Explore the world of Odonates

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Saturday, August 6th, the Black River Action Team presents a free, family-friendly event at Hoyt’s Landing public boat access in Springfield, Vermont from 10am till 4pm. Learn all about dragonflies and damselflies from larvae to adults, … Continued

Yosemite Fire House update

  CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Town Selectboard is trying to secure a deed for the historic Yosemite Firehouse building before deciding what to do with it. At a special meeting of the Chester Selectboard held recently, little new information … Continued

Project SMART 2016

DURHAM, NH – The University of New Hampshire recently celebrated its 25th year of hosting Project SMART, a month-long STEM program for rising high school juniors and seniors. This science, technology, engineering and mathematics program has three modules, Biotechnology and … Continued

Mount Holly Garden Tour

  MOUNT HOLLY, Vt. – More than 70 people turned out for the 10th annual Mount Holly Garden Tour of seven local gardens. Each garden placed emphasis on different features; some are practical, others are small accents of defining rock … Continued

BRGNS “Back to School” program

LUDLOW, Vt. – It’s almost August and for many families that means back to school is right around the corner. It’s time to gather supplies, including new clothes, shoes, backpacks, paper, pens, pencils and more. Unfortunately, that can be an … Continued

Gill Odd Fellows Home receives grant

LUDLOW Vt. – The Okemo Community Challenge Grant Review Committee has met and given to the residents of the Gill Odd Fellows Home a grant of $1776.23.  This will allow us to purchase all of the following – 3 cedar … Continued

CSJ Professor to give history lecture

RUTLAND, Vt. – College of St. Joseph Assistant Professor of History Paul Andriscin will present “An Investigation into the Revolutionary Mind: What Were You Thinking John Trumbull & Anthony Wayne?” on Saturday, July 30 at Mount Independence State Historic Site … Continued

Lt. Gov. candidates debate health care, guns, carbon taxes

MONTPELIER, Vt. — As candidates for Vermont’s next lieutenant governor met to debate hot issues, Democrats called for gun control, carbon taxes and universal government health care, while the sole Republican stood opposed to all three. On Thursday night at … Continued

Silent Auction to benefit the Whiting Library

  CHESTER, Vt. – Whiting Library, at 117 Main Street in Chester will be having a silent book auction from August 1-20.  Thirteen collectable books were generously donated over the past few years and assembled for this event. Local booksellers … Continued

Event staff needed

LUDLOW, Vt. – Okemo Mountain Resort will be hosting Hops in the Hills on August 5,6 & 7. If you are interested in working at this fun event, please visit www.okemo.com and complete an online application. You can also email … Continued

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