Bristol startup aims to help kids learn key skills

When Carleen Haylett founded EnrichedHQ Marketplace four years ago, the Bristol resident was hoping to address an ongoing challenge she and other working parents faced: getting their children involved in enriching extracurricular activities. 

Sparrow Art Supply flies to a new nest

Downtown Middlebury’s Sparrow is leaving its nest, but it’s building a new one just a few wingbeats away.

AllEarth Renewables first tenant at Bristol’s new park

AllEarth Renewables, a prominent provider of sustainable solar energy solutions in Vermont, has announced its recent relocation from its current headquarters in Williston to a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bristol. 

3 Squares to change hands after 17 years

Sometime in the near future, Matt and Danelle Birong will sell their downtown Vergennes eatery, 3 Squares Café, to longtime friends Scott Collins and Jody Hayes, a couple living in Bolton with their own deep ties to Vermont’s restaurant sector. 

Local comes home to steer car dealership

Cory Quenneville is living a dream, but slumber has been a challenge. It’s part of the excitement of returning home to Addison County to take over the vehicle dealership at which he got his start.

Smoke & Lola’s cooks up comfort food in Bristol

Lincoln residents Abbey LaMay-West and Wayne Johnson are passionate about feeding their community. 

Midd Partnership chocolate bar raffle is back

The Better Middlebury Partnership’s chocolate bar raffle is back this year, and it features awesome local prizes. 

County businesses earn state support

Gov. Phil Scott and Jennifer M.V. Fitch, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services, recently notified the Addison County Economic Development Corporation that it was awarded $59,322 for seven Addison County businesses throug … (read more)

Three dairy producers win big grants

Three Addison County businesses have received a combined $1.3 million in grant money to bolster production of their respective dairy products.

Maclay Architects join forces with VIA

The Middlebury architecture firm Vermont Integrated Architecture P.C., known as VIA, last week announced it would merge into its operations the Waitsfield firm Maclay Architects. The latter will become VIA/Maclay Studio as of Jan. 1.

Addison County Chamber honors awardees

At the annual Addison County Chamber of Commerce meeting held Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Vergennes Opera House, four local citizens were adopted in the chamber’s hall of fame while individual awards went to four exceptional awardees.

Amey Ryan receives Good Neighbor award

The Vermont Association of Realtors will recognize Middlebury real estate professional Amey Ryan as 2023 VAR Good Neighbor. Both Ryan and Lamoille County Realtor Dody Day, who is 2023 Realtor of the Year, will be recognized at the VAR annual meeting on No … (read more)

AllEarth Renewables moving to Bristol

The Stoney Hill business park’s first building is expected to be completed in December and, early next year, will begin housing AllEarth Renewables, a company currently based in Williston that makes solar trackers and other green energy components. 

Lincoln General Store historical exhibit on tap

Vaneasa and Dan Stearns’ recent retirement from the Lincoln General Store inspired the Lincoln Historical Society, in collaboration with the Lincoln Library, to focus its current exhibit on the history of the General Store.

Denus pass the Countryside torch

Eric Denu, known to many as the owner and manager of Countryside Carpet & Paint in Middlebury, has spent 35 years helping Addison County residents fortify and beautify their homes and businesses.