Vermont honors its veterans at memorial cemetery

The Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery (VVMC) in Randolph Center performs more burials a year than any other cemetery in the state. 

Lincoln news for May 26

Tchotchkes needed! The Lincoln Community School library is holding its end-of-school-year celebration on Tuesday, May 31, for students in third through sixth grades who have read 15 to 24 Golden Dome books.

Monkton news for May 26

A lot is happening in Monkton on Saturday, May 28. VINS (Vermont Institute of Natural Science) will be presenting a program on watershed wildlife at the Russell Memorial Library with an array of animals for show and tell at 10:30 a.m.

Bird and nature walk to be held in Orwell

Mount Independence State Historic Site will be the site of an “Early Bird Nature Walk” on Saturday, May 28, from 8-11 a.m. Bird expert Sue Wetmore of Brandon, will introduce participants to the birds of spring and spring migration.

Changes sought in terms for sale of Ferrisburgh farm

The Ferrisburgh selectboard last week again declined to support the sale of the DeVos Farm on Ashley Road to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, but could soon consider whether to back revised version of the deal that could also include a neighboring … (read more)

Addison discussing $2M Town Hall renovation at Thursday public meeting

It will take a lot of work, but Addison wants to know from citizens how it can repair and update its historic town hall.

New Route 7 lights installed in Ferrisburgh, will be activated soon

FERRISBURGH — Work to install traffic lights at the North Ferrisburgh intersection of Route 7 and Stage and Old Hollow roads resumed on Wednesday, and the lights could start flashing as soon as this weekend and be fully operational by next week. The proje … (read more)

Pesticides threatening pollinators, lawmakers punt on limit to bee-killing poisons

People who tend to honey bees warn that Vermont needs to get serious about regulating neonicotinoid poisons. Legislators passed up their chance to do so.

Police improve response to rising number of mental health calls

Middlebury police have seen the number of calls requesting mental health-related help rise from 54 in 2018 to 259 in 2021.

ANWSD/MAUSD merger blueprint considers school closure

New draft articles of agreement would serve as the founding document for a proposed merger between the school districts in the northern half of Addison County.

State OK’s Lincoln’s withdrawal from MAUSD

The Vermont State Board of Education on Wednesday approved Lincoln’s plan to withdraw from the Mount Abraham Unified School District.

Bristol police seek to add a mental health staffer

The Bristol Police Chief is asking the selectboard to find money for a mental health counselor to help out on some Bristol police calls.

ANWSD mulls return of Addison’s elementary school to the town

ADDISON/VERGENNES — The future of the former Addison Central School could be decided at the Addison Northwest School Board’s June 13 meeting, and one way forward could lead to Addison’s former elementary school building ending up back in the hands of the … (read more)

New Haven man doubles Homeward Bound fundraiser with big check

WVTK’s Ca$h for Paws fundraiser got a surprise call that netted a big donations for animal aid.

After 30 years, MUHS’s Dieman is ready for new challenges

Assistant Principal Cathy Dieman is leaving MUHS after 30 years at the Middlebury school.