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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
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On the ball: Behind the curtain — no VUHS photo?

  With varying degrees of dismay, a couple of Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball backers recently wondered why the Independent did not honor the Commodores with a Monday front-page photo after they completed their 24-0...

 

Faith in Vermont: Save the Librarians!

Photo via Ilsley Public Library now has a self-checkout terminal: a computer station where you scan your own library card and the barcodes of the books you’re checking out, without ever having to interact with another person...

 

On the ball: Eagles go for gold vs. Bullets

  The top-seeded Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ basketball team will meet No. 3 BFA-Fairfax on Saturday in the Division II final, to be played at 3:45 p.m. in the Barre Auditorium. The 22-1 Eagles, of course, reached the...

 

On the ball: VUHS boys' title extras

  Not only did the Vergennes Union High School boys’ basketball team make history on Saturday afternoon when the Commodores completed their 24-0 season and won the Division II title. So did their coach, Peter Quinn. According to...

 

Faith in Vermont: First World Parenting Problems

Photo via As winter becomes spring in an ooze of mud and slush, it’s that time of year again: time to sign up the kids for spring (and summer) activities. And signing up means gathering information, pre-planning, and lining up...

 

Faith in Vermont: Driving in Snow

Moving to Vermont provided my first real experience driving in snow. I learned to drive in Northern Virginia, where life shuts down when the first snowflakes fall and you don’t drive anywhere. I didn’t have a car during college in...

 

On the Ball: Postponements loom

  The weekend’s predicted snowstorm is already wreaking havoc with both high school and college sports schedules. As of mid-afternoon on Thursday, many changes had already been made, and more were likely. (More were made late...

 

Between the Lines: Finding human foibles in the police log

If you’re a regular reader of this newspaper, no doubt you have at least occasionally looked at the police logs — those summaries of the human foibles around the county. I take a perverse comfort in reading these accounts. No matter...

 

Faith in Vermont: Oh, Gear!

The mild winter of 2012 was our family’s first winter in Vermont. “How lucky,” locals said, referring to the lack of snowfall, “you’re getting an easy first winter.” But we didn’t feel grateful...

 

Faith in Vermont: Aw, Shoot...

Image via Southern Vermont Primitive Biathlon Every Friday this winter, my husband woke up early, put on warm layers, ate a huge breakfast, and went target shooting before work with a friend’s grandfather, a 70-something...

 

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