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Eagle football alumni game set

Posted on June 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — The Eagle football alumni group will stage its fourth annual Mount Abraham/Vergennes alumni football game on June 30. The event will benefit the two high schools’ cooperative football program.

The game will be played at 8 p.m. under the lights at the Bristol Recreation Field. It will be a flag football game with live blocking, according to program assistant coach, former player and alumni association director Eric Hartman.

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Bristol Police Log: Town foot patrols continue

Posted on June 18, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Between June 3 and June 9, Bristol police completed 21 foot and car patrols at various locations, namely on Mountain Street, Main Street and surrounding areas, including near Bristol Elementary School.

Officers also completed 1 hour and 55 minutes of directed patrol, traffic enforcement and patrols of the police district and the town under a contract funded by Vermont Governor’s Highway Safety Program.

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Off they go! Three local high schools launch graduates into the world

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Several hundred young adults achieved a big milestone this past Saturday morning as the three local high schools held commencement exercises and sent the classes of 2018 out into the world.

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Mary Hogan principal to take new job in Bristol

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — It was 18 years ago that Tom Buzzell took the job of library media specialist at Mary Hogan Elementary School. His hard work led to his promotion to associate principal in 2005, then to co-principal before becoming the school’s top administrator in 2013.

Buzzell’s career is about to come full circle, though he’ll be closing the loop in a neighboring school district. He will be stepping down as Mary Hogan principal later this month to accept a job as library media specialist at Bristol Elementary School.

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Mount Abe graduates 118 seniors

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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BRISTOL — Mount Abraham Union High School’s 118 graduating seniors looked pretty much the same this past Saturday — all dressed in maroon gowns and square, tasseled caps — but commencement speaker Jessica Little likened them to a diverse array of puzzle pieces searching for the right fit.

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Dirt trail pump track opening in Bristol

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — On Saturday, June 16, the Bristol Recreation Club will hold a popsicle party to celebrate a new pump track at the town Recreation Field adjacent to Mount Abraham Union High School.

A pump track is a dirt trail on which mountain bikers roll up and over little hillocks and banked turns designed in such a way as to enable the rider to create momentum by pumping their body up and down and thus keep forward momentum with little pedaling.

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Bristol gets ready for musical festival, street fair

Posted on June 14, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Downtown Bristol will be rockin’ with live music, food and beverage vendors, plus games and fun, this Saturday, June 16, as the Pocock Rocks Music Festival & Street Fair takes over Main Street for the 9th year. Between 3 and 8 p.m., Bristol CORE will close off the main business block, set up tents up and down the middle of the road, and place stages at the east and west ends for a series of live musical performance by six top notch Vermont musical acts.

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Townwide yardsale is June 23 in Bristol; plan for it now

Posted on June 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Got stuff to sell or the itch to buy? The Bristol Recreation Department is hosting it’s 4th annual Town Wide Yard Sale on June 23.

It will give sellers the opportunity to do some spring cleaning and yard sale enthusiasts the chance to find some treasures.  The event is a great way to explore Bristol and meet the people who love to live here.

The advertised time will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Movies in the Park return this summer

Posted on June 11, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — The popular Movies in the Park After Dark series will return to the Bristol town green this summer.

Movies will be shown as soon as it is dark enough on Thursday evenings on the town park between July 5 and Aug. 2.

The Bristol Recreation Department will show film classics on a theater-size screen for a drive-in experience without the driving. On the schedule this year is:

•  July 5 – “National Treasure”

•  July 12 – “Beauty and the Beast”

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Eagle softball rises to the occasion; defeats Slaters for D-II state title

Posted on June 11, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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CASTLETON — Mount Abraham Union High School softball pitcher Audrey Shahan did just about everything one could ask during Friday’s Division II tile game against Fair Haven at Castleton University.

She began by singing the national anthem and then went on to deliver a nine-strikeout, complete-game performance in leading the No. 1 Eagles to a 6-4 win over the No. 2 Slaters and their second-straight title.

Shahan also collected two hits and two RBIs in her own support.

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