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Medicinal pot to be sold in Middlebury

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Addison County’s first-ever medical marijuana dispensary is set to open on July 31 at 1641 Route 7 South in Middlebury.

The tightly regulated business will offer approximately 35 different strains of marijuana to area residents who have state permission to use the substance to help them deal with a variety of serious illnesses, including cancer and Parkinson’s disease.

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Independents Ralston and Audet team up for Senate race

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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ADDISON COUNTY — The election for the two Senate seats that represent Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore just became a five-way race.

Marie Audet of Bridport and Paul Ralston of New Haven on Monday were set to declare via a press release that they are running as Independents to represent the two-seat district in the Vermont Senate.

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College students present research on math, movies and Muslim faith

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By James Finn



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MIDDLEBURY — If you’ve ever wanted to know just how your favorite Pixar animated films are made, Middlebury College rising junior Ammar Almahdy might be able to enlighten you about a thing or two.

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Brandon chief addresses critics after drug incident sparks social-media firestorm

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Lee J. Kahrs



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BRANDON — Brandon Police Chief Chris Brickell has taken the local online community to task following an opiate overdose in the police station parking lot on July 10.

Brickell chronicled the entire incident on the department’s Facebook page on July 11.

“Yesterday, July 10, at about 3:30 p.m., we witnessed a second chance at life, and a wasted opportunity within a short period of time,” Brickell wrote.

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Bob Foster inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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ESSEX JUNCTION — Robert Foster of Middlebury was one of four 2018 inductees recently named to the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame. Foster was named as one of two inductees for a Lifetime Achievement: 30+ Years of Outstanding Service to Vermont Agriculture.

Foster is a partner in Foster Brothers Farm, a fifth-generation dairy, and served on the Agrimark Board of Directors for 37 consecutive years, before retiring in 2015. He also chairs the University of Vermont, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Board of Advisors.

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Vergennes eateries Hired Hand and Shuen Lee eyeing expansion

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The owners of two restaurants, one in downtown Vergennes and one just outside the city limits in Ferrisburgh, are making plans to expand, and in one case move, their operations.

The Vergennes Development Review Board on Aug. 20 will hold public hearings on proposals for Hired Hand Brewing Co. to begin taking over School Street space now occupied by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes and for Shuen Lee Chinese Restaurant to move from the Aubuchon Plaza to 10 Main St., Vergennes, and build a 625-square-foot addition to allow for eat-in dining.

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New Haven home tax rate drops

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



NEW HAVEN — The New Haven selectboard on July 10 approved a 22 percent decrease in the municipal tax rate, but because the education property tax rate — a much bigger component of the overall property tax bill — went up, New Haven homeowners will see only a modest decrease in their taxes.

The municipal tax rate was set at 29.02 cents per $100 of assessed property value. The town’s residential education rate for fiscal year 2019 increased by less than 1 percent to $1.5943, and the nonresidential education rate increased by 4 percent to $1.6339.

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Route 17 bridge is open to traffic again

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE / NEW HAVEN — It’s done!

The Route 17 bridge over Otter Creek between New Haven and Weybridge has been rebuilt.

Vermont Agency of Transportation officials late last week announced that Bridge No. 8 was set to be open to traffic on Friday, July 27, weather permitting, but no later than this past weekend.

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