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January 14th, 2015
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police during the first full week of the year were called to an incident in which a man was waving a gun around, responded to a three-vehicle crash with injuries, cited a couple of local men for driving under the influence, cited a Vergennes woman for driving without a license, and took a report of a theft from a work site.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Deven J. Corse-Terrier, 18, of Middlebury for petit larceny, after he allegedly stole some money from a relative at a Route 7 South residence on Jan. 8.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Assisted with a tractor-trailer that was stuck atop a frozen snow bank on South Village Green on Jan. 5.
ADDISON COUNTY — In recent activity in Addison Superior Court Criminal Division (except where noted), the following took place:
Benjamin J. Adams, 32, of Salisbury pleaded guilty to Oct. 19 charges of violation of an abuse prevention order and driving with a suspended license, and was sentenced to 9-12 months, suspended, and was fined $147. The state’s attorney dismissed an Oct. 19 charge of first-degree unlawful restraint as part of a plea agreement.
BURLINGTON — If you have symptoms of flu and are at increased risk for complications (young children, people 65 and older, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions such as asthma), contact your doctor or health care provider.
That advice comes from the Vermont Department of Health.
Flu symptoms include fever, headache, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, and body aches. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea can occur but are more common among children than adults.
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 — On Town Meeting Day, residents of the five-town area will vote on a proposed Mount Abraham Union Middle/High School budget that features spending that is virtually the same as what was approved for the current fiscal year.
The Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget, approved by the Mount Abe board last week, calls for $14.06 million in spending, which is a fraction of a percent less than the $14.09 million spending plan voters approved last year.
BRANDON — In what is sure to be an in-depth conversation about priorities, the Neshobe Elementary School Board has planned a community forum to discuss some key budget issues as Town Meeting Day draws near.
Residents are invited to a forum at the Brandon school’s library on Tuesday, Jan. 13, beginning at 5 p.m. It will be followed by the regular board meeting at 6 p.m., when board members will vote on a 2015-2016 spending plan that will go before voters on Town Meeting Day.
BRISTOL — Bristol police this past Thursday arrested a town man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman the previous day. Following a joint investigation with the Addison County Unit for Special Investigations, Bristol police arrested Dustin W. Quade, 23, at his North Street home just after 10 p.m. on Jan. 8.