Startup is turning dairy waste into lawn product

When Brendan O’Brien moved back to Vermont in 2016, the Starksboro resident was thinking a lot about the dairy farms scattered throughout the state. More specifically, how to make use of an increasing amount of organic waste piling up on Vermont farms. 

Starksboro startup gets a boost

A relatively new Starksboro business called Dairy Dirt recently got some extra support to help meet its goals for growth.

DandyLion creates artisanal goods from fashion industry scraps

Ashley Farland has spent much of her life making things, like colorful bouquets and fine cuisine. Now she crafting home and kitchen products for her Starksboro business.

Fulbright taking Starksboro teacher to South America

Kerry Lake’s approach to teaching has largely been shaped by her experiences outside the classroom, and more specifically, outside the United States.

Stormwater control help in Starksboro

Cota Ballfields in Starksboro have been plagued by stormwater collecting in its parking lot and for often wet playing fields.

New faces fill 5-town area Town Meeting Day ballots

Two communities in the 5-town area of Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton, New Haven and Starksboro will elect new selectboard members on Town Meeting Day after a handful of incumbents decided not to run again. 

Starksboro hires its first town administrator

The selectboard last month offered Hinesburg resident Rebecca Elder the part-time role, which was adapted from the selectboard assistant position that Elder has held since 2017. 

Historic Starksboro Meeting House hosts candlelight service

The Starksboro Village Meeting House will once again offer its special Christmas Candlelight service, this year on Friday, Dec. 23, at 7 p.m.

Starksboro projects aid pollinators and other wildlife

A white clapboard church sits on Route 116 in the center of Starksboro village. At the front steps of this Baptist church are two container gardens, now home to pollinator-friendly plants. 

Letter to the editor: School district merger fans, foes share same goals

While we may disagree on solutions, we acknowledge our school districts face many difficult problems that are not easy to fix. 

Starksboro farmer uses ‘retro’ practices

When thinking about the future of farming, Starksboro farmer Kerry Kurt believes the key to success lies in the past.

Letter to the editor: MAUSD-ANWSD merger would be detrimental

Despite the Starksboro Save our School committee’s publication of our analysis that the likely tax increase was closer to 3%, the damage had been done.

Starksboro is exploring town solar

The Starksboro Energy Committee is exploring the possibility of placing solar panels on the pavilion’s roof once it’s completed, along with studying other options for meeting the town’s electricity needs through solar. 

A pavilion is on the rise in Starksboro

A group of Starksboro residents is making progress in its efforts to construct a town pavilion, transforming the area behind the town clerk’s office and public library into a recreational space townspeople can enjoy for years to come. 

Starksboro denied exit from MAUSD

A no vote from the town of New Haven thwarted Starksboro’s hard-fought withdrawal effort.

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