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April 30th

Middlebury begins search for passenger rail platform

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — The town of Middlebury has hired the engineering firm VHB to help it site a new passenger rail platform in anticipation of Amtrak service coming to the Shire Town within the next three years.

VHB was selected from among three firms that declared interest in the job, which calls for scouring the downtown area for locations that could host a platform for future customers of Amtrak service between Burlington and New York City.

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ANWSD board to seek input on district challenges

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The members of the Addison Northwest School District (ANWSD) Board are looking for help as they confront the same tough question as are school boards around Vermont — how should they best manage their school system as both student enrollment and state funding drops.

Specifically, the board is seeking input and ideas from community members this late spring and summer on how to meet those challenges.

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Shire town's 'Big Dig' gets under way

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Crews continued to mobilize heavy equipment and fencing in downtown Middlebury last week and began preliminary work on Phase I of the $72 million rail bridges project.

The project by 2021 will result in the Main Street and Merchants Row rail spans being replaced by a large, concrete tunnel. Work this spring will center on a rail-bed drainage system that will be bored into four downtown locations.

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Former Bristol chief to run for county sheriff

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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BRISTOL — A lot of people get so excited about the prospect of retirement that they tick off days on a calendar.

But Kevin Gibbs is counting the days until Nov. 6, when he hopes area voters will pull him out of retirement and select him as the new Addison County Sheriff.

Gibbs, 58, called it quits last September after a 31-year tenure with the Bristol Police Department, the final 25 of those spent as chief.

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Lisa Balfour's paint pours pop with color

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Emma Cotton



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In a sun-lit home studio at her Shoreham home, artist Lisa Balfour mixes red, blue, orange and yellow acrylic paints into two plastic cups. With steady, quick hands, she flips them onto a white, wood-framed canvas, holding them upside-down until all of the paint drips and settles within the cups’ edges. After a few seconds, she uses the lip of the cup to push the paint in gentle swirls around the canvas.

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OVUHS tightens its safety procedures

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Polly Lynn Mikula



BRANDON — To enter Otter Valley Union High School, you must now be buzzed in. It’s one of the new safety measures enacted at OVUHS after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., in February, and the subsequent threat at Fair Haven Union High School. Prior to those events, all doors were locked except the front lobby doors after the school day began, explained OVUHS Principal Jim Avery.

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Statewide school safety assessed

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Indpendent



VERMONT — A statewide safety assessment of 422 schools conducted by local, county, and state law enforcement in partnership with Vermont schools was recently completed, according to an April 19 news release. That report shows that 96 percent of Vermont schools take part in emergency preparedness activities.

Gov. Phil Scott ordered the assessments after the school shooting plot was uncovered and averted in Fair Haven this past February.

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Vergennes bar issued liquor license after infractions

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Despite three March liquor violations that resulted in $1,530 in fines for the City Limits Nightclub owner and a memo from Police Chief George Merkel stating his department has spoken to the bar owner “about overserving patrons,” the Vergennes City Council last week issued the bar its annual First Class Liquor and Live Entertainment Licenses.

The city council routinely grants such licenses and has not withheld or suspended one in at least 25 years.

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