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07/22/2014 - 12:44pm

BELLOWS FALLS, VT- The concept of Old Home Days throughout the Northeast began through the efforts of New Hampshire Governor Frank Rollins in 1899. As governor, Rollins wanted to solve the problems in New Hampshire related to abandoned farms and farm lands so he developed Old Home Week as a way to get former residents of the state to return for a visit with the hope they would buy...

07/22/2014 - 12:42pm
WALPOLE- The Walpole Historical Society will hold its second annual Vintage Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 2, 2014 to benefit their organization. This unique event will take place at the Hooper Golf Club in Walpole, NH with tee time at 3 p.m. The format will be a 9 hole scramble. One may sign up as a foursome or be set up by the head golf...
07/22/2014 - 12:36pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT -On June 25th and 26th the duo of Elliot Thompson and Rebekah Ferreira, students at the River Valley Technical Center (RVTC) in Springfield took first place in TV Production at the SkillsUSA Championships held in Kansas City, Missouri.    For soon-to-be Springfield High School junior Elliot Thompson, the road to...
07/15/2014 - 3:56pm
NORTH SPRINGFIELD, VT -Blue skies and wispy clouds welcomed participants and spectators to Hartness State Airport for a regional aerobatic contest hosted by the International Aerobatic Club 35 (IAC35) on July 12th, 13th, and 14th.    An aerobatic contest differs from demonstration aerobatics in that participants are not performing...
07/15/2014 - 3:56pm
 BELLOWS FALLS, VT - During a July 8th Bellows Falls Trustees meeting Bill Weston, Fire Chief for the Town of Rockingham, disclosed that the department received a $52,000 FEMA grant to acquire 20 complete sets of protective fire equipment. Chief Weston said that he was very pleased to acquire this valuable equipment, which was received...
07/15/2014 - 3:54pm
 LANGDON, NH -Many people cavalierly say of the poor and those on assistance –“Why don’t they get a job?” and dismissively use other stereotypes for them. However, the truth is that many poor people and those receiving assistance work. More than 10 million American workers live in poverty because their jobs don’t...
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