Community responds to food insecurity in Addison County

A study conducted by the food systems researchers at the University of Vermont earlier this year revealed that food insecurity in the Green Mountain State is 22.9% higher in 2022 than it was in 2019.

Summer ends on a high note for MAUSD kids

Students will head back to school in the county next week, and a group of youngsters in Mount Abraham Unified School District’s Expanded Learning Program will be able to tell a lot of stories about how they spent the summer.

Mother and daughter in Addison save feral cats

Facing eviction from their current home in Addison, Caitlin and Bella Porter fear that their vision of reducing the feral cat population has been put under jeopardy.

Immigrant business owners share their journeys to Middlebury

There are many stories of immigrants making their way successfully to Addison County. Here are two.

Demo Derby: Flames, tears, joy and an incredibly humane story

The piloting prowess at display by drivers in the G. Stone Motors Demolition Derby at the Addison County Fair and Field Days on Tuesday night sent the crowd into electrifying cries as they cheered on the brave men and women navigating their rigs around th … (read more)

Vermont Primary election voter guide 2022

Read about each of the candidates in this Primary Election Guide, consider your options, then vote in the election, either in person next Tuesday or by dropping your mail-in ballot in the U.S. mail or at your town clerk’s office.

Where has the water gone at Middlebury falls?

“It is the lowest water flow that I have seen in all my time here,” said Fred Dunnington, who was Middlebury town planner from 1981 to 2013.

Farmers strive to remove label of ‘biggest polluters’

Dairy producers like those at Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport, Mike’s Farm in Addison and those affiliated with the Champlain Valley Farmers Coalition are showing how they are making positive efforts to stem the amount of phosphorus from their land.

Funeral director sees challenges and reward of running a funeral home

How does a funeral home earn the trust of a community? To answer that question, one must first comprehend the “unique business” that owning a funeral home is.

Eight Afghan women flee Taliban to make a better life in Middlebury

The journey taken by these young women, ages 19-24, is one that some might say personifies grit, determination and courage.

Middlebury airport’s master plan update sparks opposition

Vermont Agency of Transportation officials got a lot of pushback when they presented an Airport Master Plan Update for the Middlebury State Airport at a public information meeting at the town offices on June 30.

‘The House’ provides a home far away from home

Middlebury residents Annette and Tim Franklin challenge the maxim that there is no place like home.

Middlebury student pleads innocent to misdemeanors

A white Middlebury College student who police allege took part in a racist attack on some Black students on campus this past April this week pleaded innocent to criminal charges.

Title IX: Half a century of equality or a continuing battle?

This year marks the 50th anniversary of a landmark in the pursuit of equitable education for men and women in the United States — Title IX.

Graduation 2022: What an MUHS grad has to say

In conversation with Fairley Olson, a 2022 graduate from Middlebury Union High School, we dive deeper into her scholastic experience and what she believes the future holds for her.