UPDATED: Driver killed in Friday Route 7 crash in Ferrisburgh

Route 7 in Ferrisburgh closed for nine hours after deadly crash on Friday.

Multi-use path eyed for stretch of Route 7

A consultant has helped Middlebury planners map out a multi-use path and sidewalk that would serve pedestrians and bikers along a key stretch of Route 7 South that’s been identified as a logical spot for housing development.

New Route 7 lights installed in Ferrisburgh, will be activated soon

FERRISBURGH — Work to install traffic lights at the North Ferrisburgh intersection of Route 7 and Stage and Old Hollow roads resumed on Wednesday, and the lights could start flashing as soon as this weekend and be fully operational by next week. The proje … (read more)

Dangerous junction gets traffic light at last

After months of delays, Agency of Transportation officials now say traffic lights at a problematic Route 7 intersection in North Ferrisburgh should be activated within a matter of weeks.

Ferrisburgh to get traffic lights this fall

FERRISBURGH — Vermont Agency of Transportation officials told the Ferrisburgh community in early in 2019 that traffic lights at a dangerous Route 7 intersection could be installed “in a couple years.” Those lights should be place by this fall, according t … (read more)

Former Ferrisburgh Clerk Hawkins and wife Connie killed in car crash

FERRISBURGH — Many in the town of Ferrisburgh and beyond are mourning the death of long-time former town clerk Chet Hawkins, who, with his wife Connie Hawkins, was killed in a traffic crash in Charlotte last week. “We’ve just lost such an important person … (read more)

Car vs. truck crash in Middlebury disrupts Route 7 traffic

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on Thursday were looking for a driver who fled the scene of a collision with a tractor-trailer (without the trailer) on Route 7 South, near Denecker Chevrolet, on Wednesday evening, July 29. Police have already established t … (read more)

Car hits, kills traffic flagger on Rt. 7

UPDATED NEW HAVEN — A construction zone flagger died at University of Vermont Medical Center after sustaining what Vermont State Police describe as “severe facial and internal injuries” when hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Routes 7 and 17 at New … (read more)

VTrans seeks input on Route 7 hotspot in North Ferrisburgh

FERRISBURGH — A public meeting next Tuesday could determine if the Vermont Agency of Transportation eventually makes improvements to the North Ferrisburgh intersection of Route 7 with Old Hollow and Stage roads — and whether those improvements are a full … (read more)

Meet Ollie, a camel in Vermont

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ollie the camel in Ferrisburgh has died in late February 2020. We are pointing readers to this profile of Ollie that we originally ran in our 2017 Summer Guide. ————— FERRISBURGH — It’s easy to travel around the Green Mountain State and get … (read more)