Brett Brisson awarded Farm Bureau scholarship

Brett Brisson, a 2023 Graduate of Vergennes Union High School and the Hannaford Career Center, was awarded a $500 Addison County Farm Bureau scholarship.

ACSD, Career Center budgets are approved

Voters in the Addison Central School District communities of Bridport, Cornwall, Middlebury, Ripton, Salisbury, Shoreham and Weybridge went to the polls on Tuesday to approve a proposed FY’25 preK-12 spending plan of $50.6 million by a convincing 2,081-1, … (read more)

Teen Makery returns for afterschool hours

All high school aged students can participate in the sewing or games labs. Students who are 16 or older can participate in the woodworking lab.

Career Center seeks 10.7% budget hike

Most Addison County residents on March 5 will be asked to support a fiscal year 2025 Patricia Hannaford Career Center spending plan of $5,345,539, reflecting a 10.7% increase compared to the current (FY’24) budget.

Nicole MacTavish settles in at Hannaford Career Center

It’s been a major change of scenery, but Nicole MacTavish loves her new view.

ART goes slapstick for the holidays

The young Addison Repertory Theater actors this weekend are taking their cue from Monty Python, rather that Charles Dickens.

Career Center students learn in the field

Around two dozen Patricia Hannaford Career Center students have temporarily swapped their computer keyboards, pencils and paper for chainsaws, hammers and bolts. 

Affordable housing efforts take center stage

Two upcoming events will provide Addison County residents with opportunities to witness — and weigh in on — efforts to create more local affordable housing.

Seniors get full-ride to study early childhood education in college

Addie Riche of MUHS and Emily Cousino of Mount Abe have received the first-ever Curtis Fund scholarship from the Vermont Community Foundation.

Area students honored by National Tech Society

On March 23, 41 students were inducted into the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center chapter of the National Technical Honor Society. Many of the students are in the Sustainable Agriculture track.

Career Center students build a bridge

Students and instructors representing three programs at the P.A. Hannaford Career Center in Middlebury have been awarded nearly $10,000 for a competitive STEAM grant through the Agency of Education. 

Letter to the editor: Career Center board touts hiring of Nicole MacTavish

On behalf of the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center (PAHCC), I am delighted to report that the board has not only offered a superintendent’s contract to, but it has been accepted by Nicole MacTavish.

Hannaford Career Center hires new superintendent

The Patricia Hannaford Career Center has hired a new superintendent: Nicole MacTavish, a longtime educator currently working in the Marshall Islands. School officials and MacTavish worked out final terms of a contract on Tuesday.

Hannaford Career Center Makery receives $12k grant

The Makery has received a $12,000 grant to support a weekly after-school program that allows high school students access to the sewing, woodworking, games or technology labs.

Bond debt is affecting tech center budget plan

There’s good news and bad news for Patricia Hannaford Career Center officials as they build a fiscal year 2024 budget for the county’s career and technical education facility.