Ludlow Selectboard approved study and used mower purchase

LUDLOW, Vt. – Ludlow Selectboard meeting Monday, May 5 lasted a brisk 35 minutes, working quickly through the town business and beginning with an opening announcement that the town office is now open to visitors. Social distance and masking guidelines … Continued

Parks Place now offers virtual meeting lab

Parks Place Executive Director Megan Applegate and Office Manager Julie Cermola at the organization's new computer lab. Photo provided

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Parks Place, a community resource center concentrating on health and human services in the Greater Falls area, is now offering a Virtual Meeting Lab to the local community. The lab will play an important role as … Continued

Chester Reservoir

The 2019 Chester Rod & Gun Club Fishing Derby. That year, there were 60 kids registered. Photo provided

I usually write my weekly column Saturday mornings. When I lay my head on my pillow Friday night, I usually know what I’ll write about the next morning. Not so this week. Saturday morning, May 1, was a sunny but … Continued

Westminster reestablishes independent school district

Westminster Center School. Photo by Joe Milliken

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – After being mandated by the Vermont Board of Education in 2018 to merge with the towns of Grafton and Athens and form an elementary “union school district” under Act 46, the state board has now voted to … Continued

Chloe Jerman-Brown crowned 65th Apple Blossom Cotillion Queen

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The 65th Apple Blossom Cotillion took place at the Springfield Community Players Theater, under Covid guidelines, Saturday, May 1, and Chloe Jerman-Brown was announced as this year’s queen. She was escorted by Harry Valentin. Members of her … Continued

A letter from Northshire’s founders

Dear Editor, When we opened the doors of the Northshire Bookstore on Main Street, in September of 1976, we couldn’t have imagined that it would become one of the many institutions that distinguish this corner of Vermont. We have gone … Continued

A letter on Northshire Books’ next chapter

Dear Editor, It is with excitement, confidence, and sadness that I announce that the Northshire Bookstores are passing out of Morrow ownership. I started the process of selling the stores before Covid, but the pandemic reinforced that the time was … Continued

Full online edition: The Vermont Journal 05-05-21

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Vermont Journal 05-05-21 This week’s edition of The Vermont Journal features: Chloe Jerman-Brown crowned 65th Apple Blossom Queen; Ludlow Selectboard approved study and purchases; Local Catholic churches … Continued

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