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October 22nd, 2015

Opinion: Guest editorial was off base on AARP pipeline concerns

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Norton Latourelle



I was shocked and angered by the comments of Emerson Lynn in his guest editorial of Oct. 12. A personal cool-down period was required so that I would not make similar mistakes to his.

We each have the right to our opinion and in stating it we should never attack people that feel differently. Mr. Lynn used some of the belittling tactics that we now find commonplace on the national political scene. Sound bites taken out of context or the mesmerizing shouting of offensive one-liners should be left, at least at present, to “The Donald.”

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Opinion: Pipeline part of larger problem

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Rev. Barnaby Feder



The headline on your guest editorial in Monday’sIndependent criticizing the AARP for failing to “consider all angles” in the controversy over the Vermont Gas pipeline expansion into Addison County was richly ironic. Mr. Lynn’s piece has the same failing he attempts to pin on the AARP.

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Opinion Time to weigh in on NexBridge

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Victoria DeWind



As people may have read in the Addison Independent, the Middlebury selectboard will be meeting Oct. 27 with NexBridge regarding their proposal for developing the town-owned parcel behind the Ilsley Library. This currently serves as a heavily used, primary parking area for the downtown and will see increased use once the new town offices open.

 Public meetings were held earlier this year for input on a Request For Proposals to develop this parcel. To summarize, the resulting RFP has requirements that include:

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Opinion: Fossil-fuel wealth has costs

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Noah Smith



This week’s writer is Noah Smith, an assistant professor of finance at Stony Brook University and a freelance writer for finance and business publications.

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Opinion: Religion has role to play in curbing global warming

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Rev. George Klohck



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Opinion: Demonstration set to protest

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Chip and Jack Mayer



The Vermont fracked gas pipeline is now in a critical stage of regulatory decision-making. AARP has come out against the proposed deal that Gov. Shumlin reached with Vermont Gas to cap the pipeline costs that customers will be required to pay

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Bristol Police Log for Oct. 22: Bristol police kept busy with dog incidents

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Bristol police dealt with several incidents involving dogs during August. In a report for the month that Chief Kevin Gibbs recently released, he reported that on Aug. 7 police picked up a stray dog wandering on Woodland Drive and took it to the humane society. Later that day a resident retrieved their dog.

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Vermont State Police Log for Oct 22: Forest Dale driver killed, passengers injured in Sudbury one-car accident

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — A Forest Dale man was killed when he was thrown from the car he was driving after it crashed in Sudbury this past Saturday evening.

Vermont State Police responded to a one-car crash at the intersection of Routes 30 and 73 in Sudbury on Oct. 17 at around 9:54 p.m. Their preliminary investigation suggested that 20-year-old Jakob P. Mulcahy of Forest Dale was driving a 2006 Honda Civic southbound on Route 30 when he lost control of the vehicle and it left the western side of the roadway, overturned several times and came to rest in a field.

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