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Volleyball shines in first varsity season

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The boys volleyball team huddles during the Green Mountain Bhutanese volleyball tournament earlier this month. (File photo by Kyle St. Peter)

Although volleyball may still be in its first season as an official varsity sport, the Hornets squads are no strangers to success. The undefeated girls are currently ranked first, their only loss over the last two seasons coming at the hands of CVU in last year’s state finals. The boys, three-time defending state champions who…

Essex Middle School boys cross-country takes state title

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The Essex Middle School boys cross-country team took first in the state championships last Saturday at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. Essex topped 16 other teams. Back row: From left, head coach Andrew Kasprisin, Walker Stapleton, Rozz Bigelow, Liam Mack, Aiden Philbrick, Brady Martisus and Ryan Clark. Front row: From left, Pierce Bauer, Joey…

Take advantage of all public libraries offer

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In this age of changing technology, don’t overlook all the library has to offer. Public libraries are constantly changing programming and services to meet the many needs of their community.  Make sure to take advantage of the variety of services, many of which can even be accessed from home. Library cardholders can access links to…

Educating for lifelong health

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Vermont and the whole nation are in the midst of one of the worst epidemics in U.S. history that has had dire consequences for nearly all aspects of living, most notably, and too often tragically, with the youth of Vermont. The rapidly declining health of our children is associated with our exploding opiate addiction, leads…