City officials look at rearranging Vergennes municipal offices

The reworked layout could move the office’s customer service counter out to the edge of the hallway that now runs to the right of the city clerk’s office and leads to the city manager’s office to the rear and add a service window.

Weybridge farm creates Thanksgiving memories after a loss

Tom could get things done, but Lisa kept things going. A perfect team, and a couple who propelled me into a farming career.

Ilstrup to offer talk at the Sheldon

The Henry Sheldon Museum invites the public and Sheldon Museum members to its virtual annual meeting featuring special guest speaker Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup, executive director of Vermont Humanities.

Coffey named DAR Teacher of the Year

Rebecca Coffey, a Social Studies teacher at Vergennes Union High School, has been named not only the chapter American History Teacher of the Year, but also the DAR Vermont American History Teacher of the year. 

Vt. receives funds to help defray COVID testing costs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be sending more than $13.2 million to the State of Vermont to reimburse it for the cost of testing both the public and government employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monkton news for Nov. 24

BSA Troop 525 is gearing up to sell Christmas trees and wreaths again this year.

Be thankful for Vermont’s wild turkeys

One of our native wildlife species historically played an important role on Thanksgiving Day. North America’s native wild turkeys were the ancestors of the Thanksgiving turkey on our dinner table. 

Opioid deaths already outpacing last year’s record numbers

Last year, Vermont recorded the highest number of opioid overdose deaths the state has ever seen — 210. This year could bring worse news if the latest numbers are any indication.

The Sheldon Museum has a long history with trains

Henry Sheldon, a young store clerk in Middlebury, had been fascinated with trains since he first rode one on July 3, 1845, when he had taken an excursion with two friends from Middlebury to Montreal — via stagecoach, steamboat and train — a month shy of h … (read more)

Grab a permit and wander through the forest for a Christmas tree

U.S. Forest Service officials in Vermont are welcoming the public to select and cut a Christmas tree on the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) with the purchase of a $5 permit.

Bristol holidays feature craft fair, sweets, lights and Santa

Community gatherings, musical entertainment, crafts, magical lighting, horses — what does Bristol NOT have for this holiday season?

Lessons & Carols to be held Dec. 11

When the opening strains of organ and choral music swell to fill Middlebury Chapel each December for the annual Lessons and Carols service, many area residents sense they have truly entered the Christmas season.

Vergennes has lots of holiday spirit

Tradition returns to the Little City as Vergennes readies to kick off the holiday season.

How to cook for a crowd this holiday season

Feeding a crowd can be a daunting task, though local culinary professionals say there are ways to make the job easier and, perhaps, even enjoyable this year. 

Brandon will get you in the holiday spirit with music, shows and sales

You can start your holiday season off this weekend with a meaningful and enduring tradition of remembrance in Brandon — the Brandon Memory Tree.

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