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Route 7 http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/419/all en Ferrisburgh fast food arrives after long, slow process http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502ferrisburgh-fast-food-arrives-after-long-slow-process <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28593" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201502ferrisburgh-fast-food-arrives-after-long-slow-process"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/FerrisburghGas5485.thumbnail.jpg" alt="FerrisburghGas5485.jpg" title="FerrisburghGas5485.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A NEW GAS station and convenience store complex on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh has opened, and the attached McDonald&#039;s is set to open soon. The development was seven years in the making as it was delayed by appeals to the state environmental and supreme courts. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </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> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Although a string of appeals and court cases may show that not everyone in Ferrisburgh is lovin&rsquo; it, the new McDonald&rsquo;s Restaurant that will complete Champlain Oil Company&rsquo;s new Route 7 development should be up and running next week, said COCO President Tony Cairns on Monday.</p> <p> When the doors open under the golden arches, it will finish Cairns&rsquo; and COCO&rsquo;s roughly seven-year effort to build a gas station, convenience store and restaurant on the former home of the Ferrisburgh Roadhouse and Burdick&rsquo;s Country Kitchen.</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/28594">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502ferrisburgh-fast-food-arrives-after-long-slow-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Champlain Oil Co. Featured gas station McDonalds Route 7 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:45:03 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 28594 at http://www.addisonindependent.com VTrans planning for Middlebury roundabout http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502vtrans-planning-middlebury-roundabout <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> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Agency of Transportation has officially added a proposed Route 7/Exchange Street roundabout to its list of priority projects and is now determining the price tag of such an undertaking and how it would be paid for.</p> <p> The Middlebury selectboard has been lobbying VTrans since 2004 to install a roundabout at that intersection north of the village.</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/28340">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502vtrans-planning-middlebury-roundabout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Exchange Street Middlebury roundabout Route 7 VTrans Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:12:12 +0000 Zach Despart 28340 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Ferrisburgh prepared to fight anti-sprawl law http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501ferrisburgh-prepared-fight-anti-sprawl-law <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> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; The Ferrisburgh selectboard will work through the Legislature to soften Act 250&rsquo;s new anti-sprawl Criterion 9L, said board chairwoman Loretta Lawrence last week after a board meeting.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27918">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501ferrisburgh-prepared-fight-anti-sprawl-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh 9L Act 250 Denecker Featured Route 7 sprawl Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:54:11 +0000 Zach Despart 27918 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Four injured in bus-truck crash http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412four-injured-bus-truck-crash <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> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Four people were injured when a farm vehicle slammed into an Addison County Transit Resources bus on Route 7 near Middlebury Beef Supply on Tuesday morning.</p> <p> The crash resulted in Middlebury police closing Route 7 to traffic for more than five hours.</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/27554">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412four-injured-bus-truck-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury accident ACTR Middlebury police Route 7 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:20:49 +0000 John Flowers 27554 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: Act 250 process protected Ferrisburgh from sprawl http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412opinion-act-250-process-protected-ferrisburgh-sprawl <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> Nick Patch </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> I applaud the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and their recent ruling on the proposed Denecker development at the junction of Routes 7 and 22A in Ferrisburgh. Their ruling that this development would encourage sprawl development in the Route 7 corridor is spot on. The Route 7 corridor in Ferrisburgh is under huge development pressure and I am pleased that the ANR and the Addison County Regional Planning commission recognize that.</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/27541">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412opinion-act-250-process-protected-ferrisburgh-sprawl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Act 250 Denecker development Ferrisburgh Route 7 sprawl Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:06:49 +0000 Zach Despart 27541 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Four injured in Middlebury crash on Route 7 http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412four-injured-middlebury-crash-route-7 <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> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury police said four people were injured in a Tuesday morning, two-vehicle accident near Middlebury Beef Supply that closed Route 7 to traffic for more than five hours.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27499">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412four-injured-middlebury-crash-route-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury collision crash injuries Middlebury Route 7 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:19:10 +0000 John Flowers 27499 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Tuesday morning collision slows Route 7 traffic http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412tuesday-morning-collision-slows-route-7-traffic <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> Addison Independent Staff </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27475">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412tuesday-morning-collision-slows-route-7-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury accident collision Middlebury Route 7 traffic Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:21:20 +0000 John Flowers 27475 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Denecker plan, land sale could hinge on new Act 250 criterion http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410denecker-plan-land-sale-could-hinge-new-act-250-criterion <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25950" style="width: 150px;"><a href="/201410denecker-plan-land-sale-could-hinge-new-act-250-criterion"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Dennecker stie plan Rt 22A Sept. 2014.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Dennecker stie plan Rt 22A Sept. 2014.jpg" title="Dennecker stie plan Rt 22A Sept. 2014.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" 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> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; A new criterion of Act 250 presents a key hurdle for auto dealer Tom Denecker and his plans to consolidate his operations on 34.91 acres at the junction of Routes 7 and 22A. That new criteria, which will be part of the Act 250 hearing on Oct. 23, will require Denecker to prove his proposal does not contribute to &ldquo;strip development,&rdquo; or that it &ldquo;minimizes the characteristics of strip development.&rdquo;</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/25951">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410denecker-plan-land-sale-could-hinge-new-act-250-criterion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Route 7 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:04:58 +0000 Evan Johnson 25951 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Work planned for Route 7 this week http://www.addisonindependent.com/201409work-planned-route-7-week <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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; People traveling between Brandon and Middlebury via Route 7 this week should prepare for some potential traffic delays due to a substantial road repaving project.</p> <p> Paving work may force lane closures around the construction areas. Traffic control officials will assist in maintaining traffic flow. Motorists should anticipate traffic delays while proceeding through the project, and plan accordingly.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25725">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201409work-planned-route-7-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County brandon Leicester Middlebury Route 7 Salisbury Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:02:01 +0000 Addison Independent 25725 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Truckstop on Route 7 to be completed this year http://www.addisonindependent.com/201409truckstop-route-7-be-completed-year <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25644" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201409truckstop-route-7-be-completed-year"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/FerrisburghMcDonalds8995.thumbnail.jpg" alt="FerrisburghMcDonalds8995.jpg" title="FerrisburghMcDonalds8995.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE JIFFY MART and McDonald&#039;s project under construction on 9.7 acres off Route 7 in Ferrisburgh is running ahead of schedule and should be open by the end of the year. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </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> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">FERRISBURGH &mdash; Champlain Oil Company&rsquo;s major project on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh, including a Jiffy Mart and a McDonald&rsquo;s Restaurant, is under construction now and expected to be completed before the end of the year, according to Champlain Oil President Tony Cairns.</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/25645">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201409truckstop-route-7-be-completed-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh gas station McDonalds Route 7 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:47 +0000 Zach Despart 25645 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Gaggle stages daily parade in New Haven Jct. http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408gaggle-stages-daily-parade-new-haven-jct <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25003" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201408gaggle-stages-daily-parade-new-haven-jct"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/GeeseXing_0893.thumbnail.jpg" alt="GeeseXing_0893.jpg" title="GeeseXing_0893.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="82" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A GAGGLE OF Canada geese marches across Route 7 at New Haven Junction last month. The flock of about 50 birds nests on the east side of the highway and feeds in the marsh on the west side. Independent photo/Zach Despart </div> </div> </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> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">NEW HAVEN &mdash; They came in single file on a recent Friday morning, marching across the road without regard for their safety, grinding traffic to a halt during the morning rush hour on Addison County&rsquo;s busiest highway.</span></p> <p> For several minutes, they waddled one by one across the pavement, without an ounce of haste in their step. When they all safely crossed, the traffic, by then backed up a dozen cars in each direction, resumed.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25004">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408gaggle-stages-daily-parade-new-haven-jct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Haven Multimedia Featured Gaggle geese Route 7 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:53:43 +0000 Zach Despart 25004 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: Vermont's utilities need to clean up after themselves http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408vermonts-utilities-need-clean-after-themselves <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24938" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201408vermonts-utilities-need-clean-after-themselves"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Hiscock letter.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Hiscock letter.jpg" title="Hiscock letter.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" 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> Richard C. Hiscock </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Your editorial of July 31, &ldquo;Is this the image to portray?&rdquo; brings to mind other eyesores that despoil scenic Vermont.</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/24939">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408vermonts-utilities-need-clean-after-themselves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion cleanup Route 7 utilities Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:09:21 +0000 Zach Despart 24939 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Route 7 traffic light design work to begin in Ferrisburgh http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303route-7-traffic-light-design-work-begin-ferrisburgh <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> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; The wait for a fully signalized traffic light at the Ferrisburgh intersection of Route 7 with Little Chicago and Middlebrook roads might still best be measured in years.</p> <p> But the Agency of Transportation has been working on the project and is planning on presenting a design to the town selectboard this summer, according to an email from VTrans project manager Joshua Schultz.</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/16086">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303route-7-traffic-light-design-work-begin-ferrisburgh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Route 7 Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:30:15 +0000 Addison Independent 16086 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Court OKs gas station, restaurant on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh http://www.addisonindependent.com/201211court-oks-gas-station-restaurant-route-7-ferrisburgh <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; The Environmental Court has ruled in favor of South Burlington firm Champlain Oil Co. (COCO) in COCO&rsquo;s lengthy effort to build a gas station, a convenience store and fast-food restaurant on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh.</p> <p> Environmental Court Judge Thomas Durkin&rsquo;s Oct. 10 ruling not only granted COCO a permit for its project, but also overturned conditions that the Ferrisburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) had placed on the business, notably by allowing COCO to sell diesel fuel and to open earlier and close later.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13996">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201211court-oks-gas-station-restaurant-route-7-ferrisburgh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Featured Ferrisburgh Route 7 Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:56:47 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 13996 at http://www.addisonindependent.com State to put traffic light in Ferrisburgh village http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210state-put-traffic-light-ferrisburgh-village <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; The Agency of Transportation has pledged within the next several years to put traffic lights at the Ferrisburgh intersection of Route 7 with Little Chicago and Middlebrook roads, which is in the heart of the town&rsquo;s population center and is near Ferrisburgh Central School.</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/13873">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210state-put-traffic-light-ferrisburgh-village" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Ferrisburgh Route 7 Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:38:39 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 13873 at http://www.addisonindependent.com