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Ferrisburgh http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1423/all en Police arrest seven in connection with Ferrisburgh break-ins http://addisonindependent.com/201503police-arrest-seven-connection-ferrisburgh-break-ins <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; State troopers on Friday morning arrested seven people &mdash; four adult men and three minor girls &mdash; in connection with a series of break-ins at camps in Ferrisburgh.</p> <p> The adults arrested are: 19-year-old Seamus C. Doolan of Essex Junction; Brian J. MacKenzie, 18, of South Burlington; Nathan P. Morrill, 20, of Burlington and Matthew J. Shepardson, 21, of Hinesburg. Police issued juvenile citations to the girls and released them into the custody of their parents.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29397">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503police-arrest-seven-connection-ferrisburgh-break-ins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Ferrisburgh police Sleepy Hollow Lane Tow Path Lane troopers vergennes Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:02:25 +0000 Zach Despart 29397 at http://addisonindependent.com May eyed for Ferrisburgh garage http://addisonindependent.com/201503may-eyed-ferrisburgh-garage <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29365" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201503may-eyed-ferrisburgh-garage"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/ferrisburghTownShed5595.thumbnail.jpg" alt="ferrisburghTownShed5595.jpg" title="ferrisburghTownShed5595.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="89" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> COMPLETION OF FERRISBURGH&#039;S new $1.05 million highway garage project has been delayed until mid-May due to typical design and construction issues and then the harsh winter. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Ferrisburgh road foreman John Bull now projects, after this winter&rsquo;s harsh weather, that the town&rsquo;s new highway garage will be ready in mid-May.</p> <p> Residents approved in December of 2013 an $850,000 bond to pay for most of the $1.05 million, 5,940-square-foot, six-bay Ferrisburgh garage.</p> <p> &nbsp;Initially, plans called for a fall completion date, but after typical delays in design and construction, Bull said earlier this week it was best to slow things down during this past untypical winter.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29366">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503may-eyed-ferrisburgh-garage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Ferrisburgh garage John Bull Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:23:55 +0000 Zach Despart 29366 at http://addisonindependent.com State official proposes uses for Ferrisburgh parcel http://addisonindependent.com/201503state-official-proposes-uses-ferrisburgh-parcel <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Light industry with a retail component, especially a value-added agricultural venture, could be the best use for the 34.91-acre parcel the town of Ferrisburgh owns at the intersection at Routes 7 and 22A. That was the message that Department of Housing and Community Development Commissioner Noelle MacKay gave the Ferrisburgh selectboard at a meeting this past Wednesday.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29288">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503state-official-proposes-uses-ferrisburgh-parcel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh development Featured Ferrisburgh Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:41:21 +0000 Zach Despart 29288 at http://addisonindependent.com County voters reject five school budgets http://addisonindependent.com/201503county-voters-reject-five-scool-budgets <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart and Evan Johnson </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Voters in the northern half of Addison County rejected five school budgets in two supervisory unions on Tuesday evening, a sign that voters remain frustrated with the rising costs of education taxes.</p> <p> Residents rejected spending plans for Vergennes Union High School and Ferrisburgh Central School in the Addison Northwest Supervisory Union, and three schools in the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union: Mount Abraham Union High School, Monkton Central School and Bristol Elementary School.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28966">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503county-voters-reject-five-scool-budgets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County bristol budget education Featured Ferrisburgh Montkon Mount Abraham taxes vergennes voters VUHS Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:21:17 +0000 Zach Despart 28966 at http://addisonindependent.com Solar issue could set precedent http://addisonindependent.com/201503solar-issue-could-set-precedent <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28962" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503solar-issue-could-set-precedent"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/SolarArray0229.thumbnail.jpg" alt="SolarArray0229.jpg" title="SolarArray0229.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MANY MILE POINT Road residents in Ferrisburgh are upset with the placement and appearance of a new solar array on Basin Harbor Club property, and are questioning the Public Service Board process. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Residents of the Mile Point lakefront area in Ferrisburgh continue to fight on multiple fronts against what a recently installed 150-kilowatt solar array on a corner of Basin Harbor Club&rsquo;s 700-acre property &mdash; in a case that could have statewide implications.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28963">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503solar-issue-could-set-precedent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Basin Harbor Club Featured Ferrisburgh Public Service Board solar Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:01:43 +0000 Zach Despart 28963 at http://addisonindependent.com Legislative Review: Energy policy shift could be costly http://addisonindependent.com/201502legislative-review-energy-policy-shift-could-be-costly <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Warren Van Wyck </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28772">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502legislative-review-energy-policy-shift-could-be-costly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Ferrisburgh legislature Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:19:56 +0000 Zach Despart 28772 at http://addisonindependent.com Lawrence steps back from Ferrisburgh leadership role http://addisonindependent.com/201502lawrence-steps-back-ferrisburgh-leadership-role <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Longtime Ferrisburgh selectboard chairwoman Loretta Lawrence last week informed her fellow board members that she had decided to resign from her leadership position, but that she will remain on the board. Lawrence has a year left on her current term.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28713">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502lawrence-steps-back-ferrisburgh-leadership-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Ferrisburgh selectboard Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:28:00 +0000 Zach Despart 28713 at http://addisonindependent.com Ferrisburgh's town meeting date changed to Saturday, Feb. 28 http://addisonindependent.com/201502ferrisburghs-town-meeting-date-change-take-effect-feb-28 <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Ferrisburgh officials are hoping that a decision made at town meeting a year ago will pay off in better attendance at this year&rsquo;s annual gathering &mdash; assuming that residents remember a change was made to its date.</p> <p> Last March, residents voted overwhelmingly from the floor of town meeting &mdash; according to minutes there were &ldquo;many yeses and a few noes&rdquo; &mdash; to move the day of the gathering from the first Tuesday of March to the previous Saturday.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28653">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502ferrisburghs-town-meeting-date-change-take-effect-feb-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Ferrisburgh town meeting Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:43:13 +0000 Zach Despart 28653 at http://addisonindependent.com Thief steals big TV from Ferrisburgh home http://addisonindependent.com/201501thief-steals-big-tv-ferrisburgh-home <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Vermont State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a home on Little Chicago Road in Ferrisburgh on Jan. 22 that resulted in the theft of electronics and other items. Police believe the burglary occurred between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday.</p> <p> The thief or thieves forced entry by smashing a window in the back of the residence, According to Trooper Doxsee. The homeowner reported that a 55-inch TV was the only item stolen.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28164">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501thief-steals-big-tv-ferrisburgh-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs Ferrisburgh Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:34:19 +0000 Addison Independent 28164 at http://addisonindependent.com Neighbors petition PSB on solar array in Ferrisburgh http://addisonindependent.com/201412neighbors-petition-psb-solar-array-ferrisburgh <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; A neighbor is requesting that the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) reconsider the Certificate of Public Good the board issued to the Basin Harbor Club for a 150-kilowatt solar array at 4800 Basin Harbor Road.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27666">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412neighbors-petition-psb-solar-array-ferrisburgh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Basin Harbor Club Featured Ferrisburgh opposition Public Service Board solar Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:06:45 +0000 Zach Despart 27666 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Act 250 process protected Ferrisburgh from sprawl http://addisonindependent.com/201412opinion-act-250-process-protected-ferrisburgh-sprawl <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Nick Patch </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> I applaud the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and their recent ruling on the proposed Denecker development at the junction of Routes 7 and 22A in Ferrisburgh. Their ruling that this development would encourage sprawl development in the Route 7 corridor is spot on. The Route 7 corridor in Ferrisburgh is under huge development pressure and I am pleased that the ANR and the Addison County Regional Planning commission recognize that.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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She told authorities she was assaulted as a Nov. 15 party ended at which many of the participants had been drinking beer and liquor, according to court records.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26998">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411drunken-man-chainsaw-cited-assault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs assault chainsaw Ferrisburgh Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:28:33 +0000 Addison Independent 26998 at http://addisonindependent.com Salute to Veterans: Vietnam vet proud of his service http://addisonindependent.com/201411salute-veterans-vietnam-vet-proud-his-service <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26807" style="width: 69px;"><a href="/201411salute-veterans-vietnam-vet-proud-his-service"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Vet PaulPaquin0742.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Vet PaulPaquin0742.jpg" title="Vet PaulPaquin0742.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="69" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PAUL PAQUIN </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">FERRISBURGH &mdash; American Legion Post 14 Commander Paul Paquin, like most American men who came of age in the 1960s, remembers how he chose to deal with the issue of serving in the Vietnam War.</span></p> <p> Paquin, a Sheffield native born in 1947 whose family moved to a New Haven dairy farm in 1958, was working there when the recruiters approached him with the draft looming.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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With warp-speed competitive zeal this 1 percent band of investors, developers and manufacturers is very busy blanketing the landscape of Vermont with solar fields.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26383">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-vermont-landscape-being-blanketed-solar-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Act 248 Ferrisburgh Public Service Board solar Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:55:37 +0000 Zach Despart 26383 at http://addisonindependent.com Ferrisburgh garage to get sprinkler system http://addisonindependent.com/201410ferrisburgh-garage-get-sprinkler-system <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">FERRISBURGH &mdash; The Ferrisburgh selectboard on Oct. 7 approved in concept adding sprinklers to the new highway garage that will soon be built on Little Chicago Road.</span></p> <p> Road foreman John Bull said he expected the cost of the sprinklers to be around $40,000, and that amount was affordable due to savings elsewhere on the $1.05 million project. Board members said they would back the proposal if final estimates came in as expected.</p> <p> Bull said ground would be broken in November, with a January completion date.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26257">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410ferrisburgh-garage-get-sprinkler-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Ferrisburgh garage sprinklers Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:33:40 +0000 Zach Despart 26257 at http://addisonindependent.com