Two town meeting items pass unanimously

#MIDDLEBURY By MARJORIE NEEDHAM The few who attended Middlebury’s town meeting May 31 unanimously approved a new town road, Madison Court, and a lease agreement for the lower ... Continue Reading →

“There is a good reason they call these ceremonies ‘commencement exercises.’ Graduation is not the end; it’s the beginning.” ~ Orrin Hatch Continue Reading →

Licensing reminder honors memory of license No. 1

By MARJORIE NEEDHAM Bonnie Bernardi, a long-haired Jack Russell terrier, lived with Jaime and Joe Bernardi in Middlebury for close to 14 years before her passing from cancer May 3. ... Continue Reading →

PAW’S CORNER – More resources for therapy dogs

#THERAPYDOGS #MIDDLEBURY By Sam Mazzotta DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I read your column about the owner whose therapy dog helps children with a fear of dogs. I also have a golden retriever ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – May 31, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY What Is the Difference Laurie Sheck Stein asked what is the difference. She did not ask what is the sameness. Did not ask what like is. Or proximity. Resemblance. Did not ... Continue Reading →

Winning Ways – Winning with enthusiasm

by Pat Iannuzzi Enthusiasm is an emotional state characterized by interest, passion and excitement. Being enthusiastic means acting in an animated and eager manner regarding a person, ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – May 30, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY litany Mahogany L. Browne I wish I knew how It would feel to be free I wish I could break All the chains holding me – Nina Simone today i am a black woman in america & ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – May 29, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY Diorama J. Mae Barizo We went to watch the hawks glow their side of the enclosure eyes wet from looking, afterwards in the museum park I watched Lou rub the lit cigarette ... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day Weekend Events

Saturday, May 28 Middlebury Lions Club members place flags on the graves of veterans buried in Middlebury cemeteries. Sunday, May 29 Veterans’ Memorial Day Ceremony The Middlebury ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – May 28, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY A Few Surprising Turns Ira Sadoff Ultimately the air / Is bare sunlight where must be found / The lyric valuables – George Oppen A few surprising turns follow us everywhere. I ... Continue Reading →