Winter ice safety

Ron Patch

I’ve seen on the local news lately that number of snowmobilers had fallen through the ice on area lakes and ponds with some deaths resulting. This is a tragedy that can be avoided by both snowmobilers and ice-fishermen. I grew … Continued

Ham Gillett explains Vt.’s universal recycling law

recycling law

REGION – Ham Gillett, Act 146 outreach coordinator for the Greater Upper Valley and Southern Windsor/Windham solid waste management districts, His job is to inform and update the public on the requirements, protocols and deadlines of the Vermont’s 2012 universal … Continued

Yesterday & Today Section 02-22-17

Yesterday & Today Insert, 02-22-17 The Yesterday & Today section features many old photos of our neighboring towns including Bellows Falls, Springfield, Chester, Ludlow, and more! Take a look at all the photos and reminisce, or compare to how things … Continued

The Vermont Journal 02-22-17

The Vermont Journal 02-22-17 The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. This week’s edition of The Vermont Journal features: the Pollard family survives house fire; Vermont rock climbers compete at Nationals; Cavendish town garage catches … Continued

The Shopper 02-22-17

The Shopper 02-22-17 The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. This week’s edition of The Shopper features: Two students receiving DECA Business medals; a recent update on the Vilas Bridge in Bellows Falls; and the 12th … Continued

This & That – Cheering for Alex Naccarato

Alex naccarato

Once upon a time, Springfield’s Riverside Gymnasium was one of the centers of the Vermont Basketball universe. It was spanking new, state tournament games were played there and everyone sang its praise. Now over fifty years later, few people consider the … Continued

Local Rock Climbers Compete at Nationals in Utah

sage allen

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Sage Allen and two other members of the Green Mountain/Black River Rock Climbing Team competed at Bouldering Nationals in Utah at the National competition, Feb. 10-12, 2017. They beat competing climbers from all over … Continued

Sunshine and slush at Chester’s Winter Carnival

winter carnival

    CHESTER, Vt. – There was plenty of snow on the ground for Chester’s recent Winter Carnival, but unlike last year, when many of the events had to be postponed because of wind-chill warnings, this year’s carnival goers reveled … Continued

Vilas Bridge joint resolution referred to committee

Vilas Bridge

    BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – A joint resolution dated Feb. 7 offered by representatives Partridge of Windham, Trieber of Rockingham, Deen of Westminster, and Mrowicki of Putney urging the prompt rehabilitation of the Vilas Bridge has gone to committee. … Continued

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