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Addison County http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/687/all en Economic development commissioner to join local media company http://addisonindependent.com/201502economic-development-commissioner-join-local-media-company <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28746" style="width: 63px;"><a href="/201502economic-development-commissioner-join-local-media-company"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Gosselin, Lisa RGB.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Gosselin, Lisa RGB.jpg" title="Gosselin, Lisa RGB.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="63" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LISA GOSSELIN </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; Lisa Gosselin, currently the Commissioner of Economic Development for the state of Vermont, will be leaving her post in April to join Addison Press Inc., the award-winning publisher of several of Vermont&rsquo;s regional newspapers, magazines, websites and digital apps.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28747">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502economic-development-commissioner-join-local-media-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Addison County Addison Press Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:22:23 +0000 Addison Independent 28747 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury arts and crafts school gets new studio space http://addisonindependent.com/201501middlebury-arts-and-crafts-school-gets-new-studio-space <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28153" style="width: 153px;"><a href="/201501middlebury-arts-and-crafts-school-gets-new-studio-space"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/MiddStudioPotters.thumbnail.jpg" alt="MiddStudioPotters.jpg" title="MiddStudioPotters.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="153" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE MIDDLEBURY STUDIO School, which has been operating out of the lower level of the Edgewater Gallery in Middlebury, will relocate to a Route 7 South location this spring. Courtesy 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> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; With time running out on its tenancy at the Edgewater Gallery at 1 Mill St., the Middlebury Studio School (MSS) has pinned down a new home in which to offer its diverse pottery, crafts and art classes.</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/28154">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501middlebury-arts-and-crafts-school-gets-new-studio-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Addison County arts Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:29:23 +0000 John Flowers 28154 at http://addisonindependent.com Number of deer weighed in 2014 drops http://addisonindependent.com/201412number-deer-weighed-2014-drops <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-27577" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201412number-deer-weighed-2014-drops"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Deer.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Deer.jpg" title="Deer.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="76" /></a></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> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; When the last muzzleloader shot echoed through the woods earlier this month, concluding the final Vermont deer season of 2014, the county&rsquo;s total of deer taken between October and December stood at 724, the second lowest figure since 2008.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27578">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412number-deer-weighed-2014-drops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Addison County bow deer hunting muzzleloader Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:45:55 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 27578 at http://addisonindependent.com Local woman battles opiate addiction, finds hope with suboxone http://addisonindependent.com/201412local-woman-battles-opiate-addiction-finds-hope-suboxone <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-27375" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201412local-woman-battles-opiate-addiction-finds-hope-suboxone"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Cheryl Barrows wide shot_2186.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Cheryl Barrows wide shot_2186.jpg" title="Cheryl Barrows wide shot_2186.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"> CHERYL BARROWS </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; It was New Year&rsquo;s Eve 1998 when Cheryl Barrows got her first taste of heroin.</p> <p> &ldquo;I met this &lsquo;wonderful&rsquo; guy in Rutland who put a needle in my arm and said, &lsquo;This is wonderful stuff,&rsquo;&rdquo; recalled Barrows. &ldquo;I looked out of the window, saw a pink cloud and my pain was gone. I felt nothing.&rdquo;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27376">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412local-woman-battles-opiate-addiction-finds-hope-suboxone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Addison County Barrows crime Featured Glick heroin suboxone treatment Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:15:02 +0000 Zach Despart 27376 at http://addisonindependent.com Town office lawsuit dismissed http://addisonindependent.com/201412town-office-lawsuit-dismissed <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 Addison County Superior Court judge has dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by a local man against the town of Middlebury, Middlebury College, the <em>Addison Independent</em> and Bread Loaf Corp. The plaintiff, Middlebury resident Alpine Bingham, alleged the defendants&rsquo; collective actions unduly influenced the electorate prior to votes held earlier this year on the $6.5 million municipal building/recreation center project.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27188">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412town-office-lawsuit-dismissed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County Bingham lawsuit Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:23:10 +0000 John Flowers 27188 at http://addisonindependent.com Views from the Vet: Dairy farmers are good stewards http://addisonindependent.com/201411views-vet-dairy-farmers-are-good-stewards <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> Joe Klopfenstein DVM </div> </div> </div> <p> Last week when I wrote this column was Agricultural Literacy Week in Vermont &mdash; a great opportunity to learn about new methods as our farms continue to grow and modernize. This week is also the week of Thanksgiving. The holiday is traditionally a time to give thanks for the many gifts we&rsquo;ve been given. In our homes, our churches and our communities we also take time to think about stewardship &mdash; how we care for those gifts. Here in Vermont we have no greater gift than our beautiful environment.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27047">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411views-vet-dairy-farmers-are-good-stewards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Addison County ag dairy farming Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:50:10 +0000 Trent Campbell 27047 at http://addisonindependent.com Addison-3 candidates share views at city debate http://addisonindependent.com/201410addison-3-candidates-share-views-city-debate <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26326" style="width: 175px;"><a href="/201410addison-3-candidates-share-views-city-debate"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Add3.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Add3.jpg" title="Add3.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="175" height="74" /></a></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; The four candidates for the two Addison-3 seats representing Vergennes, Ferrisburgh, Addison, Panton and Waltham in the Vermont House of Representatives this past Wednesday joined House candidates from around the county at a forum at the Vergennes Opera House devoted to economic development.</span></p> <p> The Addison County Economic Development Corp. and Vision to Action Vermont (V2AVT.org) co-sponsored the event, which drew 12 of the 13 county candidates in contested races.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26327">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410addison-3-candidates-share-views-city-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County candidates Featured legislature Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:47:53 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 26327 at http://addisonindependent.com District Court Log for 10/16/14 http://addisonindependent.com/201410district-court-log-101614 <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;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; In recent proceedings in the Addison County Superior Court, criminal division:</span></p> <p> <strong>Chelsea Barrows</strong>, 22, (no address given) pleaded guilty to an Aug. 9 charge of careless or negligent driving, amended from a charge of driving under the influence, and was fined $607.</p> <p> <strong>Shane Branchaud</strong>, 31, of Addison pleaded guilty to a July 20 charge of unlawful mischief and was sentenced to 29-30 days in jail, interrupted daily, and was fined $147.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26181">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410district-court-log-101614" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs Addison County court Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:47:06 +0000 Addison Independent 26181 at http://addisonindependent.com Soccer wrap-up: Tigers post wins, VUHS ties, Eagles and Otters fall short http://addisonindependent.com/201409soccer-wrap-tigers-post-wins-vuhs-ties-eagles-and-otters-fall-short <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;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; In local high school soccer in the latter half of last week, the Middlebury girls and boys posted wins, the Vergennes boys earned a tie, but the Mount Abraham boys and both Otter Valley teams came up short.</span></p> <p> The VUHS girls also hosted Mount Abe on Friday, and the local boys&rsquo; teams saw more action in the second day of the Tigers&rsquo; annual tournament; see stories.</p> <p> <strong>TIGER GIRLS</strong></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/25676">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409soccer-wrap-tigers-post-wins-vuhs-ties-eagles-and-otters-fall-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Addison County soccer Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:42:54 +0000 Zach Despart 25676 at http://addisonindependent.com Rundown of local legislative candidates http://addisonindependent.com/201409rundown-local-legislative-candidates <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25670" style="width: 55px;"><a href="/201409rundown-local-legislative-candidates"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/general election chart_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="general election chart.jpg" title="general election chart.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="55" height="100" /></a></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> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; When voters in Addison County go to the polls for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4, they will have several contested races for Vermont House seats.</p> <p> In the past few months the&nbsp;Addison Independent&nbsp;has published profiles of candidates involved in competitive elections. Click on the links below to read about these candidates.</p> <p> <strong>MIDDLEBURY RACE</strong></p> <p> Democratic candidates for the Addison-1 (Middlebury) House seat:</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25669">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409rundown-local-legislative-candidates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County Election 2014 legislature Vermont Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:34:39 +0000 Addison Independent 25669 at http://addisonindependent.com County loses its superior court clerk http://addisonindependent.com/201409county-loses-its-superior-court-clerk <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: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; It might be two months before state judiciary officials replace Addison County Superior Court Clerk Jo LaMarche, who resigned late last month to become assistant to newly appointed U.S. District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford.</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/25586">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409county-loses-its-superior-court-clerk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County clerk Rutland superior court Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:27:30 +0000 Zach Despart 25586 at http://addisonindependent.com Local primary election candidates profiled http://addisonindependent.com/201408addison-county-primary-election-candidates-profiled <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 Staff </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; When voters in Addison County go to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 26, they will have one contested race for a Vermont House seat and several candidates seeking to get enough votes to qualify to get on <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406county-feature-four-house-races-and-one-primary">the General Election ballot</a>.</p> <p> In the past few months the <em>Addison Independent </em>has published profiles of candidates involved in competitive elections. Click on the links below to read about these candidates.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25117">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408addison-county-primary-election-candidates-profiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County election Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:31:44 +0000 John McCright 25117 at http://addisonindependent.com Gallery: Field Days 2014 http://addisonindependent.com/201408gallery-field-days-2014 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24900" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201408gallery-field-days-2014"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/FD6548.thumbnail.jpg" alt="FD6548.jpg" title="FD6548.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></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> Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div style="width:500px;height:500px;text-align:center;margin:auto;"> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24886">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408gallery-field-days-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Multimedia Addison County Field Days Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:32:07 +0000 Trent Campbell 24886 at http://addisonindependent.com Field Days to open Tuesday with farm animals, food and fun on tap http://addisonindependent.com/201408field-days-open-tuesday-farm-animals-food-and-fun-tap <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: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Visitors at this year&rsquo;s Addison County Fair and Field Days can expect all the familiar agricultural exhibits and competitions, in addition to a few new attractions.</span></p> <p> The 66th annual fair will open Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and run through Saturday evening, when the midway closes at midnight.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24844">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408field-days-open-tuesday-farm-animals-food-and-fun-tap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County Field Days Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:49:22 +0000 Addison Independent 24844 at http://addisonindependent.com Editorial: Asking the right questions http://addisonindependent.com/201408editorial-asking-right-questions <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> Angelo S. Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">In the business world, one of the harbingers of success and innovation is seen by an entrepreneur&rsquo;s ability to ask the right questions.</span></p> <p> Why is the market reacting the way it is? How could the business respond in beneficial ways? How can the business make its products better to meet public demand, or expand in directions not previously considered? Hypotheticals are posed and examined.</p> <p> Communities would benefit by doing the same.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24812">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408editorial-asking-right-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Addison County Aging demographics future young professionals Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:42:15 +0000 Zach Despart 24812 at http://addisonindependent.com