STEM education in action at the Expeditionary School

Students create structures using dry spaghetti and marshmellows. Photo provided

LUDLOW, Vt. – Students at the Expeditionary School at Black River spent last week working with STEM educator, Eric Feldborg, a seasoned educational development leader with a robust background in science and math as well as a doctorate in education. … Continued

Kurn Hattin celebrates 13 graduates

Back, from left to right: Anthony Davis, Allie Hutchins, True Martel, Nicholas Mills-Smith, Ryan Nguyen, Logan White, and Kaitlin Monroe. Front from left to right: William Anderson, Stewart Hartwell, Brieona Figueroa, Grace Perkins, and Deja Nasta.

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Despite a difficult year with many challenges, 13 eighth graders at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children did a remarkable job staying the course, which was capped off with all 13 graduating Saturday, June 5, 2021. Valedictorian Deja … Continued

Ascutney Mountain Audubon selects scholarship recipient

Brandon Hennessey, Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society scholarship recipient

ASCUTNEY, Vt. – Ascutney Mountain Audubon has selected Brandon Hennessey from Windsor High School as the recipient of its 2020 $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior who lives within certain Vermont designated towns and … Continued

Church Services

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. Sunday morning service is 11 a.m. and the afternoon service is … Continued

James W. Sawtelle, 1958-2021

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – James W. Sawtelle, 63, of Green Street, died comfortably at home Thursday, June 10, 2021 surrounded by family. He was born Jan. 2, 1958 in Dexter, Maine. He is the son of Clifford and Nola Sprague … Continued

Bruce Robinson

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. – Services for Bruce Robinson, who passed away Jan. 6, 2021, will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the Pine Crest Cemetery in Charlestown, N.H.

Shane M. Harris, 1970-2021

Shane M. Harris, 1970-2021

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Shane Michael Harris, 50, of Rockingham, Vt., passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday morning. He was the proud father of two young women, Alexandra and Bradie Harris of Bellows Falls, Vt., the devoted “yoke-mate” to long-time partner and … Continued

Bruce Burton

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – A graveside service for Bruce Burton, 80, who passed away March 25, 2021, will be held in the Oakland Cemetery in Springfield, Vt., Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 11 a.m. Reverend Jerry Kilyk will officiate.

David Stern to bring musical theater to Waypoint Center

David Stern at the amphitheater in the woods on his Bald Hill farm. Photo by Bill Lockwood

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – David Stern has been known as the artistic director and the face of Main Street Arts in Saxtons River and for bringing big stage Broadway musicals such as “Chicago,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and “Sweeney Todd” to … Continued

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