Button up your home

Button Up

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Energy Committee will host a free do-it-yourself “Button Up” home efficiency improvements weatherization workshop Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the town office meeting room, 37 High Street in Cavendish. Residents of Cavendish … Continued

Southern Vermont Hydroponics to present in Charlestown

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. – On Oct. 21 Casey Hodge from Southern Vermont Hydroponics will present a workshop at 4 p.m. in St. Luke’s Parish in Charlestown, N.H., demonstrating how to build your own low-cost hydroponics grow set up for the home. … Continued

Conclusion of Basic of High Performance Building with Peter Yost


BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – On Sept. 25, 14 area carpenters and builders completed SEON’s training class, “Basics of High Performance Building” taught by Peter Yost of BuildingGreen and hosted at the Windham Regional Career Center. For experienced carpenters, this course fills … Continued

Weatherization myths – debunked!


StatePoint – Weatherizing your home for each season can make it more comfortable – but how to do it can be confusing. Here are four common weatherizing myths – busted! – to help get your home ready for cooler weather … Continued

Is it time to replace your entry door? What to know


  StatePoint – Is it time to replace your home’s entry door? If your foyer is drafty, the answer is yes. Particularly with winter around the corner. Not only will a new door boost exterior appeal, it will prepare interiors … Continued

Les and Louise Roberts take Curb Appeal honors

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – “Do you have the guts to take on a fixer-upper?” asks a popular home improvement TV series. With that as their mantra, Les and Louise Roberts rolled up their sleeves, renovated every square inch of their “fixer-upper” … Continued

Kickoff event for Button Up Campaign

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – There is no denying that this was a very hot summer. Now it is time to think about buttoning up and getting ready to stay warm this winter in an environmentally kind manner. The Springfield Town Energy … Continued

Buried treasure unearthed during Septic Smart Week 2018


MONTPELIER, Vt. – More than half of Vermonters own something worth tens of thousands of dollars buried in their backyard, yet most never lay eyes on it. These unseen treasures lurking just below the surface are wastewater treatment systems, commonly … Continued

Free smoke detectors and home fire safety

smoke detectors

LONDONDERRY/WESTON, Vt. – The American Red Cross of New Hampshire and Vermont, in conjunction with the Londonderry and Weston Volunteer Fire Departments, is continuing to bring a program of free smoke detectors and home fire safety education to the Towns … Continued

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