Middlebury Police looking for missing teen

The Middlebury Police Department is looking for assistance in locating 17-year-old Rebecca Ball.

Caitlin Steele is named principal at MUHS

Steele has been with the ACSD since 2016, when she was hired as director of teaching & learning.

THT moving toward becoming an arts hub

Organizers of a monumental effort to transform Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater into a regional performing arts center are excited to receive a $500,000 state grant that will help equip THT with a 7,000-square-foot addition — perhaps before the end of next … (read more)

Childcare, energy bills in spotlight

Local lawmakers on Monday provided an update on bills that will advance through the legislative process this year, including measures that would authorize online sports betting, provide more financial support to the state’s childcare system and ensure bet … (read more)

ARPA grant to help Collins treat wastewater

An American Rescue Plan Act grant of $829,409 awarded by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation jointly to Collins Aerospace and the city of Vergennes will ease the Panton Road firm’s burden on the city’s wastewater system.

Cheresnick emerges as Ripton Elementary principal top choice

Megan Cheresnick has taught at all levels (except grade 4) during her almost eight-year career at Bridport Central School.

By the way for Mar. 30

The Addison County River Watch Collaborative will host a one-hour Zoom session for both new and returning volunteers to hear the results from last year’s water quality sampling and to learn what volunteer river-watching and stewarding activities will be t … (read more)

Bristol reviews ideas for ARPA funds

The projects recommended for funding included sprinklers for the Bristol Family Center and a grant-writing position for the town, among others.

Spirit in Nature honors founding member

At the Annual Meeting of Spirit In Nature, folks honored this year’s Eco-Spirit Award recipient, Carolyn Hentz Spooner, and affirmed their support for SpIN’s unique system of forest paths dedicated to different spiritual and religious traditions.

Online sports betting bill advances

The Vermont House of Representatives on Friday passed a widely-anticipated bill that would legalize online sports betting in the state — and set aside some of the revenue to mitigate the sharp rise in problem gambling that officials expect would follow su … (read more)

New Haven group wants to connect community

A recently formed group in New Haven is hoping to give the town’s residents more opportunities to get together, ideally without requiring an entrance fee to do so. 

Ferrisbugh gets energy report card

The town of Ferrisburgh got a “B” on an Energy Scorecard presented to the selectboard on March 21.

Local car thief chased and caught in Stowe

A former Bristol resident is facing multiple charges after allegedly stealing a car in Middlebury on March 17 and eluding police until his capture, eight days later, in a wooded area of Stowe.

Patricia McNerney named a U.S. Presidential Scholar

The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2023. 

Monkton news for Mar. 30

It’s time to get your dog(s) registered. Dog licenses are due on April 1.