Springfielders weigh in on Comtu Cascade Park plans


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Over the millennia, the Black River has served as a major transportation, power, and recreational resource to people living in what we now know as Springfield. In recent times the region has seen a shift away from … Continued

Yankee Male Chorus to give last tour

Yankee Male Chorus

REGION – The Yankee Male Chorus has announced the concerts for their annual tour for this season. Sadly, unlike 64 years before, since 1954, this will be the group’s last season. They will appear at the First Congregational Church in … Continued

Laura C. Laplante Walker

Laura C. Laplante Walker

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – Laura Celina Laplante Walker, 91, passed away peacefully Monday, April 9 in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her parents Laura and Omer Laplante of Proctorsville, Vt., sister Anita Wehler … Continued

“Remember when…” results, history of Mt. Ascutney


A couple weeks ago, I submitted two photos to The Vermont Journal and The Shopper for “Remember when …” One was a stone house and the other a log cabin once located on Mount Ascutney. Readers were encouraged to contact … Continued

New landscaper at Chester Historical Society


CHESTER, Vt. – For over 12 years Chester Historical Society member, Francine Provost, has maintained the flower gardens at the Chester Historical Society. The spade has now been passed to Jen Rosenthal of gnarlyrootsvt@gmail.com. The members of the Chester Historical … Continued

F. Miriam Donegan, 1918 – 2018

F. Miriam Donegan

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – F. Miriam Donegan, 99, passed away Sunday night, July 22, 2018 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow, Vt. She was born Sept. 2, 1918 in Saint Stephen New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Charles P. … Continued

Donald J. Breslend, 1926 – 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Donald Joseph Breslend, 92, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Springfield Health & Rehab. Center in Springfield, Vt., surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 21, 1926 in North Walpole, N.H., the son of … Continued

Full online edition: The Vermont Journal 07-25-18

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Vermont Journal 07-25-18 This weeks’ online edition of The Vermont Journal features: Black River science students visit Iceland; Local multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Owen Nied performs; Flowers … Continued

Full online edition: The Shopper 07-25-18

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Shopper 07-25-18 This weeks’ online edition of The Shopper features: Wendy Harrison new Rockingham municipal manager; New mural painted in Grafton; Tree planting in Bellows Falls; and … Continued

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