How can you leave the legacy you desire?


REGION – You may not see it in the greeting card section of your local drugstore, but August is “What Will Be Your Legacy Month.” So it’s a good time to think about the type of legacy you’d like to … Continued

Childless bachelor disrupts the parenting community

  Best selling book written about parenting and success is changing the world REGION – What if you can conquer all of your life’s goals by implementing the simplest approach to creating the life that you know that you deserve? … Continued

Financial planning: Helping you see the big picture

financial planning

Do you picture yourself owning a new home, starting a business, or retiring comfortably? These are a few of the financial goals that may be important to you, and each comes with a price tag attached. That’s where financial planning … Continued

2017 Westminster Garden Tour a huge success


WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Westminster Cares held its 16th annual Westminster Garden Tour on July 22-23. This year the weather cooperated for a fabulous weekend, setting records for attendance.  An estimated 400-500 people attended the tour. Many were from Westminster and … Continued

Visit Parks Place gardens this summer

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – August is one of the best times to visit the gardens at Parks Place Community Resource Center in Bellows Falls. Daylilies and phlox are still blooming while later perennials begin to take their turn. The flowers … Continued

Business Spotlight: Northern Naturals and Gardens

Business Spotlight

Northern Naturals and Gardens 899 Frost Hill Road, Belmont 802-259-3762   Gretchen Gregory makes the most of Vermont landscapes with a landscaping and garden service in the summer and a tea room with a gift and herb shop … Continued

Springfield Curb Appeal Challenge offers prizes

home improvements

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The nine Springfield Curb Appeal Challenge sponsors invite you to “Think Small.”  Or “Think Big.” Either way, you will have a chance to win a cash prize when you enter the contest. Home or yard improvements both … Continued

Can I save for retirement if I’m self employed?

REGION – The answer is yes…but how do you do it? You don’t have an employer retirement plan or a department to assist you. The responsibility falls entirely on you. Several surveys have shown that as much as 70 percent … Continued

Keeping kids and families fed during the summer months

REGION – 3SquaresVT helps make sure that people in need don’t go hungry by providing monthly food assistance to eligible families and individuals through a user-friendly EBT card. Additional nutritional support is available during the summer months through several supplementary … Continued

The joy of rain garden


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Are you concerned about water pollution, loss of valuable soil, climate change or all of the above? There is so much we can do by paying attention to where we direct the rain that falls on our … Continued

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