The Shopper

10/28/2014 - 3:35pm

 BELLOWS FALLS, VT- To the great relief of many visitors, villagers and business owners, the Rockingham Street construction project is projected to be complete by mid-November. The project that began after Old Home Days has had unforeseen delays due to weather and structural issues such as Rockingham Street building’s basements extending under the sidewalks. The project...

10/28/2014 - 3:33pm
NORTH SPRINGFIELD, VT -For many people, winter means skiing, sledding and always having a warm place to come home to after the winter activities have ended. For those who are homeless, however, it is often difficult to find a safe, warm place to stay once the weather turns colder. This year, the North Springfield Baptist Church on Main Street in...
10/28/2014 - 3:32pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT  -On October 24, the Vermont Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) gave out “Spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act” Awards to area employers who hire people with disabilities. Two local employers were selected to receive awards because of their efforts to hire and...
10/21/2014 - 12:44pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT -For many people, it’s hard to imagine what life would be like with a visual impairment. On October 15, however, the seventh annual White Cane Awareness Day event was held at the Huber Building in Springfield to help raise awareness about visual disabilities in Vermont. The event began with a panel session and refreshments...
10/21/2014 - 12:41pm
REGION -Do you see a snow plowing estimate listing and get physically ill and start shaking? Well, welcome to the “winter after.” After last winter’s frigid “whitemare,” a pattern that went right through spring and early summer, I’m finding quite a few people I know headed for Florida. For those of us left let...
10/21/2014 - 12:39pm
BELLOWS FALLS, VT - The following is a summary of the Bellows Falls Trustees meeting October 14th: Public Comment: Julie Torres asked why the gatehouse and the dock at Minard’s Pond are scheduled for removal and asked if anything could be done to keep them.Samantha Simonds asked why it was being removed.Stearns noted that a study, done in...
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