Ann McGuinness Halnon, 93, of Salisbury

SALISBURY — Ann McGuinness Halnon, age 93, passed away in the comfort of her home on Oct. 27, 2021, in Salisbury, Vt. Ann was born at home on Aug. 3, 1928, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the youngest child of the late Maryann “Molly” McCabe McGuinness and the late Thomas John McGuinness. Her parents were both born in Ireland, and their five eldest children were born in Scotland. Ann was the only child born in the United States. She attended Catholic schools in Brooklyn prior to attending and graduating from Tild … (read more)

Arnold Charles Gale, 80, of Salisbury

SALISBURY — Arnold Charles Gale, age 80, passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Helen Porter Health & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.Mr. Gale was born in Middlebury on April 15, 1941. He was the son of Bernard “Hap” and Lillian (Anderson) Gale. He … (read more)

Salisbury’s future in BLSG debated

BRANDON — At an Aug. 19 meeting held on Zoom and at the Stephen A. Douglas House, the Brandon Leicester Salisbury Goshen Pittsford Insect Control District board members were conflicted about Salisbury’s future with the district.The BLSG bug district voted … (read more)

Salisbury hosts free chamber music concert Friday

On Friday, Aug. 13, at 7:30 p.m., the Salisbury Summer Performance Series will host a chamber concert by the faculty ensemble of the Point Counterpoint Music Camp under Music Director Beste Tiknaz. The professionals staffing the camp’s fourth summer sessi … (read more)

Salisbury series brings suffragist and chamber music

On  Friday, July 30, the Salisbury Summer Performance Series will host a program  (that had to be postponed last year) in celebration of the centennial of Women’s Suffrage. Linda Radtke, host of the “Choral Hour” on Vermont Public Radio, will present “Fro … (read more)

Goodrich digester goes live

SALISBURY — The state’s top two elected officials on Wednesday helped Salisbury’s Goodrich Farm launch the Northeast’s largest farm-powered anaerobic digester, a facility that will convert cow manure, food and beverage waste into renewable natural gas.Alo … (read more)

BLSG and Salisbury still working on a deal

LEICESTER — Members of the board that oversees mosquito control in six area towns held a special meeting at the Leicester Meeting House July 1 to discuss plans for the insect control district’s relationship with the town of Salisbury. But they didn’t make … (read more)

Point Counterpoint chamber players perform in Salisbury

On Friday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m., the 41st annual Salisbury Summer Performance Series will host a chamber concert by the faculty ensemble of the Point Counterpoint Music Camp under Music Director Ari Streisfeld. This international group of professionals s … (read more)

Salisbury mosquitos get a pass from BLSG

LEICESTER/SALISBURY — Salisbury will no longer be sprayed for mosquitos by the Brandon Leicester Salisbury Goshen & Pittsford Insect Control District (BLSG), which voted at a meeting last Thursday night to suspend the town’s services starting July 1, the … (read more)

Salisbury’s ice cream social moves to the lawn

Salisbury’s Ice Cream Social is back for the 46th year with this annual Fourth of July tradition. The 2021 version will be held at the Salisbury Church from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. However, since the church is replacing its heating system, the lower level … (read more)

Twangtown Paramours play Salisbury Meetinghouse

On Friday evening, July 9, at 7:30 p.m., the Salisbury Congregational Church will welcome back the award-winning, Nashville-based Americana/Folk duo the Twangtown Paramours. The husband and wife team of songwriter-instrumentalist Mike Lewis and vocalist M … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Salisbury clerk thanks residents

I was recently reminded by an act of kindness how grateful I am to be living and working in Addison County and by extension how important it is to say thank you! Our lives, personal, professional, social, were turned upside down by the pandemic.All of us … (read more)

Point CounterPoint faculty ensemble to play in Salisbury

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Congregational Church will host the 41st season of the Salisbury Summer Performance Series this summer and welcomes back the Point Counterpoint faculty ensembles. Varying by camp session in terms of music directors and participan … (read more)

Salisbury student to attend leadership forum

SALISBURY — This summer Tucker Sheldrick of Salisbury will join outstanding elementary school students from across the state to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Pathways … (read more)

Salisbury, BLSG spar over membership, pay

LEICESTER — The town of Salisbury has a month left of insect control services from the Brandon Leicester Salisbury Goshen Insect Control District, known as the BLSG. Attorneys for the town and the district will meet during that time to hammer out any poss … (read more)