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October 22nd, 2014
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Muriel Hoy, 73, of Legrange, Maine, for domestic assault, following an incident at a Ledgewood Court residence on Oct. 15.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Assisted state police with a reported in-progress burglary at an occupied home in Cornwall on Oct. 13.
• Investigated a report of a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident on Court Street on Oct. 13.
The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Indoor Tennis (MIT) and Sojo Tennis this weekend will host a tennis tournament to assist a Vermont organization that supports cancer survivors and their families.
All tennis players — not just MIT members — are invited to take part in the Tennis Tournament to Benefit the Vermont Cancer Survivor Network, which will feature doubles play in a fun, three-day competition.
ADDISON COUNTY — Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes muscle weakness, paralysis, and ultimately, respiratory failure.
According to sources that include alifestoryfoundation.org and mayoclinic.com, ALS attacks certain cells in the brain and the spinal cord needed to keep muscles moving.
BRISTOL — The Kingdom of Bhutan will be explored in this month’s program of the One World Library Project in Bristol. Kit Anderson, who teaches in the Environmental Program at the University of Vermont, will present “Bhutan: Sacred Landscapes, Buddhas and Dragons”on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol.
Montpelier, VT— This morning at Fairmont Farms in East Montpelier, Senator Patrick Leahy and Representative Peter Welch encouraged Vermont’s dairy farmers to enroll in the new Margin Protection Program (MPP) and announced a series of workshops for interested participants.
MPP is a voluntary insurance program included in the new Farm Bill that protects dairy farmers from market fluctuations in milk prices. The program replaces the expired Milk Income Loss Contract Program (MILC).
BRISTOL — Bristol police arrested three men in the past two weeks for a variety of offenses that were not related to one another.
First came the Sept. 26 arrest of town resident Brian D. Lattrell, 41, on suspicion of driving with a suspended license. Police said Lattrell twice drove to the Bristol Police Department in the preceding days. Two days later, an off duty officer saw Lattrell driving. Lattrell will face three counts of driving with a criminally suspended license when he returns to court Nov. 3.
BRISTOL — The Addison Independent this Wednesday, Oct. 22, will sponsor a debate among the four candidates vying for the two Vermont House seats representing the Addison-4 district. The debate will begin at 7 p.m. in Bristol’s Holley Hall and is expected to wrap up by 9 p.m.