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Vergennes Police Log: Police look into assault case

Posted on October 4, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police handled a variety of mostly minor cases between Sept. 24 and 30, but are looking into one case of alleged simple assault and advised a city resident about a phone scam.

During that week, Vergennes police:

On Sept. 25 accepted drug paraphernalia consisting of a hypodermic needle, rubber band and needle cap that a resident had found in an alley behind a Main Street apartment building.

On Sept. 26:

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Residents demand fewer trucks through Vergennes

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — About 70 residents and officials from Vergennes and neighboring towns on Wednesday weighed in on potential ways to ease the burden Vergennes faces from the 700 trucks, including 362 semis, that rumble through its downtown every day — the highest totals in the state.

Attendees brought a familiar list of complaints about the trucks: They are noisy, dangerous and harmful to the downtown’s historic buildings and economic prospects. 

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Forums offer resiliency tips for kids

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — A coalition of the Vermont Department of Health and several Addison County human services providers will be sponsoring a series of free discussions in October to help parents teach “resiliency” skills to their children.

Recent surveys of Addison County students have shown a concerning trend of adolescents becoming despondent and believing their community has no use for them. These feelings can lead to depression, potentially leading to self-harm in some cases, according to local human services officials.

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Girls' soccer: VUHS and OV net victories

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Vergennes Union High School topped host Middlebury to highlight girls’ soccer play late last week. The Commodores also won again to move over .500, while the Tigers dropped a second home game. In other action Otter Valley picked up a win, but Mount Abraham lost another close contest. 

VUHS VS. MUHS

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Boys' soccer: Tigers, VUHS post shutouts

Posted on October 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school boys’ soccer play over the weekend, Middlebury and Vergennes won, while Mount Abraham earned a tie. 

TIGERS

On Friday the Tigers blanked visiting Milton, 3-0, to move back over .500 at 4-3-1. Tucker Moulton recorded a goal and an assist, and Oliver Poduschnick and Eben Jackson also scored for the Tigers, who limited Milton to two shots on goal an forced two Milton keepers to make 11 saves. 

COMMODORES 

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VUHS students take a stand for peace and justice

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — With words, art, song and dance, Vergennes Union High School students on the afternoon of Sept. 21 made impassioned pleas for peace, justice and acceptance for all people around the world, in the nation and in the halls of their school.

The occasion was the 14th annual VUHS all-school Peace One Day assembly to honor the United Nations International Day of Peace. The event, normally held outside on school grounds, was moved into the VUHS gym due to rain.

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Vergennes to delay decision on South Water St. sidewalk

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — It now looks like a decision on whether to replace up to 1,000 feet of South Water Street sidewalk will wait until next spring or summer, and in the meantime feedback is running in favor of doing so, according to City Manager Matt Chabot.

At issue is whether to repair or remove the riverside stretch of sidewalk that runs south from the intersection of South Water and Roberts streets to where South Water Street turns sharply left to meet South Maple Street. The sidewalk on the east side of South Water Street is in good condition, officials said. 

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Vergennes Lions are raising funds for three ramps

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — The Vergennes Lions Club recently donated $2,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Vergennes to help them meet a match for the purchase of their clubhouse. Executive Director Jill Strube said this, as well as many other donations, helped meet and exceed the match from the Pluesner family of Panton. Lions Club members also helped move club property from their School Street site to the new location on Armory Lane.

The Lions are also in the planning stages for three handicap accessible ramps for folks who need them on their homes.

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VUHS boys' soccer shuts down MUHS

Posted on September 27, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ soccer team came into rainy Vergennes on Tuesday on the heels of a strong performance in a 2-0 win at Mount Abraham on the previous Saturday — the same Eagle team that had defeated the Commodores at VUHS last week, 4-0.

All signs pointed to the talented Tigers continuing to march through the Lake Division.

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