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February 9th, 2015
ADDISON COUNTY — Vergennes split a pair of games to highlight a tough stretch for local high school girls’ basketball teams late last week, when Mount Abraham saw a winning streak end and Otter Valley and Middlebury each lost twice.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team won two of three recent games to improve to 10-5-2. The Tigers entered this week still in fourth place in Division II with a pair of tough road games on tap, at U-32 (9-7-1) on Wednesday and at first-place Missisquoi on Saturday.
On this past Wednesday the Tigers blanked host Hartford, 4-0, behind the 16-save goaltending of Sawyer Ryan. Nathan Lalonde, Tyler Crowningshield, Andrew Gleason and Brett Viens scored for the Tigers.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2/4 MUHS vs. Rutland.............................. 1-0
2/7 Essex vs. MUHS................................ 4-1
2/4 MUHS vs. Hartford.............................. 4-0
2/6 Shaker-Colonie vs. MUHS ................. 3-2
ADDISON COUNTY — In recent activity in Addison Superior Court, Criminal Division, the following took place:
Jessica Badger, 29, of Middlebury pleaded guilty to an Oct. 31 charge of forgery-uttering/publishing an instrument, and was sentenced to four years, suspended, was ordered to complete the Reparative Board program and 80 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay $300 restitution.
BRISTOL — Bristol police had a busy month in January, in which they responded to a variety of calls.
On Jan. 8 at 8:05 p.m. police arrested town man Dustin W. Quade, 23, on suspicion of sexual assault. Police, with the assistance of the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations, believe Quade sexually assaulted a woman at his apartment the previous evening.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont Gas Systems, opponents of its Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project pipeline and state regulators have all filed briefs attempting to influence how the Public Service Board conducts an investigation into the project’s second multi-million-dollar cost hike.
MIDDLEBURY — The ID-4 school board on Feb. 9 will weigh a request by a group of citizens to shift the date of the district’s annual meeting and to have the Mary Hogan Elementary School budget voted by Australian ballot on Town Meeting Day.
BRISTOL — A group of Bristol Elementary School parents have expressed concern about local control of how their education tax dollars are spent, and are urging the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union to be more transparent.
“It seems that currently the budget is developed with a small handful of people with little opportunity for the public to weigh in,” said parent Kristin Siringo. “It’s not entirely clear how much the board is even involved in the process.”