The Independent’s top 10 stories of 2014
At the end of each year, the Independent editorial staff pores through all of the issues to pick the ten stories that readers cared the most about in 2014. They span a variety of topics, from the Vermont Gas pipeline to the Middlebury town office, the expansion of solar projects to the success of local high school sports programs.
Below is a link to each of the stories. Also, check out our most popular web stories from 2014 as well as honorable mentions that did not make the top 10 list.
#1: Pipeline project spurs plenty of controversy
#2: Middlebury town office’s future is settled; work begins
#3: Upgrades to Mount Abraham, Bristol firehouse in spotlight
#4: ANwSU fiscal woes revealed, recovery begun
#5: County ramps up services for opiate addicts
#6: Solar arrays take off, but not everyone is happy
#7: New faces, angry voters mark Election 2014
#8: School budgets go down as call for tax reform grows
#9: Middlebury College chooses Duke dean as next president
#10: High school athletes take home titles
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