Rain prompts Middlebury road closures, early school dismissal

Persistent rain flooded some roads in Middlebury on Monday, prompting the Addison Central School District to close schools in town early.

High winds follow heavy rains, more precipitation forecast

A few trees fell in Thursday night’s high winds, and some customers lost power. Otter Creek is still rising.

Storm pummels county towns with rain

ADDISON COUNTY — An Oct. 16-17 Nor’easter pummeled Addison County with driving rain and wind gusts in excess of 40 miles per hour, causing particular damage in Lincoln and New Haven, each of which reported road washouts. New Haven Town Administrator Aaron … (read more)

Slime mold can grow big in rainy weather

VERMONT — Have you ever noticed something bright yellow or orange on your bark mulch after a rain? You may notice that this blob actually has moved across the mulch over the course of a few days. This is a unique organism called a slime mold. Slime molds … (read more)