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September 30th, 2016
MIDDLEBURY — A 75-year-old Middlebury man was killed in a two-car crash on the south end of Middlebury village Thursday evening.
Middlebury police and fire officials and Middlebury Regional EMS responded to the crash at 7:43 p.m. on Sept. 29 to the scene of the crash on Court Street Extension in front of the Centre Plaza, where the Hannaford supermarket and TJ Maxx are located.
Police report that they found David H. Davignon, the driver and lone occupant of one of the vehicles, was unresponsive and bystanders began CPR.
LINCOLN — Casella Waste Systems said it will end or change its current arrangement with Lincoln on Oct. 1 and no new arrangement is yet in place.
The town’s selectboard is still searching for affordable and workable ways to get Lincoln’s trash and recycling picked up.
Selectboard Chair Bill Finger said that the volume of recyclables and trash that Lincoln produces is not enough to make it cost-effective for Casella to come up the mountain and collect it from an area with a dispersed population.
SHOREHAM — Town officials in Shoreham have decided to at least table discussion of installing a childcare facility in the former “conservatory” building on School Street.
MIDDLEBURY — Sunday, Oct. 2, will mark the 39th year that Addison County volunteers will walk to raise money to fight hunger and poverty through the annual CROP Hunger Walk.
Last year, the Addison County walk raised just shy of $22,795, which was the top walk in Vermont and ranked in the top 5 percent nationwide in online contributions out of 1,000 walks.
MIDDLEBURY — Jamie Gaucher, director of the Middlebury Office of Business Development & Innovation, said he fields inquiries from an average of seven to 10 prospects each month exploring Addison County’s shire town as a possible place to lay down roots.
Vermont pianist Paul Orgel is performing a solo Mozart concert at the Middlebury Community Center for Music this Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. in the MCMC Salon.
Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the fire department’s proposed purchase of a new ladder truck — along with related tools, radio technology and other equipment — for a total of $866,471 from a Wyoming-based vendor.
SALISBURY — Salisbury property owners are reminded that taxes are due next Wednesday, Oct. 5. In addition to regular office hours, the town treasurer will be available on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. for people to make payments. You may pay the first installment or the entire bill.
The Friends of the Salisbury Community School will hold an Ice Cream Social and Lawn Party on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the school. There will also be games and a baked goods raffle.