June 24th, 2013
BRISTOL — Porter and Dave Knight of Bristol have watched their Fresh Air child grow for the past 9 years. This year will be the 10th summer 14-year-old Elijah Hedrington, of the Bronx, has visited the Knights. “He’s fit right into the family since the very beginning,” Knight said. Porter believes that hosting a Fresh Air child is just as eye-opening for her family as it has been for Elijah. “Having a Fresh Air child helps your family grow as much as it helps the child grow. They see things differently but so do you,” she said.
FERRISBURGH — The Ferrisburgh selectboard on June 18 said it would sit down with the Ferrisburgh Central School board this summer to discuss the $40,000 offer to either board of a 2-acre parcel that abuts both town and central school property.
MONKTON — Though 10 staff members will not be returning to the Monkton Central School next fall, Superintendent David Adams said the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union is well on its way to meeting the school’s staffing needs for the upcoming academic year.
MIDDLEBURY — Owners of the former Sunoco station at 49 Court St. are seeking permission to re-open the dormant business for gasoline sales, car wash service and automotive repairs.
ADDISON COUNTY — Nearly $100,000 in grants to two local apple operations announced last week, plus additional grants supporting meat-cutting and composting efforts, aim to help businesses cultivating the local foods market.
Ultimately, the awards through the highly competitive Working Lands Enterprise Fund should make locally grown and processed foods more readily available to Vermont consumers.