Green Mountain win program’s first title

Green Mountain Division 3 championship. Photo by Adam Aucoin, Rutland Herald

BARRE, Vt. – It was the perennial power against the team seeking its first boys basketball state championship. Green Mountain and Williamstown played every possession as though it meant everything because it did. Green Mountain rode back to Chester with … Continued

Chester legal notices, Town opts to use online-only publication

Chester town sign

CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Selectboard voted Wednesday to use an online-only publication for all of its legal notices, a move that’s been debated in the past. “Every year, we have to reassign our newspaper of record for public notices … Continued

Featured Pet: Romie


My name’s Romie, and I’m a 3-year-old spayed mixed breed. This is my second visit to Lucy Mackenzie. When I was a young puppy, I was a transferred from a southern shelter. I love going for walks and playing outside. … Continued

Local History by Ron Patch: Mr. Majestic

Two bald eagles feeding on a carcass. Photo by Scott Kendall

Kim Kendall is a classmate and friend of mine. This past January I paid him a visit. When I walked in, Kim said, “The eagles are out there today.” I got up to look. Sure enough there was a bald … Continued

Doris M. Turco, 1924-2021

Doris M. Turco, 1924-2021

CHESTER, Vt. – Doris M. Turco, 96, died Thursday morning, March 25, 2021 at the home of Robert and Susan Turco after a brief illness. She was born at Springfield Hospital Sept. 3, 1924 to Lauren and Charlotte (Renaud) Clark. … Continued

Harold J. Ramsey, 1932-2021 🇺🇸

Harold J. Ramsey, 1932-2021

ALSTEAD, N.H. – Harold James Ramsey, 89, of Alstead, N.H., passed away peacefully March 26, 2021 at his home. Harold “Hass” was born March 7, 1932 in Walpole, N.H. to Perley and Josephine (Creamer) Ramsey. Hass attended Walpole schools and … Continued

Nancy M. Martel, 1934-2021

Nancy M. Martel, 1934-2021

LUDLOW, Vt. – Nancy M. Martel, 86, of Ludlow, Vt., passed away March 22, 2021 with her daughters Terri and Conni by her side and Patti guiding her way to heaven. Nancy was born June 20, 1934 in Rutland, Vt., … Continued

Dorothy L. Grover, 1932-2021

Dorothy L. Grover, 1932-2021

PERKINSVILLE, Vt. – Dorothy L. Grover, 88, passed away Thursday morning March 25, 2021 at Covenant Place in Sumter, S.C. She was born Nov. 28, 1932 in New York City, N.Y., the daughter of Fritz and Alice (Sundgren) Lindgren. She … Continued

Dottie Bergquist, 1930-2021

Dottie Bergquist, 1930-2021

ANDOVER, Vt. – Dottie (Dorothy) Bergquist of Andover, Vt., passed away at home March 26, 2021. Dottie was born to Erwin and Edith Libbey Jan. 22, 1930, in Springfield, Mass. Her family moved to Vermont when she was a child, … Continued

Mud season trail closures begin

Stratton Mountain in mud season. Photo by Jocelyn Hebert, Green Mountain Club

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation and its partners remind hikers of mud season at this time of year and ask for the public’s help protecting Vermont’s trails. This year, Covid-19 is still a dominant … Continued

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