September 12th, 2014
SHOREHAM — State police said Friday that an unknown number of thieves stole copper from the Shoreham Telephone Company. Police said that between 11:00 p.m. and 11:21 p.m. Aug. 22, someone stole about $5,000 worth of copper load coil from the parking lot of the company. Troopers ask residents with information about the theft to call them at (802) 388-4919.
MIDDLEBURY — It was on Aug. 26 that Donna Donahue lost a Democratic primary election that ended her bid to secure one of Middlebury’s two seats in the Vermont House.
What a difference two weeks can make in the political world.
MONTPELIER — The Public Service Board plans to review whether to reconsider its approval of Phase I of the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project, and could choose to amend the project’s Certificate of Public Good in a litany of ways.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Development Review Board (DRB) on Sept. 22 will begin its evaluation of the community’s new town office and recreation facility proposals, a review that could span several weeks as the panel takes testimony on plans that have already generated considerable debate and controversy in Addison County’s shire town.
MIDDLEBURY — Three of the biggest institutions in Middlebury will begin to receive natural gas service before the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project pipeline is finished, Vermont Gas Systems announced on Wednesday.
VERGENNES — A representative of the smallest state (in terms of population) in New England is in a contest with representatives of each of the region’s five larger states to win a $100,000 prize for her school. In early voting it looks like she has a chance to win.
MIDDLEBURY — Sitting on her porch one day this summer, Cindy Hill suddenly noticed that she could not see out of the inside corner of her right eye. Thinking that she must have scratched it, she decided to wait and see if it improved.
“I’ll sleep on it and then in the morning if it’s not cleared up, I’ll call the eye doctor,” the Middlebury resident said to herself.
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard is considering some major changes to the town’s recycling collection program in view of a new state law that will alter the way communities, haulers, businesses and households will have to deal with their waste.
At issue is Vermont’s Act 148, which orders a series of solid waste management program changes that will be phased in throughout the state from July 1, 2015, through July 1, 2020. The law requires that by next July 1, communities have to: