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Vergennes zoning regs moving forward; no move to smaller lot sizes yet

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — With little comment, proposed new Vergennes zoning and subdivision regulations that would, among other things create Solar Energy Overlay District, took another step forward at the March 27 city council meeting.

The council on Tuesday held the first of at least two required hearings on the proposed amendments, which would also ban street-level and basement apartments in the downtown business district and make another 20-plus changes, many minor but some significant.

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Second forum on Mount Abe set for Saturday

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



BRISTOL — A community group seeking creative solutions to address the needs of Mount Abraham Union High School will convene its second meeting this Saturday, March 31, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the school.

The mission of the 5-Town Community Forum is to foster vigorous but respectful debate, encourage diverse participation and create an environment where residents can develop their ideas, according to leaders of the forum.

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Mount Abe travel club broadens horizons, plans third international trip

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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BRISTOL — For April vacation this year 35 Mount Abraham Union High School students and six chaperones will exchange the Green Mountains of Vermont for the green hills and highlands of Ireland and Scotland.

This is the third international trip sponsored by the newly reconstituted Mt. Abe Travel Club, advised by social studies teacher Jess Little and assistant principal Justin Bouvier. Last year students traveled to Belize and in 2016 toured five European countries.

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Addison couple lose in Vt. Supreme Court

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Mike Donoghue



ADDISON — The Vermont Supreme Court has upheld a $27,213 civil fine imposed by the Environmental Court against three property owners in the town of Addison.

Barbara Ernst, her partner Barbara Supeno and her brother Francis Supeno had appealed the state order imposing a $27,213 penalty for both water and wastewater permit violations on their waterfront property on Lake Champlain.

The high court on Friday ruled the $27,213 fine was proper in light of the conduct of the three defendants.

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City Manager Mel Hawley speaks out on complaint at meeting

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — City Manager Mel Hawley at Tuesday’s Vergennes City Council meeting read a 600-word statement addressing the December complaint filed against him by a downtown business owner.

The statement, technically a memorandum addressed to the council, detailed why Hawley believed his specific actions outlined in the complaint — such as copying City Clerk Joan Devine with email correspondence and making sure that a privately organized effort to install holiday lights on the city green was properly insured — were appropriate.

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Old infrastructure blamed for Brandon sewage spill

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Mike Polhamus VTDigger.org



More than 1 million gallons of raw sewage burst from the town of Brandon’s sewage pipes earlier this month and flowed into the Neshobe River, a Lake Champlain tributary, in an accident officials are attributing to aging infrastructure.

Over the span of two weeks, untreated effluent flowed from two separate holes in a 12-inch-diameter sewage pipe that runs parallel to the river.

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Middlebury theater hosts comedy show, "The Unbearable Whiteness of Being"

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Join actors DiMascio, Amy Halpin Riley, Alex Hudson, Jory Raphael and Geeda Searfoorce for a fast-paced evening of lunacy and lampoonery. Directed by Seth Jarvis, the actors deftly transform into a different set of extraordinary characters, alternately spoofing contemporary culture and the political issues of the past and present. With sound design by Jess Wilson, “Stealing from Work’s” production takes on familiar and new topics, all with a local flavor.

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By the way for March 29

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Lincoln news for March 29

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LINCOLN — The second annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 31, at 10 a.m. Meet on the front lawn of the church. Children should bring their own basket or bag to collect the eggs in. This event will be held rain or shine.

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Leicester news for March 29

Posted on March 29, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER — Town Clerk Julie Delphia reminds residents to register dogs by April 1. A dog census will be conducted in May and to avoid penalties and fees it is important to get dogs registered.

Leicester Historical Society is sponsoring Prize Bingo on Saturday, April 14, at 1:00 p.m. at the Senior Center at the Four Corners. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

The town is seeking one or two individuals to represent the town on the BLSG. For more information, contact Julie Delphia at 247-5961. 

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