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Atlantic Crossing plays at Salisbury church

Posted on July 3, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



SALISBURY — On Friday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m., the 40th annual Salisbury Summer Performance Series (at the Salisbury Congregational Meetinghouse) will host the return of the lively traditional music of long-time series friends, Atlantic Crossing. Having performed across the U.S. and UK, they have been designated “American Masterpiece Artists” by the Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Folklife Center. 

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Vergennes Police Log: City resident cited for domestic assault

Posted on July 3, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police cited a city man for aggravated domestic assault on Sunday evening for an incident that they say occurred in the presence of two children aged nine or younger.

Police allege that Everett M. Lander, 25, pushed the victim against the wall of a West Main Street residence and held an arm against her throat, at least momentarily preventing her from breathing. Police said they processed Lander and took his statement at the Vergennes police station before citing and releasing him.

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Middlebury Police Log: Police take disrobing man for counseling

Posted on July 3, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police took into custody a man whom authorities deemed in need of an immediate mental health examination on June 25. 

Police said witnesses reported the man removing clothing and “hollering and screaming” at construction workers in the East Main Street area. Police took the man to Porter Hospital to be evaluated by Counseling Service of Addison County staff.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

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Vermont State Police Log: Two charged in Whiting home assault

Posted on July 3, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police last week reported progress on their investigation into an incident at a Whiting home this past February that resulted in criminal citations issued to a woman and her mother.

On Feb. 19 at a little after 11 p.m., troopers responded to a report of a physical altercation in Whiting. At the time, police reported the call as a “citizen assist.” 

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Interim principal takes over at Mount Abe

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — The Mount Abraham Unified School District has hired Shannon Warden as interim principal of Mount Abraham Union Middle/High School for the 2019–2020 school year.

Warden, who was appointed to the one-year position by MAUSD Superintendent Patrick Reen, was scheduled to begin the job July 1.

She is excited to continue the work that is happening at Mount Abe, Warden said in a video announcement released by the school district this past Thursday afternoon.

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Questions arise over Otter Creek wetlands designation

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By ABAGAEL GILES



CORRECTION: In a June 24 story regarding this topic, it was incorrectly stated that land within the buffer of a Class II or Class I wetland that is allowed to lay fallow for “a year or more might not be able to be returned to its fullest use, when in fact it is “five years or more.”

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July 4 celebrations set for this week

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY & BRANDON — This is the week for booming fireworks, riveting parades, mouthwatering treats and inspiring displays of red, white and blue.

The Land of Milk and Honey will be awash in Fourth of July sights, sounds and activities — enough that everyone can find a way to mark the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Wednesday is the big night for fireworks in Addison County with official displays going off above three towns.

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Vergennes Boys & Girls Club marks 20 years with gala

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes is now billing itself as “The Little Club That Did.”

Fair enough: The Vergennes youth club this Wednesday will host an all-are-welcome party at its year-old Armory Lane home to celebrate its 20th birthday. The event will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

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Outdoor columnist Matthew Dickerson reflects on writing

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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ADDISON COUNTY — Do you count yourself an avid Addy Indy reader? Then no doubt you recognize Matthew Dickerson’s name — after all, he’s been writing an outdoor column for the paper for 21 years. You might even know this angler recently published “The Voices of Rivers,” a book about his experiences on rivers in Acadia and Glacier national parks and watercourses scattered around Alaska.

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Mary Johnson taps Dave Mandel to be its next leader

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Mary Johnson Children’s Center has hired Dave Mandel as its new executive director. The resident of Connecticut and New York City will succeed Barbara Saunders, who is retiring after more than 30 years of service to the Middlebury childcare center.

Mandel will assume the leadership role on July 8.

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