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No charges filed in VUHS case; threat still under investigation

Posted on January 17, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The Vergennes Union High School student who on Jan. 8 allegedly told another student he might bring a gun to school and shoot it there while other people were present had not as of this week been charged with a crime, according to Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel.

Merkel on Tuesday said, however, he had conferred with Addison County State’s Attorney Dennis Wygmans, and they agreed the case should remain open and under investigation.

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Kids' basketball free-throw competition coming up

Posted on January 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — The Vergennes Knights of Columbus will hold a basketball free throw competition for boys and girls ages 9-14 years old at the Vergennes Union High School Gym on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 10:30 a.m.

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Vergennes Police Log: State safety program nets DUI citation in Vergennes

Posted on January 17, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Jan. 13 cited a Bristol man for driving under the influence of alcohol during a special DUI patrol that began late on Saturday, Jan. 12, and was funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.

Cited was Jordan Pike, 21, of Bristol. Police allege he failed to yield at a stop sign, and they pulled his vehicle over on Route 7 south of Vergennes. Police allege Pike’s blood-alcohol content tested at 0.146; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.

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Police and VUHS assess how safety procedures worked during gun threat

Posted on January 14, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel said late last week the student who made a verbal threat to shoot a gun at Vergennes Union High School had not yet been cited for a crime.

Nor, Merkel said, was it absolutely certain the student would be charged after an investigation determined the threat “was not real,” according to a Vergennes Police Department press release last week.

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Vergennes will reopen stump dump

Posted on January 14, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Vergennes residents after many years will have a more convenient way to dispose of some of their yard and other wood waste by later this spring.

City Manager Matt Chabot announced at Tuesday’s city council meeting that he has received an Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) permit to re-open the city’s long-closed “stump dump,” which lies past the city’s Canal Street wastewater treatment plant.

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Waltham plan envisions city sewer service

Posted on January 14, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Vergennes City Council members made no comment this past Tuesday evening when City Manager Matt Chabot said he had met with the Waltham Planning Commission to discuss a zoning change in Waltham that would require city sewer service to meet its long-range goals.

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Police: VUHS shooting threat 'was not real'

Posted on January 10, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Tuesday afternoon investigated a report of a student threat to fire a weapon at Vergennes Union High School, but according to Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel authorities determined “the ability to carry out the threat was not real,” and “no threat exists to the safety of students or the facility.”

On Wednesday Merkel said a VUHS student told police that another student made the threat during a conversation, and that report triggered the investigation.

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Corporate moves won't affect Vergennes aerospace plant

Posted on January 10, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Despite recent major changes in the corporate structure of one of Addison County’s largest employers, a company spokesman said this week it should be business as usual on Panton Road in Vergennes.

What in 2012 was a Goodrich Aerospace plant — and until late last year did business under the banner of United Technologies Aerospace Systems — now has a Collins Aerospace sign facing Panton Road after parent company United Technologies Corp. completed a multi-billion-dollar acquisition.

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City Council approves longer downtown parking hours

Posted on January 10, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The Vergennes City Council on Tuesday as expected approved an amendment to the city’s parking law that will add an extra hour to the time motorists may leave their cars parked on downtown streets.

Effective 60 days from Tuesday (March 9), the legal daytime limit to remain in a downtown parking space will be extended from two to three hours. Neither the current or new limit applies to evenings or Sundays.

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Vergennes City Hall to get a makeover

Posted on January 10, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — The interior of Vergennes City Hall will in the next two or three months receive a facelift at no direct cost to city taxpayers.

On Tuesday the Vergennes City Council voted unanimously to tap the Vergennes Water Tower Fund for $25,000 to pay for improvements to walls, ceilings and flooring; lighting and wiring upgrades; and completion of work to the meeting room that has been in progress for more than a year.

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