Neighbors care for welcoming Weybridge gardens

The historic Pulp Mill Bridge spanning Otter Creek between Middlebury and Weybridge has been a major tourist stop for many years.

Fall Guide: Take a walk on Morgan Horse Farm’s new trails

Thanks to the hard work of summer interns, the Morgan Horse Farm in Weybridge now has 1.1 miles of walking trails.

Creek unsettles the dead in Weybridge

The old Stow Cemetery has been giving up its dead to the at-times ferocious and unforgiving Otter Creek.

Morgan Horse Farm to fete statue centenary

WEYBRIDGE — The life-size bronze Statue of Justin Morgan, the first Morgan horse, that stands at the University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm turns 100 years old this fall. An event on Oct. 2 to celebrate the occasion will be hosted onsite. Guided by an or … (read more)

Creek unsettles the dead in Weybridge

MIDDLEBURY — The Weybridge selectboard is proving attentive to all of its residents — even those who haven’t paid taxes nor drawn breath for more than 150 years.At issue are the roughly 20 residents of the old Stow Cemetery at the end of Gooseneck Bend Ro … (read more)

Morgan Horse Farm to fete statue centenary

WEYBRIDGE — The life-size bronze Statue of Justin Morgan, the first Morgan horse, that stands at the University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm turns 100 years old this fall. An event on Oct. 2 to celebrate the occasion will be hosted onsite.Guided by an ori … (read more)

Somewhere in Afghanistan, my friend is hiding

I’ve been emailing with a friend I once worked with, a musician who’s in hiding in Afghanistan. He helped me a lot, years ago when we worked together out of Kabul on a project, and now I don’t know how to help him at all. I’m not even sure it’s safe to sh … (read more)

Weybridge’s Chris Bohjalian publishes historical thriller

Looking for a summer novel? Lucky for us, Weybridge author Chris Bohjalian published “Hour of the Witch” just last month. But don’t expect this book to last more than a week on your bed stand — five bucks says you’ll be up into the wee hours of the mornin … (read more)

Christina Johnston to lead Weybridge — again

WEYBRIDGE — The next principal of Weybridge Elementary School will need no introduction to the community she’s about to serve — again.Addison Central School District Superintendent Peter Burrows confirmed Christina Johnston will move into the job, which s … (read more)

Weybridge principal tapped for ACSD post

MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central School District has made a hire from within its own ranks to succeed Director of Student Services Vicki Wells, who recently agreed to become the new principal of Neshobe Elementary School in Brandon. Current Weybridge Elem … (read more)

Weybridge seed swap set for May 22

WEYBRIDGE — With folks spending more time in their yards and gardens over the past year, the Weybridge Energy Committee is offering an outdoor event for community residents to share seeds and plant starts and to learn about electric lawn and garden equipm … (read more)

Weybridge writers have more fun with haikus

“Life during the COVID epidemic,” the theme of Weybridge’s Third Annual Haiku Competition, attracted 178 wide-ranging reflections from 28 writers across Vermont and several states. “We need to be nurturing our spirits as well as our bodies in this difficu … (read more)

Taking the Electric Vehicle plunge: pros and cons

ADDISON COUNTY — Taborri Bruhl and his family in New Haven know a few things about electric vehicles (EVs). “My wife, Susan, and I have driven EVs since 2013, when we leased two Nissan Leafs,” Bruhl told the Independent. “We loved the cars, and when the l … (read more)

A mother’s letters lead to healing after loss

MIDDLEBURY — Dan Humphrey packed a lot of living in his 26 years. Educator, teacher, musician, athlete, husband. He was an inspiration to his family, friends and many others who marveled at his ability to face a terminal illness with bravery, dignity and … (read more)

Weybridge needs to collect more taxes

WEYBRIDGE — Weybridge residents thought they’d dispensed with their 2020 tax bills last October. But the taxman cometh again, this time requesting retroactive payment of taxes that were understated last fall due to what local officials are calling “incorr … (read more)

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