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Students, community members rally in support of Reproductive Liberty Amendment

More than 60 Middlebury students and residents rallied at Triangle Park on Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. to support the Reproductive Liberty Amendment — Proposition 5, Article 22 — to the Vermont Constitution. The rally was organized by the Middlebury College Democrats and the Addison County Democratic Committee ...


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Ripton votes yes to return to Addison Central School District

The town of Ripton has decided to remain in the Addison Central School District (ACSD) after a vote at the end of September. After a January 2021 vote to withdraw followed by a year-and-a-half long struggle for the town to establish an independent school district, Ripton residents have now voted to ...


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Middlebury hosts first Fall Festival and Car Show

The inaugural Middlebury Fall Festival and Car Show is coming to town on Sunday, Oct. 16. Situated in the Triangle Park area of downtown Middlebury, the festival will feature live music, 75 antique cars and the opportunity for attendees to buy food and products from small vendors.


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Maple Run, Three Day Stampede return to Addison County

This past weekend, the Middlebury Maple Run was held for the first time since 2019. Among the most widely-participated athletic events in Addison County, according to its website, the Maple Run has become one of the most respected races in New England. While the event’s main attraction is the 13.1-mile ...


New tea and shake shop opens in Middlebury, sells Herbalife products

The once vacant storefront at 56 College Street is empty no longer. It is now home to Ignite Nutrition, a shop selling protein shakes, protein-based coffee and energy teas — and they are using products from Herbalife Nutrition, a well-known multi-level marketing (MLM) company. The Campus has confirmed ...


Vermont orchards welcome students back

Addison County apple orchards are now open for the season, offering apple picking, food stands, and musical performances. In addition to being a classic New England fall activity, apple picking grants Vermonters a way to support local businesses and local food production. Many pick-your-own orchards ...


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Community members, students hope to bring skatepark to Middlebury

It can be hard to find a place to skateboard in Vermont —  and even harder to find a safe place to experiment with new skills. Currently, most local skateboarders make the trek to permanent skateparks in Burlington, Vt. for a space to hone their craft.  There is no purpose-built skatepark ...


19th Annual TAM Trek: Fundraising and fun running

The 19th annual TAM — Trail Around Middlebury — Trek was held this past Sunday, Sept. 18. Maintained by the Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT), the TAM includes 19 miles of trails for hiking, running, biking, walking, etc. in Middlebury. The trek has options to run the full 19-mile course, a 10k ...


Middlebury Taxi driver charged with unlawful restraint

The owner and operator of Middlebury Taxi, a popular ride service used by students, pleaded not guilty to six charges of felony second-degree unlawful restraint after six women reported being detained in his car on the night of July 4. A police report filed a few minutes after midnight on July 5 registered ...


At the Loom by Alexa Frangos explores the experience of young women working in Middlebury’s textile mills in the early 19th century.

Art meets history in new Henry Sheldon Museum collage exhibit

Middlebury’s Henry Sheldon Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of their Stewart-Smith Research Center with a new exhibit featuring documents from the center refashioned into collages. The exhibit, “Artists in the Archives: Community, History, and Collage,” focuses largely on the idea of ...


Queer-owned, all-natural wine shop opens in downtown Middlebury

New Addison County residents Danielle Pattavina and Erika Dunyak recently opened an all-natural wine store in downtown Middlebury. Located at 48 Main Street, Schmetterling Wine Shop welcomed the public through its doors in early July. As a queer couple living down Route 22A in Shoreham, Vermont, Pattavina ...




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