New nonprofit helps pet owners in need

A new county nonprofit is working to prevent instances of animal cruelty by ensuring more local pets and their owners have the resources they need to thrive. 

Youth mountain biking club off to strong start

It’s been about three seasons since the 5Town Riders youth mountain biking club got off to the races, and those involved in the program have had a lot to celebrate since then. 

College students give youngsters a global perspective

Looking back on her time at Mount Abraham Union High School, there’s a learning experience 2022 graduate Anna Doucet found to be particularly impactful: visits from presenters involved in the Language in Motion program at Middlebury College. 

Mount Abe school budget fails at ballot box again (UPDATED)

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District on Tuesday defeated a proposed $35.9 million spending plan by 57 votes.

Lincoln man helps rebuild Notre Dame cathedral

Will Wallace-Gusakov has spent much of his life designing, building and restoring wooden structures in and outside of Vermont. Recently, the seasoned woodworker has found himself newly inspired after completing a once-in-a-lifetime project.  

MAUSD voters will field new budget on Tuesday

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District on Tuesday will head back to the polls to weigh in on a revised district spending plan for fiscal year 2025. 

Weis tapped to lead Robinson Elementary

Starksboro’s Robinson Elementary School will welcome a new principal in July. 

Bristol startup aims to help kids learn key skills

When Carleen Haylett founded EnrichedHQ Marketplace four years ago, the Bristol resident was hoping to address an ongoing challenge she and other working parents faced: getting their children involved in enriching extracurricular activities. 

The Devine wedding: An Addison County love story

“Me and Kylie met at the American Legion Post 14 at Tuesday night bingo with our grandmas when we were four or five,” Cyrus recalled. Kylie Comeau and Cyrus Devine spent most of the years since then together.

Beeman School parents worried for students, staff

Beeman Elementary School parent Morgen Doane had a clear message for the Mount Abraham Unified School District Board at its March 26 meeting: She and other parents are worried students and educators aren’t getting the support they need.

County schools struggle with resources for misbehavior

Staffing challenges are among several obstacles local administrators face in responding to student misbehavior and meeting pupils’ needs, according to officials in each of Addison County’s three school districts. 

5-Town Friends see the magic in Lincoln

The contributions of Lincoln’s Tom Verner and Janet Fredericks to the arts abroad are undeniable — Fredericks through her visual artwork in galleries from New Haven to Nagoya, Japan, and both together with magic shows in more than 40 countries through the … (read more)

HOPE, farm team up to distribute produce

Two local organizations are teaming up to tackle food security in Addison County and provide more residents with fresh, locally grown produce. 

Celebrating Mexican culture in Lincoln

Temperatures hovered just below freezing outside the Lincoln Community School this past Thursday, March 21, but those gathered inside the building were kept plenty warm with the sights, smells and sounds of sunny Querétaro, Mexico. 

Middlebury man pleads not guilty to knife attack

A Middlebury man is being held without bail after pleading innocent to charges he attempted to kill a Middlebury College student in a knife attack on College Street this past Wednesday, March 20.