Ferrisburgh to buy church as congregation dwindles

A bittersweet ceremony held on Dec. 17 at the Ferrisburgh Center Methodist Church was a prelude for the planned transfer of the Route 7 church property to the town of Ferrisburgh.

Adele M. Coyle, 73, Ferrisburgh

ADELE M. COYLE FERRISBURGH — Adele Coyle, 73, died on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, after a long struggle with chronic medical problems. Adele was born in Mineville, N.Y., on July 22, 1949. She was a parishioner of St. Peter’s Church in Vergennes, Vt. Adele enj … (read more)

Council decides to hold off spending ARPA funds

The Vergennes City Council last week declined to spend $20,000 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money to co-fund with Ferrisburgh a $40,000 study how the two communities — and other towns in the area — could cooperate in providing fire protection and em … (read more)

Firefighters save North Ferrisburgh building

21 firefighters from 6 departments fought a fire at the old woolen mill off Hollow Road late Wednesday night.

Ferrisburgh students stage a fantastic ‘Mr. Fox’

“These horrible crooks, so different in looks, are nonetheless equally mean!” 

Ferrisburgh news for Dec. 1

The Ferrisburgh Grange’s December “King Pede” card party is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Town Hall and Community Center at 6:30 p.m.

$1M fuels slaughterhouse growth

A million-dollar federal grant will enable a Ferrisburgh slaughterhouse to greatly expand and better serve the demand for local meat.

Ferrisburgh dog park proposed site denied

The first choice of Ferrisburgh dog park backers for a location is now off the table after the Nov. 1 Ferrisburgh selectboard meeting.

Ferrisburgh news for Nov. 3

The Ferrisburgh Grange “King Pede” card parties are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12 and 26, at the Town Hall and Community Center and begin at 6:30 p.m. with a sandwich supper and then on to an evening of fun and card games.

Barbara E. Knapp, 71, of Ferrisburgh

FERRISBURGH — Barbara E. Knapp, 71, of Ferrisburgh passed away early in the morning of Oct. 9. BARBARA E. KNAPP She was born in Bellows Falls, Vt., and raised in Waltham, Vt., the daughter of Edward and Charlotte Knapp. She graduated from Vergennes High S … (read more)

Ferrisburgh targets ARPA funds for first responders, bridge

The Ferrisburgh selectboard on Oct. 4 voted to earmark about $188,000 of the town’s roughly $800,000 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for pressing town needs

One-acre dog park is sought for Ferrisburgh

Ferrisburgh resident Connie Houston is pitching a 1-acre dog park to town officials, one that a number of residents have supported on social media and could possibly be sited on town-owned land west of the Route 7 Ferrisburgh town office building.

Ferrisburgh news for Oct. 6

Calling all readers! The Bixby Book Club meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.

Addison rowers compete in James Wakefield Rescue Row

High school rowers from Chittenden and Addison counties gathered in Burlington Harbor last Saturday for the annual James Wakefield Rescue Row, sponsored by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Swaying Daisies sells honey, helps bees

Last year, Karen and Gerald Posner purchased the former Lamoille Woodcraft stand at 5075 Route 7 in Ferrisburgh, and this summer they started selling raw honey, honey-filled treats and goods from local farms and businesses under the new name.