Union 39 working meetings begin

LUDLOW, Vt. – Approximately 40 residents showed up for the working meeting called for Wednesday, April 19, in the Ludlow town hall auditorium. The meeting was called by parents and others concerned about the fate of Black River Middle and … Continued

This & That

The more things change, the more they remain the same: An interesting example comes from the Marble Valley League. For the most part, the league has things right, as they allow schools to ask to compete in individual sports at … Continued

Bridge 99 and Walker Bridge construction


LUDLOW, Vt. – Walker Bridge’s deteriorating deck made it through the winter storms and is the third bridge to be replaced this summer. The new bridge will be about eight feet wider than the current one allowing for wider shoulders … Continued

Contestants, escorts prepare for the 61st annual Apple Blossom Cotillion


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Although the rehearsal hadn’t officially begun,  Apple Blossom Cotillion participants were already tapping their feet, swaying to the sounds of “Crocodile Rock,” and practicing moves on the sidelines of the Riverside Middle School gym. “It’s just so … Continued

Springfield Community Band starts rehearsals

Community Band

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Nick Pelton lifted his baton, the band swung into a snappy rendition of “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” and the first rehearsal of the Springfield Community Band’s 2017 season was underway recently at the Riverside Middle School auditorium. … Continued

J & H Hardware celebrates 10 years; YMCA benefits

Bellows Falls

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – “Locals have been good to J & H Hardware,” Sam Haskins stated.  In return, J & H Hardware, 20 Village Square in downtown Bellows Falls, will host a street party to celebrate 10 years in business. … Continued

Business of the Week: Cavendish Canine Camp

Business of the Week

  46 Winery Rd., Proctorsville, Vt. 05153 802-226-7297 www.cavendishcaninecamp.com Email: info@cavendishcaninecamp.com https://www.facebook.com/Cavendish-Canine-Camp-135175556502480/   Debra and David Norton have owned and operated Cavendish Canine Camp for 13 ½ years. “For years and years I had wanted to open a dog kennel … Continued

Irma Nina Weinzierl, 1944 – 2017

Irma N.Weinzierl

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Irma Nina Weinzierl, 72, passed away on February 13, 2017 in Fort Myers, Florida. She was born August 30, 1944 in New York City, New York the daughter of Gelino and Sandra (Blier) Michelini. On October 1, … Continued

Richard Alan Knight II “Rick,” 1982 – 2017

Richard Alan Knight II

CHESTER, Vt. – Richard Alan Knight II “Rick” died unexpectedly at his home in Chester on April 17, 2017. He was 34. His cause of death is not yet known. 

The son of Richard and Sandra Benson Knight, Rick was … Continued

Rodney L. Page, 1945 – 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – A Celebration of Life service for Rodney L. Page, 71, who passed away on November 15, 2016 will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at K.J.’s in North Springfield, Vermont. Davis Memorial Chapel … Continued

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