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Dear Editor, Thank you from the Pollard family

  To the volunteer firemen and women of Proctorsville, Cavendish, Ludlow, Springfield, Chester, Reading, Weston, Mount Holly, Ascutney, Walpole, and Weathersfield who rallied to our house in the early hours of February 15 to fight our house fire we are … Continued

Vermont environmental bills die at crossover week


MONTPELIER, Vt. — In what was anticipated to have been a big year for environmental bills promoting a climate change agenda, no significant green energy bill managed to pass the legislative session’s “crossover week.” Crossover week is when bills being worked on in the Senate move over … Continued

Patricia Mae Limoges, 1950 – 2017

ALSTEAD, N.H. – Patricia Mae Limoges, 66, of Walpole Valley Road died Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Patricia was born in Troy, N.Y. on July 14, 1950, the daughter of George Borter and Catherine Polhemus. She was a graduate of Newport, … Continued

Tanner Gasco-Wiggin, 1990 – 2017

CHESTER, Vt. – Tanner Edward Gasco-Wiggin, 26, of Chester, Vt., left us on January 26, 2017. He was born in Randolph, Vt., on July 3, 1990 and grew up in the Springfield area, attending Springfield schools and graduating from Springfield … Continued

Gardening for pollinators


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m., join Laura Gaudette and JoAnne Russo for a presentation and discussion about attracting pollinators to your yard and gardens. They will suggest ways to make your property more attractive … Continued

Removing bird feeders by April 1

bird feeders

REGION, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says warm spring weather and melting snows will cause bears to come out of their winter dens in search of food. The department recommends taking down bird feeders on April 1 … Continued

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