By the way for Apr. 4

On April 19 a group of intrepid Bristol-area high school students will be traveling to Cape Three Points in Ghana, West Africa, for a three-week cultural exchange/service trip at the Trinity Yard School.

MALT to showcase Salisbury mill sites

The Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) later this year will lift the historic veil on what was a thriving mill industry near Salisbury Village during the 18th and 19th centuries.

ANWSD board eyes next budget steps

At a Monday meeting devoted to discussing the 18-vote March defeat of its $27.2 million spending plan, the Addison Northwest School District Board edged toward presenting a vote on a third budget, possibly one with $200,000 of cuts, on April 30 or May 7. 

Sparrow Art Supply flies to a new nest

Downtown Middlebury’s Sparrow is leaving its nest, but it’s building a new one just a few wingbeats away.

North Branch school play takes the stage April 12

Students at the North Branch School, the independent middle school in Ripton, have scripted an epic play set on the high seas. “Lost and Found on the High Seas” is a sprawling production that will be staged for the public on April 12 and 13 in the Ripton … (read more)

CVFC hosts dairy workshop on April 10

As the local and global community increasingly recognizes the importance of addressing climate change, protecting soil health, and improving water quality, the dairy industry has a unique opportunity and responsibility to implement innovative, environment … (read more)

Vergennes Opera House funds come through

A $1.64 million effort to upgrade accessibility to the Vergennes Opera House and to Vergennes city offices originally scheduled to start this May will instead likely break ground during the spring of 2025, according to Gerianne Smart, the president of the … (read more)

Youth mental health discussion in Monkton

Join local experts at the Monkton Town Hall on Saturday, April 13, for an informative and interactive panel discussion about youth mental health challenges and community wellness.

Weybridge man charged with felonies

Robert E. Bowdish, 77, of Weybridge pleaded innocent on Monday to seven felony and two misdemeanor counts of possession of child sexual abuse material, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office announced. He was arraigned in Addison Superior Court, Criminal D … (read more)

NJ man jailed for Vergennes arson

According to court records, police arrested Santiago on Jan. 5, 2022, after he had set fire to a vehicle at 40 Booth Woods in Vergennes at around 5 that morning.

Ferrisburgh news for Apr. 4

The Ferrisburgh Historical Society will feature our local history enthusiast Charlie Langworthy, who will present a slide show entitled “One Room Schools of Ferrisburgh.”

Lincoln news for Apr. 4

An eclipse party will be held at the library on Monday, April 8, from 3 to 4 p.m. If the weather cooperates, viewers will see the shadow of the moon completely over the sun. The celebration will feature eclipse themed games, activities and snacks.

Local kids do well at chess tournament

Two Addison County children placed in the Vermont State Scholastic Chess Tournament March 24 in Craftsbury. Asa McCallum of Weybridge placed first in the 2nd-grade division, with four wins and a draw.

Smiley to discuss far-flung journalism

Xan Smiley of The Economist will deliver the 2024 Robert W. van de Velde, Jr. ’75 Memorial lecture on Tuesday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m., in Dana Auditorium on the campus of Middlebury College. His topic will be “Often mistaken: an Economist editor reflects o … (read more)

Early Childhood Guide: The state of Vermont’s children

Each year, Building Bright Futures and Vermont’s Early Childhood Data and Policy Center release a report on the well-being of young children and families in Vermont.