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Bristol family's foundation makes international impact

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — The Wells Mountain Initiative began with a simple act of friendship.

As a 16-year-old student at Mount Abraham Union High School, Jordyn Wells traveled to Ghana in West Africa for a study-abroad program. In the coastal village of Kopeyia, just north of the tropical Atlantic, she met Victoria Ghalley and forged what would become a lifelong friendship.

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Milton outscores Mount Abe boys soccer

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Visiting Milton on Tuesday scored three first-half goals and hung on for a 3-2 victory over the Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ soccer team.

Milton edged over .500 at 3-2-2, and the Eagles dropped to 2-4-1 after the Lake Division result.

Zach Logan gave Milton the lead in the ninth minute. After Weston Allred equalized for the Eagles five minutes later, Yellowjackets Ethan Jones and Dick Desouza both capitalized on loose balls to put their team up at the break.

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Bristol Police Log: Bristol market's window broken

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — On Sept. 9 Bristol police received a call reporting the sound of broken glass at Almost Home Market, at 28 North St. Police arrived to find that the front window of the business had been smashed. The investigation is ongoing.

Between Sept. 3 and 16, Bristol police completed 34 foot and car patrols at various locations, namely on Mountain Street, Main Street and surrounding areas, including near Bristol Elementary School, as well as in the eastern part of the police district.

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MUHS boys' soccer scores late, trips up host Mt. Abe

Posted on September 24, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer team put pressure on host Mount Abraham for most of Saturday’s game, but it took the Tigers almost 70 minutes to crack the Eagle back line in a 2-0 victory.

Junior center midfielder Eben Jackson, who helped the Tigers gain a territorial advantage through crisp passing and aggressive work to bottle up the Eagles in their own end, scored the late MUHS goals.

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Mount Abe girls' soccer holds off Middlebury Tigers

Posted on September 24, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School broke through for two early goals and controlled most of the action in what could be a pivotal victory on Saturday, 2-1, over visiting Middlebury.

The win moved the Eagles to 3-3-1 and came after a disappointing loss at Spaulding four days earlier, when they had the run of play, but lost, 2-0.

Other than scoring twice in their opener and then four times against 0-7 Missisquoi, the Eagles had scored once and been shut out three times in their other four outings.

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Field hockey: Eagles, Otters keep winning

Posted on September 24, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In area high school field hockey play late last week Mount Abraham and Otter Valley kept up their winning ways, but Middlebury came up short on the road.

EAGLES

The Eagles improved to 5-0-1 and remained atop Division II with a 2-0 home win over Burlington on Saturday. Mount Abe got goals from Evan Laurent andMolly Laurent, andgoalie Chessley Jackman made one save. Neema Modeste made 14 saves for the 0-4-1 Seahorses.

OTTERS

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Tiger football wins; Eagles, OV fall

Posted on September 24, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school football, all on Friday night Middlebury, won on the road, while OV lost on the road and Mount Abraham/Vergennes dropped a home heartbreaker.

TIGERS

MUHS topped host BFA-St. Albans, 28-6, taking a 28-0 lead before allowing a late touchdown. Both teams stood at 2-2 after the result. The Tigers will host Rutland, an upset winner over Hartford this past weekend, on Friday at 7 p.m.

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Bristol Family Practice is first to offer video appointments with physicians

Posted on September 20, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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BRISTOL — Dr. Natasha Withers of Bristol Family Practice makes house calls that don’t add a single mile to her vehicle odometer.

No, she doesn’t take a bus, nor does she have a helicopter.

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Car show, harvest festival coming to Bristol

Posted on September 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL —The last weekend of September will be a busy one in Bristol — two events will bring visitors and area residents to downtown. The Bristol Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, on the town green and the Better L8 Than Never Car Show will be held the next day, Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Bristol Recreation Field.

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Art on Main plans Sept. 22 silent-auction benefit

Posted on September 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Art on Main will be hold its Annual Fall Fundraising Silent Auction during the Bristol Harvest Fest this Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Art lovers and patrons of the arts are asked to stop by the Main Street gallery’s booth on the town green and bid on an incredible selection of jewelry, ceramics, paintings, prints, textiles, books, Vermont food products, gift certificates for local restaurants, healing arts, lodging, cultural events, skiing, and many other products and services.

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