Area farms fare well despite wet weather

Local growers say they fared better during last week’s storms than in 2023 and, in general, have been less affected by extreme weather this growing season.

Migrant justice issues continue for farm workers

The migrant community in Vermont suffered from a heavy loss on July 10. Greisy Mejia, 29, and her nine-year-old daughter and infant son were deported to Honduras.

Seniors: Recognize mind & body changes for what they are

As people age, we can see our bodies lose their youthful resilience. What is a little more difficult to reconcile, sometimes, is when our minds become a little less nimble.

LaRose Surveys wins third straight outhouse title

The annual outhouse race amidst Bristol’s July 4 festivities never disappoints. 

Nardozzi to share the science and art of gardens at Rocky Dale

Get excited about a garden walk with Charlie Nardozzi presented this month as Art on Main’s summer fundraiser! The “See You in the Garden” event will take place on Sunday, July 14, from 4-6 p.m. at Rocky Dale Gardens, a display garden and nursery located … (read more)

Summer sun suits strawberries

After troublesome wet weather last summer, some Addison County growers were happy with how this season went.

A chocolate shop opens in Middlebury

On Main Street, down a flight of stairs on the south side of Otter Creek Bridge is a recently opened chocolate store — Adagio Chocolates. 

John Elder rediscovers his life in new audiobook

An educator, environmentalist, service-based teacher, acclaimed writer, former professor, ever-evolving musician and, as he believes he is and strives to be, a beginner. If you have been around Addison County for as long as he has, you’re probably familia … (read more)

Theater review: A sickness for love

“Love/Sick,” performed on the Vergennes Opera House stage by the Middlebury Community Players this past weekend, is a whimsical, dark and romantic play. It wants its audience to live, laugh and love the reality of relationships. 

New book: CCV instills hope in higher ed

Many young people today are deterred from higher education by the rising cost of college, and they choose to stay out or drop out, observed an article published in January in The New York Times. And the college degree that might have raised young citizens … (read more)

Pair plead innocent of kidnapping a woman in Starksboro

A Hinesburg man and an Essex woman allegedly kidnapped a woman from a Starksboro residence the preceding Saturday.