By the way for March 23: See a play in Ripton, meet some climate heroes … and more

See a play in Ripton, meet some climate heroes and what ever happened to Martin Guigui?

By the way for Mar. 16

Most folks have a tried-and-true chili recipe. Well, if you live in Starksboro, you have an opportunity to show off your culinary chops.

By the way for Mar. 9

Believe it or not, it is time to change your clocks this weekend. Spring forward for Daylight Savings Time this Sunday morning at 1 a.m.

By the way for Mar. 2

The town of Shoreham is offering free childcare during the March 6 annual town meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. at the elementary school.

By the way for Feb. 23

A local group has initiated an “Earthquake Relief Community Bake Sale” to be held on Middlebury’s Merchants Row on Sunday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at “Gather.”

By the way for Feb. 16

Supporters of Pollinator Pathway of Addison County have organized a free webinar for next Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 7-8:30 p.m.

By the way for Feb. 9

Calling on artists of all ages: This February, you’re invited to participate in the Lawrence Memorial Library 2023 bookmark design contest, a great way to show your love for the Bristol institution.

By the way for Feb. 2

Porter Medical Center needs volunteer doulas, who provide guidance and support to pregnant women during labor.

By the way for Jan. 26

Kudos to Middlebury’s Haymaker Bun Co., which has been picked as one of 20 semi-finalists for a prestigious 2023 James Beard Foundation award in the category of “Outstanding Bakery.”

By the way for Jan. 19

More signs of a return to normalcy: Bristol’s Pocock Rocks Music Festival & Street Fair will return this summer after a long COVID hiatus, and the town is looking to resurrect its seasonal farmers market.

By the way for Jan. 12

The Middlebury Bike Pump Track Group and the Addison County Bike Club have launched a crowdfunding campaign to build a bike pump track in the community this summer, and your support would be appreciated.

By the way for Jan. 5

Taking down the tree? This Saturday, Jan. 7, is the annual Merry Mulch Christmas Tree Collection Day for Vergennes and Middlebury.

By the way for Dec. 29

The nonprofit Kinder Way Farm Sanctuary, off East Munger Street in Middlebury, was among many properties that sustained major damage during the high winds and snow on Dec. 22.

By the way for Dec. 22

A group of Addison County woman has established a “giving circle” aimed at supporting local nonprofit causes. It’s called “100 Women Who Care Addison County.”

By the way for Dec. 15

Please check your holiday greenery for spotted lanternflies or their egg cases. While holiday plants, trees, and wreaths are lovely to look at, they can also harbor destructive insects.