Abby Ledoux

About Abby Ledoux

Georgia, Vt. native Abby Ledoux started as a reporter at the Milton Independent in March 2014 after graduating summa cum laude with a journalism degree from Emerson College in Boston. Her work at the Indy has earned her numerous regional awards, including Vermont Press Association's 2014-2015 Rookie of the Year. Abby was promoted to associate editor of the Indy along with the Colchester Sun and Essex Reporter in March 2016. She now lives back in Georgia and is passionate about politics, music and spinning in her free time.

Latest From Abby Ledoux:

Up, up and away

Standing in a woven wicker basket nearly 2,700 feet off the ground is a good way to gain some perspective. Everything is small – swimming pools, parking lots, highways. More than half a mile above the earth, you quickly realize …  Read more

Pumpkins, projects draw praise

On a crisp Saturday morning, Milton families gathered in Bombardier Park to munch on apple cider donuts and celebrate the completion of over a year’s worth of projects. Milton Recreation hosted the park improvements ceremony on October 11, where it …  Read more

Aiming high

The town of Georgia can now count among its namesakes a Vermont Air National Guard fighter jet. Aircraft 365 was named the “Spirit of Georgia” by the 158th Fighter Wing, which recently dedicated each of its 23 F-16Cs to Vermont …  Read more

Open for business

The much buzzed-about Dollar General on Georgia’s Route 7 opened for business on Sunday, Sept. 14, much to some locals’ chagrin. Last Saturday, the store held its grand opening. Dollar General spokeswoman Crystal Ghassemi said the retailer foregoes traditional ribbon …  Read more

Melissa Fisher: An open door policy

Each fall, schools around Vermont recognize their most excellent educators. In Milton and Georgia, colleagues nominate candidates for the University of Vermont Outstanding Teacher award, presented at an annual banquet. Up to 100 teachers are nominated each year in the …  Read more

Georgia man at large

A Georgia man is wanted by Vermont State Police for escape, failure to appear in court and grand larceny. Police say 29-year-old Travis W. Sweeney escaped on foot after state police, U.S. Marshals and a U.S. Border Patrol K9 unit …  Read more

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