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ACTR reclaiming bus pull-off on Merchants Row

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — To improve public safety, Addison County Transit Resources, or ACTR, will make use of the dedicated bus pull off near St. Stephen’s Church after the New Year.

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The Book Review: 'Bread and Roses, Too' by Katherine Patterson

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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The Vermont Humanities Council has selected Vermont author Katherine Paterson’s book “Bread and Roses, Too” as its Vermont Reads book for 2018.

Vermont Reads is a statewide one-book community reading program that began in 2003. VHC provides books for free to communities through an application process as well as resources for developing community book-related activities. Since the beginning of the program, Vermont Reads events have taken place in over 200 Vermont towns.

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Rice recognizes Addison County students

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



SOUTH BURLINGTON — Lisa Lorenz, interim principal at Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, proudly announces the following students achieved Honor Roll status for the first quarter:

First Honors: Olivia Rooney (Ferrisburgh), Liam Peterson (North Ferrisburgh) and Natalie Martin (Waltham).

Second Honors: Adam Galuszka (Ferrisburgh), Beatrice Shlansky (Ferrisburgh), Maryann Pohlen (Middlebury), Grayson Lyons (New Haven), Miles Peterson (North Ferrisburgh) and Jasper Williams (Vergennes).

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December 2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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As December began, stewards of Middlebury’s Memorial Sports Center started a fund drive that could result in the completion of the 24-year-old community recreational facility’s second floor. Boosters of the sports center look to raise $350,000 for a heated viewing area, elevator access and public restrooms for the top floor of the facility.

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November 2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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November began with many Vermonters dealing with a record-breaking number of statewide power outages and cleaning up after a major windstorm. The winds started to blow on the night of Oct. 29 and continued on Oct. 30, with winds topping 120 miles per hour on Mount Mansfield and reaching 80 miles per hour in Addison County. Schools closed that Monday due to impassable streets (and some didn’t open again until Wednesday), roughly 12,200 Addison County residents lost power, and a shelter opened in Monkton for those who just wanted a warm place to rest and take a shower.

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October 2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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As October began, WomenSafe, a Middlebury-based nonprofit that helps victims of domestic abuse, made public their most ambitious fundraising effort in the 32-year history of the organization. It sought $1.2 million to purchase and renovate its new headquarters, and for a reserve fund to help the nonprofit pay for long-term maintenance of those headquarters. The organization had raised more than half of their goal by quietly collecting targeted donations before making the campaign public.

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September 2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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As September opened the Mount Abraham Union board decided to ask Addison Northeast voters to approve a $35 million bond to overhaul the high school, with big ticket items to include more gym space, a bigger lobby and main office, better ventilation, and renovations to the science classrooms, library, auditorium and locker rooms, plus a laundry list of mandated items and other improvements. The board scheduled a vote for Nov. 2.

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August 2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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On Aug. 1 the Ferrisburgh selectboard signed a $337,500 purchase and sale agreement to sell the town-owned 34.91-acre parcel at the junction of Routes 7 and 22A to Monkton malt maker Andrew Peterson. Peterson hopes to move his business, which processes a major beer ingredient for Vermont microbrewers, from a Monkton barn to the site. The board just hopes the deal, which was pending at year’s end, closes — unlike two previous sales, both of which fell through.

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July 2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
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As July opened it became public that longtime Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs would retire in August. Gibbs served the town in its police department for 31 years, beginning in 1986 and taking over as its leader in 1997.

Also in Bristol, Addison Northeast Supervisory Union teachers and support staff ratified a new two-year deal that would give them pay hikes, but require them to chip in more for the cost of the health insurance benefits.

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June 2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 28, 2017 |
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The Addison Central School District (ACSD) board decided against moving 6th grade instruction into Middlebury Union Middle School, beginning in the fall. A majority of the panel agreed with Superintendent Peter Burrows’ opinion that such a move would be imprudent at a time when the school district is still adjusting to the major changes of consolidated governance and the transition to an International Baccalaureate Program.

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