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Be more selective with obituaries

Dear Editor, I was shocked in reading the obituary page of my Sunday, Jan. 14, issue of the Valley News to see the article on Edgar Killen who was responsible for the killing of three civil rights workers during the … Continued

Church Services for Jan. 21, 2018

Ascutney, Vt. Bow Baptist Church, 1102 Route 5. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Morning service at 11 a.m. Evening service at 6 p.m. Prayer meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call 802-546-4902 or Open Bible Baptist Church, 168 Cemetery … Continued

Karsen C. Rickert, 2017-2018

LUDLOW, Vt. – Karsen Charles Rickert, 11 months, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Feb. 11, 2017 in Springfield, Vt. the son of Nicholas C. Rickert and … Continued

Tatum’s Totes Teddy Bear Toss

stuffed animals

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Saturday, Feb. 3, at 2:30 p.m., bring a new stuffed animal to Springfield Cosmos vs. Windsor Yellow Jackets girls’ varsity basketball game to throw onto the court at halftime. The Springfield Booster Club is teaming up … Continued

Rare 1848 map


It was several years ago when we discovered an old map stashed away in a closet at the Chester Historical Society. It was poorly framed and in poor condition. The map is signed, “W.R. Sill, 1848” and measures 16”x20”. 1848 … Continued

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