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Villagers turn out in force to pass amended budget

Bellows Falls trustees

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – A turnout of over 200 Bellows Falls voters moved to amend the budget at a July 20 revote meeting. Separate votes adopted, then confirmed the amendment by villager resident Scott Falzo to reduce the original budget … Continued

Weston Playhouse founding directors plan transition

theatre

Longtime partners to pass the baton in 2018 WESTON, Vt. – Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Founding Directors Malcolm Ewen, Tim Fort, and Steve Stettler, celebrating their thirtieth season at the helm of Vermont’s oldest professional theatre, have announced that the … Continued

Business Spotlight: Peabody Mountain Apiaries

Business Spotlight

Peabody Mountain Apiaries Weston 802-824-5469 honeybees@myfairpoint.net peabodymountainapiaries.com   Carol and Steven MacLaury started out with one hive of honeybees as a hobby 11 years ago, then turned the hobby into a retirement project. They now keep 16 to 32 hives, … Continued

Rockingham Select Board update

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Select Board Chair Lamont Barnett has resigned his position as chair of the Town of Rockingham Select Board after being appointed by the governor to an assistant judge position in Windham County. At a July 18 Select … Continued

Stellafane event celebrates telescope-making and astronomy

Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Vt.—Billed as the oldest and best star party in the world, the 82nd Stellafane Convention brought hundreds of amateur telescope makers and night-sky enthusiasts to Breezy Hill in Springfield, Vt., last week. Hosted by the Springfield Telescope Makers, the … Continued

Joel Slutsky leaves The Shopper

“As I move on to other endeavors I would like to thank all the wonderful people I had the pleasure to interact with. The last five years have shown me what a great region we live in and it was a … Continued

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