City officer wins Legion award

Longtime Vergennes Police Department Sgt. Mark Barber was recently honored by the Vermont American Legion with its 2023 Robert H. Vincelette Vermont Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award.

Legion nine finishes strong for playoff berth

The Addison County American Legion baseball team finished the regular season with a flourish to earn a berth in this past weekend’s state tournament at Castleton University.

Legion nine wins just one, but it was key

The Addison County American Legion team came up short against two top Northern Division teams in four games in the past week, but came through in a must-win showdown on Monday against Franklin County. 

Legion baseball still in running for postseason

The Addison County American Legion baseball team dropped three out of four games in the past week, but the team at 3-6 overall remains on the hunt for the final Northern Division playoff spot. 

AC nine takes two of three from Montpelier

The Addison County American Legion baseball team won two out of three games late last week, including the squad’s first win of 2023, to improve to 2-4.

Tough opponents and weather slow Legion nine

The Addison County American Legion baseball team has gotten off to a slow start in more ways than one this summer.

Pre-COVID activity returning to Legions

Two-and-a-half years later, as most local Legion posts are enjoying a return to some traditional, fully in-person events, some veterans organizations are continuing programs they pivoted to during the pandemic, such as “buddy checks.” 

Veterans groups aim to get younger members

Bristol American Legion Post 19 Commander Ron LaRose presides over a graying membership that does great service for local veterans and the community at large.

Legion baseball just misses postseason

The Addison County American Legion team took two out of three games over this past weekend, including a 12-2 home win over fellow playoff contender S.D. Ireland on Sunday that Coaches Tim Paquette and Dwight Burkett believed put their team in position to … (read more)

Legion nine in contention for postseason

Visiting Essex topped the Addison County American Legion team on Tuesday, 8-2, a result that doesn’t disguise the fact that a young AC team remains in contention for a playoff berth.

American Legion nine splits first two games

After two summers of no American Legion baseball in Addison County, the local warm-weather nine has returned to action and split its first two games of the season under new leadership, Head Coach Tim Paquette and Assistant Coach Dwight Burkett.

American Legion baseball schedule & roster

The Addison County American Legion baseball team’s schedule, starting on Thursday, June 23, is as follows (home games are played at the Middlebury College field on South Street).

Legion honors city police sergeant

The Vermont American Legion has chosen Detective Sergeant Jason Ouellette of the Vergennes Police Department to receive its annual award as the state’s Law Officer of the Year.

Supporting homeless vets and helping others

Middlebury American Legion Post 27 on Saturday, Nov. 13, will collaborate with a local radio station to raise donations for the Dodge House, a Rutland-based shelter for homeless veterans that’s in urgent need of new furniture, bed linens and other basic h … (read more)

Legions look for more veterans

Anyone who has had one day of active duty in the U.S. armed services since Dec. 7, 1941, is eligible to join the American Legion.