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:

Milton awarded $875k housing grant

Milton homeowner Kerry McManamon hosted U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and other officials at her home on Hillary Lane last Friday, where a new round of almost $4 million in federal grant money was announced. Milton received $875,500, the largest chunk …  Read more

Boat launch ready for summer

Seeing concrete slabs sitting in the Georgia Beach parking lot, visitors may think the boat launch renovation never materialized – but they would be wrong, beach manager Kerry Burke said. “A lot of people seem to think it was never …  Read more

Woodward steps down

After over a decade in municipal government, Deb Woodward is leaving her post as Georgia town administrator this month. Woodward is breaking from the public sector to return to school to study IT programming, software and support in an eight-week …  Read more

Third time’s a charm for Georgia

Georgia’s fiscal year 2015 school budget passed by 221 votes in its third try on Tuesday, June 3. More residents cast their ballots for Tuesday’s budget than for either of the two previous proposals: About 26 percent of the town’s …  Read more

Happy trails

Barbara Joachim retired on Friday, and on Monday, she was already on the road: to Montana for a wedding, Indiana and Colorado to visit family, Georgia and South Carolina to see friends. She’ll be back in a few months. “I’ve …  Read more

Georgia crash sends 2 to hospital

A car crash at a Georgia intersection sent two drivers to the hospital Wednesday morning. Vermont State Police said Rachel Rowe, 17, sustained internal injuries after she pulled onto Route 7 from Plains Road, colliding with a 2010 Jeep Wrangler traveling …  Read more

A different kind of vacation

For many, the words “spring break” may invoke images of rowdy parties or tropical getaways. But for eight Milton High School students who spent their break in Wells, Maine, lounging on the beach was relinquished for cleaning it up. For …  Read more

Missions accomplished

Green Up Day volunteers usually find tires, fast food wrappers and the sometimes-odd item on roadsides on the annual Vermont cleanup holiday. But in Milton this year, a woman stumbled upon a rare find that reunited a Nebraska man with …  Read more

Georgia resolves Rhodes case

Georgia’s Selectboard unanimously voted to pay John Rhodes his court-awarded damages and attorney fees at its meeting Monday night, resolving the decade-plus land use lawsuit. Last month, a judge awarded Rhodes $232,800 in damages after finding the town prevented him …  Read more

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