Archive - Apr 9, 2012
BRISTOL — Bristol police are looking for a local teen who was last seen by her family on Sunday, April 8, and who family said is in need of her medication.
The girl’s name is Destyni Cassatt, 15, of Bristol. She was last seen in Bristol wearing a purple zip-up hoodie, jeans and sneakers. She was also sporting bright pink hair. Police have been searching throughout town for Cassatt, whom they currently describe as being in a “defiant” state of mind.
MIDDLEBURY — The defending NESCAC West and league champion Middlebury College softball team swept three 8-0 games from visiting Hamilton this past weekend to earn a share of first place in the league.
The Panthers (13-7 overall, 3-0 in NESCAC West) have now won five straight games and nine of their last 10, and are tied with Amherst (21-1, 3-0) atop the league standings. Williams and Wesleyan each stand at 3-3 in NESCAC West; Amherst swept three games from Williams, and Williams took a three-game set from Wesleyan.
MIDDLEBURY — Porter Medical Center is in the process of introducing seven new family practice physicians and a new Advanced Practice Registered Nurse to its roster, a move that will soon relieve some of the demand from new patients who must currently look for such services outside of Addison County.
Every Porter primary care practice in Addison County is closed to new patients, as are the two doctors’ practices that don’t fall under the Porter Medical Center practice umbrella: Mountain Health in Bristol and Middlebury Family Health.
MIDDLEBURY — A committee searching for a new Addison Central Supervisory Union superintendent has elected not to advance a final candidate for board review. This means the district will either embark on what would be a third search, or continue into next year with an interim administrator.
The search committee, chaired by ACSU board member Peter Conlon of Cornwall, last week interviewed one finalist for the job. The panel then met on Thursday, April 5, and chose not advance the candidate on to an ACSU board interview.