Middlebury Shelters Grapple with Increased Demand, Facing Harsh Weather

Middlebury Shelters Grapple with Increased Demand, Facing Harsh Weather

By NORA PEACHIN

February 21, 2019

MIDDLEBURY - Homelessness in Vermont is sometimes hidden within the state’s signature rolling green hills and idyllic pastures. Though the issue may not be as obvious or prevalent in Vermont as in urban centers across the country, it is nonetheless a serious and growing problem. The Vermont Coali...

Vermont’s Budding Industry: Next State to Tax & Regulate Cannabis?

By SADIE HOUSBERG

February 21, 2019

For those Vermonters advocating for a tax-and-regulate cannabis market, new legislation moving through both the House and the Senate could herald welcome changes. A bill proposed by Representative Sam Young (D-Greensboro) on Friday, Feb. 8, would progressively implement a commercial marijuana market...

Addison Central Teens Learn Boat Building

By BRIDGET COLLITON

February 21, 2019

MIDDLEBURY - For many Middlebury families, February break often serves as a time to spend time with loved ones or enjoy winter sports. Rather than heading to the Snow Bowl or Sugar Bush, however, some Middlebury area teens chose to spend their break working  on something that won’t become useful  until the ice thaws: a sailboat. Since  ...

Middlebury WinterFest Brings Together Community With A Flurry of Cold Weather Celebrations

By KAYLA LICHTMAN

February 21, 2019

MIDDLEBURY - WinterFest, a four-day celebration of all things winter, came to the Middlebury community for the second year in a row this past week. The events, planned by the Better Middlebury Partnership (BMP), brought together Middlebury residents of all ages to enjoy the best of what the cold has to offer, from winter-themed arts and crafts to snow ...

Plastic Bag Ban Advances With Community Support

Plastic Bag Ban Advances With Community Support

By TAYLOR PHILLIPS

February 14, 2019

Middlebury is in the process of discussing a potential plastic bag ban.

VT Lawmakers Vote to Protect Abortion Rights

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

February 14, 2019

With the Court's new conservative majority, Vermont lawmakers are determined to protect Vermonters right to choose.

Green Mountain College Falls to Financial Hardship

Green Mountain College Falls to Financial Hardship

By KENZO OKAZAKI

February 14, 2019

Green Mountain College will be closing their doors at the end of this academic year due to financial constraints.

Roads Taken: Vermont Poets Share Work at Town Reading

Roads Taken: Vermont Poets Share Work at Town Reading

By COURTNEY CRAWFORD

February 14, 2019

The Celebration of Vermont Poets & Poetry brought voices together to be shared with the people of Vermont.

Green Against Gray: A Portrait of Winter Agriculture

Green Against Gray: A Portrait of Winter Agriculture

By ARIADNE WILL

February 14, 2019

Due to its greenhouse setting, Burnt Rock Farm doesn't ever stop producing — even in the coldest months.

Facing Low Wages, Some Employees Forced to Seek Work Elsewhere

Facing Low Wages, Some Employees Forced to Seek Work Elsewhere

By KENSHIN CHO

January 24, 2019

Low wages in certain staff positions have prompted some colleges employees to leave, seeking work in the surrounding area.

An Inside Look at Middlebury Magazine

An Inside Look at Middlebury Magazine

By ELLIE ANDERSON

January 24, 2019

The Middlebury Magazine. What is it?

Where Are Our Feathered Friends?

By ARIADNE WILL

January 24, 2019

A decrease in the number of birds at the feeders sparks interest in a potential declining bird population.

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