March 19th, 2014
BRISTOL — Bristol police recently issued a log of their activity for the month of January. A notable call that month came on Jan. 24 when an officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on West Street. The driver said she couldn’t get cell service in Lincoln, so she was using her computer and iPad from West Street.
When the driver said she was cold and unable to start her car, police provided her with a cup of hot chocolate and jump-started her car.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police investigated a reported burglary at a South Pleasant Street residence on March 13. Police said the stolen items included a 0.22-caliber Ruger revolver and a 0.22-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun.
The investigation is ongoing.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
MIDDLEBURY — Three organization will host a networking event for people interested in hemp on Wednesday, March 19, in Middlebury. The evening will also feature a special screening of the hemp documentary “Bringing it Home.”
The event, hosted by Rural Vermont, Full Sun Company of Middlebury, VT, and Vote Hemp, is intended for all those interested in cultivating hemp, and networking with other Vermont farmers, processors and advocates. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Ilsley Public Library.
VERGENNES — After discussions over the past few months, the Vergennes City Council and the Friends of the Vergennes Opera House have agreed not to do a complete makeover of the front of Vergennes City Hall into a courtyard, a project that could have also included a bulbout.
City officials and the theater group could still cooperate on upgrading the theater’s standing marquee while the city focuses on fixing the sidewalk.
MIDDLEBURY — The town of Weybridge will receive $10,000 to invest in a municipal weatherization project of its choice, thanks to its victory in a statewide energy efficiency competition called the “Home Energy Challenge.”
BRISTOL — American Legion Post 19 in Bristol on March 8 honored Lincoln resident Eleanor Scully with its “Above and Beyond” award. A nomination letter called Scully “an extremely dedicated individual who unselfishly donates her time to many organizations.”