Login
Skip to content

News

  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/user/views_handler_field_user.inc on line 50.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 181.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 136.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/image/contrib/image_attach/image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images.inc on line 112.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 81.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.inc on line 121.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.

Book review: The Rest of the Story — by Sarah Dessen

Posted on July 1, 2019 |
By Jenny Lyons



Book Review.jpg

(Balzer + Bray)

The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.

Are you an online subscriber? Click to login.

Click here to learn more about our subscription options.

If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us with your name and mailing address to set it up.

full story

Vergennes budget plan draws criticism

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VERGENNES — Faced with opposition to proposed cuts in the Vergennes Police Department from most of the roughly 40 people gathered at their Tuesday meeting, the Vergennes City Council tabled city budget discussions to a Friday meeting at which its members will have to set spending and a municipal tax rate for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.

Are you an online subscriber? Click to login.

Click here to learn more about our subscription options.

If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us with your name and mailing address to set it up.

full story

Addison County sees rise in clean energy jobs

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Caroline Kapp



SolarArray5745 CMYK.jpg

BRISTOL — When Dave Cobb started Bristol Electronics back in the early 1980s, he was installing TV satellite dishes — those big ones that looked like they could fly you to the moon and back. In those days, it was just Dave running the entire show — chief cook and bottle washer, as they say.

He added an employee, his son-in-law in 2000, and his daughter, Chris Marion, in 2003.

But in 2010, Bristol Electronics saw a new opening and switched gears to installing solar panels on rooftops and in area residents’ yards.

The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.

Are you an online subscriber? Click to login.

Click here to learn more about our subscription options.

If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us with your name and mailing address to set it up.

full story

Strawberries got a slow start but finish up sweet

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



strawberries 0X0A3040.jpg

ADDISON COUNTY — It might have seemed to the casual observer that this year’s strawberry crop, after enduring cold, wet and all-around gross spring weather, had hunkered down in the mud, crossed its proverbial arms and petulantly refused to grow.

But fear not. The strawberries have arrived.

“The weather delayed our crop by over a week, but the plants still look super healthy and are loaded with fruit,” said Sarah Park, co-owner of Full Belly Farm in Monkton.

The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.

Are you an online subscriber? Click to login.

Click here to learn more about our subscription options.

If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us with your name and mailing address to set it up.

full story

Innovative educator Lee Shorey leaves legacy at VUHS

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



VUHS  cmyk Lee Shorey retire eye to eye with dog Commodore.jpg

VERGENNES — Trying to get in a quick word with longtime Vergennes Union High School special educator Lee Shorey after the school’s June 14 graduation ceremony is like approaching Beyoncé at the Met Gala — you wait your turn.

full story

Podcast: Young adults expand their world views in a Parent Child Center class

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Megan James



PCC Ghosts of our history 5669 cmyk.jpg

MIDDLEBURY — “To look at Farhad, if you would know this Vermont Muslim, you must look at him long.” So begins a poem by Morgan Edgerly, an 18-year-old Addison County resident, about Middlebury Selectman and business owner Farhad Khan.

full story

Local 'hams' go coast to coast honing radio skills

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Nora Peachin



HAM Emilio Burgess Ham radio lighter CMYK.jpg

NEW HAVEN — This past weekend, ham radio enthusiasts, affectionately nicknamed “hams,” holed up for 24 hours in sites across North America, working non-stop to operate as many stations as possible simultaneously and learn about using ham radio in emergency situations.

full story

New owners take over Bud's Beans

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By John Flowers



Bud's Beans IMG_3472.jpg

MIDDLEBURY — Leah Keller and Brian Carter are always on the lookout for a good cup of coffee.

They found one so good, they bought the company.

It’s called Bud’s Beans, established in 2000 by Middlebury’s William “Bud” Smith. Smith grew the tiny enterprise in his own home and successfully courted a group of local stores to carry and sell what are seven varieties of expertly roasted beans.

Smith decided to sell the business in 2017, and he found two very willing buyers.

full story

By the way for Jun. 27

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.

Are you an online subscriber? Click to login.

Click here to learn more about our subscription options.

If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us with your name and mailing address to set it up.

full story

New Haven hires its first town administrator

Posted on June 27, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



NEW HAVEN — The town of New Haven has hired its first ever town administrator.

Aaron Brown, a New Haven resident, will begin work in that position on July 9.

“I’ve lived in New Haven for two and a half years and look forward to working with its citizens, selectboard, Planning Commission and Development Review Board to promote a vibrant community,” Brown said in an email to the Independent.

Brown stood out among 15 candidates for the job, said Steve Dupoise, chair of the New Haven selectboard.

The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.

Are you an online subscriber? Click to login.

Click here to learn more about our subscription options.

If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us with your name and mailing address to set it up.

full story

Connect with us