Top Stories for Tuesday March 27, 2007
Move Over, Sears House
By Ed Barna
These days, new homes are more likely to come on schedule, on budget, and on a truck.
Anyone who has been around the Marble Works Complex recently has seen a remarkable example of an up-and-coming technique called panelized construction. The multistory condominium building has risen with remarkable speed, weather willing or not, with the help of a gigantic crane (or perhaps a boom: “A long pole extending from the mast of a derrick to lift or lower cargo.”).
“That lifter”, said Rob Naylor of Naylor & Breen Builders, “has been used to bring into position prebuilt panels, after which they were attached to the frame.” Sometimes Naylor & Breen makes panels in their own fabrication shop, but for something of this size, they went to a Canadian supplier with whom they have worked in the past, he said.
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MAHA Peewee A/B Team Wins New England Tier III Sectional
By Karen White
The Middlebury Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) Peewee A/B team capped a tremendous season by winning the New England Tier III Sectional
Tournament held March 16-18 in Smithfield, Rhode Island. The team, made up of players born in 1994 and 1995, swept through the field of teams
sent by the other New England states without a loss, ultimately winning the title with a 3-1 win over Greenwich, Connecticut. The victory marked the first time a MAHA team had ever won a Sectional Tournament. The team earned an invitation to the Sectional Tournament by winning the Vermont State Amateur Hockey Association Tournament, during a season in which it also won the Saranac Lake and Skip Brush Tournaments.
Members of the team, all Addison County residents, are Nick Bruch, Colin Ryan, Graham Barlow, Brad Willis, Andrew Myhre, Colin Babcock, Tim Shea, Jr., Steel White, Sawyer McLaughlin, Sawyer Hescock, Trevor Emilo, Nick Leach, Jordan Stearns, Ryan Crowningshield, and Max Longchamp. Team coaches are Tim Shea, Devin McLaughlin, Linn Larson and Mike Morgan. [ more ]