Westminster Cares, Inc. September overview

    WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Westminster Cares creates opportunities for seniors and disabled adults to live with independence and dignity in the community. Your support to this care-giving organization is a way for all of us to take care of … Continued

Ludlow Rotary duck race

  Following the completion of its 17th annual Ralph D. Hogancamp Duck Race, the Ludlow Rotary Club presented a check to the Cavendish Recreation Department in support of its efforts to complete funding for its skate park. The park suffered … Continued

Chester Town Hall in the late 1800’s

  A Town Hall is the center of town government and a place of local pride. There is a grant that would be applied for in 2017 with potential work to restore the Chester Town Hall in 2018. Photo of … Continued

Archer Mayor kicks off Vermont voices series

CHESTER, Vt. – Each year in November, Chester’s Phoenix Books Misty Valley invites Vermont writers who have written admirable books to come to Chester on Sundays at 2 p.m. to share their work. As has been the case since the … Continued

Dear Editor, seek alternatives in voting

Vermont voters should embrace this opportunity that will present itself this election day. This has been an election campaign season where the grotesqueness and disconnection of the establishment two party system of Democratic and Republican has fully manifested itself at … Continued

Dear Editor, In memory of the moose

In memory of the moose some are trying to forget. Earlier this month an acquaintance from Grafton emailed me photos of a bull moose that had died at one of the test towers on Meadowsend Timberlands property, the site of … Continued

Dear Editor,

To the American voters, I just got a “How it is going to be” bill from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont. My deductible has been doubled, so the cost of my meds, co-pay etc. But never my paycheck! … Continued

Monica Bacon, 1975 – 2016

BELLOWS FALLS,  Vt. – Monica Bacon, 41, died unexpectedly Sunday, October 23, 2016. Monica was born in Bellows Falls on February 7, 1975, the daughter of Mary Barratt and Jesse Bacon. She attended schools in Bellows Falls, was a 1993 graduate of … Continued

Dear Editor, Keeping the Green Mountains green

Industrial wind developments (IWDs) in Vermont are often described as “green,” “clean,” “sustainable,” and “renewable.” This falsely implies they can eliminate enough fossil fuel use to influence the world’s climate, and that they are otherwise harmless.
Most of Vermont’s faint carbon … Continued

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