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VT 020820 STAND ALONE Dayve Huckett & Friends

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MIDDLEBURY | On Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m., local trio Dayve Huckett & Friends will perform at the Middlebury College Mahaney Arts Center in Robison Hall. Huckett plays solo guitar and also performs with Professor Dr. Peter Hamlin on accordion a Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

PITTSFORD | Nothing feels more welcoming than coming in to a warm house after being out in the cold. Imagine how a stray animal feels when they come into the shelter at the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) after being cold, lost and hungry, some Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Meet Jackson. He’s a big softie who has stolen our hearts and will soon steal yours. At five years old, Jackson has had limited exposure to the community and, at first, didn’t know how to act being here in a new environment surrounded by Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley told members of the Selectboard on Jan. 27 that a new Homeless Task Force has been organized. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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BARNARD | In 1881, farmer James Cadwell was hunting in Barnard. He tracked what was purportedly the last panther in Vermont. Cadwell asked Alexander Crowell, a local hunter, for help. After Crowell shot the catamount, he had his picture taken with th Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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NEW YORK, N.Y. | With May being Military Appreciation Month and significant military pension changes having taken effect last year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees a Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | In a discussion of the third draft of the proposed FY2021 budget with the Middlebury Selectboard, Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay reported that final budget results for FY2019 showed a General Fund surplus of nearly $2.5 million, a number w Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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VERGENNES | New Vergennes City Manager Daniel Hofman is getting down to business at city hall in the Little City. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The debacle of the Iowa Democratic Caucus may be a harbinger of the 2020 national election. Between possible partisan shenanigans and unproven electronic technologies (such as whiffy and largely untested election applications), better get ready for a Read more

Editorials

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MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Panthers closed out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 2-2 overtime tie at seventh-place Norwich (15-4-2) last week. The second-ranked Panthers (13-2-3) return to NESCAC play this weekend hosting Trinity for Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | It was a magical moment when MaKayla Foster of Middlebury learned that she was one of only 86 student athletes across the USA to be selected to the Northeast-10 Conference Academic All-Conference honor roll. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury nordic skier Sophia Laukli (Yarmouth, Maine) has been named the EISA Nordic Skier of the Week. The first-year racer won last week’s 5k skate by 10 seconds and took her second win of the weekend in Saturday’s 10k classic by 28 Read more

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CORNWALL | On Jan. 30, a trooper with the Vermont State Police was traveling westbound on Route 74 at Clark Road in Cornwall. It was at this time that the trooper visually observed a vehicle traveling at an egregiously high rate of speed, a speed of Read more

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RUTLAND | Rutland-Addison Community Health CEO Don Reuther gathered members of his team on Jan. 31 to guide U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vermont) through one of the health network’s primary care facility. Dr. Julie Foster used voice recognition software Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

VERGENNES | On Jan. 31, at 10:27 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on South Water Street in the town of Vergennes after observing a motor vehicle violation. Troopers identified the operator as James Dragon, 41, of Vergenne Read more

Police Blotter

WHITING | On Feb. 1, troopers conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 30 in the town of Whiting. During the motor vehicle stop Troopers identified the passenger as Kenneth Clark, 49, of Ferrisburgh. Clark was found to be violating two active sets of Read more

Police Blotter

MIDDLEBURY | On Feb. 3, at approximately 12:52 a.m., a trooper with the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop East Main Street in the town of Middlebury for an observed moving violation. The operator was identified as Kaylin Burt, 30, o Read more

Police Blotter

WHITING | On Feb. 5, at approximately 6 p.m., troopers conducted a motor vehicle stop on Shoreham-Whiting Road in the town of Whiting after observing a motor vehicle violation. Troopers identified the operator as Darryl Davis, 48, of Shoreham. Durin Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury residents gathered at town hall on Jan. 29 to learn more about the planned Amtrak passenger train platform planned for the Marble Works complex. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | Last month, the Vermont House approved S.23, the Minimum Wage bill, on a vote of 93-54. The current minimum wage in Vermont is $10.96 per hour. Under the new proposal, this would increase to $11.75 on Jan. 1, 2021, and then to $12.55 a y Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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    Regina Fontanelli Finalist Spencer Oratory Prize 2019 Middlebury College

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    Vermont’s U.S. Rep. Peter Welch: “Vermonters are fed up with intrusive robocalls that are annoying at best and predatory at worst.”

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    Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine, M.D.

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    Mike Paquette of Foote of the Mountain Snow Travelers headed up a team of workers that reseated and repaired the undermined VAST Moses Cameron Bridge across the Middlebury River along Three Mile Bridge Road last weekend.

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    VAST 3 - Bridge

    Mike Paquette of Foote of the Mountain Snow Travelers headed up a team of workers that reseated and repaired the undermined VAST Moses Cameron Bridge across the Middlebury River along Three Mile Bridge Road last weekend.

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    VAST 2 - Bridge

    Mike Paquette of Foote of the Mountain Snow Travelers headed up a team of workers that reseated and repaired the undermined VAST Moses Cameron Bridge across the Middlebury River along Three Mile Bridge Road last weekend.