Dive-in to the movies with us

dive in

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Children, ages six and up, are invited to join us for a supervised evening of swimming, pizza, and water games while a movie plays poolside. Remember the drive-in? The big screens may have disappeared from all but … Continued

Getting kids into the outdoors

Getting kids to spend time outdoors and away from the ever-present glowing screen seems to be a challenge these days, even here in Vermont. In his essay “Beyond Ecophobia” (Yes! Magazine, digital edition), educator and author David Sobel comments that … Continued

Steampunk-newbie vendor offers festival-goers a chance to reflect


SPRINGFIELD, Vt.  – “Steampunk Festival-goers are open-minded, non-mainstream people who are willing to try something new,” observed Marie Gray, a reiki and integrated energy therapy practitioner, “and that’s why I’m offering mini sessions to them at the festival this year.” … Continued

Brattleboro Area Hospice Benefit Raffle

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Brattleboro Area Hospice is hosting a benefit raffle. The Win/Win Raffle, beginning Sept. 5, features a $1,000 gift card to the Brattleboro Area Food Co-op as first prize. Other prizes include an original Petria Mitchell painting, a … Continued

Full online edition of The Vermont Journal 08-30-17

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Vermont Journal 08-30-17 This weeks’ edition of The Vermont Journal features: Chester’s fireworks; Ludlow Elementary hosts a back to school ice cream social; the 39th annual fireman’s … Continued

Full online edition of The Shopper 08-30-17

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Shopper 08-30-17 This weeks’ edition of The Shopper features: views from a Steampunk newbie vendor; getting kids to play outside; Kurn Hattin participating in a butterfly release; … Continued

The safe adventure, part 3


CHESTER, Vt. – Doris and Herb Eddy met with Ron Patch and The Vermont Journal outside the Chester Historical Society on Friday, Aug. 25. They had information that could solve the mystery of the safe found in the William’s River. … Continued

William Darrell, 1968-2017

William Darrell

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – William “Chuck” Darrell, 49, of Saxtons River Road died peacefully at his home Saturday Aug.19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family after a short battle with cancer. Darrell was born in Bellows Falls on Feb. 16, … Continued

OLLI fall semester begins with “So Close to Home”


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Michael Tougias will begin the fall 2017 OLLI series on Tuesday, Sept. 5 with a gripping true-life adventure story, “So Close to Home.” It will be presented at 2 p.m. at the Nolin Murray Center next to … Continued

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