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City police remind drivers about speed limits

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — As well as handling a variety of incidents between Sept. 11 and 17, Vergennes police also conducted a number of directed patrols in response to citizen concerns about speeding within city limits.

During that seven-day period city police made a dozen such targeted patrols, including multiple patrols on Mountain View Lane, School Street and in the general downtown area. Other areas patrols included Panton Road, West Main Street, New Haven Road, Booth Woods and Green Street.

In other action between Sept. 11 and 17, Vergennes police:

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Mary Johnson proceeds with Vergennes child care proposal

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — A project that Middlebury’s Mary Johnson Children’s Center officials have eyed for almost two decades could be coming closer to becoming a reality — a childcare center in Vergennes to serve up to 30 preschoolers, toddlers and possibly infants.

Mary Johnson officials are now seeking proposals, as their recent ad reads, “for architectural and engineering services to support a physical feasibility study of creating the Vergennes Children’s Center on Armory Lane,” with a Sept. 29 deadline to respond.

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City pool, boosted by swim team, ends year in black

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Thanks to what Vergennes officials called good management and a successful summer for the Vergennes Champs swim team, the city pool will end 2017 about $12,000 in the black, according to City Manager Mel Hawley.

Hawley said during the Sept. 12 city council meeting that the current fund balance for the Sam Fishman Pool stands at $15,660, with a few bills outstanding. Immediately after the meeting he estimated that once those bills are paid roughly $12,000 would remain.

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Vt. Student Assistance Corp. to offer free financial aid workshops at local high schools

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



WINOOSKI — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at over 60 local high schools from early  October through mid-December to help families fill out financial aid forms.

These informal workshops offer guidance on filling out the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and the Vermont grant application. The FAFSA is the basis for determining eligibility for federal Pell grants, the Vermont state grant, financial aid from the school that the student attends, and for student loans.

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Vermont's first human case of West Nile Virus found in Addison County

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



Health Department confirms year’s first human case of West Nile Virus

BURLINGTON – Vermont health officials have confirmed the year’s first case of human illness due to West Nile virus. An Addison County resident was diagnosed earlier this month with neuroinvasive disease — a more serious form of the illness which affects the nervous system.

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Middlebury ranger station to close Sept. 29

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



RUTLAND — As the federal fiscal year comes to a close, so will business operations conducted at the Green Mountain National Forest’s District Office in Middlebury. Officials announced today that after 51 years of operations, the Middlebury Ranger District Office will officially close its doors for business on Friday, Sept. 29.

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Deer food legal for sale but illegal to use

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds us that baiting or feeding deer and bear is prohibited at all times in Vermont.

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Bristol's Hill wins scholarship from Agri-Mark

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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BRISTOL — In order to provide financial assistance to their farm family owners, Agri-Mark Family Farms typically offer 10 post-secondary education scholarships of $1,000 each.

Members of Agri-Mark farm families are encouraged to apply and are judged based on their community activities, school activities, financial need, dairy activities and career objective. The applications are judged by the three Young Cooperator Program Officers and the three program advisors, who are also members of the board of directors.

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Folklife Center offers stipend for traditional music study and research

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



Created by Vermont musician, Deb Flanders to honor the work of her great aunt, Helen Hartness Flanders, the Flanders Award for Traditional Vermont Music provides a stipend to a Vermont musician aged 15-29 to support the perpetuation and performance of the traditional Yankee and Franco-American musical repertoire of the state.

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St. Ambrose spaghetti dinner to support hurricane relief on tap Sept. 29

Posted on September 25, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BRISTOL — Spurred by the devastation left behind by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are hosting a Knights in Italy spaghetti dinner on the evening of Friday, Sept. 29, from 5-7 p.m. at St Ambrose Parish Hall. The menu includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with sauce (with or without meat), garlic bread, salad, beverages, and dessert. The cost for the meal is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under, and $25 for a family.

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