BRISTOL — Between Feb. 25 and March 10, Bristol police assisted Vermont State Police twice and Vergennes police once.
Officers in the Bristol department completed 33 foot patrols and more than five hours of car patrols in various parts of town, some of which were part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
Bristol officers checked security at Mount Abraham Union High School 10 times, processed nine requests for fingerprints and completed one business check in the town.
In other recent activity, Bristol police:
•On Feb. 25 responded to a juvenile issue, which was resolved without police...
BRISTOL — A local man who formerly headed a law enforcement organization targeting child abuse crimes is now facing allegations that he inappropriately touched a girl two years ago in Bristol.
Vermont State Police cited Arthur Cyr, 51, of Bristol on suspicion of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child younger than 16, stemming from an alleged incident at a Bristol residence on Dec. 31, 2016.
Cyr, now retired, once served as a lieutenant with the Burlington Police Department and at one time led the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations. The CUSI describes itself as “a multi-agency task...
BRISTOL — On Nov. 12 at 1:25 p.m., Bristol police arrested Timothy Sousa, who turned himself in. The 31-year-old Lincoln man turned himself in for failing to appear in Addison County criminal court to answer charges of second-degree aggravated domestic assault, reckless endangerment, cruelty to a child, unlawful mischief and operation a motor vehicle without the consent of its owner.
Sousa was lodged without bail at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility.
Between Nov. 12 and 25, Bristol police completed 24 foot and car patrols at various locations, particularly on Mountain Street, Main...
PRESIDENT PATTON PRESENTS the Citizen’s Award to State Rep. Betty Nuovo.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College President Laurie L. Patton presented the Bonnie and John McCardell Citizen’s Awards for outstanding community service to State Rep. Betty A. Nuovo, D-Middlebury, and posthumously to David M. Sears, the Cornwall public servant and voice of Middlebury College athletic teams.
Middlebury honors local citizens for exemplary community service, volunteerism and engagement with community issues in a tradition that dates to the college’s bicentennial year in 2000. Nominations come from members of the community, and a committee of faculty and staff makes the final...
MIDDLEBURY — It was in March that Dr. Fred Kniffin agreed to assume what was then the unenviable hot seat as Porter Medical Center’s interim CEO. Porter employees and the greater community were up in arms about recent layoffs, financial problems, physician defections and the controversial tenure of Lynn Boggs, who had just resigned.
What a difference seven months can make.
Kniffin, during his brief stint as Porter’s top executive, has helped stop the proverbial bleeding at Porter medical Center. The organization recently won state approval for a very conservative fiscal year 2017 budget....
A 1970 Chevy Chevelle owned by Josh Munson of Williston went home with the Best in Show trophy at the Better L8 Than Never car show held in Bristol Sept. 25. Photos courtesy of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce.
BRISTOL — Classic car owners were in for a treat at the 12th annual Better L8 Than Never car show, held on Sept. 25 in Bristol. The event is co-hosted by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Snake Mountain Cruisers, a Vermont classic car club based in New Haven.
Perhaps it was the warm weather and clear skies, or else just the draw of the slick lines and careful care of some of the nicest classic cars in the area,
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BRISTOL — Bristol police assisted the Vermont State Police in a Lincoln domestic dispute involving a firearm, at 8:33 p.m. on July 5.
In a log of July activity that Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs recently released, he said that the Bristol officer on that call was first dispatched to watch for a vehicle and female driver on Route 116 and Drake Woods Road (Route 17). Troopers went to a farm in Starksboro, also looking for the vehicle and the female driver.
The woman was determined to be at the farm and was hiding from the troopers. It was unknown if she was still armed. The Bristol officer...