April 8th, 2015
MIDDLEBURY — A Burlington man on Monday pleaded innocent in Addison Superior Court, criminal division, to misdemeanor charges of domestic assault and unlawful mischief, stemming from an incident in Salisbury on April 4.
Vermont State Police Trooper Joseph Szarejko investigated the incident involving Nathan I. Hansen, 28. It was at 3:34 a.m. that Szarejko responded to a report of a family fight in Salisbury, though he later learned that the alleged victim had proceeded to an East Middlebury home.
MIDDLEBURY — A Middlebury man on Monday pleaded innocent in Addison Superior Court, criminal division, to a felony charge of driving under the influence, third offense, and misdemeanor careless or negligent driving, in connection with a Dec. 21, 2014, incident during which he allegedly split in two the vehicle he had driven into a tree off Route 30 in Whiting.
VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Saturday night issued several traffic tickets to a man they described as an undocumented worker, actions taken following a traffic stop at the intersection of School and South Maple streets.
Police said the man driving a car with three other undocumented workers was extremely intoxicated. The officer could not communicate with the driver because he spoke no English and police could not arrange for a translator at the late hour, about 10:30 p.m.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police say that 18-year-old Deven Corse-Terrier of Middlebury spray-painted a wall and piano at the Addison Central Teens center in the lower level of the Middlebury municipal building on April 2.
Authorities cited Corse-Terrier for unlawful trespass and unlawful mischief.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Responded to a report of a man urinating in front of a South Village Green business on March 30.
ADDISON COUNTY — A young woman from Bristol was seriously injured Saturday in a crash on Interstate 89 that killed a fellow passenger in the car.
Vermont State Police report that at about nine minutes past 5 p.m. on April 4 they were notified of a one-car crash on Interstate 89 southbound in Colchester near mile marker 94. The weather was clear and sunny at the time of this crash and the roadway was dry.
VERGENNES — The Commodore Parent Teacher Group (CPTG) is sponsoringthe first presentation of a Parent/Family Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 7, at the Vergennes Union High School Library from 7-8:30 pm.
The public is invited to join Tom Fontana, a school based clinician at VUHS for a discussion on “Talking With Your Teen About Dating.”Fontana is a mental health and substance abuse counselor and highly respected staff member at VUHS. He is known for connecting with students on a personal and individual level.
It's important to learn how to say "No."
I know, I know, you think, rolling your eyes. C'mon, tell me something new.
Here's my best shot at something new: I'd wager that not many people have been taught to say "No" by Lucky the Leprechaun.
Before we get to Lucky, though, let's review the basics about saying "No:"
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