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Thursday, Apr 18, 2024



Middlebury and large swathes of northern Vermont experienced a total solar eclipse for seconds to minutes on Monday, April 8. To commemorate this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon, communities and individuals across the state have undertaken extensive preparations for months or longer — Brandon, Vt., ...

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A home in New York, a job in Vermont

Vermont’s high costs of leading lead many employees to make long commutes to work, often from New York State. Only 39.5% of staff members live within the town of Middlebury, according to data the college Human Resources department sent to The Campus. The same data highlights that 21.7% of staff live ...

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Sustainable Kitchen buys Juice Amour

Juice Amour, a local juice bar that sells smoothies, acai bowls, and other healthy raw and organic foods, was acquired on March 6 by Sustainable Kitchen, a vegan, vegetarian and gluten free food-delivery service based in Lincoln, Vt. Juice Amour’s current storefront on Exchange Street in Middlebury ...


Town Meeting Day marked by historic victories, anger over school budgets

Vermont’s small-town character gives residents the unique opportunity to discuss key issues with their community through its annual tradition of Town Meeting Day. Vermonters gathered in their respective towns across the state to convene on topics like municipal and school budgets, as well as selectboard ...


Liv, Love, Local: Thistle and Honey

Nikki Bowdish has provided the town of Middlebury with cakes, cookies and other treats from her home-based bakery, Thistle and Honey, since the fall of 2019. While Bowdish currently takes orders for pickup and local delivery in addition to custom cake services for weddings, she aspires to eventually ...

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Liv, Love, Local: Vergennes Laundry

In the three years since its opening, Nadia Dole’s Vergennes Laundry, a wood-fired bakery and épicerie, has expanded its food menu and retail offerings as well as launched a dinner series, with future plans for community-based events. 

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“Up For Discussion”: a salon series at Town Hall Theater

In a modern twist on old-fashioned salons, the Up for Discussion lecture series, hosted by the Vermont Book Shop and taking place at Town Hall Theater, aims to create a space for open community conversation this spring. The series, originally an idea hatched by Vermont Book Shop owner Becky Dayton, ...

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Liv, Love, Local: Specs Café

Vermont resident and cocktail professional Sam Nelis is working to realize his full vision of the Specs Café: a café by day and cocktail bar by night, with an associated retail space for local beverages along with café and bar equipment. The Winooski, Vt. space opened as a café in December 2023, ...