Chamber of Commerce awards Addison County excellence

The Addison County Chamber of Commerce recognized several area businesses and individuals for excellence this past Thursday during its annual meeting at the Vergennes Opera House.

Letter to the editor: Consider better ways to put nonprofits on ballots

While many are eager to return to “business as usual,” the pandemic taught us that some systems and processes can and should be reimagined.

Editorial: A $700,000 goal to reach

The United Way and the community’s support of its $700,000 goal is vital. That money helps over 20 area community nonprofits fill-in the gaps in funding where it’s most needed.

United Way lifts its fundraising goal

The United Way of Addison County (UWAC) has announced a $700,000 goal for its 2022-2023 fundraising campaign, which will officially kick off in two weeks with a “Days of Caring” event that will see area residents volunteer for chores at some of the organi … (read more)

MUHS students receive scholarships

MIDDLEBURY — United Way of Addison County (UWAC) fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth in Addison County. In that spirit, UWAC honors local high school seniors through the “Live United” Volunteer Scholarship Award … (read more)

United Way rewards high school volunteers

United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth. In that spirit, the organization will honor local high school seniors through its “LIVE UNITED” Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a gener … (read more)

United Way campaign just shy of goal

MIDDLEBURY — Addison County residents and businesses are demonstrating their trademark generosity at a time when it’s most needed, according to managers of the United Way of Addison County’s (UWAC), whose latest annual fund drive continues to face the for … (read more)

United Way announces new board members

MIDDLEBURY — United Way of Addison County has announced the appointment of four new members to their Board of Directors: Maria Collette, Jon Crystal, Bill LaDue, and Shane Whaley. Maria Collette grew up in Massachusetts but moved to Vermont 23 years ago a … (read more)

United Way alters its fundraising strategy

MIDDLEBURY — The COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily changed the way companies and individuals interact and do business. But the United Way of Addison County (UWAC) officials hope the worldwide virus doesn’t change people’s longstanding generosity when it c … (read more)

United Way makes a push to meet increased needs

ADDISON COUNTY — The United Way of Addison County (UWAC) and four anonymous donors have launched a new fundraising push to help the county nonprofit and the agencies it supports aid those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.  UWAC Executive Director Hele … (read more)

Letter to the editor: United Way offers ways to care during coronavirus

Addison County residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations seem to be changing daily. Social distancing is undoubtedly an appropriate measure to take in an effort to prevent/limit the spread of COVID-19. It has also resulted in many local businesse … (read more)

United Way continues fund drive; new generation chips in

MIDDLEBURY — The United Way of Addison County has thus far raised $390,000 toward its 2019-2020 campaign goal of $635,000, leaving $245,000 to raise before the books close on the annual fund drive at the end of June. “This is the time of year where giving … (read more)

HELP Drug prevention program serves area’s hidden problems

ADDISON COUNTY — Driving around Addison County it might be hard to believe that our youth are engaging in risky behaviors. Coming into Bristol, you’ll see packs of teens waiting to use their student discount in a line at Cubbers restaurant during the scho … (read more)

United Way Days of Caring marks 25 years

ADDISON COUNTY — At United Way, volunteering is a way of life. United Way of Addison County (UWAC) connects people to volunteer opportunities all year long, but for two days in September, they bring it to the next level. Days of Caring is an annual event … (read more)

Stuff the Bus helps families meet needs

ADDISON COUNTY — Preparing for school at the end of summer break by purchasing backpacks and school supplies is an annual event for some, filled with excitement and anticipation for new beginnings. But it’s not a realistic expectation for many kids in Add … (read more)