Queen Bee’s is buzzing! A Monkton snack bar grows

For years, neighbors would come by Kim Jewell’s Monkton house and ask, “What are you cooking up this weekend, Kim?”

College Recycling Center re-opens with clothes, appliances and more

Ever wonder where all the extra stuff college students leave behind goes? Well, look no further than Middlebury College’s recycling center, which sits off Route 125 just beyond the college’s Ridgeline parking lot.

Jake Jacobs teaches generations how to swim

A fish out of water. That’s what Jake Jacobs is to the many excited, yet confused children who run into her at the grocery store. They tug at their parents, many of whom were also taught to swim by Jacobs just decades before.

Addison teen heading west to national rodeo

Lea Krause, a rising junior at Vergennes Union High School, is getting ready to head to Gillette, Wyo., next week to compete in this year’s national competition.

Indian women athletes excel at Middlebury camp

The young women were selected as the five best field hockey players from two field hockey camps that Middlebury College coach Katharine DeLorenzo led in 2018 and 2020 in the city of Ranchi.

‘We’re Alz in this together’: Meeting brings together those isolated by Alzheimer’s

“My experience is every single time I go out in public and ask people ‘Do you know anybody? Have you experienced this anywhere in your life? So many hands go up,’” Meg Polyte said at a meeting in Middlebury last week.

Outhouses rock on Bristol’s Main Street

The outhouse races returned to Bristol’s main drag Monday morning after being run “unofficially” in a residential neighborhood for the past two years because of the pandemic.

Residents meet to address Route 125 concerns

A June 16 meeting that kicked off the effort to enhance safety on a particularly deadly two-mile stretch of Route 125 in Cornwall drew so many participants that attendees at the Cornwall Town Hall had to drag in extra chairs to give everyone a seat.

ANWSD summer programs full

After two summers with limited group activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two summer programs for kids in the Vergennes area quickly filled to capacity this year.

MUHS graduation full of ‘goodness’ and adaptability

Middlebury Union High School’s departing senior class celebrated years of adaptability and a future of leadership at graduation this past Saturday, June 11.

Dangerous section of Rt. 125 up for discussion

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun the scoping process for plans to address the section of Route 125 near Cider Mill Road that has been the site of many accidents and even fatalities.