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Why Not Ban Yik Yak?

October 8, 2014

From time to time, the editorial board simply cannot come to a consensus around an issue — banning anonymous posting on forums like Yik Yak is one of them. We as two members of the editorial board would...

Weybridge to Host Spring Feast

May 8, 2013

On Sunday, May 12, Weybridge House will host its spring feast on the lawn at 28 Weybridge Street starting at 5 p.m. Having chosen a Mad Hatter Garden Party theme, organizers of the feast promise a bounty...

Fran Putnam (second from left) hosts a workshop with fellow energy activists. (Courtesy Weybridge Energy Committee)

Efficiency Vermont Pushes Energy Challenge

May 1, 2013

As homeowners in the area consider their energy bills, the questions of what fuel to use, whether or not it will be renewable and how much it will cost are constantly arising. Yet while some might save...

Doyle Polls Vermonters on Major Issues

Doyle Polls Vermonters on Major Issues

April 17, 2013

  For the last 41 years, Vermont state senator Bill Doyle (R) has distributed a survey to Vermonters asking them about some of the most pressing issues facing the state. This year marks the 42nd...

Jerry, of Ben & Jerry’s, speaks last Thurs. of the company’s plan to go GMO-free. (Courtesy of Cat Buxton)

Vermont Group Pushes for GMO Labeling

March 6, 2013

  On Thursday, Feb. 28, a group of 50 gathered at the American Legion in Middlebury, Vt. to connect with the Vermont Right to Know GMO coalition, a group that is campaigning to require the labeling...

HOPE will host a ski even this Sunday. (Courtesy of Sue Byers)

Connecting with Community: HOPE

February 20, 2013

Coming up this weekend on Sunday, Feb. 24, a local poverty-fighting organization called HOPE will host the fundraiser “Ski and Ride for HOPE” at the Snowbowl and the Rikert Nordic Center in Middlebury,...

Angry Vermonters protest the construction of wind turbines on ridgelines. (Courtesy of VPR)

Wind Debate Divides Vermont

February 13, 2013

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, during the second week of the 2013 legislative session, state senators Robert Hartwell (D) and Joseph Benning (R) introduced a bill calling for a three-year moratorium on all large-scale...

Steve Arnold (left), Michael Wood (center) and Meegen Smith (right) face meth charges. (Courtesy/Addison County Independent)

Three Accused in Local Meth Bust

December 5, 2012

On Wednesday, Nov. 21 two residents of Hancock, Vt., Steven Arnold and Michael Wood, appeared in court to respond to the allegations of manufacturing and distributing methamphetamines out of their home...

Middlebury’s own Otter Creek Brewing Company, pictured above, won four medals — a gold, a silver and two bronze — at the Great International Beer Fest in Providence. RI. (Courtesy/New Market Press VT)

Otter Creek Brewery Wins Big at International Fair

December 5, 2012

Otter Creek Brewing Co. of Middlebury has made a name for itself within the nearby community and beyond. Recently they took home four medals (gold, silver and two bronze) at the Great International Beer...

Sandy Dusts Vermont, Ravages the Coast

November 7, 2012

Despite the bleak forecast and closures throughout Vermont prior to Sandy, the state experienced only minor flooding and high winds in the aftermath of the storm. Meanwhile, areas along the northeast coast...

Students Help Farm Prepare for Sandy

October 31, 2012

On Saturday, Oct. 27, a group of students travelled to Evening Song Farm south of Rutland in Cuttingsville, Vt. to help with the last of the harvest before Hurricane Sandy hit. The owners of the farm have...

Candidates Randy Brock (left) and Peter Shumlin (right) vie for governorship this fall. (Courtesy/WCAX)

Sparks Fly in Vermont’s Final Gubernatorial Debate

October 24, 2012

On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Vermont gubernatorial race heated up during the WPTZ-televised crossfire between democratic incumbent Peter Shumlin and republican challenger Randy Brock, which marked the final...

Chicken and Beer

October 10, 2012

Before his verse on that Justin Beiber song “Baby,” Ludacris laid down one of the hottest and most forgotten records of 2003, called simply, “Chicken-n-Beer.” This title has stuck with me for...

MALT Makes Progress with New Director

October 10, 2012

On Sept. 17, the Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) hired a new executive director, Carl Robinson, to oversee all of the current and future projects in store for the organization. The land trust was incorporated...

Van Jones offers a moving speech about the importance of moving to a green collar economy to VNRC members and supports. (Campus/Jeremy Read)

Van Jones inspires at VNRC 50th Anniversary

September 26, 2012

Last Saturday, Sept. 22, students rode north to Shelburne Farms to mingle with some of the state’s and the nation’s strongest environmental voices — including celebrated author and environmental...

Reality TV Comes to Local Dealership

September 19, 2012

After releasing films like The Hunger Games and The Expendables 2 this summer, the Lionsgate production company has recently started filming an eight episode series called Family Trade about G Stone Motors,...

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