A heartfelt thank you to my community

Dear Editor, As I sit here recovering from a fractured right leg, it is time to spread the words “Thank You!” for the helping folks and hands during this time. We are so grateful for all the food, errands, grocery … Continued

William A. Wordell Sr., 1949-2021

William A. Wordell Sr., 1949-2021

ATHENS, Vt. – William A. Wordell Sr., 72, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Jack Byrne Center for Palliative Care in Lebanon, N.H. He was born in Middleboro, Mass., Feb. 14, 1949 to Beatrice M. (Standish) and Raymond E. … Continued

2021 Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl at Castleton University

CASTLETON, Vt. – Seventy-two of the finest high school football players from New Hampshire and Vermont are about to begin practicing for the 68th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. It will be a week when strong legs run so that … Continued

Jamie Ward is back at the Belmont Green

Jamie Ward, aka Mr. Pianoman. Photo provided

MOUNT HOLLY, Vt. – Jamie Ward, aka Mr. Pianoman, is back on Mount Holly’s Belmont Green Thursday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. The concert is free. The Mount Holly Community Assoc. presents their longest starring musician, Jamie Ward. This energetic … Continued

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Teen Conservation Weekends

CASTLETON, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering two new Teen Conservation Weekends to be held at the Edward F. Kehoe Conservation Camp in Castleton. “This is a fun and exciting opportunity for teens ages 15 to … Continued

Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day virtual and in person

The online auction runs Aug. 1-8. Photo provided

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital will hold its 2021 Hospital Fair Day as both a virtual and an in-person event this year. More than 200 unique items are available via the online auction, which opens for … Continued

Nominations open for 2021 ACE Awards recognizing unsung heroes

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Greater Falls Connection invites community members to send in nominations for the 2021 ACE Awards. The Active Community Engagement Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are active in community engagement. They are members of our community … Continued

SCVBR 2021 Good Neighbor, Realtor of the Year

Jenifer Prouty Hoffman, Realtor of the Year, and Claudia Harris, Good Neighbor. Photo provided

REGION – The South Central Vermont Board of Realtors has named Claudia Harris as its 2021 Good Neighbor. Claudia is the broker-owner of Mary Mitchell Miller Real Estate in Weston. Each year, SCVBR recognizes one individual who has made an … Continued

Portage parades highlight need for improved recreation at dams

Portage Parade in Walpole, N.H.

WALPOLE, N.H. – The Connecticut River Conservancy, Appalachian Mountain Club, American Whitewater, and other recreation partners thank everyone who participated in two Portage Parades in past weeks. The parades were held Saturday, July 10 at the Turners Falls Dam in … Continued

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