Winterizing your chicken flock


REGION – Chickens can be very winter resilient, but with a little preparation, your fluffy hens will stay happy and healthy all winter long. Chickens can take the cold, but breezes and coop humidity become chief concerns. Keep your water … Continued

The second annual Sustainable Home Tour


REGION – On Saturday, Oct. 14, the Sustainable Energy Outreach Network (SEON) will host its second annual Sustainable Home Tour in the Southern Connecticut River Valley from Dummerston, Vt. to Greenfield, Mass. from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This will … Continued

Fall gardening series at Neighborhood Connections


LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Windham County Extension Master Gardeners are once again sponsoring a Fall Gardening series which starts Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. at the Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections. On Oct. 3, Daryle Thomas, a Rutland County … Continued

North School Preservation Society fall yard sale

N. SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The North School Preservation Society will be holding their fall yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North School grounds. There are many new donations in addition to the already … Continued

Springfield Garden Club announces two scholarship recipients


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Each year as part of a commitment to community service, the garden club awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors or college students pursuing further education in the field of horticulture, forestry, or environmental studies. The following … Continued

Septic Smart Workshop

CLAREMONT, N.H. – Know how your leach field works? Curious when to have your septic tank cleaned? Buying or building a new home? Come to the free Septic Smart Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to noon upstairs … Continued

Contestants agree: Curb Appeal is contagious

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – When Chris and Shelly Holley bought their “fixer-upper” on Cottage Avenue in Aug. 2016, the house had been vacant for more than six years. “The windows were boarded up, there was junk everywhere,” sighed Shelly Holley, remembering … Continued

Atelier Annex reopens as a home decor showroom

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CHESTER, Vt. – Atelier Annex has been living quietly on the Internet since it closed its doors in Chester. Their new showroom will soon open at 100 Popple Dungeon Road. The new showroom, the Milk House at Atelier Annex, features … Continued

Handmade braided rug raffle tickets available at CAFC


CHESTER, Vt. – Would you like a beautiful braided wool rug to adorn your living room? Here’s your chance. Just buy raffle tickets at the Chester-Andover Family Center thrift shop during their regular hours. The rug’s diameter is 31 inches … Continued

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