The Coolidge Solar Project is underway on Barker Road

solar project

LUDLOW, Vt. – Right around the town line between Ludlow and Cavendish, up on Barker Road, Vermont’s largest solar project is starting to take shape. The Coolidge Solar Project, which is four times larger than any other Vermont solar installation, … Continued

Black River students visit Iceland


LUDLOW, Vt. – Black River High School science teacher Heather Miele and eight students recently returned from their unforgettable experience on a WorldStrides program to Reykjavik, Iceland. On this adventure, students explored the power and beauty of nature, had incomparable … Continued

Business Spotlight: Meditrina Wine and Cheese

Meditrina Wine and Cheese 295 Main Street, Chester, Vt. 802-875-9463 Meditrina is attracting new locals and enjoying the energetic vibe in their high foot-traffic location near the Chester green. The wine, beer, and cheese shop moved in late May … Continued

West Side Story, a story for today

West Side Story

WESTON, Vt. – A love so pure, it prevails despite racial tensions, gang rivalries, and social pressures. The timeless tragic romance, “West Side Story,” directed by Tim Fort, transforms the Weston Playhouse stage into the streets of Manhattan during the … Continued

Pet of the Week is Bre


My name is Bre, and I am a 5-year-old Beagle. I was adopted and then returned to the shelter six months later. As you know, Beagles tend to be a bit noisy and I am your typical Beagle. I like … Continued

Business Spotlight: Lawrence & Lober Electric

Lawrence & Lober Electric 15 Barker Street, Bellows Falls, Vt. 802-460-3479 Established in 1994, Lawrence & Lober Inc. is a full service electrical contractor for local residential and commercial properties, offering extremely competitive prices. President and owner Rick … Continued

Selectboard welcomes new municipal manager


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Rockingham Selectboard meeting Tuesday, July 3 opened with the introduction of the new municipal manager, Wendy Harrison. Originally from Florida, she has lived in Vermont for the past few years and is excited to work … Continued

Spencer Hollow Schoolhouse celebrates new life on the Fourth of July

Spencer Hollow

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – According to Don Whitney, local historian and lifelong resident of Springfield, the Spencer Hollow Schoolhouse opened its doors not long after the country’s first Independence Day. “We don’t have a deed recording the exact date,” he said … Continued

Friends For Change empowers the youth

Friends For Change

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – At the end of the school year in 2016, the Boys and Girls Club of Bellows Falls lost funding from its parent organization, creating a void in the community with no reliable place for free after … Continued

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