Affordable spay and neuter clinic available

Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society, has launched of PetFIX: Affordable Spay/Neuter for Addison County and the town of Brandon.

Bristol & Vergennes get housing money

The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board recently announced that it had awarded funding to create and rehabilitate 283 new homes in 12 communities statewide. One fifth of these homes will serve households that have experienced homelessness. 

VTrans funds microtransit programs

With the support of the Vermont Agency of Transportation, on-demand microtransit programs will launch next year in Middlebury and four other communities across the state.

Hunters are urged to wear orange

The time that deer are most active, during the dawn and dusk hours, are times of especially low visibility.

Vermont archery season starts Oct. 1

Vermont’s 2022 archery deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 1. There are two sessions of the season — Oct. 1-Nov. 11 and again from Nov. 28-Dec. 15.

Atlatl competition to be held Sept. 24

The Chimney Point State Historic Site in Addison is hosting the annual Northeastern Open Atlatl Championship on Saturday, Sept. 24, with special workshops offered on Friday and Sunday. All activities are outside.

Buy Again Alley scholarships announced

The first is Jade Edwards, who graduated in June from the Walden Project in Vergennes.

Lincoln news for Sept. 22

It’s almost time for the Ladies Aid Fall/Winter Rummage Sale held at Burnham Hall.

Firefighters rescue man from burning Route 7 home

Ferrisburgh firefighters save local man, but the house was likely destroyed in early morning blaze.

Some see Middlebury Airport as an economic driver

If you ask Middlebury Airport tenants and boosters, demand for new hangars at the property was already sky-high before VTrans filed its Act 250 permit request.

Most at city meeting back Chief Merkel

Most — but not all — of the more than 100 local residents who attended Tuesday’s Vergennes City Council meeting came to support Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel and ask city officials to work things out with Merkel and ask him not to retire. 

ANWSD: 6th grade will move to middle school in 2023

The Addison Northwest School District has committed to moving its 6th-graders into middle school at Vergennes Union High School starting next fall.

Bevere makes new bid to win top prosecutor’s post

Peter Bevere in 2018 fell fewer than 10 votes shy of becoming Addison County’s state’s attorney. The Middlebury independent and current deputy state’s attorney is now hoping to win the position on Nov. 8, and in less of an election nail-biter than he expe … (read more)

New Haven-based builder uses airplane to land additional jobs

Instead of climbing into a Chevy or a Ford, Silver Maple Construction’s Sean Flynn often finds himself hopping into his Cirrus SR22t, a five-person aircraft he keeps sheltered and fueled at the Middlebury State Airport.

Middlebury housing plan takes shape

The Middlebury community has a tremendous appetite for new details about a large, mixed-income housing development to be sited off Seminary Street Extension, and representatives of Summit Properties on Sept. 7 shared some appetizers for a main course that … (read more)