Middlebury sewer plant eyed for $18M upgrade

MIDDLEBURY WASTEWATER TREATMENT Plant Superintendent Bob Wells stands in front of part of the pasteurization system at the aging facility in the town’s industrial park. The plant is being sized up for major upgrades that could cost upwards of $18 million. Independent photo/John Flowers

MIDDLEBURY — Many humans believe 20 years old is the gateway to their prime.

Thirty years on call: Service is part of LaPete's family

LISA LAPETE, LEFT, a leader of New Haven First Response, has spent a lifetime in service to people in times of need. Her daughters, including Haley Lauziere, pictured here, serve with her on the squad.

NEW HAVEN — The end of July marked 31 years as a rescue squad volunteer for Lisa LaPete, the Head of Service for New Haven First Response.

College first responders ready to help in a pinch

DURING A RECENT training session at Nelson Arena, Middlebury College Emergency Response Team members Scott Barker, left, and Tim Parsons organize some of the specialized tools they use to rescue people trapped in confined spaces, like heating and ventilation ducts. Independent photo/John Vaaler

“We actually — knock on wood — have not had to do one yet,” Middlebury College’s landscape horticulturalist and arborist Tim Parsons said.

Silent comedy screens at Brandon Town Hall

HARRY LANDON AND a young Joan Crawford star in “Tramp Tramp Tramp” (1926), a vintage silent comedy to be screened with live music on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., at Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square. Admission is free, with donations accepted.

Relive the golden age of screen comedy with a silent film program, complete with live music, on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., at the Brandon Town Hall and Community Center.


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