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MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Federal Credit Union is banking on its new location on Court Square to be a big winner with customers, some of whom turned out on Monday morning to witness the official unveiling of the VFCU’s vastly improved Middlebury branch office.
VERGENNES — The Vergennes Union High School board agreed on Monday to add this past spring’s roofing loan into a winter bond vote and set balloting for Dec. 10, not Dec. 3 as had previously been discussed.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury State Airport could soon become the Northeast distribution center for a German glider company that is considering a partnership with an aviation business already located at the facility.
STARKSBORO — Before this year, Eric Rozendaal had never been to Brooklyn, N.Y. Now, he’s visited a dozen times — not as a tourist, but as a vendor of authentic Vermont food at an increasingly popular New York City market.
Rozendaal and his wife, Keenann, own Rockville Market Farm in Starksboro. Every weekend, he travels to “Smorgasburg,” a weekly outdoor food market held in Brooklyn. Smorgasburg hosts 75 to 100 food vendors every week at two locations in the city’s second-most populous borough.
BURLINGTON — One-year-old Emmett did not flinch or cry when his nurse pricked a big toe to take a small sample of blood to test for the presence of lead. The Health Department recommends the routine blood lead screening test for all children at age 1 and again at age 2.
BRISTOL — The Bristol selectboard will ask the Vermont Environmental Court to further explain some of the provisions in its Oct. 18 decision on a controversial gravel pit proposal in town.
The board held a special session Oct. 28 to review and discuss a decision by Environmental Court Judge Thomas Durkin to grant approval for the long-proposed Lathrop gravel pit.
MIDDLEBURY — A quick quiz on Middlebury history:
• Who were Samuel Sheather Phelps and his son Edward J. Phelps?
• What makes 89 Main St. in Middlebury, the home of the Counseling Service of Addison County’s adult clinical services, historically significant?
S.S. and E.J. Phelps are, for most, not household names like the town’s distinguished founders and promoters — Painter, Chipman, Storrs and Battell.
MONTPELIER — Secretary of State Jim Condos has announced that his second biennial “Got Transparency?” Tour will start on Nov. 4. He will visit 10 towns across the state to discuss Vermont’s public records and open meeting laws with municipal and state employees, citizens serving on local government boards and the general public.
The final stop is at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.