Principal leaving Bristol Elementary School

Less than a year on the job, the principal alerted the community that he would take a leave of absence for the rest of the school year.

Locals help get clean water to a small town in Mexico

Some Addison County philanthropists and people of faith helped a Mexican town with links to migrant farm workers here.

Arbuckle puts community on TV in Bristol area

Something clicked for Mary Arbuckle when she picked up a camera. For two decades she has been putting folks in the 5-town area on screen.

Monkton couple roasts bird-friendly coffee beans

A Monkton couple loved coffee, and they wanted to start roasting — but what would be their value-add to the business?

Bristol man pleads not guilty to wire fraud charges

Federal authorities claim that a Bristol man swindled customers of a fraudulent woodworking business out of $165,000.

Mt. Abe trains a new crop of student leaders

A program designed to shape 11th- and 12th-graders into the next generation of community leaders was put on hold by COVID; now it’s back.

Monkton considers a town forest

Monkton residents are considering whether to purchase a 445-acre parcel of forestland to establish a town forest.

Students to college: ‘Dump Chase’

Local climate activists and students at Middlebury College are asking the institution to stop doing business with JP Morgan Chase Bank, because the financial institution funnels billions of dollars into fossil fuel projects each year. 

County groups eye community kitchen

A handful of Addison County organizations are working to develop a community, commercial kitchen and tortilla factory that would serve as a space for residents to grow their food-related businesses, whip up value-added products or gather with one another … (read more)

Lincoln warns $4.6M budget for school district

The budget for fiscal year 2024 is expected to translate into a 15-cent increase for Lincoln residents who pay education taxes based on the value of their home. 

Ag group connects, helps young farmers

Navigating best management practices and grasping innovative technologies are among the many tasks young farmers in Addison County are asked to juggle, all while learning the ropes of running their own farm business and potentially raising a family. 

Something old, something new: Saying ‘I do’ in a family heirloom

When searching for the perfect dress to walk down the aisle in on her wedding day, Rebecca Hanley realized she need not look much further than what was already in her closet. 

Mount Abe board seeks members

The Mount Abraham Unified School District board will work with its member communities to fill four vacancies on the panel that failed to draw candidates — or enough write-in votes — to be filled on Town Meeting Day.

Lincoln residents talk challenges, celebrate community

Parking spaces at and around Lincoln’s Burnham Hall on Monday evening were about as full as the warning for that evening’s annual town meeting, held in person for the first time in three years.

Bristol selectboard considers installing bus shelters

The town of Bristol has been offered three bus shelters as part of a pilot program through the Vermont Agency of Transportation, AARP and Waitsfield’s Yestermorrow Design/Build School.