Novice hunters bag some bucks

Young and first-time hunters combined to bring 121 deer to Addison County’s seven wildlife reporting stations after going out during Youth Hunting Weekend on Oct. 23 and 24.

Bow and muzzleloader hunters bag lots of deer

Local hunters once again in 2021 took advantage of the Department of Fish & Wildlife’s October-November archery and October muzzleloader seasons, bringing in 269 deer to be weighed at one of Addison County’s seven wildlife reporting stations.

ANWSD 2022-23 budget gets a first look

The Addison Northwest School District board on Nov. 15 looked favorably on a $22.08 million district-wide budget proposal that would increase spending by about $480,000.

ANWSD surplus comes from several sources

At their Nov. 15 meeting Addison Northwest School District board members contemplated how best to make use of a $1.86 million surplus a preliminary audit confirmed for the end of the 2020-21 school year.

Panther field hockey rules NCAA, wins title

With precision passing, clinical and at times gritty finishing, relentless ball pressure and poised defense, the Middlebury College field hockey team finished its perfect season this past weekend with two three-goal wins in the NCAA Division III Final Fou … (read more)

Deer hunters are smiling at local weigh stations

Once again, the region’s deer hunters appear to have gotten off to a successful start in 2021, although it looks like they might not be on a pace to set a record annual harvest for the fourth straight season.

First phase of Vergennes rec pavilion nears finish

The first phase in building a 9,600-square-foot roofed pavilion in the Vergennes recreation area off East Street is all but complete.

Council reviews plans to stop sewer overflows

Engineers last week put on the table Step 1 in Vergennes’s effort to keep dirty sewerage from overflowing into Otter Creek.

School sports this winter: fans and masks

All local high school sports will occur this winter, according to a Nov. 3 agreement among 16 northwestern Vermont school districts that include those in Addison County, but masks will be required for spectators, coaches and participants in most of the sp … (read more)

Women’s soccer bested in NCAA second round

The setback left the Panthers with a 13-4-3 record that included a NESCAC playoff championship, a first-round NCAA tournament win, and a 10-game unbeaten string that ended on Sunday.

VTrans launches another study of Vergennes truck route

“This is not starting over,” said Joe Segale, the project manager for the effort. “This is moving forward.”

Ferrisburgh to upgrade online meeting system

Ferrisburgh appears to have new audio-visual equipment in its future. It will enhance remote viewing of meetings both in Ferrisburgh’s Route 7 town offices and in the building’s second-level community meeting room.

Ferrisburgh mulls ARPA funds use

Maple Broadband, the nonprofit devoted to bringing high-speed internet to rural areas in 20 Addison County towns, emerged as the favorite target for Ferrisburgh’s $804,000 of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Women’s soccer claims the crown

By winning their fifth NESCAC playoff title, the 12-3-3 Panthers also earned NESCAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

Panther field hockey wins NESCAC title, will host NCAA Regional this weekend

The top-seeded Middlebury College field hockey team on Sunday survived one of its toughest challenges of the season, coming back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat No. 3 seed Bowdoin, 4-3, in the NESCAC final.

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