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When my wife, Maria, and I moved to Addison County in 2013, we wholeheartedly adopted our new home and the life that came with it.

Profiles in Community 2021

Click any of the businesses below to see their Community Profile. Click here to see a full PDF version of this year’s Profiles in Community section!3 Squares Cafe, 7 South Sandwich Company, Addison County Chamber of Commerce, Addison County Commission Sal … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Governor and Legislature must honor pension deal

I believe that education is the foundation to building a democratic society. Education that involves not just math, reading and writing skills, but education to think critically about systems and structures that construct society. I believe well-educated, … (read more)

State offers grants for digitization of land records

MONTPELIER — Vermont’s municipal offices that have been effected by COVID-19 closures now have an opportunity to digitize their municipal land records, under a grant program created under a new law. The Vermont Legislature passed Act 137 of 2020 to distri … (read more)

Governor loosens restrictions on outdoor recreation

VERMONT — “Everyone is just glad to be out and playing golf,” said Derrick Cram, business manager of the Ralph Myhre Golf Course in Middlebury on a sunny afternoon this week. For many it was the first time out this season. And, of course, it was not becau … (read more)

Religious Services

  RELIGIOUS SERVICES NOTE: Plans may change. Contact your pastor for more information.   Addison ADDISON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH. All services conducted via Zoom until further notice. Go to Facebook page for link. Addison four corners, Routes 22A and 17. … (read more)

Town meeting results: Ripton

RIPTON — Ripton residents at their town meeting approved all the articles on their warning, including two advisory referenda that suggested local residents be given more of a say in the election of their local school directors and potential future closure … (read more)


Thursday, May 6 Red Cross blood donation in Brandon. Thursday, May 6, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Brandon Congregational Church, 1 Carver St. Schedule an appointment now to give blood and make it a summer full of life for patients. Appointments can be made by down … (read more)

Winter Coloring Contest

Click on the link below for the printable version of the Winter Coloring Contest.

Russ Reilly Memorial Service

MIDDLEBURY — A celebration of life will be held for Russ Reilly on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m., at Mead Chapel. Reception following in Pepin Gym.  

Crysta Lee Rainey Steady, 44, of New Haven

NEW HAVEN — Crysta Lee Rainey Steady, 44, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 2, 2019 at UVM Porter Medical Center in Middlebury. She was born Sept. 25, 1974, in Middlebury and graduated from Vergennes Union High School in 1995. Crysta Lee was an L.N.A. and wor … (read more)

Harriett Blanche Purinton Brown, 100, of Lincoln

LINCOLN — Harriett Blanche Purinton Brown, 100, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. She was born April 10, 1919, in Buels Gore, Vt., the daughter of Lewis and Lucy (Tucker) Purinton.  Hattie lived in B … (read more)

Classified Ads (Published:05/06/2021)

 To place a classified ad, please call: 388-4944 or submit it here. To find a particular item in the Classifieds using a key word (like “refrigerator” or “Ford”), use the “Find” function on your web browser’s “Edit” menu (Ctrl-F in most web browsers). Not … (read more)

Bristol Trail Network is slowly taking shape

BRISTOL — Porter Knight, who for more than two years has overseen construction of the Bristol Trail Network, asks fun questions. Take, for instance, a group email she sent out on June 19: “Anyone have a machete and know how to use it?” Volunteer trail bui … (read more)

Good weather, crowds highlight 41st Festival on the Green

MIDDLEBURY — From July 7-13, festival-goers from across the state and especially Addison County enjoyed splendid summer weather for the 41st Annual Middlebury Festival-on-the-Green. “Attendance this year was very strong,” said festival chair Pat Boera Tue … (read more)