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‘Bundle’ Pops Up on Main Street, Aims to Revitalize Downtown

MIDDLEBURY - Bundle, a new organization recently installed at 60 Main St., hopes to bring the community together to revitalize the downtown area through pop-up stores, workshops and galleries. Karen Duguay, Executive Director of the Better Middlebury Partnership (BMP), said that the space could bring ...


The Setonian

Plastic Bag Ban Update: Middlebury & State Senate Vote in Favor

In the annual Town Meeting vote, which took place on March 5 this year, Middlebury residents elected to pass an article to advise the town legislature to ban retail locations from distributing single-use, carry-out plastic bags. Created by Middlebury resident Amy McAninch and Amelia Miller ’20, the ...


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New Primary Care Facility Intimately Tends to Patients

The doctor is in, and she’s taking an innovative approach to patient care. Doctor Laura Weylman, MD, and Ania Mortier, NP, recently opened Green Mountain Primary Care on 102 Court St. near Middlebury Union High School. The duo of trail running companions left separate primary care practices in Addison ...


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Cold Brews, Hot Takes: The Campus Guide to Local Breweries

Last Thursday, I turned 21. Being in Vermont, I decided to celebrate the occasion not by throwing a Busch-fueled dorm room pregame, but with a local, authentic drinking experience: a craft brewery tour. When I looked for places to visit, though, I found a lack of guidance. The Vermont Brewers Association ...


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Hundreds Strike for National Climate Action at Town Park

MIDDLEBURY - Hundreds gathered at College Park in downtown Middlebury last Friday, March 15, to strike against government inaction on climate change. Middlebury Union High School students and college students alike walked out of class at noon, flocking to the Town Green. They were met by members of ...


The Setonian

Southern Vermont College Falls to State’s Declining Enrollments

Within only two months of Green Mountain College’s announcement that it will close after this academic year, Southern Vermont College (SVC) has followed suit. Located in Bennington, VT, the private, liberal arts college announced on March 4 that it too would shut down this summer, to the shock and ...


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Governor Scott Addresses Local Issues at Legislative Breakfast

MIDDLEBURY — While the scrambled eggs were hot, the topics of discussion were even hotter at the Addison County Governor’s Breakfast. A group of around 40 residents and college students gathered in the Middlebury American Legion early on Monday, March 18 for breakfast with Governor Phil Scott and ...


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The “Ayes” Have It: Results of Town Meeting Day

MIDDLEBURY - As the town poured into the Middlebury Union High School auditorium at 7 p.m. last Monday night for the annual Town Meeting, energy was high. Some brought their knitting, some brought brownie-wielding toddlers and all brought their own perspectives to add to the night’s nearly  three ...


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Addison Central Teens Offers Support and Compassion

MIDDLEBURY — Tranquility is perhaps the last word that one would think to associate with a teen center. However, before the kids arrive at 3 p.m., tranquility is exactly what one might experience at Addison Central Teens. Located at the Recreation Park near Mary Hogan Elementary School in Middlebury, ...


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Former College Employee Opens BBQ Joint en Route to Snow Bowl

EAST MIDDLEBURY — When Chef Paul Dow left his job working for Middlebury College dining after 20 years to open his own barbecue restaurant, he wasn’t expecting to fill a student niche. Paul’s Deli and BBQ, officially open as of Feb. 11, is nestled in East Middlebury where restaurants are spread ...


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Long-Awaited Boba Comes to Downtown Middlebury

A small child plays by the window of the store as an older man stands at the register, taking orders from arriving customers. When the crowd clears, he strolls over and introduces himself. Andy Li, a small business owner and the owner of Yogurt City in downtown Middlebury, has been living in Vermont ...


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Dinners With Love Brings Joy to Patients and Families in Hospice Care

Every Thursday night across Vermont, volunteers deliver hundreds of meals to hospice patients and their caregivers with Dinners with Love, a Brandon-based non-profit organization.     Dinners with Love has a simple model that can be easily replicated. Patients and their families order food from local ...