Vergennes Farmers Market move boosts sales

COLIN GRAY OF Ferrisburgh’s Good Companion Bakery makes a sale on Thursday afternoon at the Vergennes Farmers Market on the City Green. Gray estimates that daily sales are up about 75 percent this year thanks to the market being back downtown and to effective promotion by organizers Chris and Sandy Reck. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy

VERGENNES — Loaves of bread, croissants and pastry were moving steadily off Good Companion Bakery’s table not far from the monument on the Vergennes City Green this past Thursday afternoon.

County's VSP post gets new leadership

VERMONT STATE POLICE Lt. Jeff Danoski, left, is retiring and is ceding the helm of the New Haven Barracks to his colleague, newly promoted Lt. Matthew Daley. Daley has served at the New Haven Barracks since 2014. Independent photo/John Flowers

NEW HAVEN — A new lieutenant is taking the helm of Addison County’s contingent of the Vermont State Police.

And it’s a familiar face.

HOPE forbids rummaging in its Dumpster

THE NONPROFIT HELPING Overcome Poverty’s Effects has put up “no trespassing” signs on the Dumpster at its Middlebury headquarters, in response to Dumpster-diving incidents that they say pose liability issues. Meanwhile, some of those who’ve been doing the diving contend that HOPE is throwing away donated stuff that could be repurposed for low-income people. Photo courtesy of Brenda Dutton

MIDDLEBURY — One person’s trash is another one’s treasure, the old saying goes.


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