New high-speed internet coming to 14 towns

The nonprofit internet provider Maple Broadband began work in early October stringing fiber-optic lines that will bring high-speed service to up to 1,400 underserved or unserved households in portions of Cornwall, Leicester, Middlebury, Orwell, Salisbury, Shoreham and Whiting.

Cornwall to show off its high-tech firetruck

The Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department recently took delivery of its much-anticipated new frontline engine that features tablet control and other 21st century advances.

Judith Geisler Watts, 81, Cornwall

CORNWALL — Judy died Monday, 10 October, 2022, from Alzheimer’s disease at home under the care of Addison County Home Health and Hospice. She was born and raised in Morenci, Michigan, graduated from Alma College and received her MLS from Pratt Institute. … (read more)

Check out the new concert series in Cornwall

The West Cornwall Backyard Concert Series has teamed up with the Friends of Cornwall School and the Cornwall Congregational Church to bring into being the Cornwall Community Coffeehouse.

ACSD sets 2022 school bus routes for Middlebury-area towns plus Granville & Hancock

Look up the bus routes your child will take to school this fall.

Letter to the editor: Data centers drain electricity

We were lately in Millinocket, Maine, where one of the largest paper mills in the world closed in 2008, and wondered, after we got home, what was going to happen to the old mill site. According to and other sources, the site has been bough … (read more)

Letter: Conlon has shown he deserves our vote

You learn a lot about a guy when you play hockey with him for 20 years. Here’s what I’ve learned about my friend Peter Conlon. He’s a steady defender, he scores when the opportunity’s there, and he’s a locker-room leader, managing our Friday Night Hockey … (read more)

Cornwall thinks green with solar on its town hall

Cornwall’s 142-year-old town hall could soon be capped with a 21st century crown of solar panels aimed at saving local taxpayers money while encouraging them to make similar investments in green energy.

Residents meet to address Route 125 concerns

A June 16 meeting that kicked off the effort to enhance safety on a particularly deadly two-mile stretch of Route 125 in Cornwall drew so many participants that attendees at the Cornwall Town Hall had to drag in extra chairs to give everyone a seat.

Dangerous section of Rt. 125 up for discussion

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun the scoping process for plans to address the section of Route 125 near Cider Mill Road that has been the site of many accidents and even fatalities.

Cornwall barbecue to be held June 12

The Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department will once again host its annual Chicken Barbecue fundraiser at the Route 30 station on Sunday, June 12, from noon to 3 p.m.

Volunteers clean up West Cornwall cemetery

Fourteen volunteers turned out April 21, a hot Saturday morning, to clean the gravestones in the old West Cemetery in Cornwall.

Salisbury & Cornwall opt for covered bridge

A majority of townspeople and public officials in both Cornwall and Salisbury want the state to build a new version of the historic Station Covered Bridge that once connected the two towns across the Otter Creek, via Creek Road (in Salisbury) and Swamp Ro … (read more)

Cornwall church to celebrate new organ with concert

A newly installed Walker organ, completed in November 2021, will feature in a concert at the Cornwall Congregational Church on Sunday, May 1, at 2:30 p.m. 

Alex Wolff nominated for book award in nonfiction

Cornwall author Alexander Wolff’s “Endpapers: A Family Story of Books, War, Escape, and Home” has been named a finalist for the 2021 Vermont Book Awards in the Creative Nonfiction category.