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VERGENNES — Vergennes police jailed a female Northlands Job Corps student on Sunday after charging her with assaulting another female Northlands student.
City police on Dec. 2 cited Seantise Richardson, 19, of Newark, N.J., for both simple assault and obstruction of justice. Police alleged that Richardson kneed the female victim in the nose and then threatened the victim with further bodily harm if she told the police about the assault. Police lodged Richardson in the Chittenden County Correctional Center.
MIDDLEURY — Middlebury police were called to the Greystone Motel to deal on Route 7 South on Nov. 29 to deal with a homeless patron who was refusing to leave. After checking with the John Graham Emergency Shelter, police said the woman was ultimately taken to the Rutland Regional Medical Center for screening.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a noise complaint at a Case Street residence on Nov. 27.
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VERGENNES — The former Briarwood Manor nursing home at 1 Alden Place in Vergennes could soon be the headquarters of a 19-bed residential treatment facility for adolescent girls and young women who are battling drug addiction and/or “self-injury behaviors.”
VERGENNES — Addison Northwest Supervisory Union Superintendent Tom O’Brien will retire following the 2013-2014 school year after 13 years in Vergennes, and on Nov. 28 he received the ANwSU board’s approval to work less than full-time — on a 60-percent basis — during the upcoming academic year.
Last Wednesday the ANwSU board also gave approval to O’Brien to negotiate with longtime Addison Central School (ACS) Principal Wayne Howe about coming aboard as a part-time ANwSU assistant superintendent next year.
MIDDLEBURY — State officials late last week announced that they are soliciting applications from entrepreneurs who want a portion of nearly $1 million in grant funds set aside for food and forestry businesses.
Grants ranging from $3,000 to $100,000 will be awarded later this winter by Vermont’s Working Lands Enterprise Board from a $986,5000 fund designed to fuel the Green Mountain State’s economy and build its local food system while maintaining its open lands and natural vistas.
VERGENNES — A smaller-than-expected annual federal grant award has left the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes scrambling in the middle of its fiscal year and will probably mean closing the club’s center for younger members.
Club executive director Mike Reiderer said when he and the organization’s board sat down and came up with this year’s budget, they had counted upon the same roughly $100,000 bequest from a federal program that had been awarded in the past two years.
VERGENNES — The family of longtime state Rep. Greg Clark of Vergennes, who was killed in a highway accident on Friday, have set a date and time for his funeral service.
Visiting hours will be at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes on Monday, Dec. 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Vergennes Congregational Church, where Clark was a member.