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legal http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/350/all en VUHS head's legal case ends in deal http://www.addisonindependent.com/201208vuhs-heads-legal-case-ends-deal <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; On July 9 in Addison Superior Court, Vergennes Union High School Co-Principal Edwin Webbley pleaded no contest to a charge of careless or negligent operation of a motor vehicle in a plea deal that ended a case against him that began on Feb. 6, when Vermont State Police alleged he was driving under the influence of alcohol.</p> <p> According to court documents, Webbley, a 57-year-old Bristol resident and the Vermont Principals&rsquo; Association 2010 Robert F. Pierce Vermont Secondary Principal of the Year, was fined $400 for the offense, plus $201 in surcharges.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12742">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201208vuhs-heads-legal-case-ends-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes courts legal Mon, 06 Aug 2012 15:31:17 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 12742 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Former school head files suit vs. ACSU http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203former-school-head-files-suit-vs-acsu <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Former Addison Central Supervisory Union Superintendent Lee Sease has filed a lawsuit against his former employer in U.S. District Court, claiming he was unlawfully fired last spring.</p> <p> Sease further claims he was not given reasons for his termination and alleges he was not given a chance to be heard on the matter. He is urging the court to award him damages, including lost wages and benefits. Sease received a total annual compensation package (salary and benefits) of $127,321, according to court records.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11306">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201203former-school-head-files-suit-vs-acsu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury ACSU Featured legal superintendent Thu, 29 Mar 2012 18:33:15 +0000 John Flowers 11306 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Robinson tapped for Supreme Court vacancy http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110robinson-tapped-supreme-court-vacancy <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9634" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201110robinson-tapped-supreme-court-vacancy"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/bethrobinson.thumbnail.jpg" alt="bethrobinson.jpg" title="bethrobinson.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ADDISON COUNTY RESIDENT Beth Robinson, General Counsel to Gov. Peter Shumlin and a marriage equality activist, has been selected to fill a vacancy on the Vermont Supreme Court Independent file photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Addison County resident Beth Robinson&rsquo;s impressive resume got a little more stellar on Tuesday. The longtime attorney, victorious co-counsel in the Baker v. Vermont marriage equality case, and current general counsel to Gov. Peter Shumlin learned that she will serve on the state&rsquo;s highest court.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9610">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110robinson-tapped-supreme-court-vacancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury courts legal Vermont Supreme Court Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:00:10 +0000 John Flowers 9610 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Supreme court to visit Middlebury http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110supreme-court-visit-middlebury <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Supreme Court (VSC) on Oct. 18 will convene for the first time in modern history in Addison County. The five justices will hear six cases and offer local citizens a first-hand glimpse into the workings of the state&rsquo;s highest tribunal.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9541">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110supreme-court-visit-middlebury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury court legal Vermont Supreme Court Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:00:09 +0000 John Flowers 9541 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Teacher to plead guilty in child porn case http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110teacher-plead-guilty-child-porn-case <p> STARKSBORO &mdash; Starksboro resident Will Parini, a former Addison Northeast Supervisory Union elementary school music teacher arrested in March on federal child pornography distribution and possession charges, will plead guilty on one of the two charges in a court hearing on Thursday, according to his attorney</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9536">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201110teacher-plead-guilty-child-porn-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Starksboro legal plea Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:00:04 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 9536 at http://www.addisonindependent.com College professor pleads in embezzling case http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107college-professor-pleads-embezzling-case <p> SALISBURY &mdash; Middlebury College faculty member Kateri Carmola pleaded &ldquo;no contest&rdquo; to an embezzlement charge in Addison County District Court on July 11 for allegedly siphoning $4,500 from the Salisbury Historical Society during a three-month period last year.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8584">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107college-professor-pleads-embezzling-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Salisbury embezzlement legal Middlebury College salisbury historical society Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:00:26 +0000 John Flowers 8584 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Courthouse shuffles current tenants, adds new ones http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107courthouse-shuffles-current-tenants-adds-new-ones <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8523" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201107courthouse-shuffles-current-tenants-adds-new-ones"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/courthousemove1947_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="courthousemove1947.jpg" title="courthousemove1947.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A CREW FROM McLure Movers fills the former probate hearing room in the Frank Mahady Courthouse with tables and equipment from the Department of Motor Vehicles last Friday morning. The courthouse is going through a major reorganization this week designed to make better use of the space and provide better customer service. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Frank Mahady Courthouse in Middlebury will be even busier than usual this week. No, officials aren&rsquo;t anticipating a spike in legal cases; rather, they will be in the midst of a major reorganization of services within the 40,000-square-foot building.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8516">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201107courthouse-shuffles-current-tenants-adds-new-ones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury legal Mahady Courthouse Mon, 11 Jul 2011 16:00:22 +0000 John Flowers 8516 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Prosecutor Teri Ames set to leave her post http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106prosecutor-teri-ames-set-leave-her-post <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Addison County State&rsquo;s Attorney&rsquo;s Office will soon be in the market for a new, part-time prosecutor to focus on cases involving crimes against women.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> Addison County Deputy State&rsquo;s Attorney Teri Ames will be stepping down from her job this Wednesday, June 30, to spend more time with family.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8382">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106prosecutor-teri-ames-set-leave-her-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury legal State's Attorney Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:00:24 +0000 John Flowers 8382 at http://www.addisonindependent.com GMB: Former worker stole cider secrets for rival brand http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106gmb-former-worker-stole-cider-secrets-rival-brand <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury-based cidermaker Green Mountain Beverage (GMB) is suing a former employee whom it alleges stole company secrets for use in the making of his own brand of hard cider.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8199">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201106gmb-former-worker-stole-cider-secrets-rival-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury cider Green Mountain Beverage legal Woodchuck Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:00:23 +0000 Ian Trombulak 8199 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Bridport shooting case hits court http://www.addisonindependent.com/201104bridport-shooting-case-hits-court <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; A Bridport man pleaded innocent in Addison County District Court on Monday to charges of simple assault with a weapon and reckless endangerment, in connection with the accidental shooting of a neighbor on Aug. 13, 2010.</p> <p> State authorities who investigated the case allege that Tracy M. Stone, 35, had alcohol in his system and was knowingly firing a malfunctioning firearm at the time that Peter Damone, then 76, was struck in the left arm and face by a .45-calibre round while grilling on his porch almost a half a mile away.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7619">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201104bridport-shooting-case-hits-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury legal Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:00:24 +0000 Andrew Stein 7619 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Dairy farmers seek facts in monopoly suit http://www.addisonindependent.com/201104dairy-farmers-seek-facts-monopoly-suit <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrea Suozzo </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Dairy farmers in the Northeast are searching for more information in a lawsuit charging Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and its affiliate, Dairy Marketing Services (DMS) with price-fixing and monopolization of the regional dairy market.</p> <p> On March 24, U.S. District Court Judge Christina Reiss in Burlington declined to make a decision on a request by attorneys representing Northeast dairy farmers to release a number of sealed court documents pertaining to the case.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7621">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201104dairy-farmers-seek-facts-monopoly-suit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County agriculture dairy legal Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:00:23 +0000 Andrew Stein 7621 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Starksboro music teacher implicated in child porn case http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103starksboro-music-teacher-implicated-child-porn-case <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p>STARKSBORO &mdash; Elementary school teacher, private guitar tutor and local musician Will J. Parini, 28, of Starksboro was arrested last Thursday, March 17, on a federal charge for one count of distributing child pornography. The arrest came exactly one week after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) executed a court-authorized search warrant for Parini&rsquo;s Route 116 home in Starksboro.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7354">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103starksboro-music-teacher-implicated-child-porn-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Starksboro courts education legal Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:00:27 +0000 Andrew Stein 7354 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Official charged in embezzlement http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103official-charged-embezzlement <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> SALISBURY &mdash; A Middlebury College faculty member has been charged with one count of felony embezzlement for allegedly siphoning $4,500 from the Salisbury Historical Society over a three-month period last year.</p> <p> Kateri Carmola, 45, of Salisbury is due in Addison County District Court on April 4 for a status conference on her case, investigated by Vermont State Police Trooper Joseph Szarejko.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7326">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103official-charged-embezzlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Salisbury legal Middlebury College salisbury historical society Mon, 21 Mar 2011 19:00:03 +0000 Andrew Stein 7326 at http://www.addisonindependent.com