August 14th, 2014
VERGENNES — Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes Executive Director Mike Reiderer has been with the club for 14 of its 15 years and held his post for 13 years.
Reiderer has seen the club’s ups — five of its members have been named Vermont Boys & Girls Clubs’ Youths of the Year — and downs — a 2012 federal funding cut forced the club to shutter its elementary school program.
VERGENNES — After a recent meeting with Addison Northwest Supervisory Union officials, the Vermont Agency of Education has agreed, with conditions, to restore grant funding to ANwSU that has been withheld from the Vergennes-area school district because of accounting and reporting problems.
ST. ALBANS — Republican gubernatorial Scott Milne is a candidate still in the process of becoming a candidate.
The 55-year-old Pomfret resident freely admits that he is still developing an understanding of many of the issues and doesn’t yet have specific policy proposals. They’re in the works.
MIDDLEBURY — The sweet sounds of music will be coming from the Middlebury Community House next week as the stately, 198-year-old building near the top of Main Street hosts a one-week summer camp — the first offering of the new Middlebury Community Music Center.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury has received unsolicited inquiries from a handful of entrepreneurs interested in developing the so-called “economic development initiative (EDI)” parcel off Bakery Lane in the downtown. Town officials are now drafting a formal request for proposals intended to yield one or more applications to transform the 1.7-acre property into a commercial-retail-office hub.
EAST MIDDLEBURY — Leo F. Hotte Jr., 46, of East Middlebury pleaded innocent at the Addison County Courthouse on Monday to four misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged domestic assault that occurred on July 4.
VERGENNES — A Vergennes man on Monday pleaded innocent in Addison County Superior Court, criminal division, to a felony charge of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child, in connection with an alleged incident in the Little City on June 6.
BRISTOL — A Bristol man on Monday pleaded innocent in Addison County Superior Court, criminal division, to a felony count of sexual assault without consent, stemming from allegations that he had non-consensual sex earlier this month with a woman described by authorities as being of “diminished mental capacity.”
Andrew A. Carter, 42, was ordered held for lack of $25,000 bail as he answers to a charge that carries a potential punishment of three years to life in prison and up to a $25,000 fine.