MREMS seeks big change in funding

Middlebury Regional Emergency Medical Services wants to eliminate its annual Town Meeting Day funding requests in the 10 communities it serves, and replace that funding with multi-year contracts that will, in the short term, reflect some sizable per-capita rate increases.

College student dies in dorm, police say no foul play

Middlebury police are investigating the death of a Middlebury College junior and say the public is not in danger.

City centenarian talks of well-lived life

In the course of her almost 101 years on Earth, Vergennes resident Margaret Clifford, better known as Kate, has moved several times, both with her birth family and with her two husbands.  

New makerspace welcomes all creators

The inventive minds of Addison County will soon have another place in the community in which to unleash their creativity. 

UPDATED: Juvenile shoots, kills Waltham woman; school mourns loss of beloved bus driver

Police have not yet determined whether they will charge a youth in the killing of a Waltham woman during a fight this past Friday.

Sampling history through embroidery

If you’re lucky, you might find one tucked away in a trunk in your attic: A piece of fabric — a square foot in size, give or take — bearing a cross-stitch of alphabet letters, a date, the maker’s name and age. Sometimes there’s an embroidered bonus of flo … (read more)

United Way seeks $700k in fund drive

For the second year in a row, the United Way of Addison County (UWAC) is seeking to raise $700,000 to support local nonprofits that dispense food, clothing, counseling, childcare and other vital services to area residents in need of assistance.

By the way for Sept. 21

Looking to some vintage cars, crafts and a neat flea market? Find them all this Sunday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Addison County Fair & Field Days grounds

Program for free COVID tests revived

Set to take place ahead of a possible winter surge, the program offers Americans free coronavirus tests sent through the mail.

City council seeks to fill opening

For the second time in the past few months, the Vergennes City Council is looking to fill a vacancy after the resignation of one of its members.

MAUSD looks to fill student support roles

Among those openings is a new director of safety that would support school leadership with hazing, harassment and bullying investigations and act as the Title IX Coordinator for the district, along with other responsibilities. 

Split DRB decisions for Midd landlord

The Middlebury Development Review Board (DRB) has agreed with the town’s planning and zoning department that landlord Richard Tinsley shouldn’t be allowed to use a detached garage/barn at 53 North Pleasant St. as a “recreation room,” but that he should be … (read more)

Monkton farmers to help residents grow their own produce

Reap & Sow Farm co-owners Matt Lasser and Josh Fisher have spent the past four years tending to a variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers at their Monkton spread. Now, the duo plans to use their farming expertise to help residents and organizatio … (read more)

Wastewater improvements on tap for Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, which operates a major helicopter systems development and manufacturing facility in Vergennes, will use a $921,566 government grant to help build a wastewater pretreatment system. 

Youth waterfowl hunting weekend set for Sept. 23-24

A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation, and youth waterfowl hunt weekend is designed to do just that.