State budget showdown expected next week in Vermont House


REGION — After weeks of exchanging barbs over the state budget plan, leaders in the Vermont House are moving toward a decisive vote that could bring years of legislative overspending to a halt. Republican Gov. Phil Scott and House Democrats have been locking horns for weeks over taxes, … Continued

Put your best fork forward


March is National Nutrition Month and Springfield Medical Care Systems encourages everyone to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” by making small, healthy shifts in food choices – whether cooking at home or dining out. Choosing a variety of healthy foods … Continued

Data breach puts 186,000 Vermonters personal information at risk

REGION – On Tuesday, March 21 it was announced to Vermonters that malicious software created a data breach in America’s Joblink Alliance (AJLA) – a provider of the nationwide web-based database Joblink. Joblink, also used by nine other states, is … Continued

Sign-up for 3SquaresVT at CAFC

  CHESTER, Vt. – Are you or someone you know eligible for 3Square VT? Armone Persing of the Vermont Foodbank will be at Chester-Andover Family Center Food Shelf on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. to … Continued

Brigid Faenza speaks at GFWC women’s club meeting

LUDLOW, Vt. – The March meeting of the Okemo Valley GFWC Women’s Club was held on Monday, March 13, at the Black River Valley Senior Center. This month’s guest speaker was Brigid Faenza of Big Eyes Bakery in Ludlow. Brigid captivated the … Continued

Ludlow Rotary hosts 22 international students for a weekend


  LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Rotary Club hosted its 28 annual ski weekend for international exchange students from our district, as well as two additional rotary districts in Massachusetts and Connecticut. With the generous support of Okemo Mountain Resort, … Continued

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