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September 22nd, 2016
FERRISBURGH — Soon — possibly by the end of next week — a 10-year-old Ferrisburgh business will move about a third of a mile south along Route 7 to a new home next to The Dock Doctors.
The Ferrisburgh Bake Shop and Deli, founded in 2006 by Ferrisburgh resident Lisa Denton next to the town’s Route 7 post office, will take over renovated space that most recently housed convenience store/gas station/deli Vermont Energy Co., and before then the Little Otter General Store.
MIDDLEBURY — The United Way of Addison County (UWAC) has historically enlisted a lot of local movers-and-shakers to head up its annual fund drives. This year’s team is also formidable, and comes with a special blessing.
MIDDLEBURY — The causes of multiple sclerosis (MS) remain somewhat of a mystery, but research is producing new treatments and medications that are allowing patients to maintain better quality of life.
“Everyone has their own version of it,” said Dr. Andrew Solomon, a UVM Medical Center neurologist and director of institution’s Multiple Sclerosis Center. “It’s a combination of genetics and environmental triggers. There have been hundreds of genes that have been associated with MS.”
BRISTOL — Visiting Milton scored early and late to earn a 2-1 victory over the Mount Abraham Union High School boys’ soccer team on Tuesday, but Eagle Coach Mike Corey was not unhappy afterward about his inexperienced group’s effort.
The senior-laden Milton squad improved to 3-2, with those losses coming on the road in close games to Division I teams with winning records, while Corey’s Eagles — starting only three seniors — dropped to 2-2.
BRISTOL — The Vermont Board of Education on Tuesday approved the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union’s plan to unify governance and budgeting at the Bristol-area schools.
The decision on whether to move forward with that plan is now in the hands of the five-town electorate, which will vote on it Nov. 8.
BRISTOL — At Monday’s Bristol selectboard meeting, Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs was honored for his 30 years of service to the department.
VERGENNES — After months of discussion, the Vergennes City Council last week decided to spend $4,000 on a professional evaluation of the city’s East Street swimming pool, as a number of residents have urged.
The council on Tuesday, Sept. 13, also decided another recreation facility issue it had debated for a shorter period of time, voting to spend $10,000 to resurface the nearby tennis courts, which double as a wintertime skating rink.
WHITING — Vermont State Police cited a Whiting man for domestic assault after he allegedly struck a woman several times in the face in the North Main Street area of Whiting on Wednesday, Sept. 21.
Wanfre Miranda, 23, was arrested that afternoon and lodged at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility on $1,000 bail.