Primary election slate comes into focus

Aug. 13 primaries will be needed to whittle down the field of Democrats and Republicans vying for the two seats representing the Addison-4 House district, as well as for the two seats representing Addison County, Rochester, Huntington and Buel’s Gore in the state Senate.

Starksboro Democrat Herb Olson runs for House

Longtime lawyer Herb Olson spent a very memorable 15 years of his career (1987-2003) as a member of the Vermont Legislative Counsel, helping state lawmakers draft bills targeting healthcare, economic development, taxation and other weighty policy issues.

Letter to the editor: Voter registration key to preserving democracy

I am a concerned voter in Addison County. I believe that all citizens who are 18 or over should have the right to vote and I am doing all I can to help in that effort.

Letter to the editor: Trump is the better choice

I may only be writing this letter with half a brain according to Salisbury’s Bruce Acciavatti. If you read the nastiness of his letter, it shows that his political party cannot reach across the aisle for compromise.

Letter to the editor: The best choice in the election is clear

Though a second term for Donald Trump should be unthinkable, it seems possible that he could win a narrow victory if enough traditionally Democratic voters refuse to vote for Joe Biden.  

Letter to the editor: Local gubernatorial hopeful offers vision for future

As I introduce myself as Esther Charlestin, a candidate for your next governor, I am met with skepticism. “Who do you think you are?” “Where did you come from?” “Why are you here?” 

Letter to the editor: New Middlebury selectman says thanks

I would like to thank the voters of Middlebury for turning out at the Town Meeting elections and to thank those that supported my candidacy for selectboard.

Town Meeting 2024 results — so far

Here are the key takeaways from Town Meeting Day in Addison County, as of 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. We will update this article as we have more results.

Town Meeting 2024 Preview

Here’s what to expect at each of the town meetings in Addison County this week.

Visit MyVoterPage for all your Town Meeting info

With the Presidential Primary and Town Meeting Day (March 5) coming up next week, Vermont Secretary of State Sarah Copeland Hanzas reminds Vermonters that there are resources available to them through her office’s “MyVoterPage” online platform.

Letter to the editor: Armstrong appeals for votes, town meeting turnout

There are many issues in our town government that need addressing; that is why you see so many candidates on the ballot. It is good to see that concerns are going to be dealt with.

Letter to the editor: Addison candidates say they won’t vote as a block

I had an opportunity to communicate directly with Tim Buskey about his concerns that there were three candidates running as some sort of “voting block.” I thought it might be helpful to also share my thoughts with your readers, as I am one of the three ca … (read more)

Three vie for pair of spots on Midd selectboard

Middlebury residents will see a single contested election on the Town Meeting Day ballot: A three-person competition for two three-year terms on the town selectboard. It features, in alphabetical order, former longtime Middlebury Town Planner Fred Dunning … (read more)

Meet four more Addison selectboard candidates

The lakefront town of Addison this year boasts the highest per capita interest in running for office in Addison County, with nine candidates vying for three selectboard seats, including three incumbents. 

Six in Lincoln eye leadership roles

Lincoln’s Town Meeting Day ballot will feature two contested races for openings on the town’s selectboard.