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.

By the way for Dec. 8

Leaders of the Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects (HOPE) Holiday Shop want to clear up a misconception surrounding the service, which provides free gifts to make for a merrier Christmas for local low-income households.

By the way for Dec. 1

Winter is around the corner, and many are worried about their heating bills. The good news is that help is available for individuals and families to stay safe and warm this winter.

By the way for Nov. 24

As the holidays approach, let’s remember many families are struggling to make ends meet.

By the way for Nov. 17

With inflation and surging fossil fuel prices, human services providers fear it will be tough for many Addison County residents to stay warm this winter.

By the way for Nov. 10

Congratulations to the Vergennes Union High School Math Team for placing fifth out of 15 teams at a Nov. 7 meet hosted by BFA St. Albans.

By the way for Nov. 3

Don’t forget to turn your clocks back this weekend in line with the “fall back” directive ending Daylight Savings Time.

By the way for Oct. 27

The town of Middlebury has launched a series of “community conversations” about diversity, equity and inclusion.

By the way for Oct. 20

With winter approaching and inflation running high, it’s important to remember those who must sometimes choose between filling their furnace and having a healthy meal.

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