in Middlebury are
debating whether to rebuild or replace the town’s 100-year-old municipal
building and gymnasium. Preliminary
estimates for the proposed 16,000 to 19,000-square-foot municipal offices range from $6 million to $10 million.
Middlebury’s Select Board is forming a special task force to
develop a plan for on-going management of the Middlebury River in the
wake of Tropical Storm Irene. Residents in East Middlebury have raised concerns about the dredging and re-channeling of the river following the storm.