Robert Lewis Clark, 1921- 2017

CHESTER, Vt. – Virginia Blake Clark and family invite you to attend the celebration of life service for Robert Lewis Clark born July 1921 in Chester, VT. He died in Westmoreland, N.H. in February 2017. The celebration will be at … Continued

Electrical work for Chester Hearse House almost finished

hearse house

CHESTER, Vt. – Non-profit Chester Townscape was delighted when Steve Mancuso of Chester Electric volunteered the labor for all the electrical work to be done on the Hearse House – the building located opposite Chester’s Village Green that formerly housed … Continued

Business Spotlight: Joanie Joan’s Baked Goods Company

Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight: Joanie Joan’s Baked Goods Company 14 Westminster St., Walpole, N.H. 603-499-1027 email Facebook : Joanie Joan’s Baked Goods Company   WALPOLE, N.H. – Joanie Joan’s Baked Goods Company is located in the quaint village of Walpole, N.H., … Continued

Springfield Garden Club’s annual civic beautification, 2017

Springfield Garden Club

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Take a perfect gardening day: overcast, cool (but not cold), with a bit of rain in the forecast (but not today), add an enthusiastic group of gardeners, 600 plants, and what do you get? Another successful civic … Continued

Indians, Mexicans & Ludlow, VT.


Below is a handwritten letter in the collection of the Chester Historical Society. It is dated December 18, 1887. It was written by a son of Byron H. Butterfield of Ludlow. I have copied the letter as it was written … Continued

Fall and Green Mountain and Springfield playing good softball


REGION – They are in three separate divisions in two different states, but Fall Mountain, Green Mountain and Springfield are playing good softball and speeding down the home stretch hoping to play their best ball come spring play-off time. I saw Fall … Continued



  Many children dream of their future. Many, depending upon how quickly they grow a worldly sense, dream of becoming a professional athlete so good, they sink the winning shot in the big game. Then, there are most of us, who … Continued

Where are Black River alumni now?

LUDLOW, Vt. – Black River High School has been an integral part of our community for generations. It started in what is now the Black River Academy Museum and grew into the Black River High School/Middle School we know and … Continued

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