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Fisher to talk health care reform in Lincoln

Posted on October 1, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — Rep. Mike Fisher, a Lincoln Democrat, this Wednesday will lead a community discussion on current and national efforts on Health Care Reform and the next steps.

The discussion will take place on Oct. 3 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Library.

Fisher is chairman of the House Health Care Committee and had a hand in crafting heath care reform legislation in Vermont.

The public is invited.

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Young Spartans

Posted on October 1, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



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THREE ADDISON COUNTY youths celebrate after successfully completing the 1.2-mile varsity course at the Spartan Race, held in Killington on Sept. 22. The course included hills, hurdles, ropes and a tough mud pit. The muddy, bloody and tired-but-happy athletes are, from left to right, Luca Scheid, 13, of Lincoln; Jahnu Gibbs, 9, of East Middlebury; and Peter Scharstein, 9, of Weybridge.

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Local hospice adds two key members to its team

Posted on October 1, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Hospice Volunteer Services (HVS) has appointed a new leader and another key new staff member.

Meredith Stanley is the Middlebury organization’s new executive director. She brings more than 25 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience to HVS.

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Learn about wildlife at Dead Creek this Saturday

Posted on October 1, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON — The 11th Dead Creek Wildlife Day, a family-oriented daylong celebration of the remarkable wildlife of the Champlain Valley, takes place Saturday, Oct. 6, in Addison. Most of the events are held at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area headquarters, on Route 17 one mile west of Route 22A.

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300 years strong

Posted on September 27, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



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ABOUT 35 FRIENDS and family gathered on the Bristol village green on Sept. 16 to honor this small town’s three centenarians — from left, Gertrude Lathrop, Bill James and Hazel Devino. They all still reside in their own homes. The weather was cool but the atmosphere was warm and joyful. The Rev. Michael Kroll offered a blessing. Best wishes were offered and many pictures were taken.

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Public service

Posted on September 27, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



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AN AMERICORPS NATIONAL Civilian Community Corps member works with his team in Granville this week constructing a new entryway for a porch that was washed away in Tropical Storm Irene a year ago.

Photo courtesy Katherine Ash

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Bristol Police Log: Woman cited for assaulting police officer

Posted on September 27, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Police in Bristol on Sept. 17 responded to a complaint of a woman, believed to be intoxicated, driving from Bristol Beverage.

A search on the license plate revealed the vehicle belonged to Susan Paquin, 49, of Bristol, said Police Chief Kevin Gibbs. Police soon received a second report that Paquin was at a Mountain Street residence.

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Vergennes Police Log: New license-plate reader helps identify violators

Posted on September 27, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police said use of the department’s new license-plate reader on Sept. 20 helped lead to a series of citations, including one for driving under the influence of alcohol, for an Addison man.

Police said they saw a trailer being towed on Green Street with its lights out, and use of the reader showed the owner of the vehicle had a suspended license. Police also alleged the vehicle weaved badly on the road before they stopped it on Main Street.

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Vermont State Police Log: Minors cited for second-degree arson

Posted on September 27, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police last week cited two minors — one from Leicester, one from Brandon — for second-degree arson involving an Aug. 16 fire in Benson.

On Aug. 16, firefighters from the Benson, Orwell and West Haven fire departments put out five separate fires at the former Camp E-Wen-Akee on Root Pond Road in Benson. The state police’s initial investigation has determined that these fires were intentionally set.

There were no injuries as a result of this fire and damage is estimated to be under $25,000 at this time.

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Middlebury Police Log: Woman loses money to phony 'grandson'

Posted on September 27, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police were informed on Sept. 23 that a local woman had been the victim of fraud that day. The woman told police that a person claiming to be her grandson asked her to wire him money because he had been arrested in Seattle.

The woman told police she wired four transactions totaling $9,493. But she subsequently spoke with her “real” grandson and learned she had been scammed.

Police warned the public to never wire money to anyone without being sure who they are.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

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