By the way for May 26

In Vermont, 59% of adults don’t meet the state health department’s physical activity guidelines, which recommend two-and-a-half hours of moderate aerobic activity each week.

By the way for May 12

Thirty-six Salisbury residents, along with more than 50 local school children and teachers, members of the 4-H Swamp Riders and 4-H Silver Hooves, participated in their community’s Green Up Day cleanup this past Saturday, May 7.

By the way for May 5

Don’t forget that this Saturday, May 7, is Green Up Day.

By the way for Apr. 28

As the end of the college academic year approaches, many visitors are expected to converge to the area looking for a place to stay during Middlebury College commencement and reunion.

By the way for Apr. 21

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church of Middlebury’s annual Peasant Market isn’t happening until July 9, but church leaders are now looking for charitable causes to support with market revenues.

By the way for Apr. 14

There’s still a little time to purchase raffle tickets for the Middlebury Union Middle School student fundraiser to benefit children in war-torn Ukraine.

By the way for Apr. 7

The 5-Town Partnership will sponsor a food drive outside of Shaw’s Supermarket in Bristol on Friday, April 8, from 2-6 p.m., and Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

By the way for Mar. 31

The Monkton Recreation Committee is seeking donations to upgrade the community’s softball and baseball facilities and team equipment, including performing needed landscaping at the town recreation field and renovating the ball field diamond at Morse Park.

By the way for Mar. 24

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is warning that warm spring weather and melting snows are causing bears to come out of their winter dens in search of food.

By the way for Mar. 17

You shop for groceries every week, right? Turn this mundane chore into an uplifting experience by bringing along a senior neighbor who can’t drive themselves to get food.

By the way for March 10

Spring forward on Saturday night — Daylight Savings Time starts this weekend!

By the way for Mar. 3

Henry Luther Sheldon, founder of the Henry Sheldon Museum, was an avid collector. Now the Middlebury museum that bears his name (and his collection) wants to see, and display, some of your interesting artifacts.

By the way for Feb. 17

A welcome byproduct of dwindling COVID-19 case numbers: Some hospitals are starting to relax visitation restrictions.

By the way for Feb. 10

Attention poets of all ages and abilities: Weybridge’s fourth annual haiku contest is underway.

By the way for Feb. 3

Local artist and Habitat for Humanity fan Judy Albright finds comfort in painting so that Addison County residents can find comfort in a home of their own.

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