Eugene M. Bont, 1930-2019

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Dr. Eugene “Gene” Merlin Bont, who died April 13, 2019 in his home, was born to John Bont and Petranella “Nellie” Bont in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Mother’s Day 1930. He was the second of four children. … Continued

Austin E. Strout

ALSTEAD, N.H. – The Celebration of Life for Austin E. Strout will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul’s Masonic Lodge, 119 River St., Alstead, N.H. Fellowship and food will follow. Interment will be at … Continued

2019 Pansy Pick-Up Days at Singing River Farm


ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Come join your neighbors young and old in celebrating spring with colorful field-grown pansies. This year Singing River Farm hosts Pansy Pick-up Days instead of our usual Pansy Festival. The dates for this two-day event are May … Continued

Springfield Unified takes on Rutland, Hartford


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield’s Unified basketball team brought their record to 6-1 Monday, April 22 with the defeat of the Rutland Raiders ending in a 39-31 score. Monday’s victory was possible thanks to teamwork during the game. The Raiders and … Continued

Vermont Veteran’s Community Garden

BENNINGTON, Vt. – We are pleased to announce the Veteran’s Community Garden will be offered again this year. This initiative is to support members of our veteran community in the Bennington area who have a desire to grow their own … Continued

Children’s Fishing Derby

CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Rod and Gun Club will sponsor the annual Children’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Chester Reservoir. Children up to the age of 12 may participate in the … Continued

Memorial Day Welcome Home Parade planning continues

LUDLOW, Vt. – Planning continues for the upcoming Memorial Day Welcome Home parade in Ludlow. Over 60 veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, and active duty have signed up to march or ride. It’s time to recognize … Continued

IRS issues annual list of tax scams

tax scams

REGION – The IRS recently issued its annual list of tax scams. The list highlights various scams that taxpayers may encounter, many of which occur during tax filing season. Here are some of the scams that are highlighted on the … Continued

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