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Wednesday, Jun 7, 2023


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Festivities Galore: Holiday events in and around Middlebury

With the holidays approaching, Middlebury and other towns in Addison County, including  Vergennes, Brandon, Bristol, Salisbury and Rochester, Vt., are hosting various events to celebrate the season. The events are plentiful throughout December, with performances, competitions, parades and shopping ...


Addison County Votes Against School District Merger

As millions of Americans cast their midterm ballots across the country on Tuesday, Nov. 8, residents of the nine Vermont towns that compose the Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) and the Addison Northwest School District (ANWSD) decisively rejected a proposal to merge districts in a 4,282 ...

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New Hires at Porter Medical Center

Porter Medical Center announced nine recent hires in the Primary Care sector of the hospital this past August, in an effort to better meet community health needs. 

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Breaking (coffee) grounds: new Vermont cafés to add to your list

It has been an exciting year for coffee in Vermont, with several new cafés and bakeries popping up locally. While established cafés are beloved by their communities, there are plenty of newer spots in Vermont that could make an exciting shake-up to your daily routine or offer a weekend adventure. ...

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Selectboard considers changing noise ordinance to ease town-gown tensions

In a contentious Town of Middlebury Selectboard meeting in late August, wherein several town residents gave public comment about issues related to off-campus student housing, mostly regarding noise and parties, some residents argued that the definition of student housing as having “four or more people” ...

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Q&A with Monique Bonner, owner of Addison West

Monique “Mo” Bonner ’92 is the owner of Addison West — a home and lifestyle store on Main Street in downtown Middlebury. The Campus spoke with Mo last week about Addison West, the store’s new location in Waitsfield and her experience at Middlebury. 

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Effects of CSAC wage raise ripple through agency

Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) raised its pay rate this past May in an attempt to recruit and retain a greater number of employees to the organization. In April, they spent about $1.7 million to raise the wages, funded mostly by an 8% increase in Medicaid rates passed by the Vermont state ...

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New women’s clothing store, Middleton, opens in Middlebury

A new women’s clothing store has recently opened in downtown Middlebury. Middleton, located at 66 Main Street, is co-owned by Elissa Kestner, owner and manager of Monelle Vermont — two boutique stores in Burlington and Shelburne — and Lisa Phelps, owner of Middlebury salon and spa Parlour.  ...


Senator Leahy retires, Welch and Malloy vie for Senate seat

Sen. Patrick Leahy has a 47-year history of representing Vermonters through his long-held seat in the U.S. Senate — a history which will come to an end during this upcoming midterm election. Current Vermont Representative Peter Welch appears to be the favorite to win Leahy’s vacant seat in next ...