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Mongolian dancers to perform at OVUHS

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — Students and teachers from the Inner Mongolia Arts University, a college devoted to the preservation of the unique treasures of this nomadic culture will bring their arts to life in a performance at Otter Valley Union High School at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The event is free and open to the public.

The brilliant, colorful costumes, exotic dance, and unusual and unique instrumental and vocal sounds will captivate audience members of all ages.

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'Cowgirl' Monica Rizzio rides into Brandon

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Monica Rizzio grew up on a ranch, barrel racing in East Texas. Somehow, many years later, she found herself crossing over the iconic bridges of Cape Cod and seeing the ocean for the first time. The versatile performer now calls Cape Cod home and her album “Washashore Cowgirl” is completely autobiographical, telling stories from that journey from Texas to the Cape.

Rizzio is currently touring and stops at Brandon Music on Saturday, Oct. 20.

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Brandon gets in the Halloween mood with spooky silent drama

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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“The Golem” (1920), a German film about a man made of clay and brought to life, will be screened with live music on Saturday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m., at Brandon Town Hall. The Halloween-themed program will be accompanied by live music performed by silent film composer Jeff Rapsis. The evening will open with spooky comedy short subjects. Admission is free, with donations welcome.

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Field hockey: Otters post only victory

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school field hockey games this week Otter Valley won big on Monday, while both Middlebury and Mount Abraham came up short on Tuesday. Otter Valley was set to take the field on Wednesday at Fair Haven after the deadline for this issue.

Teams will play their final regular season games late this week, and the Vermont Principals’ Association will announce playoff pairings on Monday.

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OV boys' soccer edged; other teams idle as postseason looms

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In the only local high school boys’ soccer game played earlier this week before the Wedneday morning deadline for this issue, Otter Valley dropped a close home game.

Vergennes, Middlebury and Mount Abraham were all set to take the field on Wednesday. Teams will play their final regular season games late this week, and the Vermont Principals’ Association will announce playoff pairings on Monday. MUHS and VUHS could host first-round playoff games in Division I and III, respectively.

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Otter cross-country teams take second in MVL meet

Posted on October 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SPRINGFIELD — The Otter Valley boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams each finished second on Tuesday at the Marble Valley League championship meet, which Springfield hosted.

Hartford (33 points) won the boys’ race, with the OV boys in second at 35. Windsor breezed in the girls’ race with 19 points, with OV next in a tight bunch between second and fourth at 51 points.

OV Coach Brooke Kimball noted the OV middle school girls won their race, and the OV middle school boys were second.

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Otter girls outlast Windsor, hit .500

Posted on October 15, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRANDON — Under the lights on Markowski Field on Saturday night the Otter Valley Union High School girls’ soccer team relied on the same formula that had allowed the Otters to win four of their previous five games: sound defense and the scoring spark of junior midfielder Olivia White.

The result was a 2-1 win over visiting Windsor that avenged a 4-3 loss to the Jacks on Sept. 14 and boosted the Otters to .500 at 6-6.

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Twangtown Paramours return for a Brandon Music reprise

Posted on October 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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This will be the Twangtown Paramours’ fifth consecutive year performing in Brandon, as they take the Brandon Music stage on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The husband and wife’s acoustic “Sophisticated Americana” sound is a hybrid of the Nashville and Austin music scenes that continues to captivate audiences at Brandon Music.

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Brandon harvest fest reports record turnout

Posted on October 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRANDON — In a record crowd, more than 400 people turned for the annual Brandon Fall Festival on Sept. 30 at the town recreation park. Festivalgoers played games, painted pumpkins, took hayrides, enjoyed seasonal foods, and lined up by the dozens at stations to make Brandon’s famous Leaf People.

“Thanks to the dynamic efforts of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce and everyone who came out to make one for their home, more than 300 Leaf People were made” throughout the afternoon, said Brandon Recreation Manager Bill Moore.

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Girls' soccer: Otters only winner

Posted on October 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school soccer action earlier this week the Otter Valley girls won, the Mount Abraham girls earned a home tie, while the Eagle and Otter boys came up short on the road.

The Vergennes boys visited Middlebury on Tuesday.

The Commodore and Tiger girls were scheduled to host games on Wednesday after the deadline for this edition.

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