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August 8th, 2012
BRISTOL — Police are urging local businesses and vendors at Addison County Fair and Field Days to be on the lookout for counterfeit $5 and $10 bills this week.
An anonymous tip led Bristol police and the U.S. Secret Service agents on Tuesday to arrest Mildred Martin, 29, of Bristol for possession of a regulated drug.
NEW HAVEN — No one was injured in a Sunday morning fire at a New Haven home, and New Haven Fire Chief Alan Mayer said damage to the residence could have been much worse.
MIDDLEBURY — While many local residents are reaping bountiful harvests of vegetables from their summer gardens, four area businesses are planting seeds for future economic growth thanks to a program launched by the Addison County Economic Development Corp. (ACEDC).
RIPTON — Residents in the climes of Ripton and Lincoln have not had to touch their thermostats for several months, but they are already beginning to think about the cold winter ahead — and particularly about their neighbors who might not have the resources to stay warm.
ADDISON COUNTY — When Starksboro’s Jonah Rule, 32, died in a Fayston car crash at the end of June, he left behind his 28-year-old wife Caitlin and two young children, Austin and Callie.
Following the tragic incident, family and friends banded together to help the stay-at-home mother and her kids move forward. The Jonah Rule Memorial Fund was created, an online crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo.com was initiated and numerous fundraisers sprouted up.
FERRISBURGH — The wife of Conrad Bell, who Vermont State Police allege was killed by a Burlington man at a July 27 bonfire in Ferrisburgh, said one element of the VSP court documents filed on July 30 and then reported in the Independent on Aug. 2 is not accurate.
Laurie Bell, 44, of Vergennes said alleged killer Joseph Bolduc, 25, did not threaten her husband in a July 21 phone call, as described in one VSP affidavit.
NEW HAVEN/WALTHAM/ADDISON — Those heading to Addison County Fair and Field Days by Route 17 this week will have a bumpy ride.
Construction on the length of road between Route 22A in Addison and Route 7 in New Haven has been under way since June, and the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) estimates it will continue until mid-November.