The Vermont State Board of Education (VSBE) on Wednesday morning officially granted Ripton’s wish to become independent from the Addison Central School District. Now comes the hard part.
Two of the county’s largest fire departments have taken steps to boost compensation for their members.
Andy Hooper looks at the current state of national politics and shakes his head. But he still has confidence in local government — where people tend to work together for the common good of constituents — and he wants to be a part of it.
Ilsley Public Library officials are withdrawing their request for a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system for the building, in view of a major rise in project cost estimates and the conundrum of where to relocate services while the work is … (read more)
Former State Rep. Willem Jewett died last week after using a prescription obtained through Act 39, a “death with dignity” law that he helped establish and sought to improve, right up to his death.
Beverage maker Aqua ViTea is looking to substantially increase its canning capabilities, allowing it to hit a new gear in its kombucha production while also giving it the capacity to become a major incubator for small startup beverage companies.
The Addison Central School District board on Monday unanimously agreed to present voters with a 2022-23 budget of $41,578,089 that reflects $34,594,034 in local education spending — a 5.3% increase compared to this year.
MIDDLEBURY SELECTMAN NICK Artim will step down on March 1 after more than 12 very eventful years. MIDDLEBURY — Nick Artim stepped onto Middlebury’s political stage a dozen years ago with a desire to do his civic duty and leave the community a better place … (read more)
The Middlebury selectboard on Jan. 25 will finalize a fiscal year 2023 (FY23) budget proposal that — if approved by residents on Town Meeting Day — would result in a property tax increase of no more than 3 cents per $100 in property value.
After more than three decades of building a successful woodworking business and store from scratch, Merle and Kathryn Schloff are ready to rediscover in retirement the sense of wanderlust that brought them to Vermont in the early 1970s.
With at least 200 new COVID-19 cases each day in Vermont — and sometimes more than 1,000 a day — municipal officials are again sizing up the prospect of in-person town meetings. It’s a decision they must make by late January in order to meet town meeting … (read more)
Members of the Stocker family believe they have what it takes to make a success of the long-running market and deli at 54 College St. in Middlebury.
Dissatisfied with the pace and effectiveness of talks toward a possible compromise with the Addison Central School District, the Ripton School Board is exploring a public education union with the town of Lincoln.
The kitchen’s deficiencies include failing sewer drains, failing flooring (that contains asbestos tiles), an outdated electrical system, improper wall surfaces, inadequate refrigeration and an inefficient layout of the space.
Danforth Pewter is seeking a $425,000 grant through the Vermont Capital Investment Program that would allow it to grow its Seymour Street campus and acquire a laser engraver.