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Amnesty offered to recovering drug addicts

Posted on November 2, 2015 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police and some local human services organizations are teaming up on a new program through which drug addicts will be invited to voluntarily turn in their drugs without fear of facing criminal charges, providing they agree to be steered toward recovery programs and services.

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Bristol woman gets new lungs

Posted on November 2, 2015 |
By John Flowers



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BRISTOL — Bristol’s Kate Heffernan, a 26-year-old cystic fibrosis patient whose quest for new lungs has drawn widespread interest and financial support from people throughout Addison County and beyond, began breathing on her own on Thursday following an intricate organ transplant operation in Boston the previous day.

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County trash district keeps fees stable for next year

Posted on October 23, 2015 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Solid Waste Management District (ACSWMD) officials have drafted a 2016 spending plan of $2,818,754 that would require no increase in the current $123-per-ton tipping fee for trash, and would keep level the rates it charges for receiving household hazardous waste and recyclables handled at its transfer station off Route 7 South in Middlebury.

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Middlebury's Charter House to double capacity to help homeless

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
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MIDDLEBURY — The Charter House Coalition will double its capacity to serve homeless families this winter at its Middlebury headquarters, this in response to an increased demand for emergency accommodations.

The Charter House Coalition is a nonprofit dedicated to providing housing and food to those in need in Addison County. During the course of last winter, the coalition provided a temporary home to 55 different individuals and six families at the Charter House at 27 North Pleasant St. in Middlebury.

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Middlebury church offers free clothing

Posted on October 19, 2015 |
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MIDDLEBURY — The Congregational Church of Middlebury is seeking donations of children’s clothing that it will organize and offer for free during a Saturday, Oct. 24, event in the church’s fellowship hall at 2 Main St.

This is the fifth year that the church will be offering the free children’s clothing event, part of the congregation’s ongoing effort to make sure local kids are able to stay warm and properly clad throughout the winter and into spring.

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Middlebury eyes traffic calming on three roads

Posted on October 19, 2015 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury officials are seeking public feedback to come up with some traffic calming measures for three problem roads in town.

At issue is a traffic calming study coordinated by consultants Dubois & King, thanks to a grant through the Addison County Regional Planning Commission. The town chose, as study subjects, three different examples of local roads — and not necessarily those that see the most traffic, explained Middlebury selectboard Chairman Dean George.

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Call of the elephants: Local girl helps pachyderms in Thailand

Posted on October 19, 2015 |
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CORNWALL — Eleven-year-old Cady Scout McKibben-Baier recounts how, during her “younger days,” she used to be interested in hyenas. Of course that was a loonnnnnng time ago, when she was in first grade.

Now in grade 6 at Cornwall’s Bingham Memorial School, Cady Scout is all about elephants.

“I started drawing elephants, and I just loved them, and then I got obsessed with them,” she said in an interview last Thursday.

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Police raising funds for family of deceased trooper

Posted on October 15, 2015 |
By John Flowers



MONKTON — Vermont State Police continue to line up fund-raising activities to provide emotional support to the family of the late Trooper Kyle Young, 28, of Monkton, who died from heatstroke on Sept. 17 while training for the State Police Tactical Team at the Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho.

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ACSU group lobbies for school district unification

Posted on October 15, 2015 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Addison Central Supervisory Union officials have launched a major public relations offensive in hopes of winning support for a unified school district governed by a single board and funded by a single budget.

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New Middlebury businesss is all about maple

Posted on October 15, 2015 |
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MIDDLEBURY — Longtime maple syrup producer Rayce Burnham of Cornwall had been looking for a spot in which to consolidate his boiling operation. He had acquired a 2.5-foot-by-8-foot evaporator that needed a bigger home, and he wasn’t financially prepared to build a place of his own.

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