Local sweethearts enter tenth decade — together

If you’re lucky, you’ll spot Victor and Betty Nuovo just about any morning, walking hand-in-hand along Main and/or Weybridge streets.

RNESU chief Collins retiring at year’s end

After 41 years as an educator, including 17 years as a superintendent, Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union Superintendent Jeanné Collins announced her resignation.

HOPE Holiday Shop readies for kids in need

Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects (HOPE) will reopen its Holiday Shop to in-person browsing next week after a two-year hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Career Center redefines its priorities for the future

The Patricia Hannaford Career Center is generally doing a good job, but should consider adding new courses — such as veterinary science, dental hygiene and robotics — to reflect some of the evolving professional interests of its students.

Novice hunters bag some bucks

Young and first-time hunters combined to bring 121 deer to Addison County’s seven wildlife reporting stations after going out during Youth Hunting Weekend on Oct. 23 and 24.

Coach Mary Stetson leads through empowerment

The field hockey program Mary Stetson built at Mount Abraham Union High School is legendary.

By the way for Nov. 24

The Addison County jobless rate in October was 1.4%, representing a drop from the 1.8% registered in September, according to the Vermont Department of Labor.

Mosquito district wants to keep Salisbury

The organization tasked with keeping mosquitoes in check in the Lake Dunmore and Brandon area is undergoing some changes.

Bow and muzzleloader hunters bag lots of deer

Local hunters once again in 2021 took advantage of the Department of Fish & Wildlife’s October-November archery and October muzzleloader seasons, bringing in 269 deer to be weighed at one of Addison County’s seven wildlife reporting stations.

Vergennes Lions collecting for the holidays

Last weekend, the Vergennes Lions and Rotary members worked together, with considerable help from Boy Scout Troop 539, to collect food for the Vergennes Food Shelf to help meet the need for Thanksgiving meals.

Leicester news for Nov. 24

The Leicester Historical Society will not be holding Bingo in December due to high COVID numbers in the area.

MUHS Honor Roll

Middlebury Union High School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.

Proposed ANWSD-MAUSD merger faces bus challenges

Some kids would spend 60-90 minutes on a bus — both to and coming from schools — plus spending on busing would go up by $385,000 to $880,000.

ANWSD 2022-23 budget gets a first look

The Addison Northwest School District board on Nov. 15 looked favorably on a $22.08 million district-wide budget proposal that would increase spending by about $480,000.

ANWSD surplus comes from several sources

At their Nov. 15 meeting Addison Northwest School District board members contemplated how best to make use of a $1.86 million surplus a preliminary audit confirmed for the end of the 2020-21 school year.

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