Author: Ben Chiappinelli

MMS flag football debuts at 2-0

Milton Middle School debuted the newest addition to its sports program, the middle school club flag football program, this Saturday. The Yellowjackets played in a three-team jamboree with games against the Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront team and U-32. Starting the club off on the right foot, the Yellowjackets walked away from their first tilts on the field with victories, besting Burlington 20-14 and shutting out U-32 18-0. The two wins for the Yellowjackets keep their all-time record a pristine 2-0.  Photos by Kyle St. Peter and Josh...

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Fall sports roundup: September 13, 2018

Girls golf hosts at Arrowhead MILTON — Arrowhead Golf Course was the site of the second girls golf match of the season. In this one, St. Johnsbury nipped North Country 78-79 for first pace. Lauryn Goulet of North Country did take medalist honors with a 34. Milton finished seventh in the field Friday, with Bailey Reilly shooting a 45 and Sam Borman carding a 61. Megan Cook and Isabella Anemikos also competed. MVU sent Sarah Harvey, who made her varsity golfing debut. The softball star didn’t get off to the start she was looking for. “I started warming up...

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10k, over easy

One of the top finishers in the 10K was Alice Larson (above left), who came in second overall on the day. 40 seconds later, Tim Richmond (above right) followed in her footsteps. Offering a beautiful course and omelets cooked to order, the annual event boasted hundreds of participants. FAIRFAX EGG RUN: Aug. 4 Top Milton/Georgia finishers 5K Run 1     Brent Towne           17:55.5 2     Ryan Joseph           17:56.0 31    Emily Grimes         26:04.6 78    Brian Grant            33:12.8 82    Gabi Grant   ...

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Bear With Me

Most of us are familiar with the idea of hunter-gatherers and can relate it to modern day forms of making money to support our families (often known as “the rat race!”) But some of us who have been rural folks for more than a couple generations are much closer to literal hunter-gatherers than you might think. My grandfather told a story that makes the point. He was from a large family and his mother died when he was a young boy. Life was not easy up by the border at any time, and keeping everything together after his mother...

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