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September 8th, 2014
BRISTOL — Bristol police on Aug. 30 arrested a Vergennes man on suspicion of heroin possession connected to a big drug bust in town Aug. 29.
BRISTOL — Two people were shot, one by a state trooper, during an incident Thursday evening on Pine Street in Bristol.
Both victims remain hospitalized on Friday afternoon, police said, but did not elaborate on their conditions.
VERGENNES — Local law enforcement, health care and social service officials turned out in force in Vergennes on Sept. 3 to plan new strategies for stemming the alarming flow, and use, of heroin and other opiates in Addison County.
The meeting was billed as a follow-up to last spring’s “summit on opiate addiction” called by Gov. Peter Shumlin, who has made the topic a prime focus of his administration.
MIDDLEBURY — An ad hoc committee is now taking a close look at space needs within Middlebury’s increasingly cramped Ilsley Public Library, a review that might culminate in a proposal to renovate or expand the stately Main Street structure.
MIDDLEBURY — With about 10 days before what’s expected to be the largest climate march in human history, a panel of local experts on global warming will provide Vermonters with an update on the status of climate change this Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church in Middlebury. Admission is free.
Rhythmic motion captivates as it soothes — a group of dancers twirling in time with the music or the wind rippling through a field of uncut hay.
And in the garden motion always delights — as a host of swallowtail butterflies swarm over the spring lilacs, or a flock of cedar waxwings swoop in to feast on the ripening crabapples.
BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham/Vergennes football team on Saturday shrugged off a slow start, several early mistakes and a second-half monsoon to defeat visiting Winooski, 28-8.
The 2-0 Eagles are tied for first place in Division II with 2013 finalists Woodstock and Mill River.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – The Middlebury Union High School football team improved to 2-0 by thumping host Hartford on Friday night, 34-14. The Hurricanes dropped to 1-1.
The Tigers’ win sets up a home matchup this Friday of early-season Division I unbeatens: Colchester, also 2-0, visits Doc Collins Field at 7 p.m. The Lakers have posted wins over South Burlington and Champlain Valley.