Chester Historical Society celebration

  This past July 16th & 17th, Chester celebrated its 250th birthday. At the Chester Historical Society is a scrapbook kept by Lucy Metzger of the 1966 Chester Bicentennial. Many will remember Lucy. She kept every newspaper article she could … Continued

Gregory Q. Nichols, 1986-2016

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Gregory Quinn Nichols, 29, of West Street, died Sunday, July 3, 2016 as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was born Nov. 12, 1986 in Brattleboro, VT the son of Gary and Carol (Brough) Nichols.  … Continued

Daniel J. Limoges, 1949-2016

ALSTEAD, NH – Daniel J. Limoges, 67, of Walpole Valley Road died Saturday, July 23, 2016. Daniel was born in Claremont, NH on March 17, 1949 the son of Sylva and Irene (Lefreniere) Limoges. He attended schools in Claremont and … Continued

Thelma Alex, 1920-2016

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Thelma Alex, 95, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening July 21, 2016 in Brattleboro, Vt. She was born on August 23, 1920 in Springfield, Vt. the daughter of Edlor and Anna (Brady) Jarvis. She attended Springfield Schools … Continued

This & That

Having a mentor is a good thing; there appears to be no question that Bob Lockerby was Bill Lockerby’s mentor. Bill earned his own baseball legacy, both at Bellows Falls Union High School and at American International College, BUT, when … Continued

The Vermont Journal, 07-27-16

The VT Journal 07-27-16 Please click on the link above to view the full printable edition of The Vermont Journal

The Shopper, 07-27-16

The Shopper 07-27-16 Please click on the link above to view the full printable edition of The Shopper

The Vermont Journal 07-20-16

VT Journal 07-20-16 Please click on the link above to view the full online edition for July 20th

The Shopper 07-20-16

Shopper 07-20-16 Please click on the link above to view the full online edition for July 20th

Gordon’s Sawmill

Local History

      Below is another story Gordon Gates wrote about his sawmill. Gordon uses the letter “M” when describing his price for lumber. M equals 1,000 board feet. Older residents will remember Bill Orcutt. Bill’s wife, Marjorie, was my … Continued

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