The Shopper

03/03/2015 - 3:57pm

REGION – Benjamin Franklin was a man who made every cent count. In the year 1784, Franklin saw the possibilities of getting more work done in a day if there was a way to have more daylight. Franklin wrote an essay called  “An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light” to the Editor of “The Journal of Paris.”

  Franklin was only joking...

03/03/2015 - 3:55pm
BELLOWS FALLS, VT - The light at the end of the tunnel expression seemed appropriate as four Rockingham trustee candidates are about to fill open positions. Trustee David Gould thanked those running for taking on this job, as it has been a contentious three years, but he feels that, “We are over the hump and headed in the right direction....
03/03/2015 - 3:54pm
ALSTEAD, VT- I was awaiting a call from my mechanic to find out if my towed car was salvageable when things got worse. At 9 a.m. on a Thursday morning, I received a call showing caller ID from Washington DC (202-470-1391). The caller said “This is the Internal Revenue Service” then gave his badge number and told me I was in violation...
03/03/2015 - 3:51pm
REGION  -  What is happening at The Vermont Journal and The Shopper in 2015?? The Vermont Journal and The Shopper are going on line with legal notices, updates on local stories, breaking news and updated weather reports.   We are the legal paper in Alstead, Bellows Falls, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Langdon, Ludlow, North Walpole,...
03/03/2015 - 3:48pm
 BELLOWS FALLS, VT  – Rockingham voters adopted a town budget and passed all but one of 13 articles while amending one. At the beginning of the meeting Town Moderator Michael Harty, explained the uniqueness of the town meeting, which has taken place in Bellows Falls for over 200 years. Harty said, “This only takes place in...
02/24/2015 - 1:55pm
ROCKINGHAM, VT -The Town of Rockingham 2013-2014 Annual Report was dedicated to longtime highway department employee Dennis Knight. French, 20 years old when he began working with the department through the State of Vermont Cedar Work Program in 1977, was hired full time by the highway department in 1978, a job he still holds today.   Town of...
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