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Middlebury selectboard http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1058/all en Middlebury town office design contract awarded http://addisonindependent.com/201308middlebury-town-office-design-contract-awarded <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday picked Bread Loaf Corp. to provide preliminary design-build services for a new municipal building that would be built on Main Street and a new recreation center that would be erected off Mary Hogan Drive if voters decide to move forward with a proposal floated earlier this summer.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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The land, previously considered for a housing subdivision, will be purchased for $150,000 with money on hand in the town&rsquo;s conservation fund.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14895">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301residents-officials-consider-monroe-street-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Middlebury selectboard Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:04:20 +0000 14895 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury officials fine-tune town plan http://addisonindependent.com/201209middlebury-officials-fine-tune-town-plan <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday began to tweak the latest town plan draft, a task based on language changes proposed by citizens at a recent public hearing, but the board decided that other, more substantial revisions will require more discussion.</p> <p> Among those more substantial revision proposals to be considered further is one to delete a current reference in the plan to a cap of 50,000 square feet for retail stores.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13276">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201209locals-weigh-middlebury-draft-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Middlebury selectboard Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:25:24 +0000 John Flowers 13276 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury selectmen mull cheaper town office building http://addisonindependent.com/201209middlebury-selectmen-mull-cheaper-building <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday heard a suggestion from its town office steering committee that town officials might want to aim a little lower in designing a municipal office building.</p> <p> The board also talked about capping taxpayers&rsquo; contribution to funding a new building at a 2-cent increase to the Middlebury&rsquo;s tax rate, which officials said would raise about $2 million toward its cost over the length of a bond.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13186">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201209middlebury-selectmen-mull-cheaper-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Middlebury selectboard Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:46:02 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 13186 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury awards riverfront contract http://addisonindependent.com/201208middlebury-awards-riverfront-contract <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; At an Aug. 14 meeting, the Middlebury selectboard agreed to contract with DeBisschop Excavating to make substantial improvements to public property bordering the Otter Creek Falls in the Marble Works.</p> <p> The so-called &ldquo;Riverfront&rdquo; project will include the construction of pathways, re-grading and landscape restoration, tree and shrub plantings and new seating and gathering opportunities with a small amphitheater-like environment, noted Middlebury Assistant Town Manager Kathleen Ramsay.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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Photo by Tom Scanlon </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Marion Guild left Middlebury 71 years ago with some disappointment. She had just seen one of her male bosses take credit for designing the Emma Hart Willard monument that still stands at the top of Main Street in front of the Congregational Church of Middlebury.</p> <p> Well, Tuesday provided a triumphant return to Middlebury for Guild, now 95, who received belated credit for being the true designer of the monument honoring the person credited for starting women&rsquo;s collegiate education in the United States.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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The vision for the project has been more defined since the board&rsquo;s last meeting in November but plans still remain tentative because the board members said they want to involve the public more before moving ahead with the project.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12226">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206middlebury-mulls-6m-10m-town-hall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Middlebury selectboard town hall Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:37:41 +0000 Lauren Davidson 12226 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury lauds Guild, hears sign complaints http://addisonindependent.com/201206middlebury-lauds-guild-hears-sign-complaints <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; At their June 12 meeting, members of the Middlebury selectboard delayed reconstruction of South Street after bids for the work came in much higher than expected (see story in June 14 <em>Independent</em>), plus they discussed a number of other issues.</p> <p> Specifically, in other action last Tuesday, the Middlebury selectboard:</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12198">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206middlebury-lauds-guild-hears-sign-complaints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Middlebury selectboard Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:52:12 +0000 John Flowers 12198 at http://addisonindependent.com High bids to delay South Street work http://addisonindependent.com/201206high-bids-delay-south-street-work <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The town of Middlebury will delay major reconstruction of South Street in wake of much higher-than-anticipated bids for the work, though the selectboard is reviewing some traffic calming measures that could be installed on the busy road in the meantime.</p> <p> South Street and Green Mountain Place had been in line for a major overhaul, in large part to allow for replacement of water and sewer infrastructure. The surface of South Street has also fallen into disrepair over the years.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12148">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206high-bids-delay-south-street-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Middlebury selectboard roads Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:46:02 +0000 John Flowers 12148 at http://addisonindependent.com South Street makeover takes shape http://addisonindependent.com/201206south-street-makeover-takes-shape <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12036" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201206south-street-makeover-takes-shape"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Southstsign9580.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Southstsign9580.jpg" title="Southstsign9580.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NUMEROUS SOUTH STREET children got together recently to create their own signs urging travelers to slow down on their residential Middlebury street. Town officials will soon launch a major makeover of the street that will include new crosswalks and other traffic calming measures. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The town of Middlebury has agreed to permanently outfit South Street with a series of traffic calming measures &mdash; including five crosswalks &mdash; in recognition of the growing number of vehicles the residential street is being asked to bear.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12024">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206south-street-makeover-takes-shape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury construction Featured Middlebury selectboard traffic Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:09:34 +0000 John Flowers 12024 at http://addisonindependent.com