Fun and games, food and music at Palooza


SHREWSBURY, Vt. – Things are just humming along at Reinbow Riding Center in Shrewsbury this summer. We have new riders signing up for the program every week, and we are always looking for new volunteers to help make their experience … Continued

BRISC receives $20,000 donation toward capital campaign

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Black River Independent School Committee has received its first large donation in the form of appreciated stock. The investment, made by an anonymous donor, is another significant step toward the group’s larger fundraising goal. BRISC aims … Continued

Park and museum passes available at Rockingham Library

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Rockingham Free Public Library offers cardholders passes to museums, parks, and institutions throughout the state and in nearby communities. Passes can be reserved up to a month in advance and provide free or greatly reduced … Continued

Springfield Elks Lodge 1560 present grant to senior center


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Recently, Springfield Elks Lodge 1560 presented the Springfield Senior Center with an Elks Gratitude Grant for the sum of $1,500 to purchase new lounge furniture at the center. Executive Director Lori Johnson had informed the Elks the … Continued

Cavendish to borrow funds, remedy next year to make up for error

CAVENDISH, Vt. – At the July 29 Cavendish Selectboard Meeting, Cavendish Town Clerk Diane McNamara informed the Selectboard that she had inadvertently miscalculated fire district rates on the recently mailed Cavendish Tax Bills. What should have been billed as .0801 … Continued

Sidewalk study public comments focus on speed


CHESTER, Vt. – The July 24 Chester Selectboard meeting featured a Church Street Sidewalk Scoping Study presentation by Christina Haskins from Dufresne Engineering. The proposed Church Street sidewalk would stretch from existing sidewalk near the Route 11 side, approximately at … Continued

James W. Howe Jr., 1945-2019 🇺🇸

James W. Howe Jr.

JAMAICA, Vt. – James Wayne Howe Jr., 74, passed away Sunday morning, July 21, 2019 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow, Vt. He was born April 26, 1945 in Brattleboro, Vt., the son of James W. and Laura … Continued

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