MIDDLEBURY — Three organization will host a networking event for people interested in hemp on Wednesday, March 19, in Middlebury. The evening will also feature a special screening of the hemp documentary “Bringing it Home.”
The event, hosted by Rural Vermont, Full Sun Company of Middlebury, VT, and Vote Hemp, is intended for all those interested in cultivating hemp, and networking with other Vermont farmers, processors and advocates. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Ilsley Public Library.
VERGENNES — After discussions over the past few months, the Vergennes City Council and the Friends of the Vergennes Opera House have agreed not to do a complete makeover of the front of Vergennes City Hall into a courtyard, a project that could have also included a bulbout.
City officials and the theater group could still cooperate on upgrading the theater’s standing marquee while the city focuses on fixing the sidewalk.
MIDDLEBURY — The town of Weybridge will receive $10,000 to invest in a municipal weatherization project of its choice, thanks to its victory in a statewide energy efficiency competition called the “Home Energy Challenge.”
BRISTOL — American Legion Post 19 in Bristol on March 8 honored Lincoln resident Eleanor Scully with its “Above and Beyond” award. A nomination letter called Scully “an extremely dedicated individual who unselfishly donates her time to many organizations.”
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Development Review Board on March 10 began its review of a proposal to build 16 townhouses on a 1.19-acre site at the Middlebury South Village (MSV) development off Court Street.
MIDDLEBURY — WomenSafe has named Natalie Peters of Middlebury as the recipient of the 2014 Kimberly Krans Women Who Change the World Award. A public reception will be held on Wednesday, March 26, from 5-6:30 p.m. at 109 Catamount Park in Middlebury to honor and celebrate Peters’ dedication to the community. Refreshments will be provided.