4-H kids do well at local Dairy Quiz

It took more than just knowing the answer to questions at the 2023 Addison County 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl. Contestants had to be the first to buzz in with the correct response to score points.

Addison County 4-Hers gave quick, accurate answers

At the 2023 State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl on March 11, Addison County 4-H’ers demonstrated their ability to quickly and accurately answer dairy-related questions under pressure.

AgroTek summer camps to train youngsters

Middle and high school students with an interest in agrotechnology are encouraged to apply for a week-long residential academy this summer through the AgroTek Innovation program.

‘Bird Diva’ offers talk at Ilsley

Bridget Butler, also known as the Bird Diva, will be at Ilsley Public Library on Wednesday, March 29 at 6 p.m. to share her path to creating Slow Birding.

Lincoln news for Mar. 23

The Ripton Community Coffee House presents songwriting duo Robinson & Rohe on Saturday, April 1, at Burnham Hall.

Mentzer takes prize for speech

Vergennes Union High School sophomore Megan Mentzer won the second place award in the American Legion Department of Vermont’s 65th annual high school constitutional speech contest held Sunday, March 5.

Film offers hard look at opioids

The film “Life After You,” which takes a serious look at opiate abuse, will be screen with a post-film question-and-answer with the filmmakers later this month.

Monkton news for Mar. 23

Friday, March 24: No school? No problem! Stop into the library between 10-12 to make a book or two with your child.

Meet MUHS principal finalists this Thursday

The committee hiring the next MUHS principal has narrowed it down to three candidates. Meet them on Zoom this Thursday.

Vergennes gets a new police chief

The promotion of Interim Vergennes Police Chief Jason Ouellette to the permanent head of the city police department became official on Tuesday.

Monkton considers a town forest

Monkton residents are considering whether to purchase a 445-acre parcel of forestland to establish a town forest.

Students to college: ‘Dump Chase’

Local climate activists and students at Middlebury College are asking the institution to stop doing business with JP Morgan Chase Bank, because the financial institution funnels billions of dollars into fossil fuel projects each year. 

County groups eye community kitchen

A handful of Addison County organizations are working to develop a community, commercial kitchen and tortilla factory that would serve as a space for residents to grow their food-related businesses, whip up value-added products or gather with one another … (read more)

Lincoln warns $4.6M budget for school district

The budget for fiscal year 2024 is expected to translate into a 15-cent increase for Lincoln residents who pay education taxes based on the value of their home. 

Ag group connects, helps young farmers

Navigating best management practices and grasping innovative technologies are among the many tasks young farmers in Addison County are asked to juggle, all while learning the ropes of running their own farm business and potentially raising a family.