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MIDDLEBURY — Hale and hearty supporters of John Graham Housing and Services (JGHS) will keep their annual camp-out appointment at the...
ST. ALBANS — Vermont Congressman Peter Welch believes there are issues on which Republicans and Democrats can work together in the...
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Busy kids
MORIAH BAKER SHOVELS new snow off the sidewalk in Middlebury Friday morning while her buddy Eric Chen takes a break. School was delayed for two hours due to the snow, but...
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NCAA champs
THE MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE field hockey team celebrates with its trophy on Sunday after defeating NESCAC rival Tufts, 2-0, in the NCAA Division III final in Mannheim, Penn....
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In control
PANTHER MIDFIELDER MARISSA Baker controls the ball against a Tufts defender during Sunday’s NCAA Division III final in Manheim, Penn. Middlebury defeated Tufts, 2-0,...
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Eyes on the prize
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE MIDFIELDER Erin Nicholas makes a move during the Panthers’ 2-0 victory over Tufts in Sunday’s NCAA Division III final in Manheim, Penn....
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Can't wait
AN INTREPID SKIER takes advantage of the six-plus inches of new snow last Friday morning and heads up the slopes at the Snow Bowl in Hancock. The Snow Bowl and the nearby...
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Airborne
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE FRESHMAN left back goes airborne to clear the ball away from Misericordia’s Kaylee Sturans during Sunday’s NCAA Division III sectional final...
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Game-winning goal
MIDDLEBURY JUNIOR STRIKER Ellie Greenberg celebrates her game-winning goal vs. Misericordia on Sunday with senior Amanda Dafonte, middle, and junior Sabrina Glaser. The...
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Group hug
MEMBERS OF THE Middlebury College women’s soccer team swarm junior striker Ellie Greenberg, center front back to camera, after she scored Saturday’s first goal...
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Northern Spy
APPLE GROWERS AROUND the county saw draught, cold and wet affect their orchards to varying degrees this past season. Independent photo/John S. McCright
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Royal crossing
MARY HOGAN ELEMENTARY School’s Donna Woods, seen here with interim Principal Steven Lindeman, was recently recognized by Middlebury Safe Routes for her enthusiastic...

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ADDISON COUNTY — The weather, as usual, wrote the complex story of this year’s apple season. Take, for example, the beloved McIntosh...
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MIDDLEBURY — Nick Stewart has already had a lot of adventures and career twists for a man of 35. His ambition and wanderlust have taken him...
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Editorial

When Amazon announced last week that instead of building its second headquarters in one city, it would locate within the metropolitan areas of two of the largest cities on the East Coast — New York City and Washington, D.C. — it was telling us something. Both locations have neighborhoods with populations larger than Vermont. As we watch, we also need to absorb what’s going on and figure out a way to respond. What’s...

Sports

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MANHEIM, Penn. — The Middlebury College field hockey team defeated NESCAC rival Tufts, 2-0, in the NCAA Division III championship game on Sunday in the Spooky Nook Dome in Manheim, Penn., giving the Panthers their second straight national title and third in four years.

Sophomore Erin Nicholas scored both goals in the final for the Panthers, who finished 21-1. Tufts finished 19-3, with all three losses to Middlebury, one in...

Feature

The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to...
MIDDLEBURY — The Rough Cut restaurant has closed its doors at 51 Main St. in Middlebury after a one-year run, with co-founder Ben Wells saying the enterprise simply wasn’t making enough...

Middlebury Parks & Recreation Winter Activity Guide

Middlebury Parks & Rec Winter Activity Guide


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Sports Column

With the quickly waning daylight, my chances of bagging any wild quarry that day were rapidly declining. Creeping along the dirt road, I glanced at the pale November sun kissing the top of the snow-dusted ridgeline to my left. I turned and looked to my right, where my shadow stretched across the dry brown grass toward the opposite ridgeline, still bathed in gold. I saw the does first. Several grazed their way across the open, paying little heed to my approach. Then I noticed that a good-size spike-horn, pausing now and then to look in my direction, but more concerned with staying near the...
JOHNNY PEERS AND the Muttville Comix  will help you laugh off the Thanksgiving turkey when they perform at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 1 and 4 p.m. By GREG PAHL It’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and the kids are bored, the adults are overfed and everyone needs to get out of the house. Take a moment to “paws” and enjoy the hilarious antics of Johnny Peers and his menagerie of mutts. On Saturday, Nov. 24, take a trip to Town...

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