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Lanpher http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/2004/all en State officials planning Vergennes solar array http://addisonindependent.com/201412state-officials-planning-vergennes-solar-array <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 &mdash; The Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services is planning to seek Public Service Board approval for a 500-kilowatt solar farm on state-owned land in Vergennes, according to local officials and state documents.</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/27707">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412state-officials-planning-vergennes-solar-array" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes array Lanpher solar Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:00:40 +0000 Zach Despart 27707 at http://addisonindependent.com Ferrisburgh selling land, town officials upset by Act 250 process http://addisonindependent.com/201412ferrisburgh-selling-land-upset-act-250-process <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; After a second potential buyer pulled out, the Ferrisburgh selectboard has put the town&rsquo;s 34.91-acre parcel next to Vergennes back on the market, four years after the board originally sought a buyer.</p> <p> Town officials remain upset with the Act 250 process and a new law that prompted auto dealer Tom Denecker to walk away from a $350,000 deal to buy the land.</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/27432">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412ferrisburgh-selling-land-upset-act-250-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Act 250 Agency of Natural Resources Cole Denecker Featured Lanpher Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:44:19 +0000 Zach Despart 27432 at http://addisonindependent.com Incumbents turn back challenges in Vergennes-area House race http://addisonindependent.com/201411incumbents-turn-back-challenges-vergennes-area-house-race <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26744" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201411incumbents-turn-back-challenges-vergennes-area-house-race"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Addison3.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Addison3.jpg" title="Addison3.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="69" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> (Asterisks denote incumbents) </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;">VERGENNES &mdash; Incumbents Diane Lanpher, D-Vergennes, and Warren Van Wyck, R-Ferrisburgh, on Tuesday prevailed in a competitive four-way race to win the Addison-3 district&rsquo;s two seats and will represent Ferrisburgh, Vergennes, Addison, Panton and Waltham in the Vermont House of Representatives for the next two years.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26731">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411incumbents-turn-back-challenges-vergennes-area-house-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes Featured Lanpher Van Wyck Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:27:59 +0000 Zach Despart 26731 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Candidates' actions hurt business http://addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-candidates-actions-hurt-business <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> Paul J. Kerin </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">As a child growing up in Vermont I gave my parents ample opportunity to teach me&nbsp; life lessons. To this day I carry with me much of what I learned. Recently I had the chance to relive one of those lessons. The lesson being, &ldquo;how to take the measure of a man.&rdquo; The answer, watch his actions when he doesn&rsquo;t think people are looking.</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/26617">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-candidates-actions-hurt-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Lanpher legislature Spencer vergennes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:21:19 +0000 Zach Despart 26617 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol's Route 116 bridge officially opens http://addisonindependent.com/201410bristols-route-116-bridge-officially-opens <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26555" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201410bristols-route-116-bridge-officially-opens"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/bridgeopening2290.thumbnail.jpg" alt="bridgeopening2290.jpg" title="bridgeopening2290.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"> BRISTOL TOWN ADMINISTRATOR Therese Kirby, left, Rep. Mike Fisher, Rep. Dave Sharpe, Bristol Selectboard Chair Joel Bouvier, Sen. Claire Ayer, Rep. Diane Lanpher, Addison County Regional Planning Commission Executive Director Adam Lougee and Secretary of Transportation Brian Searles cut the ribbon on the new Route 116 bridge in Bristol Monday afternoon. Plans to build the bridge have been in the works since the 1980s. 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> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">BRISTOL &mdash; It was decades in the making, but Bristol finally has a new bridge on Route 116.</span></p> <p> A cadre of local officials and legislators joined state Transportation Secretary Brian Searles Monday afternoon for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the center of the new span, which crosses the New Haven River on Route 116 between River and Carlstrom roads.</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/26556">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410bristols-route-116-bridge-officially-opens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Ayer Bouvier Featured Fisher Lanpher Route 116 Searles Sharpe Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:40:21 +0000 Zach Despart 26556 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Lanpher deserves to be re-elected http://addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-lanpher-deserves-be-re-elected <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> Lorraine Franklin </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">Rep. Diane Lanpher deserves to be reelected to represent us in Montpelier. She has proven that not only does she listen to our concerns in our community, she acts on them.</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/26540">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-lanpher-deserves-be-re-elected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Lanpher legislature Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:28:02 +0000 Zach Despart 26540 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Spencer, Lanpher deserve votes http://addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-spencer-lanpher-deserve-votes <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> Arabella Holzapfel </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">After being appointed as one of the representatives of the Addison-3 district in the Vermont House of Representatives, Warren Van Wyck has proven to me that he should not be returned to the House.</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/26391">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-spencer-lanpher-deserve-votes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Lanpher legislature Spencer Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:06:45 +0000 Zach Despart 26391 at http://addisonindependent.com Bill looks to slow stolen goods sales by imposing rules on pawnbrokers http://addisonindependent.com/201302bill-looks-slow-stolen-items-sales-imposing-rules-pawnbrokers <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15502" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201302bill-looks-slow-stolen-items-sales-imposing-rules-pawnbrokers"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/greghamilton7634.thumbnail.jpg" alt="greghamilton7634.jpg" title="greghamilton7634.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"> GREG HAMILTON, OWNER of Stone Block Antiques in Vergennes and president of the Vermont Antique Dealers Association, recently consulted with local lawmakers about a proposed law that would regulate pawnbrokers and purveyors of precious metals. The bill is an attempt to make it more difficult for burglars to sell their stolen goods. 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> MONTPELIER &mdash; Legislation introduced last week in the Vermont House by Rep. Diane Lanpher, D-Vergennes, and two colleagues is intended to make it more difficult for those responsible for the many recent burglaries in Addison County and Vermont to dispose of stolen goods.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15493">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201302bill-looks-slow-stolen-items-sales-imposing-rules-pawnbrokers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont burglaries crime drug crime Featured Lanpher Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:32:15 +0000 15493 at http://addisonindependent.com