City centenarian talks of well-lived life

In the course of her almost 101 years on Earth, Vergennes resident Margaret Clifford, better known as Kate, has moved several times, both with her birth family and with her two husbands.  

City council seeks to fill opening

For the second time in the past few months, the Vergennes City Council is looking to fill a vacancy after the resignation of one of its members.

Wastewater improvements on tap for Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, which operates a major helicopter systems development and manufacturing facility in Vergennes, will use a $921,566 government grant to help build a wastewater pretreatment system. 

$25M city senior housing plan good to go

Five years and several setbacks after first launching their plans for a major expansion and renovation of Vergennes Residential Care, a home for seniors just off the city green, Charlotte residents Dan and Rebecca Hassan have finally lined up the financin … (read more)

City truck survey closing soon

Residents of Vergennes and other communities in northwestern Addison County have until Sept. 25 to make their opinions known in a Vermont Agency of Transportation study of how truck traffic in the area should best be handled in the future. 

UPDATED: SUV hits Vergennes man clearing roadkill from Rt. 7

A Vergennes man was seriously injured when he was hit by an SUV while he was aiding an injured animal on Route 7 late on the night of Sept. 6.

Letter to the editor: City rec department, pool staff made the summer special

While losing a parent is never easy, it has been eased by the joy and connections that our pool pass and the children’s swim activities have brought them.

Otter eleven rolls past MAV

Visiting Otter Valley broke away from an early 7-7 tie on Saturday and went on to a 29-7 victory over the Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative football team. 

Maple Café debuts well in Vergennes

Maple Café owner Claudia Amparo said she has been pleased by how well her Vergennes eatery has done in the Kennedy Brothers building since debuting on July 24.

‘The Farm Boy’ to screen in Vergennes on Sunday

Six years in the making, George Woodard’s “The Farm Boy” has been screening at venues throughout Vermont.

Opera house lands $330k in grants

The money will go toward the $1.64 million effort to upgrade accessibility to the theater for all audience members, the stage and green room for all performers, and Vergennes City Hall offices for all visitors. 

Little City dispensary receives warm welcome

The first cannabis dispensary in Vergennes, Little City Greens, has been open for just about a month, just a few steps from the city green — and it’s married owners,  Alyson and Mike Kennedy, call it a “Mom and pot shop.”

City delays plan to study fire, rescue regionalization

The Vergennes City Council once again last week tabled a proposal for a study to be co-funded by Ferrisburgh that would look at the possible benefits of regionalization of the area’s fire and rescue services. 

City council picks educator to fill open seat

The newest Vergennes City Council member is Emily Rossier, an educator who also has experience working in city government in New York state.

$600K grant to help John Graham Shelter fulfill its mission

VERGENNES — John Graham Housing & Services (JGHS) has won a $596,731 grant through the Vermont Housing Opportunity Program (HOP) to increase its support not only for houseless individuals and families, but also for the advocates who assist them. The H … (read more)