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Peter Conlon http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/150/all en Clippings: 911 house number signs save lives http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503clippings-911-house-number-signs-save-lives <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29248" style="width: 64px;"><a href="/201503clippings-911-house-number-signs-save-lives"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Conlon, Peter_5196.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Conlon, Peter_5196.jpg" title="Conlon, Peter_5196.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="64" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Peter Conlon </div> </div> </div> <p> A few days ago, the Middlebury ambulance and Cornwall First Response were called to a home on Route 30 for a man described by the dispatcher as &ldquo;unresponsive.&rdquo;</p> <p> As a volunteer firefighter, I put on my shoes and coat and headed out to see if I could help. Thanks to 911 numbering of residences, I knew about where the house was, and assumed I could pin it down once in the area. I started rehearsing in my head the CPR training we receive every other year. Thirty compressions, two breaths.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29210">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503clippings-911-house-number-signs-save-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion 911 fire safety signs Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:14:38 +0000 Zach Despart 29210 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: Green  technology  not  yet  able  to  meet  all  demands http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406opinion-green-%C2%A0technology-%C2%A0not-%C2%A0yet-%C2%A0able-%C2%A0-%C2%A0meet-%C2%A0all-%C2%A0demands <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Peter Conlon </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> In a letter to the editor last week, environmental scholar and leader <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/?q=201406opinion-editorial-stance-pipeline-protest-wrong">Bill McKibben showcased the progress Germany has made</a> in moving from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources as a reason we should reject a natural gas pipeline in Addison County. The argument goes that investing in a fossil fuel infrastructure only makes us more reliant on fossil fuels, in this case natural gas.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23944">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406opinion-green-%C2%A0technology-%C2%A0not-%C2%A0yet-%C2%A0able-%C2%A0-%C2%A0meet-%C2%A0all-%C2%A0demands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Conlon natural gas pipeline opinion Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:04:20 +0000 Weyland Joyner 23944 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: UD-3 budget decision hinged on teacher retirements http://www.addisonindependent.com/201401opinion-ud-3-budget-decision-hinged-teacher-retirements <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Peter Conlon </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">The recent story about the UD-3 school board approving a new budget did not have some relevant information that led the board to maintain the current number of teachers at Middlebury Union Middle School rather than reduce the staff this year due to declining enrollment as was proposed at the beginning of the budget process.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20838">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201401opinion-ud-3-budget-decision-hinged-teacher-retirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Middlebury school budget UD-3 Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:06:32 +0000 Zach Despart 20838 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Fire on the field http://www.addisonindependent.com/201207fire-field <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12637" style="width: 590px;"><a href="/201207fire-field"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/farmfire.standalone.jpg" alt="farmfire.jpg" title="farmfire.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="590" height="378" /></a></div> <p>THE CORNWALL FIRE Department responds to a fire that engulfed a chopper in a field off Route 125 Wednesday morning. Firefighters Kyle Cota, left, and Chris Dayton applied a mixture of foam and water to contain the fire, which was caused by a broken fuel line.<br /> Photo by Peter Conlon</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:14:29 +0000 Andrew Stein 12638 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Tiger boys' comeback falls short http://www.addisonindependent.com/201002tiger-boys-comeback-falls-short <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-3811" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/201002tiger-boys-comeback-falls-short"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/web_hockeyboy10.thumbnail.jpg" alt="web_hockeyboy10.jpg" title="web_hockeyboy10.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School sophomore Steel White turns up the ice during last Friday’s game against Brattleboro. White scored a goal in the 6-4 Tiger loss. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p>MIDDLEBURY — It was almost a storybook ending for the Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team on Friday night.</p> <p>Down 3-0 against the Brattleboro Colonels going into the third period, the Tigers hit for four goals in the first five minutes to take the lead. Ultimately, however, MUHS couldn’t hang on, and Brattleboro came out on top, 6-4, in a Division II clash. </p> <p>It was game largely dominated by the short-staffed Tigers (6-9-2), who ran only two lines but managed to keep the puck in the Brattleboro zone most of the night and outshoot the Colonels by a wide margin.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/3812">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201002tiger-boys-comeback-falls-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Mon, 08 Feb 2010 19:30:02 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 3812 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Musicians to perform for Haiti relief efforts http://www.addisonindependent.com/201002musicians-perform-haiti-relief-efforts <p>MIDDLEBURY — A who’s who of local musicians and singers come together Friday evening for an eclectic night of music to benefit two organizations helping earthquake-ravaged Haiti.</p> <p>The lineup includes Anais Mitchell, Bread and Bones, Michael Chorney, They Might Be Gypsies, The Grift, O’hAnleigh, Rik Palieri and Rebecca Padula, and the Dirtminers, as well as members of two Middlebury Union High School singing groups.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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