Documentary film: “13th”

Springfield, Vt. – On Wednesday, May 31 at 6 p.m., VINE Sanctuary and the Springfield Town Library will show the documentary “13th” followed by a moderated discussion. This event at the Library is free and open to the public, and … Continued

Village of Bellows Falls voters pass budget

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BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Approximately 60 voters of the Village of Bellow Falls passed the major budget article at a May 15 Bellows Falls Corporation Annual Meeting at the Bellows Falls Opera House. The Village of Bellows Falls currently has … Continued

Condition of village sidewalks discussed


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The deterioration of sidewalks in the Village of Bellows Falls continues to be a major point of concern among select and trustee boards and area residents. The issue was broached again at a May 9 trustee … Continued

New protections for pregnant workers


REGION – A law just passed in Vermont that will provide protections for employees experiencing healthy, uncomplicated pregnancies who need workplace accommodations such as having access to water, access to a chair, longer or more frequent restroom breaks, or avoiding … Continued

Select Board hears from BRAIN

LUDLOW, Vt. – After the call to order, the Select Board approved minutes from the previous meeting with a minor amendment, then moved quickly to a presentation by the Black River Area Innovative Network, aka BRAIN, a grassroots organization of … Continued

Police and fire status discussed prior to trustees’ annual meeting

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – A deliberation over scheduling and budgeting of the Bellows Falls police and fire departments highlighted an April 25 Bellows Falls Trustees meeting. The discussion was initiated by trustee member Steve Adams who said that the village’s … Continued

Dear Editor, Nitka’s notes from the State House

  The House of Representatives passed their budget, titled, The Appropriations Bill, H-518 with only one no vote out of their 150 member body earlier in the month. This week the Senate passed their version of the budget on a … Continued

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