Heavy rain damages some local roads

Roads in Ferrisburgh, Monkton, New Haven and Starksboro were closed Thursday morning after heavy rains inundated the region overnight. 

Rooney leaves MAUSD school board

A longtime Starksboro representative on the Mount Abraham Unified School Board has resigned. 

Pair arrested for kidnapping Starksboro resident

State police on Thursday arrested a Hinesburg man and Essex woman after they allegedly assaulted the Route 116 resident.

Amy Johnston helped build community at Robinson School

Over the past three decades, Amy Johnston has become a key part of the Robinson Elementary School community. 

Rodrigo Placencia to play at the Starksboro Library

The final concert in the Five Town Friends of the Arts “Winter Into Spring Musical Library Tour” will be Rodrigo Placencia. He will perform on Thursday, May 16, at the Starksboro Library.

Vermont State Police Log: Troopers cite drivers for DUI

A two-vehicle crash on Route 22A just north of Town Line Road in Addison on April 15 netted a drugged driving charge for a Vergennes driver.

Mount Abe school budget fails at ballot box again (UPDATED)

Voters in the Mount Abraham Unified School District on Tuesday defeated a proposed $35.9 million spending plan by 57 votes.

Weis tapped to lead Robinson Elementary

Starksboro’s Robinson Elementary School will welcome a new principal in July. 

Starksboro Meetinghouse gets $100,000 boost

The Preservation Trust of Vermont has given a Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization grant of $100,000 to the Starksboro Meetinghouse to support exterior repairs, structural improvements, and the expansion of the Starksboro Cooperative Preschool. 

Starksboro Rep. Caleb Elder to run for state Senate

Democratic state Rep. Caleb Elder of Starksboro won’t seek reelection; he will instead run for one of the two state Senate seats representing Addison County, Huntington, Rochester and Buel’s Gore.

Young Tradition Touring Group to play in Starksboro

The Young Tradition Vermont Touring Group will perform at the Starksboro Village Meeting House on Saturday, March 16, at 7 p.m., after a day of village events including a Chili Cook-Off competition and the annual Sugar on Snow Party. 

Major Starksboro sugarworks changes hands

Sugarmaker Dave Folino has spent over four decades tapping trees in the woods of Starksboro’s Hillsboro Mountain. 

Play Every Town musician stops in Starksboro

In May 2022 composer-pianist David Feurzeig embarked on Play Every Town: 252 free concerts in each of Vermont’s 252 towns to confront climate change through the power of community and music. On Friday, Oct. 20, he will perform in Starksboro.

Hollow Brook gets new flow

Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC), Lewis Creek Association (LCA), and landowners have removed the old bridge abutments and concrete in Hollow Brook near Lazy Brook Manufactured Housing Community on Hollow Road in Starksboro.

Planners seek fix for Lewis Creek flooding

Plans are afoot to address recurring flooding along the southernmost area of the Lewis Creek, which runs along Route 116 near homes in Starksboro and a portion of Bristol.

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