Springfield PTA awards $5,000 to elementary schools

Springfield PTA

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield’s Elementary School PTA awarded $5,000 to Union Street and Elm Hill elementary schools, Wednesday, May 24. The funds were raised last fall during the PTA’s first annual comedy night fundraiser. Over 200 people attended the event, … Continued

National Honor Society receives 14 new members

Bellows Falls Union High School

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – The Bellows Falls UHS Jesse A. Judd-Marilee B. Huntoon Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) welcomed 14 new members recently. The ceremonies were conducted by current NHS members who lit candles and read a short passage detailing the five qualities it takes to … Continued

Nine honored for dedication to children

Kurn Hattin

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – As the weather heats up and the school year comes to a close, service awards were given to the staff at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children who have spent a significant number of years dedicated to helping … Continued

Former state auditor questions $35 million housing program

By Lou Varicchio REGION – Former Vermont senator and state auditor Randy Brock may have distanced himself from Vermont’s political scene since his unsuccessful 2016 run for lieutenant governor, but that doesn’t mean he’s not following what’s going on financially under … Continued

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

Dear Editor, European immigrant problems

  A truck assault in Berlin, Germany, is one of many problems Germany is experiencing with one million Middle East and North African immigrants, mostly young males, who are committing murders, robberies and assaults on German Christians and Jews, especially … Continued

Rich Watkin is Vermont’s Warden of the Year


  REGION – Senior Warden Rich Watkin, Ph.D., of Wilmington is Vermont’s State Game Warden of the Year. Watkin received the award in recognition of his excellent service from Governor Phil Scott on May 24 in Montpelier. Lt. Greg Eckhardt, … Continued

Herb planter workshop at Horatio Colony House Museum


KEENE, N.H. -Container gardening in patio planters is not particularly hard. It is similar to gardening in a typical landscape garden bed. However, there are some unique considerations when you begin container gardening if you want to keep your plants alive … Continued

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