Addison County Newswire

Addison County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Addison County, VT.

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  1. Vendors pull Confederate-theme merchandise at state fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Spero News

    ... were visible at the Vermont State Fair. A ban on Confederate merchandise is in effect for the fair in nearby Addison County. Also, the Champlain Valley Fair (which opens on August 24) does not have formal ban in place, but fair organizers have asked ...


  2. The life and times of Nettie JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Denton Publications

    ... was born in 1834 and died in 1924. Powers, who has spent many years living and working along Lake Dunmore in Addison County, has spent considerable time researching the lives of Vermont's early women, including pioneer Ann Story. Nettie Jones was ...


  3. Remembering Lucien DesabraisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Denton Publications

    ... Noble and her husband Steven, Rebecca Raymond and her husband Randall, Lisa Bagley and wife May Morse, all of Addison County. By his brother Mose Desabrais and wife Anne, by his sister-in-law Joanne Desabrais, by his 11 grandchildren, Michael and ...


  4. State drops rabies baitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Denton Publications

    Rabies is a deadly viral disease of the brain that infects mammals in Vermont. "The rabies bait packs are not harmful to adults, children, pets or wildlife, and you can't get rabies from the bait," said Vermont Public Health Veterinarian Natalie Kwit.


  5. Snapshots: Addison County Fair & Field Days 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Denton Publications

    Our newspaper may not produce the "official" booklet of Addison County Fair & Field Days, but we put a lot of heart and soul into our annual fair publication as a way to salute all the wonderful Field Day organizers, volunteers, and participants who make this-the greatest of Vermont's agriculture fairs-an annual must-see regional happening. Vermont's largest agricultural fair marked another milestone year in 2018 with an anniversary to note.


  6. Did 'pink wave' miss Vt., or was it already here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Republicans. "The wave is actually a pink and blue wave," said Hardy, who is a Democrat running for Senate in Addison County. "Most of the women running this year are Democrats and the Republicans did not do a good enough job of recruiting female ...


  7. In praise of (two) liberalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Denton Publications

    ... media left. Today's other praiseworthy liberal is famous only in the Vermont State House. Mike Fisher, former Addison County legislator who voted consistently left during his seven terms (2000-2015), is the State of Vermont Health Care Advocate, a ...


  8. Black bears still in the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Denton Publications

    ... Mike Betourney and a 225 pound black bear specimen in 2007. This year, black bears have been in the news in Addison County since May. Bears have been sighted in the Chipman Hill neighborhood of Middlebury and in areas of Leicester and Salisbury, as ...


  9. In the dog houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Denton Publications

    Pictured: Corey James of G. Stone, Hannah Manley of Homeward Bound, Magnum the dog, Elizabeth Bolduc of Magnum's Mom, and Dana Peterson of the Hannaford Career Center. And the winner is, Magnum the dog! This lucky pooch won the Homeward Bound Ultimate Dog House through a summertime fundraiser conducted by Addison County's Humane Society.


  10. Addison County Fair and Field Days kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Addison County Fair and Field Days kicked off Tuesday. Animals, games and rides filled the fields in New Haven.


  11. Faces & PlacesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 5 |

    ... technology. Both have responsibilities for the Northern Division. Fredette was human resources director for Addison County Home Health & Hospice. Prandini, who joined the company in 2001, has served as information systems manager since 2004. Joining ...


  12. MUMS summer camp goes greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Denton Publications

    ... waste at three sites: a local private residence, the Citizens Bank branch in Middlebury, and MUHS, all in Addison County. Student teams are as follow: 1. Silver: The Residential Recyclers (private resident)-Nick Bergeron, Jacob Tompson , Atticus ...


  13. Rutland senate candidates feeling confidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Denton Publications

    Rutland County State Senate candidate Ed Larson: "We need vocal people here; we need to be hearda not part of a herd of 'socialcrats' up in Chittenden Countya If I go to Montpelier, they're going to have a hell of a fight on their hands." When it comes to political power and the state senate, Addison County has maintained its Democratic dominance in recent decades.


  14. Field Days hosts statewide 4-H horse showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Denton Publications

    From July 12 to July15, Addison County Fair and Field Days hosted the annual Vermont 4-h State Horse Show. "It was a whirlwind four days for the 92 4-H equestrians, including 11 4-H alumni, who competed in more than 100 English and Western equitation classes at the show," according to UVM Extension livestock educator Wendy Sorrell.


  15. Vt. Gas to pay penalty for pipeline construction mismanagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    State regulators have ordered Vermont Gas to pay a $23.7 million penalty related to mismanagement that led to cost overruns in the Addison County pipeline project. The Public Utility Commission on Monday imposed the penalty after the Vermont Supreme Court in April ordered the commission to reinvestigate cost overruns and to make clear ratepayers were protected against the cost overruns that nearly doubled the price tag of the $165 million project.


  16. Candidates seek side-judge postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Denton Publications

    ... McLean (D) of Addison, and Patricia Ross (D) of Cornwall are vying for two assistant judge posts in Addison County. A total of 28 assistant judges serve statewide (two per county). Candidates do not have to be lawyers to be side judges. By state ...


  17. Locals to head to state dairy showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Denton Publications

    Like athletes in training, Vermont 4-H dairy club members in Addison County and Rutland County, just like their friends elsewhere in the state, have put in long hours over many months to get their livestock in top condition for a major dairy event, the Vermont State 4-H Dairy Show, on Aug. 13. The event, planned for the Franklin County Field Days grounds in Highgate, promises a lot of heart-pumping action for competitors and spectators alike as the youths parade their animals around the show ring and compete for championships. Admission is free, and the public is invited.


  18. Middlebury cases of dogs left in hot carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Denton Publications

    According to Addison County Homeward Bound's Executive Director, Jessica Danyow, "We were informed of two incidences of dogs being left in hot cars in a grocery store parking lot in Middlebury on July 4. If you live in Addison County and buy your groceries here, you are probably well aware of Middlebury-based Homeward Bound's summertime message: Don't leave dogs in hot cars. The concept is clear but according to the local humane society, not everyone is hearing the message despite the record breaking temperatures we have experienced thus far.


  19. Swamp thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Denton Publications

    ... archaeological SCUBA diver Patricia Reid of Vergennes. Last week, Reid explored a secret wreck site near the Addison County shore of Lake Champlain. When she emerged from her surveying dive, she was covered in aquatic weeds. "The location is being ...


  20. Vt. dairy farmers struggle to pass torch to younger generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... it going?" he said. That question is something his wife Cheryl wrestles with too. She's vice president of the Addison County Farm Bureau. She has watched as farm after farm has disappeared. "There used to be 60 farmers in this valley and I don't ...