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VERGENNES — Vergennes police are looking into two recent thefts, one of about $300 in cash and one of about $300 of metal.
On Nov. 28 police were told by a shopper at Shaw’s Supermarket that he had left an envelope with cash in it in a shopping cart. When he realized his mistake and returned for the envelope, he found it contained $300 less than he expected.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to the scene of a car-tree collision near North Forty Lane on Sunday, Dec. 4. Police said Kathy L. Grace, 44, of Middlebury was northbound on Case Street a little before 10 a.m. when for an unknown reason, the vehicle traveled across the southbound lane and struck a tree.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police and Vermont Fish and Wildlife personnel last Friday evening responded to New Haven for an incident in which three vehicles struck two deer on Route 7.
Trooper Kaitlyn Armstrong and Game Warden George Scribner reported that two deer came bounding into traffic between two cars and a truck on Route 7 between the southern entrance to Dog Team Road and the New Haven River at around 5:20 p.m. on Dec. 2.
VERGENNES — More than 250 Vergennes-area residents attended a Wednesday meeting called by Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel that was intended to spark a community-wide effort to combat illegal drug use in the city and surrounding towns.
The crowd in the St. Peter’s Church Parish Hall often applauded Merkel and other speakers at what moderator Scott Gaines of Vergennes called a “community awareness meeting,”
ADDISON COUNTY — For those Addison County residents who felt November was unseasonably warm, it wasn’t a figment of their imaginations. Last month was truly record breaking.
According to data documented by National Weather Service observers:
• South Lincoln had its warmest November on record, with a monthly average of 40.8 degrees. The second warmest November in South Lincoln weather history was in 2006 at 40.3 degrees.
MONKTON — Officials in Monkton say they’ve exceeded the capacity of their 1,200-square-foot town hall. According to the 2010 census, Monkton is one of Addison County’s fastest growing towns, expanding at a rate of 12.6 percent in the last decade to a total of 1,980 residents.
MIDDLEBURY — More than 20 representatives of Addison County’s child care community gathered in Middlebury on Thursday and vowed to push for more state support for services they said are being stressed by the struggling economy and drug abuse within young families.
BRISTOL — When chairman Tom Wells resigned his position on the Bristol Planning Commission last Wednesday after eight years serving on the commission and four years heading it, the decision didn’t come as a big surprise to the selectboard.
According to selectboard Chair Joel Bouvier, Wells indicated in early October he’d likely have trouble fulfilling his planning commission duties due to an increased workload as an attorney.