Bernie meme generates $100k for Parent Child Center Network

Bernie Sanders donated a portion of the money earned from the sales of his inaugural-mitten-meme merchandise to the Vermont Parent Child Center Network (VtPCCN). The VtPCCN is a network of 15 community agencies that are the hub of early childhood services and services for young families across Vermont.  Each PCC — including the Addison County Parent/Child Center — will receive an equal portion of the donation and all monies will go directly to help young families struggling with basic needs.  “It is incredi … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Parent-Child Center grateful for community support

I am writing to thank our community for generously supporting the Parent-Child Center’s on-going efforts to distribute resources to families through out Addison County. With the help of so many generous businesses and individuals, the PCC staff distribute … (read more)

A local woman tells her story of homelessness

MIDDLEBURY — Skyla Jackson turned 19 last Thursday, Nov. 14. It’s an age at which her biggest worries should be navigating that first year of college or getting used to the demands of that first post-high-school job. Jackson would feel lucky if her anxiet … (read more)

Podcast: Young adults expand their world views in a Parent Child Center class

MIDDLEBURY — “To look at Farhad, if you would know this Vermont Muslim, you must look at him long.” So begins a poem by Morgan Edgerly, an 18-year-old Addison County resident, about Middlebury Selectman and business owner Farhad Khan. Edgerly is a partici … (read more)