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April 22nd, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. — The Middlebury College women’s golf team tied with Williams for second place among 10 teams competing at the Jack Leaman Invitational hosted by Amherst at the Hickory Ridge Golf Club on Saturday. The single-day tournament saw Ithaca take home the team title with a 324, followed by Middlebury and Williams, who were both one stroke back.
BRISTOL — Bristol police had a busy March on traffic duty, according to a log of that month’s police actions released to the Independent last week. Police in March conducted 21 town-contracted patrols at various locations including: Monkton Road, Route 116, Hewitt Road, River Road, Burpee Road, Lower Notch Road and Daniel’s Four Corners.
During those patrols, police ticketed 12 drivers and issued five warnings.
In other action in March, Bristol police:
VERMONT — Spring weather is here and there will be an increase in recreational hikers parking their vehicles at trailheads throughout Vermont. Last year there were numerous car break-ins at various hiking access locations in Vermont. In a recent press release, Vermont State Police Cpl. Andrew Leise said these break-ins were due in part to the ongoing heroin and opiate challenges the state currently faces.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police investigated the theft of a cash register from the Rice Restaurant on Seymour Street on Saturday, April 18.
Police said a man grabbed the register during business hours (at around 5:20 p.m.) and ran out the door. A witness reported the culprit ran into a wooded, swampy area off Maple Street, where he may have dumped the register.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact Middlebury police at 388-3191.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
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.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about early brain development and how conditions in very early life, beginning in pregnancy, can affect individuals far into adulthood.
By DR. JODY BRAKELEY
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont is honoring its youngest learners during the Week of the Young Child, April 12-18. This nationwide event is sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children.