Locals help get clean water to a small town in Mexico

Some Addison County philanthropists and people of faith helped a Mexican town with links to migrant farm workers here.

Birong works to legalize funeral pyres

Vergennes Rep. Matt Birong’s effort to make open cremation, or funeral pyres, legal in Vermont has roots in Star Wars.

Vergennes gets a new police chief

The promotion of Interim Vergennes Police Chief Jason Ouellette to the permanent head of the city police department became official on Tuesday.

Council taps Austin & fills boards

The council heard that new Mayor Chris Bearor would donate his $1,000 annual stipend, honored two newly departed city officials, re-elected its deputy mayor and made a long list of appointments.

City eyes election on opera house, Maple Broadband

On Tuesday the Vergennes City Council discussed a special city election that could be scheduled for late this spring or early summer and have multiple items on the ballot.

City pool needs work — soon

The Vergennes city pool’s pump, electrical system and site drainage all need work before the popular pool can open for the summer, Councilor Sue Rakowski told the Vergennes City Council on Tuesday. 

Vergennes picks three councilors, three school directors and a new mayor

Vergennes voters on Tuesday decided two contested races for major city offices, while also confirming that Chris Bearor will be the city’s new mayor.

Hannah Sessions presents new work on ‘transitions’

Hannah Session’s solo exhibit once again ushers Northern Daughters Fine Art Gallery in Vergennes into springtime in Vermont.

Letter to the editor: Haven family gives their thanks

This is in regards to your article about the Haven portraits.

How a Vergennes ice cream business is growing

A grant from the Northeast Dairy Innovation Center indirectly resulted in lu•lu’s adding its newest product — goal milk gelato.

City park eyed for communication hub

Maple Broadband, the quasi-municipal nonprofit entity undertaking a mission of providing high-speed internet to underserved and unserved areas of Addison County, has approached Vergennes about an easement in one of its city parks on which it hopes to inst … (read more)

Meet the Vergennes council candidates

Four candidates are on the March 7 ballot in Vergennes seeking two-year terms on the Vergennes City Council.

Two vying for seat on Vergennes-area school board

The Town Meeting Day ballot sees two candidates, Margaret Carrera-Bly and Chrystal Little, both seeking a term on the Addison Northwest School District Board.

City mayor-in-waiting pledges to listen to all

The presumptive next mayor of Vergennes certainly has a history of serving his community.

City to get new mayor, contest for council

Vergennes will have a new mayor, at least one new member of the city council, and a new city representative on the Addison Northwest School District Board after voting on Town Meeting Day.