Christmas pageant shifts to Zoom

Join Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society via Zoom at on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 4 p.m., for cuteness, chaos, costumes and Christmas cheer with a UU spin. Come be part of the joyful story with Mary, Joseph, shepherds, sheep, angels, animals, wise people and stars. Anyone can play any part — no limits based on gender, age, size or anything else. Put together your own costumes (extra points for virtual/physical backgrounds) and just show up. Take part or just watch and sing along with the t … (read more)

Midd officials condemn racist incident at meeting

Editor’s note: This message came from Brian R. Carpenter, chair of the Middlebury selectboard. In the early moments of the Middlebury selectboard’s July 28 meeting, which was being conducted via Zoom, an unidentified participant hacked into a live PowerPo … (read more)

Seniors are zooming their way to fitness

MIDDLEBURY — Sometimes a chair is just a chair, but right now for many elderly clients at Project Independence a chair can be much more. In fact, after the senior center shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a chair might be a home gym, a dance … (read more)

Elders are Zooming to rekindle friendships

MIDDLEBURY — For most people, the extreme isolation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic is something new. But for stay-at-home seniors in Addison County, loneliness can be an almost constant companion.  That’s why Elderly Services Inc.’s Project Independence … (read more)

Advice on avoiding Zoom bombing

As news reports circulate about business meetings on the videoconferencing platform Zoom being interrupted, the Better Business Bureau is offering advice on how businesses can protect themselves from this so-called “Zoom-bombing.” The FBI reported these t … (read more)