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Middlebury Police Log: Moving company fails to deliver goods to home

Posted on October 5, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on Sept. 27 received a report from a former resident who had hired a moving company to take household goods to a new home out of state but the good never arrived.

Police are investigating.

In other activity between Sept. 25 and Oct. 1, Middlebury police:

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Vermont State Police Log: Police alerted to impaired driver

Posted on October 5, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



ADDISON COUNTY — On Sunday, Oct. 1, officers from the Middlebury Police Department and Vermont State Police were told to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was reported to have an intoxicated or impaired driver on Route 7 driving northward from Brandon.

At approximately 6 p.m. police located the vehicle on Route 116 in Middlebury, near the intersection of Case Street and East Main Street, where they stopped it.

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Vergennes Police Log: City man cited for assault, unlawful mischief

Posted on October 5, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Sept. 28 cited a city man for simple assault and unlawful mischief that they said stemmed from a dispute between two men over borrowing a friend’s car.

Cited was Eddie Mulliss, 23, for allegedly punching another man in the face and causing bruises and abrasions, an incident that occurred at a Mountain View Lane residence.

Police said he and the victim had debated in person and then over Facebook about the terms of Mulliss’s plans for the car once he had borrowed it. Mulliss was cited and released, police said.

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Pulp Mill Bridge to be closed Friday; seek alternate routes

Posted on October 4, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury town officials today announced that the covered bridge over Otter Creek at the end of Seymour Street will be closed most of the day on Friday

The Pulp Mill Bridge will be closed from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 6, for installation of new LED lights inside the bridge.

Citizens are asked to plan their driving schedule accordingly.

Officials apologized for the inconvenience.

People with questions or concerns are instructed to contact the Town of Middlebury Highway Department at (802) 388-4045.

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Student of the Week - 10/2/2017

Posted on October 3, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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.

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Addison Central schools need work; report puts price tag at $31 million over next five years

Posted on October 2, 2017 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central School District’s 12 buildings spread throughout seven Middlebury-area communities could require a combined total of as much as $31 million in upgrades and repairs within the next five years, according to a new report commissioned by ACSD officials.

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Medicinal marijuana dispensary possible in Middlebury

Posted on October 2, 2017 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — A Burlington company is scouting a location near downtown Middlebury for operation of a medical marijuana dispensary.

The company in question is the Champlain Valley Dispensary (CVD), which currently supplies around 3,000 qualifying patients with medical marijuana — under strict state guidelines — in Burlington and Brattleboro.

“We want to give (Addison County patients) the convenience of not having to travel to Burlington,” said Shayne Linn, executive director of CVD.

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Addison teen claims junior world shooting title

Posted on October 2, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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ADDISON — Not too many 15-year-olds list world champion on their résumés.

Addison resident, Vergennes Union High School sophomore and aspiring police officer Michael Davis does.

In Glengary, W.Va., between Sept. 14 and 18, Davis earned $1,000 and the title of NRA Junior World Champion at the NRA World Shooting Championships — for the second straight year, although he said there were more and tougher competitors this year.

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In these parts, local cider can be a bit of an obsession

Posted on October 2, 2017 |
By Emma Cotton



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It’s fall. The temperature is dropping, flannels are becoming the requisite attire and many are developing a craving for a quintessential fall treat: apple cider. Of the many ways to enjoy cider — hot with a cinnamon stick, cold and fresh from the press — adults may crave their cider hard.

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Fall means apples and so much more

Posted on October 2, 2017 |
By Faith Gong



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My husband arrived home one evening during the first week in September after a stop at the Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op. He raised his arm in triumph, clutching the handle of a small brown paper bag filled with Macintosh apples and bearing the stamp of Shoreham’s Champlain Orchards.

“Vermont apples are back!” he announced joyfully.

This is one of the hallmarks of the changing seasons: We know summer is giving way to fall when we no longer have to purchase plastic bags of apples shipped in from the West Coast.

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