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Whiting http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1687/all en Artist from Haiti makes a life in Whiting http://addisonindependent.com/201502artist-haiti-makes-life-whiting <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28595" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201502artist-haiti-makes-life-whiting"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/HaitiArt4952.thumbnail.jpg" alt="HaitiArt4952.jpg" title="HaitiArt4952.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"> JULNER REMY, A native of Haiti who now lives in Whiting, currently has an exhibit of his artwork hanging at the EastView at Middlebury retirement community. 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> WHITING &mdash; On a cold Vermont night, Julner Remy warms his spirits with recollections of his native Haiti, recollections he commits to canvas and wood with deft brushstrokes.</p> <p> His paintings have recently become far more than a balm for his soul. A lot of his work is now on display at the EastView at Middlebury retirement community, where the 33-year-old Whiting resident currently works as a caregiver.</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/28596">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502artist-haiti-makes-life-whiting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whiting artist Featured Haiti Whiting Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:53:11 +0000 John Flowers 28596 at http://addisonindependent.com Jeanne Collins offered job as RNeSU superintendent http://addisonindependent.com/201405jeanne-collins-offered-job-rnesu-superintendent <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23625" style="width: 74px;"><a href="/201405jeanne-collins-offered-job-rnesu-superintendent"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Collins super candidate_6009.thumbnail.jpeg" alt="Collins super candidate_6009.jpeg" title="Collins super candidate_6009.jpeg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="74" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JEANNE COLLINS </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> Lee J. Kahrs </div> </div> </div> <p> BRANDON &mdash; All 18 members of the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to offer the job of RNeSU superintendent to Jeanne Collins under a one-year contract. She implied in an email to the<em>Reporter </em>that she would accept the offer.</p> <p> The vote was taken following a 90-minute executive session in which the board heard the recommendation of the interview committee and deliberated the decision to offer Collins the job and, if so, for how long.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23627">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405jeanne-collins-offered-job-rnesu-superintendent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brandon Featured Goshen Jeanne Collins Leicester RNeSU Whiting Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:15:41 +0000 John McCright 23627 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Simonds thankful for 33 years as Whiting town clerk http://addisonindependent.com/201405opinion-simonds-thankful-33-years-whiting-town-clerk <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> Grace Simonds </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">I wish to thank all those who attended my retirement party on April 19. After 33 years as town clerk and treasurer for Whiting, it was nice to visit and reflect with so many of you at the party.</span></p> <p align="left"> I also wish to thank all those who brought food and donated money for the Whiting Food Shelf. It was a great boost for the food shelf.</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/23234">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405opinion-simonds-thankful-33-years-whiting-town-clerk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion town clerk Whiting Sun, 11 May 2014 21:29:08 +0000 Zach Despart 23234 at http://addisonindependent.com Health Department finds EEE virus in more mosquitoes http://addisonindependent.com/201308health-department-finds-eee-virus-more-mosquitoes <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> BURLINGTON &mdash; Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been detected in more mosquitoes from the swampy areas of Whiting, nearby Leicester, and Brandon, the Vermont Health Department announced today. The Health Department Laboratory just confirmed EEE in five mosquito batches collected by the Agency of Agriculture this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.</p> <p> EEE was also recently detected in mosquitoes in Sudbury, from the opposite side of the swamp from where the Brandon mosquitoes were collected.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18705">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308health-department-finds-eee-virus-more-mosquitoes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County brandon Leicester Whiting Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:09:57 +0000 Trent Campbell 18705 at http://addisonindependent.com State to combat EEE virus with aerial spraying in Whiting area http://addisonindependent.com/201308state-combat-eee-virus-aerial-spraying-whiting-area <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> Lee J. Kahrs </div> </div> </div> <p> WHITING &mdash; The state will perform two courses of aerial pesticide spraying in Whiting in the coming days in a pre-emptive strike to combat Eastern equine encephalitis.</p> <p> Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen announced the move on Tuesday, saying that mosquito pools in Whiting are continuing to test positive for the EEE virus. The first positive tests were discovered Aug. 9. Since then, health officials have started testing twice a week and the news is not good.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18537">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308state-combat-eee-virus-aerial-spraying-whiting-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County eee Featured Whiting Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:22:42 +0000 John McCright 18537 at http://addisonindependent.com Whiting man stabbed, beaten in home invasion http://addisonindependent.com/201306whiting-man-stabbed-beaten-home-invasion <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> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17367">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201306whiting-man-stabbed-beaten-home-invasion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whiting aggravated assault injured Route 30 stabbing Whiting Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:03:47 +0000 John Flowers 17367 at http://addisonindependent.com Cornwall targets gas pipeline; officials suggest Whiting route http://addisonindependent.com/201304cornwall-targets-gas-pipeline-officials-suggest-whiting-route <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> CORNWALL &mdash; Many residents of Cornwall are hoping to convince Vermont Gas Systems (VGS) to leave their town off its list of potential routes for a new pipeline that would funnel natural gas from Middlebury to the International Paper Co. in Ticonderoga, N.Y.</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/16678">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304cornwall-targets-gas-pipeline-officials-suggest-whiting-route" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cornwall Featured Whiting Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:49:37 +0000 John McCright 16678 at http://addisonindependent.com Vermont Gas unveils five pipeline routes to N.Y. mill http://addisonindependent.com/201304vermont-gas-unveils-five-pipeline-routes-ny-mill <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-16377" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201304vermont-gas-unveils-five-pipeline-routes-ny-mill"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/signs1204.thumbnail.jpg" alt="signs1204.jpg" title="signs1204.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"> SOME RESIDENTS ON Routes 30 and 74 in Cornwall have put up signs protesting the potential placement of a Vermont Gas pipeline in their neighborhood. The pipeline would extend from Middlebury to the International Paper mill in Ticonderoga, N.Y. 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> SHOREHAM &mdash; Vermont Gas this week unveiled<a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304vermont-gas-proposes-route-pipeline-international-paper"> five potential routes for its proposed natural gas pipeline</a> that would extend from Middlebury to Ticonderoga, N.Y., a plan that at Monday&rsquo;s legislative breakfast in Shoreham continued to draw criticism from area residents who oppose the prospect of seeing the project running through their respective properties.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16378">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304vermont-gas-unveils-five-pipeline-routes-ny-mill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cornwall Featured Middlebury Shoreham Vermont Gas Systems pipeline Whiting Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:32:46 +0000 Addison Independent 16378 at http://addisonindependent.com State plans to test resident in three towns for EEE http://addisonindependent.com/201304state-plans-test-resident-three-towns-eee <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> Lee Kahrs </div> </div> </div> <p> BRANDON/WHITING/SUDBURY &mdash; The Vermont Department of Health late this month and next will hold three clinics locally to collect human blood samples that will be tested in a new study of Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16275">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201304state-plans-test-resident-three-towns-eee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County eee Leicester Whiting Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:16:45 +0000 xian 16275 at http://addisonindependent.com Post office hours being reduced in rural communities http://addisonindependent.com/201301post-office-hours-being-reduced-rural-communities <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 S. McCright </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; As U.S. Postal Service officials implement a plan to wring costs out of rural post offices, some local residents have a last opportunity to affect how service will be cut in their towns.</p> <p> USPS officials will host meetings in Monkton, Orwell, Shoreham, Hancock and Forestdale in coming weeks that will allow residents to give input on four options for cutting costs at their respective post offices &mdash; three of which include shutting the facilities down.</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/14903">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301post-office-hours-being-reduced-rural-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County brandon Bridport Featured Ferrisburgh hancock Monkton orwell Shoreham starksboro Whiting Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:52:38 +0000 Addison Independent 14903 at http://addisonindependent.com State officials to Whiting-area residents: Please take EEE tests http://addisonindependent.com/201212state-officials-whiting-area-residents-please-take-eee-tests <p> WHITING &mdash; State health officials hope to conduct blood tests on area residents and determine how many people may possess the Eastern equine encephalitis antibodies without ever having gotten sick. That&rsquo;s the message from a series of three public information meetings they held in the area to update residents in the wake of the first two human cases of EEE over the summer.</p> <p> Depending on funding, there is also a plan to expand mosquito surveillance next year and hire additional field assistants to help gather samples.</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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