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fire department http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/453/all en Lincoln firefighters elect officers http://addisonindependent.com/201502lincoln-firefighters-elect-officers <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28483" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201502lincoln-firefighters-elect-officers"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Lincoln Fire Dept new leaders.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Lincoln Fire Dept new leaders.jpg" title="Lincoln Fire Dept new leaders.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="99" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LINCOLN VOLUNTEER FIRE Company Chief Dan Ober is joined by four former chiefs at the company’s annual meeting last month. Shown are, from left, David Harrison, Robert Patterson, Steve Revell, Ober and Jeffrey Cousino. </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> LINCOLN &mdash; The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Company elected a slate of officers at its annual meeting, which was held on Saturday, Jan. 17, at the firehouse. The meeting was followed by a dinner shared with retired firefighters and fire personnel from Monkton.</p> <p> The following officers were elected: Chief Dan Ober; 1st Assistant Chief Matt Atkins; 2nd Assistant Chief Dudley Leavitt; and Captains Aaron Thomas, Matt Brown and Jesse Bashaw.</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/28484">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502lincoln-firefighters-elect-officers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lincoln fire department lincoln Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:50:22 +0000 Addison Independent 28484 at http://addisonindependent.com More Bristol talks set for firehouse land buy http://addisonindependent.com/201501more-bristol-talks-set-firehouse-land-buy <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> BRISTOL &mdash; Bristol may soon complete another step on the way to building a new home for its fire department.</p> <p> Since the fall, members of the selectboard have been negotiating with the Bristol Recreation Club, a private organization, to purchase some of the club&rsquo;s land on West Street as one part of a future building site for a new firehouse.</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/27877">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501more-bristol-talks-set-firehouse-land-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol fire department firehouse Recreation Club Thu, 08 Jan 2015 12:21:45 +0000 Zach Despart 27877 at http://addisonindependent.com Two in the running for Middlebury fire chief http://addisonindependent.com/201412two-running-middlebury-fire-chief <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; Two candidates had submitted r&eacute;sum&eacute;s to become Middlebury&rsquo;s next fire chief as the <em>Addison Independent</em> went to press on Friday, Dec. 5, which was the application deadline for the position.</p> <p> Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay on Friday morning said she could not yet divulge the names of the applicants, but confirmed one is a current member of the fire department while the other is a former member.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27299">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412two-running-middlebury-fire-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury fire department Middlebury Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:40:45 +0000 Zach Despart 27299 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol food shelf makes use of bigger pantry http://addisonindependent.com/201412bristol-food-shelf-makes-use-bigger-pantry <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> BRISTOL &mdash; The Have A Heart Food Shelf has had a great holiday season so far, in no small part due to a recent upgrade that expanded the Bristol nonprofit&rsquo;s storage space and a successful food drive sponsored by area fire department.</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s filling right up,&rdquo; said food shelf director Rebecca Price.</p> <p> In October, crews finished a renovation of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Bristol, which included the expansion of the pantry and upgrades to the kitchen. The food shelf operates out of the basement of the West Street church.</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/27190">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412bristol-food-shelf-makes-use-bigger-pantry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bouvier fire department Have a Heart Food Shelf Price Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:26:55 +0000 Zach Despart 27190 at http://addisonindependent.com Problems mount for Bristol fire department http://addisonindependent.com/201411problems-mount-bristol-fire-department <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> BRISTOL &mdash; Bristol Fire Chief Brett LaRose gave a grim appraisal of the town firehouse&rsquo;s condition to the Bristol selectboard Monday evening.</p> <p> LaRose presented a 10-page study by Williston firm Childs Engineering that outlined the numerous shortcomings of the North Street firehouse, which was built in 1897.</p> <p> &ldquo;This report makes it reality, all the issues we have had and currently have,&rdquo; LaRose told the board. &ldquo;We&rsquo;re dealing with a building that&rsquo;s just unsafe.&rdquo;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27128">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411problems-mount-bristol-fire-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol bond Bouvier bristol Featured fire department firehouse Heffernan Kirby LaRose Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:06:12 +0000 Zach Despart 27128 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol Fire Department elects new officers, taps LaRose as chief http://addisonindependent.com/201401bristol-fire-department-elects-new-officers-taps-larose-chief <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;">BRISTOL &mdash; The Bristol Fire Department on Saturday elected new officers at its annual meeting, and installed Brett LaRose as the new chief.</span></p> <p> LaRose has been with the department since 1995. He replaces outgoing chief John &ldquo;Peeker&rdquo; Heffernan, who served as chief for six years. Heffernan on Tuesday expressed confidence in the department&rsquo;s choice of LaRose.</p> <p> &ldquo;I think he&rsquo;ll do a great job &mdash; he&rsquo;s been doing hard work, and he deserves credit,&rdquo; Heffernan 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/21200">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201401bristol-fire-department-elects-new-officers-taps-larose-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol bristol fire department LaRose Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:34:30 +0000 Zach Despart 21200 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol narrows list of firehouse sites to two http://addisonindependent.com/201312bristol-narrows-list-firehouse-sites-two <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20392" style="width: 126px;"><a href="/201312bristol-narrows-list-firehouse-sites-two"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Firehouse.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Firehouse.jpg" title="Firehouse.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="126" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE BRISTOL FIRE Facility Site Selection Committee presented a Powerpoint presentation to the Planning Commission Nov. 18. </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: 20px;">BRISTOL &mdash; Town officials are inching closer to selecting a location for a new firehouse in Bristol. In a<a href="http://addisonindependent.com/files/2013_1119-Site_Selection_Presentation.pdf"> presentation to the Bristol Planning Commission</a> Nov. 18, the Fire Facility Site Selection Committee recommended two sites for further vetting.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20391">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201312bristol-narrows-list-firehouse-sites-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol bristol Featured fire department Kavanagh LaRose Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:21:30 +0000 Zach Despart 20391 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol residents raise questions about firehouse bond http://addisonindependent.com/201302bristol-residents-raise-questions-about-firehouse-bond <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> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; With the first of two bond votes slated for Town Meeting Day, public discussion about a proposed upgrade to the Bristol Fire Department&rsquo;s North Street facility is beginning in earnest.</p> <p> Bristol residents said there have been significant neighbor-to-neighbor conversations on the proposed major expansion of the firehouse, with some taking sides on preliminary plans that would add 10,000 square feet of space to the 116-year-old building at a cost approaching $2 million.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15447">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201302bristol-residents-raise-questions-about-firehouse-bond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Featured fire department firehouse Thu, 14 Feb 2013 20:29:18 +0000 Addison Independent 15447 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury firefighters eye $5.2M project http://addisonindependent.com/201105middlebury-firefighters-eye-52m-project <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; The Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department is proposing a $5.2 million makeover of its Seymour Street and East Middlebury stations, a plan that could go to the voters as soon as next March.</p> <p> Members of the Middlebury Fire Station Committee outlined their preliminary plans to the town selectboard on Tuesday, calling for the replacement of the East Middlebury station with a slightly smaller, more energy efficient structure, and an expansion/renovation of the Seymour Street facility.</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/8018">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201105middlebury-firefighters-eye-52m-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury facility fire department Thu, 26 May 2011 18:00:27 +0000 Ian Trombulak 8018 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury refines fire station plans http://addisonindependent.com/201104middlebury-refines-fire-station-plans <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; An ad hoc committee studying the prospect of upgrading Middlebury Fire Department facilities is close to deciding on a preferred option that will likely be fielded by voters next Town Meeting Day.</p> <p> Some members of the town&rsquo;s fire station study committee delivered that update to the Middlebury selectboard on Monday, along with news that maintaining stations on Seymour Street and in East Middlebury is gaining more support than the notion of erecting a single new facility on Route 7 South.</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/7614">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201104middlebury-refines-fire-station-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury fire department Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:00:26 +0000 Andrew Stein 7614 at http://addisonindependent.com