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Community Foundation announces 2014 Impact Award

Cindy and Michael Seligmann of Ripton and the Addison County Parent/Child Center in Middlebury have been honored with the Vermont Community Foundation’s 2014 Community Impact Award.

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Harley Davidson motorcycle stolen on Route 30

On Sept. 19, the Vermont State Police responded to a theft of a motorcycle on Route 30 in Whiting.

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Another solar project planned for New Haven

At the New Haven Select Board meeting Sept. 16, board members and the public learned of a large-scale solar power project planned for the town.

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Man breaks into police station

Call it a case of mistaken identity. Shelburne Police officials said that John Dettor, 59, of Washington, D.C., broke into the law-enforcement building last week during night-time hours. Dettor told authorities he thought he was looking for a warm place to spend the night and that he thought he was breaking into a school.

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Proctor meth lab investigated

On Sept. 21, the Vermont State Police Clandestine Lab Team executed a search warrant on a residence located at 9 River St. in Proctor.

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Man assaulted at Field Days

On Sept. 21, Vermont State Police responded to the Addison County Fair & Field Days fairgrounds for an assault call. When troopers arrived it was discovered that the victim, Joshua Bird, 35, of Franklin had been taken by ambulance to Fletcher Allen Hospital with a severe head injury.

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Hail and farewell to summer 2014!

In 2014, the autumnal equinox brings the fall season to the Northern Hemisphere on Monday, Sept. 22 at 10:29 p.m. EDT.

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Bohne seeks to mend CCTA rifts

When Paul Bohne’s started to field telephone calls from a handful of Chittenden County Transit Authority Board members, he knew he couldn’t resist the challenge of re-shaping the company. “I got calls from some board members,” said Bohne, from company headquarters in Burlington. “I was asked to help and I said, ‘yes.’”

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“Grow It” workshop comes to Pittsford

Vermont Community Garden Network will host the 2014 Fall Grow It Workshop for community and school garden leaders, Monday, Sept. 29, 4-7 p.m., including a light dinner, at Lothrop Elementary School, in Pittsford.

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Guest Viewpoint: Orwell’s Masonic history—in detail

According to the Orwell Town History, Independence Lodge 10 Free and Accepted Masons were organized on Nov. 18, 1814, and the first meetings were held in various homesteads east of the village prior to moving their meetings in 1831 to Jeremiah Boynton’s Inn (what was later known as the Eagle Inn), which once stood directly across from the Orwell Bank, where the Orwell Town Clerk’s office now resides.

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Candidate column: Shane McCormack for Vermont Attorney General

Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”—H.L. Mencken

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Vermont and Oakland extend affiliation through 2016

The Vermont Lake Monsters and Oakland Athletics have extended their Player Development Contract for the next two years through 2016, the two teams announced today.

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1,000-plus Vermonters head to New York City for Climate March

Over one thousand Vermonters who are concerned about climate change will attending the People’s Climate March taking place in New York City on Sept. 21.

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From the Editor: The Last Voyage of the Lusitania

This year began a four-year-long centennial observation of World War I—the War to End All Wars. “War may be hell,” they say, but World War I was a kind of hell few of us can imagine today.

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Missing teens located

Senior Trooper Cari Crick of the Vermont State Police Troop C at New Haven reported that runaway Addison County juveniles Damon Tower and Wayne Larose have been located.

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MSJ's "Honor Our Past Dinner" raises funds for scholarships

The Sixth Annual Honor Our Past event to benefit Rutland Catholic Schools will be held on Oct. 2 at the Holiday Inn located on U.S. Route 7.

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Letter: Saving a life

Letter to the Editor

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House robbed on Raymond Hill Road in Orwell

Prescription drugs among stolen items

On Sept. 16, Vermont State Police troopers were advised of a burglary that took place on Raymond Hill Road in Orwell. State Police met with the victim, who advised that the following items were stolen...

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Vermont Emergency Preparedness Conference, Sept. 18

Annual meeting of Emergency Responders

Emergency responders from all corners of Vermont will come together Sept.18 to take part in the state's annual Emergency Preparedness Conference. The event is presented by the Vermont Department of Public Safety's Emergency Management & Homeland Security and Fire Safety divisions.

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Community Forum: Shaping the future of Middlebury's schools

embers of the I.D. 4 and U.D. 3 school boards invite you to an open discussion to share your hopes and dreams for Middlebury schools and the children, families and community they serve.

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