Ripton’s Harrington reaches for the sky in international mountain races

Ripton’s Baxter Harrington had impressive results as he represented the United States at the 2023 World Junior Skyrunning Championships in Italy.

Rising nouveau-country musician plays in Ripton

Jacob Rice will perform his hybrid country sound at the Ripton Community Church on Monday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m.

MUHS harrier competing at mountain-running world championship

Baxter Harrington has left the Green Mountain running trails in Ripton to compete in Italy’s rugged Apennine Mountains in the Youth Skyrunning World Championships.

Postponed: Ripton to commemorate Pier Tavern

Everyone is invited to participate in the commemoration of Ripton’s historic Calvin Pier Tavern site and the recently improved Robert Frost Recreation Area Tuesday, July 11, at 10 a.m., at Ripton Community Church. 

Bread Loaf Conferences open events to the public

The Middlebury Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference and Bread Loaf Environmental Writer’s Conference will each offer free lectures and readings to the public when they are in session June 2-7. 

Beaver deceiver installed in Ripton

Beaver expert Skip Lisle of Grafton last Thursday constructed a flow device at a culvert under Route 125 near the Robert Frost Interpretive Trail in Ripton.

Nigerian visitor teaches kids about nature through art, science & fireflies

“Sometimes we are so possessive of the earth that we want to use up all of its offerings, but we should remember that we are all only on earth for a very short time. It’s not something that we own but something that we are renting for a very short while.”

Cheresnick emerges as Ripton Elementary principal top choice

Megan Cheresnick has taught at all levels (except grade 4) during her almost eight-year career at Bridport Central School.

Letter to the editor: Ripton gathering unsurpassed

I always enjoy town meeting, but last Monday night at Ripton was truly special.

Poet’s corner: The fields of Ripton

A Poet, In a Field Near Robert Frost’s Cabin, Lifts Enormous Boulders with his Mind

Vermont State Police Log: Troopers kept busy with big truck crashes

The theme of the week for the Vermont State Police seems to be truck crashes. Fortunately no serious injuries were involved in these traffic accidents between Jan. 11 and 17.

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.

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