Meals on Wheels drivers needed for the weekends

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Black River Valley Senior Center is indebted to Neal’s Restaurant in Proctorsville for providing weekend evening meals to 40 recipients of the weekday Meals On Wheels program. At this point we are in need of additional … Continued

West River Education District awarded food equipment grants

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – The West River Education District’s nutrition program has recently been awarded two equipment grants by the state of Vermont. The Vermont Agency of Education and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets have respectively awarded the … Continued

Is it time for a better career?

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Tuesday, July 21 at 6 p.m., Springfield Town Library will be presenting a webinar program on affordable resources for people interested in changing careers. Kathy Stoughton, an independent educator, will share her experiences about using several … Continued

Yoga on the green

Yoga on the green will be offered two Saturdays in July.

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – On Saturdays July 4 and 11, Lori Wright from DG Bodyworks will be offering yoga classes at the Proctorsville Green from 9-10 a.m. Improve flexibility, strength, and balance in this flow class designed for all levels. Improve … Continued

BRGNS to reopen thrift stores

LUDLOW, Vt. – While Black River Good Neighbor Services has continued its food distribution throughout the pandemic, its thrift stores have been closed until now. Effective July 7 for the thrift store and July 10 for the furniture store, the … Continued

Springfield Elks announces scholarship winners

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Elks Lodge 1560 takes great pleasure in announcing the recipients of this year’s lodge scholarships. The scholarships attracted over 40 applicants from Green Mountain Union and Springfield high schools and the three awards totaled $3,000. … Continued

Small grants to farmers serve as a bridge to recovery

Thirty-four farms received funds through Vermont Land Trust’s COVID-19 relief and recovery initiative.

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Thirty-four farms across the state received a combined total of $73,000 this month through the Vermont Land Trust’s new program for farmers affected by COVID-19 and the associated economic downturn. Loss of restaurant sales, increased distribution costs, … Continued

Maurice A. Sheldon

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – A graveside service with Military Honors for Maurice Alfred Sheldon, 86, who passed away at his home April 15, 2020 surrounded by his family, will be held Friday, July 10, 2020 at 1 p.m. in the Hillcrest … Continued

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