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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/user/views_handler_field_user.inc on line 50.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 181.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 136.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/image/contrib/image_attach/image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images.inc on line 112.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 81.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.inc on line 121.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.

Officials: Don't swim in fishing access areas

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds the public not to swim at fishing access areas due to safety concerns. The primary use of the fishing access areas is for launching and retrieving motorboats.

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department maintains 190 developed fishing access areas on lakes and rivers throughout the state. These areas have allowed uses determined by law, and swimming is not one of them.

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Officials offer tips to stay safe in heat

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — With much of our area expecting high temperatures in the coming days, being outdoors can be very uncomfortable, and in fact, deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. The American Red Cross has steps you can take to help stay safe when the temperatures soar.

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State helps display recycling rules on truck

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — The Addison County Solid Waste Management District has received a grant of $3,150 from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation. This grant will help pay for the cost of putting recycling and composting messages on the outside of the district’s box truck. 

The messages will be in support of Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law — Act 148.

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Bobcat caught on game camera

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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BRANDON — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department last month released images of a bobcat that was caught in a series of photos on a game camera set up under a bridge in Brandon. The cameras are put out as part of a collaborative partnership between Vermont Fish & Wildlife, The Nature Conservancy, and VTrans to better understand wildlife movement around road crossing structures.

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Turned wooden bowls, handmade quilts on display

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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A new exhibit featuring turned bowls and other wood objects by Toby Fulwiler and pieced and stitched works by Jeri Canfield goes on display at Art on Main in Bristol this week. The exhibit “Turning and Stitching” opens on Friday, July 6, with a public reception from 5-7 p.m. and will be on display until Aug. 10.

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Middlebury Police Log: Driver hits fence, tree; police issue DUI

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Logan Boyer, 20, of Middlebury, for driving while intoxicated on Charles Avenue on June 25. Police said they found Boyer bleeding from a head wound after having allegedly driven his vehicle off the road, striking a fence and a tree. Police said Boyer refused to provide an evidentiary sample of his breath.

In other action last week, Middlebury police:

• Served a temporary restraining order on a local woman on June 25.

• Gave a confused/lost man a ride home to the Buttolph Drive area on June 25.

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Vergennes Police Log: Video helps police indict man for theft

Posted on July 5, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — On behalf of Vergennes police, Rutland police on June 27 cited a Rutland man for the June 18 theft of office supplies, a camera and other items from the Kinney Drug Store in Vergennes. 

Vergennes police said store video played a role in an investigation that resulted in the citation for retail theft issued to Christopher Derusha, 31. They also alleged Derusha was involved in similar cases in Middlebury and Chittenden County.

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Local farmworker in custody after ICE arrest

Posted on July 3, 2018 |
By Nick Garber



ADDISON COUNTY — A local farmworker from Mexico was arrested on Sunday, June 24 by agents from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
 

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Charter House is offering daytime shelter from heat

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Briggs launches second try for Senate seat, calls for lower taxes

Posted on July 2, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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ADDISON — Addison Republican Peter Briggs is taking another run at the state Senate, where he hopes to rally support for growing the economy and decreasing taxes.

Briggs, a 27-year-old dairy farmer, is making his second consecutive bid for one of the two seats in the Vermont Senate representing Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore. He finished third in 2016 in a four-way race that saw re-election of incumbent state Sens. Claire Ayer of Addison and Christopher Bray of New Haven, both Democrats.

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