Archive - Apr 30, 2009
By ANDY KIRKALDY
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ lacrosse team on Tuesday rode a big first half to its third straight one-sided win, 12-4, over visiting Essex.
By JOHN FLOWERS
EAST MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury selectmen are poised to release $60,000 from the town’s conservation fund to protect a 16-acre parcel bordering the Middlebury River, land that environmental advocates say could be critical in managing future flood events as well as in assuring access to swimmers, hikers and anglers.
ADDISON COUNTY — As reported cases of the swine influenza cropped up around the country, Vermont remained unaffected at midweek by the airborne, contagious disease that reached epidemic proportions in Mexico. Still, local and state officials said they were on the lookout for the disease should it spread, and one local high school stepped up precautions after a student trip returned from south of the border last week.
By KATHRYN FLAGG
MIDDLEBURY — Porter Medical Center is moving forward with an expensive but potentially life-saving plan to transition to electronic medical records.
By Matt Dickerson
April is over — or it will be by the time most of you read this. May 1 is opening day of spring turkey season in Vermont. Seems like I’ve seen more turkeys this year than usual. Everywhere I drive. Cornfields and hay fields and lawns next to roads all over the county. Plenty of hens and toms both, keeping good company.