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October 3rd, 2013
Next Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the most important campaign finance case since Citizens United. The case involves a challenge to a statute limiting the aggregate amount of money individuals may contribute to all federal candidates and party committees.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
10/1 MUHS vs. Burlington ...................... 2-1
10/1 Mt. Abe vs. Colchester ................... 5-0
10/1 VUHS vs. GMVS ............................ 2-0
10/1 Rutland vs. MUHS........................... 2-0
10/1 Burr & Burton vs. OV....................... 4-0
I first visited Banff National Park in 1985. I was 22, traveling with my parents, an older brother and his wife and two-year-old daughter, and one younger brother. We were working our way down the Rockies from a family reunion in British Columbia to the wedding in Boulder, Colo., of our other brother.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Joseph Ciaramitaro, 20, of Middlebury for possession of heroin following an investigation in the North Pleasant Street area on Sept. 26. Police said Ciaramitaro was also wanted on a warrant.
Police lodged Ciaramitaro at the Marble Valley Correctional Center.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Were informed that someone had stolen a bike from near the Ilsley Public Library on Main Street on Sept. 23.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police this past weekend cited two motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol and a third for a criminal count of driving with a suspended license.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, Vergennes police cited Ramesh Gurung, 23, of Burlington for DUI after receiving a cellphone alert of a southbound car on Route 7 being driven above the speed limit and crossing the center line.
ADDISON COUNTY — A Bristol man riding in a cement truck was killed when the truck overturned on Route 125 in Hancock on Sept. 25. The driver was seriously injured.
Vermont State Police reported that Jason Barton, 35, of Winooski was driving a cement mixer truck eastbound on Route 125 around 1:20 p.m. on that Wednesday, with 45-year-old Michael Thompson of Bristol as a passenger. The mixer was loaded with concrete on the way to a job site.
In the ongoing discussion of the proposed municipal building in Middlebury, which tentatively has a bond vote set for December, an important assurance was made this week by the selectboard: It would delay the vote if it feels residents are not adequately informed.