MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury selectmen and the owners of Mister Ups Restaurant have failed to agree on an easement deal that would have allowed for two-way traffic on Bakery Lane as part of the Cross Street Bridge project.
MIDDLEBURY — A citizen good Samaritan, a brave nurse and an experienced law enforcement officer helped avert what could have been an explosive situation at Porter Hospital on Monday afternoon.
The heart of the story is a scuffle between Addison County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Charles Clark and Robert G. Blaise, 29, of Middlebury — a prisoner who was being examined at Porter Hospital after collapsing during his arraignment at the Addison County Courthouse on Monday.
VERGENNES — Like virtually every company in the United States, Vergennes high-tech engineering firm Nathaniel Group Inc., which does business as Nathaniel Electronics, has felt the effects of the international economic slump.
Nathaniel has had to downsize. About a third of a workforce that numbered more than 40 in mid-2008 has either been laid off or left through what company founder Joel Melnick called attrition.
Now Melnick says the 25-year-old Panton Road firm sees light at the end of that economic tunnel — and it’s coming from light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Department of Labor will hold a job fair at the Middlebury American Legion on Boardman Street on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to help 62 Monahan Filaments workers who will become unemployed as of this Friday, Nov. 13.