Vermont Plants talks at the Library

by Middletown Springs on August 7, 2018

Going Local: Vermont Plants
Sunday Afternoons at the Library Series

“Wild things that make my heart sing”
Wild herbs and other edibles in our community
July 9 at 2 p.m. Presented by Leslie Silver

“Natives in your garden”
Tips on incorporating natives in your garden, especially pollinating gardens, and landscaping.
July 22 at 2 p.m. Presented by Sadie Brown

“A walk in the woods”
Wild Crafting for food and medicine
August 12 at 2 p.m. Presented by Richard Alberty

“Backyard bee keeping”
Backyard bee keeping and why there is much more than honey.
September 9 , 2 p.m. Presented by Cory Brunner

At the Middletown Springs Public Library. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by The Friends of the Middletown Springs Public Library

For information: Call Maureen at 235-1245 or the librarian at 235-2435.

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Strawberry Festival – June 24

by Middletown Springs on June 11, 2018

Shortcake is the centerpiece of the Strawberry Festival

Local artists, craftsmakers and musicians will join  Historical Society volunteers to present the 43nd Annual Middletown Springs Strawberry Festival. Admission is free.

Strawberry lovers are invited on Sunday, June 24 from 2 to 4 pm to the Historical Society on the Green.  The festival features delicious strawberry shortcake made with fresh Vermont strawberries, homemade biscuits, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream, along with iced tea, lemonade or coffee.

Local artists and craftspeople will display and sell their work, including maple products, jewelry, photography, knitted items, honey and beeswax products.  Items donated by Historical Society members and friends will also be for sale to benefit the organization.

Paul Morgan and friends  enliven  the afternoon with acoustic music, and there will be children’s activities.

The Historical Society Museum will be open all afternoon, as well as on Sunday afternoons through October. Admission is free. 

On view in the Museum is the exhibit,  “Saving Sylvanus”, about Sylvanus Haynes (1768- 1826), the first pastor of the Baptist church in Middletown.  In addition are exhibits on the Montvert Hotel and Mineral Springs, and the Middletown History Timeline.

The Mineral Springs Park, located nearby, is open every day, year round.

For more information, contact Pat Hemenway at 235-2421 or David Wright at 235-2376.

Maple Festival Offers Sweet Fun

March 8, 2018

  Maple lore & demonstrations, sweet treats from local kitchens, a raffle and a silent auction featuring local artists and craftspersons, merchants and professionals highlight the 30th Annual Maple Festival of the Middletown Springs Historical Society on Sunday, March 18 from 1-4 pm. The event will feature a demonstration of early maple sugarmaking in a cast […]

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Unofficial Town Meeting Vote Counts

March 8, 2018

Here are the unofficial Town Meeting vote counts from Tuesday’s election, on a total vote count of 320, a little low compared to last year’s Town Meeting of 349. The short report is all Ballot Articles passed. Laura Castle was re-elected as Town Clerk. All unopposed candidates all won. There were a number of write-ins […]

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Pie For Breakfast – March 10

February 6, 2018

Spring must be coming, the trustees at the Middletown Springs Public Library are once again serving up PIE for BREAKFAST!  On Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 8am-11am, they will be serving up PIE with tea, coffee, or juice. The slices are cut thin so it is easy to try many different varieties. Pies are both […]

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GOT NEWS? for January Town Newsletter

December 22, 2017

January Issue of the middleTOWN NEWSletter will be published on January 5.  All news must be submitted no later than January 1. Send news to middletownspringslibrary@gmail.com The middleTOWN NEWSletter is published digitally – on or near the first of the month.  It is posted to the town website, announced on FPF, and send to your […]

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Holiday Craft Fair – Dec 3

November 27, 2017

Come to the 23rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair. Sunday December 3, 10 am – 3 pm at the Middletown Springs School. This one-stop shop will cover many people on your list: choose among syrup and honey, paintings, wreaths, soaps, woodenware, pottery, crafts and so much more. Over 25 exhibitors …  Food sale/refreshments to benefit the Memorial […]

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Unofficial Results of Tuesday’s Special Election

June 7, 2017

There were 260 total votes cast in Tuesday’s special election. Article 1, the proposed repeal of the junk ordinance, failed by a vote of 115-144, with 1 blank. Article 2, the continued property tax exemption for the firehouse, passed by a vote of 206-53, with 1 blank. Article 3, the funding of the Memorial Day […]

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Unofficial Results from Town Meeting – 2017

March 8, 2017

What follows are UNOFFICIAL election results from Middletown Springs. These are from the tabulator tape, and the counting crew was still at work hand-examining ballots when these numbers were released.  Official results will come from the Town Clerk once certified. If there’s anything where the margin of lead was smaller than the blank or spoiled […]

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Act 46 Community Forum

November 9, 2016

A community forum will be held at 7:30 pm on Monday November 14 at the Middletown Springs Elementary School. School board members and administrators will provide an update on our school district’s efforts to improve educational opportunities, lower costs, and meet the requirements of Act 46 by merging with another school district.

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