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The community relies on organizations like Open Door Clinic and Charter House. How has Covid-19 affected their practices?

The community relies on organizations like Open Door Clinic and Charter House. How has Covid-19 affected their practices?

By MICHAEL FRANK

April 2, 2020

Community-based organizations, tasked with helping the county’s least-privileged residents, are now more necessary than ever. As the town of Middlebury begins to see more cases of the novel coronavirus, local aid organizations like the Open Door Clinic (ODC) and Middlebury’s Charter House are bracing to serve the crush of...

Q & A with Senator Ruth Hardy (D-Addison District) on Covid-19

Q & A with Senator Ruth Hardy (D-Addison District) on Covid-19

By FLORENCE WU

April 2, 2020

Covid-19 has dramatically changed the landscape of life in Addison County and across the state of Vermont in the past few weeks. Middlebury College suspended in-person classes on March 10, and local businesses have been floundering following a March 24 state-issued “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order. As of April 1, Vermon...

Middlebury business affected by Covid-19: What you need to know

Middlebury business affected by Covid-19: What you need to know

By BENJAMIN GLASS and BENJY RENTON

April 2, 2020

The Campus has been keeping track of restaurants and retail outlets in the town of Middlebury during Covid-19. Check below to see the status of town businesses.

Town businesses lay-off staff, offer curbside service following state-wide Stay Home order

Town businesses lay-off staff, offer curbside service following state-wide Stay Home order

By LUCY TOWNEND

April 2, 2020

Middlebury businesses are facing increasing hardship after Governor Phil Scott issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order for the state of Vermont on Tuesday, March 24. Issued as an amendment to the state of emergency declared on March 13, the order prohibits the in-person operation of non-essential businesses, forcing st...

Local business takes hit from mandated closures and quarantined public

Local business takes hit from mandated closures and quarantined public

By BENJAMIN GLASS and LUCY TOWNEND

March 20, 2020

As Middlebury College students evacuated campus and Covid-19 broke out in Vermont, town businesses saw a decline in sales and were forced to close or reduce staff.

Porter Hospital confirms Addison County’s first case of Covid-19

By ANNA WOOD

March 19, 2020

The individual tested positive through Porter Hospital's drive-through testing service and is now self-isolating.

Forgotten Farms at the Marquis highlights cracking US dairy industry

Forgotten Farms at the Marquis highlights cracking US dairy industry

By ANNA WOOD

March 12, 2020

“Forgotten Farms” opens with a panoramic view of a green, picturesque landscape — the charming scenery that defines Vermont. Shown at The Marquis on Wednesday, March 8, the film then turns its spotlight to the dairy farmers who own and manage the majority of this land, juxtaposing these beau...

For local kayakers, Otter Creek Falls is a gem hidden in plain sight

For local kayakers, Otter Creek Falls is a gem hidden in plain sight

By MAREN WALSH

March 12, 2020

“Any kayaker who looks at the falls in Middlebury sees a perfect 15-foot waterfall, just begging to be run,” said Reed Hutton ’19.5. Like many advanced and passionate kayakers, Hutton sees Middlebury Falls as a rewarding challenge. The waterfall is known as an excellent and consistent spot for p...

BevCo sees long lines, drastic sales increase after classes suspended

BevCo sees long lines, drastic sales increase after classes suspended

By BENJAMIN GLASS

March 11, 2020

Students stocked up on drinks after the college announced the suspension of in-person classes.

All articles are approved in annual Middlebury town meeting

All articles are approved in annual Middlebury town meeting

By LUCY TOWNEND and ARIADNE WILL

March 5, 2020

The two most contentious articles of the night were Article 4 and Article 2, both of which allocated additional extra-budget funds to first responder services.

Bernie returns to Vermont roots after competitive Super Tuesday

Bernie returns to Vermont roots after competitive Super Tuesday

By ARIADNE WILL

March 5, 2020

“[This campaign] is about transforming this country,” Bernie Sanders told the crowd on Tuesday. “This movement started right here.”

Beloved Ferrisburgh camel, Ollie, dies at 17

Beloved Ferrisburgh camel, Ollie, dies at 17

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

March 5, 2020

Oliver “Ollie” the camel, for years an unlikely Route 7 celebrity and Vermont’s resident two-humped treasure, died on the evening of Feb. 21 at his farm in Ferrisburgh, Vt. He was 17 years old. Ollie, a seven-foot-tall, 1,500-lb Bactrian camel often described as a “ham for the ca...

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