October 1st, 2014
BRISTOL — A suspected drug dealer arrested in Bristol a year ago pleaded no contest on Sept. 22 to several drug charges in Addison County Superior Court, criminal division.
VERGENNES — On Sept. 23 Vergennes police cited a Shoreham woman for driving under the influence of alcohol for the third time in two months, while also issuing her four other citations.
Police Chief George Merkel said city police stopped a car driven by Tara L. Dosado, 41, of Shoreham on that Monday, allegedly because it was traveling at 50 mph in a 30 mph West Main Street zone.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Mary Brouillard, 18, of Brandon for providing false information to a police officer and for driving with a suspended license on South Pleasant Street on Sept. 27.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Investigated a possible theft from a Stewart Lane residence on Sept. 22.
• Received into evidence on Sept. 22 a medical examination kit from a person who may have been a sexual assault victim.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police on Saturday afternoon prepared for a possible crash landing of an airplane at the air strip at Basin Harbor in Ferrisburgh.
ADDISON COUNTY — The federal agency responsible for regulating interstate energy projects has granted a waiver that gives New York and Vermont, the two states through which Phase II of Vermont Gas Systems’ Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project would run, authority to approve or reject the plan.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a ruling Sept. 26 that Phase II complies with the Natural Gas Act, which prohibits the construction of a natural gas pipeline in an area already served by natural gas.
The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.
MIDDLEBURY — Noted journalist and climate movement activist Bill McKibben has won the 2014 Right Livelihood Award, which is sometimes referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize.”