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Middlebury http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/632/all en Greg's market future uncertain http://addisonindependent.com/201503gregs-market-future-uncertain <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; Greg&rsquo;s Meat Market &mdash; a much-beloved, independently owned neighborhood supermarket operating at 3 Elm St. in Middlebury since 1981 &mdash; could be on the verge of closing its doors, perhaps as soon as this weekend, according to some sources.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29367">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503gregs-market-future-uncertain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury closing Greg's Meat Market Middlebury Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:26:33 +0000 Zach Despart 29367 at http://addisonindependent.com Group spurs running on the county's trails http://addisonindependent.com/201503group-spurs-running-countys-trails <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29353" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201503group-spurs-running-countys-trails"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/runners6592.thumbnail.jpg" alt="runners6592.jpg" title="runners6592.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="78" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY TRAIL ENTHUSIASTS, a growing group of trail runners, organized last summer to run together and to promote responsible use of local trail resources. 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> Evan Johnson </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Many footpaths in the Middlebury area still lie buried under several inches of snow and ice, but a local group is making plans and eagerly awaiting spring&rsquo;s thaw so they can get back to running on those trails.</p> <p> Middlebury Trail Enthusiasts, as the growing group of trail runners is known, is working to connect outdoor enthusiasts with similar activity levels and goals while expanding awareness and responsible use of local trail resources, said Heather Flewelling, an MTE organizer, in a post on the group&rsquo;s webpage.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29336">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503group-spurs-running-countys-trails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Middlebury running TAM Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:45:04 +0000 Evan Johnson 29336 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury Police Log: MUHS student cited for disorderly conduct http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-police-log-muhs-student-cited-disorderly-conduct <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; Middlebury police on March 16 cited a juvenile student at Middlebury Union High School for disorderly conduct by electronic communication and hate-motivated crime, after that male student allegedly made threats via Facebook judged to be of a threatening and racist nature.</p> <p> In other action last week, Middlebury police:</p> <p> &bull;&nbsp; Responded to a report of the theft of a dog from the backyard of a Harrow Way home on March 16. Turns out the alleged &ldquo;thief&rdquo; was trying to return the dog, which had run away from home, police said.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29326">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-police-log-muhs-student-cited-disorderly-conduct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs Middlebury police Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:15:27 +0000 Addison Independent 29326 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury planner steps down http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-planner-steps-down <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29293" style="width: 70px;"><a href="/201503middlebury-planner-steps-down"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/EricBlair.thumbnail.jpg" alt="EricBlair.jpg" title="EricBlair.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="70" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ERIC BLAIR </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> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury had gone more than 30 years between hiring new town planners when Eric Blair was appointed to that position in December of 2013. He succeeded Fred Dunnington, who had retired earlier that year following a career that began during the early 1980s.</p> <p> Eric Blair, we hardly knew ye.</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/29294">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-planner-steps-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Eric Blair Middlebury planner Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:54:52 +0000 John Flowers 29294 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury Police Log: Man cited for DUI following traffic stop http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-police-log-man-cited-dui-following-traffic-stop <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; Middlebury police cited Timothy Dragon, 36, of Middlebury for driving under the influence (second offense), following a traffic stop on Route 7 South on March 15.</p> <p> Police allege that Dragon&rsquo;s vehicle almost struck a guardrail as it turned from Route 125 onto Route 7. Police said they measured Dragon&rsquo;s blood-alcohol content at 0.206 percent; the legal limit for driving is 0.08.</p> <p> In other action last week, Middlebury police:</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29182">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-police-log-man-cited-dui-following-traffic-stop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs Middlebury police Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:37:52 +0000 Addison Independent 29182 at http://addisonindependent.com Students of the Week - March 16, 2015 http://addisonindependent.com/201503students-week-march-16-2015 <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> The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29181">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503students-week-march-16-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Article Middlebury MUHS vergennes VUHS Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:52:48 +0000 Addison Independent 29181 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury gives its support to local hydro project http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-gives-its-support-local-hydro-projcet <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 town of Middlebury selectboard has sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) confirming its support for what is being called the &ldquo;Middlebury Upper Hydroelectric Project,&rdquo; a water turbine that would be installed near the Otter Creek Falls.</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/29155">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-gives-its-support-local-hydro-projcet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury hydro Middlebury selectboard Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:56:52 +0000 Zach Despart 29155 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury attracts equine trash haulers http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-attracts-equine-trash-haulers <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29148" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503middlebury-attracts-equine-trash-haulers"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/PatPalmer3833.thumbnail.jpg" alt="PatPalmer3833.jpg" title="PatPalmer3833.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"> PAT PALMER DRIVES his horse-drawn trash collection wagon up Mountain Street in Bristol last Friday morning. Palmer plans to expand his service to Middlebury next month. 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> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; A new trash/recycling collection team is seeking to join Middlebury&rsquo;s slate of haulers, an operation that is powered by oats and hay, rather than fossil fuels.</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/29149">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-attracts-equine-trash-haulers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured hauling horses Middlebury trash Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:25:00 +0000 Zach Despart 29149 at http://addisonindependent.com Local fencers compete, place in Middlebury Open http://addisonindependent.com/201503local-fencers-compete-place-middlebury-open <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29142" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503local-fencers-compete-place-middlebury-open"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/fencing.thumbnail.jpg" alt="fencing.jpg" title="fencing.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"> LOCAL FENCERS COMPETE in the Middlebury Open last weekend. </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> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Many members of the Vermont Fencing Alliance, based in Addison County, fared well at the Middlebury Open on March 7 and 8 at Middlebury Union Middle School. The club hosted the event.</p> <p> Club members and Addison County residents winning events were Will Nop in Youth Epee, Birch McGee-Lane in Unrated Men&rsquo;s Epee, and club coach Viveka Fox in Veterans&rsquo; Foil.</p> <p> The complete list of county residents placing in events is as follows (all are club members except one Middlebury College student):</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/29143">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503local-fencers-compete-place-middlebury-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Fencing Middlebury Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:56:47 +0000 Addison Independent 29143 at http://addisonindependent.com Dig in! Chilifest returns to Middlebury this Saturday http://addisonindependent.com/201503dig-chilifest-returns-middlebury-saturday <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29093" style="width: 89px;"><a href="/201503dig-chilifest-returns-middlebury-saturday"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/chilifest 2014 IMG_1220.thumbnail.jpg" alt="chilifest 2014 IMG_1220.jpg" title="chilifest 2014 IMG_1220.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="89" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A CHEF HAS a good time at the 2014 Vermont Chili Festival. Independent file photo </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> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; This Saturday, March 14, downtown Middlebury will welcome thousands of visitors to its closed-off downtown streets for the 7th Annual Vermont Chili Festival. This very popular event, staged by the Better Middlebury Partnership, will feature live music, an all-local beverage tent, street performers and more than 50 kinds of chili from some of Vermont&rsquo;s best restaurants to sample and enjoy.</span></p> <p> The fun starts at 1 p.m. and sampling will continue through 4 p.m.</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/29084">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503dig-chilifest-returns-middlebury-saturday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County chili festival Featured Middlebury Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:39:15 +0000 John McCright 29084 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury Police Log: Family finds missing woman http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-police-log-family-finds-missing-woman <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; Middlebury police launched an investigation into the whereabouts of a 51-year-old Bennington woman reported missing from downtown Middlebury on March 6. The woman had reportedly been experiencing some mental health issues and confusion prior to her disappearance.</p> <p> Fortunately, a family member called early the next morning to confirm the woman had been located.</p> <p> In other action last week, Middlebury police:</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29059">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-police-log-family-finds-missing-woman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs Middlebury police Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:56:51 +0000 Addison Independent 29059 at http://addisonindependent.com Business director: Middlebury to welcome several new businesses http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-welcome-several-new-businesses <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28973" style="width: 69px;"><a href="/201503middlebury-welcome-several-new-businesses"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/JamieGaucher8918.thumbnail.jpg" alt="JamieGaucher8918.jpg" title="JamieGaucher8918.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"> JAMIE GAUCHER, DIRECTOR of the Middlebury Office of Business Development and Innovation, announced on Monday some new business activity in town. Gaucher is marking his second year on the job. 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> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; After two years of dipping Middlebury&rsquo;s economic development hook in statewide and national waters, Jamie Gaucher is getting some nibbles and has even landed a couple of keepers.</p> <p> Gaucher, two years into what will be at least a five-year stint as the director of the Middlebury Office of Business Development &amp; Innovation, told participants at Monday&rsquo;s town meeting about several new, small businesses poised to settle in town, with others waiting in the wings.</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/28970">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503middlebury-welcome-several-new-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business economic development Gaucher Middlebury Thu, 05 Mar 2015 14:38:45 +0000 Zach Despart 28970 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Development is not the best use for Middlebury plot http://addisonindependent.com/201503opinion-development-not-best-use-middlebury-plot <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> David Andrews </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> A year ago, there was lively discussion in Middlebury about the wisdom of turning over a piece of public real estate to Middlebury College in exchange for a contribution toward two new town buildings. Many in the community voiced concern about trading away a valuable public asset, the site of our present municipal building and gym.</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/28928">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503opinion-development-not-best-use-middlebury-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion downtown economic development Middlebury Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:02:06 +0000 Zach Despart 28928 at http://addisonindependent.com Tiger girls' hockey falls in D-II final http://addisonindependent.com/201503tiger-girls-hockey-falls-d-ii-final <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28923" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201503tiger-girls-hockey-falls-d-ii-final"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/hockey1411.thumbnail.jpg" alt="hockey1411.jpg" title="hockey1411.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"> MIDDLEBURY UNION HIGH School junior Lauren Bartlett tips a shot in front of Essex goalie Victoria Gibson moments before scoring the Tigers&#039; only goal in Tuesday night&#039;s Division I state championship game in Burlington. 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> BURLINGTON &mdash; The sense came early in the Division I final Tuesday that it could be a long night for the No. 2 Middlebury Union High School girls&rsquo; hockey team.</p> <p> Top-seeded Essex won the opening faceoff at the University of Vermont&rsquo;s Gutterson Arena and attacked immediately. Senior Hornet forward Melanie Theriault broke in almost unhindered on Tiger sophomore goalie Rowan Hendy. Hendy held her ground, and Theriault&rsquo;s forehand whistled wide left.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28924">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503tiger-girls-hockey-falls-d-ii-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports championship hockey Middlebury Tigers Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:53:22 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 28924 at http://addisonindependent.com Student of the Week - March 2, 2015 http://addisonindependent.com/201503student-week-march-2-2015 <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> The Addison Independent is proud to publish the Students of the Week from area High Schools each week. The students are chosen by teachers and administration from each school who would like to recognize their exceptional engagement in the high schools they attend.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28901">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503student-week-march-2-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Middlebury MUHS vergennes VUHS Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:26:52 +0000 Anna Harrington 28901 at http://addisonindependent.com