BF Harvest Festival, warm chowder on cold day


  BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Great Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce and Bellows Falls Downtown Association Chowder and Chili Cook-Off was well attended Saturday, Oct. 27, despite the freezing rain with temperatures hovering above freezing. It was a perfect … Continued

Trustees discuss safety preparation at 66 Atkinson St.


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Bellows Falls Village Trustees discussed the engineer’s report and granted owner Chris Glennon three weeks to glean estimates for roof repairs and submit a written plan for 66 Atkinson St. Glennon received the report, prepared … Continued

Business Spotlight: Hawks Mountain Motorcycles


Hawks Mountain Motorcycles 210 Hawks Mountain Road, Perkinsville, Vt. 802-263-9447 Michael Todd opened Hawks Mountain Motorcycles in 2004. Todd is a certified motorcycle mechanic, and specializes in servicing and repairing all makes and models of motorcycles, and more … Continued

Pet of the Week is Spunky


Hi! My name’s Spunky and I’m a 3-month-old neutered male kitten. A nice woman found me, my litter mates, and mom living outside all on our own. She made sure we made it safely to Lucy Mackenzie and lots has … Continued

Business Spotlight: Second Chance Shoppe

Second Chance Shoppe 126 Grafton Rd., Townshend, Vt. 802-365-7196 Facebook @thesecondchanceshoppe   The Second Chance Shoppe, located in downtown Townshend, is a unique consignment shop for next-to-new clothing for the whole family from name brands that aren’t necessarily available within … Continued

This & That: Area teams prepare for play-offs


  What a time of year it is! Games, games, and more games. Four professional sports are in action at the same time. Last week, there was a day when for the 18th time in history, all four major pro … Continued

Chester Selectboard approves Yosemite Piers project to start next year


CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Selectboard met Wednesday, Oct. 17 to approve pushing off the Yosemite restoration project to 2019. They also heard a financial update from Town Manager David Pisha. Arne Joynas reported that research had been done following … Continued

Cavendish Streetscapes has goals beyond American flags

American flags

  CAVENDISH, Vt. – The American flags that line the village of Proctorsville may be ready to come down within a month to be stored for the winter, but that doesn’t mean that the group that put them up is … Continued

Quilt raffle tickets for local student scholarships


  LUDLOW, Vt. – The Black River Booster Club and local BRHS, BRMS, and LES students have been working together to create nine throw-sized quilts to raffle this fall. As was done with the quilt raffle in May, proceeds will … Continued

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