Six vie for four ACSD seats

MIDDLEBURY — One could certainly argue that it takes a brave person these days to serve on the Addison Central School District (ACSD) board. Plenty of controversial issues in play are bound to make board members unpopular with some of their constituents. School consolidation amid declining enrollment. Moving 6th-graders to Middlebury Union Middle School beginning this fall. Transitioning to a brand-new learning structure through the International Baccalaureate program. Preparing a facilities master plan tha … (read more)

Shoreham candidate withdraws from Vt. House race

SHOREHAM — Barbara Wilson of Shoreham last week withdrew from the race for the Vermont House seat that represents her town plus Orwell, Whiting and Benson. “It is with great regret and sadness that I have had to make the difficult decision to suspend my c … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Vermont’s paid leave bill is good for workers

Rep. Robin Scheu (D-Middlebury) wrote an excellent commentary, “Paid-leave bill good for Vermont” (June 27, 2019), on the savage injustice of some having the benefit of paid leave while others do not. As Rep. Scheu reported in her piece, “Many workers — e … (read more)