New York educator with Vermont ties to lead ACSD

The Addison Central School District on Monday hired Wendy Baker to be its new superintendent beginning next July.

Middlebury eyes $29M in infrastructure work

Middlebury voters next year will be asked to support three separate bond votes totaling $28.7 million, with the biggest ask to come in the form of a $26 million referendum for a major overhaul of the town’s wastewater treatment plant.

Farming and climate the focus of UVM study

From planting cover crops to transitioning toward no-till or reduced-till approaches, farmers throughout the state are implementing a variety of practices aimed at keeping phosphorus and other nutrients on their land and out of nearby waterways. 

Dustin Hunt makes the move to MUMS

Dustin Hunt always knew he wanted to work with children in the field of athletics. He got an opportunity to do just that during a 14-year stint with Middlebury Parks & Recreation Department (MPRD), five of those years as its superintendent.

Nontraditional gallery to open in Ripton

Well off the beaten path, a small, non-traditional art gallery is opening in Ripton. Mountain Hounds Studio will present a selection of works from local and national artists, staged in a contemporary studio apartment.

Environmentalists call for low-emission electricity from socially just sources

BILL MCKIBBEN VERMONT — The grassroots climate justice organization 350Vermont is seeking to pressure utilities to sell energy using renewable sources while producing fewer or no greenhouse gasses. The organization will do this by ratcheting up pressure o … (read more)

Vergennes could ease rule further on housing

After hearing from a Main Street property owner and a former city planning commission member, the Vergennes City Council has altered a proposed amendment to the Vergennes city plan to make it less restrictive and allow more new housing than the amendment … (read more)

Bristol facility will provide realistic firefighter training

On any given day, Addison County firefighters are asked to tap into a diverse set of skills when responding to fires and other emergencies. 

Lincoln hires head of schools

The Lincoln School District board has hired its first superintendent.

By the way for Nov. 23

The Vermont Agency of Transportation, in partnership with the Addison County Regional Planning Commission, invites you to attend a series of community workshops on the future uses of the land around potential new and improved routes in northern Addison Co … (read more)

ACSD to pick superintendent

The Addison Central School District board on Monday, Nov. 27, is scheduled to consider the appointment of a new, permanent superintendent.

Vergennes in need of new city clerk

Vergennes is taking steps to find a new city clerk after Penny Austin recently informed City Manager Ron Redmond and the council she would step down after almost a year-and-a-half on the job.

Bourne to lead Middlebury Parks & Rec

Scott Bourne has landed his dream job, and he doesn’t want to wake up.

Bristol, Monkton libraries seeking leaders

Two libraries in the 5-town area are looking to fill leadership positions in the coming months. 

Addison Central Teens get $4K grant

Addison Central Teens in Middlebury has received $4,000 for general operating funds to support LGBTQ+ teens in Addison County. This work includes their flagship program, After School Drop In, among others.