Senior Solution executive director resigns

Dear Editor, It is with deepest appreciation and regret that I announce that the Senior Solutions Board accepted the resignation of its executive director Carol Stamatakis. During her tenure as executive director of Senior Solutions, this organization grew in its … Continued

Split the Ticket Fund delivers this holiday season

Rep. Peter Welch delivering heating oil in December of 2019

REGION – Many Vermonters in need will receive a surprise gift of warmth this winter thanks to the Split the Ticket Fund. While thousands of Vermont families receive fuel assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, there are … Continued

Church Services

Advent candle wreath

ASCUTNEY, Vt. Open Bible Baptist Church, 168 Cemetery Rd. Sunday services are being held in the church, with people sitting every other pew. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Morning service at 11 a.m. Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. … Continued

Alexandra Hutchins named 2020 DAR Good Citizen

Alexandra Hutchins

CHESTER, Vt. – Alexandra Hutchins, daughter of Christopher and Angela Hutchins of Springfield, has been chosen by her teachers and peers as Green Mountain Union High School’s newest Daughters of the American Revolution recipient. The DAR Good Citizens Program and … Continued

Vermont Capitol Christmas tree from Wallingford

WALLINGFORD, Vt. – On Nov. 24, this year’s Vermont Capitol Christmas Tree, which will illuminate the statehouse in Montpelier for the holiday season, was cut down. This year’s tree comes from Cadwallader Tree Farm in Wallingford, Vt., owned by Len … Continued

CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Our office will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving. We will return Monday, Nov. 30 at 9 a.m. We hope you and your family have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

BFMS to welcome back sixth-grade students after holiday week

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Beginning Monday, Dec. 7, the Bellows Falls Middle School will be welcoming back all sixth-grade students for in-person learning. The students will participate in a four-day school week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. There will be … Continued

Recent data does not result in lowering speed limits

CHESTER, Vt. – During their Nov. 18 meeting, the Chester Selectboard has tabled making any changes to speed limits on three roads in Chester until increased enforcement has been put into place and new information might be gathered in the … Continued

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