Recreating Star Wars, one scene at a time

This past summer, more than 45 teams “donned Jedi robes, built protocol droids, and learned lightsaber skills,” as the Media Factory put it, to create the final product, which will premiere at a series of outdoor screenings around the state next week.

$120K grant will help create a multimedia hub for streaming theater

The pandemic made it clear that many art producers in Addison County were ill-equipped to pivot proficiently in terms of digital content creation. This will change that.

Video: Preparing to install the new tunnel

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSR7H7JNCYw&feature=youtu.be In our latest video from the Middlebury construction zone, we talk to project manager John Whitaker about the next big phase: the installation of the precast concrete tunnel pieces.

Video: Bye-bye, Main Street bridge!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqDPUzJwspk On Monday, July 13, crews removed Middlebury’s Main Street bridge to make way for the construction of a new rail tunnel. The bridge removal marked the start of a 10-week intense period of construction in downtow … (read more)

Video: Giant crane kicks off Middlebury’s downtown construction

www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzZPOBM3dmo The Addison Independent is teaming up with Middlebury Community Television this summer to produce weekly video dispatches from the rail bridges project in downtown Middlebury. In the first one, we talk to projec … (read more)

MCTV to offer ‘virtual’ Festival on-the-Green

MIDDLEBURY — Coronavirus may have killed the live performances at the Festival on the Green, which for four decades has hosted a week of entertainment on the Middlebury town green during mid-summer, but the show will go on — on your television. Festival o … (read more)