The Addison County Independent is a biweekly newspaper located in Middlebury, VT that covers Addison County. The paper was founded in 1946 and is now owned and managed by Angelo Lynn.[2] The paper has a website, and uses a pay wall to charge for some of its content.[3] It is a member of the New England Newspapers and Press Association,[4] and in 2016, the paper won the award of first place for general excellence in its class from the association.[5]