Letter to the editor: Hooper seen as compassionate, even-tempered

Andy Hooper for Middlebury selectboard! Andy is an all-around great guy. He is intelligent, erudite, compassionate, and even-tempered. I have known him as my neighbor and friend ever since he moved in next door to our farm on South Munger Street. My first impression of him was that he was willing to talk to anyone at any time, which is a great quality for an elected official. As I grew to know him I found him to be a quintessential Vermonter — a love of Cabot cheese and maple syrup, from multiple generation … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Esther Thomas is the community-building choice

I was fortunate enough to meet Esther Thomas shortly after she moved to Middlebury, and I am thrilled that she is running for a seat on the Middlebury selectboard. Esther has shown herself to be one of those people who looks for ways to be of service by b … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Thomas offers valuable insight and experience

I am writing in support of Esther Thomas for the one-year post on the Middlebury selectboard vacated by Victor Nuovo. Esther is a Residence Director at Middlebury College, part of the Student Life Staff. She moved to Middlebury to take this position two y … (read more)

Four in the mix for three Middlebury selectboard seats

MIDDLEBURY — Esther Thomas and Andy Hooper on March 2 will compete for a one-year post on the Middlebury selectboard, while incumbents Lindsey Fuentes-George and Farhad Khan each will run unopposed for three-year terms on the panel. Independent Senior Rep … (read more)

A new generation of candidates in Brandon

BRANDON — There are three challengers for two one-year seats on the Brandon selectboard this Town Meeting Day, and they’re all under 40. Allie Breyer and Lindsey Berk are running together as a slate of two candidates for the two seats, and Mike Markowski … (read more)

Two seek one spot on Middlebury selectboard

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury’s Town Meeting Day election ballot will include a two-person race for a one-year term on its selectboard. That race features residents Esther Thomas and Andy Hooper, both vying for the one year left on the term of former Selectman … (read more)

Laura Asermily tapped for Middlebury selectboard

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday voted 5-1 to have former selectboard member Laura Asermily join their ranks until Town Meeting Day, March 2. Asermily was one of three residents who had offered to replace former Selectman Victor Nuovo, 8 … (read more)

Nuovo leaves public service to ponder more of life’s mysteries

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Selectman Victor Nuovo has resigned from the selectboard, citing his desire to probe the philosophical mysteries of life during the balance of his golden years. Nuovo, who marks his 89th birthday on Nov. 13, is the Charles A. Dana … (read more)

Middlebury selectboard gets schooled on racism

MIDDLEBURY — The members of the Middlebury selectboard asked for a tutorial on white supremacy and the root causes of racism. And that’s just what they got on Oct. 13 — a thorough primer that left town officials moved and searching for more information in … (read more)

Middlebury selectboard releases statement on graffiti

The Middlebury Selectboard released this statement yesterday evening in response to the graffiti found in Marble Works: The SelectBoard of the Town of Middlebury strongly condemns the heinous acts of vandalism desecrating public ways downtown with offensi … (read more)

Mount and Senecal vie for selectboard in Bristol

BRISTOL — Two seats on the Bristol selectboard will be up for election on Town Meeting Day, March 3. Incumbent Michelle Perlee is running unopposed to keep her seat for another three-year term, but selectman Peter Coffey, who has served on the board since … (read more)

Hamel takes on Bruhl for New Haven selectboard

NEW HAVEN — On Town Meeting Day, March 3, New Haven voters will choose from among four candidates for two seats on the town selectboard. In one of the two contested selectboard races, John Hamel is challenging incumbent Taborri Bruhl for a three-year term … (read more)

Bristol selectboard candidates to gather

BRISTOL — The League of Women Voters this month is giving Bristol residents a chance to meet candidates for the Bristol selectboard and ask them questions. On Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., the organization will host “Meet the Candidates, a Bristol Selectboa … (read more)

Two vie in Lincoln selectboard race — again

LINCOLN — The election for the two-year seat on the Lincoln selectboard will feature the two top vote-getters in last year’s selectboard race. The big difference is that this year both names will be on the ballot. Last March, long after it was too late to … (read more)

Asermily will not run for another term on Midd. selectboard

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Selectwoman Laura Asermily has confirmed she won’t seek a third, three-year term on the board in March, saying it’s time for someone else to bring new energy and ideas to the community’s top governing panel. “Rotation of service is … (read more)