Bellows Falls Area Senior Center spring updates

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Bellows Falls Area Senior Center will be hosting an AARP Driver Safety Course Friday April 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions, and the roads we … Continued

Reed receives leadership scholarship

Amanda Reed

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Amanda Reed of Bellows Falls has been awarded a Community College of Vermont Leadership Scholarship that honors leadership through service learning, volunteer work, and involvement in student life at CCV. CCV president Joyce Judy presented the … Continued

Bellows Falls Women’s Club High Tea

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Bellows Falls Women’s Club will host its third High Tea to help underwrite its high school scholarship Sunday, May 5 at the Masonic Temple, Westminster Street, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sweets and savories made … Continued

HCRS receives Governor’s Worksite Wellness Award

wellness award

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services announced recently that it received the Governor’s 2018 Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award for the fifth year in a row. The agency focuses significant resources each year on the health and wellness … Continued

Dora Jones is March Elks Student of the Month

Dora Jones

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – It is a pleasure to announce that Dora Jones has been named the March Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School. Dora, a senior, is the daughter of Peter and Donna Jones … Continued

Springfield School Budget when I was in school

Dear Editor, As a school board member, I hear various reasons for not supporting a school budget. The most common reason I hear starts with, “When I was in school….” What follows might be a statement about not having a … Continued

A letter about Springfield school budget

Dear Editor, Strong schools are necessary for a strong community. Our youth are our future. When voters vote down a school budget, it gives our youth the message that Springfield voters do not care for them. When it makes the … Continued

A letter about New Hampshire lead exposure

Dear Editor, Two months ago, Gov. Chris Sununu addressed lawmakers about the state budget. They applauded when he said, “Together, we’ll continue to improve prevention of childhood lead poisoning.” Their applause is welcome news for supporters of H.358, legislation that … Continued

A letter in support of raising the minimum wage

Dear Editor, There’s something I don’t get about the furious opposition from some against raising the minimum wage. The minimum wage has been periodically raised since 1935. Has the sky fallen? Has the economy collapsed? Have so many minimum wage … Continued

A letter of thanks from Central Elementary School

Dear Editor, The Bellows Falls Central Elementary School second grade would like to thank Diana and the staff at the Flat Iron Exchange for opening their doors to us on April 5 for our annual Poetry Slam. Each of our … Continued

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