Whiting Library passes have arrived

CHESTER, Vt. – Summer is nearly here and Whiting Library is once again offering free or discounted passes to Vermont Historical Sites, Vermont Day Parks and regional museums. These includes eight Vermont state historical sites: Bennington Battle Monument, Chimney Point … Continued

Volunteer building week at First Baptist Church

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The First Baptist Church of South Londonderry will be hosting a volunteer building week June 19 – 24. They have been rebuilding in the wake of their 2010 fire. After years of planning, fundraising and construction … Continued

Students perform at the Great Hall

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Town Library, Riverside Middle School and Gallery at the VAULT are hosting a party with refreshments, Monday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, 100 River Street in Springfield. A free evening of … Continued

Dorset Theatre Festival


DORSET, Vt. – Dorset Theatre Festival creates bold and innovative theatre that engages a diverse, multi-generational community: enlightening, entertaining, and inspiring its audience through the celebration of great plays produced with the highest degree of artistry. Dorset Theatre Festival’s 2017 … Continued

Christian Craig is Chester Rotary’s June’s speaker

CHESTER, Vt. – Christian Craig, the executive director of the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center, will be this month’s speaker at the Chester Rotary first Thursday Speaker Series on June 1, 2017. First Thursday is held at the Fullerton … Continued

Retailer recognition – keeping area youth safe matters


REGION – The Black River Area Community Coalition recently visited retail stores who sell alcohol and tobacco products in Ludlow, Plymouth and Cavendish, as part of the Community Retailers Program. This initiative, which is sponsored by the Windsor County Prevention … 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

Winners of Vermont History Day


LUDLOW, Vt. – The Vermont Historical Society is pleased to announce that Natasha Fortin, a student at Black River High School Middle School won second place and qualified for National History Day in the Senior Individual Documentary Category at Vermont … Continued

Black River students are presented with awards

Mt. HOLLY / LUDLOW, Vt. – On Wednesday, May 24, Black River High School Counseling Department presented several students in the class of 2018 with awards. Some of these awards come with a scholarship to the school if the student … Continued

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