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 staffing the camp’s second summer session represent Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, and Germany, as well as the U.S., and hail from the likes of the Amsterdam, New England, and Juilliard Conservatories. Their performance venues range from Porto Alegre (Brazil) … (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)

Motorcyclist injured in Lake Dunmore crash Monday evening

LEICESTER — A 22-year-old Leicester man was taken by helicopter to UVM Medical Center Monday evening after he was injured when the classic motorcycle he was driving near Lake Dunmore crashed. Vermont State Police report that Jozef Sloma was driving a 1956 … (read more)

BLSG is making do without Salisbury funds

SALISBURY — When Salisbury residents voted against paying into the Brandon Leicester Salisbury Goshen Insect Control District (BLSG) this past Town Meeting Day, they created an unforeseen problem. Opting out of the insect control district is an unpreceden … (read more)

Four towns say ‘yes’ to retail cannabis

MIDDLEBURY — Residents in four local towns on Tuesday voted in favor of sending a message to entrepreneurs that their municipalities will consider applications for cannabis retail stores in the future. Vermont’s Act 164, which legalized recreational marij … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Salisbury should vote down BLSG budget proposal

Last year the Salisbury selectboard voted unanimously to split off funding for the BLSG Insect Control District onto an article separate from the budget. After a close vote, the town signed on for another year with the BLSG. This year voters will again ha … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Those seeking pesticide use should pay for it

Once again this year, the selectboard in Salisbury is giving Salisbury residents the opportunity of voting on whether or not we choose to spend around $25,000 to support the BLSG Mosquito control district. They are providing us with that opportunity becau … (read more)

Twin passions prompt Best to launch dog-training camp

SALISBURY — The snow was lightly falling as Emma Best drove from one house to the next picking up her clients for the day, her windshield coated in a fog of breath. The five dogs riding in the back of her 2005 Honda CRV were panting eagerly, ready to star … (read more)

Brandon woman dies in snowmobile crash

SALISBURY/BRANDON — A beloved local teacher was killed in a snowmobile accident on Saturday, and fundraisers for her young daughter began in earnest almost immediately. Kristle Humiston, 39, died when the snowmobile she was riding on collided with some tr … (read more)