ACORN retrenches after COVID cash crunch

LYNN COALE, THE former head of the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center, will be leaving his job as director of the Addison County Relocalization Network next week. The nonprofit that promotes local farms is suffering a cash crunch after its two biggest sources of funds were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Independent file photo/Trent Campbell

ADDISON COUNTY — The Addison County Relocalization Network has cut its top administrator and is honing its mission after experiencing a major revenue shortfall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vergennes youth keep focus on anti-racism

MEMBERS OF ONE of three anti-racism discussion groups on the Vergennes city green on Saturday listen intently as VUHS graduate Rory Patch, back center left, makes a point. Patch is one of the half-dozen members of the school’s Racial and Social Justice Alliance who organized the event. Independent photo/Andy Kirkaldy

VERGENNES — For the third straight Saturday afternoon organizers staged an anti-racism event on the Vergennes city green: This time members of the Vergennes Union High School Racial and Social Just

College will reopen this fall, cautiously

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 students receive regular information about mental health and medical self-care. Independent photo/Alexa Lapiner

This story, which was first published online on Monday, June 22, was updated on Thursday, June 25.


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