Planning Commission takes center stage at Londonderry Select Board meeting


LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Londonderry Select Board met on Monday, Feb. 19 for a short 23-minute meeting that focused largely on two Planning Commission initiatives: an appointee to the Commission Board and upcoming wastewater opportunities. After routine approvals for a … Continued

Peter Welch visits Kurn Hattin

Congressman Welch

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – It’s not every day that a Congressman comes to visit Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. The children and staff were very excited to welcome U.S. Representative for Vermont, Peter Welch, and show him around the campus on … Continued

Thank you to the kind gentleman who helped me

Dear Editor, I would like to put this letter in The Shopper for the nice gentleman who helped me on the night of Feb. 11 right about midnight or a little after. I’m the one who fell on Park Street … Continued

Planning Commission nominates Michael Normyle for zoning administrator


CHESTER, Vt. – At the Wednesday, Feb. 21 Chester Select Board meeting, board members discussed topics including the town’s zoning administrator position, a proposed solar farm and the investment performance of the town’s Development Fund, ducking to avoid the occasional … Continued

Yesterday & Today special section 2018

REGION – The Yesterday & Today section features photos of yesteryear of people, places, and towns in our coverage area, including Chester, Ludlow, Springfield, Bellows Falls, Weston, Proctorsville, and more! Can you identify any of the dates, people, or buildings!? … Continued

West River Trail is expanding to grow public access

S. LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Friends of the West River Trail, Inc. recently secured 13.7 acres of woodland in S. Londonderry, Vt., achieving strategic goals related to enhancing and expanding the existing West River Trail – an off-road path that … Continued

Mt. Ascutney Hospital explores patient safety at annual meeting

WINDSOR, Vt. – Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) held its Annual Meeting recently at the Windsor Mansion Inn. In accordance with organizational bylaws, nearly 40 attendees, including trustees and members, gathered to nominate and vote for candidates to … Continued

Gov. Phil Scott designates Elks Association Day

Elks Association

REGION – Gov. Phil Scott designated Feb. 16, 2018 as Elks Association Day in Vermont. Approximately 50 Elks from across Vermont traveled to Montpelier to witness the signing of the proclamation. The event was streamed live on Facebook. A reception … Continued

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