Sen. Leahy reflects on his life in politics

Sen. Leahy reflects on his life in politics

Patrick Leahy was the third-longest-serving U.S. senator, cast more than 17,000 votes, and served under nine presidents. Some of that history will be explored next Wednesday, May 22, at a free conversation with the man himself at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Middlebury.

Midd Film Fest founder pares back his job

Midd Film Fest founder pares back his job

A decade after launching the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in partnership with renowned movie director Jay Craven, Lloyd Komesar has announced plans to step back from his role as hands-on producer and turn over the reins of the growing, late-summer event to a new executive director.

Ferrisburgh gets $500K to help boost safety

Ferrisburgh gets $500K to help boost safety

Ferrisburgh has been awarded a $500,000 federal grant through the Vermont Agency of Transportation that will pay 80% of the cost to install a signalized crosswalk and 640 feet of new sidewalks at Route 7’s intersection with Little Chicago and Middlebrook roads. 

Students explore housing needs in Bristol

Bristol residents agree their community needs more housing, particularly single family homes and senior living options. However, there are several obstacles developers face in creating more housing and that residents face in finding it.