July 29th, 2012
FERRISBURGH — A Vergennes man was killed at a Ferrisburgh bonfire Friday night, and police have identified a Burlington man they arrested as the prime suspect.
On July 31, Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs will hold a public forum for concerned citizens to discuss drug and crime issues in Bristol. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, located on the west side of the town green just off of West Street. This meeting comes on the heels of several armed robberies this year, and what many citizens are calling an uptick in drug activity.
WEYBRIDGE — Vermont State Police cited Ryan Phelps, 32 of Shoreham for domestic violence on Wednesday, July 25, after he allegedly assaulted a woman at a home on Quaker Village Road in Weybridge.
ADDISON COUNTY — Nearly one year after tropical storm Irene hit the state of Vermont local residents are still recovering from the damage. Disaster relief funds and volunteer efforts have dramatically improved conditions, but Irene’s aftermath is still a problem for many Vermonters and those working to help them.
MIDDLEBURY ––Planned Parenthood has drawn more attention on the national stage over the past few years, largely due to concerns about the organization’s provision of abortion care.
As the campaign season begins to hit high tide, one of the more common motifs from conservatives is the lament that government inhibits growth and prosperity and that a truly “free market” would unleash the powers of the marketplace — the result being a society bathed in opulence.
It’s turning into a hot climate summer in two ways, only one of which you can measure with a thermometer.
Amidst the deepening drought, the summer’s fourth heat wave, and the continued western fires, there’s something else breaking out: a siege of citizen uprisings at key points around the country all designed to keep coal in the hole, oil in the soil, gas... underground.
ADDISON/NEW HAVEN — For most of the summer, Route 17 between Addison and New Haven will be a bumpy ride.
The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) began a major rebuild of the 7.3 mile stretch in early June, and is slated to finish in mid-November. The $5.8 million project stretches from Route 7 to Route 22A, and began with shaving down the top several inches of road, revealing ruts and potholes beneath.