When Blanca Jenne first opened a stationary store behind her home in Cornwall, Vt., she never anticipated the business would turn into Middlebury Sweets, Vermont’s largest candy store and a motel combined. Located at 1395 Route 7, Jenne now proudly sells more than 15,000 different types of candy and ...
Floristry, cabinetry, jewelry making, photography and everything in between, Meg Madden has done it. Most recently however, Madden’s work has turned to something unexpected: mushrooms.
Community living room space Gather opened in downtown Middlebury on Feb. 14. Located at 48 Merchants Row, the space is a Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community project that aims to bring the people of Middlebury together by offering a place to connect and build relationships.
The Middlebury Selectboard approved an amendment to the town’s noise ordinance at its Jan. 24 meeting, lengthening the period of quiet hours on weekends and holidays.
Middlebury College launched a new solar panel project in October 2021 on South Street Extension in a partnership with Green Mountain Power and Encore Renewables. Construction on the project was intended to be completed by the end of 2022. Despite this initial deadline, installation has just started ...
A new addition at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl will offer skiers an opportunity to hit the slopes later in the day. The college is planning to install LED light fixtures within the next year, allowing for night skiing.
The Lost Monarch Coffee Bar, located in the Stone Mill in downtown Middlebury, announced on Instagram in late January that it is closing permanently. Co-owners Matt and Alessandra Delia-Lôbo will continue to operate their other coffee shop, Royal Oak, located at 30 Seymour Street, with expanded hours. ...
The empty space at 51 Main Street will be empty no longer. Crooked Ladle Catering in conjunction with Everything Nice — the funding source for the Giving Fridge — has purchased the 4,300 sq. ft. space on a two-year lease and will be officially open for business on Wednesday, March 29.
Bill Shufelt ’05 founded the non-alcoholic beer company Athletic Brewing Co. in 2017 to modernize the adult beverage industry and promote a healthier lifestyle.
The Triangle Bike Loop Project, an initiative to create a signed, well-maintained bike loop connecting the towns of Middlebury, Bristol and Vergennes, recently secured a $30,000 grant to conduct a new scoping study of possible routes.
The Ilsley 100 Project Team, responsible for leading renovations to the Ilsley Public Library in downtown Middlebury, has announced the options for a library makeover. The library building will reach its 100th anniversary in 2024, and with the space struggling to meet community needs, the team has proposed ...
Located just past Twilight Hall and tucked into an offshoot of College Street is Shiretown Marketplace. A relatively new addition to the downtown Middlebury food scene, Shiretown is a burgeoning favorite among local residents and Middlebury College students alike.
Snow is a characteristic ingredient of Vermont winters, essential for avid skiers, snowboarders and other participants in outdoor winter sports.
For many Middlebury students (sans thesis writers, language learners and STEM majors), J-term is a time for play and exploration. While some prefer to ski and snowboard, others to collage in their dorm rooms, I prefer to eat and drink.
The state plans to close all walk-in Covid-19 vaccination clinics by Jan. 31, according to the Vermont Department of Health.
Senator Bernie Sanders announced in late December that he has secured over $42 million in federal funding to benefit 51 Vermont community projects, a number of which are located in Addison County.
“Portraits: Self and Others” is a new photography exhibit that opened at the end of December at the PhotoPlace Gallery in downtown Middlebury.
After a busy holiday season, businesses in the town of Middlebury are temporarily closing or reducing their hours for the winter.
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 ...
Last Thursday, the town of Middlebury kicked off its first Midd Night Stroll of the year, welcoming 1,468 students with discounted deals in stores, live music, and the occasional run in with Santa Claus and his elves.