'Yellow House' to serve adults with special needs in Middlebury

A NEW ASSISTED Living program for adults with special needs, called the Yellow House, is taking shape in Middlebury at 29 Seminary St. Pictured here are (top row, left to right) Jodi James, Pierce Murray, Elise Haydon, Sam DeMatties and Joel Pyfrom. Seated at Andrea Murray and Elizabeth Brown. Independent photo/John Flowers

MIDDLEBURY — Most parents nurture their children in hopes they will, some day, make the jump to self-sufficiency — or will be able to find the supports they need to live independently.

Rite Aid stores transition to Walgreens

THE NEW “WALGREENS” sign appears prominently on the drug store in Brandon, but the outlines of the former “Rite Aid” sign that it replaced last week still shows through. Middlebury and Bristol Rite Aid stores also got new Walgreens signs. Brandon Reporter photo/Russell Jones

ADDISON COUNTY AND BRANDON — The effects of a $4 billion business deal announced in 2017 are just now rippling through our part of Vermont.

VSP wants to know who killed David Auclair, formerly of Monkton

Vermont State Police searched a property on Cattail Lane in Monkton this past Friday; it was the home of David Auclair, who was shot and killed last month.

MONKTON — Vermont State Police on Friday executed a search warrant at the former Monkton home of a man who was shot and killed last month in Hinesburg, according to a report by WCAX-TV.

Founding leaders move on from Leicester summer camp

ELLIE HOLSMAN, LEFT, and Nancy McGill stand among a group of youngsters from Whiting, Leicester and Sudbury at Leicester Central School this past Wednesday. The kids were taking part in the school district’s Summer Alive! camp, which Holsman and McGill directed. Independent photo/Steve James

LEICESTER — Eleanor Holsman and Nancy Call McGill are saying goodbye after 25 years as co-directors of Summer Alive!

Lincoln writer's book not for the faint of heart

LINCOLN AUTHOR ELLIE Bryant’s latest novel, “The Cowboy Code,” is set in a fictional Virginia town that is similar in appearance to her neighboring town of Bristol. The book will be released this Thursday.

LINCOLN — Louella Bryant’s new novel, “The Cowboy Code,” took 20 years to complete — in part because she didn’t want to write it in the first place.


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