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October 22nd, 2015
VERGENNES — Vergennes police this past weekend cited two local residents for driving under the influence of alcohol.
On Sunday evening, police learned of a southbound driver on Route 7 weaving on and off the road and stopped a car driven by city resident Jovan Rodic, 59. After observing signs of intoxication, they tested his blood-alcohol content at roadside; they allege it was 0.327; the legal limit for driving is 0.08. Police allege his evidentiary test came in two-and-a-half hours later at 0.217, and they then cited him for DUI, second offense.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a report that an unspecified amount of money had been stolen from the Middlebury College Dining Service office on College Street on Oct. 14.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Were informed of the theft of $6 from a vehicle parked off Porter Field Road on Oct. 12. Police said the culprit(s) had smashed the driver’s-side front window in order to get inside the vehicle.
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.
BRISTOL — The Bristol Fire Department, in conjunction with the fire departments of Lincoln, Monkton, New Haven and Starksboro, will conduct a town-wide food drive on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m.-noon. The theme, once again, is “Help Us Fill the Firehouse.”
BRISTOL — At its meeting last Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union school board took important steps toward hiring an interim superintendent.
The board had voted at its Sept. 29 meeting to reassign Superintendent David Adams’s duties to Assistant Superintendent Catrina DiNapoli, and she has been carrying out those duties and responsibilities ever since. The board chair said at that time that Adams “has been and continues to be on FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) leave,” but did not say when that leave started.
MIDDLEBURY — The Congregational Church of Middlebury is seeking donations of children’s clothing that it will organize and offer for free during a Saturday, Oct. 24, event in the church’s fellowship hall at 2 Main St.
This is the fifth year that the church will be offering the free children’s clothing event, part of the congregation’s ongoing effort to make sure local kids are able to stay warm and properly clad throughout the winter and into spring.
LINCOLN — Food and cooking writer Andrea Chesman will present her latest book and demonstrate skills on how best to preserve your harvest in an appearance at Lincoln Library this Wednesday evening.
NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Community Library has two public events scheduled this month.