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 Road (in Cornwall).

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.

Replacement bridge to link Cornwall, Salisbury

Town officials want public feedback on what type of span will replace the covered bridge destroyed in 2016.

Cornwall family conserves orchard

A popular Addison County apple orchard has been protected for farming and for the community to enjoy.

Clippings: Taming the Cornwall bear

Over the last year or two, there have been a number of Cornwall Bear sightings reported on Front Porch Forum and elsewhere. I myself saw the Cornwall Bear.

Charlotte Elizabeth Phillips, 90, Cornwall native

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Charlotte Elizabeth Phillips was born Sept. 6, 1931, on a dairy farm in Cornwall, Vermont. Though she traveled the world and lived many places during her career in the U.S. Army, she was always a rural, farm girl at heart who loved Ve … (read more)

Cornwall poet reflects on four decades of work

“I write the way a tortoise runs, although occasionally, instead of a hare, I pull a poem out of a hat,” said Michael Collier, who recently published a new book of poetry.

Vergennes motorcyclist struck and killed in Route 7 crash Tuesday

NEW HAVEN — A Vergennes man died and a Cornwall woman sustained what Vermont State Police described as “significant injuries” in a motorcycle-car crash at the intersection of Route 7 and the River Road in New Haven at around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.State pol … (read more)

Chicken BBQ set in Cornwall, June 13

CORNWALL — The Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department will once again host its chicken barbecue as a drive-through on Sunday, June 13, from noon until 2 p.m. (or until supplies run out).The drive-through lunch service will take place at the Cornwall Elementar … (read more)

Local Food & Farm Guide: Cutting Hill, A Cornwall beef company

When Ramsay and Caroline Mellish moved their farming business from Newport Center to 380 acres of rolling pasture and fields off South Bingham Street in Cornwall five years ago they started to diversify from organic dairy into raising beef cattle under th … (read more)

Backyard music series kicks off Sunday in Cornwall

The West Cornwall Backyard Concert Series (WCBCS) sprung up last summer, and it’s back again. The first concert kicks off the 2021 season on May 16 with Carol Reed performing at 14 Audet Road in Cornwall — yes, the Whittemore family’s backyard — on a temp … (read more)

Robart joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vt.

BERLIN — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont recently welcomed Jason Robart of Cornwall to the non-profit health and wellness organization’s board of directors. Robart, who joined the board along with Karin Chamberlain of Norwich, brings a dynamic knowl … (read more)

Volunteers help kids learn in Cornwall

CORNWALL — The Friends of Cornwall School (FOCS) is a parents organization dedicated to supporting our children through numerous co-curricular and extra-curricular activities throughout the year. We recognize that part of supporting our students includes … (read more)

Panther coach’s farm provides refuge for student-athletes

CORNWALL — Katharine DeLorenzo wears many hats: daughter, sister, wife, mother, violinist, coach, assistant athletic director, senior woman administrator and most recently, farmer. Growing up, DeLorenzo and her six siblings spent their summers in the nort … (read more)

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