Seven receive McCardell Citizen’s Awards

Cited at the Kirk Alumni Center event for the 2020 honors were Glenn Andres, Sadie Brightman, Emily Joselson and Amy Mason. The honorees for 2021 were Laura Asermily, Kelly Hickey and Tom Scanlon.

Middlebury College recogizes residents for community service

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College has recognized for local residents — Glenn Andres, Sadie Brightman, Emily Joselson and Amy Mason — with the 2020 Bonnie and John McCardell Citizen’s Awards in recognition of their remarkable contributions to the community. … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Thomas offers valuable insight and experience

I am writing in support of Esther Thomas for the one-year post on the Middlebury selectboard vacated by Victor Nuovo. Esther is a Residence Director at Middlebury College, part of the Student Life Staff. She moved to Middlebury to take this position two y … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Sign up for local NAACP chapter

A walk through town reveals many signs, like our own, proclaiming that Black Lives Matter. Folks may be searching for other ways to promote racial equality, and to learn about and work to end systemic racism, other than posting signs. One option among man … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Independence is important in oversight of police

I am writing to endorse Dave Silberman for High Bailiff. The role of High Bailiff is to provide oversight to the sheriff’s department, to ensure that office is not above the law. Such civilian oversight over law enforcement is so important for preventing … (read more)

Letter to the editor: ‘Defund police’ is an invitation for different approach

The June 25 Addison Independent contained three different but related items: Angelo Lynn’s editorial, “Defunding police? Yes, but let’s not confuse the stage.” John Flowers’ “‘Defund the Police’ arrives in Midd,” and his second article, “Not in our town?” … (read more)