Archive - 2013
CORRECTION: An item in last ?week’s Vermont State Police Log ?incorrectly stated the facts ?surrounding a case in which Todd? Norris, 40, of Bridport was cited ?for possession of marijuana. Norris? was not driving his car at the time ?police stopped the car and allegedly ?found marijuana in it; he says he? was home on the couch and another ?man was driving it. As the owner of? the vehicle, Norris was charged with possession. He told the ?Independenthe will contest the? charge.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received into evidence some unknown white pills that had been found by a security company that had been monitoring a Middlebury College dance on South Main Street on April 6.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Continued their investigation on April 1 into an alleged sexual offense in the South Main Street area.
• Served a no-trespass notice on April 1 on a person not wanted at a Mead Lane residence.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police recently dealt with two cases involving credit and debit cards, one a fraud case and one the actual theft of a card.
On April 2, Vergennes police were told by a Main Street resident that somebody had used her debit card number to make purchases in California. Police notified the attorney general’s office and helped the woman fill out a report that she could use to work with her bank.
BURLINGTON — The Vermont Department of Health is calling for volunteers to participate in a research study that will test blood samples from residents living in Brandon, Sudbury and Whiting for antibodies to the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.
The Health Department wants to learn if many people have been infected with EEE virusbut did not get sick. Individual test results will not be shared with participants. All information collected during the study will be confidential.
Need help getting your car ready for spring? With tips on cleaning, servicing, and preparing your car for another year on the road, this section can help your car last longer and look better.
Seniors are dynamic and motivational members of our community here in Addison County. As volunteers, teachers, mentors, and activists, we recognize and thank seniors in these pages and celebrate some of the resources available to them in our community.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury voters on Wednesday, April 10, will meet at Mary Hogan Elementary School to decide a proposed 2013-2014 spending plan of $6,418,788, representing a 4.46-percent increase. The budget reflects, among other things, a growing commitment to science, technology, engineering and math programs.
But thanks in part to a student enrollment that’s expected to grow by 10 next fall (to a total of around 405), the property tax-affecting portion of the budget is expected to rise by only 0.82 percent, according to school administrators.