5k Girls on the Run

5k Girls on the Run

CAVENDISH, Vt. – This past Saturday a fierce group of girls from Cavendish Town Elementary School ran in the 5k Girls on The Run in Rutland Vt. These girls are in grades 3 through 6th and have trained for several … Continued

Women are invited to get dirty for a good cause


KILLINGTON, Vt.– On July 8, Killington Resort invites women to participate in one of the world’s largest women-only mud runs to raise awareness for breast cancer. Susan G. Komen®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funds more breast cancer research … Continued

HCRS’ employment services program receives international award

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest community mental-health agency, provides an award-winning employment program for individuals with disabilities. The Zero Project, which locates models worldwide that improve the lives of those with disabilities, recognized the … Continued

Riley Callen raises funds to find cure for brain tumors

PAWLET, Vt. – Riley Callen, 14, of Pawlet, Vt., an eighth-grader at Dorset Elementary School, founded an annual “hike-a-thon” in the hills of Vermont that has raised more than $250,000 to help find a cure for brain tumors, like the … Continued

SMCS building new health care facility

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. – Local citizens gathered at The Sumner House Restaurant recently to learn about the new Charlestown Health Center. This 8,200-square-foot building on Ceda Road will be home to Charlestown Family Medicine, one of the nine community health center … Continued

Hannah Houghton named Director of Provider Practices

Hannah Houghton

WINDSOR, Vt. – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has appointed Hannah Houghton to the position of Director of Provider Practices. In this role, Houghton will have overall practice management responsibility for both Surgical and Primary Care practices at … Continued

Drug Take-Back Day slated for April 29

WINDSOR COUNTY, Vt. — On Saturday, April 29, the Windsor County Sheriff’s Office, local and state law enforcement agencies, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their … Continued

Mt. Ascutney Hospital recognized as Patient-centered Medical Home

Mt. Ascutney Hospital

WINDSOR, Vt. –The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality, has awarded Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) Level 3 Recognition – the highest level attainable – as a Patient … Continued

Colon cancer screening saves lives


March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so this is a great opportunity to talk to your physician about colon cancer screening. I would like to share some information about colon cancer and what you need to know to decrease … Continued

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