Runners hit the road for annual Ripton Ridge Run

More than 125 participants came from all over Addison County, Vermont and New England for the race that began and ended at Ripton Elementary School on Oct. 9. 

Ripton, back with ACSD, will fight for local control

Ripton officials are vowing to press for rule changes at the state and local levels that would give the rural community, and others like it, more of a say in the future of their tiny schools and how their students are educated.

Ripton votes yes to rejoin ACSD

Residents on Thursday decided to rejoin the Middlebury-area school district after leaving it for fear of losing their elementary school.

Ripton Ridge Run returns October 9

The Ripton Ridge Run, celebrating its 35th year, will take place on Sunday, Oct. 9, beginning with registration at 11 a.m., at Ripton Elementary School.

Letter to the editor: Ripton’s voice could be lost

At our Ripton School Board Meeting about our upcoming Sept 29 vote, many in our community came together to hear and ask questions about the current situation. While there is no easy solution, we were able to come together and feel heard. 

Letter to the editor: Ripton deserves to make its own decisions about its school

Resident urges No vote on whether Ripton should rejoin the Addison Central School District.

Ripton readies for vote on rejoining ACSD

Ripton residents on Thursday, Sept. 29, will be asked whether they’d like to end their two-year effort to separate from the Addison Central School District, a move townspeople endorsed as a way of preserving their small elementary school.

Letter to the editor: Ripton principal weighs in on upcoming referendum

We find ourselves nearing another important townwide vote on how to best educate our children given current education funding laws and state statutes.

ACSD will consider new school closure rule

The Addison Central School District board has agreed to revisit the notion of amending its charter in a manner that would give the town of Ripton — and indeed all seven of its member towns — more of a say in future decisions about whether their elementary … (read more)

ACSD sets 2022 school bus routes for Middlebury-area towns plus Granville & Hancock

Look up the bus routes your child will take to school this fall.

Ripton sets Sept. 29 to vote on rejoining ACSD

Ripton residents will vote Sept. 29 on whether the town should rejoin the Addison Central School District.

Ripton to vote on rejoining ACSD

Twenty months after approving their town’s exit from the Addison Central School District, Ripton voters next month will be asked if they’d like to rejoin the fold.

State board: Ripton not ready to run its own school district

State says Ripton not ready to run its own school; town will vote on rejoining ACSD.

State board of ed. leery of Ripton’s exit plan

If the final draft of the report is endorsed by the full state board this Friday, it would deal a major setback to Ripton’s long, arduous effort to withdraw from the Addison Central School District as a means of preserving its elementary school — one of t … (read more)

Two towns ask sheriff to resign

The selectboards of at least two Addison County communities have joined the chorus of calls for Addison County Sheriff Peter Newton’s resignation in wake of his arrest last month on two felony sexual assault charges.

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