BRGNS Back to School Program

LUDLOW, Vt. – It’s August, and for students and their families that means school is right around the corner. Every year there is a need for new clothes and shoes, backpacks, paper, pens and pencils and more. That can be … Continued

VAMOS! – Weston’s Mexican connection

WESTON, Vt. – Thirty years ago half a dozen friends sat around a kitchen table in Weston, Vt., and came up with an idea. They had just returned from vacations in Mexico and after sharing their stories they all commented … Continued

Kurn Hattin Homes earns third 4-star charity rating

  WESTMINSTER, Vt. – New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the third consecutive year … Continued

Junior high students attend American Legion program

American Legion

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Each year the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary sponsor junior high school students to attend Green Mountain Boys State and Green Mountain Girls State where they learn the workings of government, hold town meetings, present bills, … Continued

Support for the Rounds family

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Jan, Dennis, Eliza and Mitchell Rounds lost their home of 23 years and all of their belongings in an early morning fire on July 2. The family was away so no one was injured, but they lost … Continued

Ludlow’s Walker Bridge in final stages

Ludlow

LUDLOW, Vt. – Bridge 25, known locally as Walker Bridge, over the Black River on Route 103 in Ludlow is now in place and is passable. Guardrails have been installed. The final paving of the driveways within the project limits … Continued

Whiting Library announces new youth services librarian

Whiting Library

CHESTER, Vt. – Whiting Library is delighted to announce that the new youth services librarian is Jeanne Waldren. Many of you already know her from “Grandma Jeanne” Story-time and theatrical workshops held in Chester. Jeanne has assisted the library during … Continued

Ludlow Rotary holds annual “Changing of the Gavel”

Ludlow Rotary

LUDLOW, Vt. – Following its 90-year tradition, the Ludlow Rotary Club (LRC) held its annual Changing of the Gavel ceremony at a recent meeting.  The Changing of the Gavel is the time when the incoming new president of the Ludlow Rotary … Continued

Gina DeCampo receives 2017 A.C.E. Award

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Greater Falls Connections (GFC) is excited to announce Gina DeCampo of Bellows Falls as the recipient of the 2017 Active Community Engagement (A.C.E.) Award. She was awarded for being a strong role model and mentor for … Continued

Corrections officer time sheet fraud

fraud

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – In February of 2017 officials with the Vermont Department of Corrections notified the Vermont State Police of potential ongoing time sheet fraud that was been committed by one of their employees, Chad Newton, 32. Newton, a corrections … Continued

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