Armed robberies at Middlebury gas station, Shoreham farm

UPDATEDMIDDLEBURY — Police are looking for men suspected of being involved with armed robberies in Middlebury and Shoreham on Monday evening.Middlebury police are searching for a man who robbed the Jolley Shortstop gas station at knifepoint in Middlebury just before midnight on Monday, Aug. 9.According to Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley, the suspect is described as being white, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, with slender build with dark hair, wearing jeans covered in paint, a long-sleeved white shirt and a … (read more)

Distressing case in Middlebury reveals cracks in system

MIDDLEBURY — Folks walking past the Middlebury police station off Seymour Street during the night of Jan. 12-13 caught an unusual and disturbing sight. A woman camped out in a snow bank, just a few feet away from warmth, nourishment and companionship. It’ … (read more)

Local police on alert after mayhem at Capitol

VERMONT — In the wake of Tuesday’s announcement by Middlebury College that it would revoke Rudy Giuliani’s 2005 honorary degree, the Middlebury Police Department and the college public safety officials are on alert and “keeping the lines of communication … (read more)

Middlebury police take stock of race relations

MIDDLEBURY — Brandon resident Bashiru Abdulaziz on Sept. 3 met up with the two Middlebury police officers who had ordered him to “raise your hands” during their investigation of a false report they’d received about an armed Black man detaining a woman at … (read more)

Facemasks available for Middlebury businesses

MIDDLEBURY — In his Emergency Management update to the Middlebury selectboard Tuesday evening, Police Chief Tom Hanley reported that a supply of cloth masks provided by the state is now available to Middlebury businesses for customer use. Better Middlebur … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Chief Hanley is a great leader

We have many treasures here in Middlebury. One of them is the Addison Independent, which Stephen Terry rightly praised so highly in his Community Forum column April 30. Another treasure is Tom Hanley, Middlebury Police Chief and Emergency Management Direc … (read more)