Archive - 2013
When we think of what is “Made in Vermont” we often think of sharp cheddar, craft IPAs, and fancy-grade maple syrup. What may not come to mind as quickly? A new wave of Vermont-manufactured products that use technology so innovative it is changing the world.
NEW HAVEN — Vermont State Police are investigating a two-car accident Thursday on U.S. Route 7 in New Haven.
Police say the crash occurred shortly after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Town Hill Road and Route 7. Loretta Lawrence of Ferrisburgh was driving northbound on Rt. 7 and struck the Toyota Camry driven by RoseMary Payne of Bridport, as Payne turned off of Town Hill Road.
WEST ADDISON — The 12th annual Dead Creek Wildlife Day is on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area on Route 17W in West Addison. A schedule of the day’s events is printed below, but organizers advise people to check for changes by going to www.vtfishandwildlife.com and clicking on Calendar of Events.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont Gas Systems today, Oct. 3, announced plans to advance its proposed “Phase II” pipeline segment from Middlebury to the International Paper Co. in Ticonderoga, N.Y. Officials from Vermont Gas anticipate filing a formal petition with the Vermont Public Service Board around Nov. 19.
The Independent's Evan Johnson and Trent Campbell made this audio slideshow of the Middlebury Union High School's Homecoming Game.
Audio Slideshow: Middlebury football Homecoming Game from Addison Independent on Vimeo.
PANTON — When Panton homeowners opened their tax bills late this summer, they found an unwelcome surprise: a school-tax hike of almost 18 cents.
That sharp increase — although it represented basically Panton’s first since 2009 — has sparked reaction by residents and town officials alike, including a Sept. 24 selectboard meeting that was better attended than Panton’s town meeting.
Residents are upset with the pace of education funding reform, which was an issue in Montpelier even before Act 60 became law in the late 1990s.
MIDDLEBURY — Construction has hit a fever pitch on Vermont Hard Cider’s new, 100,000-square-foot headquarters off Middlebury’s Exchange Street, leaving company officials confident the new facility — to feature new office, manufacturing and warehouse space along with a visitors’ center — will be completed as scheduled by next spring or early summer.
“The work has been steady; there have been no real setbacks,” said Nate Formalarie, spokesman for Vermont Hard Cider (VHC).