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Gov. Hoff ushered in era of change in Vermont

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Kevin O'Connor of VTDigger.org



Philip Hoff was the Democratic candidate for Vermont governor in 1962 when he called his father in Massachusetts with an invitation to dinner on election night.

“I don’t know,” Hoff would remember his father saying. “Are you going to win?”

“Dad, they’ve never elected a Democrat by popular vote in the history of the state,” the candidate replied. “I can’t promise you that. But I think I’ve got a shot.”

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Students participate in Castleton mentoring program

Posted on May 3, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



CASTLETON — Eight Addison County young adults who are studying at Castleton University have become certified members of the Castleton University Mentoring Program.

Those eight local mentors are Ryan Crowningshield and Justin Connor of Addison, Danielle Forand and Rachael McCormick of Starksboro, Jane Russell of Vergennes, Angela Dupoise of New Haven, Aaron Smith of Middlebury and Monica Connor of Orwell.

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Statewide school safety assessed

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Indpendent



VERMONT — A statewide safety assessment of 422 schools conducted by local, county, and state law enforcement in partnership with Vermont schools was recently completed, according to an April 19 news release. That report shows that 96 percent of Vermont schools take part in emergency preparedness activities.

Gov. Phil Scott ordered the assessments after the school shooting plot was uncovered and averted in Fair Haven this past February.

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Learn to prevent Lyme Disease in dogs

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Erin Forbes DVM



Vermont Veterinary Medical Association

April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month. Most people have heard of Lyme disease and know how prevalent it is in Vermont, but may not know much about it.

Lyme disease is spread through deer tick bites and caused by a bacteria called borrelia burgdorferi. This disease can cause your dog to be lame, lethargic and not want to eat. In more severe cases, it can lead to kidney disease and rarely death. Preventing Lyme disease through vaccines and preventatives is the best way to keep your dog healthy.

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Scott, lawmakers tussle over toxics; governor's veto faces stiff challenge

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By John Flowers



NEW HAVEN — Local lawmakers are entering the home stretch of the 2018 legislative session, a period marked by frantic negotiations to salvage bills that will otherwise lie dormant until next January, or risk dying altogether.

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Clean water bill would give citizens role in enforcement

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By John Flowers



NEW HAVEN — Dairy farms came into the spotlight at Monday’s legislative breakfast at the New Haven Congregational Church when local lawmakers discussed a clean water bill that would give citizens the right to challenge Vermonters who they think aren’t complying with the law.

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'Take Back Day' slated for disposal of drugs

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERMONT — On Saturday, April 28, communities across Vermont will be participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — setting up collection sites that offer a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Last year, Vermonters turned in 5,552 pounds of medication at more than 70 collection sites.

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Family leave bill still unresolved

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By John Flowers



NEW HAVEN — The Vermont Legislature is considering two bills that address key components of how Vermonters are treated in the workplace — paid family leave and the minimum wage.

At Monday’s legislative breakfast at the New Haven Congregational Church, local lawmakers gave an update on those bills and how one might affect the other.

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Porn defendant ordered detained again

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Mike Donoghue



BURLINGTON — A 20-year-old Addison County man who was released while awaiting trial on federal charges of distribution of child pornography and assault on an investigator is back behind bars after violating his conditions of release.

Colin Germain, who was allowed to live with a guardian in Orwell, was ordered jailed by Federal Magistrate Judge John M. Conroy during a brief hearing in U.S. District Court in Burlington on May 19.

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Vermont artists with disabilities showcased in Burlington

Posted on April 26, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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The Amy E. Tarrant Gallery opened "Flourish," an exhibit showcasing work by artists with disabilities, on April 7. The exhibit will remain on view through June 30. The gallery is open to the public Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., or Flynn theater performance attendees may view the work prior to most MainStage shows and during intermission.

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