Downsizing your garden


LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Have your gardens grown too large to handle? Spending too much time weeding and not enough kayaking? Cheryl Wilfong, a Windham County extension master gardener, will be at the Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections Wednesday, May 2 … Continued

Four rules for a more organized home


StatePoint – There are plenty of reasons why people obsess over organization and resolve to master it at home. Household items become easier to find. Rooms all of a sudden seem bigger and more welcoming. Each walk past a tidy … Continued

Three major home renovations that are worth the effort


StatePoint – Building a new home? Overhauling an existing one? Here are three renovation ideas that will add beauty and value. Expand your living space Don’t let that basement sit unfinished and unused. Substantially expand your home’s livable areas by … Continued

Five ways to create ambiance in your home


StatePoint – If your home interiors lack charm, don’t worry. These five simple additions and updates can add ambiance and character to your home. 1. Use bold colors. Colors have the power to create specific moods. To ensure a welcoming … Continued

Nominations open for Rockingham Old House awards

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Rockingham Historic Preservation Commission will open nominations for its 2018 Old House awards at a reception Friday, April 27, to honor the 2017 winners. The awards are designed to celebrate property owners in town who … Continued

Spring Home Improvement 04-25-18

Choose bold colors to set the mood and tone of your rooms. Photo by bukhta79. stock.Adobe

This weeks’ Spring Home Improvement section features: Rockingham Old House restoration awards; Springfield’s curb appeal challenge; Three major home renovations; Four rules for a more organized home; and Five ways to create ambiance in your home. Spring Home Improvement Every … Continued

Six home décor trends to make a style statement

StatePoint – Is your home décor starting to feel a bit stale? Spruce up your interiors with some of the hottest home design trends for 2018 – from customized cozy to natural textures to retro touches. Here are some stylish … Continued

Cold climate heat pumps, do they make sense for you?

WEATHERSFIELD, Vt. – The Weathersfield, Vt. Energy Group is holding a free cold climate heat pump workshop on April 25, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the town library on Route 5 in Ascutney. Learn how heat pumps save money operating … Continued

Springfield Curb Appeal Challenge opens April 14

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Have you been thinking about upgrading your home or yard to make it more attractive? Now is the time to act! The second annual Springfield Curb Appeal Challenge opens on Saturday, April 14. The Curb Appeal Challenge … Continued

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