ANWSD on path to sell Addison Central School

The town of Addison could once again own the Addison Central School (ACS) building this fall.

Route 125 in Addison opens to traffic

For the first time since a severe Halloween rainstorm washed out about 500 feet of Route 125 along Lake Champlain in Addison, the state highway reopened for through traffic late on Monday afternoon.

Rt. 125 in Addison likely to reopen in early June

The road connecting the Lake Champlain Bridge to points south has been closed since November because of storm damage.

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.

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)

Louise Richards celebrated her 100th with ‘class’

Louise Richards of Addison celebrated her 100th birthday lifting weights along with her friends from the “Bridport Defense League.”

Labounty sentenced in Addison crash death

A Ticonderoga, N.Y., man, who police say was impaired by multiple drugs when he crossed the centerline on Route 22A in Addison and killed a South Burlington woman in a head-on car crash three years ago, has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Addison road to stay closed until June

Nearly four months after a severe Halloween rainstorm washed away about 500 feet of Route 125 along Lake Champlain, the fix to the state highway remains about four months and more than $1 million away.

ANWSD spending up, but taxes seen falling

VERGENNES — The Addison Northwest School District Board this week adopted a $22,327,585 spending plan for the next school year. If backed on Town Meeting Day, it would increase spending by 3.35% over the currently approved level. Despite the proposed high … (read more)

ANWSD likely to move program out of Addison

Superintendent Sheila Soule recommended in December that the district board move the Addison Wayfinder Experience special education program out of Addison Central School and into Vergennes Union High School.

Route 125 washed out in Addison

ADDISON — Look for an alternate route if you are planning to drive in the vicinity of McCuen Slang in Addison on Lake Champlain near the Bridport town line. A 500-foot stretch of Route 125 is shut down in the area of Whitney Creek Drive in Addison due to … (read more)

Addison man dies after a non-suspicious gunshot

ADDISON — An Addison man who sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday evening has died. Vermont State Police today report that 22-year-old Dawson McGrath of Addison succumbed to his wound. Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances sur … (read more)

Police say Addison man used gun to rob pharmacy

An Addison man was charged this week with armed robbery and theft of narcotics from a South Burlington pharmacy.

Addison again vetoes ANWSD withdrawal

Supporters of Addison withdrawing from the Addison Northwest School District needed 66.7% of town voters to back the measure in Tuesday’s revote after the initial withdrawal measure failed on July 13, 122-106.

Advocates tout ‘choice’ in Addison

On Tuesday Addison voters will decide the same question for a second time in three months: “Shall the Town of Addison withdraw from the Addison Northwest School District?”


The Addison Independent will be closed on Monday, July 4th. The newspaper will be published on Thursday, as usual.