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October 8th, 2015
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police fielded a complaint from a local woman who feared she was being stalked by another woman in the Court Street area on Sept. 27.
No arrests were made.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Assisted Middlebury Regional EMS with a patient having a mental health issue in the Painter Road area on Sept. 21.
• Received a report of an alleged threat that had been made against a Vermont Probation and Parole official on Sept. 21.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Sept. 22 ended up citing a Starksboro man after responding to reports of a disturbance behind the Creekview Apartments complex, reports of activity that included property damage and machete wielding.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police on Wednesday, Sept. 30, cited Matthew Hinton, 25, of Rutland for burglary and possession of stolen property in connection with break-ins reported at homes on Brown Road and North Orwell Road in Shoreham and on Daigneault Hill Road in Orwell on the previous Monday.
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Gas on Wednesday morning announced a memorandum of understanding with the Vermont Department of Public Service placing a limit of $134 million on the amount it will seek from its ratepayers for expenses related to the Addison Natural Gas Project pipeline.
That amount is $20 million less than the $154 million the company had forecasted for the project back in December.
MIDDLEBURY — A year after opening its new 100,000-square-foot cidery at 1321 Exchange St. in Middlebury the Vermont Hard Cider Company LLC (VHC) is announcing layoffs affecting eight workers in its marketing and administration departments.
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.
GRANVILLE — The tiny Granville Fire Department is taking on a huge responsibility for itself and two neighboring communities. It has agreed to spearhead first-response services for Granville, Hancock and Rochester in the wake of last year’s decision by White River Valley Ambulance Inc. (WRVA) to close its Route 100 branch.
MIDDLEBURY — The regular changing of the guard within Vermont’s local courthouses has brought a new presiding judge to Addison County — Samuel Hoar Jr., who replaces Judge Robert Mello, who has been transferred to Franklin County Superior Court.
Addison County’s new judge hopes to be spending the next two years in Addison County’s courthouse, and he does not mind getting a change of scenery on a regular basis.