Health & Wellbeing: If you're going to 'cleanse,' read up and take care

SHERI BEDARD, SHOWN with her Juice Amour co-founder David Bedard in their Middlebury store location, says cleanses can help eliminate cravings, improve energy and give your digestive system a rest.

You’ve probably heard of “cleansing.” Maybe your hip aunt swears by them, or you’ve seen bloggers raving about their green juice detox with amazing results, or maybe a best friend tried one once bu

Health & Wellbeing: Come Alive Outside takes steps to go digital

COME ALIVE OUTSIDE Summer Passports have adjusted to the reality of COVID-19, suggests ways kids can explore the outdoors in their own back yards this summer. Photo courtesy of Haley Rice

Come Alive Outside is a program in Vermont communities that inspires collaborative community systems to create the awareness, intention, and opportunity for people to live healthier lives outside. 

Students from around the county form virtual choir

UNDER THE DIRECTION of high school choral directors Liz LeBeau (Middlebury), Megan LaRose (Mount Abe) and Cailin O’Hara (Vergennes), dozens of student vocalists recorded themselves singing the Vermont state song. LeBeau and LaRose mixed the audio, and Kurt Broderson of Middlebury Community TV edited and produced the video. Video screenshot

Social distancing and closed schools brought on by COVID-19 meant that the 70 young Addison County singers who contributed to


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