MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College will host the annual holiday event “Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 and 7 p.m. at Mead Chapel. For 42 years, this service has been a special Addison County tradition, celebrated on the last Sunday of the college’s fall semester. A large audience of both college and community members and families will fill the chapel to share in a sense of community and hopefulness of the season.
RIPTON — A 54-year-old Ripton man who has been missing since Nov. 23 apparently was killed when is car left Route 125 in Ripton and crashed into the woods sometime in the past 9 days.
Vermont State Police were called to the intersection of Route 125 and Steam Mill Road, near the Bread Loaf campus, at 9:20 p.m. Monday night to a report of a vehicle that had gone over an embankment and into the river there. They found the body of James P. Daignault there with his totaled 2001 Plymouth Neon.