Community Forum: Support Ilsley Library bond

Ilsley Public Library is one of the most used facilities in our community. I’m asking Middlebury townspeople to vote yes on the May 7 Library bond.

Community forum: Making Middlebury affordable

To say that we are living in unpredictable and challenging times is an understatement. However, as chair of your Middlebury selectboard, I am pleased to report that our community is clear on our goals going forward.

Community forum: What’s next for Middlebury?

We recently marked the end of our community’s largest infrastructure project and the single biggest change of character to our downtown since the town burned in 1891.

Farm equipment dealer marks 50 years

MIDDLEBURY — Thirty years ago, the Carpenter family wasn’t sure if their business, Champlain Valley Equipment, would survive. World and national events, and a major recession, were creating tough times for CVE and many other businesses. “At the time, we w … (read more)

COVID guide: Entering a new era in Middlebury with hope

Six months have passed since Governor Scott declared a State of Emergency. Our community responded and has driven back COVID-19, to date experiencing the country’s lowest incidence even while finding our way back to dining and recreating. Throughout, we h … (read more)

Opinion: Cooperative group talks COVID-19

This community forum is a joint effort of Brian Carpenter, chair of the Middlebury selectboard; Peter Burrows, superintendent of the Addison Central School District, and Laurie Patton, president of Middlebury College.     We write to members of the Middle … (read more)

Midd officials condemn racist incident at meeting

Editor’s note: This message came from Brian R. Carpenter, chair of the Middlebury selectboard. In the early moments of the Middlebury selectboard’s July 28 meeting, which was being conducted via Zoom, an unidentified participant hacked into a live PowerPo … (read more)

Middlebury selectboard releases statement on graffiti

The Middlebury Selectboard released this statement yesterday evening in response to the graffiti found in Marble Works: The SelectBoard of the Town of Middlebury strongly condemns the heinous acts of vandalism desecrating public ways downtown with offensi … (read more)

College, hospital and town leaders speak to the community

Leaders from the Town of Middlebury, Porter Medical Center and Middlebury College addressed this letter to the community on Thursday. —————— Dear Members of the Middlebury Community, We write in our leadership roles for the town of Middlebury and the larg … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Middlebury board chair urges support for bond asks

Over the last several years, Middlebury town officials and the selectboard have identified, scoped and developed plans for three much-needed infrastructure projects, which are presented as bond votes for this year’s town meeting: •  Article 8: Court Squar … (read more)

Carpenter to seek three more years on Middlebury selectboard

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury selectboard Chairman Brian Carpenter will run for a third consecutive term this March, saying he’d like another three years to whittle away at a municipal to-do list that includes completion of the downtown rail bridges project and … (read more)

Two Middlebury selectboard seats are in play

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury selectboard Chairman Brian Carpenter will run for a third consecutive term this March, saying he’d like another three years to whittle away at a municipal to-do list that includes completion of the downtown rail bridges project and … (read more)