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Leicester http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1900/all en Leicester man cited for aggravated assault http://addisonindependent.com/201503man-cited-aggravated-assault <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> LEICESTER &mdash; A Leicester man pleaded innocent on Monday in Addison Superior Court, criminal division, to a felony charge of aggravated domestic assault with a weapon, after he allegedly struck a woman on March 6 and &mdash; while brandishing a crowbar &mdash;&nbsp; threatened to &ldquo;bury her somewhere.&rdquo;</p> <p> Jason M. Kimball, 47, faces a penalty of up to 15 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $25,000 if convicted of the offense.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29154">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503man-cited-aggravated-assault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs Leicester Vermont State Police Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:55:26 +0000 Zach Despart 29154 at http://addisonindependent.com Work planned for Route 7 this week http://addisonindependent.com/201409work-planned-route-7-week <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> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; People traveling between Brandon and Middlebury via Route 7 this week should prepare for some potential traffic delays due to a substantial road repaving project.</p> <p> Paving work may force lane closures around the construction areas. Traffic control officials will assist in maintaining traffic flow. Motorists should anticipate traffic delays while proceeding through the project, and plan accordingly.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25725">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409work-planned-route-7-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County brandon Leicester Middlebury Route 7 Salisbury Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:02:01 +0000 Addison Independent 25725 at http://addisonindependent.com Jeanne Collins offered job as RNeSU superintendent http://addisonindependent.com/201405jeanne-collins-offered-job-rnesu-superintendent <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23625" style="width: 74px;"><a href="/201405jeanne-collins-offered-job-rnesu-superintendent"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Collins super candidate_6009.thumbnail.jpeg" alt="Collins super candidate_6009.jpeg" title="Collins super candidate_6009.jpeg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="74" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JEANNE COLLINS </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> Lee J. Kahrs </div> </div> </div> <p> BRANDON &mdash; All 18 members of the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to offer the job of RNeSU superintendent to Jeanne Collins under a one-year contract. She implied in an email to the<em>Reporter </em>that she would accept the offer.</p> <p> The vote was taken following a 90-minute executive session in which the board heard the recommendation of the interview committee and deliberated the decision to offer Collins the job and, if so, for how long.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23627">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405jeanne-collins-offered-job-rnesu-superintendent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brandon Featured Goshen Jeanne Collins Leicester RNeSU Whiting Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:15:41 +0000 John McCright 23627 at http://addisonindependent.com Vermont Gas prepares for Phase III of its pipeline through county http://addisonindependent.com/201404vermont-gas-prepares-phase-iii-its-pipeline-through-county <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> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Vermont Gas officials are reaching out to Salisbury and Leicester officials to begin a public information campaign about its &ldquo;Phase III&rdquo; pipeline project that could deliver natural gas to Rutland County as soon as 2020.</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/22921">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201404vermont-gas-prepares-phase-iii-its-pipeline-through-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County gas pipeline Leicester Salisbury Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:11:04 +0000 John McCright 22921 at http://addisonindependent.com Leicester shooting suspect arraigned http://addisonindependent.com/201404breaking-leicester-shooting-suspect-arraigned <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-22817" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201404breaking-leicester-shooting-suspect-arraigned"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/IMG_2773.thumbnail.JPG" alt="IMG_2773.JPG" title="IMG_2773.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"> TIMOTHY FOLEY LISTENS to Judge Robert A. Mello during his arraignment in Addison County Superior Court Thursday. Independent photo/Zach Despart </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> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Timothy Foley, the Leicester man accused of shooting his neighbor and two state troopers, was arraigned Thursday in Addison County Superior Court on two counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated attempted murder.</span></p> <p> At the request of Addison County State&rsquo;s Attorney David Fenster, Judge Robert A. Mello ordered Foley held without bail.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/22818">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201404breaking-leicester-shooting-suspect-arraigned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Daley Duplissis Featured Foley Leicester McCoy shooting Vermont State Police VSP Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:10:04 +0000 Zach Despart 22818 at http://addisonindependent.com Health Department finds EEE virus in more mosquitoes http://addisonindependent.com/201308health-department-finds-eee-virus-more-mosquitoes <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> BURLINGTON &mdash; Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been detected in more mosquitoes from the swampy areas of Whiting, nearby Leicester, and Brandon, the Vermont Health Department announced today. The Health Department Laboratory just confirmed EEE in five mosquito batches collected by the Agency of Agriculture this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.</p> <p> EEE was also recently detected in mosquitoes in Sudbury, from the opposite side of the swamp from where the Brandon mosquitoes were collected.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18705">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308health-department-finds-eee-virus-more-mosquitoes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County brandon Leicester Whiting Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:09:57 +0000 Trent Campbell 18705 at http://addisonindependent.com Dunmore, Fern Lake group looks to stay ahead of pesky milfoil http://addisonindependent.com/201307dunmore-fern-lake-step-milfoil-fight <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18098" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307dunmore-fern-lake-step-milfoil-fight"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/milfoil7926.thumbnail.jpg" alt="milfoil7926.jpg" title="milfoil7926.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"> DIVERS WORK IN Lake Dunmore Monday afternoon removing milfoil. The divers pull the invasive species from the bottom of the lake and feed it into a vacuum tube that deposits it for collection onto a pontoon boat. The Lake Dunmore Fern Lake Association is seeking to raise $1.7 million to endow the milfoil eradication program. 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> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> LEICESTER &mdash; Faced with the relentless encroachment of milfoil and unpredictable financial assistance from the state to battle that problem, the Lake Dunmore/Fern Lake Association (LDFLA) is seeking to raise at least $1.725 million to permanently endow the ongoing effort to clear nuisance aquatic weeds from the two bodies of water.</p> <p> &ldquo;This would provide the nucleus of a successful program today, and into the future,&rdquo; LDFLA Treasurer Jay Michael said on Monday of that new campaign, called &ldquo;Lakes Alive &mdash; Now and Forever.&rdquo;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18099">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307dunmore-fern-lake-step-milfoil-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leicester Featured lakes Leicester Milfoil Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:53:41 +0000 xian 18099 at http://addisonindependent.com Family wins $1,000 in Lake Dunmore 'ice out' http://addisonindependent.com/201304family-wins-1000-lake-dunmore-ice-out <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> SALISBURY/LEICESTER &mdash; Lord Dunmore&rsquo;s clock took the plunge on Monday, April 1, at 4:38 p.m. Thus ended the annual Dunmore Dip Ice Out Contest sponsored by the Lake Dunmore/Fern Lake Association. Each year the public is invited to guess the date and time that the Lord Dunmore mannequin sees the ice go out and stops the clock. Each guess costs $1.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The money raised helps the association in the battle against milfoil in the lakes.</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/16431">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304family-wins-1000-lake-dunmore-ice-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Salisbury Leicester Salisbury Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:57:53 +0000 xian 16431 at http://addisonindependent.com State seeks volunteers for EEE research http://addisonindependent.com/201304state-seeks-volunteers-eee-research <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> BURLINGTON &mdash; The Vermont Department of Health is calling for volunteers to participate in a research study that will test blood samples from residents living in Brandon, Sudbury and Whiting for antibodies to the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.</p> <p> The Health Department wants to learn if many people have been infected with EEE virusbut did not get sick. Individual test results will not be shared with participants. All information collected during the study will be confidential.</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/16365">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304state-seeks-volunteers-eee-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whiting brandon eee Leicester Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:10:17 +0000 Addison Independent 16365 at http://addisonindependent.com State plans to test resident in three towns for EEE http://addisonindependent.com/201304state-plans-test-resident-three-towns-eee <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> Lee Kahrs </div> </div> </div> <p> BRANDON/WHITING/SUDBURY &mdash; The Vermont Department of Health late this month and next will hold three clinics locally to collect human blood samples that will be tested in a new study of Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16275">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304state-plans-test-resident-three-towns-eee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County eee Leicester Whiting Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:16:45 +0000 xian 16275 at http://addisonindependent.com Leicester schedules revote on school budget for Tuesday, April 9 http://addisonindependent.com/201304leicester-schedules-revote-school-budget-april-9 <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> LEICESTER &mdash; Residents here will return to the polls on Tuesday, April 9, to vote on a revised spending plan for the Leicester School District.</p> <p> The school board is proposing a revised budget of $1,117,640 for fiscal year 2013-14. That represents a spending increase of $56,982, or 5.4 percent, over the $1,060,658 budgeted for the current year.</p> <p> The board&rsquo;s first offering was rejected by voters on Town Meeting Day by eight votes, 73-65. That $1,127,521 spending plan would have raised the budget by $66,863, or 6.3 percent.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16271">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304leicester-schedules-revote-school-budget-april-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leicester Leicester Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:12:40 +0000 xian 16271 at http://addisonindependent.com Leicester to see more students, higher tax rate http://addisonindependent.com/201301leicester-see-more-students-higher-tax-rate <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> Lee Kahrs </div> </div> </div> <p> LEICESTER &mdash; Unlike Otter Valley Union High School, which lost 13 students compared to the prior year, falling enrollment is not an issue at the Leicester Central&nbsp; School, which grew by 13 students &mdash; yet, oddly, costs are still up at the elementary school.</p> <p> According to Leicester School board member Connie Carroll, current enrollment at the school stands at 71 students, up from 58 students last year. Carroll said they expect 74 students next year.</p> <p> &ldquo;We&rsquo;re projecting a 20 percent increase over the next three years,&rdquo; she said.</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/15100">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301leicester-see-more-students-higher-tax-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leicester Leicester OVUHS Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:59:42 +0000 15100 at http://addisonindependent.com Woman dying of cancer reflects on life in a new book http://addisonindependent.com/201301woman-dying-cancer-reflects-life-her-new-book <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15079" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201301woman-dying-cancer-reflects-life-her-new-book"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Midge Rylander2.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Midge Rylander2.jpg" title="Midge Rylander2.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"> ONETIME LAKE DUNMORE resident Midge Rylander recorded her thoughts in a journal after being diagnosed with cancer. Her daughter published the journal in the new book “Eighteen Months To Live.” </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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> LEICESTER &mdash; The newly published book &ldquo;Eighteen Months To Live&rdquo; is the poignant real life story of Midge Rylander in her own words.</p> <p> Rylander moved to Vermont from California in 1963. The mother of three was employed for many years as a legal secretary and then worked for the trust department of a local bank. Rylander lived on Lake Dunmore from 1977 until she died in 1992.</p> <p> She succumbed after being diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, which is a form of lung cancer from prior exposure to asbestos.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15080">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301woman-dying-cancer-reflects-life-her-new-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Leicester Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:49:56 +0000 Addison Independent 15080 at http://addisonindependent.com Fire strikes home on Lake Dunmore while owners away http://addisonindependent.com/201301fire-strikes-home-lake-dunmore-while-owners-away <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-14830" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201301fire-strikes-home-lake-dunmore-while-owners-away"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/fire6427.thumbnail.jpg" alt="fire6427.jpg" title="fire6427.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"> BRANDON AND PITTSFORD firefighters continue to monitor a Lake Dunmore home after fighting a blaze in the structure last Thursday in Leicester. 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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> LEICESTER &mdash; Vermont State Police are investigating the source of a fire that caused extensive damage to a home on the shores of Lake Dunmore in Leicester last Thursday morning.</p> <p> Brandon and Pittsford fire departments responded at a little after 10 a.m. on Jan. 3 to a residential structure fire at 236 Sage Court. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported. The <em>Rutland Herald</em> reported that homeowners Jeff and Cheryl McDonough were away on vacation.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14818">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301fire-strikes-home-lake-dunmore-while-owners-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leicester Featured fire Leicester VSP Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:01:10 +0000 14818 at http://addisonindependent.com Vergennes police, VSP make heroin bust in Leicester http://addisonindependent.com/201212vergennes-police-vsp-make-heroin-bust-leicester <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> VERGENNES/LEICESTER &mdash; Vergennes police on Tuesday &mdash; with a major assist from Vermont State Police &mdash; arrested three people in Leicester and charged them with selling heroin after finding more than 350 bags of the drug, $3,670 of cash, marijuana, and a stolen firearm at a Fern Lake Road home.</p> <p> Police said the street value of each bag ranged from $20 to $30 per bag, meaning the street value of the drug seized by police on Wednesday ranged from $7,000 to $10,500.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14694">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201212vergennes-police-vsp-make-heroin-bust-leicester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes crime drug crime Leicester Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:35:50 +0000 Addison Independent 14694 at http://addisonindependent.com