April 17th, 2017
MIDDLEBURY — What if you had choices . . . ? Inspired by the Being Mortal Project, the Addison County End of Life Care Partnership offers a week of Advance Care Planning clinics including advance directive forms, resources, guidance, conversation . . . and chocolate.
Anyone interested can drop in at Hospice Volunteer Services anytime between 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, April 17 - Thursday, April 20.
As part of the service, area professionals will be on hand at select times each day to address questions:
MIDDLEBURY — When Vermont wrote civil unions into law, it led the way for marriage rights in the U.S. “State of Marriage,” a documentary film on the efforts of Vermonters to bring about the changes in marriage equality, will be screened on Wednesday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. in Middlebury College’s Dana Auditorium.
SOUTH BURLINGTON — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ lacrosse team picked up back-to-back road wins in Chittenden County on Friday and Saturday to improve to 5-0.
The Tigers will return to action on Tuesday at BFA-St. Albans. That game was moved from Monday.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ tennis team dropped a competitive match to visiting Montpelier on Wednesday, 5-2.
Singles players Sierra Barnicle and Monroe Cromis scored the points for the Tigers, and the other matches were strongly contested.
The individual results were:
• No. 1 singles: Claire Wulfman lost, 1-6, 2-6.
• No. 2 singles: Charlotte Keathley lost, 4-6, 7-5, 13-11 tiebreak.
• No. 3 singles: Tasha Hescock lost, 5-7, 2-6.
BRISTOL — Visiting Montpelier on Wednesday defeated the Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ lacrosse team, 17-15, in what was the debut of Mount Abe’s cooperative team with Vergennes.
The Eagles will be looking to break into the win column on Monday, when they are set to host another Division III squad, Otter Valley.
Montpelier’s Conor Barrett posed the biggest problem for Mount Abe last week, tossing in nine goals and adding an assist to spark the visiting Solons. Montpelier goalie Roger Medina backstopped the win with 13 saves.
MIDDLEBURY — Fred Lower paints the landscape of Addison County. His deft strokes and distinctive color choices capture the essence of the light and shadow, and the texture of his scenery. He likes to paint directly from the subject. “The motifs that I find most engaging are often the easiest to find because they are right out my back door,” he explained. “I live a short distance from where the Middlebury River joins Otter Creek. It is, quite simply, a plethora of compositions, a feast of forms for an artist.”
RUTLAND — Host Rutland cruised past the Middlebury Union High School baseball team on Thursday, 13-0, in the opener for both squads.
Raider starting pitcher Reece de Castro allowed just two hits over six innings, striking out five to earn the win. Ten Raiders stroked hits, including de Castro, who had an RBI double.
The Tigers will look to bounce back on Tuesday, when they host Essex at 4:30 p.m. Champlain Valley is scheduled to visit on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. as MUHS faces tough tests early on.