Student takes time from class to fight fires

A.J. Rossbach, a Middlebury College student from Seattle, is breaking boundaries locally and nationwide as a volunteer at the Middlebury Fire Department.

Swimmer Ian Grimmer goes the distance

When Middlebury resident Ian Grimmer stepped into the waters of Lake Memphremagog in Newport earlier this month he knew he wouldn’t be on dry land again for quite a while — more than a dozen hours. But such a long period being wet was nothing new to the 5 … (read more)

Orchestra to accompany films at MNFF screening event

Live music will accompany a slate of films screened at Middlebury College during next week’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival.

Rep. Conlon retains his Addison-2 House seat

Incumbent Rep. Peter Conlon has won the Democratic primary for the Addison-2 Vermont House district after ballots were counted on Tuesday.

Face painter shows skills at the fair

Olivia Welford, also known as The Face Paint Girl, brought her paints, brushes and Midwestern charm to the Addison County Fair & Field Days this week.

Shard Villa gets a facelift

Shard Villa, located on Shard Villa Road off Three Mile Hill Road in Western Salisbury, is undergoing an extensive exterior paint job, headed by Glenn Stearns of Stearns Painting of West Rutland.

McCauley takes reins as interim college provost

Long-time Middlebury College professor Michelle McCauley will step in as College Provost after Jeff Cason, who held the post, died suddenly on July 14 following a short battle with cancer.

Vermont Primary election voter guide 2022

Read about each of the candidates in this Primary Election Guide, consider your options, then vote in the election, either in person next Tuesday or by dropping your mail-in ballot in the U.S. mail or at your town clerk’s office.

College mourns the passing of Jeff Cason

Middlebury College Provost Jeff Cason passed away on July 14 suddenly after enduring treatments for a cancer that was diagnosed this spring.

Julie Basol promotes the Little City

Take one pace into Vergennes City Hall and turn to the right. There, you’ll find Julie Basol, the marketing and development coordinator of the Vergennes Partnership, a non-profit organization that works with local Vergennes businesses to upgrade and impro … (read more)

Midd. water dept. encourages conserving water while well is offline

The Middlebury Water Department will be shutting off Palmer Springs, the town’s largest water source, on Friday, July 15, to install a new pump. Palmer Springs should be back up and running late on Monday, July 18.

Addison Central Teens program makes a difference

The Addison Central Teens program welcomes all teens between the ages of 12 and 18 to join them in various programs both during the academic school year and throughout the summer.

Seniors see changes to routine during, after COVID

The pandemic has undoubtedly changed the lives of every single person — for some drastically so. But for older adults, greater negative outcomes have stretched far and wide for what seems like a longer time. Nevertheless, seniors have found ways to cope w … (read more)

Mount Abe grad lured back to the Green Mountains

Thomas Dickerson just might be at the frontline of a trend reversing the all-too-familiar trend of young people growing up in Vermont then leaving for greener pastures elsewhere.

Middlebury student pleads innocent to misdemeanors

A white Middlebury College student who police allege took part in a racist attack on some Black students on campus this past April this week pleaded innocent to criminal charges.