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PSB approves gas pipeline From news & staff reports newmarketpress@ denpubs.com MIDDLEBURY — Vermont is one step closer to begin construction on the natural gas project after receiving approval from state regulators. The notice of approval came on Dec. 23 after Vermont regulators reviewed thousands of pages of evidence and testimony from nearly 50 witnesses. The Public Service Board agreed that Phase 1 of the Addison-Rutland Natural Gas Project is in the public good. Phase 1 of the project will extend the Vermont Gas transmission network further south into Middlebury, bringing natural gas service to towns including Monkton, Ferrisburgh, Vergennes, Bristol, New Haven, and more. The project will cut heating costs in half for nearby homeowners and businesses and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, said Vermont Gas. “We are very pleased the Vermont Public Service Board’s thorough review of the project has found it to be in the public interest,” said Don Gilbert, President and CEO of Vermont Gas. “This decision will make it possible to extend the same economic and environmental benefi ts of natural gas service to more Vermonters in Addison County. We look forward to helping more Vermonters to cut their heating bills in half and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, as we have in Chittenden and Franklin counties for almost 50 years.” In the ruling, the Public Service Board said the project “will create substantial CONTINUED ON PAGE 8
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By Lou Varricchio email@example.com BRISTOL — A fi re at the Choiniere farm in Bristol destroyed most of the operation’s buildings during the afternoon hours of Jan. 4. Only a single silo survived the fi re, according to eyewitnesses; the confl agration was fueled by 200 bales of combustible hay. Barn animals are safe according to a fi re department report. Retired owner Mark Choiniere and current owner Paul Choiniere told news reporters that several generations of the family worked the land at the farm site. A large barn constructed during the 1950s was completely destroyed. Bristol Assistant Fire Chief Brett LaRose told reporters that Choiniere saw a small fi re in the back of the farm and called 911. The fi re spread quickly before fi refi ghters could do much. Five fi re departments from surrounding Addison and Chittenden counties included 55 fi refi ghters to battle the confl agration. Cold and wind were also factors hampering the effort. The fi re was not considered to be deliberately set.
Owen Stolarcyk took this photograph of a big barn ﬁre along the Whiting-Shoreham Road on Monday, Dec. 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. The ﬁre was the last large barn ﬁre of the year for the area. Photo by Owen Stolarcyk
German glider maker mulls Middlebury airport site By Lou Varricchio firstname.lastname@example.org
Middlebury airport oﬃcials hope to lure Stemme, a German-based glider manufacturer, to the area. The goal is to create a local assembly, sales, and maintenance facility at the Middlebury State Airport and create a partnership with the foreign company along the East Coast. The company’s S-10 glider retails at approximately $259,000. Photo provided
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont State Airport 6B0— also known as the Middlebury State Airport—might be seeing some improvements in the next few years. Jamie Gaucher, director of the Middlebury Offi ce of Business Development and Innovation, has been working closely with Mike Vincent, owner of J&M Aviation of Middlebury, on the project, which aims to bring a German-based glider manufacturer to the area. The goal is to create a local assembly, sales, and maintenance facility at the Middlebury State Airport and create a partnership with the overseas company along the East Coast. While the name of the company has not been released, some are speculating that the newcomer may be Stemme, a Strausberg-based motor glider manufacturer. The company’s S-10 glider retails at approximately $259,000. Gaucher could only confi rm that the company has another venue in San Diego, Calif., which is true for Stemme. Middlebury Airport Manager Brian Pinsonault CONTINUED ON PAGE 10
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MSJ nominates teacher, coach RUTLAND — Mount St. Joseph Academy teacher Sarah (Bride) Fortier has been nominated as an Unsung Hero in the St. Michael’s College Teacher Recognition Program. The program honors teachers who provide their students with the academic skills and moral support necessary to be successful in post-secondary pursuits. In addition to being a Social Studies teacher at her alma mater since 2006, Fortier is also dean of students and MSJ’s girl’s coccer coach. MSJ Principal Sandra Wilkes said, “Sarah is a dedicated professional who truly cares about her students academic success as well as their personal success. She is knowledgeable about the subjects she teaches and always has the best interests of her students at heart.”
KEYBOARD CLASSICS — Award-winning pianist Jung-Ja Kim will perform at Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Sunday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. She has won critical acclaim for her talent and travels from the Boston Conservatory to delight an Addison County audience with six preludes by Rachmaninoﬀ, Ravel’s Miroirs, Sonatine, and Valsess. Reserved seatingt ickets ar available by calling 802443-3168.
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The mystery of Ripton’s “Widow’s Clearing” Time Capsule
lowing assets: Acres of land, improved:12 Indian corn, bushels: 20 Acres of land, unimproved: 128
By William Powers Special to the Eagle
RIPTON — Vermont’s landscape is rich in history and art. When Jason Billings (1878-1965) of Ripton, Vt., wrote a poem about his Aunt Lucina (Billings) Chatfield (1818-1897), he memorized a tiny parcel of Addison County’s intervale, located along today’s Route 125. The title of Billings’ poem, “The Widow’s Clearing”, is perpetuated in the name given to the scenic spot in the Green Mountain National Forest, south of the present day Middlebury College Breadloaf Campus in Ripton. This is how Jason Billing’s recalled his aunt: Aunt Lucina Chatfield lived on Chatfield Hill, But no one lives there now and no one ever will. Those broken fields of stump and stone With fresh green trees are now o’ergrown While summer breeze and winter blast Warn, “Nothing here can ever last.” Their youthful dreams have vanished, their brightest hopes have fled, And those who made their clearing are numbered with the dead. They built a house, a barn they made, Their children came and romped and played. Here they toiled, laughed, suffered, cried, Then some of them left and some died. But Aunt Lucina lived there still, A lone woman on a lonely hill. Why she stayed I cannot tell; She seemed chained by a magic spell As hoping those who had gone away Would soon return and with her stay. But those she looked for never came. Now all that’s left is Lucina’s name On a slab of marble cold and bare All that’s left of a mother’s prayer. It tells so little what is past, But speaks so loud: “We cannot last.” If you find the Widow’s Clearing, Mute your voices, strain your hearing. At fall of night near close of day Perhaps you’ll hear Lucina pray: “Dear Lord God, if it be thy will, I’ll die right here on Chatfield Hill.” Jason Billings was 19 years old when his Aunt Lucina passed
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Ripton’s Widow’s Clearing, looking north, in 1870. away. What he actually remembered about her, versus what he had been told, is unknown. The grim loneliness and despair that the poem conveys may not have been as bad as he portrayed. Lucina’s husband disappeared in 1855 and she never remarried. However, she did not remain “A lone woman on a lonely hill” nor did she “die right here on Chatfield Hill.” What follows is the actual story of what is known about Aunt Lucina. Lucinai Billings was born at Tunbridge, Vt., Aug. 17, 1818, the daughter of Parsons and Eunice Billings. On Dec. 31, 1838, Lucinai married Alonzo Chatfield in Middlebury and the Rev. John Frazier performed the ceremony. Alonzo was a resident of Ripton at the time of the marriage and had been born in Vermont about 1812. After their wedding day, Lucina and Alonzo settled in Ripton. In 1850, the couple and their four children had a farm with assets worth $500. The farm was located “in a little clearing on the wooded hillside south of the present Bread Loaf Inn.” For the fiscal year 1849-50, the Chatfield farm showed the fol-
Oats, bushels: 80 Value of farm: $500 Irish potatoes, bushels: 150 Value of farm implements: $20 Buckwheat, bushels: 16 Milk cows: 4 Butter, pounds: 130 Working oxen: 2 Hay, tons: 16 other cattle: 1 Maple sugar, pounds: 100 Value of living stock: $150 Value of home-made manufactures: $7 Wheat, bushels: 10 Value of animals slaughtered: $12 Even by the standards of the time, Alonzo’s farm was poorer than most of the surrounding farmsteads. During Town Meeting Day in Ripton, held on March 6, 1855, Alonzo was chosen as town suprentedent of schools. However, by April 2, Henry B. Ripley reported that “Alonzo Chatfield has (been) removed from this state Photo courtesy of William Powers and thereby the office of town suprintendent of common schools is vacant...” This is probably the time that Alonzo left Lucina and disappeared. According to family tradition, Alonzo disappeared one day when he walked out and never came back. Whether he died in the woods or just became discouraged with farming in Ripton, nobody ever knew. Another version of the story has been told: Alonzo “took notion to go west adventuring, and a short-time later he wrote home that he had married again and wasn’t coming back. She didn’t mind; she answered that it was all right as far as she was concerned.” Lucina remained in Ripton. In 1860, she shared a home with her parents and had her own farm valued at $840 with personal assets of $200. Living with her were three sons, William, 18, Parsons, 13, and Israel, 6. To be continued... Historian William Powers divides his seasons between Rutland and Lake Dunmore in Salisbury.
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Worrying about doomsday The other side of minimum wage
here are plenty of things to keep the denizens of Earth awake in the middle of the night: disease, climate change, war, terrorism, environmental degradation, chronic unemployment—well, you get the picture. With enough global woes for one person’s thumb to erode away a pile of Tibetan worry stones, let’s add to it the fear of extraterrestrial impacts. To reboot a Cold War-era slogan, “One asteroid impact can ruin your whole day.” Decades of descriptions about, and imagery of, cosmic disasters—from books and movies about worlds in collision as well as news about an asteroid or comet impactor having triggered the extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago—have so permeated the global zeitgeist that it has prompted some researchers to consider humanity’s utterly precarious place in space. Enter the B612 Foundation, a private foundation started in 2002 by veteran NASA astronauts Rusty Schweikert and Ed Lu and astronomers Clark Chapman and Piet Hut. The organization hopes to launch its Sentinel Space Telescope by 2018 to act as a space DEW, or Distant Early Warning, line for protecting Earth against impactors. If it is ever built and achieves orbit, the B612 Sentinel telescope will survey approximately 90 percent of near Earth asteroids with diameters of 140 meters (460 feet) and larger. However, smaller asteroids, equally threatening, won’t be ignored either. Based in Mountain View, Calif., a stone’s throw from the NASA Ames Research Center, the nonprofit foundation takes its name from the asteroid B-612, or 46610 Bésixdouze (1993 TQ1), the home world of the fanciful traveler in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s children’s book, “The Little Prince”. The B612 Foundation takes its mission seriously. “More than a million… Near Earth Asteroids are larger than the asteroid that struck Tunguska in 1908, and about 1,000 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima,” according to the N612 website. “That asteroid was only about 40 meter across (less than the length of an Olympic swimming pool), yet destroyed an area roughly the size of the San Francisco Bay area, destroying 80 million trees over 1,000 square miles. Currently there is no comprehensive dynamic map of our inner solar system showing the positions and trajectories of these asteroids that might threaten Earth. The citizens of Earth are essentially flying around the Solar System with eyes closed.” In the meantime, B612 has its work cut out. It hopes to raise $450 million for the total development and launch cost of Sentinel Space Telescope sometime before its scheduled 2018 launch. Last year’s astonishing meteor airburst over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk sparked renewed public interest in the B612 Foundation. The organization’s administrators reported a big upsurge in worldwide interest following the 2013 airburst, according to the New York Times. Having an asteroid DEW telescope is one thing; what to do if an asteroid was found to be heading toward Earth? The B612 Foundation has tentative plans to develop technology to move asteroids into different orbits to avert catastrophe. The big question is why aren’t the tribal governments of Earth focsuing on problems like this rather than worrying about who has a bigger export market? In the end, private efforts such as B612 may be our only line of defense against the end of the world. Lou Varricchio, the Vermont Eagle
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wage is increased so must the n last week’s paper, our scale for other employees to be editorial board took a increased proportionately. stand on increasing the Our region has not only seen minimum wage. an exodus of employees leaving Making such an adjustment is the area, but also fewer private not nearly as easy as it sounds. employers also. As an employYes, with the pound of the gavel er, income to keep a business and swipe of the pen, a law can afloat has not been plentiful the be enacted to raise the minilast few years. Wage increases mum wage, but the effects on for staff have been hard to the economy and jobs would not Dan Alexander come by, with staff reductions have the effect many are looking Thoughts from and belt-tightening being a way to see. Behind the Pressline of life over the last few years. It A drastic 45 percent increase would be great if the governin the minimum wage to $10.50 would be as much a shock to the economy as ment could mandate a 45 percent increase the Affordable Health Care Act is currently in sales to accommodate the mandated inhaving on the state of health care in our coun- crease in wages, but our free market economy try. Minimum wage is designed as an entry- doesn’t work that way. If a business cannot aflevel starting point. This country was built ford increased labor costs, they must look to on capitalism and a supply and demand ap- cut costs elsewhere or risk their life’s savings trying to hang on for better times. If neither of proach to the cost of everything. You might say shame on employers who those options are viable, their last option is to keep hardworking employees at minimum close their doors. In my younger years, I worked at 85 perwage, but if there wasn’t an over abundance of supply -- in other words, employees will- cent of minimum wage as was allowed at the ing to fill those positions -- employers would time for students to earn some money, gain be forced to increase the wage in order to fill some experience in the workforce and learn those jobs and keep employees who have a the value of paying your own way. I learned proven value. In turn, employees need to un- quickly in my job at the supermarket bagging derstand that minimum wage is an entry-level groceries that performance was my ticket to job that generally requires little skill. Employ- improved hours, wages and opportunities. ees take these jobs to develop skills that will Our system must never lose sight of that simple and basic principle. allow them to seek higher paying positions. I would strongly support improvements Many companies have positions that can be handled by those with few skills and are will- to the minimum wage laws provided it was ing to operate with a revolving door of people fair to both employer and employee. It must coming and going. Their business plans are also provide incentive that encourages both built on the premise that anyone can do the employer and employee to advance equally. job and they will not pay more than the mini- Employers should not be allowed to keep emmum required by law because even the most ployees on a minimum wage for any longer talented person can’t do the labor-intensive than 18 months. If the employee hasn’t proven job much better regardless of how long they their worth in that period of time, the employer would be forced to either raise the wage to choose to retain the position. Now before you tar and feather me, please the next mandated level or cut the employee understand my point. The major problem loose to find a job they could excel at with an with minimum wage is that it hasn’t kept pace employer who valued their employment. There are employers who value and reward over the years and it can’t be fixed all at once without upsetting the economy and having hard work and initiative. There are also employers who take advantage of their employdevastating affects on the workforce. New York, Vermont and other states have ees. There are also employees who squander taken the right approach to the minimum opportunities given them. No rule of law will wage issue by not waiting for the federal gov- ever substitute for those who chose to game ernment to act. These states adopted modest the system nor should the rule of law reward adjustments each year to provide employers those who look to do any less than their very the opportunity to adjust the rates of the prod- best, be they employer or employee. ucts and services they offer in order to accomDan Alexander is associate publisher of New modate the increased wages. It also allows Market Press. He may be reached at dan@newfor accommodation up the line so as the base marketpressvt.com.
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Police beat Man had outstanding arrest warrants BRISTOL — Vermont State Police responded to a residence in Bristol after a report of a family fi ght at the residence last month. It was determined there was no physical altercation at the residence. The VSP does not release the names of victims of sexual assault or domestic violence. Mark Currier, 26, of Bristol was located hiding under a bed and subsequently arrested on two outstanding arrest warrants and one order to serve time.
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Frost quakes reported in area By Lou Varricchio
firstname.lastname@example.org MIDDLEBURY — Last week’s cold weather triggered several frost quakes or cryoseisms from Ontario, Canada, to Addison County, Vt. On Dec. 25, CBC News reported that the greater Toronto area experienced numerous “booms” caused by large frost quakes on Christmas Eve. Low temperatures and an ice storm which pummeled parts of northeastern Canada and northern New England occurred Dec.
21-22. According to two comments made by local residents to the Eagle, frost quakes may have been the result of several “booms” heard in Addison County. Additional anecdotal reports of “booms” were noted by residents of Cornwall, Middlebury, Ripton and Weybridge on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. According to the Maine Geological Survey website, “Cryoseisms typically occur when temperatures rapidly decrease from above freezing to subzero, in the fi rst cold snap of spring, usually between midnight and dawn.”
SALISBURY — On Dec. 17, 2013 Vermont State Police received a complaint of fraudulent activity. Victims reported that they had purchased tickets to an “underground supper party” alleged to have been held in June and were never told the location of the dinner. The victims reported that they were told that they would be invited to the next party free of charge and were not refunded or contacted again. The party was supposed to take place on Old Jerusalem Road in Salisbury. The supper party is a social group where individuals or couples buy tickets to a predetermined fi xed price menu and are given a secret location close to the time of the event. When done properly this allows for a fun and secretive social event for couples who have a culinary interest and an adventurous palate. This report is currently under investigation and the suspected private chef has not yet been successfully contacted. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-388-4919.
Forced entry in Monkton MONKTON — On Dec. 17, 2013 Vermont State Police responded to a report of a forced-entry residential burglary by Earl Ray in Monkton. Victims advised that the residence was secured when they left but that they came home to several items missing. Police are conducting an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-388-4919. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.infoor text CRIMES (274637) to keyword VTIPS.
Two cars collide on Route 116 BRISTOL — Vermont State Police responded to a reported two-vehicle collision at the snow-covered intersection of River Road and Vermont Route 116 in Bristol Nov. 26. Both vehicles sustained minor contact damage, the operators, Haley David, 16, of Middlebury was transported to Porter Hospital in Middlebury for neck injuries. The other driver, Samantha Diluzio, 25, of Bristol did not go to the hospital.
Asleep at the wheel incident LEICESTER — On Dec. 15, 2013, Vermont State Police investigated a single vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. Route 7 in Leicester. Investigation revealed that Adam Duby, 20, fell asleep and lost control of his vehicle while traveling southbound on U.S. Route 7. The vehicle crossed the center line, traveled into the northbound lane of US 7 and into the northbound shoulder, crashing into a large tree.
Snow blamed for accident KILLINGTON — On Dec. 14, 2013, troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on East Mountain Road in Killington. Investigation revealed that vehicle 1, driven by Yang Yang, 25, of Burlington, MAss. was traveling eastbound on East Mountain Road at a speed of approximately 20 mph. As vehicle 1 approached Trail Side Drive in Killington, Yang lost control of the vehicle on the snow and crashed into the guardrail on the eastbound shoulder. Vehicle 1then continued to travel into the westbound lane and shoulder and down the embankment. Yang’s vehicle had damage to the front passenger side and rear driver’s side.
Driving too fast on snow KILLINGTON — On Dec. 13, 2013, members of the Vermont State Police responded to a two car motor vehicle crash, with no reported injuries, located on East Mountain Road near High Ridge Road in Killington. Operator 1, Adelaide C. Iverson of Massachusetts, was traveling eastbound on East Mountain road at 30 mph, in a 25 mph zone in snowy conditions, when she lost control of the back end of her vehicle. Iverson’s vehicle traveled into the westbound lane with oncoming traffi c. Operator 2, Philip T. Dunwoody of Ludlow, was traveling westbound at 20 mph and was not able to avoid being struck by Iverson’s vehicle. She was issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint for driving too fast for conditions.
TOY DRIVE — The Middlebury Police Department delivered Christmas gifts to 103 local children Dec. 25. The eﬀort was made possible by many generous donations from local businesses and citizens. Oﬃcers and staﬀ of the MPD members expressed public thanks to the community for its support of the Middlebury Police Toy Drive in 2013. Photo courtesy of the Middlebury Police Department
Schmelzenbach receive three academy nominations By Lou Varricchio
email@example.com RUTLAND — Mount Saint Joseph Academy high school senior Claire Schmelzenbach has been nominated for admission to the U.S. Military Academy, Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, and Merchant Marine Academy. She received service academy nominations from both of Vermont’s U.S. senators, as well as Vermont’s congressman. Being nominated for a service academy is a tremendous honor, which only 27 Vermonters received this year. The nominees now wait to see if they are granted an appointment to one of the academies for which they have been nominated. Schmelzenbach is the president of the MSJ student government, and leads the MSJ social justice committee and the choir. She has consistently been an honor roll student throughout her high school career. She also plays multiple sports, including soccer, basketball, and track, and she was an integral part of this fall’s successful MSJ soccer team. Schmelzenbach is the daughter of Thomas and Jeanne Schmelzenbach. Her sister, Monica, is also a student at MSJ.
Claire Schmelzenbach and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D).
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Jane Kearns, R.N., of Addison County Home Health and Hospice.
Kearns is top Vermont nurse By Lou Varricchio
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Annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show upcoming Celebrate Vermont’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage, Jan 17 – 19, 2014 ESSEX JUNCTION, VT — The 22nd Annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic Show will be held Jan. 17 through the Jan. 19 at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction, Vermont. The three day, 100,000 square foot event brings together 15,000 sportsmen, women and their families from all over to celebrate Vermont’s hunting and fishing heritage. With nearly 175 exhibitors, there is something for everyone. During this long weekend, attend seminars, check out the latest gear, boats, trucks, tractors, ATVs, RV’s and Harley’s, take advantage of show specials and the truckload sale on Cannon gun safes, talk with wildlife and fisheries experts, and book the hunting or fishing adventure of a lifetime or have your trophy officially scored by the VT Big Game Trophy Club. Many of the greatest whitetails ever taken will be available for viewing as part of the World’s Outstanding Whitetails Collection. The kids can see the Rainforest Reptile Show, try their luck at the catch, and release trout pond take part in the kids archery shoot, BB gun shoot or climb the 20ft rock wall. Everyone will enjoy the hunting dog demonstrations with Alec Sparks and The Let’s Go Fishing Program will help sharpen your youngster’s skills with lure making and knot tying. With more than 45 free seminars, everyone gets answers to their questions. Whitetail hunting will be presented by nationally acclaimed hunters such as The Benoit Brothers, Hal Blood,
The Salerno Brothers, Scott Kirkpatrick, Ken Hammel, and other legends. Famed Quaker Boy Turkey caller Joe Judd, top predator hunter Bob Howe, bear and moose hunting experts with Big Woods Bucks Pre-Staff, Ice fishing guru James Vladyka among others will all be on hand to share their experiences, tips and tactics to help you become more successful in the woods and on the water. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department will be presenting on the Vermont deer and moose herd outlook and Vermont’s award winning chef and tournament bass fisherman, Jimmy Kennedy will provide game cooking demonstrations Saturday starting at 3 p.m. You can even learn how to hunt for wild mushrooms with Ari Rockland- Miller. Don’t miss the Fourth Annual Celebrity Whitetail Symposium Saturday at 1 p.m. or the Vermont NWTF Vermont Champion’s Turkey Hunting Symposium Saturday at 3 p.m. With one in five Vermonters taking to the fields and streams and spending $300 million annually, hunting and fishing is very important to Vermont’s culture and rural economy. Come join the celebration. Tickets are $10 for adults, $3 for children and children under three are free. Show hours: Friday noon – 7 p.m.,
Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free Parking. A portion of the show proceeds benefit Camp-Ta-Kum-Ta. For more information, the entire seminar schedule and seminar speaker information visit yankeeclassic.net or call 802-238-7501.
In the Military U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Aaron M. Hildebrand has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman. Hildebrand is the son of Marcia and Mark Hildebrand of Belmont. He is a 2012 graduate of Rutland Area Christian School.
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Despite PSB approval, pipeline protestors plan to fight By Elicia Mailhiot
firstname.lastname@example.org BRISTOL — While it seemed like Vermont Gas was closer to breaking ground on the natural gas pipeline, public appeals may be looming. One of the groups in the pipeline case plans to ask the Public Service Board to reconsider its decision to issue the project a certifi cate of public good. Nathan and Jane Palmer of Monkton, represented by Bristol lawyer James Dumont, hope to fi le a motion with the Public Service Board to change or amend its decision, which said last week that Phase I of the project is in the public’s best interest. The Palmer’s argue that while the pipeline may good for others, it will produce the op-
posite affect for them. The couple owns a small organic farm and worry that the project would negatively affect the look, soil, water content, and future development of the property. Dumont said that the construction would destroy large areas of soil, making it unable to be used for organic farming and future development. The new proposed plans show the pipeline running directly through the Palmers’ property. The couple said that the original plans avoided their property, but Vermont Gas found that route to be impractical. In its decision, the board noted how the decision would not please everyone, but that the new route would have the least impact on the town of Monkton in its 156- page report. “The project will provide substantial economic benefi t, is needed to meet a demand for natural gas service that cannot be more cost
effectively met through demand-side management measures, and, if constructed in compliance with VGS’s plans and the conditions set out in this order, will not have an undue adverse environmental impact,” the board said. This may not be the last of the approval and appeals either. Phase two of the project would extend the pipeline west under Lake Champlain to Ticonderoga, N.Y. and Phase three would extend the pipeline south to Rutland; both phases require separate approvals from the Public Service Board. In addition to appeals, Vermont Gas Systems is facing another obstacle. The company recently sought a permit to place fi ll and to drill in order to install gas transmission lines from Colchester to Middlebury with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The group is responsible for regulating wetland and water usage in Ver-
mont. In the permit application, Vermont Gas Systems proposed “to place fi ll material in and drill beneath U.S. waters in conjunction with the installation of 41.1 miles of a new 12-inch natural gas transmission line.” The application also states that roughly 5 miles of mainlines and over 4.5 miles of distribution lines will be placed as well. The proposed work will impact nearly 24 acres of waters, said the Army Corps of Engineers. All temporary fi lls will be removed when the project is completed and disposed of at a non-wetland location. The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, encourages public comments to be forwarded by Jan. 24 through e-mail or in writing.
From page 1 benefi ts for the state of Vermont.” The board also estimates that over $200 million in direct and indirect savings will be realized over the next 20 years. Despite farmers and other locals’ worries about the negative effects the project could bring to the area, others are delighted with the Board’s decision. “The availability of natural gas at our Middlebury cheese and whey facility will signifi cantly lower our energy costs and increase the returns earned by the dairy farm families who own Cabot,” said Bob Wellington, Sr. Vice President at Agri-Mark/Cabot Dairy Cooperative. “Natural gas service will also eliminate the current use of fuel oil being trucked in daily so it is a win-win for the environment as well. It is important to get this pipeline in place as soon as possible.” Vergennes City Manager Mel Hawley echoed Wellington’s remarks. “Vergennes made it clear on December 10th that they want the benefi ts that Chittenden and Franklin counties have enjoyed from natural gas service,” he said. “We have 1135 dwelling units and about 200 businesses in Vergennes and almost all of them will have access to natural gas service. The only area that will not receive service in 2015 are two houses and one business at the remote north end of Comfort Hill. So other than these three properties, everyone else will have access to Vermont Gas. “
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Farmers sign antipipeline letter to Shumlin From News & Staff Reports
firstname.lastname@example.org LEICESTER — Vermont residents opposed to Vermont Gas’ proposed Addison County pipeline project came together at a Vermont Working Landscape Summit in Randolph Dec. 17. Several Addison County farmers, residing in the path of the pipeline, were in attendance. “If Gov. Shumlin wants to know how to strengthen our state and our land-based economy, he should listen to the people who are devoted to our land. We farmers are on the frontlines, and this pipeline is the wrong choice for our land and our economy,” said Jim Ellefson, owner of Stoney Lonesome Farm in Leicester. In addition to farming, Ellefson is a professor and poet-in-residence at Champlain College. He is also director of the Young Vermont Writer’s Conference. Ellefson and almost 50 full- and part-time farmers from across the state signed an open letter calling on Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) to protect Vermont and on the Public Service Board to deny a Certificate of Public Good for the 70-mile pipeline extension from Colchester to Middlebury and under Lake Champlain to International Paper in Ticonderoga, N.Y. As the letter reads, “We are farmers, land owners and stewards of the earth. We are the people that help keep Vermont open and green. We support energy savings through renewable, alternative sources, winterization and conservation. We do not support taking Vermonters’ land to build an infrastructure for another fossil fuel.” Farmers opposing the project said they are concerned that continuing to rely on fossil fuels is an irresponsible choice. Massive new fracked gas infrastructure is unnecessary because of the clean, local and efficient technologies already available today, they claim. Opponents claim Vermont Gas Systems officials downplay the dangers of fracking: 82,000 fracking wells have been drilled in the U.S. since 2005. The wells have required the use of
280 billion gallons of water and at least 2 billion gallons of chemicals. They have resulted in the release of at least 100 million metric tons of CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas pollution, opponents said at the Randolph summit. However, there’s an upside to the fracking boom rarely mentioned by opponents: the boom has made America more energy independent as the nation moves away from relying on volatile Middle-Eastern energy sources. The farmers at the Randolph summit stand with others across the state opposed to the fracked gas pipeline: more than 500 people attended a September public hearing and almost 1,000 opposing comments were submitted to the PSB. At last week’s summit, Cornwall farmer Mary Martin said, “This toxic trespass makes no sense. We should be making decisions that are ecologically sensible for all, not financially feasible for a few. Shumlin knows better, and we deserve better.”
Vermont residents opposed to Vermont Gas’ proposed Addison County pipeline project came together at a Vermont Working Landscape Summit in Randolph Dec. 17. Several Addison County farmers, residing in the path of the pipeline, were in attendance. Pictured: A 2012 Monkton protest against the pipeline.
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Costumers will pay for GMP’s storm work By Elicia Mailhiot
email@example.com RUTLAND — Green Mountain Power customers will be paying more on their bills in upcoming months to help cover the costs of four large storms that hit the state last year. The state’s largest electric utility is adding a $1.53 surcharge to their customer’s bills beginning this month. According to Green Mountain Power’s website, the company serves more than 250,000 individuals statewide. The most recent Census estimates that there are 2.34 individuals per household in Vermont. With these numbers, GMP would make over $163,400
from the surcharge. Green Mountain Power spokeswoman Dorothy Schnure says while the company budgets for a large number of storms, a major event is not included in that total. The utility estimates that they have spent $4 million in recent storm cleanup costs. Because GMP is a private company, it is not eligible for public emergency management funds, said Schnure. “The good news is there are other costs that fluctuate for the first quarter of next year,” she said. “We have a power supply adjuster that will pretty much offset the storm charge, so there will be very little effect on customers for the first quarter of next year.”
The surcharge came just weeks after Green Mountain Power announced that its customers would not experience a base rate increase for at least two years. Under this proposal, rates will remain flat until October 2015. But Green Mountain Power says it’s important to note that there are separate line item charges, in addition to their base-rate monthly bills. “Under alternative regulation, charges for significant storms and variations in power supply costs are not included in base rates, but if approved by the Public Service Board, appear as line items,” according to a news release issued by the utility in December.
Ferrisburgh accident with injuries under investigation By Lou Varricchio
firstname.lastname@example.org FERRISBURGH — Vermont State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash with injuries that occurred Jan. 2 on U.S. Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. Investigation revealed that Tyler DeGuise, 27, of Burlington was traveling north at an unknown speed on Route 7 in vehicle 1
and fell asleep loosing control of vehicle 1, causing it to cross the center of the road into the path of vehicle 2 operated by Lester Little, 67, of Ferrisburgh. Little was traveling south on Route 7 at approximately 40 mph. Little had no warning to avoid a head on collision with Vehicle 1. Both vehicles collided head on in the southbound lane of Route 7. Guise sustained a fractured left femur in two places and fractures to both bones in the same lower leg. He also had bleeding
From page 1 was unaware of the plans until an article about the initial select board meeting was published back in October. Pinsonault still has little information, noting how the project is still in the very beginning stages of planning. While the plan is still in the beginning stages, the initial hope is that the company would ship the aircraft parts to Middlebury, where Vincent would assemble the gliders, along with performing maintenance and certification. J&M Aviation, one of several businesses that call the airport home, provides aircraft maintenance and painting. “This would enable them to have access to markets along the East Coast, inclusive of Boston, New York, Montreal, all the way down to North Carolina,” he said. “And all the maintenance and certification and additional work would come back to Mr. Vincent.” Because Middlebury is a state-run airport, the Vermont Agency of Transportation would also need to be involved in the process. The AOT, under the state’s Aviation Program Administrator Guy Rouelle, would have to approve construction of the building that would house the glider facility. This is another way that Rouelle plans to develop the state’s 10 airports, which currently houses over 365 leases. Of those, the state owns just 28 buildings on the properties; the rest are owned and maintained by private businesses and individuals. Rouelle hopes that the new business would provide enough investment to draw other companies to the airport, allowing them to build more infrastructures. Rouelle also hopes to extend the 2,500-feet-long runway in Middlebury. Gaucher also noted at the select board meeting that a local business owner approached him about starting an air ambulance company in the area as well. Currently, there are few medical aviation aircrafts in the area, including Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s DHART.
in his brain with facial injuries. Little sustained bruising to his chest from airbag and seat belt with minor bruises and lacerations to face and head. The highway was shut down for approximately one hour until State Police could conduct an investigation. If you have information regarding this incident please contact State Police at 802-388-4919. Information can also be submitted online at www.vtips.infoor text CRIMES (274637) to keyword VTIPS.
Lottery for roadside firewood opens
MONTPELIER — The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation opened the lottery for personal roadside firewood lots on state forest lands on Jan. 2. The two-week registration for “cut-your-own” lots ends Jan. 16. Each roadside lot costs $30 and yields about three cords of wood for the 2014 home heating season. This year roadside lots are available in the towns of Duxbury, Orange, Johnson, Groton, Westmore and Sutton. Participants will need to indicate where they prefer to cut. Register online at www.vtfpr.org or call 802-828-1531 for more information. The department will accept one signup per household. The department will notify winners of the roadside lots in early March. All participants are strongly encouraged to learn chainsaw safety skills to use this equipment on firewood lots. Some lots may require four-wheel drive vehicles to access. Mechanized “skidding” of wood to the roadside is not allowed.
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802-877-3150. MIDDLEBURY - Jam Man Entertainment, Two Brothers Tavern, 10 p.m. Free admission.
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MIDDLEBURY - “The Gatekeepers,” Mahaney Center for the Arts, 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. Free admission. Info: 802-443-3168. BRANDON - Pop, indie jazz band Swim Team, Brandon Music, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 with pre-concert dinner available for $15. Reservations required for dinner and recommended for show. Info: (802) 465-4071. FERRISBURGH - King Pede Party, Ferrisburgh Community Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m. VERGENNES - Roast Pork Supper, Vergennes United Methodist Church, 5-6:30 p.m. Adults $8, children $4. Take out available. Info:
MIDDLEBURY - Addison County Right to Life Meeting, St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 7 p.m. Info: 802-388-2898. MIDDLEBURY - Cameron Visiting Architect Lecture: Kyu Sung Woo, Johnson Memorial Building, 7 p.m. Free admission 802-443-3168.
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MIDDLEBURY - Glenn Andres: Observing Vermont Architecture, Mahaney Center for the Arts, 4:30 p.m. Free admission. Info: 802-443-
BURLINGTON- Champlain Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group, meets the second Tuesday of each month at HOPE Lodge (237 East Ave., Burlington). Info: 802-274-4990 MIDDLEBURY - Observing Vermont Architecture at Middlebury College Museum of Art (Overbrook Gallery). Exhibit runs Jan 7- March 23. Free admission. Info: 802-443-3168. BRANDON - Brandon Lions Club meets first and third Tuesdays of the month, 7 p.m. Brandon Senior Center, 1591 Forest Dale Rd. Info: 247-3490. RUTLAND - Vermont Farmers’ Market. Indoors in Farmers’ Market facility, every Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Local produce, meats, baked goods, jams, crafts, and prepared foods. Info: vtfarmersmarket.org.
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MIDDLEBURY - Early Show w/ The Bob MacKenzie Band, Two Brothers Tavern, 6-9 p.m. $3 admission.
VERGENNES- K of C Breakfast, St. Peter’s Church, 8-10 a.m. Adults $8, Seniors (over 60) $7, kids 8-12 $6, children under 6 free. Families of 5+ $27. MIDDLEBURY - Jung-Ja Kim, Mahaney Center for the Arts, 3 p.m. Reserved seating. Tickets $20/$15/$6. Info: 802-443-3168.
RUTLAND - RAVNAH Blood Pressure & Foot Care Clinic, Templewood Court, 10 a.m. Blood Pressure $2, Foot Care $10. Info; 802-7750568. MIDDLEBURY - “The Costumes of Downton Abbey” Discussion, Ilsley Library, 7 p.m. Info: 802-388-4095.
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3168. BURLINGTON- Champlain Valley Prostate Support Group, HOPE Lodge, 6-8 p.m. MENDON - RRCC January Mixer, The Red Clover Inn, 5-7 p.m. Info: 802-773-2747. MIDDLEBURY - Karaoke, Two Brothers Tavern, 9 p.m. Free admission.
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appy New Year. The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would like to remind you that pets need special care during the cold winter months. Dogs and cats should be inside when the temperature drops. If your dog is outside, it must be protected by a dry, draft-free doghouse. Windchills can be especially difficult for animals and can threaten their life. Make sure that pets who are outside have water that isn’t frozen and is in plastic bowls, as metal ones can get very cold and their tongues can stick and freeze to it. Wipe your animals paws after they’ve been outside to remove the salt and other chemicals they may come in contact with which can irritate them. Be especially careful with antifreeze as it’s a deadly poison but has a sweet taste which attracts animals. Watch for frostbite on their ears and other areas. For more information and tips, please contact the shelter at 483.6700. PROTON 2 year old. Neutered Male. Box-
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er/Pit Bull mix. Goofy, adorable and fun–that’s me. I’m a terrific fella who will make a great companion for someone who enjoys hikes and other activities. I’m a lot of dog but I enjoy playing (oh I love toys) which is great because I will need a lot of exercise and play time to keep me happy. I really enjoy being with people and will lean into you for more love and attention and a scratch on my head. If you’re looking for a big dog with a big personality who will be your best friend for years to come, please stop by for a visit.
a long ride. I sure am glad to be out of the car and here at RCHS. I may be a little timid at first because I have been moved around so much in so little time so just be slow and I will warm right up to you. I’m currently living in Community Cat Room One and boy I must say this is a really nice place.
PEANUT 6 year old. Spayed Female. Chihuahua mix. I’m a very social gal who enjoys hanging out with my favorite people. And I love sitting on your lap so if you’re looking for a lap dog I may be one to consider. I also love to rest my head on your arm and look at you lovingly. I’m friendly and fun and will enjoy our time together. I also like going for walks and I have nice leash manners so I hope my new owner will take me for walks so I can get lots of fresh air and exercise. I’ve lived with another dog and may do well with a canine companion but we’d have to meet first to make sure we get along.
ALLEN 2 year old. Neutered Male. Domestic Short Hair Gray Tiger. Hey, I’m Allen. I was transferred all the way from Delaware because a shelter there was too full. Talk about a crazy ride. I sure am a lovely guy. Even after all this traveling I’m not even timid. I’m currently living in Community Cat Room One and boy you’d think I owned the place. Although I’m new I sure am full of confidence. I’ll walk right up to you and rub against your legs.
REUBEN 3 year old. Neutered Male. Domestic Short Hair Black. Hi there. I’m Reuben. I was transferred all the way from the State of Delaware because a shelter there was too full. Talk about
Adrian Bernhard Rutland County Humane Society 765 Stevens Rd. Pittsford, Vt. 802-483-6700 www.rchsvt.org Adoption Center Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: noon-5 p.m., Sunday & Monday: Closed
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January 11, 2014