Hancock poet publishes her first collection

After her mother died in 2014, Margaret Rogal came across a small packet of notebooks and letters that her father, Robert Silliman Judd, wrote in 1909 when he was 22 during a six-month visit to his uncle Elmer Judd’s farm in Cando, N.D.

Learn about farming on floodplains in Hancock

The public is invited to attend a free community event, Forests Floodplains, Flyways & Farming, in Hancock on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Millard family’s Hancock Mountain Farm at 2333 Route 100 N, in Hancock.

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.

Granville, Hancock firefighters battle Rochester fire

Firefighters from Granville and Hancock were called to fight a major blaze that claimed a Rochester home just before New Year’s.

Hancock officials assess coronavirus relief funding

HANCOCK — The Hancock Selectboard met this past week, during which Richard Andrews reported that he will not be bidding on the mowing contract in the fall. He also said that a sign noting weight restrictions still remains at the end of Tunnel Brick Road.B … (read more)

Hancock offers free bluegrass concert this Thursday

HANCOCK — The Hancock Town Pride Committee is producing a free community concert this Thursday, July 22 at the Hancock Town Green. The headlining band will be the Bluegrass Pioneers, who will be playing from 6:30-8:30 p.m.All are welcome. The venue will b … (read more)

Local man involved in shooting at Texas Falls faces gun charge

BURLINGTON — An Addison County man, who officials say shot his girlfriend during a picnic in Hancock in August, late last week pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Brian Warner, 47, has felony co … (read more)

Town meeting results: Hancock

HANCOCK — Hancock voters returned an incumbent selectman at their annual town meeting on Tuesday morning and OK’d their town budget with only a minor modification. Jack Ross stood for re-election to the selectboard in the gathering at the Route 100 town h … (read more)

Hancock town meeting preview 2020

HANCOCK — Hancock voters will convene at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 3, at their Route 100 town hall for their annual town meeting. After going through the election of the 13 town officers enumerated on meeting warning, considering the $27,784 in appropriat … (read more)

Meet Hancock, Granville and Rochester lawmakers

HANCOCK — Residents of Hancock, Granville and Rochester will have the opportunity to meet with their legislators on Saturday, Feb. 15, at a legislative coffee and conversation session at Hancock Town Hall from 9-10:30 a.m.  Vermont House members Peter Con … (read more)

River Conservancy recaps 2019

HANCOCK — As 2019 comes to an end, the Vermont River Conservancy (VRC) officials reflected on a successful year of projects protecting land along Vermont’s rivers.  VRC staff and board members said they enjoyed listening to how communities would like to i … (read more)

Father and son share passion for WWII enigma

HANCOCK — It was in 1985, at a flea market in Friedrichshafen, Germany, when Dr. Thomas Perera first laid eyes on a German Enigma cypher machine: the breakthrough encryption device used by the German military during the Second World War to code and decode … (read more)

Hancock’s Camp Killooleet has roots in music

HANCOCK — Whoever was going to marry Kate Seeger knew that they weren’t just getting her, they also had to be ready to take on a hundred or so 9-14 year old kids and 300 acres in the Green Mountains every summer. Kate and tiny Hancock’s Camp Killooleet we … (read more)