The Shopper

11/24/2014 - 4:21pm

SPRINGFIELD, VT -On Wednesday, November 19, community members gathered in the Springfield High School cafeteria for the seventh annual Empty Bowl Dinner. The event began at 5 p.m. and concluded at 7 p.m. with musical entertainment provided by the Springfield High School band, chorus and madrigal singers after the dinner.  Those in attendance could either pay $7 for a dinner...

11/24/2014 - 4:20pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT -The holiday season is fast approaching, and one event in Springfield that helps to kick off this time of year is the Springfield Garden Club’s Festival of Trees. This year’s event was held at the Great Hall in Springfield, which is an art venue that’s housed in the former Fellows Gear Shaper Building at 100 River...
11/24/2014 - 4:18pm
ALSTEAD, NH - The Fall Mountain Food Shelf handed out Thanksgiving boxes on November 22nd to 858 families in the local area. As I walked past the hundreds of people waiting to get their meals, dozens of volunteer helpers were inside “stuffing” boxes that were labeled with family size numbers. The number of volunteers was astounding....
11/24/2014 - 4:16pm
CHESTER/BELLOWS FALLS, VT -Who doesn’t remember taking a Christmas Train ride with Santa and the Grinch, caroling elves and special surprises on the Green Mountain Railroad in Bellows Falls.   Once again this exciting ride chugged out of the Train Depot in Bellows Falls on Sunday, November 23, Sunday for three rides! Embarking on the...
11/18/2014 - 12:45pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT -How do we slow down and just be present in the moment? Children are bombarded daily with each moment scheduled for them. They go to school, homework, sports, dance, after-school activities, daycare etc. Mindfulness skill building is being role-modeled and taught by Mrs. Rounds, School Counselor at Union Street School.   Zadah...
11/18/2014 - 12:44pm
BELLOWS FALLS, VT - A trustees meeting was highlighted by a discussion of the Rockingham Street construction and a possible merger meeting. Merger Meeting- Municipal Manager Chip Stearns announced that a meeting was scheduled November 18th on the topic of a possible merger between the Rockingham Selectboard and the Village Trustees and facilitator...
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