Local barber caps happy 65 years of plying his trade

Joe DeGray on May 24 reluctantly hung up his barber scissors and shears at the tender age of 90.

Middlebury College sends off 610 graduates

Clear blue skies, vibrant green foliage and a sea of black caps on Sunday made for a picturesque ending to what had been a memorable and, at times, tumultuous undergraduate experience for the Middlebury College Class of 2023. 

ACSD explains its side of dispute with former coaches

It appears that at its heart the situation around the Dunns and the ACSD are complaints from two employees about their supervisors that would not have warranted a broader public discussion if they had not forced it into the spotlight.

East Middlebury Ironworks site gets historic marker

The East Middlebury Historical Society this past Sunday, May 29, unveiled a new sign that members hope will steer more people to the iron works, which cranked out product from roughly 1831 to 1890.

MAUSD board weighs school choice policy

The Mount Abraham Unified School District Board is exploring whether to allow parents to send their children to any of the four elementary schools in the district, not the just the one in the town where they reside.

ACSD offers top post to candidate it won’t identify

The Addison Central School District board on Tuesday, May 30, agreed to make a contract offer to one of two finalists vying to become the district’s interim superintendent.

By the way for Jun. 1

The Monkton selectboard is looking for people interested in forming a local housing committee.

Turning Point Center plan set for review

The Middlebury Development Review Board on June 12 will begin its review of a plan by the Turning Point Center of Addison County to relocate its substance-use disorder programming from 54 Creek Road to more spacious quarters at the former St. Mary’s Schoo … (read more)

City fire station needs upgrades

The Vergennes City Council last week heard why the city’s Green Street fire station needs about $2.2 million in upgrades.

Summer start for new college dorm work

Middlebury College is moving forward with plans to build a new first-year residential dorm, with construction expected to begin this summer.

Bread Loaf Conferences open events to the public

The Middlebury Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference and Bread Loaf Environmental Writer’s Conference will each offer free lectures and readings to the public when they are in session June 2-7. 

City applies for additional sidewalk funding

Vergennes is applying for a $119,337 grant through the Agency of Transportation that city officials hope will allow a long-awaited new stretch of sidewalk to be installed between Macdonough Drive and the north side of the Otter Creek bridge.

New Haven is moving forward with bike study

New Haven is moving forward with an exploration of how to make Munger Street safer for cyclists and pedestrians after the town appeared to have reached a standstill in the ongoing scoping study. 

Monkton news for Jun. 1

Did you know that the Russell Memorial Library has passes for area museums and more to get a discount on admission? 

An afternoon of storytelling in Ferrisburgh June 4

The Ferrisburgh Union Meeting Hall will host a gathering for Storytelling: “My Dentist’s Son.”