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Middlebury Dem. Ruth Hardy announces state Senate bid

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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EAST MIDDLEBURY — After having spent several years serving her community on local school boards, East Middlebury Democrat Ruth Hardy hopes to graduate this fall to a state Senate seat representing Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore.

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Former Rep. Paul Ralston eyes return to Montpelier

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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NEW HAVEN — Former State Rep. Paul Ralston told the Independent on Wednesday he’s seriously considering a run for one of the two state Senate seats representing Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore.

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Annual birthday bash: pickin' up trash

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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STARKSBORO — Last weekend Lux Tierney celebrated her ninth birthday by collecting trash.

Along with her friends and family the Starksboro youngster filled up three green trash bags and loaded three tires into a garden cart for pickup.

“We found a TV, but it was too big to pick up,” she said.

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Video: 'Witchy' friend leads Higdon to a broom 'craft'

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By Megan James



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Janelle Higdon had a good, adult job. She was working in mental health services in Western Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley. She had a retirement plan. She had health insurance. But, she recalls, “I was really bored.”

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Peter Newton confirms he'll run for county sheriff

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Peter Newton is hoping area voters give him a promotion this fall. Newton, 46, is running for sheriff, a position that incumbent Don Keeler will be vacating at the end of this year. Keeler has endorsed his lieutenant, something Newton will undoubtedly reference during a campaign that thus far includes former Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs.

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Colleagues, constituents praise Ayer for her work

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MONTPELIER — Longtime Addison County Democratic Committee officer Spence Putnam of Weybridge has attended many a political event during the past 16 years that featured testimony from Sen. Claire Ayer, D-Addison. And while Ayer has become synonymous with health care reform in Vermont, Putnam will remember the county’s senior senator as much for her comportment while dealing with constituents as for her list of legislative accomplishments.

Putnam recalled public meetings during which a few folks chastised Ayer for supporting a law or tax they didn’t like.

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UPDATE: Two injured when SUV slams into Middlebury police cruisers

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By John S. McCright



MIDDLEBURY — Two people ended up in the hospital Monday night after a car driven on Case Street by an East Middlebury man crashed into two Middlebury police cruisers that were responding to a call on Mead Lane.

Officer Kevin Emilio and Patrick Chaffee, 40, of East Middlebury were taken to Porter Hospital; neither suffered life-threatening injuries. The third driver involved in the crash, Officer Connor Sousa, was unhurt.

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City armed robbery suspect shot, arrested

Posted on May 10, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BRATTLEBORO — The man suspected in the May 1 armed robbery of Small City Market in Vergennes was shot by Brattleboro police and Vermont State Police this past Friday night while they were trying to apprehend him as a suspect in two other robberies.

Mark Triolo, 46, of Texas was listed in stable condition at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., on Saturday; on Wednesday hospital officials said they didn’t have permission to release his condition.

He faces both state and federal charges.

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