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August 30th, 2010
CORNWALL — Construction crews have been busy preparing a temporary span on which to divert Route 125 traffic during the upcoming replacement of the Lemon Fair Bridge in Cornwall.
“We’re within a week or two of shipping traffic over the temporary bridge, then we will work on the new bridge,” Vermont Agency of Transportation resident Engineer Joe Knipes said late last week.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard is considering an interim zoning change that would open the door to more business development near the east end of the soon-to-be completed Cross Street Bridge.
The board is tentatively set to hold a public hearing on Sept. 28 to receive feedback on the plan, which calls for zoning for properties fronting Cross and South Pleasant streets to be changed from “office-apartment” to “village-residential-commercial.”
Recount’s fine, but keep it rollin’
With gubernatorial candidate Peter Shumlin picking up five votes in the unofficial vote canvassing by the Secretary of State’s office as of late Friday afternoon, he now leads Doug Racine in the Democratic primary race by 197 votes. Still, it is a thin margin and by no means a done deal considering the potential for errors.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Garland “Chico” Martin, a Bristol Planning Commission member and Bristol Elementary School director, is recovering from injuries he sustained in a serious, one-vehicle crash near Comstock, N.Y., on Aug. 20.
ADDISON COUNTY — At about 10 a.m. this Saturday, runners from Middlebury, Mount Abraham and Vergennes union high schools will toe the line at a cross-country meet at Keenan Farm in Charlotte, while soccer players from Vergennes and Mount Abe will kick off at two different sites.
Three hours later, the new cooperative Mount Abe and VUHS football program will debut, as will the other local elevens.
MIDDLEBURY — Town officials on Thursday released a construction update stating that traffic patterns in downtown Middlebury would be changing between Friday, Aug. 27, through Friday, Sept. 3, to accommodate the completion of the roundabout and related paving.
The update stated that College Street would undergo paving and painting work for parking spaces between Friday, Aug. 27, and Monday, Aug. 30.
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