The Big Cheese


Recently I was researching the 1871 Vermont Journal in the collection of the Springfield Art & Historical Society. While I didn’t find what I was looking for I did make an interesting discovery. In the April 29, 1871, Vermont Journal … Continued

George E. Scarborough, 1965 – 2017

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – George E. Scarborough, 51, of Old Terrace died Friday, January 20, 2017.  George was born in Gilsum, N.H. on May 3, 1965 the son of Robert and Rita (Dubruiel) Scarborough.  He was loved and will be … Continued

Jeffrey Alan Lawrence, 1947 – 2017  

Jeffrey Alan Lawrence,

  LUDLOW, Vt. – Jeffrey Alan Lawrence, Master Carpenter, born May 11, 1947, at Springfield Hospital, in Springfield, Vt., passed away on January 14, 2017 in Green Valley, AZ. He was the son of Harold F. Lawrence and Doris Baker … Continued

Salon 2000 celebrates 25 years in business

    CHESTER, Vt. – On Thursday, February 1, Sarah Yake, owner of Salon 2000, will celebrate 25 years in business. Yake, a life-long resident of Chester, and only 22 years old at the time, opened up shop in a small … Continued

Flat Iron Exchange – a unique coffee shop


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Flat Iron Exchange, owned by Jana Bryan, is a unique coffee shop, offering great coffees, espresso drinks, hot chocolate, teas, natural soft drinks and homemade bakery goods. The coffee is roasted in small batches by Precision … Continued

THIS + THAT – Where the athletes are now


  One exciting tidbit about area athletes is every year more and more seem to become college athletes. Coaches and guidance counselors appear to be doing a really good job of finding a place for their graduating seniors. Checking around, we found many athletes … Continued

Beula W. Baldwin, 1927 – 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Beula W. Baldwin 89, passed away on Friday evening January 20, 2017 at the Springfield Health & Rehab. Center in Springfield, Vt. surrounded by her family.  She was born September 10, 1927 in Springfield, Vt. the daughter … Continued

Holger “Buster” Alan Holmberg, 1951 – 2017

  CHESTER, Vt. – Holger “Buster” Alan Holmberg, age 66 lost his 15-year-old battle with Diabetes with complications on Saturday Jan. 21, 2017 at his home with his wife Shirley by his side. He was born in the Bronx, NY. … Continued

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