Johnson’s racial justice committee has a new leader. Sophia Berard — a graduate student studying clinical mental health counseling — is the group’s new chair. She takes over for Rick Auperlee, who resigned in May.

Morristown voters might have an opportunity to go to the polls later this summer to vote on things as disparate as saying hello to more all-terrain vehicles and saying good-bye to Stowe as a member of the merged school district, but they won’t be voting for someone to fill a spot on the selectboard.

Ken Tourangeau was elected to a two-year seat on the Johnson village trustees board, besting Kyle Nuse and Tess Milner in a three-way race.

Eden town clerk and treasurer Candy Vear and assistant clerk and treasurer Donna Whitcomb noted in their annual report that Town Meeting Day 2020, just a week before the start of the coronavirus pandemic, was your normal annual meeting affair. It was arguably the last normal thing until quit…

Despite vocal opposition from both town officials and citizens, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation approved a permit last week to let Working Dog Septic spread septic waste on a field next to the Lamoille River.

The village of Johnson will vote in a new trustee Tuesday to a board that has seen turnover and contention over disagreements about racial justice issues in the past year.


Despite the state’s planned reopening in July — if not sooner — many expect Vermonters to stick to the outdoors when it comes to summer recreation.

Coronavirus: Local Business Operations

Tryouts for Post 33 Yeti 14U summer baseball will be held Sunday, June 6, 2:30-4 p.m., Peoples Academy baseball field, Morrisville.

On June 2, during a special court of honor, three Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 876 in Morrisville were honored for their achievement of the Dr. Luis W. Alvarez Supernova Award, which recognizes superior achievement by a Cub Scout in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Lamoille Chamber of Commerce is holding an in-person mixer Monday, June 21, 5-7 p.m., at the Copley Country Club Veranda Bar & Grill, 441 Copley Country Club Road, Morrisville.

Representatives from the Lamoille County Planning Commission, including Kate Lalley, are interested in gathering input from Watervillians about their concerns over speed limits through town, and exploring ways to mitigate that.

Madeleine Ziminsky, a student at Stowe High School, helped organize walkouts at both Stowe and Peoples Academy in Morrisville on Tuesday to commemorate one year since the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.  

Melora Griffis, “peace bridge,” 2021, acrylic, fabric, glitter and thread on muslin, 56x72 inches.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!