College Residential Director Esther Thomas was elected to a one-year term on the Middlebury town selectboard in the March 2 election, defeating opponent Andy Hooper. Thomas joins incumbents Lindsey Fuentes-George and Farhad Khan, who secured three-year terms in uncontested races. For Thomas, her ...
Town residents will determine this coming week if retail cannabis stores can open in Middlebury. The provision on the March 3 ballot is part of a comprehensive regulatory cannabis bill that passed the Vermont Senate in October 2020 and would allow towns to opt-in to permitting cannabis stores within ...
Following a decision by the Vermont legislature to allow mail-in voting for town meetings, Middlebury has decided to skip the annual in-person meeting and vote on all measures by ballot.
Middlebury’s One Dollar Market, thought to be the last independent dollar store in all of Vermont, is celebrating 25 years of business this year.
During a year like no other, community organizations like the Better Middlebury Partnership (BMP) and Neighbors Together have been vital in helping businesses in the town of Middlebury overcome financial challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the ongoing Bridge and Rail Project.
Burlington High School is set to re-open on March 4 in a renovated building that was once a Macy’s department store in downtown Burlington.
Ripton voted on Jan. 12 to leave the Addison Central School District (ACSD) in an effort to keep its elementary school open amid declining enrollment, budget cuts and potential school consolidation. The town of Weybridge voted to stay.
The Giving Fridge, a plant-filled storefront occupying a once-vacant spot in downtown Middlebury, offers a unique pop-up initiative that allows customers to support local restaurants, combat food security and buy plants — all in one convenient location.
Following the riots at the Capitol on Jan. 6, local police departments, including the Middlebury Police Department, are being extra vigilant about threats of far-right terrorism.
High-risk Vermonters could receive a Covid-19 vaccination as soon as early December, State Commissioner of Health Mark Levine announced last week.
The Middlebury Snow Bowl is scheduled to open on Dec. 2 and will be open weekly Wednesday through Sunday; Rikert Nordic Center will be open seven days a week.
Addison County could see a population decline of up to 7% as well as a stagnating economy over the next decade, according to World Data Lab projections.
Cooped up with her family in upstate New York and facing an interminable period of quarantine boredom, Mara Strich ’22 searched for a project she could focus her restless energy on. She decided to apply to the Miss Vermont competition in early September and was accepted a week later.
The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the demand for innovative approaches in midwifery work, according to Chenoa Hamilton, a local Vermont midwife.
A staff member tested positive for Covid-19 on Nov. 2.
Although there was a record increase in mail-in ballots in Vermont this year due to the pandemic, many voters still cast their vote in person.
Scott wins third term; Molly Gray rises to Lt. Governor; Welch returns to the capitol; Hardy and Bray re-elected in Addison County
The Covid-19 pandemic brought increased food insecurity and economic hardships for the restaurant industry. So, the State of Vermont instituted a program to address both.