Student murals celebrate their hometown

Cows, Cookie Love and Cougars, not to mention Champ, were among the top choices Ferrisburgh Central School students made last week as symbols for a school-wide art project honoring their hometown.

ANWSD: 6th grade will move to middle school in 2023

The Addison Northwest School District has committed to moving its 6th-graders into middle school at Vergennes Union High School starting next fall.

Peter Caldwell mounts late bid for seat in Addison-1

Peter Caldwell, 79, waged a successful write-in campaign on Aug. 9 to have his name placed on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot for one of the two seats representing the Addison-1 district in the Vermont House.

Winter fuel prices are already a concern

The prospect of wildly fluctuating heating fuel prices and reduced federal assistance for low-income families (compared to last year) could make it far more challenging for many households to stay warm this winter.

Pam Marsh eyes transition to judgeship

Attorney Pam Marsh has built a storied, 39-year career advocating for folks unable to speak for themselves. Young children. The elderly. Low-income families going through a rough patch.

Curtain to rise on MNFF8; film festival to offer thrills, stars & more

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival 8 will screen more than 140 films on six screens in MIddlebury next week.

State board: Ripton not ready to run its own school district

State says Ripton not ready to run its own school; town will vote on rejoining ACSD.

It’s decision time for Vermont voters

Addison County residents will have plenty of reasons to come out to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 9, to cast ballots in a series of primary runoffs that will solidify the final field of candidates for a variety of county, statewide and federal positions that … (read more)

Passenger rail service is back! Trains roll through Vergennes, Middlebury after 69 years

Crowds cheer the arrival of passenger a train in Vergennes and Middlebury for the first time in nearly 70 years.

Queen Bee’s is buzzing! A Monkton snack bar grows

For years, neighbors would come by Kim Jewell’s Monkton house and ask, “What are you cooking up this weekend, Kim?”

Illness sidelines Middlebury Town Treasurer Sullivan; officials look for replacement

Long-time Middlebury Town Treasurer Jackie Sullivan has resigned for health reasons and the town is looking for a replacement.

Two candidates square off in GOP primary for sheriff

Read about Mike Elmore and Ron Holmes, the two GOP candidates running for Addison County Sheriff

Addison teen heading west to national rodeo

Lea Krause, a rising junior at Vergennes Union High School, is getting ready to head to Gillette, Wyo., next week to compete in this year’s national competition.

‘The House’ provides a home far away from home

Middlebury residents Annette and Tim Franklin challenge the maxim that there is no place like home.

State police arrest Addison County Sheriff Peter Newton

The sheriff is charged with sexual assault, second-degree unlawful restraint and domestic assault; high bailiff calls for Newton to resign.

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