Rockingham Town Offices reopening June 1

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Rockingham Town Offices will begin a partial reopening to the public Monday, June 1, 2020. Town Hall will be open for business Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The partial opening includes … Continued

Springfield Garden Club plants cheer

Springfield Garden Club spread cheer through town.

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Wednesday, May 13, members gathered in small groups to dig in, get their hands dirty, and clear out the weeds and winter debris. “It was good medicine after being at home for so many weeks,” said … Continued

The 2020 Census, bad showing for Windham County

Dear Editor, The census mandated by the U.S. Constitution has been conducted nationwide every 10 years since 1790. The 2020 Census started April 1. And now we are seven weeks into the survey and Windham County has the second lowest … Continued

Right ideas wrongly applied

Dear Editor, The pandemic, its economic fallout, and the resulting social and personal stresses, all beg for analysis. What’s going on? What are proper responses? What mistakes are being made? What fundamental problems are exposed? I’m grateful for the informed, … Continued

League of Women Voters supports mail-in voting

Dear Editor, The League of Women Voters of Vermont supports every citizen’s right to vote in a safe and secure manner. It is our position that Vermont should be among the 20-plus states that are proactively mailing ballot materials to … Continued

Bellows Falls Alumni rescheduled for September

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Gov. Phil Scott has declared that there will not be any in person graduation this year. Due to COVID-19, many social gathering restrictions are still in place and will be for an undetermined amount of time. … Continued

Fred D. Pollard, 2020

Fred D. Pollard

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Fred Don Pollard, the son of a general store proprietor in Vermont whose career as a business executive took him to Chicago, New York, and Europe, died May 15, 2020 in Northampton, Mass. at age 88. The … Continued

A letter of support for Molly Gray

Dear Editor, What first drew me to Molly Gray was learning that she grew up on a vegetable and dairy farm in rural Vermont, and she found herself working to better others’ livelihoods around the globe. She has instilled in … Continued

Green Up Day in Townshend

Townshend

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Community Hope & Action is helping to host Green Up Day, Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bags are currently available for pick-up at Townshend Elementary School and will be available for touch-free pick-up … Continued

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