May 13th, 2015
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Bonny Sullivan, 59, of Middlebury for driving under the influence (second offense) after she allegedly drove off Seminary Street Extension and down an embankment on May 5.
Police said they measured Sullivan’s blood-alcohol content at 0.13 percent. The legal limit for driving is 0.08.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
VERGENNES — Vergennes police arrested a New York resident for driving under the influence of alcohol, test refusal, and resisting arrest early in the morning on May 8, and also took a passenger in the car for alcohol detoxification.
Police stopped a car on West Main Street that they said was weaving and varying speed, and said the driver, Lindsey Moore, 26, of Saratoga, N.Y., failed roadside sobriety testing. Police allege she then refused official DUI testing, refused to come to the city police station, and began fighting with police officers.
Why can’t we get apples as good as I got 60 years ago?
When I was a little younger I could get a bag of 2-inch Macs and eat great apples. These apples were ripe and soft and juicy and they were sold even in the spring.
The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.
MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Community Athletics Foundation (ACAF) has hired Ken Schoen as a part-time program coordinator for Middlebury Indoor Tennis. He will oversee current programs and will lead efforts to expand programming for youth and others in the community.
MIDDLEBURY — The American Law Institute (ALI) recently announced that Emily J. Joselson of Middlebury, a partner at Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP, is one of 83 newly elected members joining outstanding judges, lawyers, and law professors from 28 states and the District of Columbia.
The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law.
MONTPELIER — The Senate Natural Resources & Energy Committee has passed out a bill that would among other things set up minimum setback requirements for solar energy projects and require the Vermont Public Service Board to ensure the projects comply with screening requirements that would be established by host communities.
VERGENNES — Vergennes residents this past Tuesday, by a 4-1 margin, backed adding a first-floor room to the Vergennes Opera House’s lease in City Hall.
By a 359-89 tally on May 5, voters gave the Vergennes City Council permission to amend the 2003 lease the Friends of the Vergennes Opera House Inc. signed with the city to include “the so-called ticket booth.” That vote was held in conjunction with the second vote on a Vergennes Union High School budget proposal.