October 10th, 2013
In today's other editorial, the win-win scenario refers to the state and Vermont Gas getting a pipeline to Rutland in the fastest manner and with the least amount of political and legal consequence.
Environmentalists opposed to the pipeline might rightly ask: But what about the environment?
MIDDLEBURY — Crosswalk monitors are needed for the Walk/Bike to School Day in Middlebury on Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Join children and adults around the world to celebrate the benefits of walking and biking.
CROSSWALK MONITORS NEEDED (Oct. 9, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.)
Volunteers (12) needed to monitor crosswalk intersections along Route 7/ Cross Street/ Merchants Row during school arrival time. Meet at Mary Hogan School entrance at 7:30 a.m. for Safe Routes to School reflective vest and crosswalk location assignment.
U.S. House Republicans along with their stupid and selfish actions have shut down the government.
It’s perfectly obvious that the idiot Republicans in the U.S. House are hell bent to destroy our economy, our way of life, our society, our health care.
MIDDLEBURY — A Middlebury committee that is planning for a new municipal building and recreation center got its first look last week at some conceptual designs of how those structures might be massed.
It was on Oct. 1 that the Town Offices and Recreation Center Steering Committee got a chance to review the preliminary building sketches, prepared by Bread Loaf Corp. Current plans call for the new town offices to be built in place of the current Osborne House at 77 Main St., while the recreation center would be erected on school lands off Mary Hogan Drive.
MIDDLEBURY — Agri-Mark Inc. is seeking a permit from the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources that would allow it to increase the amount of wastewater it discharges from its Exchange Street cheese plant in Middlebury.
While company and town officials say improvements at the plant will benefit them both by evening out discharges to the local water treatment plant, an outside group is raising questions about Agri-Mark’s environmental record.
ADDISON COUNTY — As Vermont Gas Systems on Thursday formally announced plans to advance its proposed “Phase II” natural gas pipeline from Middlebury to the International Paper Co. in Ticonderoga, N.Y., officials in the two towns principally affected by the project readied for potentially rancorous talks with the gas company.