City applies for additional sidewalk funding

Vergennes is applying for a $119,337 grant through the Agency of Transportation that city officials hope will allow a long-awaited new stretch of sidewalk to be installed between Macdonough Drive and the north side of the Otter Creek bridge.

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.

Vergennes mulls street-paving and sidewalk projects

VERGENNES — Unknowns ran through Tuesday’s Vergennes City Council discussion — its first — on the upcoming Fiscal Year 2022 budget, which the council will set by June 30 for the following 12 months. But it was clear councilors and Public Works Supervisor … (read more)

Vergennes City Council affirms sidewalk project

VERGENNES — A grant-funded Main Street sidewalk project that Vergennes officials have long said will better help link the city’s downtown with its Otter Creek basin area and public docks is back on track after a summer controversy. The proposed 400-foot s … (read more)

Vergennes gets grant for sidewalk extension

VERGENNES — Vergennes has been awarded a $202,000 grant to fund the lion’s share of extending Main Street sidewalk from Macdonough Drive to the Otter Creek bridge. The bequest, announced earlier this week, was part of the Vermont Agency of Transportation’ … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Thanks to many for new sidewalk

Compliments, appreciation, and congratulations are extended to the selectboards of Weybridge and Middlebury as well as the construction company for the completion of the sidewalk from Weybridge Street to the connection on Seymour Street.  This addition is … (read more)

Middlebury, Weybridge move forward on sidewalk

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury and Weybridge officials have picked a contractor to build more than 2,000 feet of new sidewalk that will link Seymour Street to Otter View Park off Pulp Mill Bridge Road. It’s a $760,000 project that’s scheduled to be completed nex … (read more)