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Warden Arnold Magoon honored for his service

Posted on May 9, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — Vermont State Game Wardens paid tribute on Saturday, April 28, to the memory of Warden Arnold Magoon of Brandon, who was killed 40 years ago by a suspected deer poacher.

The wardens gathered at the Magoon residence in Brandon to remember Warden Magoon and place a granite memorial commemorating his public service.

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Note of appreciation: Orwell Green-Up heads are grateful

Posted on May 9, 2018 |
By Cindy Watrous and Barb Young



As the Orwell Green Up chairmen we would like to thank all the town’s folks, kids and school that helped pick up our road side. We cleaned up many miles of roadside and collected a whole dump truck worth of litter. 

Thank you for the road crew for helping out too. 

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Note of appreciation: Bridport Community Supper organizers offer thanks

Posted on May 9, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



The 10th year of the Bridport Community Supper program has ended for the 2017-2018 winter season. Our suppers are provided free of charge to the community every Friday night at the Bridport Grange Hall from December through March.

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Vermont State Police Log: Troopers busy with routine calls — and one big crash

Posted on May 9, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY  — Vermont State Police operating out of the New Haven barracks issued two press releases between May 1 and 7, plus a list of other activity.

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Middlebury Police Log: Police looking into sex crime allegations

Posted on May 9, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police launched investigations into two alleged sex crimes reported in the community last week.

On May 1, Vermont Adult Protective Services and Middlebury police began looking into a potential sexual assault following an initial interview of an alleged victim at Porter Medical Center.

Then, on May 3, police were tipped off about a “possible child sexual abuse” case involving a local family.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

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Vergennes Police Log: City police investigate robbery

Posted on May 9, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — In addition to beginning the investigation that led to the arrest of the suspect in the May 1 armed robbery of Small City Market and two southern Vermont businesses (click here to see story), Vergennes police between April 30 and May 6 handled a variety of incidents, including processing a drunk-driving case, helping people who were reported to be feeling suicidal, and dealing with alleged threatening behavior. 

During that week, Vergennes police: 

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SUV crashes into two Middlebury police cruisers, two injured

Posted on May 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Two people ended up in the hospital Monday night after a car driven on Case Street by an East Middlebury man crashed into two Middlebury police cruisers that were responding to a call on Mead Lane.

Officer Kevin Emilio and Patrick Chaffee, 40, of East Middlebury were taken to Porter Hospital; neither suffered life-threatening injuries. The third driver involved in the crash, Officer Connor Sousa, was unhurt.

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Police in Brattleboro shoot suspect in Vergennes robbery

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRATTLEBORO — The man suspected in the May 1 armed robbery of Small City Market in Vergennes was shot by Brattleboro and Vermont State police this past Friday night while they were trying to apprehend him as a suspect in two other robberies.

Mark Triolo, 46, of Texas was listed in stable condition at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., on Saturday

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Ban the bag? Duo seeks end to plastic bags in Middlebury

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



MIDDLEBURY — If they were balled up to the size of tennis balls, the disposable plastic shopping bags used in Middlebury every year would fill up more than three tractor-trailers — maybe even as many as six.

Few of those bags stayed balled up, however, and most of them find their way to landfills.

Middlebury resident Amy McAninch and Middlebury College sophomore Amelia Miller have proposed a solution to this excess waste: a townwide ban on single-use, carry-out plastic bags.

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New Porter ExpressCare clinic a big success in its first year

Posted on May 7, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Porter Medical Center’s ExpressCare clinic, which will soon mark its first anniversary, has wildly exceeded its boosters’ expectations and may soon increase its operating hours in order to meet growing demand for the service.

“It’s received enormous support from our community,” Porter President Dr. Fred Kniffin said of ExpressCare, which treats folks with non-life threatening injuries or illnesses who might otherwise seek out more costly and acute Emergency Department care.

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