Letter to the editor: Bridport woman announces run for ACSD seat

Bridport is a town many talk about around here, but not as many folks really know.

Little deer hunter harvests enormous whitetail deer

At five-feet, four-inches tall, Kristen Nolan Patterson of Bridport does not present an imposing stature most of the time.

Bridport Historical Society hosts sharpshooter talk

The Bridport Historical Society will hold its 2022 annual meeting and potluck lunch on Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Bridport Community/Masonic Hall.

ACSD sets 2022 school bus routes for Middlebury-area towns plus Granville & Hancock

Look up the bus routes your child will take to school this fall.

Area 4-Hers participate in county’s Foods Day

At Addison County 4-H Foods Day, local 4-H’ers got to make their cake and eat it, too

Afghan student fears for family back home

When Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, fell to the Taliban on Aug. 15, Jamila stayed up all night in Bridport, watching the news and talking to her family.

Albert J. Brouillard, 70, of Bridport

BRIDPORT — Albert J. Brouillard, 70, of Bridport passed away September 17, 2021 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Bert, as he was known to his family and friends, was born October 8, 1950, the son of Raoul and Albertine Brouillard.  He grew up … (read more)

Going, going gone! Auctioneer Broughton retires

BRIDPORT — When Tom Broughton’s on a roll, you won’t hear a lot of pauses, inflection or punctuation in his discourse.It’s more stream-of-consciousness, embellished with hand gestures, glances and nods.“Who’ll give me $110 for this desk?”“OK, I’ve got $11 … (read more)

Flower farm blooms anew in Bridport

BRIDPORT — Last fall Jessie and Gregory Witscher dug up 2,400 perennials from the Sudbury land they were leasing and moved them to the Bridport land they were purchasing.It’s possible the plants may have found this somewhat traumatic.“They’re not very hap … (read more)

Paul Wagner shows off his Model A replica

BRIDPORT — Paul Wagner likes old vehicles. He owns a 1957 Dodge D200 pickup and a d’57 John Deere 520 tractor, and is a member of the Vermont Automotive Enthusiasts Classic and Antique Car Club. A retired farmer, Wagner occasionally organizes informal ant … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Keep Bridport, not Cornwall

I am writing to request that you consider, as our Cornwall representative to the ACSD board, a different mix of schools than the one you supported at the Nov. 23 ACSD board meeting. At that meeting, you voiced your support for further exploring a four-sch … (read more)

School consolidation talks in Bridport on Tuesday, Salisbury next Monday

BRIDPORT/SALISBURY — Addison Central School District officials continues to hold Facilities Master Plan Porch Conversations in locations throughout the district. The conversations are an opportunity for the community to come together in small groups to en … (read more)

Sunderland Farm recognized for excellence in dairying

By LISA HALVORSEN, Freelance Agricultural Journalist for UVM Extension BRIDPORT — Sunderland Farm, a sixth-generation dairy operation in Bridport, can best be described as a farm with a future that’s not forgotten its past. Although it can trace its begin … (read more)

Bridport Dem seeks Vermont House seat

BRIDPORT — Jubilee McGill knows what it’s like to struggle. It wasn’t that long ago that McGill, now a 36-year-old Bridport resident, was a single mom without stable housing. She was living with depression and anxiety. But thanks to perseverance and a hel … (read more)

Town meeting results: Bridport

BRIDPORT — Bridport residents at their town meeting on Tuesday morning endorsed all the money items on their warning, including a major bridge/culvert project and a new, one-ton truck for the highway department. Article 34 on the town meeting warning aske … (read more)