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awards http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/251/all en Addy Indy wins NENPA awards http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502addy-indy-wins-nenpa-awards <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28803" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201502addy-indy-wins-nenpa-awards"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/NENPAawards9301.thumbnail.jpg" alt="NENPAawards9301.jpg" title="NENPAawards9301.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE STAFF AT the Addison Independent came home with more than 20 awards from the New England Newspaper &amp; Press Association annual convention in Boston last weekend. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> BOSTON &mdash; The <em>Addison Independent </em>won 18 editorial and 10 advertising and design awards at the annual conference of the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) this past weekend in Boston.</p> <p> The <em>Independent </em>competes in the largest non-daily category with circulations of greater than 6,000. Competition is among all six New England states and includes papers with circulations several times larger than the <em>Independent&rsquo;s</em> 7,800, including some more than 30,000.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28804">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502addy-indy-wins-nenpa-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County awards Featured NENPA Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:25:36 +0000 Zach Despart 28804 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Editorial: Awards are nice, but it's your vote that really matters http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502editorial-awards-are-nice-its-your-vote-really-matters <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Angelo S. Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28802">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502editorial-awards-are-nice-its-your-vote-really-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial awards NENPA readers Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:19:16 +0000 Zach Despart 28802 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Fire departments honor top members an annual dinner http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501fire-departments-honor-top-members-annual-dinner <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28181" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201501fire-departments-honor-top-members-annual-dinner"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/firefighters3291WarnerStarksboro.thumbnail.jpg" alt="firefighters3291WarnerStarksboro.jpg" title="firefighters3291WarnerStarksboro.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MITCH HORNER OF Starksboro, right, was chosen as Firefighter of the Year. Independent photos/Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Members of each of the 17 county fire departments turned out for the annual Addison County Firefighters Association meeting this past Wednesday evening at the Eagles Club in Ferrisburgh, during which the organization honored several firefighters for their service.</p> <p> Featured guest Lt. Gov. Phil Scott thanked the hundreds of firefighters, all in their dress uniforms, for helping out in their respective communities.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28182">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501fire-departments-honor-top-members-annual-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County ACFA awards Featured firefighters Phil Scott Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:03:24 +0000 Zach Despart 28182 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Athletes from CVU, Fairfax honored by sports media http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501athletes-cvu-fairfax-honored-sports-media <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> VERMONT &mdash; The Vermont Sports Media Association has selected Champlain Valley Union High School senior Paige Dubrul and BFA-Fairfax senior Matt Larose as its November Athletes of the Month.</p> <p> In statewide balloting of VSMA members, Dubrul, a soccer player, was named the November Female Athlete of the Month, and Larose, a football player, was named the November Male Athlete of the Month.</p> <p> Dubrul and Larose, both seniors, were first nominated by a VSMA member based on their accomplishments in November.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28084">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501athletes-cvu-fairfax-honored-sports-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports awards VSMA Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:04:05 +0000 Addison Independent 28084 at http://www.addisonindependent.com County's best firefighters honored http://www.addisonindependent.com/201401countys-best-firefighters-honored <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-21198" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201401countys-best-firefighters-honored"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/fireFirefighter4021 PRATT_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="fireFirefighter4021 PRATT.jpg" title="fireFirefighter4021 PRATT.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE ADDISON COUNTY Firefighters Association named Corey Pratt of Bridport Firefighter of the Year. Independent photo/Alex Munteanu </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Alex Munteanu </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">FERRISBURGH &mdash; Firefighters from 17 departments in the county dined together this past Wednesday evening during the Addison County Firefighters Association annual meeting at the Eagles Club and recognized fellow members for their service.</span></p> <p> Looking out at the crowd of men and women clad in dress white or blue shirts tucked into crisp black pants, keynote speaker Michael Desrochers was impressed. The director of state Division of Fire Safety, where he has worked for 25 years, Desrochers said he was honored.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/21199">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201401countys-best-firefighters-honored" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County ACFA awards Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:33:00 +0000 Zach Despart 21199 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Addy Indy wins nine statewide awards http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206addy-indy-wins-nine-statewide-awards <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin told the Vermont Press Association that he remains committed to his campaign pledge to have more transparency in Vermont state government and hopes that a new Open Meeting law will be approved in the next legislative session.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12023">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206addy-indy-wins-nine-statewide-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County awards Featured Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:07:54 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12023 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Porter chief wins national honor http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203porter-chief-wins-national-honor <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-11031" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201203porter-chief-wins-national-honor"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/jimdaly1220.thumbnail.jpg" alt="jimdaly1220.jpg" title="jimdaly1220.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PORTER MEDICAL CENTER President James Daily has been named a 2012 Grassroots Champion by the American Hospital Association. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The American Hospital Association (AHA) has recognized Porter Medical Center President James L. Daily with its 2012 Grassroots Champion Award.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11032">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203porter-chief-wins-national-honor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury awards Featured health Porter Hospital Mon, 05 Mar 2012 16:15:18 +0000 Christian Woodard 11032 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Cornwall teen's volunteerism lauded http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202cornwall-teens-volunteerism-lauded <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-10881" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201202cornwall-teens-volunteerism-lauded"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Volunteer.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Volunteer.jpg" title="Volunteer.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School senior Emery Tillman has received a state award for her community service, earning her $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., where she will meet other honorees. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> CORNWALL &mdash; Emery Tillman takes community service seriously &mdash; and not only in her backyard of Addison County. At the tender age of 17, Tillman has donated her time to environmental and humanitarian causes stretching from her hometown of Cornwall to Uganda, Africa.</p> <p> Her efforts recently earned statewide recognition and will soon get national exposure, thanks to an award from Prudential Financial and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10882">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201202cornwall-teens-volunteerism-lauded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cornwall awards Featured MUHS volunteers Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:51:56 +0000 John Flowers 10882 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Ferrisburgh farm nets statewide dairy award http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108ferrisburgh-farm-nets-statewide-dairy-award <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8768" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201108ferrisburgh-farm-nets-statewide-dairy-award"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/devosfarm.thumbnail.jpg" alt="devosfarm.jpg" title="devosfarm.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> J.D. AND CHERYL DEVOS, recipients of the 2011 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year Award, take a break from their work at Kimball Brook Farm in North Ferrisburgh. Photo Peggy Manahan/UVM Extension </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; After netting a host of awards for high-quality milk and conservation farming practices, Cheryl and J.D. DeVos of Kimball Brook Farm in Ferrisburgh have a top prize to add to their trophy case: Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year for 2011.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8747">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108ferrisburgh-farm-nets-statewide-dairy-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh awards dairy Thu, 04 Aug 2011 16:00:25 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 8747 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury Lions recognize service http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106middlebury-lions-recognize-service <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8358" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201106middlebury-lions-recognize-service"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/lionsdochunt0087.thumbnail.jpg" alt="lionsdochunt0087.jpg" title="lionsdochunt0087.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ian Trombulak </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury Lions Club at its annual awards night banquet Monday honored four club members and one community member with one of its highest tributes, and bestowed its Lion of the Year award on member Cleon Bigelow.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> In a celebration of another year of service to the local and worldwide community, Lion Tom Broughton presented the prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowships to Lions Cathy Anderson, Dave Nourse, Donald &ldquo;Doc&rdquo; Hunt and Cory Newton, as well as to Mark Perrin, owner of Green Peppers Restaurant.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8337">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106middlebury-lions-recognize-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury awards banquet Middlebury Lions Club Thu, 23 Jun 2011 16:00:17 +0000 Ian Trombulak 8337 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Estabrook wins food writing 'Oscar' http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106estabrook-wins-oscar-food-writing <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8096" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201106estabrook-wins-oscar-food-writing"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/barryestabrook4818.thumbnail.jpg" alt="barryestabrook4818.jpg" title="barryestabrook4818.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FOOD WRITER BARRY Estabrook of Vergennes recently won a James Beard Award for his blog on food policy and is awaiting the release next week of a new book. Independent photo/Andrea Suozzo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrea Suozzo </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; For Vergennes writer Barry Estabrook, good things come in pairs.</p> <p> At the James Beard Award ceremony last month, Estabrook took top honors for his food policy blog, &ldquo;Politics of the Plate,&rdquo; and he&#39;s also preparing for the release on June 7 of his new book, &quot;Tomatoland.&quot;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8076">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106estabrook-wins-oscar-food-writing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh awards Barry Estabrook food writing Thu, 02 Jun 2011 18:00:26 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 8076 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Vergennes teen honored as 2011 Youth of the Year http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103vergennes-teen-honored-2011-youth-year <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7491" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201103vergennes-teen-honored-2011-youth-year"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/vergennesyouth1877.thumbnail.jpg" alt="vergennesyouth1877.jpg" title="vergennesyouth1877.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> KAITLIN LEROUX-EASTMAN has been named Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vergennes. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Like many 15-year-olds, Vergennes Union High School sophomore Kaitlin Leroux-Eastman listens to hip-hop, loves to hang around with her buddies, and enjoys the Twilight book series.</p> <p> But probably not too many of the Vergennes resident&rsquo;s peers match her nearly 200 hours of community service in the past year, conduct a church choir, and already have mapped out their college choice &mdash; St. Michael&rsquo;s &mdash; and career plans &mdash; teaching music or French.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7475">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103vergennes-teen-honored-2011-youth-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes awards Boys and Girls club Youth of the Year Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:00:24 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 7475 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Legion taps Senecal as city's top citizen http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103legion-taps-senecal-citys-top-citizen-plus-senecal-be-feted-past-recipients-legions-award <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7214" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201103legion-taps-senecal-citys-top-citizen-plus-senecal-be-feted-past-recipients-legions-award"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/marguerite6965.thumbnail.jpg" alt="marguerite6965.jpg" title="marguerite6965.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MARGUERITE SENECAL IS this year’s recipient of the community service award from the Vergennes American Legion Post 14. Senecal, an Addison County Chamber of Commerce employee, has in recent years coordinated many city-wide events in Vergennes. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; Vergennes American Legion Post 14 on Thursday will bestow its annual Community Service Award on a woman who was born in a Ferrisburgh farmhouse 67 years ago and now organizes a half-dozen annual events in Vergennes.</p> <p> Marguerite Senecal, the daughter of French-speaking immigrants from Ontario, has worked for the past 10 years for the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, most recently with the title of information specialist.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7205">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103legion-taps-senecal-citys-top-citizen-plus-senecal-be-feted-past-recipients-legions-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes awards community service Vergennes American Legion Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:00:29 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 7205 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Independent named among best papers in New England http://www.addisonindependent.com/201102independent-named-among-best-papers-new-england <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> BOSTON &mdash; The <em>Addison County Independent</em> won nine awards &mdash; including the top award for publications its size &mdash; at the New England Newspaper and Press Association&rsquo;s annual competition held in Boston this past weekend. The <em>Independent</em>&rsquo;s sister paper, the <em>Brandon Reporter</em>, also earned two awards, including a first-place nod.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7057">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201102independent-named-among-best-papers-new-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont awards NENPA Thu, 17 Feb 2011 19:00:04 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 7057 at http://www.addisonindependent.com