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

Hold your horses

William Ryland Spaulding on North Street in Chester. Photo provided by Chester Historical Society

The photo with this article is the cover of the 2021 Chester Historical Society calendar. William Ryland “W.R.” Spaulding sits in his buggy one sunny morning on North Street. W.R., as I refer to him, was Ted Spaulding’s grandfather. W.R. … Continued

Springfield Town Library curbside service

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Due to the rise in active Covid-19 cases in the area, effective Nov. 25 and until further notice, the Springfield Town Library has returned to curbside-only service. It has closed to the public until such time the … Continued

Some soccer statistics from around Vermont

REGION – Soccer season has ended for Vermont high schools and here’s a few soccer statistics.   Division I: Number 1 Champlain Valley Union girls were upset by number 3 South Burlington 2-1. CVU had won 61 in a row … Continued

Bridget M. Ritchie, 1974-2020

Bridget M. Ritchie

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Bridget May Ritchie, 46, passed away peacefully at her home Nov. 13, 2020. She was born Aug. 21, 1974 in Rutland, Vt., daughter of Barbara and Robert Ritchie. She attended school in Bellows Falls and Springfield. She … Continued

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