Full online edition: The Shopper 12-26-18

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Shopper 12-26-18 This weeks’ edition of The Shopper features: The Vermont Journal & Shopper wishes you a Happy New Year; Jack the Elf gets a ride on … Continued

Springfield basketball

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield girls’ basketball team has split its first two games this winter. They opened by defeating Oxbow 58-41, but then dropped a nail biter 37-36 to Randolph. Hannah Crosby is shown about to score two points … Continued

THIS & THAT: Results of the Dari Joy Baseball Contest

It’s only fitting that I will be giving out gifts today. It’s time to announce the winners of the 8th annual Dari Joy Baseball Contest. And this year’s contest was a humdinger. When I advertise our contest each year, I … Continued

Cold days and the CCC

cold days

Below is a story written by Philip Tiemann of Cavendish. You may recall previous stories written by Tiemann. Philip and his wife Isabel had just moved from the city to Cavendish in 1933 knowing nothing about country life. This story … Continued

Jean F. Ashcroft, 1923-2018

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Jean F. Ashcroft, 95, passed away Dec. 20, 2018 at Springfield Health & Rehab Center. Jean was born in Bellows Falls Nov. 17, 1923, the daughter of Henry and Catherine (Gallagher) Lucier. She was raised and … Continued

Business Spotlight: Vermont Simple Beauty

10 Depot Ave., Windsor, Vt. www.vermontsimplebeauty.com Facebook @Vermont Simple Beauty sheri@vtsimplebeauty.com   The Vermont Simple Beauty Company produces high quality, handcrafted personal and home care products, or “simple luxuries made from simple ingredients.” They believe that less is more and … Continued



Marble Valley League soccer coaches applaud Mack Walton today for a couple of reasons. First, he gives both the MVL and Green Mountain Union High School a good name with his strong soccer play at Clarkson University. Secondly, the coaches … Continued

Bellows Falls Trustees discuss unsafe buildings


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Bellows Falls Village Trustees deliberated on the unsafe building ordinances of both 66 Atkinson St. and 203 Paper Mill Rd. They also agreed on a retirement gift for Kerry Bennett. Chris … Continued

Our Christmas Wishes 12-19-18

Merry Christmas from our family to yours.

Take a look at our Christmas Wishes from The Vermont Journal & The Shopper, and local businesses. Our Christmas Wishes 12-19-18 We all wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Joyous New Year!  

Ruth O. Pfanner, 1923-2018

Ruth O. Pfanner

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Ruth Olson Pfanner passed away peacefully at age 95 in New London, N.H., Dec. 7, 2018. She is survived by her two daughters Diane Mueller and Karen Reynolds. Her husband Gunther Pfanner predeceased her, as well as … Continued

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