Middlebury’s Stonecrop Meadow housing plan starts taking shape

MIDDLEBURY — Developers of a proposed 200-unit, mixed-income housing project off Middlebury’s Seminary Street Extension said they’ll file their preliminary plans with the town’s Development Review Board before the end of this month as part of a timetable that could lead to a spring 2024 groundbreaking. Summit Properties is proposing the project on 35 acres of Middlebury College-owned land. The new neighborhood just outside the village would include a combination of rental and for-sale homes, running the gam … (read more)

More details coming Wednesday on Middlebury housing complex

MIDDLEBURY — The company that is planning to build more than 88 units of “mixed-income” housing off Seminary Street Extension in Middlebury will host its second public information meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 7. In a meeting at the Middlebury town office … (read more)

$30M provides rent, mortgage relief to Vermonters

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott, the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the Vermont State Housing Authority and the Vermont State Housing Finance Agency on Friday announced $30 million in housing assistance to those affected by COVID-19. … (read more)

College to house some hospital staff

MIDDLEBURY — This past weekend Middlebury College and Porter Medical Center announced preliminary plans to house some hospital staff on the college campus during the coronavirus pandemic. “We are working closely with Middlebury College operational leaders … (read more)

Changes eyed to boost housing in Vergennes

VERGENNES — With a land area of only 2.4 square miles, the city of Vergennes is one of Vermont’s smallest municipalities. But it nonetheless faces the same problems with sprawl and land use as some of its much bigger counterparts.  This week, Vergennes wi … (read more)