Archive - Aug 2012
If you’re a male and you have testicular cancer, the odds are in your favor because it’s among the most curable forms of cancer.
MIDDLEBURY — Downtown Middlebury’s Mill Street will be closed to traffic from 7 to 11 a.m. for several consecutive days beginning Monday, Aug. 27, as workers replace sidewalks along the narrow, one-way road linking Main Street with Weybridge Street.
The uproar over Congressman Todd Akin’s, R-Missouri, statement on abortion has morphed into a serious concern for the Republican Party and its prospects to retake the presidency and U.S. Senate for one simple reason: his comments are reflective of the Republican Party and the belief of a majority of its congressional members. And that is a problem that gets too little attention.
The GOP’s drift to the extreme political right on social issues, and increasingly on fiscal ones, has been as dramatic as it is nonsensical.
The Bristol Planning Commission wisely lent its support to a proposal to pursue conservation easements along a 1.6-mile stretch of the Route 116 corridor north of Bristol.
With less than a week to go before the statewide primary election, I have two major questions about next Tuesday’s Democratic primary for attorney general between Bill Sorrell and T.J. Donovan.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a report of an armed woman who had been drinking and threatening suicide in the Twin Circles area on Aug. 17. Police defused the situation and took the gun into evidence. The woman was taken to Porter Hospital, according to police.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Investigated two car break-ins in the Forbes Circle neighborhood on Aug. 13.