This week’s high school basketball schedule

REGION – Basketball games may change due to weather or other circumstances. For more information about an individual game or team, go to the schools’ athletic department websites. If you have any sports news or photos from a recent game, … Continued

A letter about education in Springfield

Dear Editor, They say, “It takes a village to raise a child,” and an area where that is crucial is in a child’s education. One of the great things about America is that we value education, and we all have … Continued

A letter from Andover Mountaineer Snow Riders

Dear Editor, On Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, the Andover Mountaineer Snow Riders held their 6th annual Pasta Dinner and Blind Auction. The event was well attended by club members, fellow snowmobile enthusiasts, and neighbors from our surrounding communities. The evening … Continued

Robert C. Anderson, 1918-2019

Robert C. Anderson

BELMONT, Vt. – Robert Christian Anderson died Jan. 9, 2019 in Belmont, Vt. Known as RC and Andy, he had celebrated his 100th birthday in September with friends and family. A graduate of Middlebury College and Princeton University, he was … Continued

Nitka’s notes from the State House, Jan. 10, 2019

Dear Editor, The new Legislative session began Jan. 9, and the Senate welcomed five new members of the 30 while the House of Representatives had about 40 new persons join their 150-person roster. Two of the newly elected are the … Continued

A letter about Springfield Hospital’s finances

Dear Editor, Like most people in our community, I am concerned with the current situation surrounding Springfield Hospital’s finances and administration. I am extremely concerned by a clear lack of leadership by the hospital’s Board of Directors, especially the lack … Continued

The future of Glebe Mountain

Glebe Mountain

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Wantastiquet Rotary of Londonderry is a proud sponsor of the Nature Conservancy of Vermont in regard to the acquiring of Glebe Mountain. Peter Isakson and Helen Hamman, friends of the Nature Conservancy, invite you to an informational … Continued

A letter from BRNGS to donors and volunteers

Dear Editor, Each year, the staff and volunteers at Black River Good Neighbor Services collect food and toys during December and distribute them to deserving families throughout the area. This distribution dates back to well before the creation of BRGNS, … Continued

John Lysander Marshall


In a recent Ted Spaulding donation was a tintype of a Civil War soldier. A very faint pencil inscription notes the soldier is John Lysander Marshall (who I hereafter refer to as Lysander) of the Popple Dungeon section of Chester. … Continued

Save date of the Rockingham town meeting

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – The Rockingham town meeting will take place Monday, March 4, 2019 at 7 p.m. The following day, Tuesday, March 5, Australian ballot vote takes place from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 61 Westminster … Continued

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