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East Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/55/all en East Middlebury residents wary of airport upgrades http://addisonindependent.com/201412residents-wary-airport-upgrades <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> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Vermont aviation officials are seeking federal funding to extend and widen the runway at the Middlebury State Airport. But some neighbors of the East Middlebury facility are hoping the project remains grounded due to concerns about a potential increase in air traffic and the required pruning of some buffer trees along the takeoff and landing approaches.</p> <p> At issue is a proposal to lengthen the Middlebury Airport runway by 700 feet, to a total of 3,200 feet, and also widen it from the current 50 feet, to 60 feet.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27239">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412residents-wary-airport-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Featured Middlebury State Airport runway upgrades Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:58:49 +0000 John Flowers 27239 at http://addisonindependent.com Local man cuts a large job down to size http://addisonindependent.com/201412local-man-cuts-large-job-down-size <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-27180" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201412local-man-cuts-large-job-down-size"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/TreeCutter5128.thumbnail.jpg" alt="TreeCutter5128.jpg" title="TreeCutter5128.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"> EAST MIDDLEBURY RESIDENT Albert LaBerge cuts into the trunk of one of two 40-foot-high trees that were felled behind the East Middlebury United Methodist Church earlier this fall. LaBerge spent weeks cutting and splitting the trunks for firewood. 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> Faith Gong </div> </div> </div> <p> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The sight of a man splitting wood is common enough during Vermont autumns, and normally attracts little notice. But this fall, people passing the East Middlebury United Methodist Church, at the intersection of Routes 116 and 125, noticed Albert LaBerge.</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/27181">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412local-man-cuts-large-job-down-size" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury cutting Featured LaBerge wood Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:07:04 +0000 Zach Despart 27181 at http://addisonindependent.com Rt. 125 bridge in East Middlebury is open http://addisonindependent.com/201408rt-125-bridge-east-middlebury-open <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24832" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201408rt-125-bridge-east-middlebury-open"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Sand Hill Bridge.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Sand Hill Bridge.jpg" title="Sand Hill Bridge.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"> VERMONT DEPUTY SECRETARY of Transportation Sue Minter cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the new Sand Hill Bridge on Route 125 in East Middlebury on July 23. Pictured with her, from left, are Middlebury Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay, Brian Emmons of contractor T. Buck Construction, Bucky Danyow of Champlain Construction, Rep. Betty Nuovo of Middlebury, Rep. Willem Jewett of Ripton, former Gov. Jim Douglas, Jennifer Fitch of VTrans, and Gregory Goodrich of engineering firm VHB. Photo by Dayton Wakefield </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><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/24829">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408rt-125-bridge-east-middlebury-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:35:18 +0000 Phoebe Lewis 24829 at http://addisonindependent.com Sheldon takes aim at Addison-1 House seat http://addisonindependent.com/201405sheldon-takes-aim-addison-1-seat <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23390" style="width: 69px;"><a href="/201405sheldon-takes-aim-addison-1-seat"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/AmySheldon2907.thumbnail.jpg" alt="AmySheldon2907.jpg" title="AmySheldon2907.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"> EAST MIDDLEBURY RESIDENT Amy Sheldon is running for one of tow Middlebury seats in the Vermont House of Representatives. 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><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23391">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405sheldon-takes-aim-addison-1-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Featured House legislature Sheldon Mon, 19 May 2014 14:07:24 +0000 John Flowers 23391 at http://addisonindependent.com Construction will close Rt. 125 bridge for parts of April-June http://addisonindependent.com/201403construction-will-close-rt-125-bridge-parts-april-june <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-21944" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201403construction-will-close-rt-125-bridge-parts-april-june"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/SandHillBridge3329.thumbnail.jpg" alt="SandHillBridge3329.jpg" title="SandHillBridge3329.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"> WORK CREWS ARE mobilizing heavy equipment to East Middlebury&#039;s Sand Hill Bridge, a span that will be replaced this spring. The project will close traffic on Route 125 for around 45 days beginning April 19. 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> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Construction crews are mobilizing heavy equipment for the upcoming replacement of the Sand Hill Bridge on Route 125 in East Middlebury, a project that contractors said will impose some short-term pain for neighbors and travelers in order to generate a finished product in a shorter period of time.</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/21945">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201403construction-will-close-rt-125-bridge-parts-april-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Featured Middlebury Rt. 125 Sand Hill Bridge Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:03:52 +0000 John Flowers 21945 at http://addisonindependent.com Annual East Middlebury picnic was a time to celebrate http://addisonindependent.com/201308annual-east-middlebury-picnic-was-time-celebrate <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18182" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308annual-east-middlebury-picnic-was-time-celebrate"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/E Midd community picnic CMYK.thumbnail.jpg" alt="E Midd community picnic CMYK.jpg" title="E Midd community picnic CMYK.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"> LINDA AND HOWARD Kelton pose with the community service award they received at this year’s Fire District No. 1 community picnic in East Middlebury on July 14. </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> Peggy Peabody </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; On a blazing hot day in East Middlebury, 75 residents turned out for the annual Fire District No. 1 community picnic on Sunday, July 14. &nbsp;Set-up on Saturday evening was accomplished quickly by Eric and Erika Murray, Toby Welch, Jason Larocque, Bob Wells, Peggy Peabody and Dana Flanders. &nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin"> <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/18184">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308annual-east-middlebury-picnic-was-time-celebrate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:42:01 +0000 Trent Campbell 18184 at http://addisonindependent.com Repair plan drafted for Middlebury River http://addisonindependent.com/201307repair-plan-drafted-middlebury-river <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17962" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307repair-plan-drafted-middlebury-river"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/river5747.thumbnail.jpg" alt="river5747.jpg" title="river5747.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"> THE MIDDLEBURY RIVER, swollen by recent rain, rages below the Grist Mill Bridge in East Middlebury last Thursday afternoon. The town has applied for $1.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a series of projects designed to prevent future flood events in East Middlebury. 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> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Town leaders have applied for $1.85 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants to pursue a series of improvements to the Middlebury River designed to prevent future flooding in East Middlebury.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17963">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307repair-plan-drafted-middlebury-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Featured Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:43:21 +0000 xian 17963 at http://addisonindependent.com 80-year-old East Middlebury woman publishes her first book http://addisonindependent.com/20130180-year-old-east-middlebury-woman-publishes-her-first-book <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15104" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/20130180-year-old-east-middlebury-woman-publishes-her-first-book"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/maureenwilliams9058.thumbnail.jpg" alt="maureenwilliams9058.jpg" title="maureenwilliams9058.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"> MAUREEN WILLIAMS 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> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Maureen Chadsey Williams has developed quite the lengthy r&eacute;sum&eacute;. She&rsquo;s been a baker, a retail worker, a newspaper circulation coordinator and a stay-at-home-mom, to mention a few vocations.</p> <p> Now, at age 80, the East Middlebury retiree has made a new entry: Author.</p> <p> Williams recently self-published her first book, titled &ldquo;The Hollyhocks Will Bloom Again,&rdquo; depicting the struggles of a persevering young mother trying to hold her household together during the fractious height of Revolutionary War-era America.</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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Many passersby stopped to look at the cub, whose mother is believed to have been killed. Game wardens said the bear went off on its own by Thursday. Photo by David Cobb </div> </div> </div> <p> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; A wayward black bear cub was perched on a tree just off of Route 125 between East Middlebury and Ripton for two days last week.</p> <p> &ldquo;It drew a lot of attention,&rdquo; said Dick Collitt of the Ripton Country Store. &ldquo;People were stopping. It was a circus down there for a couple of days.&rdquo;</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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Pat Shaw opens the front doors of the new East Middlebury Fire Sta- tion last Thursday afternoon. The recently completed building will be officially unveiled for the community on Oct. 27. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; East Middlebury residents on Saturday morning will get their first comprehensive look at their new fire station, a 50-foot-by-60-feet building completed within budget and in less than five months.</p> <p> &ldquo;This is a very exciting time for the Middlebury Fire Department (MFD),&rdquo; Lt. Pat Shaw said on Thursday as he opened, with the flick of a switch, the two 14-foot-by14-foot bay doors that will soon accommodate &mdash; with plenty of room to spare &mdash; the fire apparatus that will continue to protect the East Middlebury community.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13765">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210construction-east-middlebury-firehouse-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Featured Middlebury Fire Department Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:49:34 +0000 John Flowers 13765 at http://addisonindependent.com East Middlebury residents critical of proposed flood zone http://addisonindependent.com/201208east-middlebury-residents-critical-proposed-flood-zone <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury selectboard is seeking some changes in a proposed zoning designation for an area along the Middlebury River following an outcry from East Middlebury residents who contend the new zone will limit development and hurt their property values.</p> <p> The planning commission began working on the proposed zoning amendments in 2010, following a Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) review by the town&rsquo;s administration of its flood hazard area regulations under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).</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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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/13003">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208middlebury-starts-new-era-co-existence-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury flooding Irene Middlebury River recovery Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:56:12 +0000 John Flowers 13003 at http://addisonindependent.com Sand Hill Bridge replacement set http://addisonindependent.com/201208sand-hill-bridge-replacement-set <p> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Sand Hill Bridge is on schedule to be replaced during the spring of 2014 at a cost of more than $2 million in a project that will close Route 125 through East Middlebury for 40 days.</p> <p> That was the word on Monday from Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) officials and representatives from the engineering firm of Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (VHB), who were on hand to explain the span replacement plan to around 25 people at a meeting at the East Middlebury United Methodist Church.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12797">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208sand-hill-bridge-replacement-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Featured roads transportation Thu, 09 Aug 2012 15:13:23 +0000 John Flowers 12797 at http://addisonindependent.com Brown proposes eight-lot development in East Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/201207brown-proposes-eight-lot-development-east-middlebury <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury Development Review Board on Aug. 13 will take its first official look at plans to build an eight-lot planned unit development on a 20-acre parcel off Lower Plains Road in East Middlebury.</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/12618">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201207brown-proposes-eight-lot-development-east-middlebury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:15:35 +0000 John Flowers 12618 at http://addisonindependent.com What to do about the river? http://addisonindependent.com/201206what-do-about-river <p> EAST MIDDLEBURY &mdash; John and Theresa Anderson bought their home off Grist Mill Road around seven years ago. Among its many assets: A backyard spacious enough for a horse ring and a border with the Middlebury River.</p> <p> The river, however, has now become a mixed blessing.</p> <p> A series of soaking storms &mdash; punctuated by Tropical Storm Irene last year &mdash; have at times turned the placid river into a raging juggernaut, careening against its banks and spilling into portions of the East Middlebury community.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12268">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206what-do-about-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Middlebury ecology Featured Irene river work Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:56:34 +0000 John Flowers 12268 at http://addisonindependent.com