This & That: BF girls cross country garners state title

cross country

Bellows Falls Union High School has had so many standout cross country and track teams since time began; a championship doesn’t seem to sneak up on anyone these days. Then when the school’s girls’ cross country team captured the annual … Continued

The Cheshire Covered Bridge

Cheshire Bridge

Today, many of us refer to the Cheshire Bridge as “The Toll Bridge,” which connects Springfield to Charlestown. But what do we know about its history? Below is what I learned. It was about 1760 when Simon Olcott received a … Continued

Dr. Bowman’s office gives free dental exams


WALPOLE, N.H. – Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 was Bowman Free Dental Day in Walpole, N.H. This was the second year of the program and a chance for Dr. Peter Bowman and his staff to give back to the community. Sixty-nine … Continued

Ludlow Elementary School’s summer program may see changes


LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Selectboard met Nov. 5 to discuss various town happenings including the future of Ludlow Elementary School’s after school program this summer. The program offers a tutoring program, as well as municipal transit, and serves about … Continued

Business Spotlight: Vermont Barns

Vermont Barns 10086 Route 30, Bondville, Vt. 802-297-1600 Aptly named Vermont Barns creates custom, quality timber frame and post and beam barns throughout Southern Vermont and beyond. Both timber frame and post and beam offer flexibility of open space. … Continued

Rockingham Selectboard hears department FY 2019 budget requests


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – At the Rockingham Selectboard meeting Nov. 6, a few departments discussed their budgets and requests for fiscal year 2019. The Rockingham Fire Department Chief Dennis Jeffrey expressed a need for updated equipment and Peter Golec suggested … Continued

Pet of the Week is Leonard


Hi! My name’s Leonard and I’m an 8-year-old neutered male hound mix. If you’ve been looking for a loyal, fun-loving companion that will keep you smiling and active, look no further! I came to Lucy Mackenzie from Delaware, where I … Continued

Jointboard recognizes BF resident turning 100


  BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Oct. 30, the Jointboard meeting between the Rockingham Selectboard and the Bellows Falls Village Trustees began with honoring Geraldine Harty. Bellows Falls resident Geraldine “Gerry” Harty turns 100 this year. Born Geraldine Lorange on … Continued

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