Stuff I Wrote: June 11 – 17

Meals on Wheels reduces staff; volunteers are angry – The Addison IndependentAge Well, a non-profit based in Burlington that oversees a number of programs in Vermont, including Meals on Wheels in four counties, fired their volunteer coordinators in each county due to federal funding concerns. Volunteers are not happy and say that doing so will cripple the program.

Downtown Middlebury tax district seeks extension to continue work on economic development – The Addison Independent

The town of Middlebury is looking to renew a seven-year ordinance that places a special tax on non-residential properties in downtown Middlebury. This money is used to fund improvement projects in the area, but some property owners are wary of paying even more in property tax.

Middlebury Union High School graduates; Work hard, speak up, and take action – The Addison Independent

A fun feature on the MUHS class of 2017 graduation.

Community rallies as farmer fights deportation – The Addison Independent

A GoFundMe campaign has raised thousands of dollars for a local farmer who was told he will be deported in a few weeks. The family declined to speak on the record at this time about their situation.

If articles are unable to be accessed due to a paywall, please see the publication’s tab above for a link to a Google Doc version.

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