Two Mary Johnson teachers receive national awards

MIDDLEBURY — Two Mary Johnson Children’s Center caregivers have received national awards for their work this year. Jackie Prime and Brainna Heller were recognized as teachers who continue to raise the bar for the early childhood field with the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Teacher Awards. In honor of a devoted childcare teacher, the award is designed to recognize and celebrate the achievements of outstanding early care and education teachers and bring attention to the critical role they play in the lives of … (read more)

Folklife Center takes Young Traditions Vermont under its wing

Young Tradition Vermont will become a program of Middlebury’s Vermont Folklife Center effective July 1. The Vermont Folklife Center has collaborated closely with Young Tradition Vermont (YTV) for many decades in our complimentary missions to amplify and s … (read more)

Middlebury Police Log: Woman cited for providing false information

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police cited Jessica L. Devoid, 41, for providing false information to a police officer in Frog Hollow Alley on May 12. Police said the citation followed their investigation of a report that a dog had been left inside a hot car par … (read more)

Planned Parenthood to close its Middlebury clinic

To make the organization sustainable and able to meet the needs of northern New England long-term, Planned Parenthood will closed five part-time health centers in Vermont and New Hampshire and over the next six months expand health center hours at seven h … (read more)

Downtown market to spring up in Middlebury

Middlebury’s remodeled Triangle Park — an eye-catching byproduct of the recently completed $72 million downtown tunnel project — will soon become a weekly hub for shopping, music and socializing.

Walk/Bike Summit watchwords: health, safety & community

Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine told people at the 2022 Vermont Walk/Bike Summit in Middlebury last Friday that he believes “active and public transportation” must play an increasing role in keeping Vermonters healthy.

Two vie for Mary Hogan School post

Two educators are vying to become Mary Hogan Elementary’s next assistant principal.

Group rallying for new Middlebury skatepark

“We want to make it abundantly clear there’s a demand (for a local skateboard),” said Ethan Murphy, co-leader of the Middlebury Skatepark Coalition.

Walk/Bike Summit is Friday in Middlebury

Whether commuting to work, heading to school, running an errand, or simply out enjoying Vermont’s natural beauty, everyone deserves to have healthy, accessible ways to travel and to arrive at their destination safely.

Middlebury will get a new town clerk in ’23

“When I first came, there was a lot of organizing to do,” said Ann Webster. “The first time I opened up the downstairs vault, there was so much stuff in there — even on the floor — you had to step on things.”

Big solar array pitched in Middlebury

A developer is seeking state permission to install a 2.2-megawatt solar farm on land off Halladay Road and Middle Road South in Middlebury.

Middlebury College student charged with multiple crimes

Police say a Middlebury College student lied to them about an attack with racial overtones.

Middlebury zoning law revisions would enable affordable housing

The Middlebury Planning Commission continues to work on revisions to the community’s zoning rules that in part incentivize development in the village area while preserving the history and character of Addison County’s shire town.

Editorial: Skatepark — That’s the spirit

The group involved, calling itself the Middlebury Skatepark Coalition, currently has 50 members and has set this Friday, April 29 (at the Ilsley Library community room at 5 p.m.) as an informational meeting to get the ball rolling.

Cannabis retail store proposed in Middlebury

Middlebury voters’ decision last year to open the town’s doors to recreational cannabis ventures has led to two such applications being filed this month.