This weeks’ full online edition of The Shopper 10-25-17

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Shopper 10.25.17 This weeks’ edition of The Shopper features: Have a happy Halloween; Up-cycle auction benefits Springfield downtown improvements; and Kurn Hattin students raise money for Hurricane … Continued


  Just when I was beginning to think there was little common sense connected to high school football in Vermont and New Hampshire, it looks like the Granite State is about to step up big time. If a proposal now … Continued

Business Spotlight: Walpole Valley Tire

Walpole Valley Tire 532 Main Street/Route 12, Walpole, N.H. 603-445-2060 Walpole Valley Tire has been fitting tires on local customers’ cars for 14 years. The business offers quality brand name and private label tires, and quality service for a great … Continued

Working for a living


Below is another installment from Gramp Spaulding’s writings. I’ve always admired people who make a living with their hands and wit. Many of the people and places Gramp mentions here I remember. It’s fun to recall those simpler times. In … Continued

Hand-crafted or machine-fashioned, it’s quilt season in Vermont


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The leaves are turning brilliant reds and oranges, the nights are turning chilly, and local folks are turning to their quilts, either snuggling under the patchwork near the wood stove or crafting new coverlets by hand or … Continued


  Depending which community you live in, either football or basketball is the most popular high school spectator sport. Nothing else is close. At least, if you count soccer as football in the schools that don’t play football. We have … Continued

William L. Buswell, 1930 – 2017

CAVENDISH, Vt. – William L. Buswell, 87, died Wednesday morning Oct. 18, 2017 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow, Vt. He was born Feb. 16, 1930 in the Rutland Hospital in Rutland, Vt. the Son of Allen and … Continued

Chester Select Board discusses bumps in infrastructure development

Select Board

CHESTER, Vt. – During an EMS feasibility study update at the Oct. 18 Chester Select Board meeting, Claudio Veliz and Robert Buchan revealed that the process had hit a “bit of a bump.” Also that evening, a representative from Vital … Continued

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