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Opinion: Boggs forgot human element

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Brenda Haskell



I would like to share my experience regarding the restructuring process implemented by the recent CEO Lynn Boggs at Porter Hospital.

Last November, after working 39 years as an LPN on the medical/surgical unit at Porter Hospital, myself and three other LPN’s were told at a meeting with David Fuller, human resources; Charleen Ryan, vice president of patient care; and Shelley Whitehurst, nurse consultant, that our positions were being eliminated.

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Opinion: Lowest wage earners need help with medical bills

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By James Rowe



In his letter in the March 21 edition of the Independent, Dr. Cossaart makes a great argument against Medicaid and rightly so. The whole health insurance industry is so far “out-of-whack,” to the extent that it should be investigated for criminal business practices. But the medical profession is also culpable — physicians, dentists, veterinarians — their charges (expenses) should really be evaluated.

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Opinion: Super-delegates should not exist in election system

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By George Jaeger



Angelo Lynn’s trenchant editorial of March 28 made clear how daunting Bernie Sanders’ chances are to win the nomination. He not only has to continue to ride the crest of the wave in the remaining primaries. But even if he can manage that, he must then confront and sharply whittle down Mrs. Clinton’s massive advantage among the party’s so-called “super-delegates” — the party insiders who, by virtue only of their status, assert the prerogative to support whoever they want, regardless of the wishes of their constituents.

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Vermont State Police Log: Unbelted driver is hospitalized after crash

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — A bad crash in Addison early Sunday morning sent three people to the hospital — one with serious injuries.

On Sunday, March 27, at approximately 2:41 a.m. Vermont 911 received a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries at the Jersey Street South and Route 17 intersection in Addison.

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Middlebury Police Log: Police: Man pointed gun at another person

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Daryn T. Barsalou, 20, of Bristol for reckless endangerment, disorderly conduct and violating the term of his release, after he allegedly pointed a gun at another person at the McDonald’s restaurant off Court Street Extension on Sunday, March 27, at shortly after 9 p.m.

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Vergennes Police Log: Police return wallets, assist truck enforcement

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Among other activity between March 21 and 27, Vergennes police handled two lost wallets, participated in a special truck enforcement detail with state officials, and dealt with two alleged assaults in which they ended up not filing charges.

In that week, Vergennes police:

• On March 21 went to help Vermont State Police and Addison County Sheriff’s Department deputies with a domestic dispute in a car on Plank Road; police said it turned out to be an argument and not an assault.

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Bristol Police Log: Bristol police aid troopers in New Haven incident

Posted on March 31, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — On Feb. 18 a Bristol police officer was dispatched to South Street in New Haven, where the officer and two Vermont State Police troopers found an agitated man, according to Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs’ recently released log of February activity.

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March 30th

Frog migration in Monkton

Posted on March 30, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



One of the great wildlife migrations is happening right now in Vermont, and it is taking place right at our feet.

You may have already heard the spring peepers or wood frogs calling in your backyard. Or perhaps you’ve noticed salamanders crawling over rocks in a nearby stream. Amphibians are on the move, but their spring breeding migration can too often become deadly.

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