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weybridge http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1085/all en Weybridge charter change pitched http://addisonindependent.com/201502weybridge-charter-change-pitched <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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> WEYBRIDGE &mdash; Weybridge officials are proposing to change the municipality&rsquo;s charter in a manner that would allow for its town clerk and treasurer to be appointed by the selectboard, rather than elected by the public.</p> <p> This means that the person or people taking these positions would no longer have to reside in the town of Weybridge and would be appointed by the selectboard. Panton approved a similar charter change last year.</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/28399">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502weybridge-charter-change-pitched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge Charter weybridge Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:11:58 +0000 Addison Independent 28399 at http://addisonindependent.com Pulp Mill Bridge to be closed for three weeks http://addisonindependent.com/201501pulp-mill-bridge-be-closed-three-weeks <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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The historic Pulp Mill Bridge in Middlebury will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicular traffic for about three weeks beginning on Monday, Jan. 26, to allow for a work crew to repair damage caused by a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the bridge this past fall.</p> <p> The covered bridge, which links the towns of Middlebury and Weybridge on Seymour Street Extension, will re-open on or about Monday, Feb. 16. Until then, motorists, bikers and walkers should seek alternative routes.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28165">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501pulp-mill-bridge-be-closed-three-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury weybridge Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:40:00 +0000 Addison Independent 28165 at http://addisonindependent.com Police look for stolen rings http://addisonindependent.com/201501police-look-stolen-rings <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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> WEYBRIDGE &mdash; Vermont State Police are investigating the theft of an unspecified number of wedding rings from an office at the Morgan Horse Farm at 74 Battell Drive in Weybridge. The thefts took place during the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 15.</p> <p> Police said the owner of the rings had taken them off and placed them on her office desk while applying hand lotion. While conducting business on the grounds, she realized that she had forgotten the rings and returned to her office to see that the jewelry was missing.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28072">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501police-look-stolen-rings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs VSP weybridge Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:30:20 +0000 Addison Independent 28072 at http://addisonindependent.com Weybridge barn destroyed by fire http://addisonindependent.com/201412weybridge-barn-destroyed-fire <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> Addison Independent Staff </div> </div> </div> <p> WEYBRIDGE &mdash; Around 20 Weybridge and New Haven firefighters responded to a blaze this morning that destroyed a horse barn at 1572 Quaker Village Road.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> Firefighters arrived at the scene at around 9 a.m., according to Weybridge Fire Chief Bill Sinks. By then, the barn was fully involved.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> &ldquo;There was nothing we could really do to save the building,&rdquo; Sinks said of the roughly 30-foot-by-40-foot structure. He identified the owner as Cindy Strate.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27633">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412weybridge-barn-destroyed-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge fire firefighters horse barn New Haven weybridge Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:53:20 +0000 John Flowers 27633 at http://addisonindependent.com Same-sex marriage rooted in Weybridge http://addisonindependent.com/201411same-sex-marriage-rooted-weybridge <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26940" style="width: 68px;"><a href="/201411same-sex-marriage-rooted-weybridge"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Sheldon.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Sheldon.jpg" title="Sheldon.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="68" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> RACHEL HOPE CLEVES </div> </div> </div> <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> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Vermont had the distinction in 2000 of becoming the first state in the union to approve a civil unions law, through which same-sex couples were extended many of the same rights as heterosexual married couples. Nine years later, Vermont became the first state to approve a same-sex marriage law without being required to do so by a court decision.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26941">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411same-sex-marriage-rooted-weybridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge Featured same-sex marriage Sheldon Museum weybridge Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:08:41 +0000 Zach Despart 26941 at http://addisonindependent.com Court Log: Weybridge teen charged with assaulting police http://addisonindependent.com/201410court-log-weybridge-teen-charged-assaulting-police <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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">WEYBRIDGE &mdash; A local teen on Monday pleaded innocent in Addison County Superior Court, criminal division, to three misdemeanor counts of simple assault on a police officer, stemming from an Aug. 23 incident in Weybridge.</span></p> <p> Sabrina R. Landon, 18, of Weybridge is also accused of resisting arrest and being a minor in possession of a malt beverage (criminal count).</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26527">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410court-log-weybridge-teen-charged-assaulting-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crime Logs assault Court log weybridge Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:29:09 +0000 Addison Independent 26527 at http://addisonindependent.com North Country Trail may reach into Vermont http://addisonindependent.com/201407north-country-trail-may-reach-vermont <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24267" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201407north-country-trail-may-reach-vermont"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/TrailandWelch1889.thumbnail.jpg" alt="TrailandWelch1889.jpg" title="TrailandWelch1889.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"> AT A PRESS conference in Weybridge on Monday, MALT volunteer John Derick shows Rep. Peter Welch the intended route through Addison County of a hiking trail from Crown Point, N.Y., to the Long Trail in Goshen. </div> </div> </div> <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> Weyland Joyner </div> </div> </div> <p> WEYBRIDGE &mdash; Vermont Congressman Peter Welch took a walk Monday with members of the Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) and the James family, who own Monument Farms Dairy, to discuss an effort under way to add to Vermont&rsquo;s network of hiking trails.</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/24269">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407north-country-trail-may-reach-vermont" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge Addison County Appalachian Trail Goshen Long Trail MALT North Country Trail weybridge Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:28:14 +0000 Weyland Joyner 24269 at http://addisonindependent.com MALT to raise $490,000 to conserve Weybridge land http://addisonindependent.com/201406malt-raise-490000-conserve-weybridge-land <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24196" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201406malt-raise-490000-conserve-weybridge-land"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/MALTland7788_2.thumbnail.jpg" alt="MALTland7788_2.jpg" title="MALTland7788_2.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"> THE MIDDLEBURY AREA Land Trust is trying to raise $490,000 to acquire and conserve a 101-acre parcel, part of which is seen here, off Route 23 in Weybridge. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <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> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">WEYBRIDGE &mdash; The Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) is trying to raise $490,000 to buy and permanently conserve a strategic, 101-acre parcel of Middlebury College-owned land located north of Route 23 in Weybridge, property that would be maintained as an important wildlife habitat as well as for farming.</span></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/24197">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406malt-raise-490000-conserve-weybridge-land" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge Featured MALT weybridge Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:01:31 +0000 Phoebe Lewis 24197 at http://addisonindependent.com New Haven's Smiley enters race for Addison-5 House seat http://addisonindependent.com/201406new-havens-smiley-enters-race-addison-5-house-seat <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23892" style="width: 64px;"><a href="/201406new-havens-smiley-enters-race-addison-5-house-seat"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/SusanSmiley2312.thumbnail.jpg" alt="SusanSmiley2312.jpg" title="SusanSmiley2312.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="64" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NEW HAVEN DEMOCRAT Susan Smiley will run against incumbent Rep. Harvey Smith, R-New Haven, for the Addison-5 House seat. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <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> NEW HAVEN &mdash; Susan Smiley has always been keenly interested in agricultural and food supply issues as a dedicated farmer and consumer.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23894">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406new-havens-smiley-enters-race-addison-5-house-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Haven Bridport campaign 2014 Featured legislature New Haven weybridge Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:44:35 +0000 Mary Langworthy 23894 at http://addisonindependent.com Hundreds compete in Middlebury half-marathon http://addisonindependent.com/201405hundreds-compete-middlebury-half-marathon <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23146" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201405hundreds-compete-middlebury-half-marathon"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Midd Maple Run 3260.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Midd Maple Run 3260.jpg" title="Midd Maple Run 3260.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"> RUNNERS MAKE THEIR way down Morgan Horse Farm Road in Weybridge Sunday morning in the 6th running of the Middlebury Maple Run – The Sweetest Half. The scenic 13.1-mile race wound through Middlebury and Weybridge roads from the start/finish line near Porter Medical Center. Nearly 800 runners took part. Independent photo/John S. McCright </div> </div> </div> <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> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; About 800 runners participated as individuals or as part of two-member teams in Sunday&rsquo;s sixth annual Middlebury Maple Run &ndash; The Sweetest Half, a popular half-marathon that was held this year in cool and showery conditions.</p> <p> Montpelier&rsquo;s Sue Hackney, 57, provided one of the highlights on Sunday, setting a new masters women&rsquo;s (over 40) course record at 1:31.58 in finishing second overall among women behind West Windsor&rsquo;s Phoebe Novello, 20, who won in 1:31.17.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23143">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405hundreds-compete-middlebury-half-marathon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Middlebury running weybridge Mon, 05 May 2014 18:41:52 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 23143 at http://addisonindependent.com Weybridge tops energy challenge http://addisonindependent.com/201403weybridge-tops-energy-challenge <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> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The town of Weybridge will receive $10,000 to invest in a municipal weatherization project of its choice, thanks to its victory in a statewide energy efficiency competition called the &ldquo;Home Energy Challenge.&rdquo;</span></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/22217">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201403weybridge-tops-energy-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge Featured Home Energy Challenge weybridge Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:17:07 +0000 Zach Despart 22217 at http://addisonindependent.com Six ACSU towns brace for education tax hits http://addisonindependent.com/201401acsu-towns-brace-school-tax-hits <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> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Dwindling student numbers, a boost in the statewide education property tax rate and a new requirement that school districts pay for their own paraprofessionals are among factors contributing to potentially large property tax increases associated with 2014-2015 budget proposals designed to maintain current programming at Addison Central Supervisory Union (ACSU) elementary schools.</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/21315">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201401acsu-towns-brace-school-tax-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Bridport Cornwall Featured Ripton Salisbury Shoreham weybridge Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:53:08 +0000 John McCright 21315 at http://addisonindependent.com Superintendent Burrows continues tour of seven ACSU towns http://addisonindependent.com/201401superintendent-burrows-continues-tour-seven-acsu-towns <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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Peter Burrows, superintendent of the Addison Central Supervisory Union, has been getting around to the seven towns in his district trying to meet area residents. His schedule of &ldquo;Coffee with the Superintendent&rdquo; sessions, where folks will get a chance to talk education with Dr. Burrows, continues this week and wraps up next.</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/20917">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201401superintendent-burrows-continues-tour-seven-acsu-towns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ripton Bridport Middlebury weybridge Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:59:15 +0000 Alex M 20917 at http://addisonindependent.com Weybridge kids build bridges to the future http://addisonindependent.com/201310weybridge-kids-build-bridges-future <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-19757" style="width: 151px;"><a href="/201310weybridge-kids-build-bridges-future"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/bridges6594.thumbnail.jpg" alt="bridges6594.jpg" title="bridges6594.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="151" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WEYBRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL students Timothy Hunsdorfer and Thomas Given prepare to do a weight test on the popsicle stick bridge they helped build at the school last week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <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> <span style="line-height: 20px;">WEYBRIDGE &mdash; Weybridge Elementary School is taking very seriously its mission of building students a bridge to a better future.</span></p> <p> In fact, every student in the small community school spent last week building a total of 10 bridges &mdash; not in the same vein as Middlebury&rsquo;s $16 million Cross Street Bridge that can support multi-ton vehicles, but rather tiny spans made out of popsicle sticks designed to withstand at least 5 pounds of weight.</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/19758">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201310weybridge-kids-build-bridges-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge Featured UTC Aerospace weybridge Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:28:04 +0000 Zach Despart 19758 at http://addisonindependent.com Weybridge decides on use for settlement http://addisonindependent.com/201309weybridge-decides-use-settlement <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> <span style="line-height: 20px;">WEYBRIDGE &mdash; Around 150 Weybridge voters turned out at a special town meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 25, to earmark $475,980 in embezzlement-related insurance settlement funds to a variety of municipal uses, with the lion&rsquo;s share going to the creation of a &ldquo;major equipment fund&rdquo; for future substantial purchases. And residents declined the selectboard&rsquo;s invitation to use $50,000 of the money as a property tax rebate.</span></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/19202">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201309weybridge-decides-use-settlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weybridge embezzlement Featured weybridge Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:10:24 +0000 Zach Despart 19202 at http://addisonindependent.com