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Route 22A accident results in injuries

On April 17, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Vermont State Police troopers from the New Haven Barracks and officers of the Addison County Sheriffs Department, along with Shoreham Fire Department and Middlebury Rescue, were called to assist with a two-vehicle collision that occurred at the Doolittle Road at the intersection of Vermont Route 22A in Shoreham.

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Middlebury residents to revote on town hall plan

Middlebury voters will return to the ballot box on Tuesday, May 13, for a revote on the Town Meeting vote over a new town hall next to the Ilsley Public Library and a recreation facility on Creek Road.

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Vermont: A 'springter' wonderland of snow

A springtime blast of cold air entered Vermont on Tuesday night and left as much as 6-8 inches in some high elevation areas around Addison and Rutland counties.

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April 15 lunar eclipse visible in Vermont

First of four Moon eclipses during 2014-15

A total lunar eclipse will take place during the early morning hours of April 15. It will be the first of two total lunar eclipses in 2014, and the first of a tetrad (four total lunar eclipses in series).

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Middlebury construction project start delayed

According to Middlebury Town manager Kathleen Ramsay, the Water Street construction project, scheduled to begin on Monday, April 14, has been delayed approximately two weeks.

Addison County Planning Commission votes “yes” to gas pipeline phase 2

Addison County Regional Planning Commission representative David Hamilton, reported that the ACRPC would continue work toward establishing its formal position on Phase II of the Addison-Rutland Natural Gas Project at the Commission’s April 9 meeting.

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Remembering mystery writer Diana Ramsay

Middlebury mystery writer was something of a mystery herself

When mystery writer Diana Ramsay—whose real name was Rhoda Rebee Brandes—learned that the end of her life was near, she said she couldn’t imagine a better way to go than to be at home in Middlebury, Vt., in bed and watching a Major League Baseball game on television. Ramsay-Brandes died just that way, on March 31, the opening day of the 2014 baseball season.

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Leicester man arrested for attempted murder

After further questioning by detectives, Tim Foley, 47, of Leicester was arrested and processed at the New Haven Barracks for two counts of attempted aggravated murder, related to the on-duty troopers, and two counts of attempted murder, related to the residents that live at 1496 Lake Dunmore Rd.

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Swine disease found on Rutland County farm

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) is reporting the first case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) in the state. The positive diagnosis occurred on a swine operation in Rutland County on March 26.

State Police investigating Route 22A incident

Vermont State Police are investigating a suspicious incident that occurred in the early morning hours of March 30.

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Town of Brandon closes roads due to high water

The Town of Brandon has closed the following roads due to high water:

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Alternate Middlebury town hall, senior center, gym plan offered

Petitions can be signed at Middlebury American Legion, Monday, March 31, 4-7 p.m

Howard “Skip” Brush, vice chairman of the Middlebury Development Review Board, is circulating a citizen’s petition to bring the town hall and gymnasium plans to a revote in April.

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Guest Viewpoint: Cold weather, hard state

An award-winning, 80-something photographer laments changes in the Green Mountain State

Cold penetrates my neck, creeps down my backbone, seeps into my limbs...cold...I am cold...my arms, fingers, toes.

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Vermonters encouraged to stay off iced waterways

Vermont ice surfaces weakening rapidly

Vermont Ice Surfaces Weakening Rapidly

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Farnsworth becomes nation’s newest one-star general

VUHS Class of ‘81 graduate

For family and friends of Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, a former Vergennes-area resident, it was a moment of great pride—pride too hard to put into plain words. On March 13, Farnsworth, who graduated from Vergennes Union High School in 1981, became a one-star general in the U.S. Army.