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CHS drops Milton

COLCHESTER — Hans Nedde and Evan Lamothe scored twice each, leading Colchester to its first victory of the boys’ soccer season Tuesday night, 5-0 over visiting Milton. Nedded also picked up an assist for the Lakers (1-3), and Foster Viau added a goal and assist. Alex Daignault set up two scores. Nolan Deep made six saves for Milton (0-2-1), as did Chase Carey for Colchester. Photos by Kyle St. Peter for...

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Lakers play on the water

SOUTH HERO — Fifteen high schools hit Lake Champlain on Saturday in Vermont’s inaugural bass fishing competition, won by an Essex H.S. team. Making its debut in Vermont high schools as an exhibition sport this year and next, fishing could then become a Vermont Principals’ Association-sanctioned varsity sport. On Saturday, from the Guilmette Access Area, more than 75 students took part in the first tournament. With all the help and support of numerous organizations including the VPA, VSADA, Apple Island Marina, Champlain Bass Series, Vermont Sports Images, and Vermont Fish and Wildlife that the first ever VPA Bass Fishing...

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PotW: Cinna Bun and Snuggle Bunz

Sex: Spayed Females Breed: Domestic rabbits Age: ~1 year old Reason Here: Left on someone’s front porch Arrival Date: 01/18/2018 These super cute bunz have been in our care since January and have just turned one year old! We cannot believe they have literally grown up in our care. They (and we!) are getting serious about their future and want to find a bigger and better life outside of HSCC! This duo can usually be found binkying around their pen, lounging together on the cool floor, and nibbling on some hay (with the occasional carrot, of course!). They are highly social buns who love to romp around...

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Congrats to those who stood up to BHS censorship

By Greg Sukiennik Last Monday, four student journalists at The Register, the Burlington High School student newspaper, broke the news that the Vermont Agency of Education had filed six counts of unprofessional misconduct charges against BHS guidance director Mario Macias. The four student editors — Julia Shannon-Grillo, Halle Newman, Nataleigh Noble and Jenna Peterson — used public records to document the story. The charges include incompetence, falsifying a student transcript, mistreatment of employees, improper release of student information to a third party and improper treatment of a college student, who was working as a substitute teacher. Macias denies any...

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Burnham Memorial Library book reviews: September 20, 2018

The Spectator Bird By Wallace Stegner Adult Fiction, 1976 Reviewed by Ann Doubleday, Adult Services This is really two stories in one. The first takes place in the present life of Joe Allston, a retired literary agent, enjoying a privileged life in the hills of California with his solicitous wife, Ruth. The second story takes place in Joe’s past during a trip to Denmark he took with his wife shortly after WWII. Joe is the quintessential grumpy old man. He complains about his aches and pains, his friends, the unruliness of the younger generation, land developers, the decline of...

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