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 antique tractor parades, including through Middlebury last June and around the Helen Porter nursing home and EastView retirement community in October. “Maybe we’ll do another one this June,” he said. After owning the Dodge truck for more than 40 years, it woul … (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)

Bridport town meeting preview 2020

BRIDPORT — Bridport residents at their town meeting next Tuesday will be asked to bankroll a major bridge/culvert project and a new, one-ton truck for the highway department. Article 34 on the town meeting warning asks voters for up to $400,000 to invest … (read more)

Vermont State Police Log: Crime spree blamed on Bridport man

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police are blaming a Bridport man for what appears to be a one-man crime wave between August and November of last year. After a five-month investigation, Vermont State Police on Jan. 7 announced they had cited Japheth Kehoe, … (read more)

Pet of the week: Fiona

Fiona is 10 months old and loves wrestling with her kitty friends Sweetie Pie and Silas, going to the park with her big brother Harrison, and running around the neighborhood visiting whenever she can escape her pet yard. She’s learning to leave her parent … (read more)

Vermont State Police Log: October 22A crash investigation results in charges

ADDISON COUNTY — On Nov. 30 Vermont State Police wrapped up their role in investigating a bad crash on Route 22A that had sent four people to the hospital with major injuries. On Oct. 27 at 6:05 p.m. troopers from the New Haven state police barracks were … (read more)

Wetlands hearing in Bridport set for Nov. 20

BRIDPORT — The Legislative Study Committee on Wetlands will hold a public hearing on the regulation of wetlands in Vermont on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Bridport. The hearing will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bridport Community/Masonic Hall at … (read more)

Vermont State Police Log: Head-on car crash injures four in Bridport

ADDISON COUNTY — At around 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 18, Vermont State Police were dispatched to an address on Creek Road in Salisbury for a motor vehicle complaint. A resident told the dispatcher that a vehicle had driven onto his property, gotten stuck and was … (read more)

Wedding: Brittany & Ryan

Brittany and Ryan’s lives have been aligned almost their whole lives. Their initial meeting would date back to Evergreen preschool in Vergennes. They then reconnected at Vergennes Union High for middle and high school. Brittany went off to Castleton Unive … (read more)

Wedding: Alicia & Brad

Though neither had high hopes for the platform, Brad and Alicia had initially met online. They started off tentatively, just talking for well over a month before they finally agreed to meet in person. But then their relationship blossomed and they slowly … (read more)

Three plead innocent in Bridport harassment case

BRIDPORT — Three Bridport men on Monday pleaded innocent in Addison Superior Court, criminal division, to charges they engaged in a series of crimes targeting multiple farm families in Bridport through this past summer. Bryan Ashley-Selleck, 26, faces 14 … (read more)