MARY HOGAN ELEMENTARY School students perform a short scene from “The Magic Flute” during a presentation at the school last week. Several students created the fantastical masks that students will wear in the Opera Company of Middlebury’s production that opens Thursday at Town Hall Theater. Below right, Town Hall Theater Executive Director Doug Anderson acts with a large monster mask/puppet. Independent photos/Trent Campbell
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MIDDLEBURY — More than a half-dozen Mary Hogan Elementary School sixth-graders will magically transform into a variety of colorful, whimsical creatures as part of the Opera Company of Middlebury’s staging of the much-celebrated “The Magic Flute” at the Town Hall Theater this Thursday through...

PRESIDENT PATTON PRESENTS the Citizen’s Award to State Rep. Betty Nuovo.
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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College President Laurie L. Patton presented the Bonnie and John McCardell Citizen’s Awards for outstanding community service to State Rep. Betty A. Nuovo, D-Middlebury, and posthumously to David M. Sears, the Cornwall public servant and voice of Middlebury College athletic...

EAGLE FRESHMAN SILAS Burgess gets to the ball before Commodore freshman Jeffrey Stearns during Friday’s game in Bristol. Independent photo/Trent Campbell
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BRISTOL — It’s not that often that a team outshot by 14-0 in a first half pulls out a victory. But that is what the resilient Vergennes Union High School boys’ soccer squad did at rival Mount Abraham on Friday, scoring twice in the second half on a penalty kick by junior Ben Kayhart and a direct...

BINGHAM MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY School students Morgan Jenne, left, Jackson Jacobs, Shawn Woodhouse, Lachlan Sears, Aven Frankovic and Ronan Young work together last Thursday to identify valuable assets on a map of Cornwall for a community mapping project at the school last week. Below right, Jens Hilke, a conservation biologist with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, checks in with Cornwall School students. Independent photos/Trent Campbell
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CORNWALL — Being a kid is great, but it can also be a bummer. Grown-ups are always telling you what to do. “Do your homework.” “Eat your Brussels sprouts.” Yuck. But children at the Bingham Memorial Elementary School in Cornwall this past Thursday got a chance to tell adults what to do —...

FRED KNIFFIN
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MIDDLEBURY — It was in March that Dr. Fred Kniffin agreed to assume what was then the unenviable hot seat as Porter Medical Center’s interim CEO. Porter employees and the greater community were up in arms about recent layoffs, financial problems, physician defections and the controversial tenure of...

PRESIDENT PATTON PRESENTS the Citizen’s Award to State Rep. Betty Nuovo.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College President Laurie L. Patton presented the Bonnie and John McCardell Citizen’s Awards for outstanding community service...
October 10, 2016, 2:42 PM

EAGLE FRESHMAN SILAS Burgess gets to the ball before Commodore freshman Jeffrey Stearns during Friday’s game in Bristol. Independent photo/Trent Campbell
BRISTOL — It’s not that often that a team outshot by 14-0 in a first half pulls out a victory. But that is what the resilient Vergennes Union High...
October 10, 2016, 2:40 PM

BINGHAM MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY School students Morgan Jenne, left, Jackson Jacobs, Shawn Woodhouse, Lachlan Sears, Aven Frankovic and Ronan Young work together last Thursday to identify valuable assets on a map of Cornwall for a community mapping project at the school last week. Below right, Jens Hilke, a conservation biologist with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, checks in with Cornwall School students. Independent photos/Trent Campbell
CORNWALL — Being a kid is great, but it can also be a bummer. Grown-ups are always telling you what to do. “Do your homework.” “Eat your Brussels...
October 10, 2016, 2:39 PM

FRED KNIFFIN
MIDDLEBURY — It was in March that Dr. Fred Kniffin agreed to assume what was then the unenviable hot seat as Porter Medical Center’s interim CEO....
October 10, 2016, 2:19 PM

MARY HOGAN ELEMENTARY School students perform a short scene from “The Magic Flute” during a presentation at the school last week. Several students created the fantastical masks that students will wear in the Opera Company of Middlebury’s production that opens Thursday at Town Hall Theater. Below right, Town Hall Theater Executive Director Doug Anderson acts with a large monster mask/puppet. Independent photos/Trent Campbell
MIDDLEBURY — More than a half-dozen Mary Hogan Elementary School sixth-graders will magically transform into a variety of colorful, whimsical creatures as part of the Opera Company of Middlebury’s staging of the much-celebrated “The Magic Flute” at the Town Hall Theater this Thursday through...
October 10, 2016

News


  • MARY HOGAN ELEMENTARY School students perform a short scene from “The Magic Flute” during a presentation at the school last week. Several students created the fantastical masks that students will wear in the Opera Company of Middlebury’s production that opens Thursday at Town Hall Theater. Below right, Town Hall Theater Executive Director Doug Anderson acts with a large monster mask/puppet. Independent photos/Trent Campbell
    October 10, 2016
    MIDDLEBURY — More than a half-dozen Mary Hogan Elementary School sixth-graders will magically transform into a variety of colorful, whimsical creatures as part of the Opera Company of...

  • PRESIDENT PATTON PRESENTS the Citizen’s Award to State Rep. Betty Nuovo.
    October 10, 2016
    MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College President Laurie L. Patton presented the Bonnie and John McCardell Citizen’s Awards for outstanding community service to State Rep. Betty A. Nuovo, D-...

  • BINGHAM MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY School students Morgan Jenne, left, Jackson Jacobs, Shawn Woodhouse, Lachlan Sears, Aven Frankovic and Ronan Young work together last Thursday to identify valuable assets on a map of Cornwall for a community mapping project at the school last week. Below right, Jens Hilke, a conservation biologist with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, checks in with Cornwall School students. Independent photos/Trent Campbell
    October 10, 2016
    CORNWALL — Being a kid is great, but it can also be a bummer.Grown-ups are always telling you what to do.“Do your homework.”“Eat your Brussels sprouts.”Yuck.But children...

Features & Arts


  • BINGHAM MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY School students Morgan Jenne, left, Jackson Jacobs, Shawn Woodhouse, Lachlan Sears, Aven Frankovic and Ronan Young work together last Thursday to identify valuable assets on a map of Cornwall for a community mapping project at the school last week. Below right, Jens Hilke, a conservation biologist with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, checks in with Cornwall School students. Independent photos/Trent Campbell
    October 10, 2016
    CORNWALL — Being a kid is great, but it can also be a bummer.Grown-ups are always telling you what to do.“Do your homework.”“Eat your Brussels sprouts.”Yuck.But children...
  • October 10, 2016
    The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to...
  • October 10, 2016
    MIDDLEBURY — On Oct. 10-18, the Addison Repertory theater’s acting class will be touring local elementary schools, sharing their own original children’s show.This year’s show...

Sports


  • EAGLE FRESHMAN SILAS Burgess gets to the ball before Commodore freshman Jeffrey Stearns during Friday’s game in Bristol. Independent photo/Trent Campbell
    October 10, 2016
    BRISTOL — It’s not that often that a team outshot by 14-0 in a first half pulls out a victory.But that is what the resilient Vergennes Union High School boys’ soccer squad did at...
  • October 10, 2016
    BRISTOL — In a hard-fought game on Saturday, the host Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team in overtime finally translated their territorial advantage over Vergennes into a 1...
  • October 10, 2016
    ADDISON COUNTY – The Otter Valley Union High School football team won a big Division III matchup on the road on Friday, but at the same time Middlebury came up short in a pivotal D-I game and...

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