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January 29th

Complaint targets Vergennes city manager and clerk

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The Vergennes City Council on Feb. 13 will discuss a formal complaint against City Clerk Joan Devine and City Manager Mel Hawley filed by downtown business owner Shannon Mahoney.

Mahoney outlined her complaint in a Dec. 18 email to Mayor Michael Daniels. It stems from her interactions with Devine and Hawley after she volunteered to organize the placing of lights on the city green this past holiday season, and from her dealings with Devine in the 2016 holiday season regarding alcohol permits for her jewelry story and other businesses.

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Third anti-racism film to be screened in Middlebury next week

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The third installment of the anti-racism film series Seeing Color/Seeking Justice, sponsored by Middlebury Showing up For Racial Justice (SURJ), will screen on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Marquis Theater. “Whose Streets?” depicts the unrest and activism in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Living with Dying: Myths about hospice

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By End of Life Care Partnership



Editor’s note: This column is provided by the End of Life Care Partnership that has been operating here in Addison County for eight years. Its mission is “to create a framework for our organizations to collaborate on our common goal of providing education about dying, death and options for care.”

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Rutland man convicted of sex related crimes in Middlebury

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — A Rutland man was convicted last week of several offenses involving a Middlebury child.

After a four-day trial at the Addison Superior Court, criminal division, a jury on Jan. 23 found Jason Dukette, 38, of Rutland attempted lewd and lascivious conduct with a child, possession of child pornography, and indecent material to a minor.

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MUHS maintains 15 slots for 'school choice'

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Union High School next year will continue to serve 15 students from surrounding districts as part of the state’s limited public school choice program.

The Addison Central School District board last week agreed to preserve the 15 slots, which are consistently all spoken for by students from the adjacent Addison Northwest and Mount Abraham union school districts. Bill Lawson, principal of MUHS, said there are typically three or four more applicants than there are available slots, thus triggering a lottery.

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School task force working on racism report

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central School District’s new Task Force on Racism, Bias and Discrimination has been granted a time extension through May to develop a series of recommendations to help address any “explicit and implicit bias” in Middlebury-area schools.

The committee, led by Middlebury Union Middle School Principal Kristin Holsman-Francoeur and Middlebury College Chief Diversity Officer Miguel Fernandez, was originally slated to issue its final report in January.

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Historian will show how forced labor equals slavery at Feb. 8 Ilsley talk

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Historian and filmmaker Douglas Blackmon will discuss his film and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Slavery by Another Name,” in a talk at Ilsley Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 7:00 p.m. His talk of the same name is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. (Note: This talk takes place on a special date on a Thursday.)

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ACLU wants to shrink prison population

Posted on January 29, 2018 |
By ALAN KEAYS of VTDigger.org



MONTPELIER — James Lyall says he is confident Vermont can cut its prison population in half, and he’s launching a campaign to help the state do just that.

Lyall, who is executive director of the Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, spoke at a Statehouse press conference Wednesday to announce the organization’s new initiative to reduce Vermont’s incarcerated population.

Lyall said while Vermont has made progress in getting the numbers down, more needs to be done, and at a faster pace.

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