Kayakers sharpen skills in the Mt. Abe pool

BRISTOL — On a recent Wednesday night, Paul Carlile of Burlington sat in his blue whitewater kayak in the swimming pool at Mount Abraham Union High School, nose plugs engaged and ready to demonstrate the perfect roll. Designed to help whitewater kayakers navigate the sort of steep, technical stream that runs cold and fast from Vermont’s Green Mountains in the spring, his boat showed the signs of wear and love. A network of scratches ran along its sides, battle scars from past adventures running streams at h … (read more)

Microchip your pets in upcoming clinics

MIDDLEBURY — Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, has announced the dates of their 2020 Open Door Microchip and Nail Trim Clinics. The clinics will be offered on Saturdays, Feb. 15, April 11, June 20, Aug. 24 and Dec.12, from 10 a.m. to noon.  … (read more)

New clinic offers MUHS teens more options

MIDDLEBURY — Porter Pediatric Primary Care and Middlebury Union High School have teamed up to launch a new health center that will serve students in a school setting. The new clinic — which will be open for around four hours on Thursdays, beginning Dec. 5 … (read more)

Girls’ Ultimate clinic scheduled

MIDDLEBURY — Teenage girls interested in learning more about the game of Ultimate, played with tossed discs, are invited to an afternoon clinic on Sunday, Oct. 20, that will be run by Middlebury Union High School Ultimate Coach and teacher Michelle Steele … (read more)