Vergennes restaurants a nexus for new meals program

BAR ANTIDOTE OWNER Ian Huizenga, with help from 3Squares Café owner Matt Birong and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes, is spearheading a new free meals effort that will begin in the city area and could spread wider in Addison County. It will run through at least December and also employ a number of restaurant workers, all thanks to a state-administered federal grant. Independent file photo/Steve James

VERGENNES — A new effort set to begin on Sept. 14 will provide hundreds of free meals to residents in need in the Vergennes area — and possibly beyond at some point.

Rose Archer: It's not enough just to listen

VERGENNES RESIDENT ROSE Archer on Saturday gave the last of her well-received anti-racism presentations on the city green for the Voices in the Park series. Archer urged the almost 40 attendees to engage other citizens in non-threatening conversations about race. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy

VERGENNES — Rose Archer made it clear she appreciated the fact that dozens of her fellow Vergennes residents had come to the city green several times this summer to hear her speak about the virus o

What's under the shire town?

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE GEOLOGY Professor Dave West explains how limestone is susceptible to deterioration over long periods of time, caused by acid levels in rain. With construction exposing downtown bedrock, West took the opportunity to explain what lies beneath our feet. Independent photo/Alexa Lapiner

MIDDLEBURY — The massive railroad tunnel construction project in the downtown has dug deep into Middlebury’s bedrock, exposing a deep-seated geology that most of us rarely — if ever — think about. 


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