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MIDDLEBURY — Nurses at University of Vermont/Porter Medical Center (PMC) will receive cost-of-living salary adjustments of 2 percent in...
MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central School District board on Monday unanimously approved the membership and charge of a new ACSD Task Force...

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Taking charge

EAGLE JUNIOR TAKUMI Melchior, right, steps in front of the ball and Commodore senior Lance Bergmans during Mount Abraham’s 2-1 win Monday afternoon. Independent...

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Get the ball

EAGLE SENIOR NICK Catlin, left, and Commodore junior Ezekiel Palmer fight for a ball during Monday’s game in Bristol. Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Speaking up

STATE SEN. CHRIS Bray, second from left, speaks during a Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative forum Tuesday afternoon. Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Speaking on climate

SARAH BROCK, ENERGY program manager for Vital Communities, speaks during a Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative forum in the Middlebury town offices Monday afternoon....

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Ball on the loose

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE SOPHOMORE Marissa Baker runs down a loose ball during the Panthers’ 3-2 loss to Hamilton Sunday afternoon. Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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On display

A LOW-HANGING McIntosh apple sits atop a sign labeling its variety at Champlain Orchards in Shoreham last week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell

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Ready to sort

MIKE HOLLANDER SORTS and polishes apples at Happy Valley Orchard in Middlebury Tuesday afternoon. This year’s crop of apples is looking good but the recent hot...

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Apple crop

BRILLIANT RED APPLES, ripe for the picking, hang from a tree at Happy Valley Orchard in Middlebury Tuesday afternoon. Local apple growers are thrilled with the early-...

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Mid-field battle

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE Freshman Eliza Van Voorhis and Hamilton defender Amanda Becker fight for control during Sunday’s game on Dragone Field. Van Voorhis scored the...

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Health exchange

ALICE LEO, RIGHT, president of the Porter Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, speaks with Porter V.P. for Development and Public Relation Ron Hallman, left,...


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ADDISON COUNTY — Midway through the 2017 harvest, Addison County apple growers are expecting a good to average season with one area...
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MIDDLEBURY — When Mark Stuver entered Middlebury College as a student in 1993, he wasn’t expecting to become a professional dancer. He...
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MONTPELIER, Vt. - As late summer weather continues to bring warmth, plenty of sunshine, and scattered showers, fall foliage colors are developing...

Editorial

Anyone who has read anything about the Republicans latest plan to repeal Obamacare understands that at its core the plan cuts government spending on health care between 2020 and 2026, when the funding allotted in the current proposal would cease — and, we suppose, a new bill would need to be passed to supplement spending by the states, or a whole new system (Bernie’s Medicare-for-all should be popular by then) will be put into...

Sports

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BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ soccer team enjoyed advantages in shots, corner kicks and territory against visiting rival Vergennes on Monday, but needed a tie-breaking goal with 11:10 to go to edge the stubborn Commodores, 2-1.

The Eagles improved to 4-1, with their only loss to undefeated Division I South Burlington. VUHS fell to 2-2, but the Commodores’ only other loss came to defending D-I...

Feature

Vergennes Union High School is pleased to recognize Ally Atkins as its Student of the Week. Ally lives in Ferrisburgh with her dad and mom, Ron and Shannon Atkins. Ally has an older brother, Chase...
Middlebury Union High School is pleased to introduce Andrea “Andi” Boe, a lifelong resident of Middlebury, as our first student of the week. She is the daughter of Kathy and Kelly Boe...

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Find previews, photos, schedules, rosters and more in the Fall High School Sports Report.


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Sports Column

A little more than 28 years ago I arrived in Addison County, moved into a new home in Bristol, and began my job at Middlebury College. I was relatively newly wed and still adjusting to married life. I’d never held a full-time teaching position, and had never owned a home. Though both of my wife’s parents had been born in Vermont, I had never lived in the state. It was a time of transition and uncertainties. Chief among my uncertainties and anxieties was whether or not the fishing was any good, and if so how long it would take me to find good trout water. I’d moved here...
Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO) will cover the state from top to bottom for its Made in Vermont Statewide Tour. On Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m., the orchestra will perform in Robison Hall at Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts in Middlebury. The concert program will include Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante, Gluck’s “Dance of the Furies” from Orfeo, Britten’s Simple Symphony, and the new work, “Breath,” by Vermont composer Paul...

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