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Three arraigned after Hancock meth bust

Posted on November 21, 2012 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — Vermont State Police arrested three Hancock residents on charges of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine  on Tuesday, Nov. 20, following an investigation at their respective homes off Route 125.

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Lecturers in Hancock to discuss child labor

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — Inspired by our reading of “Bread and Roses, Too,” Rochester resident George Moltz is helping bring local labor history to life. Moltz will be giving two lectures on Vermont in the era of child labor on Wednesday, May 9, at 11:30 a.m. at the Hancock Town Hall and again on Wednesday, May 16 a 7 p.m. at the same location.

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Middlebury woman found dead in pool at base of Texas Falls

Posted on April 10, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — Police are trying to determine the circumstance around the death of a Middlebury woman, whose lifeless body was discovered in the waters at Texas Falls in Hancock Monday afternoon.

A concerned citizen contacted Vermont State Police at around 5 p.m. on April 9 and reported a human body in the water at the Texas Falls Recreation Area of the Green Mountain National Forest. The falls are accessed via Texas Falls Road off Route 125 in Hancock.

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Hancock town meeting wrap-up 2018

Posted on March 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — At a fairly quiet town meeting Tuesday morning, Hancock residents passed a 2019 town-highway budget of $371,088, which represents a $46,382 reduction from the current $417,470 spending plan.

Residents also voted to approve a combined total of $30,121 for various social services organizations that serve Hancock, including the White River Valley Ambulance service.

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2018 Hancock town meeting preview

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — Hancock residents at their town meeting will vote on a fiscal year 2019 town-highway budget of $371,088, which represents a substantial reduction from the current, $417,470 spending plan.

But town officials noted the town’s books are currently being independently audited, so the $371,088 budget number to be voted next week is likely to change.

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Madaila kicks off local United Way's 50th year this Saturday

Posted on October 5, 2017 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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Turning 50 deserves a celebration — a big one.

After all, that’s 18,250 days, or 438,000 hours, or if you count every minute: 26,280,000 minutes. It’s an accomplishment.

Not only has United Way of Addison County reached the big 5-0 this year, they have spent the last half century (all 26.2 million minutes) serving programs that enrich the lives of people who live and work in Addison County.

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Route 125 in Hancock to close for repairs next weekend

Posted on July 20, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — A weekend closure of Route 125 in Hancock is scheduled for the end of next week. 

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will replace the culvert located on Route 125 in Hancock near the old Piper Cemetery. The culvert is located approximately 2.5 miles west of the intersection of Route 125 and Route 100 in Hancock.  

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Hancock searching for next town clerk

Posted on June 19, 2017 |
By Will DiGravio



HANCOCK — The town of Hancock has begun looking for a new town clerk after the current clerk, Olivia Drury, announced she will be stepping down from the position.

Drury will be relocating to Rochester for family reasons, according to selectboard Chair Jack Ross. In Hancock, as in most Vermont towns, the clerk is required by law to be a town resident, so Drury will no longer be able serve in the position. Ross said Drury, who did not respond to a phone call before the Independent’s Friday deadline, will be leaving on July 1.

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Hancock

Posted on March 8, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — The Hancock town meeting ran pretty smoothly on Tuesday as residents gathered for the first time in the town firehouse while the town hall gets repairs.

Those in attendance rejected one article — it asked whether they wished to spend $50,000 on a used tanker truck for the fire department. But the rejection came only as a housekeeping matter since the $50,000 appropriation was added to the town spending plan.

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Hancock

Posted on March 1, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



HANCOCK — As in their neighboring town to the north, Hancock residents at town meeting on Tuesday will elect a selectboard member and a school board member. They will also vote on proposed decreases in spending for town services and in the school budget.

For the first time, Hancock Town Meeting will be held in the volunteer fire department building, not far from the town hall. Start time on Tuesday, March 7, is 10 a.m.

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