MIDDLEBURY — Police from at least three law enforcement agencies fanned out Sunday afternoon looking for a man who attacked two people in Middlebury, at least one of whom was an employee of a mental health agency. A few hours later they found their suspect and said they would charge him with two counts of attempted murder.
On Sunday evening police said they had found 52-year-old Ronald Bean at the edge of the woods on Chipman Hill at around 7:50 p.m. and took him into custody without incident.
BRISTOL — The three dissenting members of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union (ANeSU) Act 46 Study Committee have published their own paper detailing why they believe local voters should reject a proposed governance unification plan for the district and instead pursue other avenues to meet goals outlined in the new state law.
MIDDLEBURY — “How does music without words mean anything?” asked National Book Award winner M.T. Anderson as he described his inspiration for writing his new nonfiction novel, “Symphony for the City of the Dead.”
He and the Boston-based Arneis Quartet will address that question on Monday, July 25, in a free and open reading and concert event hosted by Middlebury’s Ilsley Public Library and Point CounterPoint, a music camp for kids on Lake Dunmore.
NEW HAVEN — Vermont State Police Lt. Michael Manley has stepped down from his position with the VSP’s Tactical Services Unit to spend more time with his family.
Manley will continue to serve as commander of the VSP barracks in New Haven, which is home base to the state police contingent that serves Addison County.
LINCOLN — A Lincoln man who fell from a cliff on Mount Abraham on July 7 has died.
Matthew Dibley, 30, fell around 30 feet from a cliff near the West Vista Trail on Mount Abraham near the Lincoln Gap while hiking back to his car with a friend around dusk.
Let me be clear at the outset. It bothers me a great deal when I am lied to, by anyone. It upsets me even more, when our political leaders lie to the American people. Last week, James B. Comey, the head of the FBI told us that in her public remarks about her private email server, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made assertions that are not true. Evidently, she did send and receive emails on her private server that had been marked classified.
I always over pack. That sweatshirt I haven’t worn in three years — the one with the hole in the left sleeve? It comes with me every time.
My bulging suitcase barely accommodated the beloved item of clothing when I shoved it through the zippers about a month ago, on top of six mugs and more books than I bothered to count. I loaded everything into the back seat of my Honda Civic, bid adieu to my loving parents and hit the road.
Three candidates are seeking to win the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in the Aug. 9 primary. These candidates have quite different perspectives on how to perform the duties of the position.
House Speaker Shap Smith is perhaps the best known of the three Democrats. Smith’s candidacy is supported by many of his colleagues in the Legislature, as well as by senior figures in the Democratic mainstream around the state.