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ADDISON COUNTY — Head negotiators for Addison Northeast Supervisory Union teacher contract talks said they have agreed to a four-year contract that features pay increases.
After ANeSU teachers worked for almost two years without a collective bargaining agreement, the ANeSU board and teachers’ union negotiators struck a deal last Monday, June 11.
MIDDLEBURY — The path to long-term sustainability of the Addison Central Supervisory Union’s seven elementary schools hinges in part on sharing more resources, enhancing programs and curriculum, and exploring potential collaborations with Middlebury College.
MIDDLEBURY — With a donation of more than $1,000 to the Tot Time program with the Middlebury Recreation Department, National Bank of Middlebury President Ken Perine put the shoe on the other foot by giving to others on the 25th anniversary of his date of hire at the bank.
MIDDLEBURY — At their June 12 meeting, members of the Middlebury selectboard delayed reconstruction of South Street after bids for the work came in much higher than expected (see story in June 14 Independent), plus they discussed a number of other issues.
Specifically, in other action last Tuesday, the Middlebury selectboard:
LEICESTER — A June 12 blaze on Lake Dunmore Road in Leicester destroyed a home and displaced four people.
Eric Mallory, chief of the Brandon Volunteer Fire Department, said the mobile home, located on a rented lot near Cove Point, was occupied at the time by Helen Corbett, another adult female whose name he did not know, an eight-year-old and a ten-year-old.
Mallory reported Corbett said she put clothing in the clothes dryer and shortly afterward saw sparks.
NEW HAVEN –– The fact that the Green Mountain State faces an aging population and a declining number of young people in the work force is an issue that concerns many Vermonters, including former Gov. Jim Douglas.
MIDDLEBURY — With strong pitching and more than half his roster — nine of 16 — back from a team that made a 2011 run to the Vermont American Legion playoffs, Addison County Legion baseball coach Mike Estey felt positive heading into this season’s opener.
That game will be played on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., a non-league contest vs. Bellows Falls on AC’s home field, the Middlebury College diamond.
BRISTOL — A Bristol police officer was on patrol just past midnight on June 4, traveling on Pine Street by the intersection of Taylor Avenue, when he saw a Chevy S10 truck traveling in the opposite direction with no front license plate and what the police report called an exhaust pipe that was “distinctively loud.”