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10 Things You Didn’t Know About our Town

10 Things You Didn’t Know About our Town

One of the New Hampshire Grants, Middlebury was chartered by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth on November 2, 1761. The name « Middlebury » came from its location between the towns of Salisbury and New Haven. It was awarded to John Evarts and 62 others.

Report From Monday’s Financial Town Meeting

Report From Monday’s Financial Town Meeting

A town meeting is a form of direct democratic rule, used primarily in portions of the United States – principally in New England – since the 17th century, in which most or all the members of a community come together to legislate policy and budgets for local government.

TownPress Half Marathon Draws over 500 Runners

TownPress Half Marathon Draws over 500 Runners

A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 kilometres (13.1094 mi). It is half the distance of a marathon and usually run on roads. Participation in half marathons has grown steadily. One of the main reasons for this is that it is a challenging distance, but does not require the same level of training that a marathon does.

Holiday Reading: The Best Books to Read This Summer

Holiday Reading: The Best Books to Read This Summer

Writing is a system of linguistic symbols permitting one to transmit and conserve information. Writing appears to have developed between the 7th millennium BC and the 4th millennium BC, first in the form of early mnemonic symbols which became a system of ideograms or pictographs through simplification.

Travel Tips: America’s 20 Best National Parks

Travel Tips: America’s 20 Best National Parks

A national park is a park in use for conservation purposes. Often it is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns. Although individual nations designate their own national parks differently, there is a common idea: the conservation of wild nature for posterity and as a symbol of national pride.

2015 Municipal Election Results

2015 Municipal Election Results

Local elections vary widely across jurisdictions. In electoral system that roughly follow the Westminster model, a terminology has evolved with roles such as Mayor or Warden to describe the executive of a city, town or region, although the actual means of elections vary.

Famous Mountain Bike Trails Near TownPress

Famous Mountain Bike Trails Near TownPress

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes. Mountain bikes share similarities with other bikes, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain.

Guide: How to Pick the Perfect Gift for Your Partner

Guide: How to Pick the Perfect Gift for Your Partner

A birthday is an occasion when a person or institution celebrates the anniversary of their birth. Birthdays are celebrated in numerous cultures, often with a gift, party, or rite of passage.

Interview with Town Clerk Aleksander Pim

Interview with Town Clerk Aleksander Pim

A clerk is a senior official of many municipal governments in the English-speaking world. In some communities, the position is elected, but in many others, the clerk is appointed to their post.

Results of Annual Table Tennis Tournament

Results of Annual Table Tennis Tournament

Table tennis, also referred to as ping pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using a small, round bat. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net.