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Family inspired EMT volunteer Susan Nelson

Posted on April 18, 2019 |
By Alice Grau



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ADDISON — Susan Nelson and her husband, Geoff, moved to Addison in 2008, and he quickly joined Addison Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter. Susan also wanted to be involved in the community and help people but couldn’t envision herself carrying 50 pounds of gear while entering a burning building.

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Paul Callicott gives back as a firefighter

Posted on April 18, 2019 |
By Alice Grau



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ADDISON — One of the youngest members of Town Line First Response is Paul Callicott, who hails from Charlotte, N.C. Paul moved here six years ago to be with Karen, a native Vermonter; the two run the Briggs Dairy Farm in Addison. The farm has been in the family since Karen’s great-grandfather started it around 1920.

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Two cars land in Lake Champlain in one day; one car was stolen

Posted on April 15, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON — Two cars took a dunk into Lake Champlain within a half mile of each other near the Lake Champlain Bridge in Addison this past Wednesday.

 Vermont State Police first were called to the McCuen Slang Fishing Access off Route 125 a little more than a mile south of the bridge at about 10 minutes until 7 a.m. on April 10. Someone had spotted a vehicle in the lake.

Troopers met with members of the Addison Volunteer Fire Department, who told them that the vehicle was unoccupied.

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Fire destroys home off Route 17 in West Addison

Posted on April 8, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



ADDISON — Firefighters from Addison, Bridport and Vergennes on Wednesday evening responded to a home fire on Route 17 near Lake Champlain, but were unable to save the structure from what Addison Fire Chief Brad Clark called the fastest-moving blaze he has seen in his 36 years serving the department.

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Amy Alfieri, how did you get into science?

Posted on April 1, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources recently asked four agency scientists to talk about their background to highlight the International Day of Women in Science. One of them was Amy Alfieri, who is the Wildlife Biologist at the Dead Creek Wildlife Center in Addison. Here’s what she said about her life in science.

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Two local realtors receive awards

Posted on April 1, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — Two Addison County Realtors were honored this month at Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education for their 2018 sales and service achievements. Chris von Trapp and Michael Johnston of Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty were each recognized.

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South Burlington woman killed in head-on crash in Addison

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — A two-car crash on Route 22A in Addison Friday morning claimed the life of a South Burlington woman, who was driving one of the cars. The driver of the other car was charged with driving under the influence of drugs.

Cecile Druzba, 57, succumbed to injuries sustained in the head-on crash.

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Learn about Vt's 'Citizen Scientists' at April 11 talk

Posted on March 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON — Vermonters are invited to learn about how citizen science is employed to help with wildlife conservation in Vermont on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area Conference Room in Addison. This ‘Citizen Science 101’ presentation is free and open to the public and is limited to the first 50 people who register via email.

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Addison Town Meeting results 2019

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — Addison residents in Tuesday Australian balloting returned incumbent Peter Briggs to the selectboard and backed all spending proposed by the selectboard, including two spending articles related to infrastructure.

Briggs, a two-term incumbent, farmer and former — and probably future — candidate for state representative and senator, earned a  140-82 victory over Alden Harwood, a selectboard member in the 1990s and former town zoning administrator.

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Addison Historical Society to meet March 20

Posted on February 28, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON — The Spring Meeting of the Addison Town Historical Society will be on Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m., at the Addison Fire Station, located at 44 Rt. 17 just west of Addison Four Corners.

Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Collections Miranda Peters for her talk “For Future Generations: The Preservation and Care of Fort Ticonderoga’s Collections.”

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