Solar eyed for sports center roof

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury’s Memorial Sports Center could save around $600,000 in electricity costs over the next 25 years if its roof were topped with solar panels.That was among the findings in a recent feasibility study completed by SunCommon, the state’s largest solar installer. Friends of Middlebury Hockey (FOMH) had commissioned the study to determine the viability and potential cost benefits of a solar project at the sports center, which has a yearly electricity budget of around $50,000.Friends of Middl … (read more)

Upgrades unveiled at Middlebury sports arena

MIDDLEBURY — Visitors to Middlebury’s Memorial Sports Center have developed a new perspective of the blossoming, community-driven recreation facility at 296 Buttolph Drive. That new perspective comes from now being able to view the hockey action from a wa … (read more)

Arena football team finds league, home

MIDDLEBURY — Professional arena football at Middlebury’s Memorial Sports Center moved closer to reality on Wednesday with confirmation that its home team — the “Vermont Brew” — has been admitted to the Elite Indoor Football League, known as EIF. The Indep … (read more)

Costs for work on Memorial Sports Center rise

MIDDLEBURY — Many Vermont building contractors have more business than they can handle right now, and that’s translated into higher-than-anticipated bids to complete a second-floor build-out of Middlebury’s Memorial Sports Center off Buttolph Drive. But h … (read more)