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Addison Independent

State police arrest Addison County Sheriff Peter Newton

MIDDLEBURY — Vermont State Police today, Tuesday, June 28, arrested Addison County Sheriff Peter Newton on charges of sexual assault, second-degree unlawful restraint and domestic assault, stemming from a months-long investigation into allegations of abuse reported by a woman with whom he was in a relationship. Meanwhile, Addison County...

'I'm still the sheriff’: Peter Newton rejects calls to resign Addison County post following arrest on sex assault charges

“He’s a predator,” the woman he is charged with assaulting said in her statement to police. “This is someone who abuses their power, their position, It’s not just him, it’s the entire sheriff’s department because they knew he used his position to get women. They knew that.” Read the story on VTDigger here: 'I'm still the sheriff’: Peter Newton rejects calls to resign Addison County post following arrest on sex assault charges.

Schmetterling Wine Shop and Calvi’s Ice Cream Stand to Open in Middlebury

This summer, Middlebury will gain a natural wine store and a seasonal ice cream stand, both funded by grant money through the Better Middlebury Partnership. In late May, Erika Dunyak and Danielle Pattavina received a Kick Start Middlebury grant of $20,000 for Schmetterling Wine Shop at 48 Main Street, which they plan to open by July 1. Helen Hall was given $15,000 for Calvi's, an ice cream stand in Frog Hollow Alley.
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Dirty work: sharing a love for gardening in Saranac Lake

Tri-lakes gardeners participating in a community greening project in Saranac Lake this summer say it's one of the best ways to get outside, connect with neighbors, supply people with affordable food, and create something beautiful for the public to enjoy. During a time of social-distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Record travel expected for July 4th weekend

Burlington, VT — Despite the increase in the price of goods and gas, some 48 million people are expected to travel for the upcoming holiday weekend. People traveling to and from Burlington International Airport say their experience has been positive so far. “We took off and landed on time,...

Celebrating French cuisine in Winooski

31 junior firefighters aged 14 to 17 from all over New England are passionate about fire service, that’s why they applied for extra training from the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford. 39 years ago, Burlington hosted the Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade, the first in the state of Vermont.

VT woman, dog attacked by coyote during walk

A Vermont woman is recovering after she said she was attacked by a coyote. The woman said she was walking with her young dog through a pasture behind her home in Panton last weekend when she saw what she thought was a dog running across the field. She then realized that it was coyote and the animal attacked her 8-month-old puppy and then went after her, WCAX-TV reported.

Farmers markets accept SNAP

ELIZABETHTOWN | This summer, Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake farmers markets accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. This, in addition to Double Up Food Bucks, a program that matches SNAP dollars up to $20 and Power of Produce Club, a program that teaches children about agriculture, science and nutrition, was implemented to get as many local people to farmers markets and eating local produce as possible.

'More Than a Market' exhibit explores food, culture of Burlington, Winooski

When she moved to Burlington, Charlotte Barrett, an architectural historian by training, noticed how many buildings on North Street and elsewhere in Burlington had the recessed doorways and other physical characteristics that proclaimed, “I was once a store.” “When I saw how many markets there probably had been,” Barrett said, “I just started digging around.” ...

Campers take sail on Lake Champlain

Burlington, VT — With hot weather in the forecast this weekend, many may want to spend some time on the lake, and the Community Sailing Center is already seeing a lot of action. The Community Sailing Center, a non-profit providing access, education, and recreation on Lake Champlain, just began its summer camp.