Donald H. Schweisthal, 1939-2021

Donald H. Schweisthal, 1939-2021. Photo provided

BELMONT, Vt. – Donald Herman Schweisthal, 82, of Belmont, Vt., passed away peacefully in his sleep at home, Nov. 20, 2021. He was born in Aurora, Ill., Nov. 15, 1939, to Herman and Agnes (Morrissette) Schweisthal. As a young man, … Continued

Full online edition: The Vermont Journal 12-01-21

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Vermont Journal 12-01-21 This week’s edition of The Vermont Journal features: Shiffrin wins Killington World Cup; Lack of volunteers threatens CTES snow sports program; GMUSD approved budget … Continued

Full online edition: The Shopper 12-01-21

The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. The Shopper 12-01-21 This week’s edition of The Shopper features: Shiffrin wins Killington World Cup; The 18th Annual Walpole Artisans Tour returns after hiatus; Putney Housing Project meeting … Continued

FOLA releases schedule for coming 2022 season

A scene from the Metropolitan Opera’s presentation of the comic opera, “The Merry Widow,” which will be a first-time feature in FOLA’s 2022 season. Photo provided

LUDLOW, Vt. – At its recent meeting, FOLA approved an event schedule for the coming 2022 season, which will consist of 14 movies, two public forums, and a Metropolitan Opera. Among the movies scheduled for 2022 are a documentary on … Continued

Christmas Concert at St. James Methodist Church

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – St. James Methodist Church, 570 Main Street in Proctorsville, invites you to attend a Christmas concert featuring The Perennials, Saturday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. The Perennials are a jazz quartet with featured vocals and dancing. The … Continued

Chester Christmas Market at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Gingerbread house kits at St. Luke's Christmas Market. Photo provided

CHESTER, Vt. – Celebrate the holiday season joyfully and safely by visiting St. Luke’s Christmas Market: Culinary Classics & Crafts To Go. The event will take place in Willard Hall at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 313 Main Street in Chester, … Continued

Benson’s Chevrolet pet supplies drive

LUDLOW, Vt. – Benson’s Chevrolet in Ludlow is partnering with the Springfield Humane Society this holiday season. Donations for pets may be dropped off at Benson’s, 25 Pond Street, from Nov. 29 through Dec. 23. Items needed include pet beds, … Continued

Customer Appreciation Weekend in Chester

Stop by participating businesses for Customer Appreciation in Chester. Stock photo

CHESTER, Vt. – Coinciding with the Overture to Christmas in downtown Chester, area businesses are participating in a Customer Appreciation Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and 5. Visit these businesses during open hours for sales, specials, giveaways, and hot … Continued

Governor Phil Scott relaunches Vermont Lights the Way

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Gov. Phil Scott is again encouraging Vermonters to help show Vermont Lights the Way, an effort to literally brighten communities and neighborhoods around the state by decorating homes, businesses, buildings, or other creative ideas to help celebrate … Continued

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