County forum sizes up steps to COVID recovery

ADDISON COUNTY — When state leaders convened a COVID-19 recovery forum in Addison County in September, two major themes emerged: Local networks are strong, but fatigue is setting in. “I think there was real excitement about how hard we’ve all worked together,” said WomenSafe Executive Director Kerri Duquette-Hoffman, who attended the Sept. 17 forum and spoke to the Independent afterward. “But it’s like playing Whac-a-Mole. We move from crisis to crisis. A lot of people are putting in a lot of extra effort, … (read more)

Addy Indy’s Trent Campbell on the mend; help needed

MIDDLEBURY — One year after suffering the first of two strokes, Addison Independent photographer Trent Campbell continues his long road to recovery in hopes of once again immortalizing the people, places and scenes of Addison County. “I’m getting stronger … (read more)

Jones continues advocacy at Turning Point

MIDDLEBURY — Stacy Jones has travelled an interesting and eclectic professional path thus far. She’s taught and cared for young children, worked with battered women, assisted tenants in landlord disputes, prepared and served food to those in need, and now … (read more)