roll this past Thursday, this time at visiting Middlebury’s expense.

The improving Tigers battled the Eagles, but could not stop their hosts from remaining unbeaten with their 4-0 victory.

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More than 200 take to the streets to combat hunger, raise nearly $28,000

Posted on October 4, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY — About 215 Addison County residents came together on Sunday afternoon not just to enjoy a leisurely, 2.8-mile walk around their shire town, but to support a cause.

Collectively, organizers of that group stroll — the county’s Annual CROP Hunger Walk — estimate participants raised through their own donations and sponsorships an amount that should approach $28,000 once all pledges are collected. Those funds will help fight food insecurity in the county and beyond.

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Panton to get new tax bills after mistake

Posted on October 4, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



PANTON — An accounting error made in Panton Town Hall that slipped past the Panton selectboard when the board adopted its tax rate resulted in the town in August sending out incorrect tax bills. Town officials confirmed on Wednesday those bills were based on a rate about 13 cents lower than it should have been.

Now they are asking Panton’s 320 taxpayers not to pay their tax bills until new ones arrive, probably early next week. The bills for Panton’s annual taxes will also have a new due date for the first installment, Nov. 9 instead of Nov. 1.

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Residents demand fewer trucks through Vergennes

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — About 70 residents and officials from Vergennes and neighboring towns on Wednesday weighed in on potential ways to ease the burden Vergennes faces from the 700 trucks, including 362 semis, that rumble through its downtown every day — the highest totals in the state.

Attendees brought a familiar list of complaints about the trucks: They are noisy, dangerous and harmful to the downtown’s historic buildings and economic prospects. 

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OV field hockey wins to stay near top of D-II

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School field hockey team entertained its homecoming crowd on Saturday with a strong effort, a 3-0 victory over Springfield. 

The Otters outshot the Cosmos, 20-1, and got two goals from junior Alia Edmunds and one from freshman Brittney Jackson. They improved to 6-2 and trail only 5-0-2 Mount Abraham in the Division II standings.

Coach Stacey Edmunds was happy to see her team play more aggressively than she thought they did in a 2-1 loss at home to Woodstock three days before. 

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Raiders spoil Tiger football homecoming

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School football team came into Friday night’s homecoming game against Rutland averaging almost eight yards a carry on 128 attempts, according to stats provided by WVTK-FM radio announcer Bjarki Sears.

Those numbers took a hit on Friday: The Raiders (4-1) allowed the Tigers just 82 yards in 32 carries, or about 2.6 yards per attempt. 

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Woodstock finds the net and beats OV soccer, 1-0

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School boys’ soccer team did a lot of things right in the Otters’ homecoming game on Saturday, but not enough to knock off visiting Woodstock, which did one thing OV did not — find the net in a 1-0 victory.

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VUHS students take a stand for peace and justice

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — With words, art, song and dance, Vergennes Union High School students on the afternoon of Sept. 21 made impassioned pleas for peace, justice and acceptance for all people around the world, in the nation and in the halls of their school.

The occasion was the 14th annual VUHS all-school Peace One Day assembly to honor the United Nations International Day of Peace. The event, normally held outside on school grounds, was moved into the VUHS gym due to rain.

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