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Tigers Are 1 And 1 After Two Games
By Mike Cameron
   The 2008 Middlebury Union High School Varsity Football Season arrived on a warm Friday evening at Doc Collins Field in Middlebury on August 30th, 2008. Otter Valley Union High School was in town to take  on the Tigers
   The Tiger faithful were out in force and a late season cycle of Addison Counties infamous mosquitoes proved to be equal opportunity abusers to everyone involved.
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The Valley Voice And Area Businesses Salute Dairies Of Distinction

 There are 172 Dairy of Distinction dairy farms in Vermont and these farms were recognized with a luncheon on August 28, 2008 at the Champlain Valley Fair. The Vermont Dairy of Distinction Program awards were developed to recognize farms that maintain a well-kept farmstead.
    The Dairy of Distinction program was developed because attractive dairies give the consumer greater confidence in the wholesomeness of milk, stimulates milk sales, and encourages public support for the dairy industry.
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Around And About Addison County-Whiting
By M. Stuart Parks
   Whiting is one of the southern most towns in Addison County.  It is bounded on the north by Cornwall, on the west by Shoreham and Orwell, on the east by Salisbury and Leicester and on the south by Sudbury which is in Rutland County.  It was chartered by Governor Wentworth of New Hampshire on August 6, 1763 to forty-eight grantees.  Five of those grantees were named Whiting, giving the town its name.  Most of the grantees had little interest in settling in the town but were, in fact, land speculators which eventually caused trouble between the grantees and the settlers.    [ more ]

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