Joe Iconis raises the new roof at Walker Farm

Walker Farm

  WESTON, Vt. – Joe Iconis eased into the Wednesday evening performance at the Walker Farm Theater, affectionately referring to the brand-new building as “yet another barn in Vermont.” “But,” he added, “this barn is special: inside is musical theater!” … Continued

Dog of the Week – Morgen & Oliver

Dogs of the week

Dog of the Week – Morgen & Oliver Hi! We’re Beagle mixes. We’re best friends and we came to Lucy MacKenzie together when our human passed away. We lived with her for several years and we’re very bonded. We’re seniors … Continued

Business Spotlight: Village Green Gallery

Business Spotlight

Village Green Gallery 661 Main St., Weston, Vt. 802-824-3669 Facebook   Husband-and-wife owners Annie Bolognese Aft and Rob Aft opened the Village Green Gallery in 2015, taking it over from friends. The gallery displays contemporary art and photography … Continued

Chester Select Board hears plans to refurbish Town Hall


CHESTER, Vt. – Chester Select Board held its regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The town of Chester has received a disbursement of funds distributed to member towns after the dissolution of the New Hampshire -Vermont Solid Project. When the … Continued

Balancing and designating your fall compost piles


REGION – Effective composting is about maintaining balance: two-thirds carbon or brown matter and one-third nitrogen or green matter. As the leaves continue to fall, the temptation is to add them to the compost pile, but be mindful about maintaining … Continued

Select Board discusses construction updates and town clock repairs

Select Board

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – The Select Board meeting held in the Lower Theater of the Bellows Falls Opera House on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 began with the Rockingham Board of Liquor Commissioners. Petrogas Group New England’s petitioned for a second-class liquor … Continued

Bitcoin: fad or the future?

What if someone told you about an investment that has made some people millionaires overnight and has both a number of high-profile supporters and a global reach? Would you be tempted to invest? Now what if someone told you that … Continued

Board approves Town Plan and debates the art of road maintenance


  LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Oct. 2 Londonderry Select Board meeting was part two of a double-header, following a 5:30 p.m. special hearing on the 2017 Londonderry Town Plan. The board voted unanimously to adopt the plan, with some minor … Continued

Introducing Mama’s classic, family Italian restaurant


  LUDLOW, Vt. – If you’ve lived in or around Ludlow for a long time, you may remember Mama Valente’s Italian restaurant on 190 Main Street. Now, Abby and Rogan Lechthaler, owners of The Downtown Grocer, are preparing to open … Continued

Neal’s is approachable and accessible


PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – Neal Baron opened his restaurant on Friday, Sept. 22, with a American comfort-food menu and a friendly staff that will all greet you with smiling faces. Baron wanted to take his time opening his restaurant, easing into … Continued

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