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Tour de Farms takes off Sept. 21

Posted on July 15, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — ACORN’s 12th annual Tour de Farms, one of Vermont’s oldest cycling farm tours, is returning to Vergennes, Charlotte and Ferrisburgh. On Saturday, Sept. 21, riders will be welcomed at Adam’s Berry Farm, Boundbrook Farm, Brenderwalk Farm Stand, Nea Tocht Farm, Pelkey’s Blueberries/Charlotte Village Winery and Philo Ridge Farm for a day full of fresh flavors. The tour features a 30-mile route, as well as a shorter, family-friendly 10-mile route for those who prefer a more relaxed adventure.

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Vergennes Union High School honor roll

Posted on July 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes Union High School has announced its honor roll for the final quarter of the 2018-2019 academic year. Those named to the roll include: 

GRADE 12 

High honors: Kaelen Dobson, Bess Gramling, Marin Howell, Cheyenne Jewett, Morgan Lynk, Wade Mullin, Ezekiel Palmer, Hannah Philbrook, Dylan Rapoport, Abigail Smith and Cedar Winslow. 

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Vergennes Police Log for Jul. 11

Posted on July 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police on July 4 cited a city woman for domestic assault after responding to a 2 a.m. report of people yelling in a Main Street apartment building.

Police allege that Tammy Curler, 53, struck a man in the face. Police said Curler told them the victim’s dog bit her hand before she allegedly hit the man. The alleged victim denied that allegation, according to police. Curler was cited and released.

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Vergennes youth club has big impact over 20 years

Posted on July 8, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — There were many reasons for more than 100 people of all ages to gather on this past Wednesday evening at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vergennes’ Armory Lane headquarters.

The biggest was to celebrate the youth organization’s 20th anniversary. The club, the brainchild of the late Sam Allo, officially came into being on July 4, 1999, and opened its doors soon afterward in the Vermont National Guard Armory, nearby on Monkton Road.

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City tax rate up 10 percent; council postpones police decision

Posted on July 4, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — When the dust settled this past Friday evening at the end of the second contentious Vergennes City Council meeting of the week, council members did not agree on a budget, but did approve an 8.5-cent tax increase to the city’s municipal rate.

That means that in the fiscal year that began Monday, Vergennes property owners will pay a rate for taxes to cover non-school spending that rose by a little more than 10 percent from 83.5 cents per $100 in property value to 92 cents. 

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Vergennes Police Log: City resident cited for domestic assault

Posted on July 3, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police cited a city man for aggravated domestic assault on Sunday evening for an incident that they say occurred in the presence of two children aged nine or younger.

Police allege that Everett M. Lander, 25, pushed the victim against the wall of a West Main Street residence and held an arm against her throat, at least momentarily preventing her from breathing. Police said they processed Lander and took his statement at the Vergennes police station before citing and releasing him.

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July 4 celebrations set for this week

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY & BRANDON — This is the week for booming fireworks, riveting parades, mouthwatering treats and inspiring displays of red, white and blue.

The Land of Milk and Honey will be awash in Fourth of July sights, sounds and activities — enough that everyone can find a way to mark the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Wednesday is the big night for fireworks in Addison County with official displays going off above three towns.

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Vergennes Boys & Girls Club marks 20 years with gala

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes is now billing itself as “The Little Club That Did.”

Fair enough: The Vergennes youth club this Wednesday will host an all-are-welcome party at its year-old Armory Lane home to celebrate its 20th birthday. The event will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

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Vergennes budget plan draws criticism

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Faced with opposition to proposed cuts in the Vergennes Police Department from most of the roughly 40 people gathered at their Tuesday meeting, the Vergennes City Council tabled city budget discussions to a Friday meeting at which its members will have to set spending and a municipal tax rate for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

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Innovative educator Lee Shorey leaves legacy at VUHS

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — Trying to get in a quick word with longtime Vergennes Union High School special educator Lee Shorey after the school’s June 14 graduation ceremony is like approaching Beyoncé at the Met Gala — you wait your turn.

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