As the semester winds down and we look ahead to the summer, many Middlebury students will stay in Middlebury to do research, pursue internships, work on campus or maybe just bask in the sweet Vermont sun. Pooling together our collective summer experiences in Vermont and some online research, here is ...
May brings comedy, music, film to Town Hall TheaterBy Anne Thompson | May 4, 2023
Little Free Libraries bring reading, community bonding to MiddleburyBy Charlie Fisch | April 27, 2023
Middlebury Money stimulates the economy, keeps dollars localBy Maggie Reynolds | April 27, 2023
Preparing to open for the season, Sheldon Museum makes changes to leadership structureBy Martin Chen | April 27, 2023
The Sheldon Museum, the oldest community-based museum in the nation, is experimenting with a new leadership structure by choosing to not fill the role of Executive Director. The community has been waiting for the response of the museum’s board since former Executive Director Stephanie Skenyon resigned ...
Student-run on-campus bar offers an alternative to limited nightlife in townBy Mandy Berghela | April 27, 2023
For the first time in several years, Middlebury students gathered at an on-campus, student-run bar on Thursday, April 13 on the first floor of the Mahaney Arts Center.
Juice Amour serves up smoothies, vegan food in downtown MiddleburyBy Mandy Berghela | April 20, 2023
On a hot spring day, following a workout or on a walk through town after class, Juice Amour is a go-to destination for both Middlebury students and town residents.
Middlebury becomes part of string of hoax shooter calls nationwideBy Rachel Lu | April 20, 2023
After the Middlebury Police Department (MPD) received report that an active shooter had entered Davis Family Library on Sunday, April 9, Middlebury students studying in the library were suddenly confronted by armed officers ushering many of them to shelter in the printer room. A few hours earlier at ...
Addison County School District seeks new superintendentBy Cole Chaudhari | April 20, 2023
The Addison County School District (ACSD) is currently in the final stages of hiring a new superintendent, filling a vacancy left by former ACSD Superintendent Peter Burrows.
North Branch School annual student-written production explores love, deception and goatsBy Maggie Reynolds | April 13, 2023
The North Branch School in Ripton will put on its annual student-created theater production this Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15, at the Ripton Community House. This year’s show, titled “All’s Fair In Love and Business,” was written and will be performed by 26 students that all attend the ...
The Giving Fridge enters its third year addressing food insecurity in Addison CountyBy Maggie Reynolds and Sophia Galuppo | April 13, 2023
As the creator of the Giving Fridge, Bethanie Farrell strives to alleviate food security in Vermont by increasing accessibility to nutritious,locally grown and prepared meals. The program provides the greater Addison County community with an average of 450 meals each week free of charge, thanks to funding ...
Yellow House Community short film screened at Town Hall TheaterBy Madeleine Kaptein | April 13, 2023
The Town Hall Theater hosted a public screening of a short film highlighting the Yellow House Community, a residential home for adults with disabilities, this past Thursday. With two evening showings, the event brought in over 200 people who came to show support for the film and learn more about Yellow ...
Community mourns Rebecca Ball, missing Middlebury teen found dead TuesdayBy Maggie Reynolds | April 6, 2023
After days of searching, a canine team found missing Middlebury teen Rebecca Ball dead on Tuesday afternoon, Seven Days reported Tuesday night.
College and Summit Properties affordable housing project receives state grantBy Cole Chaudhari | April 6, 2023
An affordable housing initiative being developed by Middlebury College and South Burlington-based Summit Properties received $6,075,405 in grant funding from the Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) to subsidize the cost of constructing approximately 100 new units of housing.
Limited summer storage options for Middlebury studentsBy Ben Wagner | April 6, 2023
MCS was founded 20 years ago by Middlebury students. In the spring of 2022, when Little was the company’s CEO, it was acquired by Greenbox Storage, a company initially founded by students at Dartmouth College. Greenbox now manages storage at 19 colleges and universities around the country. It partners ...
American Flatbread fire undergoing investigation, ruled “suspicious”By Charlie Fisch | April 6, 2023
The Middlebury Fire Department received a call at 9:27 p.m. on March 13 reporting a structural fire in a woodshed outside of the restaurant, according to department records. The shed sits between the two main Marble Works buildings, putting both larger structures at risk of catching fire.
Vermont Town Meeting Day resumes pre-pandemic operationsBy Maggie Reynolds | March 16, 2023
Last week, Vermonters gathered in municipalities across the state for Town Meeting Day. The annual event had the highest turnout of in-person town meetings this year since 2019. Meeting days primarily took place in a mailable ballot format the past two years due to Covid-19 restrictions.
School Board, parents debate the IB program at Middlebury Union High SchoolBy Rachel Lu | March 16, 2023
The recent election for the Addison Central School District (ACSD) board on March 7 ignited debate around the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, and in particular, issues surrounding mental health, equity and the structure of the program.