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2016 Bridport Town Meeting Wrap Up

Posted on March 3, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



BRIDPORT — Bridport at its town meeting this week agreed to join a unified Addison Central School District (ACSD) that will represent all seven Middlebury-area communities, and passed all of the money items on its warning.

Townspeople also picked Joan Huestis over David Bronson, 202 to 194, in a two-person race for one spot on the selectboard.

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2016 Bridport Town Meeting Preview

Posted on February 25, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



BRIDPORT — Bridport voters at their town meeting will help decide a race for their town’s representative to a new Addison Central School District (ACSD) board, and they’ll also be asked to approve a $315,000 replacement project for the Crown Point Road Bridge.

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Shoreham man killed in head-on crash in Bridport Wednesday

Posted on January 21, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



BRIDPORT — A Shoreham man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Route 125 in Bridport on Wednesday afternoon.

Vermont State Police identified the deceased as 66-year-old Thomas L. Scheufler, who was driving a 2004 Pontiac Vibe eastbound on Route 125, at around 3:20 p.m. when it was struck by a Toyota Rav4 being driven by 21-year-old Shelby Fernandez of Ticonderoga, N.Y., according to VSP.

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Equipment stolen from Boise Citgo

Posted on December 22, 2015 |
By Addison Independent Staff



BRIDPORT — Vermont State Police on Dec. 22 launched an investigation into the recent theft of $13,000 worth of equipment from Boise Citgo at 2953 Route 22A in Bridport.

The victim, 76-year-old Raymond Boise, told police the theft of items from his garage took place between Dec. 10 and Dec. 15. Among the stolen items were a Snap On Scanner, Snap On Tire Sensor System Tool, Snap On Master Flaring Set, Snap On Solus Ultra, and a Snap On Euro Activation system with accessories.

Police did not reveal whether the garage was locked at the time of the theft.

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Memoir tells of adventures mining for gold in the Klondike

Posted on August 17, 2015 |
By Joseph Brown



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BRIDPORT — It all started at the Bixby Memorial Library in Vergennes, where Monkton resident and author Ivor Hughes was giving a PowerPoint-driven lecture about the Klondike Gold Rush in northwestern Canada, which reached its apex at the end of the 19th century.

At the lecture Hughes was approached by Bridport resident Gary Payne, a grandson of George G. Shaw, who in the mid-1890s ventured to the West Coast from Long Lake, N.Y., where he eventually heard of the gold rush.

Payne was excited to talk about the gold rush.

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Bristol resident reflects on closing of the town dump

Posted on August 5, 2015 |
By Fred Baser



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Editor’s note: This reflection on the closing of the Bristol town landfill was written by Fred Baser, a Bristol citizen, former selectboard member and current state representative for the Addison-4 Vermont House district.

August 1 was a sad day in Bristol. Our dump closed for the last time.

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Part of Route 125 in Bridport closed for three days

Posted on July 13, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



BRIDPORT — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is alerting the public to a short-term road closure occurring on Route 125, 1.6 miles east of Route 22A in the town in Bridport.

Construction crews will be replacing Bridge No. 5, beginning Tuesday, July 14, at 6 p.m.

Route 125 will be closed to through traffic at this location until Friday, July 17. The road will reopen at 6 p.m. on Friday.

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Summer pastimes: Hobby takes Briport teen soaring into the sky

Posted on June 25, 2015 |
By Evan Johnson



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BRIDPORT — Before he enters his freshman year of college in the fall, Matthew Becker has a busy summer ahead of him. The recent graduate of Middlebury Union High School will spend the workdays helping out in the pro shop at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course in Middlebury, collecting balls on the driving range, maintaining and cleaning a fleet of carts and teaching golf at a camp for six- to 11-year-olds.

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State closes part of Route 125 for new bridge

Posted on June 11, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



BRIDPORT — The Vermont Agency of Transportation has announced a temporary road closure on Route 125, 2.3 miles west of Route 22A in Bridport, starting Monday, June 15, at 6 a.m. The road will reopen Saturday, June 20, at 6 a.m. The closure will allow  construction crews to replace the bridge that spans the west branch of the Dead Creek.

Signed detours will be in effect during this time. In addition, Route 125 will be closed to pedestrian and bicycle traffic during the five-day closure period.

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Town Meeting Wrap 2015: Bridport

Posted on March 4, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



BRIDPORT — Bridport residents at their town meeting agreed to take steps to take the town clerk, treasurer and tax collector positions off future election ballots and instead allow the local selectboard to appoint people to those positions. This will allow qualified candidates to apply from outside of the town of Bridport.

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