Tiger softball ousts No. 1 Hartford, heads to D-II final

MUHS softball’s three runs in the top of the first inning proved to be enough to beat the tournament’s top seed.

Summer Guide: Enjoy your summer outside on wooded trails

Whether you plan on walking to the top of Mount Abraham, the highest peak in Addison County, or just want to take a ramble in the woods, summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy nature by hiking.

ACSD explains its side of dispute with former coaches

It appears that at its heart the situation around the Dunns and the ACSD are complaints from two employees about their supervisors that would not have warranted a broader public discussion if they had not forced it into the spotlight.

ACSD reacts to details of principal’s departure

Keeping with their policy of providing few details on personnel matters, officials at the Addison Central School District this week had little to say about a recent story in the independent weekly Seven Days.

Spring Sports Report: Otter Valley Union High School

The Otter Valley Union High School varsity sports teams each had their own measures of success in 2022.

Addy Indy editor pitches local news story

As part of their spring 2023 speaker series, the Middlebury the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Ilsley Public Library are hosting a presentation by Addison Independent news editor John McCright on Tuesday evening, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., i … (read more)

Firefighters busy in extreme cold; blaze destroys a Middlebury garage

No one was injured, but a fire near downtown Middlebury on Saturday morning destroyed a garage and brought out 38 firefighters from three area towns in sub-zero temperatures.

Forest Service denies Silver Lake hut but affirms Moosalamoo is an appropriate site

Proposed site for overnight hut is denied, but search for another site encouraged.

Two advance in uncontested races

Voters in two local Vermont House districts had only one name on their ballot, and in both cases those candidates — unsurprisingly — won.

GOP candidates criticize ad as misrepresentation

An advertisement in the Oct. 20 Addison Independent Election Guide was intended to inform voters about where candidates stood on important issues, but instead some of those featured in the ad say it misrepresented their views.

Ripton votes yes to rejoin ACSD

Residents on Thursday decided to rejoin the Middlebury-area school district after leaving it for fear of losing their elementary school.

Clippings: Instagram added insult to injury

While riding my bike to work one Wednesday morning I rear-ended a stationary pick-up truck on Main Street during morning rush hour. The pickup won.

Passenger rail service is back! Trains roll through Vergennes, Middlebury after 69 years

Crowds cheer the arrival of passenger a train in Vergennes and Middlebury for the first time in nearly 70 years.

Panton resident experiences an unusual attack by a coyote

Local resident took appropriate steps to scare off a coyote when attacked.

Local beer production stopping at Middlebury plant as Harpoon buys Otter Creek, WhistlePig buys the building

MIDDLEBURY — The Mass. Bay Brewing Company, the makers of Harpoon beer, is buying the company that brews Otter Creek and Shed beers and is selling the Middlebury plant that makes those beers to whiskey maker WhistlePig. The 45 employees who currently work … (read more)