Experience informs mother/daughter book on supporting stroke survivors

How do you help when someone you love has a stroke? Two local women found out and shared their story and those of others.

Sheldon explores new leadership structure after Skenyon’s departure

When the executive director departed after less than a year, the Henry Sheldon Museum developed some new ways to accomplish its mission.

Performing arts show at college to benefit Ukraine

Music, poetry, video and dance at Middlebury College in April 1 will be offered in service the Ukrainian peace effort.

Meet MUHS principal finalists this Thursday

The committee hiring the next MUHS principal has narrowed it down to three candidates. Meet them on Zoom this Thursday.

New housing in Middlebury wins $6M

The Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) on Monday awarded Summit Properties $6,075,405 to help drive down the costs of building 30-40 units of for-sale “workforce” housing.

Middlebury OKs town spending, $3.5M water tank and more

Middlebury’s first in-person town meeting in three years drew roughly 100 residents on Monday. Those present agreeably dispatched all the business on their warning — including an almost $13 million fiscal year 2024 budget for Addison County’s shire town o … (read more)

Crooked Ladle getting ready to serve

The Middlebury selectboard on Monday unanimously approved a first-class restaurant/bar liquor license for Crooked Ladle Catering LLC, which along with Everything Nice — a house plant and home décor boutique that will help underwrite free meals for those i … (read more)

Midd selectboard endorses Ilsley project grant

The board also issued a liquor license to the restaurant that will soon open at 51 Main St., at its Feb. 27 meeting.

Middlebury will apply surplus to budget ask

Middlebury residents at their annual meeting on March 6 will field a fiscal year 2024 municipal spending plan of $12,921,448, representing an 8.3% increase compared to this year. 

Zen group offers quiet refuge in downtown

Valentine’s Day is the tentative launch date for “Gather,” a 1,400-square-foot space in which folks will be able to congregate, enjoy food, chat with neighbors, and benefit from entertaining and therapeutic programming — all for free.

Leaders lobby for state funding of downtowns

Better Middlebury Partnership (BMP) Executive Director Karen Duguay is co-shepherding an effort to secure ongoing state funding to help 24 select Vermont downtowns — the economic engines of their communities — grow and thrive.

Plan filed for big Middlebury housing project

The starting gun has officially been fired on the financing and review of a project that would bring 150-250 units of new mixed-income housing to Middlebury.

Firefighters busy in extreme cold; blaze destroys a Middlebury garage

No one was injured, but a fire near downtown Middlebury on Saturday morning destroyed a garage and brought out 38 firefighters from three area towns in sub-zero temperatures.

Bitter cold cancels college ski-down at Snow Bowl; Febs to ski down campus sledding hill

Brrrrrr! Wind chills of minus 20 or colder force big changes in events planned for this weekend.

Middlebury placed on fast track for housing

Middlebury has earned a Neighborhood Development Area, or NDA, designation from the state for a large swath of property in its core village area.