Act 46 deadline forces a school district vote on Nov. 28

Act 46

LUDLOW, Vt. – In order to adhere to the State of Vermont’s Agency of Education’s Act 46, which requires school districts to merge into larger districts to realize efficiencies and increase opportunities for students, and to be eligible for the … Continued

Business Spotlight: Crows Bakery and Opera House Cafe


Crows Bakery & Opera House Cafe 73 Depot Street, Proctorsville, Vt., 05153 802-226-7007   Owners George and Robin Timko have lived in Cavendish for almost 40 years and are proud that their café serves as a popular gathering … Continued

Gary Fox takes the reigns as the Rockingham Development Director


ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – On Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, Gary Fox officially started his position as the new Rockingham Development Director. Municipal Manager Shane O’Keefe explained, “I am very excited to have Gary leading the development. He has years of experience … Continued

Business Spotlight: Hopkins Chimney Care, LLC

Hopkins Chimney Care, LLC 2071 Main St. Cavendish, Vt. 802-546-1467 Hopkins Chimney Care, LLC is a licensed and insured professional chimney cleaning and maintenance service. The business is also registered with the Vermont Department of Fire Safety. Michael and … Continued

Cavendish addresses drainage requirements for roadsides


CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Select Board began their monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 13 by adjusting the agenda. The review and consideration of the fiscal year 2017-18 sewer budgets was amended to distribute the budget plans, and review them at … Continued

Stew the squirrel


The folks at Vermont Journal/Shopper give me the freedom to write about anything that strikes my fancy. I take advantage of that freedom this week and offer a different story. Two weeks ago, a Chester Historical Society member and gardener … Continued

Hot soup, warm hearts at SHS Harvest Celebration


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – A tantalizing mix of hot homemade soup, original artwork, and live music made for an upbeat evening for students, families, and guests at Springfield High School’s second annual Harvest Arts Festival and Benefit Dinner on Thursday, Nov. … Continued

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