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Vermont State Police for Mar. 28

Posted on March 28, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — On March 20 between 11 a.m. and noon troopers from the New Haven barracks of the Vermont State Police conducted a saturation patrol on Leicester Whiting Road in Leicester. This patrol was in response to a request from a utility company working in the area to slow traffic in the work zone.

During the patrol, police stopped one vehicle and issued one traffic ticket for driving with a suspended license. 

In other recent activity, Vermont State Police:

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Grow citrus plants in containers all year round

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Deborah J. Benoit



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VERMONT — When the long wait for spring gets you down, would the scent of lemon blossoms lift your mood?

Well, you don't need to hop a plane to Florida. You can grow citrus right in your home, no matter where you live. The trick is choosing a dwarf variety suitable for growing in a container.

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Efficiency Vermont recognized by peers

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has named three Efficiency Vermont programs as being among the most outstanding in the nation, based on their effectiveness and innovation in helping customers achieve greater levels of energy efficiency.

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Groups seek submissions for watershed restoration grants

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



GRAND ISLE — The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is soliciting Letters of Request for watershed restoration projects. The Lake Champlain Watershed Environmental Assistance Program awards design and construction services provided by the New York District of the Corps. Letters of Request may be submitted at any time for determination of a project’s eligibility, and projects are reviewed periodically throughout the year by the LCBP.

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If a dog bites, seek medical attention

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Erin Forbes



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Dog bites post a serious health risk to people, communities and society as a whole. According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 800,000 people receive medical care for dog bites and over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. Further, over half of those bitten are children. In Vermont, 550 children were treated at the hospital for dog bite wounds between 2012-2016. That number doesn’t include children who were bitten for whom medical help was not sought or needed, or where actual contact didn’t occur, but unsafe interactions happened.

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Law would ban dairy label on non-dairy items

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of Vermont’s Congressional delegation have introduced bills aimed to protect dairy farmers and immigrant farm labor.

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., joined with Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson last week to re-introduce bipartisan legislation in the House that requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take enforcement action against manufacturers labeling non-dairy products as dairy.

Vermont Democrat Sen. Patrick Leahy cosponsored the Senate version of the bill.

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Vermont's milk production is down

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



NEW ENGLAND — Milk production in the New England states declined 2.1 percent in 2018, according to King Whetstone, Regional Director of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northeastern Regional Field Office.

Production decreased in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont; while it increased in Connecticut, according to the “Annual Milk Production” report released by the USDA last week.

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Vermont State Police: Two men get DUI-2 charges on local roads

Posted on March 21, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — In the past week Vermont State Police operating out of the New Haven barracks cited two men in separate incidents for driving under the influence, second offense.

In the first incident, troopers on March 14 at a little before 6:30 p.m. stopped a motor vehicle on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh after observing a violation. Troopers identified the driver as 69-year-old Morris Ellison of Ferrisburgh. While speaking with Ellison, police detected several signs of impairment, screened him and cited Ellison for DUI-2.

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A climate message from a young person

Posted on March 18, 2019 |
By Greta Hardy-Mittell



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East Middlebury resident Greta Hardy-Mittell, a 2018 graduate of Middlebury Union High School, spoke at College Park in Middlebury this past Friday at noon as part of the Climate Strike. The worldwide call to action on climate change brought out more than a hundred at the Middlebury event. Here are Hardy-Mittell’s remarks.

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On December 2, 2018, I sat outside, watched a lizard and a butterfly, and thought about the end of the world.

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State proposes new deer hunting rules

Posted on March 18, 2019 |
By Elizabeth Gribkoff of VTDigger.org



VERMONT — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking to overhaul Vermont’s deer hunting rules.

The department unveiled the proposed changes, which have been in the works since 2013, at the end of last month. Nick Fortin, deer project leader, said the aims of what he believes constitute the “most substantial one-time change” in the state’s deer hunting regulations are to better target deer population management by region and age.

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