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Departing professor details campus racism
by meganj on 02/07/2020 at 7:59 pm
MIDDLEBURY — Marissel Hernández-Romero, a Black professor from Puerto Rico, began a three-year appointment at Middlebury College in the Department of Luso-Hispanic Studies in 2017.
Abdulaziz offers his view on police response
by meganj on 02/07/2020 at 7:43 pm
BASHIRU ABDULAZIZ RECENTLY shared his concerns about being the focus of a June 22 police investigation in Middlebury. The Brandon resident believes the color of his skin might have played a role in how the case was reported and investigated. Photo courtesy of Bashiru Abdulaziz BRANDON — A […]
Bridport Dem seeks Vermont House seat
by meganj on 02/07/2020 at 7:38 pm
BRIDPORT DEMOCRAT JUBILEE MCGILL is challenging incumbent Rep. Harvey Smith, R-New Haven, for the Addison-5 House seat that represents Bridport, New Haven and Weybridge. Photo courtesy of Jubilee McGill BRIDPORT — Jubilee McGill knows what it’s like to struggle.
'Defund the police' arrives in Middlebury
by meganj on 25/06/2020 at 6:42 pm
MIDDLEBURY — More than a dozen people have asked officials here to redirect the Middlebury Police Department’s voter-approved $46,234 budget increase for fiscal year 2021, and to begin looking at w
ACSD likely to keep just 3 or 4 elementary schools open
by meganj on 25/06/2020 at 6:38 pm
MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central School District has resumed long-range planning for its Middlebury-area buildings, only this time officials will be focusing on how the ACSD might reduce its comple
College will reopen this fall, cautiously
by John McCright on 25/06/2020 at 6:16 pm
IN ANTICIPATION OF reopening this fall, Middlebury College has contracted with a telehealth company to help provide counseling, psychiatric, nutritional and medical services to students, no matter where they are physically. Health Services is also working with other departments to ensure that all […]
Deputy stops speeding trooper in Monkton
by meganj on 25/06/2020 at 5:50 pm
STATE POLICE LT. Cory Lozier was stopped by an Addison County sheriff’s deputy for driving 25 mph over the speed limit in Monkton. MONKTON — Vermont State Police will not say what, if any, discipline the department has imposed on a lieutenant and special teams commander stopped for […]
UPDATED: Fire burns Tourterelle; historic Route 7 building is saved
by John McCright on 19/06/2020 at 3:52 pm
Editor's note: This story was updated on Thursday, June 25, to add in the GoFundMe campaign and other more up-to-date details.
ACSD schools prep for in-person classes
by meganj on 18/06/2020 at 8:14 pm
MIDDLEURY — While the 2019–2020 academic year ended for most Vermont students just last week, Addison Central School District officials are already busy studying how in-person classes could be reco
Local lawyer seeks high bailiff's job
by meganj on 18/06/2020 at 8:12 pm
DAVE SILBERMAN IS running for high bailiff. MIDDLEBURY — The office of high bailiff has drawn little attention through the years. And why should it?