Dr. Benvenuto caps eventful run at Porter

When Dr. Anna Benvenuto leaves Porter Hospital’s employ later this month, her 13-year tenure will represent only a fraction of the institution’s 98-year history as Addison County’s healthcare hub.

Letter to the editor: Article 22 will protect care

Reproductive autonomy — the choice to determine when or whether to become pregnant — is a medical decision.

Letter to the editor: Leaders aim to fill gap left by Planned Parenthood

The closing of Planned Parenthood’s Middlebury location came as a surprise to many in our community after several decades of service.

Community forum: Make your holidays COVID free

With the highest sustained rates of COVID in Addison County since the start of the pandemic, we are increasingly facing the unnerving reality of running out of room in hospitals and Intensive Care Units across the state.

Letter to the editor: Porter steps up against racism

Racism is a public health issue. Black communities and other communities of color have higher rates of newborn death, childhood illness, women dying in pregnancy and childbirth, and shorter lives with higher rates of severe illness. Porter, as a healthcar … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Middlebury Mamas draw attention to gun safety

The Middlebury Mamas want to thank everyone in the community — friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers both near and far — who helped support us in our 200-mile “Reach the Beach” Ultra Ragnar Relay race last weekend. We also want to extend our gratitude … (read more)