Middlebury, Vermont is famous for Middlebury College with it’s may outstanding areas of instruction including languages. It’s also known for the indie roots rock band Dispatch. The band started in 1996 and had initial run through 2002. They then took a hiatus which lasted almost 10 years, regrouping in 2011. Dispatch also has a strong charitable side, starting charitable organizations and events including—The Elias Fund, The Relief Project, and The Dispatch Foundation. The group’s most recent LP is 2021’s Break Our Fall – Bomber, Foundations.