Burr and Burton Academy: Premier High School?

It is out of sincere concern that I write this editorial. Four years ago, I retired from my teaching position of 23 years at Burr and Burton Academy. In that time, I served as a woodworking and drafting instructor and … Continued

Springfield on the Move thanks community for Upcycle


Dear Editor, Designated downtown organization Springfield On the Move was excited to present a live auction on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Hartness House. Auctioneer, John Hall, AEA, auctioned repurposed, refurbished, and re-imagined items by local crafters. Mascoma Bank led … Continued

Claremont community performs “The Hobbit”


CLAREMONT, N.H. –Stevens High School, the Claremont Opera House, and World Under Wonder have teamed to produce the classic tale of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit.” Bilbo Baggins sets out on an adventure with Gandalf the Grey and the party of … Continued

Bonnie Watters’ Bundles Dolls at the Whiting Library


CHESTER, Vt. – The featured exhibit at the Whiting Library on Main Street for the months of November and December will be the legacy journey of local doll artist Bonnie Watters. Approaching 50 years, 43 of them in Chester, Watters … Continued

Edgar May launches New Family Enrichment program

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Edgar May Health and Recreation Center, in partnership with the Springfield Area Parent Child Center, is launching an all-new family enrichment program for area youth and their families. Strengthening community, transforming families, enriching opportunities, and preparing … Continued

Remembering Ezra Davis


  Below is a letter Duncan Ogden loaned me. It was written as one long letter without paragraphs. I copied it as written with spelling errors. All I did was break it where I thought a paragraph should be. Ezra … Continued

Opening of the Hearse House museum


CHESTER, Vt. – A grand opening ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 28 celebrated the town’s newly renovated, historic hearse house and museum – a triumph for a building whose survival was in jeopardy as recently as 2014. It was a lovely … Continued

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